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Jennifer for folks.
Listening who haven't heard of you before. Can you tell us a little bit about your story? Your bio, all the all the interesting tidbits about you sure
My name is Jennifer Williams. I created pop physique in LOS Angeles.
First duty is opened about eight years ago, an ally in the neighborhood so roylake. We then expanded,
I probably about a year later, we started our second studio and then from there,
I don't know how many so many yeah occasions and allay, and then we have to New York City
We have two in San Francisco: ok, so
I started it really fun the perspective of
first wanting something in some way,
to work out that spoke to me.
Had been and professional ballot answer my whole life. I
had kids really I'm so I stopped dancing I top holidays.
The top away
but I had never lived in the world of going to the gym or that at that time
the work out and this
is something that I wanted to create sort
I myself as the original customer, if that makes sense, Dolly alike
never thinking of it really from the business ownership perspective, but more like. I want this for me and I'm gonna make it really pretty and I'm gonna make it stylish. I'm gonna make
have good, music and good branding and as myself, really like the first cousin,
and I was hoping that you know some other people might.
The studio originally and of course they did, that guides
it is really a very conscious choice to have somewhere to work out that had
You know my ticked every box that I would expect as a client.
And I felt like that- didn't exist, so I need to make it myself. I love that
I feel like so often when your hearing about the most successful entrepreneurs or inventors, their people, who saw a space in the market and then just work to fill it
I am sure that most people have had ideas but having
Actually, then, taken the challenge upon themselves and figured out. I mean I can't even fathom like how do you
Maybe you knew this from dancing, but how did you even figure out? Ok, this
What's gonna happen at a class, and this is how this is the music we're gonna like? What did you use as your template for designing? What the business would become? I think
it started with first a love for in a white,
physicality of it would be unjust. Taking
dance, taking pilates taking elizabetta yoga
putting together a class that made sense
its rooted in a very good foundation that was from the fifties called the Lahti Burke method
I'm from London, it came from a dancer.
And so the foundation was there, but it needed some modernizing it needed some. We know little
They started with truly just the class,
then from there you know you have to figure out, ok,
the physical location type thing: it's not an internet business sign up like we. We actually have to have a building that this happens in.
Which is a little daunting. I think when you ve never done that before,
navigating the sort of real estate
gets an ally and all of the things that that entails.
Destruction and just everything
figuring out how to space
is really on me
Jim that many women went. Emily was an immense jim, but it was mostly man is on a year and then kind of like one yoga studio
yeah. That was like, I think, a close pretty quickly. So there wasn't me
and I felt like I look around. I see my
look around, I see my neighbours. I see myself. I see people that are creative and wonderful and they wanted somewhere to work,
they want to drive to West Hollywood or Beverly Hills to work out. So
Indeed, there is a need and found a space and then for me
it's like trying to figure out Randy in May, when so many little pieces, then you stick.
He forever. You know you, you create a name and a brand and a logo, and all that it's it's
obviously can redesign your logo, but you know it's gonna, stick with it for a while
Sometimes, maybe, when you don't know what to expect or you don't know how to do it, you kind of its almost
been easier to figure it out, because Europe,
they have anything that you're looking at like I know, that's can be really terrible. That's can be really, you know,
find too, do you just can't keep exploring
and you still have this kind of like mindset. That's what I'm gonna do
so it's just part of the pact,
and the journey to get to the end of having young
rotation open. Absolutely. I guess
sit envy obsession for perfection or you will never actually open
yeah. At some point, you have to just go cave. This is what we can do and we will improve as we move on, but we ve got to take a step forward. We can't having a lot of
people have the idea for businesses, small and large and sit in indecision
because they're afraid that it's the wrong choice when at some point you just
have to gather what you ve got and make the best call you can in that moment and move on
That's right. I mean our original space in a window.
Taking over the entire building. Let's say may be four years later,
In the beginning, we had a small room in the back, so we rented out like a dancer
the space and we had a front desk in the in the fund
there was very serve temporary,
and we went into ruin the box we didn't have. Even
our own and a building, little son,
is right before we went to send our lease the landlord said
I don't want you to have a sign on the building, would mess up my bills, yeah behind her home internet. It is again
first time ever having something. That's like a building. You know that people have to come to you and see how
they didn't know where we are higher than in going to know that
so is very dancing to have back.
and we didn't really know what to do. We sort of just went with it and decided that it was part of the sort of Sheikh silver.
