Join our Facebook groups to engage in live programming, socialize with friends and more!

Saved Facebook Sessions (YouTube link in parenthesis)

JCA Virtual Content:

Other Resources:

JCA

 

Other Resources

*YouTube Links in parenthesis

Shabbat

Jewish Learning Resources

Passover

Yom HaShoah

  • Sheer Luck: A Story of Survival – This documentary film provides an account of life in pre-war Poland, the five years Jack spent in various concentration camps (including Auschwitz), the Death March, and his survival in the waters of the Baltic Sea after the Cap Arcona, the ship destined to take him to safety, was bombarded and sunk
  • #neverforget6M – Together with Beth El Beaches Jewish Federation and Foundation of Northeast Florida put together a virtual Yom HaShoah Program to honor the six million Jews who perished.

Shavuot

  • Three ways to make ice cream with kids for Shavuot

Join our Facebook groups to engage in live programming, socialize with friends and more!

Art

Music and Festivals

Learning

Virtual Tours and Webcams

J Institute Program Manager Heather Terrill’s Facebook Recipe List

Upcoming Programs

  • VIRTUAL! Van Gogh Style Portraits
Thur | 1 – 3:30 pm | Jun 11, 18, 25 or Jul 2, 9, 16
$84 | Valued Member $52
Make a Van Gogh style portrait virtually with Theresa Rykaczewski. You will need a printed picture of someone to recreate the image on your canvas but in Van Gogh’s trademark linear style brushstrokes using oil paint. See supply list at jcajax.org/ji.
  • VIRTUAL! Color Mixing 101
Fri | | 1 – 3:30 pm | Jun 12 or Jul 10 
$23 | Valued Member $15
Join Theresa Rykaczewski virtually and create a color chart, learn the properties of oil paint and how to create a harmonies color palette, mix and match color to achieve the desired results.
  • VIRTUAL! We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance and Hope 
Sun, Jun 14 | 2 PM
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for us to be resilient, to resist the rise of racism and to plan and hope for a better future. Three leading New York City institutions—The Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and Sing for Hope—have come together to present a performance that gives voice to these themes.
This program will feature musical performances and remarks from performers and public figures including Grammy winning artists Renee Fleming, Joshua Bell, Joyce DiDonato, Isabel Leonard, John Brancy, United Nations Messenger of Peace Lang Lang, Oscar winner Adrien Brody, Tony winner Lea Solanga, internationally renowned baritone Lester Lynch, pianist and NPR host Peter Dugan, beloved Klezmer singer Daniel Kahn, the iconic Dr. Ruth Westheimer, and star comedians Whoopi Goldberg and Tiffany Haddish. This program will also feature an interview with Nancy Spielberg, Roberta Grossman and Sam Kassow by The Forward Editor-in-Chief Jodi Rudoren about their film Who Will Write Our History.
 Click here to watch this performance live! 
  • VIRTUAL! Jackson Pollock Abstract Drip Painting
Mon | 2:30 – 5 pm | Jun 15 or Jul 20
$23 | Valued Member $15 
Fun, easy and anyone can do it! Theresa Rykaczewski teaches the techniques of abstract expressionist artist Jackson Pollock, so you can create a one of a kind drip painting. See supply list at jcajax.org/ji.
  • VIRTUAL! Hebrew 303
Mon | 6 – 7:30 pm | June 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10
$150 | Valued Member $100
Join instructor Harvey Leven as you continue learning modern Hebrew conversation.
Ability to read Hebrew print is required for participation.
  • VIRTUAL! Lunch and Learn from Israel Discussion and Q&A
Tues, Jun 23 | 12 pm
Exploring Israel’s subgroups with Vice President , Center for Israel Engagement, JCC Association of North America Leah Garber.
To RSVP and receive the Zoom link, click here.
  • VIRTUAL! Jewish Book Club with the Author
Tues, Jul 14 | 7 pm
In our new book club, we’ll meet quarterly to discuss books with Jewish topics and Jewish authors. This quarter we will be reading “The Book of V” by Anna Solomon. San Marco Books and More is partnering with us. Visit their website here to order the book for in-store pick up or delivery. Each order will come with a signed bookplate from the author.
To RSVP and receive the Zoom link, click here.

