Jan 18, 2023 - Things to Do

From personal training to nutrition, CharlotteFIT’s new studio aims to be a one-stop-shop for all things fitness

Photo: McKenzie Rankin/Axios

Local woman-owned fitness company CharlotteFIT will open its second location, Charlotte FIT South, on Jan. 23, in south Charlotte.

The open-concept studio will deliver a range of individualized fitness services, from personal training to nutritional coaching, under one roof.

Why it matters: Both Charlotte-based and woman-owned, Charlotte FIT provides a small business alternative to Charlotte’s many big-name fitness chains.

Zoom out: Charlotte FIT is the fitness company of Charlotte-native and fitness trainer, Taylor Calamese. She opened the studio’s first location, Charlotte FIT North, in the University area in 2020.

Details: The Charlotte FIT South grand opening will kick off at 5am with both personal training and open gym services.

  • The studio will roll out group classes in February, Calamese says.
  • She also hopes to start a personal training certification program in March.
Charlotte FIT owner and Charlotte native, Taylor Calamese. Photo: Courtesy of Kiara Harris of KH Photography

Context: Charlotte FIT North is women-focused with the goal of “providing a safe space for women of all ages and fitness levels to reach their health goals,” according to their website. 

Zoom in: Charlotte FIT’s second location, Charlotte FIT South, will be the company’s co-ed studio.

What to expect: Located south of Quail Hollow, Charlotte FIT South will offer

Pricing: S

  • Small group personal training will start at $350 for eight sessions, while private personal training will start at $550 for eight sessions.
  • Personal training includes an open gym membership, body fast testing, measurements, nutrition coaching, blood pressure readings and a free nutrition guide.
  • You can also purchase a general membership for $87/month.
  • Group fitness classes are $30 per class or a three-pack for $75. You can also purchase memberships for group classes starting at $150.

Address: Charlotte FIT South is located at 10106 Johnston Road, Suite C.

  • The studio will be open Monday-Friday from 5am-8pm and Saturday from 8am-2pm. They’ll be closed on Sundays.

What’s next: Before the grand opening, Charlotte FIT South will host a pre-opening celebration on Saturday, Jan. 21., from 12-4pm.

  • The day will include a free bootcamp, a live DJ, light bites and more. RSVPs are preferred — email [email protected] to secure your spot.
Interior of Charlotte FIT’s newest studio, Charlotte FIT South, which will open Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Photo: McKenzie Rankin/Axios

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