We offer over 20 classes per week in a variety of styles and levels. Come and meet our instructors and find a class that's right for you. Special classes and workshops are scheduled throughout the year. Our clean and light space includes a large studio, changing/restrooms and a welcoming reception area with bamboo floor.
Parkpoint Health Club has been a part of the Sonoma County landscape since 1983, when Bill and Lindy Buchanan opened their first health club in Santa Rosa. Over the last three decades, the club has earned its reputation with three locations, a diverse lineup of fitness equipment, a friendly and professional staff of trainers, and supplementary amenities such as massage therapy, facials, and nutritional counseling. Adults can get their sweat on in Pilates, yoga, cycling, and Zumba classes, and kids can enjoy after-school play in childcare or swimming in the pools in the summer.
The spider-like staffers at Vertex Climbing Center support customers of all climbing abilities as they scale a variety of faux rock faces. During ClimbTime classes, experienced instructors belay and handle equipment while climbers focus on mastering walls and top-of-the-mountain yodeling routines. A collection of 35-foot walls jut skyward at varying difficulties, from steeply inclined slabs to fully inverted overhangs. Following supervised climbing lessons, patrons can move on to more advanced classes or take a belay test that qualifies them to guide friends indoors and brag to retired sailors about knot-tying superiority.
The studio at CrossFit Sonoma County pulses with high-intensity workout routines. Led by coaches Sarah Pierce and Dan Schmieding, who both compete in national CrossFit events and hold multiple CrossFit certifications, students undergo varied exercises from the scheduled Workout of the Day. Sarah and Dan circumnavigate the floor, guiding movements, ensuring safety, and gingerly removing any unnoticed "Kick Me" signs pinned to T-shirts. Combining weightlifting, gymnastics, and track-and-field techniques, CrossFit aims to build resilience, strength, and versatility, equipping students with the stamina for athletic and everyday activities. Instructors scale each workout up or down to accommodate individual levels of fitness or exercisers recovering from restrictive injuries. Encompassing more than 3,000 square feet, CrossFit Sonoma County’s gym—nicknamed “the playground”—houses atypical equipment such as pommel horses, suspended rings, tires, sledgehammers, and weight sleds to facilitate each patron’s fitness goals.
With Traffic School Online, the couch can become a desk and the den a classroom for students of all ages. Founder Steve Soldis thought up the revolutionary idea of an in-home traffic school after he was nailed with a moving violation in 1996. Determined to beat the rap, but discouraged by the fact that the nearest traffic school was more than 300 miles away, Soldis had no choice but to take time out of his busy schedule to resolve the situation. Afterward, Soldis immediately started building an in-home alternative that would relieve traffic offenders from having to hitch a ride with their loved ones or lasso themselves to a passing helicopter. Today, Traffic School Online is available across the country, and its selection of classes has expanded to include online driver's ed for license-seeking teenagers.
The teachers at Just Dance Swing Ballroom foster a supportive environment for students as they illuminate how to cut a textbook rug in styles such as the jitterbug and the charleston. The sprung floor wards off joint pain as singles and couples spin about the ballroom, learning from Annie Darrimon and two-decade dance veteran Denny Freeman.