Current Fitness Classes | Shalom Austin

CLASSES

Community & Commitment

Beyond fitness goals, community allows us to find a sense of belonging. It’s what can support us through some difficult moments — in or out of the gym — help inject a sense of fun in our day, and remind us of something essential: we’re all in this together.

Reservations are required for all of our in-person group fitness classes.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

BARRE
Develop long, lean muscles and a stronger core in this true blend of Pilates, yoga, ballet conditioning and traditional strength training. Exercises focus on the muscle shaping principles of isometrics and work your entire body through various ranges of motion.
BARRE METHOD

High-repetition, low-impact, resistance training focused on form and technique to build strength, muscle definition and endurance. This challenging barre workout maximizes muscle burn and minimizes joint impact with small range of motion movements to stay working in the muscle and elevate the heart rate. All levels welcome, barre experience recommended.

Baby Dance Class

A 30-minute low impact, dance class for parents/caregivers and their babies 0-8 months of age. Move and groove with your little one to fun, upbeat music and build connection and community with fellow parents with infants. Please bring your baby carrier or wrap as babies must be held throughout class. No dance experience required.

BEAT

BEAT is a new and unique fitness concept that combines heart-pumping dance inspired cardio with full-body, beat-driven toning. It will leave your muscles shaking and your heart full. No dance experience required – just come and have fun!

Body Engineering

Flatten your abs, lift your glutes, slim your thighs and carve out your arms with this fun, dynamic full body toning class. Using high repetition, light weights, and long lever movements it is designed to work the body through all ranges of movement creating optimal body alignment and ensuring no particular muscle group is over developed.

Cardio Dance
A high-intensity cardio workout to help you develop a strong, powerful core and improve total body balance and coordination, while moving along to a heart pumping playlist of favorite hits. No dance experience needed.
Cardio Strength

Get ready to sweat and feel that full body burn! Build strength and cardiovascular endurance through a combination of sculpting exercises and heart-pumping cardio bursts to challenge your entire body. All levels welcome.

Chair Zumba

Raise your heartrate, strengthen your muscles and mind, and improve your coordination while enjoying the choreography and music of traditional Zumba, while seated for extra support. Chair Zumba is perfect for people with limited mobility, balance issues, or anyone looking for a great, seated workout.

Classical Hatha Yoga
A holistic yoga practice which teaches the fundamentals of yoga, including body postures (asanas), yogic breathing (pranayama), meditation, and the timeless philosophy of yoga. This class will develop strength, flexibility, balance, clarity, and compassion, improving overall sense of well-being.

foundational flow

A yoga practice that builds sequences from the earth up while moving through powerful poses with the fluidity of breath. Class ends by cooling the body with a relaxing meditation. Appropriate for all levels.

Forever Fit

Forever Fit: A full body, low impact workout consisting of functional strength training exercises and aerobic movement to maximize fitness benefits including strength, endurance, and mobility. All levels welcome.

HIGHbrird

HIGHbrid is the ultimate combination of the cardio you know and love from HIGH Fitness and additional weight and ab work to sculpt a strong upper body and core. This class will help improve overall strength, endurance, and cardiovascular health.

HIGH FITNESS
Improve overall endurance, stamina, strength, and cardiovascular health with bouts of high-intensity movement and moderate/active recovery to constantly challenge your body in a safe and effective way.
Jogging Club

Zone 2 low heart rate cardiovascular training. Improve running form, endurance, lower body conditioning, and develop a warm-up/cool-down routine with other motivated runners. Pace groups will be established so no one runs alone. All experience levels are welcome! Meeting spot will be clearly marked in the parking lot and running will take place in the neighborhood around the JCC campus. Cones and arrows will mark the route. 

Krav Maga

Krav Maga combines traditional martial arts strategies and self-defense techniques, applying them to real-world situations. Emphasis is placed on being able to react out of instinct with proper self-defense moves during any physical confrontation and teaching how to avoid situations that might put you in harm’s way. All levels welcome. Mouth guard and hand wraps or fingerless gloves recommended.

Israeli Dancing

Come join us in the living tradition of Israeli dance! An energetic and beautiful way to connect with each other and with Israel. Every week we will learn a beginner-friendly dance choreographed to Israeli music, some traditional and some brand new!

Low Impact Aerobics
A combination of low and moderate intensity aerobic exercises, weight-based resistance training, body-weight exercises, floor work, abs and stretching to improve overall fitness, balance, and coordination.
LOW IMPACT ZUMBA
Low Impact Zumba is a fun low-impact cardio-dance class to Latin, International, and popular music. It will get your heart rate up with no jumping or stress on your joints!

