Laura Murphy (yoga therapist) at the Cork Mind Body Experience at City Hall Cork. Photo: Billy macGill.

Laura Murphy is a Minded Yoga Therapy practitioner, who emphasises the need for balancing knowledge of neuroscience, physiology, mindfulness, yoga, and psychotherapeutic methods in order to support healing. She has a particular interest in anxiety, trauma, and addiction. Having qualified as a yoga teacher in 2012, her individual client work as a yoga teacher led her to specialise in practice with specific health issues.

She completed CPD training in Yoga for Emotional Balance with Bo Forbes in 2013, and in 2015 completed a CPD in Yoga Therapy for Addiction with Shaura Hall in the Minded Institute, before continuing on to The Minded Institute’s Professional Yoga Therapy Training course led by Heather Mason. In addition to her own regular yoga practice, Laura is a lecturer, supervisor and examiner with the Minded Institute, London.