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OLLI Pine Ave. SUMMER 2017

PA Class List - printable

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, July 10 - Aug. 21 (7 wks)
10:00 – 11:30 AM
714 Pacific Ave., Park Pacific Tower (meet in the garden)


Guided Autobiography (GAB)
Recall and record the significant moments of your past through the process of Guided Autobiography. Through this interactive class experience, you will learn the tools for writing your own life story in a 5-week class.
The first session (July 10th) from 10:00 - 11:30 AM is an orientation about the structure, expectations, and student commitments to the class.
The next 4 sessions will be 2 hours each day from 10:00 - 12:00 PM.
You will be asked to write your own story on a new topic assigned 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.
Instructor: Teri Hershberg, Certified Guided Autobiography Instructor
Mondays, July 10 – Aug. 7 (5 wks)
July 10         10:00 – 11:30 AM
July 17 – Aug. 7   10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202

Tuesday- (not this session)



Gospel Singing Workshop
Music is good for the soul. Singing opens a flow of energy. Gospel music moves your spirit. Do you love to sing? Do you want to sing with the spirit? Do you sing in a choir or group? Are you a lead singer? Or do you have a pretty good voice and always wanted to sing? Then, this is the class for you. Come and sing or learn to sing gospel. (unison through 3-4 part harmonies). This will be fun, uplifting, and energizing. You’ll enjoy the easy teaching style of the instructor and friends.
Class limit: 20
Instructor: Dr. Gwendolyn Phillips Coates, DMin, M.A.C.M., B.A., BS
Wednesdays, July 5 – Aug. 23
2:00 – 3:30 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, July 6 – Aug. 24
9:00 - 10:00 AM - Beginners
10:00 - 11:00 AM - Advanced
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.