Sebastopol Community Cultural Center

"Enriching the Spirit of Community!"

Classes

SCCC offers a wide variety of classes for students of all ages. Search by category or age group, or type in a key word in the search bar at the top of the page to search the entire site. Additional, Download Our Activity Guide (PDF) .

 

Art

Digital Video Making Basics - starts 4/5

Digital Video Making Basics - starts 4/5

Instructor: Vicky Scesa

Vicky Scesa is currently filming "Stumptown" and is getting lots of press! Her film class starts soon. Sign up today! Guerneville-based film ‘Stumptown’ to feature Broadway actress Brooke Tansley in lead role Includes …

Session 1 - Camera Basics 4/5-4/26 Wed, 4pm-6pm
Session 2 - Editing Software 5/3-5/24 Wed, 4pm-6pm

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Zentangle Workshops

Zentangle Workshops

Instructor: Susan Berry

Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way of creating beautiful images thru structured patterns. No artistic talent required! If you can draw a line and a circle, you can zentangle! Taught by Susan Berry, a certified zentangle teacher, …

Intro to Zentangle 6/7 Wed, 9:30-11:30am
Zentangle Fun and Games 7/27 Thurs, 10:30am - Noon

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Camps

Adventures in Drama/Summer Production

Adventures in Drama/Summer Production

Instructor: Tamara Ice

 

 

Spring & Summer Session 3/30-5/25 & 6/6 -6/15 Thursday & Tue - Thur, 3:30pm - 5pm

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Earth Girls Empowerment Camp

Earth Girls Empowerment Camp

Instructor: Miss Moon (Celosia Arcadia)

Earth Girls Empowerment Camp is a day camp just for girls, giving them the opportunity to come together in a fun loving, outdoor environment. Each day begins with exercises meant to empower girls in their bodies towards confidence through walking, running, yoga and dance. Art projects will be centered around the themes of LOVE~FRIENDSHIP~DIRT and include water coloring, journaling, herbalism. Journaling and circle processes explore the question, “What’s important to girls?” Meet at the Peace Park next to the Labyrinth and the Youth Annex. 

 

 

Session 1 7/17-7/21 Mon - Fri, 9am - 3:30pm

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Fencing Adventure for Kids

Fencing Adventure for Kids

Instructor: Jim Liebich

En Garde Fencing brings the ancient art of dueling to the modern world. Meant for the beginning fencer, this fun and unique camp offers a solid foundation in the Olympic sport of fencing. All equipment is provided for free. Participants should …

Session 1 8/7-8/11 Mon - Fri, 10:30am - 1:30pm

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Gymnastics Camp

Gymnastics Camp

Instructor: Steve Sassone

Back by POPULAR demand! Sebastopol's Gymnastics Camp! The camp where rolling on the floor is acceptable, and climbing on the "furniture" is praised: For 5 days, the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center is turned into a …

Session 1 7/10-7/14 Mon - Fri, 9am - 1pm
Session 2 8/14-8/18 Mon - Fri, 9am - 1pm

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Sebastopol Skate Camp

Sebastopol Skate Camp

Instructor: Tony Manfre

Learn how to Ollie, Drop in, kickflip, and other skateboard basics with pro skate instructor Tony Manfre! Join us for our sixth consecutive year of Sebastopol Skate Camp learning everything from the basics to more advanced moves in skateboarding. …

Session 1 7/24 - 7/28 Mon - Fri, 9am - 1pm
Session 2 7/31 - 8/4 Mon - Fri, 9am - 1pm
Session 3 8/7 - 8/11 Mon - Fri, 9am - 1pm

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Tennis Camp

Tennis Camp

Instructor: Rick Passero

Analy participants gathered with coach Rick Passero after completing a clean sweep at the SCL Tennis Championships in 2014 Fun Tennis Camps run by Rick Passero, current tennis director and teaching pro for all USTA programs at Analy High, and …

Session 2 (INT) 6/19-6/23 Mon - Fri, 9am-11am
Session 1 (BEG) 6/12-6/16 Mon - Fri, 9am - 11am

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Community Meetings

Community Lounge

Community Lounge

The Lounge is open T-F from 10am to 4pm. It’s a comfortable place to just be with friends, catch up on homework, try something new or find a fun distraction. Come check it out!

