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Orange County Classes, Lessons & Instruction
A guide to private and group lessons for children and adults in Orange County.
For the arts, we have information on acting lessons, dance lessons, music lessons and art classes. You will also find information on educational courses such as foreign language programs, classes in science and history, plus tutoring for your child. In sports training, we have information on riding lessons, golf, martial arts, skateboard and surfing lessons.

- Art, Music and Theater for Kids -
Acting, Modeling, TV & Theater
Art Classes Dance Lessons
Music & Singing Lessons
Education & Tutoring
- Instructional Courses for Kids-
Building Confidence & Leadership Skills
Chess Class Driving Lessons
Educational & Fun Foreign Language
Special Needs Support
Tutoring -
School, Homework & College Prep
- Sports Lessons & Training -
Equestrian Training Golf Lessons
High Performance Sports Training
Martial Arts Skateboard Lessons
Swimming Lessons Surfing Lessons
- Adult Education & Classes for Adults -
Cooking Classes Dance Lessons
Hair & Makeup Photography Classes
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Youth Sports
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It's Beautiful to be Bilingual
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Tips on Music Education
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Why, How, and When Should My Child Learn a Second Language?


Classes in Acting, Modeling, TV & Theater

Acting Academy for Kids
Located in San Juan Capistrano
Training The Next Generation Of Talented Performers

Acting Academy for Kids is rising to become one of Orange County's leading youth establishments for after school activities. AA4K offers TV, film, and theatre acting classes, professionally-crafted musical theatre showcases, Spring Break and Summer performing arts camps, and private lessons in vocal training and acting. Serving children ages 3-12 and teens ages 13-18 in the downtown historical district of San Juan Capistrano at the Camino Real Playhouse. It's time to watch your star shine!

Arts & Learning
Classes meet at: Brookhollow Business Suites, off the 55 fwy and Dyer Road (Santa Ana, CA). Previous Performance Venues: Vanguard University, Nechita Center for the Performing Arts, Segerstrom Hall, etc.

The lives of Orange County children of all ages and backgrounds are enriched not just with a love of the arts but also with valuable life skills gained at the Arts & Learning Conservatory. Since its beginnings as a summer performing arts camp in 2004, the nonprofit has grown into a lively center offering dynamic theater, music and dance programs to 800 students ages 5-17 each year. Instructors adapt college-level fine arts material to be age appropriate for participants, inspiring the students while challenging them to reach their personal and artistic potential. As the children learn to audition and perform alongside one another, they gain teamwork, communication, public speaking and social skills. The Arts & Learning Conservatory makes hands-on experiences in the arts accessible to all children, regardless of race, age, income or level of experience.

The Center Stage Studio & Dance
Located in Aliso Viejo

Recently voted “Best Performing Arts School of Orange county”

Center Stage Studio is one of Orange County’s premiere Musical Theater Program for children, teens and now adults! The Center Stage Studio not only invites performers to the word of musical theater and performing arts but we try to build a community and empower students with artistic skills that they can not only use on stage but for the rest of their lives.

Our professional instructors are dedicated to bring out the best of all of our performers in a fun and supportive environment and all classes are age appropriate with their own special performance.

Ovations Performing Arts
Located in Mission Viejo

Offering performing arts classes for all ages and levels

Ovations Performing Arts Community is a community of technically trained performers offering classes in musical theater, acting and voice. Their mission is to create a positive and safe family atmosphere to help lift and support one another through the love of performance art.

In lieu of tuition, Ovations charges a Community Membership fee. For a single monthly fee, you will have access to any of their classes (excluding private lessons or summer camps). This includes all musical theater, acting, voice and music classes, as well as any rehearsals for community performing groups.

South Coast Repertory
Located in Costa Mesa

Learn from the best at South Coast Repertory's Theatre Conservatory! Summer and year-round classes introduce kids and teens to the world of theatre through creative dramatics and acting experiences, with emphasis on development of self-esteem, self-confidence and personal expression. After nine exciting weeks, students in the fall and winter sessions wrap up their work with in-class demonstrations, sharing their experience with family and friends. In addition, spring session students go onstage, presenting their class projects in one of SCR's state-of-the-art theatres.


