ABOUT Yoga in Healthcare - YIH

Yoga IN healthcare to foster self-care

Cause of death - worldwide
Non-communicable diseases 70%

Non-communicable diseases are responsible for 70% of deaths worldwide. They are the main cause of morbidity and mortality in Europe1. This epidemic is mainly related to life-style habits. Therefore, we believe that the healthcare systems should reinforce patients’ self-care and healing capacity. In other words, we think they would profit from embedded complementary therapeutic approaches, such as Yoga. In fact, we are certainly convinced that Yoga is a particularly relevant practice and here is why.

1 Source : WHO

About the benefits of Yoga on health

a mind and body practice

Yoga is a mind-body practice based on physical postures, breathing exercises, deep relaxation and meditation. Together these techniques promote well-being by reducing the negative effects of physical and mental stress. Yoga increases individual awareness and consciousness, hence empowering people to establish more positive attitudes and lifestyles

ResearcH

Additional research is needed to demonstrate the efficacy of Yoga as a complementary preventive and curative treatment. Nonetheless, evidence already shows that a regular Yoga practice: 

" Yoga in Healthcare : together we can "

NETWORKING

Yoga in Healthcare (YIH) participates in an international network of associations and organizations that promote Yoga Therapy and its inclusion in the healthcare systems : Global Consortium on Yoga Therapy

Fundings

YIH is financed by the rent of Studio222