Senior Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes

Classes that are fun and challenging

• Senior Get Fit: Mondays - Starting January 4th

• Total Body Strength: Wednesdays - Starting January 6th

• Qigong/Tai-Chi - 24: Tuesdays - Starting January 5th

• Senior Get Fit: Thursdays - Starting January 7th

Technology Classes

Media Classes

Movies, Television, Streaming

• Rock & Roll and the Movies January 12th

• A History of TV Comedy: February 9th

• Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks: March 9th

Music Classes

Arts & Music

Entertaining & Educational

• The Dancing Geniuses Part I and II - Jan 19th/Feb 2nd

• Sondheim After 1970 Part I & II - Mar 2nd/Mar 16th

• Ella Fitzgerald - First Lady of Song - Feb 10th

• Rome the Eternal City Series - Jan 19th/Feb 4th/Mar 11th

• Royal Architecture of France - Jan 25th

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History & General Interests

Interesting and Informative classes

• Biden's First 100 Days - Jan 28th

• India's Jewish Culture - Feb 3rd

• Slavery in the Civil War - Feb 16th

• The Birth of Ashkenaz - Feb 17th

• Biden in the International Arena - Feb 25th

• The New Supreme Court - Mar 18th

• Biden's Domestic Agenda - Mar 25th

• Holocaust Remembrance - Mar 23rd


Welcome to Live & Learn Bethesda's Winter classes. As we continue to observe the Covid-19 restrictions, all of our classes will be held online using the Zoom video conferencing platform. We will not mail a Winter catalog but you can view or print the catalog by clicking the View Catalog button.

All classes will be advertised using our Constant Contact email marketing system. We will continue to send weekly emails that will provide information about upcoming classes. Please be sure to check your emails from Constant Contact for Live & Learn Bethesda class updates, including any schedule changes or new classes.

Registration will continue using our RezClick reservation system. Once you have registered you will receive an email acknowledgement and one day prior to each class that you sign up for you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom webinar.

A few Highlights for our Winter catalog:

  • Ori Soltes, Professor of Theology, Philosophy and Art History, Author, will present a lecture titled “India's Jewish Culture and the Art of Siona Benjamin” with guest artist Siona Benjamin.
  • Andrée Aelion Brooks, Author, Journalist, Lecturer, will present a series of lectures for this catalog: “From Herders to Hedge Funds”, “The Birth of Ashkenaz”, and “A History of the Jews in China”.
  • Richard Bell, PhD, Professor of History, Author, will present three lectures: “John Brown at Harper’s Ferry”, the “The Destruction of Slavery in the Civil War”, and “The Irish and the American Revolution”.
  • Lauren Strauss, Professor of Modern Jewish History and Culture, will present two lectures: “Israel’s Coat of Many Colors” and “How should we memorialize the Holocaust – and who decides?”
  • Melvin Goodman, Retired CIA and State Department Analyst, Author, will present a series of lectures: “President Biden’s First 100 Days”, “Cybersecurity & Cyberwar: What it Means for You”, “President Biden and the International Arena”.

Looking forward to seeing you often in our Winter classes.


Beverly Amsterdam
Executive Director
Live & Learn Bethesda


  • Registration & Website Info
  • Registration is now open for Winter classes. Please visit our registration page to view and register for classes.
  • Our online webinar classes are hosted by the Zoom video conferencing platform

Upcoming Classes

  • Exercise & Fitness Classes - Starting January 4th
  • MediaClasses- Start January 12th
  • General Classes- Start January 12th
  • Music Classes - Start January 19th


  • Winter Classes
  • Class 1597, The Dancing Geniuses - Part II, scheduled for Tuesday Feb 2nd from 10:30 AM to Noon, has been changed to 1:00 to 2:30 PM.

Art Classes
Technology Classes
Fitness Classes
Music classes
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