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Building Balance— 2020-02-18 through  2020-03-17$59— Face to FaceView Details

5 Tues., Feb. 18-March 17, 1:30-2:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. From your foot to your inner ear, your ability to balance can be strengthened in three specific systems. Join experts to learn about these systems and the common issues that affect balance: vision, hearing, strength, medications, viruses, vestibular problems and more. Practice vestibular exercises to strengthen the messages the inner ear sends to the brain, somatosensory exercises to improve the nerve pathways from our muscles and joints to the brain, and discover how our visual system can over or under function in complex environments. Do not wait for a fall to occur to start building your balance! Classes include 45 minutes of exercise and 15 of lecture, Q and A.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374237795
From Mad to Glad: The Wonderful Art of Transforming Anger — 2020-05-06 through  2020-05-06$69— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., May 6, 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. We all experience anger, and most of us unknowingly carry some with us from our pasts. Explore this taboo topic in fun ways through stories, exercises and discussion with transformational specialist Julie Chai, MDiv. Discover why we get mad and how outside events and people are simply triggers, not causes of anger. Cultivate presence, understanding and kindness for yourself and others. Come away empowered with the tools you need to begin transforming anger, to promote personal growth, and to make the world a better place. Julie is a healer, teacher, artist, poet and ordained minister with a certificate in the Art of Spiritual Direction. Bring your partner at no extra charge.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255832
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGuide to Joint Replacement— 2020-01-21 through  2020-01-21$25— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Jan. 21, 1-2:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Anyone considering having joint replacement surgery will benefit from this guide to knee, hip, shoulder and ankle joint replacement. Our discussion illustrates how to prevent issues leading to joint replacement, pre-surgical exercises, how to know when it is time, what to expect in recovery, tips for healing and quicker recovery, avoiding potential complications, and proper use of assistive devices.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374260699
Happily Ever After Means Communication— 2020-05-05 through  2020-05-05$129— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., May 5, 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Great communication is the basis of any fulfilling relationship. But most of us will choose someone who communicates differently than we do. Those who need to verbally process often choose those who need to get away and think about it. In the end, it is often not the issue at hand that causes stress in a relationship, but the manner in which each partner communicates. Knowing how to communicate with this person who is put together differently than you is essential for a happy relationship. This FUN, small investment will take your relationship to the next level. ALL adult couples of all ages welcome. Register one individual from each couple so you pay the fee only once (price is $129 per couple).

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255796
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerHow to Avoid a Hip Replacement— 2020-01-17 through  2020-01-17$39— Face to FaceView Details

Fri., Jan. 17, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Got hip pain? Want to get rid of it without medications, injections or surgery? Join Dr. Andrew Gorecki, physical therapist and owner of Superior Physical Therapy, to learn natural ways to diminish hip pain and heal the ligaments, muscles and joints affecting the hip – EVEN if you have been told that surgery is the only answer! Find out the #1 biggest mistake hip pain sufferers make. Try easy to do self-treatment, learn how to determine the cause, and discover three easy exercises or treatments to relieve pain.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374236977
Live Your Best Life: A Vision Board Retreat— 2020-03-07 through  2020-03-07$99— Face to FaceView Details

Sat., March 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Most of us have fleeting ideas of what we want to be, do, or have in our lives. But they remain just that: fleeting. After all, who has the time?! A Vision Board is a way to anchor to your dreams and to allow the magic of manifestation to work in your life. It's more than just slapping a picture onto a poster board. It's about first getting clear on your authentic life, letting go of what's in the way, and then clearly connecting with your dreams while designing a vision that calls to you. This workshop will give you the space you need to intentionally define your dreams and create a Vision Board that will effortlessly attract your ideal outcomes to you! Join instructor Christy Burich for presentation, discussion, group sharing, written exercises, meditation, quiet reflection, and guided creative space. This day-long retreat includes a one-hour break for lunch on your own. All materials provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255559
Mid-day Meditation — 2020-04-17 through  2020-06-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

