Upcoming Courses
Courses
For those planning a trip to Italy, or those who would like to, join us across the ocean for a picturesque slide show tour and get a glimpse of the 20 regions of Italy. From the ancient, historical cities of Rome, Florence and Venice to the colorful and captivating Amalfi coast.
This presentation will feature the high peaks of the Dolomites and the rolling hills of Tuscany. Food, wine, history and more await in this quick yet comprehensive tour.

Instructor:
Angie Courtney, Certified Travel Associate, Sunflower Travel

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.


Click HERE to Register for A Walk Through Italy Tuesday, February 12, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
This is a beginning dance course exploring both classical modern dance technique and contemporary dance forms. It is a great way to get exercise while also becoming more in touch with your body and self-expression. The course will also involve historic information regarding the dance techniques explored.Traditional dance clothing can be worn but is not required. Typically modern dance is done with bare feet. All you need are clothes you can comfortably move in, an open mind, and a desire to feel good by expressing yourself through movement!

Instructor:
Cheyla Clawson, Instructor, School of Performing Arts, Wichita State University

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.


Click HERE to Register for Beginning Contemporary Dance February 6-27, 2019, Heskett Center
Learning a musical instrument is a fun and rewarding experience. This course is for beginners who wish to learn the basics of playing guitar. We will cover how to construct chords and melody lines, common chord progressions, and how to read music (notation, tablature, and lead sheets). If you're new to the guitar and interested in starting your musical journey, then this course is for you. (Acoustic guitar preferred).

Instructor:
Patrick Eilert, Instructor of Guitar

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.


Click HERE to Register for Beginning Guitar February 7, 2019 to March 28, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Novice players will be introduced into the basic mechanics of how to bid and play bridge in guidance with the American Contract Bridge League rules. These rules will allow you to play socially or in duplicate bridge games.

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting. TRIP CANCELLATION: A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations received more than 7 days prior to departure. NO REFUNDS will be issued within 6 days of trip departure.


Click HERE to Register for Bridge-Beginner February 6, 2019 to April 10, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Experience Ireland - from the land, the culture, the hidden gems along the way, all of the must-see sights, as well as some of the roads less traveled. Ireland is a wondrous place of castles, kings, leprechauns, horses, Guinness, the endless flavors of brilliant Irish whiskey,
music, laughter and always the deep feelings of home. From the green fields and purple white-capped mountains to the narrow, slate grey and beautifully terrifying side roads, this presentation will create a breathtaking, life-long memory.

Instructor:
Angie Courtney, Certified Travel Associate, Sunflower Travel

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.


Click HERE to Register for Ireland is Calling Your Name Tuesday, March 5, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Playing pool is a good exercise for the brain and body. Pool is also a game you can enjoy year round regardless of your age. In this class, students new to the game or with some experience will be taught the mechanics for a good pool stroke, an aiming system, and an
explanation of using English to control the cue ball. Rules and strategy of the most popular games will be discussed along with scoring and handicaps used for pool leagues. A demonstration of specialty, gimmick and trick shots will also be included.

Instructor:
Terry Young, Pool & Billiard Instructor for Human Performance Studies Department, Wichita State University

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.


Click HERE to Register for Pool & Billiards February 6-27, 2019, WSU Main Campus, Rhatigan Student Center
Journey through the northernmost country in the UK to explore its ancient history through ruins, castles, and wilderness. Festivals of music, art, traditions, and, of course, whiskey make this a culture lover's delight while still giving a sense of home. Hop the islands,
sail the lochs, and hike the hidden trails. We're going to discover the secrets of Scotland.

Instructor:
Angie Courtney, Certified Travel Associate, Sunflower Travel

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.


Click HERE to Register for Secrets of Scotland Tuesday, April 9, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Fly Fishing 101 is a course for the beginner, as well as the intermediate, interested in learning more about the art of fly fishing. This course will cover all aspects of the sport from the history of fly fishing to the equipment needed to get started in the sport. Topics covered during thiscourse will include: fish, entomology, water, conservation and etiquette. Participants have the opportunity to learn about both wet and dry flies. Students will receive information about how to buy that first fly rod and reel and howto maintain fly fishing equipment that they already own. Participants will also get hands on training on how to tie fly fishing knots used while on the water as well as how to rig a fly rod for fishing different types of flies. All equipmentwill be provided.

Instructor:
Rick Brown, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting. TRIP CANCELLATION: A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations received more than 7 days prior to departure. NO REFUNDS will be issued within 6 days of trip departure.


Click Here to Register for the Art of Fly Fishing 101 February 4, 2019 to March 11, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Learn more about the art of casting a fly rod. This course will cover the basic casts needed to get started in the sport. Topics covered during this course will include becoming proficient with the overhead and roll casts. Students will receive hands on instruction on these casts. The course will provide the equipment you will need.

Instructor:
Rick Brown, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting. TRIP CANCELLATION: A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations received more than 7 days prior to departure. NO REFUNDS will be issued within 6 days of trip departure.


Click Here to Register for the Art of Fly Fishing 102 February 5, 2019 to March 12, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
This course is designed for the intermediate caster interested in learning more about the art of casting a fly rod. This course will cover more advanced castingtechnique. Students for this class must have taken Fly Casting 102.

Instructor:
Rick Brown, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.


Click Here to Register for the Art of Fly Fishing 202 February 6, 2019 to March 13, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Join us as we journey into the art of reflexology. The theory behind this ancient practice is that areas of the hands, feet and ears correspond to organs and systems of the body. Some people believe that pressure applied to these areas positively affect a person's organs, benefits their health and reduces stress. In this class, you will learn how it works and the formulas for dynamic results. This class is designed to give instruction that will allow you to work on yourself, friends and family. It does not certify you as a reflexologist..

Instructor:
Janna Akins, Body and Soul Therapeutic Massage

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.


Click HERE to Register for The Art of Reflexology April 11-18, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
The objective of this course is to empower and prepare women to defend themselves. Students will learn self-defense based on the martial art of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Students will practice with a partner in class to learn how to escape a variety of dangerous situations. Defense techniques for both on the ground attacks and standing attacks (neck/shoulder, arms, forearms, wrists, from the back, "bear hugs" and front "hugs")
will be taught. Please arrive in workout attire (no shorts) for class. 

Disclaimer: This course does NOT guarantee the person under attack will be able to perform any of the techniques taught successfully on a real scenario situation without a chance of being injured.

Instructor:
Marcio Laselva, owner, Laselva Martial Arts and Fitness and 3rd degree black belt. 

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.


Click HERE to Register for Women's Self Defense Saturday, February 23, 2019, Haysville Activity Center
Exercise is important at any age. Yoga is one type of exercise that benefits students of all ages; especially those age 60+, by helping to develop strength,endurance and stability while improving flexibility. Yoga for seniors is a chair-based class for beginners, which includes some standing poses. During class, wewill work on strengthening and stretching all major muscle families as we focus on breathing and calming the nervous system.

Instructor:
Dorothy Bonner, Fitness Instructor, Heskett Center, Wichita State University

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.


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