A New Way to Find the Service You Need!

FIND YOUR PERFECT SERVICE WITH OUR FIND-A-FIX TOOL The Castle Hill Fitness Integrative Wellness department is here to support all aspects of your healthy living! You have your goals, and we have a wide variety of1

Free Weekly Workouts at Waterloo Greenway

 FREE WORKOUTS AT WATERLOO GREENWAY RETURN SEPTEMBER 10 We are absolutely delighted announce that Castle Hill Fitness is joining forces again with Waterloo Greenway to present another series of movement classes set amidst the stunning park1

New! Active Release Technique

RELIEVE YOUR MUSCLES WITH ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUE? A new Integrative Wellness service has launched at Castle Hill Fitness – Active Release Technique!  Active Release Technique®, or ART® is a state-of-the-art movement-based massage technique that can help1

Exercise Your Pride

So Many Ways To Celebrate Pride There are so many classes you can take at the Castle and by CHF to celebrate Pride this year. Whether you identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community or simply1

You Should Do Yoga after Strength Classes

Do you want to maximize your recovery after strength classes? Look no further than the incredible practice of yoga. While yoga alone offers numerous benefits for the mind and body, combining it with your fitness routine1

New! Nutritional Therapy Services

READY TO TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH? A new Integrative Wellness service has launched at Castle Hill Fitness – Nutritional Therapy!  Nutritional Therapy is more than a meal plan. Working with a Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner1

Why is Balance Important?

When you plan your workouts, are you focusing solely on strength training or cardio? Oftentimes, there’s a crucial element that’s overlooked when building a fitness routine. It’s time to break out of your fitness rut and discover why1

Free Weekly Workouts at Waterloo Greenway

AN EXCITING COLLABORATION WITH WATERLOO GREENWAY  We’re thrilled to announce that Castle Hill Fitness is teaming up with Waterloo Greenway to offer a series of movement classes at there beautiful park grounds this Spring! The Weekly1

Unique Equipment At CHF

Castle Hill Fitness is a unique fitness space in almost every way, from our amazing staff to our out-of-the-box group classes, we strive to take what you know about fitness and elevate it to a new1

The Right Weights For You

Strength training is a pillar here at Castle Hill Fitness – we offer multiple ways to train on your own throughout our gym, and it’s a common modality used by our trainers and weekly classes. The1

New! Member Orientations

Explore your new kingdom!  We want our new members to feel right at home! There’s so much to do at Castle Hill Fitness, but it can be daunting to know where to start. We offer complimentary1

CHF Gift Guide 2022

A HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE WITH SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE The gift of health and wellness never goes out of style! At Castle Hill Fitness we have all our bases covered to offer your loved ones a thoughtful,1

Food Drive for Central Texas Food Bank

PARTICIPATE IN OUR FOOD DRIVE The holiday season is a time for family, friends, and neighborliness! In this spirit, we are moved to help fill the unmet needs of our fellow Austinites. For the month of1

Which Yoga Class Should I Do?

Who is Yoga Good For? (Hint: Everyone!) The world of yoga is a vast one! Yoga is an ancient movement practice that has many different benefits, including feeling grounded and more connected to yourself, increasing balance1

NEW! Welcome Package with Annual Memberships

FREE SERVICE PACKAGE WHEN YOU COMMIT There are plenty of perks to becoming a Castle Hill Fitness member – discounts on personal training and spa services, workshops and series, unlimited gym access, or discounted or unlimited1

Free Workouts at Waterloo Greenway this Fall

JOIN US FOR FREE WORKOUTS AT WATERLOO GREENWAY Castle Hill Fitness is once again teaming up with Waterloo Greenway and various studios within our community to offer a series of movement classes this Spring! The Weekly Workouts at1

Community Classes are Back!

SPECIALLY PRICED CLASSES FOR ALL Our Community Class program offers various fitness and yoga that are perfect for those on a budget. These accessible exercise options are open to all in our community – both members1

Austin’s Free Day of Yoga Returns

AUSTIN’S OFFICIAL FREE DAY OF YOGA NOW UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP Castle Hill Fitness is so excited to announce its new ownership of Austin’s annual Free Day of Yoga event. After 20 years, the original organizers of1

New! Annual Memberships

MONTHLY SAVINGS WHEN YOU COMMIT TO ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS We’re now offering annual memberships! Save $20 per month when you commit to 12 months of any of our four membership types. Committing to your health pays off in1

Important Changes Coming to CHF

To our Castle Hill Fitness Community –   No one can deny that the last two years have collectively changed us on many levels. As a member of Castle Hill Fitness, you have witnessed some or all of the changes our clubs have made during that time: we started virtual services and classes, transformed the1

Donation Drive for Trinity Center

HELP OUR NEIGHBORS STAY WARM The health of our community has always been a priority for us, and that includes more than just our fitness family. To that end, every month, Castle Hill Fitness hosts donation-based1

CHF Gift Guide

A HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE WITH SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE As your one-stop shop for all things health and wellness, we’ve got you covered on thoughtful gifts for your loved ones. The gift of healthy living is a1

Planksgiving: Thanks and Planks!

