Learn about the ancient system of the chakras. The seven chakras each reflect and coordinate a different aspect of consciousness within us. Learning how to understand their imbalances can help us to grow physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. This class is for anyone interested in the chakra system- regardless of yoga previous experience. This class will primarily focus on physical movement but will also incorporate breath work, meditation, and aromatherapy.
This course provides an introduction to sport lead climbing as well as traditional climbing and is designed as a continuation of the top rope & anchoring course. Topics covered will include advanced anchor building, lead belaying, rope management, single and multi-pitch descending methods and confidence building strategies.
Outdoor enthusiasts use an assortment of ropes and knots for outdoor skills. Many of these same knots can be useful for a variety of everyday uses, ranging from camping, climbing, sailing, loading vehicles, and more. This seminar will cover various knots including hitches, bends, loops and other important knots. If you would like to have the mystery taken out of knot tying, this class is for you!
This three-day scenario-based course is designed as a review and practice of evacuation and decision making guidelines. It also provides wilderness medicine practitioners with current updates in the wilderness medicine field. It may be used to recertify current Wilderness First Responder and Wilderness EMT (wilderness portion only) certifications from the following organizations: WMI, NOLS, SOLO, and WMA. CPR is included. There will be a written examination at the beginning of this course. While you can also recertify by taking the two-day WFA (see below), this course is more extensive and is designed for those with previous wilderness medicine training. It also includes CPR while the WFA does not. Please note that the registration deadline is well in advance of the course. Minimum class size is 15. For more information on how to prepare for the WFR Recertification course, visit the following web address: www.nols.edu/wmi/about/faq.shtml#prepare.
The SRT curriculum is specifically designed for fire fighters, rescue teams and professional rescuers who need the best swiftwater training available! The course is NFPA compliant and meets the required elements for personnel reaching toward Technician Level Certification. The course is very active in the water and is suitable for rescuers with no water rescue experience. The course also offers experienced rescuers the opportunity to develop their skills and push their personal limits on and off the water with realistic rescue scenarios, self-rescue challenges, and lots of hands-on interactive rescues and experiences. For more information visit the Sierra Rescue website.
A dynamic water rescue course specifically written and designed for private boaters and kayakers. Emphasis is on identifying hazards, thinking through rescues and on RESCUE itself; both of self and others. This course meets agency Swiftwater Rescue certification requirements for river guides and kayakers and its pace allows for thorough integration of knowledge and practice of the skills that matter. This course should be a prerequisite to anyone boating on any river anywhere! The course addresses the river rescue needs of rafters, cat boaters, kayakers, pack rafters, canoeists, riverboarders and SUP paddlers. More more information visit the Sierra Rescue website.
Spinning is a non-impact, highly effective way to build cardiovascular strength and endurance. This class includes 40 minutes of high intensity cardio set to music with a 10 minute cool down and stretch period. Class size is limited and all levels are welcome. This class provides a wheelchair accessible station.
If you are looking for an activity that provides a workout with the benefit of learning a practical form of self-defense, this may be for you. Beginners are welcome! Isshinryu Karate is a classical style of Okinawan Karate. Participants learn basic, forms (kata), sparring techniques and a direct, effective form of self-defense. Robert Sherman, eighth degree black belt and chief instructor, has taught Isshinryu Karate concurrently at HSU since 1979.
Core strength is a combination of core awareness, strength, balance, and flexibility. It will help improve muscle tone, increase strength and endurance, and increase range of motion in joints. This class is the perfect lunch time workout. All skill levels will find this class beneficial.
This class is geared toward the beginning or intermediate jazz improviser. Students will work together to gain the necessary skills to be effective soloists, learn fundamental chords and scales and the basics of swing rhythm, and be introduced to the twelve bar blues and other essential jazz song forms. Students will also learn how to compose a simple twelve bar blues song, and have the opportunity to perform it for the class.