Castle Hill Fitness offers a multitude of formats in which to improve your health and fitness. In our small group, multi-week class series, you will receive focused attention and experience progressive learning objectives. Our one-day workshops provide an opportunity to dive deep into a particular topic or training type. We also offer in-depth teacher trainings and instructor intensives for those that want to take their passion into a profession. Keep scrolling for our upcoming calendar of events in Fitness, Pilates, and Yoga.

Kettlebell Series

with Minna Harman

Tuesdays at 7am
Build lean muscle and improve your cardio health while effectively working your entire body! In this small group training series you will learn and use correct Kettlebell technique and biomechanics, reduce your risk of injury, and gain fast results both in strength and endurance. We limit the group size to allow individual attention for each participant. Kettlebell training improves coordination and teaches your body to use the entire kinetic chain to improve athletic and sports performance. Build a leaner YOU with Kettlebell!
 
Open to ALL levels.
*If you have injuries, please seek prior approval. Email minna@castlehillfitness.com to discuss.
 
October 1-22 October 29-November 19 November 26-December 17
Tuesdays at 7am 
in the Martial Arts room
 
$130 members $140 non-members VIP Members: Extra 10% off
Space is limited to max 8

Meet Minna Minna Harman is a IKFF Certified Kettlebell teacher and Master Personal Trainer. She will get you started on the right foot to add a dynamic component into your training regimen!

Language of Peace: Sixth Annual Meditation Challenge

with Anna Gieselman

When you take the time to become still and quiet, you might realize just how loud and often negative your inner dialogue can be. We also live in a world full of amplified opinions broadcasted through an endless cycle of media input. With all of this chatter, it is more important than ever to clear your mind and regain a sense of internal peace.

Join Anna this December for her 6th annual Meditation Challenge in which you will receive a daily guided meditation to support you on this journey towards inner clarity and tranquility. No meditation experience is required but a desire to slow down and become present is a good start.

The Language of Peace: Sixth Annual December Meditation Challenge December 1-31st $35 for everyone VIP members: extra 10% off

The recordings are online so you can listen at your convenience in the comfort of your home anywhere in the world. Day by day, you'll feel your mind and body moving towards a place of stillness. This December give yourself (or someone who needs it) the gift of peace of mind!

Challenge recordings officially begin December 1, but you can start anytime throughout the month and have access to the recordings for a month. Participants will receive an email on December 1st with a secure link to access recordings. If you have any issues please email

Meet Anna Anna is a Senior Prajna Yoga teacher and has been teaching yoga to the Castle Hill community since 2012. Her classes combine alignment-based asanas with her love of mindfulness to encourage students to become more grounded and aware of the inner workings of their bodies. 
 
Conditioning Camp

with Robert Reed

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 6am

WAKES YOU UP BETTER THAN COFFEE!

This class gives you a different body-transforming workout 3 mornings a week. That's right. Your Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings could be spent with Robert Reed doing lunges, strength training, kickboxing, and plyometrics. Find a new you. All levels, but no injuries please. 

Sign up for two months at a time and save!

November 1-27 (No class November 29)

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 6:00-6:55am Mondays and Fridays in the Arena; Wednesdays in the Martial Arts Room maximum 15

3x/wk; paid monthly members: $250/month non-members: $275/month

2 months discount: members: $400/2 months non-members: $450/2 months

VIP MEMBERS: EXTRA 10% OFF

 

Meet Robert  Robert is an ACE certified Elite level personal trainer, 5th generation 7th degree black belt in Kajukenbo self defense system and 2nd degree black belt in American Kenpo. He pulls from his experience in athletics and martial arts to give a unique workout that will challenge your limits! 

CastleFit

with Jessica Appel

Tuesdays at 7am
CastleFit is a small group strength and conditioning series that will push you to the limit and help take your fitness to a level you never imagined possible. This six week series uses dynamic strength movements, equipment from multiple disciplines, plyometrics and high intensity cardio, and will leave you looking and feeling stronger, more mobile and carrying yourself through life with renewed confidence and emotional strength.

Suitable for any fitness or skill level as long as you’re willing to push your personal limits.

Questions? Email Jessica@castlehillfitness.com

December 3-January 14 (no class December 24) TUESDAYS 7:00-7:55am 6 week program in the Arena

members: $168 non-members: $198 limited to 6

VIP members: extra 10% off

 

Meet Jessica ACE Certified Personal Trainer Certified Crossfit Level 1 Trainer Jess is excited by fitness because of its ability to truly transform lives. After 15 years in the fitness industry, Jess has witnessed and directed a multitude of physical transformations and is an expert at helping clientele break through plateaus. 

