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               The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at California State
               University San Marcos is a member of the Bernard Osher Foundation.
               The Foundation supports a national network of life-long learning
               institutes (for students over 50 years old) from Maine to Hawaii.
               There are no tests or grades; members of OLLI come together to
               experience the joy of learning. OLLI offers a wide variety of relaxed
study courses (over 100 per year), destination learning, and special events.
We bring the program to your neighborhood: Mission San Luis Rey - Oceanside,
                                                                                                        OLLI mascot designed by Eric Teitelbaum, co-
Carlsbad by the Sea – Carlsbad, The Center at El Corazon - Oceanside, National                          creator of the new “Pink Panther” comic strip.
University - Carlsbad, Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club – Rancho Santa Fe, National
University - Rancho Bernardo, Trinity Church - Escondido, Questhaven Retreat
Center- Escondido, Cal State San Marcos Campus, and Paul Goldring Garrett
Institute - Temecula.
Instructors include professors from Cal State San Marcos, local universities and
experts in specific fields. If you are interested in connecting with a group of your
peers who share common goals—to learn new things, travel and build upon personal
experiences—OLLI is for you!

                                                                                                 Types of Membership and
   Special event:                                                                                Membership Fees
   thursday, august 20, 2009
                                                                                                 General Member: Pay $35 membership
                                                                                                 fee and “pay as you go” for actual courses
   A Taste of Osher!                                                                             and trips. Prices vary depending on
   Come spend some time on campus and experience                                                 length of course.
   “A Taste of Osher” to preview our upcoming
   course offerings, meet our new instructors &
   visit with our “regulars.” This is a time not only                                            annual Member: Pay $295 ($525 per
   to preview our exciting classes, but also to honor                                            couple) which entitles you to unlimited
   our hardworking instructors and their many
   talents! Also it’s a time to acknowledge our many
                                                                                                 courses per year (except for extras like
   dedicated volunteers who make it possible for us                                              day trips, some special courses with have
   to bring courses to you in your neighborhood.                                                 limited enrollment, food, art supplies, etc.)
   • Preview courses and new instructors -                                                       In addition, you are entitled to participate
     each instructor will present a 15 minute                                                    in Arts & Sciences Lectures on campus,
     “teaser” of their upcoming courses!
                                                                                                 Inter-session Activities such as peer led
   • Tour our lovely campus                                                                      discussion groups while viewing educa-
   • Register for classes - one stop shopping!                                                   tional DVD’s, and more!
   • Location: Cal State University San Marcos Campus,
     FCB 106, Thursday, August 20th, 9:30-12:00 pm.                                              lifetime Member: Pay $1500, one time
                                                                                                 only, and never have to pay annual fees
   • Easy access & Free Parking – we will have the
     campus to ourselves due to Summer Break.                                                    again and receive 10% discount on day
                                                                                                 trips, along with free parking on campus.
   FREE TO PUBLIC! BRING A FRIEND!                                                               Enjoy advanced registration privileges.
   WIN A FREE CLASS!

   Please RSVP (we will send you a map & details)
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                          Monday Courses                                             Drawing in the Garden                                          Course No.:   OSH9091409EP
                                                                                                                                                         Date:    Mon., Sept. 14 – Oct. 12
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                                                                                     In this beautifully peaceful setting of Rancho
                                                                                                                                                         Time:    1:30 – 3:30 pm
                                                                                     Santa Fe Garden Club, have fun expanding your
                                                                                                                                                      Location:   Carlsbad by the Sea, Carlsbad
                          The Story of Islam                                         observation skills and exploring your creativity
                                                                                     with flowers, fruit and still life. Learn drawing                     Fee:   5 weeks $60
                          After the year 1500,                                       skills, highlights, shadows and color to learn                 Instructor:   Denise Budden Potts, Ph.D.
                          the story of Islam                                         many ways to add vibrancy to your art with
                          is to a considerable                                       pencil and pastel. Create delicate botanical
                          extent dominated
                          by the rise of the
                                                                                     designs and express yourself with brilliant                   Introduction to Opera: A Mini Course
                                                                                     splashy florals. Be prepared to experience fruit
                          Ottoman Empire.                                            and flowers in a whole new way. Linda Luisi,                  David will help you have a better understanding
                          This new Moslem super-power pushed back the                an experienced trompe l’oeil artist, shares her               and appreciation about Opera from Monteverdi
                          gains of the crusades, and repeatedly threatened           skills with enthusiasm for total beginners and                to Verdi and from Purcel to Puccini. David will be
                          much of Central Europe. By the early twentieth             experienced artists. There will be individual                 sharing music excerpts and antedotes. This mini
                          century, the political power of the Moslem world           attention to help you learn at your own pace.                 course will prepare you for attending “Turandot”
                          had begun to fade. However, it came to life again                                                                        performed at The Met and fed live in HD into the
                          in the nationalist movements of the twentieth              Supplies will be provided. You may wish to bring              Mira Mesa Theatre on Saturday, November 7th.
                          century. The story of Islam after 1500 ultimately          a sunhat. You may bring an easel or work at tables.
                          sets the stage for many of the international                                                                              Course No.: OSH9101909OP
                          crisis that now face the modern world.                      Course No.:   OSH9091409DG                                         Date:  Mon., Oct. 19 – Nov. 9
                                                                                           Date:    Mon., Sept. 14 – Oct. 19                             Time:  9:30 am – 12:00 pm
                           Course No.:   OSH9091409SI                                      Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am                                   Location: Trinity Church, Escondido
                                Date:    Mon., Sept. 14 – Oct. 12                       Location:   Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club, Rancho Santa Fe           Fee: 4 weeks $50 for class
                                Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am                                     Fee:   6 weeks $110 (includes all materials)                       (extra $20 for performance of Turandot)
                             Location:   Paul Goldring Garrett Institute, Temecula    Instructor:   Linda Luisi                                     Instructor: David Lewis
                                  Fee:   5 weeks $60
                                                                                     SPECIal NOTES:
                           Instructor:   Jack Williams, Ph.D.
                                                                                     Due to the nature of this course and limited enrollment we
                                                                                     cannot offer the usual Annual/Lifetime Member fee waiver.     Music: German and Austrian Masters
                                                                                     Registration deadline is September 4th.                       The names of remarkable composers from
                          Islam and the Crisis of the Modern Age
                                                                                                                                                   Germany and Austria would be a long and
                          We will focus on the dynamic changes that have                                                                           impressive one: Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven,
                          taken place in the Islamic world since the fall            Glimpses of India                                             Schubert, Mendelssohn, Brahms, and the list
                          of the Ottoman Turkish Empire. How did the                                                                               goes on. In this course we will begin to discover
                          Moslem world survive the world wars? How have              In the coming years, India is expected to                     just why these men are the world’s most famous
                          the existence of Israel, and other geopolitical            overtake China and become the most populous                   and prolific composers.
                          changes helped to frame modern Islamic political           country in the world. This course will provide
                          culture? What are the connections between the              an overview of some of the most intriguing                     Course No.:   OSH9101909GA
                          ancient and modernIslamic political frameworks?            aspects of Indian society including its surprising                  Date:    Mon., Oct. 19 – Nov. 23
                                                                                     democratic success, its rich history and cultural                   Time:    1:00 – 3:30 pm
                           Course No.:   OSH9101909IC                                heritage that incorporates dozens of distinct                    Location:   Trinity Church, Escondido
                                Date:    Mon., Oct. 19 – Nov. 16                     ethnic and religious communities, its burgeoning
                                                                                                                                                           Fee:   6 weeks $70
                                Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am                             economy, its huge educational enterprise, and
                                                                                     India’s important role in global politics.                     Instructor:   David Lewis
                             Location:   Paul Goldring Garrett Institute, Temecula
                                  Fee:   5 weeks $60
                                                                                      Course No.:   OSH9091409GI
                           Instructor:   Jack Williams, Ph.D.
                                                                                           Date:    Mon., Sept. 14 – Oct. 19                       The Stone Age Paradigm: Healthy Lifestyle
                                                                                           Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm                                 Principles from the Past
                                                                                        Location:   CSUSM – FCB 106
                          Alexander the Great                                                Fee:   6 weeks $70 (plus $3 parking each visit)       The students will recognize that our current
                          Alexander the Great was one of the most                     Instructor:   Mohan K. Sood, Ph.D.                           lifestyle does not match our genetic make-up.
                          influential figures of the Ancient World. In                                                                             We will introduce them to Sam and Sal, who
                          a series of brilliant military campaigns he                                                                              lived more than 50,000 years ago but who were
                          conquered Persia and pushed the borders of the                                                                           identical to us in the way they looked and the way
                                                                                     The Enneagram & Personal Awareness                            their bodies worked. Participants will understand
                          Western World to India. Beyond being a military
                          commander, he popularized ideas about the                  The Enneagram is an ancient typology based on a               why heredity is not predestination, that all the so-
                          broader humanity of man, and spread Greek                  model of nine personality types. Each personality             called diseases of aging can be either prevented or
                          ideals over a massive area of the globe. After             type is well-defined by specific behavioral                   postponed, and that they can avoid the lingering
                          his death, his successors established empires              styles, typical compelling beliefs, compelling                disability that most people accept as they age. Dr.
                          that survived for centuries. Who were these                questions and boundary issues. Have you ever                  Goscienski will cover longevity, obesity, diabetes,
                          people? How did they live, and what did they               wondered what makes someone ‘tick’ or perhaps                 osteoporosis, dementia, and healthcare crisis.
                          contribute to the modern world? This class                 other people have been a bit confusing to you at
                                                                                                                                                    Course No.:   OSH9101909SA
                          will examine how recent archaeological and                 times… then, this class is for you. The Enneagram
                                                                                     can help you tune-in, illuminate and challenge                      Date:    Mon., Oct. 19 – Nov. 23
                          historical studies are bringing to light one of
                                                                                     yourself by offering you insights to your talents as                Time:    1:30 – 3:30 pm
                          the most dramatic periods of western history.
                                                                                     well as providing areas for self-improvement. This               Location:   Carlsbad by the Sea, Carlsbad
                           Course No.:   OSH9091409AG                                class will introduce you to the nine personality                      Fee:   6 weeks $70
                                Date:    Mon., Sept. 14 – Nov. 16                    types embraced by this system. Each class will                 Instructor:   Philip Goscienski, MD
                                Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm                              present specific tools for discovering new choices
                             Location:   Paul Goldring Garrett Institute, Temecula   to broaden your horizons while appreciating
                                  Fee:   10 weeks $110                               each person as a unique human being.
                           Instructor:   Jack Williams, Ph.D.




