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We Offer Classes and Personal Training 

Southern Pines (SoPi) - 262 Pinehurst Ave., Southern Pines, NC

                   Virtual Classes when and wherever you are!

Please refer to monthly schedule for details.



Cycle Forte 

Description: Are more than just stationary bike workouts! We ride together as a pack in a mood-lit studio to the rhythm of one-of-a-kind playlists from top 40 to old school rock-n-roll! Built for all levels working in the same environment, Cycle Forte classes are encouraging, motivating and of course, entertaining! In our classes, the only person you will be competing with is yourself. While there may eventually exist titled rides that have a specific focus, we believe in promoting a non-competitive atmosphere overall at Forte Fitness where your only competition, is yourself. Competition to become better, stronger, faster and more fit that YOU were, the day before, with each ride you take with us! Take the RIDE, Embrace the JOURNEY!

Boot Camp

Description: Looking for results? Love a challenge? Hit a plateau? Need to lose weight? Forte Bootcamp is your solution! FORTE Bootcamp is a specifically designed workout program focused on building total body strength, using a wide variety of exercises and formats. These workouts challenge the body, incorporating sprints, plyometric movements, weight training, and body weight exercises that can all be modified and progressed to accommodate any fitness level. Bootcamp is the perfect combination for building overall fitness, athleticism, speed, power, and endurance. This type of training yields big results and will change your body! Each workout is unique, challenging, and fun. All fitness levels are welcome! Come see what FORTE Bootcamp can do for YOU!



Description: Barre fitness is a barre-based class using a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like yoga and Pilates. The barre is used to balance while performing small isometric movements for strength training. Also, often used in class are resistance bands, a soft exercise ball to help engage leg muscles, light handheld weights as well as mats for targeted core work. Barre class is a total body work out focusing on form while toning your thighs, abs and arms.  There are modifications for Every Age and Level: The beauty of barre classes is that everyone works with small movements and can limit or expand their range of motion to suit their specific needs. Exercises can always be modified whether you’re a beginner, pregnant or have an injury, but can also be amplified if you’re advanced and looking for more of a challenge.


Forte Fit (weights)

Description: Our most demanding functional fitness training session, Forte Fit, is for those who have attended other fitness classes and therefor possess a basic understanding of proper technique and training principals who constantly strive for more and have a passion to try new things ad be challenged! This class will focus on "military athlete" training principals and utilize more technical equipment to include barbells, kettlebells, plyo boxes, heavy sandbags and more. Exceptional programming lead by our most knowledgeable and accredited certified personal trainers’ "coaches" will excite the mind and provide the ultimate challenge to the body! COME take the challenge! Modifications and teaching of proper technique and form will always be available in a supportive and non-intimidating environment! As always, let your coach know of any medical issues or injuries prior to class.


Glute Gains

Description: Glute Gains is a weight training class that targets the posterior chain (glutes, legs, hips, back) by using a variety of movements that will challenge you beyond just a basic squat. This class utilizes everything from barbells, dumbbells, and kettlebells, to resistance bands, and body weight exercises that are proven to activate, strengthen, and grow your glutes! All fitness levels are welcome!



Description: H.I.I.T stands for High Intensity Interval Training. ALL fitness levels are preferred and welcome with modifications shown! Get your TOTAL BODY WORKOUT with STRENGTH and CARDIO with this burner! It’s one of our most popular classes for a reason. Adding this type of workout into your routine can result in distinct differences in your other workouts such as more stamina and endurance. Studies have shown that HIIT training helps you burn more calories all day, long after your workout is complete and even at rest! 


Yoga Flow

Description: This class will focus on restoring the body through gentle movement. We will move slowly through poses focusing on breath, stretching of the hips, hamstrings, spine, shoulders and quadriceps. Tight muscles can cause the body to be unbalanced and out of alignment leaving you more injury prone or just achy. We will also work on our balance and core strength building a strong foundation! All levels welcome!


