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September/October 2013 Issue
With PJCC Yoga Instructor Serena Lucchesi (seen in photos)
Yoga can help those with osteoporosis and osteopenia maintain bone mass, build
strength, and prevent injury.
PJCC has a large selection of pilates classes. Give one a try!
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A wide variety of Yoga styles and levels are offered to suit the novice through advanced levels. Specialty classes include back care, restorative and yoga for cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers.
Fridays • FREE!
Join us for guided meditation, gentle postures and breath work to support your wellness.
Back Care Yoga
A strong healthy back is essential to your well-being and vitality. Back Care Yoga is designed to strengthen your back and help reduce discomfort and stress. Appropriate for all levels of fitness.
This class incorporates asanas (poses) into a slow, meditative and calm practice. Use gentle movements to welcome soft openings and mind/body awareness. Appropriate for all levels of fitness.
Combining various yoga styles, this class offers a sequenced flow of asanas, moving from breath to breath. This class will focus on sharpening and deepening mind/body awareness. Appropriate for all levels of fitness.
This class offers kids, grades 3-5, an activity that provides strength and flexibility exercises as well as relaxation techniques. Bring your own mat. Registration required. Learn more
Relax, recharge and renew. Props are used to support the body so it can hold “asanas” (poses) longer and with little or no physical effort. These poses are sequenced and designed to enhance the restorative and rejuvenating functions of the body and mind. Appropriate for all levels of fitness.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
A dynamic system of practicing “asanas” (poses). This practice focuses on the synchronization of breath and the continuous flow of movement. Vinyasa, like Ashtanga, is a strong practice that builds heat, endurance, flexibility, strength and mental focus. Vinyasa is for seasoned yoga practitioners.
Healing Yoga for Cancer Patients
Gentle Yoga postures, guided meditation and breath work created for Cancer survivors, patients and their caretakers. Open to any members or Public free.
Metabolic Makeover is a three part series. Although all three sessions are recommended, one doesn't have to attend all three to attain enough information to make improvements.
Three Part Series
Part One: Introduction
Metabolism 101 - the instructor will cover what metabolism means, causes sluggish metabolism, and tips on how to Improve it. This will be followed by an 80-minute Vinyasa practice.
Part Two: Nutritional Therapy
Boost Your Diet- the instructor will cover the do's and don'ts of a healthy diet as well as help you to create your own sample 3-day meal plan. The second half of this workshop will be a Yin Yoga practice.
Part Three: Serenity
Calm Your Nervous System: the instructor will cover tips on how to reduce stress as well as teach simple pranayama and meditation techniques that can be done anytime, anywhere to help calm the mind, body and soul. This workshop will close with a Restorative Yoga session.
Yoga and Wholeness With A Jewish Twist
Connect all levels of being - mind, body, heart and soul - in this gentle, grounding Iyengar-based yoga series rooted in Jewish mystical teachings. Enhance your practices for living in balance and wellness, both on and off the mat. No previous yoga experience necessary. Some yoga mats and props provided; please bring your own if possible. Pre-registration strongly recommended.
Instructor: Julie Emden directs the Embodied Learning Initiative at Jewish LearningWorks in San Francisco and is a graduate of teaching certification programs in lyengar-based yoga from the Yoga Room in Berkeley and in Yoga and Jewish Spirituality from Elat Chayyim Center for Jewish Spirituality.
The Embodied Jewish Learning Initiative is a program of Jewish LearningWorks, with support from the Joan and Robert Sinton Philanthropic Fund and The Opaline Fund of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment, Barbara and Christopher Wilson, Richard and Patricia Gibbs, and Paul and Sheri Robbins.