Many companies now offer the option of Yoga to their employees as part of a focus on wellbeing in the workplace, and realising that it can be highly beneficial for both employee and employer.
These benefits include; reducing fatigue/increasing energy levels, alleviation of physical ailments, stress reduction, improved concentration and focus, increased productivity, and increased individual and team positivity.
In 2016 reasons for sickness absence, musculoskeletal problems (including back pain, neck and upper limb problems) resulted in a loss of 30.8 million days (22.4%). Mental health issues (including stress, depression, anxiety and serious conditions) were the next most common reason for sickness absence, resulting in 15.8 million days lost (11.5%).
Source: ONS (www.ons.gov.uk)
I offer a variety of options including both mat and chair Yoga as well as the option to create a bespoke package for your workplace.
All classes are designed in mind of physically working on specific areas that may be affected through long periods of sitting, driving, desk based work- neck, shoulders, lower back.
Classes also include breathing techniques (Pranayama), guided meditation and relaxation, which can all help to relieve stress and anxiety both in and out of the work environment.
Classes start from £80 per hour, but will vary depending on number of students, and your specific requirements.
Block booking and long term contract discount available.
To find out more feel free to contact me- I would love to hear from you!
Take a look at the really positive results below from a staff survey, after two months of lunchtime and after work classes at a corporate office space in Birmingham city centre.
75% feel that overall health has been positively impacted
97% agreed that Yoga classes have been beneficial
78% said that mood/feelings inside of work had improved