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Fitness

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  • 20,000 sq ft. Premier Fitness Center
  • Brand new equipment Featuring: Octane Ellipticals, Thorotread, Jacobs Ladder, Hammer Strength and more!
  • 100+ Group Exercise Classes
  • Two Heated Pools
  • Indoor Walking Track
  • Racquetball & Basketball Courts
  • Studio 3 - Dynamic Training  (TRX & more!)
  • Free Kid Care (Babysitting)
  • Indoor Parking

 

JCC MetroWest welcomes
all ages, faiths, and backgrounds.


  • Coming Soon: Hydro Fitness
  • Indoor Triathlons

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Group Exercise

Our Group Exercise Classes

Use our easy-to-read Group Exercise Schedule to find the class that's custom fit for you:

Group Exercise Schedule

  • In our Pools: Aqua Fit, Aqua Cardio Circuit, WaterYoga
  • Indoor Cycling: 20 classes a week on 28 Keiser M3 Bikes
  • Mind/Body: Yoga, Pilates Mat, Meditation, and Tai Chi
  • Cardio: STEP 360, Kickboxing, Step, Dance, and Low Impact
  • Toning: Body Sculpt, Total Body Blast, and Stability Ball
  • Martial Arts: Tai Chi
  • Kids and Teens: Fitness for Kids with classes such as Kid's Boot Camp, Zumbatomic®, Kid's Conditioning, Kid's/Teen Spinning
  • Senior Classes: Forever Fit, Osteoporosis Class, Low Impact, Balance & Weights

 

Comments

We want to hear what you think!

Give us feedback on classes, programs, special events, customer service, or anything else that matters to you.

Contact Shannon Koenig, Group Exercise Director at 973-530-3514 (skoenig@jccmetrowest.org).

 

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Group Fitness Class Descriptions

20-20-20 Try this class and get a total body workout in an hour.  Cardiovascular exercise will be combined with strength training activities. 

AB ATTACK 15 minutes of concentrated abdominal work targeting the obliques and upper & lower abs.

AFEP (Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program) People with arthritis can exercise using gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility and range of motion.  With the guidance of a certified Arthritis Foundation Instructor, you will learn exercises to maintain muscle strength and increase flexibility.

AFAP (Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program) With the guidance of a certified Arthritis Foundation Instructor, you will perform gentle activities in warm water which allows exercise without excess strain on your joints and muscles.

ANGELA'S BODY SHOP Tune up your body with Angela as she surprises you with a different workout every week.  You're gonna get your butt kicked!

AQUA BOOT CAMP an intense, non-stop workout that combines interval/circuit training, with cardiovascular conditioning, core, strength training, and muscle conditioning; all with the added challenges of buoyancy, resistance, and water movement.  Great for cross training.  Athletes, are you up for the challenge?  Knowledge of basic swimming with comfort in deep water required.

AQUA CARDIO BLAST Aqua Cardio Blast is all about matching the music and the moves.  Pump up your hearts while we pump up the jam.

AQUATIC CARDIO CIRCUIT Get your cardiovascular conditioning in the pool following a series of exercies in a circuit format.

AQUA FOREVER FIT- See Forever Fit

AQUA INTENSITY This is an INTENSE and invigorating cardiovascular workout in the wayer with an emphasis on abdominal strengthening and toning.  Equipment may be used.

AQUA PILATES These new aqua exercises challenge your stability, core strength, and develop your breathing in a way that traditional Pilates cannot.

AQUA STRENGTH Rethink your workout and include a day or two of cross training in the pool!  Experience resistance training and work your muscles by using the resistive properties of water.  You do not need to be a swimmer, but you must be comfortable in deep water. 

A.S.A.P. Abs, Spine, & Posture 45-minutes of targeted core training.  Your abs will be a little tighter, and you'll stand a little taller when it's over.

AT THE BARRE A workout at the ballet bar that is a combination of the fundamentals of Pilates, Yoga, Ballet, and weight training to tone arms, abdominals, thighs, and rear.

BABY AND ME STROLL AND BE FIT Pushing a stroller with the added weight of your baby (and all his gear) turns a simple walk into a fat-burning and endurance-building activity. It also gives you an opportunity to bond with your baby—and other new moms. The best part? No babysitter required.

