Fitness Classes

Bodypump™

Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays (Please check with instructor for holiday closures)
Time: 9:15 - 10:15 AM
Fees: $10 Member / $12 Non-Member (per class) 

This is the original 60-minute strengthening class set to inspiring music. It is highly effective and adaptable for all ages and fitness levels. BodyPump gives a cardio boost and challenges all of the major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises, including squats, presses, and curls. Buy a discounted 10-class pass at the JCC Front Desk or call us. Give it a try–your first class is free!

 

Parkinson’s Disease & the Art of Moving
With Instructor Debbie Sternbach

Dates: Mondays (Please check with instructor for holiday closures)
Time: 10:30 AM - 12 PM
Fees: $15 per class

Practice balance, coordination, stretching, loosening joints, breathing, walking, turning, and recovering from a fall. Experience vocal exercises, speech training, power breathing, and reading poetry and prose aloud with attention to pace, rhythm, and articulation.

Debbie Sternbach is the dance chair for the National Parkinson's and the director of the Foundation's Bay Area Moving Day/ Walk for Parkinson's and the director of the Dance Moves Me! for Parkinson's program. She is Certified in PWR! Moves Instructor and has a master's degree in speech pathology and audiology.

Learn More: Debbie Sternbach 510.653.8362

 


The following classes are cosponsored by Berkeley Adult School. To learn more, visit bas.berkeley.net or call 510.644.6130.

Feldenkrais
With Jan Hetherington

Dates: Wednesdays, Aug 30 - Jan 24 (No class Nov 22, Dec 20, 27)
Time: Intermediate: 10:30 - 11:30 AM
          Beginning: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fees: $35 per semester

Enjoy this gentle, slow-moving class where students lie on mats (provided). Learning to increase body awareness leads to easier and more comfortable movement. Instructor Jan Hetherington is a certified teacher who has taught the Feldenkrais method since 2002.

Jan Hetherington is a certified teacher who has taught the Feldenkrais Method for over 15 years.

 

Fun, Fitness & Dance
With Naomi Puro

Dates: Thursdays, Aug 31 - Jan 25 (No class Sep 21, Oct 5, Nov 23, Dec 21, 28)
Times: 9 - 11 AM
Fees: $35 per semester

Now in its 34th season, this joful class is designed for people 50+. Participate in this weeky full body workout featuring flexibility and stretching excercises, aerobic activity, strength training, and balance work.

Naomi Puro is a credentialed teacher with a master's degree in Movement Therapy.

 

Moving Qi
With Kathleen Davis

Dates: Tuesdays, Aug 29 - Jan 23 (No class Dec 19, 26)
Times: 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
Dates: Wednesdays, Aug 30 - Jan 24 (No class Nov 22, Dec 20, 27)
Times: 12:30  -2 PM
Fees: $35 per semester

Practice traditional methods of acupressure and movement for balancing energy and promoting physical and emotional vitality.

Kathleen Davis is a credentialed teacher who has taught acupressure and traditional Chinese movement since 1996.

 

For more information on Fitness Classes, please call the Front Desk at 510.848.0237.