 

iRest Yoga Nidra for the Holidays

with Kim Schaefer

Tuesdays at 6:15pm
Give yourself the gift of self-care this holiday season. 

iRest is an evidence-based meditation practice that helps alleviate insomnia, anxiety, fear, and depression. This 3-week iRest course will offer you an experience to help you relax deeply, release stress, increase resiliency, improve your interpersonal relationships, and provide you with greater mastery and control in your life. Drop in to one class or get the full benefits and sign up for all 3 sessions. 

Class 1: Settling into the wonder of body-sensing Class 2: Orienting to your constant companion with breath-sensing Class 3: Welcoming opposites to calm the stress of busy seasons

December 3, 10, and 17 Tuesdays 6:15-7:30pm in the Chakras Studio

$48 member $60 non-member $25 drop-in to one class VIP members receive 10% off

 

Meet Kim Schaefer Kim is a somatic psychotherapist, experienced yoga teacher, and longtime meditator. Her clear and encouraging teaching style makes yoga and meditation accessible to anyone seeking to know more about the practice and about themselves. 

Donation Yoga Class

with Austin School of Yoga Graduates

Sunday at 10:30am
Join the Graduates of the Austin School of Yoga 2019 Training Program in a public, all-levels class. 

Donations will be accepted at the door. All proceeds will benefit RAICES - a social justice nonprofit that provides free and low-cost legal services to under-served immigrant children, families, and refugees in Texas. 

 

About Austin School of Yoga

A 200-hour Yoga Alliance-certified teacher training designed by Ashley Cheng, 500 E-RYT, and Tracey Silverman, 200 E-RYT, with the cornerstones of self-care, awareness, curiosity and compassion to discover your own voice, whether or not you plan to teach. ASY meets for 9 weekends for an exquisite combination of yoga (asana, breath work, meditation, self-massage, philosophy), personal development processes, embodied anatomy, and empowering teaching methods. Join Austin School of Yoga starting April 2020! 

 

Intention Setting for the New Year

with JennyO

Sunday at 2pm
PREPARE FOR THE NEW YEAR
Transitional times can stir up big emotions that ask for pause, acknowledgement and ritual allowing for conscious movement forward. Cleanse out the body and mind readying yourself to take on the New Year with freshness and clear vision in this end of year experiential workshop.

Expect to dive deep into four concentrated areas: - Ritual: to "burn" off the old year, so that these patterns, "Sankalpas" do not follow us into the new year - Meditation: to connect with our true identity, letting go of what did not serve us in the past - Breath and Mantra: to establish our new patterns - Sound and Relaxation: sealing of the intention and shaking loose what does not serve

Sunday, December 8 2-4pm in Chakras min 6, max 24

$30 for all, VIP members save 10%

About JennyO JennyO began her teaching career in 2006 and is passionate about sharing yoga with a diverse population. She holds certifications as a Yoga Therapist- C-IAYT, 500 hr E-RYT in Hatha, 500 hr in Kundalini, iRest and continues her studies with Indigenous groups in Shamanism with Maria Elaina Martinez. She is a dedicated student of all the limbs of yoga: meditation, breathing techniques (pranayama), visualization (iRest), sound (mantra), and energy locks (mudra).

Yoga Tune-Up Self Massage Workshop

with Sara Garonzik

Saturday at 1pm
Learn Tips and Tools for Using the Yoga Tune-Up Balls to Provide Yourself with a Full Body Massage

In this workshop, Sara will teach you how to roll out your muscles and fascia using highly-effective massage techniques. We will use special rubber Yoga Tune Up Balls™ to roll away the kinks, complaints and trigger points in areas such as the neck, shoulders, lower back, hips, IT Band, and feet. Combining guided and artful self-massage with meditation and breathwork, you will roll away feeling unwound, unbound and completely relaxed.

Ball rolling is a perfect complement to your fitness and yoga practice, so make your self-care a priority and get those muscles rolling!

Saturday, December 14 1-2:30pm in Lotus

$25 for all 10% VIP discount

min 4, max 20

While the balls will be provided, all attendees can purchase a pair to take home for $10 following the workshop, saving $5!

About Sara Sara is a certified Pilates Instructor and is passionate about sharing her knowledge in all disciplines of fitness. In 2014 she took her 15 year Pilates practice to the next level and became certified under Melinda Bryan at the Pilates Studio of Los Angeles.

In her classes, you can expect to gain a deeper knowledge of your body as she walks the line between challenge and form with humor sprinkled into the conversation. The only pre-requisite is an open mind and a readiness to move better throughout your daily life!

Breakin It Down to Build It Up

with Sara Garonzik

Saturdays at 2pm
SARA WILL TAKE YOUR PILATES PRACTICE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Find out how to master and take your practice to the next level by diving in deep to individual Pilates movements. Using self-massage, flow, and movement exploration these workshops will give you insight into your body and your own personal practice. 

