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Caroline Dawson, Spinning® Master Instructor | Massachusetts, USA


With passion for Spinning® and a background in group exercise and personal training, Caroline Dawson loves every minute she spends teaching on the bike—especially the opportunity to rise to new challenges. Caroline has always loved the Spinning philosophy, and strongly believes in the importance of continuing education. She became a Master Instructor out of a sheer love and passion for ... 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 Tomas, 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 ... Read More »

Stacey Davis, Spinning® Master Instructor | AL, USA

Stacey Davis, Spinning Master Instructor since 2011 | Helena, Alabama, USA

What inspired you to become a Certified Spinning® Instructor and then a Master Instructor? The Spinning program is different from other group fitness classes I have taught—it was so intrinsic and immediate. I loved the way my legs and heart felt so strong during my time on the bike. I started to discover my mental toughness and ability to focus ... Read More »

Spinning® Instructor Training Benefits for Military Spouses

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By Stephanie Guilfoyle, Certified Spinning® Instructor | Maryland Change is inevitable. It is the only constant we can rely on in life. As Certified Spinning® Instructors, we are always expected to change and keep up with industry standards. As humans, we must change our habits as we get older and do different things to stay healthy. Now imagine being a ... Read More »

Marketing Your Spinning® Program

Marketing Your Spinning Program: For Certified Spinning Instructors and Official Spinning Facilities

By Polona Gosar Rankovic, Spinning® Master Instructor | Slovenia Running a Spinning Program as a part of a facility is serious business. Preparing a yearlong, 52-week business plan can help you be successful. Here are some things to consider when putting your ideas to paper. Do you really know why your members return to your facility? Do you have a ... Read More »

What’s on the Menu for Your Next Spinning® Class?

What's On Your Spinning Class Menu? Creating an Unforgettable Indoor Cycling Experience for Your Riders

By Michelle Colvin, Spinning® Master Instructor | England Think of planning a class as if you were a chef at a restaurant. What’s your five-course menu: appetizer, soup, salad, entrée and dessert? These are analogous to the five Spinning® Energy Zones™. What ingredients will you use? Movements, objectives, goals, coaching cues, intensity, time, cadence and resistance. Plus, the all-important seasoning ... Read More »

Cadence Building vs. Sprints in Spinning® Classes

Spinning Sprints and Cadence

By Jeff Krabiel, Spinning® Master Instructor | California, United States Even with a strong foundation, many new Spinning® instructors struggle with the differences between cadence building and sprinting. After more than 17 years, I still answer questions about these two areas of the Spinning program on a weekly basis. Let me see if I can offer some information on the ... Read More »