Help New Students Feel Welcome to Your Class, Part 4: A New Student Handout Can Be a Lifeline

New students need so much in so little time. It’s a big challenge for you to give them everything they need in a way that is neither threatening nor overwhelming. Here’s some help. A simple take-home handout can be a lifeline—for you both!

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Help New Students Feel Welcome in Your Class, Part 3: During and After Class

Are you ready to be the instructor who changes the lives of your new students? Here are the practical steps you can take to help new students during, and after your very next class.

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Help New Students Feel Welcome in Your Class, Pt 2: Before Class

New students represent a challenge for you. And a big opportunity. Are you ready to be the instructor who changes the lives of your new students? Here are the practical steps you can take to help new students before class even begins.

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Help New Students Feel Welcome in Your Class, Part 1: Changing Lives

New students who flood your studio represent a challenge for you. And a big opportunity. The two biggest influxes of newcomers for most studios and gyms are the transition from summer to fall and the January “resolutionists.” Are you ready to be the instructor who changes the lives of your new students? Here are the things you need to think about.

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Mentoring in Indoor Cycling, and in Life

Many of us are indoor cycling instructors because of the opportunity it provides us to make a difference in people’s lives. Being a mentor is a way to multiply that impact, not just more broadly among students but also across time to future generations. Finding a mentor is a way to become a better instructor and perhaps even form a lifelong relationship.

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Using a 30-Minute Demonstration Class to Attract Seniors to Your Classes

Senior riders are becoming one of the most important demographics for our industry. The prevalence of baby boomers graduating into senior status is an opportunity for us to serve more people. But there is reluctance among this group to try indoor cycling. How can we overcome their resistance? I think the answer is the 30-minute senior rider demonstration class. This class can go miles in relieving the riders’ anxiety and creating dedicated new riders for our classes.

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The Imposter Syndrome: When Self-Doubt Keeps Us from Doing Our Best

Doubting yourself is natural. What you do about that doubt is important. It can make the difference in your success as an indoor cycling instructor and even in other parts of your life. Do you feel like an imposter sometimes? Here’s a dirty little secret that many professionals are afraid to admit.

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How, and Why, Music Is So Important to Our Classes, Part 2

You can feel how important the right music is to the success of your class. Do you want to see exactly why music works and learn how you might use that knowledge to make your classes better? Read on!

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How, and Why, Music Is So Important to Our Classes, Part 1

As indoor cycling instructors we know that music is important to our classes. Do you want to know how and why? New research shows us how we can best take advantage of the power of music in our indoor cycling classes.

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Top 10 Reasons to Return to Indoor Cycling this Fall and Ways to Promote It

Looking for ways to lure those outdoor, summer cyclists back indoors this fall to your class? Look no more! We’ve got 10 reason to share with your students as well as ways to promote it!

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