Business, Featured, Fitness, Industry Trends, Vagaro Merchant Services

Discovering Strength at Marisa Allen Fitness 

Marisa Allen, a personal trainer based in Houston, knows that looking great isn’t what motivates her clients to push through burn and fatigue with her week after week. What does? The incredible feeling that newfound strength brings.  

“When their focus shifts from chasing a number on a scale to feeling strong and healthy, I know they’ll hit their goals,” Allen said. 

On Point podcast logo with host Taylor Burke
Beauty, Business, Featured, Fitness, Hair, Vagaro News, Wellness...

Vagaro Launches Podcast, On Point 

Vagaro prides itself on having the depth of industry knowledge to anticipate the needs of its customers. With the launch of its new podcast, On Point, Vagaro gives the world an insider’s view of the many businesses it serves.  The weekly podcast, which launched January 12, features different experts from the salon, fitness, beauty and wellness industries—with the occasional wildcard thrown in. Guests share trade secrets, current industry trends, and tips for running a successful business.  Episode 1, Pivoting the…

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The Year in Review: Vagaro’s Best of Beauty & Wellness 2021 

In the last 12 months we’ve seen a rise of lush lashes, primmed-to-perfection nails, corrective skin care treatments, and therapeutic practices—just to name a few! And as we wait in anticipation of 2022 style trends, let’s look back at some of the most popular beauty & wellness favorites of 2021.  Here’s a short list of business professionals who offered some of the best style trends of the year. From men’s pampering to SUP yoga, 2021 carried in some old favorites & new-school trends that kept us chic all year round.  Beauty:    Lash & Bodyworks  Long…

Brian from Traverse
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Ninja Warrior Training: A Q&A With Brian Kretsch of Traverse Fitness 

We recently interviewed Brian Kretsch, trainer and manager at Traverse Fitness, a Ninja Warrior gym in Richmond, California. You’ll find the same daunting (and iconic) obstacles inside Traverse that you’d find on the American Ninja Warrior TV show, from the Warped Wall to the Salmon Ladder. Brian knows them all very well. He is one of only two ninjas to compete…