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Register now for Fall 2018 classes.

Quilting with Trudy
This is a lab quilting class with help from Trudy to finish existing projects or help start new ones. Class features a morning lecture, show and tell, and then time to work on your own projects. Please contact Trudy prior to signing up to access your quilting needs. Email her at trudy4quilto@aol.com. Instructor: Trudy Smith has been quilting and teaching for over 25 years and is currently manager of the Quilter’s Studio.x

Instructor: Trudy Smith has been quilting and teaching for over 25 years and is currently manager of the Quilter’s Studio.


18 Tuesdays
9:00am – 3:30pm
Sept 11, 2018 – Jan 22, 2019
(no class Dec. 25, Jan. 1)
Quilter’s Studio
1090 Lawrence Drive
Newbury Park 91320


Cost:
$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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17 Thursdays
9:00am – 3:30pm
Sept 13, 2018 – Jan 24, 2019
(no class Nov. 22, Dec. 27, Jan. 3)
Quilter’s Studio
1090 Lawrence Drive
Newbury Park 91320


Cost:
$220 for Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
$260 for Non-Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
#9218.102
Registration Info
 
Machine Embroidery

If your machine has an embroidery module, come explore and learn a whole new world of creativity and design possibilities. You must have an embroidery module machine with at least a 5” x 7” hoop. Bring lunch, show and tell, and your sewing machine to the first class. Please contact the instructor at trudy4quilto@aol.com prior to signing up. You must be experienced with your machine. This is a lab class, time will be set aside to work on your projects.

Instructor: Trudy Smith has manages the Quilter’s Studio and has trained with Bernina sewing machines. This class has limited seating, so sign up early!


18 Mondays
9:00am – 3:30pm
September 10 – January 21, 2019
(no class Dec. 24, 31)
Quilter’s Studio
1090 Lawrence DrNewbury Park 91320 Plus $7 material fee to instructor


Cost:
$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 12, 2018 – Jan 23, 2019
(no class Dec. 26, Jan. 2)

Cost:
$300 for Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
$330 for Non-Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
#9220.102

Registration Info
 
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 & 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.

17 Thursdays
5:30 – 8:30pm
Sept 13, 2018 – Jan 24, 2019
(no class Nov. 22, Dec. 27, Jan. 3)
Quilter’s Studio
1090 Lawrence Dr
Newbury Park 91320

Cost:
$130 for Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
$150 for Non-Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
#9210.301

Registration Info
 
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. This exercise connects us to the things in life that are actually important. Come and learn the Qi Gong Movements taught in a positive energy environment. Qi Gong is easy for anyone of any age 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 – 3:00pm
Sept 11 - Nov 13, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room

Cost:
Seniors: $65
Non-Seniors: $95
#8365.201

Registration Info
 
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
Tuesdays/Thursdays
10:45 – 11:45 am
Sept 11 - Nov 15, 2018

Goebel Center MPR

Cost:
$60 for Seniors
$95 for Non-Seniors
#9020.101

Registration Info
 
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 for the past 10 years.

10 Thursdays
3:45 - 4:45 pm
Sept 13 - Nov 15, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room

Cost: $95
#8341.201
Registration Info
 
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..Seniors: Adults 62 or older

Welcome to Conejo Valley Adult Education classes for Seniors (age 62 or over) 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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Classes on this page...
Advanced Spanish
After-Hours Quilting
Beginning Crochet
Dance Fitness
Gentle Yoga
Knitting for Beginners
Knitting to the Next Level
Machine Embroidery
Oil / Acrylic Workshop
Painting Workshop
Qi Gong (Chi Kung)
Quilting with Trudy
Silver and Fit
Tone & Balance
 
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 10 – Nov 19, 2018
(no class Nov 12)
Goebel Center
Wild Lilac Room

Cost:
Seniors: $70
Non-Seniors: $95
#9100.101

Registration Info
 
Painting Workshop

Develop and improve your painting skills with oil, acrylic or watercolor. 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.

