STA-Swimming Teachers Association
STA-Swimming Teachers Association
STA-Swimming Teachers Association
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn Follow Health Club Management on Instagram
UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
Get the latest news, jobs and features in your inbox
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

News

Honor Yoga looks to double its footprint in 2019 – targets 100 US sites by 2023

Yoga studio operator Honor Yoga has revealed plans to expand its footprint and stretch its presence across the entire US market.

The chain, which currently operates 10 sites in the state of New Jersey, has set its sights on a nation-wide expansion push driven by franchising.

It currently has 25 locations in "various stages of development" in North Carolina, California, Florida, Ohio and Indiana – all of which are due to open by the end of the year.

In total, the brand plans to open 100 studios by 2023.

Founded by entrepreneur Maria Turco, the operator is looking to tap into the rapidly growing popularity of yoga in the US.

According to the Yoga in America Study, conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance, the number of American yoga practitioners has grown by more than 50 per cent since 2012.

According to Turco, Honor Yoga seeks to disrupt the popular model of yoga studios by providing yoga to all.

She said she was "tired of box-like studios" and sought to establish an "accessible yoga studio with eco-friendliness in mind".

"Yoga is the most popular alternative health approach in the United States," Turco added.

"With approximately 37 million adults practising yoga, that number is projected to continue growing to more than 55 million by 2020.

"With yoga's increasing popularity, we are emerging as a differentiator from other studios in that we provide a welcoming space for every yogi.

"We're not centred as a fitness brand, rather we focus on the holistic wellness approach through the practice of yoga and meditation.

"From our class offerings to our non-profit arm, Honor Yoga Foundation, we make yoga accessible to all, which in the current industry space is revolutionary."

To help with the growth plans, Honor Yoga launched its franchise operations in partnership with brand investor AP Franchised Concepts.

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Yoga studio operator Honor Yoga has revealed plans to expand its footprint and stretch its presence across the entire US market.
HAF,FIT,IND,PTS
imagesX/THUMB341445_448217_36622.jpg

News

Health club operator Total Fitness has completed a turnaround of its fortunes, reversing a "steady
CoachAi, a virtual companion that interacts with members through their smartphones, has been declared the
The Gym Group has launched a marketing campaign targeting teenagers who are in the midst
Health club design can play a crucial role in improving member retention – partly by
A new health club and sports complex will launch as part of the Alderley Park
Dance-based boutique studio operator AKT has revealed ambitious plans to grow its US portfolio from
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
According to ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, wearables trumped the top spot for trends in
Boxing-based fitness operator 30 Minute Hit has revealed plans to open 20 studios in the
US-based indoor cycling operator SoulCycle has opened its first UK location. Located on Soho's Great
UK-based boutique fitness operator TRIB3 has opened its second studio in the Spanish capital Madrid.
A new study has found that not sticking to a regular bedtime and wake up
Fitness group Les Mills has joined forces with Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign to
Leisure operators Everyone Active and GLL each picked up three gongs at the ukactive Awards
Dyaco International
Dyaco International
WE11, a luxury co-working studio for elite freelance wellness professionals, is a stunning facility with
A boxing club looking to bridge the gap between authentic boxing training and a boutique
Indoor cycling giant Peloton has revealed plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO). The
Huw Edwards, acting CEO of ukactive, has called for a "cultural shift" across government, in
Servicesport UK Limited
Servicesport UK Limited
1 - 15 of 10,960
Features
Flooring
With the increase in popularity of functional training, the floor is increasingly becoming a piece of equipment in itself. Kath Hudson investigates
Features
Retention
There’s no one thing that will fix your member retention, but clarity of mission, a strong culture and an eye for data will drive significant change. Kate Cracknell reports from this year’s Retention Convention
Features
HCM Celebs
In the name of work, Australian actor Chris Hemsworth has undergone impressive physical transformations for film roles such as Thor in The Avengers and Marvel films. Inspired by the public’s interest in his workouts, he’s now created a health and fitness app called Centr that utilises the expertise of his team of world-class experts
Features
Retention
Are you optimising HIIT for your members, or are they put off by the pain? Abigail Harris looks at research into ways to better support members towards a positive outcome
Features
Statistics
The fitness market in Europe is entering a new phase of growth according to the European Health & Fitness Market Report 2019 by EuropeActive and Deloitte. HCM reports
Features
Innovation
Silicon Valley hacker Dave Asprey used his tech skills to gather the latest fitness kit to create a bio hacking boutique. Kath Hudson investigates cusapero
Features
Active ageing
The older people get, the more likely they are to have a long term health condition. But getting ill is not an inevitable consequence of getting older, so targeting the over 50s market could bring about multiple wins. Kath Hudson reports
Features
Analysis
Features
Software
New technology is transforming the way the health and fitness industry functions and interacts with customers. Liz Terry catches up with operators around the industry for an update
Features
HCM Celebs
Being a touring musician can be tough on your wellbeing, so country music star, Tim McGraw, developed his own workouts to stay fit. Now he’s collaborating with Snap to launch a gym brand
Features
Strength
Do you need strength training kit that fits a smaller space? Julie Fisher takes a look at the options
Features
People
We estimate that we have 110,000 children in primary schools that have introduced the Daily Mile as part of the everyday school day. That’s 400 schools, and the feedback is great. It’s been a real success
People
Much of the fitness industry branding is based on a no pain, no gain philosophy, but we didn’t want to present Rabble like that, even though a session is ridiculously tiring!
People
We want to develop the next generation of health and wellbeing centres, offering a mix of clinical, physical and emotional wellbeing services
People
With two instructors per class – one devoted to correcting form – we fix people, and this creates clients for life
People
As clubs with swimming pools and health and beauty facilities, the low cost model wasn’t going to work for us, but the clubs weren’t as high-end as David Lloyd clubs either. Our first intervention was to win over the staff and encourage them to act as though it was a high-end club
People
We noticed this gap in the UK market for a complete workout that invigorates the body while impacting the mind
People
My target market are the young, affluent residents of Marylebone, St John’s Wood and Hampstead – fitness has become a really big part of young people’s lives; the bulk of our membership is 18 to 45 years old
People
So, the competition is now here… and who’s to say it always has to be at a premium price point? Why shouldn’t someone also come in with a cheaper at-home option?
People
Ceilidh dancing is great; it’s full of fun and energy and after a night of it you leave happy, smiling and sweating
People
Promotional Feature
Promotional feature
Our qualification increases learners’ awareness, encourages empathy and instils confidence to speak to people affected by mental ill-health
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Myzone vs. wrist trackers
According to ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, wearables trumped the top spot for trends in 2019. However, the question between Myzone or wrist trackers still stands.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fitness trends have changed, it’s time qualifications caught up
EMD UK, the national governing body for group exercise, has been working with Active IQ to improve industry qualifications.
Opinion
promotion
Member retention is a growing problem for long-established gym chains, who are battling the growing budget and boutique gym market.
Opinion: Are you trying to beat budget gyms at their own game?
Company profiles
Company profile: Eleiko
We build upon our six-decade legacy in weightlifting, fuelled by our unwavering commitment to innovation, ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Vital Tech
Vital Dome is the company’s patented and proprietary technology. Vital Tech has full control over ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Fitness equipment
FunXtion International BV: Fitness equipment
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Property & Tenders
Will to Win
Property & Tenders
Savills
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2019
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Diary dates
23-25 Jul 2019
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Diary dates
Search news & features:
Find a supplier:
STA-Swimming Teachers Association
STA-Swimming Teachers Association