Class Cancellations and Changes
Due to the construction project in the gymnasium, all P.A.C.E. classes are cancelled until further notice.
Please feel free to pick up a printed schedule at the Welcome Desk or check the J app for all the latest classes!
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Please remember, you must be in 6th grade or above to be in the fitness center. We will be offering youth classes starting in September. Check the fitness schedule for details as they become available!
Fitness Center Hours
|Monday – Thursday 5:00 am – 10 pm||Monday – Friday 7:45 am – 12:30 pm|
|Friday 5:00 am – 6 pm||Monday – Thursday 4 pm – 7 pm|
|Saturday 7 am – 6 pm||Saturday 7:45 am – 1 pm|
|Sunday 7 am – 8 pm||Sunday 7:45 am – 2 pm|
|J-Play closed on Holiday|
The Following Classes require pre-registration due to limited space:
Cycling • TRX Body Pump • PACE • Silver SNeakers
sign-up sheets available. 70 minutes before class begins
Aerobic & High Impact
Advanced Step: Step Up to the Challenge! Fuse athletic choreography moves for high energy cardio and intervals using the step and other equipment. Get ready to start your day with inspiration, dripping with sweat, and smiling.
BodyCombat: Fiercely energetic program inspired by great music and martial arts. BodyCombat draws from a wide array of disciplines such as, karate, boxing, taekwondo, tai chi and muay thai.
BODYPUMP: High repetition with light to moderate weights to give a full body workout. Squats, presses, lifts, and curls challenge major muscle groups. Great music and your choice of weights inspire you to achieve results.
BODYcombat-pump: Class fuses these two favorite classes for a high intensity, strenght training workout.
Body Sculpt/SHAPE: Body Sculpting exercises use lightweight and high volume repetitions. Additionally, the class involves stretching and body weight exercises.
Dance Party: Blast A Move In Dance Party! Dance fitness program for everyone, regardless of dance experience. Use a mix of Latin moves and other dance styles (samba, quick step, jive, funk, top 40) to bring you a fun, full-body dance workout!
FIT: Functional Interval Training classes include strength, mobility, stretch, and core exercises. Through bodyweight exercise intervals or with small handheld equipment, FIT classes are open to all levels of fitness.
Insanity: A revolutionary cardio-based total body conditioning program based on MAX Interval Training principles. INSANITY is a predesigned interval class that requires the equipment and is easy to learn and fun!
Intermediate Step: Incorporates basic-to-intermediate Step choreography, utilizing the original concept of Step.
$Israeli Dance: Sunday evenings: (2nd & 4th Sunday of each month).
$Line Dance: Country-Western dancing! Dancers line up in a row without partners and follow choreographed steps to music.
Pound: Rock-out Work-out! For all fitness levels. Pound provides perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin out with weighted drumsticks.
Silver Sneakers: Chair exercise class designed to build strength and aerobic endurance in a safe manner using bands, balls, and weights. Class incorporates balance and focus. 30 participants maximum. Sign-up required
Step: Step Aerobics uses an adjustable height platform for a high intensity, multi-level workout. Control intensity by adjusting height. Step & SCULPT: Beginner step moves are paired with upper and lower body kettle type combinations for a full body workout.
Zumba Gold: Active, older adults enjoy the medley of dance styles, including merengue, cha-cha, belly dance, cumbia, rumba, salsa, and tango. Zumba Gold is specifically designed to address the psychological, physiological, and anatomical needs of older adults.
Zumba: Zumba encompasses Latin fusion and international music, unique dance, and dynamic combinations for participants of all levels. Easy-to-follow dance steps and routines and body-sculpting movements maximize caloric output and toning. Please note: some of our Zumba classes are held in our Mind Body studio due to scheduling.
MIND & BODY
Stretch, Core & Focus
Chair Yoga: Chair yoga is designed to meet the specific needs of senior adults 55+, and is structured to benefit everyone at any level of health and fitness. Adapted yoga poses combine breathing and stretching exercises designed to relieve stress, increase mobility, calm the mind, and create balance and body awareness.
