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ABC America's Boating Course (Livestream)— 2021-05-04 through  2021-05-18$99— LivestreamView Details

3 Tues., May 4-18, 6:30-9:30 p.m. America's Boating Course - 3rd Edition is a first course in the fundamentals of safe boating. Designed to familiarize you with the fundamentals of safe boating and qualify you for Michigan Boating Certification, we will cover four major topics: what a boat is and how to use it safely; USA and state of Michigan boating rules and regulations; boat navigation; and boat communication. You will also learn how to deal with adverse conditions; how to operate related boating equipment such as a boat trailer and a PWC; and how to tie knots that are essential to safe boating. All materials including the Zoom link and ebook will be emailed to you the day before the class begins.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838369
Amphibians of Northern Michigan (Hybrid)— 2021-04-27 through  2021-05-04$69— HybridView Details

2 Tues., April 27 and May 4, 1-3 p.m. Explore Michigan's wonderful variety of unique frogs and salamanders in this classroom and field course. In the first session, examine the natural history and recent research on Michigan's amphibians before hitting the trail in search of some of these elusive but spectacular creatures. Learn field ID and handling techniques as we search forest, field, swamp and stream. Participate in a citizen science project by contributing our findings to the Michigan Herp Atlas and learn to identify frogs by their calls. The first class meets via Zoom and the second class meets at Grass River Education Center (6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire), dress to be outdoors. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate. Wear a mask to the second class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838432
Art Appreciation (Online)— 2021-06-14 through  2021-08-09$435— OnlineView Details

8 weeks, June 14-Aug. 9, Access anytime. This course allows for a great deal of exploration into the world of art as we see it. The course provides an avenue for understanding this world by investigating technique, media, idea, personal expression and meaning. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. Course may also be taken for academic credit as ART 100. Cost does not include text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230002
Become a Certified Personal Trainer - ACE— 2021-06-06 through  2021-06-27$399— Face to FaceView Details

4 Sun., June 6-27, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Gain practical knowledge and skills to become an entry-level fitness trainer. Learn guidelines for instructing safe and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting fitness assessments, and designing exercise programming. Upon successful completion, you will receive an NMC Certificate of Completion and CPR certification (if available), and be prepared to take the ACE national exam. Price does not include text, 'ACE Personal Trainer Manual'. This set combines the new comprehensive, personal training resource with the Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals -- order your own set, available online and from the American Council on Exercise (ACE) acefitness.org. Price does not include the certification exam (details at www.nmc.edu/ees). Older editions of the text are acceptable, please purchase your own. For more info contact Zack Light at jlight@nmc.edu or (231) 946-4957.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 412126195
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga (Face to Face)— 2021-04-01 through  2021-05-06$89— Face to FaceView Details

6 Thurs., April 1- May 6, 5:30-6:45 p.m. at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). What better time than now to come experience yoga--a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels - especially this past year - and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839321
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBoat Handling (Livestream)— 2021-03-23 through  2021-04-27$125— LivestreamView Details

6 Tues., March 23-April 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Boat Handling is intended for newer recreational boaters who have completed a basic boating class (like America's Boating Course) and want to learn more about skilled boat handling in a variety of situations. The course presents material applicable to both power and sail, covering such topics as the skipper's responsibilities, preparing the boat for use, handling and maneuvering a vessel under various conditions in close quarters and on the open water, docking, rules of the road, anchoring, emergencies, knots and line handling. All materials including the Zoom link and ebook will be emailed to you the day before the class begins.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839366
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerButterflies and Moths of the Grand Traverse Bay Region (Livestream)— 2021-04-08 through  2021-04-29$119— LivestreamView Details

4 Thurs., April 8-29, 6-8:30 p.m. Learn to recognize local butterflies and moths, their caterpillars, host plants and habitats that support them. Identify a variety of species and their food resources in an in-depth study over four weeks of virtual learning. Explore how changing environmental factors can greatly influence the abundance of butterflies and moths in sensitive habitats. Gardening and landscaping practices that welcome butterflies and moths will be discussed. Class sessions will feature preserved specimens and hundreds of photographs. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839120
Cartwheels in the Rain: Finding Faith in the Wake of the Unthinkable (Livestream— 2021-05-04 through  2021-05-04$39— LivestreamView Details

Tues., May 4, 4:30-6 p.m. Sharon Neumann, SPMC AdvGRS, will facilitate a discussion with colleague and author Joseph Dubowski. On February 14, 2008, while Joe and Laurel Dubowski were exchanging Valentine's gifts, a tragedy was unfolding on the campus of Northern Illinois University. A gunman had targeted students in a classroom, and their daughter, Gayle, was one of six who died that day. Joe will share with great candor his thoughts, responses and approaches to healing from this gut-wrenching and unthinkable tragedy.

  • Seats available: Approximately 100. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838381
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCeramics: Open Studio (Face to Face) — 2021-04-03 through  2021-05-22$225— Face to FaceView Details

8 Sat., April 3-May 22, Noon-5 p.m., Fine Arts Rm. 135. We are pleased to offer you access to the NMC Fine Arts Building ceramics studio! Designed for the experienced potter that would like to use our wheels, kilns and facilities. There will be a studio assistant present who can offer limited assistance, but there will be no formal assignments or instruction. Use of the facilities includes access to studio clay (earthenware and stoneware) and basic glazes as well as kiln firings. Artists must supply their own porcelain and specialty glazes if desired. Sign up for one or both options. Each 8-week option covers 40 hours of studio time. There is a mandatory orientation session on the first day of class for each option. Instructor approval or completion of an approved NMC Ceramics course is also required. Contact Zach Tate (ztate@nmc.edu) for approval.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839291
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChair Yoga (Livestream)— 2021-03-12 through  2021-05-07$79— LivestreamView Details

8 Fri., March 12-May 7, 1-1:45 p.m. (no class April 2). Be the best version of yourself - explore your potential with yoga! With this online class taught by Margaret Bennett, you will enjoy the benefits of the essential elements of yoga in a seated position at home. Yoga improves flexibility, posture, balance and spiritual and mental wellness. Practice a variety of yoga poses and discover the rewards of gentle stretches, postures and relaxation through breathing and meditation. All levels and abilities are welcome. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Mid-Day Meditation which precedes it at 12:15 p.m.; both are available via Zoom. The meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the session with your camera on or off, it's okay to interact; or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402840003
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCoffee Chats: The Field Guide to Northwest Michigan (Livestream)— 2021-04-23 through  2021-04-23$15— LivestreamView Details

Fri., April 23, 10-11 a.m. Join James Dake, author of the regional best-seller, "Field Guide to Northwest Michigan" and Education Director at Grass River, as he discusses the making of the 2nd edition of the Field Guide. James will share the stories behind the photographs of Michigan plants and animals and illustrate what makes Northwest Michigan unique. Be inspired to get outdoors and explore and protect our beautiful state. This Coffee Chat begins with an upbeat interview of the speaker followed by a live zoom session to continue the conversation. You are invited to participate during the live Q and A portion if you choose.

