Club Pilates Signs 350 Franchise Agreements | Athletic Business

Club Pilates Signs 350 Franchise Agreements

Source: Club Pilates

Rapidly growing Pilates franchise predicts it will exceed 600 franchise agreements and 360 open studios by the end of 2017

COSTA MESA, CA (November 28, 2016)Club Pilates, the fitness industry’s leading boutique Pilates franchise, announced today it has signed a total of 350 franchise agreements since 2012, and plans to reach 400 franchise agreements and open 150 new studios by end of year. Club Pilates projects to exceed 600 franchise agreements and 360 open studios by the end of 2017.

Founded in 2007 and franchising since 2012, Club Pilates is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing Pilates franchise with locations spanning from coast to coast. The leading Pilates franchise currently has nearly 100 studio locations open nationwide in 28 states such as California, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Texas, Florida, Ohio, Michigan and Tennessee. Franchise growth in 2016 has been further fueled by successful club openings in Miami, FL; Carmel, IN; Memphis, TN and Atlanta, GA. Based in Costa Mesa, California, the brand has experienced rapid growth and extraordinary success, a testament to the strength of the franchise business model and corporate’s investment in supporting its franchisees.

“Our passion for the fitness industry and more than a decade of franchise experience has been central to our rapid growth,” said Anthony Geisler, CEO of Club Pilates. “One of the most rewarding aspects of Club Pilates is the opportunity to build the business from the ground up, and establish a national Pilates brand that franchisees can truly get behind to achieve their own success.”

Club Pilates offers a wide array of Pilates Reformer classes for all experience levels and private instruction by appointment, with an annual class rate of close to 2.5 million classes taught per year. Once all 360 expected studios open in the coming year, Club Pilates will hold over 6 million classes annually. Customers have the option of choosing between six different class formats and four experience levels, with classes beginning at 5:00 a.m. and offered throughout the day until 9:00 p.m. Each studio is outfitted with 12 reformer machines, EXO Chairs, Springboards, Barres, Triggerpoint and the TRX Training System, as well as mats, balls and dumbbells. The brand also boasts the best value in Pilates with affordable membership options for customers, making it more accessible to everyone regardless of age, fitness level or gender.

In addition, the brand operates its own training program for all studio instructors called the Club Pilates Teacher Training Program, the first 500-hour Pilates training curriculum to emphasize group Pilates equipment classes. Program graduates are trained in detailed applications of the Pilates Method of exercise and are chosen for teaching opportunities based on their knowledge and ability to adapt the Pilates exercises to clients of all levels.

With nearly 100 locations, Club Pilates is the preferred choice for those seeking a positive, inclusive environment dedicated to offering an elevated Pilates experience. The company is currently seeking single- and multi-unit operators to join in the brand’s rapid expansion. Franchisee candidates should have a minimum net worth of $300,000 and liquid assets of at least $75,000 per unit. Franchisees can expect the total initial investment for one studio to be approximately $158,252 - $224,657. For more information about franchise opportunities, visit or call 949-245-1828.

About Club Pilates

Founded in 2007 and franchising since 2012, Club Pilates is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing Pilates franchise. Class formats target a wide range of clients needs from young to more senior and beginner to advanced. Club Pilates is the first studio to create a 500-hour Teacher Training Program designed to thoroughly and safely teach group Pilates apparatus classes along with TRX, Triggerpoint, and Barre. Club Pilates has already sold 350 territories throughout the United States. Its over 400 instructors provide a current annual rate of over 2 million workouts to tens of thousands of members. For more information, visit

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