December 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Xtend Barre®, the revolutionary international fitness method that uses a traditional ballet barre to provide a full-body workout, announces the expansion of their franchising efforts in New York and Miami with additional markets in the near future. Xtend Barre® will be inviting new franchisees to join the existing network of 50 franchisees in 16 markets. 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.
A worldwide fitness industry leader in Barre, Xtend Barre® has shown impressive growth with over 182 licenses awarded in 18 countries, and the brand expects to add 75 franchisees to their system over the next three years.
Xtend Barre® is a trend-setting business model within the global fitness industry, which provides unparalleled investment opportunity and is one of the fastest growing industries today.
Xtend Barre® is a leader in their niche market of barre workouts and part of a booming boutique fitness market, making it a simple business model to operate and develop. Xtend Barre® offers individual owner/operators and multi-unit business developers the chance to be a part of this thriving market, while being connected to a widely popular worldwide brand with robust corporate support.
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."
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