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Yoga Perks a Sign Employers Focusing on Mental Health Benefits

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:30 AM

On-site yoga and meditation in the workplace will be all the rage in the next five years as human resource professionals are battling employees’ stress and worrying more broadly about workforce mental health.

Industry analysts at Research and Markets predict stress management techniques will be “the fastest growing [wellness] segment from 2019 to 2026 due to rising preference for on-site yoga and meditation services.”

An annual survey of employers from the Society for Human Resource Management shows that on-site stress management programs climbed eight points over the past five years to 13% in 2019. Multi-purpose quiet rooms—a space reserved for ...