Deepak Chopra launches Jiyo, a wellness-targeted cellular app
Deepak Chopra, a number one determine within the various well being motion, is shifting into the cellular app enterprise with the launch of Jiyo.
Chopra and his co-founder Poonacha Machaiah have been speaking about Jiyo for some time, however right now the app is usually out there on iOS and Android.
We received a fast demo yesterday, with Machaiah explaining that one of many objectives is “no typing”. Utilizing knowledge from the sensors in your telephone and different health units, Jiyo provides you ideas for temporary duties which are supposed to enhance your nicely-being, like doing a stretch after an extended flight, or meditations and different routines which may enhance your sleep in case you haven’t been sleeping properly.
The app consists of social options, plus content material from well being and wellness expertise like Dr. Dan Siegel, Dr. Mark Human, Kimberly Snyder and Eddie Stern. As well as, Jiyo is partnering with Gallup to supply a StrengthsFinder that helps customers determine and reinforce their private strengths, and it’s partnering with Mindbody to supply entry to a wellness-associated courses and actions.
Chopra stated he’s hoping Jiyo can prolong the attain of his concepts from hundreds of thousands of individuals to multiple billion.
“I’ve all the time had this concept, I don’t know why, however the concept was that if I might attain a billion individuals and assist them personally rework, we might have social transformation,” he stated. “As a result of society is a perform of a crucial mass of individuals with comparable intent. If I need a extra peaceable, simply, sustainable, more healthy and happier world, then we’ve to be the change we need to see on the planet, as Mahatma Gandhi stated.”
Jiyo is free, however it’s going to embrace suggestions and choices for buying outdoors services, and it’ll ultimately add paid, premium options, Machaiah stated.