From my experience teaching Office Yoga® classes, employees who participate in class are very consistent and are less likely to change jobs. A sense of belonging and camaraderie drive employees to stay present. This benefit grows stronger as classes continue over time.
As the article mentions, “As health costs drive the demand for worksite wellness, a growing body of research is showing that well-designed, comprehensive programs give businesses a positive return on investment (ROI). In a large meta-analysis of methodologically rigorous studies on the effects of wellness programs on healthcare costs and absenteeism, investigators found that every dollar spent yielded an average savings of $3.27 in medical costs and an average savings of $2.73 in absenteeism (Baicker, Cutler & Song 2010).”
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This is one of many articles we post as resources to quantify the positive effects Office Yoga® can have on office morale and productivity.