HOTWORX welcomes new franchisee, Joe Dowd, on the purchase of 3 franchise licenses in Arkansas with existing franchisee, Michael McNamara!

What lead you to explore franchise opportunities?
I had a friend become a franchisee and saw how excited she was about her new venture. I also toured a local studio and was really impressed.

Can you describe your first HOTWORX experience?
My first session was Hot Yoga. I really liked it! I was really concerned about feeling claustrophobic in the sauna but did not feel that way at all. After my workout I felt great and very energized!

How was  your experience going through the HOTWORX Discovery Process?
It was very informative and easy!

What was it like attending Discovery Day and meeting the HOTWORX Executive Team?
It was a great experience and gave me a better understanding of the HOTWORX corporate environment and what a great team they are to work with!

What advice would you give to other entrepreneurs considering the opportunity to franchise with HOTWORX?
I would say to rely on the great franchise recruiters HOTWORX has to offer. Bebe was my recruiter and was the best! She did great at getting me familiar with the HOTWORX family! She was also a wealth of information and very enthusiastic!

What are the top 3 reasons you chose to franchise with HOTWORX?
1. Great branding
2. Business model
3. Tremendous growth in fitness industry

What goals do you have in bringing HOTWORX to your market?
I hope to expose our entire market to benefits HOTWORX can offer to their fitness lifestyle.

What are you most excited for in your first year as a HOTWORX franchisee?
To see the reaction from the market about HOTWORX.

Congratulations, Joe, and welcome to the HOTWORX family!

Looking for a new business opportunity and want to learn more about HOTWORX? Visit or call (504) 297-1HOT.

Released February 25, 2019