PBS Newshour features Embodied Workplace's NYPD + community mindfulness event in Ft.Greene Park, Brooklyn. Watch the clip above. Spectrum News NY1 also featured the event, find a clip here.
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Embodied Workplace provides mindfulness training for organizations and social service institutions worldwide.
Our creative mindfulness programs are experiential, scientific and conceptual and include meditation and the philosophy and practice of yoga. Programs are designed specifically to help address implicit bias, reduce stress, enhance productivity and improve morale at work.
The Benefits of Mindfulness
Companies like Aetna, Google, Goldman Sachs, Apple, Nike and General Mills recognize the benefits of mindfulness programming in the workplace and have implemented ongoing mindfulness training in the office.
Mindfulness reduces stress and pain
In 2015 Aetna employees reported a 28% reduction in stress levels, 20% improvement in sleep quality and 19% reduction in pain through the company’s mindfulness programs.
Mindfulness decreases implicit bias including:
Mindfulness changes our brains
Research at UCLA has found that it increases density of gray matter in brain regions linked to learning, memory, emotion regulation, and empathy.
Mindfulness helps us focus
According to a study conducted at University California Davis, meditation training enhanced the participants' emotional well-being and led them to perform better on tasks related to focus and sustaining attention.