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How to Run a Registered Yoga Series

How to Run a Registered Yoga Series

Series classes deepen your relationship with your students, helps them commit to their practice, and provides financial stability for you as the teacher. Nyk Danu, a certified yoga therapist and business mentor, shares her insights on creating a sustainable yoga teaching business through a registered series. Listen in to hear practical advice on setting up your series, handling logistics like space rental and insurance, and filling your series classes. Nyk also touches on considerations for yoga studio owners thinking about transitioning to a registered series. If you value teacher-student connections, consistency in practice, and control over your teaching environment, this episode is for you!

Bridging the Gap Between Retreats and Online Classes [On Air Coaching Call]

Bridging the Gap Between Retreats and Online Classes [On Air Coaching Call]

Laura reached out for help to increase enrollment in her online classes. Despite her success in drawing people to her global retreats, she struggles to fill her online series and workshops. In this conversation, we discuss strategies to improve sign-ups for online offerings. Some of the ideas we consider include positioning online classes as ‘extensions’ of the retreat experiences, frequency and timing of communication, incentives for retreat participants, and the importance of urgency in online sign-ups. We then created a plan to convert her current library membership into something that might appeal to retreat participants.

Yoga Inversions [Book Club Series]

Yoga Inversions [Book Club Series]

Inversions inspire strong feelings. We love them, hate them, or we love/hate them – but how well do we understand them? While inversions are usually thought to be the domain of physically adept yoga practitioners, Kat Heagberg Rebar, author of Yoga Inversions, believes they can benefit anyone who wants a shift in perspective.

Your Yoga Business [Book Club Series]

Your Yoga Business [Book Club Series]

Yoga and business make strange bedfellows. Leaning into that paradox is exactly what’s needed to thrive as a yoga teacher and business owner. Join me for a conversation with Ava Taylor, founder of YAMA Talent and author of Your Yoga Business, on what it takes to build an ethical and sustainable yoga business.

Trauma Sensitive Yoga [Book Club Series]

Trauma Sensitive Yoga [Book Club Series]

There are trauma survivors in almost every yoga room – but you can’t necessarily tell who they are from the outside. In this first episode of a series on recently published yoga books, Lara Land, author of The Essential Guide to Trauma Sensitive Yoga, explains how yoga can support trauma survivors and describes how yoga teachers can help or hinder the process.

Bypassing Social Media [On-Air Coaching Call]

Bypassing Social Media [On-Air Coaching Call]

Social media can be a great tool but it can also be a detriment to mental health. In this on-air coaching call, Kathy, a kid’s yoga teacher trainer shares her strategy for bypassing social media to reach her customers more directly.

Bridge the Gap from Social Media to Email [On-Air Coaching Call]

Bridge the Gap from Social Media to Email [On-Air Coaching Call]

Learn to bridge the gap between your social media following and your email subscribers with Mado in this on-air coaching call. Christy is a yoga teacher who teaches inclusive yoga for bigger bodies. She’s found an audience for her message on Instagram but isn’t sure how to translate that following into email subscribers and course sales.

Where to Invest (when you’re just starting out)

Where to Invest (when you’re just starting out)

What do you need to invest in when you start a yoga business? Business owners are the target of a seemingly endless number of services trying to convince you that their product is essential for your success. In this episode, Mado helps you figure out what’s essential and what can wait.

Thriving Together: Peer to Peer Support for Yoga Teachers

Thriving Together: Peer to Peer Support for Yoga Teachers

Learn how to bring more peer support into your life. Sheri, John, and Allison are a group of yoga teachers that found each other online and have been supporting each other since the height of the pandemic. Mado also shares how she taps into peer support and what to look for when starting your own collaborations.

How to Thrive as a Retreat Leader

How to Thrive as a Retreat Leader

Wish you knew how to lead yoga retreats that are stress free and well paid? Mado & Lily draw from their upcoming online course Retreat Roadmap to share 3 key insights that will make the difference between your retreat feeling like an invigorating hike instead of a wild roller coaster ride. This episode’s full of tips to bolster any retreat leader’s ability to create a profitable retreat business that thrives over the long term.

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