We are spending longer at work, dealing with more information than at any time before and the business press is full of articles telling us that stress is at epidemic proportions. Surely there has to be a better way? We believe that everyone should feel good and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. We are passionate about equipping businesses and individuals with the tools and techniques they need in order to thrive inside and outside of work. The Workplace Yogi team delivers Mindful Leadership, Stress Reduction & Resilience, Happiness, Emotional Intelligence and Workplace Yoga programs to groups, individuals and businesses enabling more individuals to thrive whilst helping businesses maximize their productivity, creativity and effectiveness. Prior to establishing The Workplace Yogi Emma worked in the corporate world for many years and for the last 12 years of her corporate career as a Human Resources Director and HR Consultant working with businesses to align people and business strategy to maximize people and business performance. Whilst working in the corporate world, through her own experience, Emma realised that Mindfulness practices provided an effective method for increasing physical wellbeing, and happiness, reducing stress and enabling people to thrive inside and outside of work. With over 12 years experience in Mindfulness practice, Emma has traveled the world to further her practice and teaching experience. She has completed Mindfulness teacher training with expert teacher Shamash Alidina, is certified by The Society for Holistic Therapists and Coaches (UK) to teach mindfulness and has studied Mindfulness with Janice Marturano of the Mindful Leadership Institute (USA), the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) and the US based Mindful Schools organisation. She is also accredited with Hay Group as an Emotional Intelligence trainer using the ESCI and ECI assessments. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (CIPD) and also holds Masters’ degrees in Politics, Public policy and Human Resources.