  • Seats available: Approximately 90. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838464
Coffee Chats: Tour Grand Traverse Region Water Projects (Livestream)— 2021-04-30 through  2021-04-30$15— LivestreamView Details

Fri., April 30, 10-11 a.m. Join Constanza Hazelwood PhD, Education and Outreach Coordinator for NMC's Great Lakes Water Studies Institute, to explore our local water projects. Learn history, highlights and updates of projects such as the Boardman River Restoration, the Fish Pass and the Conservation Resource Alliance. This Coffee Chat begins with an upbeat interview of the speaker followed by a live zoom session to continue the conversation. You are invited to participate during the live Q and A portion if you choose.

  • Seats available: Approximately 92. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838400
Composting: Reclaiming Riches (Livestream)— 2021-04-29 through  2021-04-29$39— LivestreamView Details

Thurs., April 29, 6-8 p.m. Your own trash could make you "healthy, wealthy and wise". Discover how to reclaim the riches that you throw away every day by turning them into valuable compost teeming with life. Explore several methods of home-scale composting and learn about the benefits and pitfalls of each. Understand what kind of compost to make, numerous ways to use your new riches, and resources to get you started. Taught via Zoom. Link for the class will be emailed to you the day before.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838417
Course ClosedDate Night - Paris in Springtime (Face to Face)— 2021-05-05 through  2021-05-05$149— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., May 5, 6-8:30 p.m., Oleson Center, Kitchen Rm. 129. Date Night is a great excuse to spend time with someone special- your mom, your partner, or your best friend! Enjoy a night out while learning new things and eating great food. Learn how to properly cook salmon and make an accompanying white wine pan sauce. Experience making herbed butter, savory souffles and lemon mousse and more! It is a fun meal to prepare and a delicious one to share with someone special. When you are done in the kitchen, enjoy your meal in a separate dining room for the ultimate date night experience! Register one person from the couple; $149 cost includes both participants. Wear a mask to this class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838321
Digital Photography 1 (Hybrid)— 2021-05-08 through  2021-07-12$525— HybridView Details

9 Tues. and Thurs., May 8-July 12, 1-3:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 120. Gain a strong understanding of manual exposure with a digital camera, working in camera raw, digital workflow, and natural light. Be introduced to the artistic principles of aesthetics, composition, color, and applying them to the digital photography medium. Work in post processing with Lightroom, Photoshop, and output to digital prints. A hybrid course on an accelerated 8-week schedule, pre-recorded lectures and demos delivered online via Moodle, with open computer lab during class time. The instructor is available for one on one meetings in the lab during class time or on Zoom. Required texts, Digital Photography: A Basic Manual by Henry Horenstein; (ISBN-13:9780316020749), and Digital Photography Workbook by Kim Mosely; (ISBN-13:9780966321531), available at nmc.edu/bookstore. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. Course may also be taken for academic credit as ART 174.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413227457
Eldercare: Entering the Eldercare Workforce (Livestream)— 2021-04-28 through  2021-04-28$0— LivestreamView Details

Wed., April 28, 6-8 p.m. Dust off your resume and attend this workshop designed for those looking to enter the Eldercare workforce. Local employers will give you resume tips, conduct mock interviews, and explain the hiring process. Free to students who have completed the Eldercare certificate and NMC students looking for employment in healthcare while attending college. View Eldercare Certificate details at nmc.edu/eldercare.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838426
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Virtually Fit - Its Still Winter (Livestream)— 2021-03-29 through  2021-05-28$249— LivestreamView Details

9 weeks, March 29-May 28. Join Maggie Quinn and her crew of compassionate and experienced instructors for a virtual fitness program that includes an UNLIMITED number of classes a week for a total of 15+ weekly FUN and FLEXIBLE fitness and wellness options for you. Customize your workouts, set achievable goals, and enjoy the comfort and safety of your own home. Classes meet Monday through Friday virtually (livestream via Zoom). If you miss one, you can watch it anytime during that week. See class schedule at www.nmc.edu/fitness. Designed for all ages and fitness levels, let us help you achieve a new level of personal joy and wellness. The daily schedule is subject to small changes. After registering, email instructor Maggie (maggiequinn357@gmail.com) to get started.

  • Seats available: Approximately 92. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839328
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times (Livestream)— 2021-03-10 through  2021-05-05$79— LivestreamView Details

8 Wed., March 10-May 5 (no class March 31), 10:30-11:30 a.m. This gentle practice of yoga cultivates mindfulness along with physical and spiritual wellbeing. Instructor Margaret Bennett weaves ancient wisdom teachings into this class that is designed to comfort, inspire and provide insight to help us grow during difficult days and celebrate life in any circumstance. Designed for people of any level of physical ability. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the Zoom session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402840199
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga (Livestream)— 2021-03-09 through  2021-05-04$79— LivestreamView Details

8 Tues., March 9-May 4 (no class March 30), 10:30-11:30 a.m. Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture and balance, as well as physical and spiritual wellness. Instructor Margaret Bennett's Gentle Yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice. Wear comfortable clothing. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the Zoom session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402840518
History of Western Art II (Online)— 2021-06-14 through  2021-08-09$565— OnlineView Details

8 weeks, June 14-Aug. 9, Access anytime. This course is designed to introduce major trends in Western Art from the Renaissance through Modernism to the present. Significant works of painting, sculpture and architecture are presented within the social, political and cultural context of each period. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART112. Cost does not include required text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230018
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Voiceovers (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-05-06$49— OnlineView Details

Class is scheduled at a time of your preference. After enrolling please email info@voicesforall.com with your name, phone, email, and availability. Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You will learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you will need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, takes notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offers some coaching to improve your delivery. You will receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. One-time, 90-minute, introductory class. Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo. Actual class dates will be arranged with your instructor. For ages 18 and over.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402721301
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKundalini Yoga Fire Series (Face to Face)— 2021-04-08 through  2021-06-10$155— Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., April 8-June 10, 6:45-8:15 p.m. at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Through a series of dynamic movements, you will gradually raise your Kundalini energy and internal heat to release body tension, clear your mind, and provide an overall feeling of strength, flexibility, and resiliency. The series is powerful but not extreme and can be performed by anyone in good physical condition. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839126
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeditation: Beginning and Advancing (Livestream)— 2021-03-10 through  2021-05-05$79— LivestreamView Details

