HB 45 is a 45 minute cycling session set to the beat of the MUSIC that gets you going. Weighted bars are used for a portion of the workout to incorporate upper body toning into the class. The format is designed to challenge your endurance and rid toxins from your system. Especially great for a Sunday evening restart. ;) The workout is infused with intensity, but still suitable for all skill levels. Get ready to SWEAT, INSPIRE, TRANSFORM, and RAISE THE BAR.
Elise is a Handle Bar MASTER INSTRUCTOR. She is among our most well-versed instructors in The Handle Bar method. She trains new instructors on our teaching style and is a master of her craft.
A born and bred midwesterner, Elise moved to Boston from Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2008 to pursue a dual Masters in Social Work/Masters in Public Health at Boston University. Elise has been a certified Mad Dog spin instructor teaching spin classes since 2007, and recently Elise became certified in Primary Group Exercise through AFAA. A competitive swimmer in high school, Elise has competed in an Olympic distance triathlon and multiple half marathons. Elise choreographs each of her rides to the beat , rhythm and speed of the music, with a fun mix of hip hop, pop, and dance-inspired tunes. Elise fuses her passion for heart pumping music with a mentally and physically challenging ride, creating a mind-body-cardio-dance party on the bike!
Lena is a Handle Bar MASTER INSTRUCTOR. She is among our most well-versed instructors in The Handle Bar method. She trains new instructors on our teaching style and is a master of her craft.
A passionate and free-spirited California girl, Lena hails all the way from San Diego. She made her move to the East Coast for her MS in Nutrition & Public Health from Columbia University in New York City. After earning her graduate degree, Lena came to Boston where she currently works as a clinical dietetic intern at Harvard-Beth Israel Medical Center, pursuing her career as a Registered Dietitian. Lena grew up as a competitive athlete in basketball and volleyball. Off the court, and from an early age, she lived for the stage as a performer in musical theatre, competitive show choir, and contemporary collegiate a cappella vocal bands. Combining her athletic abilities with her natural performance talent, Lena found indoor cycling and feels ecstatic to be a part of The Handle Bar team! As a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and a Mad Dogg Certified Spin Instructor, Lena creates a musical journey where the rhythm and resistance coalesce to challenge your body and build strength from the inside out: "Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever. Every pedal stroke is an opportunity to evolve and be the person you want to be tomorrow…today."