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Dance

Apple Tree Morris

Apple Tree Morris

Instructor: Cliff Stevens

Morris is a festive seasonal dance that dates back hundreds of years to the farming communities of the Cotswold Hills in Southern England. It's boisterous, athletic and colorful, a perfect way to celebrate the change of seasons. You …

Ongoing Thur, 7:15 - 9:30 pm

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Ballet, Jazz and Hula

Ballet, Jazz and Hula

Instructor: Julie Faye

 

 

 

 

 

Session 1 6/8-6/29 Thursday, See chart above for times
Session 2 7/6-7/27 Thursday, See chart above for times

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Ballet, Tap & Jazz Classes

Ballet, Tap & Jazz Classes

Instructor: Julie Faye

No Class this Thursday 2/16 - Make up day is Friday, May 19 These classes cover the basic tap and ballet steps. We also play a variety of musical instruments in a parade to work on rhythm. Tap and ballet shoes are provided! Please wear …

Session 1 1/19-2/16 - No Class this Thursday 2/16 Thursday, See chart above for times
Session 2 2/23-4/6 Thursday, See chart above for times
Session 3 4/13-5/18 Thursday, See chart above for times
Make up Day Friday, May 19 Friday, see above

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Modern Dance

Modern Dance

Instructor: Virginia Matthews

This class is for returning dance students and currently training students who wish to increase strength, flexibility & range of movement. This class is designed for both the returning dance student and the currently training student who …

Ongoing Tue, 11-12:15pm

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Senior Tap

Senior Tap

Instructor: Julie Faye

Itʼs never too late to start tappinʼ! It is great exercise-- low impact to energetic--thatʼs up to you! Come on down...

 

Adults & Seniors Ongoing Tue, 11:45 - 12:45pm
Seniors Ongoing Tue, 10:30 - 11:30am

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Health & Wellness

Buddist Meditation

Buddist Meditation

Instructor: Bruce Fortin

The atmosphere is relaxed, chairs are available, good for beginners and advanced practitioners. Bruce is authorized to teach in the Zen tradition (35 years experience) but he also brings in teachings from the Vipassana and Tibetan traditions. …

Ongoing Sun, 9am - 10:30 am

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Community Yoga

Community Yoga

Instructor: Kiana Rose

This all-levels, flowing, gentle yoga class is for everyone! Come stretch, laugh and discover a practice that leaves you feeling strong, centered, flexible and more deeply connected with yourself - perhaps you will make new friends too! Each …

Ongoing Monday, 9am - 10:15am
Ongoing Wednesday, 9am - 10:15am
Ongoing Friday, 10:30 - 11:45

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Conscious Dance Collective

Conscious Dance Collective

Instructor: Leslie King

Conscious Dance teachers are collaborating to bring you a Dance that is based in 5-Rhythms and Soul Motion and Somatic Awakening Dance. These four rotating DJ’s all are committed to holding the deep space of embodied Sacred Dance on the …

Ongoing Fri (3rd of each month), 7:30-10:30pm

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CPR & Basic Life Support

CPR & Basic Life Support

Instructor: Kate Mack

The BLS for Healthcare Provider course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and …

BLS Healthcare 1/19, 2/16, 3/16, 4/20 & 5/18 Thursday, 6pm - 9pm
CPR 2/2, 3/2, 4/6 (noted in guide as 4/5), & 5/4 Thursday, 6pm - 9pm

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Ease into Fitness - The Feldenkrais Method

Ease into Fitness - The Feldenkrais Method

Instructor: Liza Weaver Brickey

We use EASE to get you back into FITNESS. This class promotes a gentle effort to exercise and while helping you develop a feeling of ableness in your body and healing old patterns. When your body is happy, you are happy!

