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Benefits of Corporate Yoga

Why Your Company or Business Should Offer Yoga

Practicing yoga at the office has become increasingly popular in the last few years, for many reasons, mainly because of the benefits regular yoga practice offers. Keeping the Balance in You offers Business Yoga, the benefits are for every body, whether in a private lesson or in a group setting. Business Yoga offers amazing advantages for the employees, staff and the company.

Companies large and small already encourage in many corporate settings other fitness programs. Yoga is a wonderful mix of physical activity and mental practice to include in an office setting. Healthy, fit and happy employees are much more productive, take less sick leave, which means improved performance.

Did you know ...

For every $1 invested in workplace wellness, a company can expect $3 in cost savings or benefits.
(University of Michigan Research Centre)

Employees who report a high degree of stress in their lives miss twice as many work days as employees who report a low degree of stress. (Conference Board of Canada)

Benefits of Yoga in the Work Place

  • Convenience
  • Enhanced Health and Well Being
  • Increased Clarity of Mind and Focus
  • Reduced Stress
  • Better Ability to Handle Stress
  • Less Employee/Staff Sick Days
  • Lower Health Care Costs
  • Improved Morale and Team Atmosphere
  • Enhanced Creative Thinking and Focus
  • Improved Performance
  • Increased Effort
  • Increased Energy
  • Higher Productivity

Physical Benefits of Yoga

Office work often involves a lot of sitting and staring at a computer screen, with many corporate workers spending upwards of 40 hours engaging in little physical activity. Simple yoga poses are a great way for your staff to engage in physical activity in an office environment, improving their health and physical well-being. The benefits of yoga extend beyond the boundaries of physical fitness, increased flexibility and strength. Sure, good health and general well-being of your staff do make a difference in their performance, yielding more positive attitude, higher effort and results. But the reach of yoga practice at work is much greater.

The Mindful Aspect of Yoga

Offering business yoga for your staff and employees brings about benefits beyond the physical ones. A regular yoga practice at work can increase mental clarity and focus and counteract the sedentary, maybe even a mundane nature of office life. Yoga practice has an amazing ability to clear one’s mind, bring inner peace and reduce stress.

When was the last time you thought about your breath? How do you breathe? When you work out or exercise, do you still think about all the other things that you have to do, the stresses of work – and life – not able to let it go? Practicing yoga at work can help you just let it all go. Call it meditation or mindful observation of the inner you, without judgment or anger and see the beautiful changes happening.

Yoga For Team Building make Happy and Successful Workers

Business Yoga practice can be a great team building activity. Not only is yoga a personal journey and practice, but you also become part of a bigger picture. You share your surroundings with other people, your co-workers, clients and staff. Yoga can strengthen the bond of any group of people. For the office this can foster a positive work environment and encourage teamwork, resulting in greater success and results.
Why You Should Adopt Yoga in the Work Place

Ultimately the benefits of yoga in the work place result in improved performance, effort and energy that lead to higher productivity and a sweeter bottom line. Also, happy employees and staff are wonderful to have around!

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