Class Scheduling Tips for Dance Studio Owners
In this episode of the Transform My Dance Studio podcast, we are joined by Hillary Parnell, a former studio owner and current Inner Circle member and coach. Hillary shares her personal journey as a studio owner and her transition into a coaching role, highlighting specific examples of how she has supported Inner Circle members through challenges in their studios. With her extensive experience, she provides valuable insights and recommendations on scheduling strategies for dance studio owners.
The focus of this episode is on common mistakes made by studio owners when it comes to scheduling and how to prioritize key elements when creating a schedule. Hillary discusses the importance of researching local school schedules and understanding parent-preferred times to attract more students and enhance student retention. She offers practical advice on handling both underfilled and popular classes, including strategies for managing waitlists effectively.
Additionally, Hillary shares her recommendations for utilizing technology and specific software programs to streamline the scheduling process, ultimately helping studio owners achieve scheduling success.
- Hillary’s journey as a studio owner and Inner Circle member, transitioning into a coaching role to support fellow studio owners.
- Examples of how Hillary has provided guidance and support to Inner Circle members facing challenges in their studios.
- Common mistakes made by studio owners in scheduling and strategies for prioritizing scheduling elements.
- Insights on researching local school schedules and parent-preferred times to attract more students and enhance retention.
- Recommendations for handling underfilled and popular classes, including effective management of waitlists.
- Utilizing technology and software programs to streamline the scheduling process.
- Hillary’s predictions for the upcoming season in the dance studio industry and tips for staying ahead of the game.
Join us for this enlightening conversation with Hillary Parnell as she shares her expertise in scheduling strategies for dance studio owners. Gain valuable insights on how to avoid common mistakes, optimize your schedule, and leverage technology to create a successful and efficient scheduling system for your studio.
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