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Senior/Active Adult Classes

Senior classes meet year round, unless otherwise noted, and are offered on a drop-in basis.  All fees should be paid directly to the instructor. Classes are offered at the following locations:

Roxbury Community Center (RX) 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212  310.285.6840
Beverly Hills Public Library (BHPL) 444 N. Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills 310.288.2220
La Cienega Community Center (LCCC) 8400 Gregory Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90211  310.285.6810

ACTING FOR SENIORS with Steven Polinsky
Express your talent and personality with simple acting exercises, theater games, monologues and short scene study.
Fridays         1:30pm-3pm        RX Redwood     $1/$2

BINGO
Every second Friday of the month.
Friday          1pm-2:30pm   RX Multipurpose A            $0.25 per card 

BRAIN FITNESS with Cynthia Harper
Work on stimulating the brain through a variety of puzzles, games, brain teasers and more.  Improve memory and stretch your mind.  The class will entertain your brain and improve your spirits and your brain health!
Thursdays      10-11am     RX Redwood    $1/$2

BUILDING BETTER BALANCE with Cynthia Harper

Build balance, confidence and strength through a variety of exercises.  Class will include standing and seated exercise. Relieve stress and walk tall!
Wednesdays  10am-11am     RX Exercise Studio   $1/$2
Thursdays     1pm-2pm        RX Exercise Studio   $1/$2

CREATIVE WRITING with Ilse Nusbaum
The world is full of stories. Hone the art of writing them in poetry and prose under the direction of an experienced teacher and published author.

Thursdays    10:30pm-12:00pm    RX Magnolia 130    $1/$2     

CURRENT EVENTS with Margot Reiner
A discussion of world events for senior adults. Participants consider and discuss important topical subjects.

Tuesdays    1pm-3pm    BHPL   $1/$2       

FOLK AND LINE DANCE with Beverly Barr
Put your best foot forward and join the fun in the folk and line dance class for senior adults. Wear comfortable shoes.

Tuesdays     11am-12:30pm    RX Multipurpose Room A  $1/$2        

KNIT AND CROCHET TIME
Come join our knit and crochet group taught by senior experts. A special group meets every Wednesday to knit and decorate items for various charities.

Wednesdays    1pm-3pm    RX Magnolia 130   Free       

LAWN BOWLING
The Beverly Hills Lawn Bowling Club at Roxbury Park invites you to learn how to play this enjoyable and historical social game.  Contact club president, Bill Wolff, directly for more information regarding membership 323.857.6676.
Thursdays       12:30pm-2pm    RX Lawn Bowling Area     Free 

MIDWEEK MATINEE
Free movies shown on the big screen at La Cienega Community Center every week!
Wednesdays    1pm  LCCC Auditorium   Free

MOVE! GROOVE! and STRETCH! with Cynthia Harper
Enjoy moving, dancing and stretching to fun music in creative ways that will put a smile on your face! This aerobics class is for everyone of all fitness levels.  
Mondays and Wednsdays 8:30-9:30am  LCCC Auditorium   $1/$2
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10am   RX Multipurpose Room A  $1/$2 
       

MUDWALKING: UNLEASH THE POWER OF WALKING! with Larry Sarokin
Turn Back the Clock by Mudwalking! Learn this ancient Chinese exercise prized for its ability to revitalize both your body and mind. Walking for Vitality+Rejuvenation+Longevity. All fitness levels welcome!
Tuesdays     10:30am-11:30am     RX Magnolia     Free
Sundays       9:30am-10:30am       RX putting green   Free

MULTI-MEDIA ART CLASS with Howard Marshall
This class stresses using your imagination and being creative. Create note cards, collages, paintings or drawings. Bring your own supplies.

Fridays    9:30am-11am    RX Redwood   $2/$3    

ORIGAMI FOR EVERYONE with Joel Stern
Learn to fold a simple sheet of paper into a beautiful crane. Beginners and experienced folders welcome.

