MARINCOMMUNITYED.COM | SPRING 2017 APRIL 3–MAY 20
Get moving with East Coast Swing, Dance Exploration, or Traditional Hawai’ian Dance. See P.10
ESCOM LIFELONG LEARNING P. 29–30
DEAR COMMUNITY MEMBERS,
This Spring we are proud to continue our tradition of partnering with College of Marin credit faculty. We have two credit instructors adding new classes in Community Education. These classes are distinct from their credit offerings and designed to be accessible to all.
• L ogan Wood’s new Life Sculpture class will teach students to sculpt the human form.
• D eborah Graham’s Dance Exploration class will inspire students to find joy and ease on the dance floor.
On February 10th we laughed and learned about Jewish humor and what it all means in our first Friday Afternoon Author Series event with KQED Forum’s Michael Krasny. Please join us for two additional events! These events are free to the public, with free campus parking, and will be held in the College of Marin Library on the Kentfield campus.
• F riday, March 24, 1-2:30pm, Joel Selvin, Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hell’s Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock’s Darkest Day.
• F riday, April 28, 1-2:30pm, Phil Cousineau, The Art of Pilgrimage: The Seeker’s Guide to Making Travel Sacred.
The Author Series is presented by ESCOM, Book Passage, the College of Marin Library, and Community Education.
Ready to teach with us, or know someone who should? We’re accepting course proposals for Summer/Fall 2017 through February 24th. See the back inside cover for more info.
We appreciate your interest in Community Education and invite you to come learn with us.
Carol Hildebrand, Ed.M. Director, Community Education, Lifelong Learning and International Education
Contents | Spring 2017
College of Marin Community Education
ONLINE REGISTRATION MarinCommunityEd.com
HOURS AND CONTACT INFORMATION Mon–Thurs 9am–noon, 1–4pm Fri 9am-Noon (Subject to change) Phone: (415) 485-9305 Fax: 1 (415) 456-5065 Email: info@MarinCommunityEd.com Facebook: facebook.com/ MarinCommunityEd
OFFICE LOCATIONS Kentfield Campus Student Services Building, Room 145 Kentfield, CA 94904
Indian Valley Campus Building 7, Room 194 Novato, CA 94949
MAILING ADDRESS 835 College Avenue Kentfield, CA 94904
4 About 4 College Campuses
CLASSES 6 Art 8 Business/Career Development 9 Computer 9 Contemporary Science 10 Marin Chinese Cultural Association 10 Current Events 10 Dance 11 Drama/Stage and Screen 11 Financial Planning 12 Food and Wine 13 Health Education 13 Health Sciences 14 History 14 Home & Garden 14 Languages 16 Literature/Humanities 17 Marin Adventures 18 Music 19 Personal Enrichment 21 Photography 22 Physical Fitness 26 Urban Agriculture 26 Writing
College of Marin Community Education offers a variety of short-term courses designed to meet the lifelong learning needs of the community. This fee-based program is developed for individuals who wish to explore their personal interests or enhance their careers. College credit is not given and there are no grades or tests. We are self-supporting; your fees pay for costs associated with our courses.
ESCOM Courses offer low-fee classes for older adults who wish to discover new interests, reconnect with lifetime passions, and find engaging interaction with like-minded individuals.
Refund Policy We will gladly process your refund request if it is received in our office by 4pm, three (3) business days prior to the starting date of the class. Membership fees are not refundable. Submit your request and view details at MarinCommunityEd.com.
FOUR EASY WAYS TO REGISTER
1. Online: MarinCommunityEd.com
2. Phone: (415) 485-9305
3. Mail (Registration form p. 28) Community Education 835 College Avenue Kentfield, CA 94904
4. In Person Kentfield Campus Student Services Building, Room 145 Kentfield, CA 94904
Indian Valley Campus Building 7, Room 194 Novato, CA 94949
HOURS Mon–Thurs 9am–Noon, 1pm–4pm Fri 9am-Noon (Subject to change)
College Campuses101 1 Kentfield Campus
835 College Ave Kentfield, CA 94904 101
Indian Valley Campus 1800 Ig1n01acio Blvd Novato, CA 94949
4TH ST S A N R A FA E L 3RD ST 2ND ST
WOLFE GRADE RD
101 SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD
BON A I R RD
Parking permits can either be purchas10e1 d in-person or by phone at (415) 485-9305. If
you purchase by phone, a permit will be sent to you by regular US Postal Mail within 3
business days. If you purchase in-person you will be handed the permit at the tim101e of
purchase. Permits must be clearly displayed or you will be cited.
