Studio Manager

Yoga Six is looking for a Studio Manager to oversee a Chicago studio. Our Studio Managers are in charge of the day-to-day operations of their individual Yoga Six location, including, but not limited to, everything listed below.  You will manage both the studio’s teachers as well as a team of Client Advisors and report to the CFO/VP of Operations.

Studio Financial Performance

  • Consistently reach monthly revenue and sales goals.
  • Manage the studio to the budget, including responsible spending and reporting.
  • Continually analyze financial reports and create strategic responses to findings that support the business.

Studio Sales & Marketing

  • Execute on the monthly marketing plan based on studio needs (new client acquisition, client activation, retention, loyalty, etc).
  • Develop a strong presence in the surrounding community and consistently create strategic partnerships.
  • Engage in 2-4 large community events per year
  • Develop a strong culture and community within the studio that is inviting to new students.

Class Schedule

  • Work with Program Manager and Director of Programming & Product Development to optimize the schedule as needed. 
  • Partner with Program Manager to find the best teacher fit for each class and identify trends in attendance to optimize the schedule.

Studio Operations

  • Complete new hire paperwork, deposits and business reports accurately and on time.
  • Strategically schedule the team members to ensure that both the studio and your team members are set up for success.
  • Manage maintenance issues, inventory, cleaning.

Leadership

  • Adhere to Yoga Six Core Values of Truth, Connection and Growth and uphold the said values with all Team Members.
  • Work collaboratively with all other Yoga Six studio managers
  • Manage the studio by example, consistently performing all tasks at the highest level.
  • Participate in studio, regional, and company-wide meetings/trainings as requested.
  • Hire all team members consistent with job descriptions and Yoga Six core values.
  • Train all new studio team members in accordance with the Yoga Six standard.
  • Continually coach all team members and give them appropriate tools and resources.
  • Perform team member performance evaluations.
  • Terminate team members as performance or availability is not adequate with the guidance Director of Sales, Training & Operations

Ideal Candidate Qualities & Competencies

The ideal candidate is a dedicated team player with highly developed problem solving, communication and organizational skills. He or she is a self-starter with an outgoing personality.

  • Undergraduate Degree.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to take 50,000-foot view as well as get into the day-to-day details of studio management being both strategically proactive and reactive.
  • Outgoing personality with a strong desire to provide great client service.
  • Background in health & fitness of at least two years
  • Experience with handling memberships and sales within a health & fitness setting
  • Yoga knowledge a plus

Benefits

This is a full-time position with fantastic health benefits (dental and vision included), 401K, professional development reimbursement, free monthly auto-renew membership for yourself and one other person of your choosing, and a steep discount on our teacher training and retail offerings. We also offer a generous paid time-off accrual and roll-over program.

Application Process

To apply for a Studio Manager role email careers@yogasix.com with a link to your LinkedIn profile, your resume, and your cover letter along with answers to the below application questions.

  1. What company has given you the best customer service you have ever experienced, and why do you remember it?
  2. Describe a time you received feedback that was hard to hear but created a learning experience for you.
  3. What is the most economical membership option Yoga Six offers for a student who comes to the studio 2 times per week?
  4. Why do you feel your background lends itself to being a stellar addition to the Yoga Six Management team?
Chicago – 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training Program
  • Location
    Yoga Six Gold Coast
  • Contact
    To learn more about Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga Six, contact us.
  • Tuition
    • Early Bird Price - $2750, by August 15
    • Regular Price - $3000, by September 14, 2017
    • Student, Senior, Active Duty Military Price - $2800, by September 14, 2017

*Tuition includes 3 months of unlimited yoga at all Yoga Six locations beginning September 15, 2017.
*In addition students are required to take 22 yoga classes and assist 5 classes throughout the program.


FACULTY

Yoga Six's 200-Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training program was created by Katie Brauer and Danny Arguetty. In their combined 25+ years of experience in yoga practice, instruction and training, Katie and Danny have led multiple 200 and 500-hour trainings, and mentored countless teachers and students. All of our teacher training leads have studied with Katie and/or Danny. Each training is also supported by guest faculty members with advanced training in anatomy and physiology, meditation, the business of yoga, and the yoga of sound. 

 

HEADSHOT Angie Starz 200x200
Angie Starz, E-RYT 500

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Jenna Reddington

HEADSHOT Anna Argeropoulos
Anna Argeropoulos

Schedule Overview

Yoga teacher training is a dynamic and interactive experience. We'll do our best to stick to the below schedule but may move training topics from one day to another based on the needs of the group. 

Week 1
September 15
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Welcome – The Journey Begins
September 16
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
History of Yoga & Philosophy
September 17
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Teaching Methodology
Week 2
September 19
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Philosophy Continued
September 20
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Pranayama & Assisting
September 21
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Posture Clinic & Teaching Prep
September 22
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Journey into the Chakras
September 23
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Posture Clinic & Teaching Prep
September 24
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Practice Teach 1 - Integration & Closing
Week 3
October 20
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Practice Teach 2
October 21
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Anatomy
October 22
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Anatomy
Week 4
November 10
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Meditation Techniques
November 11
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Posture Clinic and Teaching Prep
November 12
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Posture Clinic and Teaching Prep
Week 5
November 14
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Kosha Exploration
November 15
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Posture Clinic and Teaching Prep
November 16
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Practice Teach 3
November 17
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Chakra Exploration
November 18
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ethics & the Business of Yoga
November 19
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Final Wrap Up & Celebration

Get Stronger and go further

Yoga teacher training is for curious students and future teachers. Our 200-hour program takes you on an experiential journey into the art and science of yoga.

