Kick Off Your Workforce Wellbeing In January 2022

Dec 23, 2021Team Building0 comments

Prioritise an effective wellness campaign in your workplace new year resolution

 

With the excitement of Christmas over and January blues settling in, the first month of the year tends to be challenging for even the most resilient of your co-workers. It’s harder to find energy and motivation to get back into the swing of things at work, which is why kicking off a wellbeing programme in January is a great way to re-energise your team.

As New Year’s resolutions tend to be focused around shedding those extra festive pounds, running a wellbeing programme alongside these inevitable goals will help your team understand their body physiologically as well as psychologically.

 

One in four people experience mental health problems each year. That’s at least 25% of your workplace. A wellbeing programme that empowers your colleagues can be incredibly helpful in creating that healthy mindset which ultimately enhances their focus, productivity and engagement at work.

January 2022 will see the launch of our brand new wellbeing packages that can be used in your team building and team bonding events. Book your 2022 wellbeing focused events today to give your workplace the best start to their New Year!

top WELLNESS events

 

1. Drawing Workshop

Join our industry expert in an interactive drawing workshop for artists of all abilities and explore how drawing can develop mindful practice in your everyday life.

What’s included?

A hosted drawing class, can include drawing kits for an additional cost.

Good for relaxation and encouraging creativity.

2. Laughter Yoga

The huge health and well-being benefits of laughter are within each one of us but sometimes we need a little help finding it. Our Laughter Yoga instructor is determined to get everyone laughing and reaping the benefits of laughter yoga in his innovative sessions.

What’s included?

A hosted laughter yoga session.

Hosted by a professional laughter therapist.

3. COCKTAIL MASTERCLASSES

With all the ingredients delivered straight to you, you can comfortably kick back, relax and learn to make some of the world’s favourite cocktails. With over 10 years of industry experience, our drinks experts will be sure to give you a cocktail making experience like no other.

What’s included?

Hosted cocktail masterclass for 3 cocktails.

Can include ingredients and cocktail kit or participants can source their own.

Branded options available.

4. Yoga

Yoga practice has the potential to make you stronger, more supple, to prevent and heal injury, and to sharpen your mental focus and awareness. With over 30 years experience, our Yoga instructor has developed an inclusive and compassionate style of teaching for all abilities.

What’s included?

Variety of different Yoga classes: Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow, Iyengar.

Hosted by a professional Yogi.

Good for relaxation and a therapeutic experience.

5. Chocolate Truffle Making

Learn how to make delicious truffles in the comfort of your own home. Perfect for beginners, this confectionary-making experiences comes with a kit full of ingredients and an interactive online class to help you craft 20 indulgent chocolate truffles.

What’s included?

2-hour truffle making session.

Hosted by a professional Chocolatier.

Chocolate making kit and delivery.

6. A Champion’s Mindset

Motivational speaker and host of the Take Flight podcast Mark Whittle will use his holistic and integrative approach to connect you to your true self. He will challenge you to accept and own who you are, build your legacy and then live it.

What’s included?

Interactive 60-minute speech from motivational speaker.

Designed to rebuild your mindset and make you feel empowered and motivated.

7. Guided Meditation

Mindfulness and meditation expert Frances will guide you through the importance of meditation and mindfulness. You will learn about the mental and physical benefits of meditating and will then take part in a guided meditation session.

What’s included?

Lesson about meditation and mindfulness.

How to fit meditation into your everyday.

A guided meditation session.

Hosted by our professional mindfulness expert.

8. Comedy Clubs

We can craft the perfect line-up for a virtual comedy night to guarantee some BIG laughs for you and your team. From household names and TV Personalities to up and coming comedians with a great reputation on the comedy circuit – we can create a bespoke and hilarious running order.  Our comics will make sure they do everything they can to make this a virtual event you won’t forget.

What’s included?

Live host introducing each act and interacting with audience.

3 – 4 different comedians doing 1 set each.

9. Escape Game – Sherlock: The Grand Debut

This online murder mystery is hosted by our professional actors and encourages communication, teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking. Participants take on the role of an 18-year-old Sherlock Holmes on his first case, the murder of Lord Harrington at Chapelgate Manor. It seems like an open and shut case, but it is? Your mission is to work your way through the manor, complete your investigation and identify the murderer, elementary? I think not.

What’s included?

