Yoga & Meditation in Population Health - Exploratory Conference

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The Mandala Preston

18 Derby Street



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Explore the evidence base of yoga & meditation for health, learn about current services and explore opportunities to co-create services

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A free exploratory conference for health and community professionals to enable those involved in population health and wellbeing in Lancashire to...

Hear the scientific evidence of the benefits of yoga, meditation and sound therapy in supporting population health including combating social isolation

Find out who Mandala Yoga & Wellbeing CIC are, what we do and what our clients say about the impact we’ve had in their lives

Experience some of the therapies and learn about how and why they work.

Event is open to those involved in public health delivery, signposting and commissioning including pain clinicians, support workers, mental health workers and healthcare assistants.


There is significant evidence that yoga and meditation are effective and sustainable methods of supporting physical and mental health.

Research has shown that meditation and yoga are effective at both preventing and managing chronic health issues in a way that also enables cost savings.

Sound Meditation Therapy is shown to be effective at tackling and releasing tightly held narratives and fears contributing to addiction, PTSD, depression and anxiety, and to be effective at supporting and enabling clients to make life-affirming choices.

Mandala Yoga & Wellbeing is a non-profit community interest company with links to the Yoga in Healthcare Alliance and the British Academy of Sound Therapy. Our teachers and therapists are experienced, highly trained, CRB checked and focused on mental and physical health.

We are one of the hosts of the Yoga in Healthcare Alliance yoga teacher training and have hosted and delivered courses for yoga for anxiety, trauma sensitive yoga, yoga for arthritis and an NHS Recovery team yoga course. We also have specialist autism and children’s yoga teachers and a teacher specialising in confidence and empowerment.

We are reaching out to explore how we can work together to support the wellbeing of our community inline with the NHS Long-term Strategy and the introduction of Social Prescribing.

We believe that by working together we can co-create sustainable services which support population health.

Conference Schedule

Tea and Welcome

Mandala Yoga & Wellbeing Centre Introduction

An introduction to who we are and what we do, how we support population health, case studies and community testimonials.

Yoga & Meditation - Evidence & Practice

1: Presentation of the evidence regarding yoga, meditation and sound therapy for prevention and for rehabilitation in physical & mental health.

2: Explanation and short demonstrations of various types of yoga from chair to empowering energetic yoga. Option to participate, wear something you can stretch in if you would like to participate.

3: Demonstration of sound massage meditation therapy for pain conditions and mental health.


Relaxation therapies - Evidence & Practice

1: Presentation of the benefits and evidence of Yoga Nidra and Sound

Therapy, who can benefit and how and why

2: Deep Relaxation Sound Meditation session - taster session

3: Yoga Nidra Deep Relaxation session - taster session

Yoga for Specialist Areas

Yoga and meditation for anxiety

Yoga for sleep

Yoga for autism

Tea and networking

Closing thanks

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The Mandala Preston

18 Derby Street



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