The studios + instructors.

IceCycle brings together the best cycling instructors from around Western New York for a unique experience to raise funds for Roswell Park.

We are pumped to see this community coming together for an incredible cause!

Located in North Tonawanda, they are a team of movement specialists that strives to provide the best workout possible in a safe environment.

Krysta Cwynar

Jess DeLorenzo

Tina
Phillips

Mark Plunkett

Kim
Shank

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Rishone Todd

Rishone Todd

Shamyr Toledo

Located in the heart of the Elmwood Village, this studio utilizes state-of-the-art technology and a dynamic sound system with reactive lighting to keep you engaged throughout any workout. 

Tony Castanza

Kelly
Dec

Alexandra Leo

Brit
Leo

Jenna Lepore

Katey Spano

Located inside the historic building on Delaware Avenue, this fitness center offers a personalized plan for each member to reach their fitness goals. 

Alex
Gress

Rod
Nagy

Steve Procknal

Chris Rappold

Judy Siniscalchi

A gym exclusively dedicated to women where every class, every piece of equipment, every program is selected for women, by women. 

Debbie
Hastings

Jill
Seguin

Find workouts you love and activate your life at one of their seven clubs in WNY. Catalyst helps you accelerate your goals at a gym built around you.

Alex
Cole

Ellen
Coleman

Robbie
Raugh

Cathy
Gimlin

One of the newest studios in the Southtowns, they are a community, a clique, an environment where everyone should feel powerful, strong and able.

Andrea
Bruzgul

Michelle
Copolo-Ziemer

Erin
Goldstein

Erin
Reukauf

Find workouts you love and activate your life at one of their seven clubs in WNY. Catalyst helps you accelerate your goals at a gym built around you.

Pat
LaDuca

Tracey
Taylor

Deborah
Timineri

A premium indoor cycling studio located on Transit Road in East Amherst whose mission is to empower you to become the best version of yourself.

Ashley
Gracie

Meaghan
Kelsey

Brandi
Schmiedicker

As a not-for-profit multi-service agency, that is open to everyone, the JCC offers fitness/wellness services, camping, pre-school and school age child care, parent support and education, family recreation programming, youth services, adult program services, services for special needs, and cultural arts programming.

Mitch
Flynn

They believe that fitness should be fun and inspiring, and their innovative studio in East Amherst is a place to connect and unwind.  

Mo
Ango

Lisa DiFrancisco

Female-founded and owned, they are a rhythm and non-rhythm based indoor cycling experience designed to challenge you mentally and physically through hills, drills and fun choreography.

Chris
Keller

Lauren
MacPherson

A Hamburg studio that believes your personal fitness journey begins when you RISE above, when you don’t give in, when you let go and when you are in control.

Lindsey
Barrett

Lexi
Britton

Ren
Gibson

Christie
Gleason

Alicia
Porack

Ashley
Reilly

Stages is the choice of the world’s top fitness facilities and boutique studios. They are dedicated to not only providing the highest quality product but also specialized education to customers.

Pam
Benchley

Glen
McCready

Dennis
Mellon

Marina
Mitchell

Kristy
Kilcup

Ben
Kohler

Javier
Santín

Our mission as a boutique studio is to make fitness affordable for everyone. Located in downtown Buffalo, New York, our purpose is to bring affordable fitness to our inner city core.

MJ
Karp

Cristy
Orozco

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Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St.
Buffalo, NY 14203

icecycle@roswellpark.org

716-845-8788

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Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St.
Buffalo, NY 14203

icecycle@roswellpark.org

(716) 845-8788

Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St.
Buffalo, NY 14203

icecycle@roswellpark.org

(716) 845-8788

Proceeds directly benefit

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Krysta Marie Cwynar

Studio: BeMoved Fitness

Number of years instructing: 3

Favorite place in Buffalo: 1 Bills Drive

Favorite song to ride to: “The Red” by Chevelle

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I have been very involved with Roswell for the past 7+ years. I have participated as team captain in the Ride for Roswell (GO Felix’s Cats!!) riding up to 50 miles on my bike and also participated in Bald for Bucks. Yes, I SHAVED my head bald. Roswell has helped me face my fear of needles through platelet donations, as well as show me what the true meaning of love and support really is. I love Roswell and will always continue to support them.

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Jess DeLorenzo

Studio: BeMoved Fitness

Number of years instructing: 8

Favorite place in Buffalo: All of it – it’s a lovely city!