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How to read our class listings.
Knowing how to read our class schedule—and understanding the key terms you will find on it—will help you easily register online. Here are the key things you need to know.
Visit MarinCommunityEd.com to view the full class description.
Class title ESCOM Courses Featured class
Class ID, instructor, campus location, building, room number Days, times, dates Course fee, ESCOM member discounted fee, materials fee
NEW | EC The Flow of Watercolor: The Figure
Julie will give you the essentials for how to easily draw and paint nude figures. No knowledge of figure drawing or portraiture is required. As you view three live models, and refer to Julie’s photos of nude models, learn how to make your drawings and paintings proportionally pleasing. See online schedule for details.
0051 | Cohn | KTD | FA 301 6 Wednesdays, 2:40–5:30pm | Sept 3–Oct 8 $105 (MF $24) | ESCOM $85 (MF$24) Course cost includes materials fee.
What our symbols mean KTD = Kentfield Campus IVC = Indian Valley Campus OFF = Off Campus AC = Academic Center EC = ESCOM
FA = Fine Arts Center LRC = Learning Resources Center MF = Materials Fee PA = Performing Arts PE = Physical Education Center
RM = Room SF = Special Fee SMN = Science Math Nursing SS = Student Services Center VS = Village Square
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This studio course is an opportunity to explore materials, color, composition and agenda in any medium of the student’s choice, while painting the figure. Class time will be primarily devoted to painting but will also include discussions, demonstrations, and critiques. You will work from undraped models every session and also have the option of working on your own projects from photos. Bring your own supplies to the first class and be ready to start working.
2563 | Bencich | KTD | FA 301 5 Saturdays 9:10am–1pm | Apr 8-May 13 1 Saturday 9:10am–5:30pm | May 20 $243 (Includes MF $66)
EC | Spring Acrylic Landscape Painting With Bernard Healey
You can learn to paint finished work with subjects such as clouds, sunsets, California beaches, the wine country and ocean scenes. Bring what supplies you have (brushes, canvas, or gesso sized canvas pads, paints, water jar, and rags) and a more complete supply list will be given to you in the first class. Join us to welcome the spring with fresh ideas in art!
2701 | Healey | KTD | FA 301 4 Tuesdays 1:10-4pm | Apr 4-25 $84 ( MF $1) | ESCOM $64 (MF $1) Course cost includes materials fee.
EC | Learn to Paint Gallery Ready Compositions in Acrylic Landscapes
With this informative four week workshop you will learn to employ color theories and essential “hands on” techniques in your paintings.
Demonstrations will be included in each session with students painting along. Bring what painting supplies you have (tube acrylics, brushes, stretched canvas, jar for water, rags and disposable waxed paper palette,etc).
A supplemental supply list will be available at the first session.
2702 | Healey | KTD | FA 301 4 Tuesdays 1:10-4pm | May 2-23 $84 (MF $1) | ESCOM $64 (MF $1) Course cost includes materials fee.
NEW | Life Sculpture
This sculpture class focuses on learning how to sculpt the human form from a live model. Lecture and demonstration will be included in each class as students will be introduced to several sculpting methods. Students will be exposed to figurative styles from ancient to contemporary cultures and will learn cold finishing techniques for surface decoration. This class is open to beginning through advanced level students.
2573 | Wood | KTD | FA 130 7 Wednesdays 2:10–5pm | Apr 5-May 17 $120 (Includes Model Fee $7)
Drawing with Chalk Pastels
From sketches and dark and light studies to fully developed drawings and paintings, explore the full range of chalk pastels. First time students will have a full introduction to chalks, surfaces, and techniques. Continuing students will work on expanded projects emphasizing the expressive use of the medium. Bring pencil and paper and any pastels you have, and a good photo to work from. Materials will cost from $90-$150 and will be discussed during the first class.
2564 | Lawrence | KTD | FA 215 7 Fridays 1:10–4pm | Apr 7-May 17 $113
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EC | Watercolor Basics and Beyond
An all-levels class, however, beginners will receive the very basics. More advanced students are encouraged to work on their own projects, or, if desired, the instructor will provide specific assignments. How to ‘control’ the paint or let it ‘flow,’ color mixing, and composition will be covered. We will work from still lifes and landscapes. Come and paint in a very supportive atmosphere.
