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Unless otherwise noted, online registration closes 3 business days prior to the start date. After this time, please call the Welcome Desk at 914-366-7898 to register. Many of our programs can be pro-rated after they begin as long as space is available.

Registration for Summer 2020 programs opens on 3/11 for Members and 3/13 for Non-members. (Scroll down for Summer Program Listing.)

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Spring 2020

 

Join us for our Inaugral Indoor Sprint Distance Triathlon!

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Anyone can do this triathlon! Unlike most triathlons where there is a set distance, in our triathlon, you swim, bike, and run as much as you want in the time allotted. This triathlon is meant to be fun—all levels and beginners are welcome! Adults (ages 16+) will swim for 15 minutes, bike for 20 minutes, and run for 20 minutes. Juniors (ages 8 – 15, divided by age: 8 –10, 11 – 12, 13 – 15) will swim for 5 minutes, bike for 10 minutes, and run for 10 minutes. In addition to the race, there will be a pre-race experience, a complimentary briefing, and lots of fun and goodies at the event

Junior* First Heat: 5:00 PM
Swim: 5 Minutes
Bike: 10 Minutes
Run: 10 Minutes
*Kids will be separated into these age groups: 8 –10, 11 – 12, 13 – 15

Adult (ages 16+): First Heat: 6:10 PM
Swim: 15 Minutes
Bike: 20 Minutes
Run: 20 Minutes

Junior Entry Fees:
Until February 19: $10 (Members)/$15 (Guests)
After February 20: $15 (Members)/$20 (Guests)
Day of (if available): $25 (Members)/$30 (Guests)

Adult Entry Fees:
Until February 19: $40 (Members)/$55 (Guests)
After February 20: $50 (Members)/$65 (Guests)
Day of (if available): $65 (Members)/$80 (Guests)

Be sure to join us for the complimentary briefing and race walk through!
March 25 6:00 – 7:00 PM

For complete details, click here. To register, click here.

 

Healthy Back

Ages 18 – Adult
5 Tuesdays, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM
Session 1: January 7 – February 4
Session 2: February 25 – March 24
Members: $80 / Main Studio

Learn how to manage back pain by strengthening your core, elongating muscle fiber and self-massage techniques.  Join our fitness specialist, Deirdre Pachon to improve your posture and realign your spine.

 

Spring & Summer 2020

 

Group Fitness

7 days a week, for latest schedule and class descriptions, please refer to shamesjcc.org. Free for all-inclusive members. Includes over 70 classes a week, examples include: Cycling, Boot Camp, Pilates, Senior Strength & Cardio, Tabata Training, HIIT, Yogalates, Step it Up, Hi-Lo Sculpt, Zumba, Zumba Gold, Barre, Piloxing, Tai-Chi, TRX Training, Hatha Yoga Gentle, Yoga Heart Strong, Fit for Life, among others.

 

Personal Training

Ages 15-Adult: Members only
Wondering whether Personal Training is right for you? Let us work with you to:

  • Achieve better & faster results
  • Learn proper methods for fat loss & muscle gain
  • Reduce risks of injury
  • Build toward a lifetime of good exercise habits
  • Overcome obstacles

Session packages offered:

  • Introductory “Jump Start” package: 4 sessions (60 minutes)
  • 5 session package (60 or 30 minutes)
  • 10 session package (60 or 30 minutes)
  • Single session (60 minute only)

Contact Lisa Bruskin for more information and pricing: lbruskin@shamesjcc.org.

 

Partner Training

Ages 15-Adult: Members only
Come train with a friend or family member!

  • 5 sessions package (60 minutes)
  • 10 sessions package (60 minutes)
  • Single session (60 minutes)

Contact Lisa Bruskin for more information and pricing: lbruskin@shamesjcc.org.

 

MES (Medical Exercise Specialist) Training

Ages 15-Adult: Members only
Medical Exercise Specialists have the knowledge and skills to work with clients with a wide range of medical conditions and require “medical exercise” or post-rehab exercise.  Clients who have been referred to a fitness professional after completion of a rehabilitation program can work with a MES to tailor a fitness program to their particular medical condition.  Our MES’s are trained to develop safe and effective conditioning programs for clients with musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, neurological or metabolic disorders.  One hour sessions may be purchased in packages of 5 or 10, or as single sessions.  Contact Lisa Bruskin for more information and pricing: lbruskin@shamesjcc.org.

