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Evidence-based Practice for Recovery

This is a past event.

From 13:00 to 15:30 on 17th February 2017

Serenity Cafe, 8 Jackson's Entry EH8 8PJ

Cost: £20/Free for Recovery Community Members

Evidence-based Practice for Recovery
Is there a case for yoga, mindfulness, meditation and spirituality?

Friday 17th February 1-3.30pm @ Serenity Cafe

A seminar exploring and debating the evidence base and discussing how to make opportunities inclusive.

Workers £20 inc refreshments / Recovery Community Members: free

Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite:
or by email: [email protected]

1pm - Introductions
1.10pm - Michele Hipwell, "Mindfulness for Wellbeing, the Evidence"
1.40pm - Laura Wilson, "The Science behind Downward-facing Dog; Neuroscience, Addiction & Yoga"
2pm - John Arthur, "Men in Tights? Convincing the Stress Deniers that Yoga Works"
2.20pm - Refreshment break
2.40pm - Debate & Discussion
3.30pm - Wrap up for the day

This event is part of Edinburgh Yoga Festival 13th to 19th February, bringing yoga for good: all classes raise funds for bringing yoga to disadvantaged communities through Edinburgh Yoga Community Outreach and Comas.
The festival is a great way to try yoga - classes for all ages, stages and abilities.

Health & Social Care
Local Authority Area
City of Edinburgh Council
[email protected]
0131 556 8765