East Bay Course Directory 

You can find classes and workshops around the East Bay in just about every subject you can imagine. Hula dancing? Check. Aerial arts? Check. Henna tattooing, yoga for horseriding, pro wrestling, oral sex? They're all out there.

Alternative Health/Wellness

Acupressure Institute
1533 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley; 510-845-1059.
Acupressure.com
Classes in Asian bodywork: acupressure, Shiatsu massage, reflexology, etc.

The Balance Point Center
526 Appian Way, Union City; 510-471-1279.
Hypnosis-Reiki.com
Classes in such topics as Reiki, massage, meditation, aromatherapy, and healing with herbs.

Body Wisdom (Interplay)
2273 Telegraph Ave., Oakland; 510-465-2797.
BodyWisdom.org
Fusion of dance, play, and music for self-knowledge, community, and fun.

The Breema Center
6076 Claremont Ave., Oakland; 510-428-0937.
Breema.com
Drop-in classes and workshops in self-Breema, a relaxation, stretching, and energy-balancing technique.

Elephant Pharmacy
1607 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley; 510-486-2616.
www.elephantpharmacy.com
Classes in wellness, alternative health, fitness, nutrition, and other health issues.

Ohlone Center of Herbal Studies
1654 University Ave., Berkeley; 510-540-8010.
OhloneCenter.com
Herbal clinics, courses in herbs and herbalism for women, and plant walks.

Pacific School of Herbal Medicine
Classes held in Oakland; 510-845-4028.
PSHM.org
Many classes in beginning and advanced herbalism, along with workshops on midwifery and counseling for health-care providers.

Pharmaca
1744 Solano Ave., Berkeley; 510-527-8929.
ePharmaca.com/events_solano .html
Classes in wellness and alternative health.

Rosen Method
825 Bancroft Ave., Berkeley; 510-845-8591.
RosenMethod.com/berkschool .htm
Rosen method of body work and massage.

Solas Brigid Studio
403 Burk St., Oakland; 510-910-4514.
SolasBrigid.com
Reiki and energywork classes.

Arts and Crafts

Article Pract
5010 Telegraph Ave., Oakland; 510-652-7535.
ArticlePract.com
Knitting studio with classes and "knitting lounge."

Artopia
55-F Crescent Dr., Pleasant Hill. 925-671-2345
Monthly calendar of classes including mosaic, clay sculpture, and clay throwing.

The Art Room
50 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette; 925-299-1515.
TheArt-Room.com
Art classes for children and youth, including basic art skills, cartooning, and watercolors.

ASUC Art Studio
Lower level, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Bancroft Way at Telegraph Ave., Berkeley; 510-642-3065.
ASUCArtStudio.org
Classes include photography, ceramics, drawing, digital imaging, video production, and bookbinding; open studio time also available.

Berkeley School of the Arts
1581 Le Roy Ave., Berkeley; 510-540-4877. BerkeleySchooloftheArts.homestead.com
Drawing, painting, and mixed-media classes for all ages, including some classes for parents and children to attend together.

California College of the Arts Extended Education Program
212 Broadway, Oakland; 510-594-3710.
CCA.edu
Courses in fashion design, jewelry, drawing, painting, and ceramics.

Civic Arts Education
Courses in several Walnut Creek locations; 925-943-5846.
Arts-Ed.org
Hundreds of classes in the visual arts, drama, and music for children and adults.

The Cotton Patch
1025 Brown Ave., Lafayette; 925-284-1177.
QuiltUSA.com
Quilting store with dozens of classes and workshops in quilting, batik, and appliqué.

The Crucible
1260 7th St., Oakland; 510-444-0919;
TheCrucible.org
Classes in welding, casting, glass- and metalworking.

The Darkroom
820 Alhambra Ave., Martinez; 925-372-3275.
Darkroomz.com
Contra Costa County's only public darkroom; photography courses and "photo safaris."

Fourth Street Studio (formerly Art Gym)
1717D Fourth St., Berkeley; 510-527-0600.
FourthStreetStudio.com
Art space and materials for children and adults; live drawing classes for members and nonmembers.

Japanese Cultural Arts Center
Held at several locations in Berkeley and Albany; 510-524-9283.
KiAikido.org
Traditional Japanese arts and calligraphy workshops for adults and children.

Kala Art Institute
1060 Heinz Ave., Berkeley; 510-549-2977;
Kala.org
Many different types of printmaking classes, as well as computer graphics and photography workshops.

The Knitting Basket
2054 Mountain Blvd., Oakland; 510-339-6295.
TheKnittingBasket.com
Knitting classes and individual instruction.

Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley
20948A Corsair Blvd., Hayward; 510-887-9007;
MGSCV.com
Lapidary, faceting, and jewelry-making workshop.

New Pieces
1597 Solano Ave., Berkeley; 510-527-6779.
NewPieces.com
Quiltmaking supplies and classes.

The Nova Studio
24 W. Richmond Ave., Point Richmond; 510-710-0914.
TheNovaStudio.com
Drawing, soap- and candlemaking, making lotions, creams, and balms.

Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Ave., Richmond; 510-620-6772.
TheRichmondArtCenter.org
Ceramics, metals, drawing, painting, textiles, and jewelry making for adults and kids.

Rivertown Art Center
640 W. Second St., Antioch; 925-755-8466.
ACFAntioch.org
Painting, drawing, cartooning for adults and kids.

Skein Lane
7512 Fairmount Ave. El Cerrito; 510-525-YARN;
www.skeinlane.com
Knitting studio with knitting, needlepoint, felting, weaving, and crocheting classes and retreats.

Stone Mountain & Daughter Fine Fabric
2518 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley; 510-845-6106.
www.stonemountainfabric.com
Sewing school with beginning to advanced classes in sewing, quilting, knitting, and hatmaking.

Studio One Art Center
365 45th St., Oakland; 510-597-5027;
Oaklandnet.com/parks/facilities
rc_studioone.asp
Art classes and public studios of all kinds, for all kinds of people.

Taking the Leap
1506 62nd St., Emeryville; 510-653-1655.
TakingtheLeap.com
Six-month workshop for artists who want to make a career of their passion; competitive entry.

Tinker's Workshop
1336 Channing Way, Berkeley (moving to Aquatic Park in May); 510-644-2577.
TinkersWorkshop.org
Regular bicycle repair and sewing workshops, drop-in days for artists and inventors, plus special classes (such as musical-instrument making) on request.

Vintage Pattern Lending Library
1322 Webster St., Suite 1B, Oakland; 510-465-6526;
www.vpll.org
Classes in sewing modern and historic patterns.

