All Adult Classes

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Adult Aerial Arts — 2017-07-21 thru 2017-08-25$109 — Face to FaceView Details

Friday, 5:30 - 7 pm (Orientation July 12)<br><br>This is a beginner to intermediate aerials class for those 18 and older. You will learn multiple skills appropriate for the aerial silks and aerial hoop or lyra. We'll cover proper warm-up and flexibility for aerial training as well as strength training to build muscle, and endurance applicable for the aerial arts. To maintain safety we need to make sure every student is aware, knowledgeable, and proficient in basic skills like foot knots, climbing, and of common nomenclature before starting the session of classes. The first class of each option is a mandatory orientation that must be completed to participate. Meets at Water’s Edge Gymnastics (971 Lynch Dr., TC, 49686). Mandatory orientation for the May class is Fri., May 19, 7:30-8:30 pm; mandatory orientation for July class is Wed., July 12, 7-8 pm.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136580819
Aerial Fit — 2017-07-29 thru 2017-08-26$129 — Face to FaceView Details

Saturdays, 8 - 9 am<br><br>FLY like the Circus Stars--while working out! Use a variety of circus equipment (aerial hammock, hoop, trapeze, balance boards, etc.) and your own body to create resistance for an agility, strength, and mobility workout that FEELS LIKE FLYING! This low impact workout employs 3-dimensional movement to not only have you sweating, but also building stamina and lean muscle in no time! You'll enjoy a fun fitness atmosphere, regardless of where you are on your journey. Each exercise is scalable to appropriately challenge all students--no experience necessary! Meets at Water’s Edge Gymnastics (971 Lynch Dr., TC)

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136580937
Arms - Abs and Assets — 2017-07-07 thru 2017-08-25$109 — Face to FaceView Details

Fridays, 1:30 - 2:30 pm<br><br>This mat-based strengthening and sculpting class targets, of course, your arms, abs, and most importantly--assets. Designed for all levels, the exercises are adaptable to your fitness abilities using modifications that are demonstrated. Utilizing weights, bands, magic circles and toning balls, focus on your core while sculpting and toning head to toe. Get ready to start achieving awesome abs, strong arms and other amazing assets! Students must register 7 days before class start date.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136619379
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-08-15$109 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 5:45 - 7 pm<br><br>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, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490076
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga — 2017-06-21 thru 2017-08-16$119 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 10:00 - 11:15 am<br><br>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, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490141
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga — 2017-06-22 thru 2017-08-17$119 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 5:45 - 7 pm<br><br>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, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490197
Course ClosedCanoeing I — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-07-16$290 — Face to FaceView Details

Sat & Sun, Orientation: Weds, July 12, 7 - 10 pm. Instruction in various techniques of canoeing will be introduced in flat water. Wilderness travel by canoe is discussed. Two one-day trips are planned. Canoes are provided. For this course you will need your NMC ID and Password before the orientation (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). May also be taken for academic credit. Call 995-1198 for course details.

  • Seats available: 0.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912197
Close-up Photography — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-07-12$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 6 - 9 pm. Ramp up your macro photography skills and learn how to take better photos of people, flowers, or any detail that catches your eye. Learn simple techniques that don't require expensive lenses. Explore macro lenses, extension tubes, close-up filters and tripods (bring yours if you have them). Bring your camera for hands-on experience with focus and depth of field issues; lighting and white balance; composition and color; and point and shoot camera macro modes. Prerequisite: Essentials Skills for Photographers. Bring your digital camera.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912560
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCookie Decorating (For adult and child age 9-16) — 2017-06-21 thru 2017-06-21$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 8:30 pm<br><br>Kick off summer with a sweet treat! Decorated cookies make a colorful addition to an ordinary cookie tray. Learn how to decorate beautiful, professional looking cookies using royal icing. You and your child will have fun creating these edible delights: a cherry, flag, fireworks and more. Discover piping and flooding techniques and designs using tinted royal icing, colored sugars, and other decorative items. Cookies, take-home container and all other materials are provided. Register the adult; cost includes one adult and one child.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136539168
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCut the Cord: TV/Media Access without Cable — 2017-06-15 thru 2017-06-15$39 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 10 am - Noon<br><br>What is 'cord cutting' ? And why are so many younger people doing it? Are you tired of paying high cable and satellite TV prices? Learn how to cut the cord and still have lots of viewing options. Learn about online streaming and the devices and methods that make it work. Save hours of researching the multitude of choices out there, and get the info you need here instead. Join the revolution, cut the cord, and save money.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137717010
Discover Watercolor Painting — 2017-07-18 thru 2017-07-19$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Weds, 6-9 pm<br><br>Expand your artistic ability as you explore the wonderful world of watercolor painting. Through demonstration and hands-on practice discover how to create dynamic artwork using the unique aspects of watercolor. Learn the use of a variety of techniques like taking advantage of the white of the paper or the ability to lift and wipe paint to gain the desired color value. Adapt to the spontaneous nature of the medium while learning to control the movements of water paint on the paper. Includes all materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136122371
DIY Probiotics: Artisan Sauerkraut and Gingered Carrot — 2017-08-29 thru 2017-08-29$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Tuesday, 6:30 - 9:00 pm<br><br>Create your own probiotics through a safe and simple fermentation process. Learn how to turn vegetables into flavorful superfoods that contain highly absorbable nutrients and beneficial bacteria that enhance your digestion and immunity. You will create your own sauerkraut blend by choosing from a variety of vegetables and seasonings suited to your own taste. You will also learn the vegetable brining technique and make a jar of Gingered Garlic Carrots.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137489737
Drops of Light Photography — 2017-07-19 thru 2017-07-22$69 — Face to FaceView Details

Wed, July 19, 6-9 pm and Sat, July 22, 7-9 am. Join award-winning photographer, Charles St. Charles, and discover a very specialized type of macro photography that uses drops of water like nature’s lens. This amazing technique lets you capture a view of flowers inside a drop of water. Each droplet becomes a tiny magnifying lens! Mistaken for a digitally manipulated image, this method is done entirely with photography. In session one, learn the basics of the technique. Session two meets outside where you will create your own Drops of Light images in the field. Bring your DSLR camera and tripod to the second session.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142949969
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEdit Phots Like a Pro — 2017-06-21 thru 2017-06-28$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesdays, 6 - 9 pm. Learn how so many professional photographers take their photos from good to great! Secrets are revealed as you work through an entire workflow with professional photographer, Dan Carlson. You'll import photos, sort and rate, edit, then export images for use, in this hands-on class. The adaptable software, Adobe Lightroom, offers amazing features including extensive organization options, RAW editing, non-destructive adjustments and more. Give your images that highly sought after pop and punch. It's recommended to download the free trial version of Adobe Lightroom before class and give it a brief overview.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912740
Emergencies on Board a Boat — 2017-06-28 thru 2017-06-28$50 — Face to FaceView Details

This seminar is designed to prepare the prudent skipper for those unfortunate situations involving accidents and emergencies on board a boat. It will provide the skipper with the information to prepare adequately for common emergencies and how to actually deal with them when they occur. Topics such as preventing accidents, running aground, fire, getting lost, towing, medical conditions, as well as other often-encountered emergencies are covered.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 224891434
Endless Summer: Canning, Freezing, Preserving — 2017-08-23 thru 2017-08-23$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Would you like to enjoy the fruits of your labor longer? Find out how to preserve vegetables and fruits from your garden or the local market in this basic canning and freezing class. Learn the safe method of canning in the step-by-step process of basic water bath canning. You'll get hands on with a pickling project and prepare jams to take home. Discover how to blanch and make simple, yet delicious syrups while you pick up tips and other techniques to stretch out the bounty of summer. Includes a canning book to take home. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505071
Fall Wildflowers — 2017-08-21 thru 2017-09-11$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Mondays, 9 am - Noon<br><br>Venture into Leelanau County's Krumweide Forest Reserve and other locations to examine common fall wildflowers of northern Michigan, with a special focus on genera within the aster family. Learn how to ID wildflowers while examining the ecological communities that species prefer. Gain understanding of the special adaptations that allow different flowers to thrive in northern environments. Wear sturdy shoes and bring bug spray, a hat, water, and a magnifying lens to see identifying characteristics of the flowers. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. The first session meets at Krumweide Forest Reserve, on Wheeler Rd. near Glen Arbor, map at leelanauconservancy.org/natural-areas-map/

