Yoga In Healthcare

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

the yih vision

YIH wants to create a model of integration of Yoga & Yoga Therapy into the modern healthcare systems. In other words,Yoga & Yoga Therapy are complementary, preventive and curative practice.

integrative healthcare

Integrative healthcare brings conventional and complementary approaches together in a coordinated way. To do that, a well-coordinated care between different providers and institutions is needed. It is crucial to treat the whole person, rather than one organ system. This is possible, thanks to a holistic and patient-focused approach to healthcare. 1Source: NCCIH

yoga & yoga therapy

« Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the teachings and practices of yoga »

(YOGA THERAPY ALLIANCE)

our actions

Yoga in HC

Providing Yoga & Yoga Therapy sessions for the patients and the medical personnel of the Health Centres.

RESEARCH

Scientific research and academic partnership on  models of Yoga & Yoga Therapy in the healthcare system.

Library

Sharing evidence showing the benefits of Yoga & Yoga Therapy for mental and physical health.

Integration

Developing a network of stakeholders to integrate Yoga & Yoga Therapy in the Belgian healthcare system.

activities
to integrate yoga
in health centres

Firstly, organisation of affordable Hatha Yoga classes for the patients registered within the healthcare centre.

Secondly, informative sessions about Yoga, Yoga Therapy and their benefits for health, for the medical and paramedical personnel.

Moreover, based on requests, planning Hatha Yoga classes for the personnel of the healthcare centre.

Finally, monitoring and evaluation of the activities through qualitative and quantitative data collections.

"We believe that the future of the healthcare system lies in the combination of modern medicine with Yoga and Yoga Therapy. Moreover, health and wellbeing greatly depend on the individual's lifestyle habits and personal story that are aspects tackled by holistic approaches."

Fundraising

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