Senior Adult Classes

Senior Prom Hawaiian Paradise

Sunday, June 25, 2017
2:00-5:00PM

Hula on over to the paradise that awaits us as we adventure into the depths of island life: coral reefs, exotic dancers, and surfs up on this pleasant journey to the tropics. No plane tickets needed; just don your best Hawaiian shirt and grass skirt and surf on over to the JCC for some dancing, entertainment, food and prizes. Singles and couples invited to this annual party sponsored by the JCC Senior Dept.

Price: $15; JCC Member Price: $11
RSVP by June 23 Contact the JCC Senior Dept. at (858) 362-1141.

Senior Prom Hawaiian Paradise Price: $15;  JCC Member Price: $11 Add to Cart




TEEN TECHNOLOGY TUTORS FOR SENIORS

Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
2017 summer sessions: June 28-July 26 (sign up for one or more)

Who do you turn to when you have questions about your computer and/or smartphone? Your grandkids? Never fear if they’re not here, we have teens for you! Whether you want to make font sizes larger on your screen and phone, establish a Skype or Facebook account, learn word processing tips, set up email, take photos with your phone, or whatever, come learn from the younger generation how it is done on your device!

This free service is a collaboration between the JCC Senior & Teen Departments, the JCC's Teen Leadership Council, and Camp Jaycee CITs.

RSVP in advance to Senior Dept., (858) 362-1141 with the date(s) you would like to attend and the type of device with which you need assistance. Bring your charged device and questions.


Aerobics for Everyone (all ages)

Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays, 9:15 - 10:10 A.M.

Improve your cardiovascular fitness, range of motion, flexibility, endurance, and energy level.
Price: $15; JCC Member Price: Free
Fitness Desk, ext. 1337


Feldenkrais (all ages)

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 A.M.

Improve posture, flexibility and coordination.
Price: $15; JCC Member Price: Free
Gotthelf Dance Studio
For more info and to sign up, call the Fitness Desk: 858.362.1337


H2O Aerobics (all ages)

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30-9:30 A.M.

Bring your swimsuit and towel and get ready for a water workout!
Friedenberg Olympic Pool
Price Per Class: $15; JCC Member Price: Free
Fitness Desk, ext. 1337


Core and Balance

Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45 A.M.

Strengthen your core and improve your balance ability through standing and seated exercises. You'll increase your overall body awareness, core strength, and balance, which will improve confidence in performing everyday activities.

Price Per Class: $15; JCC Member Price: Free
Fitness Desk, ext. 1337


Stretch for Flexibility

Tuesdays/Thursdays, 9:15 - 10:10 A.M.

Reduce tension in your body by elongating your muscles. This class combines a variety of stretching techniques to open up your body. Adding stretching to your life will prevent muscular strain, tearing, and general soreness. Wear comfy clothes. JCC provides mats if you don't have one.

Gotthelf Dance Studio
Price: $15; JCC Member Price: Free
Fitness Desk, ext. 1337


 

Free Classes

Offered through San Diego Community College Continuing Ed (Emeritus 55+ program).
The following classes are held at the Lawrence Family JCC.

Spring Semester: February 1-June 8, 2017 (no classes Feb. 20 for Presidents' Day and May 29 for Memorial Day)
Summer Semester: June 12-August 18, 2017 (not all classes meet over the summer and not all will meet the entire time. Also, some change days/times/instructors).

Please visit the San Diego Community College Continuing Education website at www.sdce.edu for more details. Instructors will have enrollment forms and/or online access codes the first few weeks of classes.

Check with instructors for alternate meeting sites or dates when the JCC is closed for Jewish holidays.


Figure & Still Life Drawing (Painting for Spring Semester)

Mondays, 8:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M. (ends June 5, no summer class)

Study line, mass, proportion and value, space and composition using a variety of pencils, charcoal & brush.
Note: Spring Semester will be Figure & Still Life Painting with Watercolors (starting February 6)


Piano Keyboard Lessons


Explore your musical talent through learning the fundamentals of piano techniques, musical expression and styles, theory and ear training, recital preparation and experience.

Spring Semester:
Mondays (through June 5)


8:45-11:45 A.M.
Piano 1 for Adult- Beginners
This class is intended for students with little or no piano experience.

12:30-3:30 P.M.

Piano 2 for Adult- Intermediate

This class is suitable for students with previous piano experience.

Summer Semester (June 13-July 13):
Piano 1 for Adult- Beginners- Tuesdays, 4:00-7:00 P.M.
Piano 2 for Adult- Advanced- choose between Wednesdays, 4:00-7:00 P.M. or Thursdays, 4:30-7:30 P.M.


Watercolor Painting

Tuesdays, 8:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. (through June 6, no summer class)

Study watercolor fundamentals including color, composition and design, then focus will be on working with the 5 Elements.



Music Appreciation

Spring Semester:
Tuesdays, 10:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. (through June 6)
Summer Semester:
Fridays, 10:30 A.M.-1:00 P.M. (June 16-August 18)- will combine Music & Opera Appreciation with instructor Marketa Hancova


Study and appreciate different composers, hear and see great classical music performed.


World Literature

Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:30 P.M. (through August 15)

Explore a variety of literature types and themes. Discussions will engage class in a larger conversation of what is at stake in literature and the world we inhabit and imagine.


Joy of Opera

Wednesdays, 10:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. (through June 7, then see Music Appreciation for Summer Semester on Fridays, 10:30 A.M.-1:00 P.M.)

Discover operas from Monteverdi's times to present, enjoy studying complete operas through video and audio.


Nutrition for Healthy Living

Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00 P.M. (through June 7, no summer class)

 

Find a healthy nutritional balance for life in these science-based lectures to help prevent chronic diseases, reduce premature death, and improve health and vitality.


Law and the Retiree/Current Events

Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:30 A.M. (through August 17)

Lively discussion lead by attorney/former newscaster on contemporary topics of interest to seniors, including: healthcare and news regarding Social Security and Medicare, new laws and proposals for changes (including taxes and estate planning), foreign affairs (including Israel), future elections and ballot propositions, and recent court decisions of interest to seniors, to name but a few of the hot topics we will have fun to explore in this class with our neutral moderator.


Sumi-E Japanese Brush Painting

Thursdays, 11:15 A.M.-2:15 P.M. (through June 8)
Thursdays, 12:30-3:30 P.M. (July 7-28)

Learn Japanese brush painting, develop Zenga and spontaneity with flowers, animals, and more.


Online Music & Opera Appreciation

Monday, June 12, 4:30-7:30 P.M. (meets one time for registration & orientation)

Online music course explores background of composers, their times and compositions from late Baroque to early Romantic periods. Enhance your enjoyment of the S.D. Opera and Met HD productions by better understanding each opera, its background, musical particulars, composer and times. Includes listening to samples and weekly online sessions. Meet for registration for one or both classes and learn how to navigate and continue in your own home at your own pace.