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Spring 2024 Adult classes

 


*Spring Class Registration Begins on Monday,  Feb 5.

ART AND CULTURAL

CERAMICS WORKSHOP
Learn basic ceramics techniques: coiling, slabbing, wheel, glazing, mold making and sculpture. All skill lev­els welcome. We fire to cone 6. Bring notepad, pencil, and material fee to first class. Additional supplies will be needed, the instructor will provide the list. 16 years old plus. Class fee: $62. Material fee: $32.

Anita Sinclair
Bixby Park
Sunday, 1:30-4:30p.m.
Monday, 9 a.m. -noon
Wednesday, 6 – 9 p.m.

Class    #60924    3/3-4/28    $62
Class    #60925     3/4-4/22    $62
Class    #60923    3/6-4/24    $62
Class    #61128    4/29-5/20  $32
Class    #60929    5/1-5/22    $32
Class    #60930    5/5-5/26    $32 

ADVANCED CERAMICS WORKSHOP
This is an advanced course. We fire to cone 6. We will be experimenting with materials and techniques that do not get covered in the basic ceramics workshop. Feel free to do self directed projects with guidance during this class section. Ad­ditional supplies will be avail­able or students who have developed technical suffi­ciency and have a desire to explore deeper into ceramic processes. Bring samples of work, notepad, pencil, your clay and tools and material fee to first class meeting. Material fee: $32.

Anita Sinclair
Bixby Park
Thursday, 6- 9 p.m.

Class #60922    3/7-4/25          $62
Class #60928    5/2-5/23          $32 

DRAWING FUNDAMENTALS
Yes. You CAN learn to draw. It is a skill that everyone can learn with practice. In this course, you will learn how to draw through a series of skill based focused exercis­es. You will learn contour line, positive/negative space, value, perspective, shading, composition, and more.

Anita Sinclair
Bixby Park
Monday, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Class #60926    3/4-4/22          $62
Class #60931     4/29-5/20.        $32

OIL PAINTING
Representational oil painting of still life arrangements and landscapes from observation. All skill levels wel­come. We will focus on techniques, skill building, color mixing, composi­tion and conceptual skills. *No class: 3/31. 16Yrs+.

Anita Sinclair
Bixby Park
Sunday, 10a.m.-1p.m.

Class #60927    3/3-4/28*     $62
Class #60932    5/5-5/26       $32 

FAST QUILT
Come join the fun! Fast Quilt consists of making quilts with a sewing machine. You can do your own thing or do the class project. This class is suitable for the beginner or more ad­vanced. Material list at first class. You will need a sewing machine in good working condition.

Sandra Szladek
Wardlow Park
Wednesday, 6:30-9p.m.

Class #60863    3/6-4/          $33
Class #60864    4/17-5/29   $38

FAST QUILT RETREAT
An all day weekend retreat. Come Friday to set up. Then sew all day on Saturday and Sunday with friends. You can work on your own project or work on a class project. Ages: 16 years old plus. Class fee: $60.

Sandra Szladek
Wardlow Park
Friday, 6:30-9p.m
Saturday, Sunday, 10a.m.-10p.m.

Class   #60865  3/1-3/3 
Class   #60866  5/3-5/5 

DANCE

2 STEP & SWING
Grab your boots and learn the latest 2 step pattern- plus learn East Coast Swing moves. No partner or experi­ence needed. Ages: 18 years old. *No class: 4/24 & 5/22. Class held at the Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave., Lakewood. 

Janet Karter
Weingart Senior Center
Wednesday, 7-8 p.m.

Class #60720    2/14-4/3       $48
Class #60726    4/10-5/29*   $36 

ADULT TAP
An amazing workout and fun at the same time! This class is for those who have wanted to tap or have had tap dancing before. Explore various styles of tap in fun routines. Ages: 18 years old. Class fee: $68. Class held at Marina Community Center, 151 Marina Dr., Seal Beach. 18Yrs+. 

