IN CHARGE OF LIFE

Your job is to help your company get the most out of your employees, something that’s much more likely to happen when they take care of themselves. it’s no easy task, with competing commitments long commutes, relationships, work,, finances or in short: life.

Our job is to help you effectively engage employees in making positive and lasting lifestyle changes so they not only feel better and think better, but lead better. We do it easily, taking the brunt of the work off your shoulders and watching your budget as if it were our own.

These days corporate wellness is much more than biometric screenings, lunch-and-learns, and flu shots. We have over 15 years of experience with great companies,creating powerful strategies and offerings that not only bring palpable change to their cultures, but measured impact on employees’ attitudes and lives.

We’ll help you ensure your offerings are in line with thought-leading best practices, so that you’re not only smart in how you use your budget, but also impactful in delivering relief, inspiration and empowerment to your people in the ways your company values most.

We incorporate systems-thinking from MIT, business creativity strategies from Stanford, plus coaching management systems from NYU. Buddhists and yogis inspire our mindfulness and self-inquiry practices. Dietitians and medical experts round our western health insights on optimizing the body and mind. We seamlessly implement wellness, productivity, and leadership programming globally, impacting employees of every type and stripe.

We can help your workforce reach their optimal state of being. Let’s get going. We know the way.

Strategy Development

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An accurate assessment of a corporation’s current values, statistics, health claims, and desired outcomes is vital to developing a wellness program that resonates with your employees.

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We engage C-level and management executives in supporting wellness initiatives broadcasting a bold, company-wide message reinforcing health and wellness as a supported value across departments and levels.

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Program branding, communications, and scheduling bring your wellness program into focus. By creating a positive buzz and supportive environment, we consistently exceed our projected outcomes in participation and employee impact.
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Once a positive wellness brand and reputation has been established, we build on that momentum consistently offering a broad range of wellness programs motivating your employees to take personal action in pursuit of healthier work and life outcomes.
 

PROGRAM ELEMENTS

The following four categories represent the modalities and topics your employees may feel drawn to learn more about. As your organization’s Chief Life Officer, we invite you to think beyond the typical seminar or lunch & learn and ask us how we have integrated offerings throughout our clients’ cultures. We’d love to learn about your specific priorities and organizational work flows to create the right content delivery mechanisms for your employees.

FITNESS

Fitness programming that is fresh and engaging encourages greater participation, better results, and ultimately reaches a larger percentage of your office. zumba and boot camp are always popular but we take it to the next level by offering countless other wellness opportunities like classes in tennis, golf, marathons, cycling and more. Additionally, we can implement internally branded ongoing events and groups like walking/running clubs, tele-classes, and company-wide health challenges to name a few.

MIND/BODY

Making healthy food choices are imperative to leading a healthy lifestyle. Combined with exercise, a proper diet allows the body to maintain a healthy weight, reduce chronic health risks, and support every system in the body from musculoskeletal to the nervous system. We offer guidance and programs to pack your pantries with high quality snacks, resourcing of health conscious and quality caterers, to educating your population on the benefits of simply drinking more water. Proper nutrition helps your employees sustain consistent energy to perform at their best throughout the work day and beyond. Simply put, eat better, feel better!

NUTRITION

Making healthy food choices are imperative to leading a healthy lifestyle. Combined with exercise, a proper diet allows the body to maintain a healthy weight, reduce chronic health risks, and supports all systems of the body. We offer guidance and programs to pack your pantries with high quality snacks, resource of health conscious caterers, and will educate your population about the benefits of simply drinking more water. Proper nutrition helps your employees sustain consistent energy to perform at their best throughout the work day and beyond. Simply put, eat better, feel better!

HEALTH TOPICS

Powerful communication and insightful education on important health issues is the most important and successful tool in producing positive long-term wellness outcomes. By providing all the facts, fiction, and fads around designated health topics, employees experience health education as an exploration and not a lecture. Gathering the top medical professionals in their field, we’ve produced interactive events on topics such as brain health, diabetes, cancer prevention, mindful eating, pre/post-natal wellness, the spine, men/women’s health, and more.

