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Better U lecture series – free and open to the public

Montage Wellness Center’s new "Better U" lecture series, led by our certified personal trainers, gives you the details behind the workouts. Enjoy a smarter and safer workout and get the results you want.

Attend a Better U lecture and receive a free one-day guest pass, and a great membership deal.*

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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 Cardio: Amazing low impact workout designed to get participants moving and improve cardiovascular health. Aqua Cardio incorporates intermediate movement patterns in a fun musical environment.

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 beginners with arthritic and other joint conditions.

Aqua Motion: These fluid movement water exercises are designed for members who wish to improve balance, coordination, and metal health. This class incorporates basic beginner movements with proper breathing techniques.

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

Bells & Bands: This is class is a high energy full body workout using Kettle bells, Resistance bands, and Versa Loops.

Breathe & Stretch: Learn the correct way to breathe during the positive and negative aspects of all major functional movement patterns. We show you how to use flexibility as the bridge between cardio and strength.

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

Boxing for Balance (Fee Based): Research has shown that incorporating boxing exercises into a daily routine has positive effects in overall balance. This class is for individuals dealing with health conditions that can impair balance such as Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, stroke, or other neurological conditions. Participants will learn exercises to improve balance, coordination, strength, endurance, posture, reaction time, and execution of dual-task activities.

Cardio Strength Circuit: Circuit-style class that will get you moving in athletic and aerobic movements to build strength. We combine strength and stabilization exercises to help tone as one improves their coordination and agility.

Core Balance: This class improves your balance utilizing a combination of exercises to strengthen your abdominals, back, and legs. Participants will use Swiss Balls, Bands, Straps, and Mats in a well-rounded approach to stability.

Core Strength: Strengthen your abdominals, back, and legs in this power packed full body workout that is focused on targeting your core throughout every movement.

Functional Mobility: This class will teach you proper functional movement patterns and how to improve any current postural dysfunctions.

Healthy Back: The cornerstone of our facility, this class is focused on teaching you the correct exercises and stretches to improve one of the most important muscle groups in the body.

Healthy Bones & Joints: The human skeletal system is a complex organ in constant equilibrium with the rest of the body. Our instructor will help guide your body through a series of safe exercises specific to bone and joint health.

Indoor Cycling: High Intensity, calorie burning, and intense class that will leave you glowing. Our indoor cycle instructors will help energize your day with zero impact on our Schwinn Carbon Blue spin bicycles.

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. 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.

Spring Board Cross Training (Fee Based): A series of non-impact exercises that help improve strength, flexibility and coordination. Participants use wall mounted spring-loaded Pilates movements in a small group environment.

Swiss Ball: Improve joint and core strength with a class that features the 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 basics, breathing, and techniques of Yoga to increase the mobility of the body.

Yoga (Flow): Yoga movements with a smooth pace so poses run together. Yoga flow encompasses many types of Yoga using synchronization of moves and breathing. Experience is helpful but not required.

Yoga (Strength & Balance): Yoga movements using the most challenging Yoga poses with respect to strength and balance.

Yoga (Body Awareness): Yoga movements using the most challenging Yoga poses with respect to the awareness of your body in all three planes of motion.

Yin Yoga: Focuses on the slow, patient, opening of layers of the body. Yin Yoga is great for stiffness, inflexibility, and mobility. This is a deeply meditative practice suited for all levels.

Zumba®: A fusion of hypnotic Latin rhythms with easy-to-follow moves to create a dynamic fitness workout. Exhilarating, calorie burning, energizing, and awe inspiring movements that will leave you smiling.

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.

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 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. 

Group Personal Training

Why Participate in Group Personal Training?

Group Personal 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.

What is Group Personal Training?

Group Personal Training is 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.

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

Aspire Health Plan

Central Coast Health Connect

Community Health Innovations