EPISODE 66 - THE INTERSECTION OF YOGA & ENTREPRENEURSHIP WITH KRISTIN CAMPBELL

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ABOUT THE SHOW

Kristin Campbell is a true entrepreneur - in 2002 she founded Whistlers first ever yoga studio, in 2012 she created Tapasya Yoga School, and in 2015 became the co-founder of Squamish Water Kefir. I was incredibly excited to speak with Kristin because she embodies the intersection of yoga and entrepreneurship that is currently captivating me. 

In today’s episode Kristin and I get into the nitty gritty of the start-up phase of any business, running a product based business, and how Kristin's yoga practice informs her business life. 

So, if you’re currently leaning in to entrepreneurship, have always wanted to start a products based business or are looking to hear an inspiring story of grit & perseverance, then this week's show is for you! 

ABOUT KRISTIN CAMPBELL

In 2002 Kristin co-­founded NeoAlpine Yoga, Whistler’s first Yoga Studio which is now named NeoWhistler, a YYoga studio which she owned and directed until 2010.

In 2012 Kristin founded Tapasya Yoga (pronounced tah-pah-syah), a spiritually uplifting, alignment-based method of Hot-Hatha and Warm-Hatha-Vinyasa yoga.  Tapasya means 'to be with intensity for the sake of transformation'.  Although each studio has branded their Hot class differently, Tapasya Hot-Hatha + Hatha-Vinyasa inspired classes and teacher trainings are being offered in the UK, Europe and Canada,

In Sept 2015 Kristin co-founded Squamish Water Kefir Co. Water kefir is a centuries-old fermented drink that is packed full of the  probiotics and beneficial enzymes that our bodies love. Kefir, by the way, is pronounced "kuh-feer". 

Kristin lives with her 10-yr old daughter and mexican-rescue dog named "Jupter" on the unceded lands of the Coast Salish Peoples, in the territory of Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish Nation).

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PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kristin’s story of starting Whistlers first yoga studio
  • Why she wanted to become a “career” yoga teacher
  • The difference between running a products based & service based business
  • What it means to bootstrap a business
  • Working with a strategic investor
  • The importance of having a business mentor
  • How to have a healthy business partnership
  • How self-care impacts the success of your business

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