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Revocycle- Calming Cardio

Revocycle was born during an amazing week at Esalen, the famous mind-body spiritual retreat center in Big Sur, California. John Ratey, Harvard professor and author of Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain, was teaching a continuing medical education class there on the powerful brain benefits of exercise, and I called Harvard [...]

By | 2014-01-14T07:37:09+00:00 January 9th, 2014|Community & Culture|0 Comments

Top 5 Reasons Why People Don’t ‘Spin’- And How Revocycle Changes Everything

We've interviewed hundreds of people about 'spin' classes, and here at the top 5 reason why people don't go. 1. It's too intense and intimidating, the instructor yells and screams. We believe indoor cycling should be welcoming to all. It's nearly the perfect aerobic exercise for anyone, and at Revocycle you are always encouraged to [...]

By | 2014-01-15T08:42:45+00:00 December 26th, 2013|Community & Culture|0 Comments

Bringing Professionalism and Mindfulness to Indoor Cycling

We were looking through the Facebook page of a 'whole body'spin' studio the other day and their call for instructors read as follows **INSTRUCTOR AUDITIONS**   ____is seeking passionate, energetic, joyful ROCK STARS to join our amazing instructor family! EXPERIENCE: NO previous cycling experience required! Anyone with a background in group fitness, dance, personal training [...]

By | 2014-01-14T07:26:16+00:00 November 15th, 2013|Community & Culture|0 Comments

Would You Use a Powered Spin Bike?

If you ride in a spin class you are already using a powered stationary bike! The energy coming from the spinning flywheel is actually helping to move your legs around in a circle. Here's how to prove it- next time you're at a spin class in the gym, stop pedaling without hitting the emergency brake [...]

By | 2013-08-14T18:28:31+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Community & Culture, Health & Science|0 Comments

“Isn’t That Really Hard and Intense?”

This is the most common question about Revocycle! Everyone has seen the intense and loud 'spinning' classes at the gym, and we don't blame you for being turned off. The simple answer is, riding with us is as hard or easy as you want it to be. Every person has a resistance knob on their [...]

By | 2013-08-05T11:38:11+00:00 July 30th, 2013|Community & Culture|0 Comments

This is Not Spin: Why Riding at Revocycle is Better For You Than Spin Class

In early '90s when Johnny G started his Spinning program cycling was not a huge sport in the US. Johnny G was a serious cyclist and he envisioned his Spinning program as a way to bring the joy and exercise benefits of cycling to those who had never cycled for exercise. Johnny G's approach was [...]

By | 2013-08-05T11:35:27+00:00 July 23rd, 2013|Community & Culture|0 Comments

Lindsay Woodward Joins Revocycle Team. New Class Times.

Revo Restore, Tuesday Noon; Revo Revive, Thursday 7:30. Lindsay embodies the Revocycle approach to indoor cycling- proper form, proper pedaling motion with our freewheel bikes, using the beat of music to provide a pedaling cadence, focusing on the mind-body aspects of cycling. She is a very experienced indoor cycling instructor with large and loyal following [...]

By | 2013-07-30T10:39:03+00:00 May 15th, 2013|Community & Culture, News & Events|0 Comments

What is Mind and Body Cycling?

Cyclists, cross country skiers, runners, swimmers all know the amazing feeling that comes over you in the middle of a good workout. You feel absolutely energized, powerful and at peace with yourself and world. Your focus is complete, and your senses are heightened. This is an amazing meditative state where the worries about tomorrow or [...]

By | 2013-08-14T18:37:57+00:00 April 27th, 2013|Community & Culture, Health & Science|0 Comments

The Benefits of Riding in a Dedicated Cycle Studio

A dedicated indoor cycling studio like Revocycle exists for the same reasons that there are thousands of yoga studios across the country even though every big-box gym offers yoga classes.  Just like a yoga studio, we offer personalized, professional individual attention deep knowledge of the discipline online class reservation, guaranteed spot in the class of [...]

By | 2013-04-27T14:39:48+00:00 April 25th, 2013|Community & Culture|0 Comments

Don’t Stress Getting to a Spin Class!

Have you noticed that spin bikes in gyms are often 'saved' an hour or more before class time? What if you don't have the time, or desire, to show up to the big box gym an hour before your spin class? One of the great benefits of the Revocycle studio is the ability to reserve [...]

By | 2013-07-02T07:10:18+00:00 April 18th, 2013|Community & Culture|0 Comments
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