Mental and physical health of the personnel has a direct impact on the success of a company. Regular exercise has been proven to reduce the risk of diabetes, obesity, coronary heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, and it is a great aid for back pain, postural defects, stress and depression.
For office workers spending all hours at the desk, hunched over a computer keyboard, a neglectful posture more than often results in back problems, neck pain and muscle spasms.
For those carrying equipment, wearing an uniform, the most popular complaints appear to be: back and neck pain, shoulder impingement, sciatica, herniated discs, inflamed joints.
Pilates provides a solution!
Many companies now recognise the health benefits that can be gained through providing fitness training for their employees. Employers who invest in healthy lifestyle programmes are finding an excellent return in staff productivity, better morale, higher motivation, reduced absenteeism and increased Company profitability. Also insurance claims due to work related injuries and medical problems tend to lower in numbers.
It s been proven that employee satisfaction increases when an investment is made in their personal welfare. Higher physical performance has been achieved due to increased mental alertness and focus. Very often a group exercise idea promotes the creation of a network of like-minded people. Relationship between colleagues, employees and the employer stands a chance of further improvement.
Corporate sessions are carefully planned and structured with regards to the participants’ fitness level, needs and requirements analysed prior to participation. Exercise programmes are created, managed and evaluated by a qualified Pilates Teacher. There is advice given and support provided to individuals in achieving personal goals. The outcome effects in a lifestyle change. The Pilates Method offers alternatives to back pain management, promotes healthy living and encourages self-recovery, which in terms of the benefits for the company effects in reduction of medical expenses on re-occurring problems requiring specialist rehabilitation (Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors). Ultimately physical and mental sense of wellbeing can be implemented to minimise absenteeism and achieve fitter, healthier, stronger workforce.
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