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Tuesday Courses                                            Warriors, Saints, & Enigma of Middle Ages             Around the World with Mari Schurian
                                                           AD 1000-1450




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                                                                                                                 Let Mari Schurian take you on a journey starting
                                                                                                                 in her homeland of South Africa. Continue
Global Marketplace-What Now?                               Western Europe emerged from the troubled
                                                                                                                 on to China, Tibet and Mongolia as Mari
                                                           Dark Ages as a new force in the Old World. Our
This course presents a discussion of current               memories of the world of pious monks, noble           entertains you with her personal trials and
events affecting the global markets. Of                    knights, and chivalry, have hidden the deeper, and    tribulations while living “among the people”.
special interest is the position of the US                 often darker, story. Increasingly oppressive forms
as the competitive dynamics of the global                  of feudalism flourished as warring kingdoms and        Course No.:   OSH9102709AWRB
economy continue to evolve. Topics include                 religious factions attempted to establish their             Date:    Tues., Oct. 27 – Nov. 17
off-shoring of manufacturing, research, and                supremacy. The hidden world of the later Middle             Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm
service jobs; the rise of India, China, and                Ages saw a deepening struggle over the future of         Location:   National University, Rancho Bernardo
Brazil; and the challenges facing the next                 Christianity and its relationship to Judaism and              Fee:   4 weeks $50
generations of American leaders and workers.               Islam. Old heresies appeared to push back the          Instructor:   Mari Schurian
                                                           orthodox ideas that had been established by the
 Course No.:   OSH9091509GM
                                                           Popes in Rome. Shifts in the climate, and new
      Date:    Tues., Sept. 15 – Oct. 6                    epidemic diseases restructured the patterns of
      Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am                             everyday life. Who were the real people behind
                                                                                                                 The Medici Family
   Location:   National University, Rancho Bernardo        the troubled medieval legacy? How did they            The Medicis were among the most important
        Fee:   4 weeks $50                                 live, and what did they think? How much do we         families of the entire Italian Renaissance. In
 Instructor:   Glen Brodowsky, Ph.D.                       share today with the people of this illusive era?     fact, arguably, you might say they created that
                                                                                                                 Renaissance. In 1397, Giovanni de’ Medici, the
                                                            Course No.:   OSH9091509WS                           first of four generations, founded the Medici
7 Secrets of Highly Successful                                   Date:    Tues., Sept. 15 – Nov. 17              Bank. He told his son Cosimo the Elder that
Communicators                                                    Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm                         “greed is a plant that never should be watered”;
                                                              Location:   Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside        it was enough to be a citizen of the Florentine
How we communicate impacts our community,                                                                        Republic. His sons and grandsons had other
                                                                   Fee:   10 weeks $110
family, workplace and love relationships. In fact,                                                               ideas. Lorenzo il Magnifico, the brightest light of
“communication” is the number one problem                   Instructor:   Jack Williams, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                 this family, died at the age of 43, but not before
in business and family life due to a variety of                                                                  leaving his unique mark on posterity—both
personalities and communication preferences.               Distinguished Lecture Series                          culturally and politically. For the better part of a
Why not get curious about how you might                                                                          century this bank flourished and each generation
enhance your ‘communication know-how?’ Learn               in Rancho Bernardo                                    of Medici used its wealth to underwrite
the secrets of communicators of excellence. Many           Each week we will cover different topics of           lavish patronage of enormous quality. They
of us suspect we could be better communicators,            interest. There will be a lecture and then            commissioned churches, palaces, villas, libraries
yet we do not know where to start. This program            time for questions and discussion.                    and other public works. Clearly, their taste and
will spark your interest and imagination as we                                                                   discernment were impeccable—also in the choice
explore the world of communication, thinking               “The Medici Family: A Famous Italian                  of the fine artists and architects they employed.
and language. We will discover seven (7) skills            Renaissance Family,” will be presented by             In addition to these fine cultural and intellectual
excellent communicators employ to bring safety,            Eugene Marseglia, Ph.D., our resident art             pursuits, the Medici engaged in politics—power
trust, connection and clarity to their relationships.      historian. Learn how this powerful family             politics—sometimes subtly; sometimes flagrantly.
                                                           influenced art, architecture & literature.
 Course No.:   OSH9091509SC                                                                                       Course No.:   OSH9101309MF
      Date:    Tues., Sept. 15 – Nov. 17                   “Learn How to Stretch Your Dollars” with                    Date:    Tues., Oct. 13 – Nov. 17
      Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am                             Chris Norita, Certified Personal Financial
                                                                                                                       Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am
   Location:   Paul Goldring Garrett Institute, Temecula   Counselor and owner of Budget $ense, who
                                                           writes money and finance articles for a local            Location:   National University, Rancho Bernardo
        Fee:   10 weeks $110                                                                                             Fee:   6 weeks $70
                                                           newspaper, The Fountain. As a budgeting
 Instructor:   Denise Budden Potts, Ph.D.                                                                         Instructor:   Eugene Marseglia, Ph.D.
                                                           and cash flow specialist, she can help you
                                                           take charge of your household finances.
Rome: The Rise of the Republic - From the                  “Angels in Life & in World Faiths” with Hal A.
Earliest Days to the Time of Christ                        Lingerman, M.A., M. Div., M.A., offers more
                                                                                                                 Comparative Religions Discussion Panel
                                                           than 30 years of work experience in the fields                                    In a faith based
The ancient City of Rome grew out of a complex             of college teaching, counseling, community                                        community, unity
blending of Italian and Greek cultures. How                outreach ministry and spiritual studies.                                          among religions and
did the city that conquered much of the known                                                                                                cultures can co-exist.
world come to be? Who were the other great                 Jose Esteban, Professor of Economics at Palomar                                   It is our goal to end
Italic powers, the Etruscans and the Samnites?             Community College willwill present the latest                                     the prejudice and
What was the Roman Republic and why did                    thoughts on “Globalization – Good or Bad                                          bias and seek for the
it create an Empire? Why did Rome have a                   for our Economy”- A timely topic for sure!                                        common good of our
showdown with Carthage, and why did the                                                                          neighbors. Understanding of one’s religion helps
brilliant general Hannibal fail? Why couldn’t the          “Explore Science Fiction” with English Professor,
                                                           Gary Zacharias. He will cover the history             in bringing about this unity. Topics such as God,
Greek world defeat the upstarts from the West?                                                                   Salvation, Social and Ethical concerns will be
How did the ambitious leaders of the Roman                 of the field, how it differs from mainstream
                                                           fiction, the negative comments made by                discussed to help the student understand the core
army ultimately create a totalitarian state? How                                                                 beliefs that each of these religions hold so dear.
much of the Roman Republic’s heritage survives             critics of science fiction, and its value.
in our modern world? Join us as we travel from                                                                   Members of the Interfaith Council of Murrieta
                                                           “Open Up to Positive Psychology,” and
the Age of Romulus to the era of Cleopatra.                                                                      and Temecula Valley will discuss these subjects.
                                                           its value, with our very popular, Life
                                                                                                                 Presentations will be made by Muslim Imam
 Course No.:   OSH9091509RR                                Coach, Sharon Esonis, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                 Mahmoud Harmoush, Jewish Rabbi Barry
      Date:    Tues., Sept. 15 – Nov. 17                    Course No.:   OSH9091509LSRB                         Ulrych, Morman Lay Leader Larry Slusser
      Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am                                   Date:    Tues., Sept. 15 – Oct. 20              and Lutheran Reverend Dominic J. Rivkin.
   Location:   Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside                                                                   Each session will be led by a moderator
                                                                 Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm
        Fee:   10 weeks $110                                                                                     with opportunities for student questions.
                                                              Location:   National University, Rancho Bernardo
 Instructor:   Jack Williams, Ph.D.                                Fee:   6 weeks $70