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142835493
Fencing for Fun and Fitness (For adults and kids age 9 and up) — 2017-07-30 thru 2017-08-20$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Sundays, 11 am - Noon. If you are looking for a sport that involves speed, agility, and fitness, combined with chess-like strategic thinking, then fencing is for you. Learn the basics of the sport including an introduction to the weapons, equipment, rules and safety, body position, footwork, basic blade positioning, and parries. Skill building drills and an introduction to competition strategies are included. Fencers are separated into age and skill appropriate groups as necessary. All gear is provided. Wear athletic pants and gym shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912296
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerField Botany for the Naturalist — 2017-06-22 thru 2017-07-06$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 9 am - Noon. Have you ever wondered about the plants you see as you walk through the woods or your own yard? Learn basic tenets of botany--including terminology and plant families--identifying common plants by sight, and how to 'key' plants. This will be an adventure as you gain a new perspective on the world around you! Each class session meets at a different site--beautiful bogs, forests, fields, and marshes--around Traverse City or Leelanau County. Be prepared for uneven and wet terrain, variable weather, mosquitos, and lots of walking. Bring a notebook, water bottle, a magnifier for looking at small plant parts, and your questions! This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. First class meets at Hatlem Creek Preserve, on Plowman Rd. near Empire (directions at LeelanauConservancy.org).

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142873168
Functional Fitness — 2017-07-11 thru 2017-08-24$189 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Thurs, 6:30 - 7:30 am<br><br>Ever wanted to try CrossFit but felt intimidated? TC Total CrossFit offers constantly varied, functional fitness at a learning pace suitable for any level. Utilizing cross-training methodology that is diverse and challenging, workouts are tailored to your fitness needs and limitations, and can be accelerated as your abilities expand. Control intensity using bodyweight skills and a myriad of equipment in a safe and encouraging environment. CrossFit is effective for building strength and aerobic endurance, improving body composition, flexibility, and metabolic health. Headed to work afterwards? No worries, showers are available. Join the camaraderie and have fun while working out! Adults and youth age 14+ are welcome. All options include Optional Open Gym Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., during the weeks of your class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137447741
Gentle Yoga — 2017-07-11 thru 2017-08-22$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 10:15 - 11:30 am. Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture, and balance, as well as physical and spiritual wellness. Gentle Yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice. Wear comfortable clothing for movement.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142873229
Getting the Most from Your Android Tablet or Phone — 2017-07-18 thru 2017-07-18$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 9 - 10 am<br><br>Android is the powerful system behind all mobile devices other than iPads and iPhones. Learn to use your Android device efficiently. You'll discover setting options, identify function buttons, enter and share contacts, download programs, upload pictures, and navigate through programs and apps. Discover tips and techniques to get the most out of these powerful mobile devices. Bring your device to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137716155
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGetting the Most Out of Your iPhone/iPad - Level 2 — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-20$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 1 - 4 pm<br><br>Build on the skills you gained in the first iPhone or iPad course. Expand the functionality of your device as you learn its multi-tasking capabilities. Discover air drop, how to take screen shots, keyboard short cuts, dictation, printing, photo editing and more. Learn how you can adjust Siri settings and get the most from your voice commands. Please provide your email at registration so that the instructor can send you information before the course.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137716339
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGlass Fusion for the Garden — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-22$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues 6-9 pm & Thurs, 6-8 pm Do you love walking through your garden and watching everything grow? Take some time to bling up your garden with fused glass art, made by you! Let yourself grow, too, by learning to cut colored glass to create a whimsical bug and a wind chime to bring your garden to life. You'll also make a wall bud vase to hang inside for your lovely flowers. No prior experience is required and all materials are included. Your projects will be ready for pick up the week after class. Meets at Glass Artz Studio (441 E Front St., TC).

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136122664
Great Lakes Fishing Charter: Catch and Cook — 2017-08-20 thru 2017-08-20$179 — Face to FaceView Details

Sunday, 12:30 - 7 pm. Head to beautiful Fishtown at Leland Harbor and meet up with Captain Scott Anderson of Far-Fetched Fishing Charters for an afternoon of Lake Michigan fishing fun. Ply the waters off Leland’s coast as you work to land a mighty king salmon or the powerful lake trout. Back on shore, head over to Carlson's Market to see how the pros clean and fillet your catch. Cap off the day as you enjoy a meal served with a Lake Michigan flare and prepared by the Cove in Leland. It is cool on the open water, so dress warmly. Limited to six participants. Please register at least one week ahead. Cost includes dinner.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142911194
Course ClosedIdentifying Edible and Medicinal Plants — 2017-07-15 thru 2017-07-15$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Saturday, 1 - 4 pm<br><br>Have you ever tasted a wild leek? A violet? Did you know that many of the plants around us can be used as food or medicine? Gain basic plant identification skills as you learn to recognize more than 20 common species of edible and medicinal plants and know when they are ready for gathering. We'll also explore how plants and humans interact, how they have been used by people for millennia, and how we can forage without threatening the survival of these marvelous plant neighbors. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. Come prepared to walk in the woods. Optional text: The Forager's Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Wild Plants.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142872939
Insects and Bugs--Essential Understanding for the Naturalist — 2017-09-11 thru 2017-09-25$89 — Face to FaceView Details

1st two Mondays, 9 am - Noon, 3rd Monday, 10 am - 3 pm.<br><br>The largest segment of the animal kingdom provides excellent fodder for the naturalist in you. Explore the world of Arthropods and gain expanded knowledge to share with others. Learn to differentiate between arthropods and other kinds of animals, and practice collection techniques. Leave with a better understanding of insect ecology and the important role each plays in the natural world. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. Bring a sack lunch and dress to be outside on day three. Last class meets 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142872653
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013 — 2017-08-15 thru 2017-08-16$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues & Weds, 9 am - Noon<br><br>Discover the power of Excel. Designed for beginners and basic users, you will learn to set up new worksheets and chose a template that best represents your needs. Discover how to use new smart features that fill in data quickly, reducing data entry time. Then gain experience entering, editing, sorting, filtering, formatting, and using graphics to represent your data. Enjoy the time you save and improved efficiency with your new skills. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137716509
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Video Editing — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-21$69 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues & Weds, 10 am - Noon. Navigate through the many different levels of editing software with retired professional, Donald Kuehlhorn. Then using a mid-level FREE windows-based software suite, you'll explore the tools to manipulate photos and video snippets into a complete video ready for presentation. Tools include colorizing, trimming, adding transitions, adding music and more. You'll also learn how to transform your edited material into a useful video file appropriate for personal viewing or to post on YouTube. Bring a USB drive with several photos and video snippets of your own, or use instructor-provided files.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912677
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerJust for the Halibut: Advanced Seafood Cookery — 2017-06-15 thru 2017-06-15$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Take your understanding of seafood cookery up a notch. Learn how to saute, grill, and poach one of the finer fishes in the sea, halibut. Explore the concept and advanced methods of cooking, 'Sous Vide' (cooking under vacuum) at home without buying expensive equipment. Pick up techniques for keeping it from sticking to the pan or grill and how to tell when it is done every time. Discover recipes to appropriately pair halibut with different fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Learn various plating methods to impress your friends with your knowledge of this wonderful fish! Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136504826
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKundalini Yoga Fire Series — 2017-06-22 thru 2017-08-17$139 — Face to FaceView Details

