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    

APRIL

ADULT BALLET - Monday mornings
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 17 - May 8
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 evenings
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!"  FREE SAMPLE CLASS APRIL 4!
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

BACK TO BASICS FITNESS CHALLENGE
Reach your fitness goals before summer starts! Join the JCC and Basics Swim & Gym community wide challenge to help motivate and guide you to reach your goals.
Here's what it includes:
-Pre/post In Body Composition testing
-6 one-hour personal training sessions
-Accountability check ins at desk (4X/wk)
-Nutrition Discussion
-Bring in any swim or gym clothing you would like to fit better into
-Must fill out personal training inquiry form at time of registration
-Must register prior to May 12
-If complete challenge, receive 10% OFF coupon to Basics Swim and Gym
-Winners:
$100 GC Most BF% lost
$25 GC Most visits to JCC in 6 weeks
$25 GC Highest % of body weight loss
$25 GC Random drawing

***Must be a Gold JCC member
May 15 - June 25
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Katie Tillery
$199 Gold members only
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.
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

 

YOGA WINE DOWN
Community-wide Yoga Wine Down! Join Kelly for an hour of Power Yoga followed by a social with wine and cheese! All levels are welcome. Free to JCC members and non-members alike! Please pre-register, limited spots available.
Wednesday, May 17
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Ages: 21 and up
Instructor: Kelly Bond
No charge members and non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

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

BACK TO BASICS FITNESS CHALLENGE
Reach your fitness goals before summer starts! Join the JCC and Basics Swim & Gym community wide challenge to help motivate and guide you to reach your goals.
Here's what it includes:
-Pre/post In Body Composition testing
-6 one-hour personal training sessions
-Accountability check ins at desk (4X/wk)
-Nutrition Discussion
-Bring in any swim or gym clothing you would like to fit better into
-Must fill out personal training inquiry form at time of registration
-Must register prior to May 12
-If complete challenge, receive 10% OFF coupon to Basics Swim and Gym
-Winners:
$100 GC Most BF% lost
$25 GC Most visits to JCC in 6 weeks
$25 GC Highest % of body weight loss
$25 GC Random drawing

***Must be a Gold JCC member
May 15 - June 25
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Denise Thornton
$199 Gold members only
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

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

 

JUNE

ALIGNMENT CLASS II
If you enjoyed the Postural Alignment Assessment Class, then continue your progress with the Alignment Class II. Master yoga teacher Laura Ates will once again guide the class through yoga poses that further support your postural alignment and strengthen your spine.
Sunday, June 25
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Laura Ates
$15 member / $25 non-member
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

KETTLE BELL TRAINING
Kettle Bell Training works your entire body, offering an intense workout with a wide variety of benefits. Look for improvements in your overall strength and flexibility while increasing aerobic conditioning and developing your core. A trained kettle bell instructor will lead you through swings, squats, lunges, Russian twists, halos and much more.
Wednesday, June 28
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Dotty Sutton
$10 member / $15 non-member
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, June 11
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Laura Ates
$15 members / $25 non-members
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

SUMMER IN ISRAEL FITNESS CHALLENGE
Get active at the JCC this summer and mark your workouts on a map of Israel. Take this 12-week fitness challenge by exercising at JCC three days a week. Move from one destination on the map to the next as your weekly activities are recorded.
June 21 - September 12
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Denise Thornton
$5 members only
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

For more information contact

Katie Kiefer Tillery | Uptown Wellness Directorkatie@nojcc.org

Denise Thornton | Metairie Wellness Directordenise@nojcc.org