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PERSONAL GROWTH / LEARNING FOR FUN
Community Education Classes

Business Classes • Computers
Personal Health

Pre-registration is required for all CE classes
Minimum registration must be met 2 days BEFORE start date
See policy page for details on refunds and fees.

Business Classes

BUSINESS MATH WORKSHOP - Guevara
Students will learn the practical applications of math skills in work related settings and solve common business problems involving ratios and percentages, discounts, payroll and depreciation, loans and interest, markups, and inventory. The course is offered as a six hour Saturday workshop and is necessary for students interested in obtaining the either the Bookkeeping or Accounting pathway certificate as well as the Workforce Readiness Certificate.
Code
Title
Time
Day
Dates
Room
Fee
06-510-172
Business Math Workshop
9:00am-4:00pm
Sat
11/07
112
$55
06-510-272
Business Math Workshop
9:00am-4:00pm
Sat
12/05
112
$55
06-510-372
Business Math Workshop
9:00am-4:00pm
Sat
01/09
112
$55


Computers

Visit the Computers page for details on Career Tech Ed and Community Ed computer classes

Personal Health & Movement

CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION/CPR & AED and FIRST AID - Patterson
Enrollment limited to 12 students. This 5-hour course will provide you with the life saving skills in an emergency for adults, children and infants. You will learn CPR, AED use, first aid and medical emergency skills. This course will give you the confidence to handle most emergency situations as a first responder. All participants will receive a two-year CPR/AED/FA card from Medic First Aid as well as a student handbook. Must understand and read English.
Code
Title
Time
Day
Dates
Room
Fee
06-710-164
CPR/AED & First Aid
8:30am-1:30pm
Sat
09/12
114
$70
06-710-165
CPR/AED & First Aid
8:30am-1:30pm
Sat
10/03
114
$70
06-710-266
CPR/AED & First Aid
8:30am-1:30pm
Sat
11/07
114
$70
06-710-366
CPR/AED & First Aid
8:30am-1:30pm
Sat
12/05
114
$70
06-710-466
CPR/AED & First Aid
8:30am-1:30pm
Sat
01/09
114
$70


DISCONNECT, POWER OFF, AND UNPLUG: THE LOST ART OF SOLITUDE - Saulsby / Wood
We can become servants to the abundant number of modern technologies and find it difficult to disconnect from our cell phones, texting, laptops, tablets, e-mail, social media pages, and electronic calendars, etc. Learn to step back, regain perspective, and give a gift to your soul by seeking and enjoying deep connectedness to yourself through classroom and experiential activities.
Code
Title
Time
Day
Dates
Room
Fee
09-801-101
Disconnect/Power Off
9:00am-4:00pm
F/Sat
10/2-10/3
101
$98
09-801-102
Disconnect/Power Off
9:00am-4:00pm
F/Sat
11/6-11/7
101
$98


PILATES MAT WORKSHOP - Spector
This introductory class offers students the opportunity to learn about the history of Pilates and work with core fitness using Pilates exercises. The workshop meets one time and will use Pilates mats.
Code
Title
Time
Day
Dates
Room
Fee
09-300-101
Pilates Mat Workshop
2:35-4:00pm
Sat
10/03
MRP
$15
09-300-102
Pilates Mat Workshop
2:35-4:00pm
Sat
01/09
MRP
$15


PILATES MAT CLASS - Spector
This floor exercise class will increase your flexibility and coordination while strengthening your core (abdominals and back). The class will introduce Pilates fundamental movements and advance to traditional Pilates exercises. The class meets weekly and will use Pilates mats.
Code
Title
Time
Day
Dates
Room
Fee
09-303-101
Pilates Mat Class
2:05-3:05pm
W
09/09-10/28
MRP
$55
09-303-102
Pilates Mat Class
2:05-3:05pm
W
11/04-01/20
MRP
$55


YAMUNA BODY ROLLING WORKSHOP - Spector
Learn techniques to overcome carpal tunnel, upper body stiffness, and shoulder pain using the work of a master teacher and visionary Yamuna Zake. Each monthly Saturday workshop will introduce an overview of different aspects of Yamuna theory and methods of therapeutic self-care. (Yamuna balls will be furnished and will be available for purchase.)
Code
Title
Time
Day
Dates
Room
Fee
09-306-101
Yamuna Workshop
1:00-2:30pm
Sat
10/03
MRP
$15
09-306-102
Yamuna Workshop
1:00-2:30pm
Sat
01/09
MRP
$15


YAMUNA BODY ROLLING CLASS - Spector
The weekly Yamuna Body Rolling class will work with in-depth practices with the 6 to 10 balls used in Yamuna Body Rolling. Students will learn self-massage techniques to release neck, shoulder, back, hip and leg pain (Yamuna balls will be furnished and will be available for purchase).
Code
Title
Time
Day
Dates
Room
Fee
09-307-101
Yamuna Class
1:00-2:30pm
W
09/09-10/28
MRP
$55
09-307-102
Yamuna Class
1:00-2:30pm
W
11/04-01/20
MRP
$55


ZUMBA - Ben-Bateson
Ready to party yourself into shape? Lose yourself in the music at this "dance-fitness party." Zumba® features exotic rhythms set to Latin and international music for a total-body workout that feels like a celebration. It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating! (Note: $42 for Term 1 class, and $49 for Term 2 class.)
Code
Title
Time
Day
Dates
Room
Fee
09-987-101
Zumba
6:00-7:00pm
M
09/14-10/19
MPR
$42
09-987-102
Zumba
6:00-7:00pm
M
11/09-01/11*
MPR
$49
*No class 11/23, 12/21, 12/28


LOW IMPACT ZUMBA - Ben-Bateson
This class is for those who are looking for a modified Zumba® style that recreates the original moves at a lower-intensity. It introduces easy-to-follow choreography that focuses on improving range of motion and coordination. Come ready to sweat, and prepare to leave empowered and feeling strong!
Code
Title
Time
Day
Dates
Room
Fee
09-988-101
Zumba Low Impact
6:00-7:00pm
W
09/09-10/21
MPR
$49
09-988-102
Zumba Low Impact
6:00-7:00pm
W
11/04-01/13*
MPR
$49
*No class 11/11, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30




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Updated August 16, 2015

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