Favorite song to ride to: The Chain by Fleetwood Mac … it was one of my mother’s favorites and it always makes me think of her

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I love helping my community and being a champion for those that need it

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Tina Phillips

Studio: BeMoved Fitness

Number of years instructing: 9

Favorite place in Buffalo: If it’s waterfront I love it

Favorite song to ride to: The Phoenix

Why I’m doing IceCycle: Why Not? It’s a great cause that has benefitted my family

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Mark Plunkett

Studio: BeMoved Fitness

Number of years instructing: 11

Favorite place in Buffalo: The Gorge

Favorite song to ride to: The Chain by Fleetwood Mac 

Why I’m doing IceCycle: To support Roswell and cancer research and because Wendi, my wife, is a cancer survivor

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Kim Shank

Studio: BeMoved Fitness

Number of years instructing: 3

Favorite place in Buffalo: High Mark Stadium

Favorite song to ride to: Bawitadaba by Kid Rock and Run by the Foo Fighters (well anything by the Foo Fighters)

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I’m dedicating my Ride to my mom a 2x cancer survivor and a current Roswell patient

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Rishone Todd

Studio: BeMoved Fitness

Number of years instructing: 3

Favorite place in Buffalo: Buffalo is such a beautiful spring flower with so many different colors to admire. I have lived here now for 18 years. There are so many places to visit in Buffalo but I love hiking the Gorge and the Devil’s Hole.  

Favorite song to ride to: My favorite genre of music to ride is dancehall and afrobeats.

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I am honestly doing the IceCycle because It looked like something fun to dedicated to a good cause. I wanted to attend last year’s event but my schedule prevented that from happening. However, after losing both my uncle and my sister in law to cancer in 2021 I felt even more empowered to join my Bemoved Family this year in honor of them.

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Shamyr Toledo

Studio: BeMoved Fitness

Number of years instructing: 1.5

Favorite place in Buffalo: Canalside

Favorite song to ride to: Repeat After Me by Dimitri Vegas

Why I’m doing IceCycle: It gives me the opportunity to doing something I love for a great cause.

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Tony Castanza

Studio: BikeorBar

Number of years instructing:

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Elmwood Village 

Favorite song to ride to: Bad Bitches by Quintino, Deorro OR Rage the Night Away by Steve Aoki, Waka Flaka Flame 

Why I’m doing IceCycle: My mom became a Roswell Park patient when she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Their care/treatment was next level and thanks to them my mom has been in remission for 14 years!

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Kelly Dec

Studio: BikeorBar

Number of years instructing:

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Elmwood Village 

Favorite song to ride to: Fogo – Garmiani

Why I’m doing IceCycle: My brother, godmother and grandmother 

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Alexandra Leo

Studio: BikeorBar

Number of years instructing: 10 

Favorite Place in Buffalo: My house

Favorite song to ride to: While there are so many great individual songs to spin to, you can’t go wrong with Dua Lipa and Lady Gaga because they crossover so many genres and they’re highly recognizable. I also haven’t met anyone who hated either of them.

Why I’m doing IceCycle: It’s a great cause and it gathers people together from competing industries with a common goal, and showcases this healthy activity. Indoor cycling is so much fun and create a party atmosphere, it’s a great catalyst to get people interested, motivated and celebrating the cause.

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Brit Leo

Studio: BikeorBar

Number of years instructing: A decade (I can’t believe it!)

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Breezy Burrito, especially when there’s a drag show!! 

Favorite song to ride to: Body – Megan thee Stallion (Joel Corry remix)

Why I’m doing IceCycle: To give back to the community and ride with my team. 

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Jenna Lepore

Studio: BikeorBar

Number of years instructing: 5

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Elmwood Ave.

Favorite song to ride to: Que Calor

Why I’m doing IceCycle: My grandmother

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Katey Spano

Studio: BikeorBar

Number of years instructing: 1

Favorite Place in Buffalo:Outer Harbor

Favorite song to ride to: Slave to the Rhythm – Audience Remix 

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I love getting together with the Buffalo community, doing what I love, to support an amazing cause! 

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Alex Gress

Studio: Buffalo Club

Expertise: Endurance Athlete/ Competitive Rider

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Running at the Outer Harbor 

Favorite song to ride to: Fall Out Boy, The Phoenix 

Why I’m doing IceCycle: For all the cancer survivors that have fought through and fight everyday to come back stronger. 

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Rod Nagy

Studio: Buffalo Club

Number of years instructing: Certified for Cycling in 2014

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Hoyt Lake Delaware Park

Favorite song to ride to: Anything Foo Fighters!

