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 Magnolia 130 $1/$2
Every second Friday of the month.
Friday 1pm-2:30pm RX Multipurpose B $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 Magnolia 129 $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
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
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 B $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 130 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
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-11am 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 B $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 Level II 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.
Beginner Level I
#25030 Tue/Thu 10:00am - 10:50am 1/5 - 3/3/16 $41/$52 RX Elm 9 wks
Beginner Level II
#25031 Tue/Thu 11:00am - 11:50am 1/5 -3/3/16 $41/$52 RX Elm 9wks
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.
#25032 Fri 4:30pm - 5:30pm 1/8 - 3/4/16 $23/$29 RX Magnolia 130 9 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.
#25104 Thu 11:00am - 12:30pm 1/7 - 3/10/16 $32/$39 RX Multipurpose Room B 10 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
#25045 Saturdays 9:30am-10:30am 1/9 - 2/27/16 $20/ $25 RX Exercise Studio 8 wks
Chair (no class 1/18 and 2/15)
#25046 Mondays 10:30am-11:30am 1/4-3/7/16 $20/$25 RX Multipurpose Room B 8 wks