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

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 Magnolia 2     $1/$2

Monthly workshops facilitated by a certified yoga therapist to help alleviate aging symptoms through yoga and lifestyle changes. Instructor: Leslie Kazadi.
Thurdsdays  10am-11am    RX Ex Studio       $10/$12 per workshop 

Every second Friday of the month.
Friday          1pm-2:30pm   Roxbury            $0.25 per card 

Build balance, confidenct and strength through a variety of exercises.  Class will include standing and seated exercise. Relieve stress and walk tall!

Wednesdays  10am-11am     RX Multipurpose Room A   $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    12:15pm-1:15pm    RX Centennial    $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        

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 Redwood   Free       

The Beverly Hills Lawn Bowling Club at Roxbury Park invites you to learn how to play this
enjoyable and historical social game.
Thursdays       12:30pm-2pm    RX Lawn Bowling Area     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.  

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10am   RX Multipurpose Room A  $1/$2        

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! Instructor: Larry Sarokin.

Tuesdays     10:30am-11:30am     RX Magnolia     FREE

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

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

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

Don’t miss this opportunity to see your favorite films on the big screen at La Cienega Park. Please arrive early. Bring your popcorn or favorite snack.

Thursdays    1pm-3:30pm        RX Magnolia 3  Free

SENIOR ADULT YOGA with Leslie Kazadi

This class offers gentle yoga, stretching, toning, loosening, deep breathing, relaxation and meditation designed for persons 55 years and older.

Thursdays    11am-12:30pm   RX Exercise Studio  $1/$2    

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    

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    


COMPUTER FOR SENIORS (55 yrs and above)

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. Instructor: Phil Seelig.

Beginner Level I
#23271   Tue/Thu   10:00am - 10:50am   1/6 - 3/5/15    $45/$52 RX Elm    9 wks

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

Beginner Level II
#23272   Tue/Thu    11:00am - 11:50am  1/6 - 3/5/15    $45/$52 RX Elm    9 wks

FRENCH FOR FUN & TRAVEL! (55 yrs & above)

Come join us for a touch of France. We will learn how to communicate in French while enjoying various aspects of French cultural life. Instructor: Dr. Julia Hanley. 

#23233   Fridays    1:00pm - 2:00pm    1/9 - 3/6     $23/$29        RX Magnolia 2   9 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 1/19, 2/16)
#23261    Saturdays          9am-10:30am      1/10-3/7/15    RX Exercise Studio $23/$28        9 wks

#22472   Mondays        10:30am-11:30am   1/5-3/9/15    RX Multipurpose Room B $20/$25    8 wks