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Published Wednesday, December 11, 2019

JCC youth yoga instructor Nora Seilheimer shares how to make a "mindfulness jar" to help children navigate challenging emotions. 

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Published Wednesday, November 13, 2019

If you are like most Americans, you will need some help balancing out that Turkey Day indulgence. Thankfully, both our Uptown and Metairie campuses will be offering special Turkey Earner and Turkey Burner classes before and after Thanksgiving.

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Published Monday, October 28, 2019

Learn about BBYO Passport, the leading provider of travel experiences for Jewish high school and middle school teens. 

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Published Sunday, October 27, 2019

It's no surprise that Aquatics Manager Greg Jennings' hobbies outside of the J include water.

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Published Friday, October 25, 2019

Be inspired by the strength of JCC member Phyllis Alltmont who leaned on family, friends, and the JCC during her journey with breast cancer.

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Published Friday, October 11, 2019

It can be challenging to find space and time to build an outdoor sukkah, so we've gathered some alternative ways to celebrate Sukkot.

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Published Monday, October 7, 2019

Nursery school teacher Christy Moore shares her story with breast cancer and how the JCC community helped her through her journey.

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Published Thursday, October 3, 2019

During the month of October, we will be sharing empowering stories of breast cancer survivors in the New Orleans JCC community.

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2021 Commemoration and Celebration Events

The global Jewish community will come together in the coming days to commemorate lives lost during the Holocaust, remember fallen Israeli soldiers and victims of terrorism, and celebrate Israel’s independence. 

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What's Changing at the JCC in Phase 3?

Following the city’s transition to a modified Phase 3, the New Orleans JCC will ease restrictions for fitness center users. We see this forward movement as a small step in getting back to normal; however, it is still our top priority to remain safe.

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Staff Spotlight: Michelle Benson Huck

If you’re a member of the JCC, odds are that you’ve encountered the energetic and encouraging presence that is Michele Huck. As an instructor at the JCC for six years, Michele has done a little bit of everything from cycling, senior chair exercise, Barre, HIIT, and what she’s known most for these days –– LOTS of Aqua Fit. 

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Staff Spotlight: Brittany Polaski Faul

Brittany P. Faul has been a Personal Trainer and instructor for many years at the JCC. Newly certified through the extensive 600 Hour Power Pilates program, Brittany now offers even more services to her clients. Learn more about Brittany, her history with the JCC, and her passion for pilates. 

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