Shabbat

Jewish Learning Resources

Passover

Yom HaShoah

  • Sheer Luck: A Story of Survival – This documentary film provides an account of life in pre-war Poland, the five years Jack spent in various concentration camps (including Auschwitz), the Death March, and his survival in the waters of the Baltic Sea after the Cap Arcona, the ship destined to take him to safety, was bombarded and sunk
  • #neverforget6M – Together with Beth El Beaches Jewish Federation and Foundation of Northeast Florida put together a virtual Yom HaShoah Program to honor the six million Jews who perished.

Lag BaOmer

Lag BaOmer commemorates a variety of historical events, including the end of a plague that killed many students of Rabbi Akiva (c. 50-135 C.E.), the yahrzeit of second-century mystical scholar Shimon bar Yochai, and a Jewish military victory over Roman forces in 66 C.E. In remembrance of these events, some people celebrate with picnics and bonfires. Visit this link for ways to celebrate at home!

Jerusalem Day

In honor of this holiday you can virtually send a note to the Kotel and even see live cameras at the Western Wall.

Shavuot

To access virtual opportunities for lectures, workshops, and musical performances  for Shavuot, click here!

Bake a cheesecake, warm up some blintzes, or make your own ice cream with these recipes in celebration of Shavuot!

Visit this link to find out more things you never knew about Shavuot.

Join our Facebook groups to engage in live programming, socialize with friends and more!

Join the JCA Fitness Group or follow the JCA Page to workout alongside JCA trainers.

Monday
7 am Yoga with Grant Helm
9:30 am Body Sculpt with Sarah Perfido
6 pm Boot Camp with Shirley Steel
6:30 pm Guided Meditation (Video) with Tim Dailing

Tuesday
9:30 am Cardio Intervals with Diego Villar
11 am Balance with Lynnell Grimes
12:30 pm Baptist Wellness Connexion Physician Chat
6:30 pm Pilates Mat with Sylvia Lassus

Wednesday
7 am Yoga with Paula Saraga
9:30 am Body Sculpt with Shirley Steel
6:30 pm Cardio Kickboxing with Gisela Reis

Thursday
9:30 am Athletic Conditioning with Jimmy Normeus
11 am Balance with Clint Neale
12:30 pm Baptist Wellness Connexion Physician Chat
6:30 pm Pilates Mat with Cheryl Forehand

Friday
7 am Yoga with Evelyn Gaal
9:30 am Body Sculpt with Karen Cataldo

Sunday
8:30 am Cardio Intervals with Kerianne Acra
11 am Yoga / Pilates Mat with Gisela Reis
4 pm Body Sculpt with Mor Stein

Saved Facebook Sessions (YouTube link in parenthesis)

Cardio

  1. Cycling with Personal Trainer Karen Cataldo (YouTube)
  2. Cardio Intervals with Personal Trainer Diego Villar (YouTube)
  3. Cardio Intervals with Personal Trainer Sarah Perfido (YouTube)
  4. Cardio Intervals with Persona Trainer Diego Villar (YouTube)
  5. Cardio Intervals with Instructor Kerianne Acra
  6. Cardio Intervals with Personal Trainer Diego Villar
  7. Cardio Intervals with Personal Trainer Diego Villar (YouTube)
  8. Cardio Intervals with Personal Trainer Diego Villar (YouTube)
  9. Cardio Intervals with Personal Trainer Sarah Perfido (YouTube)
  10. Cardio Intervals with Instructor Kerianne Acra
  11. Cardio Kickboxing with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  12. Cardio Intervals with Personal Trainer Clint Neale
  13. Bootcamp with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  14. Cardio Intervals with Personal Trainer Diego Villar (YouTube)
  15. Cardio Intervals with Personal Trainer Diego Villar (YouTube)
  16. Bootcamp with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  17. Slam Dunk Cardio with with Instructor Kerianne Acra
  18. Cardio Kickboxing with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis
  19. Cardio Intervals with Instructor Kerianne Acra
  20. Cardio Boot Camp with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis
  21. Cardio Intervals with Personal Trainer Diego Villar
  22. Athletic Conditioning with Personal Trainer Jimmy Normeus (YouTube)
  23. Cardio Kickboxing with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  24. Cardio Intervals with Instructor Kerianne Acra
  25. Athletic Conditioning with Personal Trainer Jimmy Normeus (YouTube)
  26. Cardio Kickboxing with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  27. Cardio Kickboxing with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  28. Cardio Kickboxing with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  29. Cardio Kickboxing with Personal Trainger Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  30. Cardio Kickboxing with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)

