An ancestral discipline originating from India, yoga is a true philosophy of life based on physical and mental training that contributes to the development of the body and mind, and allows one to be in harmony with oneself, his environment and the universe.
The benefits of yoga for employees and employers
The practice of yoga is beneficial both physically and psychologically and allows including:
In the world of work, it helps to relieve the stress of employees. Bringing yoga into the everyday life of the company, provides employees with tools that can be immediately mobilized to relieve pressure, focus and relieve back or neck pain.
In fact, employees spend many hours a day sitting at their desks and are often subject to intense work schedules. But when the anxiety rises, breathing accelerates and the heart rate increases. Learning how to manage your breathing and relax can calm the pulse, regain a regular breath and get rid of this anxiety. So employees learn to react more calmly and confidently by letting themselves be less overwhelmed by emotions. Moreover, on the postural side, yoga alleviates or eliminates back pain related to a bad position in front of the computer, migraines due to screens, carpal tunnel syndrome pain ...
Set aside the competitive spirit
Another advantage is that practicing yoga with your work team allows you to emphasize kindness, gentleness towards yourself and others. Instead of competition and performance, the collective spirit is strengthened.
To take time for oneself, one's health, one's well-being is to invest oneself in order to be available to others and to be operational at work.
Patrick Desrochers - Samsara Hatha Yoga