Take advantage of this unique program offering personal enrichment and skill acquisition courses encompassing the arts, movement, skills, training and more! Our highly qualified Leisure Instructors bring extensive experience to the diverse range of classes offered through this program. Those interested in offering a class through Center Activities are welcome to apply, as we are constantly striving to bring a wide variety of extracurricular activities to the local community. Registration deadlines for Leisure Activities will be the first day of classes for most offerings. Please call Center Activities to inquire about the possibility of registering for courses that have already begun. You may attend the first class for an opportunity to ask instructors questions prior to registering for courses that meet more than four times.
By capturing and condensing a plant's fundamental therapeutic properties, essential oils offer amazing tools for enhancing life. By affecting the limbic system directly, scents work in a mysterious way that can only be learned experientially. This class will give you the valuable tool of understanding the basics of essential oils. You will leave with knowledge of what essential oils are and how they are fundamentally different from synthetic scents, as well as how to choose good quality essential oils. We will experientially explore the affects of different oils as well as delve deeply into several crucial oils to use in your life. We will cover basic ways to incorporate these oils into your life safely and effectively. This class will be foundational information for the following series class- Aromatherapy Fundamentals.
Learn how to become a better guitarist through this modern day approach to the guitar. This course will focus on playing techniques, developing practice regimes, musicianship. In addition, this course also features some information about how to record your own performance - a crucial tool which will allow you to evaluate yourself. This course will also include brief discussion about songwriting, some strategies for dealing with performance anxiety, and many other important aspects about how to succeed as a modern guitarist. Whether your passion involves performance, songwriting, or just playing for leisure, this course will provide you with the knowledge you need to take your musical experience to the next level. Beginners and advanced players are welcome.
Essential oils are the life-blood of plants, and for this reason, they are powerful tools for enhancing wellbeing. Because scents affect each person differently, essential oils are most profoundly worked with experientially; for this reason, we will smell and compare many oils throughout the course. We will begin by examining how essential oils affect the body and the mind. We will cover how they have been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine and ancient cultures to promote health. You will leave with a strong knowledge of the basics of aromatherapy. You will have tools for working therapeutically with emotional states such as depression and insomnia, as well as recipes for general first aid and household uses. This four-week series will build on the information learned in the Essential Oil Basics class, but can be taken separately if you already have a basic understanding of essential oils.
Everything you need to know about selling your home, including: How to figure out its value, how to price it, how to find qualified buyers, how to make sure they are qualified, how to negotiate the best price, how escrow works & who pays for what, inspections and disclosures, what is a short‐sale and a deed‐in‐lieu, what to do if you owe more than the home is worth, and more. Get your questions answered. Phillip Lazzar is a California licensed real estate broker with 30 years experience. He is a member of the Association of Realtors and the Multiple Listings Committee. He looks forward to answering your questions.
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.
This five-hour course is designed to focus on the three levels of CPR and AED. Course contents include how to recognize an emergency, preventing disease transmission, and learning to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies for adults, children and infants. Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will receive a certification in Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED.
Introduction to Archery is open to archers of every skill level. This course is designed to introduce beginning archers to the basic fundamentals of the sport in accordance with the National Training System; this includes: proper posture and alignment, aiming, the release and follow through. This class will utilize the hands-on application of using a bow and arrow in conjunction with demonstrations and lectures. This course will also discuss the proper care and use of archery equipment.
Always dreamed of flying for fun, as a career, or are you just interested in aviation? Here is your opportunity to take the first step. The Private Pilot Ground School class will provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the Federal Aviation Administration written examination for a Private Pilot certificate. This is a beginner’s class and no prior knowledge or skill is required. This class will cover aerodynamics, instruments, navigation communications, weather, performance charts, flight operations and other subjects required by the FAA as a foundation for all aspiring pilots. Books and materials will be discussed and may be purchased at the first class meeting. Please bring a highlighter and simple math calculator to class.
This is a six week crash course in learning to read the Hebrew language. This will include the 22 letters of the alphabet their vowels and how to conjugate them together. Additionally this course will include esoteric explanations behind the letters and vowels.