Thursdays, 6:45 - 8:15 pm<br><br>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. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137527504
Laying Up Your Boat — 2017-08-16 thru 2017-08-16$50 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 7 - 9 pm. This seminar is designed for both the power and sail boaters. Anyone that is handy and likes to maintain their own boat will find this seminar helpful. Boaters that have the marina do the winter lay-up should also attend this seminar so they can talk with the marine mechanic and request the work that their boats systems require. Topics covered include: Winterization of Fuel Systems, Engine Cooling Systems, Oil Systems, Electrical Systems, Batteries, Electronics, A/C, Sewage, Water, Cradles and Jacks, and covering.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 225761509
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLearn to Sew — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-07-18$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6-8 pm (No class July 4)<br><br>Experience the enjoyment of creating with fabric while learning basic sewing skills. Learn to sew straight lines and curves, and understand pattern directions. You'll complete a small project, then move to a project of your own choosing--many costing $20 or less--after receiving general guidelines. Bring your sewing machine, instruction manual, and all items that came with it. You'll learn about machine maintenance, too. Need a machine? There are a few to rent for the duration of the class; reserve one when registering by calling 231-995-1700, and pay $5 at the first class. Minimum age is 16.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136123073
LIFE Luncheon Fridays — 2017-08-25 thru 2017-08-25$10 — Face to FaceView Details

Friday, Noon - 1:30 pm. GROWING UP UNDER HITLER AND SURVIVING THE WAR--MEET MARLIS MANN Growing up under Hitler, surviving the war, taking to the skies--this is a story of one woman's marvelous journey to romance and long-term happiness. In 1937 banners of National Socialism had already begun to decorate Germany, and Marlis Mann's childhood was a world of war as bombs fell and thousands of fellow citizens lost their homes and their lives. Then everything changed. Discover how Marlis first heard strains of American jazz from an American army encampment, and how she joined the new post-war German airlines, which provided her an opportunity of adventure.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142873722
LIFE Luncheon Fridays — 2017-08-25 thru 2017-08-25$19 — Face to FaceView Details

Friday, Noon - 1:30 pm. GROWING UP UNDER HITLER AND SURVIVING THE WAR--MEET MARLIS MANN Growing up under Hitler, surviving the war, taking to the skies--this is a story of one woman's marvelous journey to romance and long-term happiness. In 1937 banners of National Socialism had already begun to decorate Germany, and Marlis Mann's childhood was a world of war as bombs fell and thousands of fellow citizens lost their homes and their lives. Then everything changed. Discover how Marlis first heard strains of American jazz from an American army encampment, and how she joined the new post-war German airlines, which provided her an opportunity of adventure.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 145819425
Marine Radar — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-07-12$50 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 7-9 pm. This seminar covers how radar functions, radar selection, operation of the radar under various conditions including setting of controls, display interpretation, basic navigation, and collision avoidance using radar.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 225761270
Meditation: Beginning and Advancing — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-08-23$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, Noon - 12:45 pm<br><br>As a widely recommended part of a healthy lifestyle--even brief periods of meditation practice can reduce the effects of stress, boost immune function, improve overall health, and help balance emotions. Seated in a chair, you'll learn meditation techniques and breath exercises. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind. Meets at Crooked Tree Yoga Studio inside Epiphany Salon (M-72 in Acme).

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137489607
Microsoft Excel 2013: Formatting Worksheets, Charts, and Graphics — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-07-12$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 9 am - Noon<br><br>Are you bored with sleepy spreadsheets that all look the same? Tired of not getting your information across? Learn the ABC's of using charts, graphs, fonts, borders, shading, and more to produce spreadsheets that communicate better and really get attention. Discover five formatting guidelines that apply to any worksheet. Leave with a pack of professional tips for brilliant, distinctive output every time, on every worksheet. Basic Excel skills required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137716688
Noon HIIT Interval Training — 2017-07-10 thru 2017-08-09$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Weds, Noon - 12:35 pm<br><br>Want to burn more calories, lose more fat and improve your cardiovascular fitness by just exercising 35 minutes? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves short periods of maximum intensity exercise separated by periods of low to moderate intensity exercise. Briefly pushing yourself beyond the upper limit of your aerobic exercise zone increases calorie burn during and after each session and fat-burning potential by boosting your resting metabolism for up to 24 hours. Summer sessions take advantage of the outside cool days and fresh air, weather dependent. Bring water, fitness mat, and a towel.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136581063
Northern Michigan Geology — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-07-13$125 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 08:30 am - 12:30 pm (Lab); Thurs, 08:30 am - 4 pm (Trip). <br><br>Explore the formation of the northern Michigan landscape through a classroom, lab, and field trip experience. Guided by NMC Geology Professor, Robb Houston, learn about the Paleozoic rock layers, their fossils, and the relationship of rock layers to more recent geologic processes. A half-day in the lab provides core information for a full day of discovery visiting geologic sites. The field trip involves walking up to a mile in wooded terrain. Meet at the classroom both days. Transportation and picnic box lunch are included. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142872998
Open Welding Lab — 2017-07-15 thru 2017-07-22$99 — Face to FaceView Details

Saturdays, 9 am - Noon<br><br>Qualified students who pass the Introduction to Welding course can sign up for extra lab time. Bring your project and work on it under the watchful eye of our instructor. You will need to purchase safety glasses, gloves, tools, and welding helmet prior to taking this course.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136466648
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPartner Dancing Made Easy — 2017-06-18 thru 2017-06-18$29 — Face to FaceView Details

Sunday, 5 - 8 pm<br><br>Become a better dancer! Tired of trying to learn complicated dance steps? Enjoy parties and weddings with user-friendly approaches to moving on the dance floor. In a fun and relaxed atmosphere, you'll learn basic moves for various kinds of music. Designed for beginners and dancers with any amount of experience. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 31. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542914
Partner Dancing Made Easy — 2017-08-02 thru 2017-08-02$29 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Become a better dancer! Tired of trying to learn complicated dance steps? Enjoy parties and weddings with user-friendly approaches to moving on the dance floor. In a fun and relaxed atmosphere, you'll learn basic moves for various kinds of music. Designed for beginners and dancers with any amount of experience. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 40. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542968
Partner In Command - Boating — 2017-07-26 thru 2017-07-26$50 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 7 - 9 pm. This seminar provides an introduction to boating for crew members who need basic information and who may or may not have taken a boating course. It is designed to provide essential information one may require to assist a skipper in the safe operation of a recreational boat. Included in the seminar are actions in response to emergencies.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 225761377
Photography: Starting with the Image — 2017-08-29 thru 2017-08-29$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Tuesday, 6 - 9 pm. Take your images to the next level by taking a different approach to improving your photography. Rather than start with the camera, dials, and settings, we'll start with the image. Review some of the most common problems faced in creating the images you want, and then work backwards to figure out the steps needed to achieve each. We'll also talk about how you can make your camera capture that image you have visualized in your head.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912804
Photography -- A Field Experience — 2017-08-02 thru 2017-08-02$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 5:30 - 8:30 pm. Are you looking for a hands-on photography experience? Gain confidence and learn to take better photographs while working side-by-side with award-winning photographer, Chris Doyal. Begin in the classroom with a quick review of exposure basics, composition, and the various shooting modes on your camera. Then take your skills outside for practice, personal instruction, and instant feedback. End with an opportunity to review what worked and how to improve what didn't work. Bring your digital camera with memory card, fully charged battery, and all your questions. This is not a beginning class. You should have a solid understanding of your camera and its setting modes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912615
Reflexology for Life — 2017-08-17 thru 2017-08-17$39 — Face to FaceView Details