11 Fri., April 17-June 26, 12:15-12:45 p.m., Dennos Museum Center. Are you rushing from one thing to the next? No time for meditation? Then this 30-minute class is for YOU! The time is now. Join experienced instructor, Margaret Bennett, to learn this life changing practice. With a busy 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. Come as you are; we will meditate seated in chairs. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Chair Yoga which follows at 1 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374256065
Qigong to Increase Energy and Reduce Stress— 2020-03-05 through  2020-05-07$99— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., March 5-May 7, (no class April 2), 5:30-6:30 p.m., Munson Community Health Center, Classroom D (550 Munson Ave.). Qigong is an ancient system of self-care and self-healing that combines slow gentle movement with breath and intention. It is currently seeing a resurgence because it is simple, easy to learn, can be done by anyone at any age and fitness level, and has tremendous benefits. Learn how to increase your energy, create more balance, and relax your mind. Walk out of the class each week with more vitality, flexibility, clarity and peace of mind. All are welcome!

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255281
Reveal Your Awesome - How to End Negative Self-Talk— 2020-03-14 through  2020-03-21$39— Face to FaceView Details

<p>2 Sat., March 14 and 21, 10-11:30 a.m., University Center Rm. 212. If you are an expert at being hard on yourself, this workshop is for you. Learn how to take a close look at what you are telling yourself and discover that your negative messages are not based on accurate thinking. Your negative messages are scripts you have created about what you believe you should be, or what your life should be. Through presentation, discussion and individual work, you will learn a 3-step process that proves your negative messages are not true. Uncovering the truth will allow you to enjoy each day more fully and to see yourself with new respect and appreciation.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 28. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255599
Tapping: Energy Work to Impact Your Life and Health— 2020-04-23 through  2020-05-21$129— Face to FaceView Details

5 Thurs., April 23-May 21, 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Want to reduce stress? Tapping is an energy protocol that works with acupressure points, meridians and thoughts to reduce the fight, flight, freeze response to stress. This calms the nervous system, which signals your body to relax. Use the techniques in this class to open the flow of energy and allow your body to naturally heal itself both physically and emotionally. Each participant will have the opportunity to work individually with Dr. Sally Littleton during small group sessions and leave empowered with personally meaningful techniques and the ability to create more protocols to address future needs.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255679
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerHow to Avoid a Hip Replacement— 2020-01-17 through  2020-01-17$39— Face to FaceView Details

Fri., Jan. 17, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Got hip pain? Want to get rid of it without medications, injections or surgery? Join Dr. Andrew Gorecki, physical therapist and owner of Superior Physical Therapy, to learn natural ways to diminish hip pain and heal the ligaments, muscles and joints affecting the hip – EVEN if you have been told that surgery is the only answer! Find out the #1 biggest mistake hip pain sufferers make. Try easy to do self-treatment, learn how to determine the cause, and discover three easy exercises or treatments to relieve pain.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374236977
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGuide to Joint Replacement— 2020-01-21 through  2020-01-21$25— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Jan. 21, 1-2:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Anyone considering having joint replacement surgery will benefit from this guide to knee, hip, shoulder and ankle joint replacement. Our discussion illustrates how to prevent issues leading to joint replacement, pre-surgical exercises, how to know when it is time, what to expect in recovery, tips for healing and quicker recovery, avoiding potential complications, and proper use of assistive devices.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374260699
Building Balance— 2020-02-18 through  2020-03-17$59— Face to FaceView Details

5 Tues., Feb. 18-March 17, 1:30-2:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. From your foot to your inner ear, your ability to balance can be strengthened in three specific systems. Join experts to learn about these systems and the common issues that affect balance: vision, hearing, strength, medications, viruses, vestibular problems and more. Practice vestibular exercises to strengthen the messages the inner ear sends to the brain, somatosensory exercises to improve the nerve pathways from our muscles and joints to the brain, and discover how our visual system can over or under function in complex environments. Do not wait for a fall to occur to start building your balance! Classes include 45 minutes of exercise and 15 of lecture, Q and A.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374237795
Qigong to Increase Energy and Reduce Stress— 2020-03-05 through  2020-05-07$99— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., March 5-May 7, (no class April 2), 5:30-6:30 p.m., Munson Community Health Center, Classroom D (550 Munson Ave.). Qigong is an ancient system of self-care and self-healing that combines slow gentle movement with breath and intention. It is currently seeing a resurgence because it is simple, easy to learn, can be done by anyone at any age and fitness level, and has tremendous benefits. Learn how to increase your energy, create more balance, and relax your mind. Walk out of the class each week with more vitality, flexibility, clarity and peace of mind. All are welcome!

