Please read thoroughly and carefully.
Memberships at Little Switch Yoga are based on a sliding scale.
For a sliding scale to work, members need to carefully read the materials on this page and decide the level they want to come in at.
Rather than having ME make that decision, I am asking each member to take responsibility for their choice and their attendant feelings about their choice.
You can trust me, that I’ve done the math properly.
All memberships have lifetime access to all regular weekly group classes.
All memberships are for one specific individual within each family unit.
It is tempting to see membership solely as a way to save money on yoga classes.
However, this is not the sole or even main purpose of membership.
When you sign up for any membership, you lock in your rate under the clauses in the Membership Agreement.
Membership tiers may will go up in price over time, but yours will stay the same as long as you keep your membership current.
Sliding scale pricing explained:
* Community membership (supported by your peers)
* Supporter membership (covers your enrollment)
* Benefactor membership (covers your enrollment + supports your peers + pays instructor)
If you are able to enroll at the Supporter or Benefactor membership, your tuition supports community members experiencing financial or resource barriers.
If you would like to clarify which pricing tier is most appropriate for you, please refer to this helpful conception by Alexis J Cunningfolk as well as the updated graphic and article by the Radical History Club (used with permission):
There is a lot of work to be done to keep a yoga space running in tip-top shape!
We have laundry and maintenance / cleaning of props, keeping the floor clean, keeping the member list data in good order, email administration, and promotion and advertisement to do.
In addition, while I do a stellar job with the social media part of the biz, there is always promotional work to be done!
If you feel like you’d be a good candidate for a work-trade membership, you are encouraged to apply.
Priority will be given to reliability and consistency of work offered, so make sure to carefully read through the application.
Little Switch is committed to providing no-cost yoga events – we hosted them in 2022 and 2023 too!
In fact we are starting off 2024 with a Hurrah! through our no-cost birthday event on the 11th. Please sign up for emails to make sure you have first-access to these events!
The sliding scale, work scholarship, and no-cost yoga model is founded on community involvement and support rather than a relentless grasp for large quantity membership, tiny profit margins, and mid- to low-quality service.
Without your support, it won’t work!
Within global capitalism’s framework the ethical entrepreneur is often pushed out, devoured by corporations, and encouraged to adopt tenuous or downright nefarious connections with affiliate links and other race-to-the-bottom strategies built on UNMITIGATED GROWTH – the very antithesis of sustainability.
(Further reading: Cory Doctorow’s essay on the “enshittification” of social platforms.)
Can a business like Little Switch survive? Let alone provide sustainable, quality and reliable yoga services?
Can Little Switch stabilize, and begin to foment a culture that brings forth more yoga instructors and leaders in our community?
Can Little Switch financially grow such that the organizer (hi!) is able to make at least a living wage?
I’d like to believe so!
little switch yoga
1941 riverside ave
hoquiam, wa 98550