Outside Magazine names Mindbody one of America’s Best Places to Work
Media Contact: Georgia Suter
San Luis Obispo, CA - August 1, 2013 - Mindbody, the largest provider of web and mobile business management solutions for the wellness industry, was named to Outside Magazine’s sixth annual “Best Places to Work” List, ranking number 56 out of 100 selected companies.
Outside’s “Best Places to Work” project celebrates innovative companies that are setting a new standard for a healthy work-life balance. This is the second time Outside Magazine has recognized Mindbody on their list.
“We’re honored to be recognized once again for creating a great place of work,” said Rick Stollmeyer, CEO of Mindbody. “Our team serves nearly 500,000 wellness practitioners around the world - people who have committed their professional lives to improving the health and wellness of others. We mirror their example by caring for all dimensions of our employees' wellness - physical, intellectual, emotional, social, professional, and spiritual. Everything we do flows from there - careful recruiting and training, policies that encourage work-life balance, a culture of openness and inclusiveness, yoga, group exercise and massage therapy onsite, a monthly wellness stipend, 25 days of paid time off per year, and a standing practice of "promote from within" whenever possible. All of this adds up to a happy workforce, free to apply their talents and creativity to accomplish our team's ambitious goals. It works!"
Mindbody’s employees are situated across the globe, with central offices in San Luis Obispo, CA; East Hampton, NY; Sydney, Australia; and Islington & London, UK. As part of the company’s internal wellness program, employees receive on-site wellness classes including yoga, personal training, Zumba and kickboxing. Massage therapy, nutritional coaching, meditation, and smoking cessations programs are also offered. Additionally, through Mindbody’s wellness network, employees receive monthly wellness vouchers to use at participating Mindbody client businesses in their area.
Mindbody has led the health and wellness industry in software development since its founding. Over 470,000 practitioners at 26,000 locations in 87 countries use Mindbody and more than 1,200 additional locations are adopting the software each month, making it the fastest growing SaaS provider in the health, fitness and beauty industry. Mindbody has been listed on the Inc. 500/5000 list as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for the past five consecutive years. www.mindbodyonline.com
Outside is America’s leading active lifestyle brand. For more than 30 years, Outside has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world Outside. The “Best Places to Work” list, which was compiled with the help of the Outdoor Industry Association and Best Companies Group, involved a year long selection process to determine the companies that best enable employees to pursue active lifestyles while also making social and environmental contributions.
About the Best Companies Group
Best Companies Group (BCG) works with national and local partners around the country to establish and manage “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, statewide, and regional basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies that have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.