Fitness Archives - Rancho La Puerta
Events Calendar
Types of Events:
Spa Services
Select Saturday arrival date
Pickleball Week
, ,

Words, Movement and Thought

Week of March 2, 2024

This playful workshop in freeing the body and the voice will include gentle movement, easy dancing, and guided practices in opening the voice and singing...

Nina Wise
, ,

Gentle Yoga

Week of March 2, 2024

Veera Sanjana approaches her yoga practice with gratitude, reverence and love. Veera is a certified Hatha Yoga teacher and her teaching style is best described...

Veera Sanjana
,

Gyrokinesis with Kathy Van Patten

Week of March 2, 2024

Kathy Van Patten is the founder of successful GYROTONIC® and Pilates studios in Boston, New York, California, and Texas. She has trained and coached some of...

Kathy Van Patten
,

Iyengar Yoga with Anna Delury

Week of March 9, 2024

Deepening Practice “Yoga does not just change the way we see things. It transforms the person who sees.” B.K.S.Iyengar Iyengar Yoga is known for its...

Anna Delury
,

World Groove Movement

Week of March 16, 2024

Re-CREATE your workout…..GET GROOVE FIT! – THE GROOVE™ Experience  THE GROOVE™ F.I.T. is a mind-blowing, functionally integrated fitness experience. Not only do you get to Dance Your Heart Out...

Heather Winia
,

Yoga Samba with Luciana Freire

Week of March 23, 2024

Born in Brazil, based in Corona del Mar, Luciana Freire has traveled the world apprenticing and training with the world’s most extraordinary healers, shamans, yogis,...

Luciana Freire
,

Pickleball Tournament

Week of March 30, 2024

After participating in workshops in the beginning of the week (classes Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, and open play on Wednesday), teams of two comprised of...

Kim Evans, Thea Froehling, and Rancho La Puerta Guests
,

Pickleball with Kim Evans and Thea Froehling

Week of March 30, 2024

Beginners will learn the rules and fundamentals of the game which include positioning on the court, paddle grip, scoring, serve, return of serve, and the...

Kim Evans and Thea Froehling

Power Walking

Week of March 30, 2024

This two-session program will begin by explaining what is racewalking, power walking, and the organizations that govern them. You will also learn the benefits and...

Alan Poisner
,

Yoga with Larry Payne

Week of April 6, 2024

Larry Payne, Ph.D.,C-IAYT, E-RYT500,YTRX-1000, is an internationally respected Yoga teacher, author, and a founding father of Yoga therapy in America. Dr. Payne cofounded the International...

Larry Payne
,

Bender Ball with Leslee Bender

Week of April 6, 2024

These classes specialize in core strength by utilizing the Bender Ball to protect the back and disengage the hip flexors known to be over utilized...

Leslee Bender
,

Pickleball of the Heart with Pat Angelicchio

Week of April 13, 2024

Pat Angelicchio is an energetic & empathetic instructor with almost a decade in the sport and over 40 years of coaching experience. She has earned over...

Pat Angelicchio
, ,

Tai Chi and Qigong with Cari Shuman

Week of April 13, 2024

Tai Chi The morning class focuses on a powerful 10-15 min Tai Chi wake up that can be easily learned and practiced every day for...

Cari Shuman
,

Dance with Anna Matuszewski

Week of April 20, 2024

Join us for a dance class that's not just about movement but also about self-discovery, confidence, and building lasting friendships. Step into our vibrant and...

Anna Matuszewski
,

Gyrokinesis with Karen Burka

Week of April 20, 2024

The Gyrokinesis Cardiovascular Breathing Program, developed by Juliu Horvath, offers a path to respiratory health in uniquely designed progressions that allows each person to stay...

Karen Burka
,

Elemental Gong Meditation & Healing the Heart: A Gong Bath Immersive Journey

Week of April 27, 2024

Elemental Gong Meditation: EARTH Join us for our Elemental Gong Meditation, where we’ll be combining the healing powers of multiple planetary gongs alongside their elemental...

Kyle Lam
,

Pickleball with Nancy Meyer

Week of May 4, 2024

Join our Pickleball class and embark on an exhilarating journey into the world of this popular and inclusive sport. This class is tailored specifically for...

Nancy Meyer
,

Aqua Fit with Janice Jaicks

Week of May 4, 2024

Aqua Fit Join aqua industry leader Janice Jaicks at the pool for this complete workout that will include warm up, cardio, core with a variety...

