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Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga (Face to Face)— 2021-06-24 through  2021-08-19$135— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., June 24-Aug. 19, 5:30-6:45 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). What better time than now to come experience yoga - a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels - especially this past year - and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230918
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCeramics: Open Studio (Face to Face) — 2021-07-24 through  2021-08-28$190— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., July 24-Aug. 28, Noon-5 p.m., Fine Arts Rm. 135. We are pleased to offer you access to the NMC Fine Arts Building ceramics studio! This 'class' is for the experienced potter that would like to use our wheels, kilns and facilities. There will be a studio assistant present who can offer limited assistance, but there will be no formal assignments or instruction. Use of the facilities includes access to studio clay (earthenware and stoneware) and basic glazes as well as kiln firings. Artists must supply their own porcelain and specialty glazes if desired. Sign up for one or both options. Each 8-week option covers 40 hours of studio time. There is a mandatory orientation session on the first day of class for each option. Instructor approval or completion of an approved NMC Ceramics course is also required. Contact Zach Tate (ztate@nmc.edu) for approval.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235759
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChair Yoga (Livestream)— 2021-07-16 through  2021-08-20$59— LivestreamView Details

6 Fri., July 16-Aug. 20, 1-1:45 p.m. Be the best version of yourself - explore your potential with yoga! With this online class taught by Margaret Bennett, you will enjoy the benefits of the essential elements of yoga in a seated position at home. Yoga improves flexibility, posture, balance and spiritual and mental wellness. Practice a variety of yoga poses and discover the rewards of gentle stretches, postures and relaxation through breathing and meditation. All levels and abilities are welcome. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Mid-Day Meditation which precedes it at 12:15 p.m.; both are available via Zoom. The meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the session with your camera on or off, it's okay to interact; or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 26. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413234714
College Math Prep for Those Preparing to Enter College (Livestream)— 2021-08-10 through  2021-08-24$25— LivestreamView Details

3 Tues., Aug. 10-24, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Are you headed to college in the Fall? Need some math review? These three-day online intensive workshops with live instruction will help you prep for your first college math class. This session is for those who are hoping to find some peace with math and looking to develop their skill set to place well on the test and increase their academic strength going forward. This course can provide a distinct advantage in where you start your math sequence and can save you time and money. Students should plan to complete the placement test by contacting 231-995-2134 before the first class. If you are a current NMC student taking academic classes, enrolled or planning to enroll in Fall 2021, please call 231-995-3021 to enroll for free.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235881
College Math Refresher for Those Preparing to Enter College (Livestream)— 2021-08-11 through  2021-08-25$25— LivestreamView Details

3 Wed., Aug. 11-25, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Are you headed to college in the Fall? Need some math review? These three-day online intensive workshops with live instruction will help you prep for your first college math class. This session is for those who are looking to dust off their skill set and review for placement in higher-level courses . This course can provide a distinct advantage in where you start your math sequence and can save you time and money. Students should plan to complete the placement test by contacting 231-995-2134 before the first class. If you are a current NMC student taking academic classes, enrolled or planning to enroll in Fall 2021, please call 231-995-3021 to enroll for free.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235875
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerContinuing Yoga (Face to Face)— 2021-06-24 through  2021-08-19$159— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., June 24-Aug. 19, 5-6:30 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). The next level after Yoga: Beginning and Beyond, builds strength and provides motivation for your own personal practice. Be guided in ways that break the circle of stress, balancing the body's energy flow with holding poses and vinyasa. This is a rigorous practice, building inner fire while developing flexibility and endurance, including sun/moon salutations, inversions and advanced asana. Pranayama, meditation and deeper studies are a part of all intermediate classes. Teaching is progressive. All students enrolling in this class should have a strong foundation of yoga fundamentals and be physically fit. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230931
Digital Essentials: Google Docs (Livestream) — 2021-08-16 through  2021-08-16$25— LivestreamView Details

Mon., Aug. 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Why is everyone talking about Google Docs? And how is it different from the Microsoft Word to which I am accustomed? Learn the great collaborative features of Google Docs with Alison Thornton, NMC staff member and Google Certified Trainer. Whether you are stepping back into the classroom, into a new job or committee, or just wanting to up your remote working skills, this class will give you the basics along with great hacks for effective use of Google Docs. Google Docs is a word processing software that is easy to use and allows convenient access. It is a great resource for preparing academic and vocational course work. This class is for anyone looking to up their skills and collaborate in this digital world!

