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California State University, Long Beach
CHHS Lifefit Center
LFC Management

LifeFit Center @ The Beach
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
Phone: (562) 985-2015


Day Hours
Mon - Thurs 8:30am - 5:30pm
Fri 8:30am - 2pm
Sat 8:30am - 12pm




PT At the Beach







Longevity Stick

The purpose of Longevity Stick is to prevent disease, protect your health, and increase concentration. The objectives include developing better balance, increasing physical strength by stretching the muscles and tendons, and supplying a greater amount of oxygen to the body through deep breathing. 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, layered clothing.
Class Leader: Shona Howe

Tai Chi Chih

Tai Chi Chih is an American version of a Chinese system for maintaining health and balance. There are 19 movements and one pose in this discipline. Students can be taught this simple program regardless of physical capability. Class limit: 30
Class Leader: Al Talberg

Senior Yoga, Qigong, and Tai Chi 

Everything you always wanted to learn about yoga, but were afraid to try! Come prepared to participate in a relaxing, fun way to stay young in body, mind and spirit. All levels welcome, with or without a mat. Objectives: create ease in seniors who want to learn and participate in yoga; teach basic yoga skills and philosophy; help seniors learn how to breath and exercise their way to improved or stabilized mobility and health.
Class Leader: David Hennage

Intro to the World of Shamans
Come and learn what our ancestors knew. In this experiential class the students will learn how to journey into nonordinary reality. They will experience a shamanic journey and learn how our ancestors accessed knowledge about the world around them. Shamans journey to receive information, inspiration, healing, and knowledge. This course will introduce the students to spirit helpers and other worlds. Students who
previously have taken this class may repeat it—something for everyone!
Instructor: Mushroom Montoya, graduate Fndn for Shamanic Studies

Dr. Allen Arnette has been teaching Asian healing arts for over 25 years.
Learn simple meditative techniques to practice in one’s daily life for physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Emphasis will be on the practice of related techniques such as breathing and light stretching. Philosophy will be taught along with the practices.
Instructor: Dr. Allen Arnette