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OY! A Comedy with Chutzpah

OY! is a collection of short comedies which are a comic tribute to all things Jewish and all things human. Although each sketch uses a story to illuminate the meaning of a Yiddish word, the comedy of OY! has entertained audiences of all backgrounds (and many of its sketches have been performed to acclaim at such short play festivals as Summer Shorts in Miami and Shadowbox Cabaret in Ohio).

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OY! A Comedy with Chutzpah

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Hanukkah Fest

It is a time for our family, friends and community to gather and enjoy the distinct elements of Hanukkah: frying latkes in oil, playing dreidel games, gobbling up chocolate gelt and of course lighting the eight candles during dark early winter nights. shop till you drop for Judaica, toys, books, artwork, Hanukkah items, accessories from your favorite crafts people and vendors in one place while your kids enjoy jumping on bouncers, spinning dreidels, making holiday crafts, and playing sports. Childcare will be available for toddlers and infants in the 'Rocket Room'. You can kibbitz with Jewish community agencies and congregation representatives who will share information about their programs and services. Schmooze with old friends and make new acquaintances. And that's not all! A new, improved 'Major League Dreidel Contest', latke contest and more games with prizes will keep you entertained.

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Hanukkah Fest

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Latque 2016

Put your best latke recipe to the test!

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Polar Bear Plunge

Benefit for First Responders TEN-82 Fund, ABQ BioPark Polar Bears, and JCC
Sponsored by Steward's Plumbing

Join us January 1st, 2017 at 11 a.m. for the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Plunge benefit. Swimwear required, costumes welcome. Free Hot Drinks and Polar Bear Snacks! Challenge your friends to take the plunge! $25 Donation to Participate. $50 Donation receives Polar Bear Beanie.

Participants must be swimmers, at least 5 years old and sign a waiver before entering pool.

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Sign up for the Polar Bear Plunge here...

Premium Sign up $50 Receive a Polar Bear Beanie!

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Karate For Kids

Thursdays, 1/12 - 5/11
Fridays, 1/13 - 5/18

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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Register Here For Fridays Ages 3-5 with Sensei Phil

Register Here For Fridays: Ages 6-12 with Sensei Phil

Register Here for Thursdays: Ages 6-12 with Sensei Richard

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The Dynamics of Jewish History

Three 4-week courses with Rabbi Paul Citrin

Through a thematic rather than a chronological exploration of history through various texts, students will more clearly understand present circumstances and directions for the future. As always, there will be ample time for discussion.

First Course: Struggles of Jewish History
10/31, 11/07, 11/14, & 11/21
1:30 - 3 pm
Register online for first course: Struggles of Jewish History

Second Course: Challenges of Jewish History
1/23, 1/30, 2/6, & 2/13
1:30 - 3 pm
Register online for second course: Challenges of Jewish History

Third Course: Giants of Jewish History
3/6, 3/13, 3/20 & 3/27
1:30 - 3 pm
Register online for third course Giants of Jewish History

Register online for discount on all 3 courses (Struggles of Jewish History, Challenges of Jewish History, and Giants of Jewish History)

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Operation Bootcamp

Offering 3 separate sessions; Each session lasts 5 weeks
Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-7 p.m.
Pricing per session (10 classes each): $120 mem./$150 non-mem.

Session 1: Aug. 23- Sept. 22
Session 2: Oct. 4- Nov. 3
Session 3: Nov. 15 - Dec. 15 (no class on Nov. 24; make-up session will be offered)

Have you been searching for a challenging and exciting way to work out that yields great results? Join JCC Personal Trainer Olga Johnson for her fall boot camp series! Boot camp style workouts will promote weight loss, strength/power gain, increase cardiovascular capacity, and increase your overall fitness level - and these are just a few of the benefits! This program will challenge you and keep your body guessing. For more information, please contact Susanna Pier, (505) 348-4521, susannap@jccabq.org

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Session 1: Aug. 23- Sept. 22

Session 2: Oct. 4- Nov. 3

Session 3: Nov. 15 - Dec. 15 (no class on Nov. 24; make-up session will be offered)

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Meditation Group

TUE, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20, 6:30pm-7:30pm
$30 members/$45 non members

Tired of the stress of holiday madness? Give yourself the gift of peace. Join our 3 week group meditation and discover the solace of the present moment.

This meditation group will meet weekly on Tuesdays December 6, 13 & 20. Whether you are new to meditation or want to deepen and develop your practice, instructor Rennie Maguire will guide you in a 30 minute seated practice. Following a series of steps, you will learn to regulate your breath, focus your attention, quiet your nervous system, ease body tension and gradually develop inner peace.

All are welcome. Knowledge of diaphragmatic breathing, prior participation in Rennie's Beginning Meditation and/or Meditation & Developing Your Systematic Practice would be helpful in developing your mediation practice.