BABY AND ME YOGA The class is designed for the new mom and baby. The class is fun and lighthearted, creating a deeper bond between mom and baby. The class is well integrated for both baby and mom including: Baby yoga movements and massage for the baby, and challenging do-able yoga poses for the mom to increase flexibility and strength. Dads or caregivers can also partake in the class instead of mom.

BARRE BURN This is the ultimate barre workout inspired by classical dance and pilates.  Your total body will be toned using precise movements at the ballet barre.

BODY 180 Try this new twist on sculpting.  Lengthen and redefine your body.  Stabalize your core and shape your silhouette from bottom to top.

BODY WORK Try this total body workout that incorporates weights and light cardio.  You'll leave feeling like you've exercised your entire body.

CALLANETICS/Studio C Known as Studio C in Israel, one word describes this class: UNIQUE.  By isolating muscle groups and using tiny, precise (yet powerful) movements, callanetics exercises tighten and reshape your body while increasing strength, flexibility and body alignment.

CARDIO BLAST! Each week there will be a surprise intense cardio routine of the instructor's choice so you can guarantee you will have your butt kicked hard no matter what they choose. 

CARDIO CIRCUIT An intense high impact workout that incorporates jumping rope, cardio drills and whole body toning and core conditioning.  AQUA CARDIO CIRCUIT takes all the benefits of a cardio circuit and puts them in the pool.

CARDIO KICKBOXING This intense class combines traditional kickboxing moves to develop, strength, power, and cardiovascular fitness.  Get all your aggressions out in this calorie burning workout!

CARDIO SCULPT Cardio and muscular conditioning exercises packed into an easy-to-follow workout.  It can be modified for every level of fitness.

CARDIO TONE This is what you get when you combine low impact aerobics with some basic strength training exercises- a total body workout that's easy on the joints. 

CORE CUTS 30 minutes of Core: Back/Adbominal work....OUCH!  NOW GET YOUR CORE IN THERE!

C.S.I. Cardio Strength Interval Fusing together cardio and strength segments, this class will give you an effective body workout in only 45-minutes. 

FOREVER FIT- Classes for the Older Adult Cardio Circuit- Increase cardiovascular and muscular endurance as well as balance, agility, and coordination using balls and bands.  Also offered is AQUA FOREVER FIT where all of the above is done in the water for an exhilarating class.

HATHA YOGA A traditional Hatha (meaning physical) Yoga class based on an ancient form of movement that promotes balance, flexibility, strength, and relaxation through various asanas (postures) and breathing techniques.  Yoga clears the mind, improves concentration, develops inner peace and enhances your overall well-being.

HIP HOP YOGILATES Yoga and Pilates to Hip Hop and R&B music.  The theme: freedom allowing boundless self-expression and a really good time!  Come experience fun, creative sequencing and a new, urban twist on Vinyasa Flow Yoga and traditional Pilates.

HOT BODY BLAST Spend 60 minutes with Lisa, and your clothes will fit a little better.  This class targets all your problem areas while working on your cardiovascular conditioning at the same time.

*INDOOR CYCLING A vigorous cardio class without comparison.  Start pedaling and let go as your instructor takes you on the ride of your life.  This class uses stationary bikes- perfect for any fitness enthusiast, recreational cyclist, or serious racer.

JUMP, JAB, & PUMP Another intense high impact workout that incorporates jumping rope, boxing jabs and punches along with whole body toning and core conditioning using various equipment.

KICK AND PUMP Get yourself a complete lower body workout combining strengthening body weight exercises like squats and lunges with power exercises like kicks and jumps. 

LOW IMPACT AEROBICS WITH WEIGHTS Low impact cardio with movements designed to provide options for students to easily modify.  Light weights are incorporated to prevent loss of muscle and bone density.

MEDITATION CLASS Meditation is a practice of letting go of stress and stilling the mind.  It also helps us find peace and a deeper sense of the spiritual in our lives.  This class is for everyone who wants a healthier outlook in life.

MONDAY KICK OFF! Summer is coming and what better way to start your week off than with a good workout.  Reggie will throw everything in to get you sweating and svelte.  Cardio, resistance training and some core work on the mat at the end.

