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Wellness

Experience the strength of a supportive community dedicated to health, fitness, and well-being.

Choose from personal training, group fitness classes, Pilates, yoga, swim lessons, and more — find wellness programs for the whole family!

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February is Heart Health Month!

Heart Health Starts with You!

Workshops/Events

Pop-up Classes

Reservations are required through the site or on the My J app.

Tabling Events

FREE Blood Pressure Screenings with Union Pharmacy

Wellness Wing
Thursday, February 15 I 11am-1pm

Lower Lobby
Wednesday, February 21 I 5-7pm

No appointment necessary. For more information, contact wellness@jccgb.org.

Cardio Consults/Demos

Cardio Conditioning for Everyone! (dates/times TBD)

Get your heart beating faster, breathe more rapidly and deeply…. sweat! Schedule a 30-minute small group consultation with a Personal Trainer to learn how to best move the large muscles in your legs, arms and hips over a sustained period of time to improve your cardio health at the JCC! Reserve your spot on My J app to 2 days before the session.

Learn what strategies and equipment can be used in the Fitness Center to increase cardio strength

Find out the basics of high intensity interval training (HIIT) to help you achieve a healthy weight, lower blood pressure and reduce stress

Learn how to incorporate low-impact interval training (LIIT) to improve cardio health

Huff & Buff Fitness Challenge

Are you ready to Huff & Buff? Starting February 1, pick up your Bingo card in the Theater, Fitness Center, and Studios for a chance to WIN BIG! Let’s go!

Are you fitting in at least 150 minutes (2.5 hours) of heart-pumping physical activity per week? Only about one in five adults and teens get enough exercise to maintain good health. Being more active can help you think, feel, sleep better and perform daily tasks of living more easily.

February is Heart Health Month, and we invite you to try a variety of cardio exercises, circling your choices. When you spell BINGO, turn your card in to the Fitness Center and Studios for a chance to win a 3-pack 30-minute Personal Training sessions; $50 Amazon gift card; or Apple AirPods. Complete multiple BINGO cards to improve your cardiovascular health and chances for winning the challenge.

Are you ready to Huff & Buff? Let’s go!

Move & Mind

What Moves You?

Group Fitness

We’re as proud of the classes we offer as we are of the community that takes them! Explore Zumba®, cardio sculpt, yoga classes, small group training, and more!

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Stay Motivated

Personal Training

We’ll match you with a personal trainer who will help you get the results you’re looking for…and feel great doing it!

Personal trainer showing a client how to lift a weight.

experience the magic

Pilates Lessons

Improve your strength, flexibility, posture, and body awareness without building bulk or stressing your joints.

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we’re flexible, and so are you!

Yoga Lessons

We’ll help you form a connection between body, mind, and spirit, with health and healing benefits for people of all ages and levels of fitness.

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Make a Splash!

Have Fun While Staying Active

Take advantage of open space to swim leisurely, or bring your family for a splash-tastic time.

Kids jumping into the indoor pool.

Energy. Endurance. Empowerment.

Engage your muscles from head to toe for a feel-good workout by swimming at your own pace.

Man swimming laps at JCC Greater Boston.

Dive Into Swim Confidence

From as young as three months to adults of all ages — including those requiring adaptive lessons — there’s a spot for everyone in the pool.

Boyy smiling in the pool.

This is what it looks like to be part of a team.

Our supportive community of athletes provides a safe and friendly environment for swimmers to grow, make lasting friendships, and reach their full potential in the pool.

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Beat the Heat

Create unforgettable summer memories with your family and friends.

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Master the Pool

Year-round, coached training to help improve your stroke technique, swim endurance, and overall fitness.

Man swimming laps in a pool.

Take a Swing!

Ready To Have a Ball?

Whether you’re a seasoned racquet pro or trying pickleball for the first time, you’re sure to have a blast on the court.

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Game, Set, Match!

Take advantage of three outdoor courts and a practice wall, as well as a variety of tennis programs for kids and adults.

Men playing tennis outdoors in the afternoon.

Power Up!

Stop by to play with friends, or learn techniques and strategies to maximize your competitive edge.

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Personalized Classes

Premium Wellness Programs

Discover classes, workshops, and lectures — from Tai Chi, to sound healing, to aging health strategies — led by locally and nationally recognized experts.

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Take Control

Parkinson’s Wellness

Empowering the Parkinson’s community with exercise and movement classes, a support group for care partners, and special education and wellness events.

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Meet the Team

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Audrey Edwards

Health, Fitness, & Wellness Director

Audrey has been at the forefront of JCC Greater Boston’s fitness offerings since 1995. She has a wealth of knowledge in the fitness industry, boasting certifications in Spinning®, TRX, functional training, Wellcoach, and STOTT Pilates, as well as decades of experience as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. As a nationally-renowned fitness consultant, Audrey is constantly staying ahead of industry trends and is committed to ensuring that our members have access to the latest and most comprehensive fitness resources and support.

Contact Audrey:  aedwards@jccgb.org
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Annie Rotman

Fitness Operations Manager

In addition to being our all-star fitness operations manager at the JCC, Annie is a certified personal trainer through the ACE and holds a degree in nutrition & wellness. She is passionate about sports and physical activity, and encourages regular exercise as an essential component of both mental and physical well-being. In her free time, Annie enjoys HIIT, strength training, and jogging outdoors.

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Heidi White

Group Fitness and Wellness Manager

Heidi is a dynamic and accomplished fitness professional. A seasoned yoga instructor with years of experience teaching at the JCC, Heidi is known for her positive energy, infectious enthusiasm, and ability to create a balanced and holistic experience for class participants — empowering them to reach their full mind-body potential, both on and off the mat. As our group fitness & wellness manager, she is dedicated to providing a diverse selection of class options for members, to suit everyone’s needs.

Contact Heidi:  hwhite@jccgb.org  617.558.6459
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Debra Selik

Fitness Engagement & Pilates Manager

In addition to being our fitness engagement & Pilates manager, Deb is a NASM and TRX certified trainer who empowers her clients to adopt a functional approach to exercise and wellness. She focuses on helping clients set goals that best suit their lifestyles. Deb is passionate about helping individuals of all ages become stronger, improve their sense of well-being, and increase their quality of life.

Contact Debra:  pilates@jccgb.org  617.558.6480

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