CrossFit Novato


Established in 2010, CrossFit Novato is a strength and conditioning facility that develops individuals, athletes and teams to reach high levels of fitness through constantly varied functional movement performed at high intensity. We are located at 7427 Redwood Blvd., Novato, CA 94947. Our training methods produce tangible results for all levels of fitness: from children to elite athletes and everything in between.

Our rich history is closely connected to the Dark Horse.

dark horse,
1. a competitor about whom little is known but who unexpectedly wins or succeeds.

We support and celebrate athletes of all ages and physical abilities. We believe there is a little Dark Horse in all of us. Our mission is to build the Champion that lies within.


CrossFit begins with a belief in fitness. The aim of CrossFit is to forge a broad, general and inclusive fitness. We have sought to build a program that will best prepare trainees for any physical contingency — not only for the unknown, but for the unknowable. After looking at all sport and physical tasks collectively, we asked what physical skills and adaptations would most universally lend themselves to performance advantage. Capacity culled from the intersection of all sports demands would quite logically lend itself well to all sport. In sum, our specialty is not specializing.

CrossFit is many things. Primarily, it’s a fitness regimen developed by Coach Greg Glassman over several decades. He was the first person in history to define fitness in a meaningful, measurable way (increased work capacity across broad time and modal domains). CrossFit itself is defined as that which optimizes fitness (constantly varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity). CrossFit is also the community that spontaneously arises when people do these workouts together. In fact, the communal aspect of CrossFit is a key component of why it’s so effective.

CVFM @ HI + Communal Environment = Health

A regimen of constantly varied (CV), functional movements (FM) performed at high intensity (@HI) in a communal environment leads to health and fitness.

Our Team


After College, Gillian began taking CrossFit classes at CrossFit Santa Cruz, the original CrossFit Affiliate. In 2010, she obtained her CrossFit Level 1 Certification and began coaching at CFSC. In 2011, she moved to Marin and began coaching at CrossFit Novato. She has obtained additional Certifications in CrossFit Strongman, CrossFit Football, CrossFit Kids and CrossFit Weightlifting. Her passion lies in programming (both for the gym and for individuals), powerlifting, and olympic weightlifting. In 2015 Gillian went back to school for Massage Therapy to further her career. Gillian now specializes in a unique combination of manual therapy and movement therapy to help clients with their mobility, stability, and performance goals.


Emily went on to play softball in college at Southern Connecticut State, where she was a nationally ranked hitter. Emily still loves to be on the field to this day. After college, she became a high school physical education teacher, athletic director, as well as coaches softball and basketball. In 2011, Emily joined the CrossFit Novato family. She is now an avid CrossFitter, as well as an olympic weightlifter. Emily holds her Level 1 and CrossFit kids certification. Her favorite CrossFit workout is Grace and she would much rather be lifting heavy than doing cardio.


Cory is a high school Health teacher in addition to his duties at CrossFit Novato. He also coaches Varsity football and runs an after-school weightlifting club at San Marin High School. He lives in Novato with his wife Gillian, their son Hopper, and their dog, Rookie.

Membership & Pricing

CF Performance / CF Kids

8 pack


  • 8 Classes
  • Total

16 pack


  • 16 Classes
  • Total

Flexible Memberships

Flex Card


  • 16 Classes

Unlimited Student


  • Unlimited Classes




  • 4 Classes

Standard Packages Memberships

All memberships require 30 day written cancellation notification



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