Special Interest Classes


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No. 112 WOODWORKING (HS RM E308)

Monday, January 18th           

6:30-9:30pm (10-weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Matt Kollar (Limit 15)

R $92; NR $96; GC $88

"Build projects at your own pace with instructors' assistance as desired.  You select projects and purchase materials prior to the second class.  This course is an introduction to an enjoyable hobby and life skill, however, working wood is inherently dangerous.  Using hand and power tools improperly or ignoring safety practices can lead to injury.  All registrants must participate in the safety demonstrations given the first night; no exceptions. Participation in the class constitutes a liability waiver."   

 

No. 113 UNDERSTANDING SENIOR HEALTH INSURANCE (HS RM C301)

Mondays, January 18th                   

7:00-9:00 pm (5-weeks)

INSTRUCTOR:  Barbara A. Veazey, R.N.

R $32; NR $36; GC $28

This series begins by looking at Social Security and ends with a discussion on how to select a care facility.  Along the way, the following topics are covered: Medicare, Medicare supplements, Advantage, Drug and Travel Insurance Plans, low income programs, Health Care Reform, your legal documents, Adult Day Care, Hospice and Palliative services, and Long Term Care Insurance.  You will leave with a binder of helpful information to assist in making health care decisions in your future.  (No sales)

 

No. 114 BRIDGE CLASS – BEGINNING (HS RM C307)

Mondays, January 18th                       

7:00-9:00 pm (10-Weeks)

INSTRUCTOR:  Don Averbach (Limit 16)

R $60; NR $65; GC $55

Bridge for the beginner.   This is for those people desiring to learn this fascinating game.  No experience necessary. 

 

No. 405 BRIDGE CLASS – INTERMEDIATE (HS RM C307)

Thursdays, January 21st

7:00-9:00 pm (10-weeks)

INSTRUCTOR:  Don Averbach (Limit 16)

R $60; NR $65; GC $55

NO CLASS: 1/28

Bridge for the Intermediate.  This is for those people who have experience and who desire to refine and develop their skills.

 

No. 302 GREEK FOR BEGINNERS (HS RM C308)

Wednesdays, February 3rd                

6:30-8:00 pm (8-weeks)                      

INSTRUCTOR: Joanna Zervos

R $46; NR $50; GC $42          

"Experience the incredibly rich Greek language and culture (All things Greek to you) in an interactive and fun setting!  Whether you're interested in understanding your Greek-speaking relatives and friends, planning a trip to beautiful Greece, or expanding and enriching your vocabulary, you will certainly benefit from this class. Basic reading, writing, and conversation will be covered. Opa!"

 

No. 111 BASKETBALL (Gym A-101, Gold) 

Mondays & Wednesdays, January 18th          

8:30-10:30 pm (12- weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Noel Twyman  

R $75; NR $85; GC $67

Improve stamina and endurance through competitive basketball.  Pick-up games scheduled every class.  All games are supervised by an instructor.  Class size will be limited to give each participant maximum playing time.    Times are subject to change due to court availability. All participants must fill out an athletic waiver before stepping on the court.  Click here to print the waiver.  Please give it to the instructor.  Masks must be worn except when participants are actively playing basketball

 

No. 206 HOW to SAVE and PAY for COLLEGE WITHOUT GOING BROKE (HS RM C304)

Tuesday, February 16th                       

7:00-9:00 pm (1-Night)

INSTRUCTOR: Gregory A. Phillips

R $15; NR $20; GC $10

This college funding workshop will benefit parents with children of any age.  Learn the six steps to maximize college funding, the four ways to pay for college, how college financial aid works, ten options to save for college with their pros and cons, four costliest mistakes parents make, and budget strategies to pay the least amount possible for college bills            

 

No. 406 HOW to SAVE and PAY for COLLEGE WITHOUT GOING BROKE (HS RM C304)

Thursday, March 18th            

7:00-9:00 pm (1-Night)

INSTRUCTOR: Gregory A. Phillips

R $15; NR $20; GC $10                        

This college funding workshop will benefit parents with children of any age.  Learn the six steps to maximize college funding, the four ways to pay for college, how college financial aid works, ten options to save for college with their pros and cons, four costliest mistakes parents make, and budget strategies to pay the least amount possible for college bills. 

 

No. 103 Self-Care Reset (Zoom Online) 

DATE: Mondays, January 25th 

7:30-8:30pm (2-weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Laura Greco, RN, certified wellness coach

R $12; NR $15; GC $10

You’ve put your needs last for quite a while and now you feel rundown, irritable and blah. Practicing self-care can turn that around. Self-care is not an indulgence. It is the basis for feeling well.  We will work through a self-care assessment and you will map out the specific steps you need most.  Participants will receive an email with a Zoom link attached.  You will just click the link to access the class on Mondays beginning January 25th.  No prior Zoom experience is necessary.  Start 2021 with a self-care reset!

