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Mindbody vs. Zen Planner

It’s one thing for Zen Planner to call its software “industry-leading.” It’s another to actually lead the industry for the last 20 years, like Mindbody has.

Advantages
Mindbody
Zen Planner
Unrivaled live and premium support
The world’s largest consumer marketplace
The most extensive partner network
Built-in live streaming and on-demand video
Your own branded mobile app
Unsurpassed educational resources

With Mindbody, your software comes with a built-in community of clients ready to book with you. You get live streaming video that helps you create exceptional client experiences. And you get the best support. That’s why our customers choose us over Zen Planner.

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Exclusive features

More than just software. Leverage exclusive features to supercharge your studio.

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Help more new clients find your classes on the Mindbody Marketplace, the largest network of fitness consumers in the world.

Mindbody fitness integrations

Personalize the way you work with 90+ preferred integrations—it’s your software, your way. Explore Mindbody Integrations.

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Fitness & wellness lovers use the ClassPass app to find new classes and studios—meaning you’re plugged into a new stream of clients. We’re so sure you’ll make more money, we’ll prove it with the ClassPass Guarantee. (Terms apply.)

MessengerAI features

Messenger[ai], our AI-powered assistant, makes sure you never miss another client. It texts back immediately after a missed call, books services, and answers questions.

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Get quick funding to help your studio grow with Mindbody Capital. No applications, credit checks, or interest. Just hassle-free access to cash flow for eligible businesses. 

Game-changing growth levers for your fitness business 

We have built-in tools to help you earn more.

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Create a branded app to strengthen client connection

More engagement. More exposure. More earning power. We’ll design a personalized app for your brand that elevates your member experience.

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Self-check-in to save you time 

No more long lines at the front desk. Members check themselves in with a tap and you get more time to give them the best experience at your studio or gym. 

"Being a Mindbody client will empower you to run your business and focus on the parts you love."
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Amy Jordan

CEO, WundaBar

We’re the platform powering your favorite brands—what will we do for yours?

From barre and yoga to bootcamp and Pilates, the biggest fitness and gym brands depend on our software to run and grow their businesses.

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Why Mindbody?

"Mindbody has been phenomenal and has so many more options for us."
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Tanya Hill

Awaken Gym, Former ZenPlanner customer

Denver, Colorado

We lead the industry because of businesses like you

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will Mindbody transfer my client data from my current system?

Yes. Our Data Services team is ready to migrate all your client data into Mindbody during your onboarding and software training.

Is it difficult to switch from Zen Planner to Mindbody?

No. Transferring your data from Zen Planner is convenient—our dedicated conversions team streamlines the process to get you switched over.

Can you tell me about Mindbody’s marketing features?

Our Marketing Suite brings in more new clients and keeps them coming back by making your business findable and your services bookable from everywhere clients look for services like yours. We’ll help you put the best offer in front of the best clients at the best time, and help you stay connected with your clients via automated, personalized messages. When you get more exposure for your business, you get more customers, and your business grows. We’ll also place your business front and center in the Mindbody consumer app for no fee, which means you get exposure to the millions of fitness seekers who use the app.

Is there any training for me as I switch from Zen Planner to Mindbody?

Looking for a Zen Planner alternative should mean more than just getting new software. With Mindbody, it means you also get training and onboarding, so you're set up for success from the get-go. We also offer ongoing training and resources, including guides, blogs, webinars, and connection and collaboration with other business owners through the Mindbody One Community.