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Group Fitness at the J

Have fun and get fit at the J. Group exercise classes are free to all SJCC members age 13 and older (unless otherwise noted). Guest rates are $12 per class. There is no need to register for fitness classes unless specified. Classes require a minimum of 7 participants on a regular basis to continue. We also offer a variety classes geared specifically toward seniors. Learn More

View Group Fitness Calendar

MINDBODY Reservations for Select Classes
To serve you better, we will begin using the MINDBODY reservation system for cycling, Pilates, and Total Body Conditioning classes. Reserve your spot in one of these classes now. These classes are all still free for SJCC members, your registration simply reserves your spot. Learn more about our reservation policies.

For more information, contact SJCC Group Fitness Coordinator Dana Azose or call 206-388-0836.

Class Descriptions

Special Events/Holiday Classes

Power Out Parkinson’s
10:30 am | FREE
Studies show that aerobic exercise can help Parkinson’s patients improve their quality of life. Try this fun, non-contact boxing-based fitness class. For class details contact Dana Azose. To schedule an assessment, contact Donovan Loomis at 206-291-3149 or via email.

 

Aquatic Sport

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-10 am
This heart-pumping workout in the pool exercises your entire body with no added impact on your joints. Intermediate to advanced.

Barbell Club

Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 pm
Fridays, 9:45-10:45 am
Work out with barbells, kettle bells, bumper plates, battle ropes, and more.

 

Bollywood Dancing

Mondays, 6:30-7:30 pm
High-energy blend of all Indian dance styles: classical, folk and current hip hop. Vibrant music sets the tone for this fantastic workout.

Boot Camp

Mondays, 6-7 am
Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm
This workout is fun and energetic. Work at your own pace with modifiable exercises that challenge your cardiovascular system and muscle strength. Intermediate to advanced.

Cardio Sculpt

Mondays, 8:30-9:30 am
This class incorporates high/low intensity intervals and step aerobics with dynamic conditioning.

Cycling

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7 am
Sundays, 9-10 am

Cycling is a great way to burn calories and have fun. New riders, please arrive early to set up your bike. All levels. Sign up through MINDBODY to reserve a bike.

 

Cycle Circuit Intervals

Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 am
Using the weights bands and balls, we will be combining the best of both worlds: cardio and strength!  Non-bikers welcome, cardio modifications available.

 

Dynamic Yoga

Wednesdays, 6-7 am
Challenging workout with basic yoga postures performed with intensity. Bring your mat.

Endurance Ride+

Saturdays, 9-10:15 am
High energy fun ride plus conditioning at the end of class. Bring a water bottle. Sign up through MINDBODY to reserve a bike.

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:45-10:45 am
High intensity intervals designed for maximum benefits to aerobic and anaerobic systems. Intermediate to advanced.

Meditation/Chi Kung

Thursdays, 9:45-10:30 am

Lean to relax the busy-ness away and also receive a little energy boost in this blended meditation and Chi Kung class. Explore and practice simple meditation techniques that will help you relax your body and your mind. This class includes meditative movements, known as Chi Kung. Leave class feeling a deeper sense of inner peace and well-being. Free for SJCC members; guests $10.

Instructor Rebecca Gould is a women’s holistic health & empowerment coach, spiritual advisor, certified holistic health practitioner, and qigong & meditation teacher. Rebecca has nearly twenty years of experience with energywork and has been a certified qigong and meditation teacher since 2008, practicing since 2006. Rebecca is a Mercer Island native who now lives in Seattle. Teaching qigong and meditation is one of her greatest passions, and students appreciate her simple yet detailed instruction, soothing voice, and calm, joyful demeanor.

Pilates

Sundays
Beginner 8:10-9 am (starts September 11)
Intermediate/Advanced 9:10-10 am

This basic level mat session is designed to lengthen and strengthen your entire body using core muscles. Based on the teachings of Joseph Pilates, this class will help you gain postural alignment, balance, and flexibility. Bring your mat.

 

Pi-Yo

Wednesdays, 8:20-9:30 am
Fridays, 8:20-9:30 am

Pi-Yo is a class that combines Pilates mat exercises with yoga postures to build core strength and enhance agility and balance. Bring your mat. Intermediate to advanced.

Step and Strength

Sundays, 10:15-11:15 am
Step aerobics choreography is combined with weight conditioning to tone and shape your body. Intermediate to advanced.

Tai Chi

Fridays, 11 am-noon
Tai Chi is a series of movements aimed to address the body and mind as an interconnected system. Mental and physical health benefits include improved posture, balance, flexibility, and strength. All levels.

Throwdown

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:45-10:45 am

Tire flips, wall slams, ring rows, box jumps and battle ropes. Sound interesting? All levels welcome. Meet in the Exercise Studio.

Total Body Conditioning (TBC)

Tuesdays, 7:15-8:15 am & 8:30-9:30 am
Thursdays, 7:15-8:15 am & 8:30-9:30 am

Functional movements and correct body alignment are used to tone and strengthen the body. All levels.

Ultimate Conditioning

Friday, 6-7 am
Intense body conditioning with focus on stability, strength, power conditioning, and flexibility. Tuesday class incorporates TRX suspension strength training. Intermediate to advanced.

Gentle Flow Yoga

Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm
Sun salutations, slower-paced flowing poses, balance work, and mindful breathing to promote both wellness and fitness. All levels.

Yoga Core Sculpt

Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 pm
Athletic, vinyasa-style yoga designed to create a full mind-body workout, utilizing core yoga postures to increase strength, balance, and flexibility. Bring your mat. All levels.

Yoga Fusion

Fridays, 9:45-10:45 am
Mind/body centered yoga class that incorporates basic postures with mindful breathing. Basic familiarity with yoga is helpful. Bring your mat. All levels.

Yoga - Hatha

Mondays, 8:45-10 am
Learn and perfect poses to build flexibility, strength, balance, awareness of breath, and focus. Bring your mat. All levels.

Zumba®

Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm
Fridays, 9:45-10:45 am

Zumba® fuses hypnotic musical rhythms and tantalizing moves to create a dynamic workout system designed to be FUN and easy. All levels.

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