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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle building workout. This fun, fast & effective total body training incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ "A" League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle building workout. This fun, fast & effective total body training incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
6:30pm Thursday Night 18+ League
Thursday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
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7:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:15am Master's Swimming Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:30am Sunday 40+"B" League
Sunday
7:30-10:30am
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
2:00pm Showstoppers - Honk! Jr
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show.

Honk! JR. is a heartwarming celebration of being different that is sure to delight audiences of all ages with its sparkling wit, unique charm and memorable score. Witty and hilarious, but also deeply moving, Honk! JR. is a great choice for young performers. The script of Honk Jr. has many featured roles and opportunities for the entire cast to shine!

 
2:00pm Showstoppers - Guys and Dolls Jr.
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show.

Guys and Dolls JR. is an adaptation of the show considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Its namesake ran for 1,200 performances when it opened on Broadway in 1950 and won numerous Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Guys and Dolls JR is filled with great music, a large cast of featured roles and non-stop comedy and action - Guys and Dolls is a perennial crowd pleaser!

 
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10:30am Tai Chi & Qigong
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Participants will learn the very simple, yet healing and transformative Eight Pieces of Brocade Qigong set (BaDuan Jin); two of the Five Animal Qigong forms; and movements from the Wudang Tai Chi 13 Movement Form. This meditative practice combines flowing movements and Qigong breathing techniques, which work together to build inner power & energy, develop structural muscles, improve balance & flexibility and reduce stress.

 
10:30am Adult Adapted Aquatics
Monday
10:30-11:45am
Newton
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Weekly swimming class adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Adapted Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization to swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment.

 
11:00am Parkinson's Cycle
Monday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Research has found cycling, especially pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence, may 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 buidling lower body muscles. Taught by a Certified Parkinson's Cycling coach.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Tuesday
9:30-11am
Somerville
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Snacks provided.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle building workout. This fun, fast & effective total body training incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
2:00pm Parkison's NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action)
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a Certified NIA Instructor. This class can be performed seated in a chair or standing.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
7:00pm L'Chaim(To Life)
Tuesday
7-9pm
Newton
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This group for adults fosters friendships through sharing life cycles events, Jewish holidays and participating in
Tikkum Olam projects. Participants' interests shape the program and activities chosen. Participants pay
for outside activities.

 
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9:30am PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Playgroup
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Sharon
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Enjoy a bagel, listen to a story and meet other families while your children play and socialize.

For more information, contact south@jccgb.org

Check the JCC South Area Family Connectionon Facebook group for weather-related updates.

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ "A" League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle building workout. This fun, fast & effective total body training incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and improving balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment. Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a Certified Personal Trainer.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
6:30pm Thursday Night 18+ League
Thursday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
7:00pm Friends Drop In
Thursday
7-8:30pm
Brookline
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This weekly group provides an opportunity for social networking on a drop-in basis for adults. Meets at the JCC Early Learning Center,50 Sutherland Road, Brookline.

 
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9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a free, fun weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, free play and chatting with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat. Coffee included!

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Music with Emily: Once Upon A Song
Friday
9:30-10:15am
Sharon
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Each week brings a different theme with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: Musical adventures of the Woodland Critters, Papageno and the Birds, The Pumpkin Patch, the Stars and more. Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have your children reading music with their whole bodies!

 
9:45am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:45-11:15am
Natick
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly Shabbat activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Meet other families while your children play and socialize. Join us for this morning of play, songs, crafts, challah and more!

Check the JCC Metrowest Family Connection Facebook group for weather-related updates.

For more information, contact metrowest2@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
10-11:30am
Arlington
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door. For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

 
10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all the major muscle groups. Includes 30 minutes of cardio movement exercises, 20 minutes of strength training, followed by 10 minutes of stretching. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a Certified Group Fitness Instructor.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
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7:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:15am Master's Swimming Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:30am Sunday 40+"B" League
Sunday
7:30-10:30am
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
10:00am Bitty Ballet
Sunday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Children will discover the joy of moving their bodies to music in this fun and energetic class. Through the use of songs and games, young dancers will develop coordination, control and balance while learning some basic dance steps. Ballet shoes required. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:15-11am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Dance Combo
Sunday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Children will learn the basic dance forms of ballet, jazz and tap in a fun and positive atmosphere. This class promotes motor and cognitive development through music and movement with an emphasis on increasing coordination, rhythm, social interaction, listening skills and following directions. Tap and ballet shoes required. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
12:00pm Tikvah
Sunday
12-5pm
Brookline
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This is a social group for individuals to participate in outings and connect with others while creating
friendships. Participants' interests shape the program and activities chosen. Participants pay for outside
activities.

 
1:00pm Discovery Club: Chess Challengers
Sunday
1-2pm
Newton
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What does chess have to do with Chanukah, kibbutzim, and Rabbi Hillel? Learn how to play chess while connecting to Jewish traditions and values in this exciting workshop taught by a US Women's Chess Champion. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Showstoppers - Honk! Jr
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show.

Honk! JR. is a heartwarming celebration of being different that is sure to delight audiences of all ages with its sparkling wit, unique charm and memorable score. Witty and hilarious, but also deeply moving, Honk! JR. is a great choice for young performers. The script of Honk Jr. has many featured roles and opportunities for the entire cast to shine!

 
2:00pm Showstoppers - Guys and Dolls Jr.
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show.

Guys and Dolls JR. is an adaptation of the show considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Its namesake ran for 1,200 performances when it opened on Broadway in 1950 and won numerous Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Guys and Dolls JR is filled with great music, a large cast of featured roles and non-stop comedy and action - Guys and Dolls is a perennial crowd pleaser!

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
4:00pm Adult Activity Group
Sunday
4-6pm
TBD
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Through a variety of social experiences including dining out, trips and more this group provides an opportunity to enhance social skills and independence within the community. Participants' interests shape the program and activities that are chosen.

 
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9:30am Watercolor Studio
Monday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Explore color, textures and various techniques unique to watercolor. We will work with realistic and abstract forms in a supportive environment. Composition and drawing are an integral part of this course, but no previous experience is necessary. (All levels)

 
9:45am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
9:45-10:30am
Arlington
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Each week is a new musical adventure filled with song, dance, rhythm and rhyme. From "snowy day" to "the mountains" to the "giving tree," watch your child grow with the music. Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have your children reading music with their whole bodies!

For more information or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

Cost: $140; siblings, additional $70

 
10:30am Tai Chi & Qigong
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Participants will learn the very simple, yet healing and transformative Eight Pieces of Brocade Qigong set (BaDuan Jin); two of the Five Animal Qigong forms; and movements from the Wudang Tai Chi 13 Movement Form. This meditative practice combines flowing movements and Qigong breathing techniques, which work together to build inner power & energy, develop structural muscles, improve balance & flexibility and reduce stress.

 
10:30am Adult Adapted Aquatics
Monday
10:30-11:45am
Newton
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Weekly swimming class adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Adapted Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization to swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment.

 
11:00am Parkinson's Cycle
Monday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Research has found cycling, especially pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence, may 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 buidling lower body muscles. Taught by a Certified Parkinson's Cycling coach.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
11:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Lullaby
Monday
11-11:45am
Arlington
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Rhymes to grow head to toe, new lullabies to hear in class and at home! Join Emily for a different theme each week, filled with an opening song to dance cheek to cheek with your baby, drums to play, and movements to the beat.

For more information or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

Cost: $140; siblings, additional $70

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape. (All levels)

 
1:15pm Tennis
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets, balls and racquets.

 
1:15pm Tippy Toes and Tap Shoes
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Little dancers learn the fundamentals of ballet and movement. They will put on tap shoes and learn to make music with their feet. Tap teaches rhythm and balance. This class helps children develop fine and gross motor skills in a fun, energetic setting. Tap and ballet shoes required. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:15pm Chess Club
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Learn the rules and basic strategy of chess in this hands-on, visually stimulating, and fun class infused with Jewish values and STEAM activities with 1995 United States Women's Chess Champion, Sharon Ellen Burtman. May be repeated. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Mini Basketball
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive intro to the sport.

 
4:00pm Pilates on the Ball
Monday
4-5pm
Newton
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Full body, intense workout using stability balls, Pilates rings, bands and weights to build core strength, balance and coordination.

 
6:30pm South Area Adult Activity Group
Monday
6:30-8:30pm
Stoughton
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BAMSI Day Habilitation
521 Washington Street, Stoughton


Through social, cultural and recreational opportunities this adult group fosters independence while encouraging participants to make and deepen friendships with one another. Participants' interests shape the program and
activities chosen. Participants pay for outside activities.

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
9:15am HappyFeet Soccer
Tuesday
9:15-10am
Arlington
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Story time with a soccer ball is filled with skill building songs, games and adventures. Every child has their own ball, allowing them to play, have fun, and learn skills at their own pace. HappyFeet coaches are engaging, encouraging, and experienced in working with young children.

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Oil and Acrylic Painting
Tuesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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"Study color theory and fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling it.
Emphasis will be on students' needs and styles of expression. Still life, photos, art of the masters and imagination will provide sources for projects. New students welcome with permission of instructor. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate/Advanced)"

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Tuesday
9:30-11am
Somerville
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Snacks provided.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door.

 
10:15am Postnatal Yoga
Tuesday
10:15-11:15am
Arlington
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Nourish your new relationship with your baby as you take care of your postpartum body. Poses will stretch and soothe the back and shoulder muscles and focus on total abdominal strength, while integrating the core and pelvic floor. Bring a baby blanket. No yoga experience necessary.

Cost: $90 for all 6 sessions; $20/walk-in

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle building workout. This fun, fast & effective total body training incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:05pm Young Engineers
Tuesday
1:05-1:50pm
Newton
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An engaging, interactive class designed for young learners. Every class will have a different building tool to work with. From creating a bird house to designing a bridge, kids will be a part of real hands-on engineering experiences. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:15pm Intro to Gymnastics
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An introduction to the world of gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

 
2:00pm Parkison's NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action)
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a Certified NIA Instructor. This class can be performed seated in a chair or standing.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
2:00pm Discovery Club: Mindful Movers
Tuesday
2-3:15pm
Newton
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Learn how Jewish and Yogic traditions cultivate a sense of self, others, and the world around us. Participants will develop listening skills, calm, and focus through vinyasa yoga, music, and movement. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Sports Mania
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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Experience variety in this multi-sport class! Have fun with our professional coaching staff learning basics and developing skills in everything from basketball and baseball to hockey, tennis, soccer and more.

