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Personal Enrichment and Healthy Living Courses

To Register for Classes:

  • Please call 704-216-7222 (select option 5 & then option 2)

  • Register online using WebAdvisor  (Click “Students”, then click “Register and Pay for Continuing Education Classes”)

Event NameEvent TypeWhenWhere
Core Stability CourseMarch 25, 2014 - May 13, 2014
Tuesdays
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
South Campus
Building – 1000
Room – 106
Beginning Yoga (6 Weeks)CourseMarch 26, 2014 - April 30, 2014
Wednesdays
5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4124
Core Stability CourseMarch 27, 2014 - May 15, 2014
Thursdays
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 1000
Room – 106
T'ai ChiCourseApril 1, 2014 - May 6, 2014
Tuesdays
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4124
Beginning Yoga (6 Weeks)CourseApril 7, 2014 - May 12, 2014
Mondays
6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 1000
Room – 106
Square Foot GardeningCourseApril 8, 2014 - April 29, 2014
Tuesdays
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC)
Building – NCRC
Room – 300
Basics of Solar Thermal Hot Water SystemsCourseApril 25, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4104
Basics of Solar Electric GenerationCourseMay 2, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4104
Beginning Yoga (6 Weeks)CourseMay 14, 2014 - June 18, 2014
Wednesdays
5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4124
Sign LanguageCourseJune 3, 2014 - July 24, 2014
Tuesdays, and Thursdays
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3367
Photoshop ElementsCourseJuly 7, 2014 - July 28, 2014
Mondays
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 1000
Room – 103A
Digital Photography: How To Use Your Digital CameraCourseJuly 8, 2014 - July 22, 2014
Tuesdays, and Thursdays
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4204
Digital Photography: How To Use Your Digital Camera CourseJuly 29, 2014 - August 26, 2014
Tuesdays
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 1000
Room – 106

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Here’s a sample of available topics:

Aromatherapy: Essence of Essential Oils

Learn about the amazing benefits of essential oils.   Experience the healing art of aromatherapy by making your own spa product.  Treat yourself, indulge your senses, and experience the pure and potent power of these amazing oils. Touch, taste and smell your way to wellbeing. Sampling essential oils which can help with relaxation and sleep, energy and focus, will be part of the workshop.  Learn various ideas and recipes for holiday gifts. The class will make an aromatherapy spa product together and each person will take a sample home.

Beginning Yoga

This course introduces the fundamentals of Yoga with a focus on proper breathing techniques, relaxation and correct body positions.  Yoga is an exercise that strengthens the body and mind through exercises in relaxation and balance.  Space is limited to facilitate individualized instruction.  Bring a Yoga Mat and wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Core Stability

This course makes use of gliding sliding disc exercises to transform traditional exercises, allowing for engaged full body effort from start to finish and also includes exercising with stability balls. Train every muscle in your body to extend your range of motion. You will improve your balance, muscular endurance, and flexibility while working out to popular music.  Bring a stability ball, mat, towel, and water – and wear athletic shoes and comfortable clothing.

Digital Photography: How To Use Your Digital Camera

This class will cover the basics of digital photography, and teach you how to understand and use the features of your own camera, whether you have an old, familiar point-and-shoot or a shiny new DSLR. These classes are ideal for anyone who would like to learn more about their own camera in order to take better photographs. You’ll also learn many tips and tricks that photographers utilize every day, and gain a better understanding of what turns a simple snapshot into a photograph. Class size is limited to facilitate personalized instruction.

Fortify Your Fitness and Finish a 5K! (8 weeks)

The benefits of running/walking are many & can change your life.  . Participants will learn and apply usable information on running topics such as running form, stretching, strengthening, nutrition, injury prevention, safety and race day preparation.  Included is individual coaching with your own training schedule from a certified running coach, personal trainer, and wellness professional as well as a dry-fit technical shirt! In just eight weeks, you can go from beginner to completion of a 5K.  . This class is ideal for new runners and walkers as well as previous runners who need a restart.

Photoshop Elements

This class will cover all three components of the Elements software: the Organizer, which allows keyword tagging, star ratings and grouping photos; Photo Projects, for the designing of cards and slideshows; and the Editor, which enables image adjustments, object removal, brightening, darkening, retouching and more.

Square Foot Gardening

Learn the new approach to gardening – no weeding, no digging, no tilling – no kidding!  This course is designed to teach participants the simple and inexpensive method of Square Foot Gardening.  Participants will learn the ten basics of Square Foot Gardening, as well as how to construct a Square Foot Garden box which can be expanded to suit individual gardening needs.