Sebastopol Community Cultural Center

"Enriching the Spirit of Community!"

Classes

SCCC offers a wide variety of activities 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) .

 

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 - 9:15 pm

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Creative Movement for Kids

Creative Movement for Kids

Instructor: Kandace Syer

In this unique class for young children we will draw from music and nature to inspire imaginative and new movement patterns. By the end of the course we will perform a student generated movement routine. Starting September 13th!

Ongoing Thur, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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Hip Hop Dance

Hip Hop Dance

Instructor: Kandace Syer

In this fun class music will be the platform in which movement emerges from our bodies. We will learn the evolution of hip hop dance through steps, combinations, and choreography. By the end of the course a dance routine that reflects the …

Ongoing Wed, See times 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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Modern/Contemporary Dance

Modern/Contemporary Dance

Instructor: Kandace Syer

In this exciting class modern dance techniques and movements will be taught, as well as discovering the individuals’ creative expression. Incorporating anatomy, dance vocabulary, stretching, barre work, floor work, and choreography to …

Ongoing Mon, See times above

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Tap Dance - Adults & Seniors

Tap Dance - Adults & Seniors

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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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

BLS for Healthcare Provider The 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 7/5, 8/2, 9/6, 10/4, 11/1, 12/6 Thur, 6-9pm
First Aid & CPR 7/7, 8/4, 9/8, 10/6, 11/3, 12/8 Sat, 12-5pm

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Dances of Universal Peace

Dances of Universal Peace

Instructor: Tui Wilschinsky

Rejuvenate the spirit and awaken the heart with circle dances from the world’s mystical traditions accompanied by live music and group singing. No experience is necessary to experience this joyous experience. Dances take place on the 2nd …

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

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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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Moving Well, Taking Care with The Feldenkrais Method® & Body/Mind Centering®

Moving Well, Taking Care with The Feldenkrais Method® & Body/Mind Centering®

Instructor: Marghe Mills-Thysen

The Feldenkrais Method® Body/Mind Centering® & Movement Improvement©  Enjoy gentle relaxing movement sequences and discover habitual patterns to make more effective choices that reduce pain, prevent injury and …

Session 9/13 – 10/25 Thur, 10:45am-12:15pm

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Qigong, Circle Walking & Tai Chi

Qigong, Circle Walking & Tai Chi

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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Tai Chi - Boomers and Beyond

Tai Chi - Boomers and Beyond

Instructor: Garrett Chinn

TAI CHI taught to meet the needs of the aging adult, with emphasis on improving balance and preventing falls. Classes include an adapted sitting routine and traditional form instruction. Read the Press Democrat article on Garrett here.

Beginners Friday, 11am - Noon
Advance Friday, Noon - 1pm

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Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers

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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Martial Arts

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 …

ages 4-9 Ongoing Mon, 3:45-4:30pm
ages 9-14 Ongoing Mon, 4:40 - 5:30pm

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Music & Performance

Bija Children's Choir

Bija Children's Choir

Instructor: Maria Bija

The Bija Children’s Choir is Sebastopol’s own world folk chorus for ages 7-14 who love to sing

Preparatory Choir Fall: Sept 20 - Dec 13 or Full Session: Sept 20 - Dec 13 and Jan 3 - Mar 21 Thu, 3:30 - 4:15pm
Concert Choir Full Season: Sept 20 - Dec 13 & Jan 3 - Mar 21 Thu, 4:30 - 5:30pm

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Home Sweet Music

Home Sweet Music

Instructor: Ali and Warren Mann

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 and 4:30 (afternoon classes on Monday, only)

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Play Marimba!

Play Marimba!

Instructor: Tobias Sparks

Play Marimba! offers a joyful music making experience for children and teens. In a technology-free social environment we develop mind-body coordination, teamwork and bravery to be part of something larger than ourselves. Beautiful songs from …

Ages 9 - 12 9/5 - 12/19 Wed & Fri, 3:30 - 4:25pm
Ages 13 - 17 9/5 - 12/19 Wed & Fri, 4:30 - 5:30pm

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Sebastopol Strings Academy

Sebastopol Strings Academy

Instructor: Maureen Caisse

A place where music lovers of all ages can learn to play a string instrument, study music theory and play in ensembles with like-minded people. Offering Individual and Group lessons, Theory and Musicianship, Elementary Piano for String Player and …

Beginning Cello 9/4 - 12/11 Tue, 4pm-4:55pm
Intermeidate Cello 9/4 - 12/11 Tue, 5pm - 5:55pm
Cello Collective 9/3 - 12/10 Mon, 6:45pm - 8pm
Adult Beginning Cello - Level 1 9/3 - 12/10 Mon, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Adult Beginning Cello - Level 2 9/4 - 12/11 Tues, 6:15 - 7:15pm
Beginning Violin 9/3 - 12/10 Mon, 4pm - 4:55pm