 
3:05pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
3:05-3:50pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Tennis
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Have a blast playing and learning about tennis with our professional coaching staff. Through games, ball striking and footwork drills, work on the basic fundamentals of the sport.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Emerging Engineers
Tuesday
4-5:15pm
Newton
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Create, design, decorate, and bring robots to life! We will use KIBO, a robot made specifically for children, to learn about Jewish culture. Along the way, we will practice engineering, programming, problem solving, arts, and storytelling. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm amplifi-Childrens Adapted Music
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Participants will engage in writing songs and social-skill building activities. Themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate. Participants assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.

 
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6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
6:00am Cycle
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:30am Cycle
Wednesday
7:30-8:15am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
8:30am POUND. Rockout. Workout.
Wednesday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Use lightly weighted "drumsticks" called Ripstix, fuses Pilates, isometric movements, and plyometrics with constant simulated drumming to sculpt muscle and burn calories. Ripstix are provided during class. Limit 25 participants.

 
8:30am Yoga
Wednesday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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Tones the whole body and will bring you greater strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
9:30am Music With Emily: Free Demo Class
Wednesday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Join Emily Hall for a free demo class of her multi-sensory musical experience that will get your child reading music with their whole bodies. Emily will showcase her program which focuses on a different theme each week with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: Musical adventures of the Woodland Critters, Papageno and the Birds, The Pumpkin Patch, the Stars and more. See how much your child will enjoy being part of this adorable musical group.

Full class series begins on January 23 at the same day and time. Space is limited so pre-registration is encouraged.

No Cost

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Monotype: Using A Press
Wednesday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Explore the process of creating monotypes, employing a variety of processes, including direct painting, viscosity, direct trace drawing, relief printing and chine colle (monotype collage). Non-toxic water soluble inks. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special effects. Color theory, composition and drawing skills are an integral part of this course. Learn to communicate your ideas and critique your work in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Pastel and Oil Portrait/Landscape
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Learn the basics: handling materials, values, edges, composition and mixing color in your choice of medium. Work from a still life or photos. Bring a sketch book, pencils and kneaded eraser to the first class. (All levels)

 
9:30am Bizzy Bees
Wednesday
9:30-10:30am
Arlington
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As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk, this class offers a variety of activity stations designed to help continue to develop fine and gross motor skills and even greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and much more.

Cost: $160 for 8 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Playgroup
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Sharon
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Enjoy a bagel, listen to a story and meet other families while your children play and socialize.

For more information, contact south@jccgb.org

Check the JCC South Area Family Connectionon Facebook group for weather-related updates.

 
9:30am Pilates
Wednesday
9:30-10:25am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
9:30am Ultimate Cardio Sculpt
Wednesday
9:30-10:45am
Newton
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Build strength and endurance in this cohesive, high intensity, functionally challenging interval workout consisting of cardio/step drills and muscle conditioning using weights followed by ab/core work.

 
10:30am Slow Paced Yoga
Wednesday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Slower paced class that tones the whole body while improving strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
11:00am Little Cruisers
Wednesday
11am-12pm
Arlington
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Have some fun with family play time. This class offers regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play, story time and more. Discover how your baby learns, help build your baby's confidence, and connect with other families.

Cost: $160 for 8 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
11:00am Forever Fit
Wednesday
11-11:55am
Newton
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This class is designed for the active older adult and combines low impact aerobics with stretching, weight training and balance work.

 
12:00pm Modern Yoga
Wednesday
12-1pm
Newton
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Moderate paced practice while moving the whole body from one pose into the other in mindfully sequenced repetitive and fluid ways. No prior knowledge needed. Modifications provided and participants are encouraged to practice at his/her own level.

 
1:00pm Introduction to Pastel
Wednesday
1-4pm
Newton
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Work with a wide range of objects and textures to discover the limitless possibilities that pastels have to offer. By learning about linear strokes, cross-hatching, scumbling, feathering and blending, you will gain fluency in the language of pastels and find ways to express your own personal style. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Beginners/Intermediate)

 
1:15pm Tennis
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast playing and learning about tennis with our professional coaching staff. Through games, ball striking and footwork drills, work on the basic fundamentals of the sport.

 
1:15pm Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Musical adventures through reading music, movement, dance, puppets, instrumental improv, musical story telling and piano lessons. Lots of visuals and surprise instruments to see, touch and explore as well! Bring the FUNdamentals of Music into your child's life and home with Emily. Live guitar, ukulele and piano in every class. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:15pm Preschool Art Studio
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Under the guidance of a professional artist and art educator children will be encouraged to engage, explore, and experiment with a variety of drawing and painting projects. This class is a great foundation for future art exploration and is designed to teach the foundations of drawing and painting technique while nurturing each child's unique artistic talents! For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
2:15pm Outdoor Explorers
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Come discover the wonders of winter with us! Follow animal tracks in the snow; build hibernation dens and learn who is still out and about; practice sneaking and pouncing like a fox. Join us to discover new and amazing creatures and plants with hands-on exploration, active investigation, crafts & games. We will be outside and running while we learn about the world around us, as much as temperatures allow. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
4:00pm amplifi-Teens Adapted Music
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Participants will engage in writing songs and social-skill building activities. Themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate. Participants assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.

 
6:00pm Muscle
Wednesday
6-6:30pm
Newton
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Full-body strength training workout to build muscle strength, endurance and flexibility.

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ "A" League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
6:30pm Bellydance
Wednesday
6:30-7:25pm
Newton
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Shake, twist and shimmy in this dynamic class! Class incorporates posture, muscle isolation, flexibility, and easy to follow combinations.

 
7:00pm Healthy Hacks and Mealtime Success
Wednesday
7-8:30pm
Sharon
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Join the JCC South Area Family Connection and the Gilson JCC Early Learning Center for a parent workshop led by licensed dietitian, Janel Funk, MS, RD, LDN. Janel will discuss healthy hacks for busy parents as well as how to make mealtime more successful with your little ones.

No cost.

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7:00pm Cycle
Wednesday
7-8pm
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
7:30pm Hatha Yoga
Wednesday
7:30-8:30pm
Newton
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Focuses on breath awareness and gentle stretching to prepare the body/mind for a nurturing yoga practice. Incorporates yoga postures while linking movement to breath to improve flexibility, strength and balance ending with relaxation and meditation.

 
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6:00am Cycle
Thursday
6-7am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
8:00am Pilates
Thursday
8-9am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
8:30am Zumba
Thursday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
9:30am Monotype: Using a Press
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Develop a body of work in a variety of processes including direct painting on plates, viscosity, trace monotype, relief printing and chine colle. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval)

 
9:30am Introduction to Paint and Pastel
Thursday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Elevate your understanding of values, color, form and composition using your landscaped photographs. Sight-size method can be explored. Bring in family photos to work with. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Cycle
Thursday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
9:30am Zumba Gold
Thursday
9:30-10:25am
Newton
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For active older adults looking for a modified Zumba class with lower intensity movements.

 
10:30am Balance and Strength
Thursday
10:30-11am
Newton
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30-minute class incorporating exercise to improve balance, core stability and full body strength.

 
10:30am Yin Yoga
Thursday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Improving range of motion and joint circulation, incorporates a series of long held passive floor poses achieving connective tissue revitalization.

 
11:00am Pilates Strong
Thursday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Pilates fusion class working core muscles & more, combinin traditional Pilates exerices with other forms of resistance training including free weights, improving strength, flexibility and mobility.

 
11:00am Pilates Strong
Thursday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Pilates fusion class working core muscles & more, combinin traditional Pilates exerices with other forms of resistance training including free weights, improving strength, flexibility and mobility.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle building workout. This fun, fast & effective total body training incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
12:00pm Gentle Yoga
Thursday
12-1pm
Newton
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Designed for adults with movement and/or physical limitations. We use gentle restorative exercises that help to reduce muscle rigidity, relieve pain and anxiety, while increasing strength, balance and flexibility. Using breath to move through the poses, yoga balances our emotions, calms the mind, and creates peace in our spirit. Class is designed for participants to either stay in a chair or standing using the chair for balance.

 
1:15pm Kids Bop and Tricks
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Join us for a fun, age-appropriate hip hop style dance class for kids eager to move and groove. During the tricks part of class, we pull out the mats and work on cool floor moves that they can incorporate into their hip hop routines. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and improving balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment. Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a Certified Personal Trainer.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
2:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
2:00pm Little Chefs
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Children will engage all their senses in this fun, hands-on cooking adventure! With the guidance of a professional chef and educator, we will learn math, science, language, culture and basic cooking skills while creating delicious treats to enjoy with a sense of accomplishment. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Gymnastics
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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An age-appropriate approach to Gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

 
4:00pm Floor Hockey
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn the fundamentals of floor hockey in a fun environment with game play, teamwork, skill development and more.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Puppet Producers
Thursday
4-5:15pm
Newton
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Puppetry is exercise for your imagination! Kids will explore the ancient and wildly creative art of puppetry with a professional puppeteer as their guide. Inspired by traditional folktales and Torah stories, we'll create original characters in a variety of puppetry styles and bring them to life using movement, sound, and playful storytelling. Then, we'll see how puppets have the power to spread joy and bring people together as we create a one-of-a-kind Purim Puppet Party! For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
6:15pm Slow Flow Ashtanga
Thursday
6:15-7:15pm
Newton
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Founded by K. Pattabhi Jois during the 20th Century, this dynamic practice synchronizes breath and movement. Work to calm the mind while moving through a set sequence of postures to strengthen the core muscle groups and improve flexibility.

 
6:30pm Thursday Night 18+ League
Thursday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
6:45pm Zumba
Thursday
6:45-7:40pm
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
7:00pm Friends Drop In
Thursday
7-8:30pm
Brookline
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This weekly group provides an opportunity for social networking on a drop-in basis for adults. Meets at the JCC Early Learning Center,50 Sutherland Road, Brookline.

 
7:00pm Basketball Injury Prevention - Play Smart
Thursday
7-8:30pm
Newton
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Led by a Physical Therapist, understand the importance of lower and upper body training to improve performance and prevent injury on the court. Learn and practice the best warm up and cool down exercises for you to incorporate into your fitness regimen, as well as to training techniques for on and off court.

 
7:30pm Mass Self Advocates
Thursday
7:30-9pm
Brookline
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This weekly group provides mutual support and self-advocacy for adults. Meets at the JCC Early Learning Center,50 Sutherland Road, Brookline.

