Stretch Zone Expands Across the U.S. with Eyes Set on International Locations in 2023
Originally published in Franchise Times
Stretch Zone Founder Jorden Gold pioneered practitioner-assisted stretching in an effort to help his “Pop-Pop” regain lost mobility and comfort due to diabetes. Over the next several years, he dedicated himself to becoming the most knowledgeable stretch practitioner in the industry. This success led Jorden to develop his assisted stretching method, resulting in a complete proprietary system including the protocols, methodologies, and tools that encapsulate the original Stretch Zone Table® and patented Stretch Zone Stabilization System.
Flex-ability for Life®
Far more than just a warm-up exercise, the Stretch Zone Method® takes stretching to an entirely new level. Routine professional stretching can have an incredible impact on overall health, while preventing injuries, increasing recovery, and enhancing everyday performance.
Stretch Zone programs are designed to bridge the gap between health and fitness. With locations across the United States, Stretch Zone provides exceptional service to baby boomers, athletes, and anyone else who needs the health benefits professional stretching can give.
Founded in 2004, and backed by science, Stretch Zone built a solid foundation prior to franchising in 2015. Studios continue to grow across the United States with the 200th studio location opened in July 2022 and a goal to reach 300 locations by July 2023. International expansion has started, with current plans for openings in 2023.
Clients are welcomed into Stretch Zone by nationally accredited stretch practitioners, a relaxing atmosphere and secure equipment. Stretch Practitioner training certification is conducted by Master Practitioners in a state-of-the-art South Florida facility. The training center is equipped with a mock studio plus a virtual training recording studio. Stretch Zone’s focus on training continues to provide guidance and training throughout the entire stretch journey.
Utilizing patented equipment, Stretch Zone practitioners follow specific methods and protocols to properly position, stabilize, isolate, and manipulate muscles using powerful principles of neuromuscular behavior. By focusing and expanding upon the amazing therapeutic benefits of stretching, Stretch Zone has revolutionized the fitness industry and completely reinvented the concept of “the stretch.”
Stretch Your Potential
Stretch Zone offers a low-cost, turnkey, rapid go-to-market strategy in a segment that serves young and old, active and inactive, competitive and elite, with a virtually limitless demographic base. Stretch Zone has experienced a 58 percent Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) over the last four years. The company continuously views growth and alignment through KPIs that are vital to the health and success of performance. A pioneer in the health and wellness franchising space, Stretch Zone’s shared goals are achieved through great ideas that are discussed, developed, and seamlessly implemented by passionate people.
Stretch Zone has been recognized as a Top 50 in Franchisee Satisfaction and has been awarded Top 50 in the industry for Multi-Unit Ownership by Franchise Business Review.
With high potential returns for someone who has the drive and skills to succeed, Stretch Zone offers strategic entry into the coveted health and wellness industry. Spaces range from 1000-1400 square feet, allowing franchisees to be nimble with location placement. Dedicated Studio Opening Specialists are assigned to get each location up and open as quickly as possible. Initial investment range is from $107,000-$209,000.
Stretch Zone revenue is derived from session fees paid by clients. Franchisees build their business and acquire clients through digital and experiential marketing as well as community outreach. In 2021, the brand struck up a partnership with Drew Brees, who is a 20-unit franchisee and also sits on the Board of Directors, which strategically positions Stretch Zone to continue its stature as a leader in the industry. Franchisees also have access to a seasoned Franchise Advisory Council (FAC) to help them on their path to success.
In short, Stretch Zone provides comprehensive marketing and operational support to help franchisees thrive.
The Stretch Zone franchise opportunity, with its unparalleled expertise and limitless room for growth in the health and wellness sector, is positioned to grow exponentially. Stretch Zone is eager to speak with qualified candidates.