Fitness Classes

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Class Descriptions

Aqua Fitness
Join us for this popular class and enjoy the significant benefits of regular exercise. This Aqua Fitness class maximizes cardiovascular movements to improve fitness, including exercises to improve muscular strength and flexibility. During this class we’ll use weights, noodles, and fun music to provide a refreshing workout, at various intensity levels.

Aqua Tai Chi
Offered Twice a Month-check Monthly Schedule for Dates
This is a series of standalone Tai Chi and Qi Gong movements that take advantage of the unique benefits of moving in water. You will learn to slow down and let water teach you to flow and relax while expanding your senses

Barre/BarreAbove
An effective and empowering class that uses a ballet barre to sculpt the lower body. It will also incorporate a warm-up that encourages postural strength, an upper body portion using light weights and finishing with abdominal training. Bring a great attitude and be ready to have some fitness fun!

Body Sculpt
This strength-based class will integrate compound multi-jointed exercises as well as isolated exercises to strengthen, tone, and firm the entire body.

Cardio & Strength
This energetic low impact aerobics class combines cardiovascular and strength exercises designed to improve overall fitness. You’ll get a healthy dose of cardio, strength, and stretch moves that will lift your spirits and strengthen your heart, muscles and core.

Cardio Barre
A fun and invigorating cardio-focused class that utilizes energizing music beats transitioning through ballet and resistance moves to sculpt and elongate muscles.

Cardio Kickboxing
The ultimate cardio challenge that is high energy and set to motivating music to enhance the fun factor, you will kick, punch, and even enhance balance feeling reenergized and revitalized.

Chair Yoga and Stretch
Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support. Chair Yoga is a great practice for everyone as it deepens flexibility and strengthens body awareness.

Creative Dance and Movement
This class is a joyful exploration of movement. No dance experience is required, all levels are welcome! Wear comfortable clothes you can move in.

Gentle Yoga
This asana practice binds together the two qualities of stability and ease with the intention to establish, regain, and maintain a normal level of health.

Guided Meditation
Refine your awareness and gain mental clarity through breathing and guided visualization methods. Come to this class and learn about yourself and your responses to the limitations and achievements registered in the body by relaxing techniques that will leave you renewed, re energized, and centered.

Mat Core Pilates
This class is a fusion of core strength and Pilates foundation, this class will make you feel empowered and energized, and it will assist in realigning the body.

Mat Pilates
Experience the joy of embodying Pilates & receiving deep awareness and practice to the Core and all the muscles that encompasses the power house-where all movement begins.

Reformer Pilates I-II
This class will take you beyond the fundamentals class, it requires students to build on core awareness and strength, while integrating mind, body conditioning, breathing, balance, flow, function, spinal alignment, and posture.

Reformer Pilates II
This class is designed to assist you perform better at your favorite sport and/or activity, it will challenge your core, arms, legs, balance, stamina, and agility. We will integrate exercises on the reformer with other small pieces of equipment to maximize the workout. This is an intermediate level class intended for students with previous experience on the reformer.

Semi-Private Reformer Pilates
Semi-private classes for two or three people are available upon request and previous booking. Check with the Montecito Fitness Front desk for more information.

Silver Fit
This class is designed for anyone in their “golden years” (but not limited to). Enjoy the best of the "old time" music while you move to the beat for some light standing and/or seated cardio, including focus on range of motion and balance. This class can be adjusted to fit any fitness level and will bring you “life applicable” mobility.

Sun Tai Chi
Sun Tai Chi is the youngest of the five family forms of Tai Chi. It was created by Master Sun Lu Tang. Early on Master Sun’s Tai Chi was designed as a fighting form. Later in his life he changed it to accentuate the health and longevity benefits of Tai Chi. Tai Chi is well known in medical studies for its benefits for balance, stamina, and mental focus. All practices are done standing and do not require any special equipment or clothing. Just wear something that is easy to move in and stretch.

Tabata Lean & Fit
8 people Max
Class is held at Montecito Weight training floor. This class will be offered from January-May
This class is an intense interval training workout that will train every large muscle group in your body. A Tabata set is 20 seconds of full energy work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. You will leave this workout feeling energized and stronger.

Tai Chi Qigong
This ancient Chinese practice combines slow, deliberate movements, meditation, and breathing exercises. This practice will aid in restoring your energy, improve balance, and overall well-being. Classes level II, and III will progress further upon class Level I.

Total Body Circuit
Join Marlena for this challenging strength training class that will lead you through a variety of exercises with weights to strengthen and tone the entire body. Standing, sitting and floor work will provide you with a safe and fun class that combines muscles groups and leaves your entire body conditioned.

Total Body Strength
This challenging strength training class that will lead you through a variety of exercises with weights to strengthen and tone the entire body. Standing, sitting, and floor work will provide you with a safe and fun class that combines muscles groups and leaves your entire body conditioned.

Total Body Tabata
Tabata training is one of the hottest trends to build muscle and scorch body fat. Timed intervals will blast calories and the Tabata drills will give room for active recovery.

Yang Vinyasa Yoga
This is a dynamic, fun class in the style of Vinyasa Flow. In this class we move with our breath as we increase and develop our strength, flexibility, and balance. Come challenge yourself in an encouraging, supportive atmosphere. Beginners are welcome!

Yoga
This is a class that makes Yoga accessible to everyone. Never done Yoga before? Not very flexible? No problem! In this class we do what we can do, take it easy, take it light. Enhance your state of mind as well as your body with this practice.

Zumba
Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they’re getting fit and their energy levels are soaring! There’s no other fitness class like a Zumba Fitness-Party. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating.

Zumba Toning
When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba Toning raises the bar (or rather, the toning stick). It combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba moves to create a calorie-torching, strength-training dance Fitness-Party. Students learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm and tone all their target zones, including arms, abs, glutes, and thighs. Zumba Toning is the perfect way for enthusiasts to sculpt their bodies naturally while having a total blast.

Free Classes

Alignment and Flow Yoga 1-2
This class will focus on proper and safe alignment of yoga poses as we flow from one pose into the next. The class is designed for both beginners and intermediate practitioners and poses options will be given to make each pose accessible to all.

Balance & Stretch
This class will combine the fundamentals of balance conditioning and gentle stretch.

Core & Stretch
In this Dynamic (movement) based stretch class your body will stretch into optimal alignment with a combination of corrective stretches, mobility exercises, core strengthening, and breathing techniques.

Thera-Band
Instructor: Dr. Eric – Chiropractor
Join Dr. Eric for this motivational, seated Thera-Band class which includes strength and stretching exercises, with health topics and a humorous end to class. Please make sure to wear tennis shoes.

Classes in the Aerobic Studio fill up fast. Please arrive early to ensure your spot. Turn cell phones off or on silent mode.
Late entry (five minutes after class starts) is not allowed for safety purposes and Proper Gym Etiquette.