Fitness Classes

At Chetola, both your physical health and your spiritual health are important to us. Maintain and enhance your spiritual health while enjoying the comforts and treatments in the Spa at Chetola. Maintain and improve your physical health by attending our fitness classes and utilizing our personal training programs. Whether your goal is to lose weight, increase strength and endurance, improve your self image or just feel better in general, our fitness and training programs are designed for varied fitness levels. We also offer continuing education credits for professional massage therapists that will enhance the experience for both the therapist and the client.

TUESDAYTennis Lessons
THURSDAYTennis Lessons

Fitness Class Locations

Full Body Boot Camp

Please meet at the gym located on the first floor of the lodge. Currently limited to four participants maximum. Please sign up at Recreation Desk.


Please meet at the gazebo by Chetola Lake. Please sign up at Recreation Desk.

Tennis Lessons

Please meet at the tennis courts. Please sign up at Recreation Desk.


Fitness Class Descriptions

Acro Fit

Cutting-edge functional fitness featuring fun, creative ways to keep your body healthy and doing the things you love. Training a lifestyle for a happier, healthier, more dynamic you, classes focus on building strength, stamina, and flexibility through various individual and partner exercises, games, calibrations, technique, body care, spotting, and safety.


A full body workout designed to make you quicker, stronger, and better prepared to battle the work week. The class consists of body weight exercises, speed and agility patterns, and mobility drills.

Boot Camp

A total body workout combining cardio, strength-training and flexibility. If the weather is nice, class will be held outside; otherwise, class will be held in the fitness studio or the gym.


Ease into strengthening postures with a slow, gentle restorative pace. This class is a mindful practice with hands-on guidance that will reduce stress for beginners and long-time practitioners alike.

Hike at Rough Ridge

Join our Wellness Director on this 2.2-mile out and back hike for spectacular mountain views of Grandfather Mountain and Linn Cove Viaduct.

Hot Yoga

High energy class that helps to detox the body while moving more deeply into postures and synchronizing the body's motions with the breath. Room is heated to 85 degrees.


A series of exercises performed on a mat with emphasis on integrating all the muscles of the body with all movement originating from the core. Pilates helps create long, lean muscles, and improves flexibility, balance and muscle control. All levels are welcome. Class meets in the fitness/yoga studio.

Swan Flow Yoga

Chetola's signature yoga class incorporates highlights from the Spa, such as aromatherapy, hands-on adjustments, massage and stress reduction. The class focuses on a gentle to strenuous flow that uses breath work to ease you into proper alignment while building heat and strength in your body. All levels are welcome.


Classes include postures that strengthen, tone and increase flexibility with emphasis on alignment while synchronizing the body's motions with breath and a series of movements that are designed to improve circulation, posture and body awareness.