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Castle Hill Fitness offers a multitude of formats in which to improve your health and fitness. In our small group, multi-week 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 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.

Perfecting Pilates Transitions: Intermediate Level

with Jae Hoon Lim  Tuesdays at 4pm

Improve your ability to move with fluidity and grace. 
Flow or "efficiency of movement" is one of the Principles of Pilates. The integration of the Principles is what makes the method a unique body and mind experience. In this 6-week series, Jae Hoon will teach you how to move from one exercise to the next with swift and graceful transitions whether on the equipment or mat. The workouts within this series are designed for the intermediate or advanced student - curious? Drop-in to one week for $30!
Not sure which level you are? Email
February 5-March 12
Tuesdays at 4pm
in Pilates Studio Downtown
6 weeks, limited to 6
Full Program Pricing: 
$168 members
$186 non-members
Drop-in rate: $30 per class
VIP Members save extra 10%
Meet Jae Hoon
Over a 20 year career in dance and somatics, Jae Hoon developed a passion for the intelligent movement of Pilates and loves to share it with clients of all ages and abilities. His education includes PMA and Power Pilates comprehensive certification, MFA, and DanceAbility teacher certification. 
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Pilates and Yoga Partner Workshop

with Anna Gieselman and Jae Hoon Lim  Saturday at 1pm

It was Maya Angelou who said “when we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed”.

This Valentines Day join Anna and Jae Hoon for a partners workshop all about giving and receiving therapeutic touch! Class will start with a brief Pilates duet warm-up followed by partner assisted yoga where you will both experience hands-on adjustments that make each posture more enjoyable! Lovers, friends and even family duos are welcome in this all-levels heart opening workshop.

Saturday, February 16
in Lotus
max 26

members: $25 pp
non-members: $30 pp
VIP Members save an extra 10%


All levels welcome.

Bring a partner or come alone ready to connect with someone new!


About Anna and Jae Hoon

Anna is a 500hr RYT who believes the purpose of yoga is to support healing. She loves sharing her knowledge with people seeking therapeutic modalities for their body and mind through weekly classes, private lessons, and workshops!


Jae Hoon has developed a passion for the intelligent movement of Pilates over a 20 year career in dance and somatics. He loves to share it with clients of all ages in weekly classes and lessons!

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Intro to Capoeira

with Felipe  Saturday at 2pm

Capoeira is an art that encompasses several arts - Fight, Dance, Art and Magic.

Using his creative teaching style, Felipe will take you on an introduction into the magic of Capoeira. The workshop will consist of learning movements of attacking, defending, and acrobatics, and a music lesson, all of which comprise “ The Game”. You will leave confident, sweaty, joyful, and ready to engage in the world of Capoeira.

Saturday, February 16
in the Studio
min 5, max 30

$30 member/$40 nonmember
VIP members extra 10% off

About Felipe
Felipe is a life-long athlete who found his true calling of Capoeira the moment he stepped into his first ginga. Felipe has been teaching adults and children fundamentals, advanced classes, and music for eight years. He infuses his teaching style with a blend of traditional Brazilian culture and history alongside modern conditioning emphasizing techniques for protecting and strengthening the body, to ensure sustainability in the sport.


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Ladies Early Bird Boot Camp

with Hilary Chung  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at 6am


Be a part of this fantastic group of ladies and make those goals happen together! Hilary has developed a workout series that will challenge you but in a positive and supportive way. Expect to tone, tighten, and get breathless all while building an invaluable network of support. New Year resolutions, spring-breakers, brides, expecting mothers - whatever your specific goals, whatever stage of life - Hilary can adapt this program to get you where you want to be. Please no current injuries or recent surgeries. 

Workout specific days or every day!
Tuesdays: Get Sweaty!
Class will include a long cardio warm-up, weights, and long cardio finish
Wednesdays: Get Strong!
Circuit training class including weights, cardio, abs, and plyos
Thursdays: Get in the Gym! 
Take what you've learned in class and now apply it in the gym. This is a self-paced workout focused on making you feel comfortable outside of the classroom. 

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 6-6:55am
pick your day: do 1x/wk, 2x/wk, or 3x/wk

Limited to 20

Per session - $16 members, $22 non-members
VIP Members Extra 10% off

Register online, choose your workout days! 

In the Multisport Room
Thursday classes meet in the Multisport Room before heading to the Main Gym. 

