Yoga for stress
In 2016/2017 stress accounted for 40% of all work-related ill health cases, and a total of 12.5 million work days were lost due to work-related stress, depression and anxiety in the UK.
Stress and its side effects can be drastically reduced by giving employees access to mind-body practices such as yoga.
Through a combination of mindful movement, breath work, postures and relaxation techniques, employees are given tools to help them manage stress and reduce its side effects.
Yoga for workplace injury prevention
In 2016/17 the cost of workplace injury and illness was £14.9 billion in the UK.
Due to sedentary work employees are at risk of health issues including back pain, neck and shoulder pain, tension headaches and migraines, carpal tunnel syndrome, weight gain.
Yoga is the complete form of physical exercise. It impacts general well being with increased muscle strength, flexibility and muscle toning. Through stretching and strengthening it increases body and breath awareness which improves posture, circulation and energy levels.
It can be safely modified to suit all flexibilities and ages making it ideally suited to a workplace environment with multi-fitness levels.