Janice Jaicks
,

Therapeutic Yoga with Stacey Filice

Week of May 11, 2024

At its core, Yoga is a philosophy that guides individuals on a journey to living a more joyful life. It is not just about physical...

Stacey Filice
, ,

Workout Express! with Norma Shechtman

Week of May 18, 2024

Workout Express: Join us for mindful, meaningful and manageable workouts that are short, simple and get right to the point. Learn 10 short workouts that...

Norma Shechtman
,

Trail Running with Donnie and Tom Flahavan

Week of June 1, 2024

Sunday: 6:10 am Morning trail run 10:00 am Running form clinic Monday: 6:10 am Morning trail run Tuesday: 6:10 am Morning trail run 10:00 am...

Donnie and Tom Flahavan

Fusion Workouts with Helen Vanderburg

Week of June 1, 2024

Fusion A’Line Fusion A'Line is a Pilates, fitness, and dance-based workout that focuses on body balance and alignment to lengthen and strengthen your body through...

Helen Vanderburg

Myofascial Release, Centering Alignment & Corrective Exercise Connection

Week of June 8, 2024

For decades there has been an epidemic rise in the number of people suffering from common musculoskeletal imbalances that are not caused by an injury....

Laura Gideon
, ,

REACH Ballet Inspired! with Kari Anderson

Week of June 8, 2024

REACH™ This flowing mix of ballet-inspired movement and fitness training is a deep-felt energetic method of improving balance, stability, total body strength, flexibility and posture. REACH™...

Kari Anderson
,

Pilates for Bone Health

Week of June 15, 2024

Introduction to Bone Health Week Lecture: Achieving and maintaining healthy bones throughout one’s life is an important component to optimizing one's health span. Osteoporosis is...

Lizz Smith and Cynthia Bahmani

Clinical Fitness Assessment

Week of June 15, 2024

Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) sheds light on how well you can perform in a variety of physical activities and how well you are able to burn...

Jody Miller
,

Yoga with Stacy McCarthy 

Week of June 22, 2024

Build a strong, safe and healthy yoga practice with detailed alignment, use of props and proper breathing. An important class for newcomers and experienced students...

Stacy McCarthy 

Clinical Fitness Assessment

Week of June 22, 2024

Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) sheds light on how well you can perform in a variety of physical activities and how well you are able to burn...

Jody Miller
,

GYROKINESIS® with Donna Place

Week of June 22, 2024

GYROKINESIS® exercise is a complete movement system, for all levels and ages, and can be applied to a variety of situations, as one needs very...

Donna Place

Clinical Fitness Assessment

Week of June 29, 2024

Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) sheds light on how well you can perform in a variety of physical activities and how well you are able to burn...

Jody Miller
,

Strength Training with Gay Gasper

Week of June 29, 2024

Gay Gasper began her fitness career on Fit Tour, completing nine tours teaching fitness workshops in the United States. Additionally, Gay has shared her expertise...

Gay Gasper

Volleyball with Suzanne Hebert

Week of June 29, 2024

Water Volleyball New or seasoned, water volleyball offers an exciting opportunity to enjoy the sunshine while honing your skills. Join us to master setting, passing,...

Suzanne Hebert
,

Water Week with Craig Stuart

Week of July 6, 2024

Craig Stuart is the founder and Director of HYDRO-FIT. A certified fitness instructor with the Aquatic Exercise Association and ACE, Craig leads the water exercise...

Craig Stuart

Clinical Fitness Assessment

Week of July 6, 2024

Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) sheds light on how well you can perform in a variety of physical activities and how well you are able to burn...

Jody Miller
,

Water Week with Craig Stuart

Week of July 13, 2024

Craig Stuart is the founder and Director of HYDRO-FIT. A certified fitness instructor with the Aquatic Exercise Association and ACE, Craig leads the water exercise...

Craig Stuart
,

Gyrokinesis with Anjali Austin

Week of July 13, 2024

Anjali Austin is a distinguished Specialized Master Trainer in GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® methodology with over 35 years of experience in the system. Trained by Juliu...

Anjali Austin
,

Pilates with Sarah Bertucelli

Week of July 20, 2024

With a passion for holistic wellness and a deep understanding of the body-mind connection, Sarah Bertucelli is dedicated to transforming lives through the art of...

Sarah Bertucelli

Clinical Fitness Assessment

Week of July 20, 2024

Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) sheds light on how well you can perform in a variety of physical activities and how well you are able to burn...

