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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

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

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

Apr 21 - May 26
6 Thu
STAFF
9644 - Add to cart
6:30 - 7:45PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 132
$79.00
Jun 30-Aug 4
6 Thu
STAFF
9644 - Add to cart
6:30 - 7:45PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 131
$79.00

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


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

Aug 12-Sep 30
5 Fri
Marina Megale
9613 - Add to cart
1:30 - 4:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 162
$129.00

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

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

May 13 - Jun 24 (No class May 27)
6 Fri
Marina Megale
9614 - Add to cart
1:30 - 4:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 158
$149.00
Jul 1-Aug 5
5 Fri
Marina Megale
9611 - Add to cart
1:30 - 4:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 162
$129.00

Creative Watercolor 1: Watercolor Pencils-Wolves, Foxes, Deer, and other Hidden Inhabitants of the NW
Join a group of fun and supportive people as we explore the challenging and rewarding world of watercolor painting using WATERCOLOR PENCILS. Discover the secrets used by professionals to control this medium. Our subjects during this class will be: BIRDS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND THEIR HABITATS. Classes include demos, discussions, handouts, in class exercises, and encouragement. Each student will create a color grid using their personal collection of pencils, to be utilized during future projects. One class day will be a field trip, which will be determined by all class participants on the first day of class. Expect some homework. Beginner -Advanced.
CEUs: 0

Jul 1-Aug 5
5 Fri
Marina Megale
9615 - Add to cart
9:30AM - 12:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 162
$129.00

Creative Watercolor II: Traditional Watercolor-Local Landscapes
Join a group of a creative and supportive people as we learn about the secrets of TRADITIONAL WATERCOLORS. Become familiar with the various steps that watercolorists use in successfully controlling this medium. We will be painting LOCAL LANDSCAPES. Classes will include demos, discussions, handouts, class exercises, and encouragement. Color grids will be painted. Our final class day will be a field trip, to be determined by all class participants on the first day of class. Expect some homework. Beginner - Advanced
CEUs: 0

May 13- Jun 17
5 Fri 1 Sat
Marina Megale
9618 - Add to cart
9:30AM - 12:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 162
$149.00
Aug 12-Sep 30
5 Fri
Marina Megale
9617 - Add to cart
9:30AM - 12:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 162
$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

Jun 29- Aug 17
8 Wed
Sheryl Akaka
9603 - Add to cart
6:15 - 8:15PM
Main Campus
Bldg 4, Rm 104
$89.00

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

Jun 30-Aug 18
8 Thu
Sheryl Akaka
9605 - Add to cart
6:15 - 8:15PM
Main Campus
Bldg 4, Rm 101
$99.00

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

Jun 28-Aug 30
10 Tue
Sheryl Akaka
9601 - Add to cart
6:15 - 8:15PM
Main Campus
Bldg 4, Rm 104
$109.00

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

May 2 - 28
4 Mon 3 Sat
Charles Cortes
9624 - Add to cart
6:30 - 8:30PM, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Main Campus
Bldg 26, Rm 318
$109.00

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

Photographing People- Intermediate
This Intermediate course will interest those with a digital DSLR or mirrorless camera. Learn how to take compelling 'available light' photographs of people. And improve your 'street photography' skills on our two Sunday morning field trips (April 17 & 24). Tripod required. Instructor Robert Stahl's work has appeared in National Geographic publications. Required text is Bryan Peterson's 'Beyond Portraiture: Creative People Photography' (ISBN-13: 978-0817453916).
CEUs: 0

Apr 13- May 4
4 Wed 2 Sun
Robert Stahl
9628 - Add to cart
6:45 - 8:45PM, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Main Campus
Bldg 26, Rm 318
$125.00

 

 

 

 



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