Courses

You can't make sound decisions with inaccurate information. Discover the Excel tools that can help you use your data and information with confidence.


November 4-29, 2019, Online Only
Make your website truly responsive and able to serve all device sizes from smartphone to desktop. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


November 4-29, 2019, Online Only
A true alpine adventure awaits you! Enjoy the beautiful European mountain scenery from northern Italy's lake region to Switzerland's Matterhorn to the French Alps in Chamonix. Click the dates below for more information.


September 5-15, 2020
Experience the very best of Paris along with its stunning surroundings including the Loire Valley, Brittany, the beaches of Normandy, Monet's dreamy gardens, and more! Click the dates below for more information.


June 9-18, 2020
Are you interested in joining one of our tours? Will your destination be France, Costa Rica, or Italy? To discover more about each featured location, come and spend an hour with us!


Wednesday, October 23, 2019, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Explore the heart of Italy, from the olive groves and vineyards of Chianti to the canals of Venice, the museums of Florence, and the terraced villages of the Cinque Terre. Click below for more information.


September 15-25, 2020
Aikido is a traditional Japanese martial art that has no tournaments or competitions. Its focus is on mental and physical discipline through hand-to-hand, sword, and staff techniques, and is for people of all abilities.


November 7, 2019 to December 26, 2019, HC Gym Door 5
January 9, 2020 to February 13, 2020, HC Gym Door 5
February 27, 2020 to April 2, 2020, HC Gym Door 5
April 16, 2020 to May 21, 2020, HC Gym Door 5
Could you save a life in an emergency? Being trained in CPR and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator has the greatest impact on resuscitation over any other factor.


Monday, November 4, 2019, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Monday, February 3, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Monday, April 20, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Be prepared with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive.


Monday, December 2, 2019, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Monday, February 24, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Monday, May 4, 2020, HC Rm 212 Door 5
Allina Hospice invites you to consider becoming a hospice volunteer! Hospice volunteers offer companionship, help with errands, provide respite time for caregivers, and assist with reading/writing, along with other tasks. Learn how you can support families and patients at a very important time.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019, RM Media Door A
How do you keep track of day-to-day financial transactions of a business? Learn how to understand the numbers and how to record every penny.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
Whether you run your own business, run the family finances, or want to add to your job skills, this online certificate course will help you understand the bookkeeping process and how to keep your accounts accurately.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Understanding Debits and Credits, General Ledger and Month-End Procedures, and Closing Procedures and Financial Statements.


February 3, 2020 to May 1, 2020, Online Only
Acquire the basic skills to boost your website traffic, including how to optimize your search engine presence. This course is included in the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
Do you want to build new computer/technology skills in a supportive, one-on-one setting? CE2U Technology offers individual computer/technology instruction focused on the skills you desire at a time and day that works for you.


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Experience the tactile art of working with clay! Designed for every level of artist, you'll start with a hand building project to learn some basic techniques and progress to throwing on a pottery wheel.


December 4, 2019 to February 19, 2020, HC Art Rm Door 5
March 4, 2020 to May 13, 2020, HC Art Rm Door 5
Let's have some fun in the kitchen on a Friday night! We'll make an entire meal around a classic chicken breast wrapped in puff pastry. Make it a date night, a friends' night out, or make new friends over good food!


Friday, December 6, 2019, ER Rm 352 Door H
Financial statements can help you measure performance, make improvements and set goals for your business, organization or home finances. Learn how to prepare these statements, close your books, and get ready for the next accounting period. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


November 4-29, 2019, Online Only
April 6, 2020 to May 1, 2020, Online Only
"Start spreading the news" that you are going to experience New York City during the Holidays! Your getaway will be filled with shopping, sightseeing, entertainment and holiday cheer!


December 2-6, 2019
The Crescendo Music Program provides individual music lessons to students of all ages -- school age through adulthood. For additional program information, click the session dates below.