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Art Classes

ArtSteps Classes
Art Classes in Mission Viejo & Yorba Linda

At Art Steps, we teach realistic, classical drawing and painting skills to kids ages 4 and up, teens and adults. Students receive hands-on, step-by-step guidance as they walk through lessons in a variety of subject matter and media, from crayons through oil paint, gaining confidence through learning to skillfully render what they see, one step at a time.

Ask us about a free introductory class!

Mission: Renaissance
Fine Art Classes for children, teens & adults
The World's Leader in Fine Art Instruction

Students of all ages learn how to draw and paint beautifully using our proven, easy to learn, step-by-step method. Receive personalized, one-on-one instruction from highly trained, caring instructors. Call for a Free Introductory Lesson - 18 studios - including Laguna Niguel, Irvine, RSM and Anaheim Hills.

(800) 430-4278
Celebrating 35 years in Southern California

Open House Creative
Located in Costa Mesa
Art classes for kids & adults

Our kid’s art program is rooted in inventive thinking and focuses on the future-youth of scientists, mathematicians and designers who will use creative problem solving skills to become the game changers of tomorrow. We work with charter, private, and public schools to bring you workshops in pen and ink, painting, design, color theory, print making and more.

Our adult programs are an ever changing collaborative project consisting of workshops, artists talks, creative forums, and events. We team up with some seriously inspiring people to give you a look inside the vast creative world of design, photography, fiber, printmaking, metal and more.

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Dance Classes / Dance Studios

Acting Academy for Kids
Located in San Juan Capistrano
Now offering dance classes!

Exciting dance classes provide children with a fun-filled experience in creative movement combining introductory ballet, jazz, and tap technique. Strong emphasis is placed on learning steps from the beginning and developing a solid foundation for future dance classes and musical theatre performances. Students enjoy a wide array of dance activities including games, music and movement, rhythm, strength building, props, and group activities.

The Center Stage Studio & Dance
Located in Aliso Viejo

Recently voted “Best Performing Arts School of Orange county”

CSSD has some of the most prestigious teachers including Broadway touring artists, So You Think You Can Dance alumni, Ballet Principals & Acrobatic artists. Jazz, Hip-hop, Ballet, Contemporary, Acro, Tap & Lyrical classes available as well as nationally ranked dance teams!

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Music & Singing Lessons

Bellagio String Youth Orchestra
Located in Dana Point

The Bellagio String Youth Orchestra is a solid environment where string musicians from OC rehearse and perform symphonic music. Students rehearse established masterworks and have the exciting opportunity to perform in concert halls as well as Disneyland. Musicians with two or more years of string instrumental experience may audition.

Auditions for fall 2015 will take place in June and September by appointment.

Grades 4-8

Chrissie Vocal Studio
Certified IVA instructor teaching beginner to adult - ages 6-96 welcome!
Located in Tustin

Training students to sing in a free and natural manner from the bottom of the range to the top with no breaks or sudden changes in quality. This technique helps a singer's range, endurance, stamina, breath control, resonance, vocal strength and quality across all styles of music without fatigue or damage to the voice. For the student who desires to bring their singing to the next level, Chrissie provides performance skills training. As a professional actress and having worked with incredible acting coaches, Chrissie is able to help the singer create a performance, not just sound.

SKYPE video lessons are also available

Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy Guy Babusek Vocal Studio
Give your voice a professional edge! All levels and all styles of music.

Since 1998, Guy Babusek has been offering professional, world-class voice lessons in Orange County. Guy is a certified Master Teacher of singing, by the internationally acclaimed Institute for Vocal Advancement (IVA). Teaching all levels of singers from the hobbiest to the professional, some of Guy's high school students have been accepted in the most prestigious music and musical theater university and conservatory programs, his pop and rock students have been finalists on The Voice and American Idol and some of Guy's opera students perform in major opera houses around the entire world.

