Mini Case Study: Confidence Building Yoga for physical and mental health Expand Client A improvement in confidence through yoga and emotional support. Client A has been coming to yoga for two years and her confidence and self -esteem has improved dramatically. When A first came to yoga she was very quiet and very self -conscious about her weight. Client A was also in an abusive relationship and coming to yoga helped her to forget about her worries for at least one hour in the week. A has lost over two stone in weight over the last two years and has been a regular practitioner of yoga and our running group, it has helped her mental and emotional health and she is calm at home when things get challenging. She has found some peace of mind, by using breath work to help relieve anxiety and those times of frustration. She has lost weight by taking care of herself through exercise and eating well and making better informed choices. A is a wonderful example of how the benefits of mindfulness and movement can have a major impact in one’s wellbeing if done consistently.