Support Ánimo Yoga & Store

by Nadine Sharkey in London, England, United Kingdom

Support Ánimo Yoga & Store

£13,638

raised so far

89

supporters

We’d been open 10 weeks before lockdown. We didn’t think our biz would survive. But we’re still here! And with your help we’ll make it.

by Nadine Sharkey in London, England, United Kingdom

We're still collecting donations

On the 20th April 2021 we'd raised £13,568 with 85 supporters in 28 days. But as every pound matters, we're continuing to collect donations from supporters.

New stretch target

The first stage is to get through the next few months, and be able to re-open with a full schedule of classes and teachers, and a re-stocked store. 

After that, we‘ll return to our original business plan. We wanted to create a space full of breath and life and community. We’ll put our community classes back on the timetable, and provide free meditation sessions. 

We’ve got plans for monthly pop-up markets in the studio space. We’ll offer yoga workshops, as well as longer trainings for Yoga Teachers. Plus life coaching, massage, Ayurvedic therapies, skincare consultations and much more. 


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On the 6 Jan 2020, we officially opened our yoga studio on Roman Road. Four weeks later, our store was up and running too.

Six weeks after that, we made the heartbreaking call to close our doors due to the pandemic, a week before the official lockdown came in.

We really weren’t sure that our new business would survive to be honest. But, after a bit of a cry, we moved to the virtual world and hoped for the best. And we couldn’t be more grateful to our teachers, and to each and every one of you, who have joined us there. 

Whether you’ve popped in for a Zoom class or bought something from our online store, you’ve played a part in keeping us going. And we love you for it.

We can’t pretend it has been easy, but we’ve just about kept afloat. We’ve paid our bills and our teachers - but not ourselves. It’s been a long long year. 

We’re nearly there now. And we know we‘ll make it back into the real world after all. We’re dreaming about workshops and pop-up markets, having new stock in the store and seeing our teachers and community again in real life. 

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To do it, we’d like to ask for a little more help. By paying for a bundle of credits, a gift card or a membership now instead of later, you‘ll be pivotal in making sure we’re able to re-open with a full schedule of classes and a fully stocked store.

We were already going to offer discounted pre-opening packages. However, by offering  them through this crowdfunding project, we’ll be able to benefit from the brilliant match funding from the Mayor of London too. 

We can‘t wait to see you all again in real life.

Much love,

Nadine & Judy

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£100 or more

40 Credits (10 studio or 20 livestream classes)

Pledge £100 or more today and we'll reward you with 40 Credits (usual price £125) when we re-open. You can use them for 10 studio classes or 20 livestream classes, or a mix of both - and you can use your credits towards events and workshops too. They’ll be valid for 3 months from the start date.

£16 or more

£16 Lucky Dip Ticket

A £16 lucky dip ticket. For the price of a normal studio class, you’ll be in with a chance of winning 1 month’s unlimited yoga. We’ll pull two names out of a hat on the day we’re allowed to reopen the studio!

£55 or more

1 month unlimited yoga - half price!

Usually £110 (or £99 per month as part of a rolling contract). Pledge £55 and we’ll reward you with a one month unlimited membership that you can use in-studio, for livestream and on-demand. (Excludes events, and workshops.)

£60 or more

20 Credits (5 studio or 10 livestream classes)

Pledge £60 today and we'll reward you with 20 Credits (usual price £70) when we re-open. You can use them for 5 studio classes or 10 livestream classes, or a mix of both - and you can use your credits towards events and workshops too.

£80 or more

£100 Gift Voucher for our Store

Pledge £80 or more and we’ll reward you with a gift card for our store worth £100 when we re-open. You’ll be able to use it online or in real life.

£500 or more

Six month unlimited membership

Our Unlimited Memberships are usually £99 per month or £1100 per year. But pledge £500 or more today and we'll reward you with a six month unlimited membership when we re-open. Includes studio, livestream and on-demand classes (excludes events and workshops).

£800 or more

One Year Unlimited Membership

Pledge £800 or more today and we'll reward you with a one year unlimited membership when we re-open. Includes studio, livestream and on-demand classes (excludes events and workshops).

£20 or more

£25 Store Gift for our Store

Pledge £20 or more and we’ll reward you with a gift card for our store worth £25 when we re-open. You’ll be able to use it online or in real life.

£40 or more

£50 Gift Card for our Store

Pledge £40 or more and we’ll reward you with a gift card for our store worth £50 when we re-open. You’ll be able to use it online or in real life.

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