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
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
Session 2: February 17- March 24
10:00 - 11:00 am, FIT222
Cost: $120. Member Cost: $72.
Please note: Families over 5 pay
$5 per additional person.

Sculpt Yoga
Sculpt your body with this new 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
January 9 - March 27, FIT219A
8:00 - 8:55 am
Cost: $360. Member Cost: $120.
OR
Fridays
January 11 - March 29, FIT219B
8:00 - 8:55 am
Cost: $360. Member Cost: $120.

Sign up for both Wednesday and Friday together, FIT219C
Cost: $680. Member Cost: $200.

Mondays
April 1, 8, 15, May 20, June 3, 10
8:00 - 8:55 am, FIT312A
Cost: $192. Member Cost: $72.
OR
Wednesdays
April 3, 10, May 22, 29, plus Friday, May 31
June 5, 12, 19
8:00 - 8:55 am, FIT312B
Cost: $256. Member Cost: $96.

Sign up for both Monday and Wednesday together, FIT312C
Cost: $300. Member Cost: $141.

Yoga Academy

Winter + Spring Session 2019

Yoga Academy
Go to the next level of learning, awareness, or mastery. Yoga Therapist Tara Atkinson will guide you through poses, philosophy, and awareness in small classes. Instructor: Tara Atkinson
Sign up for all 12 or pick and choose what works for you.
10% Discount if you sign up for all 12!

Tuesdays, January 8 - March 26
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Breathing Basics
Learn the basics of breath - breathing through the nostrils as opposed to the mouth, how to use the diaphragm optimally when breathing, and experiment with a few breathing exercises.
Tuesday, February 5
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT211
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Breathing - Beyond the Basics
The way we breathe makes us feel more anxious or more relaxed, calm, or even help to induce sleep. Learn different breath counts, talk about their different uses and discuss how this relates to yoga.
Tuesday, February 12
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT212
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Balancing Strength and Flexibility in the Lower Body
Opposing muscles are always working in conjunction with one another - as one stretches the other contracts (or uses its strength). In this workshop learn how the muscles in the lower body support each other.
Tuesday, February 19
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT213
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Balancing Strength and Flexibility in the Upper Body
Opposing muscles are always working in conjunction with one another - as one stretches the other contracts (or uses its strength). In this workshop we will look at how the muscles in the upper body support each other.
Tuesday, February 26
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT214
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Balance Workshop
Whether you are trying to balance on one foot or two, or trying to balance your whole body on a big ball or foam roller, the strength or core and other powerhouse muscles (glute and back) are important. Learn more about how these muscles help to support us, strengthen them, and practice balance.
Tuesday, March 5
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT215
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

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, March 12
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT216
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

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, March 19
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT217
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Restorative Yin Yoga
This final workshop consists of several long-held sitting and reclined poses to reach the deepest possible stretch. Props
will be used so bodies can fully relax with a long, guided meditation.
Tuesday, March 26
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT218
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Spring Session

Go to the next level of learning, awareness, or mastery. Yoga Therapist Tara Atkinson will guide you through poses, philosophy, and awareness in small classes.
Instructor: Tara Atkinson

Sign up for all six or pick and choose what works
for you.
Various Tuesdays, April 2 - June 11
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Sun Salutation Basics 1
Learn some of the hows and whys of sun salutations. Learn to gracefully move and breathe through a simple sun salute.
Tuesday, April 2
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT306
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Sun Salutations Basics 2
This week, learn a more complicated sun salute. We will discuss the heat the body
builds while flowing through it and how that shift affects the energy of the mind and body.
Tuesday, April 16
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT307
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Diaphragmatic Breathing
What does this look like in the body? How do you interpret the body when you start chest breathing or heading towards a flight, freeze, or submit response? The tools we use on our yoga mats apply to the rest of life as well.
Tuesday, May 21
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT308
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Diaphragmatic Breathing 2
What does this look and feel like in the body, and how does it affect the mind? How do you interrupt the mind when you start chest breathing, or head towards a flight, freeze, or submit response? The tools we use on our yoga mats apply to the rest of life as well.
Tuesday, May 28
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT309
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Mind Habits While Using the Mat + How They Affect Practice and Life
We will cover the six stations of the mind through the lens of yoga and practice ways to be more present on and off the mat.
Tuesday, June 4
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT310
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

The 5 Koshas (or layers of our being)
Looking at ourselves through this lens is a wonderful way to deepen any yoga practice and perspective.
Tuesday, June 11
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT311
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Alexander Technique

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. Instructor: Eve Bernfeld
Sunday, April 14
1:45 - 3:45 pm, FIT314
Cost: $45. Member Cost: $25.

