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What is Monkey Bar Gymnasium?

Monkey Bar Gymnasium is not another run-of-the-mill gym for you to waltz into, pay a monthly fee, and be left to your own devices to figure out a workout routine. Jon Hinds has been working as a Strength Coach since he was sixteen and played in the NBA when he was twenty-five. Twenty-one years ago in January of 2000, Jon took a chance on opening, “the first 100% functional training gym in the country.” The reasoning behind the risk was, “all gyms at this time used machines for fitness…not the body! I argued that true health is based on the pure intuitive movements of running, jumping, crawling, climbing, reacting, and rolling mixed with natural whole body alignment training and plant-strong nutrition.”

Who is Jon Hinds?

Jon didn’t develop these methods overnight, however. With thirty years of experience under his belt, Jon has worked as an NBA and NFL Strength Coach, Celebrity Personal Trainer, received his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and invented more than thirty different types of exercise equipment with patents. Jon Hinds is also a certified Neuro-Muscular Therapist and Certified Reflexologist, as well as BAASE Master Instructor and Yoga Therapist.

What Programs are Offered?

You can sign up for multiple programs designed to fit your lifestyle and personal needs.  Whether you want a Body Weight Challenge, Body Mastery Challenge, Kettlebell Strength and Conditioning Program, and even Body Mastery Metabolic Program, there are numerous ways to get the summer body you’ve been dreaming of. Programs last anywhere from eight to twelve weeks and all come with a thirty-day money-back guarantee! If you enjoy one of the programs, sign up for a membership and work out in the comfort of your apartment with live and recorded classes six days each week. Membership also allows you to new workout regimens created by Monkey Bar Gymnasium owners Jon and Jessica Hinds with video demonstrations.

Why Should I Become a Member?

Part of being a member additionally gives you access to BAASE training, Breathing, Active Alignment, Stability, and Extension. The idea behind BAASE is to locate your body’s misalignments, evaluate the level of damage, and create a plan to help remedy your pain to prevent future injury. The Hinds have been teaching their yoga and alignment-founded BAASE program for more than twenty years. Aside from addressing your body’s issues, BAASE re-trains your movements to make sure everything moving part is flowing how it is supposed to as well as using the right muscles for specific movements. Furthermore, BAASE will assist in mobility while moving from one pose to another while holding the proper posture.

What if I Can’t Make a Class?

The best part is you can do this all from your apartment! If you have a computer or phone and internet, simply log in and join the zoom live Zoom class. If you can’t make it in real-time, make use of a recorded class while still being able to reach out to the coaches with any questions or feedback!

Location 1876 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704
Phone 608.663.7511

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