IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL WELLNESS LOUNGES

Reduce conference fatigue

Engage & energize participants

Attract sponsorship revenue

BOOK FREE CONFERENCE WELLNESS CONSULT NOW!

WOW YOUR EVENTS WITH HYBRID WELLNESS & YEAR-ROUND ATTENDEE ENGAGEMENT

In-person and virtual wellness programs to help attendees take charge of their mental and physical health and make self-care a lifelong habit. Embed mind-body breaks inside the conference agenda to keep attendees engaged & energized!

HYBRID EVENT? CHECK OUT THE VIRTUAL WELLNESS LOUNGE!

IN-PERSON WELLNESS LOUNGES RETURNING IN 2023!

Branded Live Lounge typically housed in high traffic areas and include: byte-size wellness talks, life/wellness coaching clinics (group & 1:1), DEI focus & fishbowl groups, live and video-delivered mind-body breaks, healthy lifestyle tip sheet takeaways, wellness wall, etc.

PIONEERING CONFERENCE WELLNESS BREAKS & LOUNGES - SINCE 2012!

Breakout Session live stretch break, (Business of Aging Summit, 2012)

Wellness Lounge yoga video (PCMA Convening Leaders, 2016)

VIRTUAL WELLNESS LOUNGE FOR HYBRID EVENTS

360 virtual wellness from awake time to bedtime, the Virtual Wellness Lounge is equipped with all the resources and tools to help participants eat, sleep, move and breathe their way to wellness.

This evidence-based micro-learning program cuts through the information clutter and makes it EASY to fit wellness into busy workdays and every life – one micro-step at a time. All information is delivered in short, digestible bytes.

Conference attendees will embark on a transformative journey from feeling stuck, stressed and overwhelmed to revitalized and resilient. Participants will become their own wellness coach and self-care superstar! 

PROGRAM CONTENTS

BYTE-SIZE WELLNESS ACADEMY

Mind-body break video library and mini courses with short buildable video lessons (5-minutes per lesson). The courses feature the foundations of SELF-CARE, SELF-CARE SELF-COACHING, the fundamentals of FOOD & HEALTHY EATING, and a 7-day SLEEP HYGIENE challenge. Plus a BONUS module to help you prime your day for peak performance.

The "Eat, Sleep, Move, Breathe" total health approach to self-care will put participants be in the best frame of mind & body to fully enjoy the conference experience - energized, focused and engaged!

DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES

Evidence-based resources and information support to help participants prioritize self-care so they can feel and perform their best - before, during and after the event. Included: worksheets, reference guides, FAQ & myth buster sheets, planning sheets, wellness vision statements & more!

Created for use in the real-world. For busy events and everyday lives. Byte-size guaranteed.

CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION

8 beautifully designed certificates issued upon mastery of core concepts and mini-course completion.

Available for SHRM continuing education credits (up to 12 clock hours).

5-MINUTE VIDEO ENERGY BOOSTERS 

Enjoy a library of curated video micro-breaks that keep attendees engaged and revitalized during busy meetings and workdays, build camaraderie, and create memorable meeting experiences.  

Pre-recorded videos for ON-DEMAND use inside the Virtual Wellness Lounge or to broadcast inside IN-PERSON and/or VIRTUAL meeting agendas.

STRETCH BREAKS loosen stiff muscles and get the blood flowing to the muscles and oxygen to the brain. Perfect relief from sitting and learning fatigue between sessions. 

MINDFULNESS BREAKS help calm the mind, reset, refocus and revitalize while admiring nature and beautiful scenery.

OFFICE YOGA BREAKS classic yoga poses - adapted for business or casual attire - provide a needed posture check and mind-body break.

BED-TIME YOGA PRACTICE includes yoga poses to wake up the body and mind to kick-start the day, and wind-down stretches to relax and promote stillness before bedtime.

DESKERCISES for upper and lower body, face, hands and arms. Break away from your computer and squeeze in a few sweat-free chair abs, posture checks, stretch and strengthening exercises.

