December 2012

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Coaching and Language

In addition to delivering a fun and safe class by carefully designing profiles targeted for the session’s goal, it is important that Spinning® instructors offer effective technique and coaching cues so students get the most out of every class. Read on to learn more about how you can take advantage of the power of language in your classes from Spinning Master Instructor, Jeff Kraibel.


Offer an Introduction to Spinning® Workshop to Build and Sustain Your Spinning Program

A Spinning studio can be intimidating and scary for first-timers. As much as we value our current participants, we also know that the key to the success of any program is growth. Read on to learn more about how offering an introductory Spinning workshop can help to build your Spinning program from STAR 3 Spinning instructor, Linda Freeman.


Spinning® Nation 2012 Raises Thousands for Ride 2 Recovery

Spinning Nation 2012 was a big success thanks to our nationwide team of facilities and riders. Together we raised over $30,000 toward the implementation of Spinning Rehabilitation Centers across the world, making an amazing difference in the lives of the wounded men and women of the United States military!

A big congratulations to the top fundraisers

Top Individuals:
1. Sharon Craddock, Old Town Athletic Club
2. Jacque Wyatt, HealthPlex Fitness
3. Brenda Korte, Korte Recreation

Top Facilities:
1. Old Town Athletic Club in Warrenton, VA
2. The Gym in Armonk, NY
3. HealthPlex Fitness in Panama City, FL

Congratulations to all for making a difference in the lives of wounded veterans. We appreciate your support so much!

Win a FREE Spinning® Online Course!

Now is your chance to share your creative class profiles with thousands of Spinning instructors throughout the world! Enter the SPIN® profile contest and win a free continuing education online course (up to $69.95 value)! Create at least three profiles using the Profile Builder Form and send them to by this Friday, December 14. If at least one of your profiles is chosen, you win! 


Facility of the Month: Sweat, Cycle & Soul

Sweat, Cycle & Soul located in Omaha, NE, is a high-energy, highly motivational Spinning®, yoga and Pilates studio. The studio's fun and knowledgeable instructors will make your workout feel like a party.

No matter what your mood is today, they have a class for you! Commit to a climb in Spinning class or find freedom in Vinyasa yoga. Inhale intention and exhale expectations in a candlelight yoga class. Engage your core and strike a pose in a power yoga class. Whatever you choose, you will leave feeling energized, encouraged and with a smile on your face!

"Everything you do today gets you either one step closer or one step further from your goal," says owner Kelli DeWispelare. "Which direction are you going?"

Click to learn more about Sweat, Cycle & Soul and get a free class pass under the "Special Offers" section.

Would you like the facility where you teach to be featured in an upcoming Spinning newsletter? Enter your facility into the Facility of the Month Contest for a chance to win $100 to spend at for you and your facility!


Spinning® Social Circle

Visit the Spinning Facebook page for the 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Giveaway! On December 14–25, check our page at 8:00am PT each day to find out how you can enter to win some amazing prizes. Prizes include Spinning bags, water bottles, mic belts, apparel, Toesox®, CrossCore 180®, DVDs and much more! You can even win a Spinner® Pace bike! Winners will be announced each day. This is our way of saying happy holidays to all of our loyal fans and customers! As always, join us on your favorite social network, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.

Continuing Education Workshops - NEW 2013 workshops now available!

Aerobic Base Building
1/6/13 Venice

Loops and Ladders
- New!
1/26/13 Waterbury

The 5-Step Sprint - New!
1/26/13 Waterbury

Rating of Perceived Exertion: It’s More Than a Feeling
1/25/13 Idaho Falls

SPIN® Flex
1/13/13 Joliet

Strength, Hills and Power
1/13/13 Joliet

Profile Designs and Heart Rate Games
1/27/13 Niles

Spinning and Core Training
1/12/13 Westborough

High Intensity Training
1/12/13 Westborough

Creative Coaching
1/13/13 Port Huron

Spintensity: Periodization
1/27/13 Mt. Pleasant

1/27/13 Mt. Pleasant

New Jersey
Spintensity: Periodization
1/26/13 Clinton

Contraindications to the Spinning Program
1/27/13 Clinton

High Intensity Training
1/20/13 Youngstown

Strength Energy Zone
1/20/13 Youngstown

Profile Designs and Heart Rate Games
1/12/13 Philadelphia

South Carolina
Spintensity: Periodization
1/27/13 Summerville

1/6/13 Nashville

High Intensity Training
1/27/13 Edinburg

Spinning Language and Visualization
1/19/13 Bellows Falls

High Intensity Training
1/19/13 Bellows Falls

Profile Designs and Heart Rate Games
1/6/13  Richmond

Loops and Ladders - New!
1/27/13 Madison

The 5-Step Sprint - New!
1/27/13 Madison


Upcoming Events

Visit Spinning® at the ECA/ OBOW Conference on February 7–10, 2013 in New York, NY for workshops and workouts presented by Spinning master instructors. Plus, you don't want to miss the CHAMPION Ride—an event full of heart, intensity and emotion. Thunder down the track with Spinning Master Instructor Josh Taylor and ride like a champion. Learn more and register today.

Join Spinning at IHRSA on March 19–22, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada and learn more and demo the latest equipment and technology. Learn more and register today.

Save the Date: WSSC 2013 - May 30–June 2, 2013 in Miami, FL. Stay tuned for more details!


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