Ten of underground. He heard just like her ten
Did that we didn't intentionally ass, be cool yeah, which you know words of course, people
figured out where it was. It was fine and eventually we got our sign years later, but I think those are the funny thing
is that you have to cannot go without yeah, like aside like you can like, I could have
I'm fine and I might have lost said least, I might not have gotten that space, so you know
this kind of guys what you need to do and build towards maybe what's better yak, our first client base
This is a really funny. Story is like how that built.
We can be the editors contacted us and we thought, like the kind of perfection is like, let's
Let's try and wait and, like you know the old
for a few months, like really know we're doing that all reach out to them like.
Hopefully get on there
radar, and you know that sub. So it's about two weeks before we open
and we'd printed postcards with it
adorable present at the girl,
A third issue that I did a girl and her by an
your hands on her hips and like sport
on horizon very vacuum, but I printed pretty soon.
Amount of postcards- and I put them only in ones- are really restaurant, so I knew
happily where they were they I'd? They just come like run down the street, put him out and so that they did run back home phone call. And of course you know at this time
like on a cell phone forehead, I might possibly have visited authentic. That's how can I help you so I ran through the vote and the girls like guy just got your postcard when
I can hardly believe,
and she said I am an editor delicately push. Ok
not really like. This is crazy, like how could the one person that picks up my postcard, like literally like an hour after I put them in one place and all LOS Angeles, be the daily Kenny. I guess that's economy and is an art,
It's worth saying: if people don't remember or don't know, day,
candy. Were there wasn't something bigger? You could have gotten for your life opening a shop and L. I like that in the end, as I've been remember, it was like what
thing a day and yet ass, yet two thousand a like the end of two thousand is only open, and so I thought a class just editors,
before we even ever smart. My first class
He was teaching to editors amene. Imagine that it was like the most trusted. Yes, it out. It was
It was really fun. The article came out and it was like we're wheatless on our classes
very first week that we opened which ensued
ways is scary, because we didn't really know what we are doing exactly yet, but
How am I going to turn that down? He asked her. That was incredible. I and I think that that's it like you,
taking the plunge and deciding you know what we're going to figure this out. We're dead
scary it was, it was exciting and and a little bit scary. You didn't really not we're doing yet, and I
to ask, because before we even go further, I have to ask because I'm doing the math and my head end
two thousand eight.
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You know again like successful things and six
launch Bernard. I think it comes from a place of like I don't know
desperation. That's not the right word and that's not how I was at that time, but but more like the motivation comes from. What else can I do like? How can I may
be more in control of what I'm doing and my paycheck, through which you know
end of the day, obviously owning your business. You work all the time
There's no like cocky, now, there's no time off yeah, even when I take
kids to Europe like I'm still working
maritime but yeah. I think that
was a really scary time. There is a very we actually opened on November. Second, so is actually pre election, but certainly enlarge.
Part of our database pretty quickly was like. I can't afford
do this. I must be job. You know
so we had to be very creative. We always are.
Man is always been pop for the people it's always been made to be accessible in style.
An accessible in price
and I was very important to me-
I wanted to still steel not like a cheap placed
you go but like that you could afford to
I'll be at any age, love yeah. Really
so tell me how you, when and how you decided to go from just the one location to ok
crap, we're gonna scale work and expand like how do you decide to do that going from
on location to two locations is, is I think, the scare?
smooth after you,
who can in a success.
They feel like you have two locations, I can it
the number from there could be hundreds. It could be endless because you think of it
a small business. You started with public,
yourself working there seventies, weak, yeah, really alot of your personality. Alot of your
second is involved in it. I thought you know fourteen classes a week I was, I
The print ass closed all day and night, I'm this week so to the thought of
like we'll have. But how do I go to the other place and how
this one gonna be ok, it was very you know, challenge
to figure out and
think. Once we successfully did that job
I was a year into the business so.
