Our fitness event calendar is your source for highly-focused one-day workshops, multi-week series, and special events designed to take your fitness to a new level. Whether there is a specific area or training style you wish to learn more about, our highly trained fitness personal trainers have a small group program for you. Browse the upcoming events below to begin studying in-depth with your favorite teachers. You do not need to be a member of Castle Hill Fitness in order to attend. Advance registration is always recommended to secure your spot in an upcoming program.

Love Your Jeans: 8-Week Challenge

with Tara Penawell

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm
ARE YOU TIRED AND FRUSTRATED WITH YOUR WEIGHT-LOSS PROGRESS? 

Take a break from the scale and focus on the measurement that counts - your clothes. Elite Trainer, Tara Penawell, has put together 8 weeks of fat loss driven workouts. You'll commit to doing 3 weight workouts a week, a cardio interval training day, and a HIIT workout. Tara will lead you through two weight workouts a week to keep you on track. 

In addition, you will receive habit-based nutrition guidance, pointed weekly emails to keep you motivated, and an app to track the workouts you’ll do on your own. Have some fun and give yourself a challenge!

So pull out that favorite pair of jeans that are a little bit too small or that perfect dress you want to fit into and use it to measure your progress during the challenge. You’ll be provided with all the guidance and support you need to achieve your goals!

Limited to just 6! Sign up in advance.

Challenge Includes:

2x/wk weekly group workouts + 3x/wk additional workouts for 8 weeks habit based nutritional advice private facebook support group weekly accountability emails

Challenge Cost: $399 VIP members save an extra 10%

September 24-November 14 Meeting Times: Tuesdays - Main Gym and Thursdays - Arena from 7-8pm

Any questions? Contact tpenawell@yahoo.com!

Meet Tara Tara has an extensive background in the health and fitness industry, with over sixteen years working as a personal trainer. She earned her Masters Degree in Kinesiology from UT in 2004, and since then has acquired certifications from various organizations including ACE (Certified Health Coach), Precision Nutrition, Functional Movement Systems, and Primal7.

Tara believes in a habit-based, holistic approach to health and wellness. She has successfully helped many clients meet their goals to lose weight, improve their health, look great in their clothes, and age gracefully. Above all, she is passionate about helping her clients find the joy and satisfaction that comes along with accomplishing more than they thought they could.

International Coffee Day Run

with Shannon Dolan

Sunday at 8am
Your Coffee Run SHOULD Count as Cardio!

 

Coffee lovers, rejoice, because on International Coffee Day, IT WILL! On September 29, we're celebrating this day dedicated to our favorite bean beverage with a literal coffee run. Join Shannon Dolan for a two-mile morning jog around our local Pease Park, and then re-energize for the rest of your day with Cuvee Coffee in our Studio! 

 

Sunday, September 29 8am-10am Meet and depart from the Studio at Downtown Free to all! 

 

Can't imagine going on a run without coffee in your system? Don't worry, we'll be set up with cans of Cuvee Coffee at 7:30am for your caffeine boost prior to the 8am start time. The jog will end back at the Studio, where Shannon will lead you with a stretch and wind-down session, followed by MORE COFFEE. 

 

 

Thanks to Cuvee Coffee for sponsoring this event!

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!

Strength Train for Body Transformation

with Jessica Appel

Thursdays at 7am
Have you been consistent in your training?  Hitting the weights and cardio but still not getting the results you hoped for?  Is the scale not budging?  Have an event coming up that you want to get in the best shape of your life for?  Are you getting frustrated? 
You are ready for a Transformation! This carefully curated program will change the shape of your body, burn body fat, and build lean muscle mass. 
 
The first meeting ins a Bod Pod Body Composition Test. For this test, you should not eat, drink, or exercise at least 2 hours before start time. You also need to bring a tight fitting bathing suit. This base line test is included in the program price, an additional Bod Pod test can be purchased at the end of the program. 
 
This series includes a once a week group workout and 3 days of programmed homework per week. We will work in a small group setting to sculpt your body into the physique you've been hoping for. Emphasis will be on heavy strength training and high intensity cardio. Jessica will review your nutritional log weekly and discuss the incredibly important role of nutrition at each class. 
 
This class is extremely effective and time tested. Careful adherence to the designed program will absolutely bring you the body composition changes that have been alluding you. 
 
August 29-September 26 October 3-31
Thursdays at 7am
5 week program
first meeting is a Bod Pod + 16 programmed workouts
 

$140 Members; $165 Non-Member VIP Member extra 10% off limited to 6

 

About Jessica Jessica is a Master Trainer with over 15 years experience. In 2012, this multi-finishing IronMan decided to shift her focus completely, changing her body composition in preparation for her first Figure Competition at the Texas State Naturals. She lost 25 lbs and 10% body fat. In 2014, she took her training to the next level, giving birth to twin boys. Jessica crafts her programs to empower her clients to meet their goals and blast through plateaus. Most recently she has gotten involved with Crossfit and is more driven and prepared than ever to guide those interested in dramatic fitness and aesthetic results. 

Mobility for Athletes Workshop

with Chad Kraus

Saturday at 12:30pm
When you prep for movement, you prep for success!

Whether you’re getting ready for a fitness class, a personal workout, or after a long day of sitting- this workshop is for you! The goal of this workshop is to give you the tools to properly activate and mobilize the most commonly underactive muscles. Expect to learn proper foam rolling technique and bodyweight movements to fire up your kinetic chain and increase athletic performance. Come prepared to oil those hips and shoulders!

All levels welcome. Designed for athletes and avid lifters.

Foam Rollers will be provided during the workshop and can be purchased for $20 - $10 OFF the regular price!

Saturday, October 5 12:30-1:30pm in the Studio

$25 for all 10% discount for VIP

min 6, max 24

About Chad This native Austinite has competed in sporting events at a national level and accomplished a personal goal of losing 100 pounds. But his biggest achievements in life thus far has been obtaining the NASM Personal Trainer Certification and helping people achieve their fitness goals.

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

 

September 3-October 8 October 15-November 19 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. 

 

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.

September 16-October 24 October 21-November 18 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.

Seasonal Strength

with Chad Kraus

Wednesdays at 6pm
HOLD ON TO YEAR-ROUND, FULL BODY STRENGTH
Now a 5-week series, Chad will take your strength training to a new level and assist you in crushing your goals. Expect to use complex barbell movements to hit new personal bests while focusing on your body's overall function. In keeping with the season, you will learn new moves and use props to improve your balance. This series is not ideal for beginners or anyone with injuries.
 
September 18-October 16 October 30-December 4 (No class November 27) 5 weeks Wednesdays 6-6:55pm
 
max 8, minimum 3
in the Arena
 
$125 members
$155 non-members
VIP members save 10%
 
 
Meet Chad This native Austinite has competed in sporting events at a national level and accomplished a personal goal of losing 100 pounds. But his biggest achievements in life thus far has been obtaining the NASM Personal Trainer Certification and helping people achieve their fitness goals.
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.