Studio located near South Coast Plaza, with lessons also given on Skype.

Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy
Master Vocal Coach Ken Tamplin has been teaching people all over the world how to be the best singers they can be!

NO VOCAL COACH is more honest or direct in their approach. Ken offers a singing lessons course that strips away all of the lies and fallacies taught by other voice coaches and gets right to the MEAT of what will make you a GREAT SINGER. If you honestly want to learn how to sing better than anyone else, visit the Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy where you will instantly see. The Proof Is In The Singing!

Molly's Music
Teaching you the styles and techniques you want to learn!

At Molly's music, we do not believe that you should spend three years learning classical technique unless you want to sing classical music. If you want to sing pop, we teach you pop techniques, and the same is true for country, rock, jazz and Broadway. We shape well-rounded musicians out of all sorts of people: young, not-so-young, professional and pre-professional, and casual karaokeist. Vocal coaching is our specialty, but can also provide top-notch guitar and piano lessons too. Our students and teachers have been on Broadway, attended famous music colleges like Berklee School of Music, Belmont, and USC, launched successful records, performed on the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon, and one of our teachers even won a Grammy!

Studios in Costa Mesa, Orange, and Irvine plus in-home lessons throughout Orange County.

Musical Mentors
Located in San Juan Capistrano
Providing underprivileged kids with a chance for greatness!

Musical Mentors is and educational outreach program created for underprivileged children. Their goal is to provide these kids with a true chance for greatness through music education and effective mentors.

Ovations Performing Arts
Located in Mission Viejo

Offering voice and music classes for all ages and levels

Ovations Performing Arts Community is a community of technically trained performers offering classes in musical theater, acting and voice. Their mission is to create a positive and safe family atmosphere to help lift and support one another through the love of performance art.

In lieu of tuition, Ovations charges a Community Membership fee. For a single monthly fee, you will have access to any of their classes (excluding private lessons or summer camps). This includes all musical theater, acting, voice and music classes, as well as any rehearsals for community performing groups.

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Building Confidence & Leadership Skills

American Martial Arts Academy

American Martial Arts Academy is known for developing confidence and leadership skills in their students. Students start at ages 3 & up and develop into self-disciplined junior high and high school students who are able to look someone in the eye and shake their hands. Students utilize the confidence and self-discipline they build at AMAA to avoid drugs & alcohol, premarital sex, and bullying situations.

Call now for more info - (714) 871-3898. Ages 3 to 83.

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Chess Class

Prep Stars
Located in Irvine

Prep Stars teaches a Wednesday chess class for beginner and intermediate players. Children will learn the basic moves, opening and mid-game strategies, and the all-important end-game. Students will also learn about the history of chess, and study famous players and matches. Players will become familiar with chess terminology and notation. Students will play matches against each other, and experience playing against chess computers. All chess instructors have above a 1900 chess rating. Prep Stars chess has open enrollment, but spots are limited.

Parents must register through Irvine Chinese School please call (949) 559-6868, extension "572" and speak to Tracy to enroll. The classes are in room 202 from 2:15pm-3:15pm on the second floor.

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Driving Lessons

Teen Driving Academy
Offering driver's education and behind-the-wheel training for drivers of all ages.

Choosing the right Driver Education program for your teen is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. Teen driving a motor vehicle is the leading cause of fatal injury among our nation's youth and potentially the most deadly activity a teenager will be involved in on a consistent basis. For this reason Teen Driving Academy has developed the premier Driver Education program and has become the choice of concerned parents.

The Behind the Wheel Drivers Training at Teen Driving Academy follows a structured lesson plan which is customized to each students needs.

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Educational & Fun Classes

Brain Builders Educational Programs
Located in Laguna Niguel
Saturday Night Engineering with Lego

Unleash your child's inner engineer! Every Saturday night your child can have access to over 1000's of LEGO® bricks and custom equipment. From battle machines to zip line racers, students can team up or work individually and challenge each other to see who can engineer the ultimate LEGO® creation! Challenges are different each week and are sure to make the students thinks and have fun.

