Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Operators in this industry offer Pilates and yoga instruction to individuals or groups. Yoga and Pilates exercises involve physical exercises designed to develop breath 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 in recent years 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... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Pilates and Yoga Studios industry is highly fragmented, meaning it has a low level of market share concentration. The nature of the services provided prevent operators from being able to benefit from economies of scale, therefore, while many operators own multiple establishments, no industry players have expanded nationwide. The industry has long been characterised by its low concentration.
The majority of organisations participating in the industry are small owner-operated businesses, mainly due to the inherent nature of the products and services provided. There are low barriers to entering the Pilates and Yoga Studios industry, so anyone that is appropriately trained in the field can provide classes as long as they have a client base.
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