Enterprise Centre is perfect home for local fitness business
fitness business All Star Health Academy has moved into the new
Highbridge Enterprise Centre and is already experiencing success.
The centre, located on the Isleport Business Park, was opened
by the County Council in the Spring and is aimed at promoting
business growth and supporting local start-up companies.
MacPhail, Highbridge Enterprise Centre Manager, says the fitness
business run by Karen
Phillips, pictured right, has gone from strength
to strength since she joined the Highbridge centre.
Centre provides the business with a professional office space
to run her company and hold private client consultations,"
she says. "It is also near to the facilities where the fitness
classes take place."
says her underlying interests in sport and fitness inspired her
to a change of career in 2008.
worked in finance with her family business, running marathons
in London and New York made her think about her true ambitions
in life. Undertaking a series of courses and workshops, Karen
qualified as a Level 2 Gym Instructor.
She says: "I have always been an active and sporty person
and wanted to be able to use this passion to offer guidance to
others. My classes are for all abilities and focus on a fun and
social element while reaping the benefits of regular exercise."
plan the classes to ensure that individuals of differing fitness
levels across the spectrum are appropriately challenged. My clients
are really enjoying themselves while achieving their fitness goals.
I am aiming to have a class running every day at locations around
Highbridge to reach as many people in the local community as possible."
classes take place at St Johns Hall in Highbridge on Tuesdays
from 9:30-10:15am and Thursdays from 9:30-10:15am and 6:30-7:15pm.
There is also a class at Burnham Baptist Church on Tuesday from
classes are suitable for men and women of all ages and abilities
and the first class is free. To book in for a class call Karen
on 07584 078960.
Karen added: "The next steps for me and the business is to
offer onto-to-one consultations and courses for nutrition and
weight. The offices at Highbridge are perfect for this as it gives
me the privacy with clients and a great space to provide workshops
Centre is fantastic for my companys needs and everyone from
Somerset Enterprise Centres have been really helpful, professional,
friendly and supportive. I am looking forward to being part of
the journey as the Centre reaches out to other local, small businesses
and expands our community here."
Enterprise Centre is showcasing its facilities during an Open
Day on Friday 25th September.
businesses can meet the staff and some of the business owners
based at the Centre and hear how the facility benefits them.
vibrant business environment benefits from free business advice,
tailored workshops and superfast broadband.
For more about the office space and WorkHub facilities available
at the Highbridge Enterprise Centre or the Centres Open
Day email Jakki at Jacqueline.MacPail@tedcltd.com or call 01278