The guys in my life, my father and my husband were both like, I think about the first,
weekly opened in so related had weightless. They were like where's number, two said men in another guy. I think I think eyes or can like that the added get excited and Gulf
Women, I think we like to like Canada. Sit back from them
and assess, make sure it scared, like quality check on that kind of stuff and sort of, though at it, in a more organised fashion, but
So you know about a year later, as when we open our second location and I serve moved my whole based
of time mostly over there and then
still. You know, let's say seventy percent of my time is there and thirty percent over the first location. What I want to know, as this
centre in what I think the hard part is always staffing
so I would imagine that, when your grow into a second location, part of that is that you need to have
managers or people in place that you can really trust was that
A role that you had played before. Is that something that you had ever done? Or you were figuring this out. As you went along, I was
they figuring out? As I went along, I mean I had danced in ballet companies and in its very dear friend, theirs
you know in union ballet companies there some companies that, Sir,
have to compete with other companies that are union ballet companies. They act like that
there's not really manage sure per se. You know you have a lot of.
Coaches and odd people that are giving you
it's all the time, but it from
this differently so really just sort of intuition and
training all of the people that I worked with myself so that they understood my expectations. I was there
time, obviously couldn't be in two places at the same time, but I think that that was really.
Weren't that they saw me they're alive, and they really, you know, knew that.
I had a certain I for things of either how the lobby should look or how the clash should be and people, I think maybe it
even scared them a little. When I came in time just with, like you know, that kind of look that I think
You have to have to do things like that yeah
it's so true everything that I know about business, I have learned through expense.
Hands or I read the books or I listened upon Cassowary one videos or whatever, but its practical learn
yet something that you have a really practice.
You never will understand that. So I was find that absolutely and we ve had times of you. No great expansion accompanying we ve had times were in others less and
the things that we sort of figured out along the way that little mistakes were made and the things we ve learned from aunt like it's all such it's like experiential, training or something I don't know it's it's it's you
never buy. That kind of knowledge like you, you have to.
This or looked back, can be like ours really smart about that thing. You know, I'm gonna do that again, like
look back and be like flowers really smart about that thing. You know, I'm gonna do not again like that worked yeah, so
and how many? How many locations do you have today? Thirteen,
And they're all over there, you have them and in all different cities.
So how do you manage now? It went now not just in different locations in LOS Angeles,
iron Semyon scour New York, what was it like to move it out of state where you couldn't just drive by and make sure that lobby look the way you wanted it to ya
it's a lot of letting go. I think, like you know my whole
Life is strengthened,
shared and ballet and bury em like like he sighed like.
And protectionist. I think you'll like it at a certain point, you kind of have to allow other people.
Take the lead and allow other people to have some more authority in those places we expanded.
The San Francisco first, which is our
phase out of delay, and that was really happy for us.
Because we lived there for ten years before he lived an ally.
So our older two kids were born there.
On a family that I have their say.
It was a very conscious choice of like this is agreed,
city that I know people will love it and we get to go back and visit as part of our life and am now forgive me if I didn't catch it,
or from running. Did you start the company? Is your husband part of it or he helped you two founded or an he is at first. It was my thing
Like I'm gonna, do this thing like you: he was it in a band. He did music stuff. He didn't, you know,
I mean his dream in life was not to do a ballet by that company. I think that you know it
started as one studio.
Like it didn't start as accompanying preside. I think in this town,
I'm in two thousand seventeen. I think you know entrepreneurs might SAM, storing accompany that's like different thing, nor starting an app back then,
I'm starting this one location and, let's see how it goes, is two thousand. I know what's gonna happen. It began
company became a real thing, and I think-
he saw that moves like oh, I should probably help you with that, like this is
can it becoming bigger and- and I think the partnership of us working together he's always
helped to make the playlist he's always made the music for our failure.