November 16 Short Spine and Rollovers

January 11 Pikes and Planks

February 8  Mountain Climbers/Splits on the Reformer

Saturdays 2-3:30pm in the Pilates Studio

Pricing for each workshop:  $30 members $40 non-members 10% VIP Discount

min 4, max 12

Each workshop is designed for any level of practitioner. 

 

About Sara Sara is a certified Pilates instructor and is passionate about sharing her knowledge in all disciplines of fitness. In her classes, you can expect to gain a deeper knowledge of your body as she walks the line between challenge and form with humor sprinkled in. The only pre-requisite is an open mind and readiness to move better in your daily life! 

 

Inner Compass

with Maricarmen Wilson

Sunday at 10:30am
Discover the Magic of Mindset with YOGA and the Inner Compass deck. Consisting of 49 carefully and intuitively curated cards with an accompanying guide book, Inner Compass helps navigate your journey of self-discovery. Designed with intention to aid in personal growth and awakening, the cards open new life pathways and perceptions exploring alternative themes and patterns. let your subconscious unravel the many layers of universal wisdom and symbolism within it’s depths and remember, all the world is yours.

Yoga practitioners already have a beautiful framework in place to incorporate Inner Compass. In combination, the two offer potent medicine of self-reflection and integration.

Sunday, January 26 10:30am-1:30pm in the Studio

3 hour event includes an Inspired Shakti™ asana lab on Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana (Compass Pose), Inner Compass Workshop, treats and a special crystal for each student.

Event cost: $75 + $50 for your own Inner Compass deck. Please bring the $50 on the day of the event.

Space is limited to 20 women. Please sign up in advance.

Meet Maricarmen and Inner Compass Maricarmen, E-RYT500, YACEP, has been practicing and teaching Yoga for 25 years. She is deeply committed to empowering women to positively affect change in their lives and the world through yoga. Visit her site: www.inspiredshakti.com

Eclectic in nature, Inner Compass was activated from a combination of ancient wisdoms linking maya mythology, taoism, buddhism and the i ching. By arranging these sources along a specific algorithm, one card contains many levels of depth and interconnectedness so every being will benefit from their use. Rooted in clear, affirmative imagery and forward moving language, Inner Compass cards lead you toward light, love and prosperity. May they guide you well along your path for many years to come.

Enhance

with Rachael Bercey

Mondays at 11:45am
ENHANCE Better your daily well-being.

Join Rachael in this focused, therapeutic series developed to enhance one's quality of life. Classes will involve exercises to improve strength, balance, coordination, mobility/stability, and reduce the risk of falling. Props will be used to assist throughout class.

Any injuries? Email rachael@castlehillfitness.com prior to attending class. Beginner and intermediate levels welcome.

January 27-February 24 Mondays 11:45am-12:30pm 5-week series in Lotus

 

Full Program Pricing: $60 members $75 non-members Drop-in rate: $15 per class

VIP members save extra 10%

 

max 10

 

About Rachael Rachael specializes in neuromuscular therapy, deep tissue sports massage, and myofascial and trigger point therapy. In order to understand the process of injury more clearly and how to educate the client about how to help themselves, Rachael earned her Personal Training certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine in 2007. She is a self-proclaimed education junky who enjoys painting, exercising, and spending time with family.

Floating Pilates Series

with Deborah West

Noon Mondays, 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 6:30 a.m. Thursdays or noon Fridays

BUILD STRENGTH IN THE CORE, FLEXIBILITY IN THE SPINE and length in the limbs with Pilates! If you are at the intermediate or advanced level, join Deborah in this small group series to progress your practice to a new level. Four days and times to choose from, sign up for 10 and combine as it fits your schedule. September 23-November 29

4 Times to Choose Mondays at noon Wednesdays at 5pm Thursdays at 6:30am Fridays at noon

 

10 1-hour sessions members: $330 non-members: $360 VIP MEMBERS: EXTRA 10% OFF

Deborah keeps the pace high, please email her before registering for a day to make sure the series is appropriate for your current fitness level and experience. email: deborah@castlehillfitness.com

Drop-In Small Group Training at Downtown

with Various

FIND YOUR SQUAD

If you're curious about personal training but want a more affordable option - try our ongoing small groups! 

Small Groups offer personal attention at a great price! Drop in to any small group training class or purchase a package of four to receive a small discount. 

30-Minute Ongoing Small Group Rates:  Drop-in Single (member/non-member): $28, $33 Package of 4, 30-minute sessions (member/non-member): $80, $120

60-Minute Ongoing Small Group Rates:  Drop-in Single (member/non-member): $41, $46 Package of 4, 60-minute sessions (member/non-member): $120, $160

Limited to just 5-8 people per class. 

Online sign-ups for ongoing small groups opens 7 days in advance. You can cancel your spot up to 24 hours prior to group start time.