Jazzercise Inc.

Initial Investment

LOW: $3,530
HIGH: $12,900

Change in Units

+3.7% +326 UNITS (1 Year)
+1.8% +156 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile



Franchising Since

1982 (34 Years)

Corporate Address

2460 Impala Dr. Carlsbad, CA 92010


Judi Sheppard Missett

About Jazzercise Inc.

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.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$3,530 - $12,900

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee


Ongoing Royalty Fee


Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 13

Lowest Rank: 80

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 5 weeks

Additional Training: Seminars

Ongoing Support
Toll-Free Line
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Regional Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

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Updated: August 17th, 2016

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