Desk Yogi – Turn your workstation into a wellness station
Jacqui Burge, founder & CEO of Desk Yogi calls herself the Bossy. She is a wellness advocate and entrepreneur. She spoke with host Mark Sylvester about her startup, based in Ojai, California. She learned while working at Lynda.com that there was a need to provide online wellness in the form of 10-minute streaming Yoga classes that people could watch and not leave their desk.
Sitting is the new smokingHer mission is to help people learn that health is a choice, one that’s easy to make including;
- You have to actually feel good at a basic level to be successful
- The story of how the company started, by filling a basic unmet need
- What it means to do whatever it takes with a startup
- Clever use of the Health Savings Accounts as an employee motivator
- How to make a 10-minute exercise break on your computer the best part of your work week