Senior Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes

Classes that are fun and challenging

• Senior Get Fit: Mondays - Starts January 6th

• Senior Get Fit: Thursdays - Starts January 9th

• Fit & Flow Yoga: Mondays - Starts January 6th

• Zumba Gold - Toning Too!: Tuesdays - Starts January 7th

• Qigong/Tai-Chi - Beginners Class: Mondays - Starts January 6th

• Qigong/Tai-Chi - Intermediate: Mondays - Starts January 6th

• Total Body Strength for Seniors: Thursdays - Starts January 9th

Technology Classes

Technology Classes

Computers, Smartphones and Tablets

• Intro to iPhone - Learning the Basics: February 6th

• iPhone Class - Intermediate 2.0: February 20th

• Learn That App!: February 6th and 20th

• ilove iPad - Intermediate: March 12th and 19th

• Google - It's More Than You Think: March 12th

Music Classes

Arts & Music

Entertaining & Educational

• From Byzantium to Renaissance: Western Painting - Jan 21st

• Poster Art of Theater - Jan 23rd

• Van Gogh: The Final Years - Jan 30th

• Ancient Greek and Roman Art & Architecture - Feb 4th

• Landscape before there was Landscape - Mar 16th

• Television and the Broadway Musical: Part I & II - Jan 22/27

• Jerome Robbins and the Musical: - Mar 5th

• Stephen Sondheim - Part II - Mar 31st

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History & General Interests

Interesting and Informative classes

• The Role of the Whistleblower in U.S. Democracy - Jan 16th

• The Synagogue: Beauteous Form and Function - Jan 29th

• Two Harriets: Tubman and Beecher Stowe - Feb 20th

• America's Jewish Woman: A History - Feb 26th

• Charlottesville the New Skokie? - The Hate Speech Debate:- Mar 17th

• My Life with Helen [Thomas] - March 24th

• Impeachment and the Removal Process - Feb 19th

• The Sino-Russian-American Triangle - Mar 26th


Join us for our Winter 2020 catalog classes 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 for our Winter 2020 catalog classes.

  • Ori Soltes, Professor of Theology, Philosophy and Art History, Author, will present a lecture titled “The Synagogue: Beauteous Form and Function”
  • Diane Nine, Author, Literary Agent, will be present a lecture based on her book “My Life with Helen: The Dean of the White House Press Corps Through Her Agent’s Eyes
  • Melvin Goodman, Retired CIA and State Department Analyst, Author, will present three lectures for this catalog: The Role of the Whistleblower in U.S. Democracy; The Challenge of the Middle East to American Diplomacy; and The Sino-Russian-American Triangle
  • Pamela Nadell, Professor and Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women's & Gender History,Director, Jewish Studies Program, will present a lecture based on her book “America's Jewish Woman: A History from Colonial Times to Today”
  • Richard Bell, PhD, Professor of History, Author, will present a lecture “Two Harriets: Tubman and Beecher Stowe”

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


Beverly Amsterdam
Executive Director
Live & Learn Bethesda


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  • Registration is now open for our Winter 2020 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 January 6th
  • Computer & Technology Classes- Start February 6th
  • General Classes- Start January 11th
  • Music Classes - Start January 22nd


  • Fall Classes
  • Class 1407, Joyful Operetta, has been rescheduled for Thursday February 27th at 1:30 to 3:00 pm
  • Class 1447, Jane Eyre in Context, is scheduled for February 13th from 1:00 to 2:30 pm

Art Classes
Technology Classes
Fitness Classes
Music classes
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