Aspiring Fitness Professionals, Industry Veterans and Enthusiasts to Gather for Inspiration, Education and Fun | Business Wire

CHANHASSEN, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitness professionals and enthusiasts alike have the opportunity to get

motivated, celebrate the power of fitness. Learn from a team of the

industry’s top professionals at 2010 Empower! events hosted by Life Time

Fitness (NYSE: LTM).

To be held in Arizona, Colorado, Minneapolis, Ohio and Texas, the

multi-day events are designed to deliver motivating, high-energy fitness

classes, educational seminars, hands-on workshops and demonstrations

from top industry presenters, including Julz Arney, Fabio Comana, Rob

Glick, Len Kravitz, Keli Roberts. Kimberly Spreen, National Director

of Group Fitness for Life Time Fitness.

EMPOWER! session topics, workshops and lectures range from cycling and

Morgan Stanley Capital Partners Completes Investment in Impact Fitness | Business Wire

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP), the middle market focused private equity team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management, announced today that they have completed an investment in Impact Fitness (“Impact” or the “Company”), a leading Planet Fitness franchisee with 29 clubs across the United States and Canada. MSCP partnered with the current management team, led by CEO Adam Willaeys, as well as founder Chris Klebba, who will remain as Executive Chairman. The Company, which MSCP acquired from Bain Capital Double Impact (BCDI) and Bridges Fund Management (Bridges), extends MSCP’s long track record of partnering with experiential, multi-site retail businesses.

Impact, headquartered in Brighton, Michigan, was founded by Chris Klebba in 2006 with the opening of its first Planet Fitness club in the Greater Detroit market. Since then, the Company has grown to include 29 clubs across Michigan, Indiana, British Columbia, and Ontario.

Planet Fitness is one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors of fitness centers in the United States. As of March 31, 2019, Planet Fitness had more than 13.6 million members and 1,806 clubs in the 50...

strength training to yoga and weight loss. The weekend will include an

EMPOWER! fitness expo offering apparel and fitness related items.

Ideal for fitness professionals seeking innovative, new ideas and

continuing education credits. Fitness enthusiasts interested in

experiencing a workout with the world’s best instructors, EMPOWER! event

dates include:

  • Life Time Fitness Scottsdale (Arizona) – March 26-28

  • Premier Life Time Athletic Club (Dallas, Texas) – May 7-9

  • Life Time Fitness Columbus (Ohio) – June 25–27

  • Life Time Fitness Parker (Denver, Colorado) – July 16–18

  • Life Time Fitness St. Louis Park (Minnesota) – September 24-26.

Registration information and additional EMPOWER! details are available


A portion of registration fees will benefit the Life Time Fitness

Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports the health and

well-being of children and families, with particular emphasis on helping

young people maximize their potential.

About Life Time Fitness, Inc.

Life Time Fitness, Inc. (NYSE:LTM) operates distinctive and large,

multi-use sports and athletic, professional fitness, family recreation

and resort and spa centers. The Company also provides consumers with

personal training services, full-service spas and cafes, corporate

wellness programs, health and nutrition education, the healthy lifestyle

magazine, Experience Life, athletic events and nutritional products. As

of March 17, 2010, Life Time Fitness operated 87 centers in 19 states,

including Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana,

Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey,

North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia. Life Time

Fitness is headquartered in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Can be located on



trademarks of Life Time Fitness, Inc. All other trademarks or registered

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