Open Normal Hours Memorial Day  

Sacred Sounds: Exploring Mantra and Song

WITH Anna Gieselman + Nicolle Jensen  Saturday + Sunday

Discover the healing art of sound. Current research shows that chanting induces relaxation by lowering the heart rate and slowing the breath. Join special guest, Nicolle Jensen, for an afternoon of music, chanting, and mantras from Yoga, Buddhism, and other contemplative traditions. Together we settle the heart and mind, train our breathing and heartbeats to each other, and weave our voices into a beautiful tapestry of sound in a warm and welcoming community space. Come experience the powerful vibrations.

Saturday, May 27
2 pm - 3:30 pm
$30 member
$35 non-member
in the Studio
minimum 12


Join CHF yoga instructor Anna Gieselman for a special yoga class set to live music by Nicolle Neill Jensen

Sunday, May 28
Noon - 1:30 pm
$15 member
$20 non-member
in the Studio
minimum 12
Sign up for Sunday- please go to the Classes section to reserve your space.

About Nicolle: Nicolle NEILL Jensen is a professional musician and yoga teacher who travels the world sharing a love of sound, movement, introspection, storytelling, and meditation through retreats, workshops, and classes. She is a 500-hour certified senior Prajna Yoga teacher, an accomplished Balkan Folk singer and percussionist, and has been a guest with electronic musical acts such as Desert Dwellers and Spyder. This is her first visit to Austin, sign up in advance!
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Asana Lab: Building Inversions

WITH Kim Schaefer  5:50 to 7:05 p.m. Wednesdays

In this 5 week course, you will learn how to prepare for and stay safe while turning yourself upside down. The focus will be using the preparatory forms of handstand, forearm stand, and lots of core strengtheners to build a safe headstand and supported shoulder stand, the king and queen of asana. In addition to building the strength necessary to hold these poses, you will learn alternate poses if you have neck/shoulder injuries or are in need of a gentler practice. Inversions offer a host of benefits when practiced regularly, including improved circulation and increased immunity. Join Asana lab to build your confidence and experience how fun it is to put your feet in the air!

May 31 - June 28
Wednesdays from 5:50 - 7:05pm
in Chakras
Minimum 8
$70 member
$80 non-member
VIP members save 10%
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Strength Train for Body Transformation

WITH Jessica Appel  7 a.m. Thursdays

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.

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 nutrition log weekly and discuss the incredibly important role of nutrition at each class.

• 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?

Then this series is for you!

The first meeting is 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 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.

Bod Pod + 4 week program; 16 programmed workouts
$140 members
$165 non-members
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 in Crossfit and is more driven and prepared than ever to guide those interested in dramatic fitness and aesthetic results.
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Conditioning Camp

WITH Robert Reed  6 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday


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 both months and save!*

3x/wk Monday, Wednesday + Friday

$225 members
$245 non-members

*sign up for two months @

$350 members
$375 non-members

May 3 - 31


June 2 - 30

July 3 - 31

August 2 - 30

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Bulletproof Body Workshop Series

WITH Thomas  12 to 1:15 p.m. Sundays

Don't let injury sideline you from your fitness goals! Join us to learn tips on injury prevention to make your body bulletproof, and how to stay consistent even while injured. Each workshop is focused on an area of the body. We will be hosting these workshops throughout the year, sign up for one or sign up for all 5 at a discounted rate.

Appropriate for all levels, but if you are currently injured email to see if this program is right for you.

Sundays 12-1:15pm
$25 per workshop;
sign up for all 5 - $100
VIP members save 10%
in the Martial Arts room
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Advanced Chair Series

WITH Mandie Pitre  9 a.m. Sundays

The Pilates Wunda Chair is a simple piece of equipment considered to be the most challenging. Join Mandie in this 4 week progressive series exploring the advanced work on the chair! Must have Pilates experience and please no current injuries or recent surgeries.

Week 1: Lay the groundwork for advanced chair
Week 2: Explore your limits of advanced chair
Week 3: Find the dynamic flow
Week 4: Flow faster!

Sundays at 9am-9:55am
June 4-25
limit 6
$112 members
$124 non-members
Pilates Studio

About Mandie: Mandie is a master Pilates teacher, yoga teacher and martial artist. She deeply understands discovering the relationship between technique and power. Through pilates she has discovered the "game changer" in staying a contender as a 42 year old athlete. Come learn her secrets!
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Kettlebell Workouts: Full Body Strength

WITH Minna Harman  Noon Mondays or 7 a.m. Tuesdays

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!

Monday's classes are great for All Levels
Tuesday's classes are Intermediate/Advanced level

Not sure which level you are? Email to find out which series is best for you!
*If you have injuries, please seek prior approval from Minna

$110 members
$121 non-members
Space is limited to max 8

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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Castle Kids Summer Sports Camp

WITH Nicole Rause

Join Nicole this summer for a Basketball focused Sports Camp! Kids will meet 3x per week for 3 hours per day working on strength, agility, conditioning and basketball drills. The first half of each day meets in the gym, then the group moves to the courts at Pease Park. Expect to have fun, meet new friends, and stay in shape during school break. Sign up kids in advance!

