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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 & Joint Strength: 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.

Bootcamp: Challenge yourself with a mix of cardiovascular and strength exercises in this high energy class. This is a 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.

Chair Mobility: 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.

Dance Fit: 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.

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.

Kickboxing: A high energy cardio class integrating combinations of punches, kicks, and plyometric exercises.  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. These 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.  We use scientific progressions to increase speed of movement, balance, and stability.

Senior Strength:  Class designed to address the strength needs of senior populations.  Specific strength techniques will be introduced to improve strength, balance, coordination and stability.

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 class 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. Try a fee based class to experience personal training at a reduced group fee.

Stretch: 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.

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 Yoga. Breathing techniques are introduced, poses are broken down, variations and use of props are demonstrated to increase the mobility of the body.

Zumba®: A fusion of hypnotic Latin rhythms with easy-to-follow moves to create a dynamic fitness workout.  These are exhilarating, calorie-burning, body-energizing, and awe-inspiring movements.

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.

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

Body & Mind: A whole body class built to encompass the Body, Mind, and Energy while focusing on strength and conditioning.This 4-part, Low to High intensity interval program, will shift your perception about fitness (Motivation) increase your range of motion (Yoga techniques) challenge the body physically (Tabata training) and expand overall body awareness (Meditation).

Cardio H.I.I.T.: High-Intensity- Interval-Training class that will get participants moving in a sports-inspired cardio for building both strength and stamina. It combines athletic and aerobic movements with strength and stabilization exercises to help shape and tone as one improves their coordination and agility.

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.

Dynamic Movement Circuit:  A class that focuses on functional movement with a speed emphasis. This class increases stability, balance and speed of movement. A great class for fall prevention and increasing proficiency of daily movement.

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 for a good basic 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 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: 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.

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.

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.

Pilates for Strong Back:  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 core 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.

POP Pilates®: Pilates like you've never seen before. It's an incredible fusion of ab-chiseling, total body defining moves choreographed to your favorite Top 40 hits. Improve muscle tone, flexibility, core strength, and low back pain.

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.

Strength H.I.I.T.: High-Intensity- Interval-Training utilizing a barbell workout and consisting of light to moderate weight with high repetitions. It is a full body workout that targets all major muscles groups. Instructors will coach through scientific proven moves and techniques known as the REP EFFECT that will challenge participants and leave them feeling stronger and accomplished.

Swiss Ball Stable & Strong: This class is to help with balance, improving mobility, flexibility, and overall strength. Participants will primarily use stability ball, or step during this class. This class is arranged for participants to be in a seated position while doing various exercises, challenging all muscle groups.

Yoga: A spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation.

Yoga Sculpt: Total body class built to encompass the Body, Mind, and Energy while focusing on strength and conditioning. This 4-part, interval program, will shift your perception about fitness (Motivation) increase your range of motion (Yoga techniques) challenge the body physically (Tabata training) and expand overall body awareness (Meditation).

ZUMBA®:  This is a fun dance aerobic class featuring various Latin rhythms and beats to provide a fun and moderate aerobic workout. 

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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