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                           Course No.:   OSH9091509LST                                Course No.:   OSH9091609AWC                              Relax & Draw
                                Date:    Tues., Sept. 15 – Oct. 13                         Date:    Wed., Sept. 16 – Oct. 14
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                                                                                                                                               Have fun sharpening observation skills and
                                Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm                                    Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am
                                                                                                                                               bring out your creativity. Let’s take the mystery
                             Location:   Paul Goldring Garrett Institute, Temecula      Location:   National University, Carlsbad              out of creating quality art. Learn about right
                                  Fee:   5 weeks $60                                         Fee:   5 weeks $60 or Take Part I & II for $100   brain drawing, highlights, shadows and several
                           Instructor:   Various                                                                                               techniques to make art look three-dimensional.
                                                                                                                                               A variety of topics will be covered to give you
                                                                                     Around the World in Carlsbad Part II                      a full understanding of artistic skills. Linda
                          Around the World with Lin Craft                            Join Mari Schurian for adventures in                      Luisi, an experienced trompe l’oeil artist,
                                                                                     Hungary, Romania, & Greece. Mari earned                   shares her skills with enthusiasm for total
                                                  Marine scientist and award         an Honors Degree in Social Work at the                    beginners and experienced artists. There will
                                                  winning photographer,              University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.               be individual attention and demonstrations
                                                  Lin Craft, will both               Her degree program focused on psychological               to help you learn at your own pace.
                                                  educate and entertain              and sociological diversity – problems and
                                                  you in this exciting series        solutions. She has lived, worked and studied               Course No.: OSH9091609RD
                                                  of lectures as she shares          extensively on four different continents –                      Date:  Wed., Sept. 16 – Nov. 18
                                                  photographic images                Africa, Europe, Asia and North America.                         Time:  9:30 – 11:30 am
                          from her adventures around the globe. Although                                                                          Location: CSUSM-FCB 104
                          emphasis is on the fauna and flora, she weaves             Ruth Mastron will complete the tour with                          Fee: 10 weeks $145 (plus $3 parking each visit)
                          in information about the land and the people.              France into the Future, an overview of the
                                                                                                                                                            (includes Materials)
                          With her engaging, extemporaneous style,                   challenges and hot issues facing France in the
                                                                                     21st century. Immigration, crime, labor relations          Instructor: Linda Luisi
                          Lin is adept at keeping her students fascinated
                          with the information she imparts. Her lectures             and the global economic downturn are some                 SPECIal NOTES:
                          often provide a platform for discussions                   of the “hot buttons” for French society. What’s           Due to the nature of this course and limited enrollment we
                          about current environmental issues such as                 changing, what isn’t, what happens next? Ruth             cannot offer the usual Annual/Lifetime Member fee waiver.
                          endangered species and global warming. As a                is the vice president of SoCOCO International             Registration deadline is September 4th.
                          marine biologist, Lin spent two seasons doing              and author of “Au Contraire! Figuring Out
                          research and diving under the ice in Antarctica.           the French”, “Cultural Detective France”.
                          • Antarctica: Above and Below the Sea Ice                   Course No.:   OSH092109AWC
                                                                                                                                               It’s Party Time! Party Politics in America
                          • Galapagos Islands: A Natural History                           Date:    Wed., Oct. 21 – Nov. 18                    The U.S. Constitution
                          • On Safari in Botswana, Africa:                                 Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am                            makes no mention of
                            The Okavango Delta                                          Location:   National University, Carlsbad              political parties. In fact,
                                                                                             Fee:   5 weeks $60 or Take Part I & II for $100   the Founding Fathers
                          • Falkland Islands: The Back of Beyond
                                                                                                                                               feared the “mischief of
                          • Coral Reef Biology and SCUBA                                                                                       faction” that organized
                            Diving in the Philippines                                                                                          parties could wreak.
                                                                                                                       Six Healing Sounds
                                                                                                                                               Yet political parties formed almost immediately,
                           Course No.:   OSH9102009AWT                                                              Make a huge                and they have been a foundation of our political
                                Date:    Tues., Oct. 20 – Nov. 17                                                   difference in your         system throughout our nation’s history. In this
                                Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm                                                             daily life dealing         course we explore why we have political parties,
                             Location:   Paul Goldring Garrett Institute, Temecula                                  with stress, getting       why there are only two viable ones, and their role
                                  Fee:   5 weeks $60                                                                healthy, staying           in our electoral system and the government.
                           Instructor:   Lin Craft                                                                  vital, improving
                                                                                     sleep patterns, and enhancing mental abilities             Course No.:   OSH9091609PT
                                                                                     with the simple, clinically proven, immediately                 Date:    Wed., Sept. 16 – Oct. 14
                                                                                     effective practice of Qigong. Pronounced “Chee-                 Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm
                          Wednesday Courses                                          gong’, this is a cultivation of the pure energy of           Location:   CSUSM-FCB 106
                                                                                     the mind for optimal health and well being.                       Fee:   5 weeks $60 (plus $3 parking each visit)
                                                                                     This fall we explore the classical practice of             Instructor:   Steve Nichols, Ph.D.
                          Around the World in Carlsbad Part I                        Six Healing Sounds, a series of easy to learn
                          We kick off this series Exploring Nepal & Tibet            fluid movements, mudras (meditation hand
                                                                                     positions), and vibrational intonations for               Distinguished Lecture Series in Carlsbad
                          with Ed Culbertson, a licensed Educational
                          Psychologist, who has traveled extensively                 major energy pathways in the body addressing              Part I
                          throughout the world. His adventures include               specific physical, emotional and mindfulness
                                                                                     aspects of our being culminating the Sacred               Each week we will cover different topics of
                          trekking and mountain climbing in Nepal & Tibet,                                                                     interest. There will be a lecture and then
                          Mt. Fuji in Japan and Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa.            Alchemical Steps of the fusion of the 5 Qi
                                                                                     form. Techniques may be done standing                     time for questions and discussion.
                          Arnold Marks (former head of international                 and/or seated in chair. Each class includes               “Overview of the Stone Age Paradigm-(Healthy
                          relations at GTE) begins with the logistics of             lecture about aspects of the energy body as it            Lifestyle Principles from the Past)” with Dr.
                          planning a trip in order to maximize enjoyment             pertains to the Six Healing Sounds practice.              Philip Goscienski, M. D. This is a sneak preview
                          and minimize the costs. Arnold has spent                                                                             of our course offering which will compare the
                          many years living and working in China and                  Course No.:   OSH9091609SH
                                                                                                                                               nutrition and lifestyles of modern humans
                          Southeast Asia. He will discuss Chinese history,                 Date:    Wed., Sept. 16 – Nov. 18
                                                                                                                                               and why we suffer from such chronic diseases
                          dynasties, and its main cities. Arnold will also                 Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am                            as diabetes and obesity. Dr. Goscienski is a
                          discuss about some smaller cities and their                   Location:   Questhaven Retreat Center, Escondido       retired Clinical Professor of Pediatric Infectious
                          claims to fame - Hangzhou (silks), Xian (terra                     Fee:   10 weeks $110                              Diseases, as well as an author and lecturer.
                          cotta warriors), Yiching (teapots), and Suzhou              Instructor:   Fay McGrew, MA, QTP (Medical Qigong)
                          (the Venice of China). He will complete his tour                                                                     “Managing Stress: One Day at a Time” with
                          with a discussion of South America covering                                                                          Gail Brown will discuss the four categories
                          Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Argentina and Ecuador                                                                        of stressors and how to solve them. She has
                          (including the Amazon and the Galapagos).                                                                            owned Exceeding Expectations since 1997,
                                                                                                                                               an organization which has provided training
                                                                                                                                               programs for many businesses including hospitals,
                                                                                                                                               hotels, resorts, and government agencies.