Anne Pennypacker
Marina Community Center
Thursday, 21 7-7:45p.m.

Class #60759    2/29-3/21
Class #60760    3/28-4/25
Class #60761    5/2-5/23 

ALMOST BALLET
Learn to dance at any age. Class includes warm-ups, stretching, floor exercises, pilates, cool down and re­laxation exercises. Please bring a mat and wear ballet slippers or socks. Ages: 18 years old.  Class fee: $5. Fee per person, per class.

Mildred Caudillo
El Dorado Park West
Friday, 10- 11:15 a.m.

Class #60892    3/1-3/29
Class #60893    4/5-4/26
Class #60894    5/3-5/31 

ARGENTINE TANGO
Friendly and patient instruction awaits for this beginner class. 8-count basic, ochos (forward/back), turns and walks. Partner is recommended. Fee per person, per class. Ages: 18 years old. Class fee: $10. *No class: 4/19 & 5/17.

Mildred Caudillo
Wardlow Park
Friday, 7-8 p.m.

Class #60895    3/22-3/29
Class #60896     4/5-4/26*
Class #60897    5/3-5/31* 

BELLY DANCE
A fun fitness and energizing dance. Burn calories, re­duce stress, increase self-esteem, and trim/tone your body with graceful movements. Strengthen back and stomach muscles, improve stamina and flexibility to exotic music. Beginning class meets at 6:15 p.m., in­termediate meets at 7:30 p.m. and advanced meets at 8:45 p.m. Ages: 14 years old. Class fee: $45.

Fahtiem
Wardlow Park

Monday, Beginning, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Monday, Intermediate, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Monday, Advanced, 8:45 – 9:45 p.m.

Class #60707    3/18-4/15
Class #60708    3/18-4/15
Class #60706    3/18-4/15
Class #60709    4/22-5/20
Class #60710    4/22-5/20
Class #60711    4/22-5/20 

LATIN RHYTHMS BALLROOM
Learn to look your best on the dance floor! This class will cover leads and follows, basics and turns of salsa, bachata, rumba, swing and more! *No class: 4/3. Class held at Marina Community Center, 151 Marina Dr., Seal Beach. Class fee: $68.

Anne Pennypacker
Marina Community Center
Wednesday, 6:30-7:15p.m.

Class #60776    3/27-4/24* 

LINE DANCING
Line dancing to all types of music is fun to do at clubs, parties, everywhere. Learn new routines each week. Meet new people. No experience needed. *No class: 4/24 & 5/22. Ages: 18 years old. Class held at the Weingart Senior Cen­ter-5220 Oliva Ave., Lakewood.

Janet Karter
Weingart Senior Center
Wednesday, 6-7 p.m.

Class #60721    2/14-4/3       $48
Class #60725    4/10-5/29*   $36 

DOG TRAINING

DOG BEHAVIOR TRAINING 101 POSITIVE REINFORCE­MENT
Help your dog become a well-behaved family member without the use of fear or intimidation (no choke chains/prong collars). Learn a variety of real-life rewards and consequences and how to decrease rewards as be­haviors are learned. Class covers foundation behav­iors, basic commands used in real-life, and more! Dogs four months and older with current vaccines. Contact (714)821-6622 or CrossroadsPetResort.com for more information. Ages: 10 years old. Class fee: $185. Material fee: $10. 

Crossroads Country Club Pet Resort
Marina Vista Park
Saturday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Class #60702    4/13-5/11
Class #60704    6/1-6/29 

DOG BEHAVIOR TRAINING 201 POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT
Continue to enhance your relationship with your dog by building on the foundation behaviors you learned in our 101 class. Practice more advanced real life com­mands with added distance, duration, distractions and more! Vaccines must be current. For more information: (714)821-6622 or CrossroadsPetResort.com. Ages: 10 years old. Class fee: $185. Material fee: $10. 

Crossroads Country Club Pet Resort
Marina Vista Park
Saturday, 10:30- 11:30 a.m.