Thursday, 6:30 - 8:30 pm<br><br>Are your feet trying to tell you something? Learn how your feet can help you improve your overall health as you explore the basics of reflexology. Discover techniques that will improve blood flow, reduce stress and pain, and rejuvenate tired hands and feet. Try your hand at reflexology after you have an opportunity to observe the techniques. It has been accepted as an important adjunct for healthcare. Because practice is an integral part of this learning experience, you may want to register with a friend. Wear loose fitting clothes and bring a pillow, small towel, and talcum powder.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137489678
Summer Appetizers — 2017-07-13 thru 2017-07-13$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Does the thought of using Puff Pastry seem difficult to you? Worry no more! Discover how to make simple restaurant looking appetizers and desserts using pre-made Puff Pastry dough. Wow your family and friends with luscious tasting tartlets artfully arranged on serving dishes. Discover ways to finish the edges and create a variety of tarts including an asparagus, goat cheese and bacon tartlet. Try a sweet stilton cheese and apple napoleon to top off any summer event. After sampling these tasty morsels, leave with new recipes and techniques to try your own favorite ingredients. Bring containers to take-home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542653
Summer Garden Harvest — 2017-07-10 thru 2017-07-10$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Discover what to do with the season's abundant harvest and maximize your grocery budget while supporting local farmers. Learn how to master farm market shopping and pick up tips for selecting the best and freshest produce. Explore fun, innovative ways to utilize your seasonal favorites and discover new recipes to include what’s locally available at farm markets. Enjoy how delicious this season can be! Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542577
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSummer Grilling — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-20$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>What's summer without a cookout? Find out how to grill like a pro from local chef, Adam McMarlin, and gain preparation and cooking techniques and purchasing tips. Learn how to prepare, marinate, brine and dry rub meats--all on your home grill. Recipes include summer vegetable ratatouille, grilled chicken wings, brined pork loin and a dry rubbed beef tri-tip. Here’s to making each meal a celebration of summer tastes. Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505374
Summer Pies from Scratch — 2017-07-19 thru 2017-07-19$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Spend an evening learning to create great tasting pies--from the season's berry harvest to favorite lemon meringue. Begin by sampling a homemade savory pot pie as you learn several different crust recipes and techniques for working with dough. Explore filling options like a homemade lemon curd and thickening methods as well as baking and cooling essentials. Try a variety of creative ways to top your individual pies with lattice, meringue, or crumb top. Enjoy sampling and leave with a small take-home pie.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542735
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSunrise Flow Yoga — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-08-15$99 — Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 7:30 - 8:30 am<br><br>An energetic 'wake me, shake me' flow of yoga postures arranged in an intelligent sequence, transitioning from one to the next, steadily builds in intensity, creating strength and flexibility while 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. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137514219
TC Total: Power Weightlifting — 2017-07-11 thru 2017-08-17$149 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues & Thurs, 5:30 - 6:30 pm<br><br>Would you like to feel more confident in your weightlifting abilities and know-how? Join Scott Gadzinski, co-owner of TC Total CrossFit to learn the fundamental elements of sound weightlifting. Learn how to perform the snatch, clean and jerk, power snatch, power clean, power jerk, variations of the squat, snatch and clean pulls, and overhead pressing. Review training programs for beginner and intermediate athletes, and apply simple biomechanical, physiological, and psychological concepts that will create an efficient and safe experience. Understand the importance of weightlifting, not only in sports performance, but also in everyday life! Adults and youth age 14+ are welcome.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136619236
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Summer Sketch Book — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-22$149 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Weds/Thurs 9 am - Noon<br><br>Join well-known illustrator?artist, Glenn Wolff, for three quiet mornings on the banks of the Boardman River. Designed for the artist, or would-be-artist, of any skill level who desires to untether digitally and reclaim the contemplative act of sketching and drawing. Explore a variety of drawing and illustration materials and techniques while sketching in-class from still lifes, artifacts, and in-the-field assignments. The goal: Sketchbook as your new PAD (Personal Analog Device) that will itself become a work of art/journal for the summer. Includes all materials.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136077365
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTwelve O'Clock Toner — 2017-06-23 thru 2017-08-11$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Fridays, Noon - 12:50 pm<br><br>Join Kim Stevens, exercise guru, for a lunchtime workout to tone and strengthen. Designed for beginners and regular exercisers (work at your own level) who want to improve strength, boost that metabolism, increase bone density, and increase endurance. Exercises target all the major muscle groups. Feel better, look better, and get motivated to continue using the skills you develop. Bring light weights and a mat.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136581627
Vinyasa Flow Yoga — 2017-07-25 thru 2017-08-31$159 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Thurs, 06:00 -07:00 am<br><br>We're giving you a reason to wake up early! Celebrate the morning in this dynamic system of practicing asana which integrates breath and movement in a slightly heated room. Build heat, endurance, strength and flexibility, and increase circulation. Sun salutations, creative sequencing, breath flow, and a fun playlist will give you an invigorating start to your day. All are welcome, though a general knowledge of the postures is helpful. Meets at Yen Yoga and Fitness (332 E. Front St., TC). Students must register 7 days before class start date.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137527694
Warm Yin Yoga — 2017-07-25 thru 2017-08-31$159 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Thurs, 06:30 - 07:30 am Come into relaxation and stillness by stimulating the connective 'yin' tissues, such as the ligaments, bones, and even the joints of the body that are not typically explored in a more active style of practice. Suitable for almost all levels of students, Yin Yoga is a perfect complement to the dynamic and muscular (yang) styles of yoga, as well as to active exercise such as running and cycling. Yin Yoga generally targets the connective tissues of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine. All levels welcome. Meets at Yen Yoga and Fitness (332 E. Front St., TC). Students must register 7 days before class start date.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137527826
Waterscapes in Watercolor — 2017-07-20 thru 2017-07-27$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Are you interested in learning how to paint 'water' using watercolors? Whether you are a beginner or have some experience, you'll explore the many exhilarating opportunities to catch water in action from gentle streams and splashing waves to ripples and reflections. Learn the techniques for executing a painting of water. Under the guidance of award-winning artist, Adam Van Houten, you'll put these basic principles to practice in your own painting. Bring a reference photo of a water scene to the first class. All other materials supplied.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136466397
White and Bright Floral Photography — 2017-07-26 thru 2017-07-26$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 6 - 9 pm. Discover how to overcome your camera's limitations to create elegant and richly colored floral images with a clean white 'High Key' background. You'll first learn what makes this technique possible and then as a group, we’ll create a floral arrangement that we’ll photograph together. Next, you'll get a chance to make creative decisions about what characteristics and colors of the flowers to emphasize as the images are processed. You'll see the colors come to life like the artistry of a painting. Bring your DSLR camera and tripod.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142939332
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond — 2017-06-19 thru 2017-08-14$119 — Face to FaceView Details

Mondays, 5:45 - 7 pm<br><br>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. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490259
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond — 2017-06-23 thru 2017-08-18$139 — Face to FaceView Details

Fridays, 5:15 - 6:45 pm<br><br>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. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490304
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond — 2017-06-24 thru 2017-08-19$139 — Face to FaceView Details

Saturdays, 9 - 10:30 am<br><br>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. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490359
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga for Arthritis and Stiff Bodies — 2017-06-23 thru 2017-08-18$189 — Face to FaceView Details