8 Wed., March 10-May 5, Noon-1 p.m. (no class March 31). The year 2020 has proven to be a challenge; many of us are feeling overwhelmed, stressed and anxious. Even brief periods of meditation practice can reduce the effects of stress, boost immune function, improve overall physical and spiritual well being, and balance emotion. For this livestream class, seated in a chair at home, you will learn meditation techniques and breath exercises with instructor, Margaret Bennett. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind. The Zoom meeting link is emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402840511
Music Appreciation (Online)— 2021-06-14 through  2021-08-09$465— OnlineView Details

8 weeks, June 14-Aug. 9, Access anytime. Each music era of Western culture will be examined in regards to significant composers and compositions while listening to these great works and discussing the elements that made them come alive and move people's hearts through the ages. Experience the soothing Gregorian Chant of the Medieval period, the lively music of the Renaissance, the motion and ornamentation of the Baroque style, the refinement and maturity of the Classical era, the stirring emotion of the Romantic period, and the many harmonic and rhythmic surprises of twentieth-century music. You do not need to have any musical background or training to enjoy and succeed in this class. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. Course may also be taken for academic credit as MUS 110. Cost does not include text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230031
On Display: Curating 75 Years of Japanese American Incarceration (Livestream)— 2021-05-05 through  2021-05-05$29— LivestreamView Details

Wed., May 5, 10-11:30 a.m. On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 resulted in the mass incarceration of 120,000 Japanese-Americans living on the West Coast. This lecture introduces the Japanese-American internment experience through the critical lens of the museum exhibition. How has our nation's most trusted source for information - the museum - shaped the way we encounter, process, and ultimately acknowledge the past and the living present? How did mass media respond to these public revisions and re-representations of history and justice? Historical and contemporary artists, along with a number of regional and national exhibitions, will further frame the conversation and provide avenues for connection to the current political discourse in the U.S.

  • Seats available: Approximately 94. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838338
Painting with Acrylics: Cherry Blossoms (Livestream)— 2021-05-01 through  2021-05-08$69— LivestreamView Details

2 Sat., May 1 and 8, 10 a.m.-noon. Welcome spring with your paintbrush and take home your own masterpiece! Northern Michigan cherry blossoms are a lovely reminder that long warm days are headed our way. You will spend the first part of this class learning about the essentials of mixing paint colors and using different brushes, and then work on your own 11x14 canvas. Bring a photo of cherry blossoms for reference. Taught online via Zoom. Following registration, the instructor will contact you with a zoom link and a list of supplies needed for the class. Cost of the supplies can vary depending on the brand; the approximate cost is $45. Register by April 23.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838393
Password Management 101 (Livestream)— 2021-05-04 through  2021-05-04$49— LivestreamView Details

Tues., May 4, 6-8 pm. Tired of losing or forgetting your passwords? Frustrated when it is necessary to change passwords and come up with new ones? In this short, to the point workshop, you will get a system to create, record and save your passwords in one spot, safely and securely. Learn about the apps available to manage your passwords and keep your mind at ease and your information secure.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 406536057
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPrintmaking: Open Studio (Face to Face)— 2021-04-03 through  2021-05-22$175— Face to FaceView Details

8 Sat., April 3-May 22, Noon-5 p.m., Fine Arts Rm. 132. We are pleased to offer you access to the NMC Fine Arts Building printmaking studio! This "class" is for the experienced printmaker that would like to use our presses and facilities. There will be a studio assistant present that can offer limited assistance, but there will be no formal assignments or instruction. Use of the facilities includes black ink, tarlatan, etching baths for zinc and copper plates. Artists must supply their own intaglio plates, paper and any other colored inks. Sign up for one or both options. Each 8-week option covers 40 hours of studio time. There is a mandatory orientation session on the first day of class for each option. Instructor approval or completion of an approved NMC Printmaking course is also required. Contact Glenn Wolff (gwolff@nmc.edu) for approval.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839300
Course ClosedPrintmaking I (Face to Face)— 2021-05-10 through  2021-07-12$519— Face to FaceView Details

8 Mon. and Wed., May 10-July 12, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 132. Printmaking I is an introductory survey course that introduces you to a wide variety of print media: relief, intaglio, embossing and monotype. Students will gain knowledge of the history, conception, production, editioning and presentation of achromatic prints. Beginners and artists with some printmaking experience are welcome. Materials are included with the exception of printing paper. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART181.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413227509
Printmaking II (Face to Face)— 2021-05-10 through  2021-07-12$519— Face to FaceView Details

8 Mon. and Wed., May 10-July 12, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 132. Printmaking II expands on processes and concepts explored in Printmaking I with the emphasis on more complex techniques including lithography, reduction relief prints, and multi-color intaglio prints. You will refine your technical skills and conceptions begun in Printmaking I. You will explore contemporary printing techniques and issues. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART182.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413227517
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPrivate Acting Lessons (Livestream - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-05-07$319— LivestreamView Details

Receive 6 one-hour lessons for $319. Are you interested in Acting for the camera? Want to brush up your audition skills? Private coach Rachael Harrell will set up virtual lessons with you. Dates and times are arranged ahead of time with the instructor. Choose the amount of coaching you desire: the $169 option includes 6 half-hour lessons; the $319 option includes 6 one-hour lessons. Please email Rachael at dramakidsmi1@gmail.com to set up lessons before calling NMC-EES to register, (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402721312
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPrivate Acting Lessons (Livestream - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-05-07$169— LivestreamView Details

Receive 6 half-hour lessons for $169. Are you interested in Acting for the camera? Want to brush up your audition skills? Private coach Rachael Harrell will set up virtual lessons with you. Dates and times are arranged ahead of time with the instructor. Choose the amount of coaching you desire: the $169 option includes 6 half-hour lessons; the $319 option includes 6 one-hour lessons. Please email Rachael at dramakidsmi1@gmail.com to set up lessons before calling NMC-EES to register, (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402721318
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSailing (Livestream & Optional Face to Face) DATES CHANGED— 2021-04-20 through  2021-06-22$179— LivestreamView Details

