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Friday Favorites: You’ll Want to Use This Song for Your Yoga Class. Don’t.

The song’s title makes it sound like it would be perfect for use in a yoga class. Yet from the first note to the last, it’s anything but that. Your class will feel compelled to hammer in Zone 5 or higher for its entirety.

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This Moon Appearance Has Been 150 Years in the Making—Seems Like a Great Theme Ride!

The next supermoon is on April 7. We think you should throw these songs into your playlist.

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Wednesday Timeless Classics: Soothing and Hypnotic

During these challenging times of isolation during the coronavirus crisis, I want to share with you one of my most treasured songs I’ve used in my classes over the past 15 years. It’s soothing and inspiring, meditative yet rhythmic. While it’s best used for a climb at 140 bpm, just close your eyes, ride from the heart, and let your cadence fall wherever it may.

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Mainstream Music Monday: Hypnotic Hill, Heart-Thumping Ascent

Head higher and higher on a steep hill while riding to this brand-new song that will mesmerize your riders with heart-pounding music and vocals! This track straddles many musical genres, including alternative, industrial, electronic, and synth, so hang on to those handlebars!

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Friday Favorites: Catchy Alt Rock Tune for a Longer Climb

Sometimes your peeps just need a song to get into a groove and forget all their troubles—especially these days!

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Don’t Get Fooled Again—An April Fool’s Day Playlist

April Fool’s Day is quickly approaching. What do you have in store for your class?

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Here Are Thousands of Songs Categorized by BPM to Help You Quickly Create Playlists for Your Profiles

One of the biggest frustrations instructors have is the music. This is not just new instructors; even if you feel confident about finding and using music based on the beat, energy, and the emotion of the music, it can still be a time-consuming process for instructors who really care about a quality product. ICA to the rescue!

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Here Is How ICA Plans to Help Cycling Instructors During This Challenging Period

You might have found yourself with some extra time on your hands. Do you see a silver lining? I sure do! Now is the time to grow yourself and up-level your teaching. Here is what I plan on doing for ICA members. The list is long—get ready for some enhanced learning! I also plan on offering some great free content to non-members. All instructors are hurting and all instructors can use this time to grow. Stay tuned for more on that.

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Just Got Certified, Now What? Part 2: Profile Design Tips

Part 1 of our new instructor series focused on providing numerous coaching tips to ease you into your first couple of classes. This article will focus on profile creation tips, one of the biggest hurdles for new instructors. We provide you with the four rules of profile design and include dozens of ideas for profile objectives.

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Mainstream Music Monday: Climb, Boy, Climb

Perfect for a heavy climb and switchback drill.

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