September 9, 2019 to May 18, 2020, HC Music Room Door 5
Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work. Designed for non-technical managers, director and others in the work place, find out how to practice safer computing and safeguard your information.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
March 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Dealing with difficult personalities and challenging subjects in the workplace takes skill, tact, and confidence. Effective communication is a key component in managing conflict and making your day-to-day interactions run smoothly. Find your voice in this online course. This course is included in the Workplace Conflict Solutions Certificate course.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
March 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Do you have a teenager that will soon finish their driver education class or has recently received their permit? Join us for a 2-hour parent course to learn more about driving laws and the process of licensure, as well as lessons to help YOU be the best driving mentor you can be.


Wednesday, October 30, 2019, RH Rm A108 Door 10
Thursday, November 21, 2019, ZH Media Door 1
Thursday, December 12, 2019, RH Rm A108 Door 10
Thursday, December 19, 2019, ER Rm 135 Door A
We all know good customer service is important, but what makes it truly extraordinary? Discover how easy it is to tweak ordinary customer service into an experience that will keep customers coming back. This course is included in the Certificate in Customer Service course.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
An average manager can spend more than 20 percent of their day engaged in or reacting to a conflict situation. No matter what your position, conflict management skills can positively correlate to higher earnings and promotion. This course is included in the Workplace Conflict Solutions Certificate course, and the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.



February 3-28, 2020, Online Only
April 6, 2020 to May 1, 2020, Online Only
General ledgers are all about balance. In this online course, you'll learn how to post journal entries and make sure your general ledger balances at the end of the month. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
March 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Do you have the desire, but not the will power, to stop smoking? People can, using guided imagery, stop smoking after just one session!


Wednesday, November 20, 2019, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Monday, January 27, 2020, PV Media Door 1
Tuesday, April 14, 2020, RM Media Door A
Did you know that there is a way to lose weight without diet pills or starvation? Group hypnosis includes suggestions that will help you eat the type and quantity of foods that are beneficial in losing weight and maintaining your desired weight.


Wednesday, November 20, 2019, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Monday, January 27, 2020, PV Media Door 1
Tuesday, April 14, 2020, RM Media Door A
Rogers Parks and Rec, in partnership with ISD 728 Community Education, is hosting our second annual Halloween Carnival and Skate event! Join us for the free game carnival with prizes, and Open Skate. Wear a costume and skate free!


Sunday, October 27, 2019, Rogers Activity Center
Large assets such as cabins, farms and small businesses are a part of the fabric of your family's culture. Transferring them to the next generation can be tricky.


Tuesday, October 22, 2019, PV Media Door 1
Increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. This course is included in the Certificate in Mastering Excel course.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
Worldwide, video game sales including consoles, online and mobile games are projected to reach $111 billion this year. Learn the basics of video game processes, the main video game genres, and acquire simple game programming ability.

This course is included in the Certificate in Basic Game Design course.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
You know how to put together a basic website, but you want it to do more! Add functions, objects, forms, databases and tables, and examine accessibility guidelines and conformance. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
Do you have a teenager who is ready to drive? Getting a driver's license has changed greatly in the last few years! Our trained and state-licensed instructor will explain the process of taking a Driver's Education Course through ISD 728 Community Education.


Tuesday, October 29, 2019, ZH Rm 808 Door 1
Even the best workplace can have an occasional problem. Examine the internal investigation process, anti-harassment laws and EEOC requirements, and discover the skills and methods that can help you better handle employee-related issues before they become serious formal complaints.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
Does the thought of working in a legal office intrigue you? Acquire the knowledge and skills you need to become an effective and efficient administrative member of any legal office team!


November 4-29, 2019, Online Only
A growing number of employees are working remotely, including from home, requiring organizations to move from measuring time to measuring productivity and outcomes. Take a look at four new management systems to measure your own productivity, as well as that of others. This course is included in the Productivity and Time Management Certificate course.


November 4-29, 2019, Online Only
This driver improvement program is presented by the Minnesota Highway Safety Research Center. Topics include visual techniques, habits, perception, attitude, communication, distracted drivers, new laws and more.


