"I am stoked to have been able to attend this. It was the greatest affirmation of what has been cultivated in my own heart and mind, and what I have been trying to cultivate in the hearts and minds of my clients. CrossFit can and has changed fitness and the perspective of what is humanly possible, but I believe that the changes that matter are the ones we can’t see, and it made me so excited to see this message put out there so effectively. The seminar was great. The presentation so genuine. Greg, I see you just have so much love for the people around you, and that is what inspires me most of all! I am honored to know you. Thank you for leading by example."

— Kallista Pappas CrossFit Games Competitor

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Welcome to CrossFit Amundson Santa Cruz!

At CrossFit Amundson, our goal is to “Educate and Inspire” you to make fitness a part of your life. We believe in a holistic approach to fitness, with an emphasis on developing strength in the Mind, Body and Spirit. Nov19WaterWOD

Greg Amundson is the owner and Head Coach at CrossFit Amundson. With the exception of CrossFit Inc., founder “Coach” Greg Glassman, nobody in the world has been teaching CrossFit for as long as Greg Amundson. Greg’s contributions in developing the CrossFit brand and lifestyle have been chronicled in the bestselling books Inside The Box and Learning To Breathe Fire. Greg has been described by his peers as the “Original CrossFit Firebreather” and a “CrossFit Ambassador.” Greg was mentored in CrossFit by Coach Glassman for nearly seven years, and has been teaching and training CrossFit for nearly fifteen years.

From the moment you walk in the door of CrossFit Amundson, you sense you are in a special place. Love, support and kindness are the key ingredients of the gym. Our gym follows Coach Glassman’s original intention for the development of an Athlete: Mechanics, Consistency and then Intensity. We pride ourselves in providing a high degree of Education – teaching the foundational CrossFit skills in an encouraging atmosphere. Our Coaches also provide Inspiration – having undergone an extensive internship program with Greg Amundson, our Coaching philosophy is leadership by example, and selfless service to our Community of Athletes.

In addition to teaching CrossFit and providing CrossFit workouts, our gym is world renowned for the unique programs we offer including YogaKrav Maga, outdoor Endurance WorkoutsOlympic LiftingBarbell Training, Gymnastics Training, a Light Program, Bag Class and Nutrition.

We would love to welcome you to our gym. Please visit us at 3703 Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, CA., 95062, or e-mail to learn more.

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