MINDSET SERIES: For Yoga Entrepreneurs

You know as a yoga teacher that your mindset can do wonderful (or not-so-wonderful) things for you overall. In this series, I dive into mindset blocks that often stop us from making progress as entrepreneurs. Let's dig in!

 



 

MARKETING IS RELATIONAL, NOT TRANSACTIONAL

Lauren went hating marketing to actually enjoying it. She now celebrates her wins and hopes to inspire other people with her mindset shift.


"I've been the yoga teacher who in the past has said that I hate marketing. I don't want to sell, I don't want to advertise. But if we don't, we don't have anybody to fill our offerings and to share these tools with." - Lauren Reek


When she started, her marketing primarily consisted of her saying “come to my class this week." She had a few yoga classes and inconsistent privates. Then Covid hit and everything shut down. She was scared but decided to go all in.


Whether it’s 2020 or life stuff, there are times when things shift and there’s a moment when you think “there has to be a better way.”


One of the shifts Lauren made was gravitating towards higher ticket offerings. She offers packages that are a "deeper dive" combination of yoga asana, pranayama, and spiritual principles.



 

FIND BALANCE USING THE 8+8+8 FRAMEWORK

Feeling tired? It’s probably because you’re doing too much or attempting to do it all as an entrepreneur, a partner, a parent, a friend and the other countless hats you’re wearing.


It’s exhausting and incredibly hard to find balance with it all. That’s why I’m glad to bring you my guest, Pia Burman, who talks about the 8+8+8 framework that she uses to find balance in her life.


Pia's 8-8-8 framework is a simple formula: Split your 24 hours in a day into 8 hours of sleep, 8 hours of work, and 8 hours of free time to do whatever you want.


Pia started out by scheduling out the sections of 8 hours in her calendar so she could intentionally plan ahead.


"As an entrepreneur, you can work all day every day, so you need to set some boundaries for yourself and to see that there is time left to do other things." - Pia Burman



 

FEAR & MONEY (HOW THEY CAN STOP YOUR PROGRESS)

3 common fears I hear from yoga teachers

  • “What if it doesn’t work?”

  • “What if it does work?”

  • “What will so-and-so think?”

I dive into each of these fears specifically in the full blog post.



 

GOALS: SETTING REALISTIC ONES & TRACKING PROGRESS

No matter what goal you're chasing right now, please remember a few things: (1) your goal is worthy, no matter the "size" of it and (2) knowing your WHY behind the goal is the key to success. Because if you truly tap into why you're wanting something, it will help you push through when things are difficult...because they will get difficult at some point.


In this blog post I share tips on how to set realistic goals as well as suggestions on how to track your progress because both of these elements are critical to working with goals.