Jody Miller
,

90’s Cardio Dance Party with Old School Skinny

Week of July 20, 2024

90's Cardio Dance Party / 90s Cardio Fitness   Old School Skinny helps connect the mind, body and soul! Our 90's cardio grooves allow you...

Old School Skinny
,

Refresh and Renew with Sound

Week of August 3, 2024

What is sound healing? Each sound healing is created to help clear energetic block­ages, neu­tral­iz­e ten­sion and increas­e the vitality of the human body. Each...

Gary ‘Dhyanjot’ Grenus
,

Strength for All Ages

Week of August 3, 2024

Ageless Intensity  Successful Aging is the process of aging free from disease while maintaining high levels of physical performance and cognitive function. We know that...

Pete McCall
,

Pilates with Karen Sanzo

Week of August 10, 2024

Pilates Fundamentals Level 1 (progressive), 45 min. Pilates Intermediate Level 2, 45 min.   Pilates instructor, teacher trainer, and physical therapist Karen Sanzo is internationally...

Karen Sanzo
,

Cardio Funk with Milo Levell

Week of August 10, 2024

Cardio Funk It’s a non-stop funky cardio dance experience where you can be yourself, with easy-to-follow choreography for everybody. Cardio Funk is more than just...

Milo Levell
,

Iyengar Yoga with Kitty Franklin

Week of August 17, 2024

Kitty Franklin is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher who found Iyengar Yoga while recovering from a dance injury. With Iyengar Yoga’s focus on technique and...

Kitty Franklin
,

Synchronized Swimming with Katie Killebrew

Week of August 24, 2024

Join Katie in the pool for a week of learning how to float, kick and make formations in the pool set to music Ester Williams...

Katie Killebrew
,

Pilates with Kira Lamb

Week of August 31, 2024

Pilates Mat: Fundamentals (Progressive) Sunday - Friday, 9 AM Am introductory progressive class is for those who have never experienced the benefits of this core...

Kira Lamb
,

BollyPop Dance Fitness

Week of August 31, 2024

BollyPop Dance Fitness is a 60-min high energy cardio workout with easy-to-follow moves and choreography. The class enables one to build overall strength and extends...

Aakansha Maheshwari
,

Pickleball with Nancy Meyer

Week of September 7, 2024

Join our Pickleball class and embark on an exhilarating journey into the world of this popular and inclusive sport. This class is tailored specifically for...

Nancy Meyer
,

Water Week with Craig Stuart

Week of September 7, 2024

Craig Stuart is the founder and Director of HYDRO-FIT. A certified fitness instructor with the Aquatic Exercise Association and ACE, Craig leads the water exercise...

Craig Stuart
,

Pickleball Tournament

Week of September 7, 2024

After participating in workshops in the beginning of the week (classes Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, and open play on Wednesday), teams of two comprised of...

Nancy Meyer and Rancho La Puerta Guests

Myofascial Release, Centering Alignment & Corrective Exercise Connection

Week of September 14, 2024

For decades there has been an epidemic rise in the number of people suffering from common musculoskeletal imbalances that are not caused by an injury....

Laura Gideon
,

Pilates with Erika Quest

Week of September 21, 2024

Erika Quest used to sell cheeseburgers, true story…. As a self-proclaimed “Certified La Pistola” Erica has been in the international fitness, wellness, and Pilates education...

Erika Quest
,

Meditation with Jacques-Pierre Cole

Week of September 21, 2024

Zen Master Bon Jacques-Pierre Cole practices the Ngagpa tradition of Tibetan spiritual legacies which focuses on compassion and love. His deep curiosity about the world...

Jacques-Pierre Cole
,

Gentle Muscle & Mobility for Aging with Strength and Grace

Week of September 28, 2024

Developing Muscle strength is the True Fountain of Youth. Come and learn conditioning exercises that are gentle on your body and will provide you the...

Sherri McMillan
,

Dance with Galit Friedlander

Week of October 5, 2024

One year after graduating from the ‘FAME’ school (LaGuardia) as a theatre major, Galit Friedlander moved to Los Angeles to pursue a degree from the...

Galit Friedlander
,

Yoga with Larry Payne

Week of October 5, 2024

Larry Payne, Ph.D.,C-IAYT, E-RYT500,YTRX-1000, is an internationally respected Yoga teacher, author, and a founding father of Yoga therapy in America. Dr. Payne cofounded the International...

