Rappahannock's only full service fitness facility!
Stonewall Abbey Wellness isn’t just a gym. It’s a community wellness & fitness center, in the heart of Sperryville, delivering an unrivaled experience from training to regeneration. Our 5,000 square foot facility is a perfect blend of historic beauty and modern function. Our exquisite1901 A-framed Abbey offers a wonderfully warm & bright practice space for our mind/body classes & boasts a a new addition Full Service Gym with top of line equipment, expert nationally certified Personal Training as well as world class, engaging Group Fitness Programming that includes Yoga, Qigong, Martial Arts, TRX, Strength & Conditioning for every age, Stand Up Paddle Boarding ,Thai Massage & more. Whether you are looking to have the strength, mobility and fitness to enjoy your golden years, be in the best shape of your life, or get your family more active and have fun while living a healthier lifestyle, we provide the service & experience that you are looking for, only minutes away.
Stonewall Abbey Wellness is all about Lifting Body, Mind & Spirits! With Nationally Certified Personal Trainers & Instructors, you can be assured that you are receiving the highest quality instruction with personal attention and care to detail. We make all of our workouts effective, challenging & of course, FUN! We also offer one on one guidance in whole food nutrition, workout planning & goal setting for your personal success!
What we fondly like to refer to as the "Iron Dojo", our 2,000 square foot fitness facility offers sate of the art training equipment for strength, cardio & conditioning, right here in Rappahannock County! With showers, a far infrared sauna & keycard access, you can get your work out in, and get to work at your convenience.
Nationally Certified Personal Training
With quality, knowledgeable & tenured instructors, you can be sure that your specific health & fitness goals will be attended to, personally.
All of our trainers are Nationally Certified through recognized and respected academies and universities, from our seasoned veterans to our brightest and best young trainers. We train together, study together, and test each other, with the newest research, time tested techniques, ancient methods and modern equipment to provide the best and safest workouts available. Whatever your personal goals are, or if you may need help developing those goals, our well schooled, mentored, and experienced Personal Trainers will help you achieve them all.
With weekly training, monthly programming and annual goal setting, get on track, and stay on track with your own elite trainer. We provide safe, one on one training in a private setting, or small group training with your loved ones & friends, whole foods nutrition planning, goal setting and evaluation, and most importantly, accountability. We offer private coaching in strength & conditioning, athletic training, post rehabilitation & special needs, yoga, qigong & meditation.
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Small Group Fitness Classes
Cross Training: varied training for an intense workout & total fitness. Kettle Bells, dumbbells, bodyweight, battle ropes, you name it, if we have it, chances are you will be learning to use it in this class. Toss a little competitiveness in with the fun and witness your results.
MatFit: This mat based class offers full body conditioning using bodyweight exercises in timed intervals. Tone, strengthen and lengthen your muscles with these dynamic yet simple exercise programs. Fun, intense & effective!
TRX: The original Bodyweight Suspension Training System. This revolutionary way to exercise brings an exciting edge to your personal fitness. You will get balance training, stabilization, all core all the time, and full body strength & conditioning.
Strength & Balance: for the active aging population, this class is fun, challenging and focused on functional training to maintain an active lifestyle
Want to learn how to use our equipment? Do you feel more motivated surrounded by your peers, working toward common goals? Does working out alone just not interest you? Group Fitness training is a perfect solution to get fit, gain knowledge in exercise & staying motivated and accountable to your fitness goals. We provide classes specifically designed for every general demographic, from those looking to be pushed to their limits, general fitness and mobility, to the specific needs of bodies that have high mileage and need safe, productive and fun routines to stay ambulant and allow you to do all things you want to do over the next ten, fifteen or twenty years (or more!). Our well trained staff are eager assist you in getting into the right program, for you!
THAI YOGA MASSAGE & TUI NA MASSAGE
Composed of gentle body positioning stretches, massage & pressure point release benefiting those who find themselves stiff, sore, and tired from over-exertion in work or sports, or from arthritis or other debilitating diseases. Thai Yoga massage enhances strength and flexibility, relaxes sore or tense muscles, and can help to recapture lost range of motion. By encouraging lymphatic function, this traditional massage can also detoxify the body, heighten the immune system, and prevent disease and/or injury by promoting flexibility. Click the button below to contact us for scheduling.
Nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the gateway to the Shenandoah National Park, we provide Rappahannock County with the beautiful practices of breath & body movement to Lift Body, Mind & Spirit
We offer classes 7 days a week from experienced, passionate instructors who provide you with safe, practical & enjoyable guidance through your personal practice.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
This athletic class provides a strong workout while developing balance and flexibility in a fun, intense and challenging new ways! You will progress quickly in your Asana (physical postures) practice by developing the strength and coordination required for more challenging poses. This style of yoga builds heat, flexibility and strength, while maintaining focus on good alignment and sound structure. Postures may be held for longer periods of time, and will flow together to unite the body to the breath and mind. Suitable for all levels.
