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At your Service Spin & Cycling

Weho's first and only indoor cycle studio that couples intense workouts with a unique sensory experience. 

August 22, 2014

Hottest Trainer 2014

Aura Cycle's own Tolland Weems is in the running for Racked LA's Hottest Trainer Contest 2014!

August 22, 2014

Best Yoga Studios

Well+GOOD rounds up the best yoga studios in Los Angeles. 

August 20, 2014

New Year, New You: Ways To Detox In 2014

Start the New Year with a bang by undergoing a makeover that’s about revitalizing your body from the inside out.

January 2, 2014

'ORANGE' YOU EXCITED FOR FISH POSE

L.A.-based studio Aura Yoga is incorporating a new technique into their flow classes: light technology. See how different colors can affect your practice.

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November 27, 2013

GUIDING LIGHT Aura Yoga's colorful studio

If you’re like us, you’ve been up, down and sideways in yoga classes before. But have you ever practiced with a side of light therapy? Yeah, us neither.

October 15, 2013

Glow in the Dark Yoga comes to Weho

This sleek and modern indoor cycling and yoga studio boasts a multi-sensory experience for practitioners: “The walls surrounding the studio glow soothing colors during the class.” Read more: http://www.alignyo.com/blog/glow-in-the-dark-yoga-comes-to-west-hollywood#ixzz2hhuoFYOa

October 4, 2013

Timeout Says

Using the same lighting system that provides a cutting-edge light show during the Aura Cycle spin class, Aura Yoga's studio walls glow soothing colors to create a sensory-stimulating ambiance during each class. 

 

Read More: http://www.timeout.com/los-angeles/things-to-do/aura-yoga

October 3, 2013

Aurayoga Opens in West Hollywood

AuraYoga features superior craftsmanship with no detail overlooked. From inspired design elements such as handpicked wood accents, the balance of nature and modern thinking is exhibited. Adding to the atmosphere will be Aura’s trademark custom ambient lighting system.

Read more: http://www.groomed-la.com/2013/10/aurayoga-opens-in-west-hollywood.html

October 3, 2013

AuraYoga In West Hollywood Combines Ambient Lighting With Hot Yoga

AuraCycle, the folks behind the colorfully-lit spin classes on West Third Street, are branching out into yoga with the recent opening of AuraYoga in West Hollywood

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/01/aurayoga-west-hollywood_n_4026399.html?1380674745

October 1, 2013

AuraCycle's Psychedelic Yoga Opens on Sunset This Sunday

The progressive space features their signature ambient lighting system, with "wall that glow soothing colors during the class," they tell us. Instructors, like master yogi Jake Ferree, can control the colors and sounds customize each class.

Read More: http://la.racked.com/archives/2013/09/26/auracycles_psychedelic_yoga_opens_on_sunset_this_sunday.php

September 26, 2013

Fit Tip Friday: Spin is In

When it comes to spinning, there’s the bad kind (like the night of your 21st birthday, right before you hit the floor) and then there’s the good kind (like the sweat-inducing, body-blasting cycle classes!).

Read More: http://fabfitfun.com/fit-tip-friday-spin-is-in

September 13, 2013

9 Can't- Miss October Events

The mindy body class provides a total sensory expereince.

Read More: http://www.refinery29.com/2013/09/54456/la-events-october#slide-1

September 1, 2013

Juice and Jam to Beyonce, Jay-Z at AuraCycle This Thursday

After greeting all 40 riders to the sold-out event (seriously, y'all are awesome), Hottest Trainer 2013 finalist Maurizio Pelone led us to a dark studio where thepsychedelic sweat fest would go down. 

 

Read more: http://la.racked.com/archives/2013/08/30/racked_readers_rocked_auracycles_beyonce_and_jayz_ride.php

August 30, 2013

Hottest Trainer Competition

Our first hottest trainer contestant is Maurizio Pelone. Hailing from Italy, the former pro athlete is a co-founder and head trainer at indoor cycling studioAuraCycle, also known as LA's premiere psychedelic sweat fest.

