Pricing Mind-Body Programs
TO HELP A MIND-BODY PROFIT CENTER SOAR, TAKE TIME TO RESEARCH YOUR PRICING THOROUGHLY.
By Marci Clark
costs, which will sustain your program. Consider the following categories as part of your cost of doing business and include them in your pricing. FRONT-END COSTS 1. Staff Education. Structure your budget to cover either some or all of the cost of instructor trai...
Prison inmates are finding peace of mind through regular yoga and meditation practice at San Francisco County Jail No. 7 in California. The classes are part of the “Resolve to Stop the Violence Program (RSVP),” an effort to reintegrate violent offenders into society and decrease the likelihood that they’ll wind up back behind bars,” according to an article in the A...
Life constantly presents changes and challenges that promote learning, growth and optimal function. Individuals respond and adapt to these trials differently. When people lose their capacity to cope successfully, they can experience negative stress.
Treatments that combine massage and yoga with “Pilates-like overtones” are one of the key emerging themes in the consumer spa experience, according to the International Spa Association’s 2004 Consumer Trends Report.
Thirty college coeds who participated in a biweekly tai chi program for 3 months at Georgia State University in Atlanta had an improved perception of both physical and mental health, according to
results published in the American Journal of Chinese Medicine (2004; 32 , 453–9).
Aromatherapy may dull a person’s perception of pain, even though it does not actually reduce the body’s physical response to pain,
according to a study published in Psychosomatic Medicine (2004;
66 , 599–606).
Winter swimming improved general well-being among participants in a study conducted by researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland and published in the International Journal of Circumpolar Health (2004; 63 , 140–4).