Emilee knows first-hand how intimidating it can be to break into the fitness community. She styles her classes to be accepting and encouraging for all riders, whether it's your first class or your 1000th, they are exclusively inclusive. Positive intentions and exercise have the power to change your physical and mental health, and Emilee treats each ride like 'cycle-therapy', giving riders an opportunity to focus on themselves, feel the music and enjoy the Ryde.
Emilee moved to the DC area in 2013 for a career at a non-profit organization. Without much background in exercise classes, Emilee took her first indoor cycling class and it felt like coming home. She has been hooked ever since, and her enthusiasm is contagious.
Justin discovered indoor cycling in 2013 while on his own weight loss journey and has been hooked ever since. A native Pennsylvanian turned Washitonian, Justin's classes are filled with great VIBES, incredible MUSIC and killer ENERGY; from the moment you walk through the door. Creating an environment that is upbeat, positive, motivating, and fun is something Justin strives for in every class. He creates an atmosphere that will allow you to unplug from the outside world and put yourself first. The feel good energy you produce on your bike, from your neighbor, and inside that room is bar-none. Each class has a special moment to allow your day to melt away all while giving you the best workout you'll ever earn.
So clip in, get hooked, and join Justin on your Ryde journey.
Tyler is a fitness enthusiast who has tried just about every workout class in D.C., but RYDE DC was the only studio that got a second date. Ever since stepping foot in RYDE, the energy and positivity from the community got Tyler hooked on the Rhythm-based class and led her to take the podium and help others drink that RYDE Kool-Aid. If you like to shake your booty to hip hop hits and epic throwbacks, then Tyler's class is for you.
Whenever she is not teaching, you can find Tyler strolling the streets of Clarendon with either a smoothie or an iced coffee in her hand.
Delaney is a sports enthusiast and has been an athlete her entire life. You can find her out on the soccer fields or running around the monuments. She is always looking to take on a new fitness challenge where she can work her way up. INSERT CYCLING. It doesn't much to fall in love with the energy provided by a class. She is constantly looking for a challenge so you can be sure her classes will do the same for you. Have a blast, dance it out, and be prepared to leave the class with a newfound sense of energy and strength. What we drive to on the bike continues out of the saddle.
Rachel is a native Washingtonian who's always had a passion for exercise. She loves any work out that is challenging but leaves you feeling accomplished at the end. Rachel uses her many years of coaching experience to help her class push through tough hills and fast sprints. She believes in workouts that are effective and fun; a great playlist with a strong baseline will make you forget that you're working out. Rachel lives by the motto, "if it ain't hurtin', it ain't workin'".
In her free time, Rachel enjoys exploring DC for new restaurants and experiences. She loves traveling, being outside in the sun with friends and family, and spending time with her dog- Bubi Knuckles, and cat- Wesley Snipes.