Yoga In Healthcare

NPO acting for the inclusion of Yoga & Yoga Therapy
in an integrative healthcare system in Belgium

integrative healthcare

Integrative health care often brings conventional and complementary approaches together in a coordinated way. It emphasizes a holistic, patient-focused approach treating the whole person rather than one organ system. It aims for well-coordinated care between different providers and institutions.1 1Source: NCCIH

the yih vision

Yoga In Healthcare wants to create an integrative healthcare system, in which Yoga and Yoga Therapy complement prevention treatment and are made affordable & accessible through their inclusion in the Belgian health care system.

our actions

Yoga in CHC

Yoga in Community Health Centres. Indeed, we provide Yoga group courses for the patients, the medical team.

RESEARCH

We based our actions on scientific research about  Yoga & Yoga Therapy in the healthcare system.

Library

We are creating a library of research showing the benefits of Yoga & Yoga Therapy for mental and physical health.

Integration

Our long-term objective is to integrate Yoga & Yoga Therapy in the Belgian healthcare system.

classes in healthcare centres

The collaboration with the Healthcare Centres includes informative sessions about the benefits of Yoga and Yoga Therapy for health and also Yoga lessons.

This is how it works. At first, the staff of the healthcare centre identifies the potential beneficiaries of Yoga. Afterwords, YIH organises the classes and provides: trained Yoga teacher, pedagogic support and equipment.

Moreover, we propose Yoga classes to the healthcare staff according to their availability. In this way, they can better understand the practice but also to foster well-being at work .
All costs are covered by the NPO.
"We believe that there will be no future for the health systems unless we're able to merge conventional medicine with more holistic approaches such as Yoga and Yoga therapy. Especially, with the growing body of evidence showing its benefits."

Fundraising

The activities of Yoga In Healthcare are financed by Yoga Studio222,
a mind and body-oriented studio located in Saint-Gilles.