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Personal Enrichment and Healthy Living Courses

herbal-harvestTo Register for Classes:

  • Please call 704-216-7222
  • Register online using WebAdvisor  (Select “Students”, then select “Register and Pay for Continuing Education Classes”)
  • Payment is due at the time of registration

Here’s a sample of available topics

Aromatherapy: Essence of Essential Oils

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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 well-being. 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

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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.

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Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production

This introductory class in organic vegetable production for spring and summer crops will combine lecture and hands-on experience at the Elma C. Lomax Farm in Cabarrus County. Topics will include soil management, crop planning, irrigation, pest management and more. Upon completion of the class, students will have the information they need to begin growing organic vegetables.

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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. 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.

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.

Event NameEvent TypeWhenWhere
Sign Language IICourseMay 22, 2017 - July 17, 2017
Mondays
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC)
Building – NCRC
Room – 202
YogaCourseMay 23, 2017 - June 27, 2017
Tuesdays
5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4124
Basic Riders CourseCourseJune 1, 2017 - June 4, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Digital PhotographyCourseJune 6, 2017 - July 25, 2017
Tuesdays
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Basic Riders CourseCourseJune 15, 2017 - June 18, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Basic Riders CourseCourseJune 22, 2017 - June 25, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Basic Riders CourseCourseJuly 13, 2017 - July 16, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Fall and Winter GardeningCourseAugust 15, 2017 - September 5, 2017
Tuesdays
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Lomax Incubator Farm
Basic Riders CourseCourseAugust 17, 2017 - August 20, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Basic Riders CourseCourseAugust 24, 2017 - August 27, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Basic Riders CourseCourseSeptember 7, 2017 - September 10, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Aromatherapy: Essentials of Oils Level 1CourseSeptember 13, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC)
Building – NCRC
Room – 115
Aromatherapy: Essentials of Oils Level 2CourseSeptember 20, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC)
Building – NCRC
Room – 115
Basic Riders CourseCourseSeptember 21, 2017 - September 24, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Aromatherapy: Essentials of Oils Level 3CourseSeptember 27, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC)
Building – NCRC
Room – 115
Basic Riders CourseCourseOctober 5, 2017 - October 8, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Native Tree IdentificationCourseOctober 7, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lomax Incubator Farm
Basic Riders CourseCourseOctober 19, 2017 - October 22, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Grow Your Own MushroomsCourseOctober 21, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lomax Incubator Farm
Basic Riders CourseCourseNovember 2, 2017 - November 5, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Basic Riders CourseCourseNovember 9, 2017 - November 12, 2017South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3209
Event NameEvent TypeWhenWhere
Truck Driver TrainingCourseJuly 24, 2017 - September 26, 2017
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Basic Forklift OperatorCourseJuly 28, 2017 - July 29, 2017
Fridays, and Saturdays
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4126
Fall and Winter GardeningCourseAugust 15, 2017 - September 5, 2017
Tuesdays
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Lomax Incubator Farm
Conversational Spanish ICourseAugust 16, 2017 - October 11, 2017
Wednesdays
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4126
Conversational Spanish ICourseAugust 22, 2017 - September 28, 2017
Tuesdays, and Thursdays
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3371
Basic Forklift OperatorCourseSeptember 22, 2017 - September 23, 2017
Fridays, and Saturdays
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4128
SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Test Preparation CourseCourseSeptember 23, 2017 - December 2, 2017
Saturdays
9:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3241
Truck Driver TrainingCourseOctober 3, 2017 - December 8, 2017
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Conversational Spanish 2CourseOctober 3, 2017 - November 9, 2017
Tuesdays, and Thursdays
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3371
Native Tree IdentificationCourseOctober 7, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lomax Incubator Farm
Conversational Spanish ICourseOctober 18, 2017 - December 13, 2017
Wednesdays
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4126
Grow Your Own MushroomsCourseOctober 21, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lomax Incubator Farm
Conversational Spanish 3CourseNovember 14, 2017 - December 12, 2017
Tuesdays, and Thursdays
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
South Campus
Building – 3000
Room – 3371
Basic Forklift OperatorCourseNovember 17, 2017 - November 18, 2017
Fridays, and Saturdays
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4128
Truck Driver TrainingCourseJanuary 17, 2018 - March 21, 2018
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Truck Driver TrainingCourseApril 16, 2018 - June 19, 2018
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.