Ongoing Fri, 9am-10am

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Ecstatic Dance Sebastopol

Ecstatic Dance Sebastopol

Ecstatic Dance Sebastopol -  A free-flowing, bass-filled dance. Express yourself in sacred space where spirit activates, senses expand and creativity abounds! Ecstatic Dance Guidelines 1. Move however you wish (mindful of others) …

Ongoing Sunday, 1st and 3rd Sundays

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Healthy Living with Ayurveda Yoga

Healthy Living with Ayurveda Yoga

Instructor: Teri Adolfo Gail Saunders, CYT

This 4 hour mini retreat will begin with a Summer inspired yoga asana practice followed by a lively discussion on the Ayurveda principles of transitioning from Spring to Summer. This will include the best foods, spices, rituals and routines for …

Mini Retreat 6/25 Sun, 1pm - 5pm

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NIA Fusion Fitness

NIA Fusion Fitness

Nia is the art of movement the body's way. Nia is a cardio-dance workout, a movement practice, and lifestyle based on the intelligent design of the body. We believe every person can discover, explore, unleash, and enhance their …

Ongoing Tuesday, 9:15-10:15am

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Qigong & Circle Walking

Qigong & Circle Walking

Instructor: Michael Rinaldini (Li Chang Dao)

Experience the life-nurturing arts of ancient China, a 5,000 year old Chinese healing system for health, physical fitness, and prevention of disease. Our qigong practices function in many ways: To purify, gather, circulate, store, and transform …

Ongoing Saturday, 10:30am-11:30am
Ongoing Wednesday, 10am

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Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers

New!  Customized support any way you want it.  OnLine Plus, Meetings, and Personal Coaching combined with a weight-loss plan. Please arrive 1/2 hour before meetings for registration.

Ongoing Mon, 5pm
Ongoing Thur, 9:30am

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Wild Heart Yoga

Wild Heart Yoga

Instructor: Kjohl Rose

Bring awareness, pulse and breath. Be met with common sense and humor where you are. Safely establish strength and energetic flexibility from the inside out. Personal support for your concerns. Certified since 2003. Member of IAYT.

Ongoing Monday, 10:30 - Noon

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Music & Performance

Home Sweet Music

Home Sweet Music

Instructor: Ali and Warren Mann, Molly Klaproth & Erik Weidenhamer

Welcome to Home Sweet Music - a place where people of all ages can come to discover, learn, be inspired by and share in the joy that music can create. Our school, located in Sebastopol's beautiful Libby Park, will offer a unique platform where children can embark on their musical development starting from birth and continuing through grade school and beyond. Everyone is capable of making music. We hope you’ll come and play with us.

                                                                  - Ali and Warren Mann

Mini Music Mon - Fri, 9:30,10:30,11:30, & 3:30 (Mon)
Big Kid Class Monday, 4:30 - 5:30pm
World Music Dance Class Wed, 3:30pm & 4:30pm
Percussion Ensemble Class with Erik Weidenhamer Wed, 4pm-4:45pm

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Sebastopol Strings Academy

Sebastopol Strings Academy

Instructor: Maureen Caisse

Beginning Cello ​- Group Classes Learn correct posture for playing the cello, proper left hand position and bow hold. Learn basic theory including note and rest values, bass clef notes. Play scales and simple …

Beginning Cello Tuesday, 4pm - 5pm
Intermediate Cello Tuesday, 5pm-6pm
Piano Tue, 6:15-7:15pm
Beg Cello for Adults Tue, 6:15-7:15pm

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Ukulele Workshops

Ukulele Workshops

Instructor: Marilyn Read

Beginner’s Next Step: Developing skills further with basic chords, rhythms, and new strum patterns. Fingerpicking for the Ukulele & Advanced Beginner’s level: intro fingerpicking techniques and patterns.  Must pay for …

