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  • Do not enter the studio while class is in session.
  • Upon the instructor’s discretion, there can be a five to ten minute grace period for late admittance.

YOGA & WHOLENESS WITH A JEWISH TWIST

Connect all levels of being - mind, body, heart and soul - in this gentle, grounding Iyengar-based yoga series rooted in Jewish mystical teachings. 

YOGA JOURNAL ARTICLE

September/October 2013 Issue
With PJCC Yoga Instructor Serena Lucchesi (seen in photos)
Yoga can help those with osteoporosis and osteopenia maintain bone mass, build
strength, and prevent injury.

TRY OUR PILATES CLASSES

PJCC has a large selection of pilates classes. Give one a try!

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Please contact the Byer Athletic Center front desk for additional information:

For more up–to–date information and details on these and other programs, contact our offices to receive a complete guide today!

Health & Wellness

  • Phone: 650.378.2775

Aquatics

Stay Fit For Life

  • Phone: 650.378.2790

Childcare

  • Phone: 650.378.2742

Pilates

pilates@pjcc.org
Phone: 650.378.2771

Yoga

A wide variety of Yoga styles and levels are offered to suit the novice through advanced levels. Specialty classes include back care, restorative and yoga for cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers.

Back Care Yoga

A strong healthy back is essential to your well-being and vitality. Back Care Yoga is designed to strengthen your back and help reduce discomfort and stress.
Level - Participants must be able to get to the ground and stand up without assistance.

Gentle Yoga

This class incorporates asanas (poses) into a slow, meditative and calm practice. Use gentle movements to welcome soft openings and mind/body awareness. Appropriate for all levels of fitness.

Hatha Yoga

Hatha concentrates on physical health and mental well-being. This style uses poses (asanas), breathing (pranayama), and meditation (dyana) with the goal of bringing about a sound body and clear mind. Hatha postures promote balance, flexibility, a supple back, and increased muscular strength.

Kids Yoga

This class offers kids, grades 3-5, an activity that provides strength and flexibility exercises as well as relaxation techniques. Bring your own mat. Registration required. Learn more

Restorative Yoga

Relax, recharge and renew. Props are used to support the body so it can hold “asanas” (poses) longer and with little or no physical effort.  These poses are sequenced and designed to enhance the restorative and rejuvenating functions of the body and mind. Appropriate for all levels of fitness.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

A dynamic system of practicing “asanas” (poses).  This practice focuses on the synchronization of breath and the continuous flow of movement. Vinyasa is a strong practice that builds heat, endurance, flexibility, strength and mental focus.

Workshops

Thai Yoga Workshop $
March 15, 2015
Traditional Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient system of healing with its roots in Yoga, Ayuryedic medicine, Chinese and Southeast Asian cultures and traditions. In this workshop you will learn how to find relief from pain until you can see your chiropractor, massage therapist or doctor.

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Yoga for Runners Workshop $
April 11, 2015
Running builds muscle strength and burns fat. It keeps your heart and lungs strong, blood pressure in check and reduces the risk of heart attack. However, runners are all too familiar with pulled muscles and joint pain that accompany training and many runners continue to pound the pavement and get injured.

Many runners resist practices such as yoga because they are typically the type of athletes who want to exert the max amount of energy and they crave that “runners high.” However, this workshop will help you prevent injuries by helping you to learn how to bring balance to your body. We will emphasize on opening the hips, hip flexors, quads, glutes, hamstrings, calves, IT band, and feet in addition to strengthening the core.

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yoga for cancer survivorsHealing Yoga for Cancer Patients,
Survivors, & Caretakers

Fridays • FREE! 

Join us for guided meditation, gentle postures and breath work to support your wellness.

jewish yogaTeacher Training For Certified Yoga Instructors
(RYT 200)

Yoga & Jewish Wisdom

December 2014 - June 2015

Infuse your teaching with deep Jewish wisdom. Led by Julie Emden, Director of Embodied Jewish Learning at Jewish Learning Works; Rabbi Lavey Derby, Director of Jewish Life at PJCC; & Diane Bloomfield, Founder of Torah Yoga. For more information Email Julie Emden or click the link below.

Yoga Classes & Workshops

Yoga and Wholeness With A Jewish Twist

Connect all levels of being - mind, body, heart and soul - in this gentle, grounding Iyengar-based yoga series rooted in Jewish mystical teachings. Enhance your practices for living in balance and wellness, both on and off the mat. No previous yoga experience necessary. Some yoga mats and props provided; please bring your own if possible. Pre-registration strongly recommended.
Instructor: Julie Emden directs the Embodied Learning Initiative at Jewish LearningWorks in San Francisco and is a graduate of teaching certification programs in lyengar-based yoga from the Yoga Room in Berkeley and in Yoga and Jewish Spirituality from Elat Chayyim Center for Jewish Spirituality.
The Embodied Jewish Learning Initiative is a program of Jewish LearningWorks, with support from the Joan and Robert Sinton Philanthropic Fund and The Opaline Fund of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment, Barbara and Christopher Wilson, Richard and Patricia Gibbs, and Paul and Sheri Robbins.

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Yoga for Freedom

Join us for a gentle, grounding Iyengar-based yoga and movement as we explore themes of freedom and spring, rooted in mystical teachings from the Jewish tradition. No previous experience with yoga or Judaism is required. Pre-registration required.
Instructor: Julie Emden directs the Embodied Learning Initiative at Jewish LearningWorks in San Francisco and is a graduate of teaching certification programs in lyengar-based yoga from the Yoga Room in Berkeley and in Yoga and Jewish Spirituality from Elat Chayyim Center for Jewish Spirituality.

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