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) .

 

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, Tap & Jazz

Ballet, Tap & Jazz

Instructor: Julie Faye

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 socks or tights. Recital will be Dec 17st, in the Main Hall (to …

Session 1 9/7-9/28 Thursday, See chart above for times
Session 2 10/5-10/26 Thursday, See chart above for times
Session 3 11/2-12/14 (no class 11/23) Thursday, See chart above for times

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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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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

 The Joy of Essential Oils & Sole Reflexology

The Joy of Essential Oils & Sole Reflexology

Instructor: Lynn Kwitt

Essential Oils are a natural way to eliminate stress, anxiety and depression. They beautify and heal  the skin.  Therapeutic grade essential oils by Young Living have chi-life force energy that render the plant material vibrant. That …

Session 1- Essential Oils for Healing Mind, Body, and Spirit 9/26 Tue, 1pm-4pm
Session 2 - Sole Reading for Reflexology 10/5 & 10/12 Tue, 1pm-4pm

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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

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 8/17, 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 Thursday, 6pm - 9pm
Heartsaver CPR 8/3, 9/7, 10/12, 11/2, 12/7 Thursday, 6pm - 9pm
First Aid & CPR 11/4 & 12/2 Sat, 12:30pm - 5:30pm

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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 The Feldenkrais Method®

Moving Well, Taking Care The Feldenkrais Method®

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 1 9/26 - 10/17 Tue, 9am - 10am

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New! Gentle/Intro to Yoga

New! 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 Just added! Starts Sept 20 Wednesday, 10:30am-11:45am
Ongoing Friday, 10:30am-11:45am

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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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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.

Ongoing Friday, 11am - Noon

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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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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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Music & Performance

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)
Big Kid Class Wednesday, 4:00 - 5:00pm

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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 9/5-12/12 Tuesday, 4pm - 4:55pm
Intermediate Cello 9/5-12/12 Tuesday, 5pm-5:55pm
Piano 9/5-12/12 Tue, 6:15-7:15pm
Beg Cello for Adults Tue, See Instructor for times

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Ukulele Workshops

Ukulele Workshops

Instructor: Marilyn Read

4 Ukulele Workshops. Add spice to your playing with Fingerpicking techniques, learn to play up the ukulele fretboard, add rhythms or new strumming patterns to your repertoire. Session fee includes one free 1:1 followup lesson, arrange with …

Session 1- Beginners Next Step 9/7-9/28 Thur, 7pm - 8pm
Session 2- Fingerpicking the Ukuele 9/18 - 10/2 Monday, 7pm-8pm
Session 3- Venturing up the Ukulele Neck 10/5-10/19 Thur, 7pm-8pm
Session 4- Advanced Beginner 10/26-11/16 Thur, 7pm-8pm

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Special Interest

Beginning Spanish starts 9/26!

Beginning Spanish starts 9/26!

Instructor: Melissa Smith Baker

Learn the basics of Spanish in only 3 classes. You’ll be able to create complex sentences in the first class. You’ll learn the framework of the language and all the puzzle pieces you need to speak and write. Melissa Smith Baker has …

Session 1 9/26-10/10 Tue, 6pm-8pm
Session 2 11/7-11/28 Tue, 6pm-8pm

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Bird Watching - Birds of Sonoma County

Bird Watching - Birds of Sonoma County

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 Power Point presentation about the birds of Sonoma County. All other days, we will meet at …

Lecture/Field Trips 9/14-10/12 Thurs, 8:30am-12:30pm

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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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Dog Training - FUNdamentals

Dog Training - FUNdamentals

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? FUNdamentals will emphasize a foundation skill set that will enhance your lives together while building and supporting your …

Session 1 (FULL) 9/11-10/23 Monday, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Session 2 10/8-11/19 Sunday, 10am-11am
Session 3 10/30-12/11 Monday, 6:30pm-7:30pm

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Healthy Living - An East/West Approach

Class Cancelled

Healthy Living - An East/West Approach

Instructor: Teri Adolfo

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, and other diseases. You will also learn what foods are best for …

Session 1 CANCELLED 9/14-10/5 Thur, 11:30am - 1pm
Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen 11/9 Thur, 11am - 2pm

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Kindergym

Kindergym

No Kindergym on Sept 29 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 …

Ongoing Wed & Fri, 11am - Noon

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Sports & Fitness

Gymnastics - Basic

Gymnastics - Basic

Instructor: Steve Sassone

 

 

Block 1 (FULL) 9/6- 10/25 Wed, 3:30-4:30pm
Block 2 11/1-12/20 (no class 11/22) Wed, 3:30-4:30pm
Block 1 (FULL) 9/8-10/27 (no class 9/27 or 10/13) Fri, 3:30-4:30pm
Block 2 (FULL) 11/3-12/22 (no class 11/10 or 11/24) Fri, 3:30-4:30pm

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Gymnastics - Gym Tots

Gymnastics - Gym Tots

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 …

Block 1 (FULL) 9/6-10/25 Wed, 2:45-3:30pm
Block 2 11/1-12/20 Wed, 2:45-3:30pm
Block 1 9/8-10/25 Fri, 2:45-3:30pm
Block 2 11/3-12/22 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 …

ages 4-9 Ongoing Mon, 3:45-4:30pm
ages 7-14 Ongoing Mon, 4:40p- 5:30pm

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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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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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