Class #60703    4/13-5/11
Class #60705    6/1-6/29

FITNESS

40-30-20 INTERVAL TRAINING
A new body, a new you! Lose fat while increasing your strength, endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular fit­ness with workouts that are fun, challenging, and never boring. Become lean, agile, strong, toned during 40, 30, and 20 second Tabata Boot Camp-style exercise inter­vals that change your body and give you lasting results. All fitness levels welcome. Bring mat & resistance band. Optional one-time equipment fee. Walk-in fee available. Ages: 10 years old. Class fee: $55.
*No class: 3/18 & 5/13.

Tami Santy
Recreation Park
Monday, 6-6:45 p.m.

Class #60842 3/4- 4/8 *
Class #60843 4/15-5/20* 

AEROBICS LITE
Great for starters! Great if you’re getting back into ex­ercise! Music has a slower tempo and aerobic moves are easy to follow. Bring a mat, light hand weights (1-5 lbs) and water. Walk-in fee available. Ages: 18 years old. Class fee: $40 

Tracey Wiltse
Recreation Park
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Class #60886    3/1-3/29
Class #60887    4/1-4/29
Class #60888    5/1-5/31

B.L.A.S.T. TOTAL BODY FITNESS
This full-body workout boosts your metabolism, blasts away inches and helps you Become Lean, Agile, Strong, Toned with the perfect combination of strength, cardio and agility/sports movements. We will use body weight, kettlebells, agility ladders, battle ropes, and other fit­ness toys - each workout is unique, challenging, and fun. All fitness levels welcome. Bring dumbbells, resistance band & mat. Walk-in fee available. Ages: 16 years old. Class fee: $66. *No class: 3/21 & 5/16.

Tami Santy
El Dorado Park West
Thursday, 6-6:45 p.m.

Class #60848    3/7-4/11
Class #60849    4/18-5/30*

CAPOEIRA
An Afro Brazilian art form that combines Martial Arts techniques with music and dance. Capoeira is a dynamic hybrid which will increase stamina, balance and flexi­bility while achieving a total body work out. Ages: 14 years old. Class fee: $40.  Classes held at Mayfair Park , 5720 Clark Ave., Lakewood. 14Yrs+. *No class: 5/6, 5/8, 5/13, & 5/27

Courtney Day Claverie
Mayfair Park
Monday, Wednesday, 7-8:15p.m.

Class #60697    3/4-3/27
Class #60698    4/1-4/29
Class #60699    5/1-6/12* 

CSI - CARDIO SCULPT LOW-IMPACT AEROBICS
Increase cardio endurance, build core strength plus bal­ance with mat pilates, weights and bands. Interval for­mat Wednesday. All fitness levels. Bring mat, water and weights. Walk-in fee available. Ages: 18 years old. Class fee: $25. *No class: 5/27.

Marilynn Bodnar
El Dorado Park West
Monday, Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Class #60951    3/4-3/27
Class #60952    4/1-4/29
Class #60953    5/1-5/29* 

DANCE WITH CARMEN
A Dance class in Spanish! Have fun while you tone up and dance the stress away. Una clase de baile en Es­panol! Diviertete y mantente saludable. Despidete del estres y disfrutate a lo maximo mientras tonificas tu cu­erpo. Precio por persona, por clase. Tarifa de clase: $2  Clase en el Parque Silverado.

Carmen Valdivia
Silverado Park
Tuesday. Thursday, 9-10 a.m.

Class #60883    3/5-3/28
Class #60884    4/2-4/30
Class #60885    5/2-5/30  

Mindfulness Tai Chi & Qigong
Enjoy a relaxing, centering, and energizing! Cultivate wellness and vitality while building your knowledge of these healing martial arts. Explore one new mindfulness technique per session. Each class illuminates a step on the path toward form mastery. Physically adaptive and emotionally safe instruction. Walk in fee available. Ages 18yrs+. Fee $75.

