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Pilates Burn: An Equipment Series

WITH Melissa Lipko  Mondays, Wednesdays, OR Fridays

designed to keep you moving. This no experience necessary class series gathers a small group in a flow circuit between the Pilates tower, reformer, and chair. The Principles of Pilates will be sprinkled in each class as you focus on smooth, controlled repetitions. While this series is appropriate for all levels, please no recent injuries. 
Mondays 8:30-9:25am
February 5-26th - 4 week series
March 5-April 2 - 5 week series
Wednesdays 9:00-9:55am
February 21 & 28 - 2 week series
March 7-April 4 - 5 week series
4 week series pricing
members: $112
non-members: $124
5 week series pricing
members: $140
non-members: $155
2 week series pricing
members: $56
non-members: $62
max 6, min 3
Pilates Studio
Location: 360
Meet Melissa
Melissa Lipko has had a passion for movement since a young age. Earning her BFA in Dance from Cornish University, she has been a certified Elite level Pilates instructor for the last 14 years. Most recently she has pursued a Muscle Activation Techniques certification. 
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Kick it Up a Notch: Pilates Reformer Workshop

WITH Jae Hoon Lim

Spice up your Pilates practice with intermediate/advanced exercises and variations on the Reformer! This workshop will offer various classical and contemporary Pilates exercises of increased difficulty, including inversions, to help you build strength, stamina, flexibility, balance, and increase range of motion.

This 1.5 hour workshop is appropriate for intermediate and advanced level Pilates practitioners that regularly take int/adv classes or private lessons.


Saturday, February 24

$40 members
$50 non-members
limited to 6


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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WITH Jessica Appel  7 a.m. Tuesdays

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.

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February 27-April 3
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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Pilates Beats: Pilates + Cardio Series

WITH Deborah West  7 a.m. Wednesdays

Build endurance and find-the-beat in this small group training series with Deborah West. Participants will rotate between strength building Pilates equipment moves and cardio intervals to exercise the heart, balance and breath! This small group training series gives ultimate personal attention as it is limited to just 4. Participants should come with an intermediate knowledge of the Pilates repertoire. This class will incorporate about 30 minutes of high intensity cardio intervals, please no knee or ankle injuries. Suggested to bring your fit bit, heart rate monitor, or other tracking device and music player to groove to!
January 3-24
January 31-February 21
February 28-March 28* skips March 14
April 4-25 
PILATES BEATS: Pilates + Cardio Series with Deborah
Wednesdays 7am-7:55am
Minimum/Max 4
Upstairs Pilates Area
4 week series: 
$88 members; $96 non-members
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Beginner Pilates Series

WITH Mandie Pitre  3 p.m. Thursdays

If you have always wanted to try Pilates, but something is holding you back, this series is for you. This small group series focuses on the basic Pilates exercises of the reformer, chair, and tower. We will also go over modifications for different exercises, so each client feels comfortable jumping into a class. Proper form, strength, balance, and flexibility will be the focus of this series. You will leave this series feeling confident on the equipment and confident in your body.
March 1-April 6

Thursdays 3pm-3:55pm
6 weeks; limit 6
$168 members
$186 non-members

About Mandie: 

Mandie began teaching Pilates in 2005 under the guidance of master trainer, Wendy Leblanc Arbuckle. With 30 years of in-depth practice in classical ballet, modern, hip-hop, and most recently the Brazilian martial art - Capoiera, Mandie’s progressive approach helps her clients discover the athlete within.

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Conditioning Camp

WITH Robert Reed  6 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

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, sprints, and more. Find a new you. All levels, but no injuries please.

*Sign up for two months at a time and save!*

JAN 3-JAN 31
FEB 2-FEB 28
MAR 2-MAR 30
APR 2-APR 30

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
in the Studio
maximum 15

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

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


Meet Robert
Robert is an ACE certified Elite level personal trainer, 5th generation 7th degree black belt in Kajukenbo self defense system & 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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Women's Self Defense Workshop

WITH Robert Reed  1 to 3 p.m. Saturday

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, March 3
$35 members
$45 non-members
maximum 16
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 5th 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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Monthly Community Yoga for Local Charities

WITH Kim Schaeffer  11am-1pm Sundays

Join us to support a local charity each month! 
An atmosphere of play and practice awaits you! Join Kim in this 2 hour group practice where we have the time and space to prepare the body for more advanced poses.
Please join us if you are comfortable with inversions, can push up into full wheel unassisted, and if you feel at ease honoring your limits and observing a challenging pose unfold.

The intention of this group practice is to come together with the larger Austin yoga community to share tips and tricks, laughter and good company as we intelligently work the physical body.

minimum donation of $20 for everyone
Each month a portion of proceeds will go to a local charity.

