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 1: January 13 - February 10
10:00 - 11:00 am, FIT206
Cost: $100. Member Cost: $60.


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.

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.

Yoga Academy

Fall Session 2018

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
Tuesdays, October 9 - November 27
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

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.

Winter 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

Posture Basics
Get your seated and standing posture analyzed. Spend time discussing, stretching, and strengthening the hip flexors, shoulders, neck, and back - areas that often get in the way of good posture.
Tuesday, January 8
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT207
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.


Alignment Tune-up Introduction

During these six to eight poses learn which muscles are working and stretching. Participants will be adjusted in every pose and will have time to ask questions.
Tuesday, January 15
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT208
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

Alignment Tune-up Intermediate
Build on the alignment introduction class with six to eight different poses.
Tuesday, January 22
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT209
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

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, January 29
12:00 - 1:00 pm, FIT210
Cost: $32. Member Cost: $12.

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.

Alexander Technique


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.

Exploring Balance with the Alexander Technique:
How Not to Tip Over

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, February 17
2:00 - 4:00 pm, FIT226
Cost: $45. Member Cost: $25.

Safe Falling and Posture Classes

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
January 8, 15, 22 and 29
8:00 - 9:00 am, FIT220
Cost: $128. Member Cost: $48.

Tuesdays
February 5, 12, 19, and 26
8:00 - 9:00 am, FIT221
Cost: $128. Member Cost: $48
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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.

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

December 26 - February 27
7:00 - 8:00 pm, CG 105
Cost: $100 Members + Guests.
Drop-in Fee: $15 per class.
Register: oregonjcc.org/registration
Spring class dates: March 27 - June 26.

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

Raising Healthy Kids - cancelled
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.

Clean Eating 101
Sugar and other ingredients increase cravings and keep you coming back for more. Learn how to decrease these cravings and eat healthy without feeling deprived. The instructor will help you set personal goals that you can immediately put into action for success. Instructor: Hilary Conway, Nutritional Therapist
Tuesday, January 22
6:00 - 7:30 pm, FIT200
Cost: $35. Member Cost: $15.


Boost Your Immunity
Your immune system’s prime function is to protect the body against infection and disease. Learn how to best support your immune system with diet, lifestyle, and basic supplementation. Boost your immunity and stay healthy this winter!
Instructor: Hilary Conway, Nutritional Therapist
Tuesday, February 19
6:00 - 7:30 pm, FIT201
Cost: $35. Member Cost: $15.


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.


Wellness Classes

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.

Flourish New!
Stuck in a rut? Overwhelmed? This year move beyond “life as usual” in this fun, interactive workshop. Use “The Wheel of Life” to introduce yourself to living and work balance and fulfillment. Led by Certified Professional Coach Christine Gilmore
Wednesday, January 9
6:00 - 8:00 pm, FIT203
Cost: $45. Member Cost: $25.

Listening Skills for Better Conversations New!
Are you a good listener? This workshop will give you the tools to help your personal and professional relationships soar beyond frustration into more effective connection. You’ll learn and practice three powerful listening skills that will change your life. Bring a partner and work together! Led by Certified Professional Coach Christine Gilmore
Wednesday, February 6
6:00 - 8:00 pm, FIT204
Cost: $45. Member Cost: $25.

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.