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  Fitness

Beginning Ballroom Dance-Individual
Join the fun and learn basic steps for waltz, foxtrot, cha cha, swing, salsa, polka and schoddish. Included is a class field trip to dance to live music. Class dates are January 25- March 14. No class February 15.
CEUs: 1.2

Jan 25- Mar 14
7 Mon
Billie Sutton
9631 - Add to cart
7:00 - 8:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 7, Rm 0
$89.00

Beginning Ballroom Dance- Couple
Join the fun and learn basic steps for waltz, foxtrot, cha cha, swing, salsa, polka and schoddish. Included is a class field trip to dance to live music. Class dates are January 25- March 14. No class February 15.
CEUs: 1.2

Jan 25- Mar 14
7 Mon
Billie Sutton
9633 - Add to cart
7:00 - 8:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 7, Rm 0
$119.00

Mindfulness Based Training Program- Clinical Burnout
A significant body of evidence points to mindfulness and mind-body interventions as effective means for reducing anxiety, depression, and perceived stress while increasing empathy, self-compassion, and gaining a greater sense of calm and well-being. The inherent stress that can arise in the work of being a nurse or doctor can create burnout. You learn to transform stressful situations by going through them in a skillful way as a means of getting beyond them. The program incorporates mind-body awareness interventions such as the formal practices of Meditation, Yoga, Breathing techniques, Mindful listening, and Mindful walking. No previous meditation or yoga experience necessary. If you have physical limitations or are working with an injury, we can modify poses for you. Please bring a yoga mat to class. 19 CME credits may be awarded upon request for an additional 30 dollars.
CEUs: 0

Yoga for the Flexibility Challenged
Has it been some time since you have touched your knee caps, let alone your ankles? Have you noticed increased stiffness and body aches and pains? Yoga is a wonderful practice to help with these ailments as well as many others. Research has shown that yoga increases muscle tone, heart rate variability, drops blood pressure and cortisol levels and helps decrease stress and improve quality of life. This fall, learn some tools that you can use life-long for improved health and vitality. Required Materials: Students must bring their own yoga mat.
CEUs: 0.5

Mindfulness Based Training Program-Stress Reduction
MBSR is a clinically proven and extensively studied 8 week meditation program based on the groundbreaking work of Jon Kabat-Zinn from the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. It has been shown to be helpful for stress, chronic pain, anxiety and depression, high pressure, GI issues, sleep disorders, weight management, creating a greater sense of well-being and calm, navigating everyday life challenges skillfully...and more. You learn to transform stressful situations by going through them in a skillful way, in order to get beyond them. Includes a retreat on Sat. Mar 12th to the Federal Way Community Center from 9AM - 4PM. Please bring a yoga mat to class.
CEUs: 0

Feb 2- Mar 22
8 Tue
STAFF
9753 - Add to cart
6:30 - 8:30PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 131
$349.00

Aquatic Exercise
Work out in water at the Highline Athletic Club and burn extra calories while working all muscles. With less gravity, you can move with ease and burn more. Students can attend a total of 12 sessions and begin class on the following Tues or Thu after registration. If you have questions, please call 206-870-3785.
CEUs: 1.2

Continuous Enrollment
6 Tue 6 Thu
Teresa Matthews
9641 - Add to cart
6:00 - 7:00PM
Highline Athletic Club
TBA
$89.00

Art

Botanical Drawing Workshop
Intended for beginning to advanced students, Intended for beginning to advanced students; practice in graphite, pen, ink, and colored pencil mediums to develop your rendering skills while appreciating the variety and intricacy of our seasonal Pacific Northwest botanical subjects. Please bring your art supplies with you to the first class. Plan on class critiques and homework. Required material: please email ce@highline.edu or call 206-870-3785 for a detailed supplies list. One class session will be scheduled as a field trip day. This will be weather permitting and will be discussed and planned on the first day of each class with all the students.
CEUs: 0

Culinary Art
If you have ever thought that you would like to develop artwork for a family cookbook or simply are interested in artwork using Fruits, Vegetables or other Food items, Baked Goods, Kitchen implements, Pantry items or a relative who was a treasured Home Cook as our subjects; this class will get you started! As a group, we will gather what subjects from our kitchens and homes that we would like to include in our artwork projects, determine mediums and begin to execute artwork in a supportive and creative environment. Graphite, Ink, Scratchboard and Watercolor Colored Pencils are some of the materials that we will discuss. You can use whichever art mediums you would like to try. Bring your ideas, family recipes, old family photos or ingredients and kitchen tools (antique or contemporary) to our first class, with bristol board, graphite pencils and micron pens. We will discuss how to make your artwork look dimensional using light and shadow and texture. Let's get started! This class welcomes beginners through advanced artists. One class session will be scheduled as a field trip day. This will be weather permitting and will be discussed and planned on the first day of each class with all the students.
CEUs: 1