Great opportunity for parents to take the night off! Not only will you be relaxing, but your kids will have a great time learning and engineering the nightly project all while using LEGO bricks.

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Foreign Language Classes

LangoKids Irvine
Hola, Bonjour! Welcome to LangoKids Irvine!

Lango Kids Irvine is a full-immersion foreign language program that teaches Spanish and French to kids ages 1-10 at our facility in Irvine! Classes, taught by native or near-native speaking teachers, are 45-minutes for toddlers and 1.5 hour classes for kids 4 and up. Our low teacher-student ratio classes are designed to help your child achieve his/her higher potencial and love for the language. Language Immersion Camps are also available! For classes and Camp Lango pricing and location, contact us or visit our website by clicking the link above.

Language Door
Located in Irvine

Learn German, Farsi, Chinese, Hebrew and Spanish as well as many other foreign languages at Language Door language school in Irvine.

Language Door offers Group Classes with only two to eight students per class where pupils are encouraged to speak in their new language with their peers as well as the teacher. Private tutoring is also offered with one-on-one tutoring that gives students the individual attention and flexible scheduling that they need.

Portal Languages
Your neighborhood language school

Located in Costa Mesa, Fullerton & Mission Viejo

Portal Languages is dedicated to helping you learn languages the Natural Way. Their methods are geared to allow you to acquire languages skills to maintain a basic conversation. Based on scientific facts, Portal Languages teach languages the Natural Way - students aren't asked to use their memory.

Language has its own place in our brain and it is not in the memory. Their method goal is to supply comprehensible input, and to bring the student to the point where he or she can understand language outside the classroom.

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Special Needs Support

American Martial Arts Academy

American Martial Arts Academy is one of the few activities that specializes working with special needs children. In fact, doctors regularly recomend martial arts training at AMAA to students with ADD/ADHD, autism, down's syndrome, and much more. Parents have seen their children develop better focus and concentration, enhanced confidence and self-discipline, and an overall sense of pride.

Call now to schedule your free one-on-one introductory lesson - (714) 871-3898.

Armenta Learning Academy

Armenta Learning Academy has school programs and tutoring onsite and offsite, 7 days week, for 1 to 1 and small group specialized programs tailored to your child's needs. Grounded in the belief that children are a precious gift, Armenta Learning Academy can provide the assistance that dyslexic, attention deficit, aspergers and other special learning needs students and their families need. With our student-centered programs, educational support and a developmental, hands-on approach, our students enjoy a variety of instructional styles for mild to severe learning disabilities.

School/tutoring and onsite/offsite educational programs. All ages and learning needs. Individualized and personalized to meet your child's needs. Academic, enrichment, social and life skills. Tutoring and Enrichment and Educational programs. On site/offsite 7 days a week. For more information please call 949-367-WISE (9473)

PRIDE Learning Center
Multiple Locations in Orange County
Onsite and In Home one-on-one tutoring in reading, writing and comprehension

PRIDE Learning Center offers an extremely effective approach for students who struggle with reading, writing, and comprehension. Our specialized one-to-one tutoring program is research-based and creates independent and confident students. Our tutors are all credentialed and certified Orton-Gillingham Reading Specialists. We specialize with children struggling with dyslexia, specific learning disabilities, auditory processing, speech delays and other learning differences.

For more information please call us at 949-484-0230

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Tutoring - School, Homework & College Prep

Armenta Learning Academy

Armenta Learning Academy offers Kindergarten though adult tutorial programs for all subjects, and all levels for test taking, study skills, time management, organization skills, and school success programs. We motivate and excite our students to learn and be successful not only in school, but at home, and in the community. At Armenta, we want to empower your children to prepare for the best outcome in higher education, college and life! We will maximize your child's potential!

We specialize in helping all ages and learning needs, individualized and personalized to meet your child's needs. We offer academic enrichment, social and life skills, tutoring enrichment and educational programs, on site/offsite 7 days a week.
949-367-WISE (9473) OR 949-433-0898

Simply the Best Tutors, Strategies, Results.

