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Registration ends one week before the class begins unless otherwise noted. Classes begin as noted in the class description. Please register ASAP!

FALL 2017

MONDAY

MONDAY YOGA - 7:00-8:00 p.m. - 8 weeks
** Class begins on Monday, September 18 **
Join Kristie Killen of Yoga on Third, Irwin, to calm the mind and strengthen the body. Yoga is intended to help you explore and use tools and techniques to serve you physically and mentally in daily life. All are welcome to discover how each shape and technique will work best for you and your body. Class is suitable for all levels. Please bring a yoga mat, block, a strap, water and a heavy towel or blanket. Limit: 25. Instructor: Kristie Killen. Class Fee: $24.00. Class Rep: Andrea McDonough. Held at Sunrise Elementary.

ZUMBA EXERCISE DANCE - 6:30-7:30 p.m. - 8 weeks
** Class begins Monday, September 18 **
Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International music. The routines feature aerobic /fitness and interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt your body. A certified instructor will help you follow the easy steps like the meringue, salsa, cumbia, mambo, samba and flamenco. No matter your age, catch the Zumba fever! Limit: 25. Instructor: Charlotte Hartman. Class Fee: $24.00. Class Rep: Devra Cherrone. Held at Penn Middle School.

QUICKBOOK DESKTOP ESSENTIALS - 6:30-9:30 p.m. - 1 week
** Class held on Monday, September 25 **
QuickBooks is the #1 Business Software. It is a business management tool that can help you manage your business better and make decisions based on accurate financial data. This class will teach you all the basic functions of QuickBooks Desktop (Pro and Premier Versions). A 189-page workbook will be available for you at the cost of $18.00. Please include a separate check made payable to the instructor.  Limit: 8. Instructor: Kristina A. Rugh. Class Fee: $9.00. Class Rep: Judy Nedley. Held at Penn-Trafford High School.

LINE DANCE - 7:00-9:00 p.m. - 8 weeks
** Class begins Monday, September 18 **
Fun and easy! Line Dances are formatted for beginners with a couple more challenging dances for intermediate dancers. No partner needed. Limit: 30. Instructor: Deb Snyder. Class Fee: $48.00. Class Rep: Bern Skoczylas. Held in Harrison Park All Purpose Rom.

TUESDAY

iREST: HEALTH, HEALING AND INNER PEACE - 7:00-8:30 p.m. - 6 weeks
** Class begins Tuesday, October 10 **
Integrative restoration, or iRest, is a modern adaptation of the meditative aspect of yoga, known as Yoga Nidra. With regular practice of this technique, individuals may be able to experience deep relaxation throughout the body and mind, a reduction of stress, neutralization of anxiety, and improvement in many other areas of life. The benefits have been assessed and confirmed by modern neuroscientific research. Students will need a yoga mat, a pillow for head and a smaller pillow for under your knees. Limit: 12. Instructor: Karen Stewart. Class Fee: $27.00. Class Rep: Judy Nedley. Held at Penn-Trafford High School.

MAXIMIZE COLLEGE FUNDING: - 7:00-9:00 p.m. - 1 week
** Class held Tuesday, October 17 **
Learn the secrets of picking colleges that give you the best financial aid package with more free money and fewer loans. See how to legally arrange your income and assets to maximize financial aid.. Instructor: Greg Phillips. Class Fee: $6.00. Class Rep: Judy Ryaby. Held at Penn-Trafford High School.

DEVELOP YOUR INTUITION - 7:00-9:00 p.m. - 1 week
** Class held Tuesday, October 10 **
That mysterious gut feeling that we tend to ignore is our sixth sense-our inner voice. Get to know how intuition functions while learning tips, tools and techniques to develop this intuitive ability of perception. Limit: None. Instructor: Betty J. Rapin. Class Fee: $6.00. Class Rep: Judy Pekich. Held at Penn-Trafford High School.

WATER AEROBICS STRENGTH TRAINING - 6:30-7:30 p.m. - 10 weeks
** Class begins Tuesday, September 19 **
Learn shallow and deep-water exercises for a good cardiovascular workout and muscle toning. Limit: 25. Instructor: Michelle Kozubal. Class Fee: $30.00. Class Rep: Karen Smith. Hled at Penn-Trafford High School Pool.

BASIC SEWING - 6:30-8:30 p.m. - 4 weeks
** Class begins Tuesday, September 19 **
Learn the basic sewing techniques of hemming pants, shirts, skirts, and inserting zippers. Bring scissors and items to work on each week. Limit: 10. Instructor: Marie Maruco. Class Fee: $24.00. Class Rep: Vicki Nejak. Held at Penn-Trafford High School.

