Many of us have heard the saying, “Do what you love and love what you do”, and yet is seems so few of us actually do that. There are aspects of our jobs that are satisfying or receive compensation that makes us happy, but to really do what you love doesn’t always fit into the equation. I believe that by opening bodybar Fitness Fort Worth, I will truly be able to do what I love and love what I do. Every day.
My husband and I have always wanted to own our own business, and yet we could never pinpoint what type of business to own. Health and Fitness has always been a love of ours; however, owning a large gym never seemed right. We thought about opening a healthy restaurant, but with the ages of our children, we didn’t know if we would be able to keep up the long hours while also being the parents we want to be to our children.
I had been to bodybar Fitness in the past and loved the workout but never found anything in Fort Worth that was quite like it. I love how the exercises lengthen and strengthen your muscles, a full body workout in a class setting but with the ability to personalize each exercise as you go. I have always been a runner, and bodybar’s workouts are a perfect compliment. I saw the corporate President of bodybar Fitness at a wedding and found out they were franchising. We discussed some details, and when my husband and I left the wedding we both knew this was the path we were supposed to go down. We prayed over the next few months, but neither of us had a doubt in our mind. We met the owners of bodybar Fitness, Laurie and Steve Gatlin, and felt an automatic connection. One of bodybar’s core values is, “We look at our business as a gift. We enjoy the opportunity to serve real people.” Service is something we believe we are all called to do; my husband and I believe this is our mission, too. The road has not been easy. It seems anytime you are doing something with a purpose, obstacles get in the way; however, with the support of bodybar corporate, friends, and family, we are excited to open August 1st 2016.
Our desire is for bodybar Fort Worth to be a place where individuals can have an amazing workout, feel their body transform, but also gain a support system in the bodybar family. Our goal is to positively impact others by meeting their goals and inspiring them physically, emotionally, and spiritually to be the best version of themselves.
Fort Worth is such an amazing city and the fitness community has taken over. We are located on West 7th Street, and feel this is the best possible location. We cannot wait to join the other athletes in the area and serve Fort Worth together. So, if you are ready to experience a great workout come join the bodybar family at 3232 West 7th Street for a free class during our grand opening week August 1st – 6th.