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Betty Wright Swim Center at Abilities United 3864 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto 650-494-1480 Improve health and wellness through aquatic exercise and therapy in the fully accessible, public, warm-water (93 degrees), indoor pool. Classes include aqua aerobics, aqua arthritis, back basics, body conditioning, Aichi yoga and prenatal. Group and private swim lessons. California Yoga Center (Palo Alto) Looking for something to do this summer? Try your hand at cooking, swimming or exercise your mind by learning a new language. School’s out — and so are your kids — so sign them up for a fun science or sports camp. All the classes listed below are local. The Class Guide is published quarterly by the Mountain View Voice, the Palo Alto Weekly and the Almanac. Business, Work and Technology CMAC Swim School CMAC Aquatic Center, 3805 Magnolia Drive, Palo Alto 650-493-5355 CMAC Swim School offers lessons for babies, youth and adults. Classes are a half-hour long and each class contains three to four participants. CareerGenerations 2225 E. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto 650-320-1639 CareerGenerations offers group sessions to meet specific career needs. CareerGenerations career coaches can help assess talents in the context of today’s marketplace, generate career options, improve resumes and socialmedia profiles, design a successful search plan, and skillfully network, interview and negotiate salaries. The Happy Body 305 North California Ave., Palo Alto 310-488-1862 The Happy Body Program is a different approach to weight loss. Using a system involving nutrition, exercise and relaxation, teachers Aniela and Jerzy Gregorek help achieve the desired results of a balanced lifestyle featuring improved health and greater youthfulness. Dance Connection 4000 Middlefield Road, L-5, Palo Alto Studio: 650-852-0418 Office: 650-322-7032 Dance Connection offers graded classes for preschool to adult with a variety of programs to meet every dancer’s needs. Ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, boys program, lyrical, pilates and combination classes are available for beginning to advanced levels. 4000 Middlefield Road, L-3, Palo Alto 650-858-2005 DanceVisions, a nonprofit community dance center, offers classes for age 3 to adult. Classes range from modern to hip-hop, lyrical, pilates, jazz, ballet, and contact improvisation, as well as providing a performance showcase. For the Dancer Beaudoin’s School of Dance 464 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto 650-326-2184 Tap, ballet, ballroom and jazz dance classes available for children and adults. Special classes for preschoolers. Uforia Studios 819 Ramona St., Palo Alto 650-329-8794 Uforia Studios specializes in dance (Zumba, hip-hop, Bollywood, Hula Hooping), Strength and Sculpting (uDefine) and Spinning (uCycle). All fitness levels and abilities are welcome. Zohar School of Dance and Company 4000 Middlefield Road, L-4, Palo Alto 650-494-8221 Kidz Love Soccer Mitchell Park, 600 E. Meadow Drive, Palo Alto 408-774-4629 Kidz Love Soccer youth soccer classes are open to boys and girls of all abilities. The curriculum is customized for kids of all ages. Classes encourage a better SELF — Sportsmanship, Esteem, Learning and Fun. Courtesy Edvanture More DanceVisions 541 Cowper St., Palo Alto 650-967-5702 The California Yoga Center offers classes for beginning to advanced students. With studios in Mountain View and Palo Alto, classes emphasize individual attention and cultivate strength, flexibility and relaxation. Ongoing yoga classes are scheduled every day and include special classes such as prenatal, back care and pranayama. Weekend workshops explore a variety of yoga-related topics. Kim Grant Tennis Academy Camp Edmo and sister camp Edtech in Los Altos offer arts, science and animation activities. Zohar offers classes to adults in jazz, ballet and modern dance. The studio is under the direction of Ehud and Daynee Krauss. The Great Outdoors Lucy Geever-Conroy, Flight Instructor for Advantage Aviation 1903 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto 650-493-5987 Offering learn-to-fly seminars, private pilot ground school and flying lessons, along with free seminars for pilots. Health & Fitness American Red Cross: Silicon Valley Chapter 400 Mitchell Lane, Palo Alto 650-688-0415 In a Red Cross First Aid class students learn CPR, choking rescue, bleeding control and treatment of burns, fractures, seizures and more. Adult CPR and First Aid Certificates. Andy Harader Tennis Camp Palo Alto High School, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto 650-364-6233 Andy Harader, head coach at Palo Alto High School for both girls and boys tennis teams, leads a tennis camp that runs all summer, every week, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday-Friday. Ages 7-16; all levels. Be Yoga 440 Kipling St., Palo Alto 650-906-9016 Community yoga studio with small class sizes and workshops on ayurveda, reiki and meditation. 3005 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto 650-752-8061 The Kim Grant Tennis Academy offers tennis classes to minis (ages 3-5), beginner (ages 5-7), intermediate I and II, advanced and elite players. Studio Kicks 796A San Antonio Road, Palo Alto 650-855-9868 650-855-9869 (fax) Studio Kicks is a family fitness center offering high-energy cardio kickboxing classes and martial-arts training for kids 4 and up. Taught by owner/instructor Richard Branden, six-time world champion and original stunt cast member for the “Power Rangers.” Taijiquan Tutelage of Palo Alto 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto 650-327-9350 Taijiquan Tutelage teaches the classical Yang Chengfu style of Taijiquan (T’ai chi ch’uan). Beginning classes start monthly. Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA 3391 Middlefield Road, YES Hall, Palo Alto 650-396-9244 The Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA offers classes designed to improve balance, strength and flexibility while promoting relaxation and good health. Beginner classes in Taoist Tai Chi internal art of Tai Chi Chuan are offered for all ages and fitness levels in Palo Alto. First class is free. A nonprofit organization with nationally accredited instructors. Yoga at All Saints’ Episcopal Church 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto 650-322-4528 Kundalini-style yoga, combining asana (physical poses), breathing exercises and meditation. Practice is best done on an empty stomach. Please bring a mat and blanket and wear comfortable, easy-to-move-in clothes. If floor work is difficult, exercises can be modified to be done in a chair. All ages. No registration necessary. Just for Seniors Avenidas 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto 650-289-5400 Avenidas offers classes from balance, line dancing and back fitness to dementia caregiving and computers. Membership costs, fees and class listings are included on the website. Language Courses German Language Class 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto 650-329-3752 This Palo Alto Adult School class teaches participants how speak, read, and write German, with an emphasis on conversation. Basic grammar and Germanic culture are also covered. The instructor, a college-credentialed teacher, lived and studied in Germany through Stanford, from where she later received a master’s degree. June 11July 16, Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fee: $74. International School of the Peninsula (ISTP) 151 Laura Lane, Palo Alto 650-251-8500 ISTP offers extensive after-school language classes at its two Palo Alto locations. Classes offered in French, Mandarin and Spanish to preschool students (3 to 5 years old). Additional classes taught in Arabic, Farsi, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese and Russian for elementary and middle school students. The Peninsula Parents Place Koret Family Resource Center, 200 Channing Ave., Palo Alto 650-688-3040 The Peninsula Parentsplace offers parenting classes on subjects ranging from strategies for managing picky eaters to making the switch from diapers. Mind and Spirit Ananda Palo Alto 2171 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-323-3363 Ananda Palo Alto offers classes on meditation, chanting and yoga. (continued on page 31) ÜÜÜ°*>œÌœ"˜ˆ˜i°Vœ“ÊUÊ*>œÊÌœÊ7iiŽÞÊUÊ>ÞÊ£ä]ÊÓä£ÎÊU Page 29

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