Flywheel co-founder Ruth Zukerman has been a leading fitness instructor on the East Coast for the past 25 years. She received her education at Mount Holyoke College and has taken extensive courses in anatomy and exercise physiology. A certified indoor cycling instructor, Ruth has taught indoor cycling at both full-service fitness centers and dedicated cycling studios. In 2006, Ruth co-founded the first exclusive indoor cycling studio in New York City, and is widely credited as the driving force behind the surge in indoor cycling's popularity in New York and beyond. Originally a dancer with a strong passion for music, Ruth choreographs her classes and makes the music integral to the movement. Her vision is to create the next generation of indoor cycling -- the Flywheel experience -- a hardcore workout that is inspirational, empowering and most importantly, fun!