Alan Heller knows design innovation – through his company Heller, he has collaborated with the likes of Frank Gehry, Massimo Vignelli and Mario Bellini to create some of the most recognizable examples of classic plastic seating and accessories. With his patented ErgoErgo (2009), Heller figured out how to improve upon the near-ubiquitous exercise ball. For years, exercise balls have been used as seating for those with back pain, pregnant women or anyone who could benefit from a straight spine and stronger core (aka, pretty much everyone). Heller has taken this sporty design and improved it for the modern-minded: More stable than a ball, ErgoErgo allows for greater fluidity of motion, doesn’t deflate or roll away and doesn’t collect detritus like hair or dust off the floor. Plus, it just looks better. Compact, lightweight and portable, ErgoErgo can be found in homes, offices, conference rooms, classrooms, lobbies and restaurants. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use. Made by ErgoErgo, Inc. in U.S.A.
The ErgoErgo allows you to rock gently in any direction, building strength and flexibility in the process.
Studies have shown that making small movements while seated will stimulate circulation, send oxygen to the brain and improve concentration.