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“Transformational Body Relaxation” with Fay
                                                             Course No.:   OSH9102109LSC                                Rethinking the Dark Ages: Moslems,
                                                                  Date:    Wed., Oct. 21 – Nov. 18
                                                                                                                        Christians, and Jews, and the struggle for




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McGrew, a certified teacher of Qigong. This is                    Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm
a subtle mind-body practice of deep relaxation,
                                                               Location:   National University, Carlsbad                Western Europe AD 400-1000
mental techniques, and flowing movements
clinically proven to reduce stress, reduce                          Fee:   5 weeks $60 or Take Parts I & II for $100    The fall of the western Roman Empire was a
pain, and enhance natural healing abilities.                                                                            prelude to a period in which political chaos
                                                                                                                        prevailed in Europe. This era, sometimes called
“FBI Operations” will be presented by Patrick                                        Three Visits with                  the Dark Ages, saw the emergence of a wide
Connolly, a Professor at Mira Costa College.                                                                            variety of competing religious ideas. Amid the
He is an attorney and a retired Special Agent                                        Jane Austen                        ruins of the fading Roman world, there was
(SA) with the FBI. Prior to entry into the FBI                                     Jane Austen’s novels have            an almost endless debate over the nature of
in 1980, he served as a local Prosecutor in                                        inspired the respect of both         God and his relationship to his people. More
Howard County, Maryland. His investigative/                                        literary critics and devoted         often than not, this debate inspired violence
supervisory experience involved all investigative                                  appreciation societies. In the       between the many communities of “believers”
FBI programs including Violent Crime,                       last 25 years, some 20 film versions of her novels          and “heretics.” What did these people believe?
Organized Crime/Drugs, White Collar Crime,                  have been produced—and they keep coming! This               How did the many different sects of Moslems,
Public Corruption, Environmental Crime, Civil               course will introduce you to three of her most              Christians, and Jews react to each other in the
Rights, and International/Domestic Terrorism.               engaging novels, each written at a different time           arena of what has also been called, “Barbarian
                                                            in Austen’s all-too-brief career, and each delightful       Europe?” We will use archaeology and history
“On earth as it is in Heaven: The lost paradise                                                                         to explore a time when Europeans’ ideas about
                                                            for different reasons. As well as a window on
of Jesuit Colonial Paraguay” by Jack Williams,                                                                          religion shifted again and again. Discover the
                                                            nineteenth-century fictional courtship plots and
Ph.D. During the later 17th and early 18th                                                                              real people and times that inspired the legends
                                                            their real-life equivalents, these novels engage
centuries, Jesuit missionaries built a series of                                                                        of Saint Patrick and the Da Vinci Code.
                                                            both the micro and the macro: “manners” and
prosperous towns in the jungles of Southern
                                                            social relationships, but also the wider world of
South America. The amazing story of their                                                                                Course No.:   OSH9091709DA
                                                            class, money, property, and empire. Class will
attempt to create a utopian paradise on earth                                                                                 Date:    Thurs., Sept. 17 – Nov. 19
                                                            consist of discussion, background mini-lecture,
continues to inspire modern politicians and                                                                                   Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am
                                                            and film clips. Ideally, please come to the first
religious leaders. This is a classic case study                                                                            Location:   Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club, Rancho Santa Fe
                                                            class having read Pride and Prejudice; however,
of an attempt to do good, its unintended
                                                            if you don’t finish it by class time, please do                     Fee:   10 weeks $110
consequences, and ultimately, human failure.
                                                            come anyway and enjoy the discussion. Texts in               Instructor:   Jack Williams, Ph.D.
                                                            the order in which we will read them: Pride and
 Course No.:   OSH091609LSC
                                                            Prejudice, Emma, & Persuasion. (Any unabridged
      Date:    Wed., Sept. 16 – Oct. 14                     edition is fine, but I will probably use Penguins.)
      Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm                                                                                           French for Beginners II
   Location:   National University, Carlsbad                 Course No.:   OSH0902309TV                                 Designed for
        Fee:   5 weeks $60 or Take Part I & II for $100           Date:    Wed., Sept. 23, Oct. 21 and Nov. 18          students with
                                                                  Time:    2:30 – 4:30 pm                               some exposure
                                                               Location:   CSUSM-FCB 104                                to French. You
Distinguished Lecture Series in Carlsbad                            Fee:   $40 (plus $3 parking each visit)             may have studied
                                                             Instructor:   Martha Stoddard-Holmes, Ph.D.                French a long
Part II                                                                                                                 time ago and are
Each week we will cover different topics of                                                                             a bit rusty. With
interest. There will be a lecture and then                                                                              a little help from
time for questions and discussion.                          Thursday Courses                                            Carole, your skills
                                                                                                                        can re-surface
“Life as a Monkey” an exploration of the                                                                                faster than you
complexities capuchins face in the wild. Dr.                                                                            think. Learning
Lynne Miller is a biological anthropologist                 Positive Psychology-Interpersonal                           French is easy and
specializing in primate behavior and ecology.               Relationships Topics II                                     fun to do. With
For nearly 20 years, she has been studying                                                                              conversations,
capuchin monkeys at a site in central Venezuela.            Positive Psychology is dedicated to the mission
                                                                                                                        videos, and
Dr. Miller received her Ph.D. at UC Davis                   of identifying and teaching the skills that
                                                                                                                        exercises, you will enlarge your vocabulary
and is a professor at Mira Costa College.                   help people achieve happiness and success
                                                                                                                        and build your confidence communicating
                                                            individually, in relationships and as members of
                                                                                                                        in French. By the end of this course you’ll be
“The Philosophy of History” is an exploration               their communities. The focus of this class will be
                                                                                                                        surprised by how much of the French idioms,
in whether history is an accidental sequence                on developing an understanding of approaches
                                                                                                                        sentence structure and grammar you know!
of events, or is there a predictable direction in           that foster positive interpersonal relationships.
which all of human history is moving. Bruno                 Students will learn about communication                      Course No.:   OSH9091709FB
Leone, lecturer, author, and retired college                skills, expectations of others, empathy and its                   Date:    Thurs., Sept. 17 – Nov. 19
lecturer will explore this topic in this lecture.           importance, what listening is and what it is not,
                                                                                                                              Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am
                                                            how to resolve conflicts, and the importance of
“Surviving Mount Kilimanjaro” Ed Culbertson                 kindness and gratitude in dealing with others.                 Location:   The Center at El Corazon, Oceanside
teaches Real Estate at Mira Costa College, has a            There will be an opportunity for students                           Fee:   10 weeks $110
Ph.D. in Psychology and an MS in Management.                to suggest for discussion other relationship                 Instructor:   Carole Meilich
He is a world traveler and mountain climber.                topics that might be of interest to them.
“The Conflict in Sudan” (Darfur) and the                     Course No.:   OSH9091709PP
“Conflict in Somalia”( including the Somali                       Date:    Thurs., Sept. 17 – Nov. 19
pirate raids) Eyassu Gayim received his Bachelor
                                                                  Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am
of Law degree from Haile Selassie University
in Ethiopia and his Juris Doctor from Uppsala                  Location:   CSUSM – FCB 106
University in Sweden. He teaches Political                          Fee:   10 weeks $110 (plus $3 parking each visit)
Science at San Diego State and will spend                    Instructor:   Sharon Esonis, Ph.D.
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                          Shakespeare’s Italy: Land of Beauty, Blood                 using muscle testing. You will also learn how          Leonardo daVinci: His Art, Life and Times
                                                                                     you can clear loss and violence trauma and their
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                          and Lust                                                   symptoms from your being and will realize what         Leonardo was a genius in the Renaissance
                          What was it about                                          a huge effect it has on your life. We will cover       mold—that of a “Renaissance man”—whose
                          Italy, the 16th century                                    diagnostic shock trauma and how it can influence       mind ranged over everything. There was nothing
                          center for humanistic                                      relationships with your health care professionals,     that did not interest him, nothing that he did
                          learning, that so                                          recovery and health. Come and experience               not ponder, explore, question and confront.
                          fascinated the English?                                    this new, innovative, pleasant and structured          His note books contain thousands of pages
