Yoga & Mindfulness for Businesses
Why Bring Zen Yoga & Mindfulness into the Workplace?
Bringing yoga and mindfulness into the workplace shows your employees that, as an organization, their well-being matters. For the organization, there is a clear ROI. Yoga and mindfulness encourage more positive working relationships, improve morale, decrease turnover because employees feel more valued which can reduce the time for recruitment and training. As a former manager of large teams, having healthy and mindful employees is invaluable - there is less downtime due to illness, less missed opportunities and more productive attitudes which makes the company more profitable.
Classes are created to cover all levels of yoga and will be customized to suit the needs of your organization. They are commonly offered either as a way to kickstart the morning, at lunchtime, or to help with the post-lunch 'slump' in energy. For more info about Zen Yoga, click here.
Q: Do employees need yoga experience to participate in a class?
A: Not at all. Yoga classes are suitable for all levels. Each pose has at least 3 adaptions so everyone can participate at their own level. There are many misconceptions that people need to be fit and/or flexible to do yoga. False!
Q: What is needed for a workplace yoga class?
A: A suitable room, large enough for the number of participants, that's is fairly quiet. Participants should wear comfortable loose-fitting clothing.
Q: Will everyone need a yoga mat?
A: Yes, everyone will need a mat for yoga and most companies have employees bring their own.
Q: How often should we offer classes?
A: Companies usually begin with once a week and add more as needed. Programs typically run for a minimum of eight weeks.
Q. What does it cost?
A. Companies choose one of these options for group yoga classes:
Full subsidy: Employer offers the classes free of charge to the employee
Partial subsidy: Class fees are shared by employee and employer
Employees pay the cost for the session per individual
Working with entrepreneurs and corporate clients globally, you can expect to become more productive and creative after adopting mindfulness practices as part of your life. Within organizations, there is so much research showing that absenteeism decreases while profitability increases with Mindfulness Training. Programs can be catered to your organization through online training and in-person courses.
Popular Courses include:
• Mindfulness Business Taster Session (one hour)
• Mindfulness Day Retreat (or half-day)
• 121 Mindfulness Consulting for Leadership & Stress Management (Six one-hour sessions)
• Mindfulness for Wellbeing in the Workplace 8 Week Course (online or in-person)
• Mindfulness Workshops can be tailored to the needs of your business. This is a list of typical options:
• Mindfulness for Stress Management
• Mindfulness for Wellbeing
• Mindfulness for Work-life Balance
• Mindfulness for Creativity
• Mindful Eating & Healthy Living
Please contact us to discuss your requirements!