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BUTTS & GUTS – “Warriors only; No victims!” Improve your physical performance, fitness level and body awareness. Train the weak links in your body. Look, move and feel better. Come take advantage of one of Santa Barbara's premier movement specialists in this ultra cutting edge integrated strength class. Connect with yourself from the inside out. Dr. Michael has worked with all levels of exercisers from the incapacitated to top-level competitive athletes.

CARDIO DANCE – Get ready to move it, move it! Learn the hottest dance moves in this cardio style dance class. You will get a great workout while having fun and looking good.

CARDIO CIRCUIT – Spice up your cardio workouts with this circuit style class. Experience variety and fun in this heart pumpin’ and calorie burning class. 

CIRQUE DU CIRCUIT – With both cardio and strength training in mind, this class will offer different stations at timed intervals that will emphasize a full-body workout. No clowns, tigers or trapezes; just a lot of fun with something always going on!

DRUMS ALIVE – Using drum sticks and the large balls, Drums Alive captures the essence of movement and rhythm in a class that combines fun and fitness in an extremely unique and enjoyable way. This format is appropriate for all skill levels.

CARDIO KICKBOXING – Learn martial arts and boxing punches and kicks in this cardio workout. Whether you are a new kickboxer or one who likes the pure simplicity of straightforward kicks and punches, this class will make you sweat.

CORE & MORE – This workout is focused on core strength, stability, balance, improved posture and alignment and MORE!

FIT CHALLENGE – Kick some booty! Strength, endurance, explosion, power–you can have it all in this calisthenic work-out that whips you into sweaty shape. Are you ready to be motivated/ To meet the challenge?

HARD CORE – Focus in on your core strength and stability. This class is total core work. Exercises, drills and balance drills to train your inner core. Don't be afraid to sweat!

KICKBOX SKILLS & DRILLS – Develop speed, kicks, punches, reflexes, and endurance in this martial-arts inspired athletic cardio workout that puts a few moves together. Bring out the aggressive (yet safe) side of you while pushing your limits and burning some calories.

PILATES – Pilates is a form of body conditioning movements that strengthen and stretch muscles to promote complete conditioning. Emphasis is on concentration, smooth controlled movements, correct body alignment, and proper breathing. Through Pilates you’ll work on the deep muscles of the abdomen, lower back and buttocks allowing the rest of your body to move safely and efficiently in athletic endeavors, dance and daily life.

PLUS – When you see this word you get an extra section thrown in- Abs, core, balance work.

PUMP CIRCUIT – Forget wimpy toning; also forget just pushing weight! Train for strength results with an emphasis on good form and functional, qualitative movements! You'll primarily use free weights and gravity as resistance with some stability balls and bands thrown in.

STEP ACTION – Looking for easy-follow step workouts, yet wanting to avoid boredom? Step Action guarantees accessible, low complexity  step patterns, sometimes with one step each, sometimes using two. Think of the class as a cross between Beginning, Intermediate and Dual Step.

STEP INTERVAL –  If you like to pack in a time-efficient cardio and strength workout over lunch, then get ready to step, then work the free weights in timed intervals. The step patterns will be simple; the weight training bouts will focus on upper body muscular endurance.

STEP BASICS – For new steppers and steppers who love simplicity. Get a cardio workout while following accessible, basic moves and patterns.

YOGA STRETCH – Stretch yourself from head to toe; from spirit to mind to body. Get grounded, balanced, and centered via postures that unwind and de-stress you. Allow yourself to enjoy the ability to concentrate with gentle yoga poses that focus on breath as you move from standing to lying down.

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