Yoga, meditation, breath work and gong baths are all ancient practices with contemporary application.

Strong scientific evidence has led to health professionals promoting their use.

To help people manage stress and anxiety. To support a healthy, balanced life – physically and mentally:

      Reduced stress                                                            

        Happier staff                                                                  

        Improved memory                                                     

      Healthier sleep                                                          

        Extra energy                                                              

        Better decision making                                               

      Greater resilience                                                            

        Increased creativity                                                                  

        Stronger concentration                                                     

"Improved memory, learning and executive decision making.

Decreased stress, depression, anxiety, pain and insomnia.

Increased quality of life

and grey matter."

"Improved awareness, attention, memory.

Alters brain structure to enhance cognitive function.

Greater benefits than similar aerobic exercises."

"Lower stress, anxiety and depression.

Decreased heart rate, blood pressure, tension.

Relaxation response can combat/manage stress."

Text is either verbatim or paraphrased from research and published articles.


The Times

There’s evidence that Kundalini yoga – that involves breathing exercises and meditation as well as traditional poses, can help ward off feelings of melancholy. The study found the yoga group experienced significant improvements in their moods.


The Times

Yoga is proven to improve the symptoms of people struggling with anxiety. Yoga works better than stress management classes and almost as well as talking therapies.
The medical school study  calls for yoga to be clinically prescribed.


Scientific American

During yoga breathing exercises, people achieve a state of calm and focus. Research suggests the practice has multiple benefits—it induces an overall sense of well-being while reducing anxiety and improving sleep.



Harvard Medical School

In addition to reducing media consumption and connecting with family and friends, the health publication recommends using yoga, meditation and breathing reduce stress and increase brain function.


Biotechnology Centre

A specific Kundalini yoga meditation (Kirtan kriya) significantly enhances both memory function and cognitive performance.

It also significantly lowers levels of depressive symptoms and improves mental health.

11/3/12 & 3/2/17


The Times

A small selection of quotes found on the NHS website when searching for the benefits of meditation:

  • Changes the brain

  • Is the proven serene way to get smarter

  • Can get you one step closer to a good night's rest

  • Can be just as effective at combating depression as medication

  • Can help to reduce persistent pain, even migraines


Harvard Bus. Review

Just 10 minutes of daily meditation results in better ideas, better decision making and better mood. Research results also indicate that people are more positive and less restless. With higher levels of attention and resilience, people are simply better at creative problem solving.



Journal of Medicine

There is strong evidence that music has mental and physical health benefits in improving mood and reducing stress.
A single hour long sound meditation helped people reduce tension, anger, fatigue, anxiety, and depression.

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