No mats. No Stretchy Pants. Just yoga...at your desk.
We all feel the brain fog start settle in around 2pm after lunch. The sugar from your vending machine snack has worn off and you hear more sugar, Facebook, or caffeine calling your name...not the most productive or efficient way to spend your time or your employer's time. Take a break that will leave you feeling recharged, energized, and relaxed to face the rest of your day--take a 30 minute yoga break. A break that is actually good for your whole self.
The 30 Minute Break program is designed specifically for the workplace. It is efficient, productive, and gives you results. Coincidentally, it will also leave your employees feeling more motivated, less stressed, and happier!
The 30 Minute Break
Take some deep breaths
Clear your mind
You will need
One chair per person
Some desk space
You will NOT need
to change your clothes
to bring a yoga mat
to stay longer at the office
to clear out the conference room to make space for class
Call or email Jessica for for all questions, including availability and pricing.
Quick Facts about Yoga @ Work
- Improves decision making, mental clarity, and creativity
- Increases energy, memory, and concentration
- Reduces stress and improves stress management
- Boosts morale, positive thinking, and job satisfaction
- Relieves and can help prevent head, neck, back and shoulder strain and ache, carpal tunnel, sore hips from sitting at a desk, and work-related repetitive-stress injuries
Stress In The Workplace
- Job stress is estimated to cost U.S. industry more than $300 billion a year in absenteeism, turnover, diminished productivity and medical, legal and insurance costs (Rosch from APA).
- Sixty-nine percent of employees report that work is a significant source of stress and 41% say they typically feel tense or stressed out during the workday (American Psychological Association).
- Fifty-one percent of employees said they were less productive at work as a result of stress (American Psychological Association).
- In 2001, the median number of days away from work as a result of anxiety, stress, and related disorders was 25 – substantially greater than the median of 6 for all nonfatal injury and illness cases (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
- In a recent study, healthcare expenditures for employees with high levels of stress were 46% higher than those for employees who did not have high levels of stress (Goetzel et al from APA.).
Here's the bottom line: keeping your employees happy and healthy benefits everyone.