Ethan Agarwal, CEO of Skyfit, shares how he's democratizing access to boutique fitness classes through an app

A few years ago I was your typical post-MBA grad: clocking 100-hour work weeks and closing in on 40 pounds overweight. Like many overworked employees, my health and fitness took a backseat to my career goals. I’d always been active, but was struggling to figure out how to incorporate wellness into my routine—even as a fortunate individual who could afford regular sessions with a personal trainer or classes at one of New York City’s many boutique studios. My consulting career kept me constantly on the road, away from the instruction and motivation I needed to actually make fitness a habit. It seemed insane to me that in 2016 when companies like Netflix, Uber, and Seamless could deliver luxury services with the push of a button that I couldn’t get the same professional and personalized fitness through my phone whenever I wanted it.

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