Beginner's Next Step II 3/9-3/30 Thur, 7pm - 8pm
Fingerpicking for the Ukulele 4/17-5/1 NEW DATES! Mon, 7pm-8pm
Venturing up the Ukulele Neck 5/8-5/22 Mon, 7pm - 8pm

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Ukulele Workshops - Summer

Ukulele Workshops - Summer

Instructor: Marilyn Read

Absolute Beginner’s for those new to the Uke: We will cover tuning, reading chord diagrams, basic strumming with 2-3 strum patterns. Learn the basic chords to play hundreds of songs! Must pay for class in advance, no drop ins or …

Absolute Beginner 6/8-7/20 *No class 7/6 Thur, 7pm - 8pm

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Special Interest

Beginning Spanish

Beginning Spanish

Instructor: Melissa Smith Baker

Learn how to speak Spanish using simple but complete sentences in only 3 sessions. You'll learn how to put all the Spanish language puzzle pieces together. Class is fun and exciting. Melissa Smith Baker has over 40 years of experience …

Session 2 5/9-5/23 Tue, 6pm-8pm

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Bird Watching - Birds of Sonoma County starts 4/3!

Bird Watching - Birds of Sonoma County starts 4/3!

Instructor: Lisa Hug

Learn about the wonderful birdlife of Sonoma County while exploring its diverse geography. We will meet at the Community Center the first day for a short PowerPoint presentation about the birds of Sonoma County. All other days, we will meet at …

Lecture/Field Trips 4/3-5/1 Monday, 8:30am-12:30pm

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Dances of Universal Peace

Dances of Universal Peace

Instructor: Dr. Tui Wilschinsky

The Dances of Universal Peace are joyous, multi-cultural circle dances that rejuvenate the spirit and awaken the heart, danced to live music and the singing of the participants. Dances take place on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. These …

Ongoing 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month, 11am-1pm

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Dog Training - FUNdamentals

Dog Training - FUNdamentals

Instructor: MB Donnelly

FUNdamentals Are you and your dog ready to have some fun while training at the same time? FUNdamentals will emphasize a foundation skill set that will enhance your lives together while building and supporting your relationship with each other, …

Session 1 1/8-2/19 Sunday, 10am -11am
Session 2 2/13-3/27 Monday, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Session 3 4/23-6/4 Sun, 10am - 11am

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Healthy Living - An East/West Approach

Healthy Living - An East/West Approach

Instructor: Teri Adolfo

This is a 3-part program on Living Younger. In this Ayurveda Inspired course you will learn an east/west approach to Nourishment/Rejuvenation and Balance.  Learn how toxins lead to inflammatory diseases, poor digestion, heart disease …

Digestive Health 1/12-2/16 (no class 2/2) Thur, 11am - Noon
Cardiovascular Health 2/23-3/30 (no class 3/2) Thurs, 11am - Noon
Bone health 4/6-5/11 (no class 5/4) Thurs, 11am - Noon

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Insurgent Writer's Group

Insurgent Writer's Group

The Insurgent Writer's Group gathers to give kudos, criticism and friendship to make words do our bidding. We limit the size of the group to give attention to all. There are usually 6-10 persons attending, so each writer gets 10-15 minutes of …

Ongoing Tuesday, 10am- Noon

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Kindergym

Kindergym

Facilitator Amy Raab leads our playtime. If you have a young crawling baby or a toddler (ages 6mos - 3 years) who is jumping off everything, Kindergym is for you. Come join us for a fun open play time indoors that includes lots of …

Ongoing Wed & Fri, 11am - Noon

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Mistress of Spice - Kitchen Medicine

Mistress of Spice - Kitchen Medicine

Instructor: Teri Adolfo

Each of these 2 hour classes will cover the importance of herbs and spices as medicine. I will discuss the medicinal attributes as well as how to make and enjoy these culinary herbs & spices. I will demonstrate the process of making …

Session 1 6/8 & 6/15 Thur, 6pm - 8pm
Session 2 7/13 & 7/20 Thurs, 6pm - 8pm

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Sports & Fitness

Gymnastics - Basic (ages 6-9)

