SAINT LOUIS PARK, Minn. - No need to step into a gym with Wellbeats.
“Wellbeats is really fitness that fits into people's lives,” says Wellbeats President/CEO Jason Von Bank.
Wellbeats specializes in workout videos that range from yoga, to cycling, to classes for kids and also older generations, which they call Silver and Fit.
“The trainer that's there whenever they need them,” says Wellbeats Associate Producer Darcy Moffat. “We're going to get rid of all your excuses and we're going to make you better.”
Wellbeats has customers in 50 states and 19 countries. You can find it in places like gyms, hotels, companies that offer the service to employees, and will be available to everyone soon through the Wellbeats app. Von Bank says a subscription to Wellbeats for the general public will cost $15 per month on November 1st.
Most of the instructors you see in the videos are from right here in Minnesota.
Olympain Carrie Tollefson is in the process of starting up a running channel for Wellbeats. Running is a sport that Carrie says has brought a lot to her life.
“If you guys are new to sport or new to working out we hope to bring that to you as well. Focus, drive, commitment, determination – all these big words that help us be powerful people. That's what this app does,” Tollefson says.
Wellbeats was started in 2008. It is currently headquartered in St. Louis Park and also has a studio to shoot workout videos in Bloomington.
You can learn more on their website.