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Personal Enrichment and Healthy Living Courses

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Event NameEvent TypeWhenWhere
Food AllergiesCourseFebruary 12, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Rowan County NCSU Cooperative Extension
Senior Petizen & Dental CareCourseFebruary 15, 2016
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4213
Personal Trainer Exam PrepCourseFebruary 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
Sundays, Fridays, and Saturdays
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 1000
Room – 202
Pet Tech First Aid / CPRCourseFebruary 27, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3309
Introduction to Organic Vegetable ProductionEventMarch 1, 2016 - May 3, 2016
Tuesdays
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Elma C. Lomax Farm
Grow Your Own MushroomsCourseMarch 5, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Elma C. Lomax Farm
Digital PhotographyCourseMarch 16, 2016 - April 6, 2016
Mondays, and Wednesdays
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4230
Beginning Gentle YogaCourseMarch 17, 2016 - April 21, 2016
Thursdays
5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4124
Basic Riders CourseCourseMarch 17, 2016 - March 20, 2016South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3211
Sign Language IICourseMarch 22, 2016 - April 26, 2016
Tuesdays, and Thursdays
5:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC)
Building – NCRC
Room – 300
Basic Riders CourseCourseMarch 31, 2016 - April 3, 2016South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3211
Fermentation & pHtyominsCourseApril 8, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Rowan County NCSU Cooperative Extension
Aromatherapy: Essentials of OilsCourseApril 11, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC)
Building – NCRC
Room – 300
Basic Riders CourseCourseApril 14, 2016 - April 17, 2016South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3211
Basic Riders CourseCourseApril 28, 2016 - May 1, 2016South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3211
Basic Riders CourseCourseMay 12, 2016 - May 15, 2016South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3211
Herbalism 101CourseMay 13, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Rowan County NCSU Cooperative Extension
Basic Riders CourseCourseMay 19, 2016 - May 22, 2016South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3211
Basic Riders CourseCourseJune 2, 2016 - June 5, 2016South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3211
Basic Riders CourseCourseJune 16, 2016 - June 19, 2016South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3211
Basic Riders CourseCourseJune 23, 2016 - June 26, 2016South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3211
Event NameEvent TypeWhenWhere
Truck Driver TrainingCourseFebruary 15, 2016 - April 19, 2016
Essentials of Human Resource ManagementCourseFebruary 16, 2016 - March 3, 2016
Tuesdays, and Thursdays
6:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 2000
Room – 2217
Basic Forklift OperatorCourseFebruary 19, 2016 - February 20, 2016
Fridays, and Saturdays
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4128
Introduction to Organic Vegetable ProductionEventMarch 1, 2016 - May 3, 2016
Tuesdays
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Elma C. Lomax Farm
SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Test Preparation CourseCourseMarch 5, 2016 - April 30, 2016
Saturdays
9:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 1000
Room – 209
Grow Your Own MushroomsCourseMarch 5, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Elma C. Lomax Farm
Spanish for the Medical ProfessionalCourseMarch 14, 2016 - April 18, 2016
Mondays
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3371
Conversational Spanish 2CourseMarch 15, 2016 - April 21, 2016
Tuesdays, and Thursdays
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3361
Conversational Spanish 2CourseMarch 16, 2016 - May 4, 2016
Wednesdays
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4128
Foundations of LeadershipCourseMarch 21, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC)
Building – NCRC
Room – 231
Making the Most of Your Android PhoneCourseMarch 23, 2016 - March 30, 2016
Wednesdays
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC)
Building – NCRC
Room – 115

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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 gifts.

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!

The benefits of running/walking are many & can change your life. In eight weeks, 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.