When Billy was researching Jackie’s story, he was reminded of one of his favorite books, Good to Great, by Jim Collins. Collins attributes authentic leadership to having three characteristics: authentic presence, skillful communications, and effective action. Jackie embodies all three of these.
This week, ICA is proud to highlight one of our longtime supporters and educational contributors, Bill Roach. After retirement, he launched a second career helping people through fitness and Spinning®. Bill serves as the lead instructor at his YMCA, mentors new instructors, and has helped develop a program for Parkinson’s patients at the YMCA Healthy Living Center in Iowa. We celebrate your second career, Coach Bill Roach.
Pelo isn’t the party-on-a-bike kind of fun you find in many West Coast studios. They keep the riding real with a very serious focus on educating their customers, but make sure that great music and fun are a part of the recipe. Leslie is confident that this is what elevates Pelo above their competition and drives their burgeoning success.
Learn how this inspiring cycling instructor and life coach has “flipped” his riders and clients to not only choose fitness, but to think of themselves as athletes and take on huge life-changing goals. Dane is as much about the mental side of health and fitness as the physical. After reading about Coach Boyle, you may want to become a “flipper” yourself!
Where do you find the most inspiring indoor cycling Instructors and dynamic, successful studios in the world? ICA set out on a mission to highlight the indoor cycling coaches, studio owners, and group fitness directors who are impacting individuals and communities where they lead and serve. We will spotlight a new instructor or studio bi-monthly. Our first star instructor is Julianne Lafleur from Toronto, Ontario!