• Spinning Hope and Happiness During Pandemic: a Playlist

    One of my favorite aspects of leading indoor cycling (spinning) classes is choosing music and arranging playlists. I like to create themes to make the class fun and cohesive. While feeling fairly low and sad about current events I realized I needed a hopeful and happy theme to lift my spirit and encourage my clients. Do you use music to boost your mood? It’s amazing how quickly my attitude can shift when I listen to positive messages set to upbeat tunes. According to this Time article, studies have shown that music certainly can affect the brain to enhance your mood and fend off depression. It can also lower stress hormones…