JCC-U Adult Learning




 

 


MONDAY 
Mindfulness & Meditation
10 – 11 AM
Bunny Ross
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Start your day with peaceful, guided meditation and gentle movement.

Creative Crafts
11 AM – 12 PM
Caryn Frishman
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A hands-on workshop with local artist Caryn Frishman. Each week will focus
on a different project that will inspire you to express your creativity. You’ll be
amazed by what you can create using everyday materials at home.
Email carynfrish2@hotmail.com for the supply list.

Cooking Up Nutrition
12 – 1 PM
Kara Burnstine
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Learn about a new health topic each week with a recipe to cook along with Kara, a registered dietitian.

Beginner Bridge
1 – 2 PM
Jo-Ann Rauch
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If you’ve never played the game or it’s been years, this introductory class is for you.
A one-time Materials Fee of $125. Contact jorauch15@gmail.com for details.

Creative Writing
2 – 3 PM
Efrat Friedman
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Have you always wanted to be a writer? Learn how to hone your craft
and receive feedback from this creative group, who will share and
workshop their work. Efrat Friedman is a creative writing professor at Nova
Southeastern University.


TUESDAY

NEW!
Inner Joy Through Laughter
10 – 11 AM
Donna Bernstein
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Participate in techniques that enable anyone to tap into their inner laughter without relying on humor, jokes, or comedy. Physical movements that incorporate deep breathing, eye contact, and childlike playfulness quickly transform into real and contagious laughter. It’s a whole-body exercise that literally makes you laugh out loud.

Art History Through the Ages
11 AM – 12 PM
Natanya Blank
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Learn about the art masters and masterpieces throughout history
through discussion and study of selected works. No prior participation is necessary.

Spanish Level III*
12 – 1 PM
Paula Milano
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This course is for students who have completed the Advanced Beginner course and want to become more fluent.

Spanish Level I*
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Paula Milano
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Beginning with “hola” this class will introduce you to the basics. M

Spanish Level II*
3 – 4 PM
Paula Milano
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Take your basic Spanish speaking skills to the next level. Designed for
students who have completed the Beginner Spanish course.


WEDNESDAY
Mindfulness & Meditation

10 – 11 AM
Bunny Ross
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Start your day with peaceful, guided meditation and gentle movement.

Stay Fit
11:15 AM– 12:15 PM
Fabiana Luzardo
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Improve your flexibility, strength and balance through an exercise program that can be done from the comfort of your home.

BYOL Speaker Series
12:30 – 1:30 PM
Register at mbjcc.ticketleap.com for schedule details.

Tune into a different speaker and topic of interest each week. Most programs will connect to a local community theme, in conversation with a moderator.

March 3: Health Talk with Dr. Jose Restrepo: “Arthritis and aging: A rehabilitation approach to pain management, independence, fall prevention and functionality”

March 10: From Refugees to Restaurateurs: Meet the authors of “Mango and Peppercorns, a Memoir of Food, an Unlikely Family and the American Dream”, in conversation with the Founder of Refugee Assistance Alliance.

March 17: Author Up-Close: Neil Bascomb, author of “Faster”

March 24: Spring Cleaning with Beth Levin, “The Closet Queen”

March 31: Author Eva Moreimi, “Hidden Recipes of the Holocaust”

April 7: Art Historian Natanya Blanck presents, “Art of the Holocaust”

April 14: Women in the Holocaust, presenting in partnership with NCJW Miami

April 21: Author Up-Close: Maurice Samuels, author of “The Betrayal of the Dutchess”

Music Appreciation
2 – 3 PM
Dr. Alan Mason
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Each week will introduce you to a classical composer and his music,
beginning with a brief overview of the composer’s life and musical style, followed by guided listening of great masterworks from the classical music repertory. We will view great concert videos and listen to some of the finest recordings of the world’s most beloved classical music.

NEW!
Theater Theory
3 – 5 PM
John Dalton
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Learn the process an Actor goes through while studying and reading a script of a well-known play (to be announced) This class will start on March 17


THURSDAY

NEW! Photography 101 with 
11 AM – 12 PM
Marko Dashev
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Explore your inner photographer and your camera’s full potential. Learn how to shoot your dream photos with techniques in photographing nature, people, landscape, and still life. Learn Composition, Color, Contrast, Filters and Photo Manipulation.
Class will start via Zoom, but some in-person meetings may be scheduled.

Marko Dashev started his photography career shooting for fashion brands and magazines in the early 2000s. His clients include J. Crew, Ann Taylor, Bloomingdale’s and many others.

Spanish Level III*
12 – 1 PM
Paula Milano
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Spanish Level I*
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Paula Milano
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Spanish Level II*
3 – 4 PM
Paula Milano
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