Imagine a Workplace with Happier and Healthier Humans
What is Move at Work Challenge?
Created in 2017 by Saara Haapanen, PhD, Move at Work Challenge is a video-focused wellness platform helping employees enjoy happier and healthier lives through daily movement, meditation and mindfulness.
Click on the video and meet Saara, your Movement Expert! --->
Surveyed Participants Reported the Following:
Tension (70%), Stiffness (70%), Stress (60%),
Boredom (65%), Tiredness (45%), Pain (40%)
Other Reported Benefits:
👊Increased fun and collaboration
👊More fun at work!!!
Move at Work Challenge Membership Options
(Cost is dependent on the number of employees, please contact Saara for more information)
Everything in "Just Move" plus:
Add-ons for either package:
Library of 1 hour workouts for varying fitness levels, with/without equipment
Tailored videos for your organization
Meet Your Movement Motivator:
BSc., MSc., PhD Candidate
Saara has a passion for helping humans, especially when it comes to their health and wellbeing. She created Move at Work Challenge in 2017 as a way for workplaces to combat the rising tide of unhealthy sedentary work, so common in current workplace culture.
Described by a former colleague, Saara is a “Beaming beacon of positivity and unparalleled source of motivational energy". She aspires to transform her human's lives utilizing approaches that are fun, engaging, and exciting.
In college, Saara was a Division I springboard diver and Mountain West Conference Champion, while also earning an undergraduate degree in kinesiology (human movement), health promotion, and psychology.
She continued her post-graduate studies in her ancestral country of Finland, pursuing a Master`s degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology, and is currently in the final stages of completing her PhD in Sport and Exercise Psychology**
While studying, she was also competing in springboard diving for the Finnish National team. Saara was the first overall alternate for the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 (ranked 30th in the World).
Saara has coached and trained humans of all levels, from beginners to international competitors for 22 years in three countries. However, she found her calling in fighting the sitting pandemic and helping humans live happier and healthier lives at work using the three M's: Movement, Mindfulness and Meditation.
In her free time she enjoys gardening, home reno, working out, crafting and exploring all that Colorado has to offer with her husband and boxers.
**Read about Saara's publications and conference presentations here**
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