Business Overview

This Manhattan Beach yoga studio boasts an ideal beachside in this highly coveted South Bay market. Manhattan Beach enjoys stellar access to some of Los Angeles’s most prestigious communities including Santa Monica, Venice and Marina del Rey, as well as those east of the 405 Freeway from West Los Angeles and Culver City down to Torrance. The business has over 30 instructors (all independent contractors) is ideally positioned to cater to its local client base for yoga or other studio-based activities (e.g. dance, ballet, exercise, etc.). Note – the revenues reflected are from 2019, the last representative year.


  • Asking Price: $225,000
  • Cash Flow: $126,633
  • Gross Revenue: $325,316
  • EBITDA: $126,633
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 2010

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:1,000
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:30
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

This 1,000 square foot yoga studio leases for $2,500 per month on a lease that expires in October 2021 with one 5 year option. All of the business's furniture, fixtures, equipment and goodwill will be included in the sale.

Is Support & Training Included:

Seller will train for 2 weeks at 20 hours per week are as negotiated.

Purpose For Selling:


Pros and Cons:

This yoga studio occupies a coveted location that is somewhat protected from many potential new competitors, however, it does face traditional competition from those offerings provided by fitness centers (e.g. Equinox), chain studios or other independent operators. This bustling business has stood the test of time from nascent competitors and continues to prosper! Due to COVID, some of the location’s nearest competitors are reported to have closed. These include Hot 8 Yoga nearby, all YogaWorks locations as well as a nearby Pilates studio. As a result there are almost no fitness options within a 4 mile radius.

Opportunities and Growth:

The studio could tremendously benefit from a full-time owner-operator who is also a yoga teacher or who acts as a receptionist or a general manager. It could also bolster its revenues via offering studio sponsored yoga teacher training courses. The ideally located and well-appointed studio could also thrive as a dance or group fitness center, a Pilates studio, a spin / cycling class location or any other number of related concepts.

Additional Info

The company was started in 2010, making the business 12 years old.

The business has 30 employees and resides in a building with approx. square footage of 1,000 sq ft.
The property is leased by the business for $2,500 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

There are all types of reasons people decide to sell businesses. Nonetheless, the true factor and the one they tell you may be 2 totally different things. For instance, they might state "I have way too many other responsibilities" or "I am retiring". For lots of sellers, these reasons stand. But also, for some, these may simply be reasons to try to conceal the reality of changing demographics, increased competitors, current decrease in earnings, or a variety of various other reasons. This is why it is very vital that you not depend totally on a seller's word, but instead, make use of the seller's solution in conjunction with your overall due diligence. This will paint an extra realistic picture of the business's existing scenario.

Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the current company is in debt, which many businesses are, then you will certainly need to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Many businesses borrow money so as to cover things such as inventory, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Remember that sometimes this can imply that profit margins are too small. Lots of companies fall under a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back various other loans. In addition to debts, there may additionally be future obligations to consider. There may be an outstanding lease on equipment or the building where the business resides. The business might have existing agreements with vendors that should be met or might cause penalties if canceled early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

How do companies in the area draw in new clients? Many times, operating businesses have repeat customers, which create the core of their daily earnings. Specific variables such as new competitors sprouting up around the location, roadway building, and also employee turnover can influence repeat consumers as well as adversely influence future earnings. One essential point to consider is the area of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping center, or is it concealed from the main road? Certainly, the more people that see the business on a regular basis, the greater the opportunity to build a returning consumer base. A final idea is the general area demographics. Is the business located in a densely inhabited city, or is it situated on the outside border of town? Just how might the neighborhood typical home income impact future income prospects?