Body Sculpting

  1. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Sarah Perfido (YouTube)
  2. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  3. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Karen Cataldo
  4. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Sarah Perfido (YouTube)
  5. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  6. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Karen Cataldo (YouTube)
  7. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Sarah Perfido (YouTube)
  8. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  9. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Karen Cataldo (YouTube)
  10. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Karen Cataldo (YouTube)
  11. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Sarah Perfido (YouTube)
  12. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Karen Cataldo (YouTube)
  13. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Mor Stein
  14. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Sarah Perfido (YouTube)
  15. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  16. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  17. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  18. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Karen Cataldo (YouTube)
  19. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel
  20. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel
  21. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Sarah Perfido (YouTube)
  22. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Karen Cataldo (YouTube)
  23. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  24. Body Sculpt with Personal Trainer Sarah Perfido (YouTube)

Yoga and Meditation

  1. Morning Yoga Flow with Personal Trainer Grant Helm (YouTube)
  2. Iyengar Style Yoga with Personal Trainer Paula Saraga
  3. Wake Up Yoga with Instructor Evelyn Gaal
  4. Yoga Affirmations with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  5. Agni Flow Yoga with Personal Trainer Grant Helm
  6. Yoga with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  7. Chair Yoga with Personal Trainer Lynnell Grimes
  8. 10-min Yoga with Personal Trainer Paula Saraga
  9. Morning Yoga Flow with Instructor Evelyn Gaal
  10. Hatha Yoga Flow with Personal Trainer Grant Helm
  11. Chair Yoga with Personal Trainer Lynell Grimes
  12. Yoga with Personal Trainer Paula Saraga 
  13. Guided Meditation with Personal Trainer Tim Dailing
  14. Jalam Yoga with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  15. Power Vinyasa Yoga with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  16. Yoga (Leg Focus) with Personal Trainer Paula Saraga
  17. Chair Yoga with Personal Trainer Paula Saraga
  18. Chair Yoga Reflexology with Personal Trainer Lynell Grimes
  19. Yoga with Instructor Evelyn Gaal
  20. Yoga Nidra with Personal Trainer Tim Dailing 
  21. Power Flow Yoga with Personal Trainer Grant Helm
  22. Yoga with Personal Trainer Paula Saraga (YouTube)
  23. Yoga with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis
  24. Guided Meditation with Instructor Evelyn Gaal 
  25. Yoga with Personal Trainer Paula Saraga (YouTube)
  26. Guided Meditation with Personal Trainer Tim Dailing
  27. Yoga with Personal Trainer Paula Saraga (YouTube)
  28. Yoga Hip Opener Sequence with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  29. Yoga with Personal Trainer Paula Saraga (YouTube)
  30. Yoga with Personal Trainer Paula Saraga (YouTube)

Pilates

  1. Pilates Mat with Instructor Cheryl Forehand
  2. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Mor Stein
  3. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel
  4. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  5. Pilates Mat with Instructor Cheryl Forehand (YouTube)
  6. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  7. Mother’s Day Pilates Mat with Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  8. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Sylvia Lassus
  9. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  10. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Sylvia Lassus
  11. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Mor Stein
  12. Pilates Mat with Instructor Cheryl Forehand
  13. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  14. Pilates Mat with Instructor Cheryl Forehand
  15. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  16. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  17. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Shirley Steel (YouTube)
  18. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  19. Pilates Mat with Instructor Cheryl Forehand (YouTube)
  20. Pilates Mat with Personal Trainer Gisela Reis (YouTube)
  21. Pilates Mat with Instructor Cheryl Forehand (YouTube)

Balance

  1. Balance with Personal Trainer Lynnell Grimes (YouTube)
  2. Balance with Personal Trainer Clint Neale
  3. Balance with Personal Trainer Clint Neale
  4. Balance with Personal Trainer Lynnell Grimes
  5. Balance with Personal Trainer Clint Neale

Aquatics

  1. Aqua Aerobics with Personal Trainer Lynnell Grimes

Quick, easy workouts that can be done from home.

