OUR PRICING PHILOSOPHY
Contributions vs. Donations
Second Side Yoga is based on a contribution model, in which we ask our students to contribute what they can for the classes they take ($20 +/-, minimum $10 based on your fiance and frequency of your visit). These are not donations – you are not giving away your money for a cause, you are making an investment in the well-being of your body and mind.
We have followed this model for the past two years, and the Dallas yoga community has been extremely supportive. Never have we had to remind students to make contributions. It has worked with experienced students leading and showing by example, newer students emulating. You always have appreciated our efforts to teach the great classes and inspire you, and you always have been fair with your financial support.
While our per-class suggested contribution is *$20 (minimum $10), we appreciate that students may provide more or less support based on their personal circumstances. More generous contributions can help subsidize the attendance of practitioners with lesser means. Those who can’t contribute as much financially can assist in other ways such as cleaning the studio.
MONTHLY EXPENSES: *$7900 (based on 3 classes a day model)
- Rent: $2,500
- Utilities: $1,200
- Teachers' Compensation: $4,200
NEEDED TO MEET EXPENSES (based on 3 classes a day model)
- 395 contributions of $20
- 527 contribution of $15
- 790 contributions of $10
*This figure is not including the initial renovation cost of $100,000+ or our time managing the studio. Just pure monthly expense.
We plan to publish our finances monthly for your view: total transparency and total open book.
YOUR INVESTMENT IN A NUT SHELL
- SUGGESTED CONTRIBUTION*: $20 +/- (see pricing philosophy for more info)
- 10 CLASS CONTRIBUTION (+4 GUEST PASS + SECOND SIDE YOGA T-SHIRT OR TANK WHILE LAST) : $200
- MAT RENTAL: $2
- TOWEL RENTAL: $1 (HAND), $3 (BATH)
- WATER (BOTTLED): $1
- LULULEMON AND MANDUKA MATS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
- SECOND SIDE YOGA T-SHIRT OR TANK: $20
A good mat elevates your practice. For price of a pair of Nike, you can buy a premium mat that will last years. Purchase them at the studio or any other outlets, but do invest in good mats and you will see a big difference.
To that end, we have equipped the studio with premium mats and towels for rental (*$2 and $1 respectively) as well as bottled water for sale ($1). Filtered water is also available for free to those who bring their own water bottles.