Why did you start taking Spinning® classes?
It was new type of group exercise.
What inspired you to become a Certified Spinning® Instructor and then a Master Instructor?
The Spinning® Program was the best indoor cycling program and was greatly recommended by all. After teaching for several years, I found out that many of trainers were greatly interested in my teaching skills, music and the ways I motivated my riders. This inspired me to be a Master Instructor so that I could reach out to more trainers and express my teaching philosophy to them.
What do you love about teaching Spinning® classes?
I enjoy the Spinning classes as it can be designed for any level of fitness condition and I can teach a class with vast variety and it is also a great challenge for me. I especially enjoy introducing Spinning to new comers and guide them through their fitness journey.
What are your top three favorite songs to play during your Spinning® classes and why?
- Bend It Like You Don't Care / it motivates legs pedaling
- While My Guitar Gently Weeps / it melts my heart
- 200% / Brings out happiness
What makes Spinning® such a great workout?
The synergistic energy amongst the students to accomplish their own goal, the support for each other and energy with the right music.
Share a memory from your experience as a teacher/coach/presenter that embodies the value of being a Certified Spinning® Instructor or Spinning® Master Instructor?
Riding with every one closing their eyes and truly enjoying the present moment.
What advice would you give to someone who is thinking about becoming a Certified Spinning Instructor?
I would advise them to take regular classes from different trainers and find out what kind of programs they enjoy teaching and find what students need.Summer Wu is a Spinning Master Instructor, Trigger Point Master Trainer, FISAF Certified Instructor, AFFA Cetified Personal Trainer, Pilates IMX Method Pilates Certified, Rainbow kids yoga Certified, Yoga Fit for kids, Pregnancy Level 2 Certified, Certified Pregnancy Fitness Instructor and Power plate Level 1 Certified. She currently teaches at Space Cycle and Taiwan Adventist Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan.