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Spinning® Instructor Training

Spinning Instructor Training

If you’ve contemplated becoming a Spinning® instructor and participating in our comprehensive one-day workshop but haven’t taken the plunge, now is the time. Led by a Spinning Master Instructor, the training prepares you for the online Spinning Instructor Exam and provides you with the knowledge and skills to become a dynamic indoor cycling leader. You’ll learn everything from Spinner® bike ... Read More »

Q&A with Spinning® Master Instructor (MI) and Manager of the Global MI Team, Luciana Marcial-Vincion

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About Luciana “Lu” Marcial-Vincion Q: How often do you teach a week and where? A: Twice per week at my studio, Charleston RIDE™, in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Q: What is the most unique feature about your facility? A: Many students are fascinated to learn the story behind the birth of Charleston RIDE™ – in a nutshell it was created to serve ... Read More »

Joe Krasinskas, Spinning® Master Instructor | Virginia, USA

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Why did you start taking Spinning® classes? Fresh out of college and burnt out from running after a collegiate track and field career, I started taking Spinning®classes as a way to mix up my workout routine.  I was drawn to the fusion of exercise and music, and the team atmosphere and camaraderie in the Spinning room kept me coming back. ... Read More »

Pedro Maia, Spinning® Master Instructor and World 24H Solo Champion | Scotland

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On October 11th, 2014, Spinning® Master Instructor, Pedro Maia of Portugal, competed in the Wembo 24HR World Solo Championship in Scotland. The race ran 24 hours through mountain and forest terrain, often cold and soaked in rain. After competing in Cross-Country and Marathon mountain bike races, he began 24 hour racing in 2007 and became a top contender, finishing 16 ... Read More »

Diane Laird, Certified Spinning® Instructor | Ventura, California USA

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Spinning® offers us the chance to change and recover, but for Diane Laird of DNA Fitness in Ventura, California, Spinning brought her in contact with the people that would change her life. Working her 9-to-5 job as an Insurance Agent, Diane went about her daily life as a working mother until 1997, when she was diagnosed with endometriosis. Each day, ... Read More »

Isabel Shephard Schaefer | Spinning® Master Instructor and Breast Cancer Survivor

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One of our beloved Spinning® Master Instructors, Isabel Shephard Schaefer, shares a personal story about her fight with breast cancer. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to share this inspiring Spinning story with you. Throughout her battle with breast cancer, Isabel showed grace, courage, gratitude and love.  Her attitude was that this was a momentary glitch in her life. She ... Read More »

Cesar Valera, Spinning® Master Instructor and IRONMAN® World Championship Competitor | Kona, Hawaii USA

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On Saturday, October 11th, 2014, Spinning® Master Instructor Cesar Valera of Venezuela will compete in the IRONMAN® World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Cesar shares his experience as an elite athlete and how the Spinning program improved his competitive racing over the past decade. How has Spinning® played a role in your success in the IRONMAN® World Championship? I started in ... Read More »

Kimberly Corr, Spinning® Master Instructor | Wisconsin, USA

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Prior to becoming a certified Spinning® Instructor, Kimberly Corr worked in corporate training for a large national healthcare company. She has a degree in Speech Communications from Miami University, and was a Narrator at Sea World for five years, speaking to tens of thousands of park guests daily. She was also the Communications Director at a radio station and even hosted my own talk show. ... Read More »