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Pure Barre Welcomes 2023 with New Class Format, Pure Barre Align
Posted: January 5, 2023 in Chains

Pure BarreIRVINE, CA - Pure Barre, an Xponential Fitness brand offering the most effective full-body barre workout, announces the launch of its newest class format focused on balance, flexibility and strength, called Pure Barre Align. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Signs Master Franchise Agreement in Japan for Rumble and AKT
Posted: December 5, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: XPOF), the largest global franchisor of boutique fitness brands, announces it has signed a Master Franchise Agreement in Japan for Rumble and AKT. The agreement was signed with Wellness X Asia, Xponential’s existing Master Franchise Partner in Japan for Club Pilates and CycleBar. The agreement provides the Master Franchise Partner with the opportunity to license a minimum of 100 new studios over the next eight years, across the two brands. Read More...

StretchLab Receives Accreditation of Brand’s Flexologist Training Program from the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)
Posted: November 23, 2022 in Chains

StretchLabIRVINE, CA - StretchLab, the world’s first and largest assisted stretching franchise, announces the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) has accredited its proprietary Flexologist Training Program (FTP) for a five-year period. This accreditation means that all Flexologists trained through StretchLab after August 2022 will now hold a nationally recognized certificate in assisted stretching. Read More...

Xponential Fitness and Aktiv Solutions Launch Xponential+ Functional Training Experiences
Posted: November 17, 2022 in Chains, Suppliers

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: XPOF), the largest global franchisor of boutique fitness brands, and Aktiv Solutions (“Aktiv”), a leader in functional fitness facility design and supply, have partnered to integrate a one-of-a-kind series of immersive exercise equipment experiences tailored specifically for amenities located within leading hotels and resorts, corporate campuses and high-end multi-family housing properties and universities. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Expands to Portugal
Posted: November 9, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness Inc., based in Irvine, California, has entered the Portugal market by signing a master franchise agreement with Porto-based Mitrinha & Libelinha Lda. for its brand Club Pilates. The partnership allows Mitrinha & Libelinha to open at least 20 Club Pilates studios in Portugal over the next 10 years. The Portuguese company is known for scaling consumer retail brands in its home market. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Signs Master Franchise Agreement in Portugal for Club Pilates
Posted: November 4, 2022 in Chains

Club PilatesIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: XPOF) announces it has signed a Master Franchise Agreement in Portugal for its Club Pilates brand. The agreement, signed with Porto-based Mitrinha and Libelinha, Lda., gives the Master Franchisee the opportunity to license a minimum of 20 Club Pilates studios in Portugal over the next 10 years. The Master Franchise partners bring extensive experience scaling globally-recognized consumer retail brands in Portugal. Read More...

Pure Barre Brings Back Pure Give This November, Announces Partnership with Soles4Souls
Posted: November 2, 2022 in Chains

Pure BarreIRVINE, CA - Pure Barre, the full-body barre workout brand, announces the return of its Pure Give campaign to celebrate National Gratitude Month in November. As part of the campaign, members and new faces can redeem a free class credit by using the promo code PUREGIVE when purchasing a single class. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Signs Master Franchise Agreement in Kuwait for Rumble, Club Pilates, StretchLab and CycleBar
Posted: October 26, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: XPOF) announces it has signed a Master Franchise Agreement in Kuwait for its brands Rumble, Club Pilates, StretchLab and CycleBar. The deal, signed with Kuwait Real Estate Company, Aqarat, will result in the opening of a minimum of eight studios early in the initial 10-year term of the agreement, with additional studios to be developed based on market opportunity. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Gives Back this Autumn to Further Enhance the Health and Wellbeing of the Communities it Serves
Posted: October 6, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness (NYSE: XPOF), the largest global curator of boutique fitness brands, is leading the way with contributions to health and wellness causes beyond the four walls of its 2,000-plus studios. Further breaking down barriers and lifting up communities through social efforts, the company announces a variety of charitable initiatives slated for October and November across its brands, which include Club Pilates, Pure Barre, CycleBar, StretchLab, YogaSix, Row House, Rumble, AKT, STRIDE Fitness and BFT. Read More...

