Category Archives: Business

What’s affecting your mindful movement business? Resources, tips and advice for fitness professionals.

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Attract New Clients: 5 Things You Must Start Doing Today & Continue Long Term

It doesn’t matter if you have been teaching for five days, five months or 20 years, empty slots in the schedule happen! Clients move or go on vacation, change jobs or have kids. As a Pilates instructor, it’s important to have a hand out there welcoming in new clients even if you think you don’t need any. In a perfect world, we would arrive, and the clients would be lining up down the street to get into our studios, the phone would constantly be ringing, and our inbox would have multiple emails of people asking for two or more sessions a week. But the truth is, (even if you are a skilled teacher in your area), if people don’t know about you, your Pilates business or even about Pilates in general … that door will have no line, the phone will not ring, and that inbox will remain empty. Let’s change that TODAY! Read more »

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Inspiring Future Instructors! Being A Mentor Studio

One of the many rewards of owning your own studio is to create an environment to not only offer movement training, but to also offer a place for future trainers to learn!  It has been my pleasure over the last 10 years to be a Master Instructor for Balanced Body offering teacher training courses. As with many training courses, there is an additional requirement for registrants to complete – personal and practical sessions!  Read more »

Lessons Learned! My First Year as a Business / Studio Owner

I did something crazy a year ago and opened a Pilates studio. I’m totally risk-averse, and it terrified me, but it’s been a wonderful journey towards success! I had worked at various studios in 3 vastly different markets over the previous 13 years, so I had a pretty good idea of what I was getting in to. BUT, it has been a wild adventure for sure, and I’ve learned a lot. Here are a few lessons I found very valuable in my first year in business! Read more »