January, February, & March workshops will benefit: Urban Roots, a youth development organization that uses food and farming to transform the lives of young people and inspire, engage, and nourish the community. 


Meet Kim:

Kim 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 those new to yoga to feel supported and motivated. Her love for teaching is demonstrated in her warm, caring and approachable nature. Kim has been teaching yoga since 2006.

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Strength Training University

WITH Amid Archibald  4 p.m. Wednesdays

Strength Training U is a highly focused, super small group series 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 7-March7
March 14-April 11
5 week program
$125 members
$155 non-members
limited to 6.
Inquire to join this group email 
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Seasonal Strength Series

WITH Chad Kraus

In this four-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.
February 7-March 7 (No class February 14)
March 14-April 4
4 weeks
Wednesdays 6-6:55pm
max 6, minimum 3
in the Arena
$100 members
$124 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.
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Level Up! Pilates Series: Beginners to Intermediate

WITH Celeste Knickerbocker  12 p.m. Tuesdays + Thursdays

This 6-class series will progressively mix in more complex moves. If you are a beginner, have a foundational understanding of the equipment, and are looking for more - Celeste will get you there! Our work will increase in difficulty over the course of 3 weeks so that you leave feeling empowered and with a new understanding of the Classical intermediate Pilates exercises. 
For questions, email
March 20-April 5
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12-12:55pm
Pilates Studio at 360
members: $168
non-members: $186
2x/week for 3 weeks
min 3, max 6 persons
Meet Celeste
Celeste discovered Pilates at an early age while studying dance in LA. She has a life-long passion for movement and has transferred that love to helping others move well. Celeste is comprehensively certified in Pilates, GYROTONIC®, and TRX. She has helped clients of all ages and abilities to move better since 2011.  
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Strength Train for Body Transformation

WITH Jessica Appel

  • 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 15-March 15
March 22-April 19
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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Anusara Yoga® Immersion 2018

WITH Charly Pivert


The Anusara® Yoga Immersion is open to students of all styles, teachers, and aspiring teachers who wish to deepen their understanding and practice of Yoga. You will learn and practice the Universal Principles of Alignment, the fundamentals of pranayama and meditation, study yogic texts and explore the life-affirming philosophy of Anusara Yoga®. Completion of an Immersion is a pre-requisite that prepares students for the Anusara Yoga teacher training.

March 24-25
April 7-8

April 21-22
May 5-6

May 19-20
June 2-3

Weekend Schedule:
Saturday and Sunday 8:30am-5pm

Program Pricing:
$1675 Prepaid before March 9, 2018. Includes $300 non-refundable deposit.
$1800 Payment Plan: $300 non-refundable deposit + 6 payments of $250 paid in full by June 1, 2018. Valid credit card required
To Register: email Amy Rogers, Director of Programs at 

Reading materials that are required for this Immersion are:
Master Immersion Booklet by John Friend
Teacher Training Manual by John Friend
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Bhagavad Gita
Anatomy of Movements by Blandine Calais-Germain

Questions about the program? Email

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.

Cancellation Policy: 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 any time to which we offer full refunds. Attendance: 100% is required, with no make-up dates.
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The Basics & Beyond

WITH Randy Just

Regardless of the method of yoga you study, the precision, intelligence, and dynamism of Iyengar can help you bring your practice to the next level.

Randy is the Director of the BKS Iyengar Studio of Dallas and is a Senior Intermediate 1 Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher. Randy has studied many years with the Iyengars in Pune, India, as well as many Senior Iyengar teachers globally and in the US.

Students and teachers of all yoga traditions are welcome to attend. Some yoga experience is recommended, but this will be an All Levels workshop. Don't miss it!

Three Sessions: Friday, April 6 - Saturday, April 7
$35 each session or $99 whole weekend

Weekend Schedule
Friday, April 6 at 6-8pm | Hip Openers
Saturday, April 7 at 11am-1pm | Standing Poses & Backbends
Saturday, April 7 at 3-5pm | Pranayama & Inversion

Friday Session in the Studio
Saturday Sessions are in the Lotus Room

Meet Randy Just
Randy is a Senior Intermediate 1 Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher visiting from Dallas. His devotion to yoga, his dynamic, precise teaching style, combined with a great sense of humor create some really challenging and fun classes. We are excited to host him once again for a weekend workshop at our downtown location!
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Yoga and the Five Elements

WITH Anna and Colleen  12 to 2 p.m. Sunday

Join Anna and Colleen for the first of 5 workshops exploring an integrated approach to wellness throughout the year. In each session, we will explore the 5 element theory of Chinese Medicine within the context of our yoga practice. You will learn the location of the Chinese meridians, their relevance to your health and how to tailor your yoga practice to support your body during the changes of each season. Additionally, we will discuss the roles that nutrition and emotions play in the overall vitality of your body.

