Group Fitness Classes + Schedules
The JCC offers more than 70 weekly classes that are taught by highly-qualified instructors who love to teach, motivate and inspire. From low-impact beginner classes to high-intensity advanced classes, there’s something for every skill level and everyone is welcome regardless of experience, ability, race or religion.
Fitness classes are included at no additional cost for Fitness and Executive Fitness members. You may also participate in classes by purchasing a Fitness Day Pass.
Fitness Class Schedules
Fitness Class Descriptions
AEROBIC + STRENGTH TRAINING
Abs + Up: A mix of flexibility training, toning exercises for the upper body and abdominal work; a perfect accompaniment to any workout program
Basic Training: A boot camp style class with more intense training, combining proper form and technique with maximum weights
Body Awareness: Improve your awareness through a series of gentle stretching and strengthening exercises
Body Work: A low impact cardio and strength training using light weights, resistance bands and the ball
Boot Camp: Join in on the fun in this high-energy intervals class! You'll move from station to station while getting a great full-body workout.
Cardio Strength/Weights: Combines a full-body resistance training with continuous high intensity cardio training for complete body conditioning workout
Fitness Fusion: Improve strength, balance, stability and core while toning and sculpting the body with a combination of weights and Pilates
Lite Weights: This class incorporates the use of light weights and resistance equipment to strengthen and stretching the joints as well as muscles
Muscle Jam/Super Muscle Jam: An intense upper and lower body conditioning exercises utilizing dumbbells, the body bar, tubing and the step
Sit and Be Fit: Get in shape while sitting!
Step/Super Step: A step class with challenging choreography within a nonstop strong cardiovascular workout
TRX: TRX is a revolutionary total-body fitness program that uses gravity against the individual’s own body weight to simultaneously develop strength, balance, and flexibility. The JCC offers both traditional TRX and an introductory class.
Zumba: Zumba is a high energy, feel-happy mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps, utilizing the principles of aerobic, fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. The JCC offers both traditional Zumba and Aqua Zumba.
MIND + BODY
Basic Back Care: A healthy back is strong, flexible, and pain-free. Focus on posture, core strength and spinal stability, strengthening and stretching the muscles that support the back
Body Awareness: A series of non-impact exercises to develop strength, flexibility, balance, and inner awareness; benefits; longer leaner muscles, improves postural problems, increases core strength, stability
Condition for Balance & Strength: A combination of stretching based on yoga, strengthening, based on using lite weights, and balance using a concentration of basic postural principals
Core n More: A hybrid of yoga and Pilates with a strong emphasis on CORE conditioning; aims to lengthen and strengthen core muscles as well as building stamina – through various exercises encompassing the abdomen, lower and upper back, hips, buttocks and inner thighs
Drums Alive!: Combines traditional aerobic movements with the powerful beat and rhythm of drums; instead of beating on a drum, however, people play a large exercise ball with a pair of drumsticks
Nia: Fusion fitness blending movement forms from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts increasing cardiovascular conditioning muscle strength and definition
Pilates/Essential Pilates: A class focusing on improving flexibility and strength for the overall body without building bulk
Pilates Plus: A more advanced class utilizing and strengthening your deep abdominal muscles, obliques and lower back, combining the precise movements and traditional fitness elements; Essential Pilates or experience in Pilates is highly recommended
Wu-style Tai Chi: AC hinese martial art known as “meditation in motion.” Performed in a slow, deliberate manner, it can improve circulation, balance and joint flexibility, as well as reduce stress and increase relaxation. Training may benefit those who suffer from arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic pain and more. Wu-style Tai Chi can be adapted to any physical limitation.
Active Yoga: Increases strength, flexibility and muscular awareness and helps to develop a sense of concentration and balance
Align The Spine Yoga: Discover your inner alignment by synchronizing correct breath and movement; release muscular tensions acquired through life-long habits
Ashtanga Yoga: A flow of poses in a fixed sequence building and warming up to more advanced poses Center BARRE Fitness: A class taught on the bar that draws techniques from ballet to help quickly and effectively transform your body
Classical Yoga: Enhances your flexibility, strength and overall well-being by taking a holistic approach; the practice includes Asanas’, Pranayamas’ and relaxation, and it involves coordination of breath and gentle body movements. All levels welcome.
Gentle Yoga: A very gentle yoga that increases flexibility and strength. A perfect class for the newcomer to the yoga practice
Slow Flow Yoga: Breathing is deep and slow, but poses are strong and the body generates heat and deep sense of calm; this class is perfect for beginners
Vinyasa Yoga: A more aerobic yoga class that is moving with breath
Yoga with weights: Incorporation of weights into the traditional yoga practices
Yoga Connection: Uses proven elements of yoga to strengthen muscles while focusing on core, balance, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness and circulation while burning extra calories for weight loss
Intro to Spin™: If you’re new to the Spinning™ program, then this is the class for you. You will learn the correct bike set up, hand positions and safety. Your instructor will take you on ride using the various energy zones.
Spinning™: The original and most popular group cycling class. With no complicated moves to learn, a motivating group environment, top-notch instructors and music that begs your legs to pedal, you’ll find yourself having a blast while you ride your way to a leaner, stronger body.
Aqua Friday Fat Burner: Come get your burn on in the water; every Friday this class makes you work hard to shape and tone
Aqua Zumba: Zumba in the water!
Deep H2O Cardio Fit: Your joints and heart will love this fat burning, fun, all inclusive workout to motivating music; flotation belts and other equipment are provided
Hydrotone: Fun deep water class using various Hydrotone equipment that amplifies the natural resistance of water to enhance exercise
Wet Jam/Plus: A fun athletic approach to water fitness training with specific drills, cardiovascular work, intervals, plyometric and strength training