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Today's work environment is demanding, to say the least. The increasing pressure in the workplace and employees working longer hours lead to stress-related problems such as anxiety, depression, headaches, hypertension, back pain, insomnia and fatigue. According to The National Institue for Occupational Safety & Health, stress-related problems cost companies $200 billion each year in absenteeism, tardiness, reduced productivity and accidents. Clearly companies benefit from having healthy, well balanced employees. This is why many companies are choosing to incorporate yoga as part of a wellness program to promote healthy choices and well-being. The latest research shows that companies who offer yoga and wellness programs reduce their health insurance premiums.

The many benefits to having yoga at the workplace include but are not limited to:
* reducing stress
* increasing productivity
* boosting energy level
* quieting mental chatter
* improving concentration, mental alertness and decision-making skills
* improving confidence and promoting well-being
* increasing strength and flexibility
* reducing tension
* increasing lung capacity
* improving sleeping patterns
* lowering blood pressure and heart rate
* conditioning the muscles, joints, spine, nerves, glands and organs
* aiding in weight loss
* increasing vitality and creativity
* increasing overall fitness level and reducing sickness and injury

Yoga is a cost-effective way to promote a healthy, high functioning workplace. Practicing yoga at work provides a break during a long work day to release stress and tension, to strengthen, energize, re-focus, relax and renew - a vital opportunity in today's work place that will give your company a competitive edge.

Yoga sessions will include:
* stretching and strengthening exercises
* breathing exercises
* exercises to release tension in the eyes, head, neck, and shoulders
* exercises to increase flexibility of the spine and hips
* meditation
* relaxation

All that is needed is a suitable space to conduct class. All levels are welcome and experience is not needed. Participants will need loose fitting clothing and a towel or yoga mat. Classes are tailored for your company's needs. Costs will be determined according to the program implemented. Bring the benifits of yoga to your company!