COMPUTER BASICS - 6:30-8:00 p.m. - 3 weeks
** Class begins Tuesday, October 3 **
The class is a beginner’s guide to computer basics and will cover security on the internet, maintenance, and internet application basics in everyday tasks. Limit: 10. Instructor: Brandon Lacina. Class Fee: $14.00. Class Rep: Bern Skoczylas. Held at 430 Brinton Ave., Trafford.

ALL ABOUT YOUR IPAD - 6:30-8:00 p.m. - 1 week
** Class held Tuesday, October 24 **
Maximize how to use your iPad to get the most out of apps and programs. Limit: 10. Instructor: Brandon Lacina. Class Fee: $5.00. Class Rep: Bern Skoczylas. Held at 430 Brinton Ave., Trafford.

WEDNESDAY

GLIDE, TONE, STRETCH ALL-IN-ONE - 6:30-7:30 p.m. - 8 weeks
** Class begins Wednesday, September 20 **
These exercises help you firm, tone, and build long, lean muscles. There will be ˝ hour of gliding with cardio and ˝ hour of sculpting with weights. Your outer thighs will burn and you will see results within weeks if you stay focused on your workout. Gliding discs, which will be provided, simply add a different kind of intensity. You choose the weight you feel comfortable with. Bring a mat, weights and a water bottle. Limit: 25. Instructor: Cathy Sudo. Class Fee: $24.00. Class Rep: Anne Boro. Held at McCullough Elementary School.

WEDNESDAY YOGA - 6:45-7:45 p.m. - 8 weeks
** Class begins Wednesday, September 20 **
This class builds strength and flexibility by focusing on good posture in each pose. Class is suitable for all levels, especially for beginners, seniors, and men. Bringing a yoga mat, blocks, a strap, and a heavy blanket or towel is highly recommended. Limit: 25. Instructor: Rudy Abt. Class Fee: $24.00. Class Rep: Gini Newell. Held at Sunrise Elementary.

MEDICARE 101 - 6:00-8:00 p.m. - 1 week
** Class held on Monday, September 20 **
Enhance your understanding of Medicare through an overview of the parts involved, including A, B, and C. In addition, you will learn about the Medicare options you have including Medicap, Advantage and Original Medicare. All students will come away with an understanding of special Enrollment Periods, Medicaid, PACE, and the Extra Help Program. Limit: None. Instructor: Linda Skodak. Class Fee: $6.00. Class Rep: Judy Nedley. Held at Penn-Trafford High School.

THE HISTORY OF BUSHY RUN - 6:00-8:00 p.m. - 1 week
** Class held Tuesday, September 27 **
The Battle of Bushy Run was one of the most significant Native American conflicts in American history. Come and discover the role this local historical landmark played in the history of our country. Limit: 20. Instructor: Colleen Madore. Class Fee: $6.00. Class Rep: Sybil Kunkelmann. Held at Bushy Run Park.

IMPORTANCE OF BEES - 6:30-8:00 p.m. - 1 week
** Class held Wednesday, September 27 **
Learn about the hive structure, types of bees inside the hive and their roles, the tools beekeepers use to manage the bees, the role of the beekeepers, the products of the hive, the importance of pollination, and how to protect and provide for honeybees in the future Limit: 12. Instructor: Alyssa Fine. Class Fee: $5.00. Class Rep: Karen Smith. Held at Penn-Trafford High School.

THURSDAY

BALANCE WORKSHOP - 7:00-8:00 p.m. -8 weeks
** Class begins Thursday, September 21 **
It has been proven that seniors who exercise and practice balance activities can avert the devastating effects of a fall. Our workshop will focus on balance, coordination, flexibility and posture. Dr. Matthew J. Bauman of Bauman Family Chiropractic Clinic created the program and will be the workshop instructor. Limit: 12. Instructor: Matt Bauman. Class Fee: $24.00. Class Rep: Bibi Peduzzi. Held at Penn-Trafford High School.

BEGINNING CROCHET - 7:00-9:00 p.m. - 4weeks
** Class begins Thursday, October 19 **
Learn the basic stitches (single crochet and double crochet). Bring an “H” crochet hook and medium weight yarn (knitted worsted 8 ounces or more) in a light color. Limit: 12. Instructor: Judy Ference. Class Fee: $24.00. Class Rep: Bibi Peduzzi. Held at Penn-Trafford High School.

TAI CHI - 7:00-8:00 p.m. - 6 weeks
** Class begins on Thursday, September 21 **
Learn Tai Chi moves, and all the benefits from a Master with many years of experience. Limit: 12. Instructor: Mitzie Marricco. Class Fee: $18.00. Class Rep: Bibi Peduzzi. Held at Penn Middle School.


 

 


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