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This class is for all levels. New projects will be presented, or you are welcome to finish up your other projects with the teachers’ help! Trudy is all about motivating you to finish. Class features a morning lecture, with time to work your own projects. Bring show & tell to the first class and your lunch.

Instructor: Trudy Smith has been quilting and teaching for over 25 years and is currently manager of the Quilter’s Studio. She has received several awards for her quilting ideas. One of her quilts has traveled to Japan and Spain. She markets a game called, “Quilto” used at quilt guilds, retreats and wherever quilters gather. She is all about inspiring you to jump into the art of quilting and having fun while you learn the required skills. Bring basic sewing supplies to the first class.

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18 Tuesdays, 9:00am – 3:30pm
Sept 12, 2017– Jan 23, 2018
(no class Dec 26 and Jan 2)
Quilter’s Studio
1090 Lawrence Dr
Newbury Park 91320

$235 for Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
$275 for Non-Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor

#9218.101

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18 Thursdays, 9:00am – 3:30pm
Sept 14, 2017– Feb 1, 2018
(no class Nov 23, Dec 28, Jan 4)
Quilter’s Studio
1090 Lawrence Dr
Newbury Park 91320

$235 for Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
$275 for Non-Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor

#9218.102

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Dance Fitness
This fun class incorporates limited aerobic exercises choreographed to music, to improve strength, flexibility and weight control.

Instructor: Del Herrera
is a Senior Fitness Specialist who holds numerous fitness certifications.

10 weeks
Tuesday/Thursday
10:45 – 11:45am
September 12 – November 16, 2017
Goebel Center MPR
$60 for Seniors
$95 for Non-Seniors
#9020.101
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Oil / Acrylic Workshop

Join master artist Barbara Shannon for an opportunity to paint in her workshop setting. Instruction is provided for new students, and returning students get the benefit of consultation with the instructor for their works in progress.

Instructor: Barbara Shannon is an award- winning artist and author of the multimedia textbook Exploring Art Media. For the past 40 years, she has taught art courses for Camarillo and Thousand Oaks High Schools, the Conejo Valley Adult School, and the Gate and Independent Study programs for the Conejo Valley Unified School District. Although she is proficient in all aspects of the visual arts, her personal passion is portraiture.

10 Tuesdays
Sept 12 - Nov 14, 2017
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3

Cost: $110 plus $12 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $75 plus $12 material fee to instructor

#9340.201

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10 Tuesdays
Sept 12 - Nov 14, 2017
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3

Cost: $110 plus $12 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $75 plus $12 material fee to instructor

#9340.302

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Advanced Spanish

Learn reading, speaking and listening skills which are useful for travel, work or personal enrichment. This class is suitable for those with previous instruction or those who have had exposure to Spanish through travel.

Instructor: Valentin Castillo, a native of Costa Rica with a Master’s in Spanish literature, has taught Spanish for 16 years.

10 Mondays
11:30am - 1:30pm
Sept 11– Nov 13, 2017
Goebel Center
Wild Lilac Room
$70 for Seniors
$95 for Non-Seniors
#9100.101


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Start with Sign Language
Sign language can be rewarding and fun! Learn the basics of American Sign Language, fingerspelling and build your vocabulary.

Instructor: Betsy Ceurvorst is a graduate from the Pierce Sign Language Program and has experience working with the Deaf community.

8 Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Sept 20 - Nov 15, 2017 (no class Oct 11)
Conejo Valley Adult School, Room 3
Cost: $85
Seniors: $75
#8601.201
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Seniors: Adults 62 or older

Welcome to Conejo Valley Adult Education classes for Seniors (age 62 or older) and Non-Seniors (under 62). Note: Each class/session uses same code # for Seniors and Non-Seniors. Classes are provided to meet a wide range of needs and interests. Questions on any of our classes? Please call coordinator Anne Bartholomew, 805-497-2761 ext. 1201
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Painting Workshop

Develop and improve your painting skills. Individual attention is provided for students at all levels. Please bring your own materials; new students are invited to contact the instructor at jerryferguson6@gmail.com in advance of class for a supply list.

