Senior Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes

Classes that are fun and challenging

• Senior Get Fit: Mondays - Starts September 10th

• Senior Get Fit: Thursdays - Starts September 13th

• Fit & Flow Yoga: Mondays - Starts September 10th

• Zumba Gold - Toning Too!: Tuesdays - Starts September 11th

• Qigong/Tai-Chi - Beginners Class: Mondays - Starts September 10th

• Qigong/Tai-Chi - Intermediate: Wednesdays - Starts September 12th

• Total Body Strength for Seniors: (NEW) Thursdays - Starts September 13th

Technology Classes

Technology Classes

Computers, Smartphones and Tablets

• Technology and Internet Security: October 11th

• Intro to iPhone - Learning the Basics: October 11th

• iPhone Class - Beyond the Basics: October 25th

• Tech Talk: October 25th

• iPad Class - Intermediate: November 9th and 16th

• Google: It's More Than You Think!: November 9th

Music Classes

Arts & Music

Entertaining & Educational

• A Journey Through the Dutch Golden Age - September 26th

• The Language of Flowers in Art - October 9th

• The Art of Deception: Art Fakes and Forgeries - October 16rh

• The Ringstrasse of Vienna - November 5th

• The Juke Box Musicals - September 27th

• Why Disco Gets No Respect - October 23rd

• All That Zazz - John Kander and Fred Ebb Musicals - October 25th

• The British Influence on Broadway Musicals - November 14th

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History & General Interests

Interesting and Informative classes

• Diabetes Support Group - Starts September 29th

• Israel at 70 - Beyond the Headlines - October 4th

• Anti-Americanism and U.S. Foreign Relations - October 17th

• American Diplomacy and the Holocaust - October 22nd

• Philip Roth - October 24th and 31st

• The Nine Lives of Benjamin Franklin - October 15th and 29th

• Roman, Canon and Feudal European Law - November 1st, 8th, and 15th

• The Vatican Library - October 17th


Join us for our Fall 2018 catalog and let Live & Learn Bethesda introduce you to some interesting and stimulating new speakers and class topics. Broaden your horizons through a variety of topics including the Arts, Music, History, Literature, Exercise, Computers and more.

A few Highlights from our Fall 2018 catalog.

  • Ori Soltes, Professor of Theology, Philosphy and Art History, will present two lectures about five of Pulitzer Prize winning author Philip Roth’s extraordinary novels.
  • Caroline R. Sherman, PhD, Professor of History, Author will present a 3 part series of classes on Roman, Canon and Feudal European law.
  • Richard Bell, PhD, Professor of American History, Author, will present a 2 part series on the Nine Lives of Benjamin Franklin.
  • Massimo Ceresa, Professor of History, Retired Vatican Librarian, will present a lecture on the Birth, Growth and Future of a Special Collection: The Vatican Library.
  • Dr Max Friedman, Professor of History Specializing in 20th-Century U.S. Foreign Relations, Author, will present a lecture on Anti-Americanism and U.S. Foreign Relations.
  • Gail Sander, Certified Yoga Instructor, Certified Group Exercise Instructor, will present a new exercise class, Total Body Strength Workout for Seniors.

“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets”….Leonardo da Vinci

I look forward to seeing you often in our Fall classes.


Beverly Amsterdam
Executive Director
Live & Learn Bethesda


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  • Registration is now open for our Fall 2018 classes. Please visit our registration page to view and register for classes.
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Upcoming Classes

  • Exercise & Fitness Classes - Start the week of September 10th
  • Computer & Technology Classes- Start October 11th
  • General Classes- Start September 26th
  • National Gallery Trip - Class 1218 - October 10th


  • Fall Classes
  • Class 1204, Ethnic Minorities in China, originally scheduled for October 11th, has been rescheduled to October 30th.
  • Class 1071 is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct 9th, not Wednesday
  • Class 1188 is scheduled for Monday, Oct 1st, not Tuesday

Art Classes
Technology Classes
Fitness Classes
Music classes
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