"Absolutely love taking classes with Annick. She has great music, the sessions are challenging, and she also helps spinners set goals and measure their progress throughout the class. Great, great, great."

"All three instructors I have taken yoga with have been much better than average: articulate, knowledgeable and attentive to their pupils. "
Byron Thomas

"I love your Planet Castle Hill. It has made a huge impact on the health and well-being of both my daughter and me. Keep up the amazing work and spirit! "
Barbara Laing

"I love Anna Gieselman's Hatha Yoga class on Tuesdays. She was substituting the class for Paula but I would love to see her teach more classes at Castle Hill in general and..."
Yoga Client

"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..."
Massage

"Just wanted to thank you for a great class this morning. To be honest, it may be one of the best have attended in years. The music selection was awesome and your..."
Bob Blomquist

"Boot camp was so hard!! I have really, seriously, lost a lot of the strength I had before the wedding! At one point I thought I wouldn't make it through the class,..."
AnnaSummer Harrison

"Deborah is absolutely INCREDIBLE ! I had been working out for many years and was looking for someone to take my exercise plan to the next level. I was looking..."
Sherri Taylor

"I love being a member. It's big fun, and everyone on your staff is great: they are always friendly, curious, and professional. I really enjoy the classes; they are hard, and..."
Wild Bill

"Erin is an experienced cyclist, a mom, and a great athlete (although she is modest enough to say that she really isn't). Fantastic teacher and excellent personal trainer."
Marina

Class Schedule

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 Wednesday, Jul 23rd Instructor Length Level Room
6:30 amPower Yoga COMMUNITY CLASS

Kori Jones
    Kori has been practicing and incorporating Yoga in her life for over a decade. In that time she has developed skills from some of the best instructors Austin has to offer. Through her journey she has studied various practice styles including: Bikram, Baptiste Power yoga, Vinyasaa Flow, Yin, and Restorative. In 2012 she completed her 200 hr RYT with Gioconda Parker, ERYT-500. Since then Kori has gone on to receive her certification as a Relax and Renew trainer with author and world renowned teacher, Judith Hanson Lasater, and greatly enjoys teaching Restorative yoga. Additionally, she received her certification through Warriors at Ease to teach meditation and yoga to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries, and trauma (including emotional and physical- loss of limbs). She is excited to have the opportunity to volunteer at the Austin Vet Center, teaching yoga to combat veterans in an ongoing yoga class, and also works regularly with widows and widowers of fallen soldiers through the American Widow Project. After experiencing three 14 month deployments in her own family, she understands the need for community and having a safe place to explore and connect with one’s inner self. It is her intention as a yoga teacher to offer tools that help students connect to their own inner resource, enhance personal resilience, and empower them to regulate their body, mind, and spirit through awareness and self-care. Kori shares her life with her husband, a retired Army National Guard veteran, and their two beautiful children. She is also a bench jeweler and represents her passion for adornment through her company I-Rok Gems.

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Kori Jones
 Power Yoga COMMUNITY CLASS

A dynamic vinyasa flow with emphasis on the connection of breath with mindful movement. Class is a continuous flow of movement from posture to posture to warm, detoxify and open the body, mixed with longer-held postures to build strength and endurance in both body and mind. Culminating with a delicious Savasana to allow the benefits of the practice to take root. All Levels
Kori (sub)60 minAllLotus
9:30 amYoga for Strength COMMUNITY CLASS

Julie Westervelt
    Julie Westervelt is a 200 hour RYT trained in the Vinyasa method. I like my yoga varied, spicy, loud, passionate, sweaty, funny, grounding, inspiring, and strong. Just like life! I like for my body to feel completely wrung out upon completion. My signature style allows you to connect and reflect on your strength while standing in long-held poses. I believe that it is in stillness where the real work is done. In Yoga Basics, we cover the foundational elements of yoga, drawing from many styles. It may be basic, but there is nothing easy about it! I've worked with kiddos to grandparents and everyone in between, but my focus is athletes. I have developed specific yoga training for runners, cyclists, footballers and basketball players. Yoga can complement and elevate athletic training to promote flexibility and prevent injury. I especially enjoy teaching individuals who are strong, driven and tend to have great body awareness, just new to the practice of yoga. I enjoy throwing the spark and watching it ignite a passion. I love to create just the right music to enhance the sequences that I design. While I enjoy teaching yoga, I am a student first. I am incredibly grateful for the radical teachers in Austin who continue to inspire me and blow my mind. Yoga consumes me and I truly believe that the practice holds the ability to open us to the beauty that the world has to offer.

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Julie Westervelt
 Yoga for Strength COMMUNITY CLASS

In this class, sequences are specifically designed to liberate the spine and joints and work the muscles. As we hold poses for longer we give the body time to unfold, build stamina, and increase endurance. Find your strength with yoga and allow yourself the time to learn about yoga postures and their impact on the body, breath, and mind. BEG-All levels
Julie W.60 minBEG-AllLotus

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!

NOT A MEMBER? No Problem! Our Classes are open to all non-members; click for prices.

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: Aug 10, Aug 25, Sept 8, Sept 24, Oct 8, Oct 23, Nov 6, Dec 21.
Ashtanga Mysore evening classes and led classes STILL meet.

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

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