Fridays, 1 -2:30 pm<br><br>Come learn easy, helpful techniques of yoga for arthritis and general stiffness. Aside from being helpful for those suffering from arthritis, those who are very stiff from athletics, constant travel, repetitive motion on the job, and high stress can benefit from this special therapeutic class. Wear comfortable clothing. For beginning students and those who have taken yoga before. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137527566
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerJust for the Halibut: Advanced Seafood Cookery — 2017-06-15 thru 2017-06-15$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Take your understanding of seafood cookery up a notch. Learn how to saute, grill, and poach one of the finer fishes in the sea, halibut. Explore the concept and advanced methods of cooking, 'Sous Vide' (cooking under vacuum) at home without buying expensive equipment. Pick up techniques for keeping it from sticking to the pan or grill and how to tell when it is done every time. Discover recipes to appropriately pair halibut with different fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Learn various plating methods to impress your friends with your knowledge of this wonderful fish! Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136504826
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCut the Cord: TV/Media Access without Cable — 2017-06-15 thru 2017-06-15$39 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 10 am - Noon<br><br>What is 'cord cutting' ? And why are so many younger people doing it? Are you tired of paying high cable and satellite TV prices? Learn how to cut the cord and still have lots of viewing options. Learn about online streaming and the devices and methods that make it work. Save hours of researching the multitude of choices out there, and get the info you need here instead. Join the revolution, cut the cord, and save money.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137717010
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPartner Dancing Made Easy — 2017-06-18 thru 2017-06-18$29 — Face to FaceView Details

Sunday, 5 - 8 pm<br><br>Become a better dancer! Tired of trying to learn complicated dance steps? Enjoy parties and weddings with user-friendly approaches to moving on the dance floor. In a fun and relaxed atmosphere, you'll learn basic moves for various kinds of music. Designed for beginners and dancers with any amount of experience. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 31. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542914
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond — 2017-06-19 thru 2017-08-14$119 — Face to FaceView Details

Mondays, 5:45 - 7 pm<br><br>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. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490259
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Summer Sketch Book — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-22$149 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Weds/Thurs 9 am - Noon<br><br>Join well-known illustrator?artist, Glenn Wolff, for three quiet mornings on the banks of the Boardman River. Designed for the artist, or would-be-artist, of any skill level who desires to untether digitally and reclaim the contemplative act of sketching and drawing. Explore a variety of drawing and illustration materials and techniques while sketching in-class from still lifes, artifacts, and in-the-field assignments. The goal: Sketchbook as your new PAD (Personal Analog Device) that will itself become a work of art/journal for the summer. Includes all materials.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136077365
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGlass Fusion for the Garden — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-22$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues 6-9 pm & Thurs, 6-8 pm Do you love walking through your garden and watching everything grow? Take some time to bling up your garden with fused glass art, made by you! Let yourself grow, too, by learning to cut colored glass to create a whimsical bug and a wind chime to bring your garden to life. You'll also make a wall bud vase to hang inside for your lovely flowers. No prior experience is required and all materials are included. Your projects will be ready for pick up the week after class. Meets at Glass Artz Studio (441 E Front St., TC).

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136122664
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLearn to Sew — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-07-18$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6-8 pm (No class July 4)<br><br>Experience the enjoyment of creating with fabric while learning basic sewing skills. Learn to sew straight lines and curves, and understand pattern directions. You'll complete a small project, then move to a project of your own choosing--many costing $20 or less--after receiving general guidelines. Bring your sewing machine, instruction manual, and all items that came with it. You'll learn about machine maintenance, too. Need a machine? There are a few to rent for the duration of the class; reserve one when registering by calling 231-995-1700, and pay $5 at the first class. Minimum age is 16.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136123073
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSummer Grilling — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-20$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>What's summer without a cookout? Find out how to grill like a pro from local chef, Adam McMarlin, and gain preparation and cooking techniques and purchasing tips. Learn how to prepare, marinate, brine and dry rub meats--all on your home grill. Recipes include summer vegetable ratatouille, grilled chicken wings, brined pork loin and a dry rubbed beef tri-tip. Here’s to making each meal a celebration of summer tastes. Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505374
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-08-15$109 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 5:45 - 7 pm<br><br>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, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490076
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSunrise Flow Yoga — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-08-15$99 — Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 7:30 - 8:30 am<br><br>An energetic 'wake me, shake me' flow of yoga postures arranged in an intelligent sequence, transitioning from one to the next, steadily builds in intensity, creating strength and flexibility while 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. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137514219
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGetting the Most Out of Your iPhone/iPad - Level 2 — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-20$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 1 - 4 pm<br><br>Build on the skills you gained in the first iPhone or iPad course. Expand the functionality of your device as you learn its multi-tasking capabilities. Discover air drop, how to take screen shots, keyboard short cuts, dictation, printing, photo editing and more. Learn how you can adjust Siri settings and get the most from your voice commands. Please provide your email at registration so that the instructor can send you information before the course.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137716339
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Video Editing — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-21$69 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues & Weds, 10 am - Noon. Navigate through the many different levels of editing software with retired professional, Donald Kuehlhorn. Then using a mid-level FREE windows-based software suite, you'll explore the tools to manipulate photos and video snippets into a complete video ready for presentation. Tools include colorizing, trimming, adding transitions, adding music and more. You'll also learn how to transform your edited material into a useful video file appropriate for personal viewing or to post on YouTube. Bring a USB drive with several photos and video snippets of your own, or use instructor-provided files.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912677
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCookie Decorating (For adult and child age 9-16) — 2017-06-21 thru 2017-06-21$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 8:30 pm<br><br>Kick off summer with a sweet treat! Decorated cookies make a colorful addition to an ordinary cookie tray. Learn how to decorate beautiful, professional looking cookies using royal icing. You and your child will have fun creating these edible delights: a cherry, flag, fireworks and more. Discover piping and flooding techniques and designs using tinted royal icing, colored sugars, and other decorative items. Cookies, take-home container and all other materials are provided. Register the adult; cost includes one adult and one child.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136539168
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga — 2017-06-21 thru 2017-08-16$119 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 10:00 - 11:15 am<br><br>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, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490141
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEdit Phots Like a Pro — 2017-06-21 thru 2017-06-28$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesdays, 6 - 9 pm. Learn how so many professional photographers take their photos from good to great! Secrets are revealed as you work through an entire workflow with professional photographer, Dan Carlson. You'll import photos, sort and rate, edit, then export images for use, in this hands-on class. The adaptable software, Adobe Lightroom, offers amazing features including extensive organization options, RAW editing, non-destructive adjustments and more. Give your images that highly sought after pop and punch. It's recommended to download the free trial version of Adobe Lightroom before class and give it a brief overview.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912740
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga — 2017-06-22 thru 2017-08-17$119 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 5:45 - 7 pm<br><br>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, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490197
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKundalini Yoga Fire Series — 2017-06-22 thru 2017-08-17$139 — Face to FaceView Details

Thursdays, 6:45 - 8:15 pm<br><br>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. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137527504
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerField Botany for the Naturalist — 2017-06-22 thru 2017-07-06$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 9 am - Noon. Have you ever wondered about the plants you see as you walk through the woods or your own yard? Learn basic tenets of botany--including terminology and plant families--identifying common plants by sight, and how to 'key' plants. This will be an adventure as you gain a new perspective on the world around you! Each class session meets at a different site--beautiful bogs, forests, fields, and marshes--around Traverse City or Leelanau County. Be prepared for uneven and wet terrain, variable weather, mosquitos, and lots of walking. Bring a notebook, water bottle, a magnifier for looking at small plant parts, and your questions! This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. First class meets at Hatlem Creek Preserve, on Plowman Rd. near Empire (directions at LeelanauConservancy.org).