HAPPY PLANKSGIVING! We’ve got a lot to be grateful for. Our amazing team of kind, powerful superstars, the joys of being able to follow our passion for healthy living together, and for YOU, our wonderful community!1

New Leaf CSA Winter Season

FARM-FRESH GOODS DELIVERED RIGHT TO WHERE YOU WORKOUT New Leaf Agriculture’s Winter 2022 CSA Season is starting January 3! Sign up for weekly or biweekly CSA deliveries to our Castle Hill Fitness Downtown location, and pick up farm-fresh1

Outdoor Fitness Classes are Back!

ENJOY THE FRESH AIR WITH US IN FITNESS CLASSES OUTDOORS! We’re taking advantage of the beautiful weather in Austin, and moving some of our fitness classes back outdoors! Outdoor Classes are small group workouts that allow1

Gift Cards, Always a Crowd Pleaser

BE A GOOD GIFT-GIVER Castle Hill Fitness gift cards are available in any denomination, 365 days a year! Purchase a physical gift card at our front desk, or deliver a gift right to an inbox with1

Price Drop on Class Passes!

REDUCED & MORE IN-PERSON A LA CARTE PRICING  We’re excited to announce our in-person class PRICE DROP! Effective immediately, our a la carte in-person class and gym visit prices have decreased, AND we’ve added new pack options for1

Friday Night Tango Classes

JOIN US FOR TANGO CLASSES Castle Hill Fitness is excited to partner with Esquina Tango to offer Friday night Tango classes for all levels. Esquina Tango is a non-profit organization based in East Austin that seeks1

Vote for Us in Austin Fit Magazine’s Best of 2021

HELP US WIN #1 IN AUSTIN FIT MAGAZINE’S BEST OF 2021 Awards season is upon us! Austin Fit Magazine is now accepting votes for their ‘Best of 2021’ contest. We’d be so grateful for your help1

Schedule Update! Waterloo Workouts

WEEKLY WORKOUTS AT WATERLOO GREENWAY POSTPONED Due to scheduling conflicts beyond our control, we need to postpone the Weekly Waterloo Workouts until Sunday, September 19. While we are disappointed in this outcome, we understand that the park is a1

CSA Pick-Ups Start September 20

FARM-FRESH GOODS DELIVERED RIGHT TO WHERE YOU WORKOUT Starting September 20, both Castle Hill Fitness locations will be pick-up sites for CSA boxes from New Leaf Agriculture! New Leaf Agriculture is a farming social enterprise from1

Free Weekly Workouts at Waterloo Greenway

AN EXCITING COLLABORATION WITH WATERLOO GREENWAY  We’re excited to announce that Castle Hill Fitness is teaming up with Waterloo Greenway to offer a series of movement classes at the newly reopened park grounds this Fall! The1

NEW! Chiropractic Services in Our Spa

BENT OUT OF SHAPE? We are pleased to now offer Chiropractic services in our Downtown Spa, with two new providers on our team! Our Chiropractors work to restore proper motion to the joints of your spine and appendages,1

New Classes this July

SEE OUR NEW CLASSES FOR THE MONTH Group exercise is at the core of our community at Castle Hill Fitness. Our instructor team is here to motivate you virtually and in-person- indoors, or outside. Keep scrolling1

Free Range Fitness is Back

We are back, folks! FREE RANGE FITNESS RETURNS Most of our Workout and Recovery Pod partitions and reservations have been removed, and you are now able to move freely throughout our gyms! Free-range, woohoo!  We’re still1

The Open Gym Returns

Change is in the air, and we are so excited to let you know of the updates coming our way!  FREE RANGE FITNESS IS BACK We love our Workout Pods, and how they served us throughout1

New Classes this June

SEE OUR NEW CLASSES FOR THE MONTH Group exercise is at the core of our community at Castle Hill Fitness. Our instructor team is here to motivate you virtually and in-person- indoors, or outside. Keep scrolling1

Coming In Hot! Sauna and Hot Tub Updates

SUMMER JUST GOT A LOT MORE RELAXING We’re making some excited updates in the world of Recovery Pods – the Infrared Sauna is back as a bookable Recovery Pod, AND we’re expanding Hot Tub capacity! Recovery1

Updates to Our Club Policies

Over the last few months, we’ve been closely monitoring our situation and planning for changes to our COVID policies. When making club-wide policy changes a few data points are taken into consideration:  Vaccinations. 85% of the CHF1

New Classes this May

SEE OUR NEW CLASSES FOR THE MONTH Group exercise is at the core of our community at Castle Hill Fitness. Our instructor team is here to motivate you virtually and in-person- indoors, or outside. Keep scrolling1

Online Booking for Personal Training

FITNESS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS WITH ONLINE BOOKING Nothing should stand in your way when you want to commit to healthier practices – not even TIME. We’re committed to streamlining your fitness journey as much as possible.1

Cardio Hall – Exciting Updates!

UPDATES TO BOOKING CARDIO PODS UPSTAIRS We’re bringing you even more flexibility for booking your cardio workouts downtown. Check out the updates in our Upstairs Cardio Hall starting Thursday, April 15! Since we’ve opened up our1

New Classes this April

SEE OUR NEW CLASSES FOR THE MONTH Group exercise is at the core of our community at Castle Hill Fitness. Our instructor team is here to motivate you virtually and in-person- masked and indoors, or outside.1

New LIVE! Classes

NEW LIVE! CLASSES ON OUR SCHEDULE We have our virtual classes. We have our in-person Pod classes. Now we’re bringing those two together. We’re excited to announce our newest class format: LIVE! Classes. This format features our in-person experience while1

Opening Up Safely. Our Scientific Method.

