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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

Would You Take A Barre Class From Someone Who Thinks Barre Is Dumb?

Revocycle is 180 degrees opposite of the hottest trends in the Spinning industry. We couldn't be more different from your average SpiritCycle, ThrobCycle, OnFireCycle, SexCycle, or whatever else they're calling them.   A little history- all of these are total ripoffs of SoulCycle, the NYC company that pioneered the idea that cycle instructors don't need to know [...]

By | 2016-12-31T08:52:50+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Secret To Getting Fit Using A Bike

Revocycle is about one thing, using an indoor cycle to get really fit. It's very simple, there's a way to ride a bike to get fit, and then there's dancing on a bike.   Imagine riding a bike on an empty flat road, trying to go as fast as you can. Your entire focus will be on pedaling [...]

By | 2016-11-20T11:41:02+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Barre and Yoga vs. Dance Party Spin Class vs. Revocycle

Barre and Yoga: calm voice Dance Party Spin Class: yelling, obscenity, vulgar Revocycle: calm, respectful, professional   Barre and Yoga: extensive instructor training, up to 200 hours including physiology and anatomy, experience required for safety Dance Party Spin Class: no experience required, submit a head shot for an interview--->actors and models; must be 'hot' Revocycle: [...]

By | 2016-11-11T08:47:33+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Less Is More In Revocycle Indoor Cycling

We're a totally new and unique approach to indoor cycling. Revocycle is about using an indoor cycling to get fit.    Less chaotic---------->more mindful Less vulgar---------->more thoughtful Less 'Rockstar'------>more authenticity Less 'club scene'------>more barre or yoga Less 'sexy'------>more health and happiness Less dancing------>more happy knees and back less knee and spine damage------>more holistic health less [...]

By | 2016-11-02T09:26:32+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Partying’ and ‘Spin’ Class

Think of your last 'spin' class. Instructor yelling and screaming at you, perhaps dancing and twerking around the room, music so loud you need earplugs to protect your ears.   Now think about your last barre or yoga class. Was it a 'party'? Did you instructor scream and yell obscenities at you? Did you need earplugs? No? Why not? [...]

By | 2016-10-28T08:28:33+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Form And Focus In Cycle Class

We know that almost every other studio 'teaches' 'whole body' cycling classes with 'dance moves' and 'around the worlds' and 'pushups' and 'figure 8s'. It's a real fad.   We also know that every indoor cycling instructor certification tells trainees to never do these moves because they seriously damage your knees and back.....plus they ruin [...]

By | 2016-10-11T07:07:52+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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