At full stretch: Strong demand has encouraged growth and enticed new firms into the industry

Operators in this industry offer Pilates and yoga instruction to individuals or groups. Yoga and Pilates exercises involve physical exercises designed to develop breathing control, flexibility and core strength. Originally an ancient Indian belief system, yoga has now become part of Britain's mainstream health and fitness sector. The growing popularity of yoga as a gentle and holistic way to exercise, relax and disengage from working life has stimulated demand for industry services and has pushed the industry's activities into mainstream society.Consumers' increasing willingness to spend on health and beauty treatments has kept the industry afloat over the past five years...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£875.4m
Annual Growth 14-19
2.1%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
16,138
Businesses
4,235
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising competition from gyms and leisure centres has limited growth in recent years
  • Small firms have captured a growing share of the market, as consumers seek a more personalised experience
  • Further growth in male participation in yoga is anticipated to benefit the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Pilates and Yoga Studios industry is characterised by a low level of capital intensity. It is people, rather than machines or equipment, that play the most important role in yoga and Pilates classes, so wage costs are significant. Wages are estimated to absorb 36.6% of industry revenue in 2018-19. Depreciation costs are minimal but vary between service providers. For example, Pilates instructors are more likely to incur higher depreciation, repair and maintenance costs than yoga studios because they use more specialised equipment for core strengthening exercises. In 2018-19, for every £1.00 spent on capital expenses, industry operators are estimated to spend £18.33 on wages...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pilates & Yoga Studios Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pilates & Yoga Studios Industry are

  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Health consciousness and Real household disposable income in the Pilates & Yoga Studios industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pilates & Yoga Studios Industry?

    Facilities in this industry offer Pilates and yoga instruction to individuals or groups. Pilates is a body-conditioning routine designed to build strength and flexibility, while yoga is a physical and spiritual practice focused on breath control, flexibility and strength. Pilates and yoga classes taught at gyms or health clubs are not covered in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Yoga classes
  • Pilates classes
  • Hybrid classes
  • Merchandise
  • Accreditation and training
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing yoga classes
  • Providing Pilates classes
  • Selling merchandise
  • Pilates and yoga accreditation training
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Health consciousness
  • Real household disposable income
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Sport participation

  • Current Performance
  • Developing strength
  • Increased movement
  • External competition
  • Current concerns
  • Market structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Continued growth
  • Niche markets
  • Market structure and profit
  • Table: Pilates & Yoga Studios Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pilates & Yoga Studios Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Primary Education
  • General Secondary Education
  • Retirement Homes
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Clothing Retailing
  • Estate Agents
  • Sound Recording & Music Publishing
  • Sporting Goods Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Yoga classes
  • Pilates classes
  • Accreditation and training
  • Hybrid classes
  • Merchandise
  • Chart: Pilates & Yoga Studios Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Health consciousness
  • Disposable income and consumer confidence
  • Leisure time availability, substitutes and seasons

  • Major Markets
  • People aged between 25 and 44
  • People aged between 45 and 64
  • People aged 24 and under
  • People aged 65 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pilates & Yoga Studios Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRentUtilitiesDepreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pilates & Yoga Studios

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pilates & Yoga Studios Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pilates & Yoga Studios Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Pilates & Yoga Studios Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Hatha Yoga
  • A philosophy focusing on the physical aspects of yoga. It is the main form of contemporary yoga in Western countries and it has many derivatives. It is also considered a gentle type of yoga.
  • Yogalates
  • A fitness class that combines both yoga and Pilates techniques.
  • Yogi
  • A practitioner of Yoga.
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