501FIT Celebrates Five Years, Hosts Benessere and Avatar Partnership Event

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Locally owned 501FIT joins forces with Benessere Body in Balance and Avatar Training Studio. Celebrating five years, 501FIT hosts partnership launch party on Friday, May 3, 2013 from 5pm-8pm.

501FIT adds services through local partnerships.

501FIT adds complimentary services by joining forces with local owned Benessere and Avatar. Focused on building its innovative G-Werx Program, 501FIT adds services through partnerships.

501FIT expects the Benessere and Avatar partnerships to strengthen wellness outcomes for clients. Benessere began services at 501FIT, its second location, in January 2013. Avatar will close its current location to begin Barre, TRx Bootcamps and Gyrotonics training at 501FIT in April 2013.

About 501FIT
501FIT is the pilot club for the G-Werx Workout Program. 501FIT opened in January 2008 featuring the G-Werx Program growing from 20 clients to 225 clients as of March 2013. The G-Werx Machine and Workout Program were invented by 501FIT Founder, Phil Martens. 501FIT is committed to providing small group personal training with the service of one-on-one training at sustainable at group fitness rates.


Mission: To provide more clients the opportunity to work with Certified Trainers as a lifestyle!
Services: Group personal training, full-service gym memberships, personal training, fitness consultations

About Benessere
Benessere Body in Balance, a full-service wellness center in Minneapolis, was opened by Kay Bashford in 2005. Benessere believes that maintaining balance of your whole being—body, mind and spirit—leads to healing, serenity, prosperity and joy. The health of clients is at the center of everything they do.


Services: Massage, Acupuncture, Neuromuscular Therapy, Chiropractic and Matrix Re-pattern Therapy.

About Avatar
Avatar Personal Training Studio was founded by Eric Hall in 2005. Starting primarily as a ‘by appointment’ personal training studio, Avatar has evolved into a group fitness programming studio offering BARRE and TRX Bootcamp training. Eric Hall continues to provide Gyrotonics specialty training while pursuing group fitness offerings as a compliment. Eric and Avatar will bring their services to 501FIT in April 2013.


Services: Gyrotonics, BARRE and TRx.

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