Wellness Classes

Included in the APP+ and APP+ Snowbird

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Move Your Body

Our Adult Program Pass + Wellness (APP+) allows entry to any and all of our weekly wellness classes. Get in shape with Water Aerobics and Body Sculpt, stretch and strengthen with Yoga, and improve your balance and well-being with Tai Chi. Classes are offered in person and virtually.

Please note: Classes and programs will no longer be sold on an individual basis.

Free Trial Class

We invite you to try a free wellness class before purchasing an APP+. Please contact [email protected] to sign up.

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About the Instructor

Carey Samuels has been a certified yoga instructor for 24 years. She can work with all kinds of common medical issues (such as back and knee pain and arthritis), and she will modify the yoga poses to your needs.

 

breathe + stretch

Yoga

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Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices and disciplines that originated in ancient India.

Gentle Yoga focuses on breathing, finding your center, and stretching, with elements of Qigong.

Gentle Active Yoga focuses on the centering of the breath and aligning the physical with the mental through gentle movement. This therapeutic practice utilizes props to customize the postures to the needs of each individual.

Note

All adults with an APP+ are welcome; no reservations are necessary. Entry will be on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early to ensure your spot in the class.

Weekly Schedule

Gentle Yoga Wednesday 11:15 AM–12:15 PM
Gentle Active Yoga Monday 10:00–11:00 AM

tone + strengthen

Body Sculpt

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Body Sculpt classes offer handheld weight exercises and floorwork for abs, torso, and legs, plus stretching and relaxation exercises to finish. Participants will burn calories while increasing overall metabolism by building lean muscle.

Note

All adults with an APP+ are welcome; no reservations are necessary. Entry will be on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early to ensure your spot in the class.

Weekly Schedule

Wednesday 9:45–10:45 AM
Friday 9:45–10:45 AM
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About the Instructor

Fronda Sobel has been a part of the JCC for over 40 years, previously as director of the Group Fitness Department. She created the Body Sculpt class from her own experience in dance and fitness. Fronda says that this class is about pushing your boundaries and always being open to learning new things. "Exercise is the best pill there is."
 

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About the Instructor

Arnold Breisblatt has been practicing tai chi for over 30 years, working with people in community centers and nursing homes across the country. He says, "Tai chi movements flow from one to another. While performing these gentle movements, people keep their mind calm and alert, concentrating on the moves and reaching a state of being present in the moment.

focus + balance

Tai Chi

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Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art practiced for defense training, health benefits, and meditation. This mind and body discipline improves balance, health, and longevity.

Note

All adults with an APP+ are welcome; no reservations are necessary. Entry will be on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early to ensure your spot in the class.

Weekly Schedule

Sunday 11:00 AM–12:00 PM
Monday 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

move + energize

Water Aerobics

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Water aerobics is a form of aerobic exercise that takes place while immersed in the water. The classes focus on aerobic endurance, resistance training, and creating an enjoyable atmosphere with music. Additionally, we offer three 45-minute swim reservations per week!

Classes start in October.

 

Note

All adults with an APP+ are welcome; no reservations are necessary. Entry will be on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early to ensure your spot in the class.

Weekly Schedule

Monday 11:00 AM–12:00 PM Starting October 3, 2022
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About the Instructor

Carol Migliorelli is well known in the Westchester area and has been teaching for 20+ years.