ZOEANNE TAFOLLA | PEDIATRIC FIRST AID/CPR/AED
Zoeanne is a certified instructor in Adult Education from UC Davis. She has over 35 years of experience facilitating CPR/First Aid/AED classes to both adults and teenagers. She is a grandmother of 12 and loves to be in the outdoors. In her class, at the end of the day students will be able to recognize, assess, and prioritize the need for first aid; provide appropriate first aid care, recognize limitations, and seek professional medical assistance when necessary.
JOHN & JAN SZOTEK | TAI CHI/ QI GONG
John and Jan have been teaching Tai Chi and Qi Gong through the Tai Chi Foundation for 30 years. Their experience allows beginners and experienced students to learn the principles of Tai Chi and Qi Gong and be able to perform the exercises both in class and at home. Jan & John are moving into the Fair Oaks Eco Housing Development once construction is complete.
TRE EWELL | SMART PHONE BASICS
Tre Ewell has had over 8 years of experience in consumer technology. He has spent nearly five years in the telecommunications field during that time, as has previous been employed by AT&T, T-Mobile, Best Buy, RadioShack, Direct TV and others. He is also a musician, and can play 4 different instruments! Tre has gone from being a tech salesmen to a tech humanitarian. His workshops will lay the foundation for you to empower yourself with computers, smartphones, and other consumer electronics. He says, "Let's make technology work for you, and make it fun!"
DAVE & MONICA KIRK | WINE ENTHUSIAST ADVENTURE - EVERYDAY GUIDE
Monica and Dave have lived in many places over the years, but eventually they settled in their favorite place, Northern California. The outdoor lifestyle and rugged natural beauty was something that they couldn't ignore. Dave has received graduate and post-graduate degrees in Music, and Monica has certificates of completion in Wine Immersion and Wine Industry programs from the Culinary Institute in St. Helena. She has been a docent with the Napa County Historical Society and has held wine education classes in Sacramento and Napa. They hope to share their passionate love for wine in this class, and through their knowledge and experience, they hope to impart a love of wine in each of their participants.
CYNTHIA SHEFFER | SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY
MIKE JACKSON - STRUM, HUM, & SIT IN!
Mike has been playing guitar for over 40 years as a single and in various bands and groups of up to 6 pieces! Mike believes that the best way to improve or expand your playing is to play with others. He was an engineering major in school, and with that he brings a unique analytical approach to the art of playing the guitar. Once you have mastered the basic left hand (chords) and right hand (strumming & finger picking), you're ready to "apply" what you know! Playing with others will cause your playing to grow and expand, and get you out of those "ruts"!
NORM & PHYLLIS GIFFORD - LINE DANCE
Phyllis started Country Line dancing in 1981. She then began teaching at Maidu Park for the City of Roseville in 1990 and has taught line dance at several mobile home parks, Citrus Heights & Folsom Recreation Departments, and now teaches for FORPD and Cordova RPD. Norm is also very experienced, teaching with Phyllis in the greater Sacramento area since the 90s. When you take line dancing, you can learn the basics and see the joy on your face when you get steppin'. You will meet new people and expand your interests through exercise, movement, and friendship.
SHELBY MARKS | DIY Succulent aRRANGEMENT
Shelby has been running her own small business growing, propagating and selling succulents for year three years. Participants of her class will learn basic succulent care and they will create their own unique arrangement.
Jason Keyser | Rustic decor
Jason has been a woodworker and crafter for thirty years. He is about to begin his fourth year owning his own business and workshops. Jason crafts seven days a week, and not just wood. He sews, paints, and has many other creative outlets. In his class, you will learn how to paint and give wood a rustic look. His classes are more about enjoying time with others and being creative, as the construction of wood and supplies are complete and provided.