Instructor: Dr. Jerry Ferguson, M.Arch, Ed.D., helps students develop an individual painting style through the analysis and use of materials, processes and design principles - all while having fun.

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10 Mondays, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Sept 11 – Nov 20. 2017
(no class October 23)
Goebel Center, Lupine Room
(except Oct 30, Nov 6, Nov20
at CVAS, Room 3)

$75 for Seniors
$110 for Non-Seniors
#9310.103

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10 Mondays, 12:30 – 3:30pm
Sept 11 – Nov 20, 2017
(no class Oct 23)
Goebel Center, Lupine Room
(except Oct 30, Nov 6, Nov20
at CVAS, Room 3)

$75 for Seniors
$110 for Non-Seniors
#9310.204

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Silver and Fit

Do you want to build stronger muscles and reduce body fat while having fun? Then Silver & Fit is for you. This class is designed to increase your metabolism by incorporating an exercise band and 2-lb light weights (bring your own) plus some fun dance steps. Focused on Seniors but all ages are welcome.

Instructor: LoAn Rabinowitz, is a certified fitness instructor who’s been teaching since 2010.

10 Mondays
11:15am - 12:10pm
Sept 11 – Nov 13, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $95
#8324.101

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Qi Gong (Chi Gong)

Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese exercise which promotes health, wellness, and balance. It also strengthens the body, mind, and soul. Qi Gong takes the ideas of mindfulness and puts them in a physical form that combines breathing and movement. Come and learn the 18 Delightful Qi Gong Movements, taught in a positive energy environment! Qi Gong is easy to learn and takes no special equipment.

Instructor: Frank Davanzo has spent years studying the 2500-year-old Chinese Qi Gong system and loves to share his passion for the practice with students.

10 Tuesdays
2:00 – 2:55pm
Sept 12 – Nov 14, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $95
Seniors: $70
#8365.201

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Instructor: John Slicker is a Somatic Therapist and Body-Worker and has been practicing Chi Gong since 1995.  John brings a clear and balanced approach to an ancient, esoteric and holistic system of self-healing and meditation.

8 Wednesdays
12:00 - 12:55pm
Sept 20 - Nov 15, 2017
(no class Oct 4)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $75
Seniors: $60
#8365.202

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After Hours Quilting
This fun class is for all levels. New projects will be presented or you are welcome to finish up your other projects with the teacher’s help. Class features a lecture, with time to work your own projects. Bring your machine and show and tell to the first class.

Instructor: Kathy Rogers comes with a passion for quilting and a great deal of experience in sewing of all kinds. She has a degree in Home Economics and has taught sewing for 35+ years both public and private classes.

18 Thursdays
5:30 – 8:30pm
Sept 14, 2017– Feb 1, 2018
(no class Nov 23, Dec 28 & Jan 4)
Quilter’s Studio
1090 Lawrence Dr
Newbury Park 91320
$130 for Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
$160 for Non-Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
#9210.301
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Knitting for Beginners
and Beyond
Don’t know where to begin? Or stuck on a project? Learn the knitting basics: knit, purl, cast on, bind off, read patterns, or refresh your knitting skills from years gone by. Students need 1 skein of worsted weight yarn, one pair of 10 inch long-size 8 knitting needles for the first class, or bring your current work-inprogress project.

Instructor: Penny Atkinson earned a B.A. in Clothing, Textiles & Environmental Arts, and has 25 years of experience as an artisan and costume supervisor in theater, opera, TV and film.

8 Wednesdays
2:30 – 4:30pm
Sept 20 – Nov 8, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B
Cost: $105 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $85 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8177.201
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Instructor Jenny Kossner, MA, RYT-500
Gentle Yoga

Become stronger, more flexible, and improve your balance and sense of well-being. Bring a mat, a Mexican blanket or thick towel, 2 yoga blocks, and a yoga strap.

