Your First Class

 
 
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Prepping for your first class

HYDRATED! The key to a healthy body is staying hydrated. So be sure to have water before, during, and after your class. Your instructor will prompt you and give you the opportunity to have a drink during your class. Fill up in studio from our filtered water station.

ENERGY! Be sure to eat a little something before you exercise. We recommend eating a light snack 30 minutes before you workout and don't forget to refuel after class, you've earned it!

WHAT TO WEAR We suggest you wear comfortable workout clothes that enable you to move freely. Workout tights or shorts and a T-shirt/singlet is a good idea. Good comfortable workout shoes are also important for support and stability. Cycle shoes are supplied free of charge for cycle classes.

TOWELS PROVIDED! We have complimentary workout towels and shower towels for your convenience. Enjoy!

ON THE MAT Enjoy our complimentary Lulu Lemon YOGA mats chosen for their extra cushion for hips, knees, and floor poses of bring your own if you prefer.  

 

Check-In

ARRIVE EARLY Nothing’s worse than a last minute set-up! We recommend you arrive 10 minutes before your class. Be sure to let the front desk know you’re a newbie and we’ll get you set up in the class of your choice. (and outfitted with cycling shoes.)

If you signed up online, your name will be listed on our check in ipads. Simply find your name and click on it to check in so that we know you’re here. Note: If you’re not signed in 4 minutes before your class, your class spot may be released.

New member waiver. You will need to sign out new participant Waiver and review the class safety Instructions when you arrive at the studio.

 

Coming to cycle?

Shoes And Water
For the best bike experience we clip into the bike. To make this easy for you we provide you with your shoes. Clipping in provides a more stable, safer ride and also allows our riders to target the correct muscle groups.

Water … you’ll definitely want some water in the class. We have water available for sale at reception, but of course you can bring your own or fill up at our filtered water fountain.

Towels workout towels will be waiting on your bike, so no need to pack a towel or carry home a sweaty one.

 

Lockers

Your stuff is safe with us! Our daily lockers have coded keypads, so no need to bring your own lock. If you’re not familiar with the system, ask one of our friendly staff or read the directions inside the locker. They’re easy!

 

Bike Set-Up

Our bikes are state of the art and  they’re simple to set up! In case you’ve never done it before, there are 3 places where you can adjust your bike:

1) Seat height - about hip height when you are standing next to your bike.
2) Seat position - place your elbow on the front of your seat and your fingertips should just reach the handlebars, adjust to fit.
3) Handlebar Height  - slightly below your seat height unless you have lower back concerns then make it a little higher than you seat for comfort.

If you’re new to cycling, arrive early and ask the front desk for to help you get setup correctly.

 

Safety

Like any new fitness routine, you may want to chat with your doctor before your first class. Also, if you’re new to District or to a particular instructor, please let us know – we are happy to answer any questions. Our instructors are motivational leaders who will inspire you to push yourself, but please listen to your body and work at a pace that is comfortable for you. Stay hydrated, and refill your water bottle on your way out! If you experience any unusual or persistent symptoms after your class, please don’t hesitate to seek medical attention.