 

One-on-One Yoga

Ages 15-Adult: Members only
Are you new to the practice of yoga or looking to enhance your own journey?  We offer exclusive and personalized single sessions or packages that can help guide you safely and effectively through essential poses and help progress you into more advanced movements. One hour sessions may be purchased in packages of 5 or 10, or as single sessions.  Contact Lisa Bruskin for more information and pricing: lbruskin@shamesjcc.org.

 

Triathlon Training Programs

Are you interested in completing your first triathlon? Are you a seasoned triathlete?  We are offering Group, One to One and Partner triathlon training programs to get you ready! Details on all of these options are below. And, come and meet trainer and world-class triathlete Joanne Dondero at one of our Q&A sessions where you can learn more, ask questions, and enroll in the triathlon training program that is right for you!

  • All of our triathlon training programs are designed according to participants’ skill levels, from beginner to veteran triathlete.  All programs include:
  • Goal setting/Race Prep
  • Open water swimming techniques (stroke evaluation, starts, sighting, exits)
  • Transitions (Swim-Bike…Bike -Run)
  • Bike and run evaluations
  • Weekly workouts

Program Prerequisites:

  • Swim 200 yards (8 lengths) easy with some stopping
  • Bike 45 minutes easy
  • Run or run/walk 2 miles easy

Coach Joanne Dondero is a veteran triathlete with 30 years’ experience. Joanne has completed 8 Ironmans, and qualified 4 times for World Championships in Kona. She has 2 Masters Degrees in Physical Education and Health and has taught for over 32 years. Coach Joanne’s certifications include USAT L2 Coaching for over 10 years, USMS Masters in Swim Coaching for over 5 years and ACE Certified Personal Trainer for over 20 years. Please attend the complimentary Q&A sessions prior to the start of the class.

Contact Lisa Bruskin for more information and pricing: lbruskin@shamesjcc.org.

 

Triathlon Group Coaching

Ages 18 – Adult
Winter Session: Jan.8, 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5
Members $200; Non-Members $250

One-to-One Triathlon Training

Ages 18-Adult
Members: Single session: $85.00; 5 pack: $400; 10 pack: $750

 

Partner Triathlon Training

Ages 18-Adult
Members: Single session: $160; 5 Pack: $700; 10 Pack: $1,250

 

Small Group Training

Small Group Training is fun, motivating, challenging and is an effective way for you to reach your goals.  Each session focuses on a specialized format designed with the knowledge and expertise to motivate you in a small group setting.  Choose one or more of our small group training offerings!  Contact Lisa Bruskin for more information and pricing: lbruskin@shamesjcc.org.

 

Summer 2020

 

NEW! Yoga Basics

Ages 15-Adult

5 Thursdays, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Session 1: July 2 – July 30
Session 2: August 6 – September 3
Members:$75; Non-Members:$125

Take your understanding of yoga to a deeper level with our 5 week class. We will delve into some of the practices of yoga and why we do them.  Yoga is more than just moving the body and stretching. It is a philosophy and practice to help us live a more peaceful and balanced life. The class will be a combination of experience, discussion and sharing.  Each week, along with a movement portion, we will delve deeper into an aspect of yoga that we don’t often have the time to do in a regular class.

 

NEW! Belly Dancing For Women

Ages 15-Adult 

5 Thursdays, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Session 1: July 2 – July 30
Session 2: August 6 – September 3
Members:$75; Non-Members:$125

Learn and utilize the basic movements of this ancient art form to increase cardiovascular health, muscular endurance, core strength/stability, and coordination. This basic series will progress from first class through the series.

Lisa Bruskin

Director of Fitness & Wellness

(914) 366-7898 x1120

BS Physical Education, Hunter College Varsity Tennis Team – CUNY Champs (1984-88) ACE CPT since 1995 ACE Senior Exercise Specialist RRCA Certified Race Director USAT Certified Race Director Fitness industry…

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