The Mind Business

 

Yoga group practice on matsThis is a very interesting article about how the corporate world is beginning to encourage meditation and yoga practice for employees. One such organisation employing about 3000 people on one site, General Mills, has meditation and yoga rooms in every building. Employees can take advantage of a few quiet minutes between meetings to settle their minds and bodies as well as take part in group meditation and yoga practice.

The program has been running for seven years and its purpose is to bring ‘mindfulness’ into the workplace. People are encouraged to train their minds to be more focused, clear and creative and to be connected to the whole. Compassion for oneself and others is central to this Buddhist based practice.

If you would like to read more and perhaps integrate some aspect into your own workplace just click on the link below.

Read full article

Leave a Comment