As many of you know I’ve worn many hats in the fitness industry, I’ve been an Assistant General Manager, Operations Manager, Fitness Director, Triathlon Coach, Master Swim Team Coach, Master Educator, Personal Trainer, Group Exercise and Indoor Cycling Instructor. Throughout my almost 25 years in this customer service industry I have heard many member comments, complaints and compliments. Through these years I have grown a thick skin but the
In this article, Dr. Haley Perlus discusses how to use KISS (kiss-keep-it-simple-and-specific) principles in your class communication. Here is a great example of KISS in practice. I took this picture at a class taught by our very own Master Instructor Jennifer Sage 🙂 Originally posted 2009-10-23 12:03:50.
The TRX Suspension Trainer and Indoor Cycling look like they were meant for each other. Check out this video from Instructor – Personal Trainer Pam Leno where she demonstrates the Cycling/Strength fusion class she calls: Buff, Bike & Balance! Here is a link to learn more about the TRX If this is interesting to you you may want to listen to Amy’s interview on Group Fitness Talk Radio with Fraser
Barbara Hoots and I discuss how you can grow your Indoor Cycling classes using the same techniques she has successfully used to grow her own Spinning classes. SIX WAYS TO GROW YOUR CYCLING CLASS 1. Create an Ambiance which allows students to disappear from the real world. Paint the walls dark, add mood lighting to enhance the mind body connection, LED candles, draped fabric along the walls for sound absorption,
Joey speaks with Jan Hunter of Bike-O-Vision about their new streaming service on Vimeo and the Tortola DVD for indoor cycling classes.
Ben Greenfield is our newest ICI/PRO Team Contributor. Through his new RockStar Triathlete Academy, Ben has promised to help me with my training for the three Multi-Sport events I have committed to this summer. Besides all of his education and experience as a competitive endurance athlete Ben is an Indoor Cycling Instructor just like us. He knows how to use a Spinning Indoor Cycling class to train for competitive endurance
This Podcast is was last published on Feb 2, 2017, I have updated it with our new Podcast host information and I am representing it now. I hope you enjoy it, Joey Continuing this week’s focus on “selling endurance” – please enjoy this Podcast from our archives featuring Spinning Master Instructor Janet Toussaint.Sometime I feel like a parasite! I get a hold of a Master Instructor and I’m not satisfied
This Podcast is was originally published on May 7, 2017, I have updated it with our new Podcast host information and I am representing it now. I hope you enjoy it, Joey The latest issue of ACE Certified News features an article: Create Safe, Effective Indoor Cycling Classes. The author, health and fitness writer Karen Asp joins me to discuss what she describes as the “Five Common Mistakes” made by Indoor
This Podcast is was originally published on April 20, 2009, I have updated it with our new Podcast host information and I am representing it now. I hope you enjoy it, Joey This is part 1 of my interview with Mark Tickner. We discuss the questions submitted by members of our community. Part 2 will post next weekend. Good stuff and you don’t want to miss it! You can contact
This Podcast is was originally published on April 4, 2009, I have updated it with our new Podcast host information and I am representing it now. I hope you enjoy it, Joey In this episode: First, I received an email from Judith Buckley, an Indoor Cycling Instructor, in Saudi Arabia! My first response was “Wow! Can you believe I have listeners that far away?” That got me thinking about who
This Podcast is was originally published on March 26, 2009, I have updated it with our new Podcast host information and I am representing it now. I hope you enjoy it, Joey iSpinning™, the new iPhone® App, along with the SMHEART LINK™ is coming to your studio soon! Here’s the link to the new Class Builder iPhone App for Spinning Instructors. As an Indoor Cycling Instructor, I feel it will be helpful