PILATES Based on the teachings of Joseph Pilates, Pilates is a balanced blend of strength and flexibility training.  It improves posture, strengthens and stabilizes the core, reduces stress and creates long, lean muscles without bulking up.

POWER YOGA A vigorous form of Yoga also known as Vinyasa Ashtanga.  Participants move through a series of powerful moves and practive postures that focus on strength, flexibility, and muscular stamina.  Best for those with some yoga experience.

PRE-NATAL YOGA Prenatal Yoga provides a relaxed and nurturing atmosphere where you can enhance the bonding process with your baby while supporting the development and strengthening of your body, mind, and spirit during pregnancy. The yoga exercises and postures, deep breathing techniques, and mantras greatly impact the quality of your pregnancy and birth experience as well as the many changes your body and emotions go through after the baby arrives.

P.S. STRETCH (Formerly YogaStretch) combines traditional stretching with a touch of yoga and pilates to increase flexibility and range of motion.  As a guided session, it promotes relaxation and focus.  Step into class after a vigorous workout or as a stand alone session.  We guarantee you will walk out feeling great!

S.O.S. Seniors on Strength This dynamic combo of strength development and cardio conditioning for the active older adult focuses on simple choreography and basic functional exercises using balls and bands while improving their ability to complete daily activities with ease.  Balance and coordination is also worked on.

STEP 360 Strength and Core Using the revolutionary STEP 360, get a total body workout that incorporates body weight exercises as well as resistance bands.

STEP-N-SCULPT Easy to follow step drills done on the step combined with high-powered sculpting moves that will take you to a new fitness level.

STEP-KARDIO-KICK-KOMBO This class will start out as a traditional step lass and then morph into so much more, combining cardio kickboxing and other drills into an hour that's sure to get your heart pumping. 

STRAIGHT UP STEP Creative choreography on an adjustable platform with movements on and around the bench, plus core work.  Step class still holds its popularity for a great cardio workout since the 80s. 

TAI CHI CHIH is a set of movements completely focused on the development of an intrinsic energy called Chi.  It's easy to learn.

TOTAL BODY BLAST A targeted toning routine that works every muscle in your body and teaches you weight training basics.  Various types of strenght training equipment are incorporated.  Also offered is AQUA BODY BLAST doing the same but in the water.

*TREKKING- The Treadmill Workout let's face it...the treadmill can get boring and you also might not be getting the benefits from it that you could.  Trekking is led by an instructor that for 45 minutes takes you on a walk/run adventure really challenging your heart rate and motivating you the whole time.  Note: You must reserve a treadmill.

VINYASA FLOW YOGA This class links postures together in a dynamic rhythm with the breah.  It is important to know the basics as the class flows at a moderate pace.  Focus in on deepening your awareness and alignment in postures.

WARM VINYASA YOGA  This class takes a traditional vinyasa flow yoga class with the linked postures and breathing and adds a new element.  You will turn your yoga practice up a notch while performing poses in an environment with a slightly elevated temperature.  It is important to know the basics as the class flows at a moderate pace.  Focus is on deepening our awareness and alignment in postures. 

WATER YOGA Yoga in the pool you say?  Yes, it's true.  As the water buoys up the body, it makes balancing posese easier than on land.  This class is for everyone, especially for those who haven ot had a good experience in standard yoga classes with intimidating postures.

YOGA FOR MEN A Yoga class specifically designed for men to gain flexibility in this no nonsense, basic Hatha Yoga class taught by a man who recovered from injuries through Yoga and is passionate about encouraging men to try it.

YOGA STRETCH REST & RELAXATION for the mind and body....Ahhhhh.  That's the goal of thise class.  It begins with an invigorating basic Sun Salutation to help with circulation in the body and then delves right into gentle yoga stretches followed by relaxation/mediation.

YOGAEROBICS uses the ancient practice of Yoga to create a great aerobic workout

YOU GOTTA STRETCH!  We all know this is true, but many of us don't take the time to do it after we have done a good workout.  This class is for those guys and gals who just want to stretch out their muscles after a class or a workout on the fitness floor.

ZUMBA Using a fusion of Latin and International music, ZUMBA is a Latin inspired dance program which includes Merenge, Salsa, Cumbia, Samba, and Calypso just to name a few.  Let yourself go to the Latin rhythms from around the world.

