A Response to 21st Century Ailments
Our sedentary and fast-paced lifestyles, coupled with hours spent in front of screens, lead us to adopt compensatory postures that give rise to ailments:
- Joint tension
- Back pain, lumbago
- Poor blood circulation
- Stress and difficulty concentrati
Pilates and Yoga help strengthen the so-called ‘deep’ muscles. Those closest to the skeleton and responsible for our posture. That’s why Pilates and Yoga are considered preventive (avoiding poor positions and joint problems in the long run) and corrective (addressing a poor position due to illness, a demanding profession, or an accident).
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Why Pilates and Yoga classes in the Workplace?
Pilates and Yoga classes bring relaxation and well-being to employees. They are gentle and invigorating disciplines that enhance health while minimizing the risk of injury.
Pilates and Yoga are easily practicable in the workplace. They don’t require significant space or equipment; a meeting room and a yoga mat are sufficient.
Employees can engage in physical activity without having to stretch their weekly schedule. This promotes better health and greater engagement in their tasks.
It also contributes to a decrease in absenteeism and illness rates for the company.
Who is concerned within the company ?
All team members: reception, operational roles, management, etc.
Yoga and Pilates classes in the workplace are suitable for all skill and experience levels. A one-hour class at least once a week allows for maintaining fitness while progressing.
The instructor will tailor the class to each individual, even in a group setting. Yoga and Pilates are adaptable to everyone, regardless of physical condition, gender, or age.
- Accessible to all: all ages, no required level
- At any time of the day: morning, lunch break & evening
- Group size: 2 to a maximum of 15 people
- Duration: 1 hour
A tailor-made method
Our programs are entirely customizable to meet the needs of the company. Whether for weekly sessions, one-day workshops, or team-building retreats, we will offer the most suitable solution for your requirements.
Our Pilates and Yoga classes are easy to implement and adapt seamlessly to your workplace: a meeting room or a quiet space can accommodate from 1 to 15 people.
No shower is necessary for Pilates and Yoga in the workplace. A simple changing area, like a partition, is sufficient. Each participant brings comfortable attire and a mat (for hygiene reasons).
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Questions & Answers
Yoga and Pilates are two complementary methods for physical and mental well-being.
The breath, rhythm, and postures differ in both disciplines. Yoga focuses on relaxation, flexibility, and mental strength, while Pilates emphasizes precision, control, and muscle strengthening.
While yoga develops a spiritual and energetic dimension, Pilates helps in becoming aware of body positioning and strengthening the back.
Pilates is particularly beneficial for those looking to improve their posture, balance, and stability, as well as for individuals dealing with chronic pain or muscle tension. Yoga may be more focused on relaxation, meditation, stress management, as well as gaining flexibility and muscle strength.
The choice between Pilates and yoga depends on personal preferences and goals. However, it’s also possible to combine both methods to enjoy the benefits of each.
Pilates and Yoga classes offer all the advantages of physical activity without the drawbacks (no joint stress, no risk of injury, …).
The benefits are numerous and can positively impact team members’ daily lives:
Muscle strengthening and improved posture: reduces the risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) caused by poor postures, repetitive tasks, and heavy lifting.
Better stress management: releases tension and improves our ability to handle complex situations.
Improvement of physical conditions: regular exercise helps counteract sedentary lifestyles and promotes better overall health.
Enhancement of mental well-being: a relaxed mind promotes concentration, creativity, and efficiency.”
For an ideal class, the company provides a quiet space and limits the number of participants per class to around fifteen. This allows the instructor to be more available for every team member.
A typical session begins with a gentle warm-up, followed by a series of exercises specially designed for the workplace context.
Employees are encouraged through various exercise sequences to become aware of their bodies. Activities focusing on balance, stimulation, and posture corrections are implemented to better cope with daily challenges.
The class may conclude with a moment of relaxation and meditation, allowing each participant to return to their tasks in a state of calm and concentration.
Yoga and Pilates classes with a certified instructor offer several advantages for your company:
Increased productivity: Relaxed employees who manage their emotions better tend to be more creative, efficient, and less prone to conflicts.
Enhanced engagement: Employees whose well-being is considered naturally increase their level of commitment and motivation.
Reduced absenteeism: Incorporating Pilates and Yoga in the workplace helps prevent stress, burnout, and limits the risks of injuries and musculoskeletal disorders.
Team spirit reinforcement: Group classes allow your employees to share a moment together, increase their cohesion, and strengthen their sense of belonging to your company.
Enhancement of the corporate brand: Integrating Pilates and Yoga classes into your company sends a strong message about your commitment to workplace well-being, making the work environment more harmonious.