CycleBar Studios Around the World Ride Toward a Cure for Breast Cancer in October
Posted: October 3, 2022 in Chains

CycleBarIRVINE, CA - Worldwide, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, with more than 2 million estimated new cases recorded in 2020. In an effort to spread awareness and contribute to breast cancer research efforts, CycleBar, the world’s largest indoor cycling franchise, is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month through a special CycleGives event. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Announces Partnership with Princess Cruises
Posted: September 13, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: XPOF), the largest global franchisor of boutique fitness brands, announces an exclusive five-year licensing agreement with the iconic premium cruise brand, Princess Cruises. With this unique partnership, Xponential Fitness becomes the first cross-modality fitness franchise to put its curated brands on a major cruise line. Over the term of the agreement, a minimum of eight Xponential brands will be made available onboard each of Princess’ 15-ship fleet, resulting in a minimum total of 120 licensed studio experiences across the Princess fleet all operated by OneSpaWorld. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Signs Deal for CycleBar in Japan
Posted: August 9, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: XPOF), the largest global franchisor of boutique fitness brands, announces it has signed a Master Franchise Agreement in Japan for CycleBar, the world’s largest indoor cycling brand. The agreement, signed with Xponential’s Master Franchisee for Club Pilates in Japan, gives the Master Franchisee the opportunity to license at least 30 CycleBar studios in Japan over the next 10 years. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Brands Row House and Rumble Boxing Partner with C4 Energy to Fuel Fitness Enthusiasts Across the Country
Posted: July 25, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Row House and Rumble, two of Xponential Fitness’ (NYSE: XPOF) powerhouse brands, announces that C4 Energy, one of the fastest-growing energy drink brands in the United States, is their new energy drink partner. Created by Nutrabolt, the Human Performance Company, C4 Energy, and C4 Smart Energy will now be available at participating studios nationwide. Read More...

Club Pilates Signs Master Franchise Agreement in the United Kingdom
Posted: July 11, 2022 in Chains

Club PilatesIRVINE, CA - Club Pilates, the world’s largest Pilates brand, announces it has signed a Master Franchise Agreement in the United Kingdom (UK), including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The agreement gives the Master Franchisee the opportunity to license at least 50 Club Pilates studios over the next 10 years. The new studios will bring Club Pilates’ international reach to 11 countries outside of North America. Read More...

Xponential Fitness CFO, John Meloun, Receives “CFO of the Year” Honor
Posted: June 28, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness CFO, John Meloun, recently received "CFO of the Year" in Orange County Business Journal's Annual Awards Event. Always humble, John shared what the last few years have been like in his role, how his career shaped his success at Xponential and what's in store for the future... Read More...

StretchLab, Global Leader in Assisted Stretching, Celebrates 200th Studio Opening
Posted: June 8, 2022 in Chains

StretchLabIRVINE, CA - StretchLab, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing assisted stretching franchise, announces the grand opening of its 200th studio in Huntington Beach, California. In less than five years of franchising, the wellness leader has experienced explosive growth across the globe, bringing assisted stretching to the mainstream in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand and securing over 700 signed franchise agreements. Read More...

Row House Debuts New Class Formats “Strength” and “Intervals”
Posted: May 25, 2022 in Chains

Row HouseIRVINE, CA - To better serve its diverse membership and stay competitive in the rapidly growing indoor rowing space, Row House, a leading boutique fitness franchise offering classes on and off the rower, has debuted two new class formats: Strength and Intervals. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Signs Multi-Brand Master Franchise Agreement for Mexico
Posted: May 10, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: XPOF), the largest global franchisor of boutique fitness brands, announces it has signed a Master Franchise Agreement in Mexico for three of its brands: StretchLab, Rumble and AKT. The agreement provides the Master Franchisee with the opportunity to license at least 60 studios across the three brands to potential franchisees in Mexico over the next 10 years. Read More...

Club Pilates Partners with Profile Plan to Provide All-Encompassing Wellness to Members
Posted: May 2, 2022 in Chains

Club PilatesIRVINE, CA - Club Pilates, the world’s largest Pilates franchise, has partnered with Profile Plan, a leading health and nutrition virtual program, to help members achieve all of their health and wellness goals both on and off of the Reformer. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Debuts New Digital Platform Xponential+
Posted: April 18, 2022 in Suppliers

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: XPOF) (“Xponential”), the leading curator of boutique fitness brands across ten fitness modalities, announces its new digital platform Xponential+ (“XPLUS”) has officially launched, providing live and on-demand access to the same sought-after workouts offered in thousands of studio locations around the globe. Xponential’s brands include Club Pilates, Pure Barre, CycleBar, StretchLab, YogaSix, Row House, AKT, STRIDE, Rumble and BFT. Read More...

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