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Lincoln Park

WELCOME TO YOGA SIX LINCOLN PARK

Yoga Six Lincoln Park is centrally located on the Clybourn Corridor in the Northside Neighborhood, also known as City in a Garden. We are surrounded by peaceful parks, eclectic cafes, a beautiful conservatory and the open-year round Lincoln Park Zoo. Enter the studio at the orange, Yoga Six awning and walk upstairs. We're on the 2nd floor above Zoom Pizza.

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Studio & Amenities

We fully believe in the super powers of yoga. Having a great place to practice makes it even better. Our studios are light and bright with a decidedly clean and modern aesthetic.

Free Week of Yoga

Everything you love to do benefits from the increased strength, endurance and flexibility you develop in yoga. Visit a studio near you and start your FREE WEEK at Yoga Six today.

New students and local residents only. Online sign up not required.

 

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Tori Washington

Trained in both yoga and Reiki, Studio Manager Tori knows how to get clear in body and mind.

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Gold Coast

WELCOME TO yoga six GOLD COAST

Located just a few blocks from Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile and Rush Street Triangle, Yoga Six Gold Coast is a quiet sanctuary above the bustling intersection of Division and State Street. Enter the studio from State Street side of the building, take a breath, and head upstairs - the next 60 minutes is all yours. During the summer you'll find us relaxing at Whispers Park after class, or soaking in the sun at North Avenue Beach. 

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Studio & Amenities

We fully believe in the super powers of yoga. Having a great place to practice makes it even better. Our studios are light and bright with a decidedly clean and modern aesthetic.

Free Week of Yoga

Everything you love to do benefits from the increased strength, endurance and flexibility you develop in yoga. Visit a studio near you and start your FREE WEEK at Yoga Six today.

New students and local residents only. Online sign up not required.

 

Sign Up

Tori Washington

Trained in both yoga and Reiki, Studio Manager Tori knows how to get clear in body and mind.

Contact Tori

Find a Class

Get stronger. Increase flexibility. Reduce stress. Our classes are designed with specific goals in mind.

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Find Another Studio

Your Yoga Six membership travels with you. Practice at any of our 13 studios nationwide.

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South Loop

WELCOME TO yoga six SOUTH LOOP

Located in the heart of Chicago’s sophisticated South Loop, The Shops at Roosevelt Collection is a destination shopping center - and that is exactly where you'll find our studio. The center is home to tons of great retailers and restaurants, including Chop, Bridgeport Coffee, Fleet Feet and Victoria's Secret. Better yet, we're on the 2nd Floor of the southwest corner of building. Enjoy city and park views as you practice, then wander down the street to fuel up at Whole Foods.

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Studio & Amenities

We fully believe in the super powers of yoga. Having a great place to practice makes it even better. Our studios are light and bright with a decidedly clean and modern aesthetic.

Free Week of Yoga

Everything you love to do benefits from the increased strength, endurance and flexibility you develop in yoga. Visit a studio near you and start your FREE WEEK at Yoga Six today.

New students and local residents only. Online sign up not required.

 

Sign Up

Jenna Reddington

Studio Manager Jenna's mantra, "out of my head, onto my mat," is one we can all benefit from.

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Find a Class

Get stronger. Increase flexibility. Reduce stress. Our classes are designed with specific goals in mind.

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Your Yoga Six membership travels with you. Practice at any of our 13 studios nationwide.

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Yoga Instructor

Yoga Six is looking for dedicated teachers that want to grow and take their teaching to the next level, are open to being coached, and have the desire to join an amazing team that is changing lives. We are seeking outgoing, engaging team members who thrive in a community environment and are committed to our core values of truth, connection, quality, safety, passion, and growth.

Yoga Six studios offer traditionally inspired hot, set-sequence flows, vinyasa yoga, specialty yoga classes, and fitness classes – at a variety of levels. Team members enjoy wide range benefits in addition to their compensation including: extensive training, ongoing career development, a complimentary membership, discounted Yoga Teacher Training, access to specialty workshops, seasonal programs and much more! This is an independent contractor position that reports to the Studio Manager and works closely with the Lead Teacher.

In order to provide our students with the best class experience we only hire the best teachers. To find the best teachers, we ask for a strong commitment during the auditioning/hiring process. This ensures that all of our teachers meet the Yoga Six standards, and every student has a personalized, consistent, world class experience, from your very first class. If you are committed to supporting students in living an empowered life now, and are willing to grow as a teacher, we want to meet you!

