Fitness is more than just a craze in the U.S. The Pilates industry alone is worth $9 billion. If you want to get your piece of the booming Pilates industry and help others achieve their fitness goals, then the Club Pilates franchise could be for you. The brand offers a variety of classes for people of all fitness levels and are based on the Reformer-based Contrology Method. But the franchise has modernized this method with state-of-the-art equipment and group practice. The brand was founded in 2007 in San Diego, Calif., and began franchising five years in 2012. Since that time, the franchise has expanded to more than 700 locations around the world. The brand's franchise owners enjoy great name recognition, site selection and buildout assistance, marketing tools, and ongoing assistance during the entirety of your franchise agreement. The franchise will also help you hire the best people to ensure the success of your business. Since the business also has a scalable model, franchise owners can scale their business to fit their needs. You will also be able to leverage national relationships and leverage development costs to launch your business.
Prospective candidates can expect an initial investment that ranges between $179,100 - $368,000. The initial franchise fee is $60,000. The ideal candidate is passionate about teaching others the benefits of Pilates and wants to be a great part of the community's fabric. The franchise will also offer you an exclusive territory, which means that you will be the only representative of the brand in your area. This will decrease your competition.