Feb 26- Mar 11
3 Fri 2 Sat
Marina Megale
9615 - Add to cart
1:00 - 4:00PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 158
$129.00

Drawing Workshop
This class is a continuation of basic techniques in Drawing. Contour drawing, tone, and shading, and highlight will be discussed and practiced in a variety of media. Each of the 5 days of the workshop we will interpret different subjects. Some homework should be expected. This class is intended for beginners - advanced students. Required material: please email ce@highline.edu or call 206-870-3785 for a detailed supplies list. One class session will be scheduled as a field trip day. This will be weather permitting and will be discussed and planned on the first day of each class with all the students.
CEUs: 0

Feb 5- Feb 19
3 Fri 2 Sat
Marina Megale
9613 - Add to cart
1:00 - 4:00PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 158
$129.00

Music

Guitar for All Levels
Guitar for beginning to advanced players. Have fun as you learn to play chords, read music for songs, and pick and strum techniques as you accompany yourself while singing. Instruction will advance you from your current level and encompass various styles, including classical, jazz, pop/folk, and Country Western. Requirements: Personal Guitar, foot stool, music stand. Books: Contemporary Class Guitar by Will Schmid, American Folk Songs for Easy Guitar - Hal Leonard Publisher, Easy Pop Melodies - Hal Leonard Publisher. Please bring your books to the first class.
CEUs: 1.6

Piano For All Levels-New!
Piano for beginning to advanced players. Learn to play the piano with an emphasis on music theory and piano technique including hand positions, fingering, and basic chord movements. Instruction will advance you from your current level and encompass various styles, including classical, jazz, and pop/folk. This course will focus on reading music for the piano, utilizing chord application and improvisational techniques in accompaniment in lead sheet music. Requirements: Practice keyboard. Books: Beginner: Adult Piano Adventures All-in-One Lesson Book 1 by Nancy and Randall Faber (ISBN: 9781616773021); Advanced: Adult Piano Adventures All-in-One Lesson Book 2 by Nancy and Randall Faber (ISBN: 9781616773342). Please bring your book to the first class.
CEUs: 1.6

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar
Come visit Hawaii through its music and song. Learn to sing Hawaiian songs and accompany yourself on the guitar in the old Hawaiian folk and slack key styles. Various tunings, tablature reading, picking and strumming techniques will be taught. Instructor was born and raised in a Hawaiian musical family and has taught Hawaiian Slack Key guitar for many years. Requirements: Personal Guitar, foot stool, music stand. Books: Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar by Mark Hanson, Guitar Playing Hawaiian Style by Ozzie Kotani. Please bring your books to the first class.
CEUs: 2


Photography

Introduction to Digital Photography
This introductory class will cover the basics of camera operation such as f-stops, shutter speeds, iso, lenses, filters & flash. There will be 4 class meetings and 3 field trips (various local destinations). The instructor, Charles Cortes, is an award winning photojournalist. He has photographic experience ranging from professional sports to portraits and everyday events. Required text book. Understanding Photography Field Guide: How to Shoot Great Photographs with any Camera, by Bryan Peterson. Classes are held Mondays from 6:30P-8:30P and Saturdays from 10:00A-12:00P.
CEUs: 1.8

Digital Nature Photography-Intermediate
This is a class for digital DSLR & mirrorless camera users who want to advance there skill level at nature & landscape photography ( including closeups). Topics will include equipment needs for outdoor shooting along with tips & guidelines to improve composition and the use of natural light. Tripod required. Two Sunday field trips(Oct 11 & 18), Instructors work has appeared in National Geographic publications. Textbook Required: John Shaw's Guide to Digital Nature photography by John Shaw (ISBN 978-0-77043-498-4
CEUs: 0

Photographic Seeing in Black and White
This course is for digital DSLR and mirrorless camera users. Learn how to compose using shades of gray. Class will cover techniques for converting color images to monochrome. Tripod required. Two Sunday morning field trips (Jan 24 & 31). Taught by Robert Stahl, MA in Art History. Book required: "The Art of Black and White Photography", by A. Hoffman. ISBN# 978-1933952963
CEUs: 1.2

Jan 20- Feb 10
4 Wed 2 Sun
Robert Stahl
9625 - Add to cart
6:45 - 8:45PM
Main Campus
Bldg 26, Rm 318
$109.00

 

 

 

 



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