Westlake Apartment Resident Deal

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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. … Read more.

A Metabolic Makeover to Prioritize Your Goals

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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 instill… Read more.

Best Start Package

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Get the best start to achieve your fitness goal!  This introductory package of 3, 60-minute private one-on-one sessions will set you up for your best year yet.  Choose your discipline: Strength, Pilates, or Yoga. This package… Read more.

The Hottest Membership Deal Around!

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When the temperature hits boiling outside, step inside Austin’s locally owned gym and spa and BEAT THE HEAT with this summer membership deal.  SUMMER MEMBERSHIP DEAL 3 months of Premier Membership for $329 Upgrade to VIP… Read more.

Body Weight Tabata with Jeremy Sims

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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 between… Read more.

Traveling Out of Town?

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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, you… Read more.

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

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by Jessica Appel

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 “Mom… Read more.

Time to Vote for the Best of ATX!

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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 the… Read more.

Celebrate National Pilates Day

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  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 a… Read more.

Staff Spotlight: Jeremy Sims

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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 our… Read more.

Staff Picks: Spotify Playlists

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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 during… Read more.

5 Reasons You’ll Love Myzone

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by Tara Penawell

  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 fitness… Read more.

You Might Need a Health Coach If…

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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, and… Read more.

Is it a Workout or a Party?

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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,… Read more.

Wednesdays at 360 Just Got More Exciting

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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 and… Read more.

Member of the Month: Michael Mark

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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 only… Read more.

An Extra Layer of Support with Kinesio Tape

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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 support… Read more.

New Year, New Membership Deal!

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FROM JANUARY 1-31  Start your year off on a healthy foot! Castle Hill Fitness is a locally owned multipurpose gym and spa with two locations in Austin, TX. For the price of one membership, members have access to both… Read more.

10 Weekend Activities to Manage Stress this Season

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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’s… Read more.

Now Offering Ashiatsu Massage!

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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. With… Read more.

Enhance Your Massage Treatments

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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 of… Read more.

JOY at Castle Hill

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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 of… Read more.

Stress Reducing Tips for the Holidays

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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 a… Read more.

A New Pilates Class at 360

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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, and… Read more.

Your Guide to Yoga at Castle Hill Fitness

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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 of… Read more.

In the News: Club Business International

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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 of… Read more.

Staff Spotlight: Thomas Damron

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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 our… Read more.

Mindset Matters

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by Jessica Appel

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. … Read more.

Staff Spotlight: Caleb Noah

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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 our… Read more.

The Scale Is Not Your Friend.

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by Jessica Appel

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 understanding… Read more.

Take the Virtual Tour of Our Locations!

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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 feet… Read more.

Why are HIIT Workouts So Popular?

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by Jessica Appel

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 back… Read more.

Exciting Updates Coming to 360!

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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, … Read more.

Plan a Mother’s Day Getaway!

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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 in… Read more.

Conquer Healthy Eating With These 5 Strategies

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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 than… Read more.

What to Expect from a Yoga Immersion

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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, this… Read more.

A Fun, Cozy Morning with Sleep Crown

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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 importance… Read more.

12 Days of Fit Gifts

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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!… Read more.

The Winter Warm-Up

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Whether you need to head inside for the season or gear up for a new 2018 workout plan, this deal on membership will guarantee a winter warm-up!   3 months of Premier Membership for $329 Upgrade… Read more.

Holiday Recipe Makeover

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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 to… Read more.

Holiday Gift Cards

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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

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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 it… Read more.

360 Grand Opening Celebration – Friday, Oct 27

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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–7PM… Read more.

Who Are We Wednesday: Kim

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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 even… Read more.

Get Ready For Our 15th Anniversary Celebration!

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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 =… Read more.

Farmhouse Delivery is Coming!

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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 discount… Read more.

The Story of the Castle Hill Fitness Logo

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Since our announcement of a second location, we thought it’d be a good idea to provide a look at who we are in a nutshell. We opened in 2002 and rebranded in 2016. Keep reading to… Read more.

Collecting Donations for Houston

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  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,… Read more.

BIG NEWS! We’re Adding a Second Location!

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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 to… Read more.

We Won Austin Monthly’s Best Gym!

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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

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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 everyday… Read more.

6th Annual Founder’s Day

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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 Annual… Read more.

Who Are We Wednesday: Danika Trierweiler

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Danika used to manage our cafe and last fall she left to follow her dream of becoming a Licensed and Registered Dietician Nutritionist. After accomplishing that, she came back to Castle Hill Fitness and is creating… Read more.

Who Are We Wednesday: Shannon Dolan

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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 with… Read more.

Who Are We Wednesday: Minna

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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 building… Read more.

Our New Logo!

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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 out… Read more.

Who Are We Wednesday: Castle Hill Fitness

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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, Einstein… Read more.

We Love Our Grads: Juan

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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 recently… Read more.

Who Are We Wednesday: Kevin

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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, today… Read more.

#superfunpopup with Super Fun Yoga Pants

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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…. Read more.

Price Increases Effective April 1, 2016

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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 was… Read more.

Pros/Cons to Changing the Online Reservation to 48 hours

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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 the… Read more.

Composting/Recycling Seminar by City of Austin: Recap

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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,… Read more.

3 Tips to Stick to Your Diet this Fall

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by Tiffany Sipos

  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 parties… Read more.

Green Projects at Castle Hill Fitness

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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. Below… Read more.

Castle Hill Fitness Reduces Water Use By 7.5%

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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 conservation… Read more.

Reserve Your Class Spots Online – Coming Soon

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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 to… Read more.

Castle Gets a Customer Service Shout Out

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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 from… Read more.

February Weekly Bike Rides

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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 or… Read more.

Truslow’s Favorite Things

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by Erin Truslow

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(pronounced… Read more.

In Memory of Paolo Minissi Bike Ride

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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 -weather… Read more.

Kettlebell Contenders!

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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. The… Read more.

In Memoriam: Paolo Minissi

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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 years… Read more.