Here in the USA we’re big on parades, especially in smaller towns and around the Fourth of July. They make the perfect venue to promote local business and that includes Indoor Cycling Studios! Melissa Spredemann is opening Velocity Cycling Studio, a new Spinning Studio in Mequon, Wisconsin in August. She shared these photos of their float at the Family Fun Before the Fourth parade this past weekend. Originally posted 2011-06-28 05:04:55.
Hi John, My name is Julie and I am the owner of a cycling studio in Philadlphia, PA called “The wall cycling studio.” This past weekend I had a couple instructors over and after a little time we somehow got on the discussion of how one of my biggest dreams to live is to show up to a spin class while on vacation, the instructor not show up and for
Fitness Connect from IDEA is something I feel all of us Group Fitness Professionals and Fitness Studio owners need to jump on soon. I’m scheduling an interview with IDEA’s head of business development for a future Podcast. In the mean time if you are an Indoor Cycling Instructor with a Spinning® or other certification, Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer or you own or manage a Fitness Club or Studio here
Running a successful fitness studio takes a lot of passion, experience and hard work. The husband and wife team of Xavier and Nadia McClinton who run Body By X Skill Development & Training Center in Marin County California sound like they have all three covered… and more! Together they have developed a unique fitness offering that combines strength training, along with Indoor cycling and includes the MyRide+ virtual ride video system.
Just a few trends I’ve seen in 2012 that are moving smartly into 2013. – Dual fitness offerings – boutique cycling studios are now combining TRX, Pilates, personal training, yoga, etc. The ideal studio space required to provide these amenities is running 3000 sq ft. and above. – Ambient features are now included in the start up budget…no longer an option but a must have on opening day. Even the
Want to use your iPhone or Android based device to schedule your next Indoor Cycling class? There’s an App for that® 🙂 I added the ® because Apple has trademarked that phrase. Studio owner Bill Pryor has created an App for his customers at Spynergy Wellesley, Bill’s Indoor Cycling Studio outside of Boston Mass. Spynergy customers can download the App for free, quickly review the class schedule and easily signup for a
Our Cycling Studio Owners will want to check this out ASAP… For years we’ve promoted Working Fitness Vacations – where you, the Instructor, teache a few fitness classes in exchange for a very low cost, Caribbean vacation. Hundreds of Instructors have followed our recommendations and have really enjoyed their all inclusive vacations. Now there’s TripTribe.com. They specialize in assisting fitness professionals who want to take a group of clients (your
Would you agree that Indoor Cycles are a poor method/modality of exercise – for some populations? There’s a long list of people who would never consider participating in our classes, or even riding an indoor cycle alone at home. There’s a bunch of reasons: Physical limitations Obese/overweight Existing injury Just plain afraid of that skinny, little, bicycle saddle 🙁 So, would it make sense to add a few recumbent cycles
ICI/PRO member Joe Ducosin invited Amy and me to a special event at Cycle Quest Indoor Cycling Studio, Joe’s new studio in Eden Prairie, MN. The event was a kick off for the Minnesota Tour de Cure, a fundraising ride for the American Diabetes Association. It featured Biggest Loser contestants O’Neil Hampton, Pete Thomas, Sunshine Hampton and Jessie Atkins. All four are very inspirational and Amy and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting and riding
This morning I read how Soul Cycle has been banning fitness instructors (from competing studios) who try to attend their class. SoulCycle bans fitness instructors from its classes About 10 days after hitting a SoulCycle class on a recent day off, Barry’s Bootcamp owner Joey Gonzalez got a phone call. It was a lawyer for the mega-popular cycling brand issuing a message: don’t come back. “He essentially said we have a policy at SoulCycle
Guest post by Instructor & Studio Owner Pauline Geraci According the Administration for Community Living (ACL), people 65-plus represented 12.4 percent of the population in the year 2000 but are expected to grow to be 19 percent of the population by 2030. Let’s face it, we are not getting any younger. As we age, the more important it is for us to stay active. But the older we get,