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JCC 2017-18 Performing Arts presents UP Quartet - An Evening of Chamber Music

David Felberg and friends perform an evening of chamber music by Jewish composers.
PROGRAM: Bryce Dessner - Aheym; Osvaldo Golijov - Tenebrae; John Zorn - Kol Nidre; George Gershwin - Lullaby; Felix Mendelssohn - Quartet No. 2 in A Minor.
Tickets: $20 JCC members, students and seniors (65+) $25 General Admission
visit jccabq.org or holdmyticket.com
or call (505)348-4518

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Girls Who Code

Tech jobs are among the fastest growing in the country, but women are underrepresented in the industry. Let's close the gender gap in the tech field! JCC is joining with the national organization, Girls Who Code (www.girlswhocode.com), to offer this fun, interactive class. Learn with an experienced coder. No experience necessary.

FREE!

Starting January 17!
Wednesdays 4-6pm
(Runs through the end of the school year)
Open to females in grades 6-12
Parent Info session January 10, 7pm

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Girls Who Code JCC MEMBER

Girls Who Code JCC Non-Member

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Karate For Kids

Our goal is to teach the fundamentals of Shotokan Karate. This includes: Kata, Kihon and Kumite. Our students will learn self-defense, self-awareness, coordination, flexibility, self discipline. They will develop self-confidence, self-esteem and self-control.
Please see instructor for uniforms.

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Children's Dance

Pre-Dance
SUNDAYS 12-12:45pm
January 21-May 13

TUESDAYS 3:15-4pm
January 23-May 8

Dance 1
January 21-May 13
SUNDAYS 1-1:55pm

$175 member / $240 non-member
16-week session

Dance 1: (Ages 5+) Combines ballet and Jazz. Continued introduction to dance with emphasis on dance foundations, coordination, basic dance terminology, and learning dance etiquette. Dancers will develop strength, technique, and correct body placement in a creatively challenging atmosphere.
(16 weeks)

Instructor: Sarah Custer at sarahwesterlund@gmail.com

Pre-Dance: (Ages 3-5) Introduction to dance with an emphasis on dance foundation, coordination, and basic dance terminology. Have fun in a highly energized, upbeat class.

Instructor: Sarah Custer at sarahwesterlund@gmail.com

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Spinning For Weight Loss

Beginning February 11th, 2018
Cost: $189 members, $250 non-members
Returning Members who have already taken this course $55

Your coaches believe a strong psychological component is crucial to your success in this endeavor. In other words, WE GET IT! This can be a life-changing event, utilizing a unique concept of not just achieving weight loss, but changing the way you think about nutrition, fitness and ultimately your lifestyle.

The 8-week program provides:
- Plenty of professional coaching and support in Spinning and weight loss management
- Group/team camaraderie
- Group & Individual Goal Nurturing & Reinforcement
- Enhanced calorie burn from Spinning classes
- Comprehensive nutrition plan and personal counseling
- Course materials that are useful long after course completion in strategies for continuing your personal weight management

Important:
- Please wear appropriate clothing and stiff soled shoes
- Bring towel and water bottle
- Bring Wahoo Heart Rate Monitor

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KRAV MAGA SELF DEFENSE- CLASS SERIES (SUNDAYS & WEDNESDAYS)

Krav Maga contact-combat is a self defense system developed for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) that consists of a wide combination of techniques sourced from aikido, judo, boxing and wrestling, along with realistic fight training. Krav Maga is known for its focus on real-world situations and its extremely efficient techniques.

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Couples/Partner Yoga

SUN, 2/11, 2:15-3:30pm
$20 mem/$30 non mem

Happy Valentine's Day! Partner yoga expands the traditional yoga practice with the forms and principles of individual posture while incorporating the presence of another to deepen the impact of the practice. Familiar postures have renewed power and effectiveness when partners work together. Partners rely on each other's support to keep correct body alignment, balance and focus in a posture. All levels welcome. Instructor: Sara Ukeiley.

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Pottery Making 1 and 2 for Adults and Teens

TUES or WED 1/9-3/21, 5:45-7:45pm
$175 JCC mem/$200 non-mem
TUES Class SOLD OUT!
12th Class to be scheduled!

Teens over 16 and Adults are welcome/ Pottery Making 1 is for beginners with little to no experience on pottery wheels. Pottery Making 2 is for those who have taken at least one class with Celeste. Learn and refine the art of wheel thrown pottery. Make your own tea cups, coffee mugs, plates, goblets, and trimmed bowls by using pottery wheel and hand building the assemblages. All works will be glaze fired and food safe. Instructor: Celeste Boals. www.BoalsArt.com

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Tuesday Mixed Media Art After School Ages 5-11

12 Tuesdays from 4:15 - 5:30 pm * Jan 9th through Mar 20th

Projects designed to challenge each child at her/his own level.

