Business: Curves, 2815 83rd St. in Darien
Owners: Terry Nichin and Ann Hodges
How did the business come to be?
Curves was rapidly growing in the city and suburbs. It is a franchise company that was created by Diane and Gary Heavin, (who have recently sold Curves to NCP). They made Curves the workout facility that women wanted to go to. A facility for women only, featuring a complete 30 minute workout!
Why did you choose the area you did?
We purchased Curves in 2007, it was already established in the Darien area.
What does your business offer?
Curves is a weight loss/workout facility specially designed for women featuring Curves Complete, the only program that includes exercise, meal plans and coaching - all in ONE place.
What's something interesting about your business your customers might not know?
Curves is a 30-minute workout facility offering Curves Complete (a new diet program) and Zumba classes. Curves is for women of all ages; we are proud to be recognized as an authorized Silver Sneaker facility. Now with companies putting their focus on good health, some insurance companies offer a special deal if they join Curves.
What's your most popular product or service?
Curves offers a 30-minute circuit workout which is very appealing to ladies who are looking for an effective workout.