Author Archives: Eileen Mitchell

Eileen Mitchell

Eileen MitchellEileen Mitchell is the Marketing Communications Manager for the PJCC. She also is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle for the Pet Tales column.


Learning To Swim Offers Benefits Beyond Safety

March 3, 2016 | 1 Comment

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, swimming is the fourth most popular sports activity in the United States. However, this is countered with the sobering statistic provided by the National Autism Association which  states that drowning is the leading cause of death among children in the autism spectrum. No question, learning how to swim can indeed […]

Member Profile: Gene Hetzer

September 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

It’s a common refrain that people will often embrace any excuse to avoid exercise, ranging from a “painful paper cut” to a “can’t miss” episode of television’s Shark Tank. However, Gene Hetzer, Jr., doesn’t let anything stop him from his workouts at the PJCC, including the fact that he’s vision impaired. The 63-year-old is on […]

Shape Your Body In Just Minutes A Day

May 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Get In Shape Now! Busy schedules and obligations sometimes make it a challenge to squeeze in a full-body workout. But devoting even 10 minutes a day to just one move can help shape and tone your body. PJCC Personal Trainers Chris Nash and Molly Stenhouse share their favorite exercises for a quick and effective workout.

Running With Penguins

January 30, 2014 | 4 Comments

PJCC Staff Profile PJCC Personal Trainer Karen Pinckard boasts a credential that isn’t found on many resumes: she’s a member of the Seven Continents Club, an elite travel club that recognizes runners who have either completed or aspire to complete marathons on all seven continents: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, and Antarctica. […]