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Assisting Aging Parents
Learning how to help parents or other loved ones through their transition can prepare us for our own. If your parents in their golden years this compassionate and comprehensive class will give you the tools, techniques, and insights for this passage.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

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33283 Arranged 9/17-11/7 Arranged WWW

33284 Arranged 11/12-1/2 Arranged WWW

Advanced Crystals: Healing with Crystals and Gemstones
Explore healing properties of crystals and gemstones and specific healing techniques including birth month stones, chakra stones, feng shui and crystals, crystal grids as well as first aid stones and gems for various situations. Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Crystals or Healing with Gemstones & Crystal.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $49)

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32935 S(1) 11/15 9am-12:30pm EC


Chair Shiatsu
Chair Shiatsu is practical and easy to learn. This age old nurturing and healing technique had been [practiced by Japanese for generations especially by “O Ba Chan” or grandmothers. Learn to use your finger, hands, and elbows to help family and friends relieve stress and minor aches and pains of the day while they sit in a chair. Chair Shiatsu will restore the flow of energy throughout the body enhancing health, wholeness and encourage the process of restoration to your body and mind. Joining with a partner is recommended. Students report improved sleep after each class. No previous training is required.
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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31013 W(2) 8/20-27 6-8:30pm OM

33103 W(2) 9/17-24 6-8:30pm PMD

33100 W(2) 10/8-15 6-9pm TOH

Chakra Tune-Up: Using The Healing Power of Sound
Embark upon a playful, yet profound, spiritual adventure to discover how the healing power of sound (chanting and toning) can be used to awaken your body's energy centers, bringing forth deep healing and transformation. The healing powers of the voice will be used as a conduit to purify, retune and balance your chakras, along with music, meditation and movement. Correcting mis-tunings by eliminating emotional blockages that can cause abnormalities will restore the flow of energy through the chakras enhancing health, wholeness and spiritual development. Musical or voice training is not required.
Total Cost: $74 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $74)

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33031 M/W(6) 8/25-9/15 6-8pm OM

32656 W(6) 9/17-10/22 6:30-8:30pm PMD

Face and Body Readings: Window to Your Health
Understand what your body is telling you by observing shapes, markings and features of the face and body. Discover how to improve your health and well-being using the principles of traditional Chinese medicine. By reading the body, you can take care of small problems before they become big health issues. It reminds you to see the doctor sooner than later.
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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32499 S(2) 9/20-27 9am-12pm CC

32503 S(2) 11/15-22 9am-12pm OM


Green Eating

Gain an introduction to organic nutrition and healthy eating, the fastest growing food trend today. If you eat meat or are vegetarian or vegan learn how to improve your health, increase your stamina, and your emotional well-being through foods that are good for you. It will positively impact your family, your community and the planet.
Total Cost: $54 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $54)

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32179 S(2) 9/6-13 8:30am-12:30pm RAC

32180 S(2) 9/20-27 8:30am-12:30pm EC

Get Assertive
This course is designed to enable the student to learn how to become more assertive in the workplace and in personal encounters. Topics to be covered include anger, criticism, body image, and social situations.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

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33287 Arranged 9/17-11/7 Arranged WWW

33288 Arranged 11/12-1/2 Arranged WWW

Get Funny
Develop the skill of creating humor. Topics in include jokes, witticisms, comedy writers, speeches and presentations so that web pages, entertainment, and marketing.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

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33289 Arranged 9/17-11/7 Arranged WWW

33290 Arranged 11/12-1/2 Arranged WWW

Hair Braiding Basics
Learn how to braid hair and healthy hair care techniques to use at home to create four basic braids: The plait, cornrows, two-strand twist and the flat twist. $10 Combs/Supply cost due at first class.
Total Cost: $44 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $44)

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33143 M/W(2) 9/15-17 6-8pm RAC

33144 S(1) 9/27 9am-1pm OM

33147 S(1) 10/11 9am-1pm RAC

33145 M/W(2) 10/13-15 6-8pm CC

33148 M/W(2) 11/10-13 6-8pm OM

33149 S(1) 12/6 9am-1pm CC

Healing Power of Drawing
Discover the 'Healing Power of Drawing' as a means to enhance positive energy and self-discovery using color pencils. Students will experience joy and peace through colors and images in their artwork. This class will help to reduce stress and improve good energy coming from within through your drawings using through positive energy and self-discovery.
Total Cost: $124 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $124)