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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6 Mondays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sept 10 - Oct 15, 2018
Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks


Cost:
$60 for Seniors
$90 for Non-Seniors

#9310.103

....OR

6 Mondays
12:30 – 3:30 pm
Sept 10 - Oct 15, 2018

Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks

Cost:
$60 for Seniors
$90 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: Lo-An Rabinowitz is a certified fitness instructor who’s been teaching since 2010.

7 Mondays
11:15am - 12:15 pm
Sept 17 - Nov 5, 2018
(no class Oct 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room

Cost: $70
#8324.101

Registration Info
 
Knitting for Beginners
Would you like to learn how to knit but don’t know where to start? Learn how to cast on, knit and purl stitches, bind off, read a pattern, and choose the correct yarn and needles for a project. Students need to bring one skein of #4 worsted weight/4-ply light color yarn, and size US 8 knitting needles to the first day of class.

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 Mondays
2:30 – 4:30pm
Sept 17 – Nov 5, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost:
Seniors: $90 plus $7 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $105 plus $7 material fee to instructor
#8177.201
Registration Info
 
Knitting to the Next Level
If you already know the knitting basics of knit, purl, cast on, bind off, increase and decrease, you are welcome to join this intermediate class. Penny will help you refresh your knitting skills from years gone by, or assist you with project difficulties. Students need one skein of #4 worsted weight/4-ply light color yarn, and size US 8 knitting needles for the first class, and are welcome to bring a work-in-progress 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 26 - Nov 14, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost:
Seniors: $90 plus $6 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $105 plus $6 material fee to instructor
#8178.201
Registration Info
 
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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
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Sept 4 - Nov 13, 2018
(no class Sept 18)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


Cost:
Seniors: $75 plus $12 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $110 plus $12 material fee to instructor
#9340.201

....OR

10 Tuesdays
Sept 4 - Nov 13, 2018
(no class Sept 18)

6:30 - 8:30 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


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

#9340.302

Registration Info
 
Gentle Yoga

Instructor Jenny Kossner, MA

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
Mondays/Wednesday
10:00 – 11:00 am
Sept 5 - Nov 19, 2018
(no class Oct 1, Nov 12)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room

$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9000.101
Registration Info

....OR

10 weeks
Tuesdays/Thursdays
8:30 – 9:30 am
Sept 11 - Nov 15, 2018
Goebel Center MPR

$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9000.103
Registration Info

....OR

10 weeks
Tuesdays/Thursdays
10:00 – 11:00 am
Sept 11 - Nov 15, 2018
Teen Center Gym

$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9000.104

Registration Info

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

10 weeks
Mondays/Wednesdays
2:00 – 3:00pm
Sept 5 - Nov 19, 2018
(no class Oct 1, Nov 12)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room

$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9000.202

Registration Info


 
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
Mondays/Wednesdays
8:45 – 9:45am
Sept 5 - Nov 19, 2018
(no class Oct 1, Nov 12)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room

Cost:
$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9010.101


Registration Info
 
Beginning Crochet

Learn how to crochet using the basic stitches in this fun and relaxed class. You will make simple projects that reinforce the basic stitches, while learning to read and follow patterns with confidence. Students need 1 skein of worsted weight yarn (preferably acrylic) and a hook (size H, I or K) on the first day, or bring your work in progress for further development.

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

8 Tuesdays
1:00 - 3:00pm
Sept 11 - Oct 30, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room D

Cost:
Seniors: $90 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $105 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8175.201

Registration Info
 
Intermediate Crochet
Bring your crocheting to the next level. Learn new stitch patterns and new techniques. Add color, learn tapestry, cable, tunisian and more. Students need 1 skein of worsted weight yarn and a hook (size H or I) on the first day, or bring your work in progress for further development.

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

8 Thursdays
1:00 - 3:00pm
Sept 13 – Nov 1, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School|
Room D

Cost:
Seniors: $90 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $105 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8179.201
Registration Info
 

....Our Satellite Locations

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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