 
7:30pm Pilates
Thursday
7:30-8:30pm
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
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5:45am Cycle
Friday
5:45-6:45am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Friday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Friday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:30am Restorative Yoga
Friday
7:30-8:25am
Newton
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A deeply calming practice which is rejuvenating for the muscles and joints. Bolters and/or blocks may be used to support the body in restful positions combined with meditation and breathing techniques, bringing balance to mind, body and spirit.

 
7:30am Zumba
Friday
7:30-8:25am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
8:30am Bootcamp
Friday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories with our 45-minute interval-based workout.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
8:30am Pilates
Friday
8:30-9:30am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
8:30am Zumba
Friday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a free, fun weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, free play and chatting with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat. Coffee included!

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Music with Emily: Once Upon A Song
Friday
9:30-10:15am
Sharon
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Each week brings a different theme with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: Musical adventures of the Woodland Critters, Papageno and the Birds, The Pumpkin Patch, the Stars and more. Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have your children reading music with their whole bodies!

 
9:30am Basic Tai Chi Movement
Friday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Learn basic foundation of Tai Chi practice. Incorporates moving meditation while developing structural muscles for a mind/body connection. Tai Chi will enhance overall physicality for sports and every day activities. All levels welcome.

 
9:30am Ultimate Cardio Sculpt
Friday
9:30-10:45am
Newton
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Build strength and endurance in this cohesive, high intensity, functionally challenging interval workout consisting of cardio/step drills and muscle conditioning using weights followed by ab/core work.

 
9:45am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:45-11:15am
Natick
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly Shabbat activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Meet other families while your children play and socialize. Join us for this morning of play, songs, crafts, challah and more!

Check the JCC Metrowest Family Connection Facebook group for weather-related updates.

For more information, contact metrowest2@jccgb.org.

 
9:45am PJ Library Drop-In Playgroup: Tu B'Shevat Edition
Friday
9:45-11:15am
Natick
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Join us at our weekly playgroup for a festive Tu B'Shevat celebration! We'll have holiday-themed stories, crafts, and tasty treats. Help save a tree and bring a used PJ Library book for our 1st annual Tu B'Shevat Book Swap.

For more information, contact metrowest2@jccgb.org.

Check the JCC Metrowest Family Connection Facebook group for weather-related updates.

 
10:00am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
10-11:30am
Arlington
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door. For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am PJ Library Drop-In Playgroup: Tu B'Shevat Edition
Friday
10-11:30am
Arlington
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Join us for a special edition of our weekly drop-in playgroup and celebrate Tu B'Shevat (Birthday of the Trees) with a special musical guest, along with environmentally-themed stories, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door. For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

 
10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all the major muscle groups. Includes 30 minutes of cardio movement exercises, 20 minutes of strength training, followed by 10 minutes of stretching. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a Certified Group Fitness Instructor.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
11:00am Forever Fit
Friday
11-11:55am
Newton
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This class is designed for the active older adult and combines low impact aerobics with stretching, weight training and balance work.

 
12:00pm Express Cycle
Friday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
12:00pm Yoga
Friday
12-1pm
Newton
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Tones the whole body and will bring you greater strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
1:05pm Future Scientists
Friday
1:05-1:50pm
Newton
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Exploration, adventure, discovery and wonder await. Get ready to have a fun and engaging experience. Activities are hands-on and most experiments can be brought home to show family and friends. Experiments include building and erupting a volcano, rainbow in a jar, slippery slime, and more. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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7:00am Strength & Structure
Saturday
7-7:55am
Newton
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A dynamic "Vinyasa Flow" yoga class that challenges the mind & body, focusing on pose alignment and full body strength. This "all levels" class caters to the yogi looking to deepen his/her yoga practice with opportunity to explore a variety of pose/movement progressions.

 
8:00am Cycle
Saturday
8-9am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
8:00am Yoga
Saturday
8-8:55am
Newton
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Tones the whole body and will bring you greater strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
8:00am Zumba
Saturday
8-8:55am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
9:00am Pilates
Saturday
9-10am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
9:00am Zumba
Saturday
9-9:55am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars Kick & Play
Saturday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Individual attention and positive reinforcement help to develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing.

 
10:00am POUND. Rockout. Workout.
Saturday
10-10:55am
Newton
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Use lightly weighted "drumsticks" called Ripstix, fuses Pilates, isometric movements, and plyometrics with constant simulated drumming to sculpt muscle and burn calories. Ripstix are provided during class. Limit 25 participants.

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
10:15-10:55am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Land and Sea Power Hour
Saturday
4-5:15pm
Newton
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A fitness class designed for young adults with different learning styles. Class combines 30 minutes of stretching, weights and cardio with 30 minutes of Aqua Zumba in the pool.

 
6:00pm Saturday Night Out
Saturday
6-9pm
Newton
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If you are looking for a fun Saturday night out this group provides outings that connects
you with others while creating meaningful friendships Participants' interests shape the program
and activities chosen. Participants pay for outside activities.

 
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7:00am Zumba
Sunday
7-7:55am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
7:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:15am Master's Swimming Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:30am Sunday 40+"B" League
Sunday
7:30-10:30am
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
8:00am Zumba
Sunday
8-8:55am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
8:30am Cycle
Sunday
8:30-9:30am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
9:00am 20-20-20
Sunday
9-9:55am
Newton
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20 minutes of low impact aerobics/20 minutes of muscle strengthening/20 minutes of stretching.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
10:00am Bitty Ballet
Sunday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Children will discover the joy of moving their bodies to music in this fun and energetic class. Through the use of songs and games, young dancers will develop coordination, control and balance while learning some basic dance steps. Ballet shoes required. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am PJ Library Eco-Concert and Upcycling Project
Sunday
10-11:30am
Belmont
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Celebrate Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish Birthday for the Trees, with award-winning children's singer Emily Hall. Sing about trees and saving the environment, and use recycled T-shirts to make dog toys to donate to a local pet shelter. Feel free to bring your own T-shirt!

Presented in Partnership with Beth El Temple Center

In case of inclement weather, check JCC Metro North Family Connection on Facebook or call 617-841-8009 x2 by 9am for program updates.

Cost: $20/family

 
10:00am Cycle
Sunday
10-11am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
10:00am Turbo Kick
Sunday
10-10:55am
Newton
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Kick, punch and jump for an incredible full-body workout. Learn lots of different martial arts moves.

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:15-11am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Dance Combo
Sunday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Children will learn the basic dance forms of ballet, jazz and tap in a fun and positive atmosphere. This class promotes motor and cognitive development through music and movement with an emphasis on increasing coordination, rhythm, social interaction, listening skills and following directions. Tap and ballet shoes required. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:00pm Discovery Club: Chess Challengers
Sunday
1-2pm
Newton
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What does chess have to do with Chanukah, kibbutzim, and Rabbi Hillel? Learn how to play chess while connecting to Jewish traditions and values in this exciting workshop taught by a US Women's Chess Champion. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Showstoppers - Honk! Jr
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show.

Honk! JR. is a heartwarming celebration of being different that is sure to delight audiences of all ages with its sparkling wit, unique charm and memorable score. Witty and hilarious, but also deeply moving, Honk! JR. is a great choice for young performers. The script of Honk Jr. has many featured roles and opportunities for the entire cast to shine!

 
2:00pm Showstoppers - Guys and Dolls Jr.
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show.

Guys and Dolls JR. is an adaptation of the show considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Its namesake ran for 1,200 performances when it opened on Broadway in 1950 and won numerous Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Guys and Dolls JR is filled with great music, a large cast of featured roles and non-stop comedy and action - Guys and Dolls is a perennial crowd pleaser!

 
2:00pm Grossman Info Session
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Meet the camp director and staff and learn how Camp Grossman is a place to be active, a place to make friends and a place for building skills and community. A vibrant Jewish day camp located on 75 acres in Dover's pine-studded Hale Reservation, we offer campers ages 4 ½-15 summer days filled with aquatics, sports, arts and nature. Bus transportation available to and from a variety of locations throughout Greater Boston. Extended day available in Newton (at the Leventhal-Sidman Center).

 
2:00pm Kaleidoscope Open House
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Come meet the camp director and learn all about Camp Kaleidoscope. With art, music, dance, theater, science and nature activities, campers of all ages have opportunities to spread their creative wings. Our talented staff of artists, performers and educators inspires campers to try new things in a pluralistic Jewish setting that embraces campers of all backgrounds, faiths, and beliefs. Located at JCC Greater Boston's, Leventhal-Sidman Center in Newton with transportation available from the surrounding areas.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
4:00pm Self Defense for Teens
Sunday
4-5pm
Newton
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Led by a Black Belt Instructor, this self-defense class will help prepare teens to defend themselves effectively in an unsafe situation. Participants will learn how to recognize threatening situations & avoid conflict; practice verbal & physical strategies for self-protection, including fundamental defense moves based on Martial Arts; and learn who to contact to access help when in an unsafe situation.

 
6:00pm Restorative Yoga
Sunday
6-7:15pm
Newton
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A deeply calming practice which is rejuvenating for the muscles and joints. Bolters and/or blocks may be used to support the body in restful positions combined with meditation and breathing techniques, bringing balance to mind, body and spirit.

 
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6:00am Cycle
Monday
6-7am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
6:00am Muscle-Up
Monday
6-6:55am
Newton
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Full-body strength training workout to build muscle strength, endurance and flexibility.

 
7:30am Pilates
Monday
7:30-8:25am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
8:30am Pilates
Monday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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A holistic approach to a total body conditioning emphasizing the use of mind and breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
8:30am Zumba
Monday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
9:00am MLK Day Basketball Clinic
Monday
9am-12pm
Newton
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Spend the morning at JCC Greater Boston! Learn basketball fundamentals and improve individual skills through drills and games with our professional coaching staff in a fun environment.

Participants in our clinics and their families are invited to join us for our Magic Ark Performing Arts Series at a discounted rate. Contact sportsclinics@jccgb.org to purchase discounted show tickets along with your clinic registration.

Adults are welcome to use our workout facilities and free babysitting room for younger children while your child participates in the clinics.

 
9:00am MLK Day Super Soccer Stars Clinic
Monday
9-11am
Newton
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Two hours of soccer fun and arts and crafts. Kids will be split into younger and older age groups so that coaches can lead age-appropriate activities. Mini clinics are a great way to introduce children to soccer, as well as develop coordination, teamwork, and new skills.

