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The Business of Group Exercise—Beyond the Numbers

by Shannon Fable


The health club market has changed tremendously in the last 10 years. Expectations are high, times are hard and group fitness directors are pulled in a million directions. Learn the foundations of the health club business and how you directly relate to the bottom line. Walk away with a laundry list of helpful resources and straightforward strategies that will help you communicate with management more effectively and lead your team with ease. Review in-depth information about evaluating the effectiveness of classes with numbers, budgets, pay scales and much more.

About the Author

Shannon Fable

Shannon Fable IDEA Author/Presenter

Shannon Fable, 2013 IDEA and 2006 ACE Instructor of the Year, is a fitness business and programming consultant who has helped impressive brands such as Anytime Fitness, Schwinn®, Power Systems, ACE, and BOSU® over the last 20 years. As an experienced educator and certified Book Yourself Solid® Business Coach, she helps fitness entrepreneurs navigate the industry and make more money. Fable, a member of the ACE Board of Directors, is the owner of GroupEx PRO®, a cloud based group fitness management tool, and Balletone®.

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4.4 out of 5 Stars

  • by Lori Ennis on Jul 21, 2015

    loved this session with Shannon! She gave me a lot to think about ;)

  • by Gina Garcia on Jul 20, 2015

    Like the session. A lot of great information.

  • by Leonardo Luna on Jul 20, 2015

    Good information on the business side of things.

  • by Rose Jeffries on Jul 20, 2015

    Very insightful.

  • by AIDA JOHNSON-RAPP on Jul 19, 2015

    She is brilliant

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