                          Was it because Italy was reckoned to be the most           way to heal from the trauma in your life.              revealing his incessant curiosity: the anatomy of
                          civilized country in Europe? Or was it because an                                                                 the human body, internal and external; how we
                          enormous number of Italian literary works were              Course No.:   OSH9091709HB                            are born and grow; the motion of water and the
                          being translated into English: poetry, novelles,                 Date:    Thurs., Sept. 17 – Nov. 19              wind; emotions and the way they are revealed in
                          plays and educational treatises. Many novelles                   Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm                          facial expressions; deformity and perfection; a
                          offered ready-made plots for English writers                  Location:   The Center at El Corazon, Oceanside     flying machine; a submarine; architecture; civil
                          and dramatists to poach. This course will look at                  Fee:   10 weeks $110                           and military engineering; sculpture, painting,
                          the love/hate relationship between England and                                                                    drawing and music (he was also known as a good
                                                                                      Instructor:   Mari Schurian
                          Italy during the time of Shakespeare and explore                                                                  lutanist)—a genius who managed to unite, in
                                                                                     Web keywords: Healing, Trauma
                          three of Shakespeare’s Italian plays: Romeo and                                                                   one brief moment, art and science. He was the
                          Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, and Othello.                                                                      first artist to usher in that period scholars call
                                                                                                                                            the High Renaissance —a period that sought to
                           Course No.:   OSH9091709SI                                Plato’s Republic                                       rediscover and recreate that classical sense of
                                Date:    Thurs., Sept. 17 – Oct. 15                                                                         harmony, understood as aptness or fitness which
                                                                                     This course will concentrate on Plato and how
                                Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am                                                                                    prevails among objects that are thought, seen,
                                                                                     he develops his notion of justice in the Republic.
                             Location:   Paul Goldring Garrett Institute, Temecula                                                          felt and known. This course will introduce us
                                                                                     It will also discuss Plato’s distinctive view on the
                                                                                                                                            to a very great mind, in all of its many facets.
                                  Fee:   5 weeks $60                                 issue of the identity of knowledge and virtue.
                           Instructor:   Eugene Marseglia, Ph.D.                                                                             Course No.:   OSH9102209LV
                                                                                      Course No.:   OSH9100109PR
                                                                                                                                                  Date:    Thurs., Oct. 22 – Nov. 19
                                                                                           Date:    Thurs., Oct. 1 – Oct. 22
                                                                                                                                                  Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am
                                                                                           Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am
                          Existentialism: The Healthy Grieving                          Location:   National University, Carlsbad
                                                                                                                                               Location:   Paul Goldring Garrett Institute, Temecula
                          Process & Emergence of Hope                                        Fee:   4 weeks $50
                                                                                                                                                    Fee:   5 weeks $60
                                                                                                                                             Instructor:   Eugene Marseglia, Ph.D.
                          This interactive seminar will explore the                   Instructor:   Manuel Arriaga, Ph.D.
                          philosophy of existentialism, and how it relates
                          to the normal human emotions of anger, fear,
                          grief and hope. We will discover the flow of               Stem Cell Technology: A Medical Revolution             Venetian Painting
                          one’s natural responses to interruptions in life,                                                                 When referring to the great schools of European
                          when our plans and expectations are thwarted.              in the Making
                                                                                                                                            painting, it appears that the Venetian painters
                          Who were the major theorists, among the                    Stem cell science may                                  are often relegated, as it were, to the back burner.
                          earliest historical existentialist philosophers?           be the fastest moving                                  Other schools seem to be given first preference.
                          What led to their perceptions of human                     field in the history                                   Therefore, it seems time to rectify this gross
                          longings and meaning in life? And how might                of science. What are                                   lacuna. Venetian painters loved color and set
                          we apply these theories today? How does an                 stem cells and what                                    out to master the required techniques. For the
                          understanding of these philosophical perceptions           is it all about? The                                   Venetians color described reality; it was life
                          and assumptions lead us ultimately to a more               potential is huge as scientists and others dream       itself. The range and genre of Venetian painting
                          complete and irresistible sense of hope?                   of the day when ailing organs and tissues might        is generous and even romantic, long before
                                                                                     be repaired through this technology. Hear about        any ideas of Romanticism appeared. Venetian
                           Course No.:   OSH9091709EX                                the science, its application, the controversies, the   painting could also be very sensuous—sometimes
                                Date:    Thurs., Sept. 17 – Nov. 19                  hurdles and who is doing what in this exciting         highly religious, other times very secular. Their
                                Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm                              area biotechnology. This four-session program          portraiture was often extraordinarily fine and
                             Location:   Paul Goldring Garrett Institute, Temecula   will feature distinguished experts in the field.       noble and other times poetic. The Venetians
                                  Fee:   10 weeks $110                                                                                      were also masterful landscape painters. In
                                                                                     1. Stem Cell Science made simple – Dr.
                           Instructor:   Mary Healy, Ph.D.
                                                                                        Bianca Mothe, Associate Professor,                  their day many of the Venetian painters were
                                                                                        Biotechnology, CSUSM.                               highly regarded and lionized by their great
                                                                                                                                            northern European colleagues: Dürer, Rubens,
                          Healing the Broken Heart and Body                          2. Stem Cell Development: Status? Who is doing         Van Dyck, Rembrandt, et al. Giovanni Bellini,
                                                                                        what? Funding? Rules? – Louis Coffman,              Giorgione, Titian and Tintoretto alone were
                          by Clearing Trauma                                            V.P., Consortium for Regenerative Medicine.         recognized as the most extraordinary. We
                          Traumatic shock triggers a biological reflex                                                                      shall start our study of Venetian painting to
                                                                                     3. Potential Applications and Prospects of             the beginnings in the late fourteenth century,
                          response which imprints in the body as
                                                                                        Stem Cells – Dr. Uma Lakshimpathy,                  carry it up the early and late renaissance and
                          unprocessed physical or emotional pain. Once
                                                                                        Principal Scientist at Life Technologies.           finishing with the eighteen century—the swan
                          imprinted, the emotional reactions are not
                          accessible for healing through the conscious or                                                                   song, as it were, of the Venetian school.
                                                                                     4. Alternatives to Embryonic Stem cells:
                          unconscious mind. They must be released from                  Induced pluripotent stem cells – Dr.                 Course No.:   OSH9102209VP
                          the body (which is why talking or hypnotherapy                Steve Chang, Stemgent Corporation.
                          alone is often ineffective or incomplete).                                                                              Date:    Thurs., Oct. 22 – Nov. 19
                                                                                      Course No.:   OSH9100109SC                                  Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm
                          From your mind, body and soul simultaneously                                                                         Location:   CSUSM – FCB 106
                          use the integrative psychology method of HBLU                    Date:    Thurs., Oct. 1 – 22
                                                                                           Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm                                  Fee:   5 weeks $60 (Plus $3 parking per visit)
                          (healing from the body level up) which combines                                                                    Instructor:   Eugene Marseglia, Ph.D.
                          the knowledge of trauma structure with powerful               Location:   National University, Carlsbad
                          integrative psychology techniques. Participants                    Fee:   4 weeks $50
                          will learn how to elicit information directly
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Friday Courses                                               techniques which can help you release and
                                                             control emotions, behaviors, thinking patterns
                                                                                                                    this course we will be discussing these topics as
                                                                                                                    we listen to truly great and dramatic music.




