Heather Mason, MA, MSc, RYT-500, is the founder of The Minded Institute, a yoga therapy training school, and also the Yoga in Health Care Alliance. She holds master’s degrees in Buddhist Studies, in Psychotherapy, and in Medical Physiology, with extensive training in neuroscience. Heather has been teaching yoga since 2001 and has specialized in the use of yoga therapy for mental health populations since 2007. She has taught at the Boston University School of Medicine and various other academic institutions. Heather is actively focused on the integration of yoga into the UK’s National Health Service and in 2018 helped to create an All Party Parliamentary Group, “Yoga in Society.” She is also the editor and a contributory author of “Yoga for Mental Health”.