Woodworker Academy
1731 Clement Ave., Alameda; 510-521-1623.
WoodworkerAcademy.com
Classes in woodworking using hand tools and power tools; box and cabinet making.

Zahava Sherez Studio and School
1136 E. 12th St., Oakland; 510-452-3554.
ZahavaSherez.com
Classes in sculpting stone and clay.

Continuing Education

This section lists local adult schools, extension divisions of state universities, and community colleges. Some community colleges require you to apply before registering for a class. Visit the schools' Web sites for more information, course descriptions, and applications.

State Schools and Community Colleges

Cal State Hayward Extension
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward; 510-885-3000.
www.extension.csuhayward.edu
Campuses in Oakland, Hayward, and Contra Costa. Follow one of dozens of professional certificate programs, take art or financial planning classes, enroll in online courses, or audit regular undergrad classes through the Open University program.

Chabot College Community Education
25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward; 510-723-6665.
Chabotweb.clpccd.cc.ca.us/ComEd
Courses cover such topics as languages (including Italian and Punjabi), dance, music, art, personal finances, computers, fitness, and feng shui.

Contra Costa Community College
2600 Mission Bell Drive, San Pablo; 510-235-7800. See
ContraCosta.edu

Diablo Valley College
321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill; 925-685-1230.
www.dvc.edu

Los Medanos College
2700 E. Leland Rd, Pittsburg; 925-439-2181.
www.losmedanos.net
Campuses in Pittsburg and Brentwood.

Ohlone College
43600 Mission Blvd., Fremont; 510-659-6000.
www.ohlone.cc.ca.us
Campuses in Fremont and Newark.

College of Alameda
555 Atlantic Ave. Alameda; 510-522-7221.
www.peralta.cc.ca.us/coa/coa.htm

Laney College
900 Fallon St., Oakland; 510-834-5740.
www.peralta.cc.ca.us/laney

Merritt College
12500 Campus Dr., Oakland; 510-531-4911.
Merritt.edu

Las Positas College Community Education Program
3033 Collier Canyon Rd., Livermore; 925-373-5800.
www.laspositas.cc.ca.us
Classes include art welding, anger management, growing orchids, introduction to Excel, scuba diving, massage, and financial planning.

UC Berkeley Extension
1995 University Ave., Berkeley; 510-642-4111.
www.unex.berkeley.edu
Hundreds of courses in arts, humanities, languages, and professional development; campuses in Fremont and Berkeley.

Vista Community College
2020 Milvia St., Berkeley; 510-981-28000. See
VistaCollege.edu

Adult Schools

Albany Adult School
601 San Gabriel Ave., Albany; 510-559-6580;
www.albany.k12.ca.us
Wide variety of classes for the community, such as computer classes, art, languages (Italian, Chinese, etc.), music, aerobics.

Berkeley Adult School
1701 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley; 510-644-6130.
BAS.berkeley.net
Computer classes, ESL, languages, vocational training, arts, dance, self-hypnosis, tai chi, qigong.

Castro Valley Adult School
4430 Alma St., Castro Valley; 510-886-1000.
CVAdult.org
Courses cover time management, arts and crafts, music, languages, courses for disabled people, and health and wellness.

Hayward Adult Education Center
22100 Princeton St., Hayward; 510-293-8595.
www.haywardadult.k12.ca.us
Courses such as tai chi, French and German, CPR, and computer software for adults and seniors.

Livermore Adult Education
543 Sonoma Ave., Livermore; 510-606-4723.
AdultEdReg.com/livermore
Courses include knitting, piano, computers, Spanish, investing, and first aid.

Martinez Adult Education
600 F St., Martinez; 925-228-327.
MTEC.mtzusd.k12.ca.us
Some vocational training; also courses in arts, feng shui, writing, sewing, woodworking.

Mt. Diablo Adult Education
1266 San Carlos Ave., Concord; 925-685-7340.
www.mdusd.k12.ca.us/adulted /
community_education.htm
Courses include Ancient Greece, piano, French and Spanish, building a dream house, and creative writing.

Newark Adult School
36120 Ruschin Dr., Newark; 510-818-3700.
NUSD.k12.ca.us
High school courses and Taiko drumming, feng shui, yoga, ESL, and women's spirituality.

Piedmont Adult School
800 Magnolia Ave., Piedmont; 510-594-2655.
PiedmontAdultSchool.org
More than 250 courses in arts, business and finance, computers, spirituality, creative writing, cooking, industrial arts, languages, music; also courses specifically for older adults.

Pittsburg Adult Education Center
1151 Stoneman Ave., Pittsburg; 925-473-4460.
www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/paec
Classes include music appreciation, stained glass, mental and physical fitness for older adults, basic dressmaking, and floral design.

Pleasant Valley Adult School
920 53rd St., Oakland; 510-879-4090.
PVAS.ousd.k12.ca.us/adults_50.classes.htm
Courses in fitness, the arts, and humanities for adults aged fifty and up.

Pleasanton/Dublin Adult Education
4659-C Bernal Ave., Pleasanton; 925-426-4280.
Pleasanton.k12.trivalley.com
Classes in money management, health and fitness, Romance languages, genealogy, wine tasting, and baking.

San Leandro Adult School
2255 Bancroft Ave., San Leandro; 510-667-6087.
www.sanleandroadultschool.com
Courses for adults and seniors include East Coast swing, yoga, ESL, portrait drawing, and assertiveness for women.

San Lorenzo Adult School
820 Bockman Rd. San Lorenzo; 510-317-4200.
AdultEdReg.com/sanlorenzo
Courses include watercolor painting, typing, bonsai, kickboxing, and local history.

West Contra Costa Adult Education
6028 Ralston Ave., Richmond; 510-215-4666.
www.wccusd.k12.ca.us/adulted/
Courses include Alexander technique, weight training for osteoporosis prevention, Portuguese, and using QuickBooks.

Dance/Performance

ACB Ballroom Dance School
454 Santa Clara Ave., Oakland; 510-839-9875.
ACBBallroom.com/acbbds/
Short- and longer-term classes in a variety of ballroom dance styles.

Actors' Training Project
3820 Cerrito Ave., Oakland; 510-655-8395.
InterArts-training.org
Acting, voice, and physical alignment classes for adults.

Allegro Ballroom
5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville; 510-655-2888.
AllegroBallroom.com
Group and private lessons in American, international, and contemporary (Latin-American) ballroom dancing.

Ashkenaz
1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley; 510-525-5054 (performance line).
Ashkenaz.com
Everything from Afro-Caribbean to West Coast swing.

