3 Most Popular Fitness Classes in Sacramento

The three most popular fitness classes at California Family Fitness, Sacramento are…

Whether it be Body Shred, LeBARRE, or Basic Step, California Family Fitness has some of the most exciting fitness class offerings in the area! Striving for classes that everyone can enjoy, our workouts provide such variety that neither you, nor your body will ever get bored and plateau!Within this fantastic selection of fitness classes, three workouts in particular really lead the pack. The G.S.T. (Group Strength Training), Yoga, and Zumba® classes are the most popular among them all. In fact, more than 83,500 people attended these three classes alone between January 1st, 2016 and March 15th, 2016. That’s nearly the whole population of Citrus Heights!

Here are a few reasons you might want to see for yourself what all the hype is about!

G.S.T. - Group Strength Training:

This non-stop endurance-based strength class increases your stamina through a series of progressive strength exercises. Endurance strength typically involves lighter weights and higher repetitions to create a longer, leaner physique. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy! The fact that it’s progressive also means you will be taken through a series of steps in order to challenge your muscles every time you walk in the door. And wherever you’re at on your fitness journey, this class caters to every fitness level.  Join us on the weight room floor!


You don’t have to be superhuman flexible to join a yoga class. But whether you are just beginning, are intermediate, or can practically do handstands in your sleep, yoga is something everyone should do. Some of the many health benefits include helping to reduce your stress level through mindfulness modalities like meditation and deep-breathing exercises. Yoga also strengthens your entire body-especially your core. Flexibility, improved posture, lowered blood pressure, and injury-prevention from other physical activities outside of yoga are other perks of incorporating a yoga practice. Aim for a minimum of once a week. Join in a Yoga Basics, Family Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Power Yoga, or other yoga variations this week!


Not everyone has an easy time making it to the gym. But considering 31,412 people over the course of two and a half months danced their way into a Zumba® class at California Family Fitness, it’s easy to say we’ve found your no-excuse way to work out. Zumba® is a nationwide phenomena that combines Latin dance moves like salsa, merenque, and flamingo with other dance styles like hip-hop and belly dancing. Zumba® also has another class called Zumba® Gold, which takes the beginner, active older adult, and any participants needing special modifications through an energetic class that everyone can do. Classes can also burn up to 350 calories!

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