 

Read more: http://la.racked.com/archives/2013/08/05/hottest_trainer_contestant_1_maurizio_pelone.php

August 5, 2013

Make Way for the Newest Indoor Cycling Studio on the Block. Auracycle.

High-energy, mixed music, inspiring cueing, and the best cycle instructors in town.

 

Read more: http://www.groomed-la.com/2013/07/get-your-aura-cycle-on.html

 

MAKE WAY FOR THE NEWEST INDOOR CYCLING STUDIO ON THE BLOCK. AURACYCLE

July 25, 2013

Fitness Friday: AuraCycle in Los Angeles – my new fave find!

Then, there’s the “show” element . The patent-pending Aura lighting design is something to behold – and get fit – to. Think the “Light-Brite” days of your youth. Soothing, inspiring and invigorating LED lights are moving along with the music, dimming and lighting up as you spin away.

 

For the physical element, you’re burning oodles of calories and fat all while feeling like you’re at a dance party. But unlike so many spin classes, here they don’t neglect your upper body and body’s need to stretch. You get a super comprehensive light arm weight workout and a good, comprehensive stretch sesh at the end of every class. I usually wake up the next day feeling stronger, longer, leaner, more refreshed and not writhing in pain.

 

Read more: http://www.beautyfrosting.com/fitness-friday-auracycle-in-los-angeles-my-new-fave-find

July 17, 2013

AuraCycle on West 3rd Street Is a Psychedelic Sweat Fest

AuraCycle isn't just an indoor cycling studio—it's an experience. Since opening its doors back in April, the West 3rd workout go-to has quickly garnered buzz for its party-inspired classes filled with trippy, sound-activated light shows, booming playlists and celeb riders like Whitney Port.

Read  More: 

http://la.racked.com/archives/2013/07/16/auracycle_on_west_3rd_street_is_a_psychedelic_sweat_fest.php

July 16, 2013

People: Whitney Port's Father's Day Ride

Whitney Port gets set to spin on Saturday during a charity ride at L.A.’s AuraCycle, where she raised money for the Uro Oncology Research Program Fund at Cedars- Sinai Medical Center in memory of her father, who passed away from kidney cancer in March.

Read More: http://www.people.com/people/gallery/0,,20709292_21347761,00.html

June 17, 2013

E! Online: Do-Gooder Gallery

The former MTV reality start goes for a spin at L.A's AuraCycle during a class benefiting the Uro Oncology Research Program Fund at Cedars- Sinai Medical Center.

Read More: http://www.eonline.com/photos/1371/do-gooder-gallery/293902

June 17, 2013

Charity Spin Class at AuraCycle

This Saturday, my family and I hosted a charity spin class at Aura Cycle in honor of our father, Jeff, for Father’s Day. We invited all of our friends and family to come out and spin, with all proceeds going towards the Uro Oncology Research Program Fund at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Read More: http://whitneyport.celebuzz.com/charity-spin-class-at-aura-cycle-06-2013

June 17, 2013

Extra: For a Good Cause

In honor of her late father, Whitney Port hosted a charity “Give Back” ride at AuraCycle on Saturday, June 15th.

Read More: http://photos.extratv.warnerbros.com/galleries/june_2013_fresh_pix#569014

June 17, 2013

Aura Cycle

The mention of a spinning class might not exactly arouse you, but what about the idea of a mind-blowing LED light show? You've never had a exhilarating workout like the one you'll get at Aura Cycle. This W 3rd St facility combines cutting-edge lighting design with music and full-body training to create an intense and entertaining cycling experience. 

Read more: http://www.timeout.com/los-angeles/things-to-do/aura-cycle

June 12, 2013

Aura Cycle Adds Yoga, Free Weights to Spin Classes

If your weekly workout routine is starting to feel a little stale (hello, weight-loss plateau!), go for a spin at Los Angeles' most multifaceted cycling studio: Aura Cycle.

