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Spapreneur Podcast
35 minMAR 24
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How to Protect Your Business Legally


On today's episode of the Spapreneur Podcast, we have Cory Sterling. Cory is the founder of the heart-leading law firm Conscious Counsel, a lawyer, small business owner, group fitness instructor, and yoga teacher. He wrote The Yoga Law Book and has served hundreds of clients in the health space worldwide, the majority of whom own or operate a wellness studio. He has presented at conferences worldwide, teaching about the law in a FUN and practical way. He won the award for "Highest Rated Session" at MindBody Bold, amongst a field of health and wellness leading minds and best presenters. In March 2020, he completed the MindBody Business Consulting Program to learn overall best business practices for studios and is the only lawyer to hold the certificate. Topics Covered He started the service because he loves the industry and product How does a lawyer become a yoga instructor? Legal Complications that Happen Why a Waiver of Liability is the Most Important Document for a Wellness Professional Why DIY Legal is a Bad Idea Do your legal agreements and contracts fit your business? Pay me now or pay me later. Using the legal document to be open and honest with your clients The screenshot defense Contractor vs. Employee Distinction The wellness space is an open minefield Get everything in writing Resources Mentioned https://www.amazon.com/Yoga-Law-Book-Essentials-Professionals/dp/1999039602/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1andkeywords=the%20yoga%20law%20bookandqid=1594826407ands=booksandsr=1-3 (The Yoga Law Book) https://consciouscounsel.ca/ (Conscious Counsel) https://www.facebook.com/groups/spapreneur (Free Spapreneur Facebook Group)