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Jazzercise Inc.
#63 Franchise 500| Group fitness classes, conventions, apparel, and accessories



Franchising Since

1982 (36 Years)

Corporate Address

2460 Impala Dr.
Carlsbad, CA 92010


Judi Sheppard Missett

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$3,700 - $32,750

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$1,250 - $1,250

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops



Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media


Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

Ongoing, self-directed

Additional Training:


Absentee Ownership Allowed
Jazzercise Inc. is ranked #63 in the Franchise 500!
While teaching traditional jazz dance classes in Evanston, Illinois, in 1969, Judi Sheppard Missett turned her students away from the mirrors and started a "just for fun" class that incorporated dance moves to provide aerobic exercise. After moving to Southern California, she started training other instructors in the Jazzercise program in 1977. Six years later, the company began franchising. Now Jazzercise's CEO, she continues to teach weekly Jazzercise classes and choreograph new dance routines. Based in Carlsbad, California, Jazzercise's instructors teach its total-body conditioning program to almost half a million participants each year in the United States and more than 30 other countries. Jazzercise instructors are trained and certified before becoming franchised.
Initial Investment: Low - $3,700 High - $32,750
+2.2%+199 UNITS (1 Year) +8.4%+706 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Mexico, South America, Western Europe
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 12th, 2017