Andrea Isabelle Lucas is the owner and CEO of Barre and Soul Boutique Studios in the New England Area, she’s authored a book entitled Own It All and somehow she still finds time to be a voice for equality, diversity and positive self expression….talk about Girl Power!! Boutique owners, I have to tell you….this episode is for you! Andrea offers up her secrets to success, not only surviving while her boutiques were shut down, but flourishing on-line during shutdown! She also shares her plan for continued success moving forward. She credits her Covid business success to her teams' quick response "the change in plan" and calling on the teams' individuals talent and creativity to help her smash it out of the park when it came to on line revenue!
Grant Gamble is a best-selling Mindful Leadership Author of "The Affinity Principle", Business Strategist and Speaker who has worked with hundreds of companies across the globe, ranging from Amazon to startups. He has worked in sectors as diverse as hospitality through to wellness and healthcare.
With its 30-year history, HydroMassage may be more impactful today than ever before! The latest HydroMassage model, the Lounge – offers a VIP, luxury experience to your facility. Learn how to implement the lounge into your facility – where to place it, how to sell it, how to educate your members about it! By listening to The Value Proposition for Promoting Recovery in Your Health Clubs you will hear the science behind HydroMassage – ever wonder what it does and why it works? The team explains their customer service process and how the upkeep and maintenance on a HydroMassage product is incredibly low. You’ll hear from club owners and operators about how they use the lounges in their facilities, where they place them for optimum usage and how they designed relaxing spaces!
Most importantly, you’ll learn about the two R’s: Recovery & Revenue. You’ll learn the recovery benefits to HydroMassage – do you use this before or after a workout? Our recovery expert takes us through the science of why it helps with recovery and how it makes members happy. She’ll walk us through creative ways that club owners market their HydroMassages and give you creative ideas you can easily implement. Do you run 24 hour clubs? We’ll walk through access control recommendations for HydroMassage too. The guests will explain how they bundle HydroMassage into their membership options and share how much extra revenue can truly be added to your monthly draft. They’ll tell you what pushed them over the edge and ‘made them buy’ and why you need to call HydroMassage today!
With over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry (UK, US), Dr. Frances H. Mikuriya is the founder of Body Machine Performance Studio™ and SpinAddikts™, the first private indoor cycling group in London. Frances holds 4 degrees in architecture - PhD, AA School of Architecture London; MSc, Columbia University New York; MSc, University College London, and a Bachelor of Architecture, University of Texas Austin. She has also taught and lectured for 7 years in academia before opening Body Machine Performance Studio in Kensington in 2019. In addition to her training in architecture, Frances’ fitness career started in the US in the 90’s where she was one of the leading group exercise instructors in exclusive clubs including Equinox (NY) and the Sports Club/LA (San Francisco).
Derek turns task-driven managers and owners into people-focused leaders. More specifically, he helps busy managers discover who they are, decide where they're going, and design how they'll get there, so that they can more effectively lead others. Derek’s core philosophy: Intentional Self-Leadership + Inspirational Team Leadership = An Invigorating Culture. After a career of working in basketball operations at the collegiate and professional levels, he empowers others both as the director of people at a fitness club and as a leadership professor at a university. Derek founded Move Results to impact the lives of individuals, organizations, and communities. Today, he loves to inspire and influence others as a speaker and writer. Derek is the author of SHIFT: Move from Frustrated to Fulfilled.
Sherri McMillan, M.Sc. has been inspiring the world to adopt a fitness lifestyle for 30 years and has received numerous industry awards including 2010 CanFitPro International Fitness Presenter of the Year, 2006 IDEA Fitness Director of the Year, 1998 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year & 1998 CanFitPro Fitness Presenter of the Year. She is an international fitness presenter, a personal trainer, fitness columnist for various magazines and newspapers including the Columbian, author of five books and manuals including "Go For Fit - the Winning Way to Fat Loss", "Fit over Forty" & "The Successful Trainers Guide to Marketing", and featured presenter in various fitness DVDs. She is the owner of NW Personal Training and Why Racing Events in Vancouver WA.