Richard Harvey                                                                                                            
Bixby Park
Thursdays
7:30pm - 9pm

Class #62059                 3/14-4/18             
Class #62060                  4/25-5/30                                 

YOGA WITH LACEY
This all levels, alignment-based yoga class will include various poses and movement focused upon strength, stretch and balance. Breathing and relaxation tech­niques are also explored to link both mind and body awareness. Please bring a yoga mat, 2 yoga blocks and yoga strap. Walk in fee available. Ages: 16 years old.

Lacey Marsac
Wardlow Park

Monday, 6:15- 7:15 p.m., 7:30 -8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 6:15 – 7:15 p.m., 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Class #61833    3/4-3/25      $40
Class #61836    3/4-3/25      $40
Class #61839    3/13-3/27    $30
Class #61842    3/13-3/27    $30
Class #61834    4/1-4/29      $50
Class #61837    4/1-4/29      $50
Class #61840    4/3-4/24      $40
Class #61843    4/3-4/24      $40
Class #61841    5/1-5/29      $50
Class #61844    5/1-5/29      $50
Class #61835    5/6-5/20      $30
Class #61838    5/6-5/20      $30 

SPORTS

TAI CHI & QIGONG
A peaceful, ancient Chinese exercise that relaxes the mind and body through slow, controlled movements. It also enhances balance and memory. 18 years old. Class fee: $55.

Howard Richner
Bixby Park
Saturday, 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Class #60898    3/2-3/30
Class #60834    4/6-4/27 

JUJITSU
Japanese Jujitsu self defense. Students learn escapes, throws, locks, and holds to control a larger opponent from one-on-one instruction with 40 years of self de­fense experience. Class is for beginners and advanced students. New students start first Monday or Wednes­day of each month. www.LakewoodBudoKai.com. Ages: 13 years old plus. Class fee: $45. *No class: 5/27. 

Russell Kelley Stearns
Champions Park

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 7-8 p.m.

Class #60730 3/4-3/29
Class #60731 4/1-4/29
Class #60732 5/1-5/31* 

KARATE
Okinawan Shorin Ryu Karate; learn blocks, punches, strikes, and kicks to defend against an attack from one-on-one instruction with 40 years of self-defense. Class is for beginners and advanced students. New students start first Monday or Wednesday of each month. www.LakewoodBudoKai.com.  Ages: 13 years old plus. Class fee: $45. *No class: 5/27.

Russell Kelley Stearns
Champions Park
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8-9 p.m. 

Class #60733    3/4-3/29
Class #60734    4/1-4/29
Class #60735    5/1-5/31* 

KARATE - SHOTOKAN
Japanese Karate retains all the traditions of this ancient art. The philosophy and rules of karate will help devel­op a better form of discipline and respect. Consistent training helps students become stronger and develop confidence. Karate will teach students the customs and courtesies of Japanese culture. Uniforms are available for an additionala.m.ount. More information will be given during the first class. Ages: 12 years old plus. Class fee: $85. *No class: 5/27.

Jony Martinez
Cesar Chavez Park
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 7:15 – 8:30 p.m.

Class #60753    3/13-3/29 
Class #60754    4/1-4/26
Class #60755    5/1-5/31* 

SHOTOKAN KARATE
Shotokan, a Japanese karate developed from various martial art of “empty hand” fighting. To learn the Sho­tokan style one begins with humility. Shotokan is not only self defense karate but discipline of the mind. Stu­dents of any age will develop valuable self defense skills, self control and self discipline, improve concentration, coordination and focus. Please wear loose fitting cloth­ing (preferably white). Uniforms are available for an additional $40 (regardless of the size). Ages: 18 years old. Class fee: $50. *No class: 4/19 & 4/20.

Antonio Silva
Bixby Park
Friday, Saturday, 7-8 p.m.

Class #60860    3/1-3/23 7
Class #60861     4/5-4/27*
Class #60862     5/3-5/31