OASIS Spring 2014 catalog now available!
Right Brain Drawing
Mary Ellen Feagan
Learn to access and use the right side of your brain – the more creative, less judgmental, clearer-seeing side. You’ll make the mental shift to a different mode of information processing so that drawing becomes pleasurable, frees you from anxiety and heightens your accurate perception. Contact registrar for supply list.
Wednesday, Feb 12-Apr 2, 1:00-3:00
Fee: $65; Sessions: 8
Great Decisions: Foreign Policy Discussion Series
Roy Overmann, Webster University
Investigate eight of the most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans in 2014 in this thought-provoking series. A textbook and videos provide background information, current data and policy options for each issue and serve as the focal text for discussion. Discussion topics include Defense Technology, Israel and the U.S., Turkey’s Challenges, Islamic Awakening, and more! Fee includes your study guide.
Thursday, Feb 13- Apr 3, 1:00-3:00
Fee: $50; Sessions: 8
Heather Needleman, Certified Pilates Instructor
Strengthen, tone and lengthen core muscles, build overall strength and stamina, increase flexibility and improve posture with this class designed for and taught by an adult 50+.
Tuesday, Feb 18-Apr 8, 10:00-11:00
Fee: $53; Sessions: 8
Gerry and Marlene Strait
Learn line dancing moves, have fun and get exercise at the same time. No partner required.
Tuesday, Mar 18- Apr 15, 11:00-12:00
Fee: $40; Sessions: 6
The Inspiring History of the Irish in St. Louis
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day learning about the Irish history of the St. Louis region. Follow the moving account of St. Louis’ Irish immigrants in their struggle to survive bigotry and discrimination. See how the Irish survived, flourished and became a vital part of St. Louis history.
Monday, Mar 17, 10:30-12:00
Archaeology of the St. Louis World’s Fair
Much of the grandeur of the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis was destroyed following the fair, much of it buried. Join us for a look at the findings from a decade of archaeological excavations for materials from the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair.
Tuesday, Mar 11, 10:00-12:00
Barre Fitness Class
Cindy Fernandez, Certified Pilates Instructor
Oasis Barre uses the ballet barre as a fitness tool effectively strengthening, toning, lengthening and increasing range of motion for the entire body. This fun workout combines elements from Pilates, yoga and ballet.
Friday, Mar 7-Mar 28, 11:00-11:45
You’ll be singin’ in the rain after this presentation on the life of dancer and choreographer Gene Kelly. Complete with original movie posters, video clips of some of his most memorable films and full of back stories, this is one program you won’t want to miss!
Thursday, Apr 3, 1:00-2:00
World War II
Tom St. John, MA
This class will cover critical aspects of this war, including the treaty ending World War One, major events leading Europe into war and American neutrality from Sept.1939 to Dec. 1941. The last classes will deal with the home front and the peace treaties ending the war.
Thursday/Tuesday, Apr 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 & 29, 1:00-3:00
Fee: $78; Sessions: 6