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FALL 2014 Pine Avenue Classes


737 Pine Ave. Suite 202

also at the Pine Ave Yoga Studio - 743 Pine Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813


Longevity Stick
This class promotes physical fitness, increased energy, and mental relaxation. Longevity stick involves gentle motions, stimulates blood circulation, increases fl exibility, aids balance and coordination, is easy to learn, and is fun! Bring a one-inch dowel, one to two inches longer than your height, with rubber (not plastic) end caps. This equipment is available at Lowe’s, Home Depot, or most hardware stores. Tennis or athletic shoes are recommended, as is loose and layered clothing.
Instructor: Camilla Marie Gartland, certified longevity stick instructor
Mondays, October 6 – December 1
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Location: Pine Ave., room 202
or the Park Pacific Tower garden

Land of Enchantment
New Mexico is a land with a rich history and multiethnic heritage. Come and have fun exploring the many facets
of its past and the people who have shaped its legacy. We will look at historical records, exemplary contributions to the arts and sciences, and so much more. This seminar includes a short movie, light readings, and open discussion. Class limit: 15
Instructor: Josie McCausland, M.A. Middlebury College French Literature
Mondays, Oct. 6 – Nov. 10 (6 weeks)

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Pine Ave., room 202

Classic Adventure Films
The class will feature 8 of the greatest adventure films ever made. Motion picture writer/director Jeff Hathcock will
talk about how each film was made, the actors and directors, and other interesting tidbits of motion picture history.
Each film will be followed by a Q & A session in which you may ask the director anything about Hollywood and the
people who made it work.
Instructor: Jeff Hathcock
Mondays, October 6 – December 1
1:00 – 4:00 PM
Location: Pine Ave., room 202



OLLI Players
“Hey, kids, let’s put on a show!” Join our merry band of performers! We are going to put on an afternoon of short
plays, maybe some improvisation, and a song or two for the public to enjoy. Develop or tune up your theatrical talents with a friendly group that is having a ball. No experience necessary - just a desire to be creative and keep your imagination tuned up! Performance date: August 24
Class Leader: Nancy Hathcock, BA, MA Theater Arts, Vice Pres. Theatre Guild /Southeast Civic Light Opera
Tuesdays, Oct. 7 – Dec. 9
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Location: Pine Ave., Suite 202

Senior Yoga
Ram Bhakt, founder of the Long Beach School of Yoga, is an experienced teacher of yoga who lives and
works under the philosophy of timeless wisdom, modern lifestyle, and connection to beauty. His approach to teaching yoga is to focus on building students’ sensitivity, strengths, and mental clarity through body awareness and spiritual insights revealed through practice.
Instructor: Ram Bhakt Rezal, certified Ayurveda therapist @ Ayurveda Retreat Hospital in India
Tuesdays, Oct. 7 – Dec. 9
2:30 – 4:00 PM

Long Beach School of Yoga,
Location: 743 Pine Ave.,Yoga Studio (Enter from Pine Ave.)



Four Stories - Four Weeks
We’ll usher in our fall session with four stories that should maintain your interest from start to fi nish. Come and join
us. We promise stimulating discussion, new friendships and the excitement of reading authors you may never have read before. Class limit: 18
Instructor: Mona Panitz
Wednesdays, Oct. 8 – 29 (4 weeks)

1:30 – 3:00 PM
Location: Pine Ave., suite 202

Short Story Masters
We’ll discuss stories from short story masters such as Jorge Luis Borges, Kathrine Anne Porter, Flannery O’Connor, and Nikolai Gogol. An emphasis will be placed on how each story is told from a psychological perspective. Copies of the stories will be made available to class participants.
Instructor: Dr. Bernard Natelson
Wednesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19, Dec. 3 (4 weeks)

1:30 – 3:00 PM
Location: Pine Ave., suite 202



Tai Chi Chih
Come and experience the deep relaxation and serenity of Tai Chi Chih. This is the American version of a Chinese
system for maintaining health. It is known as “moving meditation” which brings about inner peace and quietness. This is a great way to obtain great health. It has 19 movements and one pose. All levels are welcome.
Instructor: Florence St. Peter
Thursdays, Oct. 9 – Dec. 3
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: Pine Ave., suite 202

Beginning Art
Come have some fun! We will experiment with colored pens, colored pencils, crayons, paper, acrylic paint to see what we can create. No artistic talent or experience required. Explore and learn about diff erent art media and what each will do. A list of materials will be distributed at the first class meeting. $10.00 materials fee unless student supplies own materials.
Instructor: Kristi Eaglehorse, BA Fine Arts; AA Design & Illustration
Thursdays, Oct. 9 – Dec. 3
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: Pine Ave , room 202

Naturopathic Medicine & Philosophy—What is it?
Do you want a diff erent approach to your current health concerns? Dr. Rush will discuss the Philosophy
of Naturopathic Doctors and why getting to the root cause of your health issue is the most important aspect of
changing your current condition.
Instructor: Dr. Barbara Rush, Naturopathic Dr. (ND), Ld.Acupuncturist (LAc)
Thursdays, Oct. 9 – Nov. 6
1:30 – 3:15 PM (5 weeks)
Location: Pine Ave, Park Pacific Tower



Mural Walk
Come join Karen in a special art program that gives the back-story to six major outdoor murals of Long Beach.
She will present the history of one of these murals in the fi rst hour and the second hour will be a walking tour of the
piece itself. This gives one an opportunity to see the great masterpieces plus a pleasant walking tour.
Instructor: Karen Reside
Fridays, Oct. 10 – Nov. 14 (6 weeks)
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Pine Ave., Theater

POV - Point of View
Documentary films by the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) will be presented to challenge your mind and stimulate
discussion. Award-winning documentaries cover issues relevant to everyone and offer different worldviews.
Schedule of these wonderful films will be available on the first day of class.
Instructor: Karen Reside
Fridays, Oct. 10 – Nov. 14 (6 weeks)

1:00 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave., Theater

DownTown Map

Parking Options

• All day parking $5.00 on the South East corner of 7th Street and Pacific Avenue.
• Metered parking: 15 minutes for a quarter, 2-hour limit.
• Non-metered parking: North of 8th Street on Pacific Avenue and Pine Avenue, as well as neighborhood streets West of Pacific Avenue.

Long Beach Transit

Northeast corner of 7th Street and Pacific Avenue. Long Beach Transit and Routes 51/52, 81, 91/92/93/94, 172/173/174 and 181/182. Please check a current bus schedule for route days and times. For further information, please call Long Beach Transit at 562-591-2301 or use the LB Transit web site.