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Office Yoga

Teaching Office Yoga: The Benefits and Challenges

Lauren Coles | Posted 01.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Forget about the yoga studio. Conference room, bank vault, kitchen area, and game room are just a few of the unique spaces that were brought up when I...

3 Ways To Do Yoga Anywhere

Lauren Coles | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

My mission as the founder of an office yoga company is to prove to people that they can do yoga anywhere. Yoga is a practice that comes in many forms,...

One Minute Desk Yoga For New Beginnings

Lauren Coles | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

This sequence will take away stress in your middle back and shoulders. It will also calm the mind. The key is to make sure that your mind is focused on your breath and your body -- let your anxieties be in your past or in your future.

Yoga Is Ideal If You Sit When You Work

Lauren Coles | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Try diver's pose, or any fear inducing yoga pose. They will help you conquer other fears. The gift of yoga is that once you accomplish a yoga pose, the impossible becomes possible, and you can recognize your own inner strength.

3 Ways You Can Sneak In Some Zs At Work

Lauren Coles | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Lucky for you I've compiled this list of easy ways to sneak some z's at work, or at least feel like you have!

5 Stress-Busting Yoga Poses You Can Do At Your Desk

Amy K. Mitchell | Posted 02.08.2017 | Healthy Living
Amy K. Mitchell

These five stress-busting yoga poses, which you can do at your desk, are the perfect remedy to shake off those mid-day blues.

How to Change Your Office -- and Your Life -- for the Better

Lauren Coles | Posted 01.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Gone are the days when annual health fairs for blood pressure checkups were enough. Today's definition of wellness encompasses body, mind and emotions, and companies are beginning to notice.

An Office Yoga Sequence To Restore And Rejuvenate | Posted 10.26.2016 | Healthy Living

When we're happy, we can thrive in our work. This practice will make your whole body happier in just a few minutes at your desk. Yes, yoga at the office -- we dare you to try it!

Sneaky Office Yoga: When Company Culture Doesn't Have Space

Lauren Coles | Posted 10.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

There is very little an office yoga professional can do when the company culture itself won't allow yoga or meditation into the workplace. It is up to you and an individual to take the time to find your own yoga, often taking great care to do so with the utmost discretion.

Bust Stress at Your Desk: Office Yoga

Lauren Coles | Posted 08.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

You may think that your desk is an unlikely prop for inner peace, but a chair is a fantastic tool to help you find work-life balance while in the office. Try these simple stress-busting office yoga moves you can do at your desk!

Top 3 Ways to Bust 'Test Stress' With Yoga

Lauren Coles | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Yoga teaches us that moments are temporary, whether they are happy or stressful. The key is to be fully aware in every moment, so that you can take control of your thoughts. These simple yogic habits can help you push through negative thoughts and feelings, and bring your mind to a better place.

Healthy Ways Successful People Stay Energized During the Workday

Lauren Coles | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

I've interviewed a dynamic group of people in diverse careers with one thing in common: They've found healthy ways to stay energized for the work day. Read these helpful tips below, and find at least one easy way to energize for your work day!

Yoga at Local Shops Builds Business and Community

Lauren Coles | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

If you are a business looking to offer yoga into your space, go to another shop's yoga event for inspiration. Find a yoga teacher or yoga company that you trust, and collaborate on creating an event to remember. When local shops offer yoga in their space, they welcome new faces and build a strong community.

How to Convince Your Company to Bring Yoga Into the Office

Lauren Coles | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business
Lauren Coles

Not all companies have evolved in this way. Often, it takes some work to make a change in your workplace. Here are some steps you can take to help transform your workplace into a space for wellness through yoga and meditation.

Will Work for Yoga

Omega Institute | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Yoga and meditation are not just extracurricular activities. Many employers now offer on-site wellness programs to boost morale and health around the office.

6 Yoga Moves for Hackers

Lauren Coles | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

As the founder of an office yoga company, I'm constantly spreading the word about ways to bring yoga into your work day. I write about ways to deal wi...

Office Yoga Is Good for the Company's Bottom Line

Lauren Coles | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Recently, I've seen a huge increase in companies seeking to bring yoga into the office purely for attracting and retaining new employees. Employee retention can be a huge part of a company's success.

3 Ways to Bring Yoga Into Your Busy Office

Lauren Coles | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Don't be intimidated to bring yoga into your office because of factors like a large staff, small space, or multiple offices. Try these solutions, and get started on your office yoga adventure!

Yoga for Corporate Retreats

Lauren Coles | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Although experiencing a yoga class is a different experience from a trust exercise or a ropes course, it gives people a chance to get in touch with their individual strengths. In turn, this creates strength within the team.

Easy Mantra Practice to Help Achieve Your Goals

Lauren Coles | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

There are thousands of mantras out there. What do you want in your life right now? A new job? Love? Motivation? Choose a mantra and put those desires out in the universe. You'll be pleasantly surprised with the results!

The 5 Best Places To Do Yoga In Your Office

Lauren Coles | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Don't assume there isn't enough space in your office for a regular yoga or meditation practice.

One Minute Meditation Challenge

Lauren Coles | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Want to change your life one minute at a time? Try the One Minute Meditation Challenge. Do this for one day, while you are working. Are you game?

5 Office Yoga Poses That Won't Freak Out Your Coworkers

Meredith Nordhem | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Meredith Nordhem

It's no surprise that sitting at a desk all day is not good for our health. So instead of feeling fidgety with discomfort, try these yoga poses for a midday feel good stretch that will leave you tension-free and energized.

These Photos Prove You Really Can Do Yoga Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan and Raydene Salinas | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Sure, you can do yoga on a mat or a beach towel. Some even swear by yoga on a paddleboard. But what about some yoga on... your desk? Check out thes...

Degas Dancer: An Easy and Effective Open-Hearted Pose

Tara Fass | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Fass

This one I like to do in the office in between patients to clear my head and heart. Hardly a day goes by when I don't look for and do this posture at some point to lift my spirits and switch up my proverbial energy.