Health & Wellness

Myth Busters: Questions and Answers Related to Exercise and Therapies

You may think that you know what physical, occupational and speech language therapists can do for you but chances are you don’t know it all. This lecture will discuss common misperceptions about therapies and exercise as well as the integral way in which therapies stay on your team throughout your…

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Why Relying on Motivation May Not Be Enough

by Danielle Bernero, Katz JCC Personal Trainer Its Monday. Your “Day 1” the “Start of the Journey”. You’re SO pumped, you’re drinking water all day long, your meals are prepped for the day, you hit the gym HARD. This lasts for what… Four days? …Maybe? By then you’re burnt out.…

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Get SMARTT in 2020

by Gene Bonetti, Katz JCC Fitness Director  Each new year brings an opportunity for a fresh start for a new you.  The areas of exercise and wellness are no exception. The new year begins your vision to commit to a healthier lifestyle and is the time that New Year’s resolutions are…

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Running for a Purpose: Team Run for Cancer Connection

by Liz Curran, Katz JCC Wellness Lifestyle Coach and JCC Member Julie Calem Did you know the Katz JCC has a fitness and wellness program specifically designed for cancer patients and those in recovery called Cancer Connection? This program provides one-on-one and small group yoga and personalized training specifically catered…

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Healthy Back to School Snacks

by Stephanie Jacovini, NDTR, Katz JCC Certified Nutritionist It’s back to school time! That means school lunches and after school snacks. Many parents ask, how do they keep kids healthy and get out the door each morning? The key is – be prepared! Shop with a purpose and have a…

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Plant Based Nutrition Workshop

Learn about the role that a plant-based diet can play in preventing and managing certain chronic diseases and illnesses, as well as different types of plant-based diets and how one of these diets can fit into your lifestyle. Register Online

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A Check Up From the Neck Up: Eat, Sleep, Yogitate

Are you feeling stressed, tired, anxious or feeling a bit down? Improve your mood and overall health! Discuss ways to enhance your daily mindset, followed by a yoga/meditation class to tune into your body. No experience necessary. Experience the positive impact that occurs when we pay attention to want we eat prioritize…

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Sussman Memorial 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

The Katz JCC will be hosting the 14th Annual Sussman 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, dedicated to the memory of Eric and Andy Sussman; two avid JCC basketball enthusiasts who touched the lives of everyone they met on and off the court. Grade School Tournament Girls Tournament • Boys Tournament Music…

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A Check Up from the Neck Up: Eat, Sleep, Yogitate

Are you stressed, tired, anxious or feeling a bit down? Improve your mood and overall health! Discuss ways to enhance your daily mindset, followed by a yoga/meditation class to tune into your body. No experience necessary. Experience the positive impact that occurs when we pay attention to what we eat,…

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Every Step You Take…to the Jerusalem Marathon

By Stephanie Dworkin, JCC Marketing Director According to the Talmud, every 4 steps you take in Israel is a mitzvah (good deed).  This means for Rabbi Ephraim Epstein of Sons of Israel in Cherry Hill, a major mitzvah is on the horizon, as he prepares to run the Jerusalem Half…

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