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About Heather Mason

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 facilitat...

Yoga for ADHD

It would seem there are many other ways of helping children to regulate their emotions and behaviour aside from the use of medication - one of them, according to this new study, could be yoga :)
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Jan 19, 2017

Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine

We have a fabulous new training day on 'Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine' in Washington to share with you...featuring our very own Heather Mason :)
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Jan 07, 2017

Yoga and Mindfulness for MS

In this new study, the effect of a group mindfulness-based stress reduction and consciousness yoga program on quality of life and fatigue severity in people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) was explored.
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Jan 02, 2017

Yoga to Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay

New research in a study presented at the 68th Annual Conference of the Cardiological Society of India reported that yoga may have health benefits for pre-hypertension patients and may prevent pre-hypertension from developing into hypertension.
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Dec 19, 2016

Yoga for Eating Disorders

In this pilot study, yoga practice combined with outpatient eating disorder treatment were shown to decrease anxiety, depression, and body image disturbance without negatively impacting weight
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Dec 18, 2016

Mindfulness Training for Alexithymia

Bornemann and Singer have looked at how steady increases in heartbeat perception accuracy can decrease alexithymia (the inability to feel and describe emotions in the self) through contemplative mental training.
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Dec 08, 2016

Yoga for Child Mental Health

An inspiring mental health professional and yoga teacher named Schiavoni has married up her social work and yoga practice to create a specialised program for children struggling with psychological and emotional issues.
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Dec 07, 2016