16 Sep 310 Frances Mikuriya: Designing a fitness facility that WOWS members
With over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry (UK, US), Dr. Frances H. Mikuriya is the founder of Body Machine Performance Studio™ and SpinAddikts™, the first private indoor cycling group in London. Frances holds 4 degrees in architecture – PhD, AA School of Architecture London; MSc, Columbia University New York; MSc, University College London, and a Bachelor of Architecture, University of Texas Austin. She has also taught and lectured for 7 years in academia before opening Body Machine Performance Studio in Kensington in 2019. In addition to her training in architecture, Frances’ fitness career started in the US in the 90’s where she was one of the leading group exercise instructors in exclusive clubs including Equinox (NY) and the Sports Club/LA (San Francisco).
Your Podcast Snapshot
- Biggest challenge going from fitness professional to fitness studio owner
- Architectural vision behind Body Machine Performance Studio
- Simple, physical changes that can make a big change for any fitness studio