Kym Herjavec Opens Dance Studio “The Bod”

Kym Herjavec Opens Dance Studio "The Bod"
Kym Herjavec Opens Dance Studio "The Bod"

Kym Herjavec (formerly Johnson) is expanding her fitness brand with the opening of her own dance cardio studio, The Bod (formerly Richard Simmons Slimmons). In addition to the Beverly Hills location. The BOD is available for online users as well so anyone with a computer can take the classes.

Kym was inspired by icons like Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons and seeing the body transformations during her 14 seasons on DWTS, Kym transitioned from professional dancing to fitness by creating a dance fitness program for everyone. While on DWTS, Kym choreographed all of the workout DVD’s. Kym launched her brand, 5678 Fitness which consists of the 5678 Fitness workout DVD and her first book The 5678 Diet. Kym is continuing to build her fitness empire by opening her own dance cardio studio, The BOD by Kym Herjavec. The studio space was the iconic Beverly Hills fitness studio, Slimmons, which was owned by fitness guru Richard Simmons. The Bod offers really fun fitness classes from top fitness professionals including a former Rockette, Broadway fitness instructor and a professional dancer who danced with Lady Gaga at this year’s Superbowl! The much anticipated cardio-dance-fitness center is now open.

Kym Herjavec Opens Dance Studio "The Bod"


The BOD is a dance & fitness studio founded by Dancing with The Stars three time Mirror Ball Champion, Kym Herjavec. Kym has take over the legendary Richard Simmon’s Slimmons studio in Beverly Hills to create a place where you can dance, sculpt and tone your best BOD. The classes that will be offered include; Dance BOD, Barre BOD, 80s BOD (honoring Richard Simmons), Broadway BOD, Bridal BOD – 3 month program and private BOD classes. Some of the classes will be taught from DWTS Champion Kym herself along with the top dance instructors.

The BOD by Kym Online is a streaming service that lets you access Dancing with the Stars Champion Kym Herjavec’s favorite class content from your computer, mobile phone ortablet. The BOD by Kym online includes various workout programs for students for all levels. For more information:

Kym Herjavec Opens Dance Studio "The Bod"


Aussie native Kym Johnson learned the art of dance starting at the age of three. She trained in all aspects of the performing arts including singing, ballet, tap, jazz, and acrobatics.  She then began to compete in professional ballroom dancing at the age of 13. She went on to become the Australian Ballroom Champion and twice represented Australia in the ‘World 10’ dance championships.

Kym appeared on the hit Australian version of “Dancing with the Stars” where she won her first Mirror Ball Trophy with Tom Williams in her second season. She then moved to Hollywood to join the US version of the show. She has been in 17 seasons of “Dancing with the Stars” since. Kym followed her Australian victory-winning two more trophies with Donny Osmond (Donny & Marie) and Hines Ward (NFL 2x Super Bowl Champion). Kym is the only professional dancer in the world to hold Mirror Ball Trophies from two different continents.

As a dancer and certified fitness professional, Kym maintains a strict health and fitness regimen and launched her 5678 Fitness platform in January 2016, a Cardio-Latin Dance Series and Nutritional Guide. Kym’s first book, The 5678 Diet, features personal anecdotes from her career and provides insight into the fitness and nutrition regimen that help keep her toned and sculpted.

Kym Herjavec Opens Dance Studio "The Bod"

(Photos courtesy of Brandon Showers)

Jacqueline Maddison
Jacqueline Maddison is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Beverly Hills Magazine. She believes in shining light on the best of the best in life. She welcomes you into the world of the rich and famous with the ultimate luxury lifestyle.
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