Founded by former Italian professional athlete Maurizio Pelone and former investment banker Jose Palau, everything at the fitness destination was designed to bust boredom blues, from the sleek, futuristic decor to the innovative classes, which combine different types of exercises for a total body rejuvenation—Cycle45 classes incorporate free weights and core moves while Cycle45 Theme Rides play off seasonal events or send you cycling to playlists from the best artists around.

Read morehttp://foammagazine.com/sections/healthfit/articles/3152-aura-cycle-adds-yoga-free-weights-to-spin-classes

May 16, 2013

Inside Hook: Light Speed

In 2012, EDM — which stands for Electronic Dance Music, and sounds not unlike the frenzied copulation of two Decepticons — eclipsed the popular music scene.

In 2013, it’s taking over your workout.

Introducing Aura Cycle, an LED-driven blitzkrieg of sound, light and Skrillex-y fury, now open.

May 6, 2013

Pure Wow: Spin Spin Spin

The mention of a spinning class might not exactly arouse you, but what about the idea of a mind-blowing LED light show? You've never had a exhilarating workout like the one you'll get at Aura Cycle. This W 3rd St facility combines cutting-edge lighting design with music and full-body training to create an intense and entertaining cycling experience.

May 6, 2013

Beverly Hills Magazine: Fitness First: Aura Cycle

If you’ve finally made the decision to put your health and fitness first in your life, then you should know about the amazing new AURA Cycle in Los Angeles.

If you are new to Cycle or a veteran cyclist, this place is for you. With many private lockers available, and professional cycle shoes provided at check in, you will get the most effective Indoor Cycle workout out there, not to mention the fact that they incorporate weight lifting into the class, adding to the fitness benefits that Aura Cycle offers.

Read More: http://www.officialbeverlyhillsmagazine.com/health-fitness/fitness-first-aura-cycle/

April 17, 2013

Daily Candy: AuraCycle Opens on West Third Street

Snap in your spin shoes and prepare to open your mind (and sweat like crazy).

The journey begins at AuraCycle, the new West Third Street studio opening tomorrow from former pro athlete Maurizio Pelone and business partner Jose Palau.

Begin your ascent with a yogic warm-up before racing an instructor up hills, over jumps, and through sprints on one of two routes to the top: the 45-minute, full-body workout or the 60-minute endurance ride, which uses a console to track performance.

Read more: http://dailycandy.com/los-angeles/article/145630/AuraCycle

 

April 3, 2013

Angelino Magazine: Good Aura (Pag.40)

Before Jose Palau and Maurizio Pelone founded the newly launched auracycle studio on West 3rd Street, they were each spinning their proverbial wheels.

"I was working as a trader on Wall Street and wasn't getting any real fulfillment from it," says Palau, 27. "I had been doing indoor-cycling since I was a teenager and always found it to be among the most effective and entertaining ways of getting my cardio in."

So when Pelone,30, a former pro swimmer, model and fitness instructor, approached him last March with the idea of opening up a new type of sophisticated Spinning studio, Palau quit his day job and joined his friend in LA.

Read more: http://media.modernluxury.com/digital.php?e=ANGE

 

April 1, 2013

Business Insider: Trader And Pro Swimmer Are Launching A New Fitness Studio...

José Palau, who worked as director of equity trading at Waverly Advisors with Andrew Barber, is making an aggressive bet on the fitness sector these days.

Right now, Palau, who has more than eight years experience in finance, is getting ready to launch Aura Fitness — a boutique fitness studio based in Los Angeles that specializes in indoor spinning and yoga. 

"We were managing a fund. I kind of had this, you know, life change where I wanted to start working in fitness and leave finance."  

An accomplished rock and ice climber, Palau, and his business partner, Maurizio Pelone, a professional swimmer and fitness trainer, will be launching Aura's flagship spin and yoga studios in West Hollywood this week.

Aura Fitness consists of two separate boutiques — Aura Cycle and Aura Yoga.  Aura Cycle offers an indoor cycling experience and Aura Yoga is heated yoga somewhat like hot yoga, but a little more active, Palau explained.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/aura-fitness-2013-3#ixzz2PSWCbVVr

March 19, 2013