Heather Mason

Heather Mason is the founder of The Minded Institute. The Minded Institute is a culmination of Heather’s personal and professional work. After years of deep depression and anxiety Heather moved to South East Asia to begin intensive meditation practice in Buddhist monasteries, where she spent…

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Dr Sam Bottrill

Dr Sam Bottrill is studied psychology at University College of London, she is a qualified yoga teacher (Yoga Alliance accredited), Yoga Therapist for Mental Health and Senior Clinical Psychologist specialising in Eating Disorders at the Maudsley.  She lectures and supervises on the The Minded Institute…

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Janice White

Janice discovered yoga nearly 15 years ago and wishes she had found it sooner! She originally qualified as a teacher with the Sivananda Yoga organisation in 2010 and has been teaching in studios, complementary health centres and private settings since. The Sivananda Teacher Training programme is…

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Silvia Laurenti

Silvia is an HPC Registered Physiotherapist graduated at the University of Brighton in 2007. She has worked extensively in the NHS and private practice and has extensive experience in treating a variety of problems ranging from acute injury to long term persistent pain. Silvia has…

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Cassandra Fairweather

Cassandra is a qualified Yoga Teacher (Yoga Alliance accredited) and Yoga Therapist for the mind. She is also a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, Analytic Group Psychotherapist (UKCP) and Mindfulness Teacher (MBCT and MB-EAT).  Cassandra supervises on The Minded Institute’s professional training and is an honorary psychotherapist within…

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Shweta Panchal

Shweta Panchal is a Yoga Therapist for Mental Health. She is supervisor and a lecturer at The Minded Institute, an Active Birth Pregnancy Yoga Teacher, an Ambassador for the Pre and Postnatal Depression and Anxiety charity PANDAS, and is a member of the parliamentary group…

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Francoise Freedman

Francoise Freedman (MA MSc PHD 200h RYT C-IAYT Yoga Therapist) Françoise Barbira Freedman has interlaced her academic research and lecturing at Cambridge University with a life mission to inspire a holistic approach to maternity care integrating yoga. The experience of two pregnancies in Peruvian Amazonia…

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Judith Davis

For five years Judith has worked as a Yoga Therapist specialising in guiding people challenged by stress and stress related issues such as insomnia, depression and anxiety. For 23 years Judith was the stressed, driven and focussed owner of a Winchester Lettings business. Life brought…

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Elaine Collins

Elaine’s yoga therapy and coaching practice, Live and Breathe Yoga, is based in Clerkenwell, London and she is manager and practitioner at The Minded Clinic in Camden, providing one-to-one Minded yoga therapy, accessible classes and courses for specific conditions. Her experience and research interests include…

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Louisa Caine

As a Yoga Therapist and Employment Lawyer, Louisa empowers people and workplaces to flourish. She is the Founder of the Pause Before https://www.thepausebefore.com. She has a passion for working with people with mental health conditions specialising in yoga therapy and mindfulness for anxiety, stress, depression,…

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Shaura Hall

  Shaura Hall is the founder of The Yogologist and creator of the Pilamaya Yoga 220 Hour Teacher Training Course. Shaura trained as a yoga therapist with The Minded Institute which gave her the tools and confidence she needed to embark on a spiritual study of human beings…

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Raquel Chinchetru

Raquel Chinchetru is the founder and creative director of Breathing Being, and its work in well-being is guided by her education in psychology, the fine arts, and her teaching and personal practice in yoga. Raquel also works as a chronic pain therapist and clinician at…

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Dr Bryony Hughes

Dr Bryony Hughes trained as a doctor and now works in yoga therapy (Minded 2018-2019). In the past, she worked as a clinician in hospital medicine and primary care as well as in academic research and postgraduate education. As well as a medical degree, she…

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Jo Lockhart

Jo’s passion for yoga runs deep as a result of the transformation it brought to her own life when she was struggling to cope with the demands of bringing up a child with profound special needs. Simply put, yoga gave her the ability to cope….

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Elisabeth Reissner

Elisabeth brings many years of postgraduate teaching experience within the English university system to her role as supervisor on the 500h Professional Certificate of Yoga therapy. This experience, combined with the benefits to both physical and mental health she has received from her own 17-year…

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