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Strength Training University

with Amid Archibald  Wednesdays at 6am

Strength Training U is a highly focused, super small group series that will take your body back to school. Get your Masters in weight room form and manners. Working in a small group, partner format Amid will set you up for self-piloted strength workouts using our main gym weight equipment and plate equipment.
February 20-March 20
April 3-May 1
Wednesdays at 6am
5 week program
$125 members
$155 non-members
limited to 8.
Inquire to join this group email 
About Amid
As a black belt in Taekwondo, Amid knows the importance of form and discipline. As an ISSA personal trainer, Amid uses his education to change his clients' bodies for the better. 
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2019 Anusara Immersion

with Charly Pivert  Saturdays at 12pm, Sundays at 8:30am

2019 Anusara Yoga Immersion

The Immersion is open to students of all styles, teachers and aspiring teachers who wish to deepen their understanding and practice of Yoga. Completion of a 100hr Immersion is a prerequisite that prepares students for the Anusara Yoga teacher training. Graduates of the Immersion and teacher training will be able to register through Yoga alliance at the 200 RYT level.

In this Immersion you will learn and practice the fundamentals of Anusara Yoga methodology and its life affirming philosophy. Each day includes a transformative asana, pranayama and meditation practice, lecture, Q&A and group discussion. Through the study of key yogic text, you will explore the different philosophical currents of Yoga and their teaching's application to daily practice and life. Other topics covered during the Immersion includes the history of Yoga, the anatomy of movement and therapeutic Yoga.

The Immersion is a broad and comprehensive study of Yoga that is accessible to students of all levels.

Immersion Dates for 2019

Weekend 1: February 23-24
Weekend 2: March 2-3
Weekend 3: March 30-31
Weekend 4: April 20-21
Weekend 5: May 4-5
Weekend 6: May 18-19
Weekend 7: June 8-9

SUNDAYS 8:30am-5pm
in the Studio

$1675 prepaid before February 9, 2019. Includes $300 non-refundable deposit.
$1800 for payment plan: include $300 non-refundable deposit and 6 payments of $250. Valid credit card required. Paid in full by June 7th.
To enroll in a payment plan - email


Refunds: We will give a refund minus the non-refundable deposit for cancellations 2 weeks or more in advance. No refunds will be given for no shows or 7 days before start date. Castle Hill Fitness reserves the right to cancel programs at anytime to which we offer full refunds. Attendance: 100% is required with no make up dates.


About Charly Pivert
A Certified Anusara® Yoga Instructor with over 25 years of teaching experience, Charly brings a deep understanding of how the physical practice of Yoga can connect to one's heart and have the power to transform lives. 

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Womens Self Defense Workshop

with Robert Reed  Saturday at 1pm

Self defense is what every woman and girl needs to know. In this one day workshop, participants will learn the first kajukenbo and kung fu self defense techniques. Kajukenbo blends the "most lethal" aspects of karate, judo, jiu jitsu, Chinese kenpo, and kung fu. 
You can expect partner work and close personal contact to simulate real life situations, but all participants are responsible and supported in setting their own limits and level of comfort. The confidence you will gain from this course alone is worth the price of admission. 
Girls should be at least 10 years old and mature enough to handle adult subject matter. Recommended attire: workout clothes. 

Saturday, February 23
$35 members
$45 non-members
We recommend signing up with a friend and in advance. 
About your instructor, Robert Reed: 
Robert is an ACE certified Elite personal trainer, 5th generation 7th degree black belt in Kajukenbo self defense system & 2nd degree black belt in American Kenpo. He is passionate about helping women and girls learn how to defend themselves. 
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Freeing the Fascia

with Celeste Knickerbocker  Saturdays at Noon


Fascia is a large organ of fibrous tissue that covers the entire body. Utilizing the Pilates machines, stretches, and self-massage techniques, Celeste will teach you a routine that will help you discover and work toward releasing the stuck spots in your body's fascia. When the fascia is released it allows the body to feel more awake and enlivened, leading to improved performance in all your fitness endeavors!


Last Saturday of Every Month!
Pilates Studio
minimum 3, max 8


each workshop
$30 members
$40 non-members
VIP Members save extra 10%

Upcoming Dates: 
January 26
February 23
March 30
April 27

Meet Celeste
As a life-long mover, and long-time bodyworker, Celeste understands the impact a healthy fascia can have on the whole body. She is thrilled to bring her knowledge and skills in a unique workshop dedicated to giving back to the body you work so hard! Come give your body the TLC it deserves!

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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


February 26-April 9 (no class March 19)
April 16-May 21
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. 


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Austin School of Yoga Meet & Greet

with Ashley + Tracey  Tuesday at 6:30pm

Join Ashley Cheng, 500 E-RYT, and Tracey Silverman, 200 E-RYT, for a free 45-minute all levels class at Castle Hill Fitness, and stay after to discuss our yoga teacher training starting this Spring. Whether you know you'd like to teach or not, come chat with us to learn more! 
Email questions to:
Save $300 toward the program when you register at the Meet + Greet.

Tuesday, February 26
in Chakras

Saturday, March 30
in Lotus
Free to all. All levels welcome. Register in advance. 


