What an exciting time for Golden Door and Corporate Australia with the official launch of our Corporate Wellness Program last weekend. Eighteen enthusiastic journalists, corporate speakers, executive coaches and key corporate contacts gathered to experience a ‘taste’ of Golden Door.
For 21 years the Golden Door Program has been making a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of thousands of guests and all of the amazing outcomes that come with a Golden Door experience of feeling energised, confident, motivated, inspired, creative, fitter and more resilient can all transpire to the workplace. With lifestyle related illness now costing the Australian economy an estimated $21 billion it makes sense that employee wellbeing is emerging as the new paradigm for strong and sustainable businesses. As many of you would attest, our holistic approach to coaching, education, nutrition and fitness and our amazing and professional team have an outstanding proven track record, enabling individuals to make better lifestyle choices and achieve personal and professional improvement.
I have met many, many guests who have come to GD through their work. In fact we had 52 employees from the one business experience our program over a 12 month period. Basically one employee per week over a whole year. What an investment! More recently we had 15 senior managers from a banking group who integrated with our mainstream program and then took 2hrs out a day for their brainstorming sessions. They couldn’t believe how clearly they were thinking without the hangover from the night before!
Typically results occur when individuals and teams are taken away from their usual environment and day to day distractions. Golden Door can fast track results by offering an ideal escape with its purpose built facilities, holistic program of activities, stunning scenery, nutritious food and fresh air to recharge and replenish individuals and teams to be at their best.
The interesting thing is that Golden Door has been doing corporate wellness for years; it has just never been packaged and promoted as such. We have now formalised it and speaking the corporate language; we can help “reduced absenteeism”, “increase productivity” and “create enthusiastic and grateful” teams. We strongly believe, the better you take care of your people and yourself the better they will take care of business.
For more information on our Corporate Wellness Program please see our website and e-brochure. Importantly our Corporate Wellness Programs will integrate with our mainstream program. All begin on Sunday with health assessments and orientation. Modifications can be made to small corporate groups (up to 16 people) to tailor specific needs. Or book out the whole retreat (from 60 – 125 people)!
Article by Brigid Wash, General Manager, Golden Door Health Retreat and Spa Elysia