One Question We All Ask

one question we all ask

Who am I? I’ve been encouraging everyone to do some market research before preparing your marketing plan, especially if you want to get more classes teaching kids yoga. If you have a good idea of WHO your customer is it will help you with your copy for your website and your posters. Market research is asking your customer: Who are You? What Happens When You Ask: Who am I? With kids, this question can get everyone’s attention and add some

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Make a Good First Impression On the Phone

tips for making an impression on the phone

Building Yoga Classes in Daycares Lets keep going with spreading kids yoga. When calling daycares or studios for market research put some thought into your first impression. First, Try to Reach a Real Person – not their Machine I suggest calling at a time when you can actually speak to a manager or director rather than leaving a message. See some tips about Daycare Schedules here. Be Prepared with What You Want to Say Big companies prepare scripts because they

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When to Set Up Info Interviews for Market Research in Daycares

Scheduling Information Interviews

Teaching Kids Yoga in a Daycare One of my favourite places to teach kids yoga is in a daycare because: you can go in weekly for the whole school year – it’s a regular gig you get paid by the daycare so you don’t have to do registration or advertise there are a lot of kids there, so you get to teach a lot of kids! For those who are considering teaching yoga in a daycare setting – let’s start

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Vital Questions to Ask at Interviews

Vital Questions to Ask at Interviews

Hi everyone, I’ve been posting about how to get jobs teaching kids yoga in daycares and other venues. Start by doing market research to help you get information for your promotional material and to network in the field. You’ll also save yourself time if you find there really is no market in your area, maybe everyone thinks yoga is to strange and you have to position your classes and playful stretching or movement classes. As you build your Information Interview

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Getting Ready to Survey your Market: Writing your Info Interview Survey

Getting ready to survey your market: writing your interview survey

“Could I Get Your Advice?” Have you ever noticed people love to give advice? It is flattering to be asked an opinion, especially if it’s considered more valuable because of your expertise. In the business world one way of getting an expert’s advice is an Information Interview where you can get: advice on a new field before you enter it inside information on trends in the market best practices, details, and facts from someone in the field An Information Interview

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The Spaghetti Pot Game for Kids

the spaghetti game

Networking Game for Kids: Don’t Drop the Ball! I’ve been talking about the importance of networking for finding new kids classes. I know there are some of you who are already teaching classes or doing yoga with your kids at home. You may want to try this simple yoga game to help kids learn about networking and collaboration. One of my kids classes at the Bob Abate Community Centre took place in the same room as the Pilates class. It

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Where to Teach Yoga to Children

Where to teach yoga to children

Creating the Vision of Your Kids Yoga Business We’ve been talking about ways to get new classes for teachers to teach kids yoga. The last few posts about networking and researching the direction of your business are worth reading if you are just joining into the discussion. Now let’s roll up our sleeves and start building a business! Just to review there are many reasons to do Info Interviews, the main ones for us are:  To get inside information about

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Start Landing New Junior Yoga Classes

Start landing new junior yoga classes

By Finding Your Best Business Opportunities If you are ready to teach children’s yoga and all you need are classes to teach, you are about to embark on a beautiful journey of untold wealth of spirit and pocketbook. Even if you are considering becoming a kids yoga teacher this post will be useful to you to find out what you will need to be successful. Get ready to open your mind to the idea that in the process you may

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