About Austin School of Yoga

A 200-hour Yoga Alliance-certified teacher training designed with the cornerstones of self-care, awareness, curiosity and compassion to discover your own voice, whether or not you plan to teach. We meet 9 weekends for an exquisite combination of yoga (asana, breath work, meditation, self massage, philosophy), personal development processes, embodied anatomy, and empowering teaching methods.

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Conditioning Camp

with Robert Reed  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 6am


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!

March 1-29
April 1-29
May 1-31

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
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



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! 

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Pilates 101

with Lindsay Lark  Mondays at 7pm

This introduction to Pilates will cover the fundamental principles of movement. We will explore breathing, strength, flexibility, balance, and posture. You will have the opportunity to practice on each piece of equipment. Whether your goal is to join a class or gain a deeper understanding of your body, this class is designed to educate and inspire. You will leave feeling taller, stronger, and more knowledgeable of your body.
March 4-25
April 1-22
Mondays at 7pm-7:55pm
4 weeks; limit 6

$112 members
$124 non-members
VIP members save extra 10%

Meet Lindsay
Since 2008 Lindsay has been designing programs to help her clients become the best mover they can be. In her sessions you can expect a challenging, empowering, and fun way to do Pilates. She has experience working with a variety of special populations including pre/post natal, injuries, and athletes. Expect to explore your movement potential through positive cues and focused feedback!

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PREPARED: A New Prenatal Course

with Jill Birt  Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:15am

Prepare Yourself for the Transition to Motherhood
The curriculum of PREPARED utilizes the Yoga practices of mindfulness, meditation, and movement intertwined with the knowledge and experience Jill holds as a labor and delivery nurse. You will gain a deeper understanding of your body and the process of labor, both scientifically and energetically. The course also includes prenatal yoga to support your body's changing and upcoming needs while being appropriately gentle and safe for you and your baby. 
Questions? Email
March 5-April 18
April 30-June 6
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6 week program, 2x/wk
the Studio at Downtown
Min 4, Max 12 students
$265 before February 18
$290 after February 18
Open to members & non-members. Sign up by February 18 for early bird pricing.
Sorry, no additional member discounts. 
About Jill Birt
The PREPARED Childbirth Course was founded by Yogi, Mother, and Registered Nurse, Jill Birt, Prior to stepping full time in to teaching yoga, Jill worked as a labor and delivery nurse in Austin, TX for 15 years. She believes the mind, body, and spirit connection is a vital component to support your whole self through pregnancy, labor, delivery, and motherhood. 
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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 to discuss.
February 5-26
March 5-26
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!

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Yoga + Tarot

with Maricarmen and La Mystica  Sunday at 10:30am

Discover the magic of mindset by combining yoga and the tarot.
Tarot reflects the inner experience. The symbols of the tarot allow our conscious and unconscious mind to weave together an empowering narrative of the self: to re-author your present, reclaim your perspective, and realign a future you desire. 
Yoga practitioners already have a beautiful framework in place through which to understand the Tarot. This 3-hour event includes some quick-start tips about the cards, and how to incorporate Tarot meditations on the mat. In combination, the Tarot and yoga offer potent medicine of self-reflection and integration. 
Sunday, March 10
A women's event, open to all levels
3 hour event includes Inspired Shakti™ flow, tarot workshop, treats and treasures. 
Event cost: $75 + $30 for your own tarot deck & guidebook by local artist Mesquite Tarot. Please bring the $30 on the day of the event. 
Space is limited to 25 women. Please sign up in advance. 
Meet Maricarmen and Elise
Maricarmen, E-RYT500, YACEP, has been practicing and teaching Yoga for over 23 years. She is deeply committed to empowering women to positively affect change ni their lives and the world through yoga. Visit her site:
Elisa "La Mystica" loves to share the transformative power of symbolism through interpretation, writing, and teaching the Tarot. Her understanding is grounded in education in humanistic psychotherapy, trauma-informed yoga, alchemical mysticism, and Western vitalist herbalism. Visit her site:
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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. 
February 7-March 7
March 14-April 18 (no class March 21)
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. 

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Total Mind and Body Golf with Feldenkrais

with Pat Siebert  Saturday at 10am

TOTAL MIND/BODY GOLF with Feldenkrais®
Power Without Strain, Accuracy Without Aim

Where is power generated in the human body? Can that power be magnified by properly coordinating the entire system? Do your thoughts have anything to do with the fine motor control necessary for accuracy? Is golf mostly a physical game or a mental endurance test?

In this workshop you will explore:

Physical Aspects:
- Timing necessary for power without strain
- Touch necessary for accuracy without aim

Mental Aspects:
- Clearing your mind before every shot
- Relaxing mentally while you walk to the next green
- Listening and Learning from yourself in every situation
- Enjoying the game more

Open to all levels. Limited to 30.

