Kinderdance Int'l. Inc.
#367 Franchise 500| Children's dance, gymnastics, fitness, and yoga programs

About
Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1985 (35 Years)

Corporate Address

5238 Valleypointe Pkwy.
Roanoke, VA 24019

CEO

Richard Maltese

Parent Company

Kinderdance Int'l. Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$18,100 - $46,750

Net-worth Requirement

$14,950

Liquid Cash Requirement

$14,950

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6-12%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options

Kinderdance Int'l. Inc. offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Kinderdance Int'l. Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

Classroom Training:

44 hours

Additional Training:

Annual continuing education conference

Number of Employees Required to Run:

1 - 2

Kinderdance Int'l. Inc. is ranked #367 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
When founder Carol Kay Harsell’s dance studio tripled in size in a matter of months, she wondered why her preschool dance program enrollment wasn’t growing as well. After discussing the matter with CFO Bernard Friedman, Harsell realized the problem was that many young children were in child-care centers and preschools. When Friedman suggested they take their program to where the children were, the concept for Kinderdance International was born.

Within 30 days Harsell had 60 children from a local child-care center enrolled; within six months, she was marketing to the entire Phoenix, AZ area, offering on-site instruction to more than 30 child-care centers in the area.

Franchisees offer Kinderdance’s innovative “education through dance” programs to thousands of children across North America, teaching at YMCAs, churches, public and private school systems, military bases and community centers, in addition to preschools and child-care centers.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $18,100 High - $46,750
Units
+8.7%+13 UNITS (1 Year) +18.1%+25 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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