She Was About To Cancel Her Retreat Due To No Bookings. 21 Days After Speaking To Me… FULLY BOOKED!
That was the first time we worked together. This year there was no pressure, her new retreat was booked up SIX WEEKS before the start date! I’ll share how below.
The Ultimate Way To Pack Out Any
In one month alone online over 12,100 searched Google for YOGA RETREATS! In that same month over 13,500 searched for long YOGA Weekends. Finally in the same month again 14,800 searched Google for YOGA breaks.
Yet the truth is MOST YOGA RETREATS just DON’T fill and MOST have to be cancelled!
In a moment I’ll share with you some startling facts about how you can fill your classes and retreats. I’ll show you how you can almost guarantee a packed class every time. I’ll even talk about things like …
- The Five-Step Plan to Huge Retreat Success
- Packed Out Overseas Workshops
- 7 Proven Tips To Fill More Classes
- How To Build a Yoga Business That’s Sellable
- How To brand Your Yoga Business
- How You Can Go From New Studio To Number One Studio
- AND MORE …
Some years ago while still living in Georgia I first heard about something called YOGA. In fact is was around 1999, my mum had a Yoga book so I would try a few moves at home.
I had no real idea what Yoga (thought it was just about stretching) was about but had enough idea to know I would like to go and practice it more.
So later in life I moved and settled in London. Whilst in London I excitedly decided to take my very first Yoga class. It was a small group but big enough for me to get into the understanding of what Yoga actually was.
Eventually I settled on a dynamic style that suited me.
I have to say.
It changed my own body, it changed my way of thinking, it made me calm and gave me all of the usual benefits of Yoga. I fell in love with Yoga, I was addicted, hooked and definitely in the flow.
I Started To Notice Patterns In Yoga Classes.
Over time I tried a few classes but kept going back to the one I loved the most for these reasons.
I like the room to be busy. It creates a great atmosphere, good vibrations and great energy for everyone.
I like the teacher to be confident, sure and professional. This gives me confidence to know I am in safe hands.
I like the class to have other people in there that are of a similar mind-set to myself as this gives me more confidence to carry on doing Yoga. Clearly all classes are not the same!
So then I had a move from London to Manchester, UK and then had to find a brand new Yoga class and Yoga teacher.
Here’s what I found. And what I found, some might sound familiar. Some might sound commonplace. Some are hard to believe.
One of the first Yoga classes myself and my partner went to was cancelled due to NO pre-bookings (although her website said you could simply turn up). After waiting for 20 minutes with no one there we rang her. She told us her class had been cancelled due to no bookings. She never even turned up on the night to let us know. The room was a private room that had been paid in advance by her and … clearly not used by her. It seemed crazy!
Another yoga class we went to was in a room that would easily take 100 students at our local gym. We again arrived, there was myself, my partner and one other lady. Just three of us in a huge room. The Yoga teacher still insisted on using a headset and PA system despite only three of us in the class. A massive room hired for just 3 students … again … crazy!
Yet another class where the yoga teacher arrived late. He said he had come from work, was very dirty in need of a shower, had work clothes on, his feet, his hands were filthy and he kept insulting the class telling us ‘we could never reach his great level’ … there was around 6 people in this yoga class when there was room for around 30. The room again had been hired and paid for. Crazy!
Recently I found a new Yoga class that was in a stunning room with 35 students, the class was OK. Unfortunately was just not qualified enough, and barely connected with anyone. I wasn’t going back!
I could go on but the one thing I keep seeing time and time again is …
AN EMPTY YOGA ROOM THAT NEEDS TO BE PAID FOR!
Now being a huge lover of Yoga I understand you might not want any commercialization of Yoga yet also being a business person I understand that we all want to be paid for our efforts and works (even Yoga) after all who wants to pay out for a studio and all the other things involved in a Yoga studio only to arrive at the class with NO Yoga students?
Here’s The Opposite… And GOOD YOGA NEWS for You!
Finally I went to one Yoga class in the city of Manchester. I counted over 70 students in the room. Now it really doesn’t take being a genius to work out that class took the sum of £1,500 for the 90 minutes I was there. This class is run 3 times a day and is always packed. In fact there was a line going all the way outside.
They do this class 3 times daily
The class is packed (£1,500)
They open 7 days a week.
That’s a total of £31,500 a week.
That’s £1,638,000 a year TEACHING YOGA!