Founded in Boston among the country's most prestigious and competitive universities, Chyten's premier test preparation and tutoring services are now available in Orange County. Chyten students - more than 20,000 -- earn the highest scores and are accepted at the nation's premier universities. Chyten is:

- Results-focused-Industry's highest SAT increase-274 points
- Effective-Perfect SAT essay scores at 50 times the national average
- Proven-Six perfect scores since January 2010.
- Qualified-Employs only tutors with Masters degrees and teaching experience.
We also offer private tutoring rooms, expert help with homework and more, and detailed online progress reports following every session. For a free consultation in our Irvine offices, call 949-242-0050, or visit our website. We are located at 4000 Barranca, Parkway Suite 220, Irvine CA 92604

Club Z! In-Home Tutoring
Affordable tutoring service, serving students of all ages

Club Z! tutors have helped over 300,000 students improve their grades, raise their test scores, learn productive study skills, build their academic self-confidence, and reach their full potential. They tutor students of all ages, pre-kindergarten through adult with tutoring available in all core subjects - reading, mathematics, science, history - as well as study skills, foreign languages, standardized test prep, Kindergarten readiness, and much more!

Has your student fallen behind in a specific subject? Are they lacking study skills, or need help preparing for that big test? Call now for assistance: 714-921-8080

College Nannies & Tutors
Serving Irvine, Tustin, Santa Ana and surrounding communities

All of our tutoring is one on one. We come to your house, local library or you can come to our learning center. We tutor all subjects including SAT Prep. Our SAT tutors score in the top 10% of their class. There are no contracts in regards to tutoring, most sessions are 60-90 minutes. Most of our students are college students or recent graduates that your kids relate well to. Our tutors make learning fun for your kids!

Call 949-933-2965 or e-mail

LePort Schools
Supplemental Tutoring and Academic Support

What a difference the right tutor can make! At LePort, we handpick and train expert teachers to be our tutors. They understand the need to create a personalized approach for your child that emphasizes both subject content and fundamental study skills. And we never forget our responsibility to motivate and inspire your child! We work with students from elementary school through college, and offer wide-ranging services, from homework help to study skills coaching to standardized test preparation. Call us for more information-we're sure we have a tutor who is a perfect match for your child!

Premiere Prep
Educational Advancement Services

Premiere Prep provides one-on-one academic services tailored exclusively to high school students to make them as competitive as possible for the college application process. We also guide students in helping them select a university that best fits their needs and provides an environment that allows them to succeed both in higher education and in life. We actively engage with students from the first day of high school until they graduate. During those four years, Premiere Prep strategizes and utilizes various techniques to enhance their academic, career, and personal/social areas of development.

* Four-year course planning
* Private/Individualized Academic Counseling
* College Applications (various packages)
* Week-long Summer Academy
* Hourly Consults
* Test Prep Support
* Tutoring Services
Call us now for your complimentary 30-minute phone consultation at (949) 296-7599 or click link above to visit us at

PRIDE Learning Center
Multiple Locations
Onsite and In Home one-on-one tutoring in reading, writing and comprehension

PRIDE Learning Center offers an extremely effective approach for students who struggle with reading, writing, and comprehension. Our specialized one-to-one tutoring program is research-based and creates independent and confident students. Our tutors are all credentialed and certified Orton-Gillingham Reading Specialists. We specialize with children struggling with dyslexia, specific learning disabilities, auditory processing, speech delays and other learning differences.

For more information please call us at 949-484-0230

Write and Teach
Located in Fountain Valley with online courses available

If your child is working on an assignment, or needs additional support in writing and reading, Write and Teach offers private sessions scheduled upon availability. Sessions can be scheduled during the summer, after school, weekends or online. All private sessions are led by credentialed teachers, or experienced tutors from our program and meet in various locations.