ZUMBA GOLD (good for beginners) Created from the original Zumba, this class brings all those Latin rhythms to the active older adult and beginner participant.

ZUMBA TONING takes the original Zumba cardio class to the next level utilizing an innovative muscle training protocol and the addition of light weight dumbbells.  So you'll have as much fun as you do in Zumba while strengthening your muscles and toning your body.

AQUA ZUMBA  Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines.  This class blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that's cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief. 

 

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Personal Training

Personal Training

Single Sessions

60 minutes

30 minutes

60 minutes tandem session (two people)

Series Sessions

10 pack - 60 minute sessions

10 pack - 30 minute sessions

Packages

Signature Intro to PT

Always wanted to try personal training? Now's the time. Three 60-minute sessions. New clients, one time purchase only, available after your first 30 days of membership.

Contact Fitness at 973-530-3539 for more information.

Gravity

The GRAVITY Training System provides a quick and efficient total body workout on a versatile fitness system using the force of gravity for maximum physical challenge. GRAVITY's single piece of equipment provides maximum benefits and all-over results.

GRAVITY utilizes a cable and pulley system and free-motion glideboard that employs body weight as resistance. Adjustable to nine different levels of resistance, the machine engages all major muscle groups. GRAVITY offers a variety of programming choices for small group and personal training at all fitness levels.

Each session is 45 minutes.

For more information Contact:

Sharon Tobey: stobey@jccmetrowest.org

 

 

GRAVITY Training

GRAVITY & GRAVITYouth

GRAVITY

The GRAVITY Training System provides a quick and efficient total body workout on a versatile fitness system using the force of gravity for maximum physical challenge. GRAVITY's single piece of equipment provides maximum benefits and all-over results.

GRAVITY utilizes a cable and pulley system and free-motion glideboard that employs body weight as resistance. Adjustable to nine different levels of resistance, the machine engages all major muscle groups. GRAVITY offers a variety of programming choices for small group and personal training at all fitness levels.

Each session is 45 minutes.

For more information Contact:

Sharon Tobey: stobey@jccmetrowest.org

 

 

GRAVITYouth

Help your child build up self-confidence and healthy habits by participating in Gravity Youth!

Gravity Youth is designed to help kids be active, learn about muscle groups, exercise and most importantly, have fun.  It's a safe means of training for all ages, sizes and levels of ability.

All sessions will be taught by JCC Gold Standard Personal Trainer Sharon Tobey.   

Classes are held on Mondays and Wednesdays.

  • Mondays
    1:00pm-1:30pm & 1:30pm-2:00pm
  • Wednesdays
    1:00pm-1:30pm & 1:30pm-2:00pm

Contact the Fitness Reception Desk at (973) 530-3416
to register your child today!

Spaces are limited.

 

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Meditation & Yoga

A Stress-Free Space for You

Our brand new Heath & Healing Center Meditation Room is available for you to relax, meditate, and open your mind. Or choose from a variety of Meditation classes and learn to go to the quiet, more still place within yourself.

Check out our Group Exercise Schedule to see our Meditation classes and Open Sit times.

 

Yoga

JCC MetroWest has many Yoga options to choose from-develop flexibility and tone while easing tension.

Check out our Group Exercise Schedule to see our Yoga classes and times.

Classes include:

HATHA YOGA

A traditional Hatha (meaning physical) Yoga class based on an ancient form of movement that promotes balance, flexibility, strength and relaxation through various asanas (postures) and breathing techniques. Yoga clears the mind, improves concentration, develops inner peace and enhances your overall wellbeing. All fitness levels welcome.

POWER YOGA

Choose the level that is appropriate for you. A vigorous form of Yoga also known as Vinyasa Ashtanga. Participants move through a series of powerful moves that focus on strength, flexibility, and muscular stamina. Best for those with some Yoga experience.

VINYASA FLOW YOGA

This class links postures together in a dynamic rhythm with the breath. It is important to know the basics as the class flows at a moderate pace and deepening our awareness and alignment in postures.

WATER YOGA - NEW!

Yoga in the Pool! Water buoys up the body and makes balancing poses easier than on land. This class is for everyone, especially for those who have not had a great experience in a standard Yoga class with intimidating postures.

