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OLLI @ Pine Ave. WINTER  2018
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737 Pine Ave. Suite 202 classroom

Park Pacific Tower - 714 Pacific Ave.

Long Beach, CA 90813


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 - two inches longer than your height, with rubber (not plastic) end caps. (Available at 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. 8 – Feb. 26
10:00 – 11:30 AM
714 Pacific Ave., Park Pacific Tower (meet in the garden)

The Plants around Us
The plants and trees you see around homes, streets and business parks have fascinating histories, purify the air we breathe and influence climate change. Some are edible, toxic or invasive. Humans have depended heavily on plants for our development. Come learn about the plants around us, and have fun doing so. Class limit: 25
Instructor: Howard Manning, retired safety engineer / lifelong forager; MS in Safety from USC, former owner of Harvestin Howard LLC.
Mondays, Jan. 22, 29 & Feb. 5 (3 wks)
12:30 – 2:30 PM (2 hours)
Pine Ave, Suite 202

Prevent Heart Disease and Cancer
Everyone in the USA would like to enjoy a long life of quality health but it is
elusive for many people especially after they reach fifty years of age. This class will: Identify the major causes of poor health in the USA including heart disease and cancer. Discover how present health statistics compare with people 100 years ago, and with other countries. See how marketing and lack of health education contribute to poor eating habits. Understand which foods promote excellent health, develop a health oriented diet so your risk of heart disease and cancer drop dramatically. Class limit: 25
Instructor: Wendell Covalt, MBA Indiana U., Certified Food Over Medicine Instructor, presents health lectures for Princess Cruises
Mondays, Feb. 19 & 26 (2 wks)
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202


Pencil Play
Come have some fun! Learn basic techniques of colored pencil art and create a
finished piece. Explore your creativity while learning about colored pencils and what you can achieve with them. Please bring your own pencils (at least 10 colors) to the first class meeting to get right to it! (Prismacolor and Crayola are the best brands to get.)   Class limit: 12
Instructor: Kristi Eaglehorse, BA Fine Arts; AA Design & Illustration;
Tuesdays, Jan. 9 – Feb. 27
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202


Guided Autobiography
Recall and record the significant moments of your past through the process of Guided Autobiography. Learn the tools for writing your own life story. The first session is a one-hour orientation about the structure, expectations, and student commitments to the class. The next 4 sessions will be 2 hours long. You will write your own story on a new topic each week. The group will share all stories and receive positive feedback with assured confidentiality. No need to be a talented writer, just tell your own story. Class limit: 12
Instructor: Teri Hershberg, Cert.Guided Autobiography Instructor
Wednesdays, Jan. 10 – Feb. 7 (5 wks)
Jan 10 - 10:00 – 11:00 AM Orientation/questions about the class
10:00 AM – 12:00
Pine Ave, Suite 202

Four Stories, Four Weeks
Over-did it during the holidays? Consider having something nourishing, healthy and no calories. Our Short Story Class will feed your mind and imagination and is guaranteed to boost your energy! Class limit: 15
Instructor: Mona Panitz
Wednesdays, Jan. 10 – 31 (4 wks)
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202


Tai Chi Chih @ Pine Ave.
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 - see times.
Instructor: Florence St. Peter
Thursdays, Jan. 4 – Feb. 22
9:00 - 10:00 AM - Beginners
10:00 - 11:00 AM - Advanced
Pine Ave., Suite 202

Adventures in Acrylics
Come have some fun! In this class we will experiment with acrylic paint.
Learn basics of art, i.e., form and shape, perspective, use of color, layout and more. The goal is to complete the class with a painting of your own creation. No artistic talent or experience required!
A list of supplies needed will be distributed at the first class meeting. $15.00 materials fee unless student supplies own materials. Class limit: 15
Instructor: Kristi Eaglehorse
Thursdays, Jan. 4 – Feb. 22
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202

Friday (no classes offered)

DownTown Map

Parking Options
• Metered parking: 2-hour limit. Credit and Debit cards accepted at the meters.
• 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. Please check a current Long Beach Transit bus schedule for route days and times. For further information, call Long Beach Transit at 562-591-2301 or use the LB Transit web site.