James Chapman began teaching yoga in 2003 whilst still in training and introduced yoga to many drug rehab clinics in London. He taught specialist yoga for mental health for the NHS for 7 years and also for leading charities Mind & Rethink.
James has been on the faculty of many leading yoga and yoga therapy training schools and has worked as a massage therapist since 2003, having studied extensively with the world's leading authorities on Myofascial Release. He regularly appears on podcasts for the Sports Therapy Association (STA) as a mental health expert in the field. Over the years James has worked with several royal families, A list celebrities, diplomats, business leaders, premiership footballers and professional athletes as well as the long term sick, unemployed and those who rely on NHS and charities for help.
His aim is to help people feel better, not just in the moment, but in the long term too. James runs a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training company and is an associate for MHFA England, Mental Health UK & Rethink Mental Illness. He is a plenary speaker for MHFA England on race & ethnicity and runs his own Addiction Awareness & Diversity & Inclusion training.