Megan Harlan / Pure Barre South Tulsa

Born and raised in Tulsa, Megan always lived in an active home. She grew up in the pool and was a competitive swimmer in high school, winning three team state championships at Jenks. She is a graduate of  Oklahoma State University where she majored in Early Childhood Education. She taught Pre-K for three and a half years after graduation. In the summer of 2013, Megan opened Pure Barre – South Tulsa. The studio saw immediate success under Megan’s leadership., which allowed for a second studio just a year later in Tulsa- Midtown. Megan has been an active Junior League member and served as a provisional liaison within the organization. Since opening Pure Barre, Megan has assisted with the TyPros FIT series, the welcoming committee at the Tulsa Regional Chamber, and partnered with many other small businesses in Tulsa to improve our community. Health and fitness have always been important to Megan. She was introduced to Pure Barre through a relative and saw immediate results. Her belief in and commitment to the technique compelled her to open a Pure Barre in Tulsa, combining her love of fitness with her passion to teach. Under her leadership, studios have seen a 40% increase in annual clients since their first year and a 10% revenue growth year-over-year. And the best has yet to come! Her husband, Justin, is the executive director of Reading Partners in Tulsa. They reside in Jenks with their 17-month old daughter, Payton and 3-year-old son, Landon.

Katrina Morgan / Pure Barre South Tulsa

Growing up military, Katrina had lived in six states and two countries by the age of twelve. One thing that remained consistent through all her moves was a passion for ballet and dance. She began classical ballet at a young age and danced with many performing arts groups and ballet companies. She is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she received a Bachelors of Nursing and a Masters of Health Care Administration. After marriage, she relocated to Tulsa to become the Sr. Director of Operations for Utica Park Clinic. During Katrina’s second year in Tulsa, Pure Barre South Tulsa opened; and she managed the financials, assisted in operations, and taught classes while continuing to work full time. After the immediate success of the first studio, she decided to work at PureBarrefull-time to open a 2nd studio and she also had her first baby boy (Beckham, now 4)! Now a proud mom of two children, she is continually amazed at how being a Pure Barre owner has fulfilled her life in more ways than can be described. It has brought such joy to be a part of a business that is inspiring and encouraging personally, while getting to change women’s lives daily as she teaches them how to get stronger & healthier both physically and mentally.Being deeply rooted in the community is extremely important to her. We have made an impact in the local community in many ways, such as donating over 50 free month pure barre packages last year alone. It is also just as important finding ways to support the incredible small business community in Tulsa, whether it is ordering a cake from our favorite neighbor at Ludgers to handing out a coupon to our baby boutique neighbors to a newly expecting pure barre mom. She is an active Chamber member with the Advisory board for Tulsa Small Business Connection, serves on the Chamber Marketing Committee, and is a past member of the Welcoming Committee. She also sits on the Advisory Board for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Tulsa, Board member for Tulsa New Leaders (recipient in 2017), serves on the Hospitality House Marketing Board, assisted with TyPros FIT series and many fitness community events. Her professional affiliations include the American Organization of Nurse Executives and Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society.

 

 

Matt Hulse / Premier Advisors Group
(Co-Host)

Marty Williams/ Provident CPA & Business Advisors
(Co-Host)

Megan Harlan / Pure Barre South Tulsa
(Guest)

Katrina Morgan / Pure Barre South Tulsa
(Guest)

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