Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health and fitness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Pamela Molinari, owner of Atlanta Fitness Diva, located in Atlanta, GA, USA.
What's your business, and who are your customers?
My all-female training studio is designed by myself with over 35 years in the fitness industry as a trainer/coach/athlete. I have studied my craft and designed my studio to give the most amazing workouts for women’s physique needs. All the machines women want and need for lower bodywork, and we do customize workouts as needed. We offer private or semi-private sessions. We are in Sandy Springs, which is a central location in Atlanta and close by a major interstate, so easy to get to and train often.
Tell us about yourself
My life revolved around fitness from an early age, with my mom taking me to gyms while she worked out. My first job in high school was aerobics instructor (Jane Fonda days) And showing clients how to use nautilus machines. (They we’re huge). I live to help my clients relieve stress & feel amazing by getting more fit!
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
Winning best fitness facility in the area in 2018 by the Best Self Magazine. Also winning best personal trainer in Atlanta in 2019 by Best Self Magazine.
What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?
Dealing with fussy, hard to please customers. Also, employee issues that pops up. Having to treat everyone with respect and kindness even when they can be rude to you is very hard.
What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
Learn social media marketing yourself to get free promotion. Make the workouts fun but focused on technique and teaching them, so they feel the value of your service. Give back to the community of your center by using charity forums and donations a few times a year.
Where can people find you and your business?
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