Events for July 2012

South Hills Fun Days: After camp mini camp
Jul 31, 2012

After Camp is Over, Have Fun with Us! August 13 - 17August 20 - 24For children entering grades K - 69 am - 3 pm Monday, August 13 Cool Spring's Mini Golf Tuesday, August 14 Movie, Popcorn, and Pop Day at the Galleria Theater Wednesday, August 15 Children's Museum Thursday, August 16 Chuck E CheeseLeave your lunch bag at…


Breathe in, Breathe out: Fitness & Wellness tip
Jul 30, 2012

Two little steps to less stress… Breathe in…. Breathe outThe ins and outs of Better BreathingTry this relaxation exercise from breathing guru Andrew Weil, MD. The payoff? Blessed relief from constant thinking. Sit with your back straight Place the tip of your tongue against the ridge just behind your front teeth. Exhale completely…


Shabbat Message July 27, 2012
Jul 27, 2012

Rabbi Sharyn Henry, Rodef Shalom CongregationJuly 27, 2012    8 Av, 5772 Love without reason trumps senseless hatredDevarim, Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22 Last week, The Times of Israel published an article entitled, “Why I’m not fasting on Tisha B’Av this year.” The title arises out of the fact that this year, Tisha B’Av, the ninth…


Weekly Fitness & Wellness Tip
Jul 23, 2012

Are you stressed out and too busy to notice? If you feel like you’re always rushed, never get a break, don’t have enough time, and are dissatisfied with your relationships, job, etc., chances are you’re stressed. Stress has become so normal that most of us don’t …


Shabbat Message July 20, 2012
Jul 20, 2012

Rabbi Donni Aaron, JCC Jewish EducatorJuly 20, 2012 1 Av, 5772Klal Yisrael on a Wisconsin campground Every summer, my family drives to Baraboo, Wisconsin, specifically to the campsites at Devil’s Lake. For the last eight years, we have packed our tents, sleeping bags, bug spray and all sorts of other camping…


Like us on Facebook for a Special Coupon
Jul 16, 2012

Like us if you like us! Are you on Facebook? Do you want a free Centerfit gym pass for you or a friend? Like us on Facebook for a FREE One-Day Centerfit Pass.Offer is exclusive to our Facebook fans!Show the pass to the Centerfit desk to work out free for a day.…


Weekly Fitness & Wellness Tip
Jul 16, 2012

Erase the effects of stress? Yes, you can! Exercises that elicit a “relaxation” response can help your body erase the cumulative effects of stress. This relaxation response is a state of profound rest and release. When a person meditates, for example, heartbeat and respiration slow down. The…


Shabbat Message July 13, 2012
Jul 13, 2012

Shabbat MessageRabbi Martin William Shorr, Temple Hadar IsraelJuly 13, 2012      23 Tamuz, 5772Pinchas, Numbers 25:10-30:1 Daughters of Zelophehad Came Before Feminism No need for coming that “long way baby,” G-d already got you there a long time ago. In recent times, more specifically the late 19th to the mid 20th century,…


Acrylic Painting Class Annual Show
Jul 11, 2012

Lila Hirsch Brody'sAcrylic Painting Class Annual Show August 1 - 29 Fine/Perlow and Weis GallerySquirrel Hill Opening ReceptionThursday, August 26:30 - 8:30 pm   …


Fitness & Wellness Weekly Tip
Jul 9, 2012

Secrets from successful Long-term losers:  Walk for 60 minutes every day. Break it up into 20-minute segments to work with your schedule if necessary. Watch less than 10 hours of TV a week. That’ll get you off your duff and keep you from snacking. Weigh yourself at least once a week. Think of…


Please welcome Rhonda Yancey, our new massage therapist
Jul 3, 2012

Please Welcome Rhonda Yancey, our new massage therapist. She specializes in Sports massage, deep tissue and Swedish massage. She will be available Fridays, beginning July 13th from 10am-4pm. Please schedule your appointment today. All massages with Rhonda will be discounted 20% through August 15th!    …


July Wellness Calender
Jul 2, 2012

New July Wellness calender is avaiable Note: JCC activities on calender are now live links. Click the blue day boxes for more information on the programs. Click here to view …


Weekly Fitness & Wellness Tip
Jul 2, 2012

Boosting Mental Discipline There are differences in how easy it is for people to resist distraction but we all have the potential to improve our focus. Boosting our mental discipline can help us to excel at work and any other interests…… And we all want to excel, right? Unitask.…