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JCCNV Wellness Workshop Series

The Health, 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 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 Exercise and Wellness Coordinator, Keri Drugan.

Upcoming Workshops

The Health, Fitness & Aquatics staff host monthly wellness workshops designed to engage, educate, and motivate members to adopt healthier lifestyles. Each month features a different workshop that focuses on the mind, body, or spirit.

MIND

Mental Health Benefits of Animals for the Older Adult
Wednesday, January 13
11:45am–12:45pm
Presenter TBA
Having a pet can make you feel calmer, happier, and less stressed. Learn why having a pet can improve your life, if you’re the right candidate for fostering or owning a pet, and what types of pets are the best for you. Plus, you might even get to meet a few furry friends!
Fee: $5/ Free for members

SPIRIT

Find Your Radiant Glow with Self-Healing Techniques
Wednesday, February 17
11:45am–12:45pm
Presented by Mel Collins
Sometimes medicine is not enough and other times it’s not truly what our body needs to improve. Learn self-healing techniques including reiki, tapping, and meditation. Additionally, you’ll learn how they were developed and why so many people are using them to live a better life.
Fee: $5/ Free for members

BODY

Help Prevent or Control Arthritis with Exercise That’s Gentle on Your Joints
Wednesday, March 16
11:45am–12:45pm
Presented by Keri Drugan
As we age, arthritis and joint pain can be a natural part of life. But there are ways to prevent it from happening and movements you can practice every day to stay mobile. Come learn the reasons for joint pain, how to prevent it, and the exercises you can do to feel better.
Fee: $5/ Free for members

MIND

Sleep: The Best Thing for Your Brain
Wednesday, April 13
11:45am–12:45pm
Presented by Elin Kanchev
Did you know that insufficient sleep contributes to depression, skin aging, weight gain, and more? Learn why sleep is so important, how much sleep you need, and how to get the best sleep possible.
Fee: $5/ Free for members

SPIRIT

Music to Heal Your Soul
Wednesday, May 11
11:45am–12:45pm
Presenter TBA
Bob Marley once said, “Music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Learn why singing, playing an instrument, and even just listening to music can heal your spirit, make you feel better, and help you connect with others. Music will be played and some audience interaction can be expected for those that want to participate.
Fee: $5/ Free for members

Fitness & Aquatics

Contact Us

JCC Aquatics Department

Lessons, Teams, Rentals, Hours

For Inquiries

or email:
teo.albu@jccnv.org 

Personal Training

For Inquiries

or email: 
elin.kanchev@jccnv.org

Exercise Classes

For Inquiries

or email: 
keri.drugan@jccnv.org

Northern Virginia 
Cycle Fest

For Inquiries

or email: 
paula.cole@jccnv.org

Gym Rentals

For Inquiries

or email: 
matthew.alvin@jccnv.org

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