2566 | Meade | OFF | San Geronimo* 6 Fridays 10:10am–1pm | Apr 7-May 12 $117 (FF $16) | ESCOM $97 (FF $16) Course cost includes facility rental fee. * 6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd San Geronimo
2567 | Johnson | KTD | FA 215 7 Saturdays 10:10am–1pm | Apr 8-May 20 $113 | ESCOM $94
NEW | EC | The Flow of Watercolor: Impressions of the Sea and Coast
Bring to life the mood of the sea while painting impressions of sky, sea, and coast. Paint our beautiful California coastline and other coastlines that enthrall you. Paint the sea from distant and close vantage points. Feel the mist of the water, the brisk early morning breeze, and the rhythm of the waves as you paint in a loose watercolor style, and learn how to bring the sea to life on paper. All levels are welcome!
2568 | Cohn | KTD | FA 301 6 Wednesdays 2:40–5:30pm | Apr 5-May 10 $109 (MF $8) | ESCOM $89 (MF $8) Course cost includes materials fee.
Mixed Media Art Books
This class will introduce you to the inspiring and creative world of handmade art books. Using mixed media such as altered papers, photos, collage, metal, and fabric, you will discover how to create unique art books and journals. We will cover how to combine monoprinting, stitching, photo-transfer, free-form calligraphy, and a variety of binding techniques to create a different type of book each week. A materials fee will cover supplies for the first class. Students will purchase additional materials as needed.
2569 | Jucker | KTD | FA 215 6 Tuesdays 7:10–9:30pm | Apr 11-May 16 $122 (Includes MF $30)
Jewelry and Metalsmithing
The beginners/beginners plus class focuses on fundamentals of soldering, forming, construction, use of hand tools, and finishing techniques. The number of projects will be at the discretion of the instructor. The goal of the intermediate/ advanced class is the refinement of the fundamentals of jewelry making with a focus on the development of the student’s personal design ideas.
BEGINNERS/BEGINNERS PLUS 2570 | Haiman | KTD | FA 123 7 Tuesdays 7:10–10pm | Apr 4-May 16 $138 (includes MF $25)
INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED 2571 | D’Agostino | KTD | FA 123 7 Wednesdays 9:10am–4pm | Apr 5-May 17 $248 (includes MF $25)
Traditional Chinese Brush Painting
Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world! Students will learn how to use a Chinese brush and ink to paint different animals, flowers, leaves, and bamboo. The connection of the brush and ink to the paper is both satisfying and challenging. Students will create their own painting after the first class and improve their painting skills and creativity throughout the session.
2572 | Cheng | KTD | FA 301 7 Mondays 9:10-10:30am | Apr 3-May 15 $120 (Includes MF $25) See page 9 for more courses offered by the Marin Chinese Cultural Association.
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Spontaneous Painting: Watercolor and Fluid Acrylic Wet-into-Wet
Discover the nature of these poetic and spontaneous mediums, and learn how to handle them. Enhance your current painting techniques or start with beautiful atmospheric and textural effects. Color mixing and saturation, rhythmic composition, and intuitive resolution will be emphasized. Freedom of expression is encouraged. Abstract, representational, or combined approaches and all levels of skill are welcome. Bring a playful spirit and watercolor supplies to the first class. Suggested materials list will be emailed to you by the instructor.
2574 | Duchamp | KTD | FA 312 6 Wednesdays 2:10-5pm | Apr 12-May 17 (No class Apr 26) $101
Drawing and Painting Workshop
Develop your skills in drawing and painting while discovering and nurturing your unique expression. Composition, color, spatial relationships, layering, adding and subtracting will be addressed as a means for creating the images that you want. Accepting the unpredictable will be encouraged. Subject matter can be taken from nature, the imagination, photographs, poetry, music, film, the news, anything. Students will be asked to keep a visual and written journal of source material. Understanding and appreciating one’s own mark-making and perspective will be at the core of this class as well as improving hand-eye skills. Instructor will give visual presentations and bring books for class discussion. Materials will be discussed in the first class.
2575 | Yokell | KTD | FA 215 6 Wednesdays 10:10-1pm | Apr 5-May 10 $101
What Is Your Gold, Silver and Jewelry Worth?