Larry Payne
,

Pickleball with Kim Evans and Thea Froehling

Week of October 12, 2024

Beginners will learn the rules and fundamentals of the game which include positioning on the court, paddle grip, scoring, serve, return of serve, and the...

Kim Evans and Thea Froehling
,

MSINGI™ with Ingrid Knight-Cohee

Week of October 12, 2024

A unique fusion of African inspired functional, primal and mobility movements set to infectious Afrobeats. Discover 11 foundational movements that can be intensified or modified...

Ingrid Knight-Cohee
,

Pickleball with Alex Trakhman

Week of October 19, 2024

Normally I’ll start all my classes with a quick introduction and 5 minute worm up and then I’ll focus on breaking down each point into...

Alex Trakhman
, ,

Cycle Strength with Keli Roberts

Week of October 26, 2024

Keli Roberts has been recognized for many prestigious awards in the fitness industry. In 2003, she was named the IDEA International Fitness Instructor of the...

Keli Roberts

Clinical Fitness Assessment

Week of November 2, 2024

Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) sheds light on how well you can perform in a variety of physical activities and how well you are able to burn...

Jody Miller
,

Franklin Method with Tom McCook

Week of November 2, 2024

The Franklin Method Your week of classes with Tom will introduce you to the Franklin Method! This series of classes will emphasize imagery and experiential...

Tom McCook
,

GYROKINESIS with Andrea McGinnis

Week of November 9, 2024

Andrea McGinnis is a certified GYROKINESIS® and GYROTONIC® trainer, licensed bodywork practitioner, former professional ballet dancer, and innovative somatic educator. Her multi-layered depth of expertise...

Andrea McGinnis

Clinical Fitness Assessment

Week of November 9, 2024

Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) sheds light on how well you can perform in a variety of physical activities and how well you are able to burn...

Jody Miller
,

Funtensity with Jonathan Ross

Week of November 16, 2024

Funtensity: Lose Yourself in Play, Find Yourself in Fitness When was the last time you had so much fun that you didn’t realize how hard...

Jonathan Ross

Clinical Fitness Assessment

Week of November 16, 2024

Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) sheds light on how well you can perform in a variety of physical activities and how well you are able to burn...

Jody Miller

Clinical Fitness Assessment

Week of November 23, 2024

Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) sheds light on how well you can perform in a variety of physical activities and how well you are able to burn...

Jody Miller

Clinical Fitness Assessment

Week of November 30, 2024

Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) sheds light on how well you can perform in a variety of physical activities and how well you are able to burn...

Jody Miller
,

Pickleball with Roger BelAir

Week of December 7, 2024

If you haven’t heard of pickleball, you soon will. It’s the fastest growing sport in America. The game is easy to learn, great exercise, and...

Roger BelAir

Tai Chi with Scott Cole

Week of December 7, 2024

A former National Aerobic Champion, star of the iconic Abs of Steel videos, and creator of the over 1-million selling Discover Tai Chi series, Scott...

Scott Cole
,

Trail Running with Donnie and Tom Flahavan

Week of December 14, 2024

Sunday: 6:10 am Morning trail run 10:00 am Running form clinic Monday: 6:10 am Morning trail run Tuesday: 6:10 am Morning trail run 10:00 am...

Donnie and Tom Flahavan
,

Gyrokinesis with Nora Heiber

Week of December 14, 2024

Nora Heiber has been teaching GYROTONIC® methodology since 1988. As one of the first specialized GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Master Trainers under the tutelage of Gyrotonic creator, Juliu Horvath. Nora has provided...

Nora Heiber

Brain Training with Ryan Glatt

Week of December 21, 2024

Ryan Glatt is a personal trainer and brain health coach with over a decade of experience in the health & fitness industry. He currently works...

Ryan Glatt

Qigong and Tai Chi with Wendy Smith

Week of December 21, 2024

Qigong is an ancient practice of energy exercises used to improve energy flow, which is over 5,000 years old. It is not the same thing...

Wendy Smith
,

Dance with Anna Matuszewski

Week of December 28, 2024

Join us for a dance class that's not just about movement but also about self-discovery, confidence, and building lasting friendships. Step into our vibrant and...

Anna Matuszewski

More Ranch Activities

Week of January 4, 2025

In addition to our specialty programming, each week includes: Over 40 daily instructor lead classes: HIIT, trail running, cardio dance, yoga, stretch, pilates and more Daily...