AXIS Dance Company
Classes at Eighth Street Studio, 2525 Eighth St., Berkeley;
510-625-0110.
AXISDance.org
Creative dance and modern dance classes for people with and without disabilities.

Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno
57 Marlowe Dr., Oakland;
510-562-6046.
BFMexicano.com
Classes for children and teenagers.

The Beat Dance Center
2560 Ninth St., Berkeley; 510-548-5348.
Users.lmi.net/thebeat
Jazz, tap, hip-hop, salsa, tango, zydeco, and Cajun.

Berkeley Ballet Theater
2640 College Ave., Berkeley; 510-843-4687.
BerkeleyBallet.org
Ballet and Pilates courses for children and adults.

Berkeley City Ballet
1800 Dwight Way, Berkeley; 510-841-8913.
BerkeleyCityBallet.org
Ballet classes for young adults; some adult classes.

Berkeley Folk Dancers
Classes held at Live Oak Recreation Center, 1947 Center St., Berkeley; Naomi Lidicker, 510-524-2871.
BerkeleyFolkDancers.org
Balkan, Scottish, Scandinavian, English, Polish; square dance, contra dance, ballroom dance, line dance, and many more.

Berkeley Moving Arts
2525 Eighth St., #13A, Berkeley; 510-848-4878.
www.berkeleymovingarts.com
Classes in modern dance, belly dance, and tai chi.

Berkeley Rep School of Theater
2071 Addison St., Berkeley; 510-647-2972.
BerkeleyRep.org
Acting, improv, stage fighting, directing, playwriting, mask work for kids and adults.

Brasarte/World Dance Center
1831 Solano Ave., Berkeley; 510-528-1958.
Brasarte.com
Brazilian dance for children and adults.

California Shakespeare Theater
701 Heinz Ave., Berkeley; 510-548-3422.
CalShakes.org
Acting classes for teenagers and experienced actors.

California Theatre Arts
1277 Boulevard Way, Walnut Creek; 925-944-0551.
CTArts.com
Acting and musical theater classes for children and adults, and dance classes including ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and body conditioning.

CitiCentre Dance Theatre
Alice Arts Center, 1428 Alice St., Oakland; 510-451-1230.
CDTDance.com
Youth and adult classes in dance and music from around the globe.

Compañía México Danza
22540 Foothill Boulevard, Suite G, Hayward;
510-581-5040.
MexicoDanza.com
Mexican folk dance company offering courses for children, youth, and adults.

Contra Costa Ballet Centre
2040 N Broadway, Walnut Creek; 925-932-3221.
ContraCostaBallet.org
Ballet classes for young children, youth, and adults.

Dance Connection Performing Arts Centre
2956 Treat Blvd., Concord; 925-676-5678.
DanceConnectionPAC.org
Ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and more for ages three to adult.

The Danceasy
9951 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito; 510-524-9100.
Danceasy.com
American ballroom dancing, tango, and salsa classes.

Diamano Coura
1428 Alice St., Oakland; 510-733-1077.
DiamanoCoura.org
West African dance and drumming offered through Citicentre Dance.

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts
339 11th St., Richmond; 510-234-5624.
EastBayCenter.org
Asian, African, North American, and Caribbean performance classes for children and adults.

Julia Morgan Center for the Arts
2640 College Ave., Berkeley; 510-845-8542.
JuliaMorgan.org
Acting and movement classes.

Jyoti Kala Mandir College of Classical Indian Arts
1034 Delaware St., Berkeley; 510-486-9851.
JyotiKalaMandir.org
Odissi dance (classical style from Orissa) in Berkeley and Fremont.

Lafayette Dance Center/ Kids 'n' Dance
3369 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette; 925-284-7388.
Creative movement, ballet, modern, tap, and jazz for adults and children.

Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance
729 Heinz Ave., Suite 4, Berkeley 94710; 510-845-2605.
Mahea.com
Various traditional Polynesian dance forms and Hawaiian-language classes for all ages.

SOLAD Dance Center
2260 Oak Grove Road, Walnut Creek; 925-938-3390.
SOLADDance.com
Creative movement art, pointe, Pilates, modern ballet, salsa, tap.

Stagebridge
2501 Harrison St., Oakland; 510-444-4755.
Stagebridge.com
Storytelling and acting classes for older adults.

Suhaila Salimpour School of Dance
10082 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito; 510-526-4344.
SuhailaSchool.com
Primarily belly dancing, with some tap, ballet, creative movement, and hip-hop.

Temescal Arts Center
511 48th St., Oakland; 510-923-1074.
TemescalArtsCenter.org
Butoh and drumming for women.

Tiffany's Dance Academy
4046 East Ave., Livermore, 925-447-5299.
TiffanyDance.com
Ballet and tap classes for children held in Livermore and Pleasanton.

Trapeze Arts
1822 9th St., Oakland, 510-419-0700.
TrapezeArts.com
Circus arts classes, aerial arts, trampoline, kids' classes.

Willows Theatre
1975 Diamond Blvd., Concord; 925-798-1300.
WillowsTheatre.org
Acting classes and camps for kids ages eight to eighteen.

Do-It-Yourself/Practical Matters

Adams Safety Training
Bishop Ranch #3, 2633 Camino Ramon, San Ramon; 925-454-0895.
AdamsSafety.com
First aid and CPR classes.

Alameda Computer Center
2148 Broadway, Oakland; 510-208-7000.
AlamedaComputer.com
One- to three-day classes in computer repair and specific applications.

Alameda County Waste Management Authority
Classes offered around the county; 510-444-SOIL.
StopWaste.org/classes.html
Home composting for everyone.

Aquatic Outreach Institute
1327 South 46th St., #155, Richmond; 510-231-5655.
www.aoinstitute.org
Classes on watersheds and wetlands, gardening for wildlife, and organic gardening for kids.

The Ecology Center
2530 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley; 510-548-2220.
EcologyCenter.org
The center's online Eco-Calendar lists hundreds of workshops around the Bay Area on such topics as composting, permaculture, solar panel installation, chicken-raising, and homebrewing diesel.

Building Education Center
812 Page St., Berkeley; 510-525-7610.
www.bldgeductr.org
Extensive courses in home repair, such as kitchen design, landscape design, and alternative materials.

Dublin Cyclery
7001 Dublin Blvd., Dublin; 925-828-8676.
DublinCyclery.com
Variety of bike repair workshops and classes.

East Bay Bonsai Society
Lakeside Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave., Oakland. 510-482-8428.
GSBF-Bonsai.org /ebbs/contact.html
Occasional workshops in basic bonsai skills.

