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Benderson Family Building

Benderson Family Building
716-688-4033
2640 N. Forest Road
Amherst, NY 14068
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Tue, Aug 11th

Benderson Family Building

Holland Family Building
716-886-3145
787 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209
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Tue, Aug 11th

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Benderson Family Building716-688-4033
2640 N. Forest RoadAmherst,NY14068
Hours | Directions
Amherst Hours: Tue, Aug 11th Get Directions
Holland Family Building716-886-3145
787 Delaware AvenueBuffalo,NY14209
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Buffalo Hours: Tue, Aug 11th
Closed for Virtual Classes Only
8:00 am - 7:45 pm
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Class Descriptions

Absolute Abs

Conditioning the abdominal core with exercises that increase muscular strength and endurance. Class concludes with stretching.

AI CHI

Ai Chi is a water-based total body strengthening and relaxation progression that integrates mental, physical and spiritual energy. It combines Tai-Chi concepts with Shiatsu and Watsu techniques and is performed in shoulder-deep water using a combination of breathing and slow, broad movements of the arms, legs and torso. The Ai Chi progressions moves from simple breathing, to the incorporation of upper-extremity, trunk, lower-extremity and finally total body involvement.

Barre Body

Combines barre movements with weighted exercise and cardio to increase strength, muscle endurance, core fitness and balance.

Combat Cardio

A high energy martial arts-inspired workout that is completely non-contact. Punch and kick your way to fitness.

CoreWorx

Hones in on the torso and sling muscles connecting your upper and lower body. Great for tightening abs and glutes, improving strength and assisting in injury prevention.

Gentle Yoga

A calming, stress relieving, and rejuvenating Hatha yoga class to stretch, strengthen, and heal the body. Emphasis is on building awareness of the breath and body through movement and stillness. Yoga postures and sequences are practiced at a slower pace with special attention to alignment and detail. Blankets, blocks, and pillows are used to deepen poses and rest in restorative postures. This class is recommended for all levels.

Update: Members will be required to bring their own mats to use while at the JCC. Although previously available, Covid guidelines stipulate that the JCC cannot make them available for public use. We offer Mats: $13+tax.

Get PUMPED!

Strengthens your entire body and challenges your major muscle groups.

Get Stretched

For anyone who would like to increase their flexibility and range of motion. You will learn how to safely stretch tight muscles, while learning correct spinal movements for added mobility in your daily activities. Appropriate for all fitness levels.

Hatha Flow Yoga

Hatha Yoga uses postures and conscious breathing in combination with mental focus to develop awareness, strength, flexibility and relaxation. Beginner

Update: Members will be required to bring their own mats to use while at the JCC. Although previously available, Covid guidelines stipulate that the JCC cannot make them available for public use. We offer Mats: $13+tax.

H.I.I.T

Burn fat without losing muscle. Within each 25 minute workout participants experience short intervals of training that deliver a calorie drenching workout and post metabolic boost.

BodyAttack®

Cardio workout that improves your speed, fitness, strength and agility. Easy moves.

Les Mills Core

Hones in on the torso and sling muscles that connect your upper and lower body. Great for tightening your tummy and butt. Improve strength and assist in injury prevention.

Update: Members will be required to bring their own mats and resistance bands to use while at the JCC. Although previously available, Covid guidelines stipulate that the JCC cannot make them available for public use. We offer Mats: $13+tax and Resistance Bands: $10+tax. 

Mat Pilates

A mind body discipline which uses breathing with exercises to develop core control and Pilates which develops mental power and control.

Update: Members will be required to bring their own mats to use while at the JCC. Although previously available, Covid guidelines stipulate that the JCC cannot make them available for public use. We offer Mats: $13+tax.

Power Pilates

This class takes the classic Pilates format and cranks it up a notch (or two!). This is for the advanced student who is ready to challenge their core in a condensed, fast-paced, high energy class. Very few modifications will be provided. Light hand weights will serve as a bonus in many of the exercises, but are not required. (This class is not recommended for those recovering from injuries, especially injuries of the low back.)

Pilates Barre Fusion

Combines both Pilates and Barre techniques. Pilates uses breathing and exercises to develop core and mental control of the body. Barre is no impact and focuses on functional movements, full range of motion and body alignment.

Update: Members will be required to bring their own mats to use while at the JCC. Although previously available, Covid guidelines stipulate that the JCC cannot make them available for public use. We offer Mats: $13+tax.

Seated/Standing Yoga

A unique yoga style that adapts yoga positions and poses through the creative use of a chair. Poses are practiced seated on the chair or the chair is used for support during standing and balance poses. Emphasis is on breathing, balance, strength, flexibility,  and relaxation. Suitable for all ages, fitness levels and physical conditions.

Update: Members will be required to bring their own mats to use while at the JCC. Although previously available, Covid guidelines stipulate that the JCC cannot make them available for public use. We offer Mats: $13+tax.

Silversneakers Cardio

Safe, healthy and gentle on the joints. Includes easy low-impact movement and upper body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises.

Update: Members will be required to bring their own ball to use while at the JCC. Although previously available, Covid guidelines stipulate that the JCC cannot make them available for public use. We offer balls: $5+tax.

Silversneakers Classic

Increase strength and movement for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing, and a SilverSneakers ball are used for resistance. A chair is used for support.

Update: Members will be required to bring their own mats to use while at the JCC. Although previously available, Covid guidelines stipulate that the JCC cannot make them available for public use. We offer Balls: $5+tax.

Splash Fitness

Splash Fitness is an aerobic exercise class that uses the body's resistance in the water. It is a low impact medium intensity workout. You may bring your own noodle as equipment will not be available to borrow.

Strength Training

Build stamina, coordination and agility. Improve your functional strength with body weight exercises with planks and hovers. Appropriate for all levels.

Total Body Workout

Combines step and kickboxing moves for strength and endurance. Class uses free-weights for strengthening arms, back and core muscles.

U.P. Ultimate Power

Why U.P.? You can only go UP from here. Instructed by Jodee and Rene, short warm up followed by 15 minutes of H.I.I.T., 20 minutes of circuit training stations, and 5 minutes of yoga stretching as a cool down.

Vinyasa Yoga

Classes offer students a greater challenge. Once postures are mastered, students are taught to transition their postures in a breath synchronized motion. Intermediate-advanced

Update: Members will be required to bring their own mats to use while at the JCC. Although previously available, Covid guidelines stipulate that the JCC cannot make them available for public use. We offer Mats: $13+tax.

Water in Motion

WATERinMOTION® is a pre-choreographed, quarterly-released group aqua exercise program that refreshes your member experience every 3 months with new choreography, music and marketing. With land equivalent intensity, fantastic sing-along quality music, and dynamic instructors, enjoy the pure fun of this hour water extravaganza.

Yoga

Encompasses the mind, body, and spirit while improving flexibility, strength and relaxation.

Update: Members will be required to bring their own mats to use while at the JCC. Although previously available, Covid guidelines stipulate that the JCC cannot make them available for public use. We offer Mats: $13+tax.

Zumba

Ditch the workout and join the party. Come work up a sweat in this blast of a class!

Zumba + Barre

This fun fusion class combines a Zumba cardio blast with the muscle lengthening and endurance benefits of Barre. Beginners welcome!

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