Franchise Development Firm Aims for Nationwide Expansion of Innovative L.A.-Based Brand
REP’M Group, which assists emerging franchises with careful but rapid scaling, has brought Pause Wellness Studios under its wing. Pause Studio, founded in 2016 in Los Angeles, is known for blending cutting-edge technologies with traditional healing methods. In a news release, REP’M Group, which is based in Cornelius, N.C., points out that its leadership team has significant experience with the development of health and wellness brands.
Pause CEO John Klein emphasized the opportunities represented by the collaboration. “We are confident that working with REP’M Group will allow the Pause brand to successfully launch as a franchise. With their services and expert guidance, we hope to open more locations with dedicated partners soon.” Pause has secured $3 million in series A capital, or seed funding, to grow its infrastructure around the nation.
A Look at Pause Wellness Studios Franchise
Pause Studio was co-founded by friends and former Equinox executives Jeff Ono and John Klein. The business was designed to help people “press pause” in their lives. Pause Wellness Studios provide innovative wellness treatments, including floatation therapy, infrared saunas, LED light therapy, vitamin drips via IV, contrast therapy, cryotherapy and naturopathic medicine. Studio services cater to clients’ convenience because a combination of treatments can be accomplished during one visit at one location.
Clients appreciate that Pause Wellness Studios equates to a tranquil oasis to relax and restore mentally as well as physically, with its services aimed at reducing stress, increasing focus, accelerating recovery and improving immunity. These offerings appeal to athletes, parents, and anyone who works hard and needs to unwind and rejuvenate. The California business also is known for excellent customer service and an inviting atmosphere, according to the REP’M Group’s release.
About REP’M Group
Nick Sheehan, co-founder and managing partner of REP’M Group, warmly welcomed Pause Wellness Studios into his company’s fold. “As Pause steps into franchising, we are excited to begin working with their team to develop the brand and help them to grow nationwide. Pause has had incredible success over the past five years with consistent and continued growth during the turmoil of Covid. The brand has continued to grow its revenue and has made tremendous steps toward becoming a nationwide wellness studio. We are excited to be able to partner with such an innovative brand like Pause and help take them to the forefront of mental and physical wellness. “As a full-service franchise growth facilitator, REP’M assists young franchisors from ground zero, including the franchisor launch, franchisees’ openings, and developing and managing plans for continued growth. Branding, building, growing and scaling strategies are provided through REP’M’s verticals, BRAND’M, BUILD’M, GROW’M and SCALE’M. Founded in 2019, REP’M Group clients have included Alloy Personal Training, ISI Elite Training, Ellie Mental Health, Kidokinetics, Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping, 4Ever Young and LIME Painting franchises.