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No. 112 Weaving (Google Meet Online) 

Mondays, September 20th

7:00-9:00 pm (3-weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Rodriguez

R $33; NR $38; GC $29 + Materials

Unwind this fall with a new craft experience by learning to weave. Grab your hot tea, light your candle, and get ready to create a beautiful work of art!  You will learn how to build and dress different looms (rectangular, circular, and branch-style).  You will learn how color theory, texture, and a variety of techniques can help you to create that one-of-a-kind keepsake your empty wall never knew it was missing!  Spoil yourself at the yarn store or upcycle your old yarn and fabric stash into a beautiful work of art.  In this class, you will choose a project to complete over three weeks. Weaving is intuitive, relaxing, and yields impressive results!  Participants will be sent the Google Meet classroom link a day or two before the class begins so don’t forget to include your email on your registration.  No prior experience is needed with Google Meet.

 

Week 1-Creating and dressing your looms.  Weaving techniques introduced.

Week 2-Weaving techniques and "open weaving time".

Week 3-"Open weaving time", undressing the loom, and preparing your project for display.

 

Materials list and supplemental information can be found in our Google Classroom.  Google Classroom and Google Meet links will be emailed after registrations are completed.

  

No. 113 Mosaics (Google Meet Online) 

Mondays, October 11th

7:00-9:00 pm (3-weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Rodriguez

R $33; NR $38; GC $29 + Materials

Wanting to update an old piece of furniture or spruce up your old terracotta pots?  Need some pizazz on your patio side table?  Some shimmer on your serving tray? Then mosaics may be for you!  Purchase new mosaic supplies or break up those old mismatched dishes and leftover bathroom tiles.  Break out those old seashells and beads.  Go thrifting and find wacky, patterned dishware, and inexpensive mirrors.  In this class, you will learn how to take small pieces of tiles, mirrors, and whatnots to create beautiful mosaic updates on a myriad of objects you've outgrown.  You will learn how to plan a composition, apply mosaic pieces, and finally, how to grout and clean your masterpiece.  Participants will be sent the Google Meet classroom link a day or two before the class begins so don’t forget to include your email on your registration.  No prior experience is needed with Google Meet.

  

Week 1-Creating a composition and drafting your tiles.

Week 2-Applying your tiles.

Week 3-Grouting your tiles and a demonstration on a final cleaning of your masterpiece (to be hardened).

 

Materials list and supplemental information can be found in our Google Classroom.  Google Classroom and Google Meet links will be emailed after registrations are completed.

 

No. 114 Bowls and Baskets (Google Meet Online) 

Monday, November 1st

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

INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Rodriguez

R $20; NR $23; GC $17 + Materials

Wanting a fun one-day art experience to brighten up the winter doldrums?  Learn how to use fiber such as raffia, fabric, string, and more to create a one of a kind bowl or basket.  Small, sturdy, and beautiful, handmade vessels are so satisfying to make and are the perfect decoration and gift.  Make time for creativity!  Materials list and supplemental information can be found in our Google Classroom.  Participants will be sent the Google Meet classroom link a day or two before the class begins so don’t forget to include your email on your registration.  No prior experience is needed with Google Meet.

 

No. 205 Art and Politics: What happened Between the Wars (Zoom Online)

Tuesdays, September 21st (4-weeks)

Time: 7:00-9:00 pm

Instructor: Cynthia Weisfiled

R $40; NR; $45; GC $35

Art is usually analyzed by formalistic considerations such as line, shape and color. This course will augment that trope by examining art as a socio-political phenomenon reflective of a time, place and society, a concept that will be made clear by a study of representative objects throughout history.  What follows will be a deep look at how art was used as a defining mechanism by dictators to mold and manipulate their respective populations between the wars in Italy, Russia, and Germany. This is a very rapid paced course covering an extremely wide and varied range of material.  Participants will be sent the Zoom link a day or two before the class begins so don’t forget to include your email on your registration.  No prior experience is needed with Zoom.