Instructor: Rennie Maguire, Mediation Teacher of the Institute of Himalayan Tradition (IHT). renniemaguire@gmail.com or 541-961-5169

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Tabata SHREDDED

6 weeks | January 10th - February 16th
Tuesday/Thursday 6-6:35 a.m.
Members $80 / Non-members $100

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 this 2x per week, 35 min. class. See you on Tu/Th mornings from 6-6:35 A.M.! WARNING: This class may cause fat loss!

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Register Now!

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Group Fitness: Ab Lab

WED, 4:10-4:25pm
FREE TO MEMBERS

Abdominals, obliques and lower back isolation.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Boot Camp

TUE at 9:30 am and SAT at 8:25 am
FREE FOR MEMBERS

A 60 minute functional total body workout. Class format varies weekly incorporating cardio, weights, balance, push ups, core, lunges, speed and agility. This class will challenge you, but may also be modified, see your Boot Camp Instructor prior to class.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Cardio Blast

FRI at 9:30 am
FREE TO MEMBERS

Cardio Blast: A fat burning, cardiovascular workout. No complicated choreography to follow just formats to keep you moving.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Cardio Hour

THU at 8:25 am
FREE FOR MEMBERS

60 minutes of cardio burn in a variety of formats.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Cardio Kick

MON at 9:30 am and TUE at 5:30pm
FREE TO MEMBERS

An interval workout incorporating lower body kicks & squats, upper body punches and strength conditioning using weights or bands.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Cardio Salsa

MON at 4:25 pm
FREE TO MEMBERS

A group fitness cardio dance class utilizing salsa moves.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Circuit Challenge

THU at 5:30pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS

Maximize your effort with a total body workout incorporating cardio, body sculpting, and core conditioning in fun ever-changing intervals.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Fit Ball

TUE at 10:35 am
FREE TO MEMBERS

Total body conditioning using the Fitness Ball with emphasis on core strength training.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Fit 2 Move

MON at 1:30 pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS

Have fun in this class geared for Seniors to increase mobility, health & toning.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Full Body Workout

FRI at 6:00-7:10 am and WED at 6:35 pm
FREE TO MEMBERS

A 60 minute full body workout which combines sculpting with muscle endurance and cardio. Can be modified to fit all fitness levels.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Muscle Hour

WED at 6:00 - 7:10 am
FREE TO MEMBERS

Non-aerobic isolated strengthening work using a variety of resistance equipment. Toning and shaping the entire body.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Muscle Step

MON at 8:25 am
FREE TO MEMBERS

A cardiovascular workout using slow controlled movements while simultaneously using handheld weights (optional) for a full body workout.

To register, sign up at the front desk before class. For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Power Flex

MON at 5:30pm, WED at 4:25 pm, FRI at 8:25 am, SUN at 9:15 am
FREE TO MEMBERS

The 1-hour total body barbell workout you do not want to miss. Improve body tone, muscle definition, strength and endurance.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Power Sculpt

TUE at 9:30 am
FREE TO MEMBERS

A total body conditioning class using free weights, bars, bands & high reps to challenge you while utilizing all of the major muscle groups of the upper and lower body.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Ultimate Intervals

TUE at 8:25 am
FREE TO MEMBERS

Burn mega calories in this high intensity cardio intervals class that's interspersed with functional strength exercises

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Waist Up!

WED at 8:25 am
FREE TO MEMBERS

Sculpt and condition arms, chest, back and core. Everything from the waist up!

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Zumba

SUN at 8:00 am, TUE at 4:25 pm, WED at 10:35am, SAT at 9:30 am
FREE TO MEMBERS

A dance class that fuses hypnotic Latin & international musical rhythms & tantalizing moves to create a dynamic workout that is fun & easy to do.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Pilates Mat Conditioning

SUN at 4:00 pm, MON at noon, THU at noon
FREE TO MEMBERS

Pilates is an extensive exercise system founded on the principles of body awareness, mind-body integration, balance, deep concentration, precision and muscular control and efficiency. We invite you to join our Pilates Mat classes for a total mind-body conditioning program that is designed to improve posture, flexibility, core strength and stability. No registration required. For more Information, contact Debbie Quinones at 348-4501; debbieq@jccabq.org.

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Group Fitness: Yoga

SUN 10:35-11:50 am:, MON 10:35am, TUE at noon, TUE at 6:35 pm, WED at noon, THU from 10:35-11:50 am, THU at 6:35 pm, SAT at 10:35 am

FREE TO MEMBERS

A fresh exploration for the physical, mental and spiritual body through the practice of yoga postures and breathing techniques to transform mind and body. Develop and maintain strength, flexibility and balance for health and well-being. Multi Level. (Please let your instructor know if you are new to/newly returning to the yoga practice.)

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: Spinning

Your Spinning journey begins with a single pedal stroke.

Step onto the Spinner, put your hands on the handlebars, and sit down in the saddle. Every aspect of your body's relationship to a high-performance racing bicycle has been integrated into this fully adjustable, stationary bicycle by Star Trac.

