transitioning to yoga studio owner with pleasance silicki

Michelle and Pleasance talk about operating a yoga studio, and specifically transitioning from a teacher to studio owner. Pleasance shares her entire journey with us, from the start of her career as a yoga teacher, to building a successful studio and even why she eventually closed her studio. This is a great episode for anyone who is on the path to studio ownership, as well as anyone who managers or helps run a studio.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Common business models and alternatives to opening a brick & mortar studio
  • The rewards and challenges of owning a yoga studio
  • The stages of Pleasance’s career and how each stage set her up for opening a studio
  • Building a studio from scratch vs. buying an existing studio
  • Tips for creating a scedule you are confident in
  • Creating studio values that uplift and support your teachers
  • Choosing a business entity for your studio
  • Hiring teachers as employees or independent contractors

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