Adult Programs

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District offers a variety of adult classes year round. To register, please call 916-933-6624, visit our office at 1021 Harvard Way in El Dorado Hills or register online. If you're 50 years and older, also check out our Senior Programs. (Ya we know that's young!) 

Dance



Country Line Dancing
$44/4 classes Tuesday evenings

Registration
Tina Goins 
Here's your chance to learn the basics of line dancing for the New Year!  In this workshop we will slow the pace down and concentrate more on individual steps, weight shifting, four step turns and short patterns.  If you've never taken line dancing or just want to brush up on your steps this class is for you!

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New!  Adult Tap
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Adult tap is a fun class where combinations are put to a variety of music styles, showcasing tradtitional Broadway Tap and the latest Tap jam and Stomp techniques perfect for beginners and those returning to dance!
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Ballroom, Swing & Salsa Dancing
Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Adriana Clark
Registration
Learn the fundamentals of Ballroom Dancing and build each week progressing from basics to intermediate patterns and techniques.  No partner necessary. Call (916)849-6257.  No class 11/22


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Adult Fitness

 

Tai Chi in the Morning
Ages 18 & Up  • $49/8 classes
Wednesdays & Fridays • 8am-9am 
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Commonly known as "mediation in motion", Guang Ping Tai Chi is a gentle form of slow exercise movements for health and relaxation. Daily practice of Tai Chi can help reduce high blood pressure, strengthen internal organs, improve coordination, and offers numerous health benefits. No class 11/23. Instructor : Sifu Sada Hatanaka & Sifu Shoko Takegoshi.

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Evening Tai Chi

Ages 18 & Up  • $49/8 classes
Mondays & Wednesdays •  7:30-8:30pm
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Commonly known as "mediation in motion", Guang Ping Tai Chi is a gentle form of slow exercise movements for health and relaxation. Daily practice of Tai Chi can help reduce high blood pressure, strengthen internal organs, improve coordination, and offers numerous health benefits. No class 9/3, 10/8, 11/12  Instructors: Sifu Ken Stark & Matt Peterson
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Hatha Yoga Stretch/Deep Relaxation
Ages 18 & Up  • $40/4 classes or $70/8classes
Mondays  •  9:30-11am
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Sessions include 1.5 hours of continuous flow level-one yoga postures, deep stretching, balance and a variety of yoga breathing techniques. Class concludes with 5-10 minutes of deep relaxation. This program contains no inverted postures. Knowledge of Yoga and a good physical condition is very helpful. Yoga Blocks and a Strap are provided; please bring a mat and towel. Contact Bill at 916-276-7087 with questions. No class  Instructor: Bill Scrivani, YA Certified
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Yoga for Healthy Living (YHL)
Ages 21 & Up  • $40/4 classes or $70/8classes
Wednesdays  •  10-11am
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FIRST CLASS FREE for newcomers! Enjoy this gentle but effective flow-style, breath-centered class filled with others who never thought they could do yoga. Beginners welcome - many modifications are given. Comfy clothing/No fragrances please. Class card admits you to attend any AM YHL class. Contact Donna at 916-712-9642 with questions or if you need a loaner mat. Visit www.yogapeace.net for teacher bio and yoga style information.
Instructor: Donna Rixmann, M.A. AVI Certified Yoga Therapist, ERYT 500

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Cooking

Ultimate Chocolate Truffles
Ages 12 & Up  • $40/1 class
Saturday, 9/22 • 10am-12:15pm 
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Make elegant, dome-shaped truffles with a variety of luscious fillings including: white, milk and dark chocolate. Learn how to flavor basic ganaches (fillings) liqueurs and oils. Make and take a dozen truffles in a gift box, plus receive recipes, notes, tips, and truffle molds. Supply fee of $15 payable to Instructor. Instructor: Karen Moore 

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El Dorado Dream Catchers

Ages 17-45  • $85/10 meetings
A Theater Program for Adults with Special Needs!
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Join us in exploring the wonderful world of theater.  This program has been developed to assist those with special needs in learning how to focus, speech, reading skills, following directions, using their voice along with being physically creative with their movements, stage presence.  They learn to work with others in a group setting and gain an incredible confidence in themselves.  In the long run you will see a transformation of your child at home and in the community.