DATES CHANGED to 10 Tues., April 20-June 22, 6-8 p.m., Plus optional on-water sessions. A complete sailing course with live virtual instruction and on the water instruction. Begin with basic boat designs and sail processes for the non-sailor. Learn physical aspects of sailing like how wind makes the boat sail, why it floats, why the boat heels and why heeling is not dangerous. Learn how to adjust sails to sail toward and away from the wind. Practice using a spinnaker and marlinespike (knots, lines). Understand helmsmanship, handling emergencies on board, navigation rules, and get an introduction to heavy weather sailing. Have the exclusive opportunity to practice what you learn on the water throughout the duration of the course and into June (contingent upon health and safety regulations; individual sailing times coordinated to meet your schedule). Books will be available for pick up in Traverse City, email instructor Dave Terrell, at dterrell432@gmail.com to arrange pick-up.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838480
Course ClosedShort Local Hikes (Face to Face)— 2021-04-30 through  2021-05-14$25— Face to FaceView Details

3 Fri., April 30-May 14, 10:30-11:45 a.m., locations sent before class. If you are searching for beauty in the woods, but not sure of longer hikes, this is your opportunity to experience three gorgeous hiking trails: Reffitt Preserve, Timbers Recreation Area, and Oleson Bridge. Each hike is no longer than two miles. Come experience some nature therapy this spring when the forest comes alive. Bring water, wear walking/hiking footwear, and dress for the weather. Each week's class locations will be emailed to registered students shortly before class begins. Enrollment is limited. If weather prohibits a class meeting, make-up class will be scheduled. Wear a mask to this class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838405
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerStructural Pruning for Young Trees (Face to Face)— 2021-04-26 through  2021-04-26$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., April 26, 10 a.m.-noon, Location to be announced. Discover how tree pruning improves the health, beauty and function of your trees. You will learn a variety of pruning techniques in order to achieve several different outcomes. Whether you want to increase light, reduce deadfall, or enhance your view; certified arborist, Bo Burke, provides demonstrations so you can learn what it takes to make safe and effective cuts and reduce mistakes. The location for this class will be sent to registered students a couple of days before class. Wear a mask to this class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838449
Successful Community Association Operation (Livestream)— 2021-05-22 through  2021-05-22$59— LivestreamView Details

Sat., May 22, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. If you are a board member, officer, manager, developer and/or member of a condominium association, cooperative association, or community and/or homeowner association, this seminar is designed especially for you. This course addresses obtaining control of the association from the developer at turnover, the four essential audits and legal "check-up" both at the time of turnover and for established communities, the legal and fiduciary responsibilities of directors and officers, preventive measures for directors and officers in the face of potential liability, how to obtain the best managerial and legal assistance necessary to maximize the assistance for your community, and security and safety within the Association. There will also be time for general questions and answers. Participants will be emailed a link to the webinar the day before the class starts.

  • Seats available: Approximately 32. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838276
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSunrise Flow Yoga (Face to Face)— 2021-04-06 through  2021-06-08$115— Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., April 6-June 8, 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). An energetic wake me, shake me flow of yoga postures arranged in an intelligent sequence, transitioning from one to the next, steadily building intensity, creating strength and flexibility, and quieting the mind. Learn to use the breath to maximize your potential on all levels. This class is for continuing yoga students and well-conditioned, athletic individuals. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839261
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTraversing the TART One Step at a Time (Face to Face)— 2021-04-26 through  2021-05-19$65— Face to FaceView Details

4 weeks, Mon. and Wed., April 26-May 19, 1-2:30 p.m., locations sent before class. Explore the Rails to Trails TART Trail in Grand Traverse County. This is a great way to walk the east to west corridor of the County in both directions. This wellness activity contributes approximately 6,000 steps to your daily goal of a minimum of 10,000 steps as recommended by health experts. This is about movement without running, and stepping outside, grounding yourself, and enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. It is also a great way to learn more about finding your way around Traverse City. Bring water, wear walking/hiking footwear, and dress for the weather. We will meet each week at a different site as we progress; locations are emailed to registered students shortly before class begins. Enrollment is limited. If weather prohibits a class meeting, a make-up class will be scheduled. Wear a mask to this class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838459
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVirtual Assistant 101 (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-14 through  2021-05-06$2499— OnlineView Details

Start this online course anytime; days and times arranged. Work from home in a growing field. Industry-qualified virtual assistants earn on average $5,000 a month! Virtual Assisting 101 will walk you through becoming a virtual assistant, guided by local business owner Holly McPherson of Virtual Office Assistant. This entry level course takes you through understanding your target market, building your business, and marketing yourself. Learn what to charge, how to write agreements and proposals, and more. Start anytime with 14 training modules you can access online anytime, weekly live Q and A sessions, and one-on-one coaching sessions. This training is normally priced at $4000, but is available to NMC participants at the discounted price of $2,499 at this time.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 406048972
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond (Face to Face)— 2021-04-05 through  2021-06-14$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Mon., April 5-June 14 (no class May 31), 5:45-7 p.m. at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839286
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond (Face to Face)— 2021-04-10 through  2021-06-12$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Sat., April 10-June 12, 9:30-10:45 a.m. at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838814
You Need Chickens in Your Life! (Livestream)— 2021-05-06 through  2021-05-06$39— LivestreamView Details

Thurs., May 6, 6-8 p.m. This crash course explains the many benefits of raising your own chickens, like fresh eggs each morning, insect control, and great compost! Learn to raise chicks, build pens and runs, choose feeds, integrate the flock with your garden and guard against predators. If you have a garden, this class will help you connect your food-growing with your chicken flock to make a holistic, abundant backyard ecosystem. We'll talk about typical problems, troublesome behaviors, and ways to keep peace in the hen house. We'll discuss raising chickens for meat in mobile "chicken tractors" too. Taught via Zoom; a link will be emailed to you the day before the class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838313
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerZentangle Method for Mindfulness (Livestream)— 2021-04-13 through  2021-05-04$119— LivestreamView Details

DATES CHANGED TO 4 Tues., April 20-May 11, 1-3 p.m. Discover the meditative art form known as the Zentangle Method. Explore, create and play with pen and ink as you rekindle your creativity, develop greater hand-eye coordination, improve your capacity to perceive with an artist's eye and quiet your mind. Practicing the Zentangle Method helps you access your innate creative wisdom for design inspiration or problem solving, enabling you to immediately shift your focus. The Zentangle Method can quickly break the spell of whatever is holding you down, bringing a fresh excitement to life. Taught online via Zoom. All materials are included and will be mailed to your home address; register by April 6 to receive materials before the first class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838748
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPrivate Acting Lessons (Livestream - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-05-07$319— LivestreamView Details

