Classes & Groups

Community Time - Ongoing

Mondays, 11:00 am -12:00 pm

Council on Aging- English as a Second Language (ESL)

The Council on Aging has partnered with the Melinda Hoag Smith Center for Healthy Living to provide resources and services to low-income families in our community.

  • Little to no English needed. The class will emphasize speaking and listening with some reading of everyday words and phrases.
  • We will provide communication skills necessary for daily living in an English speaking community.
  • Classes are open to all adults (18 and over)
  • All classes are free of charge, space is limited. Reservations are suggested.

Classes are offered on Wednesdays and Fridays of each week, starting January 25.

  • Conversation in English : learn to converse in English- 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Introduction to English: learn the basics of English - 10:00am - 11:00 am

RSVP at 949-764-6551

Defense Class for Women

Learn to protect yourself. This program aims to provide information and techniques to increase your knowledge to survive an attack. Learn a new technique each week, to increase your personal safety.

Starting 1/27/17, Fridays 9:00am - 10:00am

  • 10 Week Series
  • Participation is free
  • Space is limited, call to register at 949-764-6551
  • Child care is available

Food Distribution - Ongoing

First Saturday of the month (excluding holidays)

*Please bring your own grocery bags/carts, items can be heavy

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

For Professionals & Staff of Partner Agencies Monthly Resource Exchange & Networking Meetings

Second Wednesday of the month

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Girls Inc. - Me, Myself and I

An after school program for students 5-8 years old. Students will learn about positive self-image, self-esteem, and body image. Students will also have the opportunity to learn how to make nutritious & healthy snacks with the OC Health Care Agency.

Tuesdays - April 04, 11, 18, 25 May 2, 9

Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

If you have any questions or would like to register for this class, please call (949)764-6551.Space is limited and at a first come first serve basis

Girls Inc.- Dance Lab Jr.

An after school program for students 5-8 years old. This class with provide students the opportunity to express themselves through dance, let out some energy and learn a few dance moves.

Classes are FREE
Thursdays- March 30 April 6, 13, 20, 27 May 4, 11

Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m.

If you have any questions or would like to register for this class, please call (949)764-6551.Space is limited and at a first come first serve basis

Girls Inc.- Building Blocks on Communication

Dates: Mondays, March 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2017
Times: 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Topics Addressed:

  • Strategies for parent-child interaction
  • Application of strategies in book-reading and play
  • An overview of communication development milestones
  • A discussion of bilingual language acquisition

For more information or to register, contact Julia Rogel or Lupe Rangel at (714)221-0966.

Nami- In Our Own Voice

NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations change attitudes, assumptions and stereotypes by describing the reality of living with mental illness. People with mental health conditions share their powerful personal stories in this free, 90-minute presentation.

Offered Classes:

  • April 06 , 2017 , 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Family Yoga (Spanish)

All levels

Tuesdays 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

* Attendees must be 4 years or older to participate. Parents must be present in class. A signed Waiver of Liability Form is required for each participant. Please see instructor for more details on Waivers, or call (949) 764-6551.

Mat Pilates

Mondays, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Pilates is a mind-body exercise that teaches body awareness and good posture. Using a floor mat or a variety of equipment Pilates can improve flexibility and agility.

Therapeutic Yoga (Bilingual)

A therapeutic class designed for individuals with specific health conditions, injuries or looking for relaxation. New students need to arrive 15 minutes prior to class start time to complete a medical history form and meet with the teacher.

Thursdays, 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Yoga for Healthy Living

All levels

Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

This is an educational yoga therapy class and is appropriate for students with specific health conditions.

Yoga (English)

All levels

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

* Attendees must be 9 years or older to participate. A signed Waiver of Liability Form is required for each participant. Please see instructor for more details on Waivers, or call (949) 764-6551.

Yoga (Spanish)

Mondays, 11:15 am - 12:30 pm, all levels

Wednesdays, 11:15 am - 12:30 pm, advanced

* Attendees must be 9 years or older to participate. A signed Waiver of Liability Form is required for each participant. Please see instructor for more details on Waivers, or call (949) 764-6551.

Zumba & Pilates (English)

Zumba

Mondays, 9:00 am - 9:30 am, Introduction Class*

Mondays, 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Tuesdays, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesdays, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursdays, 11:00 am - 11:30 am, Introduction Class*

Thursdays, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm and 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pilates

Mondays, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Thursdays, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

* call to make an appontment for an introduction with Lucero Estrada at (949) 629 - 5091

Family Zumba

Mondays, 3:30pm- 4:30pm

Youngest age to participate is 4 years old. Parents must be present in class. A signed Waiver of Liability Form is required for each participant. Please see instructor for more details on Waivers, or call (949) 764-6551.

*Registration Required* Call (949) 764-6551

Hip-Hop Workout for Teens

Mondays, 6:00pm- 7:00pm

Participants must be between the ages 13-17. Keep fit and workout to hip-hop moves!

*Registration Required* Call (949) 764-6551

OC Bar Foundation- Mothers United (Spanish)

Ladies join us for an informative series of 6 weeks, 2-hours rap sessions on Latina cultures, pride, and how you can use it to keep yourself and your family healthy. Learn techniques to improve communications of hard to address issues of risky behaviors such as alcohol, drug use, and/or early sexual activity which can lead to STD’s and pregnancy.
  • Poetry
  • Tips for Communicating with your Pre-Teen
  • Explore Latino Culture
  • Interactive Demonstration

Tuesdays, April 4, 11

If you have any questions or would like to register for this class, please call Martha Madrid (714) 480-1925 ext.107. Space is limited and at a first come first serve basis.

Costa Mesa Family Resource Center

List of Classes

For a full list of classes offered at the CMFRC please visit their class page or call (949) 764-8100 EXT. 53694

Mental Health Center

List of Classes

For a full list of classes offered at by the Mental Health Center please visit their class page or call 949-764-6542.

Hoag OB Education 877-833-3974

Perinatal Loss

Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For more information please call 877-833-3974

Pregnancy After Loss

Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For more information please call 877-833-3974

4th Trimester Class

Interactive class geared towards providing support and nurturance for new parent's relationship during this wonderful new life-stage: the 4th trimester.

Call 877-833-3974 for class dates and times