Participants in our clinics and their families are invited to join us for our Magic Ark Performing Arts Series at a discounted rate. Contact sportsclinics@jccgb.org to purchase discounted show tickets along with your clinic registration.

Adults are welcome to use our workout facilities and free babysitting room for younger children while your child participates in the clinics.

 
9:30am Watercolor Studio
Monday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Explore color, textures and various techniques unique to watercolor. We will work with realistic and abstract forms in a supportive environment. Composition and drawing are an integral part of this course, but no previous experience is necessary. (All levels)

 
9:30am Barre Fusion
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Total body workout incorporating ballet and yoga fundamentals to lengthen, tone/sculpt muscles while improving strength, flexibility and posture. Practiced both at the barre and on the floor. All levels welcome; no dance experience required.

 
9:30am Tabata Intervals
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Full body workout incorporating 20 seconds of very high intensity exercise with 10 seconds of rest. Includes strength, core and cardio training.

 
9:30am Cycle
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
9:30am Basic Tai Chi Movement
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Learn basic foundation of Tai Chi practice. Incorporates moving meditation while developing structural muscles for a mind/body connection. Tai Chi will enhance overall physicality for sports and every day activities. All levels welcome.

 
9:45am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
9:45-10:30am
Arlington
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Each week is a new musical adventure filled with song, dance, rhythm and rhyme. From "snowy day" to "the mountains" to the "giving tree," watch your child grow with the music. Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have your children reading music with their whole bodies!

For more information or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

Cost: $140; siblings, additional $70

 
10:30am Tai Chi & Qigong
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Participants will learn the very simple, yet healing and transformative Eight Pieces of Brocade Qigong set (BaDuan Jin); two of the Five Animal Qigong forms; and movements from the Wudang Tai Chi 13 Movement Form. This meditative practice combines flowing movements and Qigong breathing techniques, which work together to build inner power & energy, develop structural muscles, improve balance & flexibility and reduce stress.

 
10:30am Adult Adapted Aquatics
Monday
10:30-11:45am
Newton
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Weekly swimming class adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Adapted Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization to swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment.

 
11:00am Jason Bishop - Straight Up Magic
Monday
11am-12pm
Newton
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You won't believe your eyes as Jason Bishop, America's hottest illusionist, mystifies with spellbinding magic, award-winning sleight of hand and grand illusions. Bishop's funny and truly magical show is guaranteed to make you ask "How did he do that?"

 
11:00am Parkinson's Cycle
Monday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Research has found cycling, especially pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence, may 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 buidling lower body muscles. Taught by a Certified Parkinson's Cycling coach.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
11:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Lullaby
Monday
11-11:45am
Arlington
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Rhymes to grow head to toe, new lullabies to hear in class and at home! Join Emily for a different theme each week, filled with an opening song to dance cheek to cheek with your baby, drums to play, and movements to the beat.

For more information or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

Cost: $140; siblings, additional $70

 
11:00am Forever Fit
Monday
11-11:55am
Newton
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This class is designed for the active older adult and combines low impact aerobics with stretching, weight training and balance work.

 
12:00pm Modern Yoga
Monday
12-1pm
Newton
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Moderate paced practice while moving the whole body from one pose into the other in mindfully sequenced repetitive and fluid ways. No prior knowledge needed. Modifications provided and participants are encouraged to practice at his/her own level.

 
1:00pm Jason Bishop - Straight Up Magic
Monday
1-2pm
Newton
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You won't believe your eyes as Jason Bishop, America's hottest illusionist, mystifies with spellbinding magic, award-winning sleight of hand and grand illusions. Bishop's funny and truly magical show is guaranteed to make you ask "How did he do that?"

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape. (All levels)

 
1:15pm Tennis
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets, balls and racquets.

 
1:15pm Tippy Toes and Tap Shoes
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Little dancers learn the fundamentals of ballet and movement. They will put on tap shoes and learn to make music with their feet. Tap teaches rhythm and balance. This class helps children develop fine and gross motor skills in a fun, energetic setting. Tap and ballet shoes required. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:15pm Chess Club
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Learn the rules and basic strategy of chess in this hands-on, visually stimulating, and fun class infused with Jewish values and STEAM activities with 1995 United States Women's Chess Champion, Sharon Ellen Burtman. May be repeated. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Mini Basketball
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive intro to the sport.

 
4:00pm Pilates on the Ball
Monday
4-5pm
Newton
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Full body, intense workout using stability balls, Pilates rings, bands and weights to build core strength, balance and coordination.

 
6:00pm 20-20-20
Monday
6-6:55pm
Newton
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20 minutes of low impact aerobics/20 minutes of muscle strengthening/ 20 minutes of stretching.

 
6:00pm NIA
Monday
6-7pm
Newton
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A fun cardiovascular workout incorporating dance, martial arts and healing arts to inspiring music. Great for the mind and body.

 
7:00pm Cycle
Monday
7-8pm
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
7:00pm Interval Challenge
Monday
7-7:55pm
Newton
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Maximize your workout results with Interval Challenge! Intensity and formats during class will vary for a full body workout including Cardio, Core Stability, Plyometrics, Strength Training and more. All levels welcome.

 
7:00pm Move and Meditate
Monday
7-8pm
Newton
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Explore a variety of active meditation techniques drawn from Eastern spiritual traditions and modern Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction exercises. Begins with gentle/restorative stretching to relax the body and mind.

 
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6:00am Zumba
Tuesday
6-6:55am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:30am Zumba
Tuesday
7:30-8:25am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
8:00am Power Sculpt
Tuesday
8-8:55am
Newton
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Build strength and endurance in this cohesive, high intensity, functionally challenging interval workout consisting of cardio/step drills and muscle conditioning using weights followed by ab/core work.

 
8:30am Core Yoga
Tuesday
8:30-9:30am
Newton
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Slow flowing practice that requires both mental and physical focus, building core strength, whole body agility and vigor. Incorporates Pranayama (breath work) and asana together for participants to apply on and off the mat.

 
9:00am Cycle
Tuesday
9-10am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
9:00am Forever Fit
Tuesday
9-9:55am
Newton
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This class is designed for the active older adult and combines low impact aerobics with stretching, weight training and balance work.

 
9:15am HappyFeet Soccer
Tuesday
9:15-10am
Arlington
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Story time with a soccer ball is filled with skill building songs, games and adventures. Every child has their own ball, allowing them to play, have fun, and learn skills at their own pace. HappyFeet coaches are engaging, encouraging, and experienced in working with young children.

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Oil and Acrylic Painting
Tuesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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"Study color theory and fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling it.
Emphasis will be on students' needs and styles of expression. Still life, photos, art of the masters and imagination will provide sources for projects. New students welcome with permission of instructor. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate/Advanced)"

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Tuesday
9:30-11am
Somerville
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Snacks provided.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door.

 
9:30am Pilates
Tuesday
9:30-10:25am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
10:00am Interval Challenge
Tuesday
10-11:15am
Newton
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Maximize your workout results with Interval Challenge! Intensity and formats during class will vary for a full body workout including Cardio, Core Stability, Plyometrics, Strength Training and more. All levels welcome.

 
10:15am Postnatal Yoga
Tuesday
10:15-11:15am
Arlington
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Nourish your new relationship with your baby as you take care of your postpartum body. Poses will stretch and soothe the back and shoulder muscles and focus on total abdominal strength, while integrating the core and pelvic floor. Bring a baby blanket. No yoga experience necessary.

Cost: $90 for all 6 sessions; $20/walk-in

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
10:30am Balance and Injury Prevention
Tuesday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Improve movement efficiency and balance to decrease risk of injury and chronic pain. Led by a Physical Therapist, this class focuses on exercises which are fundamental to daily life activities while also improving your core stability, balance, and overall strength & flexibility to remain active and healthy.

 
10:30am Pilates
Tuesday
10:30-11:25am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
11:30am Slow Flow Yoga
Tuesday
11:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Work to link movement to breath in this slow paced class. Detailed attention to alignment provided to help participants improve muscle strength, mobility and balance.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle building workout. This fun, fast & effective total body training incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:05pm Young Engineers
Tuesday
1:05-1:50pm
Newton
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An engaging, interactive class designed for young learners. Every class will have a different building tool to work with. From creating a bird house to designing a bridge, kids will be a part of real hands-on engineering experiences. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:15pm Intro to Gymnastics
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An introduction to the world of gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

 
2:00pm Parkison's NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action)
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a Certified NIA Instructor. This class can be performed seated in a chair or standing.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
2:00pm Discovery Club: Mindful Movers
Tuesday
2-3:15pm
Newton
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Learn how Jewish and Yogic traditions cultivate a sense of self, others, and the world around us. Participants will develop listening skills, calm, and focus through vinyasa yoga, music, and movement. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Sports Mania
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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Experience variety in this multi-sport class! Have fun with our professional coaching staff learning basics and developing skills in everything from basketball and baseball to hockey, tennis, soccer and more.

 
3:05pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
3:05-3:50pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Tennis
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Have a blast playing and learning about tennis with our professional coaching staff. Through games, ball striking and footwork drills, work on the basic fundamentals of the sport.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Emerging Engineers
Tuesday
4-5:15pm
Newton
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Create, design, decorate, and bring robots to life! We will use KIBO, a robot made specifically for children, to learn about Jewish culture. Along the way, we will practice engineering, programming, problem solving, arts, and storytelling. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm amplifi-Childrens Adapted Music
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Participants will engage in writing songs and social-skill building activities. Themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate. Participants assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.

 
7:00pm L'Chaim(To Life)
Tuesday
7-9pm
Newton
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This group for adults fosters friendships through sharing life cycles events, Jewish holidays and participating in
Tikkum Olam projects. Participants' interests shape the program and activities chosen. Participants pay
for outside activities.

 
7:00pm Cycle
Tuesday
7-8pm
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
7:30pm Yoga
Tuesday
7:30-8:30pm
Newton
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Tones the whole body and will bring you greater strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
7:30pm Zumba
Tuesday
7:30-8:25pm
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
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6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
6:00am Cycle
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:30am Cycle
Wednesday
7:30-8:15am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
8:30am POUND. Rockout. Workout.
Wednesday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Use lightly weighted "drumsticks" called Ripstix, fuses Pilates, isometric movements, and plyometrics with constant simulated drumming to sculpt muscle and burn calories. Ripstix are provided during class. Limit 25 participants.

