You are invited to celebrate Independence Day at the Senior Center with a delicious catered lunch, complimentary valet parking, golf cart ride to the parade, and reserved seating at the parade.  Lunch will be served beginning at 11:00 am.  The cost is $20 per person.  Please call 858-756-3041 to RSVP by June 30.  Seating is limited.  

Each Tuesday 2:00-4:00 PM

Calling All Chess Players! 

 

 

 

 

Researchers have found evidence that playing chess may result in improved brain function, memory, cognitive abilities, and strategic thinking.  Each Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 pm, enjoy a friendly game of chess at the Senior Center.  All levels of players are welcome.  Tables and playing pieces are provided.

 Please call the Senior Center at 858-756-3041

to reserve your space at a table!

Each Wednesday at 10:00AM

Tai Chi & Balance 

with Mordy Levine 

Mordy Levine is an instructor of yoga, Tai Chi, karate, and meditation.  Mordy is the creator of the Meditation Pro Series that teaches meditation for different conditions that affect Western civilization (e.g., stress, insomnia, weight issues, smoking).  To date, over 900,000 people have learned to meditate through his series of meditation programs.

 

  • Learn basic forms of Tai Chi and Chi Kung.

  • Emphasis is on posture, balance, muscle relaxation & breathing.

  • Geared specifically for beginners and senior citizens.

  • Learn basic meditations - emphasis on breathing and relaxation.

 

There is a $10 fee per class paid to the instructor.

Please call the Senior Center at 858.756.3041 to register.

Each Thursday at 10:00AM

Chair Yoga

with Peggie Moore

Peggie Moore, is a certified Yoga Instructor (RYT500), Reiki Master, and has also received her certification as a BEWELL Yoga for Cancer teacher. Peggie has practiced yoga her entire adult life and is passionate about working with every age, size, shape, and ability who has the desire to find their way to yoga and to a healthier, happier life. This class will teach you ways in which you can reduce stress, improve well-being, and improve your strength and flexibility. Appropriate modifications are provided for students.

Please call the Senior Center at 858.756.3041 to register.

Wednesday, May 4, 11, 18, 25 

1:00-3:00 PM 

Art

with Jan O'Hara 

Join Jan O'Hara for a weekly open art class. Bring your own art project to work on or begin a lily (pictured here) with Jan’s step-by-step instruction.   

Jan will teach any of the following art mediums- 

oil and soft pastels, graphite (values 6B-6H pencils), colored pencils, pen and ink- with or without, acrylic and oil painting, collage, scratch art and watercolor.  

There is a $20 per class fee paid to the instructor.  Students will need to bring their own supplies.

Please call the Senior Center at 858.756.3041 to register.

World Philosophy and the Universal Search for Wisdom:  A 4-Part Series

presented by Peter Bolland, M.A.

Examine several of the most influential wisdom traditions and ancient philosophies.  Consider if the wisdom of ancient sages can still be relevant today and, if so, how we can adapt the teachings to the problems of our modern lives.

Peter Bolland is the chair of the Philosophy and Humanities Department at Southwestern College in Chula Vista where he teaches world religions, Asian Philosophy, and World Mythology. An award-winning singer-songwriter and poet, Peter lectures on a wide variety of topics at San Diego Oasis, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and many more.  Visit www.peterbolland.com to learn more.

Thursday, May 19, at 2:00 PM

Tuesday, June 21, at 10:00 AM

Tuesday, July 19, at 10:00 AM

Tuesday, August 16, at 10:00 AM

Please call the Senior Center at 858.756.3041 to register.

Wednesday, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 

1:00-3:00 PM 

Art

with Jan O'Hara 

Join Jan O'Hara for a weekly open art class. Bring your own art project to work on or begin a lily (pictured here) with Jan’s step-by-step instruction.   

Jan will teach any of the following art mediums- 

oil and soft pastels, graphite (values 6B-6H pencils), colored pencils, pen and ink- with or without, acrylic and oil painting, collage, scratch art and watercolor.  

There is a $20 per class fee paid to the instructor.  Students will need to bring their own supplies.

Please call the Senior Center at 858.756.3041 to register.

 

Monday, June 6, 

3:30-4:40 PM 

Book-A-Month Club

with Jessica Ong 

Read a book hand-selected by our book club host, Jessica Ong, or decide as a group.  Meet the last day of each month to discuss prepared questions.  This month's book to be completed by Monday the 30th:  America's First Daughter  by Laura Kaye. 

Please call the Senior Center at 858.756.3041 to register.

Thursday, June 9 at 2:00 pm

Brain Hearing:  The Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss on Cognition

with Dr. Sara Mattson, Au.D.

at Rancho Santa Fe Audiology

Dr. Sara Matteson will speak about how hearing loss affects cognition and how treating hearing loss helps reduce the risk of cognitive decline.

 

This class is designed for anyone curious about the following questions -

  • How and why, we lose our hearing?

  • The different types of hearing loss, and whether they can be surgically corrected?

  • How hearing loss affects cognition.

  • The effects of treating hearing loss and how it helps reduce the risk of cognitive decline.

  • Updates in hearing aid technology.

Dr. Sara L. Mattson has earned a Master’s Degree in Audiology in addition to her Bachelor’s degree in Communicative Sciences and Disorders, both from San Diego State University, before going on to earn a Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida.  She has over fifteen years of experience treating patients with all levels of hearing loss and expertise in the most advanced technological solutions available. 

Please call the Senior Center at 858.756.3041 to register.

Friday, June 24 & July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

at 10:00 am 

Navigating the Grief Journey

with James Wieme, LMFT 

Group leader, James Wieme, is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with The Elizabeth Hospice where he provides grief related therapy and facilitates specialized grief support groups.

 

During this six-week bereavement support group, participants will:

  • Gain a better understanding of your grief experience.

  • Learn coping skills.

  • Receive valuable information and resources.

  • Remember, and honor your loved one, and connect with others facing similar circumstances.

Please call the Senior Center at 858.756.3041 to register.

This class is sponsored by Vi at La Jolla Village

This class is sponsored by Senior Helpers