SOCIAL ICEBREAKERS build camaraderie, laugh and have fun. Suited for in-person breakouts and Zoom breakout rooms.

COMMERCIALS about conference "sitting syndrome." These 30-60 second animations provide the perfect sponsorship opportunity and reminder for attendees to get up, stretch and take micro-breaks between breakouts and throughout the conference day.  

VIDEO EXERCISE BREAKS AT IN-PERSON EVENTS

Click video below to see X bytes in Action since 2014 - pre-COVID.

 

DIGITAL WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER

SELF-CARE TIP SHEETS 

Library of digital tip sheets about healthy eating, desk exercises and travel fitness. Perfect way to keep attendees balanced during the conference days and keep the wellness momentum going post-event.

STARTER KITS & REFERENCE GUIDES

Curated resources to help participants make healthy choices and practice self-care - during meetings, at work and in their busy everyday lives. 

 PROGRAM ROADMAPS

Daily gameboard style roadmaps to help participants navigate through the Virtual Wellness Lounge and create their own wellness experience using the video breaks, video lessons and resources from Byte-Size Wellness Academy. 

Gamification option: Allocate points to items completed in the gameboards as participants "eat, sleep, move and breathe" their way to wellness.

DIGITAL VIP PASS

Custom branded VIP Access Pass that includes login credentials and a clickable hyperlink that takes participants directly to the auto-populated login page for quick & easy access.

INFO TO SHARE WITH YOUR TEAM

Here's a summary of what's included in the Virtual Wellness Lounge: library of energy booster video breaks to broadcast in the meeting agenda or provide for attendee personal break use, Byte-Size Wellness Academy self-care self-coaching program (with video lessons and worksheets about self-care and healthy eating), a sleep challenge, certificates of completion, and a digital wellness resource center.

BRANDABLE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Receive year-round corporate logo and branding recognition while facilitating a healthy, memorable and engaging meeting experience. Digital swag branding options available to keep the wellness momentum and brand exposure going post-conference.

LET ME HELP YOU RETHINK AND REVITALIZE YOUR VIRTUAL & LIVE EVENTS

 
 

TESTIMONIALS

Chris Daniels, MPA, CAE

Our President’s Initiative is Health and Wellness for correctional officers, so it was important for us to deliver an engaging experience in our Wellness Lounge for attendees of our virtual conference. Dr. Kim’s Byte Size Wellness Academy enabled us to provide a wealth of practical and engaging activities for our attendees with no effort on our part. Hundreds of attendees took advantage of these resources which made it a great value too!

-- Executive Director, American Jail Association

Sophie Belanger

I hired X-Bytes in order to deliver the exercise video, branded with our company name, during a medical congress. It was a unique way of engagaing our clients and differentiated us from our competition as our brand stood out in an unusual way. The videos were well received and positioned to our medical clients, as a way of enhancing their learning experience during the conference. Also in order to get a better uptake, we ensured the presenter, president and in-coming president positioned the videos well as well as performed them on-stage. Because of the uniqueness of this offering, many of our clients approached us afterwards to inform us they had thoroughly enjoyed this value-add. Working with the X-Bytes team, and Kim in particular, was a breeze. We got the product delivered on time, with the changes we requested, in a friendly and timely fashion.

-- Senior Brand Manager, AbbVie pharmaceuticals

Sara Stehle, CMP, DES

We used the Virtual Wellness Lounge for two of our virtual conferences.  Attendees were able to access the lounge through our platform and it was very easy to integrate into our system.  While we have faced many challenges in the virtual world, the “silver lining” is that by providing more free time between sessions, our attendees were able to take advantage of the brief (byte-sized!) content the Virtual Wellness Lounge offered.  We had a high number of people who logged in, and it was very rewarding to see that our attendees were able to stay engaged and energized during the conference by taking advantage of the videos in the Wellness Lounge.