Why I’m doing IceCycle: Passionate about the cause and passionate about the benefits of cycling. 

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Steve Procknal

Studio: Buffalo Club

Number of years instructing: 5 years 

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Olmsted Parks

Favorite song to ride to: David Bowie – Hero’s Remix

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I’m doing Ice Cycle to help raise money for Roswell which has helped my family and friends so much over the years

 

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Judy Siniscalchi

Studio: Buffalo Club

Number of years instructing: 8

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Roost

Favorite song to ride to: Hometown Glory (High Contrast Remix) 

Why I’m doing IceCycle:I am proud to be a part of a team that is bringing the fitness community together as one. Contributing as a unified group, getting fit and giving back for a great cause.

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Debbie Hastings

Studio: BAC for Women

Number of years instructing: 14+

Favorite place in Buffalo: Highmark Stadium cheering on the Buffalo Bills!

Favorite song to ride to: SHOUT (of course)

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I love to help the Buffalo community any way I can.  We are so fortunate to have Roswell Park here.

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Jill Seguin

Studio: BAC for Women

Number of years instructing: 13

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Canalside

Favorite song to ride to: Levitating – Dua Lipa 

Why I’m doing IceCycle: To give back to the place that cared for my mom and me so well!

Alex Cole

Studio: Catalyst Fitness

Number of years instructing: 9

Favorite place in Buffalo: Riverworks

Favorite song to ride to: burn break crash (Madison Mars remix) by Snakehips 

Why I’m doing IceCycle: To give back to the community and spread love and awareness.

Ellen Coleman

Studio: Catalyst Fitness

Number of years instructing: 24

Favorite place in Buffalo: My backyard

Favorite song to ride to: Fully Completely – Tragically Hip

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I like to help charities whenever I can

Robbie Raugh

Studio: Catalyst Fitness

Number of years instructing: 40+

Favorite place in Buffalo: Home sweet home

Favorite song to ride to: Roar by Katy Perry

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I lost my sister to Breast Cancer

Cathy Gimlin

Studio: Catalyst Fitness

Number of years instructing: 40+

Favorite place in Buffalo: Salon 716 N.Y.

Favorite song to ride to: Evenflo by Pearl Jam

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I loved to Support local charities and to be part of the community of Buffalo best place ever.

Andrea Bruzgul

Studio: CLIQUE

Number of years instructing: Ballyhoo, Lucky Day, Graylynn.

Favorite place in Buffalo: Open up to Gangsters Paradise, sprint song, Horizon by Andrew Rayel.

Favorite song to ride to: My love for music is vast; From Elton John to Prince and Queen to Adele then Celine Dion and lots of hip hop and dance music! Love it all!

Michelle Copolo-Ziemer

Studio: CLIQUE

Number of years instructing: 12

Favorite place in Buffalo: Oh gosh! This is hard! I love Misuta chows, Frankie primos, ballyhoo, Shea’s, the philharmonic, dynamic chiropractic on Seneca st. and anywhere along the marathon route where people are out loving their city!

Favorite song to ride to: It varies but I love classic hip hop, dance and house, and recently Astronaut in the ocean alok remix!

Erin Goldstein

Studio: CLIQUE

Number of years instructing: 5

Favorite place in Buffalo: Home sweet home in Orchard Park; my local favorites are CLIQUE, Reform Fitness, The Practice, and Green Eats.

Favorite song to ride to: My love for music is vast; From Elton John to Prince and Queen to Adele then Celine Dion and lots of hip hop and dance music! Love it all!

Erin Reukauf

Studio: CLIQUE

Number of years instructing: 4

Favorite place in Buffalo: I love being on our boat right in the middle of Lake Erie!

Favorite song to ride to: I can ride to anything and get all the feels,  but something about 70s remix to Metallica to Dua Lipa blast it and go hard.

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Pat Laduca

Studio: Cycle WNY

Number of years instructing: 30

Favorite place in Buffalo: Downtown Buffalo

Favorite song to ride to: The Climb

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I spent a lot of time at Roswell Park when my Mom was going through cancer treatments before her passing. Everyone was kind, attentive, and caring. The doctors, nurses and staff will always hold a special place in my heart because of how well they treated my mother. Buffalo is so lucky to have Roswell!