If you’ve inherited jewelry, silver or coins, if you love to treasure hunt, want to add to your income, have some jewelry to sell or are just curious about how precious metals are valued, please join us. Learn the secrets of the trade, including how to identify jewelry made of precious metals, determine its value, and sell it in the right place for maximum profit. Learn how to read karat marks and hallmarks and identify items of historical or antique value. Learn to use tools of the jewelers’ trade, including the magnifier called the ‘jeweler’s loupe,’ the weight scale, and testing equipment.
2707 | Friedman | KTD | SMN 229 1 Saturday 9am–1pm | Apr 22 $78 (Includes MF $30)
Find the Right Career Fit
Don’t wait any longer to find work that is more rewarding for you. Whether you are looking for your first career, considering a job change, or returning to work after an absence, this course is designed to help you find the right job for who you are today. You’ll start by identifying your strongest skills and matching them to resume descriptions and potential careers. You’ll also clarify your ideal work environment and interests to focus your search. We’ll review online research sites and develop individual job search strategies that will help you find the position you want.
2656 | Tenison-Scott | KTD | SMN 217 2 Saturdays 9:00am–1:30pm | Apr 29 & May 6 $89 (Includes SF $15)
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PHOTOGRAPHY Reid J. Thaler
Reid J. Thaler is one of the best-known digital photography educators in the Bay Area, having taught at several local colleges and through other arts and environmental venues. He has helped hundreds of students at all levels improve their photographic technique, use state of the art digital software, and take their photography to the next level. Visit his website at lumiograph.com.
For more instructor bios visit MarinCommunityEd.com.
Squarespace.com: Fast, Easy Web Site Creation
Design and construct your own website using Squarespace, a fully hosted, completely managed environment for creating and maintaining a website, blog, or portfolio. Allowing point-and-click control over every design element, this platform is perfect for personal or small business websites. Squarespace is completely web browser based and works with all popular web browsers.
In this course we will cover site setup and page style template selection, customization of style templates, creating page content and links and much more.
2601 | Salzman | IVC | Bldg 7 Rm 192 3 Mondays 7:10–10pm | Apr 10–24 $119
Introduction to iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Apps
Transform your iPhone or iPad into the true mobile computer it has become and access full internet capabilities and mobile connectivity. During this class, we will view applications from the Apps Store ranging from Books and Business to Social Networking, Sports, and Travel. We will also look at iTunes U with a large number of free audio and video courses from leading colleges and universities around the world. There will be plenty of time for
class discussion and questions. Bring your iPhone or iPad to class. 2602 | Salzman | IVC | Bldg 7 Rm 192 3 Saturdays 1:10-4pm | May 6-20 $119
NEW | EC | Forensic Psychology
This course introduces forensic psychology to anyone interested in the criminal justice system. Unlike a course in forensic sciences which focuses on scientific issues such as toxicology, ballistics, fingerprints, etc., forensic psychology deals with the psychological issues related to topics such as ethical issues in policing, lie-detection, hypnosis, false confessions, criminal responsibility, profiling, victimology, mental competence, eyewitness identification, wrongful convictions, line-ups, and interviewing victims, witnesses, and suspects. 2675 | Cavanagh | KTD | LC 39 7 Tuesdays 2- 4pm | Apr 4–May 16 $91(MF $2) | ESCOM $71(MF $2)
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Marin Chinese Cultural Association
College of Marin’s Department of Community Education, Lifelong Learning, and International Education is pleased to join with the Marin Chinese Cultural Association (MCCA) in presenting courses that promote awareness and understanding of Chinese American culture and history.
Beginning Conversational Mandarin Chinese
This course is designed to teach the basic skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing in Mandarin Chinese to students with no prior background in the Chinese language.
2690 | Peng | KTD | PE 91 7 Tuesdays 6:40–8:30pm | Apr 4-May 16 $91
Intermediate Conversational Mandarin Chinese
This course is designed to teach an intermediate level of listening and speaking in Mandarin Chinese. Students will expand their vocabulary and develop the ability to engage in conversations that focus on basic personal information, some daily activities, personal preferences, and shopping. Students will continue to practice basic sentences and develop oral fluency in conversation.
2691 | Peng | KTD | PE 91 7 Wednesdays 6:40–8:30pm | Apr 5-Mar 17 $91
See page 15 for more exciting language classes!