As we round the one-year mark of pandemic life, we have hope. Vaccines are more available and case counts continue to fall. More of you are coming back and that is exciting to see! Yet when1

New Classes this March

SEE OUR NEW CLASSES FOR THE MONTH Group exercise is at the core of our community at Castle Hill Fitness. Our instructor team is here to motivate you virtually and in-person- masked and indoors, or outside.1

Help Save Our GYMS

We Can Use Your Help Like many industries throughout the pandemic, the health club industry has been hit hard, with very little relief from Congress. Over this past year, over 6,800 gyms have had to permanently close1

Our Active and Safe Commitment

THE IHRSA ACTIVE AND SAFE COMMITMENT  Along with following the CDC’s and state guidelines, we’ve gone to great lengths to provide you with a safer gym environment. In addition to our protocols, we have joined IHRSA’s1

New Classes this February

SEE OUR NEW CLASSES FOR THE MONTH Group exercise is at the core of our community at Castle Hill Fitness. Our instructor team is here to motivate you virtually, in-person in pods, and outside. Keep scrolling1

How We’re Celebrating Valentine’s Day

WE’RE PUTTING THE BLUSH IN YOUR CHEEKS THIS VALENTINE’S DAY Castle Hill Fitness and Valentine’s Day are a perfect match! After all, what could be more perfect than spending the day of love taking care of1

New! Outdoor Workout Pods

NEW OPTIONS FOR PHYSICALLY DISTANT WORKOUTS We’re bringing you even more options for your physically distant workouts in the new year! Now Outdoor classes aren’t your only opportunity for an outside workout. You can book our1

Our Wellness Spas are Open

Our Spas are open and safely delivering world-class care. At Castle Hill Fitness, we believe that recovery and self-care are an integral part of optimal health – and now that’s more important than ever. Our licensed1

New! On Demand Classes

YOUR FAVE CLASSES, ANY TIME YOU WANT THEM Virtual classes at Castle Hill Fitness are now even more flexible. We’ve been working hard behind the scenes with our fitness instructors to bring you a new exciting1

The Top 3 List – Winter Skin Products

OUR TOP 3 WINTER SKIN MUST-HAVES We may not get snow (usually), but Texas does get its fair share of chilly weather! During the winter, dry air, cold winds, and indoor heating can lead to skin1

Winter Warm-Up: Membership Special

Whether you need to head inside for the season or gear up for a new 2022 workout plan, this membership special will give you a winter warm-up! WINTER MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL 3 months of VIP All-Access Membership1

Your Home Gym Equipment Guide

LEVEL UP YOUR HOME WORKOUTS With our virtual class schedule now a mainstay at Castle Hill Fitness, home workouts have become a regular part of daily living. While our Workout Pods and their accompanying equipment are1

Get Matched with Your Perfect Trainer!

GET MATCHED FOR SUCCESS WITH OUR FIND-A-TRAINER TOOL Health and fitness are like a puzzle – everybody has unique goals and needs their own curated routine. Having a professional in your corner who understands exactly what1

NEW! Outdoor Fitness Classes

IN-PERSON CLASSES IN THE PARKING LOT If working out with a mask is a hard pass – let us introduce you to our new Outdoor Fitness Classes! Coming to both Castle Hill Fitness locations, this is1

Blood Drive! Wed, September 23

Castle Hill Fitness is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, September 23 from 10am-3pm. Come lend a helping arm and save local lives. It’s easy to donate, just click here to make an appointment online –1

In-Person Pod Classes

NEW THIS FALL Introducing the newest addition to our programming: Pod Classes! These classes provide an in-person experience in the safety of our state-of-the-art Personal Workout Pods. We’ve divided our classrooms into individual Workout Pods with partition walls1

Free Yoga Week 2020

BRINGING FREE DAY OF YOGA HOME Local Austin gym, Castle Hill Fitness, is offering a free week of virtual yoga classes beginning Labor Day, September 7, 2020. Labor Day is traditionally the city’s designated “Free Day1

Your Gym Visit in 60 Seconds

A SAFER GYM EXPERIENCE Since 2002, Castle Hill Fitness has been dedicated to keeping you healthy, fit, and strong. The landscape of indoor fitness is different now, and we have fully invested in providing a safer,1

Air Filters: Why Your Gym Should Have Them

Your health has always been our priority at Castle Hill Fitness, and we consider all facets of your well-being. From your physical health, your mental health… down to the very air you breathe. In this new1

Our Updated Hours of Operation

NEW TIMES STARTING JULY 27 We are continuing to navigate our hours of operation during these times. Based on the current rates of activity at both locations, we’re doing a little tweaking! Our new hours will1

Recovery Pods: Now Booking!

