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It's definitely happening: the trendiest of spinning classes will soon call D.C. home. The Washingtonian reported yesterday that the NYC-based spin studio SoulCycle officially signed a lease at 23rd Street and M Street NW in the West End neighborhood. The studio is slated to open in 2014.
For the uninitiated, the SoulCycle workout involves an intense cardio workout in a dark studio lit by candlelight with a totally energizing playlist. The studio inspires cult-like devotion, despite the price tag — in New York CIty, one class is priced at $34. Although, in NYC, you could end up sitting on a bike next to SoulCycle fan Jake Gyllenhaal. That's one aspect of class they can't replicate in Washington.
· UPDATE: SoulCycle Coming to DC [Washingtonian]
· What the Team Behind SoulCycle Wears to Work [Racked]
· SoulCycle [Official Site]