Chair Yoga: Bring Peace to the Mind and Ease to the Body
Begin a yoga practice that improves overall health from the comfort of your own chair! Practicing yoga in the workplace has been shown to reduce stress, alleviate soreness in the body, improve concentration, and decrease tension and conflict. Our jobs can be a source of physical, mental, and emotional stress that impact our wellbeing even outside of work hours. This mind, body, spirit workshop will introduce chair yoga poses and breathing exercises in order to quiet the mind, increase mental clarity, build strength and mobility, and ease tightness in the body. Learning to anchor the attention on the breath will help reduce the mental stressors of work. Reap the benefits of yoga in a way that’s accessible to everyone in the workplace.
- Decrease stress
- Boost energy level
- Build strength and mobility
- Improve concentration and decision making
- Decrease tension and conflict
- Promote overall health and sense of contentment
- Introduce mindfulness and build awareness within the body
Stretching in the Workplace: How a short routine can lengthen your muscles, and your LIFE
Stretching is a vital component of physical fitness. Many times, our workplaces are the source of our aches, injuries, and unhealthy habits. Habits we build at our desk, for example, can contribute to neck and shoulder pain, carpal tunnel, lower back pain, and obesity. Studies from the Mayo Clinic have shown that sedentary jobs can increase the risk of death by any cause by 50% and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease by 125%. This workshop will prepare participants to incorporate easy stretches that alleviate pain in the body, correct posture, increase mobility, and improve their health and wellbeing in order to prevent disease and injury. Learn a stretching routine that is specifically designed to meet the physical demands of your workplace to lengthen your muscles and your life!
- Reduce risk of musculoskeletal disorders
- Relieve neck and back pain.
- Improve posture.
- Increase flexibility, coordination, and range of motion
- Promote overall health
- Boost energy level