Gentle Flow Yoga
This class is open to all levels of practice and abilities and is especially suited for beginners or those searching for the therapeutic benefits of yoga. This soothing gentle practice focuses on moving slowly into basic yoga poses while using the breath as a tool to remain present and mindful. The slow pace of this of this class allows you to enjoy each pose. Expect lots of stretching and lengthening with a heavy dose of relaxation to wrap up your practice and leave you feeling great.
Dao Yin Yoga
Dao Yin is an ancient practice of soft (yin) stretches and breath techniques that offers a gentle, restorative and practical approach to flexibility and vitality in a warmed class room and is suitable for all ages & abilities.
Qigong (pronounced “chee gung”) is an ancient Chinese mind-body practice that restores wellness, builds mental and emotional strength, reduces stress, and increases vitality.
Qigong (or Chi- Kung) is a Chinese term that translates as “breathe (or energy) work” and refers to the wide spread practice of breathing and stretching techniques that began China’s 5,000 year old medical history. Qigong, sometimes called the grandmother of tai chi, is one of the four major branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Because Qigong incorporates a variety of gentle breathing methods, flowing movements, and mindfulness meditation, it can be practiced by absolutely anyone, regardless of their age, health & fitness level.
Totality Martial Arts & Fitness
This complete martial arts curriculum has been designed to bring the best of traditional & modern training methods together for all of the ranges of hand to hand combat. With coaching from tenured experts in martial arts and conditioning instruction, you can be sure to get the best work out of your life along with learning essential & practical self defense skills. Great for men & women, for serous enthusiasts as well as those who are just looking for an awesome way to get into shape & have fun.
Martial Arts for Every Body!
Adult (13+) Classes offered weekly
These contact based classes offer a great workout while focusing on standing attacks & defense utilizing the Science of the 8 Limbs Muay Thai & San Shou (free fighting techniques) from the Mantis Boxing System, using kicks, knees, elbows, strikes, counters, clinching, throws & takedowns.
Conditioning & medium to full contact training
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (submission wrestling) provides practical & effective grappling designed for any woman or man to take the advantage, use leverage and overcome brute strength. With intense conditioning & live drilling, practitioners will safely learn proven life saving techniques in real time with resistance. This has proven time & again to be one of the most effective martial arts in the world, and a necessary addition to any standing or striking art.
Medium to full contact & close contact training
Mantis Chin-Na: Standing Grappling
The Chinese grappling art Chin-Na translates as ‘to seize & control’ is a standing grappling & takedown system with 108 techniques & an infinite variety of variation according to the opponents resistance, response & position. Mantis refers to the praying mantis insect and its predatory hooking & trapping abilities. This compliments BJJ as well as San Shou Kickboxing perfectly.
The techniques are broken down into 5 major categories:1) Joint Locks, Joint Dislocation & Controlling 2 or more of the opponents joints simultaneously 2)Muscle & Tendon Division (Cutters& Slices) 3) Sealing the Blood Strikes & Chokes 4)Sealing the Breath Strikes & Cranks 5) Pressure Point Strikes & Control
Medium to full contact & close contact training
Combat Escrima: Impact Weapons Training
This Escrima, or Filipino martial art, and Shaolin Kung Fu based class offers a straight forward, practical and effective method for training with blunt & edged weapons. This class studies the use of the Long staff (cudgel), double and single short sticks, knives, swords & machetes, both offensively and defensively,armed & empty handed, counters, control and disarms.
Conditioning & light to medium contact training (sparring is encouraged, while full contact sparring is optional & reserved for advanced practitioners)
GOLDEN HARMONY Kung fu Forms & Function
"Love yourself, sow Peace with others and you will reap Harmony with the world around you"
At the core of Totality Martial Arts is the 1,500 year old martial art of Northern Shaolin Praying Mantis Kung Fu. Kung Fu translates as ‘hard work to achieve great skill’. Shaolin Praying Mantis refers to the Chinese boxing style developed by the monks at Shaolin Monastery, the birthplace of Chan/Zen Buddhism. This system offers deep insight into human body mechanics and the physics of movement. What is unique is that the conditioning & training methods promote good health beyond being fight fit. Dynamic flexibility, coordination, strength & the Chan mindset all developed in this class.
Training in this class is more focused on Taolu (Kata or Forms): fluid sequences of technique that program body alignment & proper mechanics. Open handed forms as well as traditional weapons such as the Long Staff, 3- Sectional Staff, Spear & Broadsword are practiced. This practice is perfect for those wanting to explore primal and structural body movement conditioning.
