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Personal Wellness

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers periodic classes and programs that focus on health and healthy living for personal enrichment or professional skill enhancement.

Our classes and programs cover topics including meditation and mindfulness, memory skills, nutrition, first aid, and emergency first-responder skills.

Specialty Program

The Personal Fitness Trainer program provides coursework toward becoming a Gold Certified Personal Trainer.

Upcoming Courses

Courses

Start an exciting fitness career and become a Certified Personal Trainer. Our personal trainer course combines online learning with practical labs to prepare you for a career in fitness. Also includes the option to complete an employer internship that can walk you into jobs!


Self-paced online, starting 1/23/21 and ending 2/26/21, plus 1 additional study week
Self-paced online, starting 3/6/21 and ending 4/9/21, plus 1 additional study week
This online self-paced mentored certification course will help you develop skills for leading any group in an exciting safe routine. Lectures will cover the essentials of group exercise history, music, choreography, and safety techniques, as well as basic applied science specifically relating to group strength, cardiovascular, muscular, and flexibility.


Self-paced online, starting 1/23/21 and ending 2/26/21, plus 1 additional study week
This unique Lifestyle Wellness Coaching Certification course will show your clients that providing specific insights into their individual wellness is just as vital to long term success as creating an exercise program. Our Lifestyle Wellness Coaching course will enable you, as a trainer, to communicate, motivate, and support your client in new and innovative ways towards reaching their goals.


Self-paced online, starting 1/23/21 and ending 2/26/21, plus 1 additional study week
This certification class is for health and fitness professionals seeking to gain knowledge, training, and competency to assess fitness levels, design fitness programs, and provide motivating exercise instruction for older adults.


Self-paced online, starting 1/23/21 and ending 2/26/21, plus 1 additional study week
The course looks at the relationship between nutrition and human development. Lessons emphasize nutrients, balanced diet, weight control, and the nutritional needs of an individual.


Self-paced online, 4/23/2021 to 4/25/2021
Stress isn't the enemy. It is our perceptions of stress that amplify our anxiety and use up all our steam. Reducing stress is as easy as understanding what stress is, understanding what stress is to you, and using that knowledge to restructure your thoughts. Turn stress into a stepping stone, not a stumbling block!


This course contains no sessions

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This online course is designed for those who may be new to meditation or those who would like to enhance their overall meditation skills. Learn to better manage the stresses that come into your everyday life and also move beyond any blocks that keep you stuck in old patterns of thinking and behavior.


This course contains no sessions

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