 

No. 211 Secrets of Happiness (Zoom Online)

Tuesday, September 28th

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

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $125; NR $130; GC $120

Learn to believe in the happiness you want for your life, all over again!  Over the course of five weeks, you will be guided on a joyous journey of self-discovery.  Through the practice of time-honored techniques, you will experience your life-transforming power to choose happiness in any situation, reconnect with the spontaneity and wisdom of your inner-child, overcome limiting fears, release attachment to outcomes, and to cultivate a lifestyle that honors and supports your personal truth.  Come learn how to give yourself permission to be happy and begin filling each moment with freedom, creativity and joy! Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87369929174

 

No. 303 Meditation for Relaxation and Personal Healing (Zoom Online)

Wednesdays, September 29th

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

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $125; NR $130; GC $120

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.     Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85133234598                                                                                                                                                   

 

 No. 201 Practical Compassion (Zoom Online)

Tuesdays, November 2nd

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

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $125; NR $130; GC $120

Each of us is seeking the goodness we need for our lives in the best way we know how. The fact that none of us does this perfectly, and that nobody truly wants to suffer, can help us to have greater understanding and compassion through the sometimes painful lessons of life. In this five-week course, you will learn to apply the universal principles of compassion to bring more acceptance, forgiveness and wisdom to your relationships with yourself, others and the world. This class will give you the practical tools you need to create sustainable personal boundaries to help you live and love more open-heartedly in your life. So come learn to expand beyond the barriers that separate us and become the healing change you wish to see in your world! Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84491461447

                                                     

No. 502 Reiki Level I Certification  (Zoom Online) 

Saturday, October 2

10:00-5:00pm (1-session)

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $175; NR $185; GC $165

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 manual, 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! Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84772469929

  

No. 503 Reiki Level II Certification (Zoom Online) 

Saturday, October 23  

10:00-5:00pm (1-class)

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $199; NR $209; GC $189

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 manual, 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! Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87878382187

   

No. 504 Multi-Dimensional Reiki (Zoom Online) 

Saturday, December 4th

10:00am-5:00pm (1-class)

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $159; NR $170; GC $148

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 manual, 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! Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86593343978

  

No. 115 Emotional Release for Inner Peace (Zoom Online)

Monday, September 27th

6:30 – 9:00 pm (1-class)

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $35; NR $40; GC $30

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. Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86145455009

 

No. 116 “The Call of Paradise”- A Spiritual Journey to Hawai’i (Zoom Online)

Monday, October 18th

6:30 – 9:00 pm (1-class)

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $18; NR $22; GC $14

Have you ever dreamed of traveling to Hawai’i?  Sun-kissed beaches.  Fiery volcanoes.  Lu’au feasts.  The gracious beauty of a hula dancer.  Hawai’i is all of these things and more!  Come spend an evening luxuriating in the aloha of the islands as we look more deeply into the history, culture and spirituality of this remarkable part of America.   

     

Through fascinating pictures and stories we will explore the rich heritage and traditions that make Hawai’i one of the most beautiful, healing and life-giving places on Earth.  This year our journey will take us to the lush islands of Maui and Kaua’i.  Here we will drive the famous Road to Hana and visit other worldly Haleakala Volcano National Park. We’ll tour the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific'' and experience Kaua’i’s mystical Na Pali Coast, all the while surrounded by the song of wintering humpback whales. In addition, we will get to meet with native kahuna shamans, experience spiritual ceremonies at sacred sites, and visit the temples of many of the world’s beliefs that call Hawai’i home. 

 

For those who are interested, there will be an opportunity after the presentation to discuss the details of our 10-day spiritual tour to Hawai’i in early 2022.  So come join us for an evening of inspiration and let the magic of Hawai’i ``call you home” to Paradise! Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87170712182

 

No. 117 ONLINE Singing Lessons for Everyone (Online via Skype)

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Wicher

R $110; NR $115; GC $105

(5 weeks; flexible scheduling)

Learning to sing over the Internet is FUN and EASY!  Come bring 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!  Classes are open to all ages!  Lessons are 30 minutes of private instruction.