Dec. Elements Special

When: Dec. 8 – Dec. 20


Now you don’t have to wait until Jan. to start looking and feeling better. Jump start your New Years resolution to be a healthier, happier you in our two-week Dec. Elements program. Morning and evening classes available.


October Kids Day Camps

When: Oct. 29, 30 and 31
Time:  Drop-off 8 -9 a.m. / pick-up by 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $49 per day.

Kids Day Camps are a great way for your kids to stay active and have fun when school is out. Our camps are open to kids ages 6 – 12 years old. Newcomers welcome.

CrossFit Double-Unders Clinic

When: Sun. Oct. 26 / 9 – 11 a.m.
Cost: $50

CrossFit Hawthorne is hosting a double-unders clinic run by the trainers at RPM fitness. Come have fun and really ramp up your jump rope skills. Register directly with RPM Fitness.
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Adult Gold and Blue Sash Test

When: Wednesday, Nov. 12 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
A test is transformational experience.  We invite all students to come, support the testers and advance your own training.


Staff Profile: Coach Mego

Meet Megan (Mego) Gaddini:

Head Trainer for CrossFit Hawthorne 
CrossFit certified, CrossFit Kids certified
Kids instructor for Transported After School Kung Fu

I’ve been doing Crossfit for almost seven years – seems like a long time in the Crossfit world!  I got into Crossfit after I graduated from San Francisco State University, with a degree in film. Film degree? You’re asking, how did I travel from that into Crossfit?


The Importance of Protein

By Michael Gill

If you’ve read a few of my articles, you know that I look at everything related to nutrition through a lens of evolution and naturalism. The reminder that we are products of the natural world and would do well to emulate our ancestors is something applicable to almost anything in the world of health and wellness. In this article I will apply those principles to dietary protein.

High protein diets are all the rage right now, and have been so for years. Many involve cutting out broad swaths of food, especially from the carbohydrate group. The question is do they mirror the way our system evolved? More importantly, are they healthy? (more…)

NO GO YELL TELL – Self-Defense Training For Kids

When:  Sat. Nov. 15th   2 – 4 p.m.
Cost:  $35 per child
Age appropriate self-defense training for girls and boys ages 7 – 10 years old.  Through stories, role-plays and interactive training kids learn to respond to unwanted behavior and set clear boundaries. The practice assertive voice and body language, they learn to strike with speed and commitment. They receive information and practice handling situations with strangers, bullies, and familiar adults. And they have fun!


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Teen Black Belt Test

When: Dec. 5th –  7th
A Black Belt test requires perseverance and commitment. It is a joy and and inspiration to witness. All students are invited to come support these amazing teens.


Student Profile: Mas Jackson Sany

I, like most boys of a young age, had a fascination for Martial Arts movies from early elementary school onwards; so I decided to pursue it as an alternative to team sports (which I was not a fan of). Unfortunately, my 9 year old attention span began to wane as I previewed Kendo and TaeKwonDo and was disillusioned! (more…)


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