Body by Design moves to new Ahwatukee location - Ahwatukee Foothills News: Money

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Body by Design moves to new Ahwatukee location

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Related Stories

Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 3:49 pm

Body by Design has moved to a new Ahwatukee Foothills location to offer more space, child care, and additional networking to its personal training clients.

Body by Design Personal Training Studio has been in Ahwatukee at Chandler Boulevard and Desert Foothills Parkway since 2006. Stephanie Sandoval Monge, co-owner of the studio, said in that location as they grew they were forced to tear down the wall of the child care center to create more space for training. When she herself could no longer workout at her own studio because they needed a sitter to watch the kids, they knew it was time to move.

Now the new space at 4206 E. Chandler Blvd. has a “Busy Bodies by Design” childcare, more space for workouts and a comfortable lobby where clients can connect with each other. The owners worked with a stylist to create a lobby with comfortable leather chairs where clients can linger after their workout to network with each other or post their business cards.

“We feel like we’re asking people to help us out as a small business and tell your friends about us, but we realized we’re probably not even practicing what we’re asking people to do for us,” Monge said. “We were finding that people in the morning may have a kid and never know that we have a pediatric dentist coming in the afternoon or we have an insurance guy coming in the evening and people in the morning don’t know. If you don’t run in circles with them then you’ll never know. We wanted to create a hub for networking among the clients and the community as well.”

Also in the new location Monge said there are more machines than before, two locker rooms with showers, and seven individual cardio stations.

The main reason for the new location was growth. The secret to their success, Monge said, is her husband Carlos’ ability to create a relationship that lasts.

“His approach is different in that he looks at longevity in your fitness program, not a quick goal that you attain and go away,” Monge said. “Most of his clients he has had for no less than five years. I would say 80 percent of them he has had for the entire time we’ve been open. When he puts people on a program he’s keeping them.”

Carlos said his philosophy combines resistance training, flexibility and cardio all based on age-appropriate training. He has more than 30 years of experience as a personal trainer.

Monge previously worked in broadcast, first as an anchor on Fox 10 and then hosting “Sonoran Living Live.” She recently left TV to work with her husband at the studio, not as a trainer, but helping in child care and at the front desk.

“It’s a true family affair at Body by Design and we are embracing the possibilities of a locally owned and operated fresh, functional, modern training studio,” she said.

Body by Design offers free sessions to those willing to try them out. They also offer flexible payment options depending on the time of day a client comes in for a workout.

For more information, visit www.bodybydesignaz.com or call (480) 650-1230.

• Contact writer: (480) 898-7914 or ahurtado@ahwatukee.com.

More about

More about

More about

  • Discuss

PCSO: Man dies after hard landing at Skydive Phoenix

MARICOPA, AZ - Officials are investigating a death at Skydive Phoenix in Maricopa. The incident happened on Sunday afternoon, west of the City…

Published: August 29, 2016 - 1:49 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-central-southern-…

The James Beard Foundation Brings a Tasty Tour Across America

More than 200 nights a year, the James Beard Foundation hosts dinners prepared by world-class guest chefs at the former West Village home of t…

Published: August 29, 2016 - 1:51 pm @ http://modernfarmer.com/2016/08/james-beard-founda…

Looking for Planet 9: Researchers find new objects to aid search

Get short URL After Pluto was demoted to dwarf-planet status, the search for a new ninth rock from the Sun was on. Researchers say they have n…

Published: August 29, 2016 - 1:50 pm @ https://www.rt.com/usa/357571-objects-beyond-neptu…

Voter Databases in Arizona and Illinois Were Breached, FBI Says

(WASHINGTON) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation has found breaches in Illinois and Arizona’s voter registration databases and is urging sta…

Published: August 29, 2016 - 1:19 pm @ http://time.com/4471042/fbi-voter-database-breach-…

OHSO Eatery & Brewery opening location at Sky Harbor Airport next month

Food and drink options for travelers at Phoenix Sky Harbor just keep getting better and better. The latest addition? OHSO Eatery and Brewery, …

Published: August 29, 2016 - 1:21 pm @ http://mouthbysouthwest.com/2016/08/29/ohso-eatery…

Arizona HS Student Forced To Remove “Black Lives Matter” T-Shirt

0 Comments Jack Flash BUCKEYE, Ariz. – When Mariah Havard arrived at Buckeye High School for picture day Tuesday wearing a Black Lives Matter …

Published: August 29, 2016 - 12:51 pm @ http://www.patdollard.com/arizona-hs-student-force…

Music For Surgery

advertisement Find more information on Dr. Weil and integrative medicine. DrWeil.com The premiere resource for in-depth, timely, trustworthy i…

Published: August 29, 2016 - 12:51 pm @ http://www.drweilblog.com/home/2016/8/29/music-for…

Despite Mixed Signals, Trump Continues to Embrace Hardline on Immigration

Donald Trump has sparked a flurry of confusion about his stance on immigration, a centerpiece of his presidential campaign, with mixed signals…

Published: August 29, 2016 - 12:49 pm @ http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-08…

Scottsdale Quarter slates fifth annual fall concert series

Cooler temperatures are around the corner and that’s just one more reason to enjoy evenings at Scottsdale Quarter with favorite Valley bands. …

Published: August 29, 2016 - 12:24 pm @ http://www.scottsdaleindependent.com/entertainment…

Constitutional Carry right for Missouri

On June 12 of this year, an armed madman stormed into a nightclub in Florida and opened fire, killing 49 people and wounding 53 others in the …

Published: August 29, 2016 - 12:26 pm @ http://www.news-leader.com/story/opinion/2016/08/2…

Facebook

ahwatukee.com on Facebook

Twitter

ahwatukee.com on Twitter

RSS

Subscribe to ahwatukee.com via RSS

RSS Feeds

Spacer4px

Most Popular

Online poll

Loading…