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235838
Digital Essentials: Google Slides (Livestream) — 2021-08-23 through  2021-08-23$25— LivestreamView Details

Mon., Aug. 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Google Slides, a free Google Workspace software platform, allows you to easily put together stellar presentations. Learn the basics along with the best tips and tricks with Alison Thornton, NMC staff member and Google Certified Trainer. Whether you are stepping back into the classroom, a new job or committee, or just wanting to up your remote working skills (or impress your family on your next Zoom meet!), this class will provide you with the content needed to start creating your own fun and informational Google Slides. This class is for anyone looking to up their skills and participate in this digital world!

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235816
Eating to Reverse Global Warming (Face to Face)— 2021-08-19 through  2021-08-19$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., Aug. 19, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Historic Barns Park Workshop 223 (1490 Red Dr., Traverse City). From synthetic fertilizers to livestock emissions to deforestation to food waste, our food systems have become the number one cause of global warming. Join the staff of SEEDS Ecology and Education Centers to learn how we can transform food production and consumption practices to instead Drawdown Carbon. Not only can we reverse global warming, regenerative growing practices help soils retain moisture and nutrients, prevent runoff, and support beneficial organisms and pollinator species. The fun doesn't stop with food production either! Learn how impactful separating food wastes from our trash and unlocking its embodied treasures can be. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate. Class meets at Historic Barns Park Workshop 223, the first building on the left from Silver Drive entrance. Look for the SEEDS tent!

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235827
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Virtually Fit - Summer Session (Livestream)— 2021-06-07 through  2021-08-27$199— LivestreamView Details

12 wks, June 7-Aug. 27 (Livestream June 7-July 30; Online (recorded) Aug. 2-27). The past year has taken a toll on our health: emotionally, mentally and physically. Cultivate joy and wellbeing with this engaging friendly fitness and wellness group. Join Maggie Quinn and her team of compassionate and experienced instructors for a virtual fitness program that includes an UNLIMITED number of classes a week for a total of 11 weekly FUN and FLEXIBLE fitness and wellness options for you. View the class schedule at www.nmc.edu/fitness. Customize your workouts and enjoy the comfort and safety of your own home. Classes meet Monday through Friday virtually (livestream via Zoom). If you miss one, watch it anytime during that week. Designed for all ages and fitness levels, let us help you achieve a new level of personal joy and wellness. The daily schedule is subject to small changes. After registering, email instructor and coordinator, Maggie Quinn (maggiequinn357@gmail.com) to get started.

  • Seats available: Approximately 83. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413229887
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times (Livestream)— 2021-07-14 through  2021-08-18$65— LivestreamView Details

6 Wed., July 14-Aug. 18. This gentle practice of yoga cultivates mindfulness along with physical and spiritual wellbeing. Instructor Margaret Bennett weaves ancient wisdom teachings into this class that is designed to comfort, inspire and provide insight to help us grow during difficult days and celebrate life in any circumstance. Designed for people of any level of physical ability. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the Zoom session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413234516
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga (Livestream)— 2021-07-13 through  2021-08-17$65— LivestreamView Details

6 Tues., July 13-Aug. 17, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture and balance, as well as physical and spiritual wellness. Instructor Margaret Bennett's Gentle Yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice. Wear comfortable clothing. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the Zoom session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413232166
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Voiceovers (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-05-08 through  2021-08-31$49— OnlineView Details

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413227462
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKayak River Tour (Face to Face)— 2021-07-28 through  2021-07-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., July 28, 9 a.m.-Noon, Grass River Education Center (6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire). There is no better way to experience a northern Michigan river than by paddling its calm waters and enjoying its unique wildlife! On this guided tour, students will explore Grass River by kayak and find out about Grass River Natural Area's conservation efforts, wetland ecology, and Michigan wildlife. The group will meet at the Grass River Education Center at 9 am before walking out to the dock to load kayaks. Cost includes kayak rental. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 420172053
Course ClosedKnife Skills (Face to Face)— 2021-08-17 through  2021-08-17$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Aug. 17, 6-8:30 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. The first step in becoming a confident home chef is choosing the best knife for the job! Chef Les Eckert, Director of the Great Lakes Culinary Institute, will guide you in honing important knife skills. You will work with carrots, celery, cauliflower, red peppers, tomatoes, garlic, herbs, lemon and avocado using the methods of julienne, small dice, medium dice, concasse, zest, juice, roast, blanch, mince, and chiffonade. Following knife work, you will prepare and eat a meal as a class. Bring your own chef knife if you have one and containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235843
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKundalini Yoga Fire Series (Face to Face)— 2021-06-24 through  2021-08-19$159— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., June 24-Aug. 19, 6:45-8:15 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Through a series of dynamic movements, you will gradually raise your Kundalini energy and internal heat to release body tension, clear your mind, and provide an overall feeling of strength, flexibility, and resiliency. The series is powerful but not extreme and can be performed by anyone in good physical condition. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230937
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeditation: Beginning and Advancing (Livestream)— 2021-07-14 through  2021-08-18$59— LivestreamView Details