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                                                             and spiritual bondage. The classes are structured
                                                             but also move with the energy flow of the needs         Course No.:    OSH9102309RN
Positive Psychology-Interpersonal                            of the classes. You will receive information, but            Date:     Fri., Oct. 23 – Nov. 20
Relationships I                                              also have time to practice what you have learned.            Time:     12:30 – 2:30 pm
                                                                                                                       Location:    National University, Carlsbad
Psychology has taken a right turn! In addition                Course No.:   OSH9091809SR                                    Fee:    5 weeks $60
to its longtime goal of understanding and                          Date:    Fri., Sept. 18 – Nov. 20
treating psychological problems, it is now in                                                                        Instructor:    David Lewis
                                                                   Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am
the business of scientifically studying optimal                 Location:   Questhaven Retreat Center, Escondido
human functioning and the skills that lead
                                                                     Fee:   10 weeks $110
to creating, enhancing and maintaining
personal well-being. The focus will be on                     Instructor:   Mari Schurian                           NEW! inter-session
positive interpersonal relationships including:
how to deal with difficult people and how to
                                                                                                                    Discussion Groups
navigate relationships with adult children.                  Rethinking the Vikings:                                Exclusively for Osher Lifetime and Annual
Learn guidelines for intimate relationships,                 The uncertain heritage of Barbarian                    Members! View instructional DVD followed
the importance of boundaries, assertiveness,                                                                        by discussion with moderator. Available in
while sharpening your communication skills.                  Europe’s best-known nation
                                                                                                                    December in Carlsbad, Oceanside, and Temecula!
                                                             The Vikings and the Norse represent two of
 Course No.:   OSH9091809PP                                  the most dramatic chapters in the history of           For details visit:   www.csusm.edu/el/olli
      Date:    Fri., Sept. 18 – Nov. 20                      middle ages. In a remarkably short period of
      Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am                               time the Norsemen undertook voyages that
   Location:   National University, Carlsbad                 ranged from North America to North Africa,
        Fee:   9 weeks $100                                  and the Crimea. At the same time they became           Destination learning
 Instructor:   Sharon Esonis, Ph.D.                          one of the most powerful military forces of the
                                                             era. The study of the Vikings has introduced a
                                                             fierce debate over the character of the Viking         Take a Tour of the Queen
                              The Prehistoric Indians        experience. Were these Scandinavians essentially
                                                             a benevolent force introducing trade to the            Come aboard the legendary Queen Mary. Enjoy
                              of the Southwest               farthest edges of the known world, or were they        a special (not open to the public) behind the
                           The Southwestern                  a destructive force that nearly extinguished           scenes guided tour of the historic ocean liner
                           portion of North                  Christian ideas in Western Europe? Join us             and World War II troopship, and see restored
                           America includes some             as we search for the real Vikings, and we seek         areas that have been under wraps since the
                           of the most mysterious            to appraise their complicated heritage.                final voyage in 1967, including the Isolation
                           archaeological sites in                                                                  Wards and the aft Machine Rooms. Lunch on
                                                              Course No.:   OSH9091809RV                            your own at the Promenade Cafe with time to
the world. How did man come to this region?
Who were the ancient Hohokam, Anasazi,                             Date:    Fri., Sept. 18 – Nov. 20                meander through the shops and walk the deck
Mogollon, Sinagua and Solado peoples? What                         Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm                          enjoying the beautiful harbor & ocean breezes.
kinds of societies did they live in? Why did                    Location:   National University, Rancho Bernardo
                                                                     Fee:   10 weeks $110                            Course No.:    OSH9091109QM
people live in cliff dwellings? What kind of
                                                              Instructor:   Jack Williams, Ph.D.                          Date:     Fri., Sept. 11
religion did they practice? Why did so many of
these early groups abruptly disappear? This class                                                                         Time:     7:30 am – 5:30 pm
will also explore how archaeologists have slowly                                                                       Location:    Long Beach, CA
uncovered the story of these ancient peoples.                                                                               Fee:    $59 person includes bus, admission, and
                                                             Spiritual Realms                                                       private tour.
 Course No.:   OSH9091809PI                                  Students will explore the spiritual realm, often
      Date:    Fri., Sept. 18 – Nov. 20 (skip Sept. 25)      referred to as “the other side of the veil.” In this   Special Notes: Pickup/drop off locations in San Marcos
      Time:    9:30 – 11:30 am                               course we examine the realm of the spiritual           and Carlsbad
   Location:   National University, Rancho Bernardo          masters who exist there, some who have walked
        Fee:   10 weeks $110                                 on the Earth plane – Master Jesus and Master
 Instructor:   Jack Williams, Ph.D.                          Buddha – and others who have existed only              Tea and Tour at the Huntington Library
                                                             in spirit – like Kryon, Abraham, Serapis Bey.
                                                             Along the way we look at what the meaning and          Enjoy a private morning tour followed by English
                                                             purpose of Ascension and dimensional beings.           tea in the Huntington’s Rose Garden Tea Room.
Spiritual Renewal through Mind                                                                                      The docent-led walking tour lasts approximately
Body Connection                                               Course No.:   OSH9091809SR                            90 minutes and ends at the Rose Garden Tea
                                                                   Date:    Fri., Sept. 18 – Oct. 16                Room, where a buffet of finger sandwiches,
Empower yourself, be ready to expand your                          Time:    1:00 – 3:00 pm                          strawberries and cream, imported cheeses, salads,
mind and heart and join us or continue to join                  Location:   National University, Carlsbad           and desserts await. The magnificent Huntington
us on our spiritual mind body journey. If you                                                                       is an expansive estate near Pasadena and contains
                                                                     Fee:   5 weeks $60
are a newcomer to the class or have been with                                                                       art galleries, a library of rare manuscripts and
us from our first classes or and have been on                 Instructor:   Aldo Veranzo
                                                                                                                    some of the world’s finest botanical gardens.
our lovely retreat, you will benefit from the
growing understanding of the healing powers                                                                          Course No.:    OSH9111109HL
of you, through mind body spirit connection.                 Music: The Russian Nationalists                              Date:     Wed., Nov. 11
Your overall quality of life improves as you learn                                                                        Time:     8:00 am – 6:00 pm
                                                             The music of the great Russian composers of
more about the subject and at the same time                                                                            Location:    San Marino, CA
                                                             the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries is
learn how to practice spirit mind body awareness                                                                           Fees:    $115 person (includes bus, admission, tour,
                                                             some of the most exciting and beloved music ever
and make it a lifestyle choice. In a relaxing,                                                                                      tea including gratuity and tax)
                                                             composed. The lives and politics of these diverse
fun and loving atmosphere, you will become
                                                             and gifted musicians are equally fascinating. In
familiar with simple energy /integrative healing                                                                    Special Notes: Pickup/drop off locations in San Marcos
                                                                                                                    and Carlsbad



