Elements Massage

Therapeutic massage services
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Initial investment
$323K - $517K
Units as of 2023
250 Increase 1.2% over 3 years

Elements Massage, which was founded in 2000 and has been franchising since 2006, strives to offer one of the best and most cost-friendly massage experiences to its clients. People face a lot of pressure day-to-day, and they need time to unwind. Going for massages and having spa days is one way for people to find relaxation and rejuvenation. 

Satisfied customers tend to return to Elements Massage largely due to the personalized therapeutic massages the company has to offer. The health and wellness industry is a necessary one. That is shown through the fact that there are more than 240 Element Massage studios in the United States, but there's always room for more business owners to become franchisees of this brand.

Why You May Want to Start an Elements Massage Franchise

One of the best things about becoming an Element Massage franchisee is that the brand should have your back—literally. They'll support and guide you through the entire process, including site selection, opening your studio, marketing, training, and operations. They have strong vendor programs, established operating systems, and comprehensive marketing support. 

Elements Massage uses psychographic and demographic data to decide which locations are the best for you to open your studio. The Elements Massage team also carries with it years of experience in marketing and therapeutic massages to help you stand out from other studios. The brand is well-recognized and may be a favorite for clients who want to enjoy their wellness journey.

What Might Make an Elements Massage Franchise a Good Choice?

To be part of the Elements Massage team, you should make sure you’re financially ready for an initial investment made up of a franchise fee and other startup costs. In addition, you should prepare yourself for ongoing fees that will include advertising, royalty, and potential renewal fees. Franchisees will also need to meet the company's set net worth and liquid capital requirements.

Elements Massage may offer a discount off the franchise fee for veterans. It has also partnered with third-party financial sources to help franchisees cover costs, including the franchise fee, startup cost, equipment, inventory, and payroll.

How to Open an Elements Massage Franchise

There are a couple of steps that you need to take before you get your Elements Massage studio. You'll usually get the chance to speak with a development manager and learn all about Elements Massage’s positioning. The Franchise Disclosure Document should also give you a better understanding of the support you'll receive as a franchisee. 

If the Elements Massage team thinks you're a good fit, they'll likely invite you to meet the team at company headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. This may be a great opportunity to speak with existing franchisees and ask questions directed to the Elements Spa Massage team. 

If your net worth and available liquid capital match the brand’s requirements, you may qualify to open an Elements Massage location, and you can get started with an initial investment. The final stage often includes application approval and signing the agreement. After this, you can focus on helping clients find harmony and relaxation with your new Elements Massage franchise. 

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Company Overview

About Elements Massage

Industry Personal-Care Businesses
Related Categories Massage & Spa Services, Miscellaneous Health Services, Salon & Spa Services, Health & Wellness
Founded 2000
Parent Company WellBiz Brands Inc.
Leadership Jeremy Morgan, CEO
Corporate Address 1890 Wynkoop St., #1
Denver, CO 80202
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2006 (18 years)
# of employees at HQ 110
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

This company is offering new franchises worldwide.

# of Units 250 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Elements Massage franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

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$322,783 - $517,125
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
Cash Requirement Information Circle
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
20% off franchise or development fee
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Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing Elements Massage has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training 6 hours
Classroom Training 21-22 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App


Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? No
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Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
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Updated: December 12th, 2022