Monday, October 21, 2019, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Tuesday, February 18, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Thursday, March 12, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Tuesday, April 28, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Thursday, May 21, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
This driver improvement class for first-time participants will cover items such as visual techniques, habits, perception, attitude, communication, distracted drivers, new laws and more.


February 24-25, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
April 22-23, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Explore some more advanced features of Excel.


December 11-18, 2019, ER Rm 331 Door H
Explore the amazing world of Excel, a powerful tool that can help with calculations, charts and data analysis.


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Excel has some impressive features that are not widely known or used. Learn how they can help you control how data is entered into a spreadsheet.


November 14-21, 2019, ER Rm 331 Door H
Dive a little deeper into Microsoft Excel and explore how to use range names to navigate in large spreadsheets and perform functions on data.


November 6-13, 2019, ER Rm 331 Door H
Travel without a passport and enjoy the culinary wonders of Morocco with Chef Anu. Discover the sweetness and spice of an exotic Moroccan meal from tea to dessert.


Wednesday, November 6, 2019, ER Rm 352 Door H
You know the financial basics. You've set up your 401k and protected your family with life insurance. Now learn how to optimize your finances and investing in your peak employment years.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019, RH Media Door 10
Negotiation and bargaining skills are useful in everyday life as well as in business and the workplace. Discover your natural bargaining style and learn how to balance firmness and flexibility to get the best outcome. This course is included in the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
Uncork the secrets of Italian cuisine as author Eric Dregni leads you through his story as an American abroad, brimming with adventures both expected and unexpected, awkward social moments, and, most importantly, very good food!


Tuesday, November 19, 2019, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Get the keys to making online advertising work for you and your organization or company. Learn how to target local audiences, use Facebook advertising, and how to determine the demographics of people you want to reach!

This course is included with the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


November 4-29, 2019, Online Only
Open gym is a supervised recreation time for individuals to work on their skills in various sports, get a great workout and socialize with others who share an interest in athletics. Changes may be made to this schedule, so always check before dropping a child off at the school. Community Education is not responsible for lost/stolen passes.


September 29, 2019 to May 10, 2020, RM Gym Door A
September 29, 2019 to May 10, 2020, ZH Gym Door 12
October 2, 2019 to May 13, 2020, RH Gym Door 10
October 2, 2019 to May 13, 2020, ZH Gym Door 12
October 2, 2019 to May 13, 2020, ZH Gym Door 12
Grab your family and friends and head to the pool for some water fun! Play games, practice swim skills, or just splash around.


September 8, 2019 to January 12, 2020, VM Pool Door M
January 19, 2020 to May 10, 2020, VM Pool Door M
If you're parenting solo for any reason - military duty, work situations (distance, shifts), separation, divorce, loss of spouse or single parenting - you're welcome to attend! Bring your children and enjoy a meal together.


September 25, 2019 to June 3, 2020, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Pickleball is a combination of ping pong and tennis and is perfect for adults who are young at heart.


September 29, 2019 to May 10, 2020, HC Gym Door 5
October 2, 2019 to May 13, 2020, HC Gym Door 5
"AM I AS BORED AS YOU ARE?" (NOW READ THAT BACKWARDS.) Take the day off of work and spend it with your kids on the slopes at Powder Ridge! No gear? No problem! Want to save a few bucks? We've got you covered! Your registration fee includes lift ticket, helmet, skis, poles and boot rentals. Play Hooky days are designed for you and your kids to spend quality time together. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Transportation is not provided.


Monday, January 20, 2020, Powder Ridge Ski Resort
Monday, February 17, 2020, Powder Ridge Ski Resort
Power Yoga is a dynamic Vinyasa series, meaning breath is linked to movement, and is set to music. Options are given throughout class, making it ideal for anyone.


November 4, 2019 to December 9, 2019, TL Gym Door 3
Discover fascinating Cuba and explore its rich history and culture in this 5-night trip to Havana. Experience the art, music, and food of the island, and learn of its history from 16th-century Spaniards to the 1961 Bay of Pigs clash.


March 24-29, 2020
Experience exotic Thailand! Spend 6 days in Bangkok and the surrounding area, visiting ancient Siamese courts, the floating market, spectacular ruins, and historic sites.