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Tracey Taylor

Studio: Cyce WNY

Number of years instructing: 25+

Favorite place in Buffalo: Chestnut Ridge

Favorite song to ride to: Clubbed to Death by Rob Dougan

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I’m participating in Icecycle because I truly believe in the mission of Roswell. I lost my father to cancer but have always commended the staff at Roswell for taking such great care of him.

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Deborah Timineri

Studio: Cyce WNY

Number of years instructing: 3

Favorite place in Buffalo: Buffalo’s waterfront

Favorite song to ride to: I lived

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I am participating in IceCycle for many reasons. First, Roswell provided excellent care for my mom when she was a patient there. And now I am participating for two very special people in my life who are currently undergoing treatment at Roswell. I believe wholeheartedly in Roswell Park and all that they do for their patients!

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Ashley Gracie

Studio: Jada Blitz

Number of years instructing: 4

Favorite place in Buffalo: Wilkeson Pointe

Favorite song to ride to: Alive – Trivecta Remix

Why I’m doing IceCycle: To show support to all that have been affected by cancer.  

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Meaghan Kelsey

Studio: Jada Blitz

Number of years instructing: 6

Favorite place in Buffalo: Wilkeson Pointe

Favorite song to ride to: Indian Summer

Why I’m doing IceCycle: Roswell Park is such an incredible institution and resource to our community. I would do anything to help give back.

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Brandi Schmiedicker

Studio: Jada Blitz

Number of years instructing: 4

Favorite place in Buffalo: Anywhere with my dogs

Favorite song to ride to: The Little Things by Big Gigantic

Why I’m doing IceCycle: To give back to the community and spread love and awareness.

Mitch Flynn

Studio: Jewish Community Center

Number of years instructing: 11

Favorite place in Buffalo: The halfway point on the Peace Bridge for its view of Lake Erie. I’m hoping we’ll be able to get there again this summer!

Favorite song to ride to: Lately, Aretha Franklin’s live version of Nessun Dorma – great for a hard climb – plus it ends with a rousing crowd reaction that you can take as a reward for your effort.

Why I’m doing IceCycle: Because I’ve seen a direct connection between grass roots fundraising and great things happening at Roswell. I’ve also seen how cycling events – like the Ride for Roswell and IceCycle – can lighten the load of a cancer diagnosis.

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Mo Ango

Studio: Rebel Ride

Number of years instructing: 5

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Wegmans

Favorite song to ride to: We Found Love – Rihanna

Why I’m doing IceCycle: To help bring awareness to cancer. 

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Lisa DiFrancisco

Studio: Rebel Ride

Number of years instructing: 5 years

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Olivers!! It is our favorite restaurant especially for date nights

Favorite song to ride to: Rejoice by Steve Angello (so empowering)

Why I’m doing IceCycle: To honor and support all those who have been touched by the incredible medical team at Roswell Park, who continually strive for more and lead in cancer research. 

 

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Chris Keller

Studio: Revolution

Number of years instructing: 2

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Billy Club

Favorite song to ride to: I Like It – Cardi B 

Why I’m doing IceCycle: Cancer has affected so many people in my life. Being able to raise money to help find a cure is important to me, my family and my friends. Rev has had a strong Ride for Roswell team for five years, and I’m sure they will show up in full force for this event!

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Lauren MacPherson

Studio: Revolution

Number of years instructing: 6

Favorite Place in Buffalo: The city itself. There are so many beautiful nooks & crannies to indulge that I can’t limit myself to just one.

Favorite song to ride to: False Alarm – Hook N Sling Remix for a slow & steady climb or a fast sprint out of the saddle.

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I am always looking for ways to connect with the community and to give back.

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Lindsey Barrett

Studio: Rise Fitness

Number of years instructing: 3

Favorite place in Buffalo: Hartman’s Distillery

Favorite song to ride to: Shut Up and Drive by Rihanna

Why I’m doing IceCycle: In memory of my godfather Brian Wittmeyer.

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Lexi Britton

Studio: Rise Fitness

Number of years instructing: 3

Favorite place in Buffalo: Hartman’s Distilling Co.

Favorite song to ride to: How You Love Me by 3LAU, Bright Lights

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I ride for the people I know who have battled cancer, for those who I have lost and the ones who are survivors. I ride to support the amazing things Roswell does for cancer patients currently and for the future patients who will walk through their doors.

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Lauren Gibson

Studio: Rise Fitness Studio

Number of years instructing: 9

Favorite place in Buffalo: Knox Park

Favorite song to ride to: I wanna dance with somebody – Whitney Huston

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I am riding for my cousin Meredith and Nana. Both lost their battles to cancer at very young ages.

