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Stretching at Work

Periodic stretching can produce a number benefits including the reduction of muscle tension and improving energy levels.

Become a trained Stretch-Aid Attendant and learn how to incorporate stretching into your workday.

A Stretch-Aid Attendant is trained to lead stretch breaks in their workplace. Training includes learning stretching techniques and practical strategies for helping coworkers incorporate stretching into their workday.

Any staff member can self-nominate or talk to their team/manager to nominate a colleague. A successful Stretch-Aid Attendant requires:

  1. Dedication. Stretch-Aid Attendants are responsible for leading group stretches at shift change, over coffee breaks, before or after team meetings.
  2. Training. Those interested in becoming a Stretch-Aid Attendant are asked to attend a 90-minute workshop over an extended lunch hour. Workshop participants will gain new knowledge on the principles and techniques of proper stretching, posture and back care, diaphragmatic breathing, and more!

Please Note: The PHSA Health Promotion Program is currently reviewing this program. Check back soon for more information.


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