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*** Membership Fee - Fall 2023
The Center for Lifelong Learning requires a Basic Membership Fee purchase before you can register for classes. Membership is renewed each semester. You can pay your membership in advance, or add it to your cart along with other class registrations once the classes are open for registration.
15-Minute Yoga with Friends
with Nicole Blatt
Course Description: Studies show a short daily yoga practice with friends is beneficial to your mind and body. (Ok well, that was my study with me being the subject and I feel much better when I do this!) This is a quick session to get your day started. We will sign on to Zoom and have a short chat over coffee and then do a 15-min (approx.) yoga session. Yoga flow via YouTube instructors.
Class Leader Bio(s): Nicole Blatt is not a yoga instructor. However, she started doing this with friends every weekday in 2020 and found it so wonderful to getting the day started, that they continue still. We use YouTube videos from great yoga instructors. Nicole retired from the USAF in 2011 and now has an awesome 12-year-old son named Bodie. Nita Wilkinson joined our coffee-talk yoga group in January 2021 and is a substitute host.
with Floyd Clarkson
Course Description: This course will cover all aspects of golf for the novice, to include etiquette, terminology, grip, what club to use, etc.
Notes: The class meets at the Shalimar Point Golf Course, a $5.00 per person per session fee to cover cost of all needed supplies (clubs, balls, tees, etc.) will be collected.
Class Leader Bio(s): Floyd Clarkson has been a golf club professional for 20 years and has taught golf professionally for 30 years.
Easy Line Dance
with Bunny Klein
Course Description: Beginner line dance is an introduction to basic line dances. Participation will exercise your brain and heart while you learn the dances done at family gatherings. Even if you don't master them at first, keep trying; a challenge is good for you!!
Class Leader Bio(s): Bunny Klein is a retired physical education teacher. She loves to line dance and hopes you will love it too.
Live Your Best Life (LYBL) - Foundation
with Deborah Feldman
Course Description: LYBL is a class, an opportunity, and a journey. Learning how our mind and entire body work together to experience, feel, think and respond to all that comes our way, will enable us to create either a life of stress or a life of peace and harmony. Believe it or not, we are in control. This class and all you learn can put you back in the driver's seat.
Notes: A $5 fee is requested to cover materials provided, paid directly to the instructor at the first session.
Class Leader Bio(s): Debbie Feldman has been a teacher, therapist, and healer all her adult life. She has a Bachelor's in education, a Master' s in Clinical and Medical Social Work and training in the physical and energetic healing arts. She has been in practice for 35 years.
The Poetry We Didn't Appreciate in School
with Catherine McIntyre
Course Description: Do you vaguely remember bits of poems and ideas from school? Do you want to revisit those ideas and re-read the classics to help you clarify your thoughts and communication before 'time's winge'd chariot draws near'? This class will read and discuss a few classics and a few you may not have encountered. Each participant can suggest their favorites.
Notes: Be prepared to read, think, and discuss. Do not worry if you feel rusty, the point is to enjoy the great themes of literature now that we are mature enough to appreciate them.
Class Leader Bio(s): Catherine McIntyre retired from teaching international students at TAMU academic English so they could succeed in completing higher education in a US university. Themes of great literature connect cultures and all ages and build philosophically resilient thinkers, which is what she loves about teaching.
Improver Line Dance
with Aggie Marler
Course Description: This line dance class is designed for line dancers who wish to be challenged beyond absolute beginner. In this class we dance to a wide variety of music. You will learn some of the worldwide top-20 easy dances as well as old favorites. Great exercise and great fun!
Notes: Preservation Hall location is 17 Industrial St NW, FWB
Class Leader Bio(s): Aggie Marler loves to dance! She began in couple's ballroom/country dancing, but fell in love with line dancing at the World Dance Championships 2001. Since then, she has had the privilege to teach line dancing, to deejay at national dance events for more than 10 years, and to teach local classes for more than 15 years.
Zumba Gold Seated Dance Fitness
with Dawn Hamilton
Course Description: This is a fun dance fitness workout while safely seated in a chair. There are dance routines that work on each of the major muscle groups in a fun way that does not seem like you're working out. This is a 6-week class.
Notes: 6-week class meeting on September 18, 25, October 2, 16, 23 and 30. No class on Oct 9 or Nov 6.
Class Leader Bio(s): Dawn Hamilton has been a Zumba instructor for 9 years. She has Zumba Gold classes in Niceville and FWB. She has loved the joy of dancing and working out with everyone regardless of their fitness level.