How to Troubleshoot Your Retreat Marketing

How to Troubleshoot Your Retreat Marketing

There is nothing worse when you are planning your retreat than the thought of not being able to get enough students to sign up.

You’ve poured all of your time, energy and love into planning this beautiful experience for your students. But there are crickets on the other side! "Is this retreat going to flop?" you ask yourself.

In this post, I'm sharing 4 ways to troubleshoot your retreat marketing so that you can shift your strategy and fill-up your retreats.

Marketing basics to successfully promote your yoga retreat

Marketing basics to successfully promote your yoga retreat

Do you struggle with marketing and selling your retreats?

If so, you are not alone.

So many teachers I work with feel like marketing can be a real pain and a struggle to sell-out their yoga retreats.

In fact, the questions that I get asked THE MOST inside my FB community Travel, Teach and Thrive have to do with retreat marketing.

There are two important to elements to successfully promote and sell-out your retreat.

What You Need To Know Before Co-Leading a Retreat

What You Need To Know Before Co-Leading a Retreat

One of the questions that comes up when thinking about planning a retreat is: "Should I have a co-leader or co-teacher?"

Having someone there to help you plan, market and lead your retreat can be very comforting. You get to bounce ideas off each other, divide up tasks and have an extra hand for all the responsibilities you'll have during retreat. It could seem like a no-brainer! Especially if you're planning to travel abroad or leading a large group of students. Just having some to help you hold space can truly be a game-changer and give you some breathing room. But before you decide to bring on a co-leader, we want you to consider a few things.

What’s the right price for your retreat?

What’s the right price for your retreat?

Have you ever struggled with how to figure out the right price for your retreat? We have. Planning retreats can be so much fun! It's really a dreamy process: figuring out the right location, deciding on your menu, mapping out your class plans and themes, and getting clear on how you want to orchestrate the entire retreat experience. Getting those creative juices flowing in your retreat planning is almost as much fun as actually being on the retreat. (Almost!)

But in addition to all the fun stuff, it’s super important to pay attention to the business side of your retreat.

How To Craft a Beautiful Retreat Experience

How To Craft a Beautiful Retreat Experience

“This was the most amazing experience, I can’t thank you enough!” As a yoga retreat leader, that’s music to our ears.

When your create a retreat experience that really resonates with your students, you not only make your students happy, but you're also building your retreat kula. This kula has the potential to be loving and loyal retreaters that will want to retreat with you again and again. 

So how to do you craft a beautiful retreat experience that leaves your students happy and wanting more?

What kind of yoga retreat should I lead?

What kind of yoga retreat should I lead?

So you want to lead a yoga retreat. Here’s a virtual high five to that! The possibilities are endless! There are so many ways to create a fun, healing and transformational experience for your students. You could travel to the Caribbean and stay in thatched bungalows and lead sunset yoga on the beach. Or maybe a vineyard retreat with wine tasting and cooking classes. Sounds amazing, right?!

But before you go to far down the retreat vision rabbit hole, you need to ask yourself two very important questions that can determine the success of your retreat.  What's the right retreat for YOU? And what's the right retreat for YOUR STUDENTS?