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Pine Avenue Classes SUMMER 2014


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 fi tness, 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
Dates: Mondays, July 7 – August 25
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Location: Pine Ave., room 202

Advance Directive Workshop (2 parts)
An Advance Directive is a form you fill out to describe the kind of medical care you want to have if something happens to you and you cannot speak for yourself. It tells your family and your doctor what to do if you’re badly hurt or have a seriousillness that keeps you from saying what you want. Join Constance Malaambo, a registered nurse, as she explains the importance of an advance directive and walks you through how to fill out the forms.
Instructor: Constance Malaambo, R.N., M. Hom
Dates: Mondays, July 7 & July 14

Time: 12:00 – 3:00 on July 7
12:00 - 2:00 on July 14
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
Dates: Mondays, July 8 – August 26
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Location: Pine Ave., Suite 202

Making Sense of Investing
This class will cover the foundations of investing including: lessons on fixed income investments, mutual funds, asset allocation, asset management, long term care insurance, and retirement plans. In addition, we will discuss
how to evaluate bonds and how to read stock tables, along with tips in selection of a professional financial advisor and what to expect when working with one. Each class will include time for answering your specific investment questions.
Class Leader: Seve Ann Gilpin , Financial Advisor
Dates: Mondays, July 8 – August 26

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Location: Pine Ave., Suite 202

Ayurvedic Medicine
Ayurvedic medicine is one of the world’s oldest medical systems. It originated in India more than 3,000
years ago and remains one of the country’s traditional health care systems. Learn the natural secrets of
heath modalities of India. Ram Bot, who lived in India for many years and sat at the feet of the masters living in
the Ashrams, will guide us through the esoteric system. This natural method of alternative medicine
will focus on the healing properties of plants and herbs. You will learn how to eat for your body type. The
ancient wisdom will unfold before you like a yogic pose, as Ram is a certified yoga instructor.
Instructor: Ram Bot
Dates: Tuesdays, July 8 – August 26

Time: 2:30 – 4:00 PM
Location: 743 Pine Ave.,Yoga Studio
(Enter from Pine Ave.)



Social Security Secrets

Did you know there are 201 different ways that a married couple can claim benefi ts? Did you know there
may be a reduction in benefi ts in the near future? Did you know you can be unemployed and retired at the same time? The average retiree leaves thousands of dollars ‘on the table’ simply because they don’t understand how to optimize their social security benefi ts. Don’t be one of them. Join us for this informative and easy to understand class where we revisit the genesis of the social security system, take a peek at the inner workings of the social security administration, and fi nally
explore the ways in which you or loved ones can maximize benefi ts. The class is open to persons of all ages who are
interested in learning and discussing the Old Age,Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) federal program.
Instructor: John Pak, financial services industry
Dates: Wednesday, July 23
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Pine Ave., suite 202

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 peoples 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
Dates: Wed., July 9 – August 13 (6 weeks)

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



Tai Chi Chih
Come learn 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
Dates: Thursdays, July 10 – August 28
Time:  10:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: Pine Ave., suite 202

Ram Bot is a certified instructor and trainer of yoga teachers. He will lead the instruction of this Chinese method
of meditation. This practice of using breathing techniques, gentle movements, and meditation will enhance
health by cleansing, strengthening, and circulating the life energy. Come wearing comfortable clothing.
Instructor: Ram Bot, Eastern arts and Yoga instructor
Dates: Thursdays, July 10 – August 28

Time: 2:00 – 4:30 PM
Location: Pine Ave., Yoga Studio
(enter from 743 Pine Ave.)

Friday - no classes this session

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.