Health is wealth. It’s as simple as that.
When we are healthy, we are better equipped to face challenges and give our best. In the workplace, this makes for happier, more fulfilled employees and a better bottom line.
The corporate yoga and wellness program offered by REAL LIFE. REAL YOGA.™ can significantly increase workplace productivity, office morale and overall health of your employees. This program is customized specifically for the needs of your staff, approaching yoga as a scientific and therapeutic practice with physical, mental and emotional benefits. Classes can be offered as a benefit to your staff or as an opportunity for them to invest in their own health.
The American Psychological Association estimates that workplace stress is a factor in nearly half of work-performance issues, costing US businesses an estimated $300 billion a year through absenteeism, diminished productivity, employee turnover and direct medical, legal, and insurance fees.
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)
The American Chiropractic Association also states that back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, and is the most common physical ailment that causes employees to miss work. Each year, over $50 billion is spent on treating back pain.
Recent research reveals that companies who offer yoga and wellness programs to their employees greatly reduce their annual health insurance premiums. At an average cost of $9,312 per employee, it’s not a bad idea to promote healthy lifestyles among your employees! For every $1 invested in workplace wellness, a company can expect $3 in cost savings or benefits. (U. of Michigan Research Center)