Not to be deterred by the pandemic, Kris Price opened Cryoshift, offering cryotherapy and other services for recovery and rejuvenation, at Crossroads Shopping Center in Gilbert this summer. This veteran of the wellness arena also happened to be the owner of the first Orangetheory Fitness in Arizona. Learn about Kris Price…
Hometown: Silverton, Oregon
First job: Boedi’s Drive-In.
Favorite ways to spend your free time in AZ: Driving up north to spend time on the Mogollon Rim.
A person who has impacted your life the most and why: Ellen Latham, founder of Orangethoery Fitness. In a male-dominated industry, Ellen starting Orangetheory Fitness gave me the courage as a woman to open and successfully run two of my own Orangetheory studios, Chandler and Ahwatukee.
Your biggest accomplishment in your eyes and why: Successfully starting two franchises of Orangetheory Fitness during the recession around 2008 and Cryoshift in Gilbert, currently during COVID-19.
The biggest obstacle you have overcome: Managing working full time and being a mother while obtaining my college degree all at once.
Someone who inspires you and why: My father. He taught me my work ethic and to prove the naysayers wrong.
Favorite quote: “The only thing to fear, is fear itself.” –Franklin D. Roosevelt
Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do: The sky is the limit.
What you think makes someone fabulous: Someone who is humble.