The Spark Sessions: The Pursuit of Balance with Jenn Morrison
In this compelling episode of The Spark Sessions podcast, Nicole sits down with her Executive Virtual Assistant, Jenn Morrison, to dive into the inspiring journey of a resilient mompreneur who embarked on the path of establishing her thriving online virtual business support company and learning the balance of boundaries and self-care. Join us as we uncover the challenges and triumphs she encountered over the years.
The Spark Sessions: Mind, Body, and Business with Amanda Vargas
In this thought-provoking episode of The Spark Sessions, Nicole and Amanda Vargas delve into the often mythologized concept of balance in the entrepreneurial world. Nicole opens up about her experience navigating vulnerability as she shared the reality behind the scenes of her coaching journey. She highlights the power of transparency in leadership and challenges the notion of having it all together.
Nicole D’Andrea: Money Mindset, Boundaries, and Ambition After Becoming A Mom
How has becoming a mother impacted your goals, ambitions and what balance looks like for you? In this candid conversation, I’m joined by Nicole D’Andrea as we talk about the intricate balance of entrepreneurship, achieving success in business, and motherhood. We both don’t hold back as we talk about being mothers, breadwinners, and how our goals have evolved through different seasons. As a successful studio owner and business strategist, Nicole shares why it’s so important for female entrepreneurs specifically to work on their money mindset and boundaries, plus how her own boundaries and ambitions have been fueled and changed by motherhood.
The Spark Sessions: Luminous Leadership with Erika Menanteaux
In this heartfelt episode of The Spark Sessions, host Nicole welcomes her cherished friend and mentor, Erica Menanteaux, founder of Luminous Beauty Skin and Soul in Northern New Jersey. Nicole and Erica's connection traces back to a shared love for yoga and has blossomed into a profound friendship that has shaped Nicole's personal and professional journey.
The Spark Sessions: Working In Yoga with Rebecca Sebastian
Join me as I sit down with Rebecca Sebastian, a true guru in the world of the yoga business. From teaching to owning a studio and apothecary, she's got all the insights. We'll dive into the balance of yoga ethics and business success, plus top self-care tips for entrepreneurs.
The Spark Sessions: ADHD Entrepreneurship with Emma Magenta
In this episode of The Spark Sessions, Nicole dives deep into the unique challenges and strengths that come with having ADHD in the world of entrepreneurship with the lovely Emma Magenta. She candidly shares personal experiences of hyperfixation and the struggle to take breaks, shedding light on the often-overlooked importance of rest for mental and physical well-being. From Emma's screen-induced eye issues to Nicole's battle with distractions, they explore the delicate balance between harnessing ADHD as a superpower and avoiding burnout.
The Spark Sessions: Building Soulful Communities with Roxy Borger
Join us on The Spark Sessions, where we delve into the world of health, wellness, and fitness with a seasoned expert, Roxy Borger. As a Serial Wellprepreneur, Data-Driven Business Consultant, and Passionate Leader in these industries, Roxy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. Don't miss out on the wisdom and inspiration that Roxy brings to this episode. Take a listen.
The Spark Sessions: Boutique Fitness Leadership with Jessica LaChance
BFS stands out as a unique education and resource community because it's "software-agnostic," serving as a true aggregator of content and resources from diverse businesses and individuals. In this episode, Jessica shares her incredible journey from a background in modern dance to becoming a driving force in the boutique fitness world. Her passion for fitness and connecting with people shines through her work at BFS.
The Spark Sessions: Scaling a Business Through Authenticity with Laura Munkholm
"Scaling a Business Through Authenticity" featuring the amazing Laura Munkholm, Founder of Walla Software. I'm beyond excited to have Laura on the show, not only because she's a powerhouse in the boutique fitness world but also because she's one of my absolute favorite leaders and people! In this episode, we dive deep into Laura's journey to founding Walla and how she identified the industry challenges that fueled her mission to create a better software solution.
The Spark Sessions: 5 Ways To Grow Your Business (That Have Nothing To Do With Marketing Or Sales) with Kiki Lovelace
Welcome to the Spark Sessions, where we delve deep into the world of wellness entrepreneurship. Join us as we uncover not just the strategies, but the essence of how these incredible individuals nurture their well-being while driving their businesses to new heights.
Working in Yoga Podcast: The Next Generation of Studio Ownership
Money is the conversation we all avoid like the plague in this industry. The conversation usually goes: If you are pro-yoga, you are anti-money. If you are pro-money, that isn’t yoga. So I am actively seeking to reframe this conversation. We deserve to earn a sustainable income as a profession, and if we truly seek to help others–we have an obligation to not be the person who needs help ourselves.
Mariana Tek: The Ultimate Guide to Top Boutique Fitness Consultants
In an ever-evolving fitness landscape, boutique studios have rapidly become the gold standard for personalized, high-quality training. As this niche flourishes, it becomes increasingly apparent that success requires more than just passion and a great workout routine. Enter boutique fitness consultants: the unsung heroes who provide tailored advice, strategic direction, and a wealth of industry knowledge.
Mindbody Blog: 5 Ways to Harness the Power of Your Small Studio for Big Results
It’s true that small studios face a unique set of challenges like limited space, tiny teaching pools, and flimsy boundaries within their tight-knit communities. But what if I told you they’re also uniquely positioned to dial into their target market, command a premium price point, and deliver a highly personalized, one-of-a-kind experience to their customers?