 

No. 203 Living Joyfully (Zoom Online) 

DATE: Tuesdays, January 19th 

7:30-8:30pm (5-weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Laura Greco, RN, certified wellness coach

R $25; NR $29; GC $21

The last several months have been exhausting on many levels. Your days may seem dull, routine, and lacking – but it doesn’t have to be that way.  This 5 week class will help you reclaim your joy with both discussion about how the mind works (compassion, gratitude, curiosity) and science backed activities.  Participants will receive an email with a Zoom link attached.  You will just click the link to access the class on Mondays beginning January 25th.  No prior Zoom experience is necessary.

 

No. 301 Your Wellness Ecosystem (Zoom Online) 

DATE: Wednesdays, February 3rd 

7:30-8:30pm (2-weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Laura Greco, RN, certified wellness coach

R $12; NR; $15; GC $10

For months we have been warned about viruses ready to attack and invade. Let’s flip the perspective to how we can assist our bodies in staying well.   There are so many ways we can create an ecosystem of well-being within us. Our health never operates in isolation; it relies on interconnected elements.  During this class you will map out your personal wellness ecosystem strategy. You will leave with clarity and specific steps you can take to play an active role in creating your personal wellness ecosystem.  Participants will receive an email with a Zoom link attached.  You will just click the link to access the class on Mondays beginning January 25th.  No prior Zoom experience is necessary.

 

 

No. 501  Reiki Level I Certification (Zoom Online)

Saturday, January 30th            

11:00 am-5:00 pm (1-class)

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $149; NR $155; GC $143 

Become a certified Reiki healer.  During these in-depth sessions, you will delve deeply into the ancient Japanese art of energy healing.  Learn to channel and direct Universal Life Force Energy to help reduce stress, increase vitality and correct physical, mental and emotional imbalances.  Each course level provides training, course materials, attunement and in-class experience of advanced techniques useful for healing yourself, family and friends or for establishing your own Reiki practice.  Come experience the life-transforming power of Reiki!  Upon registration for your class you will be emailed a unique Zoom web link invitation that you can click to automatically join the class at the scheduled class time via computer—no other action is required!  If you wish to join the class on your smartphone or tablet, you will first need to download the free Zoom app and set up your free Zoom account in order to join using the web link invitation. 

 

No.  407 Psychic Development and Mediumship (Zoom Online)

Thursdays, January 28th             

7:00-9:00 pm (5 -Weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $99; NR $105; GC $93 

Think you’re not psychic? Think again! Each one of us is born with an innate sensitivity to the world of energy within and around us.  By learning how to pay attention to and trust the subtle impressions we all get, we can gain amazingly accurate insights into the questions of our lives and the lives of others.  During this five-week course, you will build confidence in your natural abilities through engaging, skill-building exercises and will practice exchanging healing and empowering messages with your classmates.  Come experience the freedom and fun of opening to your inner gifts as you grow in your spiritual connection! 

Upon registration for your class you will be emailed a unique Zoom web link invitation that you can click to automatically join the class at the scheduled class time via computer—no other action is required!  If you wish to join the class on your smartphone or tablet, you will first need to download the free Zoom app and set up your free Zoom account in order to join using the web link invitation. 

 

No.  105 Emotional Release for Inner Peace (Zoom Online)

Monday, January 25th             

6:30pm-9:00pm (1-night)

INSTRUCTOR:Jesse Wicher

R$29; NR $33; GC $25 

Inner peace is impossible to maintain while we still hold on to the very feelings and beliefs that keep us from being peaceful to begin with.  Trapped negative emotions like fear, anger and sorrow can disrupt the flow of vital energy in our bodies and actually sabotage our inner peace.  In this single evening course, you will learn simple yet effective techniques for getting in touch with, understanding, accepting and releasing the emotions that keep us from ourselves.  Nobody wants to suffer.  Come learn to rest in the peaceful state of loving acceptance that is our true nature.  Upon registration for your class you will be emailed a unique Zoom web link invitation that you can click to automatically join the class at the scheduled class time via computer—no other action is required!  If you wish to join the class on your smartphone or tablet, you will first need to download the free Zoom app and set up your free Zoom account in order to join using the web link invitation. 

 

No. 106 Singing Lessons for Everyone (Zoom Online)

Flexible scheduling (5 -Weeks)          

Lessons are 30 minutes of private instruction

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R$85; NR $90; GC $80 

Learning to sing over the Internet is FUN and EASY! Comebring greater enjoyment and satisfaction to your singing by building on the basics of breath support, tonal focus and musicianship. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced musician, this class will help you get to the next level of your art. Just bring your enthusiasm and a piece of music you love to sing! 