Live host to explain the game and set the scene.

60 minutes to complete the escape game.

Breakout rooms for groups of 4 – 6.

10. Celebrity Guests

Fearne Cotton –  Fearne Cotton on finding her happy.  She talks through her experiences with mental health, anorexia and bulimia and how she has found happiness.

Joe Wicks – Online PT with joe: 15- 20 minute HIIT workout and a 20 minute moderated question and answer segment on wellbeing, fitness, nutrition and mental health.

Mr Motivator – A fun PT session for all abilities and disabilities by the world’s most motivational man and his disabled wife.

Derren Brown – Derren Brown is an English mentalist, illusionist, painter, and author (HAPPY). His talk is centred around finding happiness.

11. Inspirational Talkers

Mark Wood

With over 30 major expeditions to date, Mark Wood has reached the Magnetic North Pole, the Geomagnetic North Pole twice, has completed solo expeditions to both the Geographic North and South Poles and led a team on an ascent of Mount Everest.  Mark Wood shares his experiences through his leadership talks and focuses on the many similarities between the difficult challenges faced by organisations today and the challenges faced by explorers in very dangerous and hostile regions. Mark delivers a highly thought provoking, inspirational and motivating speech to his audiences.

Kelly Hopkinson

Learn to Shine Bright’ TEDx speaker Kelly will talk through self care habits, well-being in the workplace and mindfulness.

How do virtual events run?

 

  • We will provide you and your guests a secure video link to your private event
  • Our professional and experienced live hosts will keep your guests entertained and engaged
  • Enjoy 60-90 minutes of fun, engaging and immersive gameplay exclusive to Escape Team Events
  • Your event is managed completely end-to-end by our experienced team

What are the benefits of a Workplace Wellbeing programme?

 

1. Improves employee health

By helping your employees develop healthy habits, you help them avoid health complications that can lead to chronic disease. Wellness programs encourage employees to eat healthy foods and exercise, reducing the risk of long-term health problems and helping them feel more energized and happy throughout their work days.

A wellness program can have a positive impact on your team’s mental health as well. Many companies encourage employees to adopt healthy eating habits and provide nutritious food on site in order to encourage this behavior. Research shows that eating a nutritious diet not only provides sustained energy levels, but can also reduce feelings of anxiety and depression.

 

2. improves engagement

When companies create a culture focused on employee wellness, they typically have a more engaged workforce. Weight loss challenges, walking groups and other wellness activities help employees feel more connected to the company they work for and to their co-workers. These activities help strengthen the relationships employees have with one another and their managers and can increase the likelihood that an employee will remain with the company for a long time.

 

3. morale boost

A wellness program can help improve the morale of your entire team, as participating in one can create feelings of satisfaction among employees. Wellness programs help employees feel more supported in their health and wellness goals, which can help them feel more valued by their employer. These employees are more likely to embrace the opportunity

Wellness programs can also add variety into the workday. Educational programs and wellness activities teach employees new things and add an element of fun into the work environment to generate enthusiasm and boost morale.

 

4. reduces stress levels

While stress does occur in the workplace, a wellness program can help to reduce or eliminate prolonged stress that reduces productivity and leads to unnecessary absenteeism from sickness. By creating a wellness program that’s focused on reducing stress in the workplace, you can improve your team’s performance and employee retention.

 

5. improves attendance and staff turn-over

Wellness programs help to improve the health of a company’s workforce. Elevating the health of your team and minimizing stress as much as possible can increase their overall satisfaction in their role by making them feel more invested in their work. When employees feel healthy and morale is good, they’re more motivated to come to work and perform at their best, improving company-wide attendance.

 

6. improves teamwork

When employees work well as part of a team, they’re more productive and the quality of their work also improves. They also tend to be more creative, since teamwork generally results in better collaboration and the development of more innovative ideas. By participating in wellness programs together, particularly team-based activities, employees can strengthen their relationships with one another, encourage each other and hold one another accountable for their goals. Taking part in wellness activities outside of the workplace can also help with team bonding and camaraderie, which further improves communication and collaboration in the workplace.

how do i book my team bonding event?

 

Enquire about your event for a quote in 30 minutes, just let us know when you plan on having your event and what size your party will be. Take some time to browse through our products, or if you have a particular event in mind, please do add this to your enquiry so we can design the perfect event for you and your guests.

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