Eastmont Computing Center
7200 Bancroft Ave., Suite 209, Oakland; 510-382-0555.
Eastmont.net
Computer and Web design classes for youth and seniors; professional-level courses for adults.

Good Vibrations
2504 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley; 510-841-8987.
GoodVibes.com
Workshops on masturbation, oral sex, polyamory, and kink.

La Lancha Computer Services
26250 Industrial Blvd., Suite 111, Hayward; 510-782-8433.
www.lancha.com
Introductory classes in common computer applications such as MS Word and QuickBooks.

Laney College Wood Technology and Welding Departments
900 Fallon St., Oakland; 510-834-5740.
www.peralta.cc.ca.us/laney
Laney offers several sections of its popular furniture-making and welding classes, as well as a class in Japanese hand tools, to nonmajors.

Magic Gardens Nursery
729 Heinz Ave., Berkeley, 510-644-1992.
MagicGardens.com
Year-round gardening classes.

Missing Link Bicycle Cooperative
1988 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley; 510-843-7471.
MissingLink.org
Offers various bicycle repair clinics and classes.

Navlet's Garden Centers
Locations in Danville, Fremont, Martinez and Pleasant Hill;
NavletsGardens.com
Gardening classes held year-round.

Oakland Tool Lending Library
5205 Telegraph Ave., Oakland; 510-597-5089.
Upcoming free workshops may include basic electricity, plumbing, and home repairs, and gardening.

Tinker's Workshop
1336 Channing Way, Berkeley; 510-644-2577.
TinkersWorkshop.org
Bicycle repair and sewing workshops for kids and adults.

University Extension Cooperative Education, Alameda County
1131 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda; 510-567-6812.
CEAlameda.ucdavis.edu/
The "Master Gardeners" program recruits experienced volunteers to teach workshops to home gardeners.

University Extension Cooperative Education, Contra Costa County
1700 Oak Park Blvd., Bldg A-2, Pleasant Hill; 925-646-6586.
Call the hotline above to ask questions about gardening and find out about classes around the county.

Food and Wine

Andronico's: Ingredients Cooking and Lifestyle School
345 Railroad Ave., Danville/1181 Locust St., Walnut Creek; 925-314-4362.
Andronicos.com

La Bonne Cuisine (French)
1030 Murray St., Berkeley; 510-549 3760.
LaBonneCuisine.com

Concannon Vineyard
4590 Tesla Rd., Livermore; 925-456-2505.
ConcannonVineyard.com
Prominent vineyard offering wine- and food-pairing classes.

Cooks and Books and Corks
148 E. Prospect Ave., Danville; 925-831-0708.
CooksBooksCorks.com
Beginning to advanced cooking skills; specialty cooking class events.

Kasma Loha-unchit (Thai food)
P.O. Box 21165, Oakland; 510-655-8900.
ThaiFoodandTravel.com

Pleasanton/Dublin Adult Education
4659-C Bernal Ave., Pleasanton; 925-426-4280.
Pleasanton.k12.trivalley.com
Wine education and cooking classes.

Ruta's Indian Kitchen
Cooking classes in Oakland; 510-655-RUTA.
RutaRuta.com
Classes in regional Indian cuisines.

Solano Cellars
1580 Solano Ave., Albany; 510-525-WINE.
SolanoCellars.com
Tasting events and six-course wine classes.

Spun Sugar
1611 University Ave., Berkeley; 510-843-9192.
SpunSugar.com
Cake decorating, chocolate making, pastries, baking.

Sur La Table
1806 Fourth St., Berkeley; 510-849-2252.
SurLaTable.com
Wide variety of courses on cooking basics, international cuisines.

The Sustainable Kitchen
2930 Fulton St., Berkeley; 510-665-1446.
SustainableKitchen.com
Laurel Miller teaches classes for adults and kids in cooking with organic, seasonable ingredients.

Tasting Spoon
23 Deer Oaks Ct., Pleasanton; 925-426-8695.
TastingSpoon.com
Cooking classes.

UC Berkeley Extension Wine Studies Program
510-252-5249.
www.unex.berkeley.edu
Semester-long courses held in Berkeley and San Francisco.

Viking HomeChef
1604 Mount Diablo Blvd., Walnut Creek; 925-943-3191.
HomeChef.com
Wide variety of classes for adults and teenagers.

Languages

Alliance Française de Berkeley
2004 Woolsey St., Berkeley; 510-548-7481.
AFBerkeley.org
French-language classes at all levels.

Berlitz Language Centers
1646 N California Blvd., Ste. P112, Walnut Creek; 925-935-1386.
Berlitz.us
Individual and group instruction in a variety of languages.

Centro Latino
2530 San Pablo Ave., Suite E, Berkeley, CA 94702; 510-849-4504.
Centro-Latino.net
Spanish classes of all levels for all ages, including full immersion programs.

Chochmat Halev
2215 Prince St., Berkeley; 510-704-9687
Hebrew classes.

German School of the East Bay
1699 Excelsior Ave., Oakland; 510-525-4305.
GSEB-School.org
Saturday German-language classes for all levels and all ages.

ItaLingua
2015 Center St., Berkeley; to register, call 415-362-6025.
ItaLingua.com
Italian language and culture courses.

Lehrhaus Judaica
2736 Bancroft Way, Berkeley; 510-845-6420.
Lehrhaus.org
Hebrew and Yiddish classes held in several East Bay locations.

Mesoamerica Institute
2115 West St., Berkeley; 510-849-3434.
Mesoamerica.org
Spanish and Portuguese classes.

1 Worldly Wise
955 Moraga Rd., Lafayette/ 358 Hillside Ave., Piedmont; 800-424-5522. 1
worldlc.org/
French and Spanish classes for toddlers and children.

St. Luke's Lutheran Church
2491 San Miguel Dr., Walnut Creek; contact Ami Ditzel at 925-672-2322.
Swedish classes (intermediate level only).

Wat Mongkolratanaram
1911 Russell St., Berkeley; 510-849-3419.
Beginning to intermediate Thai language classes.

Music

Ali Akbar College of Music at Fremont
39534 Plumas Ct., Fremont; 510-651-9149.
AACM.org
Traditional Indian music classes.

Arts First Oakland
c/o First Congregational Church of Oakland, 2501 Harrison St., Room 20, Oakland; 510-444-8511.
Drumming and "Singing for Your Life" workshops.

Ashkenaz
1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley; 510-525-5054 (performance line).
Ashkenaz.com
World music classes such as Brazilian percussion.

Crowden Center for Music in the Community
1475 Rose St., Berkeley;
510-559-2941.
TheCrowdenSchool.org
Musical instruction for children and adults.

