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Member Classes

See below for the most up-to-date classes for Montage Wellness Center members.

Marina class schedule

Salinas class schedule

Marina class descriptions

Cardio

Aqua Dynamics: This workout keeps the participants moving in the warm water therapy pool. This is a slower paced class designed to improve joint health. This class is ideal for participants with arthritic and other joint conditions.

Aqua Cardio: This workout is a basic movement workout that is a designed to get participants moving to improve cardiovascular health in the warm water therapy pool. It incorporates basic beginner pattern movement in a fun musical environment.

Aqua Strength: Learn basic strength training movement in the warm water therapy pool. This class is designed for individual to learn strength training fundamentals with the benefit of warm water to aid in reducing joint stress while improving strength.

Bells & Bands: A workout using exercise loop bands and kettle bells.; This workout improves hip strength and mobility targeting all the muscles of the hips and glutes as well as improving core and overall strength.

Bone Building and Flexibility: This class introduces participants to basic strength and movement exercises designed to load the body skeleton and improve movement. This class is ideal for participants concerned with bone loss associated with osteopenia and osteoporosis.

Cardio Dance for Heart: This workout is a basic movement workout that is a designed to get participants moving to improve cardiovascular health. It incorporates basic beginner dance pattern movement in a fun musical environment.

Chair Exercise: This workout is a basic beginner class for individuals that are transitioning from aquatic programs to land based movements. The class utilizes a chair for movement and stability.

Core Balance: This workout focuses on strengthening the core and improving your balance with challenging exercises that target the rectus abdominis, obliques, transverse abdominis, and lower back. The flexibility exercises stretch the entire body with a focus on the back and hips. Do this workout after your regular cardio workout or on its own for a challenging, yet relaxing workout.

Core Strength: This workout is a 30 minute express workout that targets core muscles including abdominals, hips and low back. The class utilizes traditional core strengthening equipment such as a Swiss-ball and BOSU-ball.

Myofacial Release: This class introduces foam rolling and other myofacial release methods as a way to promote strength, balance, flexibility and recovery using myofacial self massage techniques. Foam rollers are provided.

Group Personal Training (Fee Based): This is a fee based class in which participants use a variety of exercise equipment in a circuit to get a total body workout.

Healthy Back: This class is for persons will lower back issues or for individuals that want to increase basic lower back strength. Participants will learn basic restorative and progressive strengthening exercise to maintain and improve back health.

Indoor Cycling: Led by certified spin instructors, this class simulates an outdoor ride filled with hills, sprints, and other terrains. Pedal your way through an intense power-based cycling class that will generate a serious sweat. This class will also teach new cycling enthusiasts how to adjust the bike, proper breathing techniques, and cycling body alignment.

Bootcamp: Challenge yourself with a mix of cardiovascular and strength exercises in this high energy class. This variation of partner and circuit training with an emphasis on full body training.

Cardio & Strength Circuit: This class is a combination of cardio and dynamic strength for an overall total body workout. Participants will use spin bikes and various group exercise equipment provided by the instructor and implemented in a circuit style format.

Kickboxing: A high energy cardio class integrating combinations of punches, kicks, and plyometrics. We utilize proper motion exercises to strengthen and tone while kick-starting your day.

Pilates: This mat class consists of a series of non-impact exercises that help improve muscle control, flexibility, and coordination. Pilates exercises are designed to maximize abdominal strength, while toning and increasing flexibility.

Senior Speed Circuit: This class is designed to introduce progressive faster movements for older populations. As we age, our movements slows down. This class uses a scientific proven progression to increase speed of movement and overall balance and dynamic stability.

Senior Strength: A class designed to address the strength needs of senior populations. Specific strength techniques will be introduced to improve balance and stability, while increasing bone density and lean muscle mass.

Spin Circuit: This class combines components of an indoor cycling/spin class with strength and mobility exercises off the bike to provide a well balanced higher intensity workout.

Spring Board Cross Training (fee-based): This is a fee based class that offers a series of non-impact exercises that help improve muscle control, strength, flexibility and coordination. Participants use wall mounted spring-loaded Pilates movements in a small group environment. The Buff Bones® is designed to improve bone health. Try a fee based class to experience personal training at a reduced group fee.

