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Everything there is to know about Small Group Training at the Paseo Club

August 21st, 2023 | 4 min. read

By Jen Azevedo

If you are a member of the Paseo Club, you have likely heard about the small group training programs. We offer several small group options with a variety of exercise styles. 

But you may wonder what the difference is between small group training and group classes the club offers. What are the benefits? What types of small group training programs are there? And most importantly, is it really worth the cost?

The Paseo Club is a social club in the Santa Clarita Valley that has supported the community in meeting their fitness goals for twenty years. 

In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about all the small group training programs at the Paseo Club — what they are, the benefits, when they are, and the costs.


What are small group training programs?

Small group training is specialty exercise classes at the Paseo Club. These classes are innovative, challenging, and fun. They are led by skilled instructors with many years of experience so that you are getting the best in fitness training.

Small group classes are small, meaning the number of students is limited to between eight and ten people. This allows each member to get personalized attention during class, and help you learn proper technique and form. Also, if you have any injury or limited range of mobility, the instructor can scale or modify movements according to your ability.

What are the benefits of small group training?

Attending small group training programs has several benefits.

  • Faster results happen when you attend small group training. Instructors know how to encourage you to reach new levels of fitness. They also design classes to maximize your progress. 
  • Accountability increases when you work out in a small group. Fellow attendees become friends and team members, each of you supporting the other in meeting fitness goals. This inspires program adherence so you never miss a class.
  • Nutritional support is an essential part of learning how to be healthy. Greatest Results and Pilates Body Makeover offer guidance and advice about how to eat well.
  • crop_comp_IMG-2697 - Edited (2)Personalized attention gives you the guidance and instruction you need to work out effectively and safely. When you attend a small group program, your instructor can watch you carefully, helping you get the most from class.
  • New methods in fitness training are offered through small group training as premiere options. New methods are often more effective, more efficient, and fun.
  • Camaraderie with other members grows in small group training. Working hard together, cheering each other on, and reaching PRs (personal records) helps create group cohesion and bonding.

Small group training programs at the Paseo Club

There are two categories of small group training programs: six-week series and ongoing sessions. Read on to learn about both options.

Six-week small group training programs

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Greatest Results

Greatest Results is a comprehensive six-week-long program that encompasses fitness training and nutritional support from a trained nutritionist. You can learn what to eat, how to shop, AND how to train hard. 

This program provides you with an initial and end-of-program physical assessment, so you can measure your progress.

When: August 14-September 20

Cost: $300 for the series

Paseo Tribe 

Paseo Tribe is a six-week program with three options.

  • Paseo Tribe HIIT Core - torch your core with this high-intensity program.
  • Paseo Tribe HIIT Extreme - this high-paced class will help you build muscle and burn fat
  • Paseo Tribe Functional Fitness - learn how to use functional movement to gain strength, endurance, and mobility

When: August 20-September 24

Cost: Classes are $100 for the 6-week series if you attend one session per week, $200 for the two sessions, and $280 for the three sessions. 

Pilates Body Makeover

Pilates Body Makeover is a brand new Pilates Reformer program. This class helps to sculpt your body into a dancer’s physique, strengthening your core and improving your posture. At the end of each class, there is time for a Q and A to discuss nutrition and healthy food choices. 

When: August 22-September 28

Cost: $250 for the series

Ongoing small group training programs

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Blood Flow Restriction

Blood Flow Restriction provides a whole new approach to fitness that is making headlines. Research indicates that it helps people develop more muscle and strength — often in much less time than traditional exercise methods. This is a great program for all people, but especially for seniors, people who need low-impact classes, or those who are recovering from injury.

When: Tuesday-Friday 7 am and Saturday 11 am

Cost: $15-25 per class, depending on package purchase or unlimited sessions for



LIFT is an hour-long strength and conditioning class. It features barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, medicine balls, TRX straps, workout benches, and more. Attending LIFT class can help demystify weight lifting and give you measurable results fast.

When: Mondays at 5 pm and Wednesdays at 4:45 pm. 

Cost: $15-25 per class, depending on package purchase or unlimited sessions for


Pilates Reformer

Pilates Reformer is a low-impact, core-centric exercise program that uses Pilates reformer machines to build lean muscle, sculpt your body, and increase your range of motion. There are reformer Pilates classes for all experience levels. 

When: There are dozens of Pilates reformer classes each week. See this month’s schedule. 

Cost: $15-25 per class, depending on package purchase or unlimited sessions for


Trainer Workout

Trainer Workout is a class taught by master instructor Jen Azevedo. If you find glee in watching your own personal trainer or instructor sweating it out in class, and want to do it with them, this is the program for you. Each session is a Hero WOD (Workout of the Day) featuring AMRAPS, EMOMs, and for-time workouts.

When: Sundays 7 am

Cost: $15-25 per class, depending on package purchase or unlimited sessions for


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TRX and Core

TRX and Core is a class that uses a suspension training system so that your body weight becomes your resistance. This low-impact class provides you with a full-body workout with an emphasis on your core. This is a great class for all athletes, especially for tennis and pickleball players. 

When: Fridays at 8:30 am

Cost: $15-25 per class, depending on package purchase or unlimited sessions for


Is small group training worth it?

Small Group training offers you the opportunity to train with the guidance and expertise of a qualified instructor in smaller class sizes.

Unlike exercising on your own or in large groups, small group training programs allow for personal attention to ensure you are moving accurately, safely, and at the right degree of challenge for you. This attention to detail helps you to get the most out of your classes, getting you the results you are looking for.

If you want to learn a new fitness method, need help modifying movements, are super excited to train with others, or want your instructor to tell you ten more reps NOW!, then Small group training is definitely worth it.

The Paseo Club offers over 60 group exercise classes, several small group training programs, and personal trainers for one-on-one custom workouts. There are 21 tennis and pickleball courts with drills, leagues, and junior programs.
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Jen Azevedo

Jen Azevedo is a tennis professional, pickleball professional, personal trainer, group exercise instructor, and the general manager of the Paseo Club. She loves the community at the Paseo Club and that it is also a safe and fun place for her daughter. Jen’s favorite activities are joining her tribe for trail races or her partners for tennis matches. Occasionally Jen slows down to relax with a book — she reads over 100 a year!