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A couple months ago I had the pleasure of co-hosting a dinner in San Francisco with equipment manufacturer Precor. Of those in attendance was our most recent Studio Spotlight, John Heringer from Fast Action Training in San Jose, CA. It was apparent early on just how passionate and dedicated John was to his craft. The following spotlight showcases John's desire to surround himself with the best and ensure his clients are always the #1 priority.
Whether it's growing his 600 square foot single room “box” into the 6,500 square feet it occupies today or being heavily involoved with MERRITHEW, fitness industry pioneer John Garey and his team continue to make waves in the fitness industry. Learn how John was able to land his first clients, what drives profitability, and more secrets only found through AFS Studio Spotlights!
Located in San Luis Obispo, California - MZR is owned by 2015 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, Mike Z. Robinson. Below Mike (an AFS member) shares invaluable information for studio owners.
When it comes to spotlighting the best of the best, look no further than Alloy Personal Training Center, in Roswell, GA (formerly North Point Fitness). Run by fitness expert and AFS Advisory Council member, Rick Mayo, Alloy Personal Training Center has developed into the premier fitness destination in Atlanta.
Personal Fitness Training, Ltd., is run by President, Debora Morris and opened its doors 25 years ago in Wilmette, IL! AFS asked Debora 12 questions every studio owner (whether current or aspiring) needs to know.
Monumental Results, located in San Diego, CA is run by President and "Head Coach," Cris Dobrosieski. Learn how Cris has grown his business from training athletic teams, past and present Olympians - to become an author, professional blogger and motivational speaker!
Jennifer and Brent Kasmer opened Everlasting Changes Personal Training & Nutrition in 2011 just like many entrepreneurs, with a dream and a vision. Located in Charlotte, NC., they knew the leap to business owner was going to take hard work, but their strategic approach paid off and the possibilities of future expansion are now within reach!
Mike "JAM" Prosnick has created a very unique and exciting fitness studio. As Mike explains, "Every individual gets personal coaching and nutritional guidance to fit their lifestyle." Just About Me Fitness aka JAM.FITNESS is located in Alpharetta, GA, with 24 hour access and workouts changing monthly, you will find the time to JAM!
Age Successfully is located in Fishers, IN. Learn how owner Debi Teeple has found the perfect niche in her market to generate the results both she and her clients want!
Ask owner Todd Durkin and he’ll tell you himself, Fitness Quest 10 was launched in January 2000 as a one-man show. Now, 15 years later, FQ10’s team is comprised of more than 35 trainers, coaches, therapists, and administrators all with a common goal: to motivate, educate and empower people to transform their lives.
Vertex Fitness Personal Training Studio is located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Learn how owner Dwayne Wimmer took his astute business knowledge and applied it to a highly successful personal training business.
The Facility for Personal Training located in Boca Raton, Florida is run by managing partner Fred Steinberg. A long-time businessman, Fred shares his secrets to what makes his facility stand out among the rest.
Lateral Fitness located in Chicago, Illinois features top personal trainers and studio owners Scott McWilliam and Erik Marthaler focused on what they do best. Together, they have built a thriving fitness studio by blending their unique training styles into a business that continues to grow in downtown Chicago's competitive market.
Function First, located in San Diego, California is run by hugely successful studio owner & CEO Anthony Carey. A fitness industry educator who regularly presents at conferences and consults for larger clubs and equipment manufacturers, Anthony provides valuable insight behind his business' sustainability.
Blue Nectar Yoga, located in Falls Church, Virginia is run by studio Co-Owner/Co-Founder Jane Bahneman. Jane took some time to share some outstanding information on the value of superb customer service, retention efforts, and the joys she gets day in and day out running her own yoga studio.
Center of Balance, a Pilates studio in Mountain View, CA is run by Co-Owner/Director Tom McCook. A veteran of the fitness industry, learn how Tom has taken Center of Balance and developed it into an internationally-recognized learning destination and teacher training center!
Healthy Results, located in Chicago, IL shows how fitness studios can take many shapes and forms. Owner Robyn Becker has blended with the chiropractic office of Chicago Spine and Sports for the physical location of a personal trainer / rehab studio. Below Robyn shares her insight on what it takes to run a profitable fitness studio.