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts
339 11th St., Richmond; 510-234-5624.
EastBayCenter.org
African, North American, and Caribbean music classes for children and adults.

East Bay Music
1835 Colfax St., Concord; 925-687-4220.
EastBayMusic.com
Brass, woodwind, guitar and electric bass lessons for children and adults.

East Bay Music Together
2316 Webster St., Berkeley; 510-843-8641.
EastBayMusicTogether.com
Songs and rhythm exercises with parents and children ages 0-4; classes held in Berkeley, Albany, Alameda, Oakland, Moraga, and Walnut Creek.

Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge St., Berkeley; 510-647-1111.
Habitot.org
Music, dance, and art classes for children ages 2-7.

Harmony Road Music School
4382 Piedmont Ave., Oakland;. 510-652-1222.
www.piedmontpiano.com/webpages/musicschool.html
Piano and guitar instruction for all levels.

Jazz Camp West
765 61st St., Oakland; 510-287-8880.
JazzCampWest.com
Eight-day summer camp; sells out early.

Jazzschool
2087 Addison St., Berkeley; 510-845-5373;
Jazzschool.com
World-famous institute for students of all ages.

Jyoti Kala Mandir College of Classical Indian Arts
1034 Delaware St., Berkeley; 510-486-9851.
JyotiKalaMandir.org
Indian classical drumming, flute, and voice classes in Berkeley and Fremont.

Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center
13108 San Pablo Ave., San Pablo; 510-233-8015.
LosCenzontles.com
Traditional Mexican music, dance, and arts classes for children.

Music One Studios
1268 Pine St., Walnut Creek; 925-932-4458.
MusicOneStudios.net
piano, flute and voice lessons for adults and children.

Nasatir School of Percussion
17872 Kingston Way, Castro Valley; 510-612-5527.
NSOPDrums.com
Percussion studio with Western and Afro-Cuban instruments.

Oakland Symphony Chorus
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 6013 Lawton Ave., Oakland; 510-207-4093.
Oakland-Sym-Chorus.org/community.html
Sight-singing courses.

Singingwood Music
Classes held around Walnut Creek; 925-935-9295.
www.singingwood.com
Violin, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, Irish drum, improvisation, guided jam sessions.

Starland Music Center
1631 Park St., Alameda; 510-523-4797.
StarlandMusic.com
Instruction in piano, guitar, electric bass, flute, saxophone, clarinet, and drums.

Tupper and Reed Music
2277 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley; 510-841-1832.
TupperandReed.com
Classical and jazz lessons for voice, percussion, and most instruments.

Parks and Recreation Departments

Albany Recreation and Community Services Department
1249 Marin Ave., Albany; 510-524-9283.
AlbanyCA.org
Classes include African dance, Chinese language, tai chi, chess, and ikebana.

Antioch Leisure Services
Third and H sts., Antioch; 925-779-7070.
www.ci.antioch.ca.us
Aquatics, child and adult sports leagues, yoga, arts, and drama.

Berkeley Parks, Recreation, and Waterfront
1947 Center St., Berkeley; 510-981-5150.
www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/parks
Five recreation centers with aquatics, children's activities (including activities for autistic children), parenting, Tae-Bo, aerobics.

Brentwood Parks and Recreation Department
740 Third St., Brentwood; 925-516-5444.
www.ci.brentwood.ca.us
Aquatics, dance, martial arts, yoga, after-school activities, senior classes, dog training, tennis.

Concord Parks and Recreation
2974 Salvio St., Concord; 925-671-3329.
www.ci.concord.ca.us/recreation /
recreation.htm
Classes for kids include martial arts, drumming, acting, cooking; classes for adults include salsa and belly dance, yoga, reiki, piano, and home remodeling.

Danville Recreation Services
925-314-3400.
www.ci.danville.ca.us
Courses for children, adults, and seniors. Adult courses include tennis, advanced French, microwave healthy cooking, Pilates, and tai chi.

Dublin Parks and Community Services
925-556-4500.
DublinRecGuide.com
Wide variety of courses for children, adults, and seniors. Adult classes include Jazzercise, line dancing, estate planning, Irish dancing, judo, quilting, and trekking.

El Cerrito Recreation Department
City Hall, 10890 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito; 510-215-4370.
El-Cerrito.org/recreation
Youth, adult, and senior programs in art, music, languages, acting, computers, health, and martial arts.

Fremont Recreation Services Division
3300 Capitol Ave., Fremont; 510-494-4600.
Fremont.gov/recreation
Classes for children, adults, and families including cake decorating, fencing, Feldenkrais, badminton, parenting, tennis, acting.

Hayward Area Recreation and Parks District
1099 E St., Hayward; 510-881-6700.
HARD.dst.ca.us
Classes for children, adults, and seniors; adult classes include pottery making, calligraphy, water aerobics, golf, martial arts, clowning, and pizza making.

Lafayette Recreation Program
500 St. Mary's Road, Lafayette; 925-284-2232.
LoveLafayette.org
Classes include cooking with kids, Kindergym, travel, acoustic guitar, acting, ceramics, and yoga for seniors.

Livermore Area Recreation and Park District
71 Trevarno Rd., Livermore; 925-373-5700.
LARPD.dst.ca.us
Children's sports, martial arts, dance, bowling; adult dance, computers, fitness, self-defense, aquatics, music.

Martinez Recreation and Community Services
525 Henrietta St., 2nd floor, Martinez; 925-372-3510.
CityofMartinez.org
Dance and arts classes for all ages, gymnastics, swimming; senior classes.

Moraga Parks and Recreation
Activities in several locations; 925-376-2520.
www.ci.moraga.ca.us/park.htm
Kids' acting and carpentry, aikido, voice, and feng shui.

Newark Recreation and Community Services
35501 Cedar Blvd., Newark; 510-742-4400.
www.ci.newark.ca.us/rc
Courses for kids, teens, adults, and seniors. Adult classes include ballet folklorico, henna tattooing, keyboarding, swimming, aikido, and drama.

Oakland Office Parks and Recreation
1520 Lakeside Dr., Oakland; 510-238-PARK.
Oaklandnet.com/parks
Recreation centers across the city offer aquatic instruction, sports, arts and crafts, after-school activities, computer classes, cooking classes, boating, and martial arts.

Orinda Community Center
26 Orinda Way, Orinda; 925-254-2445.
www.ci.orinda.ca.us/parkrec.htm
Art, fitness, and humanities courses for children and adults.

Pinole Recreation Department
510-724-9002.
www.ci.pinole.ca.us/recreation
Swim center teaches swimming and water aerobics; also Young Actors program.