October 13-20, 2020
Spend 6 days touring the National Parks and Canyons of the Southwest! From your base hotel in Mesquite, Nevada, you'll explore the surrounding canyons and desert, enjoy a bit of Las Vegas, and even have time for relaxing!


April 19-24, 2020
Escape to beautiful Southern California for New Years! Do some sight-seeing to end the year, then ring in the new year with a New Year's Eve Dinner Party. Experience the Tournament of Roses Parade from reserved grandstand seats on New Year's Day, and see the floats up close while on display at the Nixon Library.


December 30, 2019 to January 4, 2020
Have you developed a Long Term Care strategy? This workshop will show you how to develop a strategy that can help you preserve your independence, protect your income and assets, and reassure your family about the future.


Monday, November 18, 2019, PV Media Door 1
Are retirement thoughts entering your mind lately? If you are thinking about retirement in the upcoming months or years, or even if you are newly retired, this class is for you.


Monday, November 18, 2019, HC Rm 111 Door 5
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.


November 10, 2019 to December 15, 2019, VM Pool Door M
Turbo-charge your work and simplify your life! Discover new apps, tools, and tricks each week that will help you work more efficiently. This course is included in the Productivity and Time Management Certificate course.



October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
Socialization is the key to ensuring that your puppy will be happy, confident and well-adjusted. It's important to get your puppy involved in socialization at an early age.


November 4-25, 2019, HC Cafeteria Door 5
Calm your body and mind. Be wholly present. Explore restorative yoga postures that gently center the breath and align the body. Guided meditation at the end of each class will help you understand different styles and approaches to meditation.


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Did you have to file an extension for your taxes? Did your CPA scold you at tax time? Are you starting a new business and need to learn QuickBooks Online fast? Or are you using QuickBooks Online and need help with accurate entry? Whatever your question, we have your answer!


November 2-23, 2019, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Learn how to determine the amount of money you need to retire. Create your own goals for a successful retirement, eliminate debt and improve cash flow.


October 22-29, 2019, HC Rm 212 Door 5
The decisions baby boomers make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits they receive in their lifetime. Pair pricing available.


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Social Security is one of the few income sources that keeps up with inflation and lasts for life. But most women fail to maximize their benefits. Find out how to get more out of the system.


Thursday, November 14, 2019, HC Rm 209 Door 5
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.


November 10, 2019 to December 15, 2019, VM Pool Door M
Discover the delight of homemade soap for yourself or to share as gifts! Using the cold process method, learn how to make soap through demonstration and participation.


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Stress isn't the enemy. Events happen every day. How we interpret those events can set the stage for how we feel and how we react to others. This course is included in the Workplace Conflict Solutions Certification course.


November 4-29, 2019, Online Only
April 6, 2020 to May 1, 2020, Online Only
Magnifique! Experience exquisite French classics from French onion soup topped with toasted croutons and Gruyere cheese, to Crepes Suzette served with an exquisite orange liqueur sauce.


Friday, November 8, 2019, ER Rm 352 Door H
Does the thought of planning a Disney vacation overwhelm you? We can help! Join us to discuss the ins and outs, the when, where, what and how of planning and getting ready for the vacation of a lifetime.


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Do you have questions about the divorce process in Minnesota? A licensed family law attorney will help you find some important answers.


Monday, October 28, 2019, RM Media Door A
Understanding yourself and others increases your overall effectiveness at work, at home, and in all your relationships. Learn how to communicate effectively with all personality styles. This course is included in the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.


November 4-29, 2019, Online Only
If you become incapacitated, who will carry out your wishes regarding your health care and personal financial affairs? By having a plan, you get to make your own choices. Learn about and draft a health care directive and a power of attorney. Pair pricing is available.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019, ER Rm 331 Door H
If you were to pass away unexpectedly, would your wishes be carried out? Who would coordinate the probate for your estate? Who would be the guardian of your children? To whom would your assets be distributed? This class will help you answer these questions through drafting a basic will with guidance from a licensed attorney. Pair pricing is available.


