The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast
155: Yoga Teacher Q&A with Shannon Crow
This podcast was created to serve you, and to help you connect to information and feel supported as you navigate being a yoga teacher and an entrepreneur. On this special episode, Shannon answers some of the questions YOU have asked!
Courtney Butler Robinson has a question about burnout. Despite loving what she does, she feels like her schedule is overfilled and she is approaching a state of burnout. Shannon shares her own experiences with burnout, as well as some strategies to manage and avoid it.
Jessica Saunders has chosen to focus on growing her online yoga business. However, she needs some help in figuring out how to effectively engage her online audience, as well as how niching down can help her stand out online. Shannon has some tips on specialization, why the online space can be tricky to navigate, and some strategies to set yourself apart.
Do you have a question for Shannon? Leave her a voice message or send her an email!
[1:39] This episode is a Q&A based on questions asked by yoga teachers from the community.
[7:44] Courtney Butler Robinson asks what Shannon's experience is with burnout and how she manages it.
[11:19] Shannon shares some strategies that can help avoid burnout.
[17:12] Check out Schedulicity's hot tip of the week.
[17:57] Jessica Saunders asks: What techniques are effective in engaging an online audience? Shannon shares more about how niching down can help you stand out.
[22:29] Marketing yourself online means that you have access to more people, but it doesn't necessarily mean that it's easy. That's why specializing is particularly useful.
[25:40] Ask yourself: What do you want to be known for - for now, not forever?
[28:59] Shannon would love to hear your feedback on this type of episode.
Quotes from this episode:
"One thing to remember as the entrepreneur, as the yoga teacher - you are designing your own business."
"Start before you feel 100% ready to go."
"We are so much more likely to give a referral when someone is specialized."
"We have to really feel connected to something to make that our niche."