Group X

Elevate your workouts and join the fun with our innovative, inspiring, and challenging classes. Whether you are new to exercise or a seasoned fitness enthusiast, we will find something for you!

All group exercise classes are included in the price of your membership!

Let some of the most experienced fitness professionals in the city help navigate you through the ever-changing trends of the fitness industry. Our classes are based on the latest research and science in order to give you fun, safe, and effective experiences.

Cathy Bjorndalen
Cathy Bjorndalen

Cathy Bjorndalen

Group Exercise Coordinator

(403) 444-3159

Cathy is a born and raised Calgarian who avidly participated in group fitness at the JCC in the early 1990s and also took her ALFCA training in 1993. After she…

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Group X – week 1

Effective Aug 2 – Aug 8, 2020

Get unlimited access to our GroupX classes with our Summer Fitness Membership or pay $10 per class. For a limited only, register for our 6pm class on Wednesday for only $5.

Capacity for our GroupX classes is limited so you must reserve your spot online.

Please note that the schedule and instructors are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right to reschedule / cancel classes based on attendance.


Class Descriptions

Athletic Training

Boot Camp: Challenge yourself! This fast- paced, moving circuit class will work your entire body. Various stations will challenge you to push your cardio, strength, and endurance to the next level.

Cardio Cutz: A seamless combination of power cardio moves and muscular strength / endurance intervals done at your own station.

Cardio Pump: Intervals of step and high-low cardio alternate with weight training sets.

Cardio Tabata: An interval class of high intensity cardio (no equipment) will improve your overall fitness. Nothing fancy, just fierce!

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training): Take your fitness to the next level. Various portable equipment is used in this explosive full body workout. HIIT boosts metabolism and improves aerobic and anaerobic fitness.

Body and Mind

Barre: Ballet-based fitness with weight intervals and core conditioning. This class will lengthen, strengthen and tone your thighs, arms, abdominals, and glutes. For all levels.

Buti Yoga: This calorie-scorching workout fuses power yoga with cardio-intensive tribal dance and body sculpting primal movement. The result: long, lean muscles and a super fit body!

Deep Buti:  Masterful and intentional, Deep Buti is a low-impact, restorative movement sequence that connects mind to muscle. This class is designed to help prevent injury, stimulate nerves, and restructure the deep core. Self-massage and pressure point activation are also used to release muscles during deep restorative asanas

Pilates: A mat class blending core strength, flexibility, and alignment. Create long, lean muscles and improve body awareness All levels welcome!

Vitality Stretch: Enjoy this slow-paced stretch and flexibility class. We stretch with purpose to renew length and balance in our bodies.

Yin Yoga: A series of long held poses that improve mobility for your joints and increases mental focus and energy within the body – targeting tendons, ligaments, and fascia.

Yoga: All levels welcome! Poses focus on alignment offering practitioners the opportunity to gain strength, stamina, flexibility, and mindfulness.


High Fitness: A sweaty blast! Fun: Popular music (new and old) Intensity: Intervals, plyometrics, and easy-to-follow cardio. Consistency: All instructors teach the same choreography.

Multi-Step: This fun and energetic step class uses two to four steps and challenges your cardio and coordination.

Pound: Let loose your inner rock star in this high energy class! Working with “Ripstix” and a choreographed exercise program, your body becomes the stage for you to let loose, have fun, and get your body sweat on. You’ll leave class with your body wanting an encore performance!

20/20/20: Get the variety you crave! Mix it up in this fun interval training class. Intervals are 20 minutes each of step, hi/low cardio, and resistance training.

Zumba®: Join the party! Latin flavor, hi and low impact, dance-based movement to awesome music will make you forget it’s a workout! No experienced needed.

Forever Young

Bone Builder: Join us for a relaxed, low intensity session where we emphasize movement, stretching, and strength exercises designed to help you with life’s everyday activities.

Chair Dancing:  If you enjoy music and movement, join us in the gym where we pretend to close blinds and “dance like no one is watching”! No experience necessary. Most choreography is done seated with an option to stand for those who prefer.

EZ Energy: Improve mobility, stability, and cardiovascular health in this soft impact class. This fun class closes with functional core training and stretching.

EverFit: This gentle moving class will help improve your overall fitness including strength, balance, and cardiovascular health. Options are provided for all levels.

Zumba® Gold: Zumba = fun fitness! Low impact, dance-based movement to awesome music that will get you fit while having fun!


Body Blast: Amp up your strength training with this full body workout using barbells, hand weights, and cardio intervals.

Pumped Plus: Get strong and defined as we work all major muscle groups. Improve your muscular strength, endurance, and power.

Sets Plus: Dumb bell super set intervals alternate with explosive muscular power moves, giving you a full body workout with amazing results!


Spin: Fire up your cardio fitness in this super- sweaty cycling workout!

Spin & Pump: Spin into shape and then challenge your major muscle groups with weights and core strengthening.

Today at the Calgary Jewish Community Centre more events today

Tuesday, August 04, 2020


Building Hours – Labour Day

Mon, Sep 07, 2020

8:00am - 4:00pm

Building Hours – Erev Rosh HaShanah

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

5:30am - 4:00pm

Building Closed on Rosh HaShanah

Sat, Sep 19, 2020

12:00am - 11:59pm

Building Closed on Rosh HaShanah

Sun, Sep 20, 2020

12:00am - 11:59pm

Building Hours – Erev Yom Kippur

Sun, Sep 27, 2020

8:00am - 4:00pm

Building Closed on Yom Kippur

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

12:00am - 11:59pm

Building Hours – Thanksgiving

Mon, Oct 12, 2020

8:00am - 4:00pm

Building Hours – Remembrance Day

Wed, Nov 11, 2020

8:00am - 4:00pm

Building Hours – Christmas Eve

Thu, Dec 24, 2020

5:30am - 4:00pm

Building Hours – Christmas Day

Fri, Dec 25, 2020

8:00am - 4:00pm

Building Hours – Boxing Day

Sat, Dec 26, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm

Building Hours – New Year’s Eve

Thu, Dec 31, 2020

5:30am - 4:00pm

Building Hours – New Year’s Day

Fri, Jan 01, 2021

8:00am - 4:00pm


Cathy Bjorndalen

Cathy Bjorndalen

Group Exercise Coordinator