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Your Retreat Is a Stepping Stone

Your Retreat Is a Stepping Stone

While leading a retreat is an incredible experience as a whole, it’s not the “be-all and end-all” of your career, in fact it is a huge opportunity to funnel your clients to your next offerings. ⁣ ⁣ It is possible to make as much or more from your follow up offerings...

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What’s A Bed Got To Do With It?

What’s A Bed Got To Do With It?

𝗗𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗮𝘀 𝗮 𝗿𝗲𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗿.⁣ ⁣ I’d say about half of the time I decide not to use a venue is because of the beds and the room configurations. Lots of times, potential retreat leaders will get caught up in how cool a venue looks like from the outside...

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3 Ways To Make Your Retreat Stand Out

3 Ways To Make Your Retreat Stand Out

The amount of retreats I see out there that don’t have a real rhyme or reason to them are astounding. If there’s no purpose or WHY behind a retreat, it’s just a vacation that someone could plan on their own. Here are three ways to make sure YOUR retreat stands out...

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Things To Know Before Leading a Retreat

Things To Know Before Leading a Retreat

As someone who’s led retreats for almost a decade, there’s certain things that I’ve become very comfortable with that may come as a surprise to new retreat leaders. I think it’s important to be transparent about it all so it’s not a shock to the system when you decide...

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How To Sell Out Your Retreat

How To Sell Out Your Retreat

𝗙𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀 𝗳𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁: ⁣ ⁣ The majority of the people who are coming to your retreat are doing so because they 𝗸𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝘆𝗼𝘂 and 𝘁𝗿𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂. Yes, you will probably get a couple random people through targeted advertising (which is part of what I offer) but it won’t be enough to...

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Why Work With a Retreat Planner?

Why Work With a Retreat Planner?

I can only speak for myself because I know that what I offer as a retreat planner is unique. Not only have I hosted successful retreats over the last 9 years, but I myself am also a yoga/fitness teacher. I understand how to create an experience for students that is...

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How Do You Know It’s Time?

How Do You Know It’s Time?

After a handful of consultation calls last week, I’m learning that one of the reasons teachers hesitate to lead a retreat is that they don’t even know where to start. ⁣ ⁣Everyone I spoke to said that they’ve thought about before, but never knew if it was the time to...

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Rookie Retreat Mistakes

Rookie Retreat Mistakes

I recently posted about this on my Instagram and received a lot of messages from people who wished they had known some of these tips beforehand so I thought I’d share these with you.  Leading a retreat without a strong understanding about the rhythm and timing of...

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Retreat Timing

Retreat Timing

It’s important to be strategic about your timing when planning an international retreat, especially if you want to maximize your profits (which 99% of the people I talk to and work with do). In this regard, the best time to lead a retreat is in the first three and the...

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Successful Retreat Marketing

Successful Retreat Marketing

I’m sure it goes without saying, if your students don’t know that you’re leading a retreat, they won’t sign up. I’m always upfront with my clients that while I do marketing on my end as a retreat planner, the majority of the people who will sign up are your students....

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