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Renaissance Academy Offers Adult Classes at Bentley Village

FORT MYERS, FL - The Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University announces its summer schedule of adult lifelong learning daytime lectures presented at Bentley Village in North Naples.

Open to the public, the first program is a three-part series, "Secrets to Happiness and Personal Joy," which begins June 14 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., and is taught by retired psychiatrist Dr. Alex Crandall. Attendees will learn about "positive psychology" and powerful techniques to increase happiness in every area of life.

The daytime lectures include a variety of topics from history and music to life enrichment and photography. Other classes in June include Symphonie Fantastique, Meditation and Relaxation, and CIA and U.S. Military Academy terrorist detention programs. Bentley Village is located at 704 Village Circle in North Naples south of Bonita Beach Road.

The Renaissance Academy is the Universityís and regionís premier adult lifelong learning program providing single lectures, short courses, day trips, film series, computer classes, life enrichment, and travel abroad.

For more information or a free flyer of course offerings, contact The Renaissance Academy at (239) 425-3272. To browse the summer course descriptions and register safely and securely online using a credit card, visit

Media representatives should contact the FGCU director of Continuing Education and the Renaissance Academy John Guerra at (239) 434-4838 or

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