Sports, Fitness & Wellness for Adults at the J
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Adult Triathlon Clinic Ages 18 & up
This one day clinic will help all levels of triathletes get ready for their multi-sport season. Whether the athlete is looking to compete in their first triathlon or complement their current training schedule, the clinic will help accomplish all of that and much more. The sessions will be led by former professional triathletes Andrea Fisher, Jamie Cleveland and their coaching staff. Topics and areas addressed will include swimming, biking, running, transitions, rules, safety, nutrition and proper training periodization. Hands-on demonstration and practice time will allow instant feedback from the coaches. All participants will receive a goody bag filled with swag from sponsors, as well as nutrition and hydration support during the clinic. Participants are asked to bring their own brown bag lunch. Clinic Cancelled.
Age Defying Fitness for the Young at Heart Adults
The antidote to aging is activity, “use it or lose it.” It doesn’t matter what your age is or how active you have been, it is possible to increase your fitness level. In this class you will learn valuable exercises that will improve your balance, posture, flexibility, strength and endurance. For more information, contact DJ Olsson at (512)663-0173 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Meets in Fitness Center. Participants must pre-register, and must speak to the instructor before the first day of class.
Community Garden Adults
Are you interested in growing a garden but you don’t have the space or sun to do so? Garden space rental is available for a 8’ x 8’ fenced- in, deer-proof spot at the organic JCC Xanadu Community Garden. For more information, contact DJ Olsson at (512)735-8224 or email@example.com.
$50m/$65nm for spring or $90m/$117 for full year I SF1415
Cornucopia Health Adults
Cornucopia Health is an intense educational and cooking instruction program designed to help attendees achieve optimal weight, improve energy, and health, all while lowering your cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure and cardiac risk. For more information, contact Dr. Sharon Hausman-Cohen at (512)231-1901. Meets in JCC Community Hall Stage Side.
Healthy Bones Adults
This class is designed for anyone who is at a beginning or intermediate level of fitness and wants to learn bone and muscle strength-training options. It is never too late or too soon to start a bone health exercise program if you have a family history or have been diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis. For more information, contact DJ Olsson at (512)735-8224 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Meets in Fitness Center. Participants are encourage to attend all classes, as skills needed for each session will be based off the previous week’s class.
Healthy Hearts Adults
Healthy Hearts is a physician-referred program. Participation is for those individuals who have experienced coronary problems such as heart attack, angina or coronary bypass. Phase 3 is a maintenance program for those with heart disease who have either completed a 12-week monitored program or just need a maintenance exercise program. We offer ongoing professional exercise guidance, blood pressure and heart rate monitoring, as well as educational classes.
For more information, contact Audrey Herold at (512)735-8224 or email@example.com. Meets in Fitness Center.
T-Th I 1-2 PM I ongoing I $8m/$10nm
Kettlebell Training Adults
The key to burning fat is building muscle. The more muscle you have, the more fat you burn. Learn why, and how kettlebell training is a solution for fat loss, and muscle and mental strength. For more information, contact DJ Olsson at (512)735-8224 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets in Fitness Center.
Adult Stroke Development Clinics 18 & up
Have you had a desire to learn proper stroke techniques, but have put it off for too long? Do you have a desire to compete in your fi rst triathlon? Do you enjoy lap swimming, but want someone to help critique your strokes? The Adult Stroke Development Clinic is perfect for you. Clinics are held monthly at the JCC outdoor heated pool. Instructors will run you through proper stroke techniques, drills and methods for developing a proper workout. For more information, contact Andrea Fisher at (512) 735-8216. Meets at the pool.
Su | 2x per month) | 8:30-10 AM | $60m/$85nm | AQ5555
Basketball (Pick-up) Ages 18 & up
Enjoy some pick-up basketball in the JCC Gymnasium. Basketballs are available for checkout at the Welcome Desk with a membership card. For more information, contact Jen Reed at (512) 735-8206.
