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Register now for Late Fall & Winter 2017-18 classes.

Chair Yoga
Chair Yoga is designed for those who have never taken yoga before, cannot comfortably be on the floor, have arthritis or are recovering from illness or injury. Gentle mindful movements and working with your breath will allow your body to become stronger, more open and flexible. Please bring a yoga mat to safely place your chair.

Instructor: Ruth Piper
is a registered instructor with Yoga Alliance and has been teaching since 2005.

7 Thursdays, 4:00 – 4:55pm
Nov 30, 2017 – Feb 1, 2018
(no class Dec 14, Dec 28, Jan 4)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $70
#8341.202
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Therapeutic Yoga

Katlen Ebert combines her experience as a PT with her advanced training in therapeutic yoga to teach a calming yet rejuvenating yoga class. Katlen is particularly adept at tailoring poses for students who may have back injuries, knee issues or other physical limitations. Bring a yoga mat and an extra towel or blanket.

Instructor: Katlen Ebert is a Physical Therapist from Germany. She is also a graduate of the LMU Yoga Therapy program.

8 Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:15pm
Nov 28, 2017 – Jan 30, 2018
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $85
#8355.203

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8 Fridays, 9:30 – 10:45am
Dec 1, 2017 – Feb 2, 2018
(no class Dec 29, Jan 5)
Boys & Girls Club
1980 E Avenida de las Flores
Thousand Oaks
Cost: $85
#8355.104


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Qi Gong (Chi Kung)

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 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.

8 Tuesdays, 2:00 – 2:55pm
Nov 28, 2017 – Jan 30, 2018
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $80
Cost for Seniors: $65
#8365.203

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Instructor: John Slicker has been practicing Qi Gong for the last 20 years and brings a clear and balanced approach to an ancient, esoteric and holistic system of self-healing and meditation.

7 Thursdays, 8:45 – 9:40am
Nov 30, 2017 – Feb 1, 2018
(no class Dec 14 and 28, Jan 4)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $70
Cost for Seniors: $55
#8365.104

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Native Plant Hike
This class is a walking tour that hikes through some of the most beautiful local trails in our area. Learn how to identify wild native plants, birds and other wildlife in their natural habitat. We’ll discuss how our native plants are used as food, botanical and modern medicine, survival, ceremony and more. Students should be capable of hiking 3 miles of moderate level difficulty. Meet at Conejo Valley Adult School’s parking lot for the first class. Thereafter the class will meet at designated trailheads.

Instructor: Laura Pasetta is trained in therapeutic herbal medicine. She has a passion for the outdoors and local fauna.

4 Tuesdays, 9:00 – 11:00am
Nov 28, 2017 – Dec 19, 2018
Cost: $75
#8313.102
 
Intro to Self-Defense
Learn how to use verbal boundary-setting and de-escalation techniques, how to avoid being an “easy target,” and how to assess when a physical response to aggression is required. Focused on women, but all are welcome.

Instructor: Pam Dilbeck is a certified Personal Trainer and a 2nd degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do.

8 Fridays, 11:00 – 11:55am
Dec 1, 2017 – Feb 2, 2018
(no class Dec 29, Jan 5)
Conejo Valley Adult School,
Auditorium
Cost: $80
#8344.102
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Hip-Hop Cardio Fitness

Your instructor: Megan Timm
A high energy follow along dance class set to chart topping hip hop/pop songs. Students will sweat out their stress while they sculpt and strengthen their bodies. 55 minutes of nonstop fun. No experience necessary for this high impact class.

Instructor: Megan Timm is a certified fitness instructor who focuses on upbeat cardio exercise.

8 Fridays, 10:00 – 10:55am
Dec 1, 2017 – Feb 2, 2018
(no class Dec 29, Jan 5)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $80
#8327.102
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Silver and Fit
Do you want to build stronger muscles and reduce body fat? 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: Lo-An Rabinowitz is a certified fitness instructor who’s been teaching since 2010.