 
8:30am Yoga
Wednesday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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Tones the whole body and will bring you greater strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
9:30am Movin' and Groovin' with "Music with Emily"
Wednesday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Each week brings a different theme with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: Musical adventures of the Woodland Critters, Papageno and the Birds, The Pumpkin Patch, the Stars and more. Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have your children reading music with their whole bodies!

Cost: $160, siblings an additional $80

 
9:30am Monotype: Using A Press
Wednesday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Explore the process of creating monotypes, employing a variety of processes, including direct painting, viscosity, direct trace drawing, relief printing and chine colle (monotype collage). Non-toxic water soluble inks. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special effects. Color theory, composition and drawing skills are an integral part of this course. Learn to communicate your ideas and critique your work in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Pastel and Oil Portrait/Landscape
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Learn the basics: handling materials, values, edges, composition and mixing color in your choice of medium. Work from a still life or photos. Bring a sketch book, pencils and kneaded eraser to the first class. (All levels)

 
9:30am Bizzy Bees
Wednesday
9:30-10:30am
Arlington
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As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk, this class offers a variety of activity stations designed to help continue to develop fine and gross motor skills and even greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and much more.

Cost: $160 for 8 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am New Additions
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having two children with an expert facilitator and other parents. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while learning and enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Playgroup
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Sharon
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Enjoy a bagel, listen to a story and meet other families while your children play and socialize.

For more information, contact south@jccgb.org

Check the JCC South Area Family Connectionon Facebook group for weather-related updates.

 
9:30am PJ Library Drop-In Playgroup: Tu B'Shevat Edition
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Sharon
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Join us at our weekly playgroup for a festive Tu B'Shevat celebration! We'll have holiday-themed stories, crafts and tasty treats. Help save a tree and bring a PJ Library book for our 2nd annual Tu B'Shevat Book Swap.

For more information, contact south@jccgb.org

Check the JCC South Area Family Connectionon Facebook group for weather-related updates.

 
9:30am Pilates
Wednesday
9:30-10:25am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
9:30am Ultimate Cardio Sculpt
Wednesday
9:30-10:45am
Newton
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Build strength and endurance in this cohesive, high intensity, functionally challenging interval workout consisting of cardio/step drills and muscle conditioning using weights followed by ab/core work.

 
10:00am Preschool Open House - Hingham
Wednesday
10-11am
Hingham
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Come and explore our Early Learning Center in Hingham! Find out more about our programming, tour our facility and meet with a director of the school.

 
10:30am Slow Paced Yoga
Wednesday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Slower paced class that tones the whole body while improving strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
11:00am Little Cruisers
Wednesday
11am-12pm
Arlington
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Have some fun with family play time. This class offers regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play, story time and more. Discover how your baby learns, help build your baby's confidence, and connect with other families.

Cost: $160 for 8 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
11:00am Forever Fit
Wednesday
11-11:55am
Newton
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This class is designed for the active older adult and combines low impact aerobics with stretching, weight training and balance work.

 
11:30am New Arrivals
Wednesday
11:30am-1pm
Arlington
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Share the journey of parenthood with other new parents and a professional educator in a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment. Expert led discussions will cover topics such as soothing your baby, sleep, health and wellness, tummy time, new roles and relationships, and getting out. Includes interactive activities with baby.

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
12:00pm Modern Yoga
Wednesday
12-1pm
Newton
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Moderate paced practice while moving the whole body from one pose into the other in mindfully sequenced repetitive and fluid ways. No prior knowledge needed. Modifications provided and participants are encouraged to practice at his/her own level.

 
1:00pm Introduction to Pastel
Wednesday
1-4pm
Newton
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Work with a wide range of objects and textures to discover the limitless possibilities that pastels have to offer. By learning about linear strokes, cross-hatching, scumbling, feathering and blending, you will gain fluency in the language of pastels and find ways to express your own personal style. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Beginners/Intermediate)

 
1:15pm Tennis
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast playing and learning about tennis with our professional coaching staff. Through games, ball striking and footwork drills, work on the basic fundamentals of the sport.

 
1:15pm Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Musical adventures through reading music, movement, dance, puppets, instrumental improv, musical story telling and piano lessons. Lots of visuals and surprise instruments to see, touch and explore as well! Bring the FUNdamentals of Music into your child's life and home with Emily. Live guitar, ukulele and piano in every class. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:15pm Preschool Art Studio
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Under the guidance of a professional artist and art educator children will be encouraged to engage, explore, and experiment with a variety of drawing and painting projects. This class is a great foundation for future art exploration and is designed to teach the foundations of drawing and painting technique while nurturing each child's unique artistic talents! For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
2:15pm Outdoor Explorers
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Come discover the wonders of winter with us! Follow animal tracks in the snow; build hibernation dens and learn who is still out and about; practice sneaking and pouncing like a fox. Join us to discover new and amazing creatures and plants with hands-on exploration, active investigation, crafts & games. We will be outside and running while we learn about the world around us, as much as temperatures allow. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
4:00pm amplifi-Teens Adapted Music
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Participants will engage in writing songs and social-skill building activities. Themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate. Participants assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.

 
6:00pm Muscle
Wednesday
6-6:30pm
Newton
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Full-body strength training workout to build muscle strength, endurance and flexibility.

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ "A" League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
6:30pm Bellydance
Wednesday
6:30-7:25pm
Newton
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Shake, twist and shimmy in this dynamic class! Class incorporates posture, muscle isolation, flexibility, and easy to follow combinations.

 
7:00pm Cycle
Wednesday
7-8pm
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
7:30pm Hatha Yoga
Wednesday
7:30-8:30pm
Newton
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Focuses on breath awareness and gentle stretching to prepare the body/mind for a nurturing yoga practice. Incorporates yoga postures while linking movement to breath to improve flexibility, strength and balance ending with relaxation and meditation.

 
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6:00am Cycle
Thursday
6-7am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
8:00am Pilates
Thursday
8-9am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
8:30am Men's Pilates
Thursday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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Pilates is one of the best methods to improve balance, align the body and prevent injuries. It builds muscle and strength, while increasing flexibility, mobility, joint stability and ease of movement. Designed to address the needs of men, this class emphasizes core strength, flexibility, and performance for sports such as golf, tennis and basketball.

 
8:30am Zumba
Thursday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
9:30am Little Movers
Thursday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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As your baby becomes mobile, a variety of activity stations will keep him or her stimulated and engaged while helping develop fine and gross motor skills and greater sensory awareness. Discussions will center around safety proofing, outdoor play, sleep and nap transitions, finger feeding and solids. Connect with other families, and learn about child development from an expert.

This class is lead by Jill Vetstein, a Developmental & Early Intervention Specialist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Infant & Toddler Teacher.

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Monotype: Using a Press
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Develop a body of work in a variety of processes including direct painting on plates, viscosity, trace monotype, relief printing and chine colle. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval)

 
9:30am Introduction to Paint and Pastel
Thursday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Elevate your understanding of values, color, form and composition using your landscaped photographs. Sight-size method can be explored. Bring in family photos to work with. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Cycle
Thursday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
9:30am Zumba Gold
Thursday
9:30-10:25am
Newton
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For active older adults looking for a modified Zumba class with lower intensity movements.

 
10:30am Balance and Strength
Thursday
10:30-11am
Newton
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30-minute class incorporating exercise to improve balance, core stability and full body strength.

 
10:30am Yin Yoga
Thursday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Improving range of motion and joint circulation, incorporates a series of long held passive floor poses achieving connective tissue revitalization.

 
11:00am Little Explorers
Thursday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Regular routines with songs, baby sign language, parachute play and story time are some of the activities you and your baby will explore. Gain insight into how your baby learns. Connect with other families, and learn about child development from an expert while your baby builds confidence.

This class is lead by Jill Vetstein, a Developmental & Early Intervention Specialist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Infant & Toddler Teacher

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
11:00am Pilates Strong
Thursday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Pilates fusion class working core muscles & more, combinin traditional Pilates exerices with other forms of resistance training including free weights, improving strength, flexibility and mobility.

 
11:00am Pilates Strong
Thursday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Pilates fusion class working core muscles & more, combinin traditional Pilates exerices with other forms of resistance training including free weights, improving strength, flexibility and mobility.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle building workout. This fun, fast & effective total body training incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
12:00pm Gentle Yoga
Thursday
12-1pm
Newton
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Designed for adults with movement and/or physical limitations. We use gentle restorative exercises that help to reduce muscle rigidity, relieve pain and anxiety, while increasing strength, balance and flexibility. Using breath to move through the poses, yoga balances our emotions, calms the mind, and creates peace in our spirit. Class is designed for participants to either stay in a chair or standing using the chair for balance.

 
1:15pm Kids Bop and Tricks
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Join us for a fun, age-appropriate hip hop style dance class for kids eager to move and groove. During the tricks part of class, we pull out the mats and work on cool floor moves that they can incorporate into their hip hop routines. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and improving balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment. Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a Certified Personal Trainer.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
2:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
2:00pm Little Chefs
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Children will engage all their senses in this fun, hands-on cooking adventure! With the guidance of a professional chef and educator, we will learn math, science, language, culture and basic cooking skills while creating delicious treats to enjoy with a sense of accomplishment. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Gymnastics
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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An age-appropriate approach to Gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

 
4:00pm Floor Hockey
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn the fundamentals of floor hockey in a fun environment with game play, teamwork, skill development and more.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Puppet Producers
Thursday
4-5:15pm
Newton
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Puppetry is exercise for your imagination! Kids will explore the ancient and wildly creative art of puppetry with a professional puppeteer as their guide. Inspired by traditional folktales and Torah stories, we'll create original characters in a variety of puppetry styles and bring them to life using movement, sound, and playful storytelling. Then, we'll see how puppets have the power to spread joy and bring people together as we create a one-of-a-kind Purim Puppet Party! For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
6:15pm Slow Flow Ashtanga
Thursday
6:15-7:15pm
Newton
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Founded by K. Pattabhi Jois during the 20th Century, this dynamic practice synchronizes breath and movement. Work to calm the mind while moving through a set sequence of postures to strengthen the core muscle groups and improve flexibility.

 
6:30pm Thursday Night 18+ League
Thursday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
6:45pm Zumba
Thursday
6:45-7:40pm
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
7:00pm Friends Drop In
Thursday
7-8:30pm
Brookline
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This weekly group provides an opportunity for social networking on a drop-in basis for adults. Meets at the JCC Early Learning Center,50 Sutherland Road, Brookline.

