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      

SEPTEMBER

CYCLING 101
This is a beginner educational session, where the instructor will guide you through the following:
• Proper bike set-up
• Overview of 5 core movements
• Heart rate training
• Pedal Revolution
Meet you on the bike!
Sunday, September 10
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Michael Heim
$10 members / $15 non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

JCC CHALLENGE WINNER SECRETS
Ivan will reveal 3 of his weight loss secrets that he has successfully incorporated and implemented with his clients. In fact, for both JCC-sanctioned Weight loss challenges, Ivan's clients have won both challenges! Learn how you can break past that weight loss plateau and make some long awaited progress!
Thursday, September 28
6:45 - 7:45 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Ivan Blazquez
Free and open to the public
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

NEIGHBOR NAMASTE: FALL OUTDOOR YOGA SERIES

Click here to sign up on our Facebook event.

Start your Sunday with friends and a few sun salutations to see how good the rest of the day can feel! Join JCC yoga instructor Kelly Bond-Osorio for a beginner-friendly morning Vinyasa practice outside in Audubon Park. All levels and abilities are welcome. Open to the public. Children and dogs are welcome as long as they are supervised!

When: Third Sunday of the month, September through November, 9:00-10:00am
Where: Audubon Park, near Shelter #10
Weather Policy: This event will continue rain or shine, UNLESS rain is accompanied by lightning. Check out the JCC’s Facebook page for last-minute weather notifications.

WHAT TO BRING:
-Yoga mat or large towel
-Comfortable clothes that allow movement
-Water
Sundays, September 17, October 15 and November 19
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Ages: ALL
Instructor: Kelly Bond
FREE and open to the public
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

NIA DANCE - online registration is closed, but you can still register in-person at the JCC
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 on September 20.
September 6 - September 27
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Caitlin Glass
$30 members / $36 non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

PULSEPOINT BARRE - online registration is closed, but you can still register in-person at the JCC
Pulsepointe Barre class is a high energy total body workout choreographed to the beat of motivating music that will instantly put you ""in the zone"". This class uses a combination of postures inspired by ballet, yoga and Pilates to sculpt, slim, and lengthen your entire body. The barre is used as a prop to balance while doing strength training movements that target a specific set of muscles combined with isometric movements. The class incorporates light handheld weights to bring the burn during all those reps, as well as mats for targeted core work.
No experience required! Low impact, so it's easy on joints!
September 6 - September 27
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Rebecca Hart
$30 members / $36 non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

OCTOBER

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 on October 4 and 11.
October 18 - October 25
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Caitlin Glass
$20 members / $24 non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

PINK TUESDAYS
October is Breast Cancer awareness month. Support the fight against breast cancer by wearing something pink every Tuesday in October.
Tuesdays, October 3 - October 31
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

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

 

SEPTEMBER

EAT FOR YOUR HEALTH

Are there foods that help prevent heart disease, cancer and diabetes? What are the best foods for individuals with these conditions? Join registered dietitian Tammy Bourque for an informative, interactive presentation and get the answers. Food samples will be provided.
Wednesday, September 13
6:30 - 7:30 PM
Instructor: Tammy Borque, RDN
No charge members only
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

OCTOBER

PINK TUESDAYS
October is Breast Cancer awareness month. Support the fight against breast cancer by wearing something pink every Tuesday in October.
Tuesdays, October 3 - October 31
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

DECEMBER

FINDING BALANCE
Take your yoga practice off the mat! Enhance your peace of mind and physical well-being with this interactive class, which also includes breathing techniques, yoga poses, and stretches. Overcome daily stresses and physical imbalances as you live life with a greater sense of calm and better balance. All levels are welcome!
Sunday, December 3
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Rachel Piercy
$20 members / $30 non-members
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

 

 

For more information contact

Katie Kiefer Tillery | Uptown Wellness Directorkatie@nojcc.org

Denise Thornton | Metairie Wellness Directordenise@nojcc.org