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Certificate in Spirituality, Health, and Healing
Spirituality, religion, and culture play an important role in health and healing. Health care systems and health care professionals must recognize and understand a variety of spiritual and religious values, beliefs, and practices and their impact on health and healing. To meet the needs of a spiritually and culturally diverse client population, today's health care system is evolving in its approach. Knowledgeable providers who can deliver compassionate, effective care and meet their clients' and patients' spiritual needs are in dramatically increasing demand. To gain a broad understanding of spirituality, health, and healing and to stay current with emerging trends, health professionals who work with diverse religious and spiritual populations will need continuing professional education. To learn more and to register visit this link: https://www.ed2go.com/merry/online-courses/spirituality-health-healing-certificate?tab=detail
Chakras? Reiki? Energy Work? – Got Questions?
with Mary Maverick
Learn the basics of your energetic body by exploring popular alternative therapies: Acupuncture, acupressure, therapeutic touch, polarity, Integrated Energy Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, CranioSacral Therapy, Color Therapy and more. Bring your questions. You will leave with a good understanding of what these modalities are and what they can and cannot do for you. We will do some fun exercises and you will learn how to clear and balance your own energy centers. Enjoy the positive benefits of having clear and balanced energy. No discounts.
Charting Your Life's Playlist
with Sheila Cohen
"Humans are a musical species," wrote Dr. Oliver Sachs. We may save photographs in an album, but nothing can bring back the richness of experience and memory like music. Have you accumulated a playlist, or collected a treasure trove of records, CDs and DVDs? The objective of this class is to create a storyboard telling your life-story with the power of music! You will create a document with songs that speak to you by creating a personal story board. The teacher will start by giving students a storyboard template that you can fill in with your life's playlist. Feel free to bring your laptops so you can research songs, lyrics, and artists that made an impression in your life! Once you finish you will have an extraordinary playlist to enjoy, share and treasure.
with Deb Arter
If you want to increase your cheese-ology this class is for you! We will taste test some soft cheeses and review how to serve, store and pair European hard cheeses. Then we will make and share a warm cheese dip before creating a marvelous potato and cheese soup. We will end the evening with Peach Maple Mascarpone Dessert Pizza. You will hear more comments like "More of that cheese dish please!" after completing this hands-on cooking class. Bring lidded containers to take home leftovers. Class size limited.Material fee $10 included. No discounts.
Chinese Cooking Secrets
with Chris Toy
Join Chris Toy for his popular introductory class to Chinese cooking including discuss on tools, ingredients, and techniques that you can adapt for everyday cooking. Bring your appetites as a delicious dinner of fresh handmade wonton soup, wok roasted five seasoned whole chicken, garlic and ginger stir fry vegetables, and perfect steamed jasmine rice will be served. Those in the know bring Ziploc bags for leftovers, just in case! No discounts.
Chocolate Lovers Cooking Splurge!
with Deb Arter
Nothing says dessert quite like chocolate! In this one-night class, we will prepare molten lava cakes, white chocolate macadamia nut cookies and take home a fudge sauce to die for. Bring your sweet tooth, an empty container or two and a friend for a night of sinful decadence. Recipes and generous samples of all things we create will be distributed. Just in time for Valentine's Day! Ingredient fee of $10 included. No discounts.
Clay, Beyond the Wheel Session II
with Lonie Ellis
Have you avoided creating with clay because you don't have access to a potter's wheel? This class will take you beyond the wheel to create beautiful hand-built pieces. Each week will focus on a different hand building technique: Pinch, coil, and slab. You will also learn various surface design methods to enhance your work. This class will give you a good foundation to start creating with clay off the wheel! Materials (clay, glaze and firing) $20 included. No class April 17 during school vacation.
Continued Drawing B/W & Color Pencil AM Session I
with Kathie Boldt
Join esteemed instructor Kathy Boldt as you further develop your drawing skills, working in black and white and color media. Learning the perception of color relationships demands a depth of experience in seeing tones and you will soon find yourself becoming more and more skilled in thumbnails. You will develop your knowledge of color theory and advance the building of your fine color perception. Materials discussed at first class - approximately $40-$45.