Instructor Jonathan Reis, is a professional actor and Therapeutic Recreation Specialist that has been working with the speical needs population for over 10 years.  He started this theatre program for adults with special needs up in Washington, with great success.  There the group put on musicals such as Beauty and the Beast, Peter Pan and Mary Poppins.  He is anxious to bring this wonderful program to our community.  This fall we will be working on a Holiday performance and possibly on Disney piece with the performance in early December.  Instructors will assess kids if needed.  No class: 10/23, 11/13, 11/20

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New Class!
American River Conservancy
Beavers in your Backyard
November 7 at 6-8pm  All ages welcome
Registration
Learn about the life history, behavior and ecology of the North American Beaver, Castor canadensis.  Kate Lundquist and Brock Dolman of the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center's WATER institute will also share their knowledge and experience working with communities to manage beavers in both wildland and urban settings.  Learn about  what is going on in the El Dorado Hills community from Elena Delacy of the American River Conservancy who will provide some insight into non-lethal beaver management strategies at work in your neighborhood.

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Special Interest

 

Chess Club

Every Thursday • 2-4pm
Oak Knoll Club House 3371 Alyssum Circle, EDH
If you already play chess, join us and be part of our new Chess Club which will meet bi-monthly. We will exchange playing ideas, recreate famous games and compete with other participants. All ages are welcome and invited to join. Sorry, this is not for brand new beginners, as no lessons will be offered. Bring your own chess board. Call the Senior Center at 916-358-3575 to let us know you are coming.  Wil Brunet, former ranked player.


The Treatise Memoir Group
Ages 50 & Up  • $25/4 meetings
Senior Center
Tuesday, September 11, October 16, November 6, December 11
1:00pm to 4:00pm
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We each have a unique and interesting life! This class will teach you to capture your memories in writing whether you intend to publish or not. Participation is required as we gently hone your skills into stories that will leave a memorable footprint for future generations. Instructor: Geri Haskins


 

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CPR/First Aid


rescue institute

Adult/Child CPR & AED 
Saturday, 10am-12:30pm
Fee: $55
Registration
Learn the AHA’s one-person technique for adult and child CPR and AED use. 



Adult/Child/Infant CPR & AED
 
Saturday, 10am-1pm 
Fee: $60

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Learn the AHA’s one-person technique for adult, child, infant CPR and AED use. 



Adult/Child/Infant CPR, AED & First Aid
 
Saturday, 8am-1pm 
Fee: $70

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Learn AHA's adult, child & infant CPR, AED use and basic first aid administration. The CA EMSA and Community Care Licensing do not approve this class for daycare/preschool industry licensing. 



First Aid Only

Saturday, 8-10am
Fee: $40

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Learn American Heart Association's basic first aid administration for medical, injury & environmental emergencies. The CA EMSA and Community Care Licensing do not approve this class for daycare/preschool industry licensing. 


Basic Life Support CPR & AED
Saturday, 8-12:30pm
Fee: $65

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Class is intended for present and future EMS, Medical, Dental & Allied Health professionals taking this course for the first time.


Basic Life Support CPR & AED Renewal
Saturday, 8:30am-12:30pm
Fee: $65

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Class is intended for present and future EMS, Medical, Dental & Allied Health professionals renewing their BLS CPR & AED certification.

CPR & AED or CPR/AED/First Aid Skills Session
Saturday, 2 - 3pm 
Registration
Fee: $60
Prerequisite: Completion of the American Safety & Health Institute online course. We provide a link to the online class. After registration with the EDHCSD please call RTI to determine which version of class link needs to be emailed. Bring the Completion Certificate to class.


Pediatric CPR & First Aid
 Mon & Tues 5:30-9:30 or Saturday, 8 - 5pm 
Registration
Fee: $75
Infant, Child & Adult CPR and First aid. This class is EMSA approved for daycare/preschool providers. We are required to affix their approved stickers to your card at a cost of $6, payable at class. $15 Materials fee paid in class. Cash only.

 

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