Joined by Atlantic Medical Insurance Corporate Wellness Coordinator, Donovan Ingraham, staff members at Aliv launched an inter-departmental gardening competition.
Since the introduction of the Colonial Wellness Programme in Bermuda in January 2014, participants across the eight participating companies have walked more than 621 million steps and increased their physical activity by a fifth, including Maria Pichery of Ironshore.
The Colonial Wellness Programme is offered in partnership with Virgin Pulse, part of the world-wide Virgin group of companies.
Colonial Insurance unveiled their exclusive deal with Virgin Pulse, a member of Sir Richard Branson’s famed Virgin Group, to foster a healthy lifestyle for customers in the Virgin Islands. Several customers and invited guests roamed some of the features of the downloadable Virgin Pulse application during the launch last evening at Maria's By The Sea.
Arianna Huffington, the founder of The Huffington Post, is to visit Bermuda to give a presentation on the urgent need to take personal wellness seriously.
Ms Huffington is being brought to the Island by Colonial Medical Insurance to speak at two events in April.
Naz Farrow, Colonial Group International’s Chief Operating Officer for Health, said: “Arianna is a world-renowned author, speaker and entrepreneur. We are delighted that she has agreed to visit Bermuda.
The sky’s the limit for health after a Bermuda insurance company signed up with part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin empire to deliver an online programme to get Island residents fit.
The Colonial Group has teamed up with Virgin Pulse to bring a healthy living scheme to Bermuda in to help keep the costs of healthcare down and reduce the number of people suffering from preventable diseases.