 

Lunchtime Crunch

Thirty minutes of complete core work to strengthen your abdominal and back muscles. Increased core strength can improve posture, stabilize low back pain and help overall fitness performance.

Mat Pilates

Mat Pilates aims to balance the body, improve mobility, teach controlled fluid movement, and bring focus to the breath and alignment using the whole body in an integrated, rhythmical, dynamic way through precise, intentional movements.

POSTURE & MOBILITY
This class uses various positions, stretches, and techniques to focus on the maintenance of optimal positions and movements in your body as expressed by your brain. Natural mobility is worn away slowly without practice and is a source of inflammation and pain. Whatever your state of wellness is (senior, junior, low functioning, even athletes) posture has something for everyone.
POWER VINYASA

This class links breath to movement to elevate the heart rate through poses that will make you sweat and build strength, focusing on core strength and connection of breath while finding balance and peace in the body. Yoga experience recommended.

Power Yogalates

Power Yogalates strengthens the core muscles including the lower back, abdominals, hips & buttocks.

Qigong
Qigong has three functions: it strengthens the body, calms the mind, and opens the heart. With regular practice, you will experience a renewed sense of joy and purpose, a deeper understanding of life, and more compassion for yourself and others.
RESTORATIVE YOGA

Restorative Yoga is a practice for the nervous system. By supporting the body in its entirety with props and by practicing deliberate stillness we cultivate a quiet space that allows us deep relaxation. This practice decreases anxiety and stress. It promotes relaxation, balanced attention, and the cultivation of mindfulness. All levels welcome.

ROLL & RELEASE

Cherish tender moments with your tender spots at Roll & Release. Use a variety of implements and techniques to address your tissues where they need it.

SCUPLT & BURN

A full body, heart pumping, muscle building workout designed to elevate the heart rate and build strength and endurance. Sculpt & Burn will challenge your muscles and build your endurance and stamina.

SOUND & SLOW FLOW
Sound and Slow Flow is a relaxing and slower paced vinyasa based practice. This flow will allow you to be in your body and breathe without rush with both floor and standing postures. Each class begins and ends with restorative, healing sounds from Crystal singing bowls.
SPINNING ENERGY ZONES
Learn the intensity parameters of each energy zone (endurance, strength, interval, race day, and recovery) and how to use them to help maximize your goals. Heart rate monitors are encouraged to help tailor each class to the level of fitness each student (not a must).
Spin

A high intensity indoor cycling workout that will improve your endurance and cardiovascular system with intervals and sprints.  

Step Aerobics

Full body, high intensity, cardio and conditioning featuring choreographed exercises using an adjustable step platform. Step up, down, over, and around, to heart pumping music to build cardiovascular endurance, strengthen legs and glutes, increase balance and agility, all while burning calories with this fun, fast-paced workout! All levels welcome.

Strength Explosion

A one of a kind, high intensity workout that will catapult you towards your fitness goals with multi movement exercises using medium to light weights to challenge your core, balance, and overall functional strength.

Strength Fusion
A fusion of cardiovascular HIIT training with strength training to burn more fat and sculpt every inch of your body! Prepare to be motivated with spiced up been-there-done-that routines and expect something new each & every class!
Vinyasa Yoga

This class focuses on the connection between breath, postures, and the mind. Vinyasa is often considered a vigorous moving meditation on the mat. All levels welcome.

Warrior Bootcamp
Cardio intervals, total body strength and flexibility training designed to get you into top physical condition.
WERQ
WERQ is a wildly addictive cardio dance workout built on repetitive athletic moves and fresh dance steps. No dance experience needed.  
YIN YOGA
Yin Yoga is a slow-paced and meditative form of yoga that focuses on long-held seated and reclined poses to stretch the connective tissue in the body. This practice improves flexibility, circulation, and energy flow while activating pressure points in the body to improve physical, mental, and emotional well-being.
Yoga Align
A challenging yoga class with an emphasis on proper alignment, muscular energy and strength development. Every last Friday of the month is a restorative, self-care session to help release pain. Yoga experience required.
Zumba

High Intensity Zumba class that combines rhythms from all over the world to make you burn at least 500 calories per class. No experience necessary!

Zumba Gold

Raise your heartrate, strengthen your muscles and mind, and improve your coordination while enjoying the choreography and music of traditional Zumba, with the option of being seated for extra support. Zumba Gold is perfect for anyone with limited mobility, balance challenges, or simply wanting a workout with the support of chair if / when needed. All levels welcome.

Lindsey Durnil

Lindsey Durnil

Fitness and Wellness Coordinator

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