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OLLI Pine Avenue WINTER 2015

winter

737 Pine Ave. Suite 202

Long Beach, CA 90813

Monday

Longevity Stick
This class promotes physical fitness, increased energy, and mental relaxation. Longevity stick involves gentle motions, stimulates blood circulation, increases flexibility, aids balance and coordination, is easy to learn, and is fun! Bring a one-inch dowel, one to two inches longer than your height, with rubber (not plastic) end caps. This equipment is available at Lowe’s, Home Depot, or most hardware stores. Tennis or athletic shoes are recommended, as is loose and layered clothing.
Instructor: Camilla Marie Gartland, certified longevity stick instructor
Mondays, Jan. 12 – Mar. 9
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Pine Ave., room 202
or the Park Pacific Tower garden

Music Theory and Form
Classical music listening can be enhanced by understanding certain elements. Students will learn music vocabulary,
what it means for a piece of music to be in a particular key, the harmonic tensions and relaxations in music, and
how different types of pieces are built.
Instructor: Patricia Dobiesz
Mondays, Jan. 12 – Mar. 9
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Pine Ave., or the Park Pacific Tower
2nd floor

Topics in Music History
Listening to classical music is a real pleasure, and can be made even more so if you learn how to listen and what to
listen for. In this class we will look at the history of western art music through a series of eight topics, focusing on listening and covering social relevance, eras, composers, texture, and form.
Instructor: Patricia Dobiesz
Mondays, Jan. 12 – Mar. 9
2:45 – 4:15 PM
Pine Ave., or the Park Pacific Tower
2nd floor

A More Glamorous You
Learn about the psychology of color, first impression, and wearing colors that harmonize with natural skin tone.
Become aware of your “fashion personality” so you can save time and money when shopping/dressing. Learn about the various body types for women and how to dress to look the very best possible. Class will also include a core wardrobe
and accessorizing session.
Instructor: Kathy Marshall, Image Consultant, Fashion Stylist
Mondays, Feb. 9, 16, 23
1:30 – 3:00 PM (3 weeks)
Pine Ave., room 202

 

Tuesday

OLLI Players
“Hey, kids, let’s put on a show!” Join our merry band of performers! We are going to put on an afternoon of short
plays, maybe some improvisation, and a song or two for the public to enjoy. Develop or tune up your theatrical talents with a friendly group that is having a ball. No experience necessary - just a desire to be creative and keep your imagination tuned up! Performance date: TBA
Class Leader: Nancy Hathcock, BA, MA Theater Arts, Vice Pres. Theatre Guild /Southeast Civic Light Opera
Tuesdays, Jan. 13 – Mar. 3
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Location: Pine Ave., Suite 202

Transitions
This course starts with an examination of the past changes and transitions in our lives and how to better prepare for future changes and transitions. Our course includes understanding the transition process itself and a process for developing our strategies for all aspects of our lives.
Instructor: Dick McCabe
Tuesdays, Jan. 13 - Mar. 3
10:00 - 11:30 AM

Pine Ave. suite 202

Social Security Secrets
Did you know there are over 500 different ways that you can claim your enefi ts? Did you know you could claim 50% of your ex-spouse’s benefits? The average retiree leaves thousands of dollars ‘on the table’ simply because they don’t understand how to optimize their social security benefits. This is a chance for you to learn and help others avoid the same mistakes. John Pak, CFP®, will simplify some of the more popular rules as well as the confusing ones. Classes are open to persons of all ages who are interested in learning and discussing the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) federal program. Attendees will be able to request a free social security personalized
assessment.
Instructor: John Pak, financial services
Tuesdays, Jan. 13 & Feb. 10 (2 classes)
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave., suite 202

 

Wednesday

Self Hypnosis for Relaxation, Self Improvement, and Fun
This is a fun fi lled adventure into the benefi ts of Self Hypnosis and other self directed techniques which improve the quality of life. Self Hypnosis is eff ective in many areas of life including stress reduction, relaxation, pain relief, self control, positive thinking and better sleep, but best of all more JOY. Each class will end with a guided meditation.
Instructor: Donna Kannard, Ph.D., author of Trance Magic
Wednesdays, Jan. 14 – Mar. 4
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Pine Ave., suite 20
2

Five Stories, Five Weeks
Let’s fight the winter doldrums with this five-week class where we’ll read short stories by award winning writers. Some
stories will be familiar while others will present a new reading surprise. You can expect enjoyable and stimulating discussions, plus a chance to meet other literature lovers like yourself. The stories will be available in class. Class limit:15
Instructor: Mona Panitz
Wednesdays, Jan. 14 – Feb. 11 (5 weeks)

1:30 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave., suite 202

 

Thursday

Tai Chi Chih
Come and experience the deep relaxation and serenity of Tai Chi Chih. This is the American version of a Chinese
system for maintaining health. It is known as “moving meditation” which brings about inner peace and quietness. This is a great way to obtain great health. It has 19 movements and one pose. All levels are welcome.
Instructor: Florence St. Peter
Thursdays, Jan. 15 – Mar. 5
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Pine Ave., suite 202

Beginning Art
Come have some fun! We will experiment with colored pens, colored pencils, crayons, paper, acrylic paint to see what we can create. No artistic talent or experience required. Explore and learn about diff erent art media and what each will do. A list of materials will be distributed at the first class meeting. $10.00 materials fee unless student supplies own materials.
Instructor: Kristi Eaglehorse, BA Fine Arts; AA Design & Illustration
Thursdays, Jan. 15 – Mar. 5
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Pine Ave , room 202

 

Saturday

Those Naughty Pre-code Movies!
In 1934 the Motion Picture Production Code was put in place to censor the “evil” seen in such films as “Red Headed
Woman” and “Sign of the Cross”. Come find out what was so scandalous, so naughty, and so decadent that until 30 years ago, these films were banned from being viewed by the public. Many current movie buffs have not seen them or know very little about them. Allyson Hathcock, a passionate and enthusiastic movie historian, will share with you the stories surrounding each of the movies she will show.
Instructor: Allyson Hathcock
Saturdays, Jan. 17 – Mar. 7
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Pine Ave., suite 202

 

DownTown Map

Parking Options

• All day parking $5.00 on the South East corner of 7th Street and Pacific Avenue.
• Metered parking: 15 minutes for a quarter, 2-hour limit.
• Non-metered parking: North of 8th Street on Pacific Avenue and Pine Avenue, as well as neighborhood streets West of Pacific Avenue.

Long Beach Transit

Stop on Northeast corner of 7th Street and Pacific Avenue. Long Beach Transit and Routes 51/52, 81, 91/92/93/94, 172/173/174 and 181/182. Please check a current bus schedule for route days and times. For further information, please call Long Beach Transit at 562-591-2301 or use the LB Transit web site.