Saturday, March 9

in the Studio

$35 for all
register in advance
VIP members extra 10% off

About Pat Siebert
Pat Siebert has been a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner® (GCFP) since 1986.

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Castle Hill Fitness Book Club

with Michele Melkerson-Granryd  Saturday at 2:30pm


A seasonal social club that discusses books on health and wellness topics. 

Michele Melkerson-Granryd, General Manager of Castle Hill Fitness 360, will be presenting COUNTERCLOCKWISE: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility by Ellen J. Langer, for discussion at our inaugural CHF Book Club. Bring a friend, everyone is welcome! While reading the book is encouraged, it's not necessary. Let's come together and learn. 

Saturday, March 23
in the Lobby Coffee Shop at Castle Hill Fitness 360
with Michele Melkerson-Granryd

Free to all


Want to join our Book Club? 

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2019 Austin School of Yoga 200-Hour Teacher Training

with Ashley + Tracey  Saturdays and Sundays at 9am

Join Ashley Cheng and Tracey Silverman for a 200-hour Yoga Alliance-certified teacher training designed with the cornerstones of self-care, awareness, curiosity, and compassion to discover your own voice, whether or not plan to teach. We meet 9 weekends, once a month for an exquisite combination of yoga, personal development processes, embodied anatomy, and empowering teaching methods.  

Training Dates:
Weekend 1: April 27-28
Weekend 2: May 25-26
Weekend 3: June 29-30
Weekend 4: July 20-21
Weekend 5: August 24-25
Weekend 6: September 14-15
Weekend 7: October 19-20
Weekend 8: November 2-3
Weekend 9: December 7-8

Meet one weekend a month. Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-7pm. 
in the Studio 

Email questions to:

Save $300 when you sign up before April 1, 2019. 
Non-refundable deposit = $500
Total training cost = $3,500 payment plan option or $3,200 paid in full. 
Payment plan is no more than 8 payments of $375 and must be paid off by the end of the training - December 8, 2019
Questions? Contact

Refunds: We will give a refund minus the non-refundable deposit for cancellations 2 weeks or more in advance. No refunds will be given for no shows. Castle Hill Fitness reserves the right to cancel programs at anytime to which we offer full refunds. 
Attendance: 100% is required with no make up dates. 


Meet Ashley Cheng, 500 E-RYT & Tracey Silverman, 200 E-RYT 
Our training is based on our heritage in Forrest Yoga, Yoga Tune Up®, Yoga Therapy and Alignment-based Vinyasa. We have curated what we love best of these practices and adapted it to our own unique style.


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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.

May 21-July 27
Spots open!

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

No class: 
Monday, May 28 or Wednesday, July 4

Holiday make-up class:
Tuesday, May 29 at 2pm
Tuesday, July 3 at 5pm

10 1-hour sessions
members: $280
non-members: $310

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:

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Defy Gravity

with Michele Melkerson-Granryd  10:45 a.m. Fridays


Join Michele in this 35 minute total body workout that explores another dimension! The Total Gym is a low impact, cable resistance machine that uses a portion of your body weight and a glideboard to produce a variety of exercises. Easy on joints and great for those working around injuries, this small group training session is perfect for anyone!

Appropriate for all levels.

Fridays 10:45am-11:20am
limited to 6, minimum 3
Small Group Studio

Personal training group rates apply.
To join this group email

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Get Kranked!

with Bryan Lepley  6:30 a.m. Tuesdays or Thursdays


Then you haven’t gotten kranked! Using the upper body machine the KRANKcycle® this small group training session will improve your core and upper body strength without a single crunch or bicep curl. Give your legs a break and still get a great cardio workout in just half an hour.

Appropriate for all levels.
To join this group email

Meets Tuesdays 6:30am-7:00am or
Thursdays 6:30am-7:00am
limited to 6, minimum 3
Small Group Studio

Open to members & non-members. Elite group training rates (view here) apply.

Meet Bryan
Bryan Lepley is a master KRANKCycle® instructor & Master Personal Trainer who is no stranger to upper body workouts. With over 20 years of experience, he’s got your ticket to the gun show.

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Core & Cardio Galore!

with Laurie Rourke  8 a.m. Tuesdays or Thursdays


But joining this small group workout definitely brings it on. Guided by trainer, Laurie, you’ll mix up your workouts with fresh movements and plenty of props (mini-tramps, anyone?). Participants can expect to warm-up with core activation, move through full body resistance work with a focus on core stabilization, and sprinkles of cardio to keep you working hard. When weather permits we go outside.

Appropriate for all levels.
Questions? Email





limited to 8, minimum 3
Small Group Studio

Open to members & non-members. Elite group training rates (view here) apply.

Laurie Rourke-Korpi is an Elite Level Personal Trainer whose yoga practice has saved her life on more than one occasion. She loves all kinds of movement, especially when it happens on a sunny day. Come soak up some sunshine with her!

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