Melanie Webb con Adventures in Mother Nature's Gym The Business Workbook: The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Your Own Outdoor Fitness Retreats
Adventures in MOTHER NATURE’S GYM The Business Workbook: The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Your Own Outdoor Fitness Retreats walks you step by step through the business requirements of leading your own outdoor fitness retreat. Whether you specialize in private fitness sessions, teach small group mind/body classes, or work in a clinical setting, The Business Workbook contains a set of business tools that everybody can apply to their own practice. Fitness and adventure travel expert Melanie Webb helps you evaluate pricing strategies, find outdoor guide partners, and decide which first aid certification is right for you. You’ll learn how to: 1. Build fitness retreats into an existing mind/body business practice2. Mitigate risks and navigate the legalities of operating in the outdoors3. Research and implement business and liability insurance requirements4. Create gear lists, safety talks, and client intake forms5. Brand, market, and sell a retreat tailored to your communityBONUS MATERIALBuilt-in journal entries guide you through the creative process of monetizing your own retreat. You’ll receive equipment checklists for hiking, cycling, and stand up paddling retreats, sample safety talks and guidelines for working with special populations including children and senior adults.ALSO BY MELANIE WEBBAdventures in MOTHER NATURE’S GYM The Ultimate Guide to Planning and Leading Your Own Fitness RetreatREVIEWS“What Melanie Webb offers in her Adventures in Mother Nature’s Gym is a program that can help reconnect our patients and clients to an aspect of their being that is undernourished and therefore contributing to their depleted state. Melanie makes being in the outdoors fun, playful, yet pragmatic.” – Karen Koffler, M.D., Medical Director of the Osher Integrative Medical Center at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida“I’ve always wanted to combine fitness and travel, and this course offered a comprehensive program with everything from program design to business strategies.”-Chris Kirchoff, MA, ACSM HI-FI and Owner, Kirchoff Fitness“This course is well thought out and challenges the reader’s critical thinking skills by empowering them to put theory into action. Melanie’s qualifications alone make the book stand out as a credible resource.” -Sarah Anisman, M.S. Kinesiology and Sport Psychology, Owner of Yoga Lab Mammoth“I’ve known Melanie for more than a decade and her knowledge of fitness combined with her passion for the outdoors makes her an excellent facilitator for outdoors-based fitness programs.”- Pete McCall, Author, Fitness Blogger and Instructor at Mesa College“Running my small business from the road isn’t easy, and comes with a lot of stress. Attending a Sol Fitness Adventure with Melanie Webb in Utah was just what I needed to unwind and reconnect with nature. The techniques I learned there improved the fitness of both my body & mind.” – Matthew Karsten, The Expert VagabondABOUT THE AUTHORMelanie Webb, B.S., is the founder of Sol Fitness Adventures and has successfully forged a dual career that bridges the gap between the fitness and outdoor industries. A certified personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE), Melanie has trained at some of the finest fitness facilities in the United States. A respected leader in the adventure travel and fitness communities, Melanie was named “The person to call” for guided travel in Utah’s National Parks by DEPARTURES Magazine. Her work has been featured nationally on Good Morning America, Adventure Sports Network, ATHLETA Chi, Los Angeles Times, New Beauty, Outside, Real Simple, The Outsider by KUHL, Weight Watchers and more. Melanie earned her bachelor’s degree in human biology and developmental physiology from Brigham Young University. An avid explorer, her work and personal athletic pursuits have taken her on adventures around the globe.