Fitness Classes

Bodypump™

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!

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

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

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.

Dates: Mondays (Please check with instructor for holiday closures)
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fees: $15 per class

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

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.

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

Fun, Fitness & Dance
With Naomi Puro

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.

Dates: Thursdays, Aug 31 - Jan 25 (No class Sep 21, Oct 5, Nov 23, Dec 21, 28)
Times: 9:00am - 11:00am
Fees: $35 per semester

Moving Qi
With Kathleen Davis

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.

Dates: Tuesdays, Aug 29 - Jan 23 (No class Dec 19, 26)
Times: 11:45am - 1:45pm
Dates: Wednesdays, Aug 30 - Jan 24 (No class Nov 22, Dec 20, 27)
Times: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Fees: $35 per semester

 

For more information on Fitness Classes, please call the Front Desk at 510-848-0237.