 
7:30pm Mass Self Advocates
Thursday
7:30-9pm
Brookline
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This weekly group provides mutual support and self-advocacy for adults. Meets at the JCC Early Learning Center,50 Sutherland Road, Brookline.

 
7:30pm Pilates
Thursday
7:30-8:30pm
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
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5:45am Cycle
Friday
5:45-6:45am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Friday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Friday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:30am Restorative Yoga
Friday
7:30-8:25am
Newton
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A deeply calming practice which is rejuvenating for the muscles and joints. Bolters and/or blocks may be used to support the body in restful positions combined with meditation and breathing techniques, bringing balance to mind, body and spirit.

 
7:30am Zumba
Friday
7:30-8:25am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
8:30am Bootcamp
Friday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories with our 45-minute interval-based workout.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
8:30am Pilates
Friday
8:30-9:30am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
8:30am Zumba
Friday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a free, fun weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, free play and chatting with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat. Coffee included!

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am PJ Library Drop-In Playgroup: Tu B'Shevat Edition
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join us for a special edition of our PJ Library Books & Blocks Drop-In Playgroup where we will celebrate Tu B'Shevat, the holiday of the trees. Children can enjoy stories, crafts and yummy snacks along with our regular Shabbat celebration. Parents and caregivers can enjoy a hot coffee while mingling with other families.

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Music with Emily: Once Upon A Song
Friday
9:30-10:15am
Sharon
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Each week brings a different theme with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: Musical adventures of the Woodland Critters, Papageno and the Birds, The Pumpkin Patch, the Stars and more. Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have your children reading music with their whole bodies!

 
9:30am Basic Tai Chi Movement
Friday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Learn basic foundation of Tai Chi practice. Incorporates moving meditation while developing structural muscles for a mind/body connection. Tai Chi will enhance overall physicality for sports and every day activities. All levels welcome.

 
9:30am Ultimate Cardio Sculpt
Friday
9:30-10:45am
Newton
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Build strength and endurance in this cohesive, high intensity, functionally challenging interval workout consisting of cardio/step drills and muscle conditioning using weights followed by ab/core work.

 
9:45am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:45-11:15am
Natick
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly Shabbat activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Meet other families while your children play and socialize. Join us for this morning of play, songs, crafts, challah and more!

Check the JCC Metrowest Family Connection Facebook group for weather-related updates.

For more information, contact metrowest2@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
10-11:30am
Arlington
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door. For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

 
10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all the major muscle groups. Includes 30 minutes of cardio movement exercises, 20 minutes of strength training, followed by 10 minutes of stretching. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a Certified Group Fitness Instructor.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
11:00am Forever Fit
Friday
11-11:55am
Newton
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This class is designed for the active older adult and combines low impact aerobics with stretching, weight training and balance work.

 
12:00pm Express Cycle
Friday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
12:00pm Yoga
Friday
12-1pm
Newton
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Tones the whole body and will bring you greater strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
1:05pm Future Scientists
Friday
1:05-1:50pm
Newton
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Exploration, adventure, discovery and wonder await. Get ready to have a fun and engaging experience. Activities are hands-on and most experiments can be brought home to show family and friends. Experiments include building and erupting a volcano, rainbow in a jar, slippery slime, and more. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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7:00am Strength & Structure
Saturday
7-7:55am
Newton
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A dynamic "Vinyasa Flow" yoga class that challenges the mind & body, focusing on pose alignment and full body strength. This "all levels" class caters to the yogi looking to deepen his/her yoga practice with opportunity to explore a variety of pose/movement progressions.

 
8:00am Cycle
Saturday
8-9am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
8:00am Yoga
Saturday
8-8:55am
Newton
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Tones the whole body and will bring you greater strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
8:00am Zumba
Saturday
8-8:55am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
9:00am Pilates
Saturday
9-10am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
9:00am Zumba
Saturday
9-9:55am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars Kick & Play
Saturday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Individual attention and positive reinforcement help to develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing.

 
10:00am POUND. Rockout. Workout.
Saturday
10-10:55am
Newton
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Use lightly weighted "drumsticks" called Ripstix, fuses Pilates, isometric movements, and plyometrics with constant simulated drumming to sculpt muscle and burn calories. Ripstix are provided during class. Limit 25 participants.

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
10:15-10:55am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Land and Sea Power Hour
Saturday
4-5:15pm
Newton
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A fitness class designed for young adults with different learning styles. Class combines 30 minutes of stretching, weights and cardio with 30 minutes of Aqua Zumba in the pool.

 
6:00pm Teen Saturday Night
Saturday
6-8pm
Stoughton
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BAMSI Day Habilitation
521 Washington Street, Stoughton
(unless otherwise noted in monthly flyer)


A Saturday night social/recreational activity group for ages 12-17 designed to enhance and practice social skills while encouraging independence within the community. Activities will be chosen by the group with the assistance
from the group's leaders.

 
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7:00am Zumba
Sunday
7-7:55am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
7:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:15am Master's Swimming Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:30am Sunday 40+"B" League
Sunday
7:30-10:30am
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
8:00am Zumba
Sunday
8-8:55am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
8:30am Cycle
Sunday
8:30-9:30am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
9:00am 20-20-20
Sunday
9-9:55am
Newton
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20 minutes of low impact aerobics/20 minutes of muscle strengthening/20 minutes of stretching.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
10:00am Bitty Ballet
Sunday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Children will discover the joy of moving their bodies to music in this fun and energetic class. Through the use of songs and games, young dancers will develop coordination, control and balance while learning some basic dance steps. Ballet shoes required. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Cycle
Sunday
10-11am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
10:00am Turbo Kick
Sunday
10-10:55am
Newton
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Kick, punch and jump for an incredible full-body workout. Learn lots of different martial arts moves.

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:15-11am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Dance Combo
Sunday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Children will learn the basic dance forms of ballet, jazz and tap in a fun and positive atmosphere. This class promotes motor and cognitive development through music and movement with an emphasis on increasing coordination, rhythm, social interaction, listening skills and following directions. Tap and ballet shoes required. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:00pm Young Adult Social Group
Sunday
1-5pm
Newton
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This is a social group for young adults to participate in outings and connect with others
while creating friendships. Participants' interests shape the program and activities chosen.
Participants pay for outside activities.

 
1:00pm Teen Activity Group-13-17 yrs
Sunday
1-4pm
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This fun social group offers opportunities to build friendships while emphasizing independence and the acquisition of life skills. Participants' interests shape the program and activities that are chosen. Participants pay for outside activities.

 
1:00pm Discovery Club: Chess Challengers
Sunday
1-2pm
Newton
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What does chess have to do with Chanukah, kibbutzim, and Rabbi Hillel? Learn how to play chess while connecting to Jewish traditions and values in this exciting workshop taught by a US Women's Chess Champion. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
1:00pm PJ Library Road Trip: Norfolk Skating Arena
Sunday
1-2:50pm
Norfolk
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Grab your hat and mittens and join other JCC families for an afternoon of indoor ice skating. Sip on a hot cocoa at the snack bar while socializing with new and familiar faces.

Cost: Pay on your own; discounted rate for JCC families: $5/adults, $3/children; Rental skates: $3

For more information, contact south@jccgb.org

Check the JCC South Area Family Connection on Facebook group for weather-related updates.

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2:00pm Showstoppers - Guys and Dolls Jr.
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show.

Guys and Dolls JR. is an adaptation of the show considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Its namesake ran for 1,200 performances when it opened on Broadway in 1950 and won numerous Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Guys and Dolls JR is filled with great music, a large cast of featured roles and non-stop comedy and action - Guys and Dolls is a perennial crowd pleaser!

 
2:00pm Yoga for Arthritis
Sunday
2-3pm
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Slow-paced yoga class focusing on alignment and breath awareness while incorporating gentle stretches and postures to increase lubrication around the joints, improving joint function and range of motion. Classes end with a guided relaxation.

 
2:45pm Chop Chop Cooking Class
Sunday
2:45-4pm
Belmont
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Decorate an apron and chef's hat, and you are ready to get cooking! Learn to make a delicious healthy breakfast at the Chop Chop Kitchen's state-of-the-art test kitchen. Join their experienced teachers as they inspire and teach families to cook and eat real food together.

Please contact metronorth@jccgb.org about any allergies or dietary restrictions.

In case of inclement weather, check JCC Metro North Family Connection on Facebook or call 617-841-8009 x2 by 9am for program updates.

Cost: $20 per parent/child pair
Space is limited. Register by January 20.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
4:00pm Self Defense for Teens
Sunday
4-5pm
Newton
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Led by a Black Belt Instructor, this self-defense class will help prepare teens to defend themselves effectively in an unsafe situation. Participants will learn how to recognize threatening situations & avoid conflict; practice verbal & physical strategies for self-protection, including fundamental defense moves based on Martial Arts; and learn who to contact to access help when in an unsafe situation.

 
4:00pm Adult Social Group
Sunday
4-6pm
TBD
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Through social and recreational activities this group fosters independence while encouraging participants to make and deepen friendships with one another. Participants' interests shape the program and activities that are chosen. Participants pay for outside activities.

 
6:00pm Restorative Yoga
Sunday
6-7:15pm
Newton
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A deeply calming practice which is rejuvenating for the muscles and joints. Bolters and/or blocks may be used to support the body in restful positions combined with meditation and breathing techniques, bringing balance to mind, body and spirit.

 
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6:00am Cycle
Monday
6-7am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
6:00am Muscle-Up
Monday
6-6:55am
Newton
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Full-body strength training workout to build muscle strength, endurance and flexibility.

 
7:30am Pilates
Monday
7:30-8:25am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
8:30am Pilates
Monday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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A holistic approach to a total body conditioning emphasizing the use of mind and breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
8:30am Zumba
Monday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
9:30am Watercolor Studio
Monday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Explore color, textures and various techniques unique to watercolor. We will work with realistic and abstract forms in a supportive environment. Composition and drawing are an integral part of this course, but no previous experience is necessary. (All levels)

 
9:30am Barre Fusion
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Total body workout incorporating ballet and yoga fundamentals to lengthen, tone/sculpt muscles while improving strength, flexibility and posture. Practiced both at the barre and on the floor. All levels welcome; no dance experience required.

 
9:30am Tabata Intervals
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Full body workout incorporating 20 seconds of very high intensity exercise with 10 seconds of rest. Includes strength, core and cardio training.

