By: Ann Agapis, York JCC Life Coach: Tea is considered a healthy drink to make part of your daily diet. Drinking certain teas, such as green or black on a regular basis have been shown to provide several health benefits, including aiding in weight loss and providing antioxidants. However, if not prepared properly, your tea… read more »
By: Danny Amon, JCC Fitness Center & Personal Training Manager THE MYTH: Jargon, overly complex or confusing language THE REALITY: I hope this goes without saying, but being well-educated on a subject is a good thing! With that said, when a personal trainer or someone in a similar fitness position throws out lots of… read more »
By: Ann Agapis, York JCC Life Coach: Getting the recommended seven (or more) hours of sleep per night can benefit everything from our immune system to our mood. Unfortunately, more than a third of Americans struggle to reach this goal. A healthy diet plays an important role in loading up on the zzz’s. It is… read more »
By: Emma Nowak, Lead Teacher/Parent & Family Education Coordinator April is Autism Awareness month, but this year you might be seeing some different information. Why is the autistic community shifting from awareness to acceptance? As our world and culture evolve, we as individuals and our language must evolve with it. We are all well aware… read more »
By: Danny Amon, JCC Fitness Center & Personal Training Manager THE MYTH: The Protein Window, AKA the “Anabolic” Window THE REALITY: Despite what you may have been told by the average gymbro in the wild, you won’t “lose your gains” if you miss the mythical 30-minute window after exercise where you supposedly *must* consume protein…. read more »
The York JCC had the honor of hosting community member, Vivian (Viv) Lazar in our kitchen this week to demonstrate how to make falafel in celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day). Viv comes from a line of Chefs throughout the world, and a wealth of knowledge. Check out the recipe and video demonstration below…. read more »
By: Megan Sheely, Lead Classroom Supervisor When I think back on my journey working here at the JCC, I can’t help but think about possibilities. When I rewind to 10 years ago and think about how scared I was after just losing my job of 13 years, I can’t help but laugh a little because… read more »
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