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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 »

Life is Full of Choices

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By Ralph Mlady | Spinning® Master Instructor Life is full of choices. We are forced to make decisions every day. Sometimes these choices are easy; and other times they are hard. One of the easiest choices I’ve ever made was becoming a certified Spinning® instructor. Why?  Because I knew that I wanted to give back to the program that gave ... Read More »

Caroline Dawson, Spinning® Master Instructor | Massachusetts, USA

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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 »

Janet Toussaint, Spinning® Master Instructor | Massachusetts, USA

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Janet first discovered Spinning® at a fitness conference in 1995. She was immediately drawn to the bike, the teaching style and the music, and worked to bring the program to the Boston Athletic Club—the first club in New England to feature Spinning. As soon as they had the bikes, Janet got certified and began teaching right away. Nearly 20 years ... 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 »

Betty Simmons, Spinning® Master Instructor | Illinois, USA

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Betty is a Master Instructor for the Spinning Program, in addition to holding certifications for group exercise, personal training, yoga, Pilates, and aqua. She is certified through ACE, AFAA, NASM, AEA, and AAI/ISMA. She has 20+ years in the health and fitness industry and has directed fitness/group exercise and wellness programs for hospitals and private health clubs. She also holds ... Read More »