Fitness Center is Open


Maintaining Proper health and wellness is key, no matter where your travels take you. Santa Monica Proper offers a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center with three dedicated spaces, signature programming and personalized service for an unparalleled experience. Get active with weekly complimentary yoga and boot camp classes or let us schedule a 1-on-1 personal training session with local pros at the ready. Anything less just wouldn’t be proper.


The Proper gym features three dedicated wide open spaces with natural light with floor-to-ceiling glass windows, state-of-the-art strength training, weight and cardio equipment and direct access to outdoor classes, including yoga and boot camp. Each space is available to reserve for private use. Group and personalized training sessions are available upon request. Equipment includes:

  • Woodway Treadmills (3) + Peloton Treadmill
  • Peloton Bikes (5) + Airdynex Bikes (2)
  • Technogym stair climber, water rower (2), recline bike and elliptical machine
  • Multi-use floor machines from Matrix & mat area with stretching accessories
  • Strength training equipment from dumbbells to barbells


Inspiring wellness and thoughtful community is part of the Proper way. Join us on the Olea Terrace or Calabra Rooftop for daily or weekly classes (depending on the season). Relax, revive and restore with fresh ocean breezes and coastal views. Now that’s Proper.




Group Fitness

Experience a diverse range of signature group fitness classes from our favorite local pros, complimentary for hotel guests. Our favorite class at the moment? Boot camp on the terrace with Alex Sapot, master trainer from Barry’s Bootcamp. Interested in 1-on-1 workouts? Personal training is available upon request.

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Personal Training

Santa Monica Proper offers Individual private training sessions with Proper instructor Ally. Ally has spent most of her athletic career as a swimmer, runner, and triathlete. She has a Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Level 1 certification (AKA run coach) and a NSCA-CPT certification (AKA fitness instructor). Classes available range from HIIT, Core + Cardio, Tabata and small group runs.

What is Proper?

Proper began as a feeling, not as an idea. The feeling was something akin to empathy; an acute awareness that despite the current proliferation of “boutique” and “lifestyle” hotels and residences, there were precious few properties designed for and around today’s global creative nomad. Many in our milieu share the same daunting challenge: staying fresh and focused, energized and inspired—all whilst bouncing between London and Hollywood and Austin and San Francisco and Portland and back again. For them, intuitive service is a given. Mere table stakes. What they need and seek beyond accommodation, even at its most luxurious, is an inspiration. From the elevated and often surprising interiors imagined by Kelly Wearstler. From the sense of immersion in, and connection to, the vibrancy of the local culture. From the highly curated amenities. From the inspired collaborations with the city’s best and most innovative chefs and mixologists. From music and art. From every detail, every interaction, every moment. This is only Proper. And no one else.

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