NEW | EC | Current Events and Homeland Security
Privacy, hacking, terrorism, earthquakes, floods, risk, emergency, ISIS - these terms are part of weekly headlines and are all linked to homeland security. Come and be a part of a lively discussion as we explore current events and their connection (or not) to homeland security. 2576 | Karimi | KTD | AC 238 7 Tuesdays 6:10-7:30pm | Apr 4-May 16 $83 | ESCOM FREE (Sponsored by the Haddie Fund)
NEW | Dance Exploration
This is a beginning level dance movement class for adults. The class will explore the various styles of theatrical dancecontemporary dance, ballet and jazz, and emphasize basic body alignment, balance, joint articulation, coordination, and musicality. Students will achieve improved stretch and core strength though breath and mindfulness. The class will incorporate wonderful music to experience the joy of dance. Students will learn a short dance piece from the accumulated class movements taught in class. 2694 | Graham | KTD | PA 92 7 Tuesdays 11:10-12:15pm | Apr 4-May 16 $74
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NEW | Introduction to East Coast Swing
This course is intended for students of all ages with no previous dance background who would like to learn the basic technical and social skills associated with East Coast Swing Dance. This style of dance is great for partner dancing to jazz, blues, rock and ballads! In addition to learning a routine consisting of the basics of the dance, students will also learn how to lead and follow the figures outside of a routine format. Students will also learn how to interact with others appropriately in a social dance setting. Instructor will arrange one field trip for students to attend a local swing dance as a group. Students will also be given the opportunity to learn to both lead and follow as opposed to traditional social dance classes where only men lead, and only women follow. In addition to instruction, students will be given ample time to practice their skills to music.
2696 | Worrell | KTD | PE 22 7 Thursdays 3-4pm | Apr 6-May 18 $60
Traditional Hawai’ian Dance
This course offers an introduction to classic choreography in two styles of Hawai’ian dance: the ancient form (hula kahiko) and the contemporary style (hula auwana). We will explore the effect of pre-missionary era Hawai’ian history and culture on social protocols, and their relationships to the Hula.
2655 | Saunders | KTD | PE 22 7 Thursdays 7-8:30pm | Apr 6-May 18 $89 (includes SF $9)
EC | International Folk Dance
Come learn dances from all over the world including Serbia, Turkey, Romania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Russia, Greece, and Israel. You will be introduced to basic international dance movement vocabulary, dance formats, rhythms, and cultures. The dances are fun, danced to a wonderful assortment of world music, and are a great way to stay mentally and physically fit. The class is open to both novice dancers and those with more experience; no partner is required.
2635| Friedman | KTD | PE 22 6 Wednesdays 2:10–3:30pm | Apr 5-May 10 $74 | ESCOM $54
Drama/Stage and Screen
Introduction to Voice Acting
This is a chance to have time on the mic with a critique from Terry McGovern, as well as to learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the business and marketing of voice acting. This experiential and informational workshop includes a guest speaker from the industry. Scripts provided! There will be a one-hour lunch break. 2599 | McGovern | KTD | SMN 226 2 Saturdays 10am–5pm | May 20 & 27 $99 (includes MF $2)
EC | Increase Your Home Value with a Junior Unit
Your home is your biggest investment, and it should be working for you. Come learn how the creation of a legal accessory dwelling can benefit you and your community. Topics will include types of units, zoning and legal requirements, financing, and a new, simpler permitting process to turn a bedroom into a “junior” unit. 2637 | Ginis | KTD | PE 91 2 Thursdays 2:10-4pm | Apr 20 & 27 $53 | ESCOM $35
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Wi$e Up: Financial Education for Women
This course is a financial education program for women of all ages. The class will help you gain knowledge, skills, and confidence, and create a road map to reach your financial goals. Each week, students will review information to build a foundation in the following: money, credit, debt, savings, insurance, investments, and financial security.
2621 | Abe | KTD | AC 248 4 Thursdays 6:15–8:15pm | May 4-25 $73 (includes MF $8)
How to Ask For Money: Fundraising 101
Most people are afraid to ask for money even though these gifts are for a cause they deeply care about. “ I’ll do anything but ask for money” is frequently heard among most non-profits and other organizations. This one-day workshop— How to Ask for Money: Fundraising 101 will examine and minimize the fear of why we are afraid to ask for money. In addition, the class will help students identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward potential contributors regardless of the cause or organization.
