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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. No class Oct 31.
CEUs: 1.2

Oct 3-Nov 21
7 Mon
Billie Sutton
9632 - 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. No class Oct 31.
CEUs: 1.2

Oct 3-Nov 21
7 Mon
Billie Sutton
9634 - Add to cart
7:00 - 8:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 7, Rm 0
$119.00

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

Sep 29-Nov 3
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 blood 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 an all-day retreat on Nov 5th from 9a-3p. Please bring a yoga mat to classes. **REQUIRED information session: Sep 20th from 6:30p-7:30p
CEUs: 0

Sep 27 -Nov 15
8 Tue
STAFF
9754 - Add to cart
6:30 - 9:00PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 131
$349.00

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. No class 08/23, 09/02, and 09/23.
CEUs: 0

Oct 7-Nov 4
4 Fri
Marina Megale
9612 - Add to cart
12:30 - 4:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 158
$139.00

Creative Watercolor II: Cafes, Coffeehouses, and Pubs
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. 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. No class 08/23, 09/02, and 09/23.
CEUs: 0

Creative Watercolor I: Watercolor Pencils - Family Heirlooms
Join a group of fun and supportive people as we explore the challenging and rewarding world of watercolor painting using WATERCOLOR PENCILS. 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

Nov 18 - Dec 16
4 Fri
Marina Megale
9616 - Add to cart
12:30 - 4:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 162
$139.00

Creative Watercolor II: Traditional Watercolor
Join a group of a creative and supportive people as we learn about the secrets of TRADITIONAL WATERCOLORS. 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

Nov 28 - Dec 19
4 Mon
Marina Megale
9618 - 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

Sep 28-Nov 16
8 Wed
Sheryl Akaka
9604 - Add to cart
6:15 - 8:15PM
Main Campus
Bldg 4, Rm 104
$99.00

Piano For All Levels
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

Sep 29-Nov 17
8 Thu
Sheryl Akaka
9606 - Add to cart
6:15 - 8:15PM
Main Campus
Bldg 4, Rm 101
$109.00

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

Sep 27-Nov 29
10 Tue
Sheryl Akaka
9602 - Add to cart
6:15 - 8:15PM
Main Campus
Bldg 4, Rm 104
$109.00

Photography

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 Instructors work has appeared in National Geographic publications. Textbook Required: Required text: ' Digital Nature Photography: The Art and the Science ' (2nd Edition) - ISBN-13: 978-0415742429.
CEUs: 0

Oct 5-Oct 29
4 Wed 2 Sun
Robert Stahl
9628 - Add to cart
6:30 - 8:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 26, Rm 318
$125.00

 

 

 

 



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