Is your staff primarily men? Is their health and well-being impacted by their job? Reap the benefits of a work site wellness program by incorporating yoga. A wellness program provides many benefits, including:
- increased productivity,improved employee morale and health
- increased savings due to reduced health care costs, absenteeism and workers’ comp. claims. 1
- Yoga classes can increase energy and team-building, while decreasing neck/shoulder tension, computer related injuries and low back issues from sitting, lifting and twisting.
YoGuy® Men’s Yoga delivers 45 or 60 minute yoga classes to your location, designed to meet your group’s needs, from someone new to yoga to more experienced. Classes consists of yoga postures, a mix of static postures for healthy joints, and moving postures for healthy muscles, tailored for your staff.
Class sizes vary depending on the business and available space. We provide a teacher for every 20 people so that big groups are well cared for. Businesses generally average between one to two yoga sessions per week. Some prefer the classes before the workday begins, while others prefer lunch time, or in the afternoon, to boost your staff’s energy for the rest of the day. We will create a plan that works best for your company.
Most businesses pay for their wellness programs, while some businesses split the cost with their staff.
Yoga IS a mainstream activity. (USA)Yoga’s participation rate skyrocketed in 2010, growing 28.1% to 20.2 million participants2. The top five increases in sports participation include: Yoga – 28.1% increase to 20.2 million participants Aerobic Exercising – 16.3% increase to 38.5 million participants Tennis – 13.2% increase to 12.3 million participants Hiking – 10.9% increase to 37.7 million participants Running/Jogging – 10.3% increase to 35.5 million participantsA major reason for the surge in wellness programs is that employee lifestyle counts for a vast majority of health care claims costs. 87.5% of health care claims costs are due to an individual’s lifestyle. YoGuy®: an effective program to improve your company.