Professional Membership

NAMASTA Professional Membership

The Professional Membership includes ALL the benefits of the Associate Membership level PLUS:

  • Complimentary mentoring session with a mind-body business expert (value up to $150). Our experts include the founder of the Abundance Center and the author of the Marketing Guide for the Holistic Practitioner.

  • Free Listing with a large US directory and referral service – this is not one of those online directories that get you spam and not one client. Instead, with this directory, several hundred thousand clients nationwide can get your information at any time by phone, online and in a printed directory (separate form and terms required once you are a member).

  • Special Report: Instructors: Employees or Contractors? covering the dos and don’ts. This report is available now to members at the Professional level only.

  • Studio software discounts of up to 15% for your pilates, tai chi and yoga business. Leading software products available include MINDBODY, YogaSoft, PilatesManager, Kicksoft, Position Maker for Yoga, PT Mgr and PranaStudio

  • Whole health education: $500 discount on programs by the National Institute of Whole Health.

  • Corporate Yoga, Pilates and Massage – Marketing Service – Metro Marketing provides professionals with a package of services to help mind-body professionals tackle the “corporate market”. Professional Members of NAMASTA get 50% off the setup fees.

  • Consulting services for retreat organizers – Annalisa Cunningham, MA, author of Yoga Vacations – a guidebook to International Yoga Retreats and Spa Vacations offers consultations to teachers, healers, and workshop leaders who want to create a successful retreat business. Member discount.

  • Window decal – As a Professional member of NAMASTA you receive one official window decal to place on your store front to denote your affiliation with NAMASTA.

  • Website seal – As a Professional member of NAMASTA you receive an official electronic seal to include on your website (single use) to denote your affiliation with NAMASTA.

  • Membership Certificate – As a Professional member of NAMASTA you can frame and display the official Membership Certificate which is printed on acid-free paper and is outlined with a gold flourish design. The Membership Certificate denotes your affiliation with NAMASTA.

  • Participate in continental initiatives that are planned such as the collection of reliable industry statistics, press relations campaigns, social responsibility activities and student recruitment programs, all strictly on a voluntary basis for you. Recent examples include support for the National Breast Cancer Month, the World Healing Day, Yoga Month and statistics in the NAMASTA Newsletter on the growth of yoga, Massage, Pilates and Tai Chi in North America.

  • Additional Useful Services
    are planned and we welcome your input and suggestions!

There are two payment plans for an individual or studio membership:

  • $20 per month for 12 months
  • $199 per year (you get 2 months free)

The Professional Membership provides extra value if your activity is an independent small business.