BOOK YOUR RELAXATION RETREAT IN OUR RECOVERY PODS The Eucalyptus Steam Room, Hot Tub, and Dry Sauna are available as bookable, single-occupancy Recovery Pods at our 360 location. Book online or in the CHF app, just1

Summer Skin Care in a Safer Environment

Mask up and set yourself up for a glowing summer with safer skin care.  Only half your face will be visible for the foreseeable future, but that doesn’t mean you should let your skin care slide. Ciara1

Skin Care Products for In-Store Pickup!

Skin Care Products Available for In-Store Pickup at our Downtown Location Want to maintain your radiant glow while sheltering in place? Order your favorite Osmosis, Skin Script, and Lira products today for pickup at our Downtown1

Your Gym Visit Journey

PREVIEW YOUR GYM VISIT JOURNEY It’s a new age of indoor fitness, and we’ve revolutionized the gym workout experience for you! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have implemented new protocols and guidelines that not1

Personal Workout Pod Booking is Live!

THE FUTURE OF FITNESS FOUND IN A PERSONAL WORKOUT POD In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have reorganized and renovated our Downtown and 360 facilities to go beyond state safety and cleaning guidelines. Individual Workout1

Free Kids Live-Stream Classes

A Healthy Outlet for All That Energy You and the kids are home all day now, working and home-schooling respectively. Your kiddos need an outlet for all their pent-up energy (and we imagine you need a1

A Guide to Our Virtual Resources

In order to attend our classes or make use of our services here at Castle Hill Fitness, you’ve gotta book ’em! Our business utilizes the MindBody software platform for all of our scheduling and purchasing and1

TeleHealth Sessions

YOUR HEALTH IS IN GOOD (VIRTUAL) HANDS The CHF Health Coaching Department is IN – our professionals are ready to guide you in all aspects of healthy living through virtual TeleHealth sessions!  There is a lot1

Buzz Sessions: Free Health Discussions

REAL TALK, Mindset, and Careful Planning Can Keep You on Track You already look to us as a source for your workout needs and our set of training professionals has a whole other new program in1

Mini Workouts for the Kids!

Activities Your Kids Can Do, Any Time When your little bundle of energy has some steam they need to let off NOW, try these mini-workouts! Restore peace and calm (to everyone) with these quick bouts of1

We Won Austin Monthly’s Best of ATX 2020! Thank you!

WE WON IN THREE CATEGORIES It’s been over a month since we made the decision to temporarily close our doors to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Through it all, you’ve stuck with us.1

Your CHF Prop Swap Guide

GET CREATIVE WITH YOUR PROPS Working out at home is the new norm, but your home probably doesn’t look like a fully-equipped gym (or maybe it does?) There could be a number of reasons you might1

Virtual Training and Written Workouts are HERE!

WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER, EVEN IF WE’RE APART I’m sure you’ll agree with us that there’s nothing more hands-on, more face-to-face than doing a personal training session. So what’s a Phase 5 Austin-Travis county resident to1

Live-Streaming Classes Using Zoom!

STREAMING CLASSES START MONDAY, MARCH 23! During our CoVid closure, we are flattening the curve by closing our physical locations but that doesn’t mean we can’t still invade your living rooms. Beginning Monday our instructors will1

Daily Workout: Abs and Arms

Now you can do your favorite Abs and Arms workout in your own home, in just 15 minutes! Get Veera Korjala’s written workout and see her move demonstrations in the video below, and get to shredding! 1

Pandemic Skincare Tips (Plus Face Mask Recipe!)

PANDEMIC SKINCARE We’ve spent a lot of time making sure your body is staying active during our COVID closure, but let’s take a moment and talk about another pretty important organ – your skin.  We’re pretty1

Daily Workout: Mini Band Workout

YOUR DAILY #SOCIALDISTANCEFITNESS Brought to you by Personal Trainer Tara Penawell, your workout of the day just needs a mini resistance band and your own beautiful body. No access to this prop? You’ll still get an effective1

Daily Workout – Tabata Strong

WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER, EVEN IF WE’RE APART Today’s daily workout is brought to you by Castle Hill Fitness 360 instructor, Tonja Hancock – Tabata Strong. This workout is an adaptation of her Tabata Strength1

Self-Jaw Release with Massage Therapist Annie Swafford

Check-in time: Are you clenching your jaw right now? First things first, unclench your jaw, relax your tongue from the roof of your mouth, and drop those shoulders! Doesn’t that feel better? Now we need to1

Equipment For Your At-Home Workouts and Self-Care

Now that you’re working out at home more often, you’re going to want to up your equipment arsenal! You don’t need the larger equipment that’s found in the gym to guarantee an effective workout for yourself.1

Home Pilates Mat Routine with Celeste

Your Home Pilates Mat Move Starter Pack is Here  Pilates doesn’t have to be done in a class or at a gym. There are a few essential Pilates exercises that you can do anywhere! And since1

At Home Workouts with Shannon Dolan

Shannon Dolan isn’t letting social distancing get in the way of anyone’s goals! She’s got the movement your body needs to stay healthy while hunkering down at home. What you’ll need to complete these circuits: A1

Advice from Our Health Coaches for a Healthy Pantry

For a Healthy Pantry and Boosted Immune System Right now, one of the best ways we have to prepare against the novel coronavirus is to make sure our bodies are strong and healthy, and to follow1