Pittsburg Parks and Recreation
65 Civic Ave., Pittsburg; 925-252-6900.
CI.Pittsburg.ca.us
Classes in arts, music, and fitness.

Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park District
147 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill; 925-682-0896.
www.pleasanthillrec.com
Adult classes include bird watching, cooking, dancing, first aid, drumming, photography, feng shui, calligraphy, and parenting.

Pleasanton Parks and Community Services
23 Main St., Pleasanton; 925-931-5340.
www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us
Fitness, aquatics, dance for children and adults, fitness for plus sizes, art, yoga, martial arts, classes for seniors.

Richmond Recreation & Parks Department
3230 Macdonald Ave., Richmond; 510-620-6793.
CI.Richmond.ca.us/~recweb
Activities and classes for children, adults with and without disabilities, and seniors: Swimming and boating; after-school activities, dance, sign language for babies.

San Leandro Recreation and Human Services
835 E. 14th St., San Leandro; 510-577-3462.
www.ci.san-leandro.ca.us/slrechumansvcs.html
Classes and sports leagues for children, adults, and seniors; includes Polynesian dance, contract bridge, glass designing, French, math skills, spinning, yoga, aquatics.

San Ramon Parks and Community Services
12501 Alcosta Blvd., San Ramon; 925-973-3200.
www.ci.san-ramon.ca.us/parks
Classes include belly dance, woodworking and ceramics, capoeira, guitar, golf, computers, Italian, crockpot cooking, crochet.

Union City Leisure Services
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City; 510-675-5482 (for classes).
www.ci.union-city.ca.us/leisure/lifestyle.html
Offering classes such as gymnastics, Chinese classical dance, cheerleading, medieval swordsmanship, creative writing, soupmaking, horseback riding, and massage for couples.

Walnut Creek Recreation Division
Contact: 925-943-5858.
CI.walnut-creek.ca.us/leisure
Classes for children and seniors; adult classes include aquatics, dance, sports, cooking, fashion, Pilates, martial arts, and meditation.

Spirituality

Academy Arkadia
Held in the Richmond Hills; for info, visit:
Concrescent.net/academy
Classes on magick and Earth-based spirituality.

Alaya: The Shaman Store
1713 University Ave., Berkeley; 510-548-4701.
TheShamanStore.com
Bookstore offering workshops in many different spiritual and shamanistic traditions.

Ananda Yoga and Meditation Center of Berkeley
1172 San Pablo Ave. #202, Berkeley; 510-526-1162.
www.anandaberkeley.org
Yoga, meditation, chanting classes.

The Berkeley Buddhist Priory
1358 Marin Ave., Albany; 510-528-1876.
BerkeleyBuddhistPriory.org
Weekly instruction in Serene Reflection (Soto Zen) meditation.

Berkeley/Richmond Jewish Community Center
1414 Walnut St., Berkeley; 510-848-0237.
BRJCC.org
Courses for youth and adults in Jewish culture and religion.

Berkeley Shambhala Center
2288 Fulton St., Berkeley; 510-841-3242. Berkeley.
Shambhala.org
Courses in meditation, study, and "contemplative arts."

Berkeley Zen Center
1931 Russell St., Berkeley; 510-845-2403.
BerkeleyZenCenter.org
Zazen instruction for beginners; more advanced classes in Zen philosophy and meditation.

Change Makers Books and More for Women
6536 Telegraph Ave., Oakland; 510-655-2405.
ChangeMakersforWomen.com
Workshops in women's spirituality.

Chochmat Halev
2215 Prince St., Berkeley;
510-704-9687.
Classes in Jewish meditation and healing, and study of esoteric Jewish texts.

East Bay Dharma Center
Groups meet at several different places.
EastBayDharma.org
Buddhist-based center with meditation courses.

Empty Gate Zen Center
2200 Parker St., Berkeley, 510-845-8565.
EmptyGateZen.com
Classes in Korean Zen meditation.

Focusing Resources
510-666-9948.
FocusingResources.com
Courses in focusing, a form of meditation, held in Berkeley and Oakland.

Graduate Theological Studies
1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley;
510-649-2460 (Admissions Dept.).
GTU.edu
Consortium of nine theological schools offers some opportunities for continuing education, including a certificate in Jewish studies. GTU's summer series (510-849-8268 or
GTUSummerSession.org) is open to the public.

Lehrhaus Judaica
2736 Bancroft Way, Berkeley; 510-845-6420.
Lehrhaus.org
Introduction to Judaism, advanced philosophy and theology, and literature and film classes held in several East Bay locations.

Pacific School of Religion
1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley, 94709-1323; 800-999-0528.
PSR.edu
Attend lectures, January and summer courses, and audit credit-bearing courses.

Unity Center of Walnut Creek
1871 Geary Road, Walnut Creek; 925-937-2191.
UnityCenter.net
Meditation, Christian spirituality, and "A Course in Miracles" classes.

Yogalayam
1717 Alcatraz Ave., Berkeley; 510-655-3664.
www.yogalayam.org Chanting and meditation classes.

Zhi Dao Guan: The Taoist Center
3824 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland; 510-336-0129.
www.thetaoistcenter.com
Classes in Taoist meditation and Chinese calligraphy, as well as martial arts.

Sports and Activities

League sports, gyms, and YMCAs are not included here.

Miscellaneous

All Pro Wrestling
21063 Cabot Blvd., Suite #1, Hayward; 510-785-8396.
AllProWrestling.com
Boot camps for aspiring pro wrestlers.

Bay Area Skydiving
3000 Armstrong Road #26, Byron; 925-634-7575.
BayAreaSkyDiving.com
Tandem jumps for beginning skydivers.

Berkeley Chess School
2315 Durant Ave., Berkeley, plus one-day camps in Danville and Walnut Creek; 510-843-0150.
BerkeleyChessSchool.org
Chess instruction and private tutoring for grades K-12.

CalFIT
Recreational Sports Facility, 2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley; 510-643-5151.
Calbears.berkeley.edu/calfit
UC Berkeley program open to noncampus members; offers wide variety of fitness, dance, and swimming programs.

Pyramids Cheer Gym
2060 Commerce Ave., Concord; 925-685-3910.
PyramidsOnline.com
Cheerleading and dance classes for young women.

World Dance Center
1831 Solano Ave., Berkeley;
510-528-1958.
Brasarte.com
Jazz and Afrobeat workouts, plus Pilates and yoga.

Archery

The Bow Rack
1085 Broadway Ave., San Pablo; 510-236-8303.
BowRack.com
Offers classes for all ages.

Michael Lang
Held at La Loma Park; contact for directions; 510-841-7749.
Outdoor archery classes for all ages, held Saturdays and Sundays.

