About Inner8

Inner8 offers, workshops, courses, and 1:1 coaching in Yoga, Meditation and holistic Well-being.  Inner8 also looks at well-being from a strategic perspective, to embed well-being as a lifestyle or within organisational strategy.

Inner8 is passionate about improving leadership behaviours and believes that one’s own well-being is central to the role of a leader.  Our vision is built on authenticity and a philosophy deep rooted in ancient principles and practices.

Inner8’s philosophy has adapted these principals to the modern-day leader who understands the benefits of mindful leadership, but may not necessarily have time to understand the practices and links between well-being and leadership.

Inner8's Story

Our ideas started in 2020, the year of the global pandemic.  A challenging year for many.  Inner8’s founder Reena had already built a successful Yoga and Meditation community.  Reena created Yoga Loughborough in 2015 and decided to use this as a platform to help and reach more people.

Frustrated with the lack of understanding and support for mental health amongst leadership, Reena decided that the only sustainable way to improve the populations health would be to help community and organisational leaders themselves.  

During it’s development Inner8 had support from the following people, projects, and organisations:

  • East Midlands Chamber/Business Gateway Growth Hub – Paul Bennet – Business Advisor – Reaching New Markets
  • DeMontfort University/Careers Department – Jessica Payne – Graphic Design Graduate – Branding & Logo
  • Charnwood Borough Council/Business Diversification  – Jon Langford – Web Development
  • Leicester City Council/Graduate City Intern Programme – Jannah Chopdat – Psychology Student – Corporate Wellbeing Research 
  • Loughborough University/Wayfinder Programme – 6 month Accelerator Programme for local businesses with innovative ideas
  • The Inet/Spring & Prosper Programme  – Kate Clement – Research Analyst
    •  2-day professional market research report (Wellbeing)
    •  2-day professional research report (Meditation & Leadership)
  • Leicester City Council/Graduate City Intern Programme
    • Nico Loach – Art Student – Content Management, Design & Creativity
  • MBA Programme/Loughborough University Business School
    • MBA student group studies Inner8 for the ‘Managing Innovation Module’

Anne Blenkinsopp

Reena ran some lunchtime sessions during an international conference, helping delegates to unwind and find some space and calm during a busy schedule. These sessions included participants from all over the world, and were very well run and received. I have no hesitation in recommending that you work with Reena.

Anne Blenkinsopp
H3 Consortium Manager Sheffield University

Ash Waldron

My 1:1 sessions with Reena have been really beneficial both for my practice and state of mind. Can’t recommend highly enough!

Ash Waldron
Business Development Manager, Octopus Investments

Fiona Proudlove

Reena not only teaches her clients but cares how they develop in their lives with the benefit of her Mindfulness teachings. Reena continues in her own personal development expanding her knowledge for the benefit of her clients

Fiona Proudlove
Former Senior Subcontract Manager, Thales UK

Hugh Humphreys

Reena worked in my team at Network Rail and probably has the best personal qualities of anyone I’ve met in terms of rising to challenges, getting things done and applying thought to achieve the best outcomes. I’d recommend her without question.

Hugh Humphreys
Risk Consultant EDF

Paula Reed

Just a short note to say thank you very much for coming to talk to us last night. The talk was very interesting, motivating, and inspiring. I do hope that you might consider coming back to talk to us again in the future.

Paula Reed
CEO Reed Wellbeing, Author Onion Therapy

Jon Frost

Reena’s passion and knowledge for the subject make the lessons absorbing and enjoyable and have helped to make yoga and meditation a vital part of my lifestyle.

Jon Frost
Fundraising Manager, British Heart Foundation

Karen Wrighton

The small group was perfect for beginners and Reena made you feel at ease and spent time with you to explain the benefits. Reena is an extremely good teacher and combines her classes to include breathing exercises and chanting which adds to the relaxed feel.

Karen Wrighton
Account Director, Paragon CC