No wonder … they cover all the MUST-DO rules of marketing any business (and being a Yoga teacher is a business also)
A RETREAT – PACKED!
Not to long ago I got a call from a Yoga teacher, trainer and healer in Bali. She was having real problems filling her retreat. The price was $4,500 per head. We spoke for a while and she decided to work with me on her trainings.
Linda wanted to fill the room with new students at $4,500.
We spoke and I then used what I know from my own skills in marketing to plan, re-plan, and fill her retreat. Linda took huge action and the result was amazing!
Linda eventually got her 11 students in her Yoga Retreat at $4,800 per head
That’s $49,500 USA
There’s no need to ask if she could pay her rent of course and pay herself a nice wage for helping others!
Next season I helped her to put her latest training together. 15 students at $4,500 and I can tell you… it sold out fast (2 months prior event date),
That’s $67,500 teaching what you love
We are now starting working to fill next year training with double student numbers, I can tell you the places will sell out fast.
I’ll share more with you in a moment how I fill those retreats but I first want to share something else with you.
The UNBREAKABLE Rules of Yoga Marketing
There are rules of marketing that can never be broken, even in Yoga. As a trainer to Yoga businesses, retreats, classes just like yours I come across one thing continually. It’s the one thing that easily destroys most Yoga businesses. It’s the one thing that can easily save ALL or ANY Yoga business.
It’s the one word that most unsuccessful Yoga business resist. That one word is MARKETING! Yet …
… Gentle Soft Yoga-Like Marketing Can Serve Your Yoga Community With Packed Classes and Retreats.
And can also serve you with a nice bank account, ability to pay your bills and enough spare cash to travel on Yoga trainings or retreats into place like Bali, India or any place you choose.
I can show you exactly what I have done for Linda and other teachers, I’d love to show you, to reveal for you and train you so you can fill your studio with lots of passionate Yoga students but first let me share this small Yoga studio success story with you.
A client of mine, a North London yoga teacher phoned me up to get some advice on how to fill her Yoga classes in the studio she was renting in the neighbourhood. We spoke for 2-3 hours and I have to say had to spent at least half of the time trying to explain it was a good idea to use marketing in her Yoga business.
Finally my client gave in, fast forward to today, she more than doubled her consultation fees within days, repositioned herself as a higher paying Yoga teacher within her community and created a strong healthy yoga business.
2 years later, she called me to say she’d taken her small yoga studio to a sellable yoga business, which she intended to sell as her creative yoga career took all new, bigger directions. Not bad results to go from worried over business to selling a profitable business, I’m sure you agree …!
Getting Yoga Businesses BUSY … Is Easy!
It was really simple.
I took the proven marketing skills I use on my clients, applied them to these Yoga studios and made the magic happen.
Would You Like Your Yoga Practice or Yoga Retreats To Be Booked Out Each and Every time?
Work on Your Yoga Business With Yoga Business Academy – Just ONE PLACE available for ONE Yoga Business or Teacher!
Just some of the things we’ll show you are …
- How to start and grow successful yoga training business
- How to grow your studio or teacher training business
- Magic words every yoga teacher must be using to attract large crawds
- How to absolutely, positively pack your event
- How to tap into modern media to expand your business potential
- Magazine ad secrets for Yoga Retreats
- How to create joyful and profitable marketing campaigns for on the go yogis
- How to turn wasted hours into productive
- How to design marketing campaigns to meet todays yoga demand
- How to get the message out
- How to never fail in marketing your yoga business
- Improve your bottom line NOW…
- Deadline yoga marketing secrets
Bottom-Line Is We’ll Show You In Hours How To Fill ANY Retreat – Anywhere – Anytime!
Is it worth you investing in your Yoga business? before we get to numbers, let me share another story
How about Janice!
Meet Janice, another yoga teacher from South London. I first met Janice when she came to my workshops I’d be holding in London. After a year or so she contacted to ask if we could help fill classes in South London.
The problem was Janice had to cancel her classes due to no sign-ups. We worked together for a month or so, a few weeks ago I received an email from her: “… I had to add a new group on Saturday mornings due to higher demand.” I thought her small business results were fabulous.
I am willing to share everything I do right now to fill retreats, fill training rooms, fill classes and… I’ll show you exactly how you can create more sales from your Yoga classes without ever having a class again!
