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Chinese Painting with May Shei

Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Explore abstract and realistic Chinese ink art by combining Western and Eastern techniques on rice paper and other materials. Subjects will include landscapes, flowers & birds, figures, splash ink, etc. Open to all levels: students will learn the technique of the basic outline, brush stroke and building up layers of color step by step from teacher demos. Students will get to experiment on and experience a variety of rice paper. Go to www.mayshei.com and click on "Class Schedule" for the supply list. Instructor: May Shei.

Chinese Brush Painting

Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Learn the art of brush painting. The instructor will teach the “Impressionistic style,” which is easier to master. She will start with basic strokes to draw orchids, and then gradually introduce other components, such as flower pot, insects, bamboo, minnow, etc. Learn at your own pace. You will need a few supplies for class. Click here for the supply list. Instructor: Ming-Fen Lee.

Line Dance Beginning

Thursday, 7-8:30 p.m.

This is a beginning level Line Dance class, for those who have never tried line dancing. Instructor will teach 10-12 dances over the 8-week course. Good exercise, great fun! Instructor: Kathy Chang.

Line Dance Advanced Beginning

Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m.

Line Dance is great exercise that may improve your balance, memorization skills, muscle tone and overall health. Instructor will teach 10-12 dances over the 8-week course. Good exercise, great fun! Instructor: Kathy Chang.

Yoga Foundations: 

Tuesday, 5:15-6:30 p.m.

Thursday, 5:15-6:30 p.m.

Enjoy gently strengthening and stretching your body while precisely aligned to support healthy joints and posture. Correct posture supports all of our body systems including the mind and spirit. In Iyengar Style Yoga, we support your alignment through props to make a practice that is safe and effective at any age or ability. Instructor: Rupa Narayanan (Tuesday) and Erika Meir (Thursday).


Interested in teaching a new class or presenting a new program? Send in a New Class Proposal to JasonB@Cupertino.org.

 


Current Class Schedule

The full senior center class schedule is available here. It can also be found in the bi-monthly newsletter, The 50+ Scene.

Program Evaluation PDF

Online Program Evaluation


*FUHSD Adult School

Fremont Union High School District works in partnership with the City of Cupertino Senior Center to provide a variety of educational courses that enhance the lifelong learning opportunities of our diverse community. FUHSD Adult classes are held at the senior center and membership is required. For all class listings and registration call 408.522.2700, or go online at www.fuhsdadultschool.com.

**De Anza Cardio-Vascular Training

De Anza College offers off-campus classes for older adults with disabilities. Adapted Cardiovascular Training is an introduction to the discipline of physical education through cardiovascular training in the context of an individual's physical, intellectual, and/or effective abilities and limitations. This offers a global and historical review of the evolution of aerobic exercise, exercise trends for men, women, and athletes as they correspond to the evolution of the discipline of physical education. Classes are held at the Cupertino Senior Center and senior center membership is required for this course. Call Casey Regehr at De Anza College to register, 408.864.5409, regehrcasey@fhda.edu, or go online at De Anza College.


For questions regarding senior center classes please contact:                                                                                         

Jason Bisely | Recreation Coordinator | 408.777.3127 | JasonB@Cupertino.org