Cobb County Government

Spring 2018 Classes

Registration for Spring 2018 classes begins Monday, April 2 for both in-person registration & online registration at 9:00 am.

Monday

Focus on Fitness #3681
Instructor: Tara Vroman
9:00 am - 10:00 am
April 16 – June 25 (no class 4/23, 5/28)
$9 Cobb resident/$11 Non-resident
This class offers low impact chair aerobics that are safe with simple moves with light weights and Therabands. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes. Bring your own (light) weights and Therabands.

Pastels: Intermediate #3752
Instructor: Sherry Purvis
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
April 16 – June 11 (no class 5/28)
$8 Cobb resident/ $10 Non-resident
Learn to paint using two of the most popular dry mediums. This is an intermediate/advanced class...drawing skills and a working knowledge of composition, value and color are re-quired.  Supply list is available.

Sketching Your World: Intermediate #3753
Instructor: Steve Nudson
10:00 am – 12:15 pm
April 16 – May 21
$36 Cobb resident/$41 Non-resident
For people having some drawing and watercolor experience or have been in the beginning Sketching Your World class. Focus will be on pen and watercolor sketching frequently in a sketch book. One half or more of our class time will be sketching out of the building at various locations. In the classroom we will cover various topics such as watercolor pallets, mixing water-colors, perspective, composition, and other topics. Supply list is available.

Tuesday

Strength & Stretch #3665
Instructor: Mitzi Logan
9:00 am - 10:00 am
April 17 – June 19
$10 Cobb resident/$12 Non-resident
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion, balance, and flexibility. Hand-held weights and bands are used for resistance; and a chair is used for stretching. Bring your own (light) weights.

Watercolors: Intermediate #3728
Instructor: Sylvia Steed Huber
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
April 17 – June 5
$48 Cobb resident/$53 Non-resident
This class is for intermediate level students with drawing abilities or watercolor experience. Supply list is available.

Gentle Yoga #3666
Instructor: Mitzi Logan
10:15 am - 11:15 am
April 17 – June 19
$30 Cobb resident/$35 Non-resident
This class is designed to introduce seniors to gentle yoga postures, simple stretches, breath work and conscious relaxation. Relax and quiet the mind, body and spirit while simultaneously energizing the body, improving muscle tone and stamina. All levels are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat.

Wednesday

Focus on Fitness #3682
Instructor: Tara Vroman
9:00 am - 10:00 am
April 18 – June 27 (no class 4/25)
$10 Cobb resident/$12 Non-resident
This class offers low impact chair aerobics that are safe with simple moves with light weights and Therabands. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes. Bring your own (light) weights and Therabands.

Famous Crimes #3951
Instructor: Al Johnson
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
April 18 – June 6
$8 Cobb resident/$10 Non-resident
An examination of some of the most notorious and widely publicized crimes of the all-time.

Line Dance: Intermediate #3953
Instructor: Sylvia Irvin
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
April 18 – June 20
$30 Cobb resident/$35 Non-resident
Line dance to the latest country hits and some oldies! Improve your style, learn new steps and moves. No beginners please.

Line Dance: Beginner #3954
Instructor: Sylvia Irvin
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
April 18 – June 20
$30 Cobb resident/$35 Non-resident
Learn the basics of line dance and start off on the right foot. Get some exercise and have a good time!

Circuit Training #3664
Instructor: Mitzi Logan
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
April 18 – June 20
$30 Cobb resident/$35 Non-resident
Circuit training is a total body challenge that is designed to combine resistance training and low impact aerobics. You will strengthen your heart and cardiovascular system, increase muscular strength and endurance, and improve agility, balance and flexibility through various stations. The stations will provide you the opportunity to work at your own individual pace making the class suitable for anyone!

Tai Chi #3675
Instructor: Sachi Hirata
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
April 18 – June 27 (no class 5/9, 5/30)
$27 Cobb resident/$32 Non-resident
Tai Chi is a low impact and slow-motion exercise. It is often described as “meditation.” Benefits are relaxation, improved strength and flexibility. Beginners welcome.

Thursday

History of the Mystery #3952
Instructor: Al Johnson
10:00 am – 11:30 am
April 19 – June 7
$8 Cobb resident/$10 Non-resident
t Detective and crime-related stories are one of the most popular genres of fiction. This series explores the history of detective fiction, the authors who were a major influence on its development, and books and films in its major subgenres.

Sketching Your World: Beginner #3754
Instructor: Steve Nudson
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
April 19 – May 24
$6 Cobb resident/$8 Non-resident
We will be exploring beginning sketching skills and materials. The goal is to help those new to sketching develop basic skills in sketching, using pen and watercolor, and to begin exploring their world through frequent sketching in a sketchbook. Supply list is available. 

Drums Alive: Golden Beats #3745
Instructor: Mitzi Logan
10:00 am – 11:00 am
April 19 – June 21
$30 Cobb resident/$35 Non-resident
This class is designed to improve your cardiovascular fitness by using rhythmical drum patterns as they drive dynamic movements.  Additionally, it can help to improve hand/eye coordination, improve brain function and mental awareness, relieve stress and release endorphins.  Golden Beats can be done seated or standing and is appropriate for all levels.  So if you want to improve your overall health, feel energized, centered, relaxed and have fun doing so, this is the class for you!

Yoga for Joint Health #3744
Instructor: Linda Spencer
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
April 19 – June 21
$30 Cobb resident/$35 Non-resident
This gentle class introduces basic yoga poses, breathing techniques and relaxation methods at a slower pace in a safe environment. Learn about your muscles, bones and joints as you move, stretch and strengthen your body. Modifications for poses are offered. All levels are welcome.  Please bring a yoga mat.

Waltz: Beginner/Intermediate #3742
Instructor: Mary Hill
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
April 19 – June 7
$24 Cobb resident/$29 Non-resident
Learn the basic steps of this classic dance. Partner preferred, but not required.

Samba: Intermediate/Advanced #3743
Instructor: Mary Hill
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
April 19 – June 7
$24 Cobb resident/$29 Non-resident
Learn more advanced steps to this popular dance that takes its roots in Latin America. Partner preferred, but not required.

Friday

Focus on Fitness #3683
Instructor: Tara Vroman
9:00 am - 10:00 am
April 20 – June 29 (no class 4/27)
$10 Cobb resident/$12 Non-resident
This class offers low impact chair aerobics that are safe with simple moves with light weights and Therabands. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes. Bring your own (light) weights and Therabands.

Oil Painting #3746
Instructor: Pam Hough
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
April 27 – June 8 (no class 5/4)
$6 Cobb resident/$8 Non-resident
A series of workshops designed to learn painting with oils: fundamentals of materials, color mixing, basic painting application techniques, composition, and many more. The instructor will pro-vide all supplies. We'll use water-based oil paints; no mineral solvents! $20 supply fee to instructor the first day of class.

Tai Chi for Arthritis #3961
Instructor: Tara Vroman
10:15 am - 11:15 am
April 20 – June 29 (no class 4/27)
$30 Cobb resident/$35 Non-resident
Tai Chi for Arthritis exercise has many health benefits. You will learn movements to help improve overall health and wellness. Tai Chi helps relieve arthritis, reduces blood pressure and pre-vents falls.