How to start a Wellness Business

Madhusree Chowdhury
Madhusree Chowdhury Sep 29 2017 - 4 min read
How to start a Wellness Business
Starting a wellness business will not require too much of your hard earned money. All you have to do is find the right sphere where your expertise fit and involves less risk.

Huge stress and depression are looming amongst the population these days. Not even a small kid is spared with the stress of competition in the school. The professionals suppress their wishes under huge pressure of responsibilities. A mother spends the day entirely behind the welfare and management of the family. Even if the stressful day is passed, the residual stress in their mind deliberately destroys the peace. Every distressed person is very much prone to various types of diseases linked with affected lifestyle. This is where the wellness business idea works in the favour of wellbeing of the population.

An independent approach

Many of us think that we should do something real that would make us independent. The majority of the population like to work for someone else’s dream. There are many ways to start an effective business that will not only bring out your true potential but also make your society happy and well.

India is about to enter the impressive level of INR 1 Trillion wellness market by the end of 2020. The intelligent idea of wellness originated in the western culture. In fact, the corporate houses are including this idea to keep their professionals happy and healthy. Starting a wellness business will not require too much of your hard earned money. All you have to do is find the right sphere where your expertise fit and involves less risk.

Initiating the business

Friedrich Nietzsche said “It is the business of the very few to be independent; it is a privilege of the strong. And whoever attempts it, even with the best right, but without being OBLIGED to do so, proves that he is probably not only strong but also daring beyond measure.” In order to become an independent person, all you need a proper business idea and a proficient initiative to support it.

There is anonymous saying that unsuccessful people make a decision totally based on where they are whereas successful minds take the leap of faith based on where they want to see themselves one day. If you are driven enough to the wellness of the society then wellness sector is going to be the ideal place where you will enjoy working. Below are the levels where you can find your expertise to initiate the plan.

  • 1.Service
  • Wellness coaching
  • Corporate wellness consultancy
  • Yoga instructor
  • Personal trainer
  • Nutrition expert
  • Herbalist
  • Weight maintenance coaching
  • Personal Chef
  • Acupuncturist
  • 2.Selling products based on wellness like herbal products, supplements, apparels, organic food, etc.

You need to find out where you want to start your business. The two major divisions to ponder are product and service. Depending on your expertise, you can decide which branch to work with. If you are a good cook and have a precise knowledge in nutrition then the best way to begin your business is in the meal planning and delivery service. The professionals suffer from misbalanced food habits. The business can initiate well-organized meals for the office goers to provide proper nutrition. All you need is a good plan and a strategic approach.

From offering fitness solutions to setting a diet regiment, anything can be included in this plan. The best part of this business plan is that it can be expanded in any direction based on the wellness factors. For an instance, the business can start with a fitness venue or a wellness clinic where the individuals will be provided with the customized weight management programs. Eventually, when the business achieves a good pace of growth, the venue can be adorned with a nutrition section where the individuals will be offered with nutritious juices and snacks after a proper workout session. After few months, the fitness venue can be diversified with the addition of a spa or an organic restaurant.

The Indian population is getting educated regarding the bad impacts of the contemporary lifestyle ad they are prone to a good change. The prospect of the wellness business idea is huge as the target audience has no age bar. Brands like VLCC, Truworth, Meta Wellness, Herbalife, Healthgenie, etc are doing marvellous business in the untapped market. This is just the tip of the iceberg. There are innumerable concepts that can be included in this idea and take the business to a new level. 


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