CoVid-19 Prevention – Castle Hill Fitness temporarily closed

To our Castle Hill Fitness Community –   Based upon the ongoing spread of COVID-19 in Texas and on the advice of public officials who are strongly urging social distancing, we have made a decision to temporarily close1

Hello My Tribe – Special Class Event

CALLING ALL HELLO MY TRIBE MEMBERS Join us on Saturday, March 28 for some free classes at Castle Hill Fitness 360!  Castle KICK with Fonso  10:30-11:15am This is a 45-minute cardio/strength class in the Big Room. 1

The Story of the Castle Hill Fitness Logo

Welcome to Castle Hill Fitness – Austin’s own gem of a gym! When you step into either one of our multi-purpose facilities you’ll soon learn that we have a lot going on. With hundreds of classes,1

Keeping You Healthy AND Fit at the Gym

Maybe you’re sick of hearing this…but it’s flu season, and it’s a nasty one this year! The CDC has reported high levels of widespread flu activity in Texas this year, and we’ve still got a few1

Valentine’s Ideas to Set Your Heart Racing

FITNESS FOR ALL THE FEELS When planning out Valentine’s Day activities, there’s a certain vibe everyone strives for. You want something that makes you feel great, puts that flush in your cheeks, gets the heart racing,1

Staff Picks: Spotify Playlists

Fuel Your Workouts with these Next Level Beats Exercise and music, a pairing as classic and revered as chips and queso, Batman and Robin, a sunny day and Zilker Park.  Music is the perfect motivator during1

Castle Hill Fitness BINGO

JOIN THE FUN! Castle Hill Fitness BINGO is a fun game that challenges you to try something new and vary your health and fitness routine.  OBJECTIVE » Complete 5 squares in a row for a BINGO (can1

Your New Year’s Day Fitness Plans

A Strong New Year’s Day If your mission is to dive straight into a successful New Year, than we’re here to support you! We will have several special offerings available on New Year’s Day for you1

Our Holiday Gift Card is Back!

BUY A $100 GIFT CARD, GET A $10 GIFT CARD FREE! This season’s It-gift is a crowd-pleasing no brainer, and is here until December 31! Treat that special elf in your life to the gift of1

We’ve Got Your Work Week Fitness Covered!

You already schedule all your other meetings – time to start adding these fitness classes into your work week calendar. Our 360 location has mid-day classes that could perfectly coincide with your lunch break every Monday1

Holiday Recipe Makeover

WE KNOW YOUR GREAT AUNT’S PIE IS THE BEST. But don’t let Aunt Tilly’s pecan pie recipe ruin your progress to your healthy living goals. Introducing the Holiday Recipe Makeover! Send your favorite holiday staples to1

Vacation Retreat: Adventures in Santa Fe

This past August, Yoga Instructor Anna Gieselman and Pilates Instructor Jae Hoon escaped the summer heat and led 8 Castle Hill members on a week-long Pilates and Yoga retreat to the slightly cooler Santa Fe, New1

The Quieter Ways We Care for Your Health

Here at Castle Hill Fitness, we define health as more than just exercise and diet. As we say in our Mission Statement, “we EMPOWER our clients towards a greater quality of life with seasoned professionals, varied1

Westlake Apartment Resident Deal

Free Classes for the Residents of 3500 Westlake Apartments Castle Hill Fitness 360 welcomes the residents of 3500 Westlake Apartments with special workout classes! Sign up in advance to secure your spot for these free offerings. 1

A Metabolic Makeover to Prioritize Your Goals

IT’S TIME TO MAKE YOURSELF A PRIORITY We get it…Sometimes it feels like everything else is more important than reaching your health and fitness goals. Introducing the Metabolic Makeover package, a 10-week program designed to instill1

Body Weight Tabata with Jeremy Sims

You might be going on summer vacation and taking a break from the daily grind, but that doesn’t mean your fitness routine has to! It can be overwhelming to try fitting in a workout in between1

Traveling Out of Town?

ENJOY DISCOUNTED GUEST PASSES AT GYMS WORLDWIDE WITH TRAINAWAY Stay active while you travel away from Castle Hill Fitness with the IHRSA Passport Program, powered by TrainAway! Because we participate in the IHRSA Passport Program, you1

Diastasis Recti: What Is It, and How to Fix it

By: Jess Appel, Master Personal Trainer, Crossfit Level 1 Coach, and Mom   Clinically, Diastasis means “separation” and Recti refers to the affected muscles the rectus abdominis. However, you may know the condition as the “Mom Pooch”, “Mommy Tummy”, or “Mom1

Time to Vote for the Best of ATX!

SHOW YOUR LOVE FOR CASTLE HILL FITNESS BY VOTING US ‘BEST OF ATX’. The Austin Monthly Magazine annual ‘Best of ATX‘ poll is now open! We appreciate any and all votes to put us as the1

Staff Favorites: Fitness Props for Maximizing Your Workout

What Prop Gets Props for Your Workout? Foam rollers, straps, and blocks, oh my! There are countless of different workout tools out there, each with an endless list of uses and benefits. Fitness props allow users1

Celebrate National Pilates Day

  Pilates Day is an annual, international, community event celebrated on the first Saturday of May every year.  The Pilates Day mission is to foster the public’s appreciation and awareness of the Pilates Method through a1

Staff Spotlight: Jeremy Sims

When you come to Castle Hill Fitness, you’re entering so much more than just a gym. You’re entering a community – an innovative hub of talented professionals who are here to support your fitness and wellness journey. Between our1

5 Reasons You’ll Love Myzone

  I love technology, so when I heard we were bringing the Myzone fitness tracker to our Downtown location, I was ready to jump in with both feet. Myzone is the cutting edge in wearable fitness1

You Might Need a Health Coach If…

By: Tonja Hancock, Personal Trainer. Re-posted with permission from her blog.    Wikipedia defines Health Coaching as a process that facilitates healthy, sustainable behavior change by challenging a client to develop their inner wisdom, identify their values, and1

Is it a Workout or a Party?

