When my Pilates business thrived, I saw an opportunity to expand with related fitness brands. Here’s why it didn’t work out writes Aaron Smith, Founder of KX Pilates Confession time: I’m a former personal trainer, but I knew not long after I started that the personal training industry in Australia was quite saturated and I… Read more »
Founder of KX Pilates, Aaron Smith, is an award-winning fitness innovator and entrepreneur. Based on the Japanese concept of kaizen (continuous improvement), KX Pilates is a dynamic workout that has transformed both fitness participants and the business at large, which in less than a decade took Smith from $20K in the red to a 54-studio international franchise turning over $20 million. Kaizen drives Smith physically and mentally and imbues everything he does, from the way he sharpens his business skills to the lessons he has applied to his life thus far. He lives and acts by the principle of creating a culture of empowerment for franchisees so that everyone in the KX Pilates rises with the brand's success.