On this episode of Industry Change we sit down with Sharon Simmons from Pilates Association of Australia. Pilates has come a long way from obscurity and burst onto the mainstream fitness scene in the last few years and the PAA does a great job in setting the standards for the industry as well as supporting
Welcome to another episode of the Studio Success Secrets Show. We’re in Shellharbour in NSW today talking to Tracy Pendergast from Fitshape Health & Wellness. Tracy owns a fantastic womens only facility that has tripled in size in the last 2 years. She had her own weight loss journey after having three kids and knew
On this episode of Industry Change, I speak with long time friend and meditation teacher, Tom Cronin. Tom traded his life as a finance broker to become a meditation teacher and has an incredible story. Interestingly he’s the first person who actually got me to sit in stillness for 20 minutes and I’ve now incorporated
In this episode of Industry Change I chat with Justin McDonnel, Co-Founder & Chair of Collective Wellness Group which includes Anytime Fitness, Orange Theory and Xtend Barre.  Justin had grown up around Fitness with his dad being a professional footballer and was always around his dad’s gym. That fitness background combined with a franchise background
On this episode of Studio Success Secrets we visit Kylie Reh, the owner of Rekreate Fitness in Wollongong. Kylie has been in the industry for 30 years and has seen all the fads come and go. But one thing she is absolutely certain of, is her audience. Kylie has created a place for busy women
A few months ago, we had an idea to start a show that took you behind the scenes into some of Australia and New Zealand’s most successful fitness and wellness studios. But of course, something happened between now and then called COVID-19 and gyms had to shut down. So, we have been holding off releasing
Can we introduce you to John Hiatt? He’s one of our amazing Ninja Online tribe. John joined the Ninja Program about a year ago and being in Melbourne decided to do our online program. John owns an EFM Franchise in the Melbourne suburb of Coburg. Now buying into a Franchise definitely has it’s advantages, you
There’s no doubt about it that we are in some unprecedented times right now. Working with studio owners, it was a really tough time a few weeks ago when the government directed them to close their doors. There were a lot of emotions throughout that time, there were a lot of moments of uncertainty (and
Want to know the importance of technology and mental health in the fitness industry? In this episode Richard chats with the Chief Operating Officer of LIFT Brands Andy Peat. Andy was 17 when he started out in the industry, conveniently not having to tell anyone his age… he was a personal trainer, worked on cruise
A few months ago I was wandering around the Fitness Show in Melbourne’s Convention Centre and Stumbled into an exhibit in the back corner that had a bath filled with ice in it… I was intrigued to say the least. Lured in by what looked like a wild man, we started to chat about the