Health & Wellness
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION FIRST AID – Mike Hall
This course is designed for individuals with limited or no medical training. Students will be trained on basics of first aid, medical emergencies,(including choking, breathing problems, shock) inuries (bleeding, broken bones and burns) as well as environmental emergencies. Students will receive a HeartSaver First Aid Course Completion Card within 10 days of course completion.
Monday, March 30 or April 14, $50 6:00-9:00 pm
HEARTSAVER ADULT CPR/AED – Mike Hall
This 3-hour interactive course covers adult/child CPR, how to use an AED, how to help choking victims, and how/when to phone 911. You will receive a American Heart Association CPR Adult Certification. Card issued within 10 days of course completion.
Monday, March 23 or April 6, $50 6:00-9:00 pm
INTRODUCTION TO BALLROOM DANCING- William Vanderhoof
This beginner class requires no experience, just a willing partner! Learn the basics of foxtrot, merengue, rhumba, and swing. Class size imited to six couples. Please wear comfortable shoes-no sneakers or rubber soled shoes. $90 per couple.
Monday nights, 8 weeks, beginning February 9:
6:30-7:30 pm for Beginner Students.
7:30-8:30 pm for Continuing Students.
TAI CHI – Taoist Tai Chi Society
This course is an introduction to the gentle art of Tai Chi – a series of slow connected movements that improve balance, strength, flexibility, digestion, concentration and more. Suitable for all ages and types whether athletic, sedentary or in between. Students may stay beyond this class offering to learn the entire set. Class is held in the Taoist Tai Chi Studio, adjacent to our office.
Tuesdays, 6 weeks, beginning March 10, $40 6:30-7:30 pm
THE EXTRAVAGANZA OF THE HORSE
This four week course introduces you to the working horse, carriage and riding horse, and animal behavior. You will work horses in a beautiful indoor arena, holding the reins alongside the instructor. Class meets in Kensington at Trundle Bed Farm.- Thursdays, 4 weeks, beginning April 16, $135, 6:00-7:00 pm
THE TEAMSTER, THE HORSE, AND THE HISTORY OF TRANSPORTATION IN THE 19TH & 20TH CENTURY
Circus wagons, hitch wagons, and the local carriage industry are revisited. Join a local collector and carriage driver for a fun evening.
Thursday, 1 night, March 12, $45, 7:00-9:00 pm
WELLNESS YOGA – Jeanne Goddard, Pathways Yoga Teacher
Gain more energy by learning simple, easy techniques to balance breathing while gaining control over your body and maintaining complete range of movement. Stress relief and meditation practices included. Bring a yoga mat or beach size towel.
Tuesdays, 10 weeks, beginning February 3, $95 6:30-8:00 pm
Thursdays, 10 weeks, beginning February 5 $95 6:30-8:00 pm
WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PREVENTION- Mike Hall, instructor
This course is designed to assist in recognizing and identifying the phases of aggression and describe strategies and communication techniques for staff to prevent and alleviate aggression in the workplace to create a safe environment for all staff. In addition, there will be discussion to recognize potentially dangerous situations in the workplace and the steps to take to stay safe, get out and divert the aggression. 1 night, Monday, March 16, 6-9pm