6 Wed., July 14-Aug. 18, Noon-1 p.m. The past year has proven to be quite a challenge; many of us are feeling overwhelmed, stressed and anxious. Even brief periods of meditation practice can reduce the effects of stress, boost immune function, improve overall physical and spiritual well being, and balance emotion. For this livestream class, seated in a chair at home, you will learn meditation techniques and breath exercises with instructor, Margaret Bennett. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind. The Zoom meeting link is emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413234708
Meet the Beetles (Livestream)— 2021-08-18 through  2021-08-18$49— LivestreamView Details

Wed., Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-Noon. Beetles are the most abundant insects on the planet. Northern Naturalist students and others will enjoy examining these specimens up-close as you learn fascinating characteristics of these creatures. Learn to use a taxonomy key and build understanding of anatomy, life history, relationships to other insects, habitats and roles in the ecosystem. Taught online via Zoom. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235831
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMid-day Meditation (Livestream)— 2021-07-16 through  2021-08-20$55— LivestreamView Details

6 Fri., July 16-Aug. 20, 12:15-12:45 p.m. The last year has brought many challenges. Are you seeking ways to tune into yourself and the world in which we live, without feeling overwhelmed? Join experienced instructor, Margaret Bennett, to learn this life changing practice. With a busy and thoughtful mind that does not like sitting still and quiet, this class will gently bring you into the space with guided meditation and other strategies that make it easier. Find clarity and calm the effects of stress on the body. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Chair Yoga which follows at 1 p.m. Come as you are; join this virtual class via Zoom, all you need is a comfortable place to sit! The Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the Zoom session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 21. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413234735
Course ClosedMushrooms of Late Summer (Face to Face)— 2021-08-25 through  2021-08-25$39— Face to FaceView Details

Wed. Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-Noon, Grass River Education Center (6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire). Late summer is an excellent time to search the fungi of the forest. Join us for a naturalist-led fungus foray in search of the interesting fungi of August. We will learn tips and tricks to identify the mushrooms of Michigan and make a collection for group identification. This class begins outdoors at Grass River Natural Area in Bellaire, and we may travel to some other nearby locations. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235808
Course ClosedMushrooms of Late Summer (Face to Face)— 2021-08-26 through  2021-08-26$39— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs. Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-Noon, Grass River Education Center (6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire). Late summer is an excellent time to search the fungi of the forest. Join us for a naturalist-led fungus foray in search of the interesting fungi of August. We will learn tips and tricks to identify the mushrooms of Michigan and make a collection for group identification. This class begins outdoors at Grass River Natural Area in Bellaire, and we may travel to some other nearby locations. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 420172046
Navigating the New Venture Lending Landscape (Livestream)— 2021-08-12 through  2021-08-12$0— LivestreamView Details

