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MEET GLENN

Industry Expert on Health and Fitness and Spa Business Development, Branding, Fitness Products, Trends and Market Research

For the past 25 years, Glenn Colarossi has provided consulting expertise supporting health club and spa start-ups and turnarounds across the globe. Glenn’s client list resembles a “Who’s Who in Quality,” with such names as: The Four Seasons Hotels, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, St. Regis, The Plaza Hotel, Frette, Kemper, Hilton International, to name a few. He has also served as Owner and Operator of several prestigious health clubs / spas; The Downtown Athletic Club in Miami, Fitnesse in Ft. Lauderdale, and Landmark Athletic Club in Stamford, Connecticut.

Glenn has played an important role as innovator of unique fitness branded products and services. He was instrumental in the development and roll-out of “The Westin WORKOUT” for Starwood Hotels, “AgeFit” for active adult communities, “The Workout Room” for the Tourism Development Investment Corp. Abu Dhabi (TDIC), and developed worldwide fitness / brand standards for the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, and Miraval Living. His expertise in the industry has generated enormous interest as a Keynote Speaker, and thereby has delivered many seminars and workshops for groups ranging from 10-to-400+ worldwide.

Glenn earned a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from Adelphi University and completed post-graduate work at the University of Physical Culture in Moscow. He has served on the Connecticut Governor’s Council on Fitness and was an Advisory Board Member for the International Council on Active Aging, American Council on Exercise, American College of Sports Medicine, Health Fitness Journal and the Keiser Institute on Aging.

Glenn has been cited in many publications around the globe and is looked at as an industry expert to comment and present on trends as well as provide research for organizations. Some notable publications include: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, American Spa, Club Industry, Club Business and many others.