COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.