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Fitness • Adults

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.



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Move For Meals

Ages 15 & up
Sunday, November 24; 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Registration Fee: $18/pp
Come Zumba with us and help those in need. 100% of fees collected will support the JCC’s MLK Day of Service (on January 20, 2020), an all-ages event focused on addressing hunger in Westchester County. Participants will also help by bringing canned fruits and vegetables, which will be key components of “Blizzard Boxes,” created at the MLK Day of Service. Blizzard Boxes are hand-decorated boxes containing nutritious non-perishable foods, which get delivered to local food pantries and senior centers.

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.

Free Q&A sessions will be held on October 2 and November 13 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM in the Fitness Center.

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.

Better Balance

Ages 18 – Adult
5 Thursdays, 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM
Session 1, September 12 – October 10
Session 2, October 24 – November 21
Members: $80 / Main Studio

Practice being unsteady to become steadier on your feet. Rehearse strategies to resist a fall and recover your equilibrium from a” misstep”. This important program will focus on improving your balance by developing core, postural stability and lower body strength. You’ll also learn a variety of fun drills to improve your reaction time as another way to avoid a stumble or bumping into things. By practicing regularly these exercises are designed to progressively challenge you so you will become more confident and therefore less likely to fall.

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.


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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