April 03, 2015 // Franchising.com // New York, NY – Xtend Barre®, the revolutionary international fitness method that uses a traditional ballet barre to provide a full-body workout, announces the expansion of the company to include new franchises in London and Los Angeles, and a corporate flagship studio in Boca Raton, Florida, the home of Xtend Barre Founder and Creator Andrea Rogers.
The corporate flagship, Xtend Barre® Boca Raton, will open in May 2015, along with Xtend Barre® West Hollywood and Xtend Barre® Pasadena, with Xtend Barre® London’s opening following closely behind in June 2015.
With already over 170 studios worldwide, the new additions reaffirm Xtend Barre® as thetrend-setting business model within the global fitness industry, which provides unparalleled investment opportunity and is one of the fastest growing industries today.
Xtend Barre® Boca Raton is a 3,200 square foot facility featuring two state of the art studio spaces. As the first corporate location, Xtend Barre® Boca Raton will offer the full range of programming with over 70 classes per week, including the newest Xtend Barre® classes: Circuit 7, Xtend Suspend, Fit Ball and Roll & Release. Located next to South Florida retail destination Town Center at Boca Raton Mall, Xtend Barre® Boca Raton will be the first studio to feature the brand’s new architectural design and brand aesthetic.
Xtend Barre® continues to invite new franchisees to join the existing network of 50 franchisees in 16 markets, with a focus on finding franchisees to expand Xtend Barre® in the New York, Miami, Chicago, Dallas and San Francisco areas. The franchising opportunity is open to individual owner/operators as well as multi-unit business developers who would like to diversify their business networks to include the ever-growing health industry.
Xtend Barre® studios offer the classic Xtend Barre® 55-minute class geared to challenge bodies of any age, gender or fitness background. Additionally, each studio has the option of offering 11 variations of the classic Xtend Barre® class, including Babies on Board, Xtend Barre® Stick Fusion, and Xtend Yoga Fusion. Franchisees also have access to quarterly content refreshment, online continuing education and continuing education workshops.
Due to these unique offerings, Xtend Barre® is quickly becoming a leading franchisor and licensor of group exercise studios and cutting-edge fitness content on a global scale, as well as one of the fastest growing companies in the women’s centric group training and entertainment category.
Originally launched in Florida in 2009 by professional dancer Andrea Rogers, the Xtend Barre® workout combines the amazing results of dance with the principles of strength and safety in Pilates. In just over three years, Xtend Barre® has rapidly expanded to over 170 locations around the world. The Xtend Barre® workout has been sought after by national spa and fitness centers and Pilates devotees from the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Paris, London and Canada. Clients range from new enthusiasts to seasoned fitness pros and include men, women, teens, Pilates practitioners, professional athletes, celebrities, and dancers. The Xtend Barre® method is best summarized by a long-time client: "If Pilates sculpts your body, Xtend Barre® chisels it."
We are able to arrange one-on-one interviews with the following members from Xtend Barre®.
Xtend Barre® Founder, Andrea Rogers.
Xtend Barre® International Director and Studio Owner of Sydney and Drummoyne, Aus, Rockell Williamson-Rudder.
Xtend Barre® Director of Marketing and Communications, Sarah Lowe.
Xtend Barre® Studio Owner of Brooklyn, NY, Kristine Storie.
For more information, please visit: www.xtendbarre.com
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Originally launched in Florida in 2009 by professional dancer Andrea Rogers, the Xtend Barre® workout combines the amazing results of dance with the principles of strength and safety in Pilates.