50 episodes

Join Michael Jay, the Yoga Biz Champ studio consultant (@yogabizchamp), on the "Yoga Biz Champ" podcast, your essential guide to thriving in the yoga business world. With a rich background as a yoga teacher, former studio owner, and marketing expert, I bring you the insider's perspective on making your yoga studio a resounding success.What You'll Gain:- Insightful Conversations:  Listen in as I chat with dynamic yoga studio owners and top industry experts, sharing their journeys, strategies, and secrets to success.- Practical Advice: Each episode is packed with actionable tips and practical steps tailored to help both budding and seasoned studio owners flourish- Real-World Success Stories: Be inspired by real-life examples of yoga studios that have transformed challenges into triumphs.My Approach:As your host, I blend direct, fair, and humor-infused coaching to demystify the complexities of running a yoga business. My style is about being in the trenches with you, offering guidance that's relatable and effective.Why Listen?- Experience & Expertise: Leverage my 14+ years of experience in running and selling a profitable yoga studio and my proven track record as a yoga business consultant.- Diverse Topics: From branding and marketing to pricing and sustainable growth, we cover the A-Z of yoga business management.- Join a community of like-minded individuals passionate about turning their yoga dreams into profitable realities.By tuning into the Yoga Biz Champ podcast, you'll gain the knowledge, inspiration, and confidence to navigate the yoga business landscape successfully. Whether you're starting out or scaling up, these conversations will be your roadmap to becoming the next Yoga Biz Champ in your community https://yogabizchamp.link/podlink

Yoga Biz Champ with Michael Jay Michael Jay

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 24 Ratings

Join Michael Jay, the Yoga Biz Champ studio consultant (@yogabizchamp), on the "Yoga Biz Champ" podcast, your essential guide to thriving in the yoga business world. With a rich background as a yoga teacher, former studio owner, and marketing expert, I bring you the insider's perspective on making your yoga studio a resounding success.What You'll Gain:- Insightful Conversations:  Listen in as I chat with dynamic yoga studio owners and top industry experts, sharing their journeys, strategies, and secrets to success.- Practical Advice: Each episode is packed with actionable tips and practical steps tailored to help both budding and seasoned studio owners flourish- Real-World Success Stories: Be inspired by real-life examples of yoga studios that have transformed challenges into triumphs.My Approach:As your host, I blend direct, fair, and humor-infused coaching to demystify the complexities of running a yoga business. My style is about being in the trenches with you, offering guidance that's relatable and effective.Why Listen?- Experience & Expertise: Leverage my 14+ years of experience in running and selling a profitable yoga studio and my proven track record as a yoga business consultant.- Diverse Topics: From branding and marketing to pricing and sustainable growth, we cover the A-Z of yoga business management.- Join a community of like-minded individuals passionate about turning their yoga dreams into profitable realities.By tuning into the Yoga Biz Champ podcast, you'll gain the knowledge, inspiration, and confidence to navigate the yoga business landscape successfully. Whether you're starting out or scaling up, these conversations will be your roadmap to becoming the next Yoga Biz Champ in your community https://yogabizchamp.link/podlink

    50th Episode - Funny Studio Moments and Aha Biz Insights

    50th Episode - Funny Studio Moments and Aha Biz Insights

    Send me a Text MessageIn this special 50th episode of Yoga Biz Champ, Michael Jay celebrates a milestone with returning guests Jennifer Pahl, Sarah Morgan, and Stephanie Breaux Bradley.Join Michael and his sassy, outspoken guests as they share heartfelt stories, business insights, and a few laughs. This episode highlights the importance of community, authenticity, and the sometimes surprising moments that come with running a yoga studio.Highlights:- Touching Stories: Jennifer shares a heartfe...

    • 48 min
    From Humidity Hair to Fitness Fairs: Industry Chat with Michael & Stephanie

    From Humidity Hair to Fitness Fairs: Industry Chat with Michael & Stephanie

    Send me a Text MessageOn this episode of Yoga Biz Champ, Michael Jay welcomes back Stephanie Breaux Bradley, a returning guest known for her dynamic insights into the fitness industry.In this candid conversation, Michael and Stephanie discuss recent industry events, the influence of Gen Z on the fitness world, and the importance of knowing your numbers as a business owner. They also touch on customer experiences and the value of authentic communication in building a loyal clientele.Highlights...

    • 40 min
    Sweat, Beats, and Infrared Heat: The Y7 Studio Revolution with Sarah Larson Levey

    Sweat, Beats, and Infrared Heat: The Y7 Studio Revolution with Sarah Larson Levey

    Send me a Text MessageIn this episode of Yoga Biz Champ, Michael Jay welcomes Sarah Larson Levey, the innovative founder of Y7 Studio, with locations in New York City, Los Angeles, and Austin.Sarah shares her journey of creating a unique, inclusive yoga experience that breaks traditional barriers and emphasizes personal practice over physical perfection.Highlights:- Unexpected Beginnings: Sarah’s story of starting Y7 Studio from a humble pop-up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and growing it into a...

    • 51 min
    Google Loves Yoga Too: SEO Strategies for Studios with Alaina Bergen

    Google Loves Yoga Too: SEO Strategies for Studios with Alaina Bergen

    Send me a Text MessageIn this episode of Yoga Biz Champ, Michael Jay sits down with Alaina Bergen, the marketing mastermind behind Offering Tree, to unravel the mysteries of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) for yoga studio owners. Alaina's insights provide listeners with actionable tips for optimizing their websites, making the most of social media, and utilizing tools like Google Business Profile and Offering Tree's integrated solutions for business growth. Highlights:- SEO Fundamentals...

    • 40 min
    Finding ‘Home’ in Yoga: Martine Hamers on Building a Studio around Community

    Finding ‘Home’ in Yoga: Martine Hamers on Building a Studio around Community

    Send me a Text MessageIn this episode of Yoga Biz Champ, Michael Jay welcomes Martine Hamers, the visionary owner of Home Studio Yoga in San Anselmo, California. Through her story, we explore the complexities of starting and running a yoga studio that prioritizes community and connection, and the innovative strategies she employs to grow her business and support her clients.Highlights:Cultural Integration through Yoga - Martine’s background in corporate anthropology and her experie...

    • 55 min
    Conquering Invisible Workloads for Studio Owners with Kristine Irving - Coach KI

    Conquering Invisible Workloads for Studio Owners with Kristine Irving - Coach KI

    Send me a Text MessageIn a deeply engaging discussion, Michael Jay reconnects with Kristine Irving, a life coach and hypnotherapist, for her third appearance on Yoga Biz Champ Podcast. Kristine, once a yoga student and a business coach, delves into the complexities of the "invisible workload" and its impact on individuals, particularly those in nurturing or leadership roles like yoga studio owners. She emphasizes the overwhelming responsibilities that often fall on women, leading to stress, r...

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

CK 🌺 ,

Engaging conversations and topics

I enjoy Michael’s delightful exchange with others easy to take in. They are fascinating too. I feel like I’m part of the best conversation in a room. They’re all good, especially the latest one with Stephanie.

squirkey298 ,

Great Podcast for Yoga Entrepreurs

Michael has such an easy conversational style, shares great tips for yoga businesses and threads it all through with an abundance of experience in the yoga world. I’m a new listener and I’m hooked!

Carl Jr. ,

So Informative!

I just listened to the first podcast. I thought it was easy to listen, to the point and I can so relate to what was discussed. Takeaways I know will help me in my personal and Yoga life. Thank you Michael Jay! Can’t wait for new episodes.

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