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2017-18 JCC Book Fest

The Jewish Community Center is excited to once again host notable Jewish authors from across the U.S. in an effort to promote Jewish literature and present the community with thought-provoking programs. The following five outstanding authors were selected as the best speakers for our community from over 260 on the 2017-18 Jewish Book Council tour: Lauren Belfer, Jeremy Dauber, Bruce Henderson, Tova Mirvis, Joan Nathan

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2017-18 Performing Arts Series Pass

Five productions this season showcase theater, comedy, dance and music featuring Jewish themes that have universal appeal.

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE by Mitch Albom. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch finds
that his favorite professor Morrie is battling Lou Gehrigs Disease. A simple visit
becomes a weekly lesson in the meaning of life. Nov. 11-12, 2017

ALICES RESTAURANT & KOSHER DELI is an original holiday musical comedy by
Roberta Stein featuring favorite songs and shtick. Dec. 16-17, 2017

DAVID FELBERG & FRIENDS CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT features the violinist
and conductor, artistic director/co-founder of Chatter Sunday and associate
concertmaster of the NM Philharmonic. Feb. 10, 2018

YOURE FUNNY, BUT YOU DONT LOOK JEWISH. Italian-American, African-American, Vietnamese-American and Indian-American Jewish comedians from the Bay Area share the stage for a
unique, informative and laugh-out-loud evening. March 3, 2018

ALICE BLUMENFELD & ABREPASO FLAMENCO Abrepaso creates honest flamenco
that provokes the audience to think, feel, question, and remember our shared
humanity. April 28, 2018

For a series pass or individual tickets: visit jccabq.org or holdmyticket.com
or call 505-348-4518

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Ski and Snowboard Conditioning

October 9 through November 15, 2017
Mondays and Wednesdays 6:15 to 7:15pm
Members- $145 ­ Non-Members- $165

Don’t miss out on fresh lines this ski season because you are out of gas after your first few runs down the mountain! Join our Ski & Snowboard Conditioning Class and prepare your body for the rigors of maneuvering through powder and ice on your skis or snowboard. This 6-week training program, led by JCC trainer and winter sports enthusiast Katie Nunnally, is designed around specific ski and snowboard movements and aims to improve your aerobic capacity, muscular endurance, agility, power, balance, and flexibility. Conditioning the body for these extreme winter sports can reduce your chances of injury, improve your performance on the mountain, and give you the confidence to crush it that first day back on the hill! For more information: Susanna Pier, 505-348-4521, susannap@jccabq.org

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Zumba Party is benefitting Paws and Stripes

SUN, 11/5, 11:00am-12:30pm
$5 minimum donation
100% goes to Paws and Stripes

Dance your heart out! All proceeds benefit Paws and Stripes.
For more info contact Anik Olmsted (505) 908-7819

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CommUnity Yoga for VETS

A relaxing, healthy, spiritually affirming large group yoga session designed to unite us in solidarity.
Open to all veterans, active duty, military personnel, former and retired veterans
(including Reservists and National Guard members) and their family members.
Instructor: Theresa Rosner-Salazar, E-RYT200

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Tuesdays with Morrie

Two performances: Saturday Night, November 11th at 7:30pm or Sunday Afternoon, November 12th at 2:00

JCC and Desert Rose Playhouse present "Tuesdays with Morrie" by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch finds that his favorite professor Morrie is battling Lou Gehrig's Disease. A simple visit becomes a weekly lesson in the meaning of life.

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Tread & Shred

6 weeks
Tuesdays 11-12:15 nutrition and run
Thursdays 11-11:45 run only
September 26 - November 2
Members $145 Non-members $165

Rev up your weight loss with a thrilling treadmill class! Our certified running instructors, Tracee and Rosina, will teach you proper running technique to help you meet your weight loss goals. This program is focused on shedding pounds! Challenge your cardio endurance with varied speed and incline levels customized to your level. Effective coaching keeps you connected to your exertion level & heart rate, and helps you to maximize calorie burning and strength with every stride. Contact: Susanna Pier, 348-4521, susannap@jccabq.org

Includes: Body Age Testing; Before & After Measurements; Precision Nutrition certified coach; Learn proper running technique; Inspiring group training atmosphere; All levels of runners welcome; Fun intervals, tempo, speed; *Limited to 6 participants

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Progressive Muscle Recovery

Saturdays 9:00-10:00 am
Begins Oct. 28
*10 People Max / class
1 Class: $15 member/$20 nonmember
All 4: $45 member/$60 nonmember

Oct. 28th: An introduction to progressive muscle recovery and fascial unwinding. Explores relationship between lower and upper body. Movement combined with direct pressure techniques are designed to take muscle recovery further into tissue restoration.

Nov. 11th: Explore relationship between hips & shoulders for spinal health. Challenge these high tension areas with targeted direct pressure utilizing the STARwrap combined with movements designed to break repetitive patterns along the spine and within the upper body.

Nov. 18th: Explore joint restrictions in lower body beginning at the feet and moving to ankles, knees, and hips. Dive deep into muscle tension in each joint utilizing the STARwrap.

Nov. 25th: Beginning at the head, unwind neck and shoulder tension down into the elbows, wrists and hands. Gentle movements that challenge mobility restrictions combined with direct pressure techniques.

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Masters Swim

Morning Sessions
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 6am-7am

Evening Sessions
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 5:30pm-6:30pm

$25 Members per month
$35 Non-Members per month

A great way to train for personal fitness, swim competitions, and triathlons. Stroke development will be analyzed and competitive skills developed. This class is for 19 years and older. Must have basic knowledge of all four strokes.

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Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Private Swim Lessons
(30 minutes)
1 Lesson- $25 mem/ $40 non-mem
3 Lessons- $70 mem/ $115 non-mem
6 Lessons- $135 mem/ $225 non-mem
9 Lessons- $195 mem/ $330 non-mem
12 Lessons-$240 mem/ $420 non-mem

Semi-Private Lessons
(30 minutes)
Price includes all children in the Semi-Private Lesson
1 Lesson - $35 mem/ $50 non-mem
3 Lessons- $100 mem/ $145 non-mem
6 Lessons - $195 mem/ $285 non-mem
9 Lessons - $285 mem/ $420 non-mem
12 Lessons - $360 mem/ $540 non-mem

YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY ONE OF OUR INSTRUCTORS 5-7 WORKING DAYS AFTER WE RECEIVE YOUR REGISTRATION.

Our instructors will help you learn to swim and develop your swim stroke. Private lessons are for 30 minutes and are open to all ages and abilities. Semi-Private lessons are for 2 or more swimmers with similar skill levels. After we have received your online registration, one of our instructors will call you to set up an appointment.

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Aquaerobics

MON/WED/FRI/SAT, 9am-10am
TUE 5:30pm-6:30pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS

Ends 10/29

Aquaerobics is an enjoyable way to exercise while toning and trimming. Rhythmic water exercises are a wonderful way to keep in shape. This hour-long class takes place in the shallow end of the competition pool, which serves as an added resistance force.

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