Workshops Archives - Rancho La Puerta

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Family Week

Now in its 8th year, Family Week at The Ranch offers a popular, entertaining, active and educational variety of activities for parents AND children. Envision yourself hiking Mt. Kuchumaa, relaxing…

July 27, 2019

Trail Running

Tom and Donnie Flahavan have been running, competing and coaching for over 30 years. Their coaching style is fun, educational and they have introduced hundreds of people of various levels…

November 7, 2020


Week of Jul 13 - Jul 19 2019
Week of Jul 20 - Jul 26 2019

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Art Projects

Presenter: Lena Rivkin, MFA

Lena Rivkin offers three art projects that are fun and provide the opportunity to learn different art techniques. Each project does not require previous art training. Creative Expansions—ART STUDIO (2…
Week of Jul 27 - Aug 2 2019
Week of Aug 3 - Aug 9 2019

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Art Projects

Presenter: Lena Rivkin, MFA

Lena Rivkin offers three art projects that are fun and provide the opportunity to learn different art techniques. Each project does not require previous art training. Creative Expansions—ART STUDIO (2…

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Memoir

Presenter: Madeleine Blais

One Brief Shining Decade: The Life and Times of Tennis Great Alice Marble From a working-class background in San Francisco, Alice Marble swept Wimbledon in 1939 where she earned a…

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The Techy Traveler

Presenter: Brett Mitchell

Brett will offer a two-part presentation titled The Techy Traveler on how to efficiently and easily use the latest technology for travel, including how to research transportation and hotels, the…

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Travel Photography

Presenter: Paulette Mitchell

Join Paulette for two Travel Photography presentations.  Paulette shares some of her favorite images, which serve as examples for transforming photos from snapshots to artistic creations. Travel Photography: Tips for…
Week of Aug 10 - Aug 16 2019
Week of Aug 17 - Aug 23 2019
Week of Aug 24 - Aug 30 2019

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Sound Healing

Presenter: Mark and Denise of Paradise

In the summer of 2014, Denise Lorraine and Mark of Paradise fell in love. Soon after, they realized that together they were called to share the Art of Resonance with…
Week of Aug 31 - Sep 6 2019

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The Money Talk

Presenter: Marilyn Wechter

Women, Money and Power: From a Psychological Perspective Money is a loaded topic for most people- usually more difficult for people to talk about than sex! So, in this session,…

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Our Night Sky

Presenter: John Scott Marrone

Explore Rancho La Puerta’s Night Sky – Saturday 8:00pm Olmeca Gym The dark skies at the Ranch provide a fabulous opportunity for seeing wonders such as the Milky Way, Ptolemy…
Week of Sep 7 - Sep 13 2019
Week of Sep 14 - Sep 20 2019

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Photography

Presenter: Bob Bretell

Photographic Artistic Effects. Kick back as photographic artist Bob Bretell takes you on a journey into his world of photo impressionism. Viewers will be inspired with images that evoke mood,…
Week of Sep 21 - Sep 27 2019

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Mindful Knitting Workshop

Presenter: Jessica Meyrowitz

Come and experience the mindful and meditative benefits of knitting!  As a class participant, you will learn how to knit a scarf using It’s a…Yummy’s yarn and oversized needles.  …
Week of Sep 28 - Oct 4 2019
Week of Oct 5 - Oct 11 2019
Week of Oct 12 - Oct 18 2019
Week of Oct 19 - Oct 25 2019
Week of Oct 26 - Nov 1 2019
Week of Nov 2 - Nov 8 2019
Week of Nov 9 - Nov 15 2019
Week of Nov 16 - Nov 22 2019

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Concert

Presenter: Karen Follingstad, Martha Aarons, and Lev Polyakin

Karen Follingstad has been Professor of Piano at San Diego State University since 1984. She has also taught at Kent State University, the University of Akron, and was artist faculty…
Week of Nov 23 - Nov 29 2019
Week of Nov 30 - Dec 6 2019
Week of Dec 7 - Dec 13 2019
Week of Dec 14 - Dec 20 2019
Week of Dec 21 - Dec 27 2019
Week of Dec 28 - Jan 3 2020