Thurs., Aug. 12, 9-10 a.m. Not all money is created equal and financing a new venture can be especially tricky. From bootstrapping to borrowing and everything in between, it can be a daunting task to navigate the new venture lending landscape. After all, why are different lenders looking for different things? Who should I borrow money from (or not)? What are the 3 F's? Shouldn't people just want to give me money to start my business? We get it… there are a lot of questions and this is new territory for most new start-ups. Join us for an in-depth look at what it takes to finance a new venture and debunk a few myths along the way. The workshop features instruction by a Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Business Consultant and is free ($59 cost is underwritten by the SBDC), however registration is required. This course is required for the Business Development Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235868
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPrintmaking: Open Studio (Face to Face)— 2021-07-24 through  2021-08-28$140— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., July 24-Aug. 28, Noon-5 p.m., Fine Arts Rm. 132. We are pleased to offer you access to the NMC Fine Arts Building printmaking studio! This 'class' is for the experienced printmaker that would like to use our presses and facilities. There will be a studio assistant present that can offer limited assistance, but there will be no formal assignments or instruction. Use of the facilities includes black ink, tarlatan, etching baths for zinc and copper plates. Artists must supply their own intaglio plates, paper and any other colored inks. Sign up for one or both options. Each 8-week option covers 40 hours of studio time. There is a mandatory orientation session on the first day of class for each option. Instructor approval or completion of an approved NMC Printmaking course is also required. Contact Glenn Wolff (gwolff@nmc.edu) for approval.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413241938
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSunrise Flow Yoga (Face to Face)— 2021-06-22 through  2021-08-17$109— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues., June 22-Aug. 17, 7:30-8:30 a.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). An energetic wake me, shake me flow of yoga postures arranged in an intelligent sequence, transitioning from one to the next, steadily building intensity, creating strength and flexibility, and quieting the mind. Learn to use the breath to maximize your potential on all levels. This class is for continuing yoga students and well-conditioned, athletic individuals. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230911
The Science of Stress (Hybrid - 75 SCECH)— 2021-09-21 through  2021-12-07$299— HybridView Details

6 Tues., Sept. 21-Oct. 19 and Dec. 7, 4:30-6 p.m. (livestream option). Students and teachers continue to suffer from stress-induced anxiety, burnout and a lack of resilience. Join NMC biology professor Tamara Coleman Ph.D, to discover the systemic effects of stress on the human body and learn research-driven methods of mitigating stress. Explore scientific journals associated with psychology and biology, conduct action research, and incorporate Next-Gen science standards in the study of body systems. Apply tangible skills in your life and classroom. You will know it's working when you see the positive effects on your students' faces. Feel better yourself! Lectures are recorded live; attend livestream or view the recording later that week. Includes 3 individualized virtual meetings. Earn 75 SCECHs if you are a Michigan teacher; 15 hrs class time and data collection, 60 hrs. action research. You don't have to be a teacher to benefit from this class, all are welcome.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424816946
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVirtual Assistant 101 (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-05-08 through  2021-08-31$2499— OnlineView Details

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413227492
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWater and Our Ecosystems: Green Infrastructure for Resilience (Face to Face)— 2021-08-05 through  2021-08-05$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., Aug. 5, 9-11 a.m., Historic Barns Park (1490 Red Dr., Traverse City). We live in a watery community. With predictions for more severe weather events in coming years, there's a need for leaders to understand and implement resilient solutions. Join the staff of SEEDS Ecology and Education Centers to learn about homescale storm water gardens, water catchment systems, mitigation and remediation techniques, and large scale green infrastructure projects protecting our wetlands, creeks, streams and lakes. Wear walking shoes. Held rain or shine! This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate. Meet at Historic Barns Park Workshop 223, the first building on the left from Silver Drive entrance. Look for the SEEDS tent!

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235890
Yen Yoga and Fitness NMC Inspired Pass (30 class) 1st purchase— 2021-08-28 through  2021-11-24$360— HybridView Details
  • Seats available: Approximately 70. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 425726691
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond (Face to Face)— 2021-06-21 through  2021-08-16$135— Face to FaceView Details

9 Mon., June 21-Aug. 16, 5:45-7 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230169
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond (Face to Face)— 2021-06-25 through  2021-08-20$159— Face to FaceView Details

9 Fri., June 25-Aug. 20, 5:15-6:45 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230960
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga for Arthritis and Stiff Bodies (Face to Face)— 2021-06-25 through  2021-08-20$195— Face to FaceView Details

9 Fri., June 25-Aug. 20, 1-2:30 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). 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. Appropriate for beginning students and those who have taken yoga before. Wear comfortable clothing. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230964
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga for Teens: Developing an Antidote for Stress (Face to Face) (Ages 13-17)— 2021-06-21 through  2021-08-16$79— Face to FaceView Details

9 Mon., June 21-Aug. 16, 4-5 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Many teens and young adults face overwhelming stress; either from academics, sports, activities, friends, (this pandemic!) Some don't get enough exercise, and in some cases, such as varsity sports, some may be physically overworked. Finding inner peace and a happy medium is what yoga is all about at Yoga for Health Education. Designed for youth in good health who want to have fun and be challenged in a non-competitive, confidence-building and peace-building setting. No prior yoga experience necessary. If necessary, this class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230533
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Voiceovers (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-05-08 through  2021-08-31$49— OnlineView Details

