Club Pilates ‘Barrels’ into Major U.S. Markets with Continued Franchise Growth

Nation’s Largest Pilates Brand Signs Agreements Set to Bring Studios
to Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Chicago

, the largest and fastest-growing Pilates franchise in the
United States, is expanding its brand footprint through recent franchise
sales that will bring a total of 11 studios to the Philadelphia,
Pittsburgh and Chicago areas.

The announcement comes on the heels of a strong year of growth for the
franchise, which currently has more than 140 open studios and more than
460 territories sold in the United States. Momentum has largely been
driven by the brand’s unparalleled and premium service, state-of-the-art
equipment, membership packages tailored to each market and empowering

Further establishing its market dominance on a national scale, Club
Pilates will debut in the Philadelphia market as early as July, with a
studio in Frazer, PA. The Frazer location is the first of two studios
that will be owned by entrepreneurial couple Randy and Margaret Longo,
who will open a second Club Pilates in Exton. In addition the Longo’s
studios, George and Kris Waller signed a two-unit agreement that will
bring Club Pilates to King of Prussia and Radnor over the next 12
months. A Pittsburgh location is expected to open in Wexford later this
year, and additional areas being targeted for development include
Harrisburg, York, Scranton and Williamsport.

“We look forward to bringing Club Pilates to the greater Philly area,”
said Randy Longo. “The brand aligns with our values of healthy living
and psychological empowerment, which we are excited to share with our
community for many years to come.”

In addition to growth throughout the state of Pennsylvania, Club Pilates
announced a six-unit agreement in the Chicago metropolitan area, where
the brand already has 18 studios in development. Franchise owners Eric
and Kristen Kohn are targeting Hindsdale, Bolingbrook, and Oak Park for

“Our strong business model, streamlined operations and training, and
premiere reformer equipment have propelled Club Pilates to become the
dominant Pilates brand for convenient, affordable and quality workouts,”
said Anthony Geisler, CEO of Club Pilates. “The explosive growth of the
boutique fitness segment makes it an exciting time to get involved with
the franchise opportunity as we continue fast-paced growth to become the
household Pilates name.”

Club Pilates has more than 140 locations in 35 states, with 350
anticipated to be open by the end of 2017. The brand is seeking
qualified franchise partners to develop studios in prime territories
across the country, including Boston, Philadelphia, New York City,
Portland, Seattle and areas of Northern California. Club Pilates
locations require approximately 1,500 square feet of retail space, and
the total investment to become a Club Pilates franchise owner ranges
from $158,252 to $224,657.

For more information about Club Pilates and its franchise opportunities,

About Club Pilates:

Founded in 2007, Club Pilates is a boutique fitness studio that
specializes in strength-training classes for anyone, at any age. Based
in Costa Mesa, CA, the company is experiencing rapid growth and expects
to have nearly 350 locations open by the end of the year. With more than
500 instructors teaching over seven million workouts each year, 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. In 2017, Club Pilates
was named to Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500
ranking, and ranked No. 17 on the magazine’s 2017 Top New Franchise
list. To learn more about the Pilates franchise opportunity, visit


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