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  

JANUARY

FIT DENIM CHALLENGE -- Join the challenge and you could win a pair of jeans from jeantherapy

 

FEBRUARY

BELLYDANCING OVER 50
This class, teaches bellydance as art, exercise, and empowerment. Tamalyn Dallal teaches six points from which movements originate. This helps posture and energy levels, appearance and relaxation. In the same class, she leads you into a series of shimmies that are great exercise and fun too. You learn to understand and appreciate Middle Eastern music, and culture in a fun environment. No class February 28 (Mardi Gras).
February 7 - March 21
Tuesdays, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Ages: 50 and up
Instructor: Tamalyn Dallal
$90 members & non-members / $20 drop-in rate

New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

YOGA TO BALANCE THE BODY AND MIND
Who among us isn't aiming for more balance in our lives? In this yoga workshop, we will practice a combination of core strengthening, vinyasa flow, guided breath work, and postures that gently push us to develop balance in the physical body. Physical balance requires attention, steadiness and calm – the very same attributes many of us are looking to cultivate in our psyches. Come find your balance.
Sunday, February 12
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Joanna Russo
$20 member / $25 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

METAIRIE   

JANUARY

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, January 24
6:00 - 6:30 PM
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Denise Thornton
No charge member / $15 non-member
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

TRY-A-THON
Have you ever wanted to try Zumba, Cycling, Kickboxing, Yoga, or TRX? Come sample a variety of these classes at our Try-A-Thon. Rotate through up to five 15-20 minute classes in two hours. Must register - spaces are limited
Sunday, January 29
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Ages: 16 and up
No charge members and non-members
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

FEBRUARY

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.
Wednesday, February 8
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Laura Ates
$15 member / $25 non-member
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

MARCH

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

 

For more information contact

Katie Kiefer Tillery | Uptown Wellness Directorkatie@nojcc.org

Denise Thornton | Metairie Wellness Directordenise@nojcc.org