Fox & Friends ran a special segment this morning, highlighting the job opportunities in the fitness industry. Master Instructor Kari Nicolle from CycleBar said that they would be opening 50 new locations this year, requiring close to 700 new hires. That’s an awesome opportunity for Indoor Cycling Instructors! Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
My friend Sally Edward is looking for a National Club Sales Manager. Her HEARTZONES Display Training system is becoming very popular – they’re closing in on 400 schools using the Heart Zones System. The Heart Zones products and services target a wide spectrum of end users, from competitive athletes to everyday health-seekers. Heart Zones’ offerings will help people seeking weight loss, renewed levels of energy, sports performance, and emotional fitness results.
Interesting article from RACKED.com that is promoting the virtue of Big Box fitness clubs – while recognizing how the boutique studios have been getting all the press and recognition over the past few years. Do Classes at Regular Gyms Hold Up Against Boutique Fitness? If you own your own spin shoes, are constantly laundering leggings, and have downloaded the Mindbody app to your iPhone, odds are you’re in deep with
Shannon Fable, Co-Founder and President of GroupEx PRO Group, has published this informative presentation directed at Instructors and studio owners/managers: How to Keep Crowds into February January is such a great time of year for Fitness Professionals, especially group fitness instructors. Studios are packed and there are tons of new faces! And, as a GFM, I’m sure you are searching for ways to keep the excitement alive well past the January
Shannon Fable, 2013 IDEA and 2006 ACE Instructor of the Year, will show you the three key components to distinguishing your studio/gym in a noisy fitness world. Walk away with several activities to further clarify your brand and boost your bottom line with minimal effort. What you’ll learn: What is a brand & why you need to more sharply define yours! How clearly identifying your ideal client and target
After a meteoric increase in new Indoor Cycling studios and other forms of boutique fitness businesses, it makes sense that a few of them will be sold. I’ve recently received a number of inquires from studio owners, asking for help selling their business – and I went ahead and posted them. Here’s a cycling studio in Magnolia, TX and another studio in Marietta, GA for sale. Coincidently, this was posted
Studio owner Karina Belli is offering what she describes as a “Business in a box – 360 Indoor Cycling Studio” that someone could purchase and move to their own location… or assume her lease and continue at it’s current location in Marietta, GA . Need help selling your Indoor Cycling or Spinning® studio fitness business? This podcast interview describes the 5 most common mistakes fitness studio owners make, when selling their
Helping prospective Indoor Cycling studio owners with their business planning is part of my Instructor Employment Initiative – encouraging the formation of new studios… which creates more places for Instructors to teach and will (at least I’m hearing) create upwards pressure on class pay rates! ICI/PRO member Rowan Platel contacted me recently with questions about a future cycling studio he is planning. Thanks John. I am looking for as much
Our Cycling Studio Owners will want to check this out ASAP… For years we’ve promoted Working Fitness Vacations – where you, the Instructor, teache a few fitness classes in exchange for a very low cost, Caribbean vacation. Hundreds of Instructors have followed our recommendations and have really enjoyed their all inclusive vacations. Now there’s TripTribe.com. They specialize in assisting fitness professionals who want to take a group of clients (your
Meet Stephanie (Steph) Cohen – owner of Ride Revolution Cycling Studios in Northvale, NJ! Steph is a member of our Cycling Studio Owners Advisory Group. In this episode of the Podcast, we discuss some of her most valuable lessons learned from running her successful studio for three years. Name of Studio: Ride Revolution Cycling Studios, LLC Location of Studio:
Here’s a fun studio pre-launch story you’ll enjoy hearing – especially if you’re planning a new studio yourself. Former Flywheel Sports Instructor Tracy Chutnow partnered with former participants Donnie Stutland and Stephanie Rubinstein to launch Wheel Power Studio in Deerfield, IL. During our interview, Tracy and Donnie explain how exciting it was to pre-sell class packages – generating profits long before their Zingfit website was completed or studio was open.