Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health and fitness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Adriana Zito, Kelly Chiusano, and Kristine Simoneschi, Owners of CKO Kickboxing downtown Brooklyn, located in Brooklyn, NY, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Myself and my two business partners, Kelly Chiusano and Kristine Simoneschi, own two CKO Kickboxing locations in downtown Brooklyn, where we offer cardio kickboxing workouts to help you get fit, strong, and confident. Our members range from kids to adults of all ages and fitness backgrounds.

Tell us about yourself

We all have a passion for fitness and helping others!

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Being a women-owned business and making it through a pandemic in a continued effort to help others.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Owning a business is both the most challenging and rewarding thing. It's a 24/7 responsibility!

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

Love what you do, be able to roll with the punches, and don't be afraid to take risks!

Where can people find you and your business?




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