Tuesday, December 3, 2019, ER Rm 331 Door H
Are you interested in learning the basic poses, correct alignment and breathing techniques of yoga? No experience is necessary; all fitness levels are welcome!


November 4, 2019 to December 9, 2019, TL Gym Door 3
Learn how to handle complicated employee-related issues that affect today's legal-prone work environment. From recordkeeping requirements to handling grievances and disgruntled employees, this online class will help you understand basic fundamentals of workplace law and how to manage the "people" side of your business.


October 7, 2019 to November 1, 2019, Online Only
Swimming lessons aren't just for kids! Developed for older teens and adults, these semi-private lessons give you the opportunity to improve your skills under the guidance of a trained instructor. Whether you want to learn swim strokes, overcome your hesitation in the water, or improve overall swimming skills, our instructors will help you reach your goals.


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Swimming lessons aren't just for kids! Developed for older teens and adults, these private lessons give you the opportunity to improve your skills under the guidance of a trained instructor. Whether you want to learn swim strokes, overcome your hesitation in the water, or improve your overall swimming skills, our instructors will help you reach your goals.


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Games are increasingly recognized as tools that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This course looks at both video and analog games.

Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Introduction to Game Design and Intermediate Video Game Design.


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Customer service is an essential part of any business or organization. As the use of technology increases, human interaction with customers becomes even more important. You can become an excellent service provider through this two-part online program.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Extraordinary Customer Service and Keys to Customer Service.


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Get a fundamental, yet advanced, introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your website traffic, and optimizing your presence on search engines.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Improving Email Promotions, Boosting Your Website Traffic, and Online Advertising.


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Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. How well do YOU know it? Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Mastering Microsoft Excel, Intermediate Excel, and Advanced Excel.


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Have you ever judged a business or company by their website? Effective website design is essential in the digital marketplace. No prior web design, HTML or coding knowledge is needed for this course. 
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Web Design, Intermediate Web Design, and Advanced Web Design.


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Communication in the workplace is more important than ever and critical to your career advancement and success. Discover skills and techniques you can study over the weekend and put to use on Monday morning!
Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Conflict Management, Negotiation: Get What You Want, and Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance.


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Frequently, a website forms the first impression of a business, company or organization. A good website starts with a plan. Discover the basics of web design from planning the structure to layout to publishing. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


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Good customer service skills can have a powerful impact on your life as well as your career. Discover how to avoid customer turnoffs and what it takes to consistently deliver great customer service. This course is included in the Certificate in Customer Service course.


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Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations, documents, email, calendars and spreadsheets in the Microsoft Office Suite. Take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging.


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Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation.


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How effectively you manage your time and productivity can affect your business and personal life in many ways. Learn the difference between being busy and being productive. This course is included in the Productivity and Time Management Certificate course.


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Podcasts are like "on-demand radio," and cover all kinds of topics! Do you have a business, hobby or passion you'd like to share? Discover how to get started in podcasting and how you can reach your maximum audience.


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Boost your productivity by managing your time better! Discover new techniques and strategies, how to utilize technology, how to document your own productivity, and how to manage the productivity of others.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Managing Productivity, New 21st Century Strategies for Productivity and Time Management, and Productivity eTools: Be Organized and Get Stuff Done.


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Your employees are your most valuable resources! Even experience supervisors and managers will discover something new and practical in this online course.


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Today's employees are expected to have a solid set of interpersonal skills. Become an effective team member and leader in the workplace by learning how to navigate problematic interactions with ease. 
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Conflict Management, Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace, and Stress Management in the Workplace.


February 3, 2020 to May 1, 2020, Online Only
Have you always wanted to learn to tap dance but never had the chance? Whether your dance background is minimal or extensive, this class is a great way to get your feet moving!


October 21, 2019 to December 9, 2019, HC Stage Door 5
January 6, 2020 to February 10, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
February 24, 2020 to March 30, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
April 6, 2020 to May 18, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
This 8-week league is great for those who love to play the game and stay in shape!


January 15, 2020 to March 4, 2020, RH Gym Door 10