Fitness + Wellness Programs

Our wellness programs require advanced registration. If a minimum participation is not met 24 hours prior to the class, the class may be canceled. Please note: All Health + Wellness programs can also be taken on an individual basis with the instructor. Contact Fitness Program Manager, Joe Seitz, 971.803.7309, for more information

Fitness

Yoga Classes

Family Yoga NEW! - cancelled
Parents and kids can come to class together and have fun doing yoga poses, mindful practices, breathing exercises, partner poses, games, obstacle courses, and a variety of other creative explorations.
Instructor: Amy Bradford
Sundays
October 7 - December 16
10:00 - 11:00 am, FIT108
Cost: $220. Member Cost: $120.

Families over 5 pay $5.00 per additional person
No class November 25

Yoga Academy NEW!
Go to the next level of learning, awareness, or mastery. Yoga Therapist Tara Atkinson will guide you through poses, philosophy, and awareness by exploring yoga in a more intimate setting than large group classes can offer. Instructor: Tara Atkinson
Sign up for all eight or pick and choose what works for you.
Tuesdays, October 9 - November 27
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Alignment Tune-up Introduction
During these six to eight poses, you will learn which muscles are working and stretching. Participants will be adjusted in every pose and will have time to ask questions. Good for anyone who practices yoga and wants to check their alignment.
Tuesday, October 9
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT109
Cost: $22. Member Cost: $10.

Alignment Tune-up Intermediate
Build on the alignment introduction class with six to eight different poses.
Tuesday, October 16
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT110
Cost: $22. Member Cost: $10.

Alignment Tune-up Advanced
Build on the prior two alignment tune-ups with six to eight more advanced poses. Completion of introduction and intermediate alignment classes are highly recommended.
Tuesday, October 23
12:00 – 1:00 pm, FIT111
Cost: $22. Member Cost: $10.

Balance Workshop
Learn and practice basics of balance in life and in yoga poses. Explore foundation of feet, using appropriate muscles, aligning the body, stability, and more.
Tuesday, October 30
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT112
Cost: $22. Member Cost: $10.


Core Stability + Strength
Explore how the core stabilizes the whole body in standing, sitting and balancing. Workshop employs small hand weights, exercise balls, and foam rollers.
Tuesday, November 6
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT113
Cost: $22. Member Cost: $10.

Upper Body Myofascial Release
Use balls and foam rollers to release long-held stress in the chest, arms, hands, upper back, and neck; then stretch the muscles that have been released.
Tuesday, November 13
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT114
Cost: $22. Member Cost: $10.

Lower Body Myofascial Release
Use balls and foam rollers to release long-held stress in the abdominals, hips, glutes, lower back, and legs; then stretch the muscles that have been released.
Tuesday, November 20
12:00 – 1:00 pm, FIT115
Cost: $22. Member Cost: $10.

Restorative Yin Yoga
The final workshop will consist of several long held sitting and reclined poses to reach the deepest possible stretch. Props will be utilized so bodies can fully relax.
Tuesday, November 27
12:00 – 1:00 pm, FIT116
Cost: $22. Member Cost: $10.

Safe Falling with Intelligence and Style NEW!
Gaining strength and balance to reduce the likelihood of falling is the goal, but what do you do if you do take a misstep and go down? Talk to stunt pros, parachute users, and martial arts instructors and to learn that there is indeed a “correct” way to fall. Learn how to minimize the damage from what is the most common source of injury in emergency rooms across the nation regardless of age. Instructor: Tara Atkinson
Tuesdays
October 9, 16, 23, 30
8:00 - 9:00am, FIT124
Cost: $88. Member Cost: $40.

Sculpt Yoga
Sculpt your body with this dynamic class that combines powerful yoga poses with light weights, thera-bands and exercise balls to increase strength, tone muscles, and improve flexibility. Instructor: Tara Atkinson

Wednesdays
October 24 - December 5, FIT118A
8:00 - 8:55 am
Cost: $132. Member Cost: $60.
No class Wednesday, November 21
OR
Fridays
October 26 - December 7, FIT118B
8:00 - 8:55 am
Cost: $132. Member Cost: $60.
No class Friday, November 23

Sign up for both Wednesday and Friday together, FIT118C
Cost: $259. Member Cost: $115.

Alexander Technique

Mindful Movement with Alexander Technique: Self-Care for Moms NEW!
Learn to take care of yourself and balance
the demands of caring for others? Explore how to incorporate self-care into every day in ways that don’t take extra time or money.
Instructor: Eve Bernfeld
Sunday, October 14
1:45 - 3:45 pm, FIT119
Cost: $28. Member Cost: $16.

Exploring Balance with the Alexander Technique: How to Not Tip Over NEW!
Balancing can get more challenging as we age. In this playful and informative workshop learn to stimulate the vestibular system, and explore the intersection of posture and balance. Learn to improve both.
Instructor: Eve Bernfeld
Sunday, November 11
1:45 - 3:45 pm, FIT120
Cost: $28. Member Cost: $16.

