Planning a yoga retreat is A LOT OF FUN and can create great additional REVENUE for your yoga business.
According to the Global Wellness Institute, wellness tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of the travel market. AND hundreds of thousands of those people choose yoga retreats as their preferred vacation each year!
Yoga Journal online also polled their readers in 2015 and a whopping 15% of them said they go on annual yoga retreats (they have more than a million monthly readers... do the math!).
BUT planning a yoga retreat can be A LOT OF WORK. Especially if you don't know what you're doing. Overwhelm can kick in faster than you can bust a handstand. And then you're like...
After organizing many retreats (with uphills and downs hills, trials and tribulations) we've created an easy to follow STEP-BY-STEP process called The Retreat Design Map. In the Retreat Design Map we cover the A-Z of organizing a transformational yoga retreat for your students while growing your yoga business and creating additional income.
(Psst, we have an online training program that covers ALL that great stuff coming soon...get on the waitlist and learn more HERE!
While we are in the process of creating our signature online course that follows our RETREAT DESIGN MAP (to help you rock your yoga retreat!), we've decided not wait to give you some yoga retreat guidance right away.
In the Pick Our Brain Sessions we draw from our RETREAT DESIGN MAP and tailor the session to YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS and the areas you are struggling with the most.
Whether it's a mental hurdle you want to work on ("Can I really charge this much? Will the students like my retreat?") or a more practical question ("Should I do a local retreat or travel abroad? What extra activities should I offer?"). We are here to help you through the planning process.
"My coaching call with Renee and Paloma at RYYR was truly a private yogic experience from the opening grounding exercise to their presence to their yoga retreat expertise. The call was customized to meet and support my needs for my very first yoga retreat. Thank you! You ladies rock!" - Carolyn Ruszala
“Renee and Paloma have helped me jump start my yoga and Pilates retreat planning for 2017. I feel so much more supported and confident in creating my first solo yoga retreat. Renee and Paloma have shared a wealth of information from their collective years of experience so I don’t feel like I have to “reinvent the wheel.” - Karen Moore
"I honestly would not have even known to do much of this (such as the registration form) if it hadn’t been for the guidance of Rock Your Yoga Retreat. I look back and think of all the mistakes I would have made if I hadn’t used this program. From marketing my retreat to planning the schedule for the day, to deciding what I would charge, things came together so smoothly and naturally, as if I had been doing this for years but really, it was because of Rock Your Yoga Retreat." - Yesica Rodriguez
"I honestly would not have even known to do much of this (such as the registration form) if it hadn’t been for the guidance of Rock Your Yoga Retreat. I look back and think of all the mistakes I would have made if I hadn’t used this program. From marketing my retreat to planning the schedule for the day, to deciding what I would charge, things came together so smoothly and naturally, as if I had been doing this for years but really, it was because of Rock Your Yoga Retreat."
Get clear and connect with your WHY to create an authentic RETREAT VISION. Learn how to set the foundation that will allow you to create a yoga retreat aligned with your purpose.
Identify + attract the ideal students for your retreat. This is the secret sauce to retreat planning. What do they want and need from a yoga retreat? How can you create a beautiful retreat experience just for them? How can yoga retreats help you to build an amazing yoga tribe long-term?
Choose a yoga retreat theme that is true to WHO you are and aligned with your Ideal Retreat Clients. Once you are clear on this, the spirit of your retreat theme becomes the "red-thread" you can weave into your entire retreat planning process (including your location, marketing colors, menu and yoga classes).
Break down the steps you need to take in the planning process so that everything works smoothly? How do you design a well-balanced and transformational experience for your retreat students? How do you deal with the travel and group activities/excursions? How much downtime do you need to schedule in?
Learn how to set the price for your retreat so that you can make a profit from it (always!). Get clear on your expenses, keep track of your budget and pay yourself what you deserve for all the hard work.
Forget the sleazy marketing strategies we all really dislike. Instead, learn how to AUTHENTICALLY COMMUNICATE & EDUCATE your students about the value of your yoga retreats. Build a tribe that is excited and ready to "jump" on your retreats with our online strategy that can help you grow you yoga tribe everyday.
Prepare for the best retreat experience possible for your students, even when things go wrong. Know how to hold space during long periods of time without feeling burned out and depleted. Work through feelings of fear and self-doubt regarding your retreat, and become a confident and inspiring retreat leader.
Learn how to effectively incorporate retreats on a regular basis to grow your yoga business. This is online strategy that can build your yoga tribe over time and help you always SELL OUT your retreats.