JCCNV Wellness Workshop Series
The JCCNV Sports, Fitness & Aquatics staff hosts monthly wellness programs and information sessions designed to engage, educate and motivate members to adopt healthier lifestyles. Each month features a different program, event, or publication that will shed light on an aspect of social, emotional, occupational, physical, intellectual, environmental or spiritual wellness.
Join our JCCNV Personal Trainers for quarterly health and fitness workshops. The trainers will demonstrate exercises, explain the benefits of certain programs, and be available to answer any questions you may have about your wellness needs. Workshops are free for all members.
If you’d like to see a workshop on a topic that interests you please contact Sports and Wellness Director, Allison Colman.
Alleviate Stress and Move Through Life! Stretching & Breathing Techniques
Thursday, May 29, 11:30am–12:30pm
Presented by: Keri Drugan, Exercise & Wellness Coordinator
Learn stretches and breathing techniques that can be incorporated into daily living for greater flexibility, improved range of motion, and stress and pain reduction. Practice a series of exercises for every major muscle group that can be performed anywhere without equipment!
This workshop will incorporate some light physical activity. Come dressed in comfortable clothing so you are able to join in the exercises!
Fee: $5/ Free for members
Other upcoming Wellness Programs:
- Acclimatization- Training in the Heat
- Goal Setting
- 5-A-Day! Fruits & Veggies
Exercise for Arthritis
On Wednesday, March 19th the SFA Department hosted a Wellness Workshop on Exercise for Arthritis. Paula Cole, SFA Director and Allison Colman, Sports & Wellness Director, explained why exercise is important when you suffer from Arthritis. This workshop focused on the different forms of arthritis, and taught members new ways to incorporate exercise into your daily living to help manage arthritic pain, increase range of motion and flexibility around the joints, and stay active.
Click here to download the power point presentation.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings
In partnership with the Chamberlain College of Nursing, the SFA department held free blood pressure screenings for JCCNV members in February, the American Heart Month. Approximately 60 members, guests and staff took advantage of the free screenings in an effort to be heart healthy.
Benefits of Foam Rolling & Kinesio Taping
On Friday, October 25th the SFA Department hosted a Wellness Workshop on The Benefits of Foam Rolling & Kinesio Taping. JCCNV Personal Trainer, Kasha Williamson, and Physical Therapist Judy Roenke presented at the well-attended workshop, explaining the science behind foam rolling and kinesio taping to reduce pain, inflammation, promote circulation, and improve muscular recovery.
Click here to download the Kinesio Taping power point presentation.
Click here to download the Foam Rolling power point presentation.
On Thursday, August 8th the JCCNV Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Department hosted their first Wellness Workshop focusing on Back Pain. Keri Drugan, Exercise & Wellness Coordinator and Dr. Ben Glasman from Breakthrough Chiropractic Care, gave an informative presentation on ways to control and alleviate back pain.
Click here to watch a clip of the workshop!