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Ukulele Workshops - Fall Session

Ukulele Workshops - Fall Session

Instructor: Marilyn Read

Beyond Beginner's Advanced Beginner Level. Spice up and improve your ukulele playing with new chords, rythms and fingerpicking techniques. Fingerpicking for Ukulele Advanced Beginner Level. Learn fingerpicking patterns and …

Session 1 - Beyond Beginner's Sept 6 - Oct 4 Thur, 7-8pm
Session 2 - Fingerpicking for Ukulele Oct 11 - Nov 8 Thur, 7-8pm

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Ukulele Workshops - Summer Sesson

Ukulele Workshops - Summer Sesson

Instructor: Marilyn Read

Absolute Beginner’s For those new to the ukulele. We will cover tuning, reading chord diagrams, basic strumming. Learn the basic chords to play hundreds of songs! Beginner’s Next Step   Sequel to Absolute Beginner's. …

Session 1 - Absolute Beginner's 6/28 - 8/2 Thur, 7-8pm
Session 2 - Beginner's Next Steps 8/9 - 8/30 Thur, 7-8pm

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Special Interest

Beginner Chess Workshops

Beginner Chess Workshops

Introductory class for absolute beginners. The workshops will cover: chessboard nomenclature, piece movement, checkmate, stalemate, chess notation, general principles and examples of general tactics. A link to the workbook will be provided as …

Youth Workshop (Ages 7-12) 8/30 Thu, 4pm - 6pm
Teen Workshop (Ages 13-18) 9/6 Thu, 4pm - 6pm

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Bird Watching - Birds of Sonoma County

Bird Watching - Birds of Sonoma County

Instructor: Lisa Hug

This is an exciting exploration of the tremendous diversity of birds in Sonoma County.

Lecture/Field Trips 9/17-10/15 Mon, 8:30am-12:30pm

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FUNdamentals - Dog Training

FUNdamentals - Dog Training

Instructor: MB Donnelly

Are you and your dog ready to enjoy an entertaining, FUN-filled hour once a week while training at the same time?

Session 1 9/10 – 10/22 Monday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Session 2 10/7 – 11/18 Sunday, 10am - 11am
Session 3 10/29 – 12/10 Monday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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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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Sports & Fitness

Jazzercise

Jazzercise

Try out Jazzercise for free until the end of May!  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 …

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

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Kinder Kickz Soccer

Kinder Kickz Soccer

Instructor: Elena Abrams

Kinder Kickz is a non-competitive, activity-based program for children.

Ages 18 - 36 mos: Session 1 8/27 - 10/29 Mon, 10:15 - 11:15am
Ages 3-5: Session 1 8/27 - 10/29 Mon, 11:15am-12:15pm
Ages 18-36 mos: Session 2 11/5 - 1/14 Mon, 10:15-11:15am
Ages 3-5: Session 2 11/5 - 1/14 Mon, 11:15am-12:15pm

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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 - Zumba with Mary will resume in September Sunday, 8:30am-9:30am
Ongoing - Zumba with Mary will resume in September 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 of …

Ongoing Mon, 6pm - 7pm

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Yoga

Gentle Yoga

Gentle Yoga

Instructor: Adriene Malley

Adriene is back with her yoga class! In this Gentle yoga class, students learn how to adapt the yoga postures to meet their ability. Focus is given to proper alignment to ensure a safe practice. Suitable for all levels.    

Ongoing Tue , 8am-9am

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Gentle/Intro to Yoga

Gentle/Intro to Yoga

Instructor: Kiana Rose

Feeling stiff? Recovering from injuries? Looking for a gentle yoga class that will meet you where you are? This class is designed especially for people who would like a more gentle yoga class or are new to yoga. Wear comfortable clothing and …

Ongoing Wednesday, 10:30am-11:45am
Ongoing Friday, 10:30am-11:45am

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Heart Drum Yoga

Heart Drum Yoga

Instructor: Kjohl Rose

Formerly Wild Heart Yoga. Easy for beginners and those curious to delve into a subtle approach. The gift of embodiment is by nature, profoundly resonant. You'll be encouraged to trust your senses and find your rhythm by exploring breath and …

Ongoing Monday, 10:30am - 12pm

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Yoga for Everyone

Yoga for Everyone

Instructor: Kiana Rose

Everyone is welcome to this all-level, gentle and flowing yoga class. Come stretch, laugh and discover a practice that leaves you feeling strong, centered, flexible and more deeply connected with yourself. You will be encouraged to listen to your …

Ongoing Mon, Wed, Fri, 9am - 10:15am

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