Yoga Six Teacher Hiring Process
  • Complete application process below
  • Teachers who meet our initial standards will be contacted to schedule a preliminary audition
  • Selected teachers are required to attend the New Teacher Training Immersion and Development Program
  • Upon completion of the required training, qualified teachers are placed into the studio teacher pool. Please Note: Completion of this process does not guarantee a teaching position with Yoga Six
Instructor Responsibilities
  • Arrive to class 15 minutes prior to class start time
  • Create a class experience that shows your personality and skills while adhering to the Yoga Six standards
  • Create a personal connection with each student • Set up class room appropriately: Props, Mat Spacing, Music, Lighting
  • Provide top notch class instruction that is consistent with the class format and Y6 teaching methodology
  • Follow up with students after class
  • Clean studio space
Position Requirements
  • Outgoing personality with a strong desire to provide great client service
  • Genuine ability to connect with complete strangers on a personal level
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach a safe, fun, and creative class with a genuine interest in student success
  • Minimum 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certification / Group Fitness Certification
  • 1+ years teaching experience and actively teaching
  • Current Liability Insurance and CPR Certification
  • Be willing and available to teach a minimum of 8 classes per week
  • Commit to a minimum 6 month Independent Contractor Agreement
  • Have a strong desire to grow and the ability to take on and integrate feedback
Application Process
  • To apply for a teaching position email the following documents to info@yogasix.com and follow the instructions below regarding the subject line, resume file name, and body of your email.
  • Email Subject = Teacher + Location. For example, if you want to teach in the San Diego area put “Teacher Position – San Diego” in the subject line of your email.
  • Resume File Name = Location + Your Full Name. For example, if your name is Amy Smith and you want to teach in San Diego your resume file name is “San Diego – Amy Smith.”
  • Include your full name, telephone number, days and times you are available to teach, and the answers to questions 4-6 in the BODY of your email.
  • What is the one word your friends would use to describe you, and why?
  • What company has given you the best customer service you have ever experienced, and why do you remember it?
  • What is 72 times 53?
Client Advisor

From greeting and checking-in clients, to monitoring practice room temperatures and relaying the benefits of yoga to a student who has never practiced before, our Student Advisors play a key role in the successful operation of the studio. The Student Advisor reports to the Studio Manager and Assistant Manager. Position requirements include but are not limited to the following:

Create a Unique Client Experience

  • Establish a first name relationships with every new and existing client.
  • Develop a true connection with clients by understanding their yoga, fitness experience, injuries, special needs and what their goals are.
  • Help clients develop a wellness plan that suits their needs.
  • Tour potential clients through our studio and educated them on our unique offerings.
  • Follow up with clients after classes on their experience to better understand their needs.
  • Encourage each client along their journey and keep them informed on offerings that may fit their needs.

Become an Expert on All Things Y6: The Yoga Program, Studio Amenities & Membership

  • Understand the differences between each class and know which class types are best for each client based on client needs and goals.
  • Review class schedules on a weekly basis to understand when classes are offered and who is teaching.
  • Research and clearly understand all supplemental programming Yoga Six offers (teacher training, workshops, special classes, wellness education, etc.)
  • Develop relationships with teachers and take their classes to become personally familiar with their teaching style and expertise. Refer clients to teachers based on client needs and personality.
  • Familiarize yourself with the retail offering.
  • Become a membership expert. Know the various membership options, benefits, discounts, and special promotions.

Maintain a Safe, Clean & Inviting Environment

  • Guide students to class times, types and teachers that fit their needs.
  • Keep practice rooms, common areas, and locker room impeccably clean at all times.
  • Manage the practice room heating and humidity systems.
  • Select music that provides the appropriate energy for the studio based on time of day.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate has a High School diploma or GED, and 1+ years of customer service, retail or sales experience. He or she has an outgoing personality with a strong desire to provide great client service, as well as a passion for yoga, fitness, health, and wellness. Strong communication and organizational skills, and is willing to learn, grow, and take on feedback are a must. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Arrive at the studio and be ready to work at the designated time.
  • Develop expert level understanding of the POS System (Mind Body Online) and input all information accurately.
  • Identify sales opportunities and business trends.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the local competition.
  • Proactively solve problems, share solutions and support other team members.
  • Have basic knowledge of computer systems.

Application Process

To apply for a Student Advisor role email your resume to careers@yogasix.com and follow the instructions below regarding the subject line, resume file name, and body of your email.

  1. Email Subject = Job Title + Studio Location. For example, if you’d like to work as a Student Advisor in 4S Ranch studio put “Student Advisor – 4S Ranch” in the subject line of your email.
  2. Resume File Name = Job Title + Your Full Name. For example, if your name is Amy Smith and you want to be a Student Advisor your resume file name is “Student Advisor – Amy Smith.”
  3. Include your full name, telephone number, the hours your are available to work each day, and the answers to questions 4-8 in the BODY of your email.
  4. What is the one word your friends would use to describe you, and why?
  5. What company has given you the best customer service you have ever experienced, and why do you remember it?
  6. If you were given $1,000,000, what would you do with it?
  7. What is 72 times 53?
  8. Please take 30 minutes to complete this personality assessment. Include your 4 letter personality type in the body of your email.