Tennis & Fitness
Get moving with an array of personalized classes and services from Yoga and Pilates to swim and tennis all led by a team of experienced and talented Fitness Specialists who are committed to promoting lifelong, healthy behaviors for our guests.
Nurture your body within our state-of –the-art fitness center or for a more custom experience, take advantage of a personalized program or private class. For those looking for the ultimate Scottsdale tennis retreat, Sanctuary celebrates a legendary history filled with Hollywood celebrities and international tennis stars. Recognized as the Paradise Valley Racquet Club throughout the 1950’s and renamed John Gardiner’s Tennis Ranch in 1965, our property continues a legacy of championship courts and professional coaches.
Under the expert guidance of our Fitness Specialists and tennis coaches you will walk away with the knowledge and inspiration to achieve your fitness goals wherever your travels take you.
About Our Specialist
All Personal Trainers and Fitness Instructors have degrees or certification in their specialty. Whether you are just beginning or looking to enhance your current program, our health and fitness professionals have the expertise to help you achieve your goals.
Jason Graves is a former college hockey player and professional musician from Grosse Pointe Park Michigan who settled in Arizona to focus on health and wellness. He has been teaching a diverse range of fitness classes for over 20 years. Specificly, combining his own unique style of breath, movement (Yoga) and live music to ease tension within the body and create space between the thoughts. Jason holds several fitness certifications and prides himself on customizing training for the individual based on their needs. He currently teaches yoga, SUP,spin, bootcamp etc. and is available for one on one training sessions as well.
Kristen Hustead has been in the fitness industry for over 25 years and has a strong passion for helping people feel their best. She is an ACE certified personal trainer who believes being fit, strong and vibrant can be achieved at any age. Kristen instructs spin, barre, Pilates, senior fitness, water aerobics, golf strength, stretch, and various other movement classes. Her past employment has included Fitness Director at Moon Valley Country Club, Fitness Director at Desert Highlands, Aquatics/Youth Sports Director at the YMCA and a preschool director.
In her spare time, Kristen enjoys hiking; especially in the Grand Canyon, reading self-help books and creating inspirational art. Kristen and her husband Mike work as a team in their art business because it is a fun hobby to do together. They have three wonderful children named Tayler, Connor and Kyle and a dog named Tyson. Kristen is excited to join the Sanctuary team and to provide the members and guests with exceptional service
Misty Hyman, a Phoenix native and Stanford graduate, is best known for her Olympic Gold Medal at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, where she emerged as the underdog to win the 200-meter butterfly. Known as a pioneer in the sport for her innovative underwater dolphin kick, Misty earned 13 US national titles and five NCAA national titles along with numerous other honors.
She’s also earned a reputation in the swimming community as a superb instructor and motivational speaker. Her vast knowledge comes from two decades of competitive swimming for two of America’s top swim coaches, and her friendly and encouraging personality has made Misty one of the premier swim instructors in the country.
Standup Paddle Board Yoga
Enjoy the art of performing yoga while on a paddle board. This activity combines various yoga poses, breath and the beautiful outdoors, all in one experience. Instructors will guide you through a sequence of yoga postures while standing on a secured specially-designed stand-up paddle board.
7am Thursday – Sunday in the Infinity Pool
$55 per person
Call 888.722.6230 to reserve your spot.
A workshop designed to create clarity around food helping you to break old patterns and improve your health & well being in a thoughtful and effective way.
$35 per class
Chrissy Barth – Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Chrissy Barth, MS, RDN, RYT, is a registered dietitian nutritionist, yoga teacher and communications expert in the field of integrative nutrition who is passionate about teaching others about optimal health and performance by taking the confusion out of nutrition. She is the founder and CEO of Nutrition.Lifestyle.Education., a nutrition coaching and consulting practice in Phoenix, Arizona where she serves as a nutrition coach and consultant to athletes, spas, behavioral heath programs, medical and training facilities, and organizations. Chrissy is also a Lecturer at Arizona State University where she teaches nutrition and serves as a mentor to many aspiring future registered dietitians and entrepreneurs. Chrissy enjoys giving back to her community and volunteers her time to youth athletes educating them on the benefits of sports nutrition.
Swimming is one of the best sports for a total body workout with minimal impact on your joints. Discover an array of swim sessions taught by Olympic gold medalist Misty Hyman.
Sixty Minute Sessions
$150, single session*
$550, five sessions*
$1000, ten sessions*
Get more out of each workout in the pool as this session aims to improve techniques of various swim strokes. For ages 18 and older; some swimming experience required.
Develop your stroke technique, racing skills, and knowledge of swimming through specific drills and sets. Your session is customized to your liking and based on an initial evaluation. For competitors age 10 and older; some swimming experience required.