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                          The Da Vinci Experience Exhibit and more                       international Study Tours                                              Lin Craft is a marine scientist and award winning photographer
                                                                                                                                                                who holds an MA in Marine Biology and has taught in the Virgin
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                          with Eugene Marseglia
                                                                                                                                                                Islands for six years. Lin spent two seasons as part of a National
                          Leonardo was a genius in the Renaissance mold                                                                                         Science Foundation research team in Antarctica.
                          i.e., a “uomo universale”—a universal genius—                  Discover Peru with our own Archaeologist:
                          whose mind ranged over everything. “There was                  Jack Williams                                                          Sharon Esonis, Ph.D., has over 20 years experience as a licensed
                          nothing that did not interest him, nothing that he
                                                                                         This customized trip                                                   psychologist. She has done clinical work in both hospital settings
                          did not ponder, explore, question and confront.”
                                                                                         will focus on the culture                                              and private practice. She holds a Ph.D. in Behavior Therapy/Coun-
                          A unique exhibit of 11 full-sized and 25                       and history of Peru,                                                   seling Psychology from Boston College and has taught graduate
                          interactive machines described and designed                    with highlights on the                                                 school at Arizona State University, supervising master’s and
                          by Leonardo da Vinci is on display at San                      precolumbian peoples                                                   doctoral practical as well as teaching assessment.
                          Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park.                       and the Spanish Colonial Era. You will travel to
                          This exhibit also includes a theater showing                   Lima, Sacred Valley, Cuzco, & Machu Picchu!
                                                                                                                                                                Philip Goscienski, MD, retired from the Navy with the rank
                          a short film about Leonardo and a gallery                                                                                             of captain, and head of the Infectious Diseases Branch, in the
                          housing 12 reproductions of his paintings.                     Date: May 2010
                                                                                         For more details contact our office at 760-750-8712                    Department of Pediatrics at the Naval Regional Medical Center in
                          There will be time to explore the Timken                                                                                              San Diego. Formerly Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Univer-
                          Museum of Art (free admission) with Eugene                                                                                            sity of California at San Diego School of Medicine, he continues to
                          or other museums at the park on your own.                      Gascony, Hidden Treasure of                                            teach medical students on a volunteer basis.
                           Course No.:   OSH9120309DV                                    Southwestern France                                                    Mary Healy, Ph.D., has taught (both graduate and under-
                                Date:    Thurs., Dec. 3                                  Explore a little-known corner of France that has                       graduate levels) at Universities all over the USA and the world,
                                Time:    8:00 am – 4:30 pm                               much to offer with our very own, Ruth Mastron.                         including Italy, Australia, Germany, and Greece. Most recently,
                             Location:   Balboa Park, San Diego                                                                                                 she served as instructor of Peer Counseling Classes at the
                                 Fees:   $69 person (includes tour of the Da Vinci       Date: October 2010
                                                                                                                                                                Havana Musicians CORE, Havana, Cuba. She earned her B.A. and
                                         Exhibit, admission to San Diego Air & Space     For details contact our office: 760-750-8712
                                                                                                                                                                M.A. from Bethel University and Bethel Seminary, majoring in
                                         Museum, bus, and lectures).                                                                                            Philosophy and Counseling Psychology. She earned her doctorate
                                         Lunch is on your own.                                                                                                  in Counseling Psychology, from the Professional School for
                                                                                                                                                                Psychological Studies.
                          Special Notes: First bus pick-up will be 8:00 am in Temecula
                          followed by a pick-up in San Marcos.
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                                                                                                                                                                Martha Stoddard-Holmes, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and
                                                                                                                                                                Graduate Coordinator of Literature and Writing Studies at Cal
                                                                                         Manuel Arriaga, Ph.D., received an M.A. in Philosophy from
                          Trip to the Southwest:                                                                                                                State San Marcos. She teaches courses in British literature, chil-
                                                                                         Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines) and a doctorate in
                                                                                                                                                                dren’s literature, literature and film, and body studies literature
                          On the Trail of the Indian                                     Philosophy from Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA). He is an
                                                                                                                                                                and medicine. Her book, Fictions of Affliction: Physical Disability
                          Peoples of the Southwest                                       assistant professor at Cal State San Marcos where he teaches
                                                                                                                                                                in Victorian Culture, was published by University of Michigan
                                                                                         Non-Western Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, and Bioethics
                          Explore with our very own                                                                                                             Press. She is an associate editor of the journals Literature and
                          instructor/archaeologist,                                      and Medical Ethics. He also is the author of Philosophy and Justice:
                                                                                                                                                                Medicine, J. Medical Humanities, J. Literary and Cultural Studies
                          Jack Williams, mysterious                                      Levinas and the Modernism-Postmodernism Debate.
                                                                                                                                                                of Disability, and J. Bioethical Inquiry.
                          desert regions of Southern
                          California and Southern                                        Glen Brodowsky, Ph.D., earned a Ph.D. in Marketing from the
                                                                                                                                                                Dr. Uma Lakshmipathy is Principal scientist at Life Technologies.
                          Arizona. Highlights of                                         State University of New York at Buffalo. He holds a B.A. in Far
                                                                                                                                                                Her current research focus is on generating novel technology
                          the tour include visits to the spectacular Heard               Eastern Languages and Civilizations from University of Chicago.
                          Museum, the Pueblo Grande Museum (of                                                                                                  platforms for engineering stem cells, characterization tools for
                                                                                         He has taught Global Marketing, Marketing Communications, and
                          Phoenix), Casa Grande National Monument (near                                                                                         stem cells and studying epigenetic changes during stem cell
                                                                                         Marketing Research at CSUSM and is currently the Department
                          Florence, Arizona) the Arizona State Museum,                                                                                          maintenance and differentiation.
                                                                                         Chair of Management and Marketing. Dr. Brodowsky has lived and
                          the Arizona Historical Society Museum, and                     worked in China, Japan, and Taiwan and speaks Mandarin Chinese.
                          Mission San Xavier del Bac (in Tucson), the                                                                                           David Lewis teaches continuing education music classes for Mira
                          White Dove of the Desert. Along the way, Jack                                                                                         Costa College. He is Director of Music at Trinity Episcopal Church
                          will provide anecdotes and stories about the                   Denise Budden-Potts, Ph.D, is a Psychologist with over 25 years
                                                                                                                                                                in Escondido, and he is the founder of the San Luis Rey Chorale
                          folklore, history, and mysteries that surround                 of experience as a facilitation and communications skills expert.
                                                                                                                                                                which he has directed for the past 32 years. In addition, has been
                          the people who lived in this severe, but beautiful             She is known for her ability to provide trainings that result in
                                                                                                                                                                teaching music appreciation classes for Osher for the past four
                          landscape. Experience an extraordinary journey                 visible changes in participants’ thinking and behavior. She has
                                                                                                                                                                years.
                          where you will learn about one of the most                     appeared on Fox 6 News documentaries.
                          dramatic human dramas in the history of the
                          West. Dr. Jack S. Williams is a graduate of the                                                                                       Linda Luisi had rigorous art training at The School of the Museum
                                                                                         Stephen Chang is Chief Scientific Officer, Stemgent, Inc. Dr.
                          University of Arizona who has spent many years                                                                                        of Fine Arts, Boston (four year diploma), and earned a Bachelor of
                                                                                         Chang leads the scientific development of proprietary research
                          studying the people of this amazing region.                                                                                           Fine Arts Degree from Tufts University. She has twenty five years
                                                                                         tools to help leading stem cell scientists. He has been an execu-
                                                                                                                                                                experience creating murals and paintings for corporations, resorts
                                 Date: Mon., Jan. 4th – Sun., Jan. 10th                  tive or senior scientist in several successful start-up companies,
                                                                                                                                                                and hospitals across the United States. As instructor, Linda shares
                                 Price: $899 based on double occupancy; additional       which include Astral Therapeutics, Canji, Inc./Schering Plough
                                                                                                                                                                her expertise with enthusiasm for beginners to advanced. She
                                        $270 for single occupancy.                       and Viagen/Chiron. Dr Chang is also President of CURES, a coali-
                                                                                                                                                                is known for the individual attention she gives each student to
                                        Price Includes: Travel insurance, bus trans-     tion dedicated to ensuring the safety, research and development
                                                                                                                                                                address their specific needs.
                                        portation, hotel accommodations (including       of innovative life saving medications.
                                        luggage transfers, taxes & surcharges), admis-                                                                          Eugene Marseglia, Ph.D. received a B.A. with special honors in Art
                                        sion to museums, breakfast each day, evening     Louis Coffman is Vice President, Sanford Consortium for Regen-
                                                                                                                                                                History and Theory from George Washington University, and a Ph.D.
                                        reception with refreshments, tour guide, and     erative Medicine. Prior to his current role, Mr. Coffman was VP &
                                                                                                                                                                with Distinction from Johns Hopkins University. He was awarded
                                        our very own Jack Williams.                      COO for the Institute for Systems Biology, a biomedical research
                                                                                                                                                                a two-year Fulbright Scholarship to Rome to do research towards
                                                                                         institute in Seattle. He also served as VP and Chief Administrative
                                                                                                                                                                his dissertation on Renaissance art and architecture. He has taught
                          Deposit of $275 (includes cost of mandatory trip insurance)    Officer of the Burnham Institute in La Jolla.
                                                                                                                                                                the history of art in Canada, Italy and Britain and, for many years,
                          will need to be paid by August 31, 2009. Final payment will
                                                                                                                                                                for Cambridge University’s Board of Continuing Education. Having
                          need to be paid by October 15, 2009.                                                                                                  become affiliated with Pembroke College (Cambridge), he was
                                                                                                                                                                awarded membership for life to this august College.