He sources, music, as he's done his whole life in really interesting ways and always been really good at finding artists before they blow up or a week,
a lot of artist that send us music before it comes out to his eyes. Had those connections- and that-
has made the experience for our clients like way richer than I think it would be if I was making music were painted together. So
good partners in that sense, and I think, also really different, which is good because you know I'm just
you know, he's more analytical on has like a better sense of like he works with the numbers in the marketing and I'll. Have it
the creative ideas of the market in he will as well, but then, like we come together about that part
So it's fine, I mean it's hard to work with your husband yeah all day every day. Viewed cut it! Never because you never stop working when you have your company
especially when your relationship is is part of that it makes the lions very like we don't ever go out
and like not talk about the company so CEO or what it. What is your data? They look like. What's your title now beyond the founder, I'm
currency, CEO day to
is so so different. I was left to read those blogs about like what is it
stay like that meet the camera. They wake up, yeah,
today I woke up at four a m, but not as a little unusual, but you know like I think it. It's like a blend of
I took a class today, that's my work out, but
also. I did a review for teacher so worked with her afterwards. I taught her a few new exercises. I went over some notes with her and then you know
checked in the studio. I've been in probably three different studios this week. Already
I am neither teacher training and working with teachers,
maybe doing photo shoots or other creative aspects of the business, but typically its
hard to find me sitting like I have a desk, but I'm not there very much, some not usually like typing my email all day.
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look out into the future for the company. Is there a hope of continued scale? Do you wanna growed? You want to expand, or
Is there I, like we're, gonna, get to a place where we
really good and we're gonna have. This is what we can manage and we won't take on more I'll
I've seen the brand in different places, so we we have an international location that we did with a partner
open in January, and that is the best part of my life.
You're going to a new city and seen people you know bring,
brand to life in a new space, and you know training their teachers and and their staff, and
coming in and teaching classes there and visiting again, it's just so exciting to see it like in another play,
yeah, so I do have that. I won't collar it diction, but like that excitement for that is, is not dying. We are actually franchising. Very Sera corral been working with an attorney for franchising and
We should be selling them. I think we're gonna announce our interests list in it in probably three or four weeks. So really soon. That's awesome
that New York could have for five
locations there in the city. So
Daphne. I would like to expand their. I think I'll lay his fine. You know who I think, I'm good with that and it's it's hard big,
I have so many sort of like when I'm here home base. I have a lot of people
working emails in Tehran, the kind of like a guy said more worrying aspects of owning, a business that I cannot united,
drive across away too, like the West Side studio and then back to the EAST side studio and make it your desk or you know, do something else in two days:
he just take long here so
when I'm in New York, I might be in both studios
then the same day, and I can kind of pop back and forth on the subway, and it's really
easy. If there's
I'm listening, who has
The dream of opening a business for herself was is the best piece of advice you could give her having gone through.
One has to remember. First, that entrepreneurship is is a little lonely wagons
don't mean that in a negative way, I just mean that you are.
Kind of on your own, so you could theirs
There is a great empowerment once you figure it out and you make something that works because,
you truly did it on your own? You didn't do it with
you know, ten people saying: oh you really shouldn't make that mistake like it's. It's really cool
like once you actually do something and it works. That's great,
but I think knowing that that space is
bit lonely like you, you're really creating it on your own and we have to figure everything out in
just reading as much as possible and like
do you not as many brands in as many things
not just in your own space to I think, like we didn't come from it. I deftly never approach this from the aspect of I'm.
Fitness person I only
approach should as a dancer as an artist coming into a space where I knew I need to work out so like we hope we have it at the time were website. It's at
to stick approach to exercise, and that's I don't read
This magazines are blogs. I dont like that's, not I'm not interested in it at all I've I've tried
employees and certified in that I've. I've taught it for many years. The experience that we give, I think, is very different from just doing like put
in a room the way that we describe the way we motivate people the music, the light in the Caribbean
since we make when we teach the glass
what goes into teacher training to make that happen. I think that that is,
a really different kind of it,
ouch than a regular. You know so I guess,
I guess I I'm saying is if you're trying to create something in certain space,
don't just look at your competitors and try to just do something different from them. I think you know
look at other things that are completely separate and and get ideas from other things. So I I I borrowed some
For my father to start the company, my mother actually put into monies while and I had to pay them back with interest. That's that's how they are right. I when I you know
My father said you need a business plan
and I'm kind of like none in the now I got it, I got it. I think I know what it's gotta be. It's gonna be like this by, like him like a paragraph like verbally and
ok. So semi your business like a look of business plan
and there I mean he was
If those who live so he's affair
numbers and like sort of
like about it and I kind of was like you know. I was
like? Why don't you run a business plan? I know what I'm doing I noted is not like.
