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) .

 

Camps

Fencing Adventure

Fencing Adventure

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 Aug 6- 10 Mon - Fri, 10:30am - 1:30pm

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Gymnastics Camp

Gymnastics Camp

Instructor: Steve Sassone

The camp where rolling on the floor is acceptable, and climbing on the "furniture" is praised: For 4 days, the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center is turned into a tumbling, swinging, jumping, hanging, vaulting and bouncing funhouse. …

Session 1 (must register before class starts) July 16- 19 Mon - Thur, 9am - 1pm

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Knight's Adventure Camp - Starts July 9th

Knight's Adventure Camp - Starts July 9th

Instructor: Jim Liebich

1 week of daring adventure, epic battles and the finest training in the kingdom of the noble art of sword and shield. Young squires learn the basics of movement and train for battle with their trusty foam sword. As they progress in skill …

Session 1 July 9-13 Mon-Fri , 11am - 2pm

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Rock Band Camp

Rock Band Camp

Instructor: Spencer Burro

An interactive music workshop in which students in the program are assigned a position in a band according to their instrument, age and experience. The week brings together a new band that may be made up of one drummer, one …

Session 1 July 23 - 27 Mon - Fri, 9am - 2pm

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Sebastopol Skate Camp

Sebastopol Skate Camp

Instructor: Tony Manfre

Sebastopol skate camp is a skateboarding workshop that offers instruction on the fundamentals of skateboarding. Led by pro skate Instructor Tony Manfre., skaters will learn about skate safety, how to ride, and tricks from basic to advanced …

Session 1 (FULL) July 23- 27 Mon - Fri, 9am - 1pm
Session 2 (FULL) July 30 - Aug 3 Mon - Fri, 9am - 1pm
Session 3 (FULL) Aug 6- 10 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 1 (BEG) June 11- 15 Mon - Fri, 9am - 11am
Session 2 (INT) -CANCELLED June 18-22 Mon - Fri, 9am-11am

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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 - 9:15 pm

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Ballet, Jazz and Hula

Ballet, Jazz and Hula

Instructor: Julie Faye

It's summer! Time to add Hula to our Tap & Jazz classes! We'll put on grass skirts and flower leis and learn the fun and easy dances of Hawaii. Children love this combination class. Parents and grandparents are welcome to observe.

Tap shoes, hula skirts, and leis are provided for all classes. Please bring clean socks or tights to wear with tap shoes.

Session 1 6/7-6/28 Thursday, See chart above for times
Session 2 7/5 - 7/26 Thu, See chart above for times

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Ballet, Tap & Jazz - Intermediate Only

Ballet, Tap & Jazz - Intermediate Only

Instructor: Julie Faye

Please note: Instructor approval is required to enroll in the Summer Intemediate class. You must register online. These classes cover the basic tap and ballet steps. We also play a variety of musical instruments in a parade to work on …

Summer Session 1 6/7 - 6/28 Thu, 4:30 -5:20pm
Summer Session 2 7/5 - 7/26 Thu, 4:30-5:20pm

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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

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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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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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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NIA Fusion Fitness

NIA Fusion Fitness

NIA MIND-BODY-SOUL-DANCE WORKOUT
Combining dance, martial arts and mindfulness, Nia tones your body while transforming your mind. More than just a workout, Nia is a holistic fitness practice addressing each aspect of your life - body, mind and soul. We believe every person can discover, explore, unleash, and enhance their individual potential to live a healthy and meaningful life by engaging their senses and listening to their bodies.

Ongoing Tuesday, 9:15-10:15am

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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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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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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 - COMING SOON

Bija Children's Choir - COMING SOON

Instructor: Maria Bija

The Bija Choir offers a vibrant education in the choral performing arts to Sonoma County youth ages 6-14 who love to sing. Through engaging classes and dynamic performances, students develop the capacity and confidence to serve the community as …

Preparatory Choir (Fall Season) Sept 20 - Dec 13 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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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 (Summer) 6/12-8/21 Tue, 4-4:55pm
Intermediate Cello (Summer) 6/12 - 8/21 Tue, 5-5:55pm
Cello Collective (Summer) 6/11-8/20 Mon, 6:45-8pm
Adult Cello - Level 1 (Summer) 6/11-8/20 Mon, 5:30-6:30pm
Adult Cello - Level 2 (Summer) 6/12 - 8/21 Tues, 6:15-7:15pm

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Ukulele Workshops Start June 28th

Ukulele Workshops Start June 28th

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. …

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

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Special Interest

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. The first class will be held at the Sebastopol Community Center for an indoor orientation about the parks we will visit and the birds that we are likely to …

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

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FUNdamentals - Dog Training BEG

FUNdamentals - Dog Training BEG

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 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

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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Gymnastics - Basic (6-9)

Gymnastics - Basic (6-9)

Instructor: Steve Sassone

 

 

Summer Session 1 6/13-7/11 Wed, 3:30-4:30
Summer Session 2 7/18 - 8/8 Wed, 3:30-4:30pm

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Gymnastics - Gym Tots (4-5)

Gymnastics - Gym Tots (4-5)

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 …

Summer Session 1 6/13 - 7/11 Wed, 2:45-3:30pm
Summer Session 2 7/18 - 8/8 Wed, 2:45-3:30pm

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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 - COMING SOON

Kinder Kickz Soccer - COMING SOON

Instructor: Elena Abrams

Ages: 18 - 36 months Each class is 60 minutes long which combines 15 minutes of free play (open to family and friends) followed by 45 minutes of structured physical activities (with and without the ball).  The activities are designed to …

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 July Sunday, 8:30am-9:30am
Ongoing - Zumba with Mary will resume in July 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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