STEP BACK INTO THE 80’S EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT Join Celeste at Castle Hill Fitness 360 for Cardio Dance every Tuesday night at 6:30pm! This high-intensity cardio dance class include a brief interlude of resistance-based exercises using blocks,1

Wednesdays at 360 Just Got More Exciting

ZUMBA WITH VEERA ON WEDNESDAYS AT 6:30PM Castle Hill Fitness 360 now offers a weekly Zumba® class to end your Wednesday on a fun note! We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and1

Member of the Month: Michael Mark

When you come to Castle Hill Fitness, you’re entering so much more than just a gym. You’re entering a community – a creative, playful, multifaceted, and innovative hub of health and fitness. Our team of over 70 talented professionals is only1

Top Options for Mothers at Castle Hill Fitness

Mothers are the center of the household…and the walls, and the foundation, and the roof – and we get it, it’s exhausting! But no fear mama, we got you! Our fitness trainers and instructors have the1

An Extra Layer of Support with Kinesio Tape

The Kinesio Taping® Method provides support and stability to muscles and joints without affecting range of motion. Kinesio® Tex Tape is applied over the muscles to reduce pain and inflammation, relax overused or tired muscles, and support1

Myzone – Get Results With Heart Rate Tracking

Whether your goal is to decrease body fat, increase performance, or simply to establish a regular habit, heart rate based training with the Myzone fitness tracking system can bring you the success you’re looking for! Heart1

10 Weekend Activities to Manage Stress this Season

Work, home, chores, family time, holiday-related plans and errands…so many things, so little time to relax and decompress! As our weeks ramp up and social calendars become more and more packed, it might feel like there’s1

Now Offering Ashiatsu Massage!

ASHIATSU MASSAGE NOW AVAILABLE IN OUR SPA We are so excited to now offer this deep and luxurious massage style in our Spa with Summer Greenlees!  In Japanese, “ashi” translates to foot, and “atsu” into pressure. With1

Enhance Your Massage Treatments

ENHANCE YOUR MASSAGE AT OUR 360 SPA Your massages just got so much more amazing. We now offer five different enhancements on our 360 spa menu to create a truly custom experience!  Choose from any of1

Why We Gain Weight When Stressed (and How to Prevent it)

Recent scientific research is tying stress to weight gain, and our Health and Wellness coach is here to explain why we gain weight when we are stressed. The first step to understanding this concept is to1

JOY at Castle Hill

Castle Hill Fitness has a new addition, a gift shop,  at its Downtown location! At JOY, you will find a curated selection of treasures and wonders – nothing that you need, everything that you want.  Hours of1

Stress Reducing Tips for the Holidays

The holiday season is approaching and while it is a time for family, celebrations, and general merriment, it’s also one of the most hectic times of the year. All that bustling about can lead to a1

A New Pilates Class at 360

JOIN US THE 1ST AND 3RD SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 1PM Celeste has developed a Pilates class at our 360 location that’s just right for everyone! This class is included in the regular membership offerings, and1

Your Guide to Yoga at Castle Hill Fitness

At Castle Hill Fitness, we are proud to offer Austin’s finest yoga instruction in a supportive, encouraging, and relaxing environment. Our center encompasses four beautifully appointed studios across two locations, fully equipped with an array of1

In the News: Club Business International

Have you seen? Our Director of Programs & Services and General Manager of Castle Hill Fitness 360 has been featured on the cover of IHRSA‘S Club Business International magazine! Michele Melkerson-Granryd was elected to the board of1

Staff Spotlight: Thomas Damron

When you come to Castle Hill Fitness, you’re entering so much more than just a gym. You’re entering a community – an innovative hub of talented professionals who are here to support your fitness and wellness journey. Between our1

Mindset Matters

You’ve had a long, hard day at the office. Battled evening traffic to get to the gym. Couldn’t find a parking spot for 15 mins and barely rushed into your favorite class.  You’re steamed, frustrated, angry. 1

Staff Spotlight: Caleb Noah

When you come to Castle Hill Fitness, you’re entering so much more than just a gym. You’re entering a community – an innovative hub of talented professionals who are here to support your fitness and wellness journey. Between our1

The Scale Is Not Your Friend.

By: Jess Appel, ACSM Certified Master Level Personal Trainer, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer   The scale lies.  Okay, it doesn’t technically lie. It is giving you an accurate representation of what your body weighs. However, our own understanding1

Take the Virtual Tour of Our Locations!

Two locations, a total of 37,000 square feet, and now you can tour it all in just 3 minutes without having to take a single step!  Downtown  1112 N. Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78703 22,000 feet1

Why are HIIT Workouts So Popular?