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33152 R(7) 10/9-11/20 1-3:10pm HV

33153 W(6) 10/15-11/19 6:30-9pm TOH

Healing Power of Painting
Discover the "Healing Power of Painting" as a means to enhance positive energy and self-discovery. Students will experience joy and peace through colors and images in their artwork. This class will help to reduce stress and improve good energy coming from within. Topics include color wheel, color mixing, shadowing, gray scale, principles and source of positive energy, and self-discovery. Please see the lists of supplies to bring to this class.
Total Cost: $124 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $124)

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32640 S(6) 9/13-10/18 9:30am-12pm CC

32647 W(7) 9/17-10/29 12:30-2:40pm EC


Healing with Gemstones and Crystals

Discover the benefits of gemstones and crystals for first aid, emotional healing, meditation, space clearing and psychic protection. Learn ways to program, cleanse, charge and intuitively select personal healing stones. Topics include a hands-on introduction to over 20 different gemstones and crystals and their functions based on mineral composition and structure.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $49)

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30715 S(1) 8/23 9am-12:30pm EC

32931 S(1) 11/1 9am-1pm EC

Herbs and Health
Learn the benefits of herbs, including their role in the healing arts. Topics include recent scientific research, consumer guides and medicinal recipes. Gain hands-on experience making wonderful herbal infusions, decoctions and salves. Learn the basic skills to concoct personal herbal remedies. Materials cost of $5 due at first class.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $69)

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32923 R(6) 9/4-10/16 6-7:30pm EC

Introduction to Ayurveda
Ayurveda is a holistic alternative medicine and the sister science to yoga. The individual constitution and the environment contribute to wellness. An understanding of constitutional imbalances and how to address them through yogic asana and pranayama practice, relaxation, meditation, diet, cleansing, and lifestyle adjustments all contribute to wellness. Lectures and activities will address Ayurvedic principles for optimal health.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $69)

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33121 M/W(4) 11/19-12/3 6-9pm TOH

Introduction to Energy Medicine: Unlocking Your Body's Healing Power
Learn what the next big frontier in medicine is energy medicine. Explore simple and effective ways to optimize your health and vitality. Learn self-help tools for a variety of common health concerns using gentle movement and touch points.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $69)

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33151 T(6) 8/26-9/30 6:30-8:30pm OM

33150 M(6) 10/13-11/24 6:30-8:30pm CTH


Introduction to Holistic Healing

Explore how to experience wellness and to return to health after disease or illness by learning to properly balance mind, body, and spirit. Scientific evidence suggests that it is also important for a person to be proactively involved in one's own health promotion and disease prevention. Learn to safely and personally use selected holistic healing techniques such as affirmations, aromatherapy, visualization, acupressure, and toning.
Total Cost: $44 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $44)

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30750 S(1) 8/9 9am-1pm CC

33126 S(1) 10/4 9am-1pm OM

33127 S(1) 11/1 9am-1pm RAC

Learn Techniques of Swedish Massage
Gain a hands-on learning of the five basic techniques of Swedish massage to help relax and loosen tight and sore muscles. Practice these techniques with your partner under the supervision of a licensed massage therapist. Learn how to give a foot rub or shoulder rub and improve your staying power so you're not tired. Partners are encouraged to enroll together.
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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30719 S(1) 8/23 9am-4:30pm EC

32957 S(2) 11/15-22 1-5pm EC


Living Your Vision

Learn how to apply and integrate spiritual tools to create a personal vision plan for your life’s purpose. Feel empowered to take responsibility for your life and create a vision plan for any area of your life where you desire forward transformation. Learn to live a more purposeful life.
Total Cost: $54 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $54)

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33090 S(2) 9/20-27 9am-12pm OM

33092 S(2) 11/1-8 9am-12pm RAC


Meditation Practice

Find inner peace and calm through meditation. Experience the benefits of reduce stress, spiritual awakening, vitality, clarity, and improve health, posture and breathing. Meditation produces profound results on all levels of your being-physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $69)

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33125 M(6) 9/8-10/13 7:30-8:30pm TOH