Receive 6 one-hour lessons for $319. Are you interested in Acting for the camera? Want to brush up your audition skills? Private coach Rachael Harrell will set up virtual lessons with you. Dates and times are arranged ahead of time with the instructor. Choose the amount of coaching you desire: the $169 option includes 6 half-hour lessons; the $319 option includes 6 one-hour lessons. Please email Rachael at dramakidsmi1@gmail.com to set up lessons before calling NMC-EES to register, (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402721312
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPrivate Acting Lessons (Livestream - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-05-07$169— LivestreamView Details

Receive 6 half-hour lessons for $169. Are you interested in Acting for the camera? Want to brush up your audition skills? Private coach Rachael Harrell will set up virtual lessons with you. Dates and times are arranged ahead of time with the instructor. Choose the amount of coaching you desire: the $169 option includes 6 half-hour lessons; the $319 option includes 6 one-hour lessons. Please email Rachael at dramakidsmi1@gmail.com to set up lessons before calling NMC-EES to register, (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402721318
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Voiceovers (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-05-06$49— OnlineView Details

Class is scheduled at a time of your preference. After enrolling please email info@voicesforall.com with your name, phone, email, and availability. Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You will learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you will need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, takes notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offers some coaching to improve your delivery. You will receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. One-time, 90-minute, introductory class. Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo. Actual class dates will be arranged with your instructor. For ages 18 and over.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402721301
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVirtual Assistant 101 (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-14 through  2021-05-06$2499— OnlineView Details

Start this online course anytime; days and times arranged. Work from home in a growing field. Industry-qualified virtual assistants earn on average $5,000 a month! Virtual Assisting 101 will walk you through becoming a virtual assistant, guided by local business owner Holly McPherson of Virtual Office Assistant. This entry level course takes you through understanding your target market, building your business, and marketing yourself. Learn what to charge, how to write agreements and proposals, and more. Start anytime with 14 training modules you can access online anytime, weekly live Q and A sessions, and one-on-one coaching sessions. This training is normally priced at $4000, but is available to NMC participants at the discounted price of $2,499 at this time.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 406048972
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga (Livestream)— 2021-03-09 through  2021-05-04$79— LivestreamView Details

8 Tues., March 9-May 4 (no class March 30), 10:30-11:30 a.m. Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture and balance, as well as physical and spiritual wellness. Instructor Margaret Bennett's Gentle Yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice. Wear comfortable clothing. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the Zoom session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402840518
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeditation: Beginning and Advancing (Livestream)— 2021-03-10 through  2021-05-05$79— LivestreamView Details

8 Wed., March 10-May 5, Noon-1 p.m. (no class March 31). The year 2020 has proven to be a challenge; many of us are feeling overwhelmed, stressed and anxious. Even brief periods of meditation practice can reduce the effects of stress, boost immune function, improve overall physical and spiritual well being, and balance emotion. For this livestream class, seated in a chair at home, you will learn meditation techniques and breath exercises with instructor, Margaret Bennett. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind. The Zoom meeting link is emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402840511
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times (Livestream)— 2021-03-10 through  2021-05-05$79— LivestreamView Details

8 Wed., March 10-May 5 (no class March 31), 10:30-11:30 a.m. This gentle practice of yoga cultivates mindfulness along with physical and spiritual wellbeing. Instructor Margaret Bennett weaves ancient wisdom teachings into this class that is designed to comfort, inspire and provide insight to help us grow during difficult days and celebrate life in any circumstance. Designed for people of any level of physical ability. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the Zoom session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402840199
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChair Yoga (Livestream)— 2021-03-12 through  2021-05-07$79— LivestreamView Details

8 Fri., March 12-May 7, 1-1:45 p.m. (no class April 2). Be the best version of yourself - explore your potential with yoga! With this online class taught by Margaret Bennett, you will enjoy the benefits of the essential elements of yoga in a seated position at home. Yoga improves flexibility, posture, balance and spiritual and mental wellness. Practice a variety of yoga poses and discover the rewards of gentle stretches, postures and relaxation through breathing and meditation. All levels and abilities are welcome. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Mid-Day Meditation which precedes it at 12:15 p.m.; both are available via Zoom. The meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the session with your camera on or off, it's okay to interact; or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402840003
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBoat Handling (Livestream)— 2021-03-23 through  2021-04-27$125— LivestreamView Details

6 Tues., March 23-April 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Boat Handling is intended for newer recreational boaters who have completed a basic boating class (like America's Boating Course) and want to learn more about skilled boat handling in a variety of situations. The course presents material applicable to both power and sail, covering such topics as the skipper's responsibilities, preparing the boat for use, handling and maneuvering a vessel under various conditions in close quarters and on the open water, docking, rules of the road, anchoring, emergencies, knots and line handling. All materials including the Zoom link and ebook will be emailed to you the day before the class begins.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839366
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Virtually Fit - Its Still Winter (Livestream)— 2021-03-29 through  2021-05-28$249— LivestreamView Details

9 weeks, March 29-May 28. Join Maggie Quinn and her crew of compassionate and experienced instructors for a virtual fitness program that includes an UNLIMITED number of classes a week for a total of 15+ weekly FUN and FLEXIBLE fitness and wellness options for you. Customize your workouts, set achievable goals, and enjoy the comfort and safety of your own home. Classes meet Monday through Friday virtually (livestream via Zoom). If you miss one, you can watch it anytime during that week. See class schedule at www.nmc.edu/fitness. Designed for all ages and fitness levels, let us help you achieve a new level of personal joy and wellness. The daily schedule is subject to small changes. After registering, email instructor Maggie (maggiequinn357@gmail.com) to get started.