Located in Fountain Valley, online courses available

Welcome to Write Away Academy, the only tutoring center dedicated exclusively to the craft and study of writing. The Write Away Academy philosophies and methodologies have helped children discover their voice and writing fluency. We believe we can help your child, too. At Write Away Academy, your child will build writing skills using our WAA Labs approach that lead to success inside the classroom and beyond.

At Write Away Academy, we help school-aged children become eager, thoughtful and confident writers who can attack any writing situation. Unlike one-stop-tutoring-shops who try to do it all or test prep programs that tackle only one writing situation, we focus on what we do best ... empowering reluctant through eager writers to achieve writing craft and success, ultimately becoming independent thinkers and lifelong learners.

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Prep Stars
Youth Basketball Training
Boys/Girls Ages 5-12

Prep Stars holds year-round and summer indoor basketball camps in Irvine at Crean Lutheran High School (Sundays 1pm-2:30pm) and the Misty May-Treanor Center (Thursdays 4:30pm-6pm). Check their website for this year’s summer camp schedules. Boys and girls of any skill level from ages 5-12 are all welcome. Kids who are new to the game can learn all the core basketball fundamentals to succeed in leagues and intermediate level players can continue to hone their skills with proper instruction from Prep Stars' high-level coaches. Daily activities include offensive and defensive skills training, conditioning, and scrimmages. There is a special basket lowered to eight feet to accommodate younger players.

Multiple sign-up options are available, and no previous playing experience is required. For additional information, sign-up options, and schedules visit their website (, click the link in this box, or call (949) 466-3737.

Orange County Shooting Stars Basketball
Summer Season starting now!

Orange County Shooting Stars is a competitive youth basketball league for boys and girls ages 6 to 13 based out of of Orange, CA. Our main goal is to teach all of our players the fundamentals of the game of basketball and to develop their individual and team skills so that they can go on to play basketball at a more competitive level either now or in the future. All of our teams will practice once a week, and play one game every Saturday afternoon.

If you are interested in playing, or if you have any questions, please click on the link above to check out our website or give us a call at (714) 357-0315.

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Equestrian Training

Blue Ribbon Saddle Club
Newport Beach

Welcome to our comfortable and fun, family-oriented stables. We offer programs and lessons for all levels and ages on our full range of sweet ponies and schooled horses. Progress quickly with our skillful and kind instructors. Learn the aspects of horse care and management as you develop skill and confidence in the saddle.
English-Western-Dressage Private and Group Lessons
7 days a week Trail Rides in Newport Back Bay or Trailer Out
Summer & School Holiday Day Camps 9-1 pm
Shows Including: Orange County Interscholastic League
"Special Needs" Riding Lessons
Birthday Parties with lots of Riding, Crafts, Favors

(310) 927-3366

Bridges Equestrian

Experience the wonderful world of horses through Bridges Training Stable Equestrian Training Center! We are a full spectrum riding school and training facility dedicated to the complete education of Rider and Horse. With a professional staff of 4 instructors, 3 trainers and 24 school horses, we are ready to help you set your goals and see you through! Check out our website to see about our lessons, training, camps, clinics, competitions, working student program, leases and our fantastic 10 level Horsemaster's program!

26282 Oso Road
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Carol Fallon Riding Center
San Juan Capistrano

The Carol Fallon Riding Center provides a safe, professional, fun environment for youth and adults to learn lifetime equestrian skills and to become skilled riders. In the lesson program, students are taught balance, coordination and the value of persistent effort. Students are also taught a general knowledge of the horse, grooming and basic horse care.

26282 Oso Road, San Juan Capistrano

Gladstone Equestrian
San Juan Capistrano

If you have always dreamed of learning to ride horses then start now and make that dream a reality. Horseback riding is a wonderful sport that is healthy for your body and soothing to your soul. The horse is a magnificent animal who teaches us responsibility, courage, tolerance and acceptance. We welcome all riders over the age of six to participate in our program. Our primary style is Hunt Seat and we also teach Western Pleasure. For the student who wants to win All Around Awards, we can teach you both. Learning how to communicate with horses in a way they understand and learning how the horse mentally and physically responds to you is of utmost importance.

