I was just saying that to someone….years that the weather is bad my classes are much fuller. I keep running into regular students who will say things like “I will be there if the weather isn’t beautiful”. Well, if our goal is to help people have balanced lives them taking time to be outside, in their yards, on the bike path, all that is important.
And yes, in decades in fitness, doing training in years past, and mostly yoga now, in more than one market, August is always dead. Getting busy in Sept. is more normal, and it sounds like that is what you have experienced. Of course it dies down a bit near Christmas, and then gets really busy in Jan…..
If you can do group fitness, there are usually opportunities to sub for people so they can go away. I always like to do so if I can, as it is nice to help out others, and build community with your peers. I also know some people who offer online training, or video subscriptions for regulars who will be away over the summer.
Or you could use the extra time off to recharge yourself, or organize your forms, or catch up on reading, or do some training. Maybe that is why the IDEA world is in August ….