Physical conditioning & light contact training with an emphasis on flexibility, coordination & dynamic strength
Martial Arts & Yoga for Youths
DISCIPLINE, RESPECT, CONFIDENCE, STRENGTH, COORDINATION, AGILITY, FLEXIBILITY, FRIENDSHIP, SKILL, Mindfulness
Through Martial Arts, Yoga & Fitness, help your child develop the path of confidence to make the right decisions, to choose appropriate action to adversity, and to help others. Our main emphases for youths are on physical conditioning, fun and focus.
Your child will develop a strong foundation in our age appropriate skill based program. Through physical fitness and teamwork, children develop the body & mind while having fun and making new friends! All of our classes are taught by Nationally Certified Personal Trainers, experts in their fields & are fun & engaging!
Our KAY (Kidding Around Yoga) based yoga classes for youths are specifically designed to teach children the fundamental Science of the 8 Limbs of Yoga in a fun and interactive play that kids love! With sing along songs and music, games and crafts, your child will learn mindfulness practices, stretching postures, breathing techniques & so much more!
Totality Martial Arts Kid's & Youth Programs are relevant, fun, and engaging. This class challenges the students attention, creative thinking and listening skills as well as their physicality simultaneously. This non competitive, progressive system, teaches the value of personal discipline and accomplishment, friendly encouragement and support, and exemplifies the core values of the Shaolin Kung Fu Spirit that is repeated & supported by the practices in every class:
“I WILL DO MY VERY BEST, I AM HONEST, I AM COURAGEOUS, I HAVE RESPECT, I WILL NOT ACT VIOLENTLY, I WILL LISTEN!”
There is a one time registration fee that includes their uniform & safety gear. All children must have their equipment & uniforms at each class to participate.
Kid's Kung Fu & Yoga (4-7)
x2 classes a week: x1/45 minutes Youth Martial Arts Class & x1/45 minutes Kid's Yoga Class.
Martial arts class includes age appropriate physical fitness conditioning, games & martial arts training in Kung Fu and the basics of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
A study science of the 8 Limbs of Yoga through age appropriate games, sing alongs, crafts, mindfulness practices & of course Asanas (postures)!
Youth Martial Arts & Yoga(8-12)
x3 classes a week: x2/50 minutes Youth Martial Arts Classes & x1/45 minutes Kid's Yoga Class.
Martial arts class includes age appropriate physical fitness conditioning, team building & contact martial arts training in SanDa Kung Fu (kickboxing with takedowns) and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
A study of the science of the 8 Limbs of Yoga through age appropriate games, sing alongs, crafts, mindfulness practices & of course Asanas (postures)!
Teen Martial Arts & Yoga (13-17)
Full access to our Kung Fu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Escrima, Kickboxing, Qigong & Yoga classes
Students will be exposed to an in depth study of self defense & discipline through our blend of traditional & contemporary martial arts training in the application & defense of the 4 Pillars: Kicks, Strikes, Throws & Grappling
The study of the science of the 8 Limbs of Yoga in one of our Vinyasa Yoga classes
The study of Qigong (Breath Work), mind/body/breath movement & unification; the foundation of martial arts & self control
We gladly accept exceptional children with physical & cognitive challenges and have a PHD in Special Education staff member with over 25 Years Experience in Special Education & Administration & a National Academy of Sports Medicine Youth Exercise Specialist on hand.
Rules of the Kwoon
3 Major Rules
Bow when entering and exiting the training area (this is referred to as the Kwoon or Dojo)
No talking during lessons
All members’ bodies, hair, uniforms & training gear must be clean
Instructor to be referred to as Sifu, Sensei or Professor, according to their tradition
"Osu" is a sign of respect and is appropriate response when given instruction or correction by your instructor
Be on time for classes (notify your instructor if you plan on being late, or need to enter tardy regularly due to schedule)
Consider your partner's safety at all times
No use of profanity in the Kwoon
You may not get a drink at any time during a lesson unless told to do so by your instructor
Proper attire or uniform must be worn at all times
Nails to be trimmed short
No perfumes or colognes
Remove rings or other jewelry before training for your safety and that of others
Long hair must be tied back
Do not leave the tatami without permission of your instructor
Sandals are mandatory for walking throughout the gym and common areas (as not to spread bacteria on the tatami)
Drugs or alcohol use is strictly prohibited
Members of Totality Martial Arts Academy are free to train at other schools
When visiting other schools, seminars or competing in tournaments, always show respect and courtesy that brings honor to Totality Martial Arts Academy
Visitors are welcome as long as they respect dojo rules, and must be invited or ask permission before visiting, fill out the waiver & pay for any fees prior to training
Refrain from using your skills in public unless necessary