Ages 18 & up:
T & Th | 12–1:30 PM | ongoing | $0m/$10nm
S| 2:30-4 PM | ongoing | $0m/$10nm
Su | 8–11 AM | ongoing | $0m/$10nm
Ages 35 & up:
W | 8–10 PM | ongoing | $0m/$10nm
Freeze Tag Fitness I Parents & Children
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JCC Masters Swim Program Ages 18 yrs & Up
Come swim with Coach Andrea Fisher, former national record holder, All American, NCAA Division 1 individual and team national champion, and USA National Swim Team member. With over 25 years coaching experience, she will provide a fully rounded swim program that guarantees success, incorporating stroke techniques, perodization, structured pool workouts and open water swim techniques. Assistant Coach Angie Balentine will also lend her experience and expertise to the program. Angie started her swimming career at age 8, continued competitively and developed programs through college, and is now an accomplished triathlete. For more information, contact Andrea Fisher at (512) 735-8216 or email@example.com. Meets in Pool. M-F & Su I ongoing I 14X per week I rates & schedule listed below
Monthly Rates: Unlimited Registration: $65m/$90/nm, 2 Practices Per Week: $50/m/$75nm, Drop In: $15/day
Yearly Rates (Must be paid up front with no refunds): Unlimited Registration: $680m/$980nm. Monthly billing available.
Thursdays in May & June* 7:30-8:45 PM (*except May 16 & June 20)
Free JCC Members/ $5 suggested donation for non-members
JCC • Room 150C
Led by Rabbi Rebecca Epstein, Registered Yoga Teacher®, this class focuses on gentle yoga movement infused with Jewish wisdom. All are welcome. For more information, contact Rabbi Epstein.
Kettlebell Training for Fat Loss I Adults
The key to burning fat is building muscle. The more muscle you have, the more fat you burn. Learn why, and how kettlebell training is a solution for fat loss, and muscle and mental strength. For more information, contact DJ Olsson at (512)735-8224 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Meets in Fitness Center.
W & F I 8:10-9 AM I 9/5-10/17 I 6x I $100m/ $125nm
Tai Chi Adults
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art designed to enhance the body, mind, and spirit. This exercise promotes health, fitness and longevity. By practicing the sequence of movements, students can develop strength and coordination, while reducing stress and increasing mental focus. Tai Chi is beneficial as a supplement to other athletic activities and therapeutic for recovering from physical injuries. This is excellent exercise for all ages and fitness levels. For more information, contact Dan Boone and Marjorie Jackson at (512) 916-8919 or AustinTaiChi@gmail.com. Meets in Aerobics Room.
TRX Boot Camp I Ages 16 yrs & Up
The JCC brings suspension training to you in a progressive boot camp style class filled with energy and enthusiasm. TRX Boot Camps combine strength training, cardio activity, flexibility, music, motivation and accountability to give you a fitness experience unlike any other boot camp you've attended. For more information, contact Meghan Dixon at (512)735-8214 or email@example.com. Meets outdoors.
No class 9/17, 11/23
M,W & F I 9-10 AM I 10/15-11/26
Vision Board I Adults
A vision board is a tool used to help clarify, concentrate and maintain focus on specific life goals.
Join us for this one day program for step-by-step instructions to manifest your dreams into reality. For more information, contact Meghan Dixon at (512)735-8214 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Meets in Room 150C.
Th I 6:30-7:30 PM I 11/15 I 1x I $10m/$10nm
Yoga is a practice of conscious breathing, movement (asanas), and awareness to achieve health benefits and relaxation. Medical studies show that a regular yoga practice increases flexibility, strength, balance, energy, focus, and endurance; improves posture; and teaches students to manage work and home stress. Class consists of 50 minutes of asana, followed by deep relaxation to integrate the practice. The teacher offers individual assistance during class. This class is most suitable for those students who can easily get up/down from the floor and who have good cardiovascular fitness. Classes are taught by Ellen B. Smith, certified and registered yoga instructor. For more information, contact Ellen at email@example.com.
M & W | 11:15 AM-12:15 PM & 7-8 PM | ongoing | $10m/$12nm per class