Yoga: It just Works at Work!
Since 2006 many office workers have told us they are happier, work smarter and less stressed since we started offering weekly office yoga classes in Arlington, VA and Washington, DC.
Benefits of Corporate Yoga
Offering yoga as a wellness benefit is easy to implement, inexpensive and effective. Benefits for your employees include:
- Increased sense of overall physical health and well-being
- Relief from job-related stress injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome, jaw clenching, neck and back pain
- Less mental stress and anxiety
- Fewer headaches
- Improved concentration and productivity
- Better sleep
- Lower number of sick days
- Heightened morale and healthier office dynamics
CNBC reports bankers, traders and fund managers claim that practicing yoga at work helps to build their mental faculties and improve their ability to focus and overall work better.
Read the Financial Times Story here how big name companies like Google, Target and General Mills are benefiting from office yoga.
Book Yoga For Your Company
Conference rooms, multi-use office space, onsite gyms and company-shared fitness centers are convenient spaces for holding your workplace yoga classes. We’ve included some frequently asked questions below. We recognize every office operates differently so we happily tailor every office yoga program to meet the demands of your organization.
To get started, contact contact@abellaYoga.com to plot out your office yoga program.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do the employees attending need yoga mats?
Yes, the physical practice of yoga (known as Asana) requires a yoga mat.
What do employees wear to do yoga?
It is suggested they wear comfortable clothing they can easily bend, move and stretch in.
How long (and often) are classes?
Classes can be 30, 45 or 60 minutes. They can be held morning, lunchtime or after work, once or twice a week.
How much is office yoga?
As an employee benefit, your company can opt to pay 100% for the yoga classes or partially subsidize them. Another option is the employees attending pay abellaYoga instead. The rate per class depends on your office location.
How many employees can attend the yoga class?
Your space determines the limit. The rate per yoga class is the same regardless of the number of attendees.
Do you teach desk yoga?
Yes! We realize many people have limited time. As the saying goes, time = $$$. Therefore we offer 30-minute desk yoga – aka chair yoga – that can be held in a conference room setting. We offer practical yoga techniques, tips and tricks your employees can learn to use while sitting at their desks.
If you have other questions, please contact us at contact@abellaYoga.com