Located at the beautiful Sycamore Trails Stables.
Ph: 949-290-6436

Silver Stirrup Riding Academy
Lake Forest

The Silver Stirrup Goal is to bring a solid foundation of horsemanship to any and every horse-enthusiast! At any age, whether you're looking for your very first experience with horses, or a returning rider who needs some help getting back in the saddle, they've got the horses and the qualified instruction for you! Silver Stirrup's typical TWO HOUR horsemanship lessons are competitive in price to most ONE hour riding lessons in Orange County!

Serrano Creek Ranch in Lake Forest
25200 Trabuco Rd, Lake Forest, CA

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Golf Lessons

El Toro Golf Course
The best kept secret in Orange County - Course now open to the public!

Would you like to improve your game? El Toro has professional golfers to help you lower your scores. Talk to them about bringing your skills up to par. Golf Professionals are available for lessons for individual or groups.

Semita School
Summer golf program

Semita School is proud to offer its exciting Summer Golf Programs for local high school students in Cerritos and surrounding cities. Students will receive top-quality golf instruction in small groups from a PGA professional. All skill levels are welcome. Students will learn the fundamentals of golf, including swing mechanics and ball-flight laws, as well as how to make adjustments based on these principles. Each clinic will conclude with a 9-hole round for practical application. Come join us for some fun under the sun!

Please contact 714-367-8688 or click the link above for more information.

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High Performance Sports Training

Competitive Advantage Sports and Performance Consulting
Performance Coaching for Athletes

Take the next step and start working on becoming the best athlete or performer you can be. Dr. Timothy G. Miller is a sports and performance psychology coach who works with athletes and performers of all ages, sports, and abilities.

Too often athletes lose their enjoyment of playing because of the stresses they experience. Dr. Miller's passion is helping athletes understand how to both recognize and overcome these difficulties. His mental enhancement techniques help those who are looking to gain a competitive advantage, improve practice and game focus and be more consistent with performance.

Skpe appointments always available to meet client needs.

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Martial Arts / Tae Kwon Do & Judo

American Martial Arts Academy

AMAA is different than other martial arts schools because we emphasize the personal development of our students. We teach our students using positive reinforcement to build Confidence, Self-Discipline, Coordination, and Focus. Our well-trained instructors have years of experience not just in martial arts, but also in child development. They use their knowledge to provide a safe and fun environment for your children to grow. Our program is perfect for children with physical and developmental disabilities. At American Martial Arts Academy, your children will build character and learn values that will prepare them for school and life.

Call now for more info - (714) 871-3898. Ages 3 to 83.

Orange County Kodokan Judo & Kickboxing

Martial Arts Studio offering Judo classes for both adults and children, as well as Fitness Kickboxing and Kickboxing/MMA classes. Their head instructor is an Olympian who believes not only in teaching the physical aspect of sports but also the discipline, confidence and respect that is needed to be successful in life.

Pa Kua Newport
The Study of internal and external martial arts
Located in
Costa Mesa

Pa Kua Newport Beach offers Orange county a full spectrum of martial arts classes that bring the mind and body to its peak levels of operation and integration. In addition to Martial arts training, Pa Kua offers classes in Tai Chi, Edge Weapons, Archery, Reflexology, Acrobatics & Chinese Yoga.

Year round long camps available for children ages 6-12. This unique program offers kids a chance to experience and learn about self-esteem and self-discipline.

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Skateboard Lessons

Etnies Skate Park
Lake Forest

Designed for all ages, these lessons can help develop the skills needed to succeed on your skateboard. Beginning, intermediate and private classes are available. Taught by experienced riders who are capable of showing beginning riders where to start and showing advanced riders new tricks such as switch stance and pool coping grinds. Availability is limited. Full protective gear consisting of a helmet, elbow pads, and knee pads are required.

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Swimming Lessons

YMCA of Orange County
Swim Lessons
(All Ages)

YMCA of Orange County offer a variety of swim programs for all ages that challenge and develop participants in spirit, mind, and body. From toddlers who need basic water safety and survival skills, to seniors who need to brush up on their breast stroke, YMCA swimming is for everyone.