Photo by Nicole De Khors from Burst  By: Jess Appel, ACSM Certified Master Level Personal Trainer, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer HIIT workouts are all the rage and have been gaining popularity for a number of years.  All the way back1

Trending: Fitness Parties for Celebrating Life, Love, and More

post updated: May 15, 2018 Have Your Cake…and Cardio Too with a Fitness Party!  More adults are choosing to celebrate special occasions with exercises classes called fitness parties. At Castle Hill Fitness, we’ve seen an increase1

Exciting Updates Coming to 360!

This May holds many exciting updates for our 360 facility!  MORE CLASSES Our 360 class schedule will now feature even more classes that will be included with your membership, featuring the newest addition to our Personal Training department, 1

3 Sunscreens to Complete Your Summer’s Skincare Routine

Sunscreen Faves that Do the Job and Look Good Doin’ It There’s plenty of reasons to rejoice for the end of winter – sunshine, flowers, and the end of those pesky cold weather skin problems! You’ve1

Plan a Mother’s Day Getaway!

Plan some YOU time at our 360 location on Saturday, May 12! Enjoy a class (or two!) from our special schedule, hit the mimosa bar, book a massage, and bring your suit to take a dip in1

Conquer Healthy Eating With These 5 Strategies

On the road to healthy living, fitness isn’t the only thing we need to be focusing on. Nutrition plays a very large factor in the quality of life. However, as many know, healthy eating takes more than1

What to Expect from a Yoga Immersion

Starting this March, and over the course of 6 weekends, Charly Pivert will be leading students in a 100-hour Immersion of the life-affirming philosophy of Anusara Yoga®. As a pre-requisite to the Anusara Yoga teacher training, this1

A Fun, Cozy Morning with Sleep Crown

On Saturday, February 3rd, we had the pleasure of hosting Sleep Crown and their unique, over-the-head sleep aid pillows in our Lobby Shop for the coziest pop-up. With her restorative yoga background and understanding of the importance1

12 Days of Fit Gifts

December 10 – 21 We made a list, we checked it twice, and we’ve found that you’ve all been NICE! So we’re bringing you 12 days of daily deals in our Downtown and 360 Lobby Shops!1

Holiday Gift Cards

Buy $100 gift card, get a free $10 gift card! To purchase, please visit our front desk. This offer goes until December 24.

Who Are We Wednesday: Melissa

As a certified Master Pilates instructor for the last 14 years with a vast knowledge of movement techniques, Melissa Lipko is able to cater workouts to fit the individual. She loves to teach Pilates because it1

360 Grand Opening Celebration – Friday, Oct 27

Join us Friday, October 27 for events all day at our new 360 location! ALL DAY CLASSES with 360 staff* 8:30-10:30AM FREE CHAIR MASSAGE  9AM-11AM SUPERFUN PANTS POP-UP!  10:45AM–11:45AM YOGA led by our owner, Clayton* 5PM–7PM1

Who Are We Wednesday: Kim

Kim has been teaching yoga since 2006 and 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 even1

Get Ready For Our 15th Anniversary Celebration!

On Monday, October 16, Castle Hill Fitness will be celebrating its 15 year anniversary! One of the many ways we’re celebrating this occasion is with a special logo. What does this logo mean? The C =1

Farmhouse Delivery is Coming!

Imagine fresh groceries delivered while you workout making it SO easy to refuel your body with nutritious food…   YOU ASKED, WE DELIVER! Local is coming! We have partnered with Farmhouse Delivery to bring a special discount1

Collecting Donations for Houston

  In the wake of the devastation left behind by Hurricane Harvey, Houston is going to need all the help it can get. Castle Hill Fitness will be collecting donations for the next week until Tuesday,1

BIG NEWS! We’re Adding a Second Location!

We are excited to announce that Castle Hill Fitness is expanding its “kingdom”! Come see our second location in the Davenport Village off Loop 360 and Westlake Drive.     “It’s Castle Hill Fitness’s vision to1

Why Vision Boards are Important to Unleash Your Potential

Next month, Maricarmen Wilson will host a workshop for women that will guide participants to create Fall season rituals through vision boards and meditation. But why Vision Boards? And why are they an important tool to1

We Won Austin Monthly’s Best Gym!

THANK YOU!   Did you hear? Austin Monthly Magazine named us Readers’ Pick Best of ATX Gym! We couldn’t have done it without our amazing clients and staff.    

Who Are We Wednesday: Deborah

Deborah is a Master Pilates teacher and founding staff member who loves training athletes and beginners with a strong commitment to Pilates. She enjoys teaching her clients how to integrate the Pilates principles into many everyday1

Five Reasons to Love Homemade Smoothies

Smoothies are typically marketed as a health food, full of fruit, juice, and protein.  But, as can often be the case with marketing, looks can be quite deceiving.  Some smoothie bars have smoothies on the menu1

6th Annual Founder’s Day

Founder’s Day is our Founder, Paolo Minissi’s birthday. Without his vision, leadership, and grit CHF as we know it would not exist. That’s why each year we do something special to celebrate him! Our 6th Annual1

Unbinding The Rope- Yoga for Fascial Release

September 3rd is the first of four yoga workshops focusing on fascia. We will cover the Superficial Backline aka the Dorsal Sheath in this first class. For more information read Anna’s blog below and click here to1

Who Are We Wednesday: Shannon Dolan

One of our newer members, Shannon, is a Certified Personal Trainer through American College of Sports Medicine and has been active in the fitness industry for over four years. Shannon has a Degree in Applied Nutrition with1

Who Are We Wednesday: Minna

Besides training and conditioning human athletes and helping clients to build power and strength, Minna has been successful in training and conditioning her 7-year-old Appaloosa gelding, Mocca, which she started training last summer. She is building1

Our New Logo!

