We had the good fortune of connecting with Yoga Your Way and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Yoga Your Way, what do you attribute your success to?
The most important factors behind the success of our business, Yoga Your Way, is our perseverance and dedication to helping others improve the quality of their lives through yoga. When we first started our business, we were inundated with naysayers which in turn fueled our fire to our current success. Assuming we were weak we were told that our Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga & Pilates would be too physically demanding and would be virtually impossible to make successful without a physical location and commercial transportation. We have not only navigated through these obstacles but we have teamed with the legendary surfer Joe Blair of Blair Boards to offer better boards, higher quality paddling experiences and Sup Yoga for all ages. The next impediment we overcame was attaining clientele in the competitive virtual yoga market while keeping our prices accessible for all. Our unique platform offers instructional videos for each pose, an extensive video library, and virtual yoga classes for every level . Our platform has gained the attention and subscribers from major international insurance companies, medical companies, and Healthcare providers who now offer and underwrite Yoga Your Way for all their employees.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
Yoga Your Way is truly unique! We provide in person Sup Yoga & Pilates classes at the Carlsbad Lagoon (which we like to call our beautiful floating yoga studio) while the paddle boards (floating yoga mats) are provided for no additional charge. We also offer an unparalleled virtual platform, along with outdoor, socially distanced yoga at Buccaneer Beach Park. We have successfully integrated two very unique avenues of yoga; outdoor yoga and online classes. We found that obtaining success is never easy and requires true commitment. We had many false starts but never allowed the failures to dictate our outcomes. We took each failure as an opportunity to learn and grow…and grow we did! We now have sold out SUP Classes and major corporations investing in Yoga Your Way for the health and wellbeing of their employees and families. We can only go off our own passion and knowledge which encourages us to curate the platforms so that others, too, can share in these transformative experiences.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
One of our best friends visited us from Northern California and the first thing he wanted to do was try our Sup Yoga Class at the Carlsbad Lagoon. We had California burritos in the park and the next day they came back for the Sup Pilates Class.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
The people closest to our hearts and have always been our biggest supporters. Our families have always believed in us and have inspired us to work hard to make Yoga Your Way the success it is today. Shoutout to Laura & Don MacKay and Phil Reaston.
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