The World’s Most Intelligent Gym and Personal Trainer Introduced at Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley

January 16, 2020,
Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, U.S.A.

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley is the first to feature Tonal, the world's most intelligent gym and personal trainer, in room for guests to use at their convenience. The guest experience also features a Fitness Center and mindful tips and heart-healthy menu items by wellness consultant and author Yvonne Tally.

“These additions to the guest experience promote holistic well-being and productivity,” says Florian Riedel, General Manager of the downtown Palo Alto hotel. “For those who want to maintain their personal wellness while travelling can do so through these multi-layered offerings, giving guests opportunities to be more balanced and focused as they go about their trip.”

Fitness Guest Rooms Featuring Tonal

With natural light streaming from floor-to-ceiling windows and the world-renowned Four Seasons Bed, the Hotel's spacious guest rooms are designed to inspire mobile workers and leisure travellers. Now, selected guest rooms feature Silicon Valley-based Tonal, an all-in-one fitness system and personal trainer. It combines expert coaching, revolutionary equipment, and innovative technology for on-demand, strength training, yoga, cardio classes, and hundreds of guided workouts from the comfort of the guest room.

“We’re excited to partner with pioneering Bay Area technology company Tonal and be the first hotel to feature their trainer in the guest rooms – another Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley first,” says Riedel. “This easy-to-use system ensures our guests’ New Year fitness goals can be met even when they are travelling.”

Guests can also request a Peloton bike, Streamline treadmill, stretch ball, yoga mat and more to be placed in their room upon demand.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley, which shares our goal of offering a convenient, holistic fitness solution to their guests,” says Chris Stadler, CMO of Tonal. “We know many of our own members travel often, and we want to provide intelligent strength training when they are on the road. This is an exciting early milestone for Tonal in our efforts to provide more exposure for the brand in the luxury hospitality sector.”

Tonal, The Gym Reinvented:

  • Tonal’s sleek, wall-displayed design replaces dozens of traditional weight machines for a full-body workout - with hundreds of moves and 200 pounds (90 kilograms) of resistance - without leaving one's room.
  • Train with confidence as Tonal’s Coach A.I. technology monitors the quality of every rep and adjusts resistance for each exercise in real-time based on the individual body - that means never lifting too heavy or too light, so every workout can be one's best.
  • Set a goal, select a workout, and follow along as Tonal’s expert coaches guide every step of the way through on-screen instruction, taking the guesswork out of strength training.
  • Choose from hundreds of workouts, or create one's own - any day, any time - no waiting or scheduling required.

Renovated Fitness Center  

The reimagined Fitness Center features new ambient lighting, flooring and a wide range of state-of-the-art weight-training and cardiovascular equipment. The Hotel’s boutique gym experience is complemented with the outdoor Fitness Cabana, located by the sunlit rooftop pool, and equipped with a Peloton, row and elliptical machines, and free weights.

The Hotel also partnered with SoulCycle to offer guests priority access to class availability, complimentary shoes and water, and transportation to the nearby Stanford Shopping Mall location.

Tips for a Mindfully Empowered Stay

Furthering a dedication to offering holistic experiences and simple ways to “Take Your Time,” the Hotel partnered with Yvonne Tally to curate a small book of her most useful tips for a mindfully empowered day. Tally is the author of Breaking Up with Busy: Real Life Solutions for Overscheduled Women and co-founder of the Silicon Valley fitness and lifestyle company Poised.

The collection is featured in all the guest rooms, and guests can continue with these practical strategies at home for further well-being.

Heart-Healthy Dishes

Executive Chef Martín Morelli collaborated with Yvonne Tally to highlight dishes on the Hotel’s in-room dining menu that are heart healthy and promote a balanced lifestyle. Those range from the omega bowl with smoked salmon, spinach, goat cheese, scrambled egg whites, and brown rice, to a whole grain and tofu stir fry with quinoa, cauliflower, kale, soy, and spicy peanut sauce.