How to Open a Fitness Studio without a Fitness Franchise

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"How To Open Your Own Pilates Studio Without The Fees or Rules of a Pilates Franchise"

This Free Training & Fast Start Guide START will reveal:

  • Typical Initial Start Up Costs - and how you can open with as little as $50k - $100k - vs the $350k a franchise requires!
  • The biggest mistakes past studio owners have made - and how it impacted their business!
  • How long it will take you to find your location, build out your studio, and open your studio.
  • If you can REALLY open a studio without a franchise - and how to get the franchise systems - without the $50,000 franchise fee!

I'm Amy Mewborn and in 2010, I left my 15 year six figure finance career to open my first barre studio!

That first year, I made over $75,000 of mistakes. 7 months later, I opened my SECOND studio and it was over 3 times more successful.

I helped write franchise manuals and have helped launch over 75 studios across the world - offering barre, yoga, pilates, spin, cycle, bootcamp, cardio dance, TRX, and more!

Today - I help you open your own successful studio - without the costs and restrictions of a barre franchise!

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Amy Mewborn is the Founder of Women Success Society. She helps women entrepreneurs launch and scale six and seven figure businesses, without the hustle; with her signature programs - Business Success Simplified and Elevate Mastermind and Accelerator.

Get this FREE GUIDE to learn how you can open your own yoga studio or group fitness studio without the fees and rules of a fitness franchise.

Real Success Stories...

After receiving a glowing testimonial from another client of Amy’s, my decision was simple - I went all in. It was one of the easiest (and best) decisions I have made.

While the abundant information and resources in the SIB portal are valuable time and money savers, I have found the most value and support in my direct contact with Amy (my “Amy Dates”).


Our entire process of opening our studio was just a few months and Amy’s analogy of “drinking water through a fire hose” was spot on! In addition to her vast knowledge and experience (lease negotiations build out, staffing, marketing, etc.),

- Rita

Past Client

I cannot say enough wonderful things about Amy's Studio in a Box program. I highly recommend it for anyone dreaming of starting a studio without the franchise fees, while maintaining true creative freedom.

I had contemplated opening a Pure Barre franchise but I had always heard that you were buying yourself a job when you buy into a barre franchise...which is what I wanted to leave. They also required very high liquidity and required me to quit my job. I thirsted for the freedom to do what I wanted and to have the flexibility without rules and fees, but also wanted (and needed) the support. I would not have gotten my loan or a real estate agent to take me seriously without the documents provided for a business plan and financial projections within the program.

- Kristin

Past Client

If you have a dream of owning your own studio, Amy’s so worth it!

As I started out my dream of having my very own studio, I really didn’t think I would be able to NOT go with a Barre3 franchise. I just didn’t think I had enough business and marketing knowledge to start up a studio from scratch. As I looked deeper into the world of franchises, I realized how limited I would be, financially and creatively, to start up this dream.

I can’t imagine the stress I would be under if I had decided to go with a franchise--the fees, the monthly royalty payments, the lack of personal expression… the list goes on.

- Kathi

Past Client

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Amy Mewborn has helped people launch barre studios who have come from a past Pure Barre franchise, Bar Method franchise, Studio Barre franchise, Barre 3 franchise,  Barre Code Franchise and more!   She is an expert on Barre Fitness Franchises and helps launch studios without the barre fitness franchise.  If you have been looking to open a barre fitness studio and have considered a barre franchise - such as a Pure Barre Franchise, a Bar Method Franchise, a Studio Barre Franchise, a Barre 3 Franchise, a Barre Code Franchise - or any other barre franchise - you're in the right place. 

Although a barre franchise offers a lot of benefits, she works to offer the systems and tools you would get with a big barre franchise - without the barre franchise fee.  

We are not associated with a Pure Barre Franchise, Barre 3 franchise, Bar Method franchise, or any other barre franchise program.