Session 1: Spring Renewal - Feb 18
As we emerge out of the sluggish winter months, our focus will be on preparing for spring by cleansing the liver and supporting the element of wood with a dynamic yoga practice! Through standing postures, side bends, and twisting you will be ready to emerge into spring with clarity and ease.

Future Dates and Themes
Session 2: Cooling Summer's Flames - April 8
Session 3: Late Summer Serenity - July 15
Session 4: The Breath of Autumn - Sept 23
Session 5: Winter's Rest - Dec 2

$35 per session or $150 for all 5
VIP Members save 10%
in the Studio
limit 20


Meet Anna and Colleen
Anna is a 500hr Prajna Yoga teacher and has been teaching at Castle Hill since 2012. Colleen Straney, L.Ac, MAOM, received her master's degree in Oriental Medicine from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in 2008, and has a private practice here in Austin. They look forward to sharing this holistic approach to wellness with you throughout 2018.

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Advanced Yoga Poses: Weekend Intensive

WITH Collette Hill  1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

Grow your practice and explore advanced postures and transitions in this 2 part weekend intensive-come for one day or both! We will flow through a vinyasa sequence mindfully designed to prepare the body for challenging postures which we will break down workshop-style.

Saturday, April 21 & Sunday, April 22
1:30-3:30pm each day

Saturday Day 1: arm balances and inversions
Sunday Day 2: deep twists and heart openers

in Lotus Room
Min 4, Max 20 students

Member Pricing:
One day: $30
Both days: $50*

Non-Member Pricing:
One day: $35
Both Days: $60*

*sign up by April 20 to receive the discount

Meet Collette
Collette, E-RYT500 discovered yoga as a compliment to her breath and body work while majoring in Acting. She strives to practice with intention–both on the mat and off! For her, this means moving with an open mind, a happy heart, and compassion for herself and others.
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Self Massage Toolbox: Bricks, Rollers, and Balls, Oh My!

WITH Grace  12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday

Let Grace, CHF massage therapist, teach you the tricks of the pain management trade! Grace will share her toolbox of techniques and exercises to help you put together your own self-healing routine. You will get a chance to explore dozens of different tools to find your favorites!
Whether you are looking to cool down using active and passive stretches, or seek to find relief for general aches and pains - this workshop is beneficial for all levels. Let's actively relax! 
Come wearing comfy clothes. If you have questions, please email

Sunday, April 29
in the Studio
min 4, max 20 participants
$20 members
$30 for non-members
VIP members: extra 10% OFF
Meet Grace
Grace is a licensed massage therapist who has been aware of the magic of self-healing from an early age. With over 15 yeras of experience, Grace has studied and practiced multiple modalities including Thai Massage, Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Corrective Therapies, and Myofascial release techniques. 
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Teen Girls Injury Prevention and Conditioning Camp

WITH Leslee Feldman  3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays

Studies show that teen girls are two times more likely to sustain an ACL injury than teen boys. Summer is the perfect time to cross train and prepare the body for a strong fall season. This camp is appropriate for teen girls from all sports and abilities. Coach Leslee will guide the group in stretches, exercises, and drills that focus on strengthening the knees and core while improving overall biomechanics and function.

Questions? Email

June 12- June 28 or
July 10- July 26

Tuesdays & Thursdays
for girls ages 14-18

in the Big Room at Castle Hill Fitness 360
limited to 15

3 weeks; 6 sessions
CHF members: $96
non-members: $132


Meet Leslee
Leslee Feldman has been a personal trainer for 20+ years and has 12+ years experience as a Lacrosse Coach and Athletic Trainer. She is a certified Post Rehab Specialist and Sports Medicine Specialist with a focus in knee & ACL injury prevention. She enjoys helping athletes perform better on or off the field.

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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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Rehab Ready for Back, Shoulders, and Knees

WITH Leslee Feldman  10 a.m. Wednesdays OR Fridays

Do you have lower back aches? Pain radiating down your leg? Or experience weakness or stiff muscles? You will benefit from a focused routine from Post-Injury Exercise Specialist, Leslee Feldman. In this small group, you will perform stretches and exercise that address common sources of pain in the back, shoulders, or knees.Whether you have a diagnosis or not, Leslee can help identify and correct areas of weakness to get you out of living in pain, and into living your life! Appropriate for all levels.

To join this group email

meets Wednesdays OR Fridays at 10am



4 per group
Small Group Studio
Open to members & non-members. Master group training rates (view here) apply.


About Leslee
Leslee Feldman is a Master Level Personal Trainer who specializes in post-Physical Therapy exercise and rehabilitation, knee and ACL injury prevention, hip and knee replacements, geriatric clients, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Strokes, and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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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.

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. Wednesdays


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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