• Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 11-28-2022 to 12-05-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    The Tax War of Three Kingdoms. Taxes can set people to fighting in almost any age, but combine that with religion and you got a bloody war that can last for years. The war ended up a series of civil wars and political machinations between Parliament and King Charles, mainly over the manner of England’s taxes and issues of religious freedom. In the end, it... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 11-28-2022 to 12-05-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    The Tax War of Three Kingdoms. Taxes can set people to fighting in almost any age, but combine that with religion and you got a bloody war that can last for years. The war ended up a series of civil wars and political machinations between Parliament and King Charles, mainly over the manner of England’s taxes and issues of religious freedom. In the end, it... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-05-2022 to 12-05-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: Susan Carmen-Duffy, Owner, Create Art 4 Good
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Central Creatives

    Perfect for a gift, we will paint and personalize glass ornaments. You can choose your own designs, or the ones demonstrated by the instructor. Hand-painted ornaments are a fun holiday craft, and make wonderful gifts for your favorite people. Once you make one you will see how easy it is to make more! All materials are included - each participant can make... read more
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  • Sessions: 14
    Class Date(s): 09-13-2022 to 12-13-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 09:00 AM → 10:00 AM
    Instructor: Nancy Alexander, Physical Therapist, Certified Senior Fitness Specialist
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    Nancy Alexander, Physical Therapist and author of, “Get UP! Defy Aging with Movement,” leads this fun workout that builds your bones and boosts your balance. Featuring different and more advanced exercises than the Level 1 class, this series integrates Pilates, strength training, functional movement and rehabilitative exercises to improve the health... read more
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  • Sessions: 27
    Class Date(s): 09-06-2022 to 12-08-2022
    No Class: 11/24
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday, Thursday
    Time: 9:00 AM → 10:00 AM
    Instructor: Valley Manor Staff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Valley Manor

    A low- impact shallow water class in a pleasing 88 degree pool. Promote joint flexibility, range of motion and agility while building cardiovascular endurance, bone density and muscular strength. This is a FUN shallow water exercise program to help you live better with decreased range of motion, balance, arthritis, muscle stiffness, fibromyalgia pain,... read more
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  • Sessions: 14
    Class Date(s): 09-06-2022 to 12-06-2022
    No Class: 1 Class TBD
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 10:45 AM
    Instructor: Rhonda Wright
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    This beginning class is designed as a comfortable introduction to, or review of, the fundamentals of music:  clefs, notes, rests, sharps, flats, and other symbols, rhythm, counting, simple time signatures, major and minor key signatures, major and minor scales, basic intervals, and triads.  The companion text includes concise explanations as well as... read more
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  • Sessions: 27
    Class Date(s): 09-06-2022 to 12-08-2022
    No Class: 11/24
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday, Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Valley Manor Staff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Valley Manor