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Surfing Lessons

JP's Surf Camp
San Clemente

Founded in 2001, JP's Surf Camp is a camp where surfing is taught in a safe, well-staffed, instructional environment. All instructors are CPR and first aid certified. Located in beautiful San Clemente, California, JP's Surf Camp offers children and adults the opportunity to learn how to surf or better their surfing ability in a small group environment with a 3 to 1 student to instructor ratio. This small group instruction provides students with more individual attention and a safer environment in which to learn surfing. In addition to their camp programs, JP's Surf Camp also offers Year Round Private and Group Lessons!

Orange County Adventure Tours
Group and private lessons.

Offering a knowledgeable local touch to specific points of interest with a great time in mind, providing great guides, and personal attention. Having grown up in Southern California, your instructors and guides know the ideal locations for your surfing ability and are able to cater to any skill level - advanced or beginner.

Soul Surfing School
Laguna Beach

A Laguna Beach Surfing school whose goal is to teach their students about the wonderful world of surfing. Their teaching curriculum has been designed by ocean safety experts to give students a full understanding of the sport of surfing. Their team of CPR certified instructors are lifeguards, surf coaches, and ocean enthusiasts who are focused on making your lesson a success. All equipment (new soft top surfboards, wet suits, rash guards) are provided.

Year round private lessons and small clinics are available and they also provide Summer Surf Clinics for Kids.

Walking on Water Surf Camp - La Jolla

La Jolla Surf Camp presenting a unique opportunity to enjoy the awesome sport of surfing in a fun and fulfilling Christian environment. Walking on Water has been running overnight surf camps in San Diego since the summer of 1995. Their camps are open for male and female students between the ages of 11-14 and 15-18.

A typical day at Walking on Water Surf Camp includes the following: breakfast in cafeteria, morning Bible study, bus ride to the beach, surfing, lunch at the beach, more surfing, bus ride back to campus, rest time, dinner, small group time with counselor, recreational activities, nightly singing and guest speaker, hang out time, and bed time.

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Classes for Adults


Cooking Classes

Food Trade Consultants
Evening Cooking Classes in San Juan Capistrano

Offering a wide variety of hands-on cooking classes for the food enthusiast and home chef. Both smaller, private classes or larger classes with a limit of 10 people are offered. Each class includes all ingredients along with recipe sheets for you to add to your personal cook book. All classes put an emphasis on the use of the freshest ingredients offered during each season. Teen cooking classes also offered.

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Dance Lessons

Ballroom Dance with Jillian

Want to learn some sexy Salsa moves, be cheeky in the Cha Cha or how about some uber tangolicious Argentine Tango?? Jillian Forbath, UCI Anteater alum, professional ballroom dancer and award winning theatrical director will help the leader learn to lead and the follower to follow with patient and wise instruction gathered from decades of dancing. Located freeway close in Newport Beach by the John Wayne Airport, Jillian is available weekends, weeknights and during the day for her students to hone their dancing skills, learn new steps and prepare for special events with choreographed dances.

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Hair & Makeup Classes

Bridal Photographic Makeup Workshop - by AFB Productions
Designed for the Bride or Bridesmaid 2B

This is not your department store makeover! Learn to apply your own makeup in a fun and supportive environment for your wedding and other special occasions. Whether you have a flair for makeup or are clueless, this workshop will help you gain the confidence you need to apply your own makeup like a pro! A small investment that will save you money and last a lifetime! Bridal makeup workshops are 3 hours in length and are limited to 6 participants per workshop. Workshops include supplies, a demo, and hands-on. We also offer private instruction and bridal party workshops. For detailed information contact Alicia via email

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Photography Classes

Private Classes by Phillip Stewart Charis

Mr. Charis is available for private or group classes. Learn the art of lighting, expressing and posing of life size portraits, transforming photography into an art form.

Classes are custom tailored to your needs. Marketing is also a part of this learning experience.

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