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Elsa Storm, Spinning® Master Instructor | South Africa

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A Master Instructor for the Spinning® program and certified personal trainer, Elsa Storm is the founder of the Aquatic Association of South Africa. In 1997-1998 she was the recipient of the International Instructor of the Year award for the Aquatic Conference held in Anaheim, CA. In her country, she is also a radio and television personality and a published author ... Read More »

Tony Salazar, Spinning® Master Instructor | Venezuela

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Tony Salazar has been one of the most prominent commercial photographers for the past 25 years in Caracas, Venezuela, and has successfully balanced this with his passion for sports, specifically distance running. Tony has been a long distance runner for over 25 years, both on the road and on the track, specializing in 5K and 10K. He shares his sporting ... Read More »

Javier Santin, Spinning® Master Instructor | New York, USA

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A Master Instructor for the Spinning® program since 2010, Javier Santin is a highly experienced international fitness presenter and educator with over 15 years of experience in personal training, sales, communication, fitness management and marketing. Originally from Madrid, Spain, he relocated to New York City in 2014. Javier has been the Fitness Director of some of the top health clubs in ... Read More »

Carmen Diges, Spinning® Master Instructor | Ontario, Canada

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Carmen Diges is a fitness professional with over 20 years of dance training. She teaches Spinning® classes and workshops as well as yoga and Pilates. She’s a personal trainer, holistic coach via PinstripeMystic Life training Systems and a competitive road cyclist who has raced throughout Canada and parts of the United States. She is a Spinning® Master Instructor and a Power Specialist Master ... Read More »

Anthony Bishop, Spinning® Master Instructor | South Africa

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Why did you start taking Spinning® classes? I was encouraged to try this new form of exercise and training, which was introduced into our gyms here about 15 years ago, when Johnny G. (a South African by birth) visited South Africa. After just a few classes I found the Spinning® program both challenging and fun. What inspired you to become a Certified ... Read More »

Albert Arranz, Spinning® Master Instructor | Spain

Albert Arranz Master Instructor Spain

Albert Arranz has been a life-long fitness enthusiast and has participated in a wide variety of workouts, but only the Spinning® program made him addicted to fitness. The effects lasted not only throughout the actual workout, but also helped to change his personality and way of thinking. That positive impact inspired him to become an instructor so he could have a similar impact on ... Read More »

Iona Passik, Spinning® Master Instructor | New York, USA

Iona Passikopy Master Instructor USA

Iona Passik trained thousands of new Spinning® Instructors in European countries over a three-month period in 1999. She has 15 years of experience as a Spinning instructor, group fitness expert and is also an ACE and AFAA continuing education provider. For Iona, what makes Spinning special as a program is the transcendence of self-awareness one experiences. With that comes the “introspective” self-observance ... Read More »

Maryjo Ruckel, Spinning® Master Instructor | New York, USA

Maryjo Ruckel Master Instructor USA

Maryjo Ruckel began her educational background studying business but she was so inspired by the fitness industry 15 years ago that she decided to change fields and become a fitness professional. Maryjo is a faculty educator for Town Sports International (TSI) in New York City, where she trains instructors in the Spinning® program for New York Sports Club, Boston Sports Club, ... Read More »