Jun 7, 2018
Jennifer O’Sullivan spent 5
years as the hiring manager for an urban yoga studio in the DC
metropolitan area. In this episode she shares insider tips and
tricks for getting noticed and getting hired. We also dive into the
world of the yoga studio business model and what it’s like on the
Understanding the yoga studio marketplace and why being
professional and putting best foot forward matters
- Market pressures on yoga studio
- Saturation of teachers
you want a career teaching yoga, you have to treat it that
- Studio owners/hiring managers are very busy,
they wear many hats, and manage many right and left-brain tasks
that aren’t common in other businesses.
The thought process that owners and teacher managers go
through when they receive a teaching inquiry:
this person a good fit?
this person qualified to teach what they say they can teach?
is this person available?
How the process generally works, keeping in mind that
all studios are a bit different
inquire, hopefully not too much back and forth b/c you provided all
the relevant info up front.
will likely be invited to audition or if you are already teaching
somewhere the hiring person my came to your class (don’t expect
- Initially you are likely to be invited to join
the sub list which gets you in the door for openings when they come
up. Usually studios fill class spots from within.
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