Fitness classes at Four Elements prioritize mobility, functional strength, conditioning, and wellness. The exercises are designed to enhance student performance during their martial arts practice as well as for general life activities.
GINASTICA NATURAL (ALL LEVELS)
This class is open to all students. Ginastica Natural uses both the muscle and cardiovascular systems in a complementary manner. It is a complete bodyweight training method that fuses Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ground movements with Hatha Yoga principles. This training system, developed over a period of 30 years, combines strength and conditioning exercises utilizing body weight, stretching techniques to increase flexibility, simulation of animal movements to enhance balance and body control, with meditative breathing exercises. Practitioners develop greater muscle tone and core-strength. Students should wear comfortable workout clothing; having knees covered is recommended to prevent friction.