 
9:30am Cycle
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
9:30am Basic Tai Chi Movement
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Learn basic foundation of Tai Chi practice. Incorporates moving meditation while developing structural muscles for a mind/body connection. Tai Chi will enhance overall physicality for sports and every day activities. All levels welcome.

 
9:45am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
9:45-10:30am
Arlington
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Each week is a new musical adventure filled with song, dance, rhythm and rhyme. From "snowy day" to "the mountains" to the "giving tree," watch your child grow with the music. Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have your children reading music with their whole bodies!

For more information or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

Cost: $140; siblings, additional $70

 
10:30am Tai Chi & Qigong
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Participants will learn the very simple, yet healing and transformative Eight Pieces of Brocade Qigong set (BaDuan Jin); two of the Five Animal Qigong forms; and movements from the Wudang Tai Chi 13 Movement Form. This meditative practice combines flowing movements and Qigong breathing techniques, which work together to build inner power & energy, develop structural muscles, improve balance & flexibility and reduce stress.

 
10:30am Adult Adapted Aquatics
Monday
10:30-11:45am
Newton
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Weekly swimming class adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Adapted Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization to swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment.

 
11:00am Parkinson's Cycle
Monday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Research has found cycling, especially pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence, may 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 buidling lower body muscles. Taught by a Certified Parkinson's Cycling coach.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
11:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Lullaby
Monday
11-11:45am
Arlington
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Rhymes to grow head to toe, new lullabies to hear in class and at home! Join Emily for a different theme each week, filled with an opening song to dance cheek to cheek with your baby, drums to play, and movements to the beat.

For more information or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

Cost: $140; siblings, additional $70

 
11:00am Forever Fit
Monday
11-11:55am
Newton
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This class is designed for the active older adult and combines low impact aerobics with stretching, weight training and balance work.

 
12:00pm Modern Yoga
Monday
12-1pm
Newton
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Moderate paced practice while moving the whole body from one pose into the other in mindfully sequenced repetitive and fluid ways. No prior knowledge needed. Modifications provided and participants are encouraged to practice at his/her own level.

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape. (All levels)

 
1:15pm Tennis
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets, balls and racquets.

 
1:15pm Tippy Toes and Tap Shoes
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Little dancers learn the fundamentals of ballet and movement. They will put on tap shoes and learn to make music with their feet. Tap teaches rhythm and balance. This class helps children develop fine and gross motor skills in a fun, energetic setting. Tap and ballet shoes required. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:15pm Chess Club
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Learn the rules and basic strategy of chess in this hands-on, visually stimulating, and fun class infused with Jewish values and STEAM activities with 1995 United States Women's Chess Champion, Sharon Ellen Burtman. May be repeated. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Mini Basketball
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive intro to the sport.

 
4:00pm Pilates on the Ball
Monday
4-5pm
Newton
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Full body, intense workout using stability balls, Pilates rings, bands and weights to build core strength, balance and coordination.

 
5:00pm The Practice of Mindful Meditation
Monday
5-6:30pm
Newton
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Mindfulness is the ability to be present in the moment without being overwhelmed by the good or bad around us - it is about simply being with whatever is unfolding. Led by a Meditation Instructor, this class will engage in both formal and informal practices of mindfulness that will allow you to cultivate a "witness" aspect in your day-to-day life. Achieve a deeper state of embodiment in order to experience the simple joy of being, dissociated from the pleasures and displeasures of the external world. Practices include body scan, gentle yoga, sitting meditation, gratitude and forgiveness.

 
6:00pm 20-20-20
Monday
6-6:55pm
Newton
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20 minutes of low impact aerobics/20 minutes of muscle strengthening/ 20 minutes of stretching.

 
6:00pm NIA
Monday
6-7pm
Newton
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A fun cardiovascular workout incorporating dance, martial arts and healing arts to inspiring music. Great for the mind and body.

 
7:00pm Cycle
Monday
7-8pm
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
7:00pm Interval Challenge
Monday
7-7:55pm
Newton
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Maximize your workout results with Interval Challenge! Intensity and formats during class will vary for a full body workout including Cardio, Core Stability, Plyometrics, Strength Training and more. All levels welcome.

 
7:00pm Move and Meditate
Monday
7-8pm
Newton
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Explore a variety of active meditation techniques drawn from Eastern spiritual traditions and modern Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction exercises. Begins with gentle/restorative stretching to relax the body and mind.

 
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6:00am Zumba
Tuesday
6-6:55am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:30am Zumba
Tuesday
7:30-8:25am
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
8:00am Power Sculpt
Tuesday
8-8:55am
Newton
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Build strength and endurance in this cohesive, high intensity, functionally challenging interval workout consisting of cardio/step drills and muscle conditioning using weights followed by ab/core work.

 
8:30am Core Yoga
Tuesday
8:30-9:30am
Newton
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Slow flowing practice that requires both mental and physical focus, building core strength, whole body agility and vigor. Incorporates Pranayama (breath work) and asana together for participants to apply on and off the mat.

 
9:00am Cycle
Tuesday
9-10am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
9:00am Forever Fit
Tuesday
9-9:55am
Newton
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This class is designed for the active older adult and combines low impact aerobics with stretching, weight training and balance work.

 
9:15am HappyFeet Soccer
Tuesday
9:15-10am
Arlington
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Story time with a soccer ball is filled with skill building songs, games and adventures. Every child has their own ball, allowing them to play, have fun, and learn skills at their own pace. HappyFeet coaches are engaging, encouraging, and experienced in working with young children.

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Oil and Acrylic Painting
Tuesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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"Study color theory and fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling it.
Emphasis will be on students' needs and styles of expression. Still life, photos, art of the masters and imagination will provide sources for projects. New students welcome with permission of instructor. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate/Advanced)"

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Tuesday
9:30-11am
Somerville
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Snacks provided.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door.

 
9:30am Pilates
Tuesday
9:30-10:25am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
10:00am Interval Challenge
Tuesday
10-11:15am
Newton
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Maximize your workout results with Interval Challenge! Intensity and formats during class will vary for a full body workout including Cardio, Core Stability, Plyometrics, Strength Training and more. All levels welcome.

 
10:15am Postnatal Yoga
Tuesday
10:15-11:15am
Arlington
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Nourish your new relationship with your baby as you take care of your postpartum body. Poses will stretch and soothe the back and shoulder muscles and focus on total abdominal strength, while integrating the core and pelvic floor. Bring a baby blanket. No yoga experience necessary.

Cost: $90 for all 6 sessions; $20/walk-in

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
10:30am Balance and Injury Prevention
Tuesday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Improve movement efficiency and balance to decrease risk of injury and chronic pain. Led by a Physical Therapist, this class focuses on exercises which are fundamental to daily life activities while also improving your core stability, balance, and overall strength & flexibility to remain active and healthy.

 
10:30am Pilates
Tuesday
10:30-11:25am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
11:30am Slow Flow Yoga
Tuesday
11:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Work to link movement to breath in this slow paced class. Detailed attention to alignment provided to help participants improve muscle strength, mobility and balance.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle building workout. This fun, fast & effective total body training incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:05pm Young Engineers
Tuesday
1:05-1:50pm
Newton
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An engaging, interactive class designed for young learners. Every class will have a different building tool to work with. From creating a bird house to designing a bridge, kids will be a part of real hands-on engineering experiences. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:15pm Intro to Gymnastics
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An introduction to the world of gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

 
2:00pm Parkison's NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action)
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a Certified NIA Instructor. This class can be performed seated in a chair or standing.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
2:00pm Discovery Club: Mindful Movers
Tuesday
2-3:15pm
Newton
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Learn how Jewish and Yogic traditions cultivate a sense of self, others, and the world around us. Participants will develop listening skills, calm, and focus through vinyasa yoga, music, and movement. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Sports Mania
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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Experience variety in this multi-sport class! Have fun with our professional coaching staff learning basics and developing skills in everything from basketball and baseball to hockey, tennis, soccer and more.

 
3:05pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
3:05-3:50pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Tennis
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Have a blast playing and learning about tennis with our professional coaching staff. Through games, ball striking and footwork drills, work on the basic fundamentals of the sport.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Emerging Engineers
Tuesday
4-5:15pm
Newton
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Create, design, decorate, and bring robots to life! We will use KIBO, a robot made specifically for children, to learn about Jewish culture. Along the way, we will practice engineering, programming, problem solving, arts, and storytelling. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm amplifi-Childrens Adapted Music
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Participants will engage in writing songs and social-skill building activities. Themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate. Participants assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.

 
7:00pm Cycle
Tuesday
7-8pm
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
7:30pm Yoga
Tuesday
7:30-8:30pm
Newton
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Tones the whole body and will bring you greater strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
7:30pm Zumba
Tuesday
7:30-8:25pm
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
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6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
6:00am Cycle
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:30am Cycle
Wednesday
7:30-8:15am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
8:30am POUND. Rockout. Workout.
Wednesday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Use lightly weighted "drumsticks" called Ripstix, fuses Pilates, isometric movements, and plyometrics with constant simulated drumming to sculpt muscle and burn calories. Ripstix are provided during class. Limit 25 participants.

 
8:30am Yoga
Wednesday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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Tones the whole body and will bring you greater strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
9:30am Movin' and Groovin' with "Music with Emily"
Wednesday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Each week brings a different theme with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: Musical adventures of the Woodland Critters, Papageno and the Birds, The Pumpkin Patch, the Stars and more. Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have your children reading music with their whole bodies!

Cost: $160, siblings an additional $80

 
9:30am Monotype: Using A Press
Wednesday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Explore the process of creating monotypes, employing a variety of processes, including direct painting, viscosity, direct trace drawing, relief printing and chine colle (monotype collage). Non-toxic water soluble inks. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special effects. Color theory, composition and drawing skills are an integral part of this course. Learn to communicate your ideas and critique your work in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Pastel and Oil Portrait/Landscape
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Learn the basics: handling materials, values, edges, composition and mixing color in your choice of medium. Work from a still life or photos. Bring a sketch book, pencils and kneaded eraser to the first class. (All levels)

 
9:30am Bizzy Bees
Wednesday
9:30-10:30am
Arlington
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As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk, this class offers a variety of activity stations designed to help continue to develop fine and gross motor skills and even greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and much more.

Cost: $160 for 8 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am New Additions
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having two children with an expert facilitator and other parents. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while learning and enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Playgroup
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Sharon
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Enjoy a bagel, listen to a story and meet other families while your children play and socialize.

For more information, contact south@jccgb.org

Check the JCC South Area Family Connectionon Facebook group for weather-related updates.

