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WELLNESS & PREVENTION

1) Exercise Group Classes: A group exercise class is a physical activity that is planned, structured, and repetitive for conditioning the body. It is delivered in small group setup (usually between 6-10 participants). It consists of all basic components of physical fitness integrated in a high energy and motivated environment with a duration of 30 minutes to one hour per class. Components of physical fitness are: cardiovascular conditioning, strength and resistance training, and flexibility which are always present if you engage in a whole program. It could be in some classes or an specific course designed with Specialized Group classes. A course is defined as an 8-10 sessions, meeting once a week or twice a week for a three-month period.

  • Traditional classes: include but are not limited to: dance aerobics, steps, circuits, boot camp, kickboxing, body toning, interval training, core conditioning, strength training, Tabata, HIIT, and plyometrics.
  • Specialized group classes: Yoga, Group Meditation, Pilates, Spinning, Zumba, Piyo, TRX, Xco Training, DISQ, Flexi-bars, GUN-ex, and Medicine Balls.
  • Outstanding classes: Any dance class such as: Salsa, Flamenco, Belly Dancing, or Jazz. Martial Arts Classes: Tai-Chi, Ju-Jitzu, and Karate. Specialty groups: Cancer Patients Exercises group class, Aquaerobics or other clases for Seniors, Kids specialized classes.
2) Fitness facilities design and administration: Functional equipment as well as traditional, health assessment and monitoring tools.
  • A Cancer Exercise Specialist (CES), assess, design, and implement individual and group exercise programs for participants diagnosed with cancer. The CES is skilled in evaluating health behaviors and risk factors, conducting comprehensive fitness assessments, writing appropriate exercise recommendations, and motivating individuals to modify negative health habits and maintain positive lifestyle behaviors for health promotion.
  • This program can reach also the employees closed relatives and should be conducted in several individual sessions at first. This way, the CES obtain complete understanding of the entire cancer process from diagnosis to treatment, recovery, prevention of lymphedema, and contraindications.
3) Sport Events: Employees run or bike races, goofy games, field day, sport teambuilding, fund raising events for non-profit entities, sport tournaments such as bowling, basketball, softball, tennis and others..
  • Sport Specific Training or Clinics: These are organized in collaboration with other company committees such as community committee, educational, or donations committees. The duration is based on the complexity or goals of the event. Some examples are: 5K, 10K, Half, Marathon or Extreme sport event training.
4) Clinical Nutrition: It is the study of the relationship between food and a healthy body. More specifically, it is the science of nutrients and how they are digested, absorbed, transported, metabolized, stored, and eliminated by the body.
  • Besides studying how food works in the body, our licensed nutritionists are interested in how the environment affects the quality and safety of foods, and what influence these factors have on health and disease.
  • Coordination of appointments with the nutritionist to assist the employee one-on-one in the development of appropriate diet intake including pre-existing health conditions.
  • Nutrition on-site education through group workshops, cooking classes, or conferences. Specific topics should be coordinated. An example is provided:
    • Food for Thought: A program designed to Educate employees through our Licensed Nutritionist to promote healthy dietary behaviors that in addition to other health outcomes, it is associated with better skin-aging appearance, better school grades for the children, and higher levels of concentration. This can also include cooking classes at a separate cost!
  • Challenges: Challenges could be designed for specific health conditions such as: unhealthy eating, high cholesterol levels, obesity and high blood pressure to mention some. However, we can also design other type of challenges such as: just for fun, Fat battle, Strength/Resistance development, Weight loss, Energy Builders and others
5) Team Building and Company Retreats Interventions: An indoor or outdoor teambuilding approach to build relationships among co-workers working in the same work environment. It is rooted in the philosophy that learning is more effective when the whole person is actively involved. And, alone we can do so little; together, we can do so much.
  • Sessions are conducted by experienced facilitators to maximize participant learning and enjoyment
  • The sessions can be conducted as a half-day or one day learning experience for groups as small as 5 and as large as 200. Different arrangements can be made if necessary.
  • The program is completely portable; it comes to the site or meeting location so the company saves in transportation costs and time away from the office
  • Activities and cost will vary based upon topic, goal and number of participants.


MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING SERVICES

The following services will contribute in minimize the stress risk factor at the workplace.


1) Energy Breaks: 15 minutes exercise breaks designed to help employees to reduce headache, eyestrain, neck, back, shoulder and wrist pain. These can be seated, or standing, fun, interactive. Sessions are suitable for all ages and genders.
  • Design and implementation of the program is conducted through the fitness professionals
2) Back & Neck Massage Therapy: Therapeutic on-site massage service challenges the tension and anxiety that people experience to make it easier for everyone to relax.
  • Hours and frequency can be determined by the wellness group and management team to incorporate all working shifts
  • The application of these techniques experienced and licensed massage professionals, results in sighs of relief for back, shoulder, and neck pain.
  • Number of therapies recommended is based on site size and can be influenced by company massage program experience, needs and usage in the past)
3) Progressive Muscle Relaxation: A muscle relaxation technique that involves tensing of all major muscle groups relaxing them one at the time.
  • Our massage therapists are trained in this technique and it can be offered under the same environment and cost of a chair massage program (back and neck massage program).
4) Reflexology (zone therapy): An alternative therapeutic technique based on an ancient healing idea that areas of the feet, hands, and ears are connected to other areas of the body. Pressure applied to the right reflex points can correct problems with correlating body parts and organs.
  • A minimum of 10 minutes therapy is recommended at each foot or hand for a total 20 minutes session.
  • At a corporate environment, it is suggested to create specific dates or spa activities for this type of technique.
  • This program can also be suggested as an addition to the current massage program.
5) Paraffin Wax Treatment: Rehabilitation specialists, massage therapists, and the spa industry have endorsed paraffin therapy for its therapeutic properties. It is a reliable way to speed healing and soothe muscle and joint pain.
  • At company fairs or spa special activities this service can be combined in preparation for massage therapy
  • It can also be promoted for specific population as a treatment for orthopedic disorders, bursitis, eczema, fibromyalgia, tennis elbow and more.
6) Postural Alignment for Live
  • Healthy postural alignment is an easy feeling throughout your musculoskeletal system. But if you do most of your activities of daily living with poor body mechanics, or are injured or stressed in any way, this ease may well be replaced with muscle spasm and spinal misalignment. Fortunately, there are ways to address the alignment of bones and their effect on joints, muscles, and/or nerves.
  • To help employees with bad posture conditions, we put together a program with the Massage Therapist and the Personal Trainer that specialized in postural corrective exercises and massage adjustment. This program can be enhanced with the addition to the Physical Therapist to the program
  • The scope is to analyze employee’s posture with specific tools, analyze range of motion on certain joints, document with pictures, and provide corrective exercises and massage plan given by our professional staff. At the end of a two months period a reevaluation will follow.
7) MINDFULNESS OR YOGA Coaching: One of the strongest common themes shared by coaching and yoga is the emphasis on the process of fostering inner awareness. Both disciplines place great value on the path of self-discovery and believe that our journey begins by shifting focus from the external events and circumstances of our lives to the subtler qualities of who we are “being” in the moment.
  • Part I: Conducted by a Psychologist or Life Coach: psychopathology at work environment, life crisis, lost management and psychology first aids.
  • Part II: Conducted by a Yoga instructor: Yoga and meditation exercises with the focus of balance and awareness of your energetic system.
    • Knowledge of all Energy Levels (physical, mental, emotional and spiritual)
    • Use of postures and visualization exercises at each energy center with the objective for the participants to balance them and work with them


Marathons & Community Events Coordination Services

We can partner with the company community events or coordinate them in full. Total cost can be estimated based on duration of activity and its coordination. This can be subdivided in:

  • Health Fairs
  • Incentives for participants
  • Marketing Events
  • Departmental Events: Ex. Quality Week, Managers Day
  • Fundraising Events
  • Races for non-profit organizations