Adult Class Descriptions
Fitness Class Descriptions
The Body Shop
Push your limits with a class that combines cardio, strength, balance, and flexibility. Focus on HIIT training concepts, functional movements, and overall total body conditioning for a long, lean, strong body. Instructors: Alex N., Alex S., Hilary, Jessica
BODYPUMPTM is for anyone looking to get lean, toned, and fit – fast. Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMPTM gives you a total body workout. It will burn up to 430 calories. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically-proven moves and techniques.
Instructors: Aprill, Julie, April, Christine, Amy D., Kai, Donna
Core Strength + Movement
Sculpt a strong mid-section, while focusing on functional training concepts that will take your workouts from inside the gym and incorporate them into your everyday life. Whether you are a long distance runner, bodybuilder, or just looking to get fit, training with functional concepts is a must in order to be strong and healthy. Suitable for all fitness levels. Instructor: Alex N.
Sprint, climb, spin, and sweat in this high energy group biking experience set to powerful music. This cardio workout is done on a stationary bike and is based on cycle principles which focus on cadences, heart-rate zones, drills, climbs, and sprints. Instructors: Jennifer, Amy D., Meagan, Osh
Cycle-Yoga “Nefesh” NEW!
This class combines 30 minutes of high intensity cycling followed by 30 minutes of yoga. Cycling is a combination of hills, endurance and speed set to the beat of fun energizing music. Yoga will focus on strength and lengthening, using a vinyasa yoga sequence. hallenging but accessible for all fitness levels. Instructor: Jennifer
Move it, strengthen it, and stretch it in this mixed-format class. Guaranteed to work all your muscles, including your heart. Great for beginners and active seniors. Instructor: Robin
Functional Fitness NEW!
Help re-establish muscular coordination that your body may have forgotten during days, months, or years of living in our sedentary high tech world. You will climb over, around and under while activating muscles that may not have been used recently while working flexibility and strength into a fun whole-body workout. Instructor: Joe
Recharge, rejuvenate, and come alive with this blend of dance, martial, and healing arts! Nia stimulates body, mind, and spirit. Great for all fitness levels. Instructor: Patricia, Carol G.
Improve range of motion, postural strength and balance, abdominal strength, stability and control, and learn the body’s awareness to its position in space. (For private Pilates Reformer call 971.803.7309.) Instructors: Kelsey, Julie
Perfect for those new to Pilates who prefer a slower pace or have injuries or disabilities. Includes movements to improve core strength, balance, and flexibility. Instructor: Kelsey
Qi Gong NEW!
From the Chinese for “Breath /Energy” work. Health Qi Gong coordinates breath control, dynamic flexibility movements from various positions, and concentrative meditation techniques to develop increased range of motion, body awareness, and focus. Instructor: Tony
Tai Chi for Falls Prevention
Improve balance, mobility, and flexibility while also increasing muscular strength and reducing blood pressure. This class consists of a series of individual dance - like movements and forms that flow smoothly and gently from one to the other in a sequence. Instructor: John
U-Jam Fitness® is an athletic hip hop dance fitness workout that combines easy-to-learn steps and high energy music for a workout that will get your heart rate up, your body moving, and make you work up a sweat in no time – all while having fun! Instructors: Tam
Designed for seniors, people with physical challenges, or anyone wanting a slower-paced exercise program. Yoga poses focus on balance, strength, and flexibility using a chair. Instructor: Amy
Happy Hour Yoga
Leave your week’s mental and physical stress behind. Enter Shabbat and the weekend clear, calm, and refreshed. Experience the tranquility of Vinyasa Yoga mixed with a spark of spirituality. Everyone and all levels welcome. Instructor: Nurit
Flow through this class focusing on meditative breath, body strength, proper body alignment in asanas (postures), flexibility, and balance. A variety of levels are available. Instructors: Tara, Carol M.
Gentle Hatha Yoga
Slower-paced than traditional yoga offerings, this yoga class is a blend of Iyengar (alignment focus), a bit of Viniyoga (moving with breath), and Anusara influence (mind, body, spirit). Perfect for beginners, people with injuries or disabilities, or those who just want to take it a bit easier. Instructors: Amy, Tara
Dance your way to fitness, with Latin and international rhythms. Maximize caloric output, burn fat, and tone your body in a fun, party-like atmosphere. Instructors: Monica, Sandy, Carol G., Amanda
Get fitness tips and hints on how to be healthy and fit! MJCC FITNESS SHORTS!
Do you know the difference between a Hora and a Debka? Join us for a fun and introductory class in the basics of Israeli folk dancing! All levels are welcome! (minimum of 6) Instructor: Allison Victor
July 19 - Sept. 13
7:00 - 8:00 pm, CG401
Cost: $90 Members + Guests
Drop-in $15 per class
Dance for Parkinson’s Disease
Dance for Parkinson’s Oregon offers free dance classes for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners. Participants stretch and strengthen muscles, focusing on balance and rhythm through many styles of dance and music.
Most Wednesdays, 1:30 - 2:30 pm
More info and class dates:
Virginia Belt 503.789.4575
Madeleine Denko-Carter 971.263.2761
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