The Spinning program is on the cutting edge of a revolutionary change in how health and fitness are viewed and taught, not only in the United States, but around the world. The Spinning program has already helped thousands of people to experience the reality of the mind-body connection that is the core of this fitness revolution. This exciting athletic training program utilizes motivation, sports psychology and the most thoroughly tested cycling techniques available.

The Spinning program is for everyone, at any age, at every level of fitness. Whether a beginner or a skilled athlete, both start at the same place and successfully complete a 40-minute class together.

All Instructors are Johnny G certified Spinning Instructors who maintain continuing education credits. Let us help you find your fitness goals.

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Group Fitness: Spinning Your Way

MON & FRI at 10:35am with Sherri

Come join us for a fun and challenging ride to music from the 40's up to now.
Spin to music that has great rhythms and a volume that is gentle and pleasing to your ears.

FREE for members

Contact Lolli at 348-4463 or lolliv@jccabq.org for more information.

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Group Fitness: BARRE

MON at 6:35pm, TUE at 6am, WED at 9:30am, WED at 5:30pm, THUR at 6:00am, THUR at 8:25am, THUR at 4:25pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS

BARRE is a highly athletic class designed to strengthen, lengthen and tone the entire body in the most efficient way possible with minimal impact. Activated isolated training is combined with a fusion of classic ballet barre, Pilates, and explosive isometric moves. This class will work and sculpt your endurance muscles for a sleek, lean and toned physique. Each class is designed to guide participants through a highly targeted range of exercises that specifically address core, hips, thighs, arms and bum. This is not your everyday toning class!
For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501

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Group Fitness: Private Yoga and Private Pilates

JCC members can now enjoy one-on-one or small group instruction to enhance their yoga practice and/or develop Pilates fundamentals.

Private Lessons meet by appointment. For more information, contact Debbie Quinones at 348-4501 or debbieq@jccabq.org.

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Group Fitness: Pure Cardio

WED at 5:30pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS

Pure Cardio: Kick your cardio workout into gear!!! A variety of formats (such as 'NSANITY", HIIT, kickboxing, Tabata) will keep your heart pumping and boost your metabolism as you work to improve cardiovascular endurance and fitness. Complete this hour long class with abs, core and stretching.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501

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Group Fitness: Beginning Yoga

SAT at noon
FREE FOR MEMBERS

Learn the foundational yoga poses with attention to breath, alignment and safety. Builds strength and flexibility while developing therapeutic and relaxation methods to release stress in the mind and body.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: STEPCIRCUIT

SAT, 7:15am
FREE TO MEMBERS

STEPCircuit is a cardiovascular conditioning and muscle sculpting class where participants use dumbbells, resistance bands, body bars and body weight exercises/techniques alternating with simple step combinations for a total body workout.

For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator, Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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Group Fitness: SOAR

MON at 6am and WED at 5:30pm
FREE TO MEMBERS

This strength and condition class begins with an athletic vinyasa flow followed by muscle training that utilizes both weights and body weight exercises for a full body workout. This class concludes with a deep stretch to relax both mind and body. Please bring your yoga mat, towel and water. This is a barefoot format (shoes optional) and taught in a warm environment.
For more information, contact Group Fitness Coordinator Debbie Quinones at 348-4501.

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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.

Register Here For Private Lessons

Register Here for Semi-Private Lessons

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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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4 Week Clean Eating Challenge

Does Thanksgiving leave you with a food hangover? Do you usually throw in the towel between turkey day and New Year's? Don't let this be the year you let your health slide only to have New Year's come with failed new year's resolutions. Take action now! Join DietitiansABQ and take the 4 week pledge to make this holiday season one that doesn't defeat you. This four week challenge will provide weight and food log accountability with a goal of maintaining your weight during this vulnerable time. *Minimum of 10 people

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Hit The Trail

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors and Sandia Mountains with the JCC Hiking & Snowshoeing Club! JCC personal trainer and certified hiking guide, Audra Jones, will lead you off the beaten path to explore the coolest hiking spots in New Mexico. Come experience fun and safe outdoor adventures while getting a great workout and a dose of fresh air. All fitness levels welcome! Participation fee for the Friends of Sandia Mountains 5K Snowshoe race/wal in January 2017 is included in the cost of this program. This is an awesome race that can be competitive or just for fun, and best of all, it supports the protection of our beautiful Sandia Mountains.

*weather permitting – if NM is lacking snow, Audra will replicate the snowshoe session
*participants need to provide their own snowshoes

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

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Hit the Trail

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JZone Homework Help

No matter how much you want to help your child with algebra or literature, sometimes you can not do it all. Let our instructors give you a hand. J Zone offers just-as-needed homework help services to guide your child through tough homework assignments. Homework help is ideal for kids who need personal tutoring on specific homework assignments, but not necessarily all the time.
Our homework tutors combine personal instruction with independent learning to ensure your child not only understands homework concepts, but also learns how to apply those skills with a deeper level of learning. To turn frustration into high fives, our tutors share instant feedback and recognition for every skill learned. Homework time becomes a lot less stressful... and a lot more fun.

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