Yoga for the NHS

Going to the House of Lords today to discuss embedding yoga into the NHS

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Today is an auspicious day. The yoga4theNHS group are going to the House of Lords to discuss how we can best support the integration of yoga into the NHS. The vision? For yoga to be available across the health system to staff and patients alike. Please show your support in the comments below. Namaste....and please keep us in your intentions at 4pm GMT today.


Heather Mason

Founder of the Minded Institute, The Minded Institute

Heather Mason is a leader in the field of mind-body therapy and the founder of Yoga Therapy for the Mind. She develops innovative methods for mental health treatment drawing on her robust educational background including an MA in Psychotherapy, an MA in Buddhist Studies, studies in Neuroscience and a current MSc in Medical Physiology.. She is also a 500 RYT, a yoga therapist and an MBCT facilitator. Heather offers various professional trainings for yoga teachers, healthcare professionals and therapists, lectures around the world, and delivers training to medical students. She also develops protocols for different client populations by translating cutting edge research from the psycho-biology and neuro-biology of stress into yoga practices, breathwork, mindfulness interventions and therapeutic holding. Further she is involved in research on the efficacy of these practices, holds the annual UK yoga therapy conference and is blazing the trail for the integration of yoga therapy into the NHS