Frequently Asked Questions

What are the startup costs and what do they include?

Currently, the range of investment is from $396,165 to $597,790 which includes the $50,000 initial franchise fee. Other estimated costs include 3rd party professional advisory fees, insurance, and 3-months of working capital. LEARN MORE

How much space do I need for this studio?

Your studio will be 1,000 to 1,200 square feet for 8 individual member suites. Sites need adequate parking and drive by traffic but do not have to be Class A real estate. We have specific site criteria which will help you evaluate real estate that would be a good fit for your Saunatica location.  We’ll review the space you want to use for your Saunatica studio. LEARN MORE

How long does it take to open?

You should be able to open in as few as 3 to 6 months, it depends on how quickly you find your site, fit out the studio, complete pre-opening steps and attend training. INQUIRE TODAY

Do I have to be an owner operator?

Yes, we want our owners to be actively involved. Some may hire a general manager to oversee day to day operations, while owners focus on marketing, studio development and management. LEARN MORE

Can I own more than one studio?

Yes. We believe some owners will operate multiple studios. We offer discounts on initial franchise fees for owners who commit up front to additional studios.  INQUIRE TODAY

How many employees are needed to operate the studio?

Typically between 1 to and 3 employees depending on the mix of part and full-time staff; someone to tour and set up a new guest, front desk to help re-book the next session or convert to membership, and studio support staff to assure cleaning and sanitization in between guests – employees can fill all roles if needed. LEARN MORE

What kind of marketing support do you offer to help develop members and guests?

We have a set program for the local marketing plan starting with your pre-opening membership drives. No need to reinvent the program, just put it into action and adjust to meet your local demographics and community. INQUIRE TODAY

How many services are available at the studio?

We offer Infrared, red-light, and HALO therapy. Guests can upgrade or choose to stick to their membership package. LEARN MORE

What kind of merch is available for sale at retail?

We offer exclusive products for first time guests and members, water bottles, towels, caps and other apparel to help our guests show how proud they are to be a part of the Saunatica brand. INQUIRE TODAY

How much will the studio generate in revenue in a year?

Our history of performance is short but will give you a gauge of potential revenue. We will share our Financial Performance Representation (Item 19, Franchise Disclosure Document). This highlights affiliate performance and history. This can be a useful tool to help you evaluate the revenue potential for your Saunatica studio.  LEARN MORE