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Rich Armington

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Sherri Taylor

"I am one of the first clients of Castle Hill and it is truly my home away from home as well. I can honestly say that I am in better shape and..."
Janet Sullivan

"I am not a member of Castle Hill Fitness, but I am a huge fan and follower of John Steinle, one of their resident massage therapists. I discovered him 5 years ago..."
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"I have had more personal attention from your staff in one month than I did in a year and a half at my old gym. "
Joe Wojtowicz

"Love this gym for many reasons, mostly the awesome people that work here. Great yoga classes, especially Matt's Ashtanga and Vinyasa class at nights and Saturday, Maricarmen's Shakra in the morning...."

""I could not dream up a more ideal or inspiring environment to strive for my fitness goals within, than Castle Hill Fitness. All of the staff, from the front desk concierge, to..."
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Jan Dailey

"You ARE the best gym in town. Know why? Because the guy from The Bachelor doesn't work out there. And you also have the best staff I've ever seen at a gym...."
Brett

"I'm still totally crushing on Castle Hill as much now as I was when I joined 2.5 years ago. Everything about it works super well for me--the location is perfectly situated between..."
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Class Schedule

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 Friday, Apr 18th Instructor Length Level Room
6:30 amAshtanga Mysore/Led Primary *separate program pass

Juan Anguiano
    Juan Anguiano, E-RYT 500, ACE-CPT is dedicated to transmitting the Ashtanga Vinyasa method according to the teachings of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois of Mysore, India. Many years of practice and dedication have affirmed his confidence in the wisdom of learning Ashtanga according to abilities and not the demands of the ego. His teaching style illuminates the importance of setting and accepting limits in the practice so that patterns present throughout Ashtanga are understood and connected into an enjoyable harmony of movement and growth. Juan first experienced yoga as a child when he was introduced to some pranayama techniques to help with severe childhood asthma. He began practicing yoga asana in his late teens and explored various styles of yoga with nationally and internationally known prominent yoga teachers. He experienced Ashtanga Yoga around age twenty-one on his travels in California. Juan is a direct student of Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois and Sharath Rangaswamy and brings more than fifteen years of experience teaching yoga and mentoring and training budding yoga teachers. Juan has established successful Mysore-style programs in Dallas and the first successful Mysore-style program in Austin, Texas at Castle Hill Fitness in 2005. Juan became more dedicated to other forms of fitness when he purchased his first Pinarello road bike from the Castle Hill Cycles and began triathlon training with Castle Hill personal trainers. Juan’s dedication to embracing other forms of fitness led him to obtain his personal training certification through the American Council on Exercise in 2010. He is a firm believer in integrating yoga and western styles of fitness. He is currently pursuing a degree in Kinesiology through the University of Texas at Austin. He is working toward a degree as an Athletic Trainer which will allow him to specialize in preventing, diagnosing and treating muscle and bone injuries and illnesses for athletes and the general population. His professional goals are to further synthesize the practice of yoga, sports and general wellness through practice, scientific research, and study.

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Juan Anguiano
 Ashtanga Mysore/Led Primary *separate program pass

Ashtanga Mysore Style - Juan NEEDS SEPARATE PROGRAM PASS Mysore style engages students in a self-paced, individualized practice in a group setting. This class format allows for each student to move at their own pace and to receive adjustments from the teacher. Beginners are welcome. Fridays are a program specific Led Primary class, but students can also practice Mysore in the back of the class. Mixed Levels
Juan90 minMixedChakras
10 amPlyo Burn, Level 2-3

Amid ArchibaldPersonal Trainer
    Years in the Business: 20+ years Martial Arts, 5 years Fitness

    Certifications: ISSA Fitness Trainer, Certified Insanity Instructor, WTF Master Instructor, 4th Dan Black Belt under Kukkiwon.

    Specialties/Focus in Training: Group Fitness Instruction, Strength, Conditioning, Sport-Specific Training Preparation, Martial Arts Plyometrics, Fitness Consultant..Universal fitness needs.
    Highlights/Accomplishments: World Martial Arts Hall of Fame Instructor of the Year, Taekwondo Olympic Trial Invitation, Assistant Coach A&M Collegiate UC Berkley, Texas State Champion-Competitor

    Favorites: Food & sleep is great! It's a forever love. I'm into creative thinking for some weird reason, music, concerts, the art of sound, custom cars, technology, sliced mangos and I'ma leave you in suspense with the rest.



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Amid Archibald
 Plyo Burn, Level 2-3

Commonly referred to as one of the quickest and intense ways to burn calories while consistently improving strength and endurance, plyometrics continue to gain popularity with everyone who is looking for top results. Levels 2-3
Amid55 min2,3Multi-Sport
10 amBeg/Int Pilates Mat Flow

Mandie PitrePilates Trainer
    Years in the Business: 7

    Certifications: Wendy Leblanc Arbuckle, Second generation master Pilates teacher, "Core Connections" teacher training program.