This is a multi-media art class where creativity and imagination are the name of the game. Based on student interest, we will explore media of: ceramics, sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking, and collage. Maybe we will do them all!

Come away with colorful 2 and 3-dimensional works of art that will make great gifts and can last a lifetime!

Taught by Celeste Boals, professional art educator and visual artist who has offered diverse art classes from ceramics to painting to mobiles to pottery for all ages from 5-95 at the JCC for the past 6 years. She's become a favorite teacher for her patient, positive energy and encouragement. Celeste is the author/illustrator of children's book, Pop! Here Comes the Sun!

(siblings 10% discount)10 Tuesdays, 4:15 til 5:30 pm, 1/2 to 3/20

$150 (JCC members)
$175 (non-members)

~Fee includes materials~

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ZUMBINI

Join Miss Emily for a Pajama Party class.It's the perfect way to bond with your little ones as they get out that last bit of energy before bedtime. Together, adults and their young children wiggle, sing, & learn, for the ultimate bonding experience!
We will have a 45 minute class followed by a bedtime story.
Attire: PJ's of course! Safety first - shoes or grip feet required.

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Social Scapes, original pen and watercolor paintings by Maddy Witt

Social Scapes, original pen and watercolor paintings by Maddy Witt on display in the auditorium December 27, 2017 through February 7, 2018. Opening wine/cheese reception with the artist Wednesday, December 27, from 5-7pm. Maddy, raised in Albuquerque, graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio in 2016 with a BA in Studio Art. An aspiring art conservationist and artist, Witt has paired a love of travel with her desire to acquire "hands-on" experience in art preservation which she gained in an internship at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

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A Potpourri of Jewish Questions with Rabbi Citrin

Semester I Tuesdays, January 16-February 13, 2018
Afternoon class 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
$36
Semester II Tuesdays, March 6-April 10, 2018
Afternoon class 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
$36

Semester I
Tuesdays, 1:30-3:00pm, January 16, 23, 30; February 6 & 13
* How Is God Viewed in Jewish Tradition?
* What Really Happened at Sinai?
* How Do Jews Read the Bible?
* What is The Structure of the Ten Commandments?
* Why Does God Need the Jews?
* How Do Jews Create History?
Semester II
Tuesdays 1:30-3:00 PM March 6, 13, 20, 27; April 3 & 10
* What Does the Shofar Mean?
* What is the Torah of Silence?
* Is Community as Important as the Individual?
* What Are Jewish Sources for Prayer & Healing?
* What Questions Does Jewish Sovereignty Raise?
* What is the Connection between Jewish Values, Personal Political Philosophy and Social Justice

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Yoga Inversions and Arm Balances

SUN, 1/21, 2-3:15pm
$20mem/$35mem

Explore the thrill of yoga inversions and arm balances, such as headstand, handstand, scorpion, crow, side crow, firefly and flying pigeon. This workshop is designed for anyone interested in working towards mastering these poses safely and confidently.

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YOU'RE FUNNY, BUT YOU DON'T LOOK JEWISH

March 3, 2018 7:30pm at JCC
Tickets: $20 JCC Members, students, seniors $25 General

Italian American, African American, Vietnamese American and Indian American Jewish stand-up comedians Mike Capozzola, Gina Gold, Joe Nguyen and Samson Koletkar will visit from the Bay Area to share their own experiences about being undercover members of the tribe! The show has sold out performances in the USA & Canada. Just think of it as Indian spices topping a matzah pizza served with Vietnamese iced-coffee in an African American bakery. For more information: yourefunnybutyoudontlookjewish.com

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Beginning Spanish for Adults

MONDAYS Noon - 1:15 pm Feb 5 - Apr 30
12 hours of semi-private instruction
$120/JCC Members $150/Nonmembers

Prior Spanish experience not necessary but this will also be an ideal refresher course for those who have studied some Spanish in the past. And this course is ideal for those who want to gain a working knowledge of the Spanish language for travel or to communicate with those whose first language is Spanish.

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Kettlebell Inferno

8-Week Body Transformation Challenge
Jan. 15 thru Mar. 7
$159 Members $199 Non-Members
Mon. 6pm-7:15pm (workout + nutrition coaching)
Wed. 6pm-6:45pm (workout only)

Kettlebell Training is an excellent way to torch fat and build muscle, endurance and better mobility. This is a kettlebell-focused challenge focused on fat-loss and building strength.