4th Sunday of each month    1pm-4pm    RX Redwood   Free

ROXBURY REELS
Don’t miss this opportunity to see your favorite films on the big screen. Please arrive early. Bring your popcorn or favorite snack. See the current schedule here.

Thursdays    1pm-3:30pm     RX Multipurpose Room  Free

SENIOR INTRODUCTION TO SKETCHING with Shelley Seamone
Learn to draw using different mediums; pencil, pastel, conte, crayon, water color pencils, colored background and highlights.  Learn at your own pace! Discover the sketcher inside of you! Please bring #4B pencil and paper.
Tuesdays   1-2:30pm   RX Magnolia 129  Free

SENIOR SIZZLE with Cynthia Harper
Learn to exercise through dance movements and have a great time!
Mondays      10am-11pm        RX Exercise Studio    $1/$2

STRETCH & TONE with Perdita Chan-Rouse
A fitness program specially designed for senior adults.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday    9am-10am    RX Multipurpose Room A $1/$2    

TABLE TENNIS (OPEN PLAY)
Enjoy a game of table tennis at Roxbury Park. A lifelong sport for all ages.
Wednesday    1pm-3pm    RX Elm   Free    

VITAL MOVEMENT with Perdita Chan-Rouse

Enjoy gentle exercise while seated in a chair.  Experience well-being and vitality from this mild workout set to music and designed for seniors with limited mobility.

Friday    10:15am-11:15am    RX Multipurpose Room B  $1/$2    


ACTIVE ADULT (55+) CLASSES:

COMPUTER FOR SENIORS (55 yrs and above) with Phil Seelig
Beginning students will learn basic computer operations including: mouse skills,  commands, how to create and find documents, accessories and much more. If you  are up for something more challenging, you can try the Intermediate class where you’ll add to your knowledge with Internet, E mail, troubleshooting and a review of  MS Office. Teacher makes all the hand-outs. Space is extremely limited. (no class 9/15 and 11/26)

Beginner Level I
#24304   Tue/Thu   10:00am - 10:50am   9/1 - 10/22/15    $36/$45 RX Elm    8 wks
#24305   Tue/Thu   10:00am - 10:50am   10/27 - 12/17/15    $36/$45   RX Elm   8wks

Beginner  Level 2 is for students who want to continue to develop their computer skills. Prerequisite: Beginner Level 1. 

Beginner Level II
#24306   Tue/Thu    11:00am - 11:50am  9/1 - 10/22/15    $36/$45 RX Elm    8 wks
#24307   Tue/Thu    11:00am - 11:50am  10/27 -12/17/15   $36/$45  RX Elm   8wks


FRENCH FOR FUN & TRAVEL with Dr. Julia Hanley
Come for a touch of France. We will learn how to communicate in French while enjoying various aspects of French cultural life.
#24303   Fri    4:30pm -  5:30pm   9/18 - 11/20/15  $25/$31  RX Magnolia 130  10 wks

 

VITALITY YOGA with Leslie Kazadi
Improve your balance, strength and flexibility with yoga. All levels are welcome in this class led by a certified yoga therapist with experience in yoga research for older adults. Be ready to laugh more and stress less.  Bring your own mat. (no class 11/26)
#24400   Thu    11:00am - 12:30pm   8/27 - 12/17/15     $50/$62   RX Multipurpose Room B  16 wks

 

YOGA with Perdita Chan-Rouse
This class offers gentle yoga, stretching, toning, loosening, deep breathing, relaxation and meditation designed for persons 55 years and older.


Beginners & Intermediate (no class 11/28)
#24370    Saturdays          9:30am-10:30am      8/22 - 12/19/15    $40/ $55  RX Exercise Studio     16 wks


Chair (no class 9/7 and 9/21)
#24371   Mondays        10:30am-11:30am   8/24-12/21/15   $40/$55  RX Multipurpose Room B    16 wks