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413227462
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVirtual Assistant 101 (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-05-08 through  2021-08-31$2499— OnlineView Details

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

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413227492
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Virtually Fit - Summer Session (Livestream)— 2021-06-07 through  2021-08-27$199— LivestreamView Details

12 wks, June 7-Aug. 27 (Livestream June 7-July 30; Online (recorded) Aug. 2-27). The past year has taken a toll on our health: emotionally, mentally and physically. Cultivate joy and wellbeing with this engaging friendly fitness and wellness group. Join Maggie Quinn and her team of compassionate and experienced instructors for a virtual fitness program that includes an UNLIMITED number of classes a week for a total of 11 weekly FUN and FLEXIBLE fitness and wellness options for you. View the class schedule at www.nmc.edu/fitness. Customize your workouts and enjoy the comfort and safety of your own home. Classes meet Monday through Friday virtually (livestream via Zoom). If you miss one, watch it anytime during that week. Designed for all ages and fitness levels, let us help you achieve a new level of personal joy and wellness. The daily schedule is subject to small changes. After registering, email instructor and coordinator, Maggie Quinn (maggiequinn357@gmail.com) to get started.

  • Seats available: Approximately 83. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413229887
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond (Face to Face)— 2021-06-21 through  2021-08-16$135— Face to FaceView Details

9 Mon., June 21-Aug. 16, 5:45-7 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230169
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga for Teens: Developing an Antidote for Stress (Face to Face) (Ages 13-17)— 2021-06-21 through  2021-08-16$79— Face to FaceView Details

9 Mon., June 21-Aug. 16, 4-5 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Many teens and young adults face overwhelming stress; either from academics, sports, activities, friends, (this pandemic!) Some don't get enough exercise, and in some cases, such as varsity sports, some may be physically overworked. Finding inner peace and a happy medium is what yoga is all about at Yoga for Health Education. Designed for youth in good health who want to have fun and be challenged in a non-competitive, confidence-building and peace-building setting. No prior yoga experience necessary. If necessary, this class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230533
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSunrise Flow Yoga (Face to Face)— 2021-06-22 through  2021-08-17$109— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues., June 22-Aug. 17, 7:30-8:30 a.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). An energetic wake me, shake me flow of yoga postures arranged in an intelligent sequence, transitioning from one to the next, steadily building intensity, creating strength and flexibility, and quieting the mind. Learn to use the breath to maximize your potential on all levels. This class is for continuing yoga students and well-conditioned, athletic individuals. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230911
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga (Face to Face)— 2021-06-24 through  2021-08-19$135— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., June 24-Aug. 19, 5:30-6:45 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). What better time than now to come experience yoga - a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels - especially this past year - and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230918
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKundalini Yoga Fire Series (Face to Face)— 2021-06-24 through  2021-08-19$159— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., June 24-Aug. 19, 6:45-8:15 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Through a series of dynamic movements, you will gradually raise your Kundalini energy and internal heat to release body tension, clear your mind, and provide an overall feeling of strength, flexibility, and resiliency. The series is powerful but not extreme and can be performed by anyone in good physical condition. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230937
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerContinuing Yoga (Face to Face)— 2021-06-24 through  2021-08-19$159— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., June 24-Aug. 19, 5-6:30 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). The next level after Yoga: Beginning and Beyond, builds strength and provides motivation for your own personal practice. Be guided in ways that break the circle of stress, balancing the body's energy flow with holding poses and vinyasa. This is a rigorous practice, building inner fire while developing flexibility and endurance, including sun/moon salutations, inversions and advanced asana. Pranayama, meditation and deeper studies are a part of all intermediate classes. Teaching is progressive. All students enrolling in this class should have a strong foundation of yoga fundamentals and be physically fit. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230931
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond (Face to Face)— 2021-06-25 through  2021-08-20$159— Face to FaceView Details

9 Fri., June 25-Aug. 20, 5:15-6:45 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230960
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga for Arthritis and Stiff Bodies (Face to Face)— 2021-06-25 through  2021-08-20$195— Face to FaceView Details

9 Fri., June 25-Aug. 20, 1-2:30 p.m., meet at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street). 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. Appropriate for beginning students and those who have taken yoga before. Wear comfortable clothing. If necessary, class will meet virtually. See yogaforhealthtc.com for safety protocols and updates before arriving to class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230964
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga (Livestream)— 2021-07-13 through  2021-08-17$65— LivestreamView Details

