Workplace Wellbeing

'The Wellbeing of your staff is vital for the success of your business'.  Jo Surkitt


We facilitate Positive Change and Wellness programs for the workplace. 

We work with you to design & implement solutions that meet the needs of your workforce. Our programs are designed to provide sustainable and positive solutions creating a healthy work environment, building a positive corporate culture, engaging and motivating staff, boost business performance and productivity, achieve strategic goals and reduce staff on-costs (sick leave, resignations, absenteeism, injury).  


Having a positive mindset and a healthy team is the key to a thriving and successful working environment. Jo Surkitt has been running Professional Development and Corporate Health Wellness programs and Health and Wellness retreats for 18 years in Melbourne, Geelong and the Surf Coast.

Jo’s programs are unique as they aim to exercise the mind, body and spirit and are specifically tailored for each individual business and are designed to fit into your time, budget and individual staff needs.

These programs are offered in a fun, inspiring and interactive format which enables people to learn in a way that is different than most courses in this field.  Employers and employees can change their work and home lives by learning different ways to use their brains and change their mindset and emotions.


Why invest in a Corporate Health Wellness Programs?


Key Outcomes and benefits of a Workplace Professional Development or Wellness Program

  • Achieve optimum focus, concentration and memory

  • Enhance creative thinking

  • Assist with Work/Life Integration

  • Improve leadership qualities

  • Stress and anxiety relief

  • Improve time management and organisational skills

  • Reduce costs associated with absenteeism, presenteeism, disability and workers’ compensation

  • Reduce individual’s health risks

  • Improve mental and emotional health

  • Enhance physical flexibility, strength and movement

  • Increase overall health and vitality

  • Enhance decision making Improve the organisation’s image, attract talented employees and fulfil corporate social responsibility obligations

  • Happier, inspired and more motivated people in the workplace

  • Higher Emotional Intelligence

  • Improved productivity and performance

  • Identify and implement staff’s strengths

  • Improve the culture of the organisation and retain existing employees



Positive Change Programs

  • Positive Leadership

  • Emotional Intelligence for better relationships

  • Positive Psychology: Create a Positive Mindset

  • Mastering your time & integrate Work & Life Effectively

  • Combat Stress and Burnout - Overwhelmed to Empowered

  • Mindfulness

  • Building Resilience to create great leaders and employees

  • Ignite your creative spark

  • Communicating Effectively

  • Positive communication and active listening

  • Breaking through the other side: Chronic illness to a healthy, happy life

  • Great Sleep Hygiene: Creating good sleep practices

  • Brain Gym : Boost your productivity, focus and vitality

  • Nutrition for increased energy, concentration and good health

  • Building better relationships and engagement within a workplace

  • Stretching and Movement session


Style of Training

Fun, interactive, engaging and professional, Jo is positive and supportive throughout the training assisting each person’s journey of learning and integrating new practices and strategies.


The Stats don’t lie!  Make positive changes in your work place NOW!


  • 7140 Australians are compensated for work-related Mental Health conditions

  • 92% of serious work-related mental health condition claims are attributed to work-related mental stress

  • Safe Work Australia Health Statistics -2013-2017

  • 1 million Australians suffer Clinical Depression

  • 2 million Australians suffer Clinical Anxiety

  • One in five Australian employees report that they have taken time off work due to feeling mentally unwell in the past 12 months.

  • Beyond Blue



Australian Insurance industry survey of 72 businesses who were currently running Corporate Health Wellness Programs showed the following results:

  • $5.93 return for every $1 spent on employee health and wellbeing

  • 28% reduction in sick leave and absenteeism

  • 40.7% reduction in workers compensation claims

  • 24.2% decrease disability management costs

  • Employee engagement was 8 times higher.

  • Retention of staff was 4 times higher over a 12 month period.

Reference: ABS



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