Mindbody Webinar Series: Small Studio, Big Profit
Have you ever heard a piece of business advice and said to yourself, “that won’t work for me - I’m in a small town!” If so, this webinar is for you. Small studios face distinctive challenges like limited space, tiny teaching pools and flimsy boundaries within a tight-knit community — but they’re also uniquely positioned to dial into their target market, command a premium price point and deliver a highly personalized, one-of-a-kind experience to their customers. Join Nicole for a deep dive into what it takes to turn a Main Street studio into a thriving, profitable business.
fitSpot Guru Podcast: Industry Tea with Nicole
What We Cover In This Episode: Why Nicole says that there is a dire need for business education in the industry. Some of the reasons that so many studio owners believe it is their marketing efforts that are lacking, and not their sales process. How recurring revenue is the single most beneficial tool in small business growth, and the parts of the sales process that will help you keep your clients. Nicole talks about why a front desk staff is a critical piece to any fitness business, plus a look at a process she uses called “Role Alignment." The easiest sale in the world that happens to be a tremendous missed opportunity for so many yoga studio owners.
5 Keys to a Successful Studio Business
In this blog post for Elephant Journal, Nicole shares exactly how she set her plans to disrupt the yoga industry in motion in her own studio in New Jersey.
Fitness Business Insider: Performance
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Fitness Business Insider: Ignite, Fuel and Spread
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Local Business Hacks Podcast: Important Insights for Yoga Studio Owners with Nicole D'Andrea
Are you a yoga studio owner who feels like you are running on a hamster wheel always trying to please everyone? At the same time, are your goals for your yoga studio to grow so you can help more people? Then this week’s podcast episode is for you. Nicole D’Andrea with Spark Strategies shares easy-to-implement tips and tricks that can help you get off the hamster wheel and grow your business.
We are Catalina Zbar and Nicole D’Andrea: MINDBODY-Certified Business Consultants on a mission to help leaders in the wellness industry thrive. We’ll chat about all things strategy, marketing, money, and mindset so you can build the business of your dreams AND have fun along the way.
Yoga Biz Camp Podcast: Coachy Coachy with Michael and Nicole
This episode you get 2 Yoga Biz Coaches for the price of zero! Join Michael Jay and Nicole D'Andrea, both certified Mindbody Business Consultants having coffee and solving all the yoga studio owners problems in this fun 45 minutes together. On this episode we chat about: How yoga businesses have to get creative right now, what we are seeing in the industry around the world, confidence for yoga studio owners, the importance of onboarding or re-onboarding instructors, perks for yoga teachers and creating financial opportunities, how be both started scrappy and hands on in our studios - and more!
Working in Yoga Podcast: Smart Studio Ownership with Nicole D'Andrea
Nicole shares her experience running a yoga studio during COVID and she also talks about what saved her studio during this last year. While a lot of people think that there is a magic formula to which studios survived and which studios didn’t over the last 16 months, spoiler alert: there isn’t. Some of us were cautious. Others weren’t. Some were true savvy business owners. Some of us were just lucky. All of us relied on the generous support of our local community to get us through.
Marketing Off the Mat Podcast: How to Build a Profitable Studio with Nicole D'Andrea
Hey studio owners, and aspiring ones too! Are you racking your brain and crunching the numbers, but you can't seem to figure out a profitable studio model? and maybe you some negative self talk about this whole scenario? This chat is a must listen!
Walla Webinar Series: Sales School
As entrepreneurs, it's our duty to become comfortable with asking for and receiving money - but it doesn't have to be sleazy! Learn to leverage the power of relationships to easily close sales and keep your community thriving.
Mindbody Virtual Meetup: Beyond Burnout
Business ownership is anything but predictable—and as an entrepreneur, you’ve probably been burning the candle at both ends. Mindbody-Certified Business Consultants Catalina Zbar and Nicole provide their expert advice to help you move past burnout and into motivation so you can move forward with a clear head and a plan in place.
FitDEGREE Studio intelligence Summit: Sales School
Ready to sell with ZERO sleaze? Join Nicole D'Andrea for an interactive webinar on developing a high-converting, client-centric sales process. You'll learn to leverage the power of automation AND the personal touch boutique fitness clients are desperately craving. The results? More profits and more freedom to do what you love.
Stand with Studios Education Hub: Sales School
Studio sales should feel authentic. Learn to leverage the power of automation, and the personal touches boutique fitness clients crave to build a scalable, high-converting sales process.
Live Your Dream: Using Data to Drive Your Decisions
We now have access to more data than ever before. How you use this data to uncover trends can transform your business. Research shows that businesses that leverage their client behavior data outperform others in sales by 85% and more than 25% in gross margin. With capacity down and expenses up, it’s critical to make decisions based on key performance indicators (KPIs) and advanced analytics to drive your business forward.
Business Development Presentations
Spark Signature Talks
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Building a Client-Centric Sales Process that Converts
Small Studio, Big Profit
The exact mindset, positioning, pricing and staff management strategies I've used to scale my single-location boutique yoga studio in a town of 4,000 into a thriving, multi-six figure business.
Yoga for Founders
Let's face it. As a wellness entrepreneur, it can be a challenge to keep yourself...well. At this event, treat your team to a yoga, meditation and thought-work practice for clarity, productivity and abundance.