Classes for Adults

Spanish Language Classes

Beginning Spanish Level 1 - The primary focus of this class is to develop students’ proficiency in Spanish such as introductions, providing and obtaining information, expressing feelings and emotions, asking and responding to questions and instructions, telling time and engaging in basic interactions with Spanish speakers. Prior Spanish not required.  8 class meetings.  Instructor: Ellen Feinstein is an experienced bilingual teacher. She holds a Masters degree and CA credentials in English, Spanish and ESL.  She has taught Spanish at all levels in the US, Mexico, and Bolivia. A published cross-cultural researcher/psychologist, she incorporates  reading, writing, listening, and speaking to promote a natural approach to language acquisition. 

*A $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting.  **Class not held 7/4.  

Simpkins Swim Ctr. Community Rm. B - Ages 18+
Tu 6/27-8/22** 6-7:30 PM $116/$128* 17606

 


 

Adult Tap Dance - Beginning 

This class will cover both fundamental beginning tap dance steps as well as basic dance positions and movements.  We will be joining combinations into completed dance routines. Additional benefits will be exercise, stress relief, and lots of fun! Bring your tap shoes! *Class not held on 11/22.

Instructor: Debbie Rocha holds a BA from San Jose State Univ., and a Calif. State Teaching Credential (English, and Dance). She has been a studio owner, and has taught all levels at a variety of locations in Calif. She is also a former member of Dance Masters

Simpkins Swim Ctr. Community Rm. B - Ages 18+
W 5/3-6/21 5:30-6:30 PM $80/$88 17777
W 8/16-10/4 5:30-6:30 PM $80/$88 17778
W 10/11-12/6* 5:30-6:30 PM $80/$88 17779

 

 


 

Adult Tap Dance - Beginning/Intermediate 

This class will review fundamental beginning tap and general dance steps while learning intermediate steps and dance routines. Additional benefits will be exercise, stress relief, and lots of fun! Bring your tap shoes! *Class not held on 5/11 and 11/23. 

Instructor: Debbie Rocha holds a BA from San Jose State Univ., and a Calif. State Teaching Credential (English, and Dance). She has been a studio owner, and has taught all levels at a variety of locations in Calif. She is also a former member of Dance Masters

Simpkins Swim Ctr. Community Rm. B - Ages 18+
Th 5/4-6/29* 5:30-6:30 PM $80/$88 17783
Th 8/17-10/5 5:30-6:30 PM $80/$88 17784
Th 10/12-12/7* 5:30-6:30 PM $80/$88 17785

 


Plein Air Painting at Quail Hollow

Join Gabriel Coke for plein air painting on location at Quail Hollow Ranch in Felton. This 8-session outdoor classe will focus on creating small works in three hours and applying this work to larger studio paintings.

Gabriel is a full time instructor and program director of NUMU Atelier in Los Gatos, CA. A strong form painter who has created several large- scale landscape works, he also loves the simple goal of capturing a small painting in a few hours. After registration, Gabriel will contact you with a materials list and other information.  All experience levels are welcome, from beginner to advanced. 

**Please note: although this is a free class, advance registration is required to attend; drop-in students cannot be accomodated. 

Quail Hollow Ranch - Ages 18+
Th 4/6-5/25 10AM-1PM FREE** 17643

    
 

Santa Cruz County Department of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services
979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
General Information (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Phone: (831) 454-7901 • PRCweb@santacruzcounty.us