Michelle Pallozzi

Philadelphia, PA 19134

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Fit to Fat to Fit

13 Answers | Asked by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Jan 31, 2016

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Feb 01, 2016

The only purpose to that show if sponsors/advertising. There is absolutely no benefit for any of the participants except a paycheck or publicity maybe? I'd never do something like that myself.

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Seeking opinions or experience on allowing Beachbody programs and supplements in our community Rec Center?

6 Answers | Asked by Kelly Serfas Bower on Jan 08, 2016

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Jan 09, 2016

I would not allow the supplements/nutrition aspect of Beachbody just because I don't believe in it, but there is no reason why you couldn't use an instructor for a class or two if it will draw attendees in and help generate more income for the business. You really have nothing to lose by adding the...

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how do gym owners pay personal trainers

10 Answers | Asked by Meloni Mullins on Dec 05, 2015

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Dec 06, 2015

Hi Meloni... As a small studio owner as well, we treat outside instructors and trainers as independent contractors. For the purpose of classes, we pay them a flat rate per class and issue a 1099 at the end of the year. For PT, we basically allow them use of our space for a fixed rate and they c...

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Are group fitness instructors at your facility being paid for the time it take to prepare their group fitness classes?

8 Answers | Asked by User on Sep 17, 2015

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Sep 17, 2015

Sorry I can't be of help. I work part time at a large health club and we are not paid for prep time. I also own my own small fitness studio. I don't pay my instructors for their prep time either. I wish it were possible, on both ends. I have never worked for anyone who provided paid prep time. Good...

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Swag for a personal trainer?

7 Answers | Asked by Susan Fink on Aug 25, 2015

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Aug 25, 2015

My best responses have been t-shirts, but I also did sports bottles (got a great price on them) and they went over well also.

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Ideas for holding independent fitness classes?

8 Answers | Asked by Christy Sanchez on Jun 29, 2015

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Jul 01, 2015

I was running into the same problem when I first started out. Keep searching, some Dept of Rec centers will lend you their space. You always have the outdoors options too. After opening my studio, allowing outside trainers and instructors was one of my biggest priorities after going through this! ...

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Has anyone tried using either Fitmob or Classpass?

5 Answers | Asked by Michelle Pallozzi on Apr 06, 2015

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Apr 11, 2015

So far, here is what I've learned: The customer service of Classpass is lacking. Fitmob staff members are great, and so far I've had to registrations for classes from Fitmob.

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Where do you train when most gyms won't allow outside trainers to train their clients in their gyms?

11 Answers | Asked by Tanya Sutton on Mar 26, 2014

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Jun 03, 2014

I was running into the same problem. Many of my clients have a gym/facility in their apartment building, but many others did not. After about two years, my husband finally talked me into opening my own studio for training and group classes. Because of my experience, I am definitely offering the s...

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