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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.



Boot Camp

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! 


BOSU Circuit

A strong and stable training class using BOSU balance trainer and an array of additional small equipment to offer a functional workout strengthening the body from the inside out! Consistent attendance of this class will increase strength by improving stability and ability to maintain optimal joint position through daily movement or in over workout! Perfect for beginners but equally as awesome for seasoned fitness enthusiasts!


Circuit Training: Strong Foundations

Perfect for anyone looking for a low impact circuit/interval training workout including simple and easy to follow, yet effective, total body strength and core exercises including mobility and balance work all in one session! All levels welcome as modifications and progressions will be shown. A PERFECT option for someone starting their fitness journey but super effective and engaging for seasoned exercisers or rehabbing from injury as well! Come build your foundation with us!


Cycle Forte 

This class is 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!



Come to build strength with a combination class on and off the bike focusing on endurance and strength. Cycle Strength focus on bike power intervals, hill climbing, and endurance riding. Hop off the bike to work on kettlebell, TRX, and core work for a total body workout. No class is alike! Cycle+ Strength will use a combination of time on and off the bike! These workouts are designed to burn and build strength while torching calories! Class times may vary between 45min and 60min.



YEAH!! Get ready for this month's SURPRISE RIDE! Scheduled as a POP-UP class here and there, NO class is ALIKE from the length of the class, the music, and even the instructor(s). Each class will be advertised and promoted in advance on social media stating class date and time, ride length, and if it includes a strength or other component. Cycle Surprise is unique and offers various styles from Beats and Forte Ride cycling to offer a mixture and ever changing class. Class times will always be a minimum of 45 minutes. Special rides may be 45 minutes to 60 minutes. Rides may involve more than one instructor to offer a variety and extremely fun classes! Come to work, sweat, and smile during a Cycle Surprise pop up class. Dates are tentatively planned for the 2nd and 3rd Saturday of each month, HOWEVER are subject to change and will be advertised and notified accordingly.



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


Deep Stretch and ABs

Deep stretch & ABs is an active stretching class that targets primary muscle groups which surround hips, hamstrings & back. Tight muscles can cause imbalance and pull the body out of alignment. This class begins with warm up movements to build heat and prepare muscles for a deep stretch on your yoga mat. We will hold poses longer, focusing inward and on breath which will give your body time to relax and open. The class will also incorporate exercises for your core, so that you can stretch and work on those abdominals all in 55 minutes!


EXPRESS Forte LIFT (45 mins)

Strength is the foundation of performance and durability! This TOTAL BODY weight training class will utilize various equipment to include barbells, kettlebells, plyo boxes, sandbags and more. Modifications and teaching of proper technique and form will always be coached in a supportive and non-intimidating environment!


EXPRESS TRX Circuit (45 min - starts Feb10)

Enhance your balance, strength, and endurance with our TRX Circuit workout that blends exercises using the BOSU balance trainer, kettlebells, and bands. Challenge your body, emphasizing movements for injury prevention, management, and improved mobility. This class caters to everyone and serves as an ideal starting point for your fitness journey or a terrific addition to a seasoned fitness enthusiast's program!


Forte*BEATS (Cycling/Indoor Biking Class)

Come ride as a pack in our mood-lit studio to beat drops so energizing that you'll be begging for a longer workout! This class combines cycling with synchronized movements and choreography originally developed by Kristina Girod of POWER+FLOW for an energetic and coordinated workout. All levels welcome. It's all about building foundations and getting better with every class! Come CATCH THAT BEAT with us!


Forte LIFT (weights)

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.


ForteRIDE: (Cycling/Indoor Biking Class)

ForteRIDE cycling classes are more than just stationary bike workouts! Built for all levels working in the same environment, ForteRIDE classes offer a more traditional "coach choice" ride and are always encouraging and motivating! In our classes, the only person you will be competing with is yourself. 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! We don't have or focus on fancy bike computers, leader boards or displaying an in-order listing of who worked the hardest at the end of the class. We are getting back to basics and offering you all you need through an amazing workout that you will always feel successful in!


Glute Gains

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!



An innovative fitness format that incorporates full body strength training from the ground only. All routines are set to upbeat Afro-Caribbean and Hip Hop beats. The purpose of every track is to focus on toning, tightening, and building lean muscle. In order to tone efficiently this format incorporates the use of dumbbells, plates, balls, resistance bands, bars and kettlebells. 



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!  


Upper Body Sculpt

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!



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! 



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! 


Yoga Sculpt
Yoga Sculpt is a unique combination of power yoga and resistance training with quick bursts of cardio throughout, designed to create a full-body workout. Don’t let the low intensity fool you - you will still be working! Yoga Sculpt is the perfect companion to both your strength training and traditional yoga routines. This workout will leave you feeling stronger, refreshed and uplifted.

Youth Athlete Foundations

Zumba® Fitness

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.