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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.
CEUs: 1.2

Oct 5 - Nov 23
8 Mon
Billie Sutton
9650 - Add to cart
7:00 - 8:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 7, Rm 101
$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.
CEUs: 1.2

Oct 5 - Nov 23
8 Mon
Billie Sutton
9652 - Add to cart
7:00 - 8:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 7, Rm 101
$119.00

Mindfulness Based Training Program
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

Sept 16 - Nov 18
10 Wed
STAFF
9770 - Add to cart
6:30 - 8:30PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 131
$549.00

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

Oct 14 - Nov 4
4 Wed
STAFF
9664 - Add to cart
6:30 - 7:45PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 131
$59.00

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

Continous Enrollment
6 Tue 6 Thu
STAFF
9660 - Add to cart
6:00 - 7:00PM
Highline Athletic Club
Bldg 0, Rm 0
$89.00

Art

Botanical Drawing Workshop
Seattle artist/ illustrator/educator Marina Megale will lead this 4 session Botanical Drawing Workshop. Practicing in graphite and pen and ink mediums, develop your rendering skills while appreciating the variety and intricacy of our Pacific Northwest botanical subjects. A required supply list will be available at the time of registration. Please bring your art supplies with you to the first class. The instructor Marina Megale has a BFA in Design from Cornish Institute and her Professional Certificate in Natural Science illustration from the University of Washington. Marina has had a 35 year freelance art career including illustrating Children's Books, painting murals and completing many private commissions for corporate and private clients. *Required material: please email ce@highline.edu or call 206-870-3785 for a detailed supplies list.
CEUs: 0.9

Oct 2 - Oct 23
4 Fri
Marina Megale
9622 - Add to cart
1:00 - 4:00PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 158
$115.00

Scratchboard Workshop
Seattle artist/ illustrator/educator Marina Megale will lead this 4 session Scratchboard Workshop. Beginning to advanced students welcome. Working with the students personal choice of subject, you will first develop your artwork design and composition in graphite, and in white colored pencil on black paper. Then transfer your design onto Black Scratchboard Panels. Now the magic begins as you delicately remove the black topcoat of your scratchboard, revealing the intricate white design beneath. You will LOVE this type of artwork. Required supply list will be sent to you at time of registration. Please bring your art supplies and at least 2 possible subjects (or High Contrast black and white photos of your subjects) with you to the first class. Try to find subjects with interesting textures, shapes. Share your opinions and thoughts about the process during class critiques and plan on weekly homework. Instructor Marina Megale has a BFA in Design from Cornish Institute and a Professional Certificate in Natural Science Illustration from the University of Washington. Marina is currently Adjunct Faculty at HCC in the Art and Design Department and works part-time for Wesley Homes, and the cities of Burien, Redmond and Renton as an Art Instructor. *Required material: please email ce@highline.edu or call 206-870-3785 for a detailed supplies list.
CEUs: 1.3

Beginning Drawing Workshop
This class is an introduction to basic techniques in Drawing. Contour drawing, tone, 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. Refresh and practice your drawing techniques in a supportive group. This is a perfect winter time activity. Instructor Marina Megale has a BFA in Design from Cornish Institute and a Professional Certificate in Natural Science Illustration from the University of Washington. Marina has had a 35 year freelance art career as an illustrator and a fine artist: working on projects as diverse as children's books, murals and logo design. *Required material: please email ce@highline.edu or call 206-870-3785 for a detailed supplies list.
CEUs: 0.3

Nov 6 - Nov 20
3 Fri 2 Sat
Marina Megale
9626 - Add to cart
1:00 - 4:00PM
Main Campus
Bldg 16, Rm 158
$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

Dec 4 - Dec 18
3 Fri 2 Sat
Marina Megale
9628 - 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 30 - Nov 25
9 Wed
Sheryl Akaka
9614 - 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

Oct 1 - Nov 19
8 Thu
Sheryl Akaka
9616 - 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

Sep 29 - Dec 1
10 Tue
Sheryl Akaka
9612 - Add to cart
6:15 - 8:15PM
Main Campus
Bldg 4, Rm 104
$99.00

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

Oct 19 - Nov 9
4 Mon 3 Sat
Charles Cortes
9632 - 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

Oct 7 - Oct 28
4 Wed
Robert Stahl
9630 - Add to cart
6:30 - 8:30PM
Main Campus
Bldg 26, Rm 318
$109.00

 

 

 

 



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