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

Quilting with Trudy
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.


18 Tuesdays
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Feb 6 - June 12, 2018
(no class May 1)
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
#9218.103

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18 Thursdays
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Feb 8 - June 14, 2018
(no class May 3)

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
#9218.104
Registration Info
 
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.

17 Mondays
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Feb 5 - June 11, 2018
(no class April 30, May 28)
Quilter’s Studio
1090 Lawrence Dr
Newbury Park 91320


$280 for Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
$310 for Non-Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor

#9220.103


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18 Wednesdays
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Feb 7 - June 13, 2018
(no class May 2)
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

#9220.104

 
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.

18 Thursdays
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Feb 8 - June 14, 2018
(no class March 22)
Quilter’s Studio
1090 Lawrence Dr
Newbury Park 1320

$130 for Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
$160 for Non-Seniors plus $7 material fee to instructor
#9210.302

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. 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.

10 Tuesdays, 2:00 – 2:55pm
Feb 6 - April 17, 2018
(no class March 27)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room
Cost: $95
Cost for Seniors: $65
#8365.205

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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.

10 Thursdays, 8:45 – 9:40am
Feb 8 - April 19, 2018
(no class March 29)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room
Cost: $95
Cost for Seniors: $65
#8365.106

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, Tue/Thu, 10:45 – 11:45 am
Feb 13 - April 19, 2018
Goebel Center MPR
$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9020.103
Registration Info
 
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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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Classes on this page...
Advanced Spanish
After-Hours Quilting
Cool & Clever Crocheting
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
 
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, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb 5 - April 16, 2018
(no class Feb 19)
Goebel Center, Lupine Room
$75 for Seniors
$110 for Non-Seniors
#9310.107


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10 Mondays, 12:30 – 3:30pm
Feb 5 - April 16, 2018
(no class Feb 19)
Goebel Center, Lupine Room
$75 for Seniors
$110 for Non-Seniors
#9310.208


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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.

6 Mondays, 11:15am - 12:10pm
Feb 5 - March 19, 2018
(no class Feb 19)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room
Cost: $60
#8324.103

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 a skein of #4 worsted weight yarn, one pair of 10 inches long-size 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
Feb 26 - April 30, 2018
(no class March 26, April 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B
Cost: $105 Plus $5 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $95 Plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8177.204
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 a skein of #4 worsted weight yarn, one pair of 10 inch long-size 11 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
Feb 28 – April 25, 2018
(no class Mar 28)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B
Cost: $105 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Seniors $95 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8178.201
Registration Info
 
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.

9 Mondays, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Feb 26 - May 7, 2018
(no class March 26, April 2)
Goebel Center, Wild Lilac Room
$65 for Seniors
$85 for Non-Seniors
#9100.103

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
Feb 20 - May 1, 2018
(no class March 27)

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

#9340.205

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10 Tuesdays
Feb 20 - May 1, 2018
(no class March 27)
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

#9340.306

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, Jan 19, 2018 at 8:00 am.
10 weeks, Mon/Wed, 10:00 – 11:00am
Feb 21 - May 9, 2018
(no class March 26, March 28, April 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room
$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9000.112
Registration Info

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Note: Registration for this class (online, in person, and by phone) starts Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 8:00 am.
12 weeks, Tue/Thu, 8:30 – 9:30am
Feb 13 - May 10, 2018
(no class March 27, March 29)
Goebel Center MPR
$85 for Seniors
$120 for Non-Seniors
#9000.109
Registration Info

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Note: Registration for this class (online, in person, and by phone) starts Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 8:00 am.
12 weeks, Tue/Thu, 10:00 – 11:00am
Feb 13 - May 10, 2018
(no class March 27, March 29)
Teen Center Gym
$85 for Seniors
$120 for Non-Seniors
#9000.110

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, Jan 19, 2018 at 8:00 am.
10 weeks, Mon/Wed, 2:00 – 3:00pm
Feb 14 - May 9, 2018
(no class Feb 19, March 26, March 28, April 2, May 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room
$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9000.211

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, Jan 19, 2018 at 8:00 am.
10 weeks, Mon/Wed, 8:45 – 9:45am
Feb 21 - May 9, 2018
(no class March 26, March 28, April 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Multipurpose Room
$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors
#9010.103


Registration Info
 
Cool and Clever Crocheting
Learn how to crochet or refresh your skills. In 8-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 art of crocheting from her Grandmothers, and has shown and sold her work in Ventura County for many years.

8 Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2:30pm
Feb 13 – April 10, 2018
(no class March 27)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B
Cost: $105 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $85 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8175.202
Registration Info
 

......... Our 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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