Aviation

Alameda Aero Club
Oakland International Airport, North Field, Hangar L905; 510-638-4149.
Alameda-Aero.com
Flight instruction.

California Airways
Hayward Executive Airport, 20511 Skywest Drive, Hayward; 510-887-7686.
CalAirways.com
Flight school.

Boxing

King's Boxing Gym
843 35th Ave., Oakland;
510-261-2199.
EastOakland.com/kings.htm

East Oakland Boxing Association
816 98th Ave., Oakland;
510-569-7808.

Camping and Hiking

Cal Adventures
Strawberry Canyon Center, Berkeley; 510-642-4000.
www.oski.org
Outdoor recreational events and classes.

REI
1338 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley; 510-527-4140.
REI.com/stores/berkeley
Camping and hiking clinics in partnership with Sierra Wilderness Adventures.

Fencing

East Bay Fencing Gym
At M. Robinson Baker YMCA, 3265 Market St., Oakland; 510-654-9622.
Home.comcast.net/~joel.kaufman/ebfg
Beginning classes, higher-level individual instruction.

Fremont Fencers
At Centerville Community Center, 3355 Country Dr., Fremont; 510-791-4324.
FremontFencers.com
Beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes for children and teens.

Pacific Fencing Club
2329 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda; 510-814-1800.
PacificFencingClub.com
Lessons in classic fencing.

Sport Fencing Center
5221 Central Ave. #9, Richmond; 510-528-5110.
SportFencingCenter.com
Classes and lessons for all ages.

Fishing

Fish First!
1404 Solano Ave., Albany; 510-526-1937.
www.fishfirst.com
Beginning and advanced fly-casting classes for children and adults, as well as guided trips.

Grizzly Peak Flyfishers
Contact: 510-524-0428.
Fly-fishing club based in El Cerrito offers once-a-month lessons.

Pacific Coast Anglers
5677A Gibraltar Drive, Pleasanton; 925-734-0110.
PacificCoastAnglers.com
Casting and entomology classes for beginning, intermediate, and advanced anglers.

Golf

Boundary Oak Golf Course
3800 Valley Vista Road, Walnut Creek; 925-934-6211.
BoundaryOak.com
Private and group instruction.

The Bridges Golf School
9000 S. Gale Ridge Rd., San Ramon; 925-735-9316.
Private and group instruction for youth and adults; special classes for women.

Chuck Corica Golf Complex
1 Clubhouse Memorial Rd., Alameda; 510-864-3428.
CI.alameda.ca.us/golf/corica.html
Two eighteen-hole golf courses, with instruction for individuals and groups.

Nike Golf Learning Center
Tilden Park Golf Course, Grizzly Peak and Shasta Rd., Berkeley; 510-848-7373.
Classes and private instruction for children and adults.

Guns

Chabot Gun Club
9999 Redwood Rd., Castro Valley; 510-569-0213.
ChabotGunClub.com
Offers hunter education, handgun safety lessons, and classes in the use of specific guns.

Livermore-Pleasanton Rod & Gun Club
4000 Dagnino Rd., Livermore; 925-449-8780.
LPRG.org
Outdoor shooting range with hunter education and handgun safety classes.

San Leandro Rifle Pistol Range
3001 Davis St., San Leandro; 510-638-9605. SanLeandroRiflePistolRange .
bizonthe.net
Indoor shooting range with shooting and gun safety classes.

Gymnastics

Head Over Heels
1250 45th St., Suite E, Emeryville; 510-655-1265.
HOHGymnastics.org
Gymnastics classes and teams for children and adults; Splash Circus teaches circus arts to children and youth.

Windmill Gymnastics
5221 Central Ave., #2, Richmond; 510-527-0570.
WindmillGymnastics.com
Gymnastics classes for children and teens.

Horseback Riding

For many additional listings, see the Bay Area Equestrian Network Web site:
BayEquest.com

Academy of Equestrian Arts
10330 Crow Canyon Rd., Castro Valley; 510-889-1095.
Extendinc.com/aea
Private and group instruction in dressage, hunter/jumper, and Western riding, ages six and up.

Art of Riding
Classes at 1275 Calhoun St., Hayward.
Art-of-Riding.com
Lessons in Western or English pleasure riding, dressage, and hunter/jumper.

Castle Rock Arabians
1350 Castle Rock Rd., Walnut Creek; 925-937-7661.
CastleRockArabians.com
English, Western, and trail-riding classes for children and adults.

Hillcrest Farms
5358 Sheridan Road, Sunol; 510-651-7208.
HillcrestFarms.net
Basic horsemanship classes for children and youth.

YogaRider
Hossmoor, 1151 Bear Creek Rd., Martinez; 510-540-7272.
YogaRider.com
Combining techniques found in equine disciplines with biomechanics, yoga, and dance.

Ice sports

Berkeley Iceland
2727 Milvia St., Berkeley; 510-647-1620.
BerkeleyIceland.com
Class instruction for all ages and skill levels.

Dublin Iceland
7212 San Ramon Rd., Dublin; 925-829-4445.
DublinIceland.com
Class instruction for all ages and skill levels.

Fremont Iceoplex
44388 Old Warm Springs Blvd., Fremont; 510-490-6621.
Fremont-Iceoplex.com
Figure and hockey skating classes for all ages and skill levels.

Oakland Ice Center
519 18th St., Oakland, 510-510-268-9000.
www.oaklandice.com
Figure skating and hockey skills lessons.

Rock Climbing

Berkeley Ironworks
800 Potter St., Berkeley; 510-981-9900.
TouchstoneClimbing.com/tours_iw.html
Safety lessons, clinics, and individual instruction.

City Beach Rock School
4020 Technology Pl., Fremont; 510-651-2500 ex. 103.
www.citybeach.com/rock
Beginning rock-climbing classes for children and adults; advanced individual instruction.

REI
1338 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley; 510-527-4140.
REI.com/stores/berkeley
Offers outdoor mountain-climbing clinics.

Touchstone Climbing Center
1220 Diamond Way, Concord; 925-602-1000.
TouchstoneClimbing.com /tours_con.html
Safety lessons, clinics, and individual instruction.

Rowing

Lake Merritt Rowing Club
1520 Lakeside Dr., Oakland; 510-273-9041.
www.rowlakemerritt.org
Sweep rowing, sculling, and youth rowing classes.

REI
1338 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley; 510-527-4140.
REI.com/stores/berkeley
Kayaking, sea kayaking, and kayak surfing classes for all ages.