Core: Low-impact class emphasizing flexibility, endurance, and muscular strength. Fluid movements and specific breathing patterns engage deep abdominal muscles throughout the workout.
Feldenkrais: “Awareness Through Movement” lessons are the foundation of the Feldenkrais Method of somatic education. Each lesson guides the participant through purposeful movement, while improving awareness of self.
Gentle Yoga: Bring balance to your life with soothing Gentle Yoga. A gentler version of our basic yoga class is designed for total relaxation in body and spirit.
HATHA YOGA: All-abilities class emphasizes correct alignment of poses incorporating props to achieve that goal. Designed to provide a better understanding of yoga as a full mind-body system. Last class of the month is restorative, consisting of relaxation & breath work.
Mat Pilates: Body weight resistant movement and controlled breathing to build core strength, improve balance, posture, and flexibility.
Qigong (chee-gong): Ancient wisdom teaches that cultivating qi (life force energy) is the foundation of health, vitality, and longevity. Qigong exercises combine simple movements with relaxation, contemplative mental focus and intentional breathing to build, circulate and restore qi.
Stretch and Relaxation: Increase healthy flexibility in mind and body. Improve range of motion, flexibility, and muscle extensibility. Relaxation techniques are also implemented.
Tai Chi: Tai Chi, described simply as “meditation in motion,” was originally developed as a martial art. This ancient practice utilizes the ancient philosophy of Yin-Yang and the Five Element Theory for its foundation. The slow and meditative movements improve overall health, balance, and relaxation, reduce tension, and give a greater sense of peace.
Tai Chi for Beginners: Each student can learn this “moving meditation” at their own pace. These low impact movements increase balance, flexibility, relaxation, mental focus, and overall well-being.
Ultra Barre: A fusion of ballet barre, Pilates, and dance conditioning designed to lengthen and tone the muscles using principles of biomechanics. Ultra Barre improves balance, posture, and coordination, while improving muscular endurance, strength, and precision.
Yoga: A contemporary approach to traditional yoga techniques that facilitates the development of proper body alignment and breathing effectiveness.
Resistance & Balance
PACE I: A total body, machine-based workout for all levels. Light weight resistance enables participants to progress at their own pace. P.A.C.E. I incorporates a floor workout.
PACE II: P.A.C.E. II is a 45-minute workout (no floor work). Classes include balance and stretching.
Aerobic, anaerobic & low impact
Cycling: Experience hills and flats using various sitting and standing positions. Control the resistance on your bike to make the pedaling as easy or difficult as you choose. Cycling is for everyone at any fitness level.
Heart Zone (HZ) System: A device-based system named by Triathalon Hall of Fameer, Sally Edwards, displayes real-life feedback from multiple sensors for engagement and motivation. Sensors are provided free of charge and on a first-come-first-served basis to members who provide the necessary data to J instructors. Participation in the program is strictly optional and not required to enjoy this cycling class.
strength & conditioning
TRX: The TRX Suspension Trainer utilizes your own body weight to deliver a fast and effective total-body workout. This class will focus on balance, flexibility, technique and strength to promote mobility, stability and develop core strength. Level 1 and Level 2 available. Participants must take Level 1 a minimum of 3 times prior to taking Level 2, unless approved by instructor.
TRX iron: Take your TRX workout to the next level with higher intensity, more equipment, and power moves for a total body workout. A blend of suspension straps, kettle bells, dumbells, boxes, bosu balls, and bands.
aerobic, balance & low impact
Aqua Fit: Water aerobics exercises focus on cardiovascular and strength benefits. Participants may use buoyant water weights and noodles. Classes are suitable for all fitness levels because of the low-impact format.
AQUA ZUMBA: Perfect for those looking to make a splash by adding a low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise to their fitness routine. There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles.
Master’s Swim: An organized team-style workout by a professional and experienced master’s coach. Intermediate to advanced participants only. Please register at the Sports & Wellness Desk or contact email@example.com Member and nonmembers welcome. 90 min sessions. 18 and older, $56/$31 member