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SPRING 2017 - OLLI @ Leisure World

13533 Seal Beach Blvd. Seal Beach, CA 90740

List of Classes at LW



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
Tuesdays, July 10 – Aug. 21
2:30 – 4:00 PM

LW, Clubhouse 3, room 4


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 beg. art students although it may prove informative to experienced art students. Students will learn how to describe (draw) the natural world. A supply list will be presented at the first class. If students want to purchase supplies in advance, the following are recommended: an 18” X 24” or 16” X 24” Bond Pad, graphite pencils-2b and 6B, an Art Gum Eraser.
Instructor, Ladd Terry
Tuesdays, July 11 – Aug. 22 (7 wks)
1:00 – 3:00 PM (2 hours)
LW, Clubhouse 4 (rear), Art Studio

Memoir Writing In Korean

Everyone has their own story to tell to their children as well as to others. Participants will write their stories at home, then share with classmates and receive confidential feedback. Each week, suggestions for topics will be offered. Students will need a Korean dictionary-equipped computer.
Instructor: Joon Kim, Non Fiction Writer; B.S. chemistry, Yonsei UN. Seoul, Korea; M.S. chemistry Southern Illinois UN.
Tuesdays, July 11 – Aug. 22 (7 wks)
2:30 – 4:00 PM
LW, Clubhouse 3, room 3


Watercolor for Beginners
Lecture and demonstration will cover fundamental watercolor concepts such as: brush techniques and color theory. Instruction will include individual hands on instruction. Instructor will give supply list at the first class.
Class limit: 22
Instructor: Ladd Terry
Wednesdays, July 5 - Aug. 23
1:00 – 3:00 PM
LW, Clubhouse 4, Art Studio (at rear of building)


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, July 6 – Aug. 24
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. See description for Wednesday class. Class limit: 22
Instructor: Ladd Terry
Thursdays, July 6 – Aug. 24
1:00 - 3:00 PM
LW, Clubhouse 4, (rear) Art Studio


Reiki II
Reiki II works to heal the emotional and mental mind. In addition, you will be able to send Reiki long distance, to a loved one across town or even on another continent. Reiki II increases the energy, and is the practitioner level, so you can now give Reiki to others. You will deepen your commitment to meditation, to the five Reiki principles and to your healthy daily routine. $10 materials fee to be paid to instructor on the first day of class.
Prerequisite: Reiki I
Instructor: Patty Tahara Rassouli, Reiki Master Teacher, Meditation and Yoga Teacher
Fridays, July 7 – 28 (4 wks)
10:00 - 11:30 AM
LW, Clubhouse 3, room 3

Acting with Alice
Develop your creativity! Discover your talent! Gain poise and confidence in front of an audience! All this and more await you in our basic acting class. Participation in theatre games, improvisations, monologues, and scene study will help you heighten your imagination and sharpen your sense of observation. If you’ve ever wondered how actors learn their craft, this course is for you. There is no memorization required in this class. Class limit: 18
Instructor: Alice Lemon, M.A., Drama, and Theatre
Fridays, July 7 – Aug. 25
2:30 – 4:00 PM
LW, Clubhouse 3, room 3



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
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