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Register now for late Fall & Winter 2018-19 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
Nov 27, 2018 - Feb 12, 2019
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room

Cost: $95
Cost for Seniors: $65
#8365.202

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
10:50 – 11:45 am
Sept 11 - Nov 15, 2018

Goebel Center MPR

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


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10 weeks
Tuesdays/Thursdays
10:50 – 11:45 am
Nov 27, 2018 - Feb 14, 2019

(no class Dec 25, 27, Jan 1, 3)
Goebel Center MPR

Cost:
$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9020.102


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
Nov 29, 2018 - Feb 14, 2019
(no class Dec 27, Jan 3)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room

Cost: $95
#8341.202
Registration Info
Classes on this page...
Advanced Spanish
After-Hours Quilting
Crochet for Winter
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.

8 Mondays
11:30am - 1:30pm
Dec 3, 2018 - Feb 11, 2019
(no class Dec 24, 31, Jan 21)
Goebel Center
Wild Lilac Room

Cost:
Seniors: $60
Non-Seniors: $80
#9100.102

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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4 Fridays
1:00 - 4:00pm
Oct 26 - Nov 16, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


Cost:
$40 for Seniors
$60 for Non-Seniors

#9310.205


...OR

10 Mondays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nov 26, 2018 - Feb 11, 2019
(no class Dec 24, 31)
Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks


Cost:
$85 for Seniors
$125 for Non-Seniors

#9310.106

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10 Mondays
12:30 – 3:30 pm
Nov 26, 2018 - Feb 11, 2019

(no class Dec 24, 31)
Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks

Cost:
$85 for Seniors
$125 for Non-Seniors

#9310.207


Registration Info
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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.

9 Mondays
11:15am - 12:15pm
Nov 26, 2018 – Feb 11, 2019
(no class Dec 24, 31, Jan 21)
Conejo Valley Adult School MPR

Cost: $85
#8324.102

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
Nov 26, 2018 - Feb 4, 2019
(no class Dec 24, 31, Jan 21)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $105 plus $7 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $90 plus $7 material fee to instructor
#8177.202
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: $105 plus $6 material fee to instructor
Seniors $90 plus $6 material fee to instructor
#8178.201


....OR

8 Wednesdays, 2:30 – 4:30pm
Dec 5, 2018 - Feb 6, 2019
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $105 plus $6 material fee to instructor
Seniors $90 plus $6 material fee to instructor
#8178.202
Registration Info
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
Nov 27, 2018 - Feb 12, 2019
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


Cost:
Seniors: $75 plus $12 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $110 plus $12 material fee to instructor
#9340.203

....OR

10 Tuesdays
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Nov 27, 2018 - Feb 12, 2019
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1)


Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


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

#9340.304

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.

Note: Registration for this class (online, in person, and by phone) starts Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 8:00 am.
9 weeks
Mondays/Wednesday
10:00 – 11:00 am
Nov 26, 2018 - Feb 13, 2019
(no class Dec 12, 24, 26, 31, Jan 2, 21)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room

$65 for Seniors
$90 for Non-Seniors
#9000.105
Registration Info

....OR

Note: Registration for this class (online, in person, and by phone) starts Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 8:00 am.
10 weeks
Tuesdays/Thursdays
8:30 – 9:30 am
Nov 27, 2018 - Feb 14, 2019
(no class Dec 25, 27, Jan 1, 3)
Goebel Center MPR

$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9000.107
Registration Info

....OR

Note: Registration for this class (online, in person, and by phone) starts Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 8:00 am.
10 weeks
Tuesdays/Thursdays
10:00 – 11:00 am
Nov 27, 2018 - Feb 14, 2019
(no class Dec 25, 27, Jan 1, 3)
Teen Center Gym

$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9000.108

Registration Info

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

Note: Registration for this class (online, in person, and by phone) starts Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 8:00 am.
9 weeks
Mondays/Wednesdays
2:00 – 3:00pm
Nov 26, 2018 - Feb 13, 2019
(no class Dec 12, 24, 26, 31, Jan 2, 21)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room

$65 for Seniors
$90 for Non-Seniors
#9000.206

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.

Note: Registration for this class (online, in person, and by phone) starts Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 8:00 am.
9 weeks
Mondays/Wednesdays
8:45 – 9:45am
Nov 26, 2018 - Feb 13, 2019
(no class Dec 12, 24, 26, 31, Jan 2, 21)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room

Cost:
$65 for Seniors
$90 for Non-Seniors
#9010.102


Registration Info
 
Crochet for Winter

Learn more about crocheting or refresh your skills. In 8-weeks read and follow patterns with confidence to complete holiday crafts and one-skein wonder projects. 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 art of crocheting from her Grandmothers, and has shown and sold her work in Ventura County for many years.

8 Fridays
9:30 - 11:30 am
Nov 30, 2018 - Feb 1, 2019
(no class Dec 28, Jan 4)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost:
Seniors: $90 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $105 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8176.101

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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..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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