  • Seats available: Approximately 92. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839328
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga (Face to Face)— 2021-04-01 through  2021-05-06$89— Face to FaceView Details

6 Thurs., April 1- May 6, 5:30-6:45 p.m. at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). What better time than now to come experience yoga--a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels - especially this past year - and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839321
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPrintmaking: Open Studio (Face to Face)— 2021-04-03 through  2021-05-22$175— Face to FaceView Details

8 Sat., April 3-May 22, Noon-5 p.m., Fine Arts Rm. 132. We are pleased to offer you access to the NMC Fine Arts Building printmaking studio! This "class" is for the experienced printmaker that would like to use our presses and facilities. There will be a studio assistant present that can offer limited assistance, but there will be no formal assignments or instruction. Use of the facilities includes black ink, tarlatan, etching baths for zinc and copper plates. Artists must supply their own intaglio plates, paper and any other colored inks. Sign up for one or both options. Each 8-week option covers 40 hours of studio time. There is a mandatory orientation session on the first day of class for each option. Instructor approval or completion of an approved NMC Printmaking course is also required. Contact Glenn Wolff (gwolff@nmc.edu) for approval.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839300
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCeramics: Open Studio (Face to Face) — 2021-04-03 through  2021-05-22$225— Face to FaceView Details

8 Sat., April 3-May 22, Noon-5 p.m., Fine Arts Rm. 135. We are pleased to offer you access to the NMC Fine Arts Building ceramics studio! Designed for the experienced potter that would like to use our wheels, kilns and facilities. There will be a studio assistant present who can offer limited assistance, but there will be no formal assignments or instruction. Use of the facilities includes access to studio clay (earthenware and stoneware) and basic glazes as well as kiln firings. Artists must supply their own porcelain and specialty glazes if desired. Sign up for one or both options. Each 8-week option covers 40 hours of studio time. There is a mandatory orientation session on the first day of class for each option. Instructor approval or completion of an approved NMC Ceramics course is also required. Contact Zach Tate (ztate@nmc.edu) for approval.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839291
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond (Face to Face)— 2021-04-05 through  2021-06-14$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Mon., April 5-June 14 (no class May 31), 5:45-7 p.m. at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839286
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSunrise Flow Yoga (Face to Face)— 2021-04-06 through  2021-06-08$115— Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., April 6-June 8, 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). An energetic wake me, shake me flow of yoga postures arranged in an intelligent sequence, transitioning from one to the next, steadily building intensity, creating strength and flexibility, and quieting the mind. Learn to use the breath to maximize your potential on all levels. This class is for continuing yoga students and well-conditioned, athletic individuals. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839261
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKundalini Yoga Fire Series (Face to Face)— 2021-04-08 through  2021-06-10$155— Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., April 8-June 10, 6:45-8:15 p.m. at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Through a series of dynamic movements, you will gradually raise your Kundalini energy and internal heat to release body tension, clear your mind, and provide an overall feeling of strength, flexibility, and resiliency. The series is powerful but not extreme and can be performed by anyone in good physical condition. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839126
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerButterflies and Moths of the Grand Traverse Bay Region (Livestream)— 2021-04-08 through  2021-04-29$119— LivestreamView Details

4 Thurs., April 8-29, 6-8:30 p.m. Learn to recognize local butterflies and moths, their caterpillars, host plants and habitats that support them. Identify a variety of species and their food resources in an in-depth study over four weeks of virtual learning. Explore how changing environmental factors can greatly influence the abundance of butterflies and moths in sensitive habitats. Gardening and landscaping practices that welcome butterflies and moths will be discussed. Class sessions will feature preserved specimens and hundreds of photographs. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402839120
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond (Face to Face)— 2021-04-10 through  2021-06-12$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Sat., April 10-June 12, 9:30-10:45 a.m. at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838814
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerZentangle Method for Mindfulness (Livestream)— 2021-04-13 through  2021-05-04$119— LivestreamView Details

DATES CHANGED TO 4 Tues., April 20-May 11, 1-3 p.m. Discover the meditative art form known as the Zentangle Method. Explore, create and play with pen and ink as you rekindle your creativity, develop greater hand-eye coordination, improve your capacity to perceive with an artist's eye and quiet your mind. Practicing the Zentangle Method helps you access your innate creative wisdom for design inspiration or problem solving, enabling you to immediately shift your focus. The Zentangle Method can quickly break the spell of whatever is holding you down, bringing a fresh excitement to life. Taught online via Zoom. All materials are included and will be mailed to your home address; register by April 6 to receive materials before the first class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838748
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSailing (Livestream & Optional Face to Face) DATES CHANGED— 2021-04-20 through  2021-06-22$179— LivestreamView Details

DATES CHANGED to 10 Tues., April 20-June 22, 6-8 p.m., Plus optional on-water sessions. A complete sailing course with live virtual instruction and on the water instruction. Begin with basic boat designs and sail processes for the non-sailor. Learn physical aspects of sailing like how wind makes the boat sail, why it floats, why the boat heels and why heeling is not dangerous. Learn how to adjust sails to sail toward and away from the wind. Practice using a spinnaker and marlinespike (knots, lines). Understand helmsmanship, handling emergencies on board, navigation rules, and get an introduction to heavy weather sailing. Have the exclusive opportunity to practice what you learn on the water throughout the duration of the course and into June (contingent upon health and safety regulations; individual sailing times coordinated to meet your schedule). Books will be available for pick up in Traverse City, email instructor Dave Terrell, at dterrell432@gmail.com to arrange pick-up.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838480
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCoffee Chats: The Field Guide to Northwest Michigan (Livestream)— 2021-04-23 through  2021-04-23$15— LivestreamView Details

Fri., April 23, 10-11 a.m. Join James Dake, author of the regional best-seller, "Field Guide to Northwest Michigan" and Education Director at Grass River, as he discusses the making of the 2nd edition of the Field Guide. James will share the stories behind the photographs of Michigan plants and animals and illustrate what makes Northwest Michigan unique. Be inspired to get outdoors and explore and protect our beautiful state. This Coffee Chat begins with an upbeat interview of the speaker followed by a live zoom session to continue the conversation. You are invited to participate during the live Q and A portion if you choose.

  • Seats available: Approximately 90. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838464
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerStructural Pruning for Young Trees (Face to Face)— 2021-04-26 through  2021-04-26$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., April 26, 10 a.m.-noon, Location to be announced. Discover how tree pruning improves the health, beauty and function of your trees. You will learn a variety of pruning techniques in order to achieve several different outcomes. Whether you want to increase light, reduce deadfall, or enhance your view; certified arborist, Bo Burke, provides demonstrations so you can learn what it takes to make safe and effective cuts and reduce mistakes. The location for this class will be sent to registered students a couple of days before class. Wear a mask to this class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838449
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTraversing the TART One Step at a Time (Face to Face)— 2021-04-26 through  2021-05-19$65— Face to FaceView Details