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142873168
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTwelve O'Clock Toner — 2017-06-23 thru 2017-08-11$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Fridays, Noon - 12:50 pm<br><br>Join Kim Stevens, exercise guru, for a lunchtime workout to tone and strengthen. Designed for beginners and regular exercisers (work at your own level) who want to improve strength, boost that metabolism, increase bone density, and increase endurance. Exercises target all the major muscle groups. Feel better, look better, and get motivated to continue using the skills you develop. Bring light weights and a mat.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136581627
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond — 2017-06-23 thru 2017-08-18$139 — Face to FaceView Details

Fridays, 5:15 - 6:45 pm<br><br>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. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490304
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga for Arthritis and Stiff Bodies — 2017-06-23 thru 2017-08-18$189 — Face to FaceView Details

Fridays, 1 -2:30 pm<br><br>Come learn easy, helpful techniques of yoga for arthritis and general stiffness. Aside from being helpful for those suffering from arthritis, those who are very stiff from athletics, constant travel, repetitive motion on the job, and high stress can benefit from this special therapeutic class. Wear comfortable clothing. For beginning students and those who have taken yoga before. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137527566
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond — 2017-06-24 thru 2017-08-19$139 — Face to FaceView Details

Saturdays, 9 - 10:30 am<br><br>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. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137490359
Emergencies on Board a Boat — 2017-06-28 thru 2017-06-28$50 — Face to FaceView Details

This seminar is designed to prepare the prudent skipper for those unfortunate situations involving accidents and emergencies on board a boat. It will provide the skipper with the information to prepare adequately for common emergencies and how to actually deal with them when they occur. Topics such as preventing accidents, running aground, fire, getting lost, towing, medical conditions, as well as other often-encountered emergencies are covered.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 224891434
Arms - Abs and Assets — 2017-07-07 thru 2017-08-25$109 — Face to FaceView Details

Fridays, 1:30 - 2:30 pm<br><br>This mat-based strengthening and sculpting class targets, of course, your arms, abs, and most importantly--assets. Designed for all levels, the exercises are adaptable to your fitness abilities using modifications that are demonstrated. Utilizing weights, bands, magic circles and toning balls, focus on your core while sculpting and toning head to toe. Get ready to start achieving awesome abs, strong arms and other amazing assets! Students must register 7 days before class start date.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136619379
Summer Garden Harvest — 2017-07-10 thru 2017-07-10$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Discover what to do with the season's abundant harvest and maximize your grocery budget while supporting local farmers. Learn how to master farm market shopping and pick up tips for selecting the best and freshest produce. Explore fun, innovative ways to utilize your seasonal favorites and discover new recipes to include what’s locally available at farm markets. Enjoy how delicious this season can be! Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542577
Noon HIIT Interval Training — 2017-07-10 thru 2017-08-09$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Weds, Noon - 12:35 pm<br><br>Want to burn more calories, lose more fat and improve your cardiovascular fitness by just exercising 35 minutes? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves short periods of maximum intensity exercise separated by periods of low to moderate intensity exercise. Briefly pushing yourself beyond the upper limit of your aerobic exercise zone increases calorie burn during and after each session and fat-burning potential by boosting your resting metabolism for up to 24 hours. Summer sessions take advantage of the outside cool days and fresh air, weather dependent. Bring water, fitness mat, and a towel.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136581063
Functional Fitness — 2017-07-11 thru 2017-08-24$189 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Thurs, 6:30 - 7:30 am<br><br>Ever wanted to try CrossFit but felt intimidated? TC Total CrossFit offers constantly varied, functional fitness at a learning pace suitable for any level. Utilizing cross-training methodology that is diverse and challenging, workouts are tailored to your fitness needs and limitations, and can be accelerated as your abilities expand. Control intensity using bodyweight skills and a myriad of equipment in a safe and encouraging environment. CrossFit is effective for building strength and aerobic endurance, improving body composition, flexibility, and metabolic health. Headed to work afterwards? No worries, showers are available. Join the camaraderie and have fun while working out! Adults and youth age 14+ are welcome. All options include Optional Open Gym Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., during the weeks of your class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137447741
TC Total: Power Weightlifting — 2017-07-11 thru 2017-08-17$149 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues & Thurs, 5:30 - 6:30 pm<br><br>Would you like to feel more confident in your weightlifting abilities and know-how? Join Scott Gadzinski, co-owner of TC Total CrossFit to learn the fundamental elements of sound weightlifting. Learn how to perform the snatch, clean and jerk, power snatch, power clean, power jerk, variations of the squat, snatch and clean pulls, and overhead pressing. Review training programs for beginner and intermediate athletes, and apply simple biomechanical, physiological, and psychological concepts that will create an efficient and safe experience. Understand the importance of weightlifting, not only in sports performance, but also in everyday life! Adults and youth age 14+ are welcome.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136619236
Gentle Yoga — 2017-07-11 thru 2017-08-22$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 10:15 - 11:30 am. Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture, and balance, as well as physical and spiritual wellness. Gentle Yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice. Wear comfortable clothing for movement.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142873229
Meditation: Beginning and Advancing — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-08-23$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, Noon - 12:45 pm<br><br>As a widely recommended part of a healthy lifestyle--even brief periods of meditation practice can reduce the effects of stress, boost immune function, improve overall health, and help balance emotions. Seated in a chair, you'll learn meditation techniques and breath exercises. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind. Meets at Crooked Tree Yoga Studio inside Epiphany Salon (M-72 in Acme).

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137489607
Microsoft Excel 2013: Formatting Worksheets, Charts, and Graphics — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-07-12$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 9 am - Noon<br><br>Are you bored with sleepy spreadsheets that all look the same? Tired of not getting your information across? Learn the ABC's of using charts, graphs, fonts, borders, shading, and more to produce spreadsheets that communicate better and really get attention. Discover five formatting guidelines that apply to any worksheet. Leave with a pack of professional tips for brilliant, distinctive output every time, on every worksheet. Basic Excel skills required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137716688
Northern Michigan Geology — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-07-13$125 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 08:30 am - 12:30 pm (Lab); Thurs, 08:30 am - 4 pm (Trip). <br><br>Explore the formation of the northern Michigan landscape through a classroom, lab, and field trip experience. Guided by NMC Geology Professor, Robb Houston, learn about the Paleozoic rock layers, their fossils, and the relationship of rock layers to more recent geologic processes. A half-day in the lab provides core information for a full day of discovery visiting geologic sites. The field trip involves walking up to a mile in wooded terrain. Meet at the classroom both days. Transportation and picnic box lunch are included. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142872998
Close-up Photography — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-07-12$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 6 - 9 pm. Ramp up your macro photography skills and learn how to take better photos of people, flowers, or any detail that catches your eye. Learn simple techniques that don't require expensive lenses. Explore macro lenses, extension tubes, close-up filters and tripods (bring yours if you have them). Bring your camera for hands-on experience with focus and depth of field issues; lighting and white balance; composition and color; and point and shoot camera macro modes. Prerequisite: Essentials Skills for Photographers. Bring your digital camera.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912560
Course ClosedCanoeing I — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-07-16$290 — Face to FaceView Details

Sat & Sun, Orientation: Weds, July 12, 7 - 10 pm. Instruction in various techniques of canoeing will be introduced in flat water. Wilderness travel by canoe is discussed. Two one-day trips are planned. Canoes are provided. For this course you will need your NMC ID and Password before the orientation (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). May also be taken for academic credit. Call 995-1198 for course details.