Circuit Training

Description: Perfect for anyone looking for a low impact circuit/interval training workout including simple and easy to follow, yet effective, cardiovascular and strength exercises in one TOTAL BODY session! All levels welcome as modifications and progressions will be shown! A PERFECT start for someone starting their fitness journey but super effective and engaging for seasoned exercisers as well! Benefits: This class will help push you past your plateaus to help you reach your fitness goals faster. Using your own body weight or light dumbbells, bands or TRX Suspension Trainers you will gain muscular endurance, tone, and definition, and you will also experience that increased calorie afterburn!!



Description: Perfect for everybody and every BODY! Each DANCE*FIT℠ class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on in a CLUB like atmosphere using only TOP 40 and HIP HOP MUSIC created by Forte's owner, Brandi Martin. DANCE*FIT℠ is an empowering, motivating, inspiring and easy to follow dance fitness class for all shapes, sizes and fitness levels! DANCE*FIT is a form of self-expression through the artful flare of sexy, exotic and inspiring dance steps that empower the mind, body and soul! Join us for a most exhilarating hour of energy and leave with a renewed sense of self-confidence! Please note that unless indicated, these classes are for ages 15+! "I want people to appreciate their bodies for what they are: beautiful, healthy, creative, pleasurable and unique!"~Brandi Martin



Description: MixxedFit® is a people-inspired dance fitness program that is a mix of explosive dancing and boot camp toning. Everything about our dance fitness program can be described as explosive – all of our movements are always big, exaggerated, full-out, and our very best. But for ALL levels, shapes and sizes of fitness! We dance to our favorite songs on the radio that we would dance to at a nightclub. Then, we spice things up by adding boot camp-inspired exercises to make your workout more effective and challenging.



Description: Xtreme Hip Hop Step: A revamp of traditional step aerobics! With routines set to old and new school hip hop music, it will certainly make you want to get up and move while getting a great calorie burn on! A personal step is encouraged and preferred but not required. We also have a few but they will be first come, first served! 


Zumba® Fitness

Description: Perfect for everybody and every body! Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on in a dance-fitness P-A-R-T-Y like atmosphere! How It Works: We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin, Top 40 and World Rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check. Benefits: A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.


ABs & ASSets

Description: Come and get your SIX-PACK on and target that ASSet! Exercises that require the core section of the body will be incorporated to build strength in the abdominals, back and pelvis resulting in ultimate tightening and firming of the mid section. Then it will be down to the mats for gentle but effective bodyweight, light weights or band exercises to tone and tighten the glute muscles (aka BOOTY)! All of these exercises help to build the stabilization necessary to function more comfortably in life in general. ALL LEVELS Welcome!



Description: A fun & intense high-energy, circuit based, total body workout designed to burn fat, improve muscular strength, core strength, balance & cardio health. This upbeat class will alternate between cardio & strength, using both the stable & unstable surface of the BOSU (half ball). Incorporating the use of body weight, resistance equipment, weights and the BOSU trainer, this class is guaranteed to blast calories while challenging your physical endurance. The trick is the BOSU®! This piece of equipment is also known in the fitness industry for delivering effective cardio workouts to individuals ranging from elderly to elite athletes. This class is easily modified to challenge participants of all fitness levels and abilities. Come give it a try!


Upper Body Sculpt

Description: Join us for a weight training program that will get your upper body toned and tightened! Weight training is used to increase muscle, tendon and ligament strength, as well as increase bone density, flexibility, tone, metabolic rate, AND postural support. This class uses resistance bands to help activate muscles as well as barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, and suspension trainers to strengthen and tone. We will focus on toning and strengthening upper body: arms, chest, back and core, getting you ready for that beach body year round! All fitness levels welcome!



This Vinyasa style class flows with creative transitions at a faster pace to get your workout on! The class begins with breath work and centering, flows through creative movement with balancing sequences wrapping up with deep hip openers. This is a great class for your active recovery days and will leave you ready to start your week fully charged! 

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