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.
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
in the Chakras Studio
$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.
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
$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 AnnaAnna 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.
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!
minimum 3, max 8
VIP Members save extra 10%
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!
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!
December 2-30* (No class December 25)
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
Mondays and Fridays in the Arena; Wednesdays in the Martial Arts Room
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!
Swing into the New Year with more lean muscle 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!
CHALLENGE YOUR FITNESS LEVEL AND ACHIEVE NEW HEIGHTS!
This 6-week program is specifically designed to push you outside your comfort zone. It's all about getting out of the regular routine and providing the body with a much-needed change-up! We will incorporate kettlebells, med balls, box jumps, TRX suspension, sandbags, sled work, agility movements, Olympic lifting PLUS the addition of martial arts conditioning that only Amid can bring to the mix. This is an intermediate to advanced level series. Please be injury free for the past 6-months.
January 8-February 12
in the Arena
limited to just 8
VIP MEMBERS: EXTRA 10% OFF
As a lifestyle trainer, Amid has a passion for delivering focused results to his clients. After struggling with body image issues and injuries for years, Amid understands the obstacles present in the path to better health. Known for keeping it fresh, you can expect Amid's workouts to be high energy and full of surprises!
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.
Pikes and Planks
Mountain Climbers/Splits on the Reformer
in the Pilates Studio
Pricing for each workshop:
10% VIP Discount
min 4, max 12
Each workshop is designed for any level of practitioner.
About SaraSara 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!
Join Anna and Ben for a unique 2-part workshop dedicated to cultivating healthy joints. Each session will feature a brief anatomical discussion about the structure and function of the hip and shoulders. After which Anna will lead you through an hour of SATYA movements focused on increasing interoception of these joints and releasing strain from the surrounding tissues. Lastly Ben, a FRCms, FRA & FR Practitioner, will teach you tools for strengthening these often dysfunctional areas of the body with an emphasis placed on Controlled Articular Rotations (CARs) and proper joint function.
Session I - January 11th
Hips and Pelvis
Session II - January 25th
in the Studio
$40 for all
10% VIP discount
About Anna and BenAnna is a Senior Prajna Yoga teacher and movement educator who has been teaching at Castle Hill since 2012. Through curiosity, mindfulness and movement she teaches students to become more grounded and aware of the inner workings of their body and mind.
Ben Heath is a Manual Therapist & Movement Specialist in private practice. He has spent the last 20 years of his life diving deep into the anatomy and function of the human body and has a passion for helping people elevate their performance and function.
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
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 15 women. Please sign up in advance.
Meet Maricarmen and Inner CompassMaricarmen, 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.
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.
January 27-February 24
Full Program Pricing:
Drop-in rate: $15 per class
VIP members save extra 10%
About RachaelRachael 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.
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.
Spots Open for:
December 2-February 21 (No classes between December 23-January 3)
4 Times to Choose
Mondays at noon
Wednesdays at 5pm
Thursdays at 6:30am
Fridays at noon
10 1-hour sessions
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: firstname.lastname@example.org