Events for July 2013

Pickleball Comes to the South Hills JCC!
Jul 31, 2013

Pickleball Comes to the JCC South Hills Pickleball, which is part tennis and part badminton, is a simple paddle game played using a large paddle to hit a special perforated, slow-moving ball over a tennis-type net on a badminton-sized court. Easy to learn, appropriate and fun for all ages, the sport…


August Group Exercise Schedule
Jul 30, 2013

The August Group Exercise class schedule is here! Classes range from beginner to high intensity training. Click here for the Group Exercise Schedule and find the right class for you. Visit the Group Ex Page for class descriptions and video trailers.…


Member Appreciation Day: Wednesday, July 24
Jul 19, 2013

This Month's MEMBER APPRECIATION DAY Wednesday, July 24 BRING A FRIEND TO THE JCC THIS WEDNESDAY AND YOU WILL BE ENTERED TO WIN 2 PIRATES TICKETS! PLUS: All exercise classes free for you and a friend When you bring a friend, get entered into a RAFFLE FOR PIRATES TICKETS Raffle every hour for a…


Squirrel Hill Group Exercise Class Changes
Jul 19, 2013

Squirrel Hill Group Exercise Class Changes Sunday July 21, 2013 8:15am Group Power Summer Launch KDS    9:30am Group Kick Summer launch- KDS 11am group Power is cancelled due to the launch  Monday and Friday 9:15am Yoga classes and Wednesday 9am Centergy class will all be moved back into the Robinson Dance studio beginning Monday,…


Fitness & Wellness Tip: Top 4 Ways to Relieve Stress
Jul 15, 2013

Stress has become so ingrained in our days and in our culture that you probably don’t even recognize it any more. But summer is the perfect time to relax, slow down a bit, and just enjoy the weather. What better time than July to use these lazy days to relieve…


Exercise of the Month: Kettlebell Swings
Jul 9, 2013

Exercise of the Month: Kettlebell Swings Primary Muscles Used: Glutes, hips, lower back, quads, core, shoulders, hamstrings Benefits: Power, cardio, strength, muscular endurance How to: Straddle kettlebell with feet slightly wider than shoulder width.  Squat down with arms extended between legs and grasp kettlebell handle overhand.  Position shoulders over kettlebell while engaging low back…


Fitness & Wellness Tip: Increasing Activity
Jul 2, 2013

Many of the health and weight problems that people face today are related to a lack of physical activity. Although we are “on the run” during the day, we’re sedentary as we drive, work, watch TV and use the computer. On top of that, modern technology gives us time-saving shortcuts like…