Michelle Pallozzi

Philadelphia, PA 19134

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building a training room inside my gym

6 Answers | Asked by Kalyn Klaess on Sep 21, 2016

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Sep 22, 2016

Like the previous two answers, there are way too many variables involved, from the flooring to equipment to sound system to mirrors...You can spend as little as $500 up to $25k depending on what you want/need in there.

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10 Answers | Asked by Jenn Barris on Jun 22, 2016

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Jun 23, 2016

I do not believe in Advocare, Herbalife and the such. Sorry...

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Do you have a target for attendance in your group fitness classes?

5 Answers | Asked by Meg Mayer on Jun 20, 2016

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Jun 21, 2016

As a studio owner, knowing your costs/overhead are important in setting this goal. Based on complete income/expenses, we find our breakeven point then go from there. If 7 attendees are our breakeven point and we are hitting this with a new class, we give it some time to take off. After 4-6 weeks ...

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Personal Training and Massage

5 Answers | Asked by Eric Waldron Jr on May 01, 2016

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on May 01, 2016

Google can be your best friend. While most of us on here are willing to help with answers, both of your questions (actually the same question posed two different ways) could have been answered with Google.

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To those of you that offer classes in your own studios, do you offer the option of reserving/paying for a class on your website?

8 Answers | Asked by Nancy King on Mar 20, 2016

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Mar 20, 2016

I offer the option to do so through my website and Facebook events via Eventbrite. Again, it's only an option, not a requirement. I only enforce pre-pay registration for special events when I know I have to limit the number of attendees.

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how do you become a BTS certified gym?

2 Answers | Asked by Misty Nemitz on Mar 10, 2016

Answered by Michelle Pallozzi on Mar 10, 2016

Pretty simple Google search: http://bodytrainingsystems.com/pages/instructors/become_trainer.htm

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Fit to Fat to Fit

14 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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