4 weeks, Mon. and Wed., April 26-May 19, 1-2:30 p.m., locations sent before class. Explore the Rails to Trails TART Trail in Grand Traverse County. This is a great way to walk the east to west corridor of the County in both directions. This wellness activity contributes approximately 6,000 steps to your daily goal of a minimum of 10,000 steps as recommended by health experts. This is about movement without running, and stepping outside, grounding yourself, and enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. It is also a great way to learn more about finding your way around Traverse City. Bring water, wear walking/hiking footwear, and dress for the weather. We will meet each week at a different site as we progress; locations are emailed to registered students shortly before class begins. Enrollment is limited. If weather prohibits a class meeting, a make-up class will be scheduled. Wear a mask to this class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838459
Amphibians of Northern Michigan (Hybrid)— 2021-04-27 through  2021-05-04$69— HybridView Details

2 Tues., April 27 and May 4, 1-3 p.m. Explore Michigan's wonderful variety of unique frogs and salamanders in this classroom and field course. In the first session, examine the natural history and recent research on Michigan's amphibians before hitting the trail in search of some of these elusive but spectacular creatures. Learn field ID and handling techniques as we search forest, field, swamp and stream. Participate in a citizen science project by contributing our findings to the Michigan Herp Atlas and learn to identify frogs by their calls. The first class meets via Zoom and the second class meets at Grass River Education Center (6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire), dress to be outdoors. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate. Wear a mask to the second class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838432
Eldercare: Entering the Eldercare Workforce (Livestream)— 2021-04-28 through  2021-04-28$0— LivestreamView Details

Wed., April 28, 6-8 p.m. Dust off your resume and attend this workshop designed for those looking to enter the Eldercare workforce. Local employers will give you resume tips, conduct mock interviews, and explain the hiring process. Free to students who have completed the Eldercare certificate and NMC students looking for employment in healthcare while attending college. View Eldercare Certificate details at nmc.edu/eldercare.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838426
Composting: Reclaiming Riches (Livestream)— 2021-04-29 through  2021-04-29$39— LivestreamView Details

Thurs., April 29, 6-8 p.m. Your own trash could make you "healthy, wealthy and wise". Discover how to reclaim the riches that you throw away every day by turning them into valuable compost teeming with life. Explore several methods of home-scale composting and learn about the benefits and pitfalls of each. Understand what kind of compost to make, numerous ways to use your new riches, and resources to get you started. Taught via Zoom. Link for the class will be emailed to you the day before.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838417
Coffee Chats: Tour Grand Traverse Region Water Projects (Livestream)— 2021-04-30 through  2021-04-30$15— LivestreamView Details

Fri., April 30, 10-11 a.m. Join Constanza Hazelwood PhD, Education and Outreach Coordinator for NMC's Great Lakes Water Studies Institute, to explore our local water projects. Learn history, highlights and updates of projects such as the Boardman River Restoration, the Fish Pass and the Conservation Resource Alliance. This Coffee Chat begins with an upbeat interview of the speaker followed by a live zoom session to continue the conversation. You are invited to participate during the live Q and A portion if you choose.

  • Seats available: Approximately 92. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838400
Course ClosedShort Local Hikes (Face to Face)— 2021-04-30 through  2021-05-14$25— Face to FaceView Details

3 Fri., April 30-May 14, 10:30-11:45 a.m., locations sent before class. If you are searching for beauty in the woods, but not sure of longer hikes, this is your opportunity to experience three gorgeous hiking trails: Reffitt Preserve, Timbers Recreation Area, and Oleson Bridge. Each hike is no longer than two miles. Come experience some nature therapy this spring when the forest comes alive. Bring water, wear walking/hiking footwear, and dress for the weather. Each week's class locations will be emailed to registered students shortly before class begins. Enrollment is limited. If weather prohibits a class meeting, make-up class will be scheduled. Wear a mask to this class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838405
Painting with Acrylics: Cherry Blossoms (Livestream)— 2021-05-01 through  2021-05-08$69— LivestreamView Details

2 Sat., May 1 and 8, 10 a.m.-noon. Welcome spring with your paintbrush and take home your own masterpiece! Northern Michigan cherry blossoms are a lovely reminder that long warm days are headed our way. You will spend the first part of this class learning about the essentials of mixing paint colors and using different brushes, and then work on your own 11x14 canvas. Bring a photo of cherry blossoms for reference. Taught online via Zoom. Following registration, the instructor will contact you with a zoom link and a list of supplies needed for the class. Cost of the supplies can vary depending on the brand; the approximate cost is $45. Register by April 23.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838393
Cartwheels in the Rain: Finding Faith in the Wake of the Unthinkable (Livestream— 2021-05-04 through  2021-05-04$39— LivestreamView Details

Tues., May 4, 4:30-6 p.m. Sharon Neumann, SPMC AdvGRS, will facilitate a discussion with colleague and author Joseph Dubowski. On February 14, 2008, while Joe and Laurel Dubowski were exchanging Valentine's gifts, a tragedy was unfolding on the campus of Northern Illinois University. A gunman had targeted students in a classroom, and their daughter, Gayle, was one of six who died that day. Joe will share with great candor his thoughts, responses and approaches to healing from this gut-wrenching and unthinkable tragedy.

  • Seats available: Approximately 100. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838381
Password Management 101 (Livestream)— 2021-05-04 through  2021-05-04$49— LivestreamView Details

Tues., May 4, 6-8 pm. Tired of losing or forgetting your passwords? Frustrated when it is necessary to change passwords and come up with new ones? In this short, to the point workshop, you will get a system to create, record and save your passwords in one spot, safely and securely. Learn about the apps available to manage your passwords and keep your mind at ease and your information secure.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 406536057
ABC America's Boating Course (Livestream)— 2021-05-04 through  2021-05-18$99— LivestreamView Details

3 Tues., May 4-18, 6:30-9:30 p.m. America's Boating Course - 3rd Edition is a first course in the fundamentals of safe boating. Designed to familiarize you with the fundamentals of safe boating and qualify you for Michigan Boating Certification, we will cover four major topics: what a boat is and how to use it safely; USA and state of Michigan boating rules and regulations; boat navigation; and boat communication. You will also learn how to deal with adverse conditions; how to operate related boating equipment such as a boat trailer and a PWC; and how to tie knots that are essential to safe boating. All materials including the Zoom link and ebook will be emailed to you the day before the class begins.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838369
Course ClosedDate Night - Paris in Springtime (Face to Face)— 2021-05-05 through  2021-05-05$149— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., May 5, 6-8:30 p.m., Oleson Center, Kitchen Rm. 129. Date Night is a great excuse to spend time with someone special- your mom, your partner, or your best friend! Enjoy a night out while learning new things and eating great food. Learn how to properly cook salmon and make an accompanying white wine pan sauce. Experience making herbed butter, savory souffles and lemon mousse and more! It is a fun meal to prepare and a delicious one to share with someone special. When you are done in the kitchen, enjoy your meal in a separate dining room for the ultimate date night experience! Register one person from the couple; $149 cost includes both participants. Wear a mask to this class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838321
On Display: Curating 75 Years of Japanese American Incarceration (Livestream)— 2021-05-05 through  2021-05-05$29— LivestreamView Details

Wed., May 5, 10-11:30 a.m. On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 resulted in the mass incarceration of 120,000 Japanese-Americans living on the West Coast. This lecture introduces the Japanese-American internment experience through the critical lens of the museum exhibition. How has our nation's most trusted source for information - the museum - shaped the way we encounter, process, and ultimately acknowledge the past and the living present? How did mass media respond to these public revisions and re-representations of history and justice? Historical and contemporary artists, along with a number of regional and national exhibitions, will further frame the conversation and provide avenues for connection to the current political discourse in the U.S.

