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The pulse of the small businesses out there and we have one joining us the -- simply -- Astoria in Queens recess cannot be joining us on sat.
You -- seven -- -- found what four years about three years three years ago.
In the fitness industry and you started with.
A tough time getting.
Yes I had gone into the bank with my business plan pretty sure of my idea and was denied based on of course the economic situation.
So I had to -- pay for the business all on my on.
I was very lucky to have been able to stay home with my parents until my mid twentieth saved up as much as I could.
And against advice paid for it all about myself and -- are three years later and paid up yes that's -- the case that no it's not.
How is that how -- alone today have you -- I had to re applied actually last week and I have been approved so I will be expanding.
Yes you know I -- it.
I want to bring this up a recent small business index it tracks financing for small businesses the best number for the month of July since 2007.
And each point increase on this index in -- -- several points.
Creates more than 40000 jobs in the future that's how it signals so.
As small businesses get loans like you they can expand they can't hire workers this is a good day thank you -- how many.
Workers are transparent structures you employ and how do you play them.
I have by a very independent contractors so they just kind of come and go is they create is that is typical in your own -- -- -- multiple locations.
-- you're not really committed to the one place him.
And yes so we don't have to you don't take taxes out of the paychecks they just can't save up for it for the end of the year and everybody's happy yeah.
And we DT you can now.
Offering some additional fitness services for the area when you get right now what what if you coming to simply fit what.
What's the experience like.
We're getting AAF home you're getting some place that you feel comfortable getting up personal attention from that variety that you don't really get when you go to -- When you sign a contract at the gym once you pay -- your money.
That's it they don't care whether you goal they don't care how strong are they have your money -- upset right.
Here there is accountability.
It's a place for we know everybody's name and it really matters whether or not -- in class really truly.
Care about you being fat but kind of classes you -- it's all -- a base classes all interval training and fusion so we have -- but all of its formats kick box saying boot camps on something called clock saying which is Pilates in boxing fans we have our own program called simply little bit.
Which is dance fitness and doubles and we train and Democrat and price.
An individual classes fifteen dollar signs yeah remembers exactly so there's no contract you just coming go it simply is that's.
Picked us for one class it is no membership is I'm glad you said pat downs and oh yeah I just -- cycle classes -- for -- god oh my god it's ridiculous yeah yeah.
OK well that's -- it's now.
And I'm glad you're going to be spending some more people can them.
Can get in on that and I I I think we can happen and kids one and then -- No that's it you cannot use the class schedule online -- simply -- Astoria dot com Russell on FaceBook Twitter and -- program.
A -- congratulations thank you so much I.
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