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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.

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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.

    What is Office Yoga without an Office with Maryam Sharifzadeh

    What is Office Yoga without an Office with Maryam Sharifzadeh

    This week on the podcast I am joined by Maryam Sharifzadeh, who is the CEO of Office Yoga!
    Maryam joined me on the podcast back in the summer of 2019 and we talked all about how to create a successful corporate yoga business. Now that the world has pivoted online, we have to wonder "what is office yoga without an office?". Maryam is back on the show to tell you how she pivoted her business and how she now has more demand than ever! We also discuss how to be a conscious business owner in 2021 and how to use our businesses as a force for good in the world.
    Enjoy!
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    How to Create Inclusivity in Yoga for the LGBTQ+ Community with Marissa Tolero

    How to Create Inclusivity in Yoga for the LGBTQ+ Community with Marissa Tolero

    This week on the podcast I am joined by Marissa Tolero. Marissa is a compassion-focused therapist and yoga instructor who runs a virtual private practice working with women and the LGBTQIA+ community where she integrates a personalized yoga practice, talk therapy, and guided meditation in every session.
    In this week's episode, we talk about how Marissa got introduced to yoga, what inspired her to become a yoga teacher, why she decided to start working primarily with women and the LGBTQ+ community.
    We also discuss how to create inclusivity for the LGBTQ+ community in our studios and offerings, as well as some of the biggest business lessons that Marissa has learned throughout her career.
    Enjoy!
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    This episode is brought to you by OfferingTree. If you're interested in finding an all-in-one platform for online or in-person teaching, then you should check out OfferingTree. OfferingTree has been supporting M.B.Om for over a year now and I not only love the product but I also love the people. OfferingTree is providing special pricing for M.B.Om listeners, so be sure to visit offeringtree.com/mbom.

    • 55 min
    How to Turn Your Customers into Raving Fans with Paul Maskill

    How to Turn Your Customers into Raving Fans with Paul Maskill

    This week on the podcast I am joined by Paul Maskill! Paul is the founder of The Ultimate Freedom Mastermind, and after building his own business from $0 to $500k in 4 years and selling it for a lucrative return, he set out on a new mission. Now, Paul helps other small business owners automate their business so that it can thrive without them, enabling them to leverage their business to build a life that they love.
    In this week's episode, Paul and I discuss how to turn your customers into raving fans, ie. how to turn your yoga students from anonymous students into your community! He shares his top tips for doing this while creating systems in your business that will help you work smarter not harder.
    Enjoy!
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    This episode is brought to you by OfferingTree. If you're interested in finding an all-in-one platform for online or in-person teaching, then you should check out OfferingTree. OfferingTree has been supporting M.B.Om for over a year now and I not only love the product but I also love the people. OfferingTree is providing special pricing for M.B.Om listeners, so be sure to visit offeringtree.com/mbom.

    • 48 min
    How to Pivot Your Yoga Studio with Erin O'Hara

    How to Pivot Your Yoga Studio with Erin O'Hara

    This week on the podcast I am joined by Erin O'Hara from Golden Yogi. Erin is the Golden Yogi Director & Founder, where she runs a number of yoga and meditation practices. In this week's episode, Erin shares how she first got into yoga, what inspired her to become a yoga teacher, what inspired her to create Golden Yogi, and how she's pivoted her yoga studio over the last year during the pandemic. Of course, she also shares the biggest business lessons that she's learned along the way! Enjoy!
    M.B.Om is 5 years old today! In celebration of the podcast turning 5, I am doing a giveaway of a 1-hour business strategy consultation call with the value of $150! Enter here: https://mbomyoga.ck.page/birthday
     
    This episode is brought to you by OfferingTree. If you're interested in finding an all-in-one platform for online or in-person teaching, then you should check out OfferingTree. OfferingTree has been supporting M.B.Om for over a year now and I not only love the product but I also love the people. OfferingTree is providing special pricing for M.B.Om listeners, so be sure to visit offeringtree.com/mbom.

    • 48 min
    Pivoting Your Business & Teaching Yoga Online with Alex K. & Alex. J from Ubindi

    Pivoting Your Business & Teaching Yoga Online with Alex K. & Alex. J from Ubindi

    This week on the podcast I am joined by Alex K. & Alex J. from YogaTrail and Ubinidi. In this episode, Alex & Alex share their journey building Yoga Trail, how the pandemic impacted their business and how they pivoted. They talk about the pros and cons of teaching yoga online, the opportunities that are available to yoga teachers teaching online and much more. We also talk about the new software they've created, Ubindi, and how that is supporting yoga teachers with taking their businesses online. Enjoy!
     
    This episode is brought to you by OfferingTree. If you're interested in finding an all-in-one platform for online or in-person teaching, then you should check out OfferingTree. OfferingTree has been supporting MBOM for over 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.

    • 50 min
    Making a Social Impact Through Yoga with Brandon Dawson-Jarvis

    Making a Social Impact Through Yoga with Brandon Dawson-Jarvis

    This week on the podcast, I am joined by Brandon Dawson-Jarvis. Brandon is a Montreal based social entrepreneur, a yoga instructor, and the founder of Grove Campus, an impact-focused company that sells eco-friendly cork yoga mats, and offers donation-based yoga classes to fund community initiatives that they organize and execute themselves.
    In this episode of the podcast, Brandon shares how he found yoga and why he became a yoga teacher, and what inspired him to create Grove Campus. We also discuss how to create yoga spaces that are move includes supporting BIPOC and marginalized communities. This was a very impactful episode for me, and I hope it is for you too!
    Enjoy!
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    This episode is brought to you by OfferingTree. If you're interested in finding an all-in-one platform for online or in-person teaching, then you should check out OfferingTree. OfferingTree has been supporting MBOM for over 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.

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