YOGILATES

A combination of Yoga and Pilates. Using techniques from Pilates, the instructor challenges your core and helps improve your posture and strengthen your back. Using gentle Yoga postures and stretches you also work on improving your flexibility......all in this one fusion class.

MEDITATION

Meditation is quieting of the mind, letting go of stress, and finding inner stillness. It helps us feel less overwhelmed and agitated and helps us become more focused and aware. It is an important practice leading to a healthier life-style and more spiritual and mindful outlook. Class includes discussion on the practice of meditation and instruction on the technique. Beginner and experienced meditators are welcome. Taught by Karen Frank, RN and Certified Spiritual Director.

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Top Deck Training

The Program Will Run From May to October 2014
The First (7) Week Session Begins:
Sunday, May 11th at 9:30am

 

Classes: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday at 9:30am
Men and Women Ages 18+

Prices Vary on Your Enrollment

Call Today For Pricing and Packages:

973-530-3416
 

Non-member pricing is available.

Email stobey@jccmetrowest.org for more info.

 

 

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Spa Services

Relax and rejuvenate with our JSpa services!

Massage is great after exercise to relieve the tension of ordinary life and relax the muscles and mind. Massage also increases blood supply to tissues, which relieves congestion and helps your body eliminate toxic debris. This helps boost your entire immune system.

Please contact Steiner Court Reception at 973-530-3406

to make your appointment today!

 

Massage Types

Healing Ritual

Our Signature Massage starts with 15 minutes of Reflexology to encourage the body to heal itself from the inside out. We then use our signature blend of organic aromatherapy oil and customize your 40 minute Swedish massage to leave you feeling revitalized, energized and relaxed.

55 minute session

Organic Swedish Massage

We start with pure organic massage lotion and add the classic Swedish massage technique that incorporates long fluid strokes of varying depth and pressure to enhance the body's natural functioning. It improves muscle tone, circulation and joint flexibility.

25, 55, and 85 minute sessions available

Prenatal/Post Partum Massage

This therapeutic massage focuses on the special needs of the
mother-to-be and new mom. Benefits include relieving headaches,
backaches, leg cramps, sciatic pain, and overall relaxation/stress
reduction.

55 minute session

Muscle Meltdown Classic Massage

This warm, soothing treatment is combined with a classic Swedish massage to relax your muscles and melt away those deep seated knots. The combination of breathing awareness and one of the best massages around will help you to reduce your stress.

55 and 85 minute sessions available

Clinical Deep Tissue Massage

This is a more intensive form of massage delivered by utilizing slow direct strokes to eliminate muscle spasms and loosen up connective tissues. It penetrates the different layers of muscle and connective tissue to alleviate chronic aches and pains, and can provide relief from arthritis symptons and pain.

25 and 55 minute sessions available

Aromatherapy Massage

This Swedish massage uses specifically formulated blends of organic essential oils to soothe your mind and body. The variety of the blends you and your therapist create will amplify the benefits of your massage, providing revitalization towards a balanced and more focused you.

55 and 85 minute sessions available

Hot Stone Massage

Enjoy the soothing warmth in the application of lava stones to the specific areas of the body. Through movement and pressure the hot lava stones are massaged into the stressed over-worked areas of your body to bring about a deep relaxation and revitalization to body-mind-soul.

55 and 85 minute sessions available

Sports-Specific Massage

Looking to improve your performace, avoid injury or recover from one? Use it as pre-event warm up or as a post-event cool-down. This massage is best for individuals who play regular sports at the professional, college or high school level. Oh and of course the weekend warriors too!

For more information on Massage Services, please call (973) 530-3400.

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Free Kid Care

Our babysitters are qualified, trained staff who care for your child as they would their own.

While your child is playing in Kid Care, we will provide you with a beeper and alert if your child requires any attention. The J provides age appropriate rooms and nurseries for your child to flourish and feel safe.

To ensure safety and proper care of all children, feeding and diapering will not be handled by Kid Care staff. Please do not bring food for your child.

We do not require reservations for Kid Care.

As a reminder - Kid Care is Free!

Hours of Operation

Cooperman JCC, West Orange Hours:
Monday - Sunday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Extended Evening Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday : 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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