This 8-week challenge will include:
- Weigh-in and base strength test at both the start and finish of the program
- 3 training sessions with each week: 2 with Tracee, and one on your own
- One 30 min. nutrition coaching class each week
- A private Facebook group with extra info, support and encouragement
- Prizes presented to top man and woman most transformed in all areas

Tracee has been teaching and training with Kettlebells for over 7 years and is a Certified Precision Nutrition level 1 Coach. Are you ready to transform your body and take your training to the next level? This is the challenge for you!

Space is Limited - Register Today!

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Skinny Jeans Contest 2018

$159 members
$199 non-members
Kick-off meeting January 15 at 6:30 in JCC auditorium
Multiple training times to choose from!

This metabolism-revving, muscle-sculpting, confidence-boosting plan is built to get you looking and feeling your best this winter, especially in those skinny jeans. Our expert trainers will guide you through six weeks of boot camp style metabolic workouts and keep you accountable for your daily fitness and nutrition. This program includes twice-a-week small-group training sessions, and once-a-week boot camp sessions. This year, DietitiansABQ will work with participants to hold them accountable for their nutrition, delivering optimal results. The Skinny Jeans Contest has group challenges along the way, inspiring a spirit of fun and comraderie with fellow teammates, and the winning team and overall individual winner will receive amazing prizes from this year’s sponsor, Strive! For questions, please contact Susanna Pier, 505-348-4521 or susannap@jccabq.org. See our website or visit member services for a list of training times, and get registered today!

Hallie Mon/Wed 6am

SOLD OUT --> Hallie Tu/Th 4:15pm

Nick Mon/Wed 8:30am

Nick Mon/Wed 9:30am

Nick Mon/Wed 6pm

Olga Tu/Th 5:30pm

Olga Tu/Th 6:30pm

Erin Tu/Th 8:15am

Hallie Mon/Wed 4:15pm

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Tumbling Turtles

Thursdays 9:30-10:15am
Jan. 18 - Feb. 22
$49 members $75 non-members

Does your toddler or preschooler have lots of energy and is ready to develop skills to channel it constructively? Each session is designed to be fun & creative to build social and motor skills appropriately for each child's level. Taught by JCC personal trainer and mother of three, Erin McDaniel, this class is sure to be a blast for your little one.

For more information, contact: Susanna Pier, susannap@jccabq.org, 505-348-4521

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Diet Detox

Mondays 6-7pm
Jan. 22 - Feb. 26
$95 Members $125 Non-members

Diet Detox - ditch the diets that create long term metabolic dysfunction and mental battles that never end in a win. Join DABQ with weekly challenges that cultivate behavior change for long term health and weight management goals! This series will include weekly 30 minute nutrition lectures and food log review and accountability.

1. Manage your Macros: This class will provide an overview of macronutrients and how they function in the body.
2. The Diet Trap: Diets do not address the root of habits; learn new ways to start effecting real behavior change.
3. Meal Prep 101: The why and how of meal planning and prepping and how to tailor it to meet your needs.
4. Mindful Eating: What is mindful eating, and how can you implement it in your daily life?
5. What You Won't Hear Your Dietitian Say: How to filter through nutrition hype and bust modern nutrition myths.
6. Seven Ways to Check Your Health: Proper nutrition can present itself in better sleep, improved energy levels, and even better emotional regulation.

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Tabata SHREDDED

6 weeks
January 23rd - March 1st
Tuesday/Thursday 6-6:35 a.m.

Want to turn your body into a fat-burning machine? Wake up your metabolism with this early morning class! Tabata SHREDDED is a High Intensity Interval training class that will burn more fat quickly while increasing your metabolism and revving your body up to face the day head-on! Come get shredded with Nick in this 2x per week, 35 min. class. See you bright and early to SHRED! WARNING: This class may cause fat loss!

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KidFit

Jan. 29th - March 12th
Mondays 4:15-5pm age 4-8
Mondays 5-5:45pm age 9-13
$49/members - $75/non-members

An invigorating class geared specifically for kids 4-13 years of age. Our expert trainer Nick has developed a cardiovascular, strength, and fitness training program with an exciting and unique approach! Your kids will be engaged in a safe and action-packed environment! Let them experience how enjoyable fitness and working out can be. Classes are 45 minutes each session, once per week, for six weeks.

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Register your 9-13 year old here

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Sports Performance Training

Mon/Wed February 5th-28th
Ages 12-15 M/W 7:00-8:00pm
8 sessions $115 member $150 non-member

GET STRONGER, MOVE FASTER, PERFORM BETTER! Maximize your athletic performance at the JCC with Sports Performance Training.

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