MIND. BODY. CARDIO
Spinning® is a high energy, indoor cycling class led by a certified spinning instructor. Each of our instructors will take you through their unique ride that will challenge you mentally and physically. All classes are run to high-energy music and provide a terrific way to improve cardiovascular fitness, endurance and burn an average of 500 calories.
Regardless of your fitness level, you'll get a heart pounding yet low-impact workout-while maintaining the ability to go at your own pace. Whatever the reason, millions worldwide have found a lot to love about the Spinning® program.
The Spinning® program is the original and most popular group cycling class. With no complicated moves to learn, a motivating group environment, top-notch instructors and music that begs your legs to pedal, you'll find yourself having a blast while you ride your way to a leaner, stronger body.
We are the only certified Official Spinning® facility in Dothan, AL.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SPINNING®
I've never taken a Spinning class before. What should I expect?
Expect to have fun! MH Yoga Health Studio Spinning® classes are great fun and are for all fitness levels. We encourage all first timers to take it at your own pace. The most important thing is to be patient with yourself. So, regardless of your fitness level, you can participate because you are in control of your own bike. Listen to your body and adjust the resistance on your bike accordingly. Arrive early to your first class and let your instructor know that it's your first time. He or she can make sure your bike is properly set up and give you a rundown on the bike and movements.
Do I have to be in great shape to participate in a class?
No. Almost anyone can benefit from a Spinning® class. You can go at your own pace by controlling the resistance on your bike. Spinning classes are a great way to get fit. If you are concerned about taking a class due to a physical condition, consult your physician before taking a class for the first time.
What makes Spinning®at MH Yoga Health Studio different from other group exercise classes?
There is nothing like the energy of classes at our studio. Our instructors teach with tons of energy and are very motivating and supportive. Our instructors will coach you, educate you, lead you to great health. Also, music is key, our instructors are known for the best music. So, energy, motivation and music come together to make classes both fun and very effective. Regardless of how fit, flexible or coordinated you are, you'll get a great workout.
How many calories will I burn in a Spinning class, and what is the approximate equivalent distance in road miles traveled?
The number of calories you'll burn depends on a number of factors, including your weight and the intensity at which you exercise. Research indicates that on average, participants burn about 400-600 calories in a 40-minute workout, depending on how hard you work. The "distance" traveled depends on cadence; however as an estimate, an average 40-minute class at a cadence of 80-110 rpm is equivalent to approximately 15-20 miles on the road.
How is taking a class at MH Yoga Health Studio different than just riding a stationary bike?
The spinning bike is designed with a 50 pound fly wheel and a resistance knob. So, you always have the ability to make your ride more or less challenging. In addition, a motivating group setting, energizing music and inspiring instructors make classes an incredible experience so you are inspired to continue your exercise program.
What should I wear to participate in a class?
Comfortable workout attire is key. If you don't have biking shoes, you will need to wear hard-sole running shoes. You don't want to wear loose bottoms because you don't want them to get caught in the pedals. Work out shorts or pants are fine. Flip flops and open toe shoes are not acceptable.