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OLLI Pine Ave. FALL 2016

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, Sept. 26 – Nov. 14
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 (GAB). Through this interactive class experience, you will learn the tools for writing your own life story.
Students will enjoy a 5-week 2-hour class. 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. Refreshments provided.
Instructor: Teri Hershberg,
Cert. Guided Autobiography Instructor
Mondays, Oct. 17 – Nov. 14 (5 weeks)
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Pine Ave., suite 202

Foundations of Investing
This class will cover the foundations of investing and wealth building strategies to help you reach your financial goals. It includes lessons on how to evaluate stocks and bonds, fixed income investments, mutual funds, asset allocation, asset management, long-term care insurance, tax-advantaged investing, and retirement planning. Each class will include time for answering your specific investment questions. No products or services are sold, endorsed, or marketed in any way.
Instructor: Vince Fierro, Financial Advisor, M.A.
Mondays, Sept. 26 – Nov. 14
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave., Suite 202


Tuesday (special addition)

Pencil Play

Come have some fun! You’ll learn some basic techniques of colored pencil art and how to use them to create a finished piece. Explore your own 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 so we can 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; computer graphics & design
Tuesdays, Sept. 27 – Nov. 15
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave., Suite 202



Zen Meditation
Join Rev. Yokoyama, Long Beach Temple resident priest, in unlocking the secrets of Zen. He will show us the way of the Soto school of Zen Meditation and will discuss Zazen, body scan, quieting of the mind, relaxation, and perhaps a Koan or two.
Instructor: Rev. Yukinori Gyokei Yokoyama
Wednesdays, Sept. 28 - Nov. 16
10:00 – 11:30 AM
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.
Instructor: Florence St. Peter
Thursdays, Sept. 29 – Nov. 17
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Pine Ave., Suite 202

Beginning Painting @ Pine Ave.
Come have some fun! In this class we will experiment with acrylic paint. You’ll learn some 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. Students will explore their own creativity learning about acrylic paint, and what it will do. A list of materials will be distributed at the first class meeting. $15.00 materials fee unless student supplies own materials.
Class limit: 15
Instructor: Kristi Eaglehorse, BA Fine Arts; AA Design & Illustration;
Thursdays, Sept. 29 – Nov. 17
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave., suite 202


Friday (not 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.