Events for February 2013

Fitness & Wellness Tip: Get Moving!
Feb 25, 2013

Still need more reason to make Fitness a habit? You hear all the time that exercise is good for your health and heart. Here’s more motivation to start getting fit: If you’re inactive, you’re twice as likely to develop Heart Disease as people MOVING on a regular basis. Regular exercise naturally decreases the…


Let's Get Ready for Purim! | Kids Nite Out
Feb 19, 2013

Kids Nite Out Grades PreK-6 Enjoy a night out while your child has fun with us. The evening includes dinner, sports, crafts, swimming, programs around a special theme and a movie. Children will be grouped by age. February 23 Let’s Get Ready for Purim! Saturday, 6-10 pm $36; $31/Clubhouse member; $9/sibling $5 additional walk-in fee Questions: Meredith Brown,…


Shabbat Message: Benefits of Group Worship
Feb 15, 2013

Rabbi Eli Seidman, Jewish Association on AgingFebruary 15, 2013 5 Adar, 5773 Teruma: Benefits of group worshipTeruma, Exodus 25:1-27:19 What benefit does a person obtain from attending services in his or her synagogue? After all, can’t a person pray anywhere and anytime? This week’s Torah portion, Teruma, reminds me of a story. A…


Wellness Tip: Weight-loss Wake Up Call
Feb 14, 2013

A Weight-loss Wake Up Call The more excess body fat you have, the greater your risk of heart disease and heart attack- even if you have no other risk factors. Being overweight increases your blood LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglyceride levels, lowers HDL (good) cholesterol, and exacerbates other heart disease risks…


(SH) Parental Yoga Classes
Feb 13, 2013

Prenatal YogaGet your mommy glow with this gentle flow yoga practice. Connie, our prenatal specialist, will help you maintain strength and flexibility throughout pregnancy. With pranayama or breathing practices for relaxation, you and your baby will benefit. The prenatal practice also includes 20mins of yoga nidra, or guided meditation,…


Reminder: Women's Centerfit Platinum Wet Area Closed, Friday-Sunday
Feb 13, 2013

Women's Centerfit Platinum Wet Area Closed: 2/15 - 2/17 The women’s Centerfit Platinum wet area will be closed due to repairs at NOON Friday, February 15th and will reopen Sunday, February 17th.  The women’s general locker room will be available at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience! …


J Days: When schools out February 18, have fun with us!
Feb 12, 2013

J Days February 18 When school is out, have fun with the JCC! Children will have a blast this President’s Day at the JCC playing their favorite  gym games, creating unique crafts, swimming, taking a trip to the Library, and so much more. Children should bring a swimsuit, towel, and a dairy…


Nutrition & Young Children
Feb 11, 2013

Nutrition and Your Young Childwith Bonnie Bland, Nutritionalist with Aladdin Food Services  Wednesday, February 20 7:30am - Breakfast 8am - Speaker 8:20am - Pre-scheduled private sessions with Bonni Bland, limited to 10 minutes Please email questions to Kelly Gable-LaBelle. All questions must be sent by Friday, February 15.For more information call 412-521-8011, ext. 209. …


Purim Carnival: A Blockbuster Event!
Feb 11, 2013

The Sandy & Edgar Snyder FamilyPurim Carnival Get the red carpet treatment at this year’s Oscar-winning Purim Carnival at the JCC!Sunday, February 24 Included in this star-studded event: JCC Paparazzi: Check out our Photo Booth with props and take home a Purim memory! JCC goes Hollywood: Make your mark on our Walk of Fame American Idol, Purim-style:…


Do You Know the Dangers of Sitting?
Feb 8, 2013

Sitting is the Smoking of our Generation As we work, we sit more than we do anything else. We’re averaging 9.3 hours a day, compared to 7.7 hours of sleeping. Sitting is so prevalent and pervasive that we don’t even question how much we’re doing it. And, everyone else is doing…


Did You Know We Offer Babysitting While You Work Out?
Feb 7, 2013

We'll watch the kids while you work out! Our trained caregivers provide babysitting services in safe and secure age-appropriate play areas, so that you can enjoy the JCC on your own.  Babysitting is offered to participants of Group Exercise classes at the Squirrel Hill facility. Check out the Shortstop Babysitting page or Parent…


JCC Indoor Triathlon 2013 Results
Feb 6, 2013

The Annual JCC Indoor Triathlon Results are now available.   Annual Indoor Triathlon: A great way to train for any upcoming outdoor events or challenge yourself! Kids and Older Adults: Swim 250 yards, Bike 2 miles, Run 1 mile Adults 18+: Swim 500 yards, Bike 4 miles, Run 2 miles. Sunday, Jan. 20 Participants were timed…


Sugar Blues: Eliminate your sugar cravings
Feb 5, 2013

Are you suffering from the Sugar Blues? Are you constantly craving sweets?Do you want to gain control without deprivation? Join us for a FREE workshop featuring Integrative Nutritional Health Coach Dale Lemke. The Sugar Blues workshop will focus on changing your relationship with sugar once and for all. We will discuss the many…