WORKPLACE YOGA, MEDITATION AND WELLNESS PROGRAMS
Life in a Wave offers Workplace Yoga, Meditation and Wellness Programs in the form of weekly groups or individual sessions
The sessions are suited on the work daily routine of the participants, within office walls, during working hours; team building sessions, conferences, and wellness days (with massage and plantar reflexology sessions).
The classes are tailored to the different office realities: lunch break sessions; at the beginning or the end of the work day; depending on space and time made available by the employer, the number of participants and frequency.
THE BURNOUT SYNDROME
WHO’s decision is based on numerous scientific studies on “Office Disease” carried out in different countries of the world.
These have documented how increasing workloads, the imposition of standardized performances, long hours spent in closed spaces often artificially illuminated, and high levels of stress lead inexorably to mental and physical discomfort which, if prolonged over time and ignored, triggers the development of pathologies which translate into higher costs for personnel management.
In the United States, the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health has estimated at $ 200 billion a year, the cost of Burnout for American companies that pay to treat the stress – and related ailments – of their employees, 90% of whom complain overwork fatigue diseases. WHO in its “2020 Global Risk Report” has indicated the Burnout Syndrome as the disease of the 21st century by estimating its global costs at $ 16 trillion by 2030:
Over the years, the Burnout has spread to different levels and sectors, affecting new hires and managers alike. WHO itself has issued a vademecum to define a positive, harmonious workplace, which does not cause anxiety and worries for its employees.
An in-depth: Burnout Syndrome – What is it, how you get to burnout and the benefits of a constant yoga and meditative practice at work.