A few weeks ago it was Bob Dylan’s birthday. If you follow this blog you know I love me a good themed playlist so I decided to see if it would work. This playlist worked surprisingly well for a nice chill endurance and hill based ride. I threw in a few Dylan covers too to keep it fun!
Tonight’s spin class was amazing! Here is the playlist we used for those of you who want to relive the glory! 🙂
This week we celebrated a belated St. Patrick’s Day by spinning our through the Emerald Isle. This trip across the Atlantic was made possible with a multimedia extravaganza that included projecting a larger-than-life first person perspective movie of a bike trip across Ireland onto the big screen! We pedaled and sweated ourselves through Ireland using the playlist below!
“You’ll never plough a field by turning it over in your mind.” – Irish Saying
Last week I posted here about how much my regular Thursday night spin class enjoyed the opportunity to submit song titles for a “Build Your Own” spin playlist. I was thrilled with the songs that they submitted and we had a great time in class! This week it was Tuesday’s turn and this class was no exception as they enjoyed hearing some of their favorite (and their classmates’ favorite) songs while getting their workout in. I can tell you that there was some good-natured ribbing by classmates and the generational differences were evident in their song choices, but the class flew by!
The popularity of personalization can’t be ignored. The rise of interest in products from NikeID, Shutterfly, and other markets has been exponential. Personalization is breathing new life into many of products, resulting in growth in new markets. So if consumers want personalization- why not take that same concept into the gym and our fitness classes when we can?
I’ve previously noted in other posts that I LOVE any excuse to have a themed spin class. I had a ton of fun with our Spooky Halloween Spin Classes in October and have been anxiously awaiting the need for another cheesy holiday themed playlist. Enter… Christmas & Hanukkah!
I have had the playlist under construction for the past three weeks and I have to say I am thrilled with the final Ho Ho Ho Ho-liday Playlist! I get to teach this class three times this week! Thankfully I HEART Christmas music so I won’t want to scratch my eyes out after listening to these songs three times in four days.
Last night was the first of the three classes and I hung Christmas lights around the room s and took the Mr. Christmas projector temporarily out of our front yard (these are amazing and it makes it look like snowflakes are falling throughout the room). The whole environment was very festive and all the students even came in their own festive attire. My own Santa hat only lasted through the warm-up, but it was fun for those couple of songs! We had a lot of fun and it really got the class into the holiday spirit!
I spent a few weeks gathering cobwebs, spiders, costumes, black lights, and a fog machine in order to make this themed event a spooky success! Continue reading