Most people in the corporate world are effected by the stress and tension their workload places on them. Corporate yoga offers several benefits to workers and also the company that employs them.
Improvement in Body Ailments
Long hours in front of the computer, deadlines to meet and a lack of relaxation time can take a toll on the mind and the body. Back pain, neck problems, eye problems, headaches and general muscular tension are common ailments among busy people in the corporate world. Corporate yoga provides employees a convenient and cost-effective option that they can use to improve their well-being. Yoga practice under the guidance of a trained professional like us can improve flexibility, build strength, improve posture and reduce muscular tension.
Yoga postures and breathing techniques provide help to reduce mental and physical stress. Breathing exercises calm the mind and yoga postures alleviate tension in the body. This is beneficial to the employees as well as the employer. Employees who feel more relaxed and comfortable will like their job more and experience fewer health complaints related to stress. Yoga also improves the immune system, aids in the removal of toxic waste from the system and reduces fatigue. Happier and healthier employees will result in a lower number of sick days for employers.
Workplaces that offer corporate yoga offer a place for employees to come together, relax and practice together. This improves the sense of community and helps employees in building relationships with one another. Corporate yoga can benefit people at different fitness levels and offers several simple movements that are practical and useful. This perk also makes a workplace more attractive to current and prospective employees. Satisfied and happy employees usually result in a reduction in staff turnover.
Improvement in Workplace Efficiency
Regular yoga practice improves focus and concentration among employees. It also improves their ability to stay calm under stressful situations, thereby improving their confidence and success rates. Corporate yoga also fosters team-building and improves communication among employees. It improves morale and lowers chances of depression among employees. The improvement in efficiency and lower rates of absenteeism often leads to greater productivity and profits for the company. Companies that offer corporate yoga usually enjoy lower health care premiums as well.