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Mastering the Business of Yoga (M.B.Om for short) is a podcast was designed for new yoga teachers who want to create a successful career in yoga, but don't know where to start, or what to do. Each episode is hosted by yoga teacher & business graduate, Amanda Kingsmith, and features different, successful and inspiring yoga teachers who share their experiences in the yoga world, and the business lessons they have learned throughout their careers. Guests range from full-time yoga teachers, yoga studio owners, teachers who have branched off to create their own businesses, teachers who have developed their own teacher training, and much more.

Mastering the Business of Yoga Amanda Kingsmith

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Mastering the Business of Yoga (M.B.Om for short) is a podcast was designed for new yoga teachers who want to create a successful career in yoga, but don't know where to start, or what to do. Each episode is hosted by yoga teacher & business graduate, Amanda Kingsmith, and features different, successful and inspiring yoga teachers who share their experiences in the yoga world, and the business lessons they have learned throughout their careers. Guests range from full-time yoga teachers, yoga studio owners, teachers who have branched off to create their own businesses, teachers who have developed their own teacher training, and much more.

    Carol Baxter on Studio Ownership & Pivoting a Yoga Studio During a Crisis

    Carol Baxter on Studio Ownership & Pivoting a Yoga Studio During a Crisis

    This week on the podcast I am joined by Carol Baxter. Carol is a yoga teacher and the founder of Glow Yoga based in Ontario, Canada. On this episode, Carol and I talk about how she first got into yoga, what inspired her to become a yoga teacher, what it was like creating Glow Yoga, how she's been able to grow the business, and what she's done to pivot her business since the start of the pandemic. We also dive into some of the biggest business lessons that Carol's learned through her career. Enjoy!
    This week's episode is brought to you by OfferingTree!
    OfferingTree has been supporting MBOM for close to a year now and I not only love the product, but I also love the people! OfferingTree is providing special pricing for MBOM listeners so be sure to visit offeringtree.com/mbom to receive the discount. OfferingTree just launched Stripe integration so people from Canada, UK, Australia, and 30+ countries can accept payments using OfferingTree.

    • 51 min
    Takeaways from 3 Months of Online Yoga Studio Management

    Takeaways from 3 Months of Online Yoga Studio Management

    After 3 months of supporting two different yoga studios with taking their businesses online, I am sharing what I have learned and some of my top takeaways. In many ways, the last few months have felt like a rollercoaster in figuring out how to run a yoga studio online and adapting to all the craziness that has come with that.
    In this episode, I'll share what life has been like since the pandemic hit, how the studios I work with have adapted, what I've learned as a studio manager, and some of my top tips for you if you are taking your yoga studio online.
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    This episode is also brought to you by OfferingTree. When you’re a yoga teacher and you’re trying to build your digital presence it can be daunting, especially right now when you are trying to take your offerings online as fast as possible! OfferingTree set out to make creating your digital presence fun, easy and affordable. With one account you can create a website in minutes that has your schedule built right in. They also have email marketing tools to collect email addresses, send newsletters and automated emails to your subscribers. It all works seamlessly together with one account and one subscription. Forget spending all your time and energy just trying to remember what account does what and what your login information is! On top of that, OfferingTree has an embedded scheduling feature, so if you already have a website that you love, you can use it for online payments and scheduling. OfferingTree also just launched Stripe integration so people from Canada, UK, Australia and 30+ countries can accept payments using OfferingTree. To learn more about what OfferingTree can do for your digital presence visit offeringtree.com/mbom. OfferingTree has been supporting MBOM for close to a year now and I not only love the product, but I also love the people! OfferingTree is providing special pricing for MBOM listeners so be sure to visit offeringtree.com/mbom to receive the discount.

    • 39 min
    The Future of Yoga Retreats with Jen Corley from WeTravel

    The Future of Yoga Retreats with Jen Corley from WeTravel

    A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jen Corley from WeTravel live in the private Facebook community to talk all about the future of yoga retreat. WeTravel surveyed over 500 yoga teachers to see how they are feeling about the future of travel and the future of yoga retreats.
    In this conversation, we talk about cancelations, rescheduling, trends for the future, what to consider if you'd like to or are planning to host yoga retreats in the future, and more. Enjoy!
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    This week's episode is brought to you by OfferingTree!
    OfferingTree has been supporting MBOM for close to a year now and I not only love the product, but I also love the people! OfferingTree is providing special pricing for MBOM listeners so be sure to visit offeringtree.com/mbom to receive the discount. OfferingTree just launched Stripe integration so people from Canada, UK, Australia and 30+ countries can accept payments using OfferingTree.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    How to Run a Corporate Yoga Business with Stephanie Mitchell

    How to Run a Corporate Yoga Business with Stephanie Mitchell

    This week on the podcast I am joined by Stephanie Mitchell from The Rolling Mat!
    Stephanie is a corporate yoga teacher who creates corporate wellness programs in Atlanta, GA. In this episode, Stephanie shares her story as a yoga teacher, why she decided to focus her niche on corporate yoga and wellness, business lessons she's learned about corporate yoga, and how you can get started with your own corporate yoga business!
    Enjoy!
     
