I love discovering smart, talented people who are passionate about Indoor Cycling and Lena Hershey is someone I feel you should get to know. Lena is a brand new (she started in May) Spinning® Instructor at the Carlisle Family YMCA in Carlisle, PA. Lena’s journey to become a Spinning Instructor began with a pretty large life event – moving from her native Russia to the United States three years ago.
Our very own Melissa Marotta & Barbara Hoots will be co-leading the 11th Annual Special Olympics 6-Hour “Ride for a Reason” on Saturday, March 19 in Burlington, Vermont. Joined by Spinning® Master Instructors Angie Scott and Anthony Musemici, Melissa and Barbara will be leading 100+ riders to raise money to support the children and young adults supported by the Special Olympics. In addition to an inspiring day of motivating instructors, live
ICI/PRO member Ryan Bardes is returning from his tour of duty in Afghanistan. Thanks for your service! Ryan is moving to Indianapolis, Indiana this Summer and is looking for an Indoor Cycling studio who needs an experienced Instructor beginning in August. He has posted his Instructor resume at his Google+ account where you can contact him. Ryan J. Bardes Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Monitor and maintain safe performance of modalities Maintain
Weren’t we just talking about this? Note from Chuck Cali a few minutes ago: Should’ve drove to teach this morning Got slammed in the parking lot at Google by a guy speeding between lanes of parked cars. I screamed, swerved and braked so that I got hit by a glancing blow. It was like in slow motion. I got hit by the left front fender, thrown to the wind shield
One of the coolest things about our community here at indoorcycleinstructor.com is how helpful and encouraging many of you are. ICI/PRO Barbara Hoots is one of those people. I can’t help but smile when I see her name come up on my caller I.D. knowing that she will have something of value she wants to share with all of us. I would like to public thank her for her efforts
It sounds like Spinning® studio owner Mike Porter is crushing it in Vancouver BC at Cadence Cycling Studio! Mike’s studio was visited by radio personality Margaret Gallagher from CBC Radio One. This is the month many folks vow to “get back into shape” after a season of indulgence. Cycling can be part of a healthier lifestyle. But the winter weather can be a deterrent for many when it comes to hopping
I love getting emails like this… Hi John~ How have you been? It’s probably been close to 2 or more years since I’ve touched base with you. I promised I’d let you know how my Total Rider In Motion Cycling Studio is doing as the years went by. Here’s my update: After two years of just getting by we, like many people, say “you learn from what doesn’t work”. We
Congratulations to ICI/PRO contributor Dennis Mellon who was recently hired by Stages Indoor Cycling as a Master Educator! I love helping Smart / Talented people become successful and in this episode of the Podcast Cameron Chinatti, Stages Indoor Cycling’s Education Director, explains why she choose Dennis to become the latest addition to their Master Educator team. Interested in Dennis to come to your facility and train you in the effective use
I sent out an email last week, asking: Do you teach at a Big Box and a Boutique Studio? By “Big Box” I’m referring to one of the majors with multiple locations; 24 Hour, LA Fitness, Club Sports, Equinox, etc.. If so I’d like to talk to you and (if it makes sense) interview you for the Podcast… After sorting through over 300 responses (thanks to you all!) I followed
“YOU TAUGHT ME TO USE SPOTIFY!” “I think she’s talking to you John” was the response from Mad Dogg’s Tony Berlant, as we both watched a very excite women running toward us. Tony and I were enjoying an adult beverage during the reception at last fall’s MindBodyFitPro convention in LA when the women confirmed who exactly she was addressing: YOU (she’s now pointing at me) John Macgowan… YOU TAUGHT ME TO USE
ICI/PRO member John Appleby purchased a new VeloVie Vitesse 400 through our PRO/Purchase program. John emailed me today… John: Here is the photo of the bike. I like it more every day. I rode the 14 percent grade section of Beaver Creek (11 percent average over 2 plus miles) last week. This is the same road the pro riders in the USA Pro Challenge will ride on the 4th stage on August 22nd.