Yoga is included under Wellness.

Yoga is a practice that uses a system of low impact postures, breathing exercises and meditation sequences to strengthen the body and clear the mind. It is suitable for all ages.

Practicing yoga can improve your muscular and postural strength, help you become more flexible and nurture your overall physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.

You might need Yoga if you...

  • Are looking for a low impact way to stay fit
  • Need a healthy way to de-stress and relax
  • Want to improve your balance and flexibility
  • Want to improve your posture and strength

Things you need to know about Yoga

Limits and benefits

Yoga is covered under our Other Lifestyle Services, Healthy Living Programs and Wellness services, which includes a range of lifestyle services and complementary therapies. Yoga limits and benefits change depending on your choice of Extras product, the level of cover you choose and how long you’ve been an HBF member.

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If you choose  Flexi Extras, or our  Ultimate Package,  Yoga will be covered under Healthy Living Programs.

Our  Flexi Extras  and  Ultimate Package  cover has a combined annual limit on Yoga. Your combined maximum will be shared with any claims you make on Pilates programs as well as Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Dose Administration Aids, Health Education Programs (including Living Longer Living Stronger consultations), Friendlies Health Program, Weight Management Programs, Flu Vaccinations and Travel Vaccinations.

If you choose  Premium Extras Plus , Yoga will be covered under Wellness.

If you choose  Premium Extras Plus or add our  Wellness cover onto another product, you will have a combined annual limit on Yoga. This means you can claim up to a total of $400 on Yoga programs, Herbalist Consultations, Bowen Therapy, Aromatherapy, Hypnotherapy, Shiatsu, Alexander Technique, Kinesiology, Reflexology, Feldenkrais, Pilates programs, Health Monitoring Equipment and Preventative Equipment in any calendar year. Individual benefit maximums also apply. 

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In order to be covered, your Yoga program must consist of a minimum of eight sessions within a three-month period.

More information

For more specific information about the limits and benefits covered under each policy please call us on 133 423.

Waiting period

There is a waiting period of two months for this service.

We will honour waiting periods already served more info

Products that include Yoga cover

This is an Extras service, and is included in the following cover options.

Hospital and Extras Packages

Ultimate Package
$90.55 (i)
per week
  • Benefits
    Waiting Period
    2 months

Extras Only

Premium Extras Plus
$19.90 (i)
per week
  • Benefits
    $75 per program
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    $400 group benefit maximum with individual benefit maximums