33105 F(7) 9/12-10/24 12-1pm OM


Meditation Practice I

Soothe and heal body and mind and experience peace and stillness. During the hour and a half sessions learn to de-stress, quiet the mind and be in the moment as well as learn a variety of meditation practices based on developing mindfulness-awareness.
Total Cost: $89 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $89)

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32494 M(10) 9/8-11/17 7:45-9pm PRH

32658 W(10) 9/10-11/12 8-9:15pm PMD


Mind, Body and Health Connection

Learn the connection between everyday stresses of life, emotional pain and physical breakdown. Understand how we can positively or negatively change the energy in our bodies through our own mental processes. These lessons on self-healing will allow us to detect when a chakra energy system is off balance and how to correct it to reduce stress and improve health.
Total Cost: $54 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $54)

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33120 T(2) 9/16-23 6-8pm CC

PDV 153
Simple Aromatherapy

Gain an introduction to essential oils and learn how to incorporate them into your life. Discover the art and science of aromatherapy. Examine 12 popular essential oils and learn recipes for making simple aromatherapy products like air freshener, bath salts, body wash, lotions, massage oils, aftershave, perfume and more. Materials cost $3 due at first class.
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $49)

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32939 S(1) 12/6 9am-1pm EC

Tapping into Your Body's Inner Wisdom
Tapping into Your Body's Wisdom Applied Kinesiology is also known as the O-Ring or muscle test in medical settings. Topics to be covered: the history of AK, Shiatsu or Japanese Acupressure, pressure points of the upper body, energetic flow of Chi and KI on the body, and therapeutic touch. Students will experience personal insights into their own unique preferences by-passing their mental discernments and judgments. Each student will be asked to practice with a partner only using their hands. This course is an introduction to AK and no prior experience is necessary. Be prepared to be amazed!
Total Cost: $49 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $49)

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33098 W(2) 10/29-11/5 6:30-8:30pm TOH

FIT 719
Think Yourself Healthy

Discover the way thoughts and feelings can affect your body's health and wellness. See how the effects of visual and mental imaging, breathing exercises, affirmations, psychokinetics, and other mind-body techniques can be used to improve your mental and physical well-being and overall quality of life.
Total Cost: $44 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $44)

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30679 S(1) 8/2 9am-1pm OM

33094 S(1) 10/25 9am-1pm OM

FIT 917
Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine

Tongue diagnosis is one of the four major diagnoses in Chinese medicine that is used to identify imbalances, and proper functioning of related organs like the stomach and other body functions. Students will learn how tongue diagnosis uses the shape, color, spirit, moisture, and tongue coating to reveal the state of the organs, qi and blood. Having a basic understanding of the tongue can help you stay healthy.
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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31044 S(2) 8/9-8/16 9am-12pm EC

32497 S(2) 9/6-13 9am-12pm RAC

32504 S(2) 12/6-13 9am-12pm OM

PDV 422
Your Face: Blemishes and Camouflage Makeup

Learn the secrets of the trade and the techniques to address different skin challenges. There are different products to hide and camouflage scars, tattoos, blemishes, and skin challenges. No matter what your age, get the look you want for different occasions. This hands-on class will cover basic skin care and the different professional and retail products available to look your best. $12 make-up brush/supply fee due at first class.
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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31069 S(2) 8/2-8/9 10am-1pm CC

33166 S(2) 11/8-15 10am-1pm EC

33167 W(3) 12/3-17 6-8pm CC
PDV 420
Your Face: Eyes, Brows and Lashes

Eyes are the window of your soul! Learn how to enhance your eyes and make them stand out. Get the look you want for different occasions through simple eye makeup application techniques. This hands-on class will cover basic skin care and the difference about professional and retail products. $12 make-up brush/supply fee due at first class.
Total Cost: $69 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $69)
CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31070 MW(3) 8/18-8/25 6-8:30pm RAC

33162 S(3) 9/13-27 10am-12:30pm EC

33164 M/W(3) 9/15-22 6-8:30pm OM

FIT 634
Understanding Traditional Chinese Medicine

Gain a better understanding of how Traditional Chinese Medicine can be beneficial to overall health. Develop an understanding of acupuncture and identify the location of Chinese acupuncture points. Learn about the principles of Qi, Yin-Yang, Five Elements and more and how they relate to body and mind.
Total Cost: $97 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $97)
CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32500 W(6) 9/10-10/15 6-8pm OM

32502 S(6) 10/4-11/8 9-11am EC

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