 
9:30am Pilates
Wednesday
9:30-10:25am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
9:30am Ultimate Cardio Sculpt
Wednesday
9:30-10:45am
Newton
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Build strength and endurance in this cohesive, high intensity, functionally challenging interval workout consisting of cardio/step drills and muscle conditioning using weights followed by ab/core work.

 
10:30am Slow Paced Yoga
Wednesday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Slower paced class that tones the whole body while improving strength, stamina, flexibility, structural alignment, balance and most importantly, will help you to stay relaxed.

 
11:00am Little Cruisers
Wednesday
11am-12pm
Arlington
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Have some fun with family play time. This class offers regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play, story time and more. Discover how your baby learns, help build your baby's confidence, and connect with other families.

Cost: $160 for 8 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or or to register a sibling, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
11:00am Forever Fit
Wednesday
11-11:55am
Newton
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This class is designed for the active older adult and combines low impact aerobics with stretching, weight training and balance work.

 
11:30am New Arrivals
Wednesday
11:30am-1pm
Arlington
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Share the journey of parenthood with other new parents and a professional educator in a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment. Expert led discussions will cover topics such as soothing your baby, sleep, health and wellness, tummy time, new roles and relationships, and getting out. Includes interactive activities with baby.

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
12:00pm Modern Yoga
Wednesday
12-1pm
Newton
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Moderate paced practice while moving the whole body from one pose into the other in mindfully sequenced repetitive and fluid ways. No prior knowledge needed. Modifications provided and participants are encouraged to practice at his/her own level.

 
1:00pm Introduction to Pastel
Wednesday
1-4pm
Newton
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Work with a wide range of objects and textures to discover the limitless possibilities that pastels have to offer. By learning about linear strokes, cross-hatching, scumbling, feathering and blending, you will gain fluency in the language of pastels and find ways to express your own personal style. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Beginners/Intermediate)

 
1:15pm Tennis
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast playing and learning about tennis with our professional coaching staff. Through games, ball striking and footwork drills, work on the basic fundamentals of the sport.

 
1:15pm Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Musical adventures through reading music, movement, dance, puppets, instrumental improv, musical story telling and piano lessons. Lots of visuals and surprise instruments to see, touch and explore as well! Bring the FUNdamentals of Music into your child's life and home with Emily. Live guitar, ukulele and piano in every class. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:15pm Preschool Art Studio
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Under the guidance of a professional artist and art educator children will be encouraged to engage, explore, and experiment with a variety of drawing and painting projects. This class is a great foundation for future art exploration and is designed to teach the foundations of drawing and painting technique while nurturing each child's unique artistic talents! For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
2:15pm Outdoor Explorers
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Come discover the wonders of winter with us! Follow animal tracks in the snow; build hibernation dens and learn who is still out and about; practice sneaking and pouncing like a fox. Join us to discover new and amazing creatures and plants with hands-on exploration, active investigation, crafts & games. We will be outside and running while we learn about the world around us, as much as temperatures allow. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
4:00pm amplifi-Teens Adapted Music
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Participants will engage in writing songs and social-skill building activities. Themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate. Participants assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.

 
6:00pm Muscle
Wednesday
6-6:30pm
Newton
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Full-body strength training workout to build muscle strength, endurance and flexibility.

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ "A" League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night Out
Wednesday
6:30-8:30pm
Stoughton
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BAMSI Day Habilitation
521 Washington Street, Stoughton
(unless otherwise noted in monthly flyer)


AThis fun social group for young adults offers opportunities to build friendships while emphasizing independence and the acquisition of life skills. Participants' interests shape the program and activities chosen. Participants pay
for outside activities.

 
6:30pm Bellydance
Wednesday
6:30-7:25pm
Newton
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Shake, twist and shimmy in this dynamic class! Class incorporates posture, muscle isolation, flexibility, and easy to follow combinations.

 
7:00pm Cycle
Wednesday
7-8pm
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
7:30pm Hatha Yoga
Wednesday
7:30-8:30pm
Newton
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Focuses on breath awareness and gentle stretching to prepare the body/mind for a nurturing yoga practice. Incorporates yoga postures while linking movement to breath to improve flexibility, strength and balance ending with relaxation and meditation.

 
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6:00am Cycle
Thursday
6-7am
Newton
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
8:00am Pilates
Thursday
8-9am
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
8:30am Men's Pilates
Thursday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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Pilates is one of the best methods to improve balance, align the body and prevent injuries. It builds muscle and strength, while increasing flexibility, mobility, joint stability and ease of movement. Designed to address the needs of men, this class emphasizes core strength, flexibility, and performance for sports such as golf, tennis and basketball.

 
8:30am Zumba
Thursday
8:30-9:25am
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
9:30am Little Movers
Thursday
9:30-10:30am
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As your baby becomes mobile, a variety of activity stations will keep him or her stimulated and engaged while helping develop fine and gross motor skills and greater sensory awareness. Discussions will center around safety proofing, outdoor play, sleep and nap transitions, finger feeding and solids. Connect with other families, and learn about child development from an expert.

This class is lead by Jill Vetstein, a Developmental & Early Intervention Specialist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Infant & Toddler Teacher.

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Monotype: Using a Press
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
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Develop a body of work in a variety of processes including direct painting on plates, viscosity, trace monotype, relief printing and chine colle. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval)

 
9:30am Introduction to Paint and Pastel
Thursday
9:30am-12:30pm
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Elevate your understanding of values, color, form and composition using your landscaped photographs. Sight-size method can be explored. Bring in family photos to work with. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Cycle
Thursday
9:30-10:30am
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Cycle is a stationary cycling workout that simulates the riding positions used on real road racing bikes. Participants follow the beat of music, and transform the energy from the music into powerful pedal strokes.

 
9:30am Zumba Gold
Thursday
9:30-10:25am
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For active older adults looking for a modified Zumba class with lower intensity movements.

 
10:30am Balance and Strength
Thursday
10:30-11am
Newton
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30-minute class incorporating exercise to improve balance, core stability and full body strength.

 
10:30am Yin Yoga
Thursday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Improving range of motion and joint circulation, incorporates a series of long held passive floor poses achieving connective tissue revitalization.

 
11:00am Little Explorers
Thursday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Regular routines with songs, baby sign language, parachute play and story time are some of the activities you and your baby will explore. Gain insight into how your baby learns. Connect with other families, and learn about child development from an expert while your baby builds confidence.

This class is lead by Jill Vetstein, a Developmental & Early Intervention Specialist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Infant & Toddler Teacher

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
11:00am Pilates Strong
Thursday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Pilates fusion class working core muscles & more, combinin traditional Pilates exerices with other forms of resistance training including free weights, improving strength, flexibility and mobility.

 
11:00am Pilates Strong
Thursday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Pilates fusion class working core muscles & more, combinin traditional Pilates exerices with other forms of resistance training including free weights, improving strength, flexibility and mobility.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
12-12:45pm
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle building workout. This fun, fast & effective total body training incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
12:00pm Gentle Yoga
Thursday
12-1pm
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Designed for adults with movement and/or physical limitations. We use gentle restorative exercises that help to reduce muscle rigidity, relieve pain and anxiety, while increasing strength, balance and flexibility. Using breath to move through the poses, yoga balances our emotions, calms the mind, and creates peace in our spirit. Class is designed for participants to either stay in a chair or standing using the chair for balance.

 
1:15pm Kids Bop and Tricks
Thursday
1:15-2pm
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Join us for a fun, age-appropriate hip hop style dance class for kids eager to move and groove. During the tricks part of class, we pull out the mats and work on cool floor moves that they can incorporate into their hip hop routines. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-3pm
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and improving balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment. Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a Certified Personal Trainer.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
2:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
2-3pm
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
2:00pm Little Chefs
Thursday
2-3pm
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Children will engage all their senses in this fun, hands-on cooking adventure! With the guidance of a professional chef and educator, we will learn math, science, language, culture and basic cooking skills while creating delicious treats to enjoy with a sense of accomplishment. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Gymnastics
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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An age-appropriate approach to Gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

 
4:00pm Floor Hockey
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn the fundamentals of floor hockey in a fun environment with game play, teamwork, skill development and more.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Puppet Producers
Thursday
4-5:15pm
Newton
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Puppetry is exercise for your imagination! Kids will explore the ancient and wildly creative art of puppetry with a professional puppeteer as their guide. Inspired by traditional folktales and Torah stories, we'll create original characters in a variety of puppetry styles and bring them to life using movement, sound, and playful storytelling. Then, we'll see how puppets have the power to spread joy and bring people together as we create a one-of-a-kind Purim Puppet Party! For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
6:15pm Slow Flow Ashtanga
Thursday
6:15-7:15pm
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Founded by K. Pattabhi Jois during the 20th Century, this dynamic practice synchronizes breath and movement. Work to calm the mind while moving through a set sequence of postures to strengthen the core muscle groups and improve flexibility.

 
6:30pm Thursday Night 18+ League
Thursday
6:30-9:30pm
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For more information, please call Barry Goldstein 617-558-6464.

 
6:45pm Zumba
Thursday
6:45-7:40pm
Newton
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A fusion of Latin and International music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba is a hip swingin', body pumpin', booty shakin' fun way to get a total body workout.

 
7:00pm Friends Drop In
Thursday
7-8:30pm
Brookline
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This weekly group provides an opportunity for social networking on a drop-in basis for adults. Meets at the JCC Early Learning Center,50 Sutherland Road, Brookline.

 
7:30pm Mom's Night Out: Jewelry Making
Thursday
7:30-9pm
Private Location
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Join local jewelry designer and metalsmith, Bev Feldman, as she leads you in making a simple pair of earrings for yourself or to give as a gift. All tools and materials, as well as wine and cheese, will be provided. No previous jewelry experience necessary!

In case of inclement weather, check JCC Metro North Family Connection on Facebook or call 617-841-8009 x2 by 9am for program updates.

Event will take place at a private residence in Cambridge and address will be provided upon registration.

Space is limited. Register by Friday, January 29.

 
7:30pm Mass Self Advocates
Thursday
7:30-9pm
Brookline
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This weekly group provides mutual support and self-advocacy for adults. Meets at the JCC Early Learning Center,50 Sutherland Road, Brookline.

 
7:30pm Pilates
Thursday
7:30-8:30pm
Newton
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A holistic approach to total body conditioning emphasizing the use of the mind and the breath for the execution of controlled and concentrated movements.

 
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