Holistic Education evolved out of the work of Dr Bernadette Carelse  and became a Community Interest Company (CIC) in 2014.  Its mission is to enable an integration of holistic approaches such as mindfulness, yoga and bodywork in educational contexts in order to enhance self-awareness, awareness of one’s purpose in the community and cultivation of qualities, such as compassion, friendliness and calm.

Holistic Education enables families, children, young people, schools staff and other professionals working in educational settings to improve mental health and well-being.  It provides training in mindfulness and yoga and educational psychology services.

* Introductory training on mindfulness for educational psychologists, including trainees.
* Psychological advice and testing for children and young people.
* Expert witness in family law services.


Holistic Education offers:
* Mindfulness training,  including the MBSR course, for staff in schools. 
* The .b mindfulness programme for secondary school pupils.
* The MBAT intervention for children and young people with Special Educational Needs.


Holistic Education offers:
* Yoga classes for all abilities to experience yoga practices with a mindfulness approach.
* Integral Yoga – a holistic form of yoga with a mindfulness approach.


Holistic Education offers:
* Bodywork for health and wellbeing: Shiatsu and Chi Nei Tsang.
* Training in Shiatsu for those wanting to give treatments to friends and family
* The Samurai Shiatsu Programme for children, schools and families.

Dr Bernadette Carelse

Dr Bernadette Carelse