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Classes and Programs

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NIA Moving to Heal - Free Demo Class

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Tuesday, September 6 (3:30-4:30pm)

Free demo of the JCC's new NIA Moving to Heal class. NIA is a mind/body fitness and movement class. In this special, gentle version of NIA, you'll enjoy soft music and easy-to-follow choreography in a supportive atmosphere where you can personalize the movements to fit your body's ability.

Class designed for those with long-term or chronic illness and mobility limitations as well as individuals with short-term personal healing goals for mind and body. Beginners welcome. Instructors are certified NIA Black Belt with Moving to Heal training. Full class will be held on Tuesdays, Sept 13-Nov 15, from 3:30-4:30pm. Register for class.

RSVP for demo at wellness@jccgb.org or 617-558-6459

JCC Parkinson's Spin-a-thon

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Saturday, September 10 (9:30-10:30am)

Participate in a special Spin class at the JCC to help Team Boston JCC raise money as part of the National Parkinson's Foundation Moving Day on October 15. Spin class is led by Holly. $18 per bike donation. Open to the entire community. To register, contact wellness@jccgb.org or 617-558-6459.

Tai Chi (Wudang Style) Beginners - Adults

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/12/2016, End Date: 10/10/2016, Time: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Beginners The forms and techniques of Wudang Tai Chi incorporate movement with stillness. Internal and external movement work together to help build inner power and energy, develop the structural uscles, and increase balance, flexibility and effortless movement.
Paul and Rosalie DiCrescenzo

Tai Chi Continuing Level - Adults

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/12/2016, End Date: 10/10/2016, Time: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Continuing Level The forms and techniques of Wudang Tai Chi incorporate movement with stillness. Internal and external movement work together to help build inner power and energy, develop the structural uscles, and increase balance, flexibility and effortless movement.
Paul and Rosalie DiCrescenzo

Parkinson's Class - Cycle - Adults

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/12/2016, End Date: 11/07/2016, Time: 11:00 AM-11:45 AM

Research has found cycling, especially if pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence, amy make regions of the brain that deal with movement connect to each other more effectively and may provide symptomatic relief for people with PD while building lower body muscles. Taught by a certified Parkinson's Cycling coach. To register please contact 617-667-1276

Adult Activity Group - 30+ yrs

BAMSI Day Habilitation, Start Date: 09/12/2016, End Date: 12/12/2016, Time: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

BAMSI Day Habilitation 521 Washington Street, Stoughton A monthly social group for adults that provdies an opportunitiy to enjoy a variety of leisure-time activities. Participants pay for outside activities. Leaders: Maryellen McNally, Erin Donahue

Parkinson's Classes - NIA - Adults

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/13/2016, End Date: 11/08/2016, Time: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

(Neuromuscular Integrated Action) A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspiring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a certified NIA instructor Contact 617- 667- 1276 to register for classes.

NEW! NIA Moving to Heal

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/13/2016, End Date: 11/15/2016, Time: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

NIA Moving to Heal supports people looking for a gentle approach to NIA. Enjoy soft music and easy-to-follow choreography in a supportive atmosphere of safety and trust. Personalize the movement to fit your body’s way while focusing on pleasure, resulting in improved overall feelings of wellness, regardless of current physical/medical condition. Classes are designed to meet the needs of those diagnosed with long-term or chronic illness and mobility limitations as well as individuals with short-term personal healing goals for body, mind and emotions. Beginners welcome. Instructors are certified NIA Black Belt with Moving to Heal training. Free Demo! Tuesday Sept. 6 3:30-4:30pm RSVP Wellness@jccgb.org or 617-558-6459

L'Chaim(To Life) Fun, Fitness and Community-31+yrs

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/13/2016, End Date: 12/13/2016, Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

(Ages: 31+ yrs) This is a social group for adults where group members decide their own leisure time actvities with the assistance from an advisor. Particpants pay for outside activities. Instructor: Trudy Bauer

Personal Strength & Flexibility (Adv) - Adults

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/14/2016, End Date: 12/14/2016, Time: 6:00 AM-7:00 AM

(Beginner and Advanced Levels) A 60-minute class led by a personal trainer focusing on strength training and flexibility. Learn proper form for various exercises and why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Class includes strength training for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, flexibility and stretching. Advanced Level

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