Ask these 4 questions to create an environment of change; Make participation a choice. 1. What do you want to change? Work toward goals: REad How to Change a Habit, Part I 2. Which do you want to do? Offer choices instead of Commands No change = x / Some change = Y / Radical Change = z 3. What is your motivation? Asking "why did you skip practice?" emphasizes the excuse 4. What is your next step?
bonus: remove the path of least resistance create accountability to a regular practice by instilling responsibility (Ex: a key holder to open the room or send the reminder email)