Senior Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes

Classes that are fun and challenging

• Senior Get Fit: Mondays - Starts Jan 9th

• Senior Get Fit: Thursdays - Starts Jan 12th

• Fit & Flow Yoga: Mondays - Starts Jan 9th

• Zumba Gold - Toning Too!: Tuesdays - Starts Jan 10th

• Qigong/Tai-Chi - Beginners Class: Mondays - Starts Jan 9th

• Qigong/Tai-Chi - Intermediate: Wednesdays - Starts Jan 11th

Technology Classes

Technology Classes

Computers, Smartphones and Tablets

• Discover Facebook: Feb 9th

• Intro to iPhone - Learning the Basics: Feb 9th

• iPhone Class - Beyond the Basics: Feb 16th

• Windows 10 Class - Essentials: Mar 24,31

• iPad for Beginners Class: Mar 9th

• iLove iPad Class - Intermediate: Mar 24,31

• Smartphones - Learning the Basics: Mar 9th

• Smartphones - Beyond the Basics: Mar 16th

• Google - It's More Than You Think!: Mar 2nd

Music Classes

Arts & Music

Entertaining & Educational

• Renaissance Artists: Masters of Hidden Language - Jan 18th

• Hebrew Scripture in the Sistine Ceiling - Jan 25th

• Posters of Roaring Twenties and Glamorous Thirties - Jan 26th

• Impressionists Edouard Manet and Berthe Morisot - Feb 2nd

• Max Beckmann: Painter of Pleasure and Pain - Feb 13th

• Crimes in Art: Famous Cases of Missing or Stolen Artwork - Feb 15th

• The Great Musicals That Did Not Win the Best Musical - Jan 19th

• Musicals That Gave Us Top 40 Hits - Feb 28th

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History & General Interests

Interesting and Informative classes

• Diabetes Support Group - Starts Jan 14th

• Beginning Genealogy - Starts Jan 25th

• Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes - Jan 30th

• Sacred Signs: The Interweave of Visual Symbols in Judaism, Christianity and Islam- Feb 1

• The New Face of Montgomery County - Feb 6th

• The Great Populist Earthquake of 2016 - Feb 8th

• Offutt’s Crossroads: The Early History of Potomac and its Founding Family - Jan 24th

• Howard Carter and the Tomb of Tutankhamen - Jan 24th


Please join us for our Winter 2017 catalog season. I encourage you to explore your curiosity with our wide array of offerings. No matter where you live, the only requirement is a keen desire to learn. Expand your interests, deepen your knowledge, and be part of a learning community full of diversity, insight, intellectual and cultural stimulation.

Our instructors are selected for their passion and depth of knowledge in their chosen subject areas that devote their time and talents to you. Live & Learn Bethesda is your road map, providing unique and exciting learning experiences as you travel down the road.

A few Highlights from our Winter 2017 Catalog:

  • L’affaire Madoff: What Happened, How Did He Do It and the Lessons to be Learned, presented by Sheldon E. Hochberg, Attorney, Pulitzer Scholar
  • Sacred Signs: The Interweave of Visual Symbols in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, presented by Dr. Ori Soltes, Author, Professor of Theology and Fine Arts at Georgetown University
  • Abraham Lincoln and the Jews, presented by Lauren Strauss, PhD, Professor of Modern Jewish History and Culture

We invite you to discover the enjoyment of being at Live & Learn Bethesda, where “learning & friendship thrive”. Our classes are open to everyone, no matter where you live.

I look forward to seeing you often this Winter.


Beverly Amsterdam
Executive Director
Live & Learn Bethesda


  • Registration & Website Info
  • Registration is now open for our Winter 2017 classes. Please visit our registration page to view and register for classes.
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Upcoming Classes

  • Exercise & Fitness Classes - Start January 9th
  • Computer & Technology Classes- Start February 9th
  • General Classes- Start January 14th
  • Trip to the Smithsonian -A Tour through the new “Objects of Wonder” Exhibition - March 27th


  • Class Schedule Changes
  • Class 928, The Great Populist Earthquake of 2016, originally scheduled for Feb 8th, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Jan 31st from 1:30 to 3:00 PM.
  • Class 926, Sacred Signs: The Interweave of Visual Symbols in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, originally scheduled for Feb 1st, has been rescheduled to Tuesday Mar 14th from 10:30 am to Noon.
  • Class 931, The First Ladies Man - Unusual for Their Time, originally scheduled for March 6th, has been rescheduled to Friday Mar 24th, from 10:30 am to Noon.

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