We are confident, but just like why, lady whose such Adele,
task anything, it's my dad liquid,
how to do that and I so rents like a basic book like
how a business plan you know something something really like simple and I put it together and
It was really guy. I mean it was like we nomes sufficient.
But later on, even because when you
your writing! It.
You had these ideas, but nothing happened.
You don't actually had the companies. They are making projections in these concepts based on billing
thing in some ways. So I write it. It's it's
efficient enough for him. He thinks ok, great I'll, do this and I discovered it
three years into the company like later on and eating it was like. I knew
what's gonna happen like I, I wrote in exactly what my client base ended up being round like very
specific, like I'm gonna open this
location and then this location in this location, even though again at the time, I thought I am opening one studio like I really did not,
and make it too grandiose or too. You know
long into the future like I just wanted to come to stick with like let's try this first and
that was really fascinating to look back and like I was so happy that he made me do like such a choice,
her and I was kind of like annoyed by it. I was super happy that I had it to look back on and it it's like literally there and types, and I can read it and say wow:
That is what actually happened, that the business plan came to life out. There is a practice that I've started recently.
I actually ready in a couple of different books, but it was the
idea that you would not just write your goals down which are so important, but that you would write them down as if they have already happened.
So like for you, you
I have ten studios that are all over the: U S or whatever. It is because
your brain, can't tell the difference between something you're, hoping for and something that is supposed to make real.
So have you noticed me like chill either. I feel sorry for people right got. Is amazing yeah. I read that always believed in writing. It down like a really think, I'm and I'm a very tactile person. I like to hold a pen and real paper, which I know no one does anymore, but I really like you know: journaling are having a piece of paper with a list I feel like. I do the things better than if I type it online. I've tried every digital list ever like I've been terms.
You know, money on apps that just add or no yeah. They haven't worked for me, but I think that
in that you know, you write it and it and you look back who find that paper somewhere like that happen,
who made that happen yeah, and I really think it so powerful yeah you absolutely create. I mean I know I sound like a hippie, but you create our own destiny ever, resulting only I'm and you just
they decide that. That's what you want and and really do it
I think, an and also not limiting yourself uniting. That's part of you know
inspiring other people, don't say
like I can't, I can't do that. Like I think it's you know,
make the limit higher, like we always even in our design projects for doing the studios. We make like the dream list of like ok, we
this expensive wallpaper in this light fixture in, but I found
where asked in the night. I end up with the
the Mena most of what I actually wanted to look like like it. It comes to life that way. I love that, however, advice
do you are you a conference per you, gotta classes, Deja, continuing education, I ever further physic
of what you're doing or for the business aspect are you are you a person, that's kind of absorbing wisdom still, after all this time,
I am I love to learn. I, but again, I learn
things that are more outside of what I do. I think that the competitive nature of just the sort of
boutique fitness world has become so funny and silly. I think it's silly, but but you know I guess I don't care less.
Someone once a couple to my class final, give them a good class. I wouldn't like kick them out, but there is that sounds so so
but people really do keep people out or turn them away and say you can't come to my location or my business, which I haven't tried to do better.
In Ireland time you know, so I think I've been pretty absorbed with what I've been doing here, but I I
love to learn? I made love to like just
go to a ballet class and remember so much of my valet training. I think I take a lot of you know.
All that I've learned of my whole life into what we do
we'll, have choreography sessions where maybe teacher
will come together with me into a studio and we'll just kind of like play
really just kind of music and I like make stuff up that we, your tested,
then we'll try, sequencer, say: ok, let's try this in a classic. You know just not,
instructors, you regular clients and see how they react to this
sometimes it works, and sometimes it does not work, and it's you sort of workshop things and and kind of I think that is
I do continuing education for my instructors, but mine is, is a little bit more.
travelling and going other places and seen how you know scene.