Gymnastics - Basic (ages 6-9)

Instructor: Steve Sassone

Classes cancelled on March 15th and March 17th will be made up on Tues, May 23rd

 

Session 3 (FULL) 3/29-4/26 Wed, 3:30-4:30pm
Session 4 (FULL) 5/3-5/31 Wed, 3:30-4:30pm
Session 3 (FULL) 3/31-4/28 (No class 4/14) Fri, 3:30-4:30pm
Session 4 (FULL) 5/5-5/19 Fri, 3:30-4:30pm

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Gymnastics - Basic (ages 6-9) Summer

Gymnastics - Basic (ages 6-9) Summer

Instructor: Steve Sassone

 

 

Session 1 6/14-7/5 Wed, 3:30-4:30pm
Session 2 7/19-8/9 Wed, 3:30-4:30pm
Session 1 6/16-7/7 Fri, 3:30-4:30pm
Session 2 7/21-8/4 Fri, 3:30-4:30pm

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Gymnastics - Gym Tots (ages 4-5)

Gymnastics - Gym Tots (ages 4-5)

Instructor: Steve Sassone

Classes cancelled on March 15th and March 17th will be made up on Tues, May 23rd The fun begins as the jumping, spinning, stretching, strengthening, rolling, swinging, balancing and going upside-down gives every child multiple success based …

Session 3 (FULL) 3/29-4/26 Wed, 2:45-3:30pm
Session 4 (FULL) 5/3-5/31 Wed, 2:45-3:30
Session 3 (FULL) 3/31-4/28 (No class 4/14) Fri, 2:45-3:30pm
Session 4 5/5-5/19 Fri, 2:45-3:30pm

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Gymnastics - Gym Tots (ages 4-5) Summer

Gymnastics - Gym Tots (ages 4-5) Summer

Instructor: Steve Sassone

The fun begins as the jumping, spinning, stretching, strengthening, rolling, swinging, balancing and going upside-down gives every child multiple success based learning experiences. Every gymnastics class begins with a fun-filled and engaging …

Session 1 6/14-7/5 Wed, 2:45-3:30pm
Session 2 7/19-8/9 Wed, 2:45-3:30pm
Session 1 6/16-7/7 Fri, 2:45-3:30pm
Session 2 7/21-8/4 Fri, 2:45-3:30pm

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Jazzercise

Jazzercise

Jazzercise is a calorie-torching, hip-swiveling, Shakira’d-be-proud dance party workout to put your abs to the test, with a hot playlist to distract you from the burn. Our classes: Strike, Fusion, Core, Strength and Dance Mixx. Start …

9 AM Mon-Fri
6 PM Tue-Thur
8:30 AM Sat & Sun

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Seido Karate

Seido Karate

Instructor: Aidan Sheehan

Seido Karate for Kids - come get fit, learn practical self defence, and grow a healthy mind, body, and spirit. All children of all abilities welcome!  Children's programs are flourishing throughout the Seido system. Seido, meaning …

Ongoing Mon, 4pm-5pm

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Zumba w/ Andrea

Zumba w/ Andrea

Instructor: Andrea Frick

Come dance to captivating Latin and international beats! All levels are welcome! Enjoy this perfect combination of dance and fitness moves that draw from merengue, hip-hop, salsa, swing, Bollywood, cumbia, country, reggaeton, to name a few. Wear …

Ongoing Thursday, 9:30am -10:30am

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Zumba w/ Mary

Zumba w/ Mary

Instructor: Mary Raia

 

 

Ongoing Sunday, 8:30am-9:30am
Ongoing Wednesday, 6pm - 7pm

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Zumba w/ Peggy

Zumba w/ Peggy

Instructor: Peggy Roth

 Peggy welcomes the Zumba-curious, as well as Zumba enthusiasts, to come smile & sweat for an hour every Monday night!"Come dance to captivating Latin and international beats! All levels are welcome! Enjoy this perfect combination …

Ongoing Mon, 6pm - 7pm

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