Meet Kari Stuart, co-owner of Symmetry Training and Fitness. Kari had an opportunity to be featured on her local news station to highlight how indoor cycling can be used as great cross-training for runners. She also made it a point to emphasize fun, safe, and effective cycling with no dancing or weights!Read more…

Charleston RIDE, a licensed SpinningĀ® facility in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, turns two years old this week! To celebrate the anniversary of this amazing facility, I spoke with co-owners Luciana Marcial-Vincion and Rebecca Young about what they feel are the keys to their success. I urge all instructors, studio owners and program directors to listen to this interview and watch the videos for ideas on how to raise the bar at your facility! Read more…

I visited BreakAway Cycle and Strength in Longmont, Colorado, to meet ICA member Allison Zemanek and to experience the Performance IQ system for projecting heart rate and power data on to a screen at the front of the studio. When you read this article, be prepared to learn how to truly motivate your class beyond anything you’ve ever experienced! Read more…

We’ve discussed how to communicate to your students via a newsletter and how to manage distribution of the newsletter. Now, in Part 3 on communicating via a newsletter, Bill Roach gives tips on actually writing the content. You’ll tell participants about your schedule, class plans, and substitutes, but where doRead more…

Bill Roach recently wrote about the benefits of starting a newsletter not only to keep your students informed of your classes, alert them to schedule changes, or provide fitness tips, but also to increase your connection with them, leading to increased attendance and loyalty. In this article, Bill goes theRead more…