  • Seats available: 0.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912197
Marine Radar — 2017-07-12 thru 2017-07-12$50 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 7-9 pm. This seminar covers how radar functions, radar selection, operation of the radar under various conditions including setting of controls, display interpretation, basic navigation, and collision avoidance using radar.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 225761270
Summer Appetizers — 2017-07-13 thru 2017-07-13$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Does the thought of using Puff Pastry seem difficult to you? Worry no more! Discover how to make simple restaurant looking appetizers and desserts using pre-made Puff Pastry dough. Wow your family and friends with luscious tasting tartlets artfully arranged on serving dishes. Discover ways to finish the edges and create a variety of tarts including an asparagus, goat cheese and bacon tartlet. Try a sweet stilton cheese and apple napoleon to top off any summer event. After sampling these tasty morsels, leave with new recipes and techniques to try your own favorite ingredients. Bring containers to take-home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542653
Open Welding Lab — 2017-07-15 thru 2017-07-22$99 — Face to FaceView Details

Saturdays, 9 am - Noon<br><br>Qualified students who pass the Introduction to Welding course can sign up for extra lab time. Bring your project and work on it under the watchful eye of our instructor. You will need to purchase safety glasses, gloves, tools, and welding helmet prior to taking this course.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136466648
Course ClosedIdentifying Edible and Medicinal Plants — 2017-07-15 thru 2017-07-15$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Saturday, 1 - 4 pm<br><br>Have you ever tasted a wild leek? A violet? Did you know that many of the plants around us can be used as food or medicine? Gain basic plant identification skills as you learn to recognize more than 20 common species of edible and medicinal plants and know when they are ready for gathering. We'll also explore how plants and humans interact, how they have been used by people for millennia, and how we can forage without threatening the survival of these marvelous plant neighbors. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. Come prepared to walk in the woods. Optional text: The Forager's Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Wild Plants.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142872939
Discover Watercolor Painting — 2017-07-18 thru 2017-07-19$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Weds, 6-9 pm<br><br>Expand your artistic ability as you explore the wonderful world of watercolor painting. Through demonstration and hands-on practice discover how to create dynamic artwork using the unique aspects of watercolor. Learn the use of a variety of techniques like taking advantage of the white of the paper or the ability to lift and wipe paint to gain the desired color value. Adapt to the spontaneous nature of the medium while learning to control the movements of water paint on the paper. Includes all materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136122371
Getting the Most from Your Android Tablet or Phone — 2017-07-18 thru 2017-07-18$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 9 - 10 am<br><br>Android is the powerful system behind all mobile devices other than iPads and iPhones. Learn to use your Android device efficiently. You'll discover setting options, identify function buttons, enter and share contacts, download programs, upload pictures, and navigate through programs and apps. Discover tips and techniques to get the most out of these powerful mobile devices. Bring your device to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137716155
Summer Pies from Scratch — 2017-07-19 thru 2017-07-19$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Spend an evening learning to create great tasting pies--from the season's berry harvest to favorite lemon meringue. Begin by sampling a homemade savory pot pie as you learn several different crust recipes and techniques for working with dough. Explore filling options like a homemade lemon curd and thickening methods as well as baking and cooling essentials. Try a variety of creative ways to top your individual pies with lattice, meringue, or crumb top. Enjoy sampling and leave with a small take-home pie.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542735
Drops of Light Photography — 2017-07-19 thru 2017-07-22$69 — Face to FaceView Details

Wed, July 19, 6-9 pm and Sat, July 22, 7-9 am. Join award-winning photographer, Charles St. Charles, and discover a very specialized type of macro photography that uses drops of water like nature’s lens. This amazing technique lets you capture a view of flowers inside a drop of water. Each droplet becomes a tiny magnifying lens! Mistaken for a digitally manipulated image, this method is done entirely with photography. In session one, learn the basics of the technique. Session two meets outside where you will create your own Drops of Light images in the field. Bring your DSLR camera and tripod to the second session.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142949969
Waterscapes in Watercolor — 2017-07-20 thru 2017-07-27$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Are you interested in learning how to paint 'water' using watercolors? Whether you are a beginner or have some experience, you'll explore the many exhilarating opportunities to catch water in action from gentle streams and splashing waves to ripples and reflections. Learn the techniques for executing a painting of water. Under the guidance of award-winning artist, Adam Van Houten, you'll put these basic principles to practice in your own painting. Bring a reference photo of a water scene to the first class. All other materials supplied.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136466397
Adult Aerial Arts — 2017-07-21 thru 2017-08-25$109 — Face to FaceView Details

Friday, 5:30 - 7 pm (Orientation July 12)<br><br>This is a beginner to intermediate aerials class for those 18 and older. You will learn multiple skills appropriate for the aerial silks and aerial hoop or lyra. We'll cover proper warm-up and flexibility for aerial training as well as strength training to build muscle, and endurance applicable for the aerial arts. To maintain safety we need to make sure every student is aware, knowledgeable, and proficient in basic skills like foot knots, climbing, and of common nomenclature before starting the session of classes. The first class of each option is a mandatory orientation that must be completed to participate. Meets at Water’s Edge Gymnastics (971 Lynch Dr., TC, 49686). Mandatory orientation for the May class is Fri., May 19, 7:30-8:30 pm; mandatory orientation for July class is Wed., July 12, 7-8 pm.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136580819
Vinyasa Flow Yoga — 2017-07-25 thru 2017-08-31$159 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Thurs, 06:00 -07:00 am<br><br>We're giving you a reason to wake up early! Celebrate the morning in this dynamic system of practicing asana which integrates breath and movement in a slightly heated room. Build heat, endurance, strength and flexibility, and increase circulation. Sun salutations, creative sequencing, breath flow, and a fun playlist will give you an invigorating start to your day. All are welcome, though a general knowledge of the postures is helpful. Meets at Yen Yoga and Fitness (332 E. Front St., TC). Students must register 7 days before class start date.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137527694
Warm Yin Yoga — 2017-07-25 thru 2017-08-31$159 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Thurs, 06:30 - 07:30 am Come into relaxation and stillness by stimulating the connective 'yin' tissues, such as the ligaments, bones, and even the joints of the body that are not typically explored in a more active style of practice. Suitable for almost all levels of students, Yin Yoga is a perfect complement to the dynamic and muscular (yang) styles of yoga, as well as to active exercise such as running and cycling. Yin Yoga generally targets the connective tissues of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine. All levels welcome. Meets at Yen Yoga and Fitness (332 E. Front St., TC). Students must register 7 days before class start date.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137527826
White and Bright Floral Photography — 2017-07-26 thru 2017-07-26$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 6 - 9 pm. Discover how to overcome your camera's limitations to create elegant and richly colored floral images with a clean white 'High Key' background. You'll first learn what makes this technique possible and then as a group, we’ll create a floral arrangement that we’ll photograph together. Next, you'll get a chance to make creative decisions about what characteristics and colors of the flowers to emphasize as the images are processed. You'll see the colors come to life like the artistry of a painting. Bring your DSLR camera and tripod.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142939332
Partner In Command - Boating — 2017-07-26 thru 2017-07-26$50 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 7 - 9 pm. This seminar provides an introduction to boating for crew members who need basic information and who may or may not have taken a boating course. It is designed to provide essential information one may require to assist a skipper in the safe operation of a recreational boat. Included in the seminar are actions in response to emergencies.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 225761377
Aerial Fit — 2017-07-29 thru 2017-08-26$129 — Face to FaceView Details

Saturdays, 8 - 9 am<br><br>FLY like the Circus Stars--while working out! Use a variety of circus equipment (aerial hammock, hoop, trapeze, balance boards, etc.) and your own body to create resistance for an agility, strength, and mobility workout that FEELS LIKE FLYING! This low impact workout employs 3-dimensional movement to not only have you sweating, but also building stamina and lean muscle in no time! You'll enjoy a fun fitness atmosphere, regardless of where you are on your journey. Each exercise is scalable to appropriately challenge all students--no experience necessary! Meets at Water’s Edge Gymnastics (971 Lynch Dr., TC)

