Presentation of the event

Like New York, Paris, Berlin and London, Brussels welcomes the 5th International Day of Yoga and unfolds its yogamats in the Bois de la Cambre (Carrefour des Attelages, in front of Chalet Robinson) for an outdoor giant session on Sunday, the 24th of June.

Thousands of yoga fans – from experienced yogi to beginners or just curious people – are invited to participate in a giant session of breathing exercises, postures and outdoor relaxation from 10:30 to 12:00, led by Nathalie Geetha Babouraj and Goedele Leyssen.

Program 2018

From 17th till 24th of June 2018
« Indian & Wellness Week »

To prepare yourself for the 5th Brussels Yoga Day

Animations program through the City of Brussels on the theme of India

From Monday 18th till Sunday 24th of June

Indian Week

From 18th to 24th of June, Le Châtelain Brussels hotel will make you live in Indian time, with an exceptional program of unique events. Align your chakras to immerse yourself in the Indian atmosphere and discover this incredible culture through our activities throughout the week :

  • Permanent exhibition: Mandalas by Christina Jekey, paintings Warlis and Madhubani Vernacular
  • Live music
  • Spacial dinner – Indian cuisine
  • Indian cocktails at the bar
  • Ayurvedic corner at breakfast
  • Yoga sessions on our roof (limited space).

Place: Le Châtelain Brussels Hotel
Rue du Châtelain 17
1000 Brussels


Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st of June

Yoga in 5 parks of Brussels

Free initiation session of yoga
Each park offers 2 sessions per day (from 12:00 to 13:00 and from 16:00 to 17:00) at Summer Guinguettes.

Find these Summer Guinguettes at the following parks :
~ Parc du Cinquantenaire
~ Parc Duden
~ Parc Roi Baudouin
~ Parc Georges Henri
~ Parc Abbaye de la Cambre

Reservation required via the links below.

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Saturday 23th of June

Sensory conference

« Become the artist of your health thanks to Ayurveda »
With Dr. Nathalie Geetha Babouraj, creator of the Institut de santé intégrative.

Where: Le Châtelain Brussels Hotel
Rue du Châtelain 17
1000 Brussels
When: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Conference followed by a book signing session “Ma détox ayurvédique colorée” by Dr Nathalie Geetha Babouraj

Price: 15 euros
The profits will be devoted to the charity project for the Saint Joseph de Cluny orphanage in Pondicherry.
With the complicity of Asbl Vidonne, ISI (Integrative Health Institute) and Le Châtelain Brussels Hotel.

Purchase of tickets

And also :
– Yoga discovered in several yoga centers in Brussels on Thursday the 21st of June
– Exhibition of Queen Elizabeth’s archival photos doing yoga in 1956
under the leadership of BKS Iyengar (exhibition venue and schedule on our facebook page)

Full information on all these activities on our page facebook

Sunday, 24th of June 2018

5th Brussels Yoga Day

Giant free session of yoga at Bois de la Cambre

Carrefour des Attelages, in front of Chalet Robinson
Reservation required

Book your place!


Briefing volunteers & teachers


Welcoming of the participants with the delivery of “Collector Yoga Bien-Etre”. Delivery of t-shirts and goodie bags on presentation of the voucher-presale.


Start of the free giant yoga session for everyone led by Nathalie Geetha Babouraj and Goedele Leyssen.


Closing of the giant yoga session.

12:00 – 18:00

‘Wellness Village’ : Theme workshops and animations for kids, adults and families. Complete program here below.

Wellness Village

Carrefour des Attelages (Section ‘C’)

Thematic workshops, animations and permanent activities

RED TENT (n°16)

12:00 – 12:30 : Yoga pour le dos – Anabelle Rihoux
13:00 – 13:30 : Yoga pour les hommes – Sébastien Ganesha
14:00 – 14:30 : Rocket Yoga – Jean Paul Finne
15:00 – 15:30 : Mantras – Nathalie Bonten
16:00 – 16:30 : Yoga pour débutants – Véronique Hanoteau


12:00 – 12:30 : Yoga pour les enfants – Marta Fernandez
13:00 – 13:30 : Yoga pour les Yeux – Fabienne Weynant
14:00 – 14:30 : Yoga pour les ados – Candice Mangon
15:00 – 15:30 : Sivananda Yoga – Sébastien Ganesha
16:00 – 16:30 : Meditation – Hearthfulness-Florence de Fooz

BLUE TENT (n°14)

12:00 – 12:30 : Ashtanga yoga – Daphné Hertsens
13:00 – 13:30 : Yin Yoga – Chiara Capello
14:00 – 14:30 : Respiration & Stress – Alexandre Van Win
15:00 – 15:30 : Ashtanga yoga – Gemma Daou
16:00 – 16:30 : Yoga Prenatal – Caroline Storme


12:00-12:30 : Iyengar – Nicole Rouaux
13:00 – 13:30 : Atelier Detox – Goedele Leyssen
14:00 – 14:30 : Yoga sur chaise – Anne Breuer
15:00 – 15:30 : Huiles essentielles et Chakras – Letizia Terrana
16:00 – 16:30 : Yin Yoga – Emeralda Marie


12:00 – 12:30 : Yoga du rire – Eric Denis
12:30 – 13:00 : Yoga Kids – Anja Yoga
13:00 – 13:30 : Hatha Yoga – Hélène Lespinet
13:30 – 14:00 : Yoga seniors – Marie-José Evert
14:00 – 15:00 : Yoga Vinyasa – Véronique Berth


12:00 – 15:00 : Workshops – Yoga Room


12:00 – 15:00
(duration according to the number of people)
Om Chanting – Christophe Depecker & Bhakti Marga


Pelouse (Section ‘A’)

12:00 – 12:45

Démonstration Massage Thaï (15 min.)
Initiation Massage Thaï (30 min.)
by Alain Daligault & team


Carrefour des Attelages (Section ‘B’)

12:45 – 14:30

Yoga et
danse Bollywood

(90 min.)
by Nathalie Geetha Babouraj


Carrefour des Attelages (Section ‘B’)

15:00 – 16:00

Yoga du Rire
presented by
Eric Denis and his team


(*) Attention: the hours & themes of the yoga workshops can change: look @ announcement at the entrance of the Wellness Village.

Welcome, Exhibition, Indian Art discovering, Meeting corner , Food

10:00 > 16:30

Press, Welcome & VIP Corner

Food & drink Corner Bio Market by DELHAIZE Bar TAO & Bionina Meeting point Tao Meeting point Delhaize

And more …

VIP Embassy of India Espace Yoga Federations, Abepy, …

Books signing Corner by N. Geetha Babouraj & G. Leyssen

Sales of the unique Yoga Smurf T-SHIRT 2018

Exhibitions Photos of India – Pondicherry by Catherine MONFILS Exhibition of Indian Art Photos d’archives Queen Elisabeth & Iyengar Mandala’s exhibition by Christina JECKEY

And more …
Activities & discovery

Seated massages by The CHATELAIN BRUSSELS HOTEL Natural beauty by WELEDA, 100% natural cosmetics Coussins de méditation by MY-Prana – Catherine de Halleux, Accessories, Jewels, FreestyleShop : yoga clothes (Lole) & yoga Surf Corner ‘Elle’ , ‘Marie Claire’ and ‘Psychologie Magazine’

and more…

Access & Plan

Sale of a limited edition T-shirt in favor of an educational project in India to salute 70 years of friendship between Belgium and India!

Closest stops : Longchamp / Marie-José