6 Tues., July 13-Aug. 17, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture and balance, as well as physical and spiritual wellness. Instructor Margaret Bennett's Gentle Yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice. Wear comfortable clothing. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the Zoom session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413232166
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeditation: Beginning and Advancing (Livestream)— 2021-07-14 through  2021-08-18$59— LivestreamView Details

6 Wed., July 14-Aug. 18, Noon-1 p.m. The past year has proven to be quite a challenge; many of us are feeling overwhelmed, stressed and anxious. Even brief periods of meditation practice can reduce the effects of stress, boost immune function, improve overall physical and spiritual well being, and balance emotion. For this livestream class, seated in a chair at home, you will learn meditation techniques and breath exercises with instructor, Margaret Bennett. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind. The Zoom meeting link is emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413234708
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times (Livestream)— 2021-07-14 through  2021-08-18$65— LivestreamView Details

6 Wed., July 14-Aug. 18. This gentle practice of yoga cultivates mindfulness along with physical and spiritual wellbeing. Instructor Margaret Bennett weaves ancient wisdom teachings into this class that is designed to comfort, inspire and provide insight to help us grow during difficult days and celebrate life in any circumstance. Designed for people of any level of physical ability. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the Zoom session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413234516
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMid-day Meditation (Livestream)— 2021-07-16 through  2021-08-20$55— LivestreamView Details

6 Fri., July 16-Aug. 20, 12:15-12:45 p.m. The last year has brought many challenges. Are you seeking ways to tune into yourself and the world in which we live, without feeling overwhelmed? Join experienced instructor, Margaret Bennett, to learn this life changing practice. With a busy and thoughtful mind that does not like sitting still and quiet, this class will gently bring you into the space with guided meditation and other strategies that make it easier. Find clarity and calm the effects of stress on the body. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Chair Yoga which follows at 1 p.m. Come as you are; join this virtual class via Zoom, all you need is a comfortable place to sit! The Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the Zoom session with your camera on or off; it's okay to interact, or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 21. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413234735
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChair Yoga (Livestream)— 2021-07-16 through  2021-08-20$59— LivestreamView Details

6 Fri., July 16-Aug. 20, 1-1:45 p.m. Be the best version of yourself - explore your potential with yoga! With this online class taught by Margaret Bennett, you will enjoy the benefits of the essential elements of yoga in a seated position at home. Yoga improves flexibility, posture, balance and spiritual and mental wellness. Practice a variety of yoga poses and discover the rewards of gentle stretches, postures and relaxation through breathing and meditation. All levels and abilities are welcome. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Mid-Day Meditation which precedes it at 12:15 p.m.; both are available via Zoom. The meeting link will be emailed the day before the first class begins. You may join the session with your camera on or off, it's okay to interact; or to sit back and take it all in.

  • Seats available: Approximately 26. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413234714
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPrintmaking: Open Studio (Face to Face)— 2021-07-24 through  2021-08-28$140— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., July 24-Aug. 28, Noon-5 p.m., Fine Arts Rm. 132. We are pleased to offer you access to the NMC Fine Arts Building printmaking studio! This 'class' is for the experienced printmaker that would like to use our presses and facilities. There will be a studio assistant present that can offer limited assistance, but there will be no formal assignments or instruction. Use of the facilities includes black ink, tarlatan, etching baths for zinc and copper plates. Artists must supply their own intaglio plates, paper and any other colored inks. Sign up for one or both options. Each 8-week option covers 40 hours of studio time. There is a mandatory orientation session on the first day of class for each option. Instructor approval or completion of an approved NMC Printmaking course is also required. Contact Glenn Wolff (gwolff@nmc.edu) for approval.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413241938
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCeramics: Open Studio (Face to Face) — 2021-07-24 through  2021-08-28$190— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., July 24-Aug. 28, Noon-5 p.m., Fine Arts Rm. 135. We are pleased to offer you access to the NMC Fine Arts Building ceramics studio! This 'class' is for the experienced potter that would like to use our wheels, kilns and facilities. There will be a studio assistant present who can offer limited assistance, but there will be no formal assignments or instruction. Use of the facilities includes access to studio clay (earthenware and stoneware) and basic glazes as well as kiln firings. Artists must supply their own porcelain and specialty glazes if desired. Sign up for one or both options. Each 8-week option covers 40 hours of studio time. There is a mandatory orientation session on the first day of class for each option. Instructor approval or completion of an approved NMC Ceramics course is also required. Contact Zach Tate (ztate@nmc.edu) for approval.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235759
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKayak River Tour (Face to Face)— 2021-07-28 through  2021-07-28$89— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., July 28, 9 a.m.-Noon, Grass River Education Center (6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire). There is no better way to experience a northern Michigan river than by paddling its calm waters and enjoying its unique wildlife! On this guided tour, students will explore Grass River by kayak and find out about Grass River Natural Area's conservation efforts, wetland ecology, and Michigan wildlife. The group will meet at the Grass River Education Center at 9 am before walking out to the dock to load kayaks. Cost includes kayak rental. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 420172053
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWater and Our Ecosystems: Green Infrastructure for Resilience (Face to Face)— 2021-08-05 through  2021-08-05$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., Aug. 5, 9-11 a.m., Historic Barns Park (1490 Red Dr., Traverse City). We live in a watery community. With predictions for more severe weather events in coming years, there's a need for leaders to understand and implement resilient solutions. Join the staff of SEEDS Ecology and Education Centers to learn about homescale storm water gardens, water catchment systems, mitigation and remediation techniques, and large scale green infrastructure projects protecting our wetlands, creeks, streams and lakes. Wear walking shoes. Held rain or shine! This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate. Meet at Historic Barns Park Workshop 223, the first building on the left from Silver Drive entrance. Look for the SEEDS tent!

