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FALL 2016 - OLLI @ Leisure World

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Monday

Short Stories
Join us to read and discuss a new selection of impressive short stories. The short story is sometimes an under-appreciated art form. The characters must be established quickly and efficiently. The author must create tone, voice, style, atmosphere, point of view, and communicate an aspect of our human condition. Let us see if the short stories we read meet the criteria. Class limit: 15
Instructor: Dale Lieberfarb, MA
Mondays, Sept. 26 - Nov. 14
2:30 – 4:00 PM

LW, Clubhouse 3, room 4

Tuesday

Drawing for All
Drawing is basic to all art forms. Learn fundamental techniques of Contour Drawing, Form Analysis, Rendering and Perspective. The course is intended for beginning art students although it may prove helpful to experienced art students. Learn how to describe (draw) the natural world. A supply list will be presented at the first class or the following items are recommended: an 18” X 24” or 16” X 24” Bond Pad, graphite pencils (2b and 6B), an Art Gum Eraser. Class limit: 25
Instructor: Ladd Terry
Tuesdays, Sept. 27 - Nov. 15
1:00 – 3:00 PM
LW, Clubhouse 4(rear), Art Studio

Playreading with Alice
Choosing from the best plays of the nineteenth and twentieth century, our group will read them aloud. Join in the reading or just come to listen. Learn about each playwright and become familiar with how a play progresses from the written word to the stage. Gain insight into the role of the director, actor, designer, and, of course, the playwright. Class limit: 16
Instructor: Alice Lemon, M.A.
Tuesdays, Sept. 27 – Nov. 15
2:30 – 4:00 PM
LW, Clubhouse 3, room 3

Wednesday

Watercolor for Beginners
Use watercolors and learn to paint with a talented artist teacher. More advanced students may also work more independently. Bring your own supplies to the classroom to experiment with new techniques in a guided setting. Materials will be discussed at the first class meeting. Class limit: 25
Instructor: Ladd Terry
Wednesdays, Sept. 28 - Nov. 16
1:00 – 3:00 PM
LW, Clubhouse 4, Art Studio (at rear of building)

Thursday

Longevity Stick – “Movement is the best Medicine”
The purpose is to help prevent disease and deterioration, protect your health and increase body awareness. Combining eastern and western medical knowledge, the 12 easy–to-learn movements aid in developing better balance, coordination, flexibility, strength, breathing capacity, mental focus and concentration. Bring a one-inch dowel - one to two inches longer than your height - with rubber (not plastic) end caps. Athletic shoes are recommended, as is loose and layered clothing.
Class limit: 25
Instructors: Lynne Marsh, M.A.
Thursdays, Sept. 29 – Nov. 17
8:30 – 9:30 AM
LW, Clubhouse 6, room 6C

Watercolor for Beginners
Use watercolors and learn to paint with a talented artist teacher. Bring your own supplies to the classroom to experiment with new techniques in a guided setting. Class limit: 25
Instructor: Ladd Terry
Thursdays, Sept. 29 – Nov. 17
1:00 - 3:00 PM
LW, Clubhouse 4, (rear) Art Studio

Friday

Reiki I Energy Healing
This Japanese relaxation technique, is all about self-healing. Students will learn how to direct this energy to heal long standing physical, mental and emotional issues. Learn about Reiki Meditation, the chakra system, breathing techniques, the connection of the emotional mind to disease, the importance of developing a strong self-care program, and much more. Wear comfortable clothing. $7.00 materials fee payable to instructor on first day.
Instructor: Patty Tahara Rassouli, Reiki Master Teacher, Meditation and Yoga Teacher
Fridays, Sept. 23 - Nov. 18
10:00 - 11:30 AM
LW, clubhouse 3, room 3

Historical Accounts of Math Applications in Physical Science
This course will discuss the importance that mathematics played in human understanding of our physical world. How did Aristarchus of Samos (310 BC–230 BC) determine that our Sun was much further away from Earth than our Moon? Other revelations will be covered, such as Eratosthenes method (276 BC–195 BC) for calculating the
circumference of the Earth and Rømer’s method (1644–1710) for determining the speed of light. These questions and more will be answered while covering the basic fundamentals of algebra, trigonometry and geometry.
Instructor: John Rogers, A.A.Technology, B.A. Physical Science
Fridays, Sept. 23 – Nov. 18
LW, clubhouse 3, room 3

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Please send a Registration Form with your check to:
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSULB
HS&D, Room 100 MS-5609
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-5609

For more information, call OLLI at CSULB Office: 562-985-8237
Fax: 562-985-8213
Web Site: www.csulb.edu/centers/olli