I promise if you are truly interested in sharing Yoga to many, many students you’ll discover very quickly how to pack out your classes!
How about MORE PROOF!
Ten New Yoga Students For One Studio Owner = €30,000
Meet Yoga studio owner and teacher, Christine http://www.yogawege.com
Christine is a founder and a leading teacher of the Modern Yoga Teacher Training in Vienna, Austria.
She first contacted me for the same reason everyone else contacts, on-going challenges filling training rooms.
After the first initial consultation with Christine, it was obvious she’d been making same mistakes most yoga teachers make in the yoga business – non-performing marketing… money spent in marketing with no results, expensive newspaper and magazine ads with not even a single enquiry. Has that happened to you?
Christine then invested in some consulting time with me. After speaking for a few hours, I decided we had to become a little more creative fast with Christine’s marketing and that’s what we did.
Fast-forward one month after her initial consultation, Yoga marketing and strategy shake-ups (all done within Christine’s modest budget) Christine’s teacher training bookings has started to take off, in February-March 2012 take she has welcomed 10 new students, and has launched a new Children’s Yoga Teacher Training School.
What you have to remember is that, to invest in Christine’s teacher training course €3,000 euros is required, or 10 Students – € 30,000, that’s really not bad for a new start-up school I think you’ll agree.
Christine continues worked with me directly and our YBA team of specialists worked on her business to help her maximize marketing efforts.
I can only see her Yoga business growing, growing and growing even more as she continues to listen, learn and apply her new skills in her yoga training business.
Number One Yoga Studio In Cardiff Wales…!
This is a true story of a real Yoga Business. Of a married couple that wanted to follow their passion and make a business while doing it. http://www.ashtangainfusion.com/
“We are so busy – I was going to say you would not believe, except that you would!”
Here’s what happened.
Liz contacted Y.B.A. to ask for advice on a possible new Yoga business project. Liz is a full-time, very busy housewife, mother and wife with a home to look after. Aaron was a full-time 8-6 worker with Yoga as a hobby and a qualified teacher.
“We are so busy – I was going to say you would not believe, except that you would! With the website alone our inquiries have increased exponentially with the result that classes are filling up fast. We are taking workshop bookings, have 2 overseas workshop inquiries, one booked another being organized now and have been approached for classes by a new yoga studio.”
We had no other option but to deliver fast results for them.
“I look after the girls during the day, then when they are in bed I work on emails, website updates, Facebook and workshops events whilst Aaron goes out teaching yoga! ”
And all this and I haven’t even done all the SEO optimizing techniques that you have taught us. Aaron is Blogging though and I love how easy these are for me to post and complete the SEO details increasing the ranking of our website.
It feels extremely exciting to be so busy with our own business, we are grateful for your help in creating a beautiful looking BLOG friendly professional website. I know there is much more for us to learn but I’m sure we made the right decision choosing YBA to help launch our business…”
Here’s part of what Y.B.A. delivered for AshtangaInfusion.com Yoga and I promise to share with you.
Consulted and shared ethical tactics and proven business strategies.
Created a new brand perception for their yoga business.
Built a brand new website (AshtangaInfusion.com).Put the website to page one in all search engines so they get found easily
Supported and guided them through their life change from regular worker to new Yoga teachers
I knew they could do it because when you use proven yogi approach to marketing it really does work.
I’m Ready, Waiting and Willing To Fill ALL of Your Yoga Classes or Retreats.
If That’s What You Want, Will You Work With Myself and Yoga Business Academy?
It’s your choice.
You are amazing at teaching, sharing and caring for your clients yet one truth is painfully obvious … Most of you have no idea how to fill your rooms or retreats.
That is painful because if they don’t fill you have no yoga school, yoga class or Yoga anything. I keep seeing Yoga retreats being cancelled. I see classes empty. I see really great teachers teaching just a handful of students when the classes should be packed out.
I’m going to help you change that forever, if that’s what you want?
Maybe you’re already asking; is it worth you joining myself and the team Yoga Business Academy?
Let me share this with you.
I have been involved with the Yoga business now since 2009 and long list of testimonials show how Yoga businesses just like yours can be transformed, built and make things happen. During those years I have helped many Yoga businesses and retreats fill out their classes and rebuild their marketing.
Are You Thinking…
I don’t like Yoga to be commercial
I don’t like Yoga to be seen as a business
I don’t like Yoga to be seen as a way to make profits
I want my classes full so my students enjoy the class and I can share the power of Yoga with others.