    Specialties/Focus in Training: Rehabilitative Pilates, improving performance of athletes, having everyday people feel like champions in their bodies, creating holistic transformation via Pilates.
    Highlights/Accomplishments: I am a dancer and choreographer and have spent years using Pilates to transform my body and transform my dancing. I also have had the great fortune of training and working for one of the finest Pilates masters in the country. What I have to offer is not only an athletic workout but the knowledge to take any person's body and have them reach their potential regardless of age, athletic background, and body type. I am your personal cheerleader!

    Favorites: Dancing, choreographing, my community of peers and friends, my two Chihuahuas, the late swim at Barton Springs and, the margaritas at Polvos with good friends!

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Mandie Pitre
 Beg/Int Pilates Mat Flow

Using only your body weight, mat work delivers you quick gains in strength and body awareness. In the Pilates system, mat work was created to be the next step after an equipment workout. Often it is more challenging for the student. This class flows from pose to pose to raise the heart rate and tighten the core, while remaining suitable for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. All levels

Mandie55 minAllLotus
NoonCardio Kickbox

Robert ReedMaster Trainer
    Years in the Business: 13

    Certifications: ACE certified personal trainer, 5th generation 5th degree black belt in Kajukenbo self defense system, 2nd degree black belt in American Kenpo. 2008 Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame Induction - Instructor of the Year.
    Completed two strength and conditioning internships – one with UT Austin and one with the New Orleans Saints

    Specialties/Focus in Training: General and sports specific conditioning. Martial arts training and conditioning
    Highlights/Accomplishments: Four year letterman and three year starter for the UT Longhorns. Voted several time AP player of the week and finished his career as a CFA all american. Was ranked as the 7th best linebacker in the nation by draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. Had professional playing stops in Philidelphia with the Eagles and in the CFL with the Hamilton Tigercats.

    Favorites: Black is my favorite color. It's so regal. I could watch baseball from sun up to sun down. I'm a Phi Beta Sigma man. If I won the lottery I'd move next door to my aunt in a blink of an eye. Baton Rouge is truely home.

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Robert Reed
 Cardio Kickbox

Gain confidence, strength and lean muscle in this cardio kickboxing class. Learn how to properly throw punches, hooks, and connect them into combinations. we don't kick in the air here, we hit 80 pounds pro heavy bags! All levels
(R), Level 2-3 (Am)
Robert55 minAllMartial Arts
NoonVinyasa Flow 1-2

Ben Heath
    As far back as he can remember Ben has been a seeker. It wasn't until he began the practice of yoga several years ago that he realized "this was it", and has dedicated himself completely to the practice. Now he spends the majority of his time traveling, primarily for yoga trainings, and learning various modalities of bodywork.

    With a steady drive for knowledge and self discovery, Ben is continually exploring new ways to learn so that he can share more fully the practice of yoga in his classes. Ben is a licensed massage therapist specializing in deep tissue, corrective work. He spends most of his time working on yoga practitioners so that his clients can get the most out of their practice. Ben's belief is that yoga is a path of self discovery and healing, physical health, and ultimately a heightened sense of awareness of the beauty and love that this life has to offer. Ben infuses his deep understanding of anatomy and alignment, his studies in philosophy and meditation into every class, leading to a well rounded, challenging practice. His belief is that when yoga is practiced in its entirety, the natural evolution is awareness of the self and our inherent connection to all beings.

    You can find out more about Ben at his website: www.NadiYogi.com

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Ben Heath
 Vinyasa Flow 1-2

Vinyasa Flow is an evolving form of traditional hatha yoga that focuses on intimately linking breath and movement. Throughout the constantly flowing sequence of asana (postures), there will be a highlighted focus on strength and endurance, alongside the usual elements of flexibility, balance, and alignment.

Ben H.60 min1,2Chakras
12:15 pmR3volution Fit COMMUNITY CLASS

Erin TruslowMaster Trainer(Website)
    Years in the Business: Since 1988

    Certifications: USA Triathlon Coach, USA Cycling Coach, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, AFAA Group Exercise & Personal Training, CIAR Advanced Physical Fitness Expert, Johnny G Indoor Cycling, Les Mills Body Pump Trainer, Aqua Aerobics, Kickboxing and most recently a Primal 7 Level 1 Trainer and Dynamax Med Ball Trainer.