Quiet/Play NEW!
Adults often don’t get enough quiet or play time. Learn to create an oasis where movement, games, attention, and quiet are nurtured.
Instructor: Eve Bernfeld
Sunday, December 9
1:45 - 3:45 pm, FIT121
Cost: $28. Member Cost: $16.

Adult Dance Classes

Israeli Dancing
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!
(min.: 6) Instructor: Allison Victor
Wednesdays
September 26 - December 12
7:00 - 8:00 pm, CG402
Cost: $100 Members + Guests.
Drop-in $15 per class
Register: oregonjcc.org/registration

Dance for Parkinson’s Disease
Dance for Parkinson’s Oregon offers 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
Cost: $5 - $15 per class, sliding scale.
More info and class dates:
Madeleine Denko-Carter - 971.263.2761
Virginia Belt - 503.789.4575
danceforparkinsonsoregon@gmail.com

Wellness + Nutrition

The Wellness Umbrella

NEW!

The Wellness Umbrella describes a state of optimal health. Our J Umbrella includes fitness, nutrition, coaching, massage, stress reduction, and overall
emotional well being. Whatever stage you are at in life, our innovative new program can be tailored for you to make healthy changes in your life.

Choose the option that best meets your needs. Let our trainers and coaches work with you to identify your goals and develop a plan to help meet your goals. Physical therapy can also be added as an option.

Option 1
• 1 hour Personal Training session (Traditional, Yoga, Pilates)
• 1 Nutritional Counseling session with Hilary Conway
• 1 Life Coaching session with Christine Gilmore
• 1 Massage (massage can be substituted for Personal Training
or Nutritional Counseling)
Cost: $305. Member Cost: $225.

Option 2
• 5 one-hour Personal Training sessions (Traditional, Yoga, Pilates)
• 2 Life Coaching sessions with Christine Gilmore
• 2 Nutritional Counseling sessions with Hilary Conway
• 1 massage (massage can be substituted for Personal Training
or Nutritional Counseling)
Cost: $747. Member Cost: $547.

Option 3
• 2 one-hour Personal Training sessions (Traditional, Yoga, Pilates)
• 10 half-hour personal Training sessions (Traditional, Yoga, Pilates)
• 3 Life Coaching sessions with Christine Gilmore
• 3 Nutritional C sessions with Hilary Conway
• 3 massages (massage can be substituted for Personal Training
or Nutritional Counseling)
Cost: $1,272. Member Cost: $952.

Option 4
Grab a friend, spouse, or buddy and work as a team to meet your goals.
All sessions are done together.
• 10 small group training sessions (Traditional, Yoga, Pilates)
• 2 Life Coaching sessions with Christine Gilmore
• 2 Nutritional Counseling sessions with Hillary Conway
Cost per person: $679. Member Cost: $399.

Nutrition Classes

Making Healthy Eating Manageable - Canceled
Gain information and tools to embrace healthful eating without feeling overwhelmed or deprived. End the stress of preparing home cooked meals by learning how to effectively plan in a way that saves money while you say goodbye to toxic foods. Instructor: Hilary Conway, Nutritional Therapist

Monday, October 15
6:00 - 7:30 pm, FIT101
Cost: $25. Member Cost: $13.

Raising Healthy Kids
Learn valuable tools to raise healthy eaters for life. End power struggles around food and foster a positive relationship with your child. Make a plan for providing healthy meals and snacks that include your children’s ideas.
Instructor: Hilary Conway, Nutritional Therapist
Wednesday, November 14
6:00 - 7:30 pm, FIT102
Cost: $25. Member Cost: $13.

Heart Health
Learn how changing your diet can naturally lower your blood pressure and cholesterol, decrease your risk of cardiovascular disease, and help you lose weight. Learn about specific heart-healthy foods to promote long-lasting health. Instructor: Hilary Conway, Nutritional Therapist
Tuesday, December 4
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, FIT103
Cost: $25. Member Cost: $13.

Wellness Classes

Self-Time: All about You New!
Take time to put your SELF at the top of your to-do list. Learn to create a safe, creative space for you to explore your relationship with yourself. Work on your body image, your relationship to your health, or work on your future. Led by Certified Professional Coach Christine Gilmore
Thursday, November 8
6:00 - 7:30 pm, FIT106
Cost: $25. Member Cost: $13.

Relationships: Moving Beyond Conflict
Healthy relationships are essential to our life and wellbeing. In healthy, positive relationships we find support, collaboration, deeper meaning, and connection. Learn the skills and tools to transform your interactions. Led by Certified Professional Coach Christine Gilmore.
Wednesday, December 12
6:30 - 8:30 pm, FIT107
Cost: $28. Member Cost: $16.