Speak UP: Strengthening Breath, Voice and Speech with the Alexander Technique NEW!
Explore the basics of breathing coordination and learn to breathe and speak with more ease and greater power.
Instructor: Eve Bernfeld
Sunday, May 19
1:45 - 3:45 pm, FIT315
Cost: $245. Member Cost: $125.

Safe Falling and Posture Classes


Posture Tune-up New!
We all know how important it is to stand (and sit) up straight. So why is it so hard to do? Examine what good posture is (and what it is not), shed some unhelpful ideas of how to get there, and learn to help our bodies do what they really want to do.
Instructor: Eve Bernfeld
Sunday, March 17
2:00 - 4:00 pm, FIT223
Cost: $45. Member Cost: $25.

Safe Falling with Intelligence + Style
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 you will 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, May 21, 28 June 4, 11
8:00 - 9:00 am, FIT313
Cost: $128. Member Cost: $48.

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
March 27 - June 26
No class 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/22 due to holidays 7:00 - 8:00 pm, CG300
Cost: $100 Members + Guests.
Drop-in Fee: $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 Book Discussion + Concepts of Fitness Design

Words on Wellness: Book Discussion NEW!
Meet new friends and other like-minded JCC members and read books you might otherwise not read. Join us as we discuss cutting edge perspectives from wellness thought-leaders. Join Christine Gilmore and Jennifer Harrington as they lead a discussion on the NY Times best seller, Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis.
Thursday, May 23
1:00 - 2:00 pm, FIT316
Cost: $20. Member Cost: Free.

Concepts of Fitness Design NEW!
Discuss considerations and categories of training to help you shape your personal goals in achieving ultimate success in your day-to-day workouts. Led by Certified Trainer, Joe Seitz
Tuesday, May 28
6:00 - 7:30 pm, FIT305
Cost: $35. Member Cost: $15.

Wellness + Nutrition

The Wellness Umbrella

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

Digestive Health
Digestion plays a huge role in maintaining good health. Learn what probiotics are, which probiotics are most effective, and how they can impact other health conditions.
Instructor: Hilary Conway, Nutritional Therapist
Thursday, March 14
6:00 - 7:30 pm, FIT202
Cost: $35. Member Cost: $15.

Anti-Inflammatory Eating Made Easy
Chronic inflammation can lead to a variety of issues in the body. Eating an anti-inflammatory diet can relieve arthritis and joint pain, clear up skin conditions, help normalize body weight, address digestive issues and improve the quality of your sleep. Learn how easy it can be to change your life through diet by eating clean, whole food. Instructor: Hilary Conway, Nutritional Therapist
Thursday, April 18
6:00 - 7:30 pm, FIT300
Cost: $35. Member Cost: $15.


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, May 21
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, FIT301
Cost: $35. Member Cost: $15.

Wellness Classes

From Stuck to Action! New!
Learn skills that will help you to recognize what is holding you back and how to steer yourself toward the success you want. This workshop will introduce you to a powerful exercise which will help you to shift your perspective and move beyond stuck. Led by Certified Professional Coach Christine Gilmore

Monday, March 18
6:00 - 8:00 pm, FIT205
Cost: $45. Member Cost: $25.

Coaching Skills 101
Learn four fundamental coaching skills in this fun, highly participative and practical workshop. All participants will take away specific coaching tools they can immediately put to use to improve their personal and professional relationships. Led by Certified Professional Coach, Christine Gilmore
Tuesday, April 9
6:00 - 8:00 pm, FIT302
Cost: $45. Member Cost: $25.


Create Your Own Life Purpose Statement New!

When you are living “on purpose,” you feel fulfilled. In this relaxing, creative workshop, Christine will guide you through a process to help you create your own, very personal life purpose statement -- an expression of who you are at your full potential. Led by Certified Professional Coach, Christine Gilmore
Thursday, May 2
6:00 - 8:00 pm, FIT303
Cost: $45. Member Cost: $25.


What’s Stopping You? New!
Discover the self-limiting thoughts and actions that limit your success and accomplishments in life and work. Learn proven strategies to overcome barriers, and help get you back on the path of confidence and success.
Led by Certified Professional Coach, Christine Gilmore
Thursday, May 16
6:00 - 8:00 pm, FIT304
Cost: $45. Member Cost: $25.

March Membership Deal!

Join the MJCC by March 31, 2019 and receive:

- 50% Off Enrollment Fee
- Free 1-Hour Massage

Your Membership Includes:

78 FREE adult group ex. + aquatics classes

Free towel usage

Fitness + cardio center

25-yard pool + 92-94° warm pool

Discounts on arts + culture events

Drop-in sports and more!

Inquire today!

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