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235890
College Math Prep for Those Preparing to Enter College (Livestream)— 2021-08-10 through  2021-08-24$25— LivestreamView Details

3 Tues., Aug. 10-24, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Are you headed to college in the Fall? Need some math review? These three-day online intensive workshops with live instruction will help you prep for your first college math class. This session is for those who are hoping to find some peace with math and looking to develop their skill set to place well on the test and increase their academic strength going forward. This course can provide a distinct advantage in where you start your math sequence and can save you time and money. Students should plan to complete the placement test by contacting 231-995-2134 before the first class. If you are a current NMC student taking academic classes, enrolled or planning to enroll in Fall 2021, please call 231-995-3021 to enroll for free.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235881
College Math Refresher for Those Preparing to Enter College (Livestream)— 2021-08-11 through  2021-08-25$25— LivestreamView Details

3 Wed., Aug. 11-25, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Are you headed to college in the Fall? Need some math review? These three-day online intensive workshops with live instruction will help you prep for your first college math class. This session is for those who are looking to dust off their skill set and review for placement in higher-level courses . This course can provide a distinct advantage in where you start your math sequence and can save you time and money. Students should plan to complete the placement test by contacting 231-995-2134 before the first class. If you are a current NMC student taking academic classes, enrolled or planning to enroll in Fall 2021, please call 231-995-3021 to enroll for free.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235875
Navigating the New Venture Lending Landscape (Livestream)— 2021-08-12 through  2021-08-12$0— LivestreamView Details

Thurs., Aug. 12, 9-10 a.m. Not all money is created equal and financing a new venture can be especially tricky. From bootstrapping to borrowing and everything in between, it can be a daunting task to navigate the new venture lending landscape. After all, why are different lenders looking for different things? Who should I borrow money from (or not)? What are the 3 F's? Shouldn't people just want to give me money to start my business? We get it… there are a lot of questions and this is new territory for most new start-ups. Join us for an in-depth look at what it takes to finance a new venture and debunk a few myths along the way. The workshop features instruction by a Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Business Consultant and is free ($59 cost is underwritten by the SBDC), however registration is required. This course is required for the Business Development Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235868
Digital Essentials: Google Docs (Livestream) — 2021-08-16 through  2021-08-16$25— LivestreamView Details

Mon., Aug. 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Why is everyone talking about Google Docs? And how is it different from the Microsoft Word to which I am accustomed? Learn the great collaborative features of Google Docs with Alison Thornton, NMC staff member and Google Certified Trainer. Whether you are stepping back into the classroom, into a new job or committee, or just wanting to up your remote working skills, this class will give you the basics along with great hacks for effective use of Google Docs. Google Docs is a word processing software that is easy to use and allows convenient access. It is a great resource for preparing academic and vocational course work. This class is for anyone looking to up their skills and collaborate in this digital world!

