By: TYP | October 07, 2015

Wag #1: "Change is good."  Wag #2: "OK then, you go first."


The Yoga Pioneers no longer accept credit cards or debit cards.


The backstory: in October 2015, the credit card processor TYP had been using abruptly informed us that they would now service food-and-drink establishments only, not retail businesses like TYP.  This prompted us to investigate if the benefits of accepting credit cards justified the ever-increasing costs involved...and led to our decision not to do so any longer.


Here's why we feel good about going plastic-free, and believe you will also: it helps keep TYP's rates low for everyone in our community.  All businesses that accept credit and debit cards have to pay "merchant services" companies t...

By: TYP | September 15, 2015

A yoga studio, like any small business, requires creativity, resourcefulness, and determination to operate successfully.  One of the recurring challenges we face is putting together a class schedule that serves our multi-faceted community, with seasonal variations in attendance, staff availability, and your preferred class formats taken into consideration as well.


It ain't easy!  We've often wished for a crystal ball to magically reveal the ideal class lineup – which, of course, everyone  in our community would love equally and unconditionally.   Although that may have to remain a fantasy for now, we are nonetheless happy to offer you this Sneak Preview of TYP's Fall/Winter schedule, and invite your comments.  The new schedule will begin on ...

By: TYP | September 15, 2015

There are millions of blogs floating around the InterWeb.  What makes this one worth your screen time?


Well, The Yoga Pioneers (TYP) isn't just the name of our fabulous hot yoga studio in Bloomington, Minnesota - it's a community of wonderful people with a mutual interest in individual growth, shared happiness, and planetary balance.  We feel the blog format can promote a lively exchange of ideas through reader comments...so we've decided to give it a try.


To kick off this blogging adventure, see the next post for a Sneak Preview of TYP's Fall/Winter 2015-16 class schedule.  What other topics would you enjoy seeing explored here?  Let us hear from you!


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