Brickhouse to open first location in Washington state

Posted on May 9, 2013

Kristin Llewelyn will open first Seattle studio

 

Charleston, WV (May 9, 2013) – The Charleston, WV-based Brickhouse Cardio Club fitness studio franchise has announced its first Washington state franchisee, Kristin Llewelyn, who will be opening her Brickhouse Cardio Club studio in the Seattle, Washington area.

Kristin will be Brickhouse Cardio Club’s first Washington franchisee of their fitness studio concept focused on helping members achieve their fitness goals with cardio and other group fitness classes.

Brickhouse Cardio Club has franchisees in 20 states including West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, North Carolina, Ohio, Washington, Rhode Island, Florida, Washington, New Jersey, Kansas, South Carolina, New York, Georgia, and California.  It recently announced its expansion into Canada and will open there in 2013.

“We are excited to have Kristin Llewelyn as our first Washington franchisee,” Founder and CEO Vic Sprouse said.  “We are pleased to be opening in the Seattle, Washington area and feel strongly Seattle is a prime spot for our first studio in the state.  Brickhouse Cardio Club continues our rapid expansion across the country and we are excited to grow into the Pacific Northwest.  We look for franchisees the caliber of Kristin throughout the country and we are pleased she will be opening our first studio in Washington.”

kristin llewelyn bio photoSeattle, Washington franchisee Kristin Llewelyn added, “I am excited to open the first Brickhouse Cardio Club in Washington and the Seattle area. Seattle is a perfect location for a Brickhouse Cardio Club. We are opening in the coming months and I can’t wait to help the ladies of Seattle and the surrounding communities meet their fitness goals.”

“We are so pleased to have added Kristin to the Brickhouse family,” Co-owner Misti Janey stated.  “We look for franchisees who bring that special something to their community and who are excited and ready to help their members meet their fitness goals.  Our entire existence revolves around helping our members succeed.  Their success is our success and Brickhouse and our franchisees are singularly focused on helping them better their lives through exercise.”

“Brickhouse Cardio Club continues to help entrepreneurs achieve the dream of owning their own studio,” Co-owner Marie McDavid.  “We support our franchisees every step of the way and as Kristin evaluated her options, she decided that her best chance of success was becoming a Brickhouse Cardio Club franchisee and having our entire team behind her.”

“I fell in love with Zumba and with my business and marketing background, I felt that starting my own studio would be a perfect fit.  I am ready to get started and look forward to opening my own studio with the help of the Brickhouse Cardio Club fitness studio franchise,” Llewelyn added.

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About Brickhouse Cardio Club:  Brickhouse opened its first location in Cross Lanes, West Virginia in September 2010 and soon followed with a Charleston location in October 2010.  Since then, the Brickhouse Cardio Club fitness studio franchise has added franchisees in 20 states including West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, North Carolina, Ohio, Washington, Rhode Island, Florida, Washington, New Jersey, Kansas, South Carolina, New York, Georgia, and California.  It recently announced its expansion into Canada and will open there in 2013.

Brickhouse Cardio Club fitness studio franchise continues its expansion throughout the country and its concept focuses on providing a comfortable, supportive atmosphere to help its members achieve their fitness goals through group fitness classes.

 

About Kristin Llewelyn: Kristin is in the transition of relocating to the Seattle area with her husband and two amazing dogs. She received her MBA in Marketing from Grand Canyon University in May 2011 and previous experience in marketing, advertising, sales and finance.

Kristin was born and raised in Wyoming where she began dancing at the age of three. She discovered Zumba and Dance Fitness classes in 2011 when she decided to shed some pounds and tone up for her wedding.  After falling in love with this form of exercise Kristin received her Zumba Instructor License in 2013.

It has been a dream of Kristin’s to have her own business where she could share her passion for dance, fitness and helping others.

For more information about Brickhouse Cardio, call Vic Sprouse at 304-720-1036 or visit the website, www.brickhousecardio.com.