NEWS
Xponential Fitness adds sixth brand to portfolio – acquires boutique yoga chain
POSTED 10 Aug 2018 . BY Tom Walker
Xponential Fitness has acquired US-based boutique chain Yoga Six for an undisclosed sum – making it the sixth business in Xponential's rapidly growing portfolio of fitness brands.

Yoga Six currently operates 12 studios in five US cities – San Diego, Chicago, St. Louis, Milwaukee and Columbus. Seven of the sites will be operated by Xponential, with the other five being under franchise deals.

Founded in 2012, Yoga Six offers a broad range of heated and non-heated yoga classes, boot camp style fitness classes and meditation. Class formats include Stretch and Restore, Slow Flow, Hot Yoga, Vinyasa, Power Yoga and Performance.

Yoga Six will join Xponential's five other fitness brands – Club Pilates, CycleBar, StretchLab, Row House and AKT.

"Adding Yoga Six to Xponential Fitness was a perfect fit for our portfolio as it is a great complement to our already robust suite of brands," said Anthony Geisler, CEO of Xponential Fitness.

"Up until this point, primarily San Diego and Midwestern consumers have had the opportunity to experience Yoga Six, and we now look forward to expanding the brand through franchising across the country."

US-based Xponential kicked off its global expansion in the UK this year, following a master franchise agreement with entrepreneur Oliver Chipp.

Chipp expects to open at least 30 CycleBar studios in UK over the next five years, with the first studio set to open in London this month.

Xponential is led by a team of industry veterans who have experience of building fitness brands internationally.

CEO Anthony Geisler developed LA Boxing into a successful boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts fitness concept, before selling it on.

John Kersh – who helped grow Anytime Fitness into a global business – has also joined the team as chief international development officer.

"What we're creating at Xponential Fitness hasn't been done before and there's enormous consumer interest in boutique fitness across the globe that we intend to capitalise on," said Kersh.

Xponential is backed by financial partner TPG Growth, a growth equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG.
RELATED STORIES
Xponential Fitness acquires Pure Barre – grows brand portfolio to seven


Xponential Fitness has acquired Pure Barre, one of the largest barre franchises in the US – making it the seventh business in Xponential's rapidly growing portfolio of fitness brands.
FEATURE: People profile: Oliver Chipp


We talk to the new UK master franchisor for Xponential Fitness brand CycleBar
Xponential Fitness to begin international expansion in the UK


US-based Xponential Fitness has revealed plans to take its portfolio of brands global through a master franchise strategy.
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
 
Leisure Management - Xponential Fitness adds sixth brand to portfolio – acquires boutique yoga chain...
16 Feb 2019 Leisure Management: daily news and jobs
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

10 Aug 2018

Xponential Fitness adds sixth brand to portfolio – acquires boutique yoga chain
BY Tom Walker

Yoga Six joins Xponential's five other fitness brands – Club Pilates, CycleBar, StretchLab, Row House and AKT

Yoga Six joins Xponential's five other fitness brands – Club Pilates, CycleBar, StretchLab, Row House and AKT

Xponential Fitness has acquired US-based boutique chain Yoga Six for an undisclosed sum – making it the sixth business in Xponential's rapidly growing portfolio of fitness brands.

Yoga Six currently operates 12 studios in five US cities – San Diego, Chicago, St. Louis, Milwaukee and Columbus. Seven of the sites will be operated by Xponential, with the other five being under franchise deals.

Founded in 2012, Yoga Six offers a broad range of heated and non-heated yoga classes, boot camp style fitness classes and meditation. Class formats include Stretch and Restore, Slow Flow, Hot Yoga, Vinyasa, Power Yoga and Performance.

Yoga Six will join Xponential's five other fitness brands – Club Pilates, CycleBar, StretchLab, Row House and AKT.

"Adding Yoga Six to Xponential Fitness was a perfect fit for our portfolio as it is a great complement to our already robust suite of brands," said Anthony Geisler, CEO of Xponential Fitness.