Scuba Diving

Cal School of Diving
1750 Sixth St., Berkeley, 510-524-3248.
CalDive.net
Beginning, advanced, and refresher classes, as well as divemaster classes.

VDM School of Sport Diving
Classes held in Pleasanton and Livermore; contact Doug Bammon at
bammon@sandia.gov.
VDMDiveclub.org

Swimming and Diving

Bay-O-Vista Swim School
1881 Astor Drive, San Leandro; 510-614-7946.
BOVSwim.com
Water safety and swimming classes for children and adults.

Canyon Swim School
21 Campbell Lane, El Sobrante; 510-223-4600.
Outdoor pool open April to September; classes for all skill levels, from infants to adults.

Fremont Swim School
42400 Blacow Rd., Fremont, 510-657-SWIM; 37400 Cedar Rd., Newark, 510-794-SWIM; 2821 Old First St., Livermore, 925-373-SWIM.
FremontSwimSchool.com
Swimming classes for tots to adults; water aerobics.

Springwood Swim School
4554 Concord Blvd., Concord; 925-798-3493.
SpringwoodSwim.com
Swimming lessons for very young children.

Sherman Swim School
1075 Carol Lane, Lafayette; 925-283-2100.
Outdoor pool offering lessons from late spring through fall.

Richmond Swim Center
45th & Cutting sts., Richmond; 510-620-6654.
CI.richmond.ca.us
Indoor public pool offering swimming lessons and aquarobics for adults and children.

Transpersonal Swimming Institute
Classes at Berkeley High; 800-723-7946.
ConquerFear.com
Swimming classes for adults afraid of water.

Tai Chi/Qigong

East Bay Aikido
1446 Leimert Blvd., Oakland; 510-531-0303.
EastBayAikido.com
Short (tai chi chih) and long form (Yang style) tai chi classes.

Temescal Arts Center
511 48th St., Oakland; 510-923-1074.
TemescalArtsCenter.org
Classes in tai chi.

Universal Tai Chi Study Group
1821 Catalina Ave., Berkeley; 510-232-3548.
www.universaltaichi.com
Yang style tai chi and Taoist meditation.

Way of Joy Qigong
Classes held in Oakland.
WayofJoy.com
Qigong classes and workshops.

White Magnolia Tai Chi School
281 Arlington Ave., Kensington; 510-525-0244.
White-Magnolia.com
Tai chi and qigong classes.

Zhi Dao Guan: The Taoist Center
3824 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland; 510-336-0129.
TheTaoistCenter.com
Classes in tai chi, several styles of qigong, judo, and kung fu.

Tennis

Aztec Tennis Services
2219 Spalding Ave., Berkeley; 510-290-8027.
www.aztectennis.com
Tennis classes for all ages.

Yoga and Pilates

Berkeley Yoga Center
1250 Addison St., Berkeley, suite #209; 510-843-8784.
BerkeleyYoga.com
Beginning yoga, ashthanga, dynamic yoga, pre- and postnatal yoga, and Iyengar.

Bikram Yoga East Bay
1 Orinda Way, Orinda/3120C Crow Canyon Rd., San Ramon/2021 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite 200, Walnut Creek; 925-988-YOGA.
BikramEastBay.com
Bikram-style yoga classes (taught in a heated room).

Bikram Yoga Studio
43528 Fremont Blvd., Fremont; 510-226-YOGA.
Namah.com
Bikram-style yoga classes.

Center Strength
1641 Solano Ave., Berkeley; 510-526-3757.
CenterStrength.com
Pilates-based exercise classes.

Diablo Yoga Center
125A Town & Country Drive, Danville, 925-838-7878.
DiabloYogaCenter.com
Styles: Iyengar, some power flow, with special classes for elders and plus-size people.

4th Street Yoga
1809C Fourth St., Berkeley: 510-845-9642. www.4
thstreetyoga.com
Wide variety of classes, from gentle yoga to ashtanga; special classes for children and pregnant women.

Moksha Yoga Shala
2940 Camino Diablo, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, 925-927-7279.
HornerYoga.com
Shadow style of hatha yoga.

Monkey Yoga Shala
3215 Lakeshore Ave., Oakland; 510.465.6357.
MonkeyYoga.com
Styles include isometric monkey yoga, ashtanga, vinyasa; Iyengar prenatal classes.

Namaste Yoga
5416 College Ave., Oakland; 510-547-9642.
NamasteRockridge.com
Styles include hatha, restorative, vinyasa, ashtanga, hatha flow, with pre- and postnatal classes.

Piedmont Yoga
3966 and 4125 Piedmont Ave., Oakland; 510-652-3336.
PiedmontYoga.com
Styles include hatha, gentle, restorative, kundalini, ashtanga; special courses for mom and baby, children, and athletes.

Reunion Center
140 Mayhew Way, Ste. 202, Pleasant Hill; 925-939-3195.
YogaRenewal.com
Classical hatha yoga.

7th Heaven Yoga Center
2820 Seventh St., Berkeley; 510-665-4300. 7
thHeavenYoga.com
Ashtanga, vinyasa, kundalini, yin, hatha; prenatal classes.

Temescal Arts Center
511 48th St., Oakland; 510-923-1074.
TemescalArtsCenter.org
Classes in yoga, butoh, drumming for women, and tai chi.

Turning Point Studios
1840 San Miguel Dr., Walnut Creek; 925-952-9331.
TurningPointStudios.com
Pilates studio offering group and individual classes.

Vishnu-devananda Yoga Vedanta Center
1034 Delaware St., Berkeley; 510-273-2447.
VishnuYoga.org
Yoga, Odissi dance, meditation.

World Yoga Healing Arts Center
1530 S. Main St., Walnut Creek; 925-274-9642.
World-Yoga.com
Wide variety of styles, from yin yoga to hot hatha and power flow; Pilates; yoga classes for kids.

Yogalayam
1717 Alcatraz Ave., Berkeley; 510-655-3664.
www.yogalayam.org
Gentle yoga; courses for children, pregnant and postpartum women, and people with disabilities.

Yoga Movement Center
1379 Locust St., Walnut Creek; 925-938-YOGA.
Yoga-Movement.com
Several styles of yoga, plus Feldenkrais and Pilates.

Yoga Room
2640 College Ave., Berkeley; 510-273-9273.
YogaRoomBerkeley.com
Iyengar-style yoga.

Yoga Mandala
2807 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley; 510-486-1989.
YogaMandalaStudio.com
Many different styles of yoga, and classes for kids, meditative dance workshops, and tantric philosophy classes.

Yoga-Ville
4550 San Pablo Ave., 2nd floor, Emeryville; 510-642-4000.
Yoga-Ville.com
Bikram yoga.

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