Have you been dreaming of starting a non profit yoga business but aren’t sure where to start? In this episode of The Yoga Pro Podcast, Mona Flynn joins us to share important information on how to start a non profit (and some amazing tips),...
Have you been dreaming of starting a non profit yoga business but aren’t sure where to start?
In this episode of The Yoga Pro Podcast, Mona Flynn joins us to share important information on how to start a non profit (and some amazing tips), and candid stories from her experience with her own non profit organization.
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Mona Flynn, MS, C-IAYT, ERYT500, YACEP, TRE Advanced Provider, is the owner of Life Fit, Inc., a business dedicated to improving lifelong well-being, while building community. Mona is founder and BOD Chair of The Yoga Connection, a 501c3 supporting immigrant and refugee women through yoga therapy group classes.
-Mona’s first yoga experience
-What inspired her to start a non profit for refugees
-How she started organizing the non profit
-Mona discusses winning IAYT’s Seva award and what that did for the mission
-How she secured free mentorship and business advice and what she learned from them about starting a non profit
-Moving your non profit into a place where you can provide payment for staff members
-Why you need to create a training that counts for continuing education
-Why she added TRE to her tool box and the organization’s training
-Giving up control of your non profit
-Benefits of turning your offerings into a non profit
-Challenges that Mona faces with running a non profit
-Mona shares a beautiful story of the impact her non profit made on one of their participants
-The struggle of getting people to participate in non profit and for profit yoga spaces
-The biggest mistake people make when starting a non profit
-How her non profit is empowering participants and inspiring them
-Mona gives a brief description of what TRE is
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Music: The State of Things (The Bouncy Song) by Rena Wren is used with permission.