Going. Art museum, like just all kinds of things that inspire me for
marketing or the class, so
so in every single podcast asked the same. Five questions
and so now it's your turn and you're gonna laugh because this is what we both like to read about in other people's blogs alive. What time do you get up in the morning? Ok,
I usually around six a am I do have in no business that opens up three. I am my time, oh my gosh, oh yeah York, ok right, so they open, I mean technically. The first class starts at three m, my time. Well,
for I have wonderful managers in San Francisco in New York. So I'm usually not up at that time because we have to be here, but I do get very excited.
To sort of czech end like when they first open?
you know like in January, I was up every morning, texting the front desk girls and talk you that
I got a bad Jana Guide like I just want to know: what's happening, yeah I'll, be there so, but are you a coffee drinker? And if so, what is your order?
That's funny. I made was very strong about this. When I was a poor, ballet dancer, and I said I would never try coffee or drink at her get addicted to it, because, as a dancer, you're, very, very poor Eads there's no money, there's nothing etc, not by scanty coffee's them.
Sense of copies, become I'm glad I mean that choice, so people think it's hilarious. They're like how do you have four kids business in three cities
and you don't drink any coffee and I'm like I drink water in the morning and I have breakfast. But how do I
like. I thought you were to say, like ha ha that look at me now, if my eighty nine wrestles I'm going, I want you in an interview with you and I have the ice
t left over from this morning from caught me. I ain't Andy Espresso from Starbucks that I've got before any like I'm glad it's, whereas it is about it is about me up. You weren't, smart. Why now, while I have saved a thousands of dollars, I really have I mean if you do it over the years I read out, there is a good thing, but I love the idea that yeah I love this sort of like Albion, it's the francophile in me
but I love being. I do drink coffee when I'm in France. I should I should say that, but I am not usually working like all that yeah. So I'll go to a cafe, but more just pick has its heard what you did
like I am not going Coca COLA, their mckendrick water, so I sit in drink,
he but yeah, it's it's. I'm glad
that somehow I can wake up and links have hired. You think I'm papers that he asked the that helps, but now I'm super jealous I'm in Vienna, so you have to travel, I'm sure to go visit. The different shops in it.
That you just travel em for yourself
What is the one item that you cannot travel without
it's hard to limit it to wine, but I'll try, I think, probably
my Ipad, the police, don't really lame. I mean it's all aim as it has
looks on air. It
Instagram yeah. So that's that's what
slim and easy to sit with me, and I know I can take like ten books with me without in own stocking a bag yeah but they're more. Like
the products? I think that I'm also like you now. I have to
PAM Kramer, this kind of thing with me, that's really.
So my next question is usually what's your work out, but that seem silly since
what you work out as this old plants kind of funny. I can answer that yeah. I I think than its it. It is pop physique an amount. My fourth
this week and I feel really good. That's awesome.
I will be totally honest. I have never taken apart physique class but
I might add my pilates instructor years ago, was an instructor at pot, physique air. Why can attest that she had the greatest by ever seen in my entire life, the law.
Question, maybe the most important is so. I ask every single person than I interview
if you had a platform here you are
You got one right now. What is the one thing that you would say to women who are coming up in business? I've either as founders or see goes or girls who just graduated from college?
What's one thing that you would tell them as they go through this journey,
like if you could shaken our shoulders interests be like girl. This,
what you need to know. What would it be? You have to stick with what you may, of course,
two people I mean take people's advice like for sure, like that's important, but I think you have to stay
strong with what your original engine, because I've seen things where,
Someone start something, and then you know they
best men and
bastards like oh, what we should do this and they kind of talk them away from where their original core concept
and I think you have to really stay it's because really hard to say strong in that situation, but I think it's really important to just
absolutely maintain some kind of like bound
like this is what I wanted it to be, and this is what is going to stay and it can involve, but it it's not gonna stay away from my original plan. I love that man
Jen. Thank you so much. Thank you for your wisdom and your time. Oh so nice, it aren't you- and I know that so many women are going to get so much benefit and value.
I'm your wisdom in your story and just saying another sister who has gone before and that gives the rest of US courage.
Thank you so much time.
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