"Up until this point, primarily San Diego and Midwestern consumers have had the opportunity to experience Yoga Six, and we now look forward to expanding the brand through franchising across the country."

US-based Xponential kicked off its global expansion in the UK this year, following a master franchise agreement with entrepreneur Oliver Chipp.

Chipp expects to open at least 30 CycleBar studios in UK over the next five years, with the first studio set to open in London this month.

Xponential is led by a team of industry veterans who have experience of building fitness brands internationally.

CEO Anthony Geisler developed LA Boxing into a successful boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts fitness concept, before selling it on.

John Kersh – who helped grow Anytime Fitness into a global business – has also joined the team as chief international development officer.

"What we're creating at Xponential Fitness hasn't been done before and there's enormous consumer interest in boutique fitness across the globe that we intend to capitalise on," said Kersh.

Xponential is backed by financial partner TPG Growth, a growth equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG.



Connect with
Leisure Management
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Vila Vita Parc opens first Sisley Spa in Portugal
Vila Vita Parc opens first Sisley Spa in Portugal   15 Feb 2019

Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa, a clifftop resort in Portugal’s Algarve, has launched a new Spa by Sisley, the first Sisley-branded spa in Portugal. The .... more>>
OPEN Architecture design soulful "Chapel of Sound" in China
OPEN Architecture design soulful   15 Feb 2019

Chinese architecture practice OPEN have unveiled renderings of the Chapel of Sound – a cavernous amphitheatre currently under construction north of .... more>>
Martial arts-focused gym operator HITIO signs first UK franchise deal
Martial arts-focused gym operator HITIO signs first UK franchise deal   15 Feb 2019

Fitness operator HITIO Gym has signed its first franchise agreement in the UK. The Norway-based chain, which combines a traditional gym and studio .... more>>
Trouble for Six Flags as multiple international projects face delay
Trouble for Six Flags as multiple international projects face delay   15 Feb 2019

Six flags chief Jim Reid-Anderson has revealed that changes in government are stalling the operator's Chinese projects, while there are "no .... more>>
World’s "first biophilic design store" launches in Brooklyn
World’s   15 Feb 2019

Greenery NYC – said to be the world’s "first biophilic design store" – has opened in Brooklyn's Greenpoint district. Described by the company as a .... more>>
Arts Council’s new diversity report shows BME representation below English average
Arts Council’s new diversity report shows BME representation below English average   14 Feb 2019

Only 5 per cent of staff members are not white at Arts Council England (ACE) major partner museums (MPMs) while 16 per cent of the working age .... more>>
Company profile


Booker by MINDBODY

Booker by Mindbody is an all-in-one management solution to run and grow your spa. Booker gives you access to a powerful tool that will help you promote your business and retain customers.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

EXF supports Third Space to create London’s largest functional training space at The Yard

EXF supports Third Space to create London’s largest functional training space at The Yard

Bespoke fitness manufacturer EXF has extended its relationship with Third Space, by supplying the luxury fitness group with London’s largest functional training rig at its Canary Wharf club. More>>




in this issue

• NHS to invest in social prescribing
• Anytime begins roll-out of new club design
• Mondrian rebranded to match iconic site



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Location: West Sussex, England
Company: The Gym Group
Regional Events Manager
Salary: £40,000 + £10k performance related bonus paid quarterly
Location: Enfield, UK
Company: Vibrant Partnerships
Events Assistant
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Bethnal Green, London, UK
Company: GLL
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




24-25 Feb 2019

International Manufacturers & Distributors Forum

ExCeL, London, United Kingdom



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Editor’s letter: Mental health
Liz Terry shares her thoughts More>>
  Tourism: Transforming Istria
In Istria, Croatia, tourism firm Maistra is changing the face of hospitality in the region, with a series of intriguing design-led hotels. As its most ambitious hotel project takes shape, Professor Terry Stevens finds out more More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Interview: Craig Lister
Green Gym’s managing director is harnessing the power of gardening More>>
  Adult play: Making a big play
LM reports on the emerging trend of adults playing like kids More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd