Health, Fitness, and Beauty

Body Care CPR  Healing Touch
 Hypnosis-STOP Smoking Pilates Tai Chi

 

BODY CARE

All-Natural Skin Care

Christina Blume
See how easy and inexpensive it is to make facial steams with herbs, cleansing grains, serums, masques, herbal toners and astringents, acne and blemish tinctures, lip balms, lotion and rich creamy moisturizers that contain far more nutrients and anti-oxidants for your skin than anything available commercially. Learn to precisely tailor the nutrients to address any skin issue including prematurely aging skin. Take home an extensive handout, a one month supply of moisturizer and a pot of lip balm and the lotion you make yourself in class.

Registration required by Sept 7. Refunds not given after that date.

Wed, Sept 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m.                                     Littleton Campus
WLNS 1006F01-68166           $59, $35 material fee to instructor closed

Easy Cold Process Soap Making

Christina Blume
Through demonstration, learn to make cold process soap. Homemade soap contains moisturizing glycerin and is free of harsh preservatives and other chemicals. Make your own soap for gifting all year! Take home handout full of recipes, websites, and resources plus a bar of the handmade soap and a bottle of fragrance oil.

Registration required by Oct 5. Refunds not given after that date

Add to CartWed, Oct 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.                                      Littleton Campus
WLNS 1009F01-68167                      $59, $26 material fee to instructor

Home Herbal Medicine Chest and First Aid Kit

Christina Blume
See how easy it is to create your own home herbal medicine chest. These are herbal analogs for the over the counter medicines that we have in our homes, remedies which address acute, self limiting, everyday ailments and emergencies such as cuts, wounds, burns, infections, gastrointestinal troubles, colds, flues, fevers, earaches, cramps, motion sickness, etc.  It will be demonstrated how to easily make your own herbal tinctures, salves and medicinal teas. Everyone takes home an extensive handout with a list of suppliers plus a powerful anti-viral tincture and a wound healing salve

Registration required by Nov 2. Refunds not given after that date

Add to CartWed, Nov 9, 6:30-9 p.m.                                            Littleton Campus
WLNS 1023F01-69464                      $59, $26 material fee to instructor                                                                                                             

GET FIT

Get Fit: Indoor Stationary Group Cycling

Terri Billings
Improve your cardiovascular fitness, burn calories, enhance muscular endurance, and improve pedaling skills. Each class is choreographed to music and includes a complete workout with a warm-up, endurance and cool-down component. No classes Nov 22 and 24.

Add to CartTue/Thu, Aug 23-Dec 13, 5:30-6:20 p.m., 15 wks  Littleton Campus
WLNS 1076F01-69496                                                             $149

Get Fit: Drums Alive

Patricia Adams
Use drum sticks and fitness balls to work out to the beat of some high action music that will beat your stress and boost your brain to leave you happy and invigorated for the rest of your day!

Add to CartThu, Sept 8-22, 4:30-5:30 p.m., 3 wks                       Littleton Campus
WLNS 1077F01-69497                                                                $69

Add to CartWed, Nov 2-16, 4:30-5:30 p.m., 3 wks                       Littleton Campus
WLNS 1077F02-69498                                                                $69

TAI CHI

Beginning Tai Chi and Qigong

Kyri Comyn
Daily Tai Chi practice relieves stress and tension, increases energy and tranquility, regulates the body’s internal systems, and improves balance, flexibility, strength, and physical-mental harmony and well-being. Learn stances, movements and forms. May not be appropriate for those with physical limitations.

Add to CartWed, Sept 21-Nov 9, 6-8 p.m., 8 wks                           Littleton Campus
WLNS 1013F01-68164                                                                $199

CPR - SAVE A LIFE

CPR, AED and Basic First Aid

Focus on infant, child, and adult CPR, rescue breathing and choking. Develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and confidence. Includes digital manual and a two year certification upon successful completion for both portions through the American Safety and Health Institute, nationally recognized organization following all American Heart Association guidelines. A non-health care provider class. Lunch break not included.