2628 | Benjamin | KTD | AC 237 1 Saturday 10am-4pm | April 15 $53
Reverse Mortgage 101
Are you a homeowner, 62+ who would like to utilize the equity in your home without having a required monthly repayment? Then the HECM FHAgovernment insured loan may be the answer. We will discuss pros and cons, eligible properties and candidates, options for receiving your money and more pertaining to reverse mortgages. This class will be of importance if you are a senior homeowner, have elderly parents, or are a Financial Planner/CPA preparing a retirement plan for a client. This course is informational and educational only. No sales products will be presented.
2661 | Schwartz | IVC | Bldg 27 Rm 118 1 Saturday 12:30-4:30pm | May 13 $57
Rejuvenate Your Retirement Today
This unique and comprehensive course focuses on the issues and financial concepts important to retirees. In straightforward language, this course explains financial strategies designed to accomplish objectives such as taxefficient income planning, lifestyle preservation, inflation protection and providing a legacy. Money is only one aspect of post-retirement planning. We introduce fun and fulfilling activities such as travel, hobbies, sports, crafts, socializing, business ventures and lifelong learning, to help you make the most of your retirement years. Includes a 143-page illustrated workbook.
2697 | Hall | IVC | Bldg 5 Rm 188 2 Tuesdays 9:30–11:30am | May 9 & 16 $59
2698 | Hall | KTD | VS 5A 2 Mondays 1–3pm | May 15 & 22 $59
Food and Wine
NEW | Regional Wines Series: Follow that Compass to Discover Lesser Known Wines of the World
Great wine comes from all points on the compass - The Pacific NorthWest, the Southern Hemisphere, and Eastern and Southern Europe. Come along to explore some of these lesser known wine regions of the world, and get to know the wines, places and people from all over the compass. Students should bring 2-3 wine glasses to each class, and must be at least 21 years old.
2597 | Sandri | IVC | Bldg 13 Rm 226 7 Thursdays 6:30–9pm | Apr 6-May 18 $189 (includes MF $49)
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Practical Food and Wine Matching:From the Farmer’s Market to Your Table
Many people enjoy going to Farmer’s Markets, seeing all the choices, and getting fresh-from-farm items. But then what to do with them? This class explores matching food and wine, with practical items from the local farmer’s market. This class will also include practical demonstrations as well as a visit to IVC’s Organic Farm and Garden (note: there will be walking involved on this visit). Students should bring 2-3 wine glasses to class, and must be at least 21 years old.
2604 | Sandri | IVC | Bldg 13 Rm 226 1 Saturday 10:10am-4pm | May 20 $85 (includes MF $10)
Bones Fit: Osteoporosis Prevention and Bone Health Workshop
In this two-hour workshop you will be introduced to the fundamentals of exercises for bone strength. Learn about postural alignment, key strengthening exercises and what to avoid. This class is an excellent introduction to bone health and how to get started with active exercise. Join us for a very interesting and fun class! Individual attention as time allows. Please bring a beach towel, yoga mat or blanket to class. You must be able to get up and down from the floor independently.
2695 | Kregloh | KTD | PE 22 1 Thursday 9am-11:00am | May 18 $48 | ESCOM $31
NEW | Jumpstart Weight Management
Learn how to change your eating and exercise behaviors and adopt a healthy lifestyle. No gimmicks; pure evidence-based nutrition, exercise, and health behavior change methodology. LoseMore(SM) Jump Start combines the use of meal planning and exercise best practices with expert behavior change counseling. This class offers distinct advantages because of the high level of accountability, skilled facilitation by a Master’s Degree holding health education professional, and the supportive social network that forms and keeps you aligned with your goals.
2677 | Lahey Huff | KTD | PE 91 6 Saturdays 10am-11:30am | Apr 8-May 13 $76 (includes MF $5)
NEW | Stress Reduction Strategies for Helping Professionals: Nurses, Teachers, Health Care Workers and Others
This experiential course presents skills to successfully manage stress. Each student in this course will: develop awareness of habitual stress responses, practice mindfulness meditation, learn one-minute stress busters, explore the benefits of meditation practice, discover compassion practices, and develop a self-care plan. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion, and guided meditations. This course references the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). (CEU’s available for RNs.)
