Tammy Wiles started Perfect Body Fitness Center in a small storefront in 1990, offering aerobic classes for ladies only. After the second year in business Perfect Body decided to go co-ed and incorporated state of the art fitness equipment. The center has rapidly grown to become the most successful full service fitness facility in the Danville area.
They now offer Nautilus, Hammer Strength machines, Body Masters and Cybex equipment, and tons of free weights. 40 stations of cardio equipment (Stairmaster, Nautilus, Schwinn) - treadmills, elliptical, step mills, rowers, bikes and plan to add more equipment in the near future.
Since the completion of their original building at their current location at Kings Plaza Shopping Center, they have made three additional expansions, a large cardio area and a 6,000 square foot Aerobic Studio offering step classes, kickboxing, core, and spin classes.
Now Perfect Body Fitness Center of Danville, Virginia has a beautiful multi-purpose court used for basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, roller skating, plus an indoor rubber walking track, separate racquetball court, and 2 more bathroom facilities.
Name Of Gym: Perfect Body Fitness Center
Name Of Owner: Tammy L. Wiles
Website Address: www.perfectbodyfitnesscenter.com
Hours Of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Founders/Owners: Tammy L. Wiles
[ Q ] How did the gym start and why did you decide to begin (or work within) the gym business.
I was tired of Franchise Clubs coming and going and not caring for my community.
[ Q ] Can you give us a description on what went into opening your awesome establishment?
Long hours and the
determination to succeed.
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[ Q ] What makes your gym different?
Honesty - Treat people right and never mislead them!
[ Q ] What sort of people do you attract into your gym?
All fitness levels and ages.
[ Q ] What inspires people to train at your facility?
[ Q ] Do you have any top trainers and why are they so good?
trainers are great and care for their clients, and many of you know top expert fitness trainer and regular Bodybuilding.com contributor
David Gluhareff (MFS, CFT-ISSA) who has been a writer for publications such as
ProtrainerOnline.com, and Bodybuilding.com for over a decade.
[ Q ] What special services do you provide?
All Aerobics and Cycling classes (18 classes weekly) are free to all members and the classes are probably the toughest, most creative, and provide more results than just about any other classes in the world!
The classes are led by Tammy Wiles, Amanda Wiles, Mike Wiles, Angela Blankenship, Teresa Cannon, Misty Haller, Vickie Pritchett, Cindy Gravely, Tonya Moon, and Glenn Barber.
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[ Q ] Who are your most notable present and past members?
The Black Family - 3 generations of working out! - Frank and Carol Black (started in the 70's/80's), their son and daughter-in-law David and Karen Black (started in the 90's), and Frank and Carol's grandson Zack Lewis (starting at age 15, now 18).
[ Q ] What was the hardest part about operating your gym?
[ Q ] What makes you competitive over the large gym chains?
Honest service, not greedy, and being fit or leading by example.
[ Q ] How have you been able to remain so successful and how do you hope to remain so?
Exceptional equipment, upgrades, and expansions at an affordable price with no crazy price increases. I have tried to use a personal touch with each member by always listening to all members' suggestions as well as complaints.
The two main forms of advertising for the fitness center are word of mouth and the Piedmont Shopper.
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