Kids should bring water bottle and a hat each day, and a snack if needed.
M-W-F 1:30-4:30pm
3hrs for 3x/wk;
2 week sessions
$180 members; $199 non-members
minimum 4 kids per session
meet in Multisport Room/Pease Park

*Ages 12-16*
June 5-16
June 19-30

*Ages 8-12*
July 10-21
July 24-Aug 4
Aug 7-18

Meet Nicole:

As a former collegiate athlete, physical fitness has always been a huge part of Nicole's life. Nicole has coached several local kids camps, and loves to create workouts that are fun, dynamic, and challenging!
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Ladies’ Early Bird Boot Camp

WITH Hilary Chung  6 to 6:55 a.m. Tuesdays + Thursdays

A female only early morning fitness series. Sign up for some early morning sunshine! Hilary has developed a workout series that will challenge you but in a positive and supportive way. Expect to tone, tighten, and get breathless with other fantastic women! Please no current injuries or recent surgeries. In you have questions please email

Limited to 20, VIP Extra 10%

$72 members
$90 non-members

(6 sessions over 3 weeks)

in the Multisport Room
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Summer Shred: An Indoor/Outdoor Strength Series

WITH Chad Kraus  7 p.m. Wednesdays

You think it's hot outside now? Join Chad as he turns up the heat with a new sweaty small group training series. Build strength in those beach muscles as you work out with sandbags, the sled, and tires! Progress your power moves as Chad guides you with particular focus on form. This group will utilize the Arena and the Outdoor studio props to set you up for a successful Summer season!

Wednesdays at 7pm-7:55pm
4 week series
In the Arena/Outdoor Studio

$100 members
$124 non-members
Max 6, Min 3
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SUP Summer – Yoga Paddle Board Series

WITH Collette + Courtney  6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays

SUP Summer! Join Collette and Courtney for a Yoga Series on stand up paddle boards. Unwind from your workday and get a dose of outside as you float effortlessly on Lady Bird Lake. This is an all level series and meets at Zilker Park Rentals. Students should arrive no later than 6:25pm to get set up.

Board rental included the price of the series!

June Series: 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29
July Series: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20* Collette only

June 4 week series: $120 member; $135 non-member,
July 3 week series: $90 members; $101.25 non-member
includes board rental
Location: Zilker Park Rentals
minimum 4, max 8
Thursdays 6:30pm-7:30pm
*must arrive at 6:25pm*
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Free Member Clinics

WITH Various

FREE FOR MEMBERS! Join in on these free informational clinics on varied topics to keep your workouts fresh, safe, and fun! Clinics will run 20-30 minutes with time to ask questions. Sign up in advance online or at the front; space is limited per clinic.

JUNE: Get Ready for Pilates Class!

Thinking about Pilates but not worked on the equipment before? Lindsay will break it down for you in this quick tutorial of the different machines. Come ready to move and experience all the different pieces!
TWO Dates to Try:
Sunday, June 11 at 2pm-2:30pm
Tuesday, June 13 at 7pm-7:30pm
max 6
Pilates Studio
with Lindsay
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Yoga Wall Workshops

WITH Gillian Barksdale  1:30 p.m. Saturdays

Experience yoga asanas with the help of one of yoga's most VERSATILE props, the Yoga Wall. Come join us for a variety of asanas including standing poses, inversions, twists, and forward bends. You will see how the Yoga Wall can add a new dimension to your practice. We will be hosting these workshops throughout the year, sign up for one or sign up for all 6 at a discounted rate. Appropriate for all Levels.

$25 each workshop
$125 for all 6(save $25)
VIP Save extra 10%

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Group Yoga Practice

WITH Kim Schaefer + Kellie Arnold  11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday

An atmosphere of play and practice awaits you!

Join Kim in these two-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.

$20 for all

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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Anusara Yoga 100hr Teacher Training

WITH Charly Pivert

*A 100 hour training over 6 weekends.*

The Anusara® Yoga Teacher Training is for those who have dedicated themselves to the practice of Anusara Yoga and aspire to teach others. Through a supportive learning environment trainee's can expect to understand how to teach the Universal Principles of Alignment, connect to the heart of the student through theming and learn effective teaching skills such as observation, classroom organization, and sequencing.

Completion of an Immersion is a pre-requisite that prepares student for the Anusara Yoga Teacher Training. Graduates of the Immersion and teacher training will be able to register thru Yoga alliance at the 200 RYT level. With two years of teaching experience, plus additional requirements that can be found on Anusara's website, graduates will qualify to apply for Anusara-Inspired™ status thru Anusara® Yoga.

Charly Pivert is a Certified Anusara® Yoga Instructor who has studied with John Friend since 1994. 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. Charly teaches and lives in Austin, Texas.
Meeting Dates:

September 23-24
October 21-22
November 11-12

December 9-10
January 13-14
February 10-11

Weekend Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays 8:30am-5pm

Program Pricing
$1675 Prepaid before September 9, 2017. Includes $300 non-refundable deposit.
$1800 Payment Plan: $300 non-refundable deposit + 6 payments of $250 paid in full by February 11, 2018. Valid credit card required

To Register: email Amy Rogers, Director of Programs + Services at

Questions? 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 within 14 days of start date. CHF reserves the right to cancel programs at anytime to which we offer full refunds. Attendance: 100% is required with no make up dates.

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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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30-Day Anywhere Fitness Challenge

WITH Hilary + Amid Start Anytime!

Stay consistent with your workouts with Hilary and Amid's 30 Day Fitness Challenge. This month of workouts requires minimal to no equipment and is designed to go with you. Workouts are short, so even the most time-crunched schedules can fit it in!

What's Included:
- 30 Day Printable Workout calendar
- 30 Days of Workouts designed by Hilary and Amid

This plan is designed for all levels. You can add-on, repeat circuits, or modify depending on your fitness level. Most exercises are kept basic and easily searchable online for demonstrations.

$49 members
$79 non-members

This is a virtual product. Please select "In Store Pick-Up" to avoid paying a shipping fee. After purchase please allow 48 hours for the information to be delivered via email.

Workouts will require a set of dumbbells and a jump rope.
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