Instructor: Jenny Klossner, MA, is a certified Yogaworks instructor, graduate of LMU Yoga Therapy Program, and has been teaching yoga and fitness classes since 2008.

10 weeks
Monday / Wednesday
10:00 – 11:00am
Sept 11 – Nov 15, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
$60 for Seniors
$95 for Non-Seniors
#9000.101
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10 weeks
Tuesday / Thursday
8:30 – 9:30am
Sept 12 – Nov 16, 2017
Goebel Center
Multipurpose Room
$60 for Seniors
$95 for Non-Seniors
#9000.103
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10 weeks
Tuesday / Thursday
10:00 – 11:00am
Sept 12 – Nov 16, 2017
Teen Center Gym
$60 for Seniors
$95 for Non-Seniors
#9000.104

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Instructor: Ruth Piper is a registered instructor with Yoga Alliance and has been teaching since 2005.
10 weeks
Monday / Wednesday
2:00 – 3:00pm
Sept 11 – Nov 15, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
$60 for Seniors
$95 for Non-Seniors
#9000.202

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Tone & Balance
Improve your strength, balance, and mobility. Some exercises are done while sitting and some standing. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a set of hand-held weights, a strap and a yoga block.
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Instructor: Jenny Klossner, MA, is a certified Yogaworks instructor, graduate of LMU Yoga Therapy Program, and has been teaching yoga and fitness classes since 2008.

10 weeks
Monday / Wednesday
8:45 – 9:45am
Sept 11 – Nov 15, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
$60 for Seniors
$95 for Non-Seniors
#9010.101


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Cool and Clever Crocheting

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Learn how to crochet or refresh your skills. In 6 weeks read and follow patterns with confidence and complete one-skein wonder projects like a market bag, scarf, headband, or kitchen items. Students need 1 skein of worsted weight yarn and a hook (size H or K preferred) on the first day of class, or bring your work-in-progress for further development.

Instructor: Marcia Bucaro learned the craft from her Grandmothers, and has shown and sold her work in Ventura County for many years. She loves teaching and passing on the art of crocheting.

6 Mondays
9:30am - 12:00pm
Sept 18 – Oct 23, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $100 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $80 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8175.101
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Machine Embroidery
If your machine has an embroidery module, come explore and learn a whole new world of creativity and design possibilities. Bring lunch, show and tell, and your sewing machine to the first class. You must be experienced with your machine; please contact the instructor at trudy4quilto@aol.com if you are concerned about this requirement.

Instructor: Trudy Smith has been quilting and teaching for over 25 years and is currently manager of the Quilter’s Studio. She has received several awards for her quilting ideas. One of her quilts has traveled to Japan and Spain. She markets a game called, “Quilto” used at quilt guilds, retreats and wherever quilters gather. She is all about inspiring you to jump into the art of quilting and having fun while you learn the required skills. Bring basic sewing supplies to the first class.

18 Mondays
9:00am - 3:30pm
Sept 11, 2017 – Jan 29, 2018
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1 & Jan 15)
Quilter’s Studio
1090 Lawrence Dr
Newbury Park 91320

$300 for Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
$330 for Non-Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor

#9220.101

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18 Wednesdays
9:00am – 3:30pm
Sept 13, 2017 – Jan 24, 2018
(no class Dec 27 & Jan 3)
Quilter’s Studio
1090 Lawrence Dr
Newbury Park 91320

$300 for Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
$330 for Non-Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor

#9220.102

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Horizon Hills campus,
where some of our courses are taught, is located at: 33 Greta Street, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360.

Goebel Center, where some courses take place, is located at: 1385 East Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362.

Quilter's Studio, where some courses take place, is located at: 1090 Lawrence Drive, Newbury Park, CA 91320
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For more information, call 805-497-2761 ext. 1201, or e-mail Anne Bartholomew at AnneB@ConejoAdultEd.org
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