How to be nice about cancellations without losing money

March 21, 2010

Hi Al- I’ve taken a course and purchased the successful studios book for you. Both were helpful as I decided whether and then how to open a studio. But the most pivotal experience I had was a 5 minute laser coaching session. I was trying to decide whether to open my own business, even though […]


Why Students really Come To Your Studio

March 19, 2010

Today’s tip is about the real reason students come to your studio. If you think it’s mainly because they want to practice yoga, you may be missing out on a lot of potential business. AND may be losing some students that you already have. Check out today’s video below:


Learning how to start a studio

March 12, 2010

Hello Al, I’m so happy I came across your web site, there is so much information I found useful and interesting. I am currently in the process of constructing and opening a new yoga studio in the Los Angeles area. I have practiced yoga in the past for about a year and absolutely loved it. […]


Making money from guest workshops

March 12, 2010

Do you have some information on bringing guest teachers into your yoga studio? I’m bringing in a Tai Chi master teacher with many years exp. Well known teacher, etc. I still need to make some money. how do I manage this ? Thanks Michele


Getting Ready to Start a New Studio

March 10, 2010

Hey Al, Thank for your video tips. I am certified in children’s yoga. I have taught yoga in public and private schools for ten years. Primarily in grades early childhood through fifth grade. Also some private adult groups in their homes. I have been teaching Health and Fitness/Physical Education for thirteen years with successfully incorporating […]


Two traits successful people have in common

March 7, 2010

So often, people ask me “Why isn’t my studio more successful?” Then they tell me how there’s another studio across town where the teachers aren’t nearly as good, but everyone is raving about the place. Or, they reminisce about how they’ve watched other people they went to school with who just weren’t that smart who […]


Simple Credit card processing

March 3, 2010

Hello Al! I am working on the Studio Owner’s Path to Success via cd and I have a question… A bit of background. I am starting a yoga business that will be run from my home until I have enough clients to justify the expense of my own studio space. Many topics covered do not […]