Business of Yoga

Join Kimberly Wilson, founder of Tranquil Space, for a two-part candid discussion on the business of yoga. Filled with humor, behind the scenes stories, and tranquility tips, this workshop will leave you with ideas on developing yourself as a teacher, starting and growing a product or service business, and creating a brand.

A little bit of “her story:” Kimberly started the studio in her living room in 1999, added teacher training and a clothing line in 2002, launched a globally-consumed blog in 2004 and podcast in 2005, wrote her first book and co-launched the non-profit arm in 2006, and continues to create.

Kimberly Wilson

Part I will explore yoga teacher career paths and business basics such as serving private clients, teaching group classes and establishing norms, setting policies, teaching teachers, specializing, leading groups, offering workshops and retreats, and various business issues such as insurance, trademarks, and accounting.

Part II will explore developing a brand and creating an experience such as time management and life balance, how to balance teaching and your own practice, creating a website and e-courses, marketing, savvy social media, and giving back.

Each part will include an interactive component through journal writing, group discussion, and sharing. You will leave with tangible takeaways, an action plan, and inspiration.

Recommended reads: Teaching Yoga by Donna Farhi, Tranquilista by Kimberly Wilson, and The E-Myth by Michael Gerber.

Continuing education units (CE) of Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics are available for yoga teachers upon successful completion and per request. This is workshop is part of our Advanced Teacher Training, but all yogis are welcome.

This 2-part workshop will be offered on:
Friday April 11th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
and
Saturday April 12th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Sign up for one or both at: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/adm/home.asp?studioid=261

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