Episode 36:

Sales for Yoga Teachers

with Amanda Kingsmith

Amanda Kingsmith makes the case that sales are a necessary part of being a yoga teacher, that they don’t have to feel slimy, and that they can actually be a catalyst for personal growth.

Highlights

Do you think sales and yoga are incompatible opposites? Or perhaps a necessary evil?

 Whatever your opinion, I’m pretty confident that sales are not what you signed up to do when you started teacher training – and I’ve never heard of a training that covers sales, marketing, and other business skills in a significant way.

On the podcast this week, my guest Amanda Kingsmith makes the case that sales are a necessary part of being a yoga teacher, that they don’t have to feel slimy, and that they can actually be a catalyst for personal growth. 

Our conversation also dives into:

–>What Amanda learned working on the sales floor at Lululemon
–>The difference between convincing and offering
–>The inner work that is the first step to getting better at sales – and making them feel more comfortable.
–>How to make sales feel like service. 

Inspired Action

After you listen to the episode, Amanda invites you to sit down with a journal and brainstorm on the following four questions:

  1. What does success mean to me?
  2. What is one thing I really want to do with my teaching or business?
  3. What is one thing that is holding me back right now?
  4. What is my relationship to money?

Links and Resources

Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group

Yoga Podcasts
MBOM podcast
Connected Yoga Teacher podcast

Yoga Business Coaches
Work with Amanda
Work with Shannon
Work with Mado

YTR Podcast episodes mentioned:
Episode 6: Succeed as a yoga teacher by focusing on cooperation over competition with Mado and Shannon Crow
Episode 8: Teaching yoga full time vs part time with Mado

 

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