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Wellth Week

WELLTH = WELLNESS + HEALTH

Good Health Leads to Your Wellth

Join the J for our third annual Wellth Week! This week is designed to educate J members and the community about the importance of living a wellthy life. J Wellth (Wellness + Health) is the signature program of the Lieberman Family Wellness Center (LFWC) at the J that empowers people to live life better by providing exceptional experiences in health, fitness, and wellness.

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Presented with participation from Baylor Scott & White Health.

March 21 -26

Wellth Week is a week-long event from March 21 -26, that shows the importance of living with wellness + health (wellth) through classes, speakers, breakout sessions, food demonstrations and more! This year’s theme focuses on self-care and mental health and will be mostly virtual online events with a select group of in-person, socially distanced classes. Join us for these FREE events that will help you lead a wellthier life.

Some of our events require registration, to register please select a date below and click the button under that event. 

Donation Drive: We will be collecting diapers and wipes for Jewish Family Services all week.
Please drop off any new and unopen donations at the Sport and Fitness entrance.

Sunday Solstice

Spring Solstice Four Part Outdoor Class [Exclusive to J Members]

  • 9:15 am – Salsa Flow Dance
    Blending Flow yoga with beginner salsa dance moves. This popular hybrid class format allows you to release stress and find your fun zone. Mask Required.
    Location: Outdoor Studio
    Instructors: Diana McGee, Kevin Dennis,  and Marco Delossantos
  • 9:30 am – Spinning into Spring
    Powered by fresh air our special event outdoor Spinning class will kickstart your spring selfcare initiatives. Hit the flats, climb the hills, and cool down with the soft spring breezes.
    Location: Outside Pool Deck
    Instructors: Jennifer Wellington and Director of Group Fitness, Terri Arends
  • 10:30 am – Mindfulness Yoga
    Set your intentions and spring into a new mindset. Find mindful pathways to bring you into the moment in this outdoor yoga setting. Mask Required.
    Location: Outdoor Studio
    Instructor: Debbi K. Levy – E-RYT200 Yoga & Mindfulness Expert
  • 4:00 pm – Sound, Meditate & Chill
    Join Stefanie in a guided sound meditation to support you in self-discovery and rejuvenation.  “Chakra” is a Sanskrit word that means “energy wheel”.  This offering will give you a basic understanding of the main energy centers that are present within the body and provide opportunities for self-inquiry and rejuvenation.  You will be able to rest in guided meditation and sound to gently release and restore yourself; so you may leave the J ready to embrace what can flourish this Spring. Please bring your yoga mat and anything that can help you feel supported ie. blankets, pillows, water, etc.  Mask Required.
    Location: Outdoor Studio
    Instructor: Stefanie Tovar- Wellness Facilitator and Founder of Hanuman Homies

Mindful Monday

  • Thought for food: – A Mindful Cooking Experience with Chef Eli and Brett Unell
    With our busy lives, it’s not uncommon to quickly prepare a meal and quickly devour it for that matter. Yet it’s not as common to really take a step back and think about how all the food on our plate came together to make that meal. In this segment, JCC Chef, Eli Cohn-Wein and BSWH Wellness Project Manager, Brett Unell, will take you on a journey of thought and how much actually goes into feeding our bellies. Open to the Community.
    Time: 12:00 pm
    Location:
    Facebook and Instagram
  • One Word Art Project with Heather Harper, Director/ Owner of Arts on the Go
    Spring is the perfect time for a fresh start. Join us to pick a one-word mantra and we will help you make it bright and colorful. This Self-care, art-therapy class will serve as a simple reminder to stay on track with your brand-new springtime goals. Open to the community.
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Location:
    Virtual Event on Zoom

Talk About It Tuesday

  • Instilling Healthy Eating Tips
    Learn some healthy nutritional tips for your family through good quality nutrition led by Marci Serota, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Open to the community.
    Time: 12:00 pm
    Location:
    Virtual Event on Zoom
  • 7 Habits of Immune Resistant People 
    Building self-care and resiliency into your lifestyle with Beth Broodo, MS, LPC, RYT, Clinician, and Program Director of Breast Cancer Support at JFS. Open to the community.
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Location:
    Virtual Event on Zoom

Wake Up and Get Wellthy Wednesday

  • COVID: One Year Later with Dr. Winter 
    Discussion will cover the vaccine roll out, recovery for those who have had COVID-19 and a touch on mental health and wellbeing followed by a Q&A. Open to the community.
    Time: 10:00 am
    Location:
    On Instagram Live
  • GECC Virtual Dance Party
    A virtual dance party on zoom with Diana McGee, Certified Zumba & Group Fitness Instructor. Exclusive to GECC families.
    Time: 6:00 pm
    Location:
    Virtual Event on Zoom

Thankful Thursday

  • Best Steps of Footcare  
    Foot care matters! Learn some important tips on how to keep your feet strong, flexible, and feeling energized. Led by Barbara Edes, NASM-CPT, CES. Open to the community.
    Time: 12:00 pm
    Location:
    Virtual Event on Facebook
  • Mindfulness Session on Gratitude
    Join us for a guided meditation and learn the benefits of meditation led by Alise Robinson. Open to the community.
    Time: 7:30 pm
    Location:
    Virtual Event on Zoom

