Yoga In Healthcare is an NPO established in Brussels in 2018.
Our mission is to promote the benefits of Yoga & Yoga Therapy in the healthcare setting.
We strongly believe that positive practices, supported by evidence, should be translated into policies in order to foster social innovation.
A Belgian Model
A Wideworld Network
Yoga In Healthcare to foster self-care
Non-communicable diseases are responsible for 70% of deaths worldwide. As a result, they are the main cause of morbidity and mortality in Europe. That is to say that this epidemic is mainly related to life-style habits. Most importantly, the healthcare systems should reinforce patients’ self-care and healing capacity. In other words, patients would profit from the inclusion of complementary therapeutic approaches, such as Yoga.
1 Source : WHO
About the benefits of Yoga in Health
a mind and body practice
Yoga is a mind-body practice based on physical postures, breathing exercises, deep relaxation and meditation. Consequently, together these techniques promote well-being by reducing the negative effects of physical and mental stress. For instance, it increases individual awareness and consciousness, empowering people to establish more positive attitudes and lifestyles.
Research on the well-beings of yoga
Additional research is needed to demonstrate the efficacy of Yoga as a complementary preventive and curative treatment. However, evidence already shows that a regular Yoga practice:
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