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Mind & Body

Mind & Body exercises use breathing, focus and simple movements to help to increase flexibility, and reduce stress. Exercises like Yoga and Tai Chi can also help to:

  • Decrease pain and discomfort
  • Decrease anxiety and enhance sleep
  • Strengthen the immune system and enhance the ability to heal
  • Increase sense of control and well-being

These classes are complementary with a JCC membership unless stated otherwise. Select classes are available to guests for a fee. Fee-based classes require pre-registration.

*OM = Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, PH = Weinberg Park Heights JCC

Mind & Body - Adults

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Yoga blends postures with breathing exercises and meditation. It is a practice cultivating strength, balance, and flexibility emphasizing experiencing life in the moment. Learn about our private and semi-private yoga sessions.

Gentle Yoga
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A nurturing practice with gentle and deliberate movement, breathing, guided relaxation, and supported pose(s) to increase flexibility, balance, and wellbeing.

Therapeutic Yoga
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This type of yoga uses props and modifications to help with flexibility, stability, and strength. Appropriate for anyone to reduce pain & promote healing.

Restorative Yoga
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Supported, gentle yoga. Postures are assisted using blankets, blocks, and straps. You will stretch and restore your base-line flexibility. Perfect for beginners and people with very tight muscles.

Pilates Sculpt/Core
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A mind and body exercise designed to lengthen and tone the entire body. Pilates focuses on the core muscles creating flat abs and a strong back. It will help you gain strength, balance, and flexibility.

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The Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centered and calm. 

Tai Chi - PH
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Tai Chi is gentle, focusing on fluid, circular movements that are relaxed and slow in tempo. Breathing is deep and slow, aiding concentration, relaxing the body and allowing the life force, or chi as it is known in Chinese, to flow throughout the body. Instructor: Kathy Reid. 13 weeks. Park Heights.

This class is free for members.

Questions? Contact Amy Schwartz | 410.559.3534 |

Extra Gentle Yoga - PH
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Yoga for aging bodies, incorporating range of movement exercises, alignment, stretching, strengthening, awareness, breathing and relaxation to refresh, energize, improve posture, deepen breathing and improve well-being. 

This class is free for members.

Questions? Contact Amy Schwartz at 410.559.3534 |

Core Flow Yoga - OM
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Core Flow Yoga blends the precision of Pilates with the flow and extension of yoga. Core-Flow has a strong emphasis on strength and stability using core muscles.