Fitness Friday

  • Get Up and Get J Moving Live Stream
    Pilates Reformer segment, join  Helen Burnell, Certified STOTT Pilates Instructor, and cohost Jennifer Wellington, Group Fitness instructor for a demonstration. Open to the community.
    Time: 10:40 am
    Location:
    Available on Facebook and Instagram
  • Pilates Reformer: Open House
    Come take a test drive on one of our Pilates Reformers led by  Helen Burnell, Certified STOTT Pilates Instructor.  Mask required. Open to the community.
    Time: 11:00 – 11:30 am
    Location:
    Pilates Studio
  • Sundown Sound Bath (Bowls & Chakras)
    Tune in for a transformational sound experience led by Michael Cruz, PT, DPT, YACEP, E-RYT 200, RMT 200.
    The sounds of the bowls will assist you in relaxation and rejuvenation. Open to the community.
    Time: 6:30 pm
    Location:
    Virtual Event on Facebook Live

Featured Speakers

Beth Broda- 7 Habitis

Beth Broodo
MS, LPC, RYT, Clinician and Program Director of Breast Cancer Support at JFS

7 Habits of Immune Resistant People
Date: Tuesday, March 23 at 7:00 pm
Location: Zoom

Barbara Edes -Best Steps of Footcare

Barbara A. Edes
NASM-CPT, CES

Best Steps of Footcare
Date: Thursday, March 25
Location: Facebook

Heather Cordova-One Word Art Project

Heather Harper
Director/Owner of Arts on the Go

One Word Art Project
Date: Monday, March 22 at 7:00 pm
Location: Zoom

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Alise Robinson
 JPAS Director, Mindfulness Teacher and MCT

Mindfulness Session on Gratitude
Date: Thursday, March 25 at 7:30 pm
Location: Zoom

Marci Serota, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Marci Serota
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Instilling Healthy Habits
Date: Tuesday, March 23
Location: Zoom

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Brett Unell
Project Manager, Health and Wellness at Baylor Scott & White

Mindful Cooking Experience
Date: Monday, March 22 at 12:00 pm
Location: Facebook & Instagram

COVID-19: One Year Later
Date: Wednesday, March 24 at 10:00
Location: Facebook and Instagram

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Eli Cohn-Wein
Chef at the Dallas JCC

Mindfulness Cooking Experience
Date: Monday, March 22 at 12:00 pm
Location: Facebook and Instagram

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Dr. F David Winter
Baylor Scott & White Internal Medicine Physician

COVID-19: One Year Later
Date: Wednesday, March 24 at 10:00 am
Location: Instagram

Featured Instructors

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Terri Arends
MS, Group Fitness Director, MI Spinning

Spinning into Spring
Date: Sunday, March 21 at 9:30 am
Location: Outdoor Pool Deck

Helen Burnell- GUGJM

Helen Burnell
Certified STOTT Pilates

Get Up & Get J Moving
Date: Friday. March 26 at 10:40 am
Location: Facebook and Instagram

Pilates Reformer: Open House
Date: Sunday, March 21 at 11-11:30 am
Location: Pilates Studio

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Michael Cruz
PT, DPT, YACEP, E-RYT200, RMT200

Sundown Sound Bath (Bowls & Chakras)
Date: Friday, March 26 at 6:30 pm
Location: Facebook

Marco Delossantos

Marco Delossantos
RYT 500, Teacher Trainer, Former Professional Dancer

Salsa Flow Dance
Date: Sunday, March 21 at 9:15 am
Location: Outdoor Studio

Kevin Dennis

Kevin Dennis
Professional Dancer/Dance Fitness Instructor

Salsa Dance Flow
Date: Sunday, March 21 at 9:15 am
Location: Outdoor Studio

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Debbie K. Levy
E-RYT 200 Yoga & Mindfulness Expert

Mindfulness Yoga
Date: Sunday, March 21 at 10:30 am
Location: Outdoor Studio

Diana McGee

Diana McGee
Certified Zumba & Group Fitness Instructor

Salsa Flow Dance
Date: Sunday, March 21 at 9:15 am
Location: Outdoor Studio

GECC Virtual Dance Party
Date: Wednesday, March 24 at 6:00 pm
Location: Zoom

Stefanie Tovar - Sound, Meditate and Chill

Stefanie Tovar
Wellness Facilitator and Founder of Hanuman Homies

Sound, Meditate & Chill
Date: Sunday, March 21 at 4:00 pm
Location: Outdoor Studio

Jennifer Wellington

Jennifer Wellington
Group Fitness instructor

Spinning into Spring
Date: Sunday, March 21 at 9:30 am
Location: Outdoor Pool Deck

Get Up & Get J Moving
Date: Friday. March 26 at 10:40 am
Location: Facebook and Instagram