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Coaching through Tragedy

Laura’s small community is grieving over a recent tragedy. As she prepared for her Saturday ride she scoured the web to find information on how to teach grieving students. Today she shares her thought process as she prepared for her class and encourages a dialogue so that others will have information to draw upon if faced with a similar situation.

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Mainstream Music Monday: An unlikely collaboration, just right for a dynamic warm-up!

A new radio-friendly jam reminds us to expect the unexpected in pop music.

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Friday Favorites: A Quick Classical Recovery Song from an Unexpected Artist

This short classical-inspired song is perfect for recovery. Its soothing sound is guaranteed to lower heart rates until the riders know the artist performing it. Then, it may raise a few heart rates and cause angst or even anger.

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Theme Ride Thursday: Do You Believe in Magic?

Our Magic Day playlist will leave riders feeling as if they “have the magic in them” to take on the road ahead!

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Need a Halloween Profile? ICA has 9 Halloween Profiles for Members

The trick-or-treat bag of ICA Halloween profiles is overflowing with nine different and exciting theme rides. Here they are all in one place to make it easier for you to locate them.

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Theme Ride Thursday: The Perfect Halloween Playlists

Keep the ghouls and goblins in your class going all ride long! Over 300 songs on this year’s Halloween playlist and 36 on our candy playlist. We promise there’s something for everyone!

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Ask the Expert: What’s the Benefit of Holding the Arms Out to the Side?

I was asked about riding with one arm held out to the side to ostensibly work the core. This, and all versions of one-arm riding, is one of those techniques I call #FakeMoves. Yup, that’s a new hashtag I want you all to start using when the technique is nothing but fluff and has no benefit!

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Wednesday Timeless Classics: Progressive House with a Dancehall Twist

Reggae dancehall–inspired track that will make you want to dance.

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Mainstream Music Monday: Believe Me, You Need This Warm-up Track!

You may recognize this iconic voice from another popular mainstream artist, and I guarantee you that this song will not disappoint. It’s got a solid beat and is perfect for an active warm-up in your classes.

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Quick Profile: Let’s Go! Five Loops of Hills to Fast Flats

This is an interval profile consisting of five loops. The songs use the chorus to dictate when you stand and push, so it will satisfy even the pickiest of participants who like to move in and out of the saddle! All of the songs have “Go!” in them; know the songs in advance so you can use the lyrics to motivate your riders.

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