Sansio is committed to the health and wellness of its team members as witnessed by its investment in a comprehensive on-site wellness facility, its Get Fit…Stay Fit…Be Fit wellness program, and fitness coach.
The Club @ Sansio features separate men’s and women’s entrances with locker rooms, showers, restrooms, and saunas. Once in the workout facility, team members and their families have access to a wide range of strength building and fitness tools such as free weights, Cybex machines, cardio equipment, a basketball court, and golf studio.
Sansio’s Get Fit…Stay Fit…Be Fit wellness theme is designed to enhance organizational health by fostering interest and encouraging team members to initiate or expand healthier lifestyles.
Sansio provides diverse wellness programs to meet a wide range of personal health needs, recognizes team members for participating in healthier lifestyles activities, decreases absenteeism due to illness and stress, and develops a positive culture that is focused on celebrating and improving the quality of life.
According to the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), every $1 invested in corporate wellness programs saves $3 in health care costs.
Sansio team members and dependents also have access to full-time exercise physiologist, Phil DesMarais, who received his Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. Personalized exercise programs have been created for all interested team members and dependents at Sansio. Instruction and consultation is provided for a variety of fitness classes and boot camps including strength, circuit, and aerobic training.
The Club @ Sansio has engaged in wellness challenges within the company which include weight loss and strength gain whereby individual results are kept private and overall company performance is shared. As part of these challenges, Phil measures vitals of participants to create a baseline benchmark including blood pressure, resting heart rate, and body fat percentage.
The facility and wellness program has been very well received with a high level of participation. Sansio believes these investments in its people ultimately benefits customers by having a more available, productive, and healthy workforce who is here for the long-term.
Sansio is recognized by the American Heart Association as a Fit Friendly Worksite. Fit Friendly Worksites are identified as employers who go above and beyond when it comes to their employees’ health.