Speak with a Baptist Health Registered Nurse Wellness Connexion Coach:
  • Go to jca.ezonlineregistration.net.
  • Pick Screening Event under the applicable option of employee, member or nonmember.
  • Schedule your appointment. A wellness coach will call you at your scheduled time.

Upcoming Baptist Wellness Connexion Programs – all programs can be accessed via the JCA Fitness and Wellness Group link above unless otherwise noted.

Facebook Live Physician Chats

Saved Programs

Asthma WorkshopJoin Carey Smith, RRT, lead Asthma Educator with THE PLAYERS Center for Child Health at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, to learn about asthma, how to manage symptoms, care and use of home equipment and importance of asthma medication compliance

Aging like a Pro with Rachel Weinstein – Learn the “5 F’s” of Aging like a Pro with Rachel Weinstein, M.S. Ed., of Baptist Health’s AgeWell Center for Senior Health.

The War on Weight with Craig Morgenthal – Join Craig Morgenthal, FACS medical director of Baptist Center for Bariatrics, to learn more about losing weight to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke and hear some treatment options. (YouTube)

The Need for Z’sss: Why Good Sleep is Essential to Your Health with Wendy Camp of Baptist Health – Learn the importance of sleep for good health and managing stress. (YouTube)

Maintaining Work-Life Balance and Redefining Productivity During COVID-19 with Adeline Leon – Adeline Leon, PhD, Neuropsychologist from Baptist Behavioral Health discusses working from home and establishing boundaries between work time and leisure time. (YouTube)

Women’s Health with Paulami Guha – Paulami Guha, from North Florida Gynecologic Surgeons, discusses well women’s visits, vaccinations, preventative screenings and common gynecological issues women face. (YouTube)

Stroke Awareness – Join Vascular Neurologist, Caitlin, DO, to learn how to B.E. F.A.S.T., what the acronym means, how to help someone who’s having a stroke, which stroke risk factors you have the power to change and how to prevent a stroke.

Motor Vehicle Safety – Danielle Kessenger, Child Passenger Safety Instructor, Special Needs Trained for THE PLAYERS Center for Child Health at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, discusses injury prevention in and around motor vehicles. (YouTube)

Establishing Healthy Behaviors in Difficult Times – How to establish healthy behaviors and how these skills can improve your ability to overcome difficult times with Amaris Chrispell MSN RN. (YouTube)

KidCare Enrollment – Jarvis Ramil, community health advocate with THE PLAYERS Center for Child Health at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, discusses Florida KidCare eligibility and services covered. Ramil helps families navigate the system and connects them to medial providers, dental providers and other community resources.

Breathing Easy, Understanding Your Risk for Lung Cancer

Wellness Resources

Staying Safe When Returning to Work – Tips for staying safe as employees return to work from Baptist Health Infection Prevention and Control manager, Michelle Maynard, MPH.

Cold or Coronavirus – Here’s how you can tell them apart.

Fitness

Guided, mindfulness meditation with Rabbi Bahar

Community COVID-19 Nurse Line

904.302.5050

If you suspect you or a loved one has COVID-19 symptoms, talk to a Baptist Health nurse and get peace of mind now. A Baptist Health expert will help you figure out what to do next and where to go for care. This service is free, for all ages, 7 days a week, 8am-5pm.

JCA personal trainers are nationally-certified, and most have a B.S. degree or higher in exercise science or a related field. Our high-quality professional staff is dedicated to helping you reach your fitness objectives.

A JCA personal trainer can help you set goals, keep you motivated, set up a complete program suited to your individual needs and more. Our trainers ensure your safety by showing you proper technique and form from the comfort of your home. They also ensure you receive the most of your workouts and training sessions to meet your goals. Working with a JCA personal trainer on a specialized fitness plan can improve your quality of life and increase your energy, strength, endurance, balance and flexibility.

For more information about personal training at the JCA, please contact Eiffel Gilyana at eiffel.gilyana@jcajax.org.

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