• Sessions: 8
    Class Date(s): 07-07-2022 to 08-25-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 11:45 AM-12:45 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Cindy Fernandez
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    These gentle yoga postures are designed to relieve pain and improve balance. This class is perfect for beginners and those who would prefer not to sit on the floor. This class will be in presentation mode; you will be able to see and hear the instructor, but all participants will not be able to see or hear one... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-11-2022 to 07-11-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Bonnie Vega
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    The latter half of the 19th century was dominated by industrial capitalists who turned their businesses empires into monopolies. As modern America was born, middle class urban residents and Midwest and Southern farmers feared the dominance of these monopolies. Although they never worked together they created a movement called Progressivism to protect... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-13-2022 to 07-13-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Douglas Schneider
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    St Louis has houses with windows in their chimneys, and houses made out of aluminum, made out of dirt, made out of cement blocks. People live in castles, in tiny houses, in dogtrots, in railroad cars, in shipping containers, in fire houses, in former brothels. Some houses cost a dollar; some houses cost $20,000,000. Some houses had famous people live in... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-14-2022 to 07-14-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Amanda Clark
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Take a deep dive into some of St. Louis history’s forgotten crime stories of murder, robbery, kidnapping, and disappearance! Learn the real stories behind infamous legends and uncover crimes that have been lost to... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-25-2022 to 07-25-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Bonnie Vega
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    He persevered through illness and personal loss. He said of his father, “He was the best man I ever knew. He combined strength and courage with gentleness, tenderness and great unselfishness. He would not tolerate in us children selfishness or cruelty, idleness, cowardice or untruthfulness.” These would be the guiding principles of his adult life and... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-26-2022 to 07-26-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Andrew Michael Cooperman
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    The Aztecs were the dominant force in what is now central Mexico from the 13th century until the Spanish arrived in 1519. Learn about this highly developed society that built pyramids, used complicated calendar systems, developed writing and art and practiced human... read more
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  • Sessions: 11
    Class Date(s): 07-26-2022 to 08-30-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday, Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Idaria Goodwin
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Low-impact aerobics, strength training, flexibility and balance exercises – a total body workout! The ability to move freestanding without use of a chair is necessary for this class. Floorwork is... read more
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  • Sessions: 11
    Class Date(s): 07-26-2022 to 08-30-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday, Thursday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Maurie Cofman
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Improve your balance and reduce fall risk through a multi-dimensional approach that improves muscle strength, flexibility, range of motion and... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-08-2022 to 08-08-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Bonnie Vega
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Teddy Roosevelt was a progressive Republican. He would be known as the “Trust Buster” but in reality became the trust regulator. He sympathized with the Progressives and realized that the federal government had to regulate business to protect the American people from their... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-18-2022 to 08-18-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Douglas Schneider
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    They started off as bicycles with motors, but they became their own form of transportation. The turn of the century saw America start to manufacture its own motorcycles, and police departments started using them in 1911. Doug Schneider will cover the role that motorcycles have played in American life - from transportation to cinema to folklore to... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-22-2022 to 08-22-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Johnny Rabbitt
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Join Johnny Rabbit for a look back at 20th Century St. Louis: The 1904 World's Fair, the 1914 Pageant & Masque, WWI, the Spanish Flu, Prohibition, radio, the Roaring Twenties, the Crash and The Great Depression, WWII, Downtown, Television, the flight to suburbia, drive-in theaters, shopping centers, the new Lambert Field, the Interstates, new schools,... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-12-2022 to 09-12-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Johnny Rabbitt
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    We'll examine as much as 60 minutes will allow of the amusing and arresting artistic details in St. Louis architecture. From statues of William Shakespeare to the Arcade Building to the famed Wainwright skyscraper, you'll be sure to see everything in a new... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 09-13-2022 to 09-20-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Joan Musbach
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Born in Pennsylvania, died in Missouri and explored nearly everything in between! Many stories have been told about Daniel Boone and it is difficult to sift fact from fiction of the iconic American Frontiersman. Explore his life and times, covering the territorial growth of America from before the French and Indian War to after the War of... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-15-2022 to 09-15-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Andrew Michael Cooperman
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Though a loyal political party operative and promoter of the patronage system during his earlier political career, as the 21st U.S. president, Chester A. Arthur demonstrated that he was above party politics by instituting political reform. Learn about his life and political career in this fascinating... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-16-2022 to 09-16-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Steve Tamari, Ph. D
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    This class is an overview of Ottoman History from 1300 to 1918. We will learn about the Ottoman system that was used to govern this large multiracial empire. Lean how an argument can be made that the Ottoman system was much fairer and more humane than the western colonial and capitalist systems that replaced... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-01-2022 to 11-01-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Rowena McClinton, Ph.D.
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    SIUE Professor Emerita, Rowena McClinton discusses contrasting world views as they existed when newcomers (Europeans) settled among Natives on Native lands. Topics include Native lands, family organization, and women’s role as power brokers. The Native perspectives of places shamans may travel in a shamanic journey, described as the “Upper World,”... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-15-2022 to 11-15-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Rowena McClinton, Ph.D.
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    SIUE Professor Emerita Rowena McClinton leads an in-depth discussion about the experiences Native Americans endured when pilgrims landed at Plymouth in 1620. The presentation unfolds the pilgrims’ encounters with Native Americans of the Samoset, Squanto, and Massasoit tribes leading up to the advent of the first Thanksgiving. She tells of eye-witness... read more
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