In good health: Rising health consciousness has boosted revenue over the past five years

A growing consumer trend towards healthy lifestyles has supported the Pilates and Yoga Studios industry's stable growth over the past five years. The adoption of industry services has risen steadily, with yoga and Pilates becoming widely accepted as a means of physical exercise. While the industry has continued to grow, it has transitioned from the growth stage to the mature stage of its life cycle over the past five-year period. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 3.0% over the five years through 2017-18, to $536.4 million. This includes an anticipated fall of 0.5% in 2017-18, largely due to declining consumer sentiment and discretionary household more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Pilates and yoga studio operators have benefited from increasing health consciousness
  • An influx of operators has created a highly competitive operating environment
  • Demand is projected to slow with the removal of private health insurance subsidies for classes
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Pilates and Yoga Studios industry is characterised by a low level of market share concentration, with no player expected to account for more than 5.0% of revenue in 2017-18. The industry is highly fragmented and is dominated by small, individual businesses. Most operators run a single location, catering to a narrow local market. Operators do not typically gain significant advantage from branding, and gain minimal economies of scale from multiple locations, due to the need for skilled trainers to manage classes. The industry's high labour costs and relatively low profit margins are generally not conducive to opening multiple locations across a wide geographic area.The industry's market share concentration has declined over the past five years. Mor...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pilates and Yoga Studios Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Pilates and Yoga Studios are:

  • Easy access for clients
  • Provision of appropriate facilities
  • Having a good technical knowledge of Pilates and yoga
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Expenditure on recreation and culture and Real household discretionary income in the Pilates and Yoga Studios industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pilates and Yoga Studios Industry?

    Industry operators offer Pilates and yoga instruction to individuals or groups. Pilates is a body conditioning routine to build strength and flexibility, while yoga is a physical and spiritual practice focused on breath control, flexibility and strength. The industry includes Pilates and yoga classes taught at gyms or other health clubs.

    Industry Products
  • Yoga classes
  • Pilates and hybrid classes
  • Accreditation and training services
  • Prenatal and postnatal classes
  • Equipment and accessories retailing
  • Industry Activities
  • Pilates and yoga studio operation
  • Pilates and yoga classes
  • Specialised training involving Pilates and yoga activities
  • Pilates and yoga accreditation training
  • Accessories and equipment sales
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Expenditure on recreation and culture
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Health consciousness
  • Sport participation
  • Total health expenditure

  • Current Performance
  • Growth and acceptance
  • Prices and competition
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Finding their niche
  • Health insurance
  • Growth matures
  • Table: Pilates and Yoga Studios Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Health Insurance
  • Consumers
  • Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Industrial and Other Property Operators
  • Toy and Sporting Goods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Yoga classes
  • Pilates and hybrid classes
  • Accreditation and training services
  • Equipment and accessories retailing
  • Prenatal and postnatal classes
  • Chart: Pilates and Yoga Studios Industry Products and Services Segmentation

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

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

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pilates and 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 and 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 and Yoga Studios Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Bikram Yoga
  • A popular form of high-impact intense yoga. It involves completing yoga postures in a room heated to 37 degrees Celsius.
  • Cadillac
  • A Pilates exercise product that includes a trapeze swing, arm and leg springs and push bars fitted to a metal frame above a padded bench.
  • Hatha Yoga
  • A philosophy focusing on the physical aspects of yoga. It is the main form of contemporary yoga in Australia with many derivatives. It is also considered a gentle type of yoga.
  • Iyengar Yoga
  • A type of yoga that focuses on precise movements, sequences and timing.
  • Reformer Pilates
  • A type of Pilates that uses a reformer bed with springs and rope pulleys to provide resistance while stretching.
  • Yogalates
  • An exercise system that combines the yoga and Pilates practices and techniques.
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