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Fay McGrew, MA, QTP (Medical Qigong), is a certified Qigong
teacher with over 38 years experience studying various ancient         locations: Destinations In Your Area




                                                                                                                                                                 Osher lifelong learning
mind body practices including Qigong, Tai Chi, and Zen Medita-
tion. Fay has studied with many Qigong Masters in China and
effectively conveys the essence of these modernized ancient                                                                 8
practices to Westerners. Teaching in San Diego for over 13
years, she initiated and teaches classes at Scripps Center for
Integrative Medicine; UCSD Medical School, San Diego Cancer                                                              To
Center Research Institute, and currently is contributing to the                                                          Temecula
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development of a women’s health program at Deepak Chopra
Center in San Diego.

Carole Meilich, a native French speaker, has extensive experience
teaching French at all levels (adults and K-12) both in the US and
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abroad. She holds a BA in French Linguistics and Culture and has
French teaching credentials. She founded the French Language                                     6
School at the Alliance Française of Los Angeles in 1993 and                                                                                             5
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taught all levels of French courses.
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Bianca R. Mothé, Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Biotechnology,                                                                  9
CSUSM. Dr. Mothe is currently funded by a “Bridges to Stem Cell
Research” grant. Her areas of specialization are immunology and
virology, with research interests in designing novel vaccines for
rapidly mutating viruses.

Steve Nichols, Ph.D., joined the faculty at Cal State University                                                     4
San Marcos in 1995 after earning his Doctorate in American
Politics from Ohio State University. His research and teaching in-
terests are in mass political behavior, particularly public opinion,
campaigns and elections.

Mari Schurian earned an Honors Degree in Social Work at the                1 Carlsbad by the Sea                    6 National University
University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Her degree program
focused on psychological and sociological diversity – problems
                                                                             Retirement Community                     705 Palomar Airport Rd.
and solutions. She has lived, worked and studied extensively                 2855 Carlsbad Blvd.                      Carlsbad, CA 92011
on four different continents – Africa, Europe, Asia and North                Carlsbad, CA 92008
America. She has studied four years under Dr. Judith Swack, the
originator of HBLU(Healing the Body Level Up) method and is                                                         7 National University
currently in her research group.                                           2 CSUSM                                    16875 West Bernardo Drive
                                                                             FCB Room 104 & 106                       San Diego, CA 92127
Mohan K. Sood, Ph.D., is professor and dean emeritus,
                                                                             333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
Northeastern Illinois University where he taught in the Earth
Science Department. He is a widely published author in geology               San Marcos, CA 92096
                                                                                                                    8 Paul Goldring Garrett Institute
and science education. Dr. Sood writes and lectures on Indian
spirituality. He is Contributing Editor to the Indian Reporter and
                                                                                                                      for Higher Learning
World News where he writes a biweekly column “Communicat-                  3 Mission San Luis Rey                     27455 Tierra Alta Way
ing with Global Indians” with emphasis on “Philosophical and                 Zalvidea Room                            Temecula, CA 92590
Spiritual Traditions of India.” Recently he published his book Five          4050 Mission Ave.
Points of Value for a Fulfilling Life.                                       Oceanside, CA 92057
                                                                                                                    9 Questhaven Retreat Center
Aldo Veranzo, BA, MA Education (Gonzaga University), Educator,                                                        205060 Questhaven Rd.
astrology, speaker and visionary. He is the founder of Hermeticus          4 Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club              Escondido, CA 92029
(US & Italy) a 4-year private educational institution that teaches
people how to create peace in the world today. Currently Aldo                17025 Avenida de Acacias
is launching an “alternative” culinary arts school in Encinitas              Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
for “chefs of the 21st century.” He has also written the book The
                                                                                                                    10 The Center at El Corazon
Rainbow Messenger: Between Two Worlds will be published.                                                               3302 Senior Center Drive
                                                                           5 Trinity Episcopal Church                  Oceanside, CA 92056
Jack Williams, Ph.D. has worked as an archaeologist and                      845 Chestnut St.
historian on various research projects in the United States,                 Escondido, CA 92025
Mexico, South America, and Europe. He received a B.A. degree in
anthropology and history from San Diego State University, and a
master’s and ber at Inter-American College in National City, San
Diego and also he has taught at Arizona State University and the
University of San Diego.




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