From portals to coaching, acupuncture to zumba, we help you craft the programs that will deliver your desired results.

Contact us for a free 30-minute Balance assessment to get started.

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

We manage all aspects of wellness programming including scheduling, vendor resourcing, internal communications, and making sure event day goes off without a hitch. Our team produces all types of wellness events from biometrics screenings, fitness offerings, to creativity clinics. We excel at engaging employees to take action and responsibility for their personal well being and overall health. Healthy employees perform better and enjoy more sustainable success.

Balance Integration offers multi-week lifestyle immersion programs in resiliency, healthy living, and creativity in Business that positively shift how we think about stress, our work environment, and how to truly be healthy, successful, and happy.

PROGRAM INTENSIVES

The Incubator is a 10-week lifestyle immersion program that inspires lasting healthy behavioral shifts. Launched in 2011, over 600 employees have completed The Incubator, with benchmark biometrics showing impactful positive results. Participant goals may range from weight-loss to addressing specific health issues. Through a combination of cohort learning and 1:1 support from coaches, The Incubator provides comprehensive tools and reliable guidance to help anyone find their way to a healthy lifestyle.

Momentum: Resiliency Intensive imparts powerful tools to enhance individual resilience. Momentum helps employees understand their experience of stress and identities their physical and cognitive stress mechanisms. They optimize their choices to mitigate the impact of stress, and experience sustainable success and satisfaction. Honoring human desire to perform well in the midst of our concrete jungles, Momentum gives employees practices and support to not only survive, but to thrive.

This 10-topic immersion is based on decades of leadership and creativity research by Stanford MBA Professors Michael Ray and Rochelle Myers. Originally called Creativity in Business, for over 25 years it was the highest-rated course at Stanford GSB. Designed to access and heighten problem-solving and innovation abilities, this curriculum removes blocks, enhances perception and generates ideation. It delivers greater collective collaboration, break-through outcomes, and incremental engagement amongst even high-performing professionals.

This 12 week webinar series kicks off with a motivating 90-minute participatory workshop. Employees learn to implement, small, yet life-transforming changes to be their most successful, joyful selves. MOJO Makers™ creates a “ripple effect” towards achieving a higher goal. New actions are implemented each week, with support and accountability from webinars, peers, email and a final 1:1 coaching.
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P.D., Engineer, Google

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acolada HomeI’m a huge skeptic, but I have to admit the program you facilitated “Insight & Innovation” had a lasting impact that’s rare in my experience. You packed 90 minutes with mega paradigm shifts so that even those of us who have been around the inspiration-block a time or two left the session with new ideas about things we think about constantly. I definitely want to keep in touch with you. Thanks once again for coming out to DCP and I hope we have you back soon and often!

JH, Project Managment, Disney Consumer Products

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acolada HomeWe’ve used Balance Integration at Yahoo for years now & I can’t tell you how many employees say, ‘This is such a great perk that we didn’t even know you had until we started our new job!

Beth Lawrence, VP of Eastern Sales, Yahoo

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acolada HomeBalance Integration helps us to take time for ourselves; to refocus, rebalance and reduce stress. There are so many possible offerings, that we’ve had no problem finding the right fit for each of our global offices. Our employees love the classes and participation rate continues to increase! Offering these classes lets our employees know their health and wellness is truly important to us.

AOL Executive, Dulles, VA

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acolada HomeBalance Integration represents the very best-in-class corporate wellness strategy development and programming management available in the market today. They combine creativity, cultural sensitivity, innovation and expertise in a comprehensive scope and breadth of services. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Balance for over 5 years and have been consistently impressed with the level of professionalism and expertise they bring to every challenge and curve-ball thrown their way. I’ve yet to come across another company that brings the same level of service in the wellness arena.

C.Andrews, Global Wellness, Bloomberg L.P.

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acolada HomeWhite Plains closing is tough. Most of us have been with Nokia for over a decade so we’re saying goodbye to each other while we look for new jobs. That the company cares enough about us to make this programming available says a lot about what kind of organization they are.

M.N., Executive, Nokia, White Plains