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Rebel Cycle Studio owner Amy Latawiec stops by Get Fit! to talk with Alan Longstreet about common spin class questions and concerns. Segment 1

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The gym can be a bit of a Catch-22. Many go in order to look better. But some are intimidated to go because they lack confidence in their looks.

That's one barrier a new cycling studio on the near east side hopes to break. Rebel Cycle Studio bills itself as inclusive and aiming to "shatter perceptions of what healthy 'looks' like.

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Wow…its been nearly a year since my last studio visit and review (when I checked out The Dailey Method). Here’s a new studio you need to visit next time you’re in metro Detroit!

I’ve posted many links below from the impressive media coverage about Amy’s story and studio, located in the upper level of the Detroit City Fieldhouse (3401 E. Lafayette St.).

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A 35-year-old Wayne State University writing instructor is offering more classes outside of her day job.

Amy Latawiec invested $40,000 to launch Rebel Cycle Studio LLC in the Detroit City Fieldhouse in Detroit's lower east side. The new fitness center's mission is to "shatter perceptions of what healthy 'looks' like" by promoting a supportive, body-positive environment in cycling classes for beginners to experts.

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DETROIT – A premier, inclusive indoor cycling studio for seasoned pros and beginners alike is now open. Rebel Cycle Studio, located inside the new Detroit City Fieldhouse at 3401 E. Lafayette St. in Detroit, aims to shatter perceptions of what healthy “looks” like. The studio offers a variety of energetic, challenging cycling classes for all fitness levels and body types in a supportive, body-positive environment that encourages participants in a lifelong pursuit of health and wellness.

Founded and led by Amy Latawiec, an AFAA and Schwinn-certified cycling instructor, among other credentials, Rebel Cycle Studio offers a pay-per-class model and varying ride workouts ranging from 30- to 60-minute increments with differing intensity levels. Rebel Cycle Studio instructors spend time carefully curating each spin class with dynamic playlists and choreography, as well as high-energy instruction, all designed to help individuals unplug, unwind and party hard.

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A cable television music video channel, multisports complex and several new restaurants were selected to receive cash awards in Motor City Match's 12th round of grants announced Wednesday afternoon.

The Detroit Economic Growth Corp. program announced $500,000 in cash grants bringing the total to $6 million since the program's 2015 inception. New awardees were to be recognized during an event at Pharmacy 4 Less on the city's east side, whose owner won a $75,000 grant in the second round of the program.

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The winners of the 12th round of the program’s funding were to gather Wednesday afternoon at Pharmacy 4 Less on E. Seven Mile in the Osborn neighborhood. The community pharmacy, walk-in clinic and business center was a second-round cash award winner.

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said he considers Pharmacy 4 Less and owner Belief Emadamerho as a model for the Motor City Match program. Emadamerho has two pharmacies and has created jobs for 10 Detroiters. The business offers healthcare services to low-income residents and free prescription deliveries to the elderly and homebound in the community.