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


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 in 1997, when she was diagnosed with endometriosis. Each ... Read More »

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

Isabel Shephar Schaefer Master Instructor USA

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

Cesar Ironman

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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Kim resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she is a Personal Trainer at her own studio, Corr Customized Fitness, LLC. She is certified through NASM, ACE, and AFAA. Kim also holds a B.A. in Speech Communications and her professional background includes many years in public speaking. Prior to her certification with the Spinning® program, she was a Corporate Trainer for a ... Read More »

Luciana Marcial-Vincion, Spinning® Master Instructor| South Carolina, USA

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Luciana Marcial-Vincion’s journey that led to her eventual certification as a Master Instructor began the first time she had any exposure to Spinning® at all back in 2000.  That’s because the first time she was ever on a bike, it was the exact day she began her Instructor Training. We found out how this happened and it’s kind of serendipitous ... Read More »

Elsa Storm, Spinning® Master Instructor | South Africa


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 »