    A great class to increase joint range of motion while increasing cardiovascular health, bone density and muscular strength. LOTS of fun and will improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming skill is required to participate. A component of aerobic activity is introduced in this class and increases during the duration of the... read more
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  • Sessions: 14
    Class Date(s): 09-13-2022 to 12-13-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Nancy Alexander, Physical Therapist, Certified Senior Fitness Specialist
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    Nancy Alexander, Physical Therapist and author of, “Get UP! Defy Aging with Movement,” leads this fun workout that builds your bones and boosts your balance. This class is a series of sessions that integrates Pilates, strength training, functional movement and rehabilitative exercises to improve the health and longevity of your bones and joints.... read more
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  • Sessions: 14
    Class Date(s): 09-06-2022 to 12-06-2022
    No Class: 1 Class TBD
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Rhonda Wright
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    We welcome all Oasis members who enjoy singing, and those who think they might, to give us a try. There are no auditions and newcomers are always welcome. The chorus learns to sing in harmony to favorites and popular Broadway tunes to new contemporary songs. Usually twice per session (participation optional) the chorus performs for residents at a nearby... read more
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  • Sessions: 14
    Class Date(s): 09-06-2022 to 12-06-2022
    No Class: 1 Class TBD
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:15 PM → 1:00 PM
    Instructor: Rhonda Wright
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Intermediate Music Theory uses the building blocks of Beginning Music Theory, as we explore more complex rhythms, compound time signatures, double sharps, double flats, movable C clefs, modes and other scales, seventh chords, inversions, tonality, figured bass, Roman numerals, transposition, and lead sheets.  Participants should have a working knowledge of... read more
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  • Sessions: 14
    Class Date(s): 09-06-2022 to 12-06-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Julie Ferreira
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Join us in learning some fundamental belly dance movements or building on the moves you've already learned. Belly dance movements flow with your natural ways of motion without putting undue strain on your hips and knees, while helping your coordination and body-brain connections. Throughout the class, you’ll also learn about the music of the region as we... read more
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  • Sessions: 14
    Class Date(s): 09-06-2022 to 12-06-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Kevin Finnigan
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    This course for the winter/spring trimester will be roughly equivalent to the first quarter of high school French 2.  Emphasis in the course will be on the communication skills of listening and speaking supported by the necessary grammatical topics.  Students not currently enrolled in the course will need permission of the instructor to register. ... read more
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  • Sessions: 14
    Class Date(s): 09-06-2022 to 12-06-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 2:30 PM → 4:00 PM
    Instructor: Kevin Finnigan
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    This course for the winter/spring trimester is aimed at those who have completed the equivalent of high school French 1, and the first semester of high school French 2.  Emphasis will be on the communication skills of listening and speaking with gradual introduction of longer reading passages with the aim of building vocabulary.  Writing skills will... read more
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  • Sessions: 12
    Class Date(s): 09-27-2022 to 12-13-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM → 1:00 PM
    Instructor: Rosalind Walker
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    For those who like cardio and dancing variety, this class is for you!  A different exercise with each song — Zumba, kickboxing, hi/lo aerobics, abs, core & much more.  Our only goal is to move for an hour and burn calories!  No equipment needed.  Wear sneakers and be on safe, open flooring.  Class is presented via Zoom.  You must have a... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-04-2022 to 10-04-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:30 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: Ginny Hronek, Dynamix Training and Consulting
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    During this workshop participants will distinguish between positive and negative stress, identify signs and symptoms of stress, develop techniques for stress management prevention and intervention, specify how to integrate humor into the personal and professional life, develop an action plan to reduce stress and maximize mirth. Ginny Hronek, of Dynamix... read more
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  • Sessions: 5
    Class Date(s): 10-11-2022 to 11-08-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:30 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: Susan Barocas
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Memoir writing for the 21st Century! You don't have to be an experienced writer to create a rich trove of short pieces that will preserve family history, fond memories, and personal wisdom. In this course we will explore ideas and techniques for writing short pieces - anecdotes, epiphanies, paragraphs and poems, lessons learned, one-liners, lists, letters,... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-18-2022 to 10-18-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: Susan Carmen-Duffy, Owner, Create Art 4 Good
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Central Creatives

    The holidays are coming fast and furious! Who doesn't love getting happy mail? In this workshop, we will create greeting cards using a mixed media approach. We will use collage, layering, paint, inks, and more to complete your mailable art. You will be amazed at the easy tips that you will receive and implement into wonderfully creative greeting cards.... read more
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  • Sessions: 4
    Class Date(s): 10-25-2022 to 11-15-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:30 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: James Kraus, retired English teacher, Rochester City School District
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    After Sinatra's comeback in the 1950's, the singer broke from Capitol Records to set up his own Reprise label. This course will explore his success with both standards and new material. Special attention will be on "The September of My Years" and "Sinatra at the Sands" albums, as well as collaborations with Duke Ellington and Antonio Carlos Jobim. A few... read more
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  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 10-25-2022 to 11-29-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 9:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Bob Richane
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Understanding Our 21st Century political polarization and intense, almost tribal hostilities by examining some of the powerful events that are the 19 th Century roots of the issues is the goal. The explosive growth of the Industrial revolution and the wage labor class that it created, and their exploitation and economic privation led to an era of labor... read more
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  • 301 Jazz

    $65.00
    Sessions: 13
    Class Date(s): 09-07-2022 to 12-07-2022
    No Class: 11/23
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 9:00 AM → 9:40 AM
    Instructor: Erika Atkinson
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    This class is an introduction to Jazz Dancing for new AND returning participants. The class will consist of a warm-up period, a series of movements across the floor and small dance combinations. Students will be introduced to different styles ranging from Broadway to modern jazz, and we will visit choreography from great jazz dancers such as Bob Fosse and... read more
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