6 Mondays, 11:15am - 12:10pm
Nov 27, 2017 – Jan 29, 2018
(no class December 4 and 25, Jan 1 and 15)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $60
#8324.102
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Yoga Flow

Improve your strength, flexibility, balance, and well-being through the practice of yoga. This class blends precision in alignment with breath awareness and fluid movement for a balanced practice. This class will move through a warm-up, sun salutation into sequenced postures, working towards a particular pose, or targeting a specific body part. You will learn to move your body skillfully and safely on the mat. You will leave feeling like you got a satisfying workout for both your body and your mind. Bring a yoga sticky mat, two yoga blocks, a strap, and a Mexican blanket or a thick towel.

Instructor: Jenny Klossner
is a certified Yogaworks Instructor. She has been teaching yoga since 2008.

8 Wednesdays, 11:00am – 12:15pm
Nov 29, 2017 – Jan 31, 2018
(no class Dec 27, Jan 3)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $85
#8339.101
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Pilates
This class is a seamless workout infused with fun in a supportive and friendly environment. You can expect to experience more energy, improve circulation, lose inches, have better balance and coordination skills plus improve your posture! Come join us and strengthen, lengthen, align and tone your body with creative and traditional Pilates exercises and non-impact moves for weight loss. This class is comprised of standing and floor exercises. Bring mat and towel.
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Instructor: Gail Arias is a credentialed fitness expert who teaches Pilates, group fitness and dance classes.

7 Mondays, 5:30 – 6:25pm
Nov 27, 2017 – Jan 29, 2018
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1, Jan 15)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $70
#8330.303

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8 Tuesdays, 11:00 – 11:55am
Nov 28, 2017 – Jan 30, 2018
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $80
#8330.104
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Beginning Yoga

Two times a week! Come build stability, increase flexibility, relax and have fun in this supportive and safe beginner’s class. We will explore the foundational poses of yoga, yoga breathing, and relaxation techniques. This class is suitable for beginners and for those who want to refresh and deepen their understanding of yoga. Bring a mat and a towel. We practice in bare feet.

Instructor: Molly Duncan is a certified yoga and Tai Chi Easy® instructor. She shares her passion for healthy living at
www.MollyBDuncan.com


8 Weeks, Tue/Thu 7:30 – 8:45pm
Nov 28, 2017 – Feb 1, 2018
(no class Dec 26, Dec 28, Jan 2, Jan 4)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $135
#8340.302


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Gentle Stretch
(Heal-thy Neck & Back)
“A sigh of relief” as you receive valuable information on how to alleviate neck and back pain naturally. Topics include gentle stretching, ergonomics in the work place and at home, spinal health, and practical and natural techniques for improved flexibility. Improve your posture while learning how to position your neck, spine, and hips for optimum health. Bring a mat, pillow, and large towel.

Instructor: Gail Arias, the first spokesperson for a line of back fitness equipment now distributed globally brings over 20 years of experience in helping care for the neck and back naturally. She is a certified nutritionist, health, wellness, and fitness expert.

7 Thursdays, 12:00 – 12:55pm
Nov 30, 2017 – Feb 1, 2018
(no class Dec 14 , Dec 28, Jan 4)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $70
#8820.202
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Movement for Energy
Jammed energetic pathways in the body are the source of most of our illness and a result of stress, poor diet, and lack of movement. In this class, we’ll unlock stuck energy utilizing techniques from both yoga and Qigong. The class will be standing the entire hour. Please bring a yoga mat. The practice is done in bare feet or sticky socks so plan accordingly.

Instructor: Molly Duncan is a certified yoga and Tai Chi Easy® instructor.
She shares her passion for healthy living at www.MollyBDuncan.com

7 Thursdays, 11:00 – 11:55am
Nov 30, 2017 – Feb 1, 2018
(no class Dec 14, Dec 28, Jan 4)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $70
#8342.102
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Restorative Yoga
Restore balance to body and mind with slow moving, calming and nurturing poses that can induce physiological changes which allow the body to recover from life’s daily stresses. Props are used to aid complete relaxation and conscious breathing helping to move into deeper levels of relaxation. Please bring a yoga mat, 2 beach towels or yoga blankets and a yoga block.

Instructor: Ruth Piper
is a registered instructor with Yoga Alliance and has been teaching since 2005.