Swimming is often the most challenging part of a triathlon. Develop freestyle crawl technique and pick up tips on pacing, sighting, and improving stamina and speed.
*Swim instruction is subject to limited availability. Advance reservations required. Call 480.607.2326 for availability and to reserve your class today.
*A 20% gratuity will be added to all services.
Play a match on one of Sanctuary’s five Deco-Turf championship courts, or take advantage of the roof top viewing deck, and tennis lounge that features the latest demo racquets. Tennis professionals at the resort conduct daily clinics, all of which include ninety-minute sessions that are kept to a 4:1 ratio to ensure you get the maximum benefit to improve your game. Our Scottsdale tennis resort offers various instructional programs customized to your needs.
Tennis reservations are encouraged. Sanctuary tennis courts are open from 7am-6pm daily. Proper tennis attire and tennis shoes are required.
Sixty minutes, $95
Semi Private Lesson
Sixty Minutes, $55 per person
Ninety Minutes, $55
(minimum of two players)
Sixty Minutes, $20
Ball Machine Rental
Sixty minutes, $35
$10 per day
For guests looking for the ultimate fitness experience, Sanctuary Resort’s state-of-the-art fitness center provides everything you need to your individual needs and goals.
Thirty minutes, $90*
Sixty minutes, $130*
Increase flexibility with personal assistance while muscle functionality and range of motioned are assessed.
Fascial Stretch Therapy
Decrease Pain, Increase Flexibility, Improve Performance, Faster Recovery.
FST is a complete and cohesive system of innovative manual therapy and movement training that rapidly and radically re-organizes, re-aligns and re-educates the entire body structure. Guests receive a brief introduction and session will focus on a specific area based on your needs. Ideal for all sports, especially tennis, baseball and swimming.
• Pain Relief
• Increased Flexibility
• Increase Strength
• Increase Performance
• Improve Function for Daily Living
• Faster Recovery from Training
Thirty minutes, $70*
Sixty minutes, $100*
Ninety minutes, $190*
Thirty minutes, $80*
Sixty minutes, $120*
Whether you are a beginner or want to enhance your current program, a fitness professional guides you through exercises that meet your individual needs. Partner training is also available.
*A 20% gratuity will be added to all fitness services.
Sanctuary Resort Fitness Specialists are committed to promoting lifelong, healthy behaviors for our guests. Under their expert guidance, you will gain the knowledge and inspiration to continue your fitness goals wherever your travels take you. Take part in one of our personalized programs and reconnect with your body, mind and balance.
Assessment and Personalized program
Ninety minutes, $195*
A fitness professional will test and assess your cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition. A personalized program is designed to maximize overall wellness. It is ideal for people in need of an exercise program or for those looking to modify their current program. DYNA-band and take-home program included.
Learn the most effective ways to achieve your personal health, fitness or weight loss goals. Our nutrition expert will assess and make recommendations on how to improve your diet and well being.
*A 20% gratuity will be added to all spa services.
Sixty minutes, $130*
Ninety minutes, $190*
(group rates available)
One-on-one instruction is available for all movement classes – please refer to our fitness & activity class schedule for times. Additional class types (including yoga for golf, plyometrics, BOSU, balance disk, ball & band, pilates, yoga for golfers, interval or circuit) are available upon request. See below for Sanctuary Resort offerings.
Enhance your power, speed and agility through footwork-based training.
Circuit Resistance Training
Incorporate both muscular strength and endurance exercises with intervals of cardiovascular training using a variety of equipment, including new TRX agility training.
Increase muscular balance and strength through a sequence of body stabilization exercises while learning to engage core muscles.
Develop mind-body awareness through various stretching techniques and functional movement patterns.
Identifies muscle imbalances and weaknesses, while improving flexibility and circulation.
Pilates Reformer for Athletes
Improve strength, flexibility and coordination through core stabilization and resistance training on the Pilates reformer apparatus.
Power Pilates Fusion (mat)
Increase endurance, agility, balance, control, core strength, range of motion, and lung capacity by utilizing the Pilates BOSU balance trainer method, flex bands, resistance circle, and tubing.
Challenge your balance and mental focus while increasing energy, strength, and flexibility practicing this Power Yoga discipline.
A relaxing yoga session that teaches poses and stretches from an ancient technique oriented in Thailand. Improves circulation and flexibility.
Pilates/Yoga for Back Care
Exercises designed to help develop a strong, healthy and stress-free back. This workout builds core stability, spinal alignment and mobility.
Exercises for Arthritis and Osteoporosis
Custom designed programs using the BEST exercises for osteoporosis program and the DSW exercises for arthritis. These programs help improve bone density and alleviate joint stiffness, increasing flexibility and circulation.
Breathe, stretch, and relax…Learn specific relaxation and breathing techniques to release stress and increase flexibility.
*A 20% gratuity will be added to all fitness services.