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235838
Course ClosedKnife Skills (Face to Face)— 2021-08-17 through  2021-08-17$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Aug. 17, 6-8:30 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. The first step in becoming a confident home chef is choosing the best knife for the job! Chef Les Eckert, Director of the Great Lakes Culinary Institute, will guide you in honing important knife skills. You will work with carrots, celery, cauliflower, red peppers, tomatoes, garlic, herbs, lemon and avocado using the methods of julienne, small dice, medium dice, concasse, zest, juice, roast, blanch, mince, and chiffonade. Following knife work, you will prepare and eat a meal as a class. Bring your own chef knife if you have one and containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235843
Meet the Beetles (Livestream)— 2021-08-18 through  2021-08-18$49— LivestreamView Details

Wed., Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-Noon. Beetles are the most abundant insects on the planet. Northern Naturalist students and others will enjoy examining these specimens up-close as you learn fascinating characteristics of these creatures. Learn to use a taxonomy key and build understanding of anatomy, life history, relationships to other insects, habitats and roles in the ecosystem. Taught online via Zoom. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235831
Eating to Reverse Global Warming (Face to Face)— 2021-08-19 through  2021-08-19$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., Aug. 19, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Historic Barns Park Workshop 223 (1490 Red Dr., Traverse City). From synthetic fertilizers to livestock emissions to deforestation to food waste, our food systems have become the number one cause of global warming. Join the staff of SEEDS Ecology and Education Centers to learn how we can transform food production and consumption practices to instead Drawdown Carbon. Not only can we reverse global warming, regenerative growing practices help soils retain moisture and nutrients, prevent runoff, and support beneficial organisms and pollinator species. The fun doesn't stop with food production either! Learn how impactful separating food wastes from our trash and unlocking its embodied treasures can be. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate. Class meets at Historic Barns Park Workshop 223, the first building on the left from Silver Drive entrance. Look for the SEEDS tent!

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235827
Digital Essentials: Google Slides (Livestream) — 2021-08-23 through  2021-08-23$25— LivestreamView Details

Mon., Aug. 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Google Slides, a free Google Workspace software platform, allows you to easily put together stellar presentations. Learn the basics along with the best tips and tricks with Alison Thornton, NMC staff member and Google Certified Trainer. Whether you are stepping back into the classroom, a new job or committee, or just wanting to up your remote working skills (or impress your family on your next Zoom meet!), this class will provide you with the content needed to start creating your own fun and informational Google Slides. This class is for anyone looking to up their skills and participate in this digital world!

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235816
Course ClosedMushrooms of Late Summer (Face to Face)— 2021-08-25 through  2021-08-25$39— Face to FaceView Details

Wed. Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-Noon, Grass River Education Center (6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire). Late summer is an excellent time to search the fungi of the forest. Join us for a naturalist-led fungus foray in search of the interesting fungi of August. We will learn tips and tricks to identify the mushrooms of Michigan and make a collection for group identification. This class begins outdoors at Grass River Natural Area in Bellaire, and we may travel to some other nearby locations. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235808
Course ClosedMushrooms of Late Summer (Face to Face)— 2021-08-26 through  2021-08-26$39— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs. Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-Noon, Grass River Education Center (6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire). Late summer is an excellent time to search the fungi of the forest. Join us for a naturalist-led fungus foray in search of the interesting fungi of August. We will learn tips and tricks to identify the mushrooms of Michigan and make a collection for group identification. This class begins outdoors at Grass River Natural Area in Bellaire, and we may travel to some other nearby locations. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 420172046
Yen Yoga and Fitness NMC Inspired Pass (30 class) 1st purchase— 2021-08-28 through  2021-11-24$360— HybridView Details
  • Seats available: Approximately 70. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 425726691
The Science of Stress (Hybrid - 75 SCECH)— 2021-09-21 through  2021-12-07$299— HybridView Details

6 Tues., Sept. 21-Oct. 19 and Dec. 7, 4:30-6 p.m. (livestream option). Students and teachers continue to suffer from stress-induced anxiety, burnout and a lack of resilience. Join NMC biology professor Tamara Coleman Ph.D, to discover the systemic effects of stress on the human body and learn research-driven methods of mitigating stress. Explore scientific journals associated with psychology and biology, conduct action research, and incorporate Next-Gen science standards in the study of body systems. Apply tangible skills in your life and classroom. You will know it's working when you see the positive effects on your students' faces. Feel better yourself! Lectures are recorded live; attend livestream or view the recording later that week. Includes 3 individualized virtual meetings. Earn 75 SCECHs if you are a Michigan teacher; 15 hrs class time and data collection, 60 hrs. action research. You don't have to be a teacher to benefit from this class, all are welcome.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424816946