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Join Us In Building A New Fitness Culture

At Revocycle we're athletes, academics, medical doctors and CEOs; massage therapists and physical therapists, professionals and leaders of the community, yoga and Pilates instructors. Our founder has been an athlete his entire life- soccer, football, golf, track and field, cycling, climbing, paddling, basketball, baseball and frisbee golf. We value knowledge, authenticity, doing something really well. We [...]

By | 2017-04-13T09:41:34+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spectacle, Distraction and Bad Form In Spin Class

Spin studios are engaged in a distraction and spectacle arms race- more flashing lights, louder sound, wilder 'dance moves', less clothing, more Victoria's Secret models.   Every day a new studio opens somewhere with some new shiny thing to better entertain you and distract you from what you're actually doing. With each turn of the [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:28:34+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flow Or Distraction In Spin?

Revocycle starts with the core belief that exercise is amazing if we only tune into it.     This is the same mindset as yoga and barre classes. Weight lifting and running and hiking and skiing and climbing......same thing. A type of moving meditation of strength and focus.     Spin classes have lost that sense of being [...]

By | 2017-02-16T14:03:33+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alignment and the Flow State In Cycle Exercise

Barre and yoga are strenuous workouts built on alignment of the spine and good form so that you get the most out of the class and don't hurt yourself.   Barre and yoga instructors speak with a calm voice and cue you to check your form and alignment throughout class so you get into a deep focus and [...]

By | 2017-02-13T09:31:53+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Intellectual, Sophisticated, Effective…Feminist?

Revocycle is a different kind of spin studio, and a different kind of fitness business. We're athletic, feminist, intellectual, authentically spiritual and totally lacking in trying to be cool.    Our background is not in 'fitness' culture. We come from academia and athletics; our founder taught at at top-ten national liberal arts college and has [...]

By | 2017-03-27T15:54:34+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join Us In The Smart Cycling Movement

Revocycle is the national leader of a new movement in indoor cycling....smart cycling.     Smart cycling means everything is changed about what you think of 'spin' class...the only similarity between us and your 'dance party on a bike' studio is bikes and speakers in a room.   Our foundational belief is that exercise is amazing....if [...]

By | 2017-02-04T09:55:26+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Was The Last Time Your Yoga Teacher Screamed “F__ck!’ In Class?

When was the last time your barre instructor twerked around the and room yelled at you? Are your barre and yoga classes 'just like a club'?     Our question here at Revocycle is why are good form, respectful instruction and professionalism the norm in barre and yoga classes, but in 'spinning' there is no concern about form [...]

By | 2017-01-22T11:38:46+00:00 January 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Give The People What They Want, Or Teach Them What They Need…

Giving the people what they want isn't nearly as powerful as teaching people what they need. There's always a shortcut available, a way to be a little more ironic, cheaper, more instantly understandable. There's the chance to play into our desire to be entertained and distracted, regardless of the cost.... Or you can dig in, [...]

By | 2017-01-15T11:33:20+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alignment, Precision, Focus, Body Awareness, Power

The Revocycle indoor cycling program draws from 25 years of cycling and mind-body study to create an intense yet calming indoor cycling experience.   We aren't a 'party' and we're not here to distract and entertain you. Like your yoga or barre class, we guide you with good form and alignment so that you get the [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:26:13+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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