Have you ever met someone and liked them instantly? You can’t explain why but you immediately felt an emotional bond. I’m not talking about sexual attraction, but rather a genuine and wholesome feeling of fondness and respect towards this person. In a job interview, you are more likely to be hired if the interviewer connects with you as a person. In a business situation, you are more likely to get
You’re passionate about fitness, you love indoor cycling and you may even be an outstanding instructor yourself. You recognize the amazing energy in a great class, and you’ve also seen a lot of poor or mediocre classes that frustrate you. Maybe you’ve wondered if a dedicated studio can make money? Should you start your own studio? Great questions. While not nearly as common as yoga studios, there are
ICI/PRO Member and Contributor Barbara Hoots was featured in her local paper the Albany Herald “From the lighting to the music to the actual cycling, it’s a total experience. No one wins in a spin class. It’s not about competition.” Hoots should know. She took a local spinning class shortly after outdoor enthusiast Johnny Goldberg (“Johnny G”) and his good friend John Baudhuin (who co-founded Mad Dogg Athletics) came up
Does your Health/Fitness Club have a sign like this in the locker room? And a similar sign in the parking lot saying essentially the same thing? You shouldn’t leave your your new 4G iPhone or wallet in your car or the club’s locker, so what do you do? Bring them on the gym floor safe and snug in the waterproof pocket of the new TowelMate™ Watch the video below to
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
Breath Denver is the Indoor Cycling studio that hosted the Stage 5 Cycling Instructor certification that Jennifer and I participated in this past weekend. I’m fascinated by people who follow their passion, take a (big) risk and start an Indoor Cycling studio. Breathe Denver owner Sarah TV (Tobitha Vay) Russell is just such a person and she lives the cycling / studio owner lifestyle. Sarah has a very compelling story
I love hard working entrepreneurs! ICI/PRO team member Barbara Hoots has launched IndoorCycleDesign.com her Spinning® Indoor Cycling Studio design service. Barbara recently designed the Spinning® Studio for the very exclusive Half Moon Bay Resort in Jamaica – click here > then click Travel Spots for info about teaching opportunities at Half Moon Bay Resort.