Add to CartSat, Oct 22, 8:30-2:30 p.m.                                        Littleton Campus
WLNS 1055F01-68162                                                                 $89

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (AHA)

For healthcare providers who need a CPR/AED certification. This class is often called “BLS” or “CPR for Healthcare Providers.” Healthcare providers include: Nurses, Nursing Assistants, Dentists, Dental Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, EMTs, Physical and Occupational Therapists.  Healthcare professionals learn to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to victims of all ages, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Certification is through the American Safety and Health Institute, nationally recognized organization following all American Heart Association Guidelines.

Add to CartSat, Oct 1, 8:30-12:30 p.m.                                        Littleton Campus
WLNS 1080F01-69120                                                                 $69

HEALING TOUCH

Healing Touch with Reiki

Sandra Gourd
Discover ancient forms of healing including Reiki, Reconnective Healing, sound healing, and other simple methods. Receive the Oneness Blessing. Balance your energies and connect directly to the Universal life-force healing energies and bring physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual body and mind into balance.

Add to CartThu, Oct 6-13, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks                                  Littleton Campus
WLNS 1048F01-68160                     $69, $20 material fee to instructor

SMOKING

Stop Smoking with Hypnosis

Sandra Gourd
Learn safe and proven techniques of hypnosis. Become a nonsmoker for the rest of your life. Erase the desire for tobacco completely. Feel better, breathe better and save money. Discover the tools to alleviate your emotional and physical cravings for tobacco. Take control without anxiety or weight gain. Not appropriate for tobacco chewers.

Add to CartThu, Nov 3-10, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks                                  Littleton Campus
WLNS 1017F01-69288                                                                 $69

Introduction to Natural Health and Healing

Would you like to learn more about natural health but don’t know where to start? Discuss the various stages of health and illness, and discover that true health means wholeness of the mind, body, and spirit. Start a personal health journal to evaluate your current lifestyle and observe how your behaviors can affect your health. Explore naturopathy, which seeks ways for the body to heal itself. Find out about proper breathing techniques that enhance health, and you’ll learn the value of hydrotherapy, diet, biorhythms, and fasting. Examine using the power of the mind for healing the body--discussing brain function tests, visualization, and relaxation therapies. Delve into vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, free radicals, and the basic requirements that constitute a healthy diet. Develop menus that improve health. Explore herbal healing, aromatherapy, body therapies, massage techniques, osteopathy, chiropractic, T’ai Chi, reflexology, yoga, Feng Shui, therapeutic touch, natural remedies for common emergencies, and much more.

Luscious, Lowfat, Lightening Quick Meals

Have you ever wished you had a personal chef preparing luscious, low-fat meals for you? Ferret out fat in recipes, and discover how to reduce fat without sacrificing flavor or texture. Learn how to prepare casseroles, crock-pot dishes, vegan dishes, oven-fried foods, meat-based meals, and many other entrees that are both nutritious and delicious! Discover how to get in and out of the kitchen faster, including tips for grocery shopping, menu planning, food preparation, and quicker cooking. Learn a dietitian’s tricks of the trade for encouraging reluctant family members to eat more healthfully. Try out over 50 exciting and easy lowered-fat recipes for tasty entrees, side dishes, desserts, and garnishes, with each recipe demonstrating a topic that’s covered in the lessons.

These are 6-week online class which begins the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, go to arapahoe.edu/communityed and follow the online links. Cost is $119 for 24 hours of instruction.

ONLINE HEALTH CLASSES

Fun! Fast! Convenient! Great Content! Get a Certificate! All these courses are conducted online. Click on the class links below for more information.

Section Numbers Chart:

  • M03  Aug 17
  • F01 Sept 21
  • F02 Oct 19
  • F03 Nov 16

To register for online courses, follow the specific class link and click on 'enroll now.'

COURSE NAME SECTION # COST
Luscious, Low-fat, Lightning-Quick Meals ONLI 1153 $119
Handling Medical Emergencies ONLI 1155 $119
Introduction to Natural Health and Healing ONLI 1156 $119

 

 

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