Imagine walking through the doors of your gym and, instead of feeling the dread of the elliptical or the intimidation of the squat rack, you enter an open-concept space, filled with families, friends, warm lighting and even warmer smiles. Makes working out seem pretty good, right? Well, that is what you can always expect at Inspirations Dance Studio in Appleton, Wisconsin
Tricia Schewe, Inspirations founder, built her business with the mission to inspire individuals — women, men, and children — to reach their highest potential inside and out through dance, movement, fitness, and motivation while creating a space that allows everyone to feel welcome and at home. On any given day you can plan on seeing families walking through the door, children playing with one another, and friendships being cultivated, all while breaking a much-needed sweat. The energy is contagious in this space, and every day brings a new and exciting experience. So, if you are looking for a place to find community, find fitness, and find confidence, Inspirations is certainly the place to be.
More About Tricia and Inspirations
Years in business:
We celebrated our four year anniversary on February 16.
Favorite thing about what you do:
The relationships built among my clients and watching them achieving each new goal is by far the best part of owning and operating a fitness studio. A workout is a workout – but the bonds made in the studio are forever.
Most memorable moment in the studio?
Each win in a clients life in a celebration in mine!
Being the runner up finalist in Best in the Valley for the last two years.
Watching my clients children grow over the years – many of our “Kidspirations” have grown up here.
What does a typical day at Inspirations Dance and Fitness look like?
Each day, we offer up to seven boutique fitness classes with classes like Barre, HIIT, Pound, Kettlebell AMPD, Cardio Dance and more. In addition to group fitness,
Three tips to getting and staying active:
1. Define your goals and what you want to achieve. There is no right or wrong answer.
2. Make it happen. Schedule your workouts at the beginning of the week and hold yourself accountable. Remember, bosses don’t cancel.
3. Make fitness fun. If you don’t enjoy what you are doing, you won’t be excited about it and your chances for success will go down. Find a class or recruit a fitness buddy.
When all else fails, just move and make the magic happen.