September 25, 2013 // Franchising.com // WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CALIF. - Total Woman Gym + Spa, a full service gym and spa designed to empower and guide women to reach their personal health and wellness goals, announces its first nationwide franchise program. This expansion is being spearheaded by an industry veteran and former IHRSA Chairman Gene LaMott along with his former Senior VP of Franchising Ben Amante. The two were instrumental in the growing of the iconic brand Gold’s Gym during a very crucial period of its history. Additionally, Amante’s deep breadth of franchise experience includes working with prestigious brands such as Nissan Motor Corporation USA, Bally’s and BP/Arco.
According to fitness industry sources, IHRSA (International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association'), AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association) and ISPA (International Spa Association), both of these industries domestically represent approximately $30 billion in annual revenue. “As the gym and spa industries continue to deliver world-class experiences and consumers flourish, Total Woman Gym + Spa provides an unmatched opportunity.” said Gene LaMott CEO/Chairman for Total Woman Gym + Spa.
Total Woman is committed to supporting women to live their best life and features state-of-the-art facilities featuring top of the line fitness equipment, personal training, group exercise classes (Zumba, spinning, yoga, kick boxing, Pilates, boot camp, belly dance, etc.), luxurious locker rooms, sauna & steam rooms, and babysitting. Additionally, Total Woman Gym + Spa includes a full-service spa offering restorative spa facials, body treatments and massage, all under one roof.
LaMott, former CEO of Gold’s Gym, joined with private equity group RLH Equity, who have a proven track record investing in the healthcare / wellness sector for over 30 years, will be setting the 48-year-old chain Total Woman Gym + Spa on its current growth trajectory. Today, Total Woman Gym + Spa successfully operates 15 company owned and operated locations concentrated in California, with plans to expand throughout the U.S. with the launch of the new franchise program.
“The opportunity to get in on the ground floor of our business and benefit from our team’s experience is phenomenal,” said Ben Amante, Executive Manager of Franchising. “Total Woman Gym + Spa is planning an expansion outside California through our franchise program that empowers business people who have the qualifications and passion for encouraging, uplifting and supporting women to live their best life.”
For more information about becoming a Total Woman Gym + Spa owner, including a franchise overview, start-up costs, fees, training and more, please visit totalwomanfranchising.com.
Headquartered in Westlake Village, Calif., Total Woman Gym + Spa is a full service gym and spa. Total Woman has dedicated more than 40 years to helping women achieve, their health, fitness and wellness goals.
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