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Krista Chichester

Krista is a native Washingtonian who grew up in McLean and Great Falls and currently lives in Vienna. She has been teaching indoor cycle for the last fourteen years at various clubs in the area, most notably The White House Athletic Center. After many years of her patrons asking her to open her own cycle studio, she finally did and attributes the birth of Cycle Chi to all of the wonderful cycle students who inspired her (you know who you are!). Krista is certified by Schwinn, Keiser, GEAR, TRX and AFAA Group Exercise Instructor.

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Tracey Yensen

Tracey has been teaching group fitness since 1990 and spinning since 1997. Her certifications include AFAA Group Fitness, KeiserM3 Bike, Reebok Cycle Foundation, Tabata Bootcamp and TRX Functional Training. Tracey enjoys every kind of activity but she especially loves to bike having done several bike excursions around the USA with my husband, Dave. Tracey has two daughters, Alexandra (25 yrs) who lives/works in San Francisco and Katie (22 yrs) who is attending med school at GW. Her exercise philosophy is all about correct form and keeping your body fit by any kind of movement to be able to lead a healthy life style.

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Rachel Stott

Rachel discovered the benefits of cycling over 8 years ago when a friend invited her to come to a spin class. She loves what cycling does for the mind, body and spirit all the while being fun! Her goal is to help everyone feel successful, energized and have positive energy after a class. She is certified by Madd Dog and Schwinn. Rachel moved to Vienna 5 years ago with her husband, Steve and her children Aidan, Zoe and Natey.

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Gina Buhrman

Gina's mission as a fitness instructor is to help improve flexibility, balance, and strength through workouts that are fun and energetic. In 2012 she received her first kettlebell certification and continued training into 2013 receiving the coveted RKC (Russian Kettlebell Certified instructor) certificate. Gina believes she has found the fountain of youth in kettlebells! In 2014 she became a AFAA Group fitness instructor. She enjoys combining her certified knowledge in TRX and Jillian Michael's BodyShred into her classes as well as some SurfSET moves combined with the dynamic movements involved with kettlebell training.

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Patty Carver

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Robert Simon

Robert grew up in Fairfax, VA and attended high school at Thomas Jefferson, where he played football and baseball. After attending UVA for his undergraduate degree, he went to George Mason University for his Masters in Statistical Science. There he began to incorporate diet and exercise into his lifestyle – he took his first indoor cycling class in 2012 and was immediately hooked. Shortly thereafter, he began to ride outside and has been a regular on the W&OD trail ever since. Robert has been teaching spin since 2015; he is certified as a Schwinn Cycling instructor and an AFAA Group Exercise Instructor. His teaching style involves a lot of heart-pumping Sprint Intervals.