Here is good sampling of all the activites you can participate in as a member of the Canyon Sages. Classes and activities take place at differing dates and times so always make sure to refer to the Sage email announcements and the Canyon Sages Calendar for the latest offerings. Unless noted, most programs take place in the Canyon Sage Studio at the Topanga Community Center at 1440 North Topanga Cyn. Blvd. in Topanga, across from the Will Geer Theater.
On the first Friday of the month from September through June at the Topanga Community Center, volunteers get together and create magical free Social Suppers for the Canyon Sages. The afternoon involves a brightly seasonally decorated interior, wonderful wholesome menus and entertainment by local musicians. Begins at 3:30 pm, dinner served around 5 pm.
On the first Friday of the month from September through June at the Topanga Community Center, volunteers get together and create magical free Social Suppers for the Canyon Sages. The afternoon involves a bright and seasonally decorated interior with wonderful wholesome menus and entertainment by local musicians. Begins at 3:30pm, dinner served around 5pm.
Tai Chi Classes- Yang Style 24
“Meditation in Motion” - Tai Chi is great for the mind, body and spirit and is outstanding for working on your balance. Taught by Tina Michel, Beginning Tai Chi is every Thursday in the Sage Studio from 9:30 - 10:30 am and intermediate Tai Chi is offered every Monday from 9:30 - 10:30 am. $6 per class, contact Tina at: email@example.com
Sages Book Club
On the second Thursday of every month Sages gather together to discuss their book of the month and decide what exciting offering they will read for the next. Generally held between noon and 1:30pm in the meeting room at the Topanga Canyon Library. Bring your lunch, everyone is welcome.
For more info, contact Janice Harmon at:
Knitting and Fiber Arts Group
Every Friday at 10am knitters gather at the library for free instruction led by experienced knitter Karen Dannenbaum. All levels are welcome to the Adult Knitting Class, from beginners on. E-mail Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org and she’ll tell you what to bring.
FREE! Meditation has long been known to reduce stress, anxiety and depression and boost your physical health in a multitude of ways, including strengthening your immune system. Meets every Thursday at different private homes from 3:30 - 5 pm. Contact Frank Harper at: email@example.com
Workshops & Informational Lectures
A varied menu of speakers ontopics such as; how to negotiate Medicare to how to avoid scams focused on Seniors, these workshops are devoted to topics that are of great interest to our Sages. Watch for announcements of these special events in tour Sage emails, the Mountain Messenger community calendar andOneTopanga.
FREE Class! Blending yoga postures with movement, core work, great music and final relaxation, this is a great workout to increase strength, flexibility and relaxation. Every Monday from 1 - 2 pm in the Canyon Sage Studio, appropriate for most levels. Please bring a mat. To contact instructor Sharon Donaldson: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Lisa Levinson on Sundays from 9 - 10:30 am and Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8 pm in the Sage Studio for a great Pilates Mat class that will stretch and strengthen your body, with a focus on the core. Only $6 per class - please bring a mat and weights. Contact Lisa at: email@example.com
with Justine Lewis
Join Justine every Wednesday from 11:15 am - 12:30 pm in the Sage Studio for a healing Restorative Yoga class. This is a gentle yoga class using the breath and passive postures to open and relax the body. Only $6 per class, please bring a mat, blankets and blocks if you have them. Contact Justine at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Balance your body, mind and spirit with Qi Gong! Taught by Bonnie Moffet every Monday at the Be Energy Center in Woodland Hills at 22030 Clarendon, Ste. 211, $6 per class. Contact Bonnie at: email@example.com
Fitness Fusion -
Join Sharon Donaldson every Friday from 1 - 2 pm at the Woodland Hills Library, 22200 Ventura Blvd. for this awesome low impact cardio workout that also includes strength exercises, core work and a yoga stretch. Appropriate for most fitness levels. Please bring a mat, towel and water.
Contact Sharon at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction to Acrylic Painting
With Velvet Marshall, every Wednesday from 12:30 - 3 pm in the Canyon Sage Studio. Learn how-to from a professional artist, basics, glazes, washes and more, $20 per class. To contact Velvet: email@example.com
Everyone Has A Story!
Join Mary Crescenzo on Tuesdays in the Canyon Sage Room from 9:30 - 11 am for this Memoir Writing Class. Learn the skills of writing your memoir for family, friends or publication. Using inspiring prompts, techniques and structure of memoir writing, also includes group discussion and critique. Culminating in a public reading to invite friends and family to, this is a great opportunity!
Tuesdays, October 8 - December 10, 9:30 - 11 am - (Advanced Class - 11 am - 1 pm)
$150 for 10 weeks, payable to instructor, contact Mary at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Caregiver Support Group -Free!
Every Thursday in the Canyon Sage Room from 12:30 - 1:30 pm join Oleeta Igar, M.A., former caregiver and 25 years experience in the field of aging and adult services. Help deal with stress, grief and other issues that arise from caregiving. Contact Oleeta at: (661) 259-9444, ext. 129
Song Circle Sing Along!
Join us for singing and picking with Linnea Richards, at the Woodland Hills Library or her Topanga home, meets once a month.
Call (818) 818-3004 for information