2676 | Lefkowitz | KTD | PE 22 1 Sat 9:30am-4:30pm| May 20 $70 (includes MF $10)
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EC | The History of Switzerland
The Swiss Confederation consists of 26 cantons. Geographically the country is landlocked, bordered by Germany, France, Italy, Austria, and Liechtenstein. Switzerland is one of the richest countries in the world by per capita gross domestic product. Zürich and Geneva have been ranked as the cities with the second and third highest quality of life in the world. During this course the participants will learn about the history of this rich country, its evolution from beginning of time to present days. As a centrally located European country, Switzerland’s history is the history of all of Europe. Switzerland first belonged to the Holy Roman Empire and later became an independent Confederation until the rise of Napoleon. Switzerland’s role in the two World Wars and the history of Swiss Banking will be discussed in detail.
2640 | Harkins | KTD | AC 102 7 Mondays 2:10–4pm | Apr 3-May 15 $92 (MF $1) | ESCOM $72 (MF $1) Course cost includes materials fee
Home & Garden
How To Make Store Bought Bouquets Look Great!
Buying bouquets at the grocery store or supermarket is how most of us bring flowers into our homes. It’s so easy; take the wrapper off and plunk it in water. But how to make them look better? In this beginning class, we make a simple arrangement in a glass Ball jar, using storebought bouquets, supplemented with wild, foraged plant material from your yard or the great outdoors. You’ll learn how to assess the freshness of flowers, where they come from, local vs. imported, how to prepare them and compose them, and tips for making them last longer. Please bring one bunch of mixed flowers (that includes 5 or more varieties of flowers) from a grocery store,
supermarket, or farmer’s market, and a pair of pruning shears or sturdy kitchen scissors that will cut stems. Feel free to bring additional flowers or other plant materials from your yard or garden. The instructor will provide Ball jars to use as vases and additional flowers.
2620 | Nardo | KTD | FA 312 1 Saturday 10:10am-12:30pm | Apr 8 $84 (Includes MF $23)
Italian Film and Conversation
Increase your knowledge of Italian grammar, vocabulary, traditions, history, and cultural comprehension through Italian cinema. After each film there will be in-depth discussion. The class will explore the film’s cultural aspects, context, significance, plus specific information about modern Italian film production, directors, and actors.
2699 | Labriola | IVC | Bldg 3 Rm 255 6 Wednesdays 3:10-6pm | Apr 5-May 10 $101
NEW TO IVC | Beginning Conversational Spanish
This introductory courses is for beginners who wish to learn to converse in Spanish with others at home or while traveling. Students will learn vocabulary, pronunciation, idiomatic expressions, and colloquialisms. The stress is on developing the ability to converse with peers.
2705 | DiBenedetto | IVC | Bldg 3 Rm 255 7 Mondays 6:10–8pm | Apr 3-May 15 $91
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Community Education language courses teach conversation skills, emphasizing the ability to engage in everyday conversation and to handle typical situations. Each successive quarter continues to develop your ability to converse in the language. If you are unsure of your placement, call the Community Ed office at 415.485.9305 and ask to have the instructor call you. Visit www.MarinCommunityEd.com to view course descriptions and recommended textbooks.
FIRST YEAR LEVEL A
1 2 3 4QTR
SECOND YEAR LEVEL B
5 6 7 8QTR
A = BEGINNER, B = INTERMEDIATE, A/B = BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE
Course Listings and Schedule
CLASS ID COURSE TITLE
DAY ROOM FEE INSTRUCTOR
CONVERSATIONAL FRENCH CONVERSATIONAL FRENCH
A4 4/3-5/15 B8 4/5-5/17
6:40–8:30PM M 6:40–8:30PM W
PE 91 $91 LEBAS AC 102 $91 LEBAS
2703 FRENCH FOR TRAVELERS
6:40–8:30PM W AC 102 $91 LEBAS
2679 CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN
7:10–9PM W AC 246 $91 CANTARUTTI
2680 CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN
7:10–9PM TH AC 247 $91 CANTARUTTI
2692 CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN
2:10-4PM T VS 3 $91* SALOMONE–SMITH
2682 CONVERSATIONAL GERMAN
6:40-8:30PM TH FA 201 $91 EMAMI
2704 CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH
2:10-4PM T AC 241 $91* DIBENEDETTO
2689 CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH
TH AC 102 $91 MCINNES
2681 2705 2690
CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH CONVERSATIONAL MANDARIN
B8 4/7-5/19 A1 4/3-5/15 A 4/4-5/16
7 7 7
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