Courses

This course is designed to help you begin or take the next step toward changing any behavior (e.g., losing weight, eating better, improving a relationship, reducing stress, creating life balance, etc.). Learn the five evidence-based principles that have proven essential to the foundation of successful behavioral change.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Discover reasons why you are unable to sleep at night, struggling with low energy, or why your libido has disappeared. Hormones can influence behavior and mood, give zest for life or leave you dragging. Explore the connection between thyroid, adrenal, and sex hormones, and learn how you can gain control.


Wednesday, September 29, 2021, HCC 0190
Wednesday, September 29, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Explore the art of Shotokan Karate in a safe and supportive environment. Learn proper martial arts etiquette, basic blocks and kicks while improving your fitness. Students will also become familiar with self-defense and Bo staff techniques. There is no contact in this course.


September 21, 2021 to November 18, 2021, BEC 0151
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.


September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, BEC 0151
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.


September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, BEC 0151
September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, RDM1 108
Chair yoga is a gentle and therapeutic form of yoga that is practiced seated on a chair or standing using a chair for support. It is a welcoming and adaptive practice; and is inclusive to those who have limited mobility or balance as a result of the aging process, injury or other medical issues. This therapeutic course can help reduce stiffness and joint tenderness, and help cultivate the mind-body connection. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


September 22, 2021 to October 20, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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, September 25, 2021, CHLAB 301
Golden Yoga is a gentle and therapeutic yoga course designed for older adults, but all are welcome! This course combines guided breathwork with gentle movements to help improve flexibility and range of motion while building strength of both mind and body. Yoga can be effective in helping to reduce stiffness and joint tenderness. Guided meditation will be incorporated to help reduce anxiety, improve mood and sleep patterns, and create an overall sense of well-being. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


September 20, 2021 to October 25, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you wondering how to use herbs for healing? This hands-on course will help students explore how to make and use simple herbal remedies. Students will learn to make infusions, decoctions, tinctures, liniments, salves and syrups.


Wednesday, October 6, 2021, BEC 0152
Explore how to reset your metabolic hormones to balance your weight and feel great in just 21 days. When your metabolism is broken, it is difficult to feel your best. The Hormone Reset Detox will show you how to make specific dietary changes, eliminate metabolism-wrecking foods (meat, alcohol, sugar, fruit, caffeine, grain, dairy and toxins), repair your body, and reset your hormones.


October 6-27, 2021, HCC 0190
October 6-27, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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, October 5, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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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Dietary supplements can be valuable aids for restoring and maintaining your health, or they can be an unnecessary expense that may even harm your health. Learn tips for buying, storing and taking supplements and how to assess if the supplements you take are actually working for you.


Tuesday, October 12, 2021, CHLAB 301
Experience a uniquely dynamic, introspective, and transformative process that asks the most important life questions. This course will empower you to access your own inner wisdom, power and passion. You will be gently guided by a certified professional coach to clarify, align, and write your life vision and purpose statements based on your core values and guiding principles, and take actions that produce intentional results.


October 19-26, 2021, CHLAB 301
You can slow bone loss and many times even reverse it by improving nutrition and addressing underlying causes. We'll identify the foods, supplements and habits that help bone rebuilding the most.


Tuesday, September 28, 2021, CHLAB 301
Chronic inflammation can cause irreversible damage to joints, bowels, heart and blood vessels, and the brain. This class covers the causes, effects and remedies of this type of inflammation. Explore anti-inflammatory diets now being used by millions to significantly improve their health.


Tuesday, December 7, 2021, CHLAB 301
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. The course will focus initially on stabilization and balance then transition to endurance, strength and power. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, 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. Shondra's mission is to help you learn the general rules of the moving body, while pushing your physical limits in a safe and progressive environment.


June 21, 2021 to August 25, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
June 22, 2021 to August 26, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 20, 2021 to December 1, 2021, BEC 0151
September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, BEC 0151
Numerous scientific studies confirm the benefits of practicing Tai Chi. Benefits include increased flexibility, balance and strength. Often referred to as a "moving meditation," Tai Chi may also lower blood pressure and reduce stress. 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. As part of your Tai Chi registration, you may also attend Qigong on Saturdays at 9:00am to learn more about energy flow.


September 21, 2021 to October 19, 2021, WUSHU
September 21, 2021 to October 19, 2021, WUSHU
This two-day per week course is appropriate for anyone who wants a slower Tai Chi course or those dealing with chronic health conditions. The slow, gentle and simple movements help facilitate healing and improve range of motion, flexibility and balance.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Learn how to boost and maintain a strong immune system so you can have more energy, better mood balance and greater resilience in the face of stress or injury.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021, CHLAB 301
If you have ever had bodywork done such as massage, acupuncture, or other forms of energy work, you have been told to drink plenty of water afterward. Have you ever wondered why? Join Nurse Practitioner and Certified Eden Energy Medicine Advanced Practitioner Gail Jett to gain a deeper understanding of the critical role that water plays in your health, the surprising history of water research and the current level of scientific understanding - the information may surprise you!


Saturday, October 2, 2021, CHLAB 301
Discover the regional bounty and find out how to identify and use locally available medicinal plants. Holly Hutton, Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild, will teach you how to ethically wildcraft, identify plants, and understand how they were traditionally used.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Experience yoga in an inclusive and comfortable environment. Learn fundamental yoga poses with a sense of exploration and mindfulness of breath. Gain muscle awareness while focusing on pain-free range of motion. All experience and skill levels welcome.


September 22, 2021 to November 10, 2021, BEC 0151