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Teach Jazzercise

Turn your passion into a business

With Jazzercise you can become a dance fitness instructor and own your own fitness business helping others live stronger, happier lives. Our Founder and CEO, Judi Sheppard Missett, created the franchise model to empower women to become entrepreneurs doing something they love. We were the first fitness company to franchise and we’re proud of it.

Top-ranked franchise

Jazzercise is ranked #7 on the list of Fastest-Growing Franchises, #13 on America’s Top Global Franchises and #42 overall on the Franchise 500® List by Entrepreneur Magazine.

New moves, new music

Our Founder and CEO, Judi Sheppard Missett, and our President, Shanna Missett Nelson, continually mix in new moves and new music to give instructors new material to teach and keep classes fresh throughout the year.

Class variety

You can teach and offer a variety of classes including Dance Mixx, Fusion, Core, Strike, Strength and Express to keep customers motivated to come to class and hit their fitness goals.

Corporate support

We offer ongoing training, resources, business tools, promotional materials and an all-in-one marketing platform to help you launch and grow your business.

Global brand and network

Your business will be backed by a global brand with a 45-year history of growth, evolution and rock solid success in the fitness industry.



Every certified instructor is a franchisee. The level of investment you put into your franchise is up to you. If you’re ready to fire your boss, become an Owner Instructor. If you want to keep your day job, start teaching as an Associate Instructor.

Let’s break down the two types:

Owner Instructor

An Owner Instructor owns and teaches classes. Many Owner Instructors also hire Associate Instructors to teach classes.

Associate Instructor

An Associate Instructor teaches classes for an Owner Instructor.