I want my retreats to sell-out so I can help as many others as possible and create a new life with my yoga skills.
If you are thinking those things you are like most Yoga class and Yoga retreat owners and if that is you, you are in a dilemma because the fact is if you want it busy but are not comfortable with marketing … You won’t succeed as a Yoga practice of any sort.
It’s interesting when we look at one of the kings of global Yoga … CHOPRA … it is their intention to have their message reach one hundred million people. Why? They know that those kind of numbers will change this World. How does CHOPRA do that? Very simple, they do that using powerful, proven, ethical marketing that shares a message to mankind about Yoga and health.
We are going to show you how to replace that mindset and create something that fits you perfectly. How to FILL ALL your classes and retreats yet feel ethically fine about doing that in your Yoga business.
Of course we are going to share with you skills that ALL Yoga business must-have to succeed.
How You Can Work With Yoga Business Academy
Now let’s get to how much?
Your investment to have a profitable yoga business starts from as little as $100 up to $25,000! Depending on the scale of a project, negotiable and to be agreed! Contact for details.
Is it worth you investing in marketing for your Yoga business?
One of my very successful clients invested with us a lot of money to fill her Yoga Teacher Training.
You might be like my client and asking your new students to fly around the World to do a Yoga retreat over 22 days.
Now if you think filling one class with ten students is hard you should try filling a 22 day class with 15 students, yet I applied good, strong Yoga marketing to her project and – the YOGA TRAINING went from not selling to SOLD-OUT!
Was it worth it?
Think of it this way … you need to sell just TWO PLACES to get your investment back, THREE places to double the investment. With our client over the course of just over 12 months we sold 26 PLACES!
Total takings were well over $100,000.
Would you do an exchange with me? You invest $10,000 and I will swap it for $100,000. Is that a deal?
Can you see how the investment was more than worth every last penny?
Work With Yoga Business Academy
If you are one of those lucky yoga business owners to join us, and we are blessed to have you on board, you will be working with us for the next 12 months.
We will provide complete marketing services that your yoga business will require, whatever is necessary to create a successful and profitable yoga business for you.
At the end of the term you will have the ability to
- Fill your Yoga classes week after week.
- Fill your Yoga retreats weeks in advance.
- You’ll also have a full curriculum whilst here
- An easy-to-follow manual and workbook to take away with you
- On-going support beyond the class.
Your Investment is just $10,000!
If you are already doing trainings that is THE PRICE of two sign ups, if you are running already retreats that is approximately 10 students in the room.
You’ll learn EXACTLY how to get a minimum of 15 sign-ups into your retreat!
Finally let me be honest with you.
Around six months ago I was almost done with trying to help Yoga businesses create a great business. I was getting frustrated at the lack of wanting to create a great business and lack of action from teachers visiting this website. So I stopped promoting, stopped trying and almost ended doing this.
I had another client contact me for help. Again her business was totally turned around. It changed her life, changes my life brings me huge happiness and joy to help this way and of course it changes the lives of others.
You also have an advantage as rather than doing it all alone I brought in brilliant marketing minds with me so you get every possible trick in the book to fill your marketing retreats!
Can you afford to miss out on such a wonderful opportunity this year? This could be what you need to finally pack out your retreats and classes once and forever. We’ll give you everything we know but you can only have that if you join us of course. Will you?
This invitation to join me and Yoga Marketing Academy is only open for ONE yoga business/teacher. It is for those with a big vision to help and share with others. It’s for those that truly want to help others change and changes the world but those that understand the need to build an ethical business at the same time.
This is your moment, your moment of decision right now. It’s the single choice that could make or break your Yoga business. Interested? Intrigued? Convinced?
It’s really up to you and lets be honest there is no time like the present.
Now its time to make a choice.
How To Apply to Work With Yoga Business Academy
If you have decided and know want to join us its really simply all you have to do is hit reply to arrange an interview or fill out enquiry form CLICK HERE.
Finally Work With Yoga Business Academy Are Interview Based.
Simply this means that once you fill out the form I will contact you, arrange a time and date for us to speak, we will talk and if I feel you are right for us and we are right for you, we can go ahead, make a payment and make start.
You have an important decision to make. Do you invest in your business or do you just keep trying and hoping that one day your classes and retreats will fill out?
See you soon.
Yoga Business Academy