Senior Classes
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Senior Classes

The Senior Wing offers a wide variety of classes to meet your interests. Join one of our fun-filled classes to learn a new skill, meet new friends, and stay healthy. Enrollment is accepted on an ongoing basis, but class fees are not prorated if you start after the session begins. To register for a class and payment instruction, please contact the San Mateo Adult School directly at 650-558-2100. Please reference the Senior Expressions Newsletter for class session dates.

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Class Schedule

Tuesdays
Painting & Drawing: 9:30am-11:30am & 12:30pm-2:30pm, Sunfish Room
Class emphasis is on enjoyment and skill development. Explore various media including watercolor, water-soluble colored pencils and pastels. A fee for materials will be discussed at first class meeting. $105


Yoga for Health: 11:00am-12:00pm, Port Room, Community Center
Practice beneficial yoga postures designed to increase your range of motion, augment flexibility, enhance vitality, and strengthen your sense of inner calm. Resistance bands and yoga blocks are used to facilitate some postures. Class will conclude with 15 minutes of meditation for stress reduction. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a towel, small blanket and yoga mat. $55

Zumba Gold: 10:45am-11:45am & 11:45am-12:45pm, Spirit Room
Zumba "Gold" is designed for students 50 and over who want to learn these fun, rhythmic, Latin inspired dance steps in a lively yet easy pace. The workout routines are varied and enjoyable. You'll gain greater endurance, develop better muscle tone, feel happier, and look healthier. Stephanie Funk is a Zumba "Gold" certified instructor. Class will conclude with 15 minutes of strength training with hand weight. Please bring your own weights to class. $55

Tai Chi: 9:00am -10:00am & 1:00pm-2:00pm, Spirit Room
Learn Tai Chi in a very supportive environment.Tai Chi is a graceful, slow-moving exercise system that promotes muscle relaxation and flexibility by reducing physical tension and strain.Tai Chi has been shown in clinical studies to improve balance and coordination, increase concentration and decrease stress levels. Adult school 50+ teacher, Debbie Au R.N. has many years of experience teaching Tai Chi to mature adults. $55

Wednesdays
Hand Knitting & Machine Knitting: 10:30am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-3:30pm, Sunfish Room
Learn basic or advanced knitting skills whether knitting by hand or working with a knitting machine! Complete an introductory project, or learn new techniques to add to your current skills. Learn to read the pattern books to create designs that inspire you. Interested in hand knitting? Bring size 7 single-point needles and medium weight worsted yarn. Machine knitters bring your knitting machine to class, or use one of ours. Intermediate or advanced knitters, bring projects you are presently working on. $70

Thursdays
Yoga for Health: 12:15pm-1:15pm, Port Room, Community Center
Practice beneficial yoga postures designed to increase your range of motion, augment flexibility, enhance vitality, and strengthen your sense of inner calm. Resistance bands and yoga blocks are used to facilitate some postures. Class will conclude with 15 minutes of meditation for stress reduction. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a towel, small blanket and yoga mat. $55

Drawing & Watercolor: 1:00pm-3:30pm, Sail Room, Community Center
Explore a selection of drawing and painting techniques under the guidance of illustrator, Matt Crane. Learn how to augment shadow and light, create mood and bring dimension to your paintings. For a materials list email; jmcgovern@smace.org $105

Fridays
Sewing & Pattern Making: 10:00am-12:00pm, Sunfish Room
Construct garments and adjust patterns. Tailor your clothes and projects to reflect what you like. Learn how to achieve a perfect fit for your unique body! All levels, from beginning seamstresses to experienced sewers are welcomed. Beginners will learn to measure themselves and make simple patterns. A few sewing machines are available; bring your own if you wish. All students pay $10 materials fee directly to the instructor. $105

 

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City Hall - 610 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 286-3200