On Wednesday we wrote a post about our research that we did in preparation for the new logo as well as a loose timeline for our overall remodel. If you haven’t read it, check it out1

Who Are We Wednesday: Castle Hill Fitness

We’re taking a little detour from our regular WAWW posts to update you about what’s happening around here. We’re super excited to announce that we’re launching our rebrand project this Friday! As you may know, Einstein1

We Love Our Grads: Juan

Juan Anguiano is one of our yoga instructors- you can find him at Castle Hill Fitness most days at 6:30am teaching Ashtanga. He’s also a personal trainer and he ALSO just graduated from UT. (Whew!) He recently1

Who Are We Wednesday: Kevin

We’re starting a new biweekly tradition of showcasing our staff with simple bios so you can get to know us. We’re calling it Who Are We Wednesdays. Get to know our new Spin instructor, Kevin, today1

#superfunpopup with Super Fun Yoga Pants

On March 2nd and 5th, 2016 we hosted our 1st #popup event- brought to the Castle by Super Fun Yoga Pants, who- “believe that a life full of your own personal mood-brighteners is a life better led.1

Price Increases Effective April 1, 2016

As our city continues to grow, so does the cost of doing business, particularly in our desirable downtown, central location. Our last increase for personal training prices was in 2011, our last increase in massage was1

Pros/Cons to Changing the Online Reservation to 48 hours

Beginning December 15th, 2015 we will change our online reservation advance sign up windows from 2 weeks to 48 hours. We do not make changes in policy without thoroughly weighing the outcomes and analyzing how the1

What’s New for Fall at Food for Fitness

Howdy, fitness aficionados!  Fall is upon us and Food for Fitness Cafe is changing with the season!  The creative kitchen juices have been flowing lately, and we have come up with a number of delicious new1

Composting/Recycling Seminar by City of Austin: Recap

Did you know that 45% of our trash contains materials that could have been recycled? Our Castle Hill Green team was definitely shocked to learn that figure. Our mission as an organization is to research, educate,1

3 Tips to Stick to Your Diet this Fall

  Fall is a great time in Texas. Football starts, the temperature chills out from its “too close to the sun” highs, and we start to fill our calendars with social events, school obligations, and holiday parties1

Green Projects at Castle Hill Fitness

We recently sat down with the Founders of the Castle Hill Green Team, Vlad Glouchkov (our Business Manager) and Amy Rogers (our Marketing + Programs Manager). We asked each of them the same six questions. Below1

Castle Hill Fitness Reduces Water Use By 7.5%

Conservation is Key Even though recent rains have saturated our lawns and threatened our annual Bike to Work Day, Austin is still in a historic drought. Castle Hill Fitness is contributing to the efforts of conservation1

Reserve Your Class Spots Online – Coming Soon

Castle Hill Fitness is excited to announce that on November 15th it will launch an online reservation system for weekly classes to member and non-member clients. Clients will be able to: Reserve and pay online for a class up to1

Castle Gets a Customer Service Shout Out

Feedback is one of Castle Hill’s values. Receiving and asking for feedback has become so commonplace in our organization that we sometimes forget that it’s not the norm for most businesses. Enter a recent article from1

Team Big Pistachio: Team Bod Pods “Men vs. Women”

The folks at Team Big Pistachio came by March 7, 2013 for Bod Pods,  because they are in competition: Men v. Women!  All team members must come by for a Bod Pod test THIS week + again1

February Weekly Bike Rides

Join us for a road ride on Saturdays, Feb 9th, 16th, 23rd. Meet at 9:30, leaves at 10 a.m. Length ~ 2 hours | Speed ~ 12-14mph | Helmets + Roadbike Req Ride cancelled if rainy or1

Truslow’s Favorite Things

I may not be Oprah…however I thought I’d share a few of “My Favorite Things” with you to get the New Year started off right! So, here they are….in no particular order (drum roll please): NUUN(pronounced1

In Memory of Paolo Minissi Bike Ride

There will be a bike ride in memory of our founder, Paolo Minissi, on Sunday, Nov. 25th, 2012 + open to the public/all are welcome. Leaving from Castle Hill at 2pm Sunday, Nov. 25th, 2012 -weather1

Kettlebell Contenders!

You may have seen one of our trainers, Minna Miller, practicing high volume kettlebell lifting the past two months. She has been training for a competition with kettlebells, known as Kettlebell Sport or Girevoy Sport. The1

In Memoriam: Paolo Minissi

It is with great sadness that we must deliver news that our leader, owner and general manager, Paolo Minissi, passed away on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011. Paolo opened the doors of Castle Hill Fitness 9 years1