About Us

Welcome to The Firm.

We make working out an event.

Driven by pride, passion, and love.

Building community one name at a time.

Our Manifesto Why The Firm Our History
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Our Manifesto

Family, however defined, provides a deep sense of belonging. With a “come as you are” mindset, The Firm is a family striving for optimal fitness and good health. Free to sweat any and every color of the rainbow.

Never-ending encouragement (and an infinite amount of laughter) bond us in our shared goals and pursuits, rooted in sweat, squats, sun salutations, and collective triumphs.

Come and have a fitness experience with us. You’re Home.

Why us?

You’re never alone when 
you work out at The Firm

With our class instructors and friendly, serviceable staff behind you, there’s never a moment you won’t be motivated to dig deeper than the day before. Providing a wide range of experiences, amenities, and complimentary offerings, you can trust in The Firm’s value as a better fitness center.

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Our History

How we got to where 
we are today.

Throughout the decades a lot of ups and downs have happened to our family in fitness but we’re all the stronger for it.

A Friendship Begins

1985
Kelly Miyamoto joins Teri McLean and David Gray in opening an aerobics studio off of Harmon Place named David’s Body Shop.

Call Us 
The Firm

1986
Inclusivity drives a change of name, sparked from a fashion magazine brainstorming session, and “The Firm: A Workout Studio” is born.

Earning 
Our Cred

1987
David wins the first ever International Aerobics Federation competition sponsored by Crystal Light and our teams followed suit.

Lights… Camera…

1990
Kelly begins hosting the weekly fitness spot on the KARE 11 morning show for six years, exploring the world of fitness throughout the Twin Cities.

Saved 
by Poland

January 1993
Twiddling our thumbs in a temporary location by Hennepin-Lake Liquor, the Polish Community Center provided by way of a lady named Loretta.

Home 
Sweet Here

January 2011
From KOOL 108 dance promotions and pioneering pride parades we found our permanent home off of 2nd Ave for our fitness future.