    This episode is also brought to you by OfferingTree. When you’re a yoga teacher and you’re trying to build your digital presence it can be daunting, especially right now when you are trying to take your offerings online as fast as possible! OfferingTree set out to make creating your digital presence fun, easy and affordable. With one account you can create a website in minutes that has your schedule built right in. They also have email marketing tools to collect email addresses, send newsletters and automated emails to your subscribers. It all works seamlessly together with one account and one subscription. Forget spending all your time and energy just trying to remember what account does what and what your login information is! On top of that, OfferingTree has an embedded scheduling feature, so if you already have a website that you love, you can use it for online payments and scheduling. OfferingTree also just launched Stripe integration so people from Canada, UK, Australia and 30+ countries can accept payments using OfferingTree. To learn more about what OfferingTree can do for your digital presence visit offeringtree.com/mbom. OfferingTree has been supporting MBOM for close to a year now and I not only love the product, but I also love the people! OfferingTree is providing special pricing for MBOM listeners so be sure to visit offeringtree.com/mbom to receive the discount.

    • 54 min
    Insurance for Yoga Teachers with Joe Fagan from BeYogi

    Insurance for Yoga Teachers with Joe Fagan from BeYogi

    This week on the podcast I am joined by Joe Fagan from BeYogi. Over the last few months, the biggest question I have received from yoga teachers is regarding insurance, so Joe came on to answer all of those questions! We talk about what type of policy you need as a yoga teacher and a studio owner, what to ask for when it comes to insurance, what add on's you need to consider for online teaching and pre-recorded classes and much more. Although Joe speaks to BeYogi's insurance programs, you can still learn a ton about insurance from this episode. Enjoy!
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    This episode is also brought to you by OfferingTree. When you’re a yoga teacher and you’re trying to build your digital presence it can be daunting, especially right now when you are trying to take your offerings online as fast as possible! OfferingTree set out to make creating your digital presence fun, easy and affordable. With one account you can create a website in minutes that has your schedule built right in. They also have email marketing tools to collect email addresses, send newsletters and automated emails to your subscribers. It all works seamlessly together with one account and one subscription. Forget spending all your time and energy just trying to remember what account does what and what your login information is! On top of that, OfferingTree has an embedded scheduling feature, so if you already have a website that you love, you can use it for online payments and scheduling. OfferingTree also just launched Stripe integration so people from Canada, UK, Australia and 30+ countries can accept payments using OfferingTree. To learn more about what OfferingTree can do for your digital presence visit offeringtree.com/mbom. OfferingTree has been supporting MBOM for close to a year now and I not only love the product, but I also love the people! OfferingTree is providing special pricing for MBOM listeners so be sure to visit offeringtree.com/mbom to receive the discount.

    • 48 min
    Creating a Membership on Pelvic Health with Shannon Crow

    Creating a Membership on Pelvic Health with Shannon Crow

    This week on the podcast I am super excited to have Shannon Crow back on the podcast!
    The last time I talked to Shannon on the podcast was in the fall of 2018! Since then, Shannon has continued to grow The Connected Yoga Teacher and she has also launched a membership called Pelvic Health Professionals.
    On this episode, we talk about why she created a membership, Shannon's top tips for launching your own membersip, as well as why pelivc health is important for yoga teachers and wellness professionals to know more about.
    Enjoy!
    Pelvic Health Professionals is open from June 1-12th! Join here.(https://pelvic-health-professionals.thinkific.com/bundles/pelvic-health-professionals-membership?ref=ed0f99)
    This week's episode is brought to you by OfferingTree!
    OfferingTree has been supporting MBOM for close to a year now and I not only love the product, but I also love the people! OfferingTree is providing special pricing for MBOM listeners so be sure to visit offeringtree.com/mbom to receive the discount. OfferingTree just launched Stripe integration so people from Canada, UK, Australia and 30+ countries can accept payments using OfferingTree.

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Yogalawyer ,

So Professional and Helpful

Loved working with Amanda and her amazing podcast. I was super impressed with her professionalism and how much fun we had together. Thank you again for having me!

Veronica_T ,

Soooo Helpful!

Amanda has such great topics on her show - they're so on point for yogi entrepreneurs. The advice and stories are relevant for both brand new yoga teachers and teachers who have been on the entrepreneurial path for a little while. I also love Amanda's warm and laid back style.

Balance by Meghan ,

Love the M.B.Om podcast

I’ve been listening to the M.B.Om podcast for about 6 months now and have learned so much from each interview. Amanda features super knowledgeable people in their professional field who share a wealth of their knowledge. Thank you Amanda for creating a podcast so essential for yoga teachers and yoga business owners to thrive.

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