Specialty Classes

 

TRX suspension training uses your own body weight for resistance. TRX certified trainers teach you to engage your core and work all muscle groups during each class.  Click here for all of our TRX training and class offerings.

  

UPTOWN   

MARCH

NIA DANCE

Nia cardio-dance workouts combine the dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts to get you fit in 60 minutes - body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Nia is a welcoming community that encourages dancing in your body's way; it is non-impact and adaptable to individual needs and abilities.
March 2 - March 30
Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Caitlin Glass
$45.00 member / $60.00 non-member
*$15 drop in members and non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

APRIL

ADULT BALLET - Thursdays
Love ballet? Have always wanted to take ballet? Either way, this class is for you. Join us for a fun, inspirational class with beautiful music while learning classical ballet technique, strengthening your core, and tapping in to your creative side. Improve your posture, balance, and muscle tone. Whether you’re a true beginner or a seasoned dancer for life, there is room for you at the barre!"
April 20 - May 11
Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:45 AM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Kelly Haber
$60 member / $80 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

ADULT BALLET - Tuesdays
Love ballet? Have always wanted to take ballet? Either way, this class is for you. Join us for a fun, inspirational class with beautiful music while learning classical ballet technique, strengthening your core, and tapping in to your creative side. Improve your posture, balance, and muscle tone. Whether you’re a true beginner or a seasoned dancer for life, there is room for you at the barre!"
April 18 - May 9
Tuesdays, 6:45 - 8:00 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Kelly Haber
$60 member / $80 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

NIA DANCE
Nia cardio-dance workouts combine the dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts to get you fit in 60 minutes - body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Nia is a welcoming community that encourages dancing in your body's way; it is non-impact and adaptable to individual needs and abilities. No class April 13.
April 6 - April 27
Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Caitlin Glass
$30 member / $36 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

STRENGTH OR CARDIO?
Ever wonder if you are getting the most out of your workouts to reach your weight loss goals? Join Exercise Physiologist, Ivan Blazquez, as he presents science based findings on how your body responds to strength and cardiovascular training. Learn how to maximize the fat loss benefits of your workouts during this 45 minute presentation.
Thursday, April 20
6:30 - 7:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Ivan Blazquez
No charge member / $10 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

MAY

NIA DANCE
Nia cardio-dance workouts combine the dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts to get you fit in 60 minutes - body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Nia is a welcoming community that encourages dancing in your body's way; it is non-impact and adaptable to individual needs and abilities.
May 4 - May 25
Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Caitlin Glass
$40 member / $48 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

METAIRIE    

MARCH  

JCC BINGO
Go for a "J" or "blackout" pattern when playing JCC Bingo. Complete the activities or fitness classes indicated in the square to achieve the pattern of your choice. Finishers will receive prizes.
March 1 - March 31
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Denise Thornton
No charge members only
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

POSTURAL ALIGNMENT ASSESSMENT
Do you suffer from back pain due to bad posture? Laura Ates, Master yoga teacher will access your postural alignment from head to feet. Students will mindfully restore the spine to its natural and relaxed position while releasing stress and tension. Those who sit or stand all day will enjoy a newly revived spinal awareness, reducing the risk of future postural complaints.
Sunday, March 26
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Laura Ates
$15 member / $25 non-member
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

APRIL

CYCLING 101
An introductory class especially designed for beginner riders, Cycling 101 covers everything a beginner needs to know about indoor cycling classes: proper bike setup, riding techniques, breathing, bike handle positions, riding positions, and more. Class includes a short, easy ride. Great for first-timers!
Tuesday, April 25
6:00 - 6:30 PM
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Denise Thornton
No charge member / $15 non-member
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC – Metairie

 

MAY

PILATES 101
An introductory class for those interested in learning basic Pilates. Instructor will teach the evolution of Pilates, techniques, and exercises. During this short class, you will learn to strengthen your core while increasing your body awareness.
Wednesday, May 24
6:30 - 7:30 PM
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Patricia Fortier
No charge member / $15 non-member
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

For more information contact

Katie Kiefer Tillery | Uptown Wellness Directorkatie@nojcc.org

Denise Thornton | Metairie Wellness Directordenise@nojcc.org