Swiss Ball: Improve joint and core strength with a class that features a large Swiss-ball. Participants will learn strength movements utilizing one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in fitness.

Tai Chi: Improve balance, agility, strength and coordination with this ancient form of martial arts. Various Tai Chi disciplines are offered including Push Hands and Aqua Tai Chi.

Yoga: This is a great class for beginners to explore the fundamentals and basics of asana (pose) to develop a safe and healthy approach to yoga practice. Breathing techniques are introduced, poses are broken down, variations and use of props are demonstrated to increase the freedom and mobility of the body.

Zumba: Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms with easy-to-follow moves to create a dynamic fitness workout. This class is 60 minutes of exhilarating calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.

Salinas class descriptions

Aqua Dynamics: This workout keeps the participants moving in the warm water therapy pool. This is a slower paced class designed to improve joint health. This class is ideal for participants with arthritic and other joint conditions.

Cardio & Strength Circuit: This class is a combination of cardio and dynamic strength for an overall total body workout. Participants will use spin bikes and various group exercise equipment provided by the instructor and implemented in a circuit style format.

Core Circuit: A traditional core exercise class with exercises that focus on strengthening the core. Various equipment will be used to strengthen the abdominals, low back and hips.

Core Strength & Flexibility: This first half of this class focuses on core strength muscle groups including hips, abdominals and lower back. The second half emphasizes basic flexibility for improved movement, lean muscle tone and reduced joint stress.

Full Body Circuit: A full body workout consisting of strength training with some cardio exercise. Class uses basic equipment such as dumbbells, body bars and exercise mats to target your major muscle groups for a complete, full body workout. Class is suitable for people of all experience levels as all exercises can be modified to cater to each individual.

Full Body Flexibility: This class will focus on flexibility and mobility movements for the entire body. Class may use basic equipment and participants will be provided with mats.

Healthy Back: This class is for people with lower back issues or for individuals that want to increase basic lower back strength. Participants will learn restorative and progressive strengthening exercise to maintain and improve back health.

Indoor Cycling: This class simulates an outdoor ride filled with hills, sprints, and other terrains. Pedal your way through an intense power-based cycling class that will generate a serious sweat. This class will also teach new cycling enthusiasts how to adjust the bike, proper breathing techniques, and cycling body alignment, giving you the most effective workout possible.

Pilates 101: This mat class consists of a series of non-impact exercises that help improve muscle control, flexibility, and coordination. Pilates exercises are designed to maximize abdominal strength, while toning and increasing flexibility. This class will be initially offered as an introduction for those that are new to Pilates training.

PIYO: PiYo is a hybrid workout which combines the mind/body practices of yoga and Pilates, as well as the principles of stretch, strength training, conditioning and dynamic movement. During a PiYo class, you will find yourself working through challenging, flowing sequences and balancing poses. All levels are welcome and modifications are available.

Latin Dance: This is an individual dance step class featuring various Latin rhythms and beats to provide a fun and moderate aerobic workout. If you like Latin music and dancing, this class is for you.

Step: Work up a sweat in this cardio and strength class that utilizes a step platform as the primary tool. It incorporates basic strength, and cardio benefits along with footwork, balance and mobility.

Swiss Ball Stable & Strong:Improve balance, mobility, flexibility, and overall strength in this class. Participants will mainly be in a seated position while using a stability ball or step to do various exercises to challenge all muscle groups.

Performance Training Classes

What are Performance Training Classes?

Performance Training Classes are offered for participants that want a higher level of training with a certified personal trainer in a small group environment. These classes utilize special equipment not offered in regular group training classes and offer a personal training group experience at a reduced rate.

Try 2 classes with no charge: We want your performance classes to be the right fit for you. Please take advantage of these trial sessions on us.

Performance Group Training: Performance Group Classes are designed to introduce a full body workout in a unique circuit style format. Formats include periods of work and rest along with pyramid style super-sets to offer a combination of cardiovascular conditioning, strength and dynamic flexibility. These classes are for all levels and for those who want to improve their overall fitness and train with one of our personal training experts.

Community Classes

Montage Wellness Center and Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula are proud to partner to offer health education classes and lectures to the community. Membership is not required for these classes, but registration is typically required. Ask for a guest pass to use the wellness center on the day you plan to visit for your class.

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