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136580937
Fencing for Fun and Fitness (For adults and kids age 9 and up) — 2017-07-30 thru 2017-08-20$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Sundays, 11 am - Noon. If you are looking for a sport that involves speed, agility, and fitness, combined with chess-like strategic thinking, then fencing is for you. Learn the basics of the sport including an introduction to the weapons, equipment, rules and safety, body position, footwork, basic blade positioning, and parries. Skill building drills and an introduction to competition strategies are included. Fencers are separated into age and skill appropriate groups as necessary. All gear is provided. Wear athletic pants and gym shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912296
Partner Dancing Made Easy — 2017-08-02 thru 2017-08-02$29 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Become a better dancer! Tired of trying to learn complicated dance steps? Enjoy parties and weddings with user-friendly approaches to moving on the dance floor. In a fun and relaxed atmosphere, you'll learn basic moves for various kinds of music. Designed for beginners and dancers with any amount of experience. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 40. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542968
Photography -- A Field Experience — 2017-08-02 thru 2017-08-02$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 5:30 - 8:30 pm. Are you looking for a hands-on photography experience? Gain confidence and learn to take better photographs while working side-by-side with award-winning photographer, Chris Doyal. Begin in the classroom with a quick review of exposure basics, composition, and the various shooting modes on your camera. Then take your skills outside for practice, personal instruction, and instant feedback. End with an opportunity to review what worked and how to improve what didn't work. Bring your digital camera with memory card, fully charged battery, and all your questions. This is not a beginning class. You should have a solid understanding of your camera and its setting modes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912615
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013 — 2017-08-15 thru 2017-08-16$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues & Weds, 9 am - Noon<br><br>Discover the power of Excel. Designed for beginners and basic users, you will learn to set up new worksheets and chose a template that best represents your needs. Discover how to use new smart features that fill in data quickly, reducing data entry time. Then gain experience entering, editing, sorting, filtering, formatting, and using graphics to represent your data. Enjoy the time you save and improved efficiency with your new skills. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137716509
Laying Up Your Boat — 2017-08-16 thru 2017-08-16$50 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 7 - 9 pm. This seminar is designed for both the power and sail boaters. Anyone that is handy and likes to maintain their own boat will find this seminar helpful. Boaters that have the marina do the winter lay-up should also attend this seminar so they can talk with the marine mechanic and request the work that their boats systems require. Topics covered include: Winterization of Fuel Systems, Engine Cooling Systems, Oil Systems, Electrical Systems, Batteries, Electronics, A/C, Sewage, Water, Cradles and Jacks, and covering.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 225761509
Reflexology for Life — 2017-08-17 thru 2017-08-17$39 — Face to FaceView Details

Thursday, 6:30 - 8:30 pm<br><br>Are your feet trying to tell you something? Learn how your feet can help you improve your overall health as you explore the basics of reflexology. Discover techniques that will improve blood flow, reduce stress and pain, and rejuvenate tired hands and feet. Try your hand at reflexology after you have an opportunity to observe the techniques. It has been accepted as an important adjunct for healthcare. Because practice is an integral part of this learning experience, you may want to register with a friend. Wear loose fitting clothes and bring a pillow, small towel, and talcum powder.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137489678
Great Lakes Fishing Charter: Catch and Cook — 2017-08-20 thru 2017-08-20$179 — Face to FaceView Details

Sunday, 12:30 - 7 pm. Head to beautiful Fishtown at Leland Harbor and meet up with Captain Scott Anderson of Far-Fetched Fishing Charters for an afternoon of Lake Michigan fishing fun. Ply the waters off Leland’s coast as you work to land a mighty king salmon or the powerful lake trout. Back on shore, head over to Carlson's Market to see how the pros clean and fillet your catch. Cap off the day as you enjoy a meal served with a Lake Michigan flare and prepared by the Cove in Leland. It is cool on the open water, so dress warmly. Limited to six participants. Please register at least one week ahead. Cost includes dinner.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142911194
Fall Wildflowers — 2017-08-21 thru 2017-09-11$89 — Face to FaceView Details

Mondays, 9 am - Noon<br><br>Venture into Leelanau County's Krumweide Forest Reserve and other locations to examine common fall wildflowers of northern Michigan, with a special focus on genera within the aster family. Learn how to ID wildflowers while examining the ecological communities that species prefer. Gain understanding of the special adaptations that allow different flowers to thrive in northern environments. Wear sturdy shoes and bring bug spray, a hat, water, and a magnifying lens to see identifying characteristics of the flowers. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. The first session meets at Krumweide Forest Reserve, on Wheeler Rd. near Glen Arbor, map at leelanauconservancy.org/natural-areas-map/

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142835493
Endless Summer: Canning, Freezing, Preserving — 2017-08-23 thru 2017-08-23$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Would you like to enjoy the fruits of your labor longer? Find out how to preserve vegetables and fruits from your garden or the local market in this basic canning and freezing class. Learn the safe method of canning in the step-by-step process of basic water bath canning. You'll get hands on with a pickling project and prepare jams to take home. Discover how to blanch and make simple, yet delicious syrups while you pick up tips and other techniques to stretch out the bounty of summer. Includes a canning book to take home. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505071
LIFE Luncheon Fridays — 2017-08-25 thru 2017-08-25$10 — Face to FaceView Details

Friday, Noon - 1:30 pm. GROWING UP UNDER HITLER AND SURVIVING THE WAR--MEET MARLIS MANN Growing up under Hitler, surviving the war, taking to the skies--this is a story of one woman's marvelous journey to romance and long-term happiness. In 1937 banners of National Socialism had already begun to decorate Germany, and Marlis Mann's childhood was a world of war as bombs fell and thousands of fellow citizens lost their homes and their lives. Then everything changed. Discover how Marlis first heard strains of American jazz from an American army encampment, and how she joined the new post-war German airlines, which provided her an opportunity of adventure.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142873722
LIFE Luncheon Fridays — 2017-08-25 thru 2017-08-25$19 — Face to FaceView Details

Friday, Noon - 1:30 pm. GROWING UP UNDER HITLER AND SURVIVING THE WAR--MEET MARLIS MANN Growing up under Hitler, surviving the war, taking to the skies--this is a story of one woman's marvelous journey to romance and long-term happiness. In 1937 banners of National Socialism had already begun to decorate Germany, and Marlis Mann's childhood was a world of war as bombs fell and thousands of fellow citizens lost their homes and their lives. Then everything changed. Discover how Marlis first heard strains of American jazz from an American army encampment, and how she joined the new post-war German airlines, which provided her an opportunity of adventure.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 145819425
DIY Probiotics: Artisan Sauerkraut and Gingered Carrot — 2017-08-29 thru 2017-08-29$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Tuesday, 6:30 - 9:00 pm<br><br>Create your own probiotics through a safe and simple fermentation process. Learn how to turn vegetables into flavorful superfoods that contain highly absorbable nutrients and beneficial bacteria that enhance your digestion and immunity. You will create your own sauerkraut blend by choosing from a variety of vegetables and seasonings suited to your own taste. You will also learn the vegetable brining technique and make a jar of Gingered Garlic Carrots.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 137489737
Photography: Starting with the Image — 2017-08-29 thru 2017-08-29$49 — Face to FaceView Details

Tuesday, 6 - 9 pm. Take your images to the next level by taking a different approach to improving your photography. Rather than start with the camera, dials, and settings, we'll start with the image. Review some of the most common problems faced in creating the images you want, and then work backwards to figure out the steps needed to achieve each. We'll also talk about how you can make your camera capture that image you have visualized in your head.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142912804
Insects and Bugs--Essential Understanding for the Naturalist — 2017-09-11 thru 2017-09-25$89 — Face to FaceView Details

1st two Mondays, 9 am - Noon, 3rd Monday, 10 am - 3 pm.<br><br>The largest segment of the animal kingdom provides excellent fodder for the naturalist in you. Explore the world of Arthropods and gain expanded knowledge to share with others. Learn to differentiate between arthropods and other kinds of animals, and practice collection techniques. Leave with a better understanding of insect ecology and the important role each plays in the natural world. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. Bring a sack lunch and dress to be outside on day three. Last class meets 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142872653
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