New Business -- Contours Express

January 14, 2007

Name of business: Contours Express

Owners: Jason and Tori Evans

Address: Long Meadow Shopping Center, 1561 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown

Opening date: June 12, 2006

Products and services: Contours Express is a 29-minute workout designed especially for women, using real weight-bearing equipment.

"We also offer personal training, ellipticals, free weights, Hula-Hoops and much more. This wide variety enables each woman to customize a workout to accommodate her needs."

Market area: Target area is a five-mile radius of Long Meadow Shopping Center, although some clients come from West Virginia and Pennsylvania.


How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "I have always been into fitness and know the benefits of exercise and strength training. When I discovered Contours Express and the equipment that is used, I was truly excited. I saw this as a perfect opportunity to give women everything they need in a fitness center.

Previous business experience: "I have been a real estate agent for the past six years, and during this time have had the opportunity to speak with many women about fitness. From their responses and from my own experiences, I feel Contours Express focuses on all aspects of health and fitness for women."

Number of employees: Four

Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Web site:

Telephone: 301-739-8884

Cutline: By Yvette May/Staff Photographer

Karen Andereson, left, and Contours Express co-owner Tori Evans are pictured with some of the equipment used at the business

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