-- Former Senior Manager of Meetings, Society of American Military Engineers

Beth Miller-Tipton, CMP, CGMP

Never in my wildest dreams did I think the XBytes fitness breaks would be as well received as they were at our conference. My goal was to try something new and see how it went. Our conservative scientific conference attendees normally sit quietly, awaiting the start of a session. When we incorporated fitness breaks into the beginning of each session, I was amazed at how many people stood up and participated, laughed out loud, interacted enthusiastically and generally, had fun. XBytes breaks provided a great icebreaker and bonded audience members. They were also friendly conversation starters during conference networking functions as people joked about how much fun they had. Overall, we plan to use XBytes fitness breaks again at future conferences. The XBytes team is very enthusiastic and accommodating. We believe they are really breaking the mold with these fitness breaks.

-- Meeting Professional

Teressa Diaz-Hennessey

We incorporated a fitness and wellness area on the IBTM  America show floor this past June. The wellness area was strategically placed at the hub of our show, where buyers and exhibitors could connect, engage in conversation and have informal networking. The area was extremely well-received by our attendees. It gave them an opportunity to relax, stretch and learn how to stay fit while traveling and having a busy show schedule. It created additional touch-points for exhibitors to meet buyers, build relationships, connect with peers and of course have some fun! Dr. Kim had a fantastic program which truly engaged our exhibitors and attendees.

-- Former Marketing Manager, IBTM America

Kristi Casey Sanders, CMM, CMP

We conduct a lot of experiments at our PYM LIVE Events for meeting and event planners nationwide and by far the most successful one was the inclusion of Exercise (x bytes) Bytes Fitness Breaks. We used them to create a physical and mental refreshment break. By inserting them into the half-way point of the most business-oriented segment of our event, we were able to get people up, moving and ready to tackle the second half. We also found that they were terrific for setting a different "tone" if we were transitioning from one section of the event to the next. They were a natural icebreaker and instantly made the events more fun. Plus, we were able to physically show the benefits of including wellness programming in an event schedule to the very people responsible for doing so. From an event organizer perspective, I loved that they weren't dependent on Internet access, that I had a variety of options from which to choose, that physical limitations were accommodated and that Kim and her team were so easy to work with. I'd highly recommend this product to other meeting/event planners and even HR professionals in charge of employee wellness programs.

-- Meeting Professional

Chrissie Kenaston

Dr. Kim’s virtual wellness lounge was such a surprising and needed element for a virtual live event I  recently attended! All of the stretches and exercises she demonstrated were easy to follow and exactly what my body needed after sitting for long hours during the event. Even my kids joined in on the exercises after they’d been sitting all day for virtual school! I highly recommend this virtual wellness lounge for any event to give the attendees a well-rounded experience for their minds and bodies. 

-- Conference Attendee

Krystal (Stotz) B.

I had the privilege of booking X bytes for their first meetings industry conference, The Society of Government Meeting Professionals 31st Annual National Education Conference. We showcased the X byte exercise videos prior to the start of our education sessions and it was awesome! These videos kept our attendees alert, excited and eager to learn! The audience absolutely loved them! The X bytes team is passionate, organized and a pleasure to work with. I can’t wait to use them again at future events! 

-- Meeting Professional

Angie Naniot Ahrens, CMP

X bytes was the perfect way to engage our hospitality professionals during our events. After sitting in a chair for an extended period of time, they were able to stretch and work the muscles without breaking a sweat or having to change their clothing. It was an opportunity for them to let loose a little bit and refresh before diving back into the education that we provided. Dr. Kim was great to work with as well, very professional and explained all of the videos in detail to ensure we were set for success.

-- Meeting Professional 

Ingrid Norrish

Kim has created a successful service that enhances health and wellness and gets people up and moving in fun and interactive way. I used X-Bytes at a conference for a fitness break, and everyone was smiling and enjoying the experience. X bytes definitely provided a well-needed energy boost for everyone. 

-- Meeting Professional, CanSPEP

X bytes Virtual Wellness Lounge is powered by Body Works, the attendee wellness company.

© 2023  Unless otherwise noted all content is © Exercise Bytes LLC. Byte-Size Wellness Academy is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.  

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