A list of Pilates and workplace wellness programs resources.

We welcome suggested additions to this list that are educational in nature. Please send recommendations to info@709core.com.

Pilates

WebMD. “If we don’t concentrate on building a good foundation and a strong trunk or core, we’ll end up tight in some places and weak in others, injury-prone and susceptible to the pitfalls of our occupation or chosen form of exercise.”

On-site Wellness

What’s the Hard Return on Employee Wellness Programs? Harvard Business Review. December 2010.

“Well, it turns out that a comprehensive, strategically designed investment in employees’ social, mental, and physical health pays off. J&J’s leaders estimate that wellness programs have cumulatively saved the company $250 million on health care costs over the past decade; from 2002 to 2008, the return was $2.71 for every dollar spent.”

Healthy employees work better. Sacramento Business Journal. February 2010.

“Employees are a company’s most important asset, and because they spend about 2,000 hours a year at work, it makes business sense to help them live healthier and more active lives, which can translate into happier, more productive employees.”