7 Thursdays, 5:15 – 6:10pm
Nov 30, 2017 – Feb 1, 2018
(no class Dec 14, Dec 28, Jan 4)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $70
#8350.302
Registration Info
 
Tai Chi I

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese discipline of meditative movements practiced as a system of exercises. The form of Tai Chi known as 24 Form is a natural movement like that of water and wind. It enhances relaxation, grace, balance and strength. The instructor also incorporates Qigong, an ancient Chinese energy practice that cultivates the body's natural energy. Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

Instructor: Kimiko Kuwamoto has been teaching Tai Chi since 2000 and is certified by a San Francisco master instructor.

8 Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:25pm
Nov 28, 2017 – Jan 30, 2018
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $80
#8360.303

OR

8 Fridays, 9:00 – 9:55am
Dec 1, 2017– Feb 2, 2018
(no class Dec 29, Jan 5)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $80
#8360.104

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Tai Chi II

Explore new levels of Tai Chi – 42 form and 108 Yang style. Prerequisite is knowledge of 24 form. Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

Instructor: Kimiko Kuwamoto has been teaching Tai Chi since 2000 and is certified by a San Francisco master instructor.

8 Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:25pm
Nov 28, 2017 – Jan 30, 2018
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $80
#8361.302

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Intermediate East Coast Swing & Free Style Dance

Prerequisite: The completion of the Beginning Level Dance course, Dance for Fitness course with Gail Arias or equivalent. You’ll learn Intermediate East Coast Swing combinations and fun “new” Free Style moves to take out onto the dance floor this holiday season where you can dance solo or with a partner. Both dances are great fun and great exercise! Singles and couples welcome! Prior dance experience is required. Call 805-494-6418 with class related questions.

Instructor: Gail Arias is a credentialed dance and fitness expert who teaches Pilates, group fitness and dance classes. She is also a World Champion Dancer and two-time Gold Standard Award recipient for Excellent Instruction and Service. Find out more at www. dancedancedance.com.

7 Mondays, 7:30 – 8:25pm
Nov 27, 2017 – Jan 29, 2018
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1, 15)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $70
#8734.301
Registration Info
 
Boot Camp Infusion

Your instructor: Pam Dilbeck
This challenging cross training program includes boot camp, conditioning, strength and Cross Fit exercises. Burn up to 1000 calories per class, lose weight and create lean muscle while toning your entire body. It’s a fun, high energy and well-structured class that caters to all fitness levels and those with mild injuries. Bring a mat, towel, water bottle and jump rope.

Instructor: Pam Dilbeck is a certified Personal Trainer and a 2nd degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do.

8 Fridays, 12:00 – 12:55pm
Dec 1, 2017 – Feb 2, 2018
(no class Dec 29, Jan 5) Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $80
#8377.202
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Dance for Fitness
Have fun while dancing yourself into shape! This workout is designed to keep the student in motion which helps the body to burn more calories and raise the metabolism. The result is getting rid of excess inches, losing weight and firming up! This seamless dance fitness workout offers a variety of dance music from and easy to follow choreography that varies week to week.


Instructor: Gail Arias is a credentialed dance and fitness expert who teaches Pilates, group fitness and dance classes. She is also a World Champion Dancer and two-time Gold Standard Award recipient for Excellent Instruction and Service. Find out more at www. dancedancedance.com.

8 Thursdays, 6:30 – 7:25pm
Nov 30, 2017 – Feb 1, 2018
(no class Dec 28, Jan 4)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $80
#8316.302
Registration Info
 

Beginning
Waltz & Foxtrot

Learn the basic steps and proper dance technique. The Waltz is danced in ¾ timing to Classical, Contemporary, Country, and Folk music. The Foxtrot is danced in 4/4 timing to Big Band and Contemporary music. If you’ve always wanted to social dance, now is the time to learn! Singles and couples welcome! No prior dance experience required. Call 805- 494-6418 with class related questions.

Instructor: Gail Arias is a credentialed dance and fitness expert who teaches Pilates, group fitness and dance classes. She is also a World Champion Dancer and two-time Gold Standard Award recipient for Excellent Instruction and Service. Find out more at www. dancedancedance.com.

7 Mondays, 6:30 – 7:25pm
Nov 27, 2017 – Jan 29, 2018
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1, Jan 15)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $70
#8733.301
Registration Info



For more information, call 805-497-2761 ext. 1201, or e-mail Anne Bartholomew at AnneB@ConejoAdultEd.org
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