Unfold on TV

Katie and Nicole, co-founders of Unfold, were on Windy City LIVE yesterday to talk about doing yoga at work! See the first segment here. Hosts Ryan and Val had never done yoga before, so we were honored to be their very first yoga teachers! Val remarked at the top of the show (not in the clip) that she felt better even after doing 5 minutes of yoga during dress rehearsal. Try out the poses along with them and see how you feel. During the second segment, we discussed using yoga poses and breathing techniques to get a better night's sleep. You can watch us here. We think it's so important to unplug from your work day, set up a nighttime routine that you actually enjoy, and use yoga and breathw

"Forget the gym: Yoga is better at boosting memory and concentration than vigorous exercise&quo

Researchers have found that after 20 minutes of yoga, research participants were "better able to focus their mental resources, process information quickly, more accurately and also learn, hold and update pieces of information more effectively than after performing an aerobic exercise bout.” Read more about the study here. Aerobic exercise is great and has many benefits. We’re not giving you a free pass to skip your 5am pre-office elliptical sweat sessions. But, perhaps it’s time to explore the benefits of a 20 or 30-minute hatha yoga session at work. Check out Unfold’s variety of services and benefits today!

"Meditation for Strivers"

Unfold was built on the realization that yoga and meditation made us better at our jobs. And it’s true; it does. Meditation has entered into Corporate America with a swift promise to bump ROI, increase mental focus, and make us more efficient in everything. More, faster, better! I’m sure this is exactly what “loving kindness” meant to “achieve”. Hmmm. A great question, posed in an article “Meditation for Strivers” in The New Yorker: “How did strivers everywhere come to appropriate a twenty-five-hundred-year-old philosophy of non-striving?” As uncomfortable as the word “mysticism” might make your average suit, it’s part of the package. Yes, these ancient, sacred traditions can help us str

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