Gentle Fitness Solutions to Recruit & Retain
Provide your employees with the tools to manage stress and boost productivity with FitPro's Gentle Fitness classes
FitPros was established to bring fitness and health industry experts right to your office, providing turnkey wellness programs that engage and motivate employees.
Adults aged 18-64 should do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity throughout the week, or do at least 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity throughout the week, or an equivalent combination of moderate- and vigorous-intensity activity.
(Source: World Health Organization)
Gentle Fitness Classes
Looking for alternatives to high-intensity workout programs? Low-impact exercises can improve health and fitness in the same ways as more traditional exercise without the risk of harming your joints.
Moderate-intensity, low-impact activity, such as yoga, tai chi, and regular stretching routines can be just as effective as high-impact activity in lowering the risk of heart disease.
For first-timers or those looking to fine-tune their practice. Emphasis on the fundamentals of Yoga to increase awareness of alignment, build strength and increase flexibility.
Noted as the most common form of Yoga. “Vinyasa” is a term used to describe a specific sequence of asanas (aka poses). The breath acts as an anchor to the movement as you to flow from one pose to the next building heat and increasing your strength and flexibility in equal measure.
(Yoga + Pilates)
This slightly more intense yoga class, combines strength exercises from pilates and flexibility asanas from yoga. Develop core strength and balance while focusing to tone the glutes, thighs and stomach. Improve posture, build lean muscle while being mindful of your breath and alignment.
In this slower paced class postures are held longer, allowing muscles to relax deeply. Props are typically used to increase flexibility and support the body into deep release. Restorative classes are very mellow, making them a good complement to more active practices and an excellent antidote to stress.
Live DJ Yoga ²
With the increasingly popular sober morning raves, join the movement of ‘wellness clubbing’ in your office. Create community through a celebration with movement and music in this hip and unique class that’s sure to engage employees of all skill levels and interest.
FitPros' Kiddo Yoga was created to empower corporate professional's children, with techniques that can help them learn how to listen to their body and be more mindful. In this 60 minute guided yoga practice, a certified professional will lead you and your children through movement and meditation, in a fun and effective way.
If you ever feel stiff and achy from sitting at your desk all day, you are not alone! In this class you will learn and flow through a series of stretches you can do right at your desk to alleviate the lower back, neck, wrist and any other pain you have developed from being sedentary for long periods of time.
Stiff Guy Yoga
Quirky name aside, this class is designed for anyone (gals are welcome too!) with tight hips and shoulders - which includes most of us with stiff joints due to sitting at a desk all day. Lengthening the muscle in yoga cross-trains for flexibility and improves recovery time after strength exercises.
QiYoga (pronounced “Chi Yoga”) uses flowing Qigong and Yoga asanas to stretch, energize and relax the body. Each class is different, playful and fun - and may include balance poses, twisting, and core, strengthening, practiced with the intensity that’s right for each student.
This ancient Chinese meditative practice is designed to open energy pathways and increase internal energy (Qi) flow. Of our yogic offerings QiGong is a more spiritually directed moving meditation that involves slow flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and calm state of mind.
Stretch Break Session: Pre-running Stretches
This session will teach evidence-based stretches that are proven to reduce risk of running injuries. Also, improve running form and efficiency
Stretch Break Session: Posture Correction
This session will help participants learn how to self-assess and self-correct their posture while standing or sitting at their desk. Participants will learn simple stretches and reminder techniques to help them maintain proper posture at work.
Stretch Break Session: Strength Exercises at your Desk
In this session, learn some easy yet impactful shoulder, back, hip, knee and ankle strengthening exercises that can be done at your desk. No equipment required!
Stretch Break Session: Reduce Neck Pain
Learn how to self-assess neck mobility, ways to improve your own neck flexibility, and some proper postural techniques to reduce neck strain that comes with long hours of computer usage. The session will also discuss ergonomics!
Stretch Break Session: Reduce Low Back Pain
Learn how to self-assess lower back mobility, easy methods to improving core strength, at-desk back stretches and proper postural techniques that will all help you reduce low back strain that comes with long hours of computer usage. The talk will also discuss ergonomics.
Stretch Break Session: Reduce Wrist Pain
This session will help you learn how to self-assess your own wrist mobility and also touch on ergonomics. You will learn some ways how to improve wrist and hand strength, at-desk wrist stretches and proper posture techniques that will help decrease strain on your wrists.
Stretch Break Session: Reduce Shoulder Pain
In this session, learn about assessing your shoulder mobility, as well as a little about ergonomics. Learn some ways how to improve shoulder strength, shoulder stretches that can be done from your desk, and proper postural techniques.
Stretch Break Session: Breathing Techniques
In this session, learn about how breathing can change based on stress levels and posture. Learn some new good breathing techniques that will help you reduce back pain and improve work efficiency.
Meditative group class with essential oils to calm the senses. A natural, non-invasive modality designed to affect the whole person not just the symptom or disease and to assist the body's natural ability to balance, regulate, and heal.
Sound Bath Healing
Artist-led class with relaxing sounds from instruments or other noise making tools to rebalance the mind and body. A Sound Bath can be an unforgettable sound experience for those who seek deep relaxation, rejuvenation and an acceleration of their inward journey.
Increases flexibility and muscle strength
Improves respiration, energy and vitality
Maintains a balanced metabolism
Weight and cholesterol reduction
Cardio and circulatory health
Improves athletic performance
Protection from injury
Reduces sleep disturbances
Reduces stress and anxiety
Confidence and mood booster
Enables mindful presentism
Improves information processing
Fosters creativity and divergent thinking