Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey by launching a personal training and pilates business but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Colleen Naus of pillarPERFORMANCE, based in San Diego.
What's your business and who are your customers?
We specialize in YOU, with our private personal training and pilates facility.
Whether you desire a personal training session, pilates equipment or a mixed bag... we got YOU! Our highly knowledgable instructors are dual certified and will detail your workout to what your body needs and what you want! With 16 years in business we are highly experienced with all ages, sport levels, injuries, and recoveries. Come in for a session to see for yourself!
Tell us about yourself
I've always been intrigued with body movement. My background is professional dance and choreography. Our body is our temple and is to be treated with honor. It takes us through our world. Let this instrument be a priority.
I love teaching and working with people! To raise them to a feeling good place and assist them in moving about the world without limitations. So in combining my dance experience, love for movement, and desire to continue teaching... pillarPERFORMANCE was born!
Every session is its own creation... as each day will request something different from us. I've been in the industry since 2001 and have loved every minute of it!
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
Besides being witness to our clients become stronger, recovering from traumatic injuries, improving an imbalance, or simply remaining steady in their commitment to well-being; it's the accomplishment of remaining strong and viable to be of service for 16 years and counting!
What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?
Always remaining in the zero-point field... rising above to see the bigger picture. Being adaptable to the ever-changing needs of the business, clients, and trainers.
It is always stretching me to grow! Quite a blessing, honestly.
What are the top 3 tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
If it's in your heart and is an innate desire ~ start there and don't look back!
Take the necessary steps for a creative business process but remember to 'trust the process!'
Support and honor your team like they are your family. "Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge." ~go Simon Sinek !!
Is there anything else you'd like to share?
I love being a private business owner and support those in the process. Please reach out for assistance. I'm here to be of service and offer my expertise through my 'small business' consulting packages.
Where can people find you and your business?
If you like what you've read here and have your own story as a solopreneur that you'd like to share, then email email@example.com; we'd love to feature your journey on these pages.
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