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Christie Gleason

Studio: Rise Fitness

Number of years instructing: 28

Favorite place in Buffalo: Anywhere & Everywhere to enjoy our waterfront

Favorite song to ride to: We Run The Night

Why I’m doing IceCycle: In memory of my stepfather, Mike Dundon.

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Alicia Porack

Studio: Rise Fitness Studio

Number of years instructing: 3 years

Favorite place in Buffalo: Chestnut Ridge

Favorite song to ride to: Alive by Sia

Why I’m doing IceCycle: because I am a cancer survivor, a nurse at Roswell park, believe no one should ever have to go through cancer. But raising funds for a place to help those who are going through it is important to me.

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Ashley Reilly

Studio: Rise Fitness

Number of years instructing: 6

Favorite place in Buffalo: Rise Fitness Studio

Favorite song to ride to: Turn down for What – Lil Jon

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I ride to honor my Grandfather who has passed from Cancer.

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Pam Benchley

Studio: Stages Master Educator / Team Stages

Number of years instructing: 25

Favorite Place in Buffalo: Mulberry’s!

Favorite song to ride to: Ready For War 

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I did my cancer radiation treatment at Rosewell so I’m here to GIVE BACK!

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Glen McCready

Studio: iCYCLE (Northern Ireland)

Number of years instructing: 16

Favorite place in Buffalo: First time there. So, IceCycle!

Favorite song to ride to: Power – Solardo

Why I’m doing IceCycle: For the hero that is Pam Benchley!

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Dennis Mellon

Studio: Stages Cycling

Number of years instructing: 25

Favorite place in Buffalo: Pam Benchley’s backyard

Favorite song to ride to: Where the Streets Have No Name by U2

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I love to give back!

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Marina Mitchell

Studio: Bay Club Portland

Number of years instructing: 23

Favorite Place in Buffalo:I’ve never been there!!!!  But I’m thinking it might be Pam’s house!

Favorite song to ride to: Next to impossible to decide….but today? Alive – Zedd Remix 

Why I’m doing IceCycle: I want to ride with my Stages team and support any effort to fund the cure for cancer!!!

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Kristy Kilcup

Studio: SYMMETRY Fitness Consulting

Number of years instructing: 22

Favorite place in Buffalo: Pam’s house!

Favorite song to ride to: I have so many!!! But if you join us you’ll get to “experience” some of them!

Why I’m doing IceCycle: To support a cause that is near and dear to my friend’s heart

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Ben Kohler

Studio: University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Number of years instructing: 10

Favorite place in Buffalo: Never been, so here’s to new adventures!

Favorite song to ride to: Anything female pop

Why I’m doing IceCycle: Because it’s too cold to ride outside in Minnesota so let’s give Buffalo a try!

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Javier Santín

Studio: Equinox

Number of years instructing: 28

Favorite place in Buffalo: Pam’s house!

Favorite song to ride to: Sanctuary by Origene

Why I’m doing IceCycle: All of us have been touched by cancer one way or another. Family, friends, colleagues, or even ourselves, confront the fear and uncertainty of dealing with this ruthless disease and the emotional and financial consequences that patients and their families face, even with the most favorable outcome. IceCycle is my very tiny contribution to helping find a cure, so hopefully, getting our lives upended after a cancer diagnosis becomes a memory of past times.

MJ Karp

Studio: Sweat 716

Number of years instructing: 16

Favorite place in Buffalo: Highmark Stadium, because “WHERE ELSE WOULD YOU RATHER BE, THAN RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW!”

Favorite song to ride to: “Close your eyes and count to f***” By Run The Jewels

Why I’m doing IceCycle: To celebrate the lives of the loved ones I’ve lost to cancer.

Cristy Karinna Orozco

Studio: SWEAT 716

Number of years instructing: Teaching 9 years overall. SWEAT has been open since 2018, and that’s when I joined too!

Favorite place in Buffalo: SWEAT 716, I mean where else? Besides that – home with my kids

Favorite song to ride to: Sanctuary Waka Waka by Shakira
Why: I have tons of favorites, BUT this song just makes you feel good whenever you’re down. It speaks about perseverance, loving yourself, and staying confident. It’s my all time favorite! Plus Shakira is my spirit animal.

Why I’m doing IceCycle: For everyone who’s been affected by cancer. Also, for my dad-in-law who’s recently diagnosed, and has treated me like his real daughter and been there for me for the past 20 years+