UW-Waukesha Continuing Education Announces Winter/Spring Courses

Jan. 19, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2011

 

The following courses are offered through University of Wisconsin–Waukesha Continuing Education, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha, WI. 53188. To register, visit the Web site, www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce;

or call 262-521-5460.

 

EXPLORE YOUR PATH--Join the Knowledge Revolution with UW-Waukesha Continuing Education!

 

BODY & MIND THERAPY

 

Yoga Principals and Practice

New to yoga? Convinced you'll never touch your toes again? Yoga is not all about twisting yourself into a pretzel. It is all about rebuilding a relationship with your physical body. Explore the healing aspects of yoga. Simple and fun strategies to bring your body back into balance. M, Jan 24-Mar 14, 5:30-6:30pm, $79. For more information visit our Web site www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce or call 262-521-5460.

 

Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga combines meditation, breathing, and relaxation exercises to leave you feeling deeply refreshed and energized. By focusing on restoring the body, mind and spirit to its naturally peaceful state, you will experience the healing powers of long-held relaxed floor poses. Anyone suffering from chronic pain, illness, injury, or major life changes, expectant mothers, and athletes wishing to prevent injuries and bring balance to their current training program should explore this class. M, Jan 24- Mar 14, 6:35-7:35pm, $79. For more information visit our Web site www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce or call 262-521-5460.

 

Meditation: The Himalayan Tradition

Learn the Himalayan tradition, one of the oldest in the world, from an instructor with more than 20 years of experience. T, Jan 25-Mar 1, 6:00-8:00pm, $79. For more information visit our Web site www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce or call 262-521-5460.

 

 

BUSINESS

 

Be Your Own Boss: How to Start Your Own Business

Start from the ground up! Learn how to write a business plan for your company including: obtain financing, using your budget wisely and how to acquire health insurance while being self-employed. Gain the necessary tools to be flexible in the changing economy. Also learn how to use a mailing list, conduct web design and incorporate social networking and advertising. .8 CEU. Feb. 1-22, 6:00-8:00pm, $119. For more information visit our Web site www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce or call 262-521-5460.

 

COMPUTER INTERNET SAFETY SERIES

 

Internet and Data Security

Learn the security risks that being on the Internet can expose you to by discussing how hackers might try to gain access to your computer, and what types of information you might be putting out there that they can read. Find out the risks involved in shopping and banking online. Most of the time this is safe, and we will look at how to try to be sure your banks and shops are protecting you. Finally, we will look at home networks and how to make them more secure. It is becoming popular to use wireless networking in homes now as laptops become more common. From a Web design point of view, we will look at what you want to avