Courses

Revisit or learn for the first time the basic techniques you need to enjoy golf as recreation and sport. Solidify the essentials of set up, grip, posture and alignment.


April 18-20, 2022, RIVERS
April 18, 2022 to May 2, 2022, RIVERS
April 19, 2022 to May 3, 2022, RIVERS
April 25-27, 2022, RIVERS
May 9-23, 2022, RIVERS
May 9-11, 2022, RIVERS
May 10-24, 2022, RIVERS
Take the challenge out of meal planning and get excited about making dinner. Learn to prepare meals with seven ingredients (or less) that will be ready to serve in 30 minutes. Discover time-saving tips, preparation methods, and how to incorporate more vegetables in your meals.


May 1-8, 2022, CUL 117
Known as "the silent wonder," your immune system combats infections, removes toxins, speeds recovery from injury and helps control damaging inflammation brought on by stress and inflammatory foods. Join Integrative Clinical Dietitian Jari Serra to learn how to boost and maintain a strong immune system.


Tuesday, February 15, 2022, CHLAB 301
Discover reasons why you are unable to sleep at night, struggling with low energy, and why your libido has disappeared. Explore the connection between thyroid, adrenal, and sex hormones, and how you can gain control.


Wednesday, February 16, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
The Better Bones & Balance program, developed by researchers at the Bone Research Lab at Oregon State University, uses targeted exercises that reduce the rate of bone loss, improve strength and balance, and reduce the risk of falls.


January 18, 2022 to March 17, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
March 29, 2022 to June 9, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
April 12, 2022 to June 9, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
If you've taken the Better Bones & Balance course for at least one complete term, join this group of experienced students who want to get even stronger and more balanced.


January 18, 2022 to March 17, 2022, RDM1 108
March 29, 2022 to June 9, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
April 12, 2022 to June 9, 2022, RDM1 108
Superfoods are nutrient rich foods that are considered especially beneficial for your health and well-being. Give your diet a healthy boost, while reducing your risk of heart disease, memory loss and other health problems.


Saturday, May 7, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you looking for an easy and efficient way to support your overall sense of well-being? Conscious Breathing can provide powerful benefits to enhance your everyday health. Learn five simple exercises designed to help soothe your nervous system and release toxins and muscle tension while increasing calm energy.


January 24, 2022 to February 23, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Join Integrative Nutritionist Dianne Porter as she helps you navigate the philosophies of many popular diets including Paleo, Keto, Intermittent Fasting, Mediterranean, Vegan and the Mayo Clinic Diet. Determine which one might be a good fit for your health and lifestyle goals.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Improve core stability through targeted exercises that promote body awareness, mobility, endurance and strength. The course will focus on optimal alignment and breathing cues to support proper form and technique.


January 18, 2022 to March 17, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
April 12, 2022 to June 9, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Low thyroid can impact every cell and system in the body. Standard diagnostic tests are not always adequate to identify all cases of hypothyroidism. Learn what tests to request. Explore how foods like U.S. wheat and unfermented soy can weaken thyroid function, while iodine, selenium, and certain herbs can help.


Tuesday, March 15, 2022, CHLAB 301
Join Nurse Practitioner and Certified Eden Energy Medicine Advanced Practitioner Gail Jett to explore the basics of energy healing and energy medicine. Learn the science behind these modalities and ways to augment your own health and well-being with some simple techniques that can increase energy, vitality, mental clarity and focus.


Saturday, April 30, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Join Integrative Nutritionist Dianne Porter for a comprehensive overview of the keto diet to help determine if it might be right for you. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and how to troubleshoot for stalled weight loss, mood balance, fatigue, and sleep issues.


Tuesday, February 15, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Using a variety of gluten-free flours and baking techniques, participants will gain hands-on experience in baking delicious treats. Recipes include Flaxseed Bread (with almond & coconut flours), Jam-Filled Walnut Scones (with gluten-free flour mix), and Ginger Snap Cookies (with buckwheat flour).


Saturday, May 21, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
If you are a golfer looking to lower your score by improving your short game, this class is for you. Develop your putting, chipping and pitching. Gain an understanding about which shot to use in various situations during a round.


April 18, 2022 to May 2, 2022, RIVERS
April 19, 2022 to May 3, 2022, RIVERS
May 9-23, 2022, RIVERS
May 31, 2022 to June 14, 2022, RIVERS
Central Oregon is a challenging environment for growing, but many medicinal herbs seem to love it. This class will explore medicinal garden designs, gardening and propagation techniques, and recommended herbs for this region. The class includes a field trip to Oregon Wild Harvest, a medicinal herb farm in Culver, OR. Students are responsible for providing their own transportation.


June 8-11, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Research indicates there is a direct link between digestion and overall health. Learn about foods and herbs used throughout the world to attain and maintain digestive health. Leave with recipes to make easy herbal remedies at home.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Is it true that "we are what we eat?" Have you ever wondered if your diet affects your annual lab test results? Join Integrative Nutritionist Dianne Porter and examine common lab tests such as the Complete Metabolic Panel, Complete Blood Count, Lipid Panel and those that look at key essential nutrients. Explore what the lab results mean for your health. Learn ways to use your diet to effect positive change in your labs and your overall health.


Tuesday, April 12, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Many Americans suffer from GERD aka heartburn, but never get the condition corrected. Although medication can provide some short-term relief, it can also cause long-term damage to digestion over time. Join Integrative Clinical Dietitian Jari Serra to explore the foods, supplements and eating habits that can help reduce GERD.


Tuesday, January 25, 2022, CHLAB 301
Discover how to establish a healthy approach to weight loss and weight management. By the end of this course, you'll know how to set effective goals for eating, exercise, and many other elements that affect your weight, and be on your way to losing weight and keeping it off for good.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Learn to create delicious and nutritious meals by reducing fat without sacrificing flavor. This course provides tips on menu planning and quicker cooking, and it allows you to try out over 50 exciting lower-fat recipes.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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In this course, you'll learn about health conditions that benefit from a Mediterranean Diet, the science behind this dietary approach and simple ways to incorporate this dietary plan into your daily routine. You'll have the opportunity to put this plan into practice by preparing recipes along with the instructor from the comfort of your own kitchen.


February 27, 2022 to March 13, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Can you really train yourself to be happier and live with a greater sense of purpose? Absolutely! Learn the simple yet transformational practice of Tonglen Meditation. This ancient art, also known as "giving and receiving," uses breathing, visualization, and sensation to soothe your mind. Find more peace, ease, and compassionate well-being in the world.


January 25, 2022 to February 24, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Government research shows nutrient levels in U.S. foods have fallen steadily for 70 years. Dietary supplements are more valuable than ever for restoring and maintaining your health. Learn which brands provide the best quality for the price, the 3 or 4 supplements nearly all Americans need, and tips for buying, storing, and taking supplements.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
As we age, our nutrient needs increase dramatically, even as our digestive, circulatory and immune systems weaken. This can lead to health problems such as decreased stamina, joint discomfort, thinning skin and bones, shingles and pneumonia. We'll examine the foods, dietary habits and supplements that can help us stay healthier as we age.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Are you concerned about how you will get enough protein if you switch to a plant-based diet? Join Chef Holly and explore the many different ways to incorporate alternative proteins into your plant-based meals.


Sunday, June 5, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Osteoporosis is more common in the elderly than ever, but you can often stop and even reverse it with the right foods and supplements. Learn how bone medications can weaken your bones even as they lead to better DEXA scan numbers, and how to restore your bone density without medication.


Tuesday, March 1, 2022, CHLAB 301
Chronic inflammation can cause irreversible damage to the joints, bowels, heart, blood vessels, and brain. Inflammatory foods, poor digestion, and chronic stress contribute to this type of inflammation. Learn about the causes, effects, and remedies of chronic inflammation and how anti-inflammatory eating can dramatically improve health in a short period of time.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Join NASM Certified Personal Trainer Shantyel Bowman for small group fitness training designed to help you meet your individual fitness goals including greater cardiovascular health, muscular strength/endurance and flexibility. With a Masters Degree in Athletic Training, Shantyel takes a holistic approach to total body wellness.


March 29, 2022 to June 9, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Join functional fitness specialist Shondra Zimmermann for small group fitness training designed to help you meet your individual fitness goals including greater cardiovascular health, muscular strength/endurance and flexibility.


March 28, 2022 to June 8, 2022, BEC 0151
March 29, 2022 to June 9, 2022, BEC 0151
March 29, 2022 to June 9, 2022, BEC 0151
Jazz up your springtime holiday buffet with all new recipes, using seasonal flavors and mouthwatering ingredients. This course will teach you how to make flavorful, plant-based dishes that will brighten any celebration.


Saturday, April 9, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Your immune system fights infections, speeds injury recovery, and helps control damaging inflammation. This system weakens with age, leaving us more susceptible to such illnesses as pneumonia, flu, and shingles. Strengthen your immune system for more energy, better sleep and moods, less pain, and greater resilience in the face of stress.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
International Tai Chi Champion Master JianFeng Chen will help you start your journey of internal energy movement with the 8 and 24 Yang styles using humor, Eastern philosophy and practical application. The benefits of Tai Chi include increased flexibility, balance and strength.


January 11, 2022 to February 12, 2022, WUSHU
January 11, 2022 to February 12, 2022, WUSHU
April 5, 2022 to May 3, 2022, WUSHU
April 5, 2022 to May 3, 2022, WUSHU