  • Seats available: Approximately 94. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838338
You Need Chickens in Your Life! (Livestream)— 2021-05-06 through  2021-05-06$39— LivestreamView Details

Thurs., May 6, 6-8 p.m. This crash course explains the many benefits of raising your own chickens, like fresh eggs each morning, insect control, and great compost! Learn to raise chicks, build pens and runs, choose feeds, integrate the flock with your garden and guard against predators. If you have a garden, this class will help you connect your food-growing with your chicken flock to make a holistic, abundant backyard ecosystem. We'll talk about typical problems, troublesome behaviors, and ways to keep peace in the hen house. We'll discuss raising chickens for meat in mobile "chicken tractors" too. Taught via Zoom; a link will be emailed to you the day before the class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838313
Digital Photography 1 (Hybrid)— 2021-05-08 through  2021-07-12$525— HybridView Details

9 Tues. and Thurs., May 8-July 12, 1-3:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 120. Gain a strong understanding of manual exposure with a digital camera, working in camera raw, digital workflow, and natural light. Be introduced to the artistic principles of aesthetics, composition, color, and applying them to the digital photography medium. Work in post processing with Lightroom, Photoshop, and output to digital prints. A hybrid course on an accelerated 8-week schedule, pre-recorded lectures and demos delivered online via Moodle, with open computer lab during class time. The instructor is available for one on one meetings in the lab during class time or on Zoom. Required texts, Digital Photography: A Basic Manual by Henry Horenstein; (ISBN-13:9780316020749), and Digital Photography Workbook by Kim Mosely; (ISBN-13:9780966321531), available at nmc.edu/bookstore. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. Course may also be taken for academic credit as ART 174.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413227457
Course ClosedPrintmaking I (Face to Face)— 2021-05-10 through  2021-07-12$519— Face to FaceView Details

8 Mon. and Wed., May 10-July 12, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 132. Printmaking I is an introductory survey course that introduces you to a wide variety of print media: relief, intaglio, embossing and monotype. Students will gain knowledge of the history, conception, production, editioning and presentation of achromatic prints. Beginners and artists with some printmaking experience are welcome. Materials are included with the exception of printing paper. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART181.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413227509
Printmaking II (Face to Face)— 2021-05-10 through  2021-07-12$519— Face to FaceView Details

8 Mon. and Wed., May 10-July 12, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 132. Printmaking II expands on processes and concepts explored in Printmaking I with the emphasis on more complex techniques including lithography, reduction relief prints, and multi-color intaglio prints. You will refine your technical skills and conceptions begun in Printmaking I. You will explore contemporary printing techniques and issues. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART182.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413227517
Successful Community Association Operation (Livestream)— 2021-05-22 through  2021-05-22$59— LivestreamView Details

Sat., May 22, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. If you are a board member, officer, manager, developer and/or member of a condominium association, cooperative association, or community and/or homeowner association, this seminar is designed especially for you. This course addresses obtaining control of the association from the developer at turnover, the four essential audits and legal "check-up" both at the time of turnover and for established communities, the legal and fiduciary responsibilities of directors and officers, preventive measures for directors and officers in the face of potential liability, how to obtain the best managerial and legal assistance necessary to maximize the assistance for your community, and security and safety within the Association. There will also be time for general questions and answers. Participants will be emailed a link to the webinar the day before the class starts.

  • Seats available: Approximately 32. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838276
Become a Certified Personal Trainer - ACE— 2021-06-06 through  2021-06-27$399— Face to FaceView Details

4 Sun., June 6-27, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Gain practical knowledge and skills to become an entry-level fitness trainer. Learn guidelines for instructing safe and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting fitness assessments, and designing exercise programming. Upon successful completion, you will receive an NMC Certificate of Completion and CPR certification (if available), and be prepared to take the ACE national exam. Price does not include text, 'ACE Personal Trainer Manual'. This set combines the new comprehensive, personal training resource with the Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals -- order your own set, available online and from the American Council on Exercise (ACE) acefitness.org. Price does not include the certification exam (details at www.nmc.edu/ees). Older editions of the text are acceptable, please purchase your own. For more info contact Zack Light at jlight@nmc.edu or (231) 946-4957.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 412126195
History of Western Art II (Online)— 2021-06-14 through  2021-08-09$565— OnlineView Details

8 weeks, June 14-Aug. 9, Access anytime. This course is designed to introduce major trends in Western Art from the Renaissance through Modernism to the present. Significant works of painting, sculpture and architecture are presented within the social, political and cultural context of each period. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART112. Cost does not include required text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230018
Art Appreciation (Online)— 2021-06-14 through  2021-08-09$435— OnlineView Details

8 weeks, June 14-Aug. 9, Access anytime. This course allows for a great deal of exploration into the world of art as we see it. The course provides an avenue for understanding this world by investigating technique, media, idea, personal expression and meaning. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. Course may also be taken for academic credit as ART 100. Cost does not include text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230002
Music Appreciation (Online)— 2021-06-14 through  2021-08-09$465— OnlineView Details

8 weeks, June 14-Aug. 9, Access anytime. Each music era of Western culture will be examined in regards to significant composers and compositions while listening to these great works and discussing the elements that made them come alive and move people's hearts through the ages. Experience the soothing Gregorian Chant of the Medieval period, the lively music of the Renaissance, the motion and ornamentation of the Baroque style, the refinement and maturity of the Classical era, the stirring emotion of the Romantic period, and the many harmonic and rhythmic surprises of twentieth-century music. You do not need to have any musical background or training to enjoy and succeed in this class. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. Course may also be taken for academic credit as MUS 110. Cost does not include text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230031