Thompson’s unusual approach breaks all the rules of spinning, which is why videos of his dance party–style classes have gone viral among indoor cycling devotees. Riders move their feet fast and incorporate upper-body movements, like push-ups on the bars, while Thompson boogies through the room, keeping the energy sky-high. Classes are cheap, seriously fun, but tough to get into—prepare to show up early if you want a seat. At Adamsville Recreation Center, 3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, ktxfitness.com
This article originally appeared in our November 2015 issue.