    Specialties/Focus in Training: Erin has the ability to work with all fitness levels and goals, from the beginner to the endurance athlete. Erin particularly enjoys motivating people to try new things and to push past their preset "limits" of fitness and endurance. What are you training for?
    Highlights/Accomplishments: Being voted one of Dallas’ top personal trainers in 1997, Co-Owned Personal Training Gyms in Dallas & Sausalito California, Top Fundraiser for Lance Armstrong Foundation 3 years in a row, a Vineman 1/2 Ironman finisher 2005, Age- Group winner of the Texas Triathlon Series 2012, Overall Female Winner of the Texas Triathlon Series 2013, Ranked All-American Triathlete for 2013 season and Owner & Founder of Big Pistachio Racing Team. Author of Treadmill Workouts, an ebook available on iTunes.

    Favorites: Erin is a competitive triathlete and competes on a regular basis in Sprint, Olympic and Half Iron distance triathlon. She has completed over 45 triathlons since 2004. Currently she is the owner of 5 bicycles and has no intention of selling any of them! She is also the single parent of a budding pre-teen athlete “JD” who inspires her daily to be “awesome and proud”.

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Erin Truslow
 R3volution Fit COMMUNITY CLASS

Set your weekend off right with an energy boosting fitness revolution. Mixing upbeat Indoor Cycling, light weights, fun body weight moves and functional killer core work, this class will be the best total body workout of your week! All Levels

Erin55 minAllMulti-Sport
4:30 pmRealign and Shine Community Class

Kim Schaefer
    Kim has a gift for guiding her students through the hard work and challenge of asana practice with laughter and humility. Her clear and encouraging teaching style allows even those new to yoga to feel supported and motivated. Her love for teaching is demonstrated in her warm, caring and approachable nature. Kim has been teaching yoga since 2006. Her extensive training in the Anusara system of Hatha yoga has prepared her well to offer public yoga classes, private instruction, workshops and retreats. Kim is also a licensed massage therapist and her knowledge of the physical and subtle bodies enables her to assist students in finding their own physical expansion and emotional acceptance. Always a student herself, Kim continually seeks to expand her boundaries and knowledge of the physical and spiritual aspects of yoga. For more information about Kim, check out her website: www.purebalanceaustin.com

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Kim Schaefer
 Realign and Shine Community Class

A time of play and practice awaits you! Fuse breath and movement in this fun and active class which offers an ongoing exploration into the practice of yoga. As you bring your physical body into alignment, your spirit will follow. Shine into your weekend fully integrated. All levels

Kim75 minAllChakras
5:30 pmHappy Hour Yoga

Collette Hill
    Collette discovered yoga as a compliment to her breath and body work while majoring in Acting. After working as a teacher for a few years and receiving a Masters in Curriculum and Instructional Leadership, she moved to Austin and decided to take her yoga practice to the next level and completed her teacher certification. Collette strives to practice with intention -- both on the mat and off! For her, this means moving with an open mind, a happy heart, and compassion for herself and others. Through teaching, she hopes to inspire a sense of community and to encourage her students to push past self-imposed physical and mental limits. In Collette's class, you'll experience a light-hearted, dynamic, mindful and fun flow-based practice. Bring your sense of adventure and a smile!

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Collette Hill
 Happy Hour Yoga

Your weekend starts here! With a fun flow and playful playlist, Collette gets your weekend off to a great start in this 60 minute yoga practice. A light-hearted, full bodied class, this class pairs nicely with whatever kind of week you’ve had! All levels
Collette60 minAllLotus
7:30 pmMeditation Practice ALWAYS FREE

Bob Flegal
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    Robert Flegal has been a resident of Austin, TX since 1991. He has practiced meditation for the past 32 years and has taught for the last 17 years. He has studied several forms of meditation including Buddhist practices, various Christian practice, Vedanta Adviata, and Zen. He retired in 1994 from the Computer Science field where he worked mainly corporate research labs. His formal education is in Mathematics and he continues to still spend time in research related endeavors. Robert was also in the Peace Corps in Ghana (West Africa) teaching mathematics from 1967-1969.

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Bob Flegal
 Meditation - ALWAYS FREE

Meditation frees us from the obsession of our "small selves" and reconnects us with who we really are. Regular practice exposes negative thinking, obsessions, and our separation between each other. Once we recognize these habitual patterns, they cease to control us - freeing our unqualified absolute nature. All practices are welcome. For everyone.
Bob55 minAllChakras

Our Class Levels are: BEG=Beginner 1=novice 2=intermediate 3=advanced 4=expert All=All levels
Your practice should be in tune with your level of fitness and flexibility: listen to your body!

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COMMUNITY CLASS are $10 for non-members ($6 for Premier members)
All regular classes are Free for VIP members

NOTES on Ashtanga Mysore classes that display the symbol:
No practice on full moon and new moon days according to the Ashtanga tradition.
The no practice dates are: Jan 1, Jan 16, Jan 30, Feb 14, Mar 16, Mar 30, Apr 15, Apr 29, May 14, May 28, Jun 13, Jun 27.
Ashtanga Mysore evening classes and led classes STILL meet.

*Participation in Mysore requires a separate program pass. Click for details...

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