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This two part interactive livestream workshop with Barrie Risman, gives you the knowledge, insight, skills and experience to create an online membership. You will get a chance to create a strategy for your yoga membership programme and platform and receive feedback to help you with your future visions and goals as a yoga teacher.

Building an Online Membership | VIRTUAL 

17th November & 8th December 2021 VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM with Barrie Risman

This short workshop is both theoretical and immersive, giving you the tools and the inspiration with which to sustainably create a strong student base and build a loyal and enthusiastic community of loyal practitioners. The course can be attended as a stand-alone course or as an optional module on our 300-hour programme

 

Further information

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  • Please note that participants are automatically on mute and can communicate through the chat function. We kindly request that you do not unmute yourself. If you do for any reason unmute yourself, please be aware that your visual will appear on our recording and in unmuting yourself with your camera on, you automatically grant us permission to use the recording.
  • Course Overview

    Building an online membership can be a positive way to create a sustainable and strong student base and build an enthusiastic community of practitioners. In this interactive, hands-on workshop you’ll learn everything you need to know to get started on creating an online membership.

    This two part interactive livestream workshop with Barrie Risman gives you the knowledge, insight, skills and experience to create an online membership. You will get a chance to create a strategy for your yoga membership programme and platform and receive feedback to help you with your future visions and goals as a yoga teacher.

    This short workshop is both theoretical and immersive, giving you the tools and the inspiration with which to sustainably create a strong student base and build a loyal and enthusiastic community of loyal practitioners. The course can be attended as a stand-alone course or as an optional module on our 300-hour programme.

    Building an online membership can be a positive way to create a sustainable and strong student base and build an enthusiastic community of practitioners. In this interactive, hands-on workshop you’ll learn everything you need to know to get started on creating an online membership.

    Learning Objectives:

    Part 1

  • Why create an online membership?
  • What kind of membership do you want to create? What, who and why?
  • How to design and structure a membership that highlights your offerings
  • Brainstorm, design, and present a proposal for your online membership
  • How to deliver your online membership
  • Part 2

  • Presentation of Proposals
  • Pricing & Payment
  • Who will you invite?
  • Marketing your membership
  • Launch and ongoing running.
  • Course Content

    From the training you will:

  • Learn how to design and structure a membership that highlights your offerings 
  • Clarify the kind of membership that you want to create 
  • Research and choose the best platform to bring your vision into reality 
  • Brainstorm, design, and present a proposal for your online membership
  • Refine your ideas based on peer input and expert feedback
  • Troubleshoot challenges so you can maximise the benefits of a membership for you and your students
  • Practicalities

    • A 200-hour yoga teacher training is usually a prerequisite for joining any of our Level 2 trainings but not essential for this particular course
    • This course can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of our 300-YA accredited programme
    • The course is VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM and will be conducted via Zoom
    • You will receive 10 hr accredited Level 2 hours as a stand-alone course or towards our 300-hour training; 4 hrs contact hours plus 6 hours of prep and homework
    • Once you have completed your 300-hour training you can register as a RYT 500 teacher

    Teacher Bio

    Barrie Risman is widely regarded as one of Canada’s most highly skilled yoga educators, teacher–trainers and mentors. Her best-selling book, Evolving Your Yoga: Ten Principles for Enlightened Practice, is a guide for teachers and continuing students to deepen, expand, and integrate the benefits of yoga in their lives. She's the creator of online classes, courses, and trainings that fuel the inner journey of yoga teachers and students from around the globe.

    Barrie is well known for her ability to convey the essence of the wisdom teachings of yoga with exceptional clarity, insight, and relevance to students of all levels and from all walks of life. As unpretentious and down-to-earth as she is wise and inspiring, Barrie teaches with a remarkable combination of rigour and challenge balanced with sensitivity, humour, and compassion.

    Barrie was the co-founder and co-director of Shri Yoga, Montreal’s seminal place for the practice of Alignment-based, Heart-centered Hatha Yoga from 2011-2016. A certified Anusara Yoga teacher, she was a Senior Anusara Yoga teacher and teacher trainer from 2003-2012. Barrie led Anusara Yoga events throughout Canada, the US and internationally and served on the Anusara Yoga Teacher Certification Committee from 2006-2012, mentoring new teachers toward certification.

    She has been a dedicated student of Iyengar Yoga for more than 25 years. She continues to study regularly with her primary mentor, Kevin Gardiner, a senior Iyengar Yoga teacher and co-founder of the Iyengar Yoga Institute of New York. From 1997-2003, Barrie served as a full-time staff member for the SYDA Foundation in India and the US, immersed in the study and practice of the traditional yogic disciplines.

     

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    Course Dates

    The course has the following modules scheduled:

    Wednesday 17 November 2021

    VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM
    2-4pm

    Wednesday 8 December 2021

    VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM
    6-8 pm

    Pricing

    • The cost is £60 for the two sessions LIVESTREAM ONLINE. 
    • The fee is non-refundable, but can be transferred to another course should you wish to transfer

  • The deposit is non refundable but can be transferred to another person 
  • The remaining balance is refundable up to 1 month before the event.  
  • Cancellation 2 - 4 weeks before the event: 50 % of the balance in refund only
  • Cancellation less than 2 weeks before the event: no refund
  • Trainings at the Shala are run independently and all payments for training services are accepted on behalf of the individual teacher. 

    • The livestreamed elements of this training will be recorded and anyone who is unable to attend this part can email us to request a link to the recording, which will be available for 7 days after the event. 
    • Late cancellations and no shows will be charged as if you had attended. 
    • In the event that a training is cancelled by the Shala you will be offered a refund or the option to be transferred to an alternative event

    We are fully committed to providing the most accurate experience on the course based upon the description and we encourage open and honest communication throughout. Should you wish to make any complaints or raise any issues, please follow the procedure laid out below so we can find a resolution as quickly as possible.

    You may involve someone else to support you at any stage.


    Stage One: Speak to the teacher training manager by emailing teachertraining@theshala.co.uk concerned within 3 days after your experience and try to resolve informally. The teacher training manager will aim to come back to you within 2 working days with a resolve. If you are not satisfied with the response you have received, follow stage two.


    Stage Two: Outline the details of your complaint by email to the teacher training manager who will investigate the complaint. Your complaint will be acknowledged within 3 working days from the date it is received. Please include the following information in your email:

  • The date(s) that the incident happene
  • Class/course/workshop the complaint stems from
  • Why you are complaining and what resolution you would expect?
  • Whether you want to make the complaint anonymously or not ( in the case of anybody at risk we have the right to break confidentiality in order to try and prevent the risk)


  • The teacher training manager will then investigate the complaint through reviewing the details, and in some cases possibly writing to the tutor or person about whom the complaint has been made. The letter will outline the main elements of your complaint and ask for a full written response.


    At this point, if further relevant information comes to light, you may be asked for your comments to ensure the investigator has a balanced understanding. When your response has been received, the investigator will consider all the information available to them and make a decision.

    The response will include the following information:

  • Details of the investigation
  • A decision about whether the complaint was upheld or not
  • The reason for the decision
  • The re-dress, if appropriate, will be offered to you, for example, an apology, additional help or directing you to other sources of advice or support
  • Any other action that may be taken in light of the complaint


  • If it is not possible to provide a full answer to your complaint within 30 working days, the letter will outline reasons why and give a date by which a full answer is expected.