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255281
Live Your Best Life: A Vision Board Retreat— 2020-03-07 through  2020-03-07$99— Face to FaceView Details

Sat., March 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Most of us have fleeting ideas of what we want to be, do, or have in our lives. But they remain just that: fleeting. After all, who has the time?! A Vision Board is a way to anchor to your dreams and to allow the magic of manifestation to work in your life. It's more than just slapping a picture onto a poster board. It's about first getting clear on your authentic life, letting go of what's in the way, and then clearly connecting with your dreams while designing a vision that calls to you. This workshop will give you the space you need to intentionally define your dreams and create a Vision Board that will effortlessly attract your ideal outcomes to you! Join instructor Christy Burich for presentation, discussion, group sharing, written exercises, meditation, quiet reflection, and guided creative space. This day-long retreat includes a one-hour break for lunch on your own. All materials provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255559
Reveal Your Awesome - How to End Negative Self-Talk— 2020-03-14 through  2020-03-21$39— Face to FaceView Details

<p>2 Sat., March 14 and 21, 10-11:30 a.m., University Center Rm. 212. If you are an expert at being hard on yourself, this workshop is for you. Learn how to take a close look at what you are telling yourself and discover that your negative messages are not based on accurate thinking. Your negative messages are scripts you have created about what you believe you should be, or what your life should be. Through presentation, discussion and individual work, you will learn a 3-step process that proves your negative messages are not true. Uncovering the truth will allow you to enjoy each day more fully and to see yourself with new respect and appreciation.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 28. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255599
Mid-day Meditation — 2020-04-17 through  2020-06-26$89— Face to FaceView Details

11 Fri., April 17-June 26, 12:15-12:45 p.m., Dennos Museum Center. Are you rushing from one thing to the next? No time for meditation? Then this 30-minute class is for YOU! The time is now. Join experienced instructor, Margaret Bennett, to learn this life changing practice. With a busy 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. Come as you are; we will meditate seated in chairs. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Chair Yoga which follows at 1 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374256065
Tapping: Energy Work to Impact Your Life and Health— 2020-04-23 through  2020-05-21$129— Face to FaceView Details

5 Thurs., April 23-May 21, 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Want to reduce stress? Tapping is an energy protocol that works with acupressure points, meridians and thoughts to reduce the fight, flight, freeze response to stress. This calms the nervous system, which signals your body to relax. Use the techniques in this class to open the flow of energy and allow your body to naturally heal itself both physically and emotionally. Each participant will have the opportunity to work individually with Dr. Sally Littleton during small group sessions and leave empowered with personally meaningful techniques and the ability to create more protocols to address future needs.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255679
Happily Ever After Means Communication— 2020-05-05 through  2020-05-05$129— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., May 5, 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Great communication is the basis of any fulfilling relationship. But most of us will choose someone who communicates differently than we do. Those who need to verbally process often choose those who need to get away and think about it. In the end, it is often not the issue at hand that causes stress in a relationship, but the manner in which each partner communicates. Knowing how to communicate with this person who is put together differently than you is essential for a happy relationship. This FUN, small investment will take your relationship to the next level. ALL adult couples of all ages welcome. Register one individual from each couple so you pay the fee only once (price is $129 per couple).

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255796
From Mad to Glad: The Wonderful Art of Transforming Anger — 2020-05-06 through  2020-05-06$69— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., May 6, 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. We all experience anger, and most of us unknowingly carry some with us from our pasts. Explore this taboo topic in fun ways through stories, exercises and discussion with transformational specialist Julie Chai, MDiv. Discover why we get mad and how outside events and people are simply triggers, not causes of anger. Cultivate presence, understanding and kindness for yourself and others. Come away empowered with the tools you need to begin transforming anger, to promote personal growth, and to make the world a better place. Julie is a healer, teacher, artist, poet and ordained minister with a certificate in the Art of Spiritual Direction. Bring your partner at no extra charge.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374255832
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