Upon registration for your class you will be emailed a unique Zoom web link invitation that you can click to automatically join the class at the scheduled class time via computer—no other action is required!  If you wish to join the class on your smartphone or tablet, you will first need to download the free Zoom app and set up your free Zoom account in order to join using the web link invitation. 

 

No. 205 Meditation for Relaxation and Personal Healing (Zoom Online)

Tuesdays, January 26th            

7:00-9:00 pm (5 -Weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R$99; NR $105; GC $93 

Do you suffer from stress, anxiety or sleeplessness-- or even high blood-pressure or hypertension?  Does your mind never stop going?  Meditation can help!  Meditation is a simple, easy to learn practice that involves focusing your thoughts and your breathing to help you relax into the present moment.  Studies show that regular meditation can help promote increased mental clarity and emotional balance, reduce the physical effects of stress, and create a greater sense of well-being.  In this interactive course, you will learn the empowering concepts and techniques for successful personal meditation and will find support in crafting your own meditation regimen.  Come experience for yourself the abundance of inner peace, personal health and spiritual connection that come from meditation.

Upon registration for your class you will be emailed a unique Zoom web link invitation that you can click to automatically join the class at the scheduled class time via computer-- no other action is required! If you wish to join the class on your smartphone or tablet, you will first need to download the free Zoom app and set up your free Zoom account in order to join using the web link invitation.

 

No. 303 Healing with Energy (Zoom Online)

Wednesdays, January 27th

7:00-9:00 pm (5 -Weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $99; NR $105; GC $93

Harness your power to heal—Naturally!  Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy remedy for headaches, wanting to increase your vitality or seeking healing for a chronic condition, this class has something for you.  In this engaging, interactive course, you will work with tools and techniques from a variety of energy healing practices such as acupressure, chakra clearing, auric-field healing, toning, chi gong and long-distance healing.  Topics include the power of intent, using your intuition and mastering the mind/body/spirit connection.  This course is ideal for healing professionals wishing to expand their tools as well as for individuals who want to open to powerfully experience their own healing potential. 

​Upon registration for your class you will be emailed a unique Zoom web link invitation that you can click to automatically join the class at the scheduled class time via computer-- no other action is required!  If you wish to join the class on your smartphone or tablet, you will first need to download the free Zoom app and set up your free Zoom account in order to join using the web link invitation.

 

No. 402 Journaling Our Adventures (Zoom Online)

DATE: Thursdays, January 21st

7:00 - 8:00 pm (8-weeks)

Instructor: Mia McPherson

R $40; NR $44; GC $36 

We all have our favorite stories that we like to tell, memorable events to recount, and even sage advice that deserves to be passed along for generations to come. It’s time to write it down! In this class, we’ll begin the process of journaling—or writing down your thoughts and experiences—using thought-provoking writing prompts. Then we’ll develop select journal entries into short stories that can be shared with family and friends, posted publicly in a blog, or simply used for your own personal writing therapy and entertainment.

 

No.  108 HISTORY OF THE HOLOCAUST (Zoom Online)

Mondays, January 18th

7:00-8:30 PM (8 weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Hallie Leach

R $60; NR-$65; GC $55

Have you ever wondered how Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party came to power? How did the Holocaust evolve? In this course, we will delve into the History of the Holocaust from the beginnings of Christian anti-Judaism through modern antisemitism.  *Participants will get a Zoom link just before the first class that they can use to log into the first class.  No prior experience with Zoom is necessary.

 

No. 207 NO LIMIT HOLD EM & OTHER POKER GAMES  (Zoom Online)

Tuesdays, January 19th

7:00-8:30 pm  (6-weeks)                          

INSTRUCTOR: Richard Finberg

R $38; NR $42; GC $33

Learn or improve your NLH game, including winning online tournament strategy.  Also, learn the basics of other popular Poker games, including Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo, Stud, Stud Hi-Lo, Razz  2-7 Triple draw and Badugi.  Handouts included. 

 

No. 110 THE ART OF STORY TELLING (Zoom Online)

Mondays, January 18th

7:00 - 8:30 pm (5-weeks)

Instructor: Kaycee Sewchok

R $30; NR $35; GC $25 

What makes a good story?  This course will explore the art of oral storytelling. It will provide a variety of storytelling techniques utilizing different writing exercises, storytelling styles and active speaking exercises to enhance the understanding and delivery of telling stories.  It is not about how to fabricate a story, but rather how to structure your ideas into a compelling story and present them as an enticing public speaker.  We will send out the Zoom link to all participants that register a day before the class begins.