• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-15-2021 to 06-15-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Richard Bell, Professor of History, University of Maryland
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - Washington Metro Oasis

    When the Civil War began African Americans wasted no time fleeing their enslavers and rushing to the Union lines. Once there, many enlisted in Lincoln’s army and fought slavery while wearing Union blue. Despite harassment and racism in the ranks, they flocked to the Union lines casting themselves as liberators and turning the world upside down. As a... read more
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  • Sessions: 12
    Class Date(s): 06-15-2021 to 07-22-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday, Thursday
    Time: 02:00 PM-03:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Cindy Blair
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - The Oasis Institute

    This full-body workout helps you create and achieve your weekly fitness goals. Suitable for all levels of fitness, this class helps enhance your overall strength, flexibility and endurance to help you engage more fully in all your daily activities. Enjoy fun dance moves, health trivia, and... read more
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  •  Japonisme

    $30.00
    Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 06-15-2021 to 06-22-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 09:00 AM-10:30 AM - Central Time
    Instructor: Grace Seiberling, Art Historian
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - Rochester Oasis

    After Admiral Perry's forcible opening of Japan for trade in 1854, Japanese objects and art were enthusiastically taken up by collectors and artists. This two-session class will look at how objects and prints arrived and were consumed in France. Artists such as Whistler and Tissot reveal the early ethusiasm for Japanese artifacts and costumes. Manet, Monet,... read more
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  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 06-16-2021 to 06-30-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:30 PM-02:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Otto Bruno
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - Rochester Oasis

    The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947), A Letter to Three Wives (1949), All About Eve (1950), and The Barefoot Contessa (1954) are just some of the classic films written, produced, and directed by this monumental figure in American film history. Through a wide array of film clips, this course will examine his life, career, family, and legacy as a true... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-17-2021 to 06-17-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Dan Sherman
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - Washington Metro Oasis

    Several years in the making, Stanley Kubrick's 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey presented an epic vision of human history using dazzling special effects and music to become one of the most influential films of all time. This course will discuss the development of the film and concurrent novel written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, and its reception over... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-17-2021 to 06-17-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Emily Kuenstler
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - The Oasis Institute

    We make a meditation of the art process, just as meditators just watch the breath. Two exercises to warm up our perception: -contour drawing (blind) -pattern painting: from a dot, a universe Then on a larger scale (after a 2-minute meditation together), we attempt our own:Supplies: Heavy, Large-scale paper or a primed/gessoed wood (larger than 11 x... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-18-2021 to 06-18-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Paul Weiss , Ph.D.
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - The Oasis Institute

    Join us for an exploration and discussion of the ways age discrimination, as manifested through unconscious bias and implicit bias, affect culture, legislation, work life, finance, medicine, self-concept, and even our language. The first step to confronting ageism is gaining a better understanding of how attitudes towards older adults have been... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-18-2021 to 06-18-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Larry Edison
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - The Oasis Institute

    Zoom Video is a video conferencing software program that allows you to meet with people virtually. This class will teach you how to use the Zoom tool bar to control your camera, microphone and to interact with Oasis Everywhere instructors and other Zoom... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-21-2021 to 06-21-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Martha Bogart
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - The Oasis Institute

    Whether you are driving, biking, walking or taking public transportation, Google Maps can get you there! Learn how to find locations, directions, photos of nearby attractions, and how to print directions. In addition, learn how to mark locations as favorites and how to access Street View to see a photo of each location. This class provides an overview of... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-21-2021 to 06-21-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Pam Gardephe, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - Rochester Oasis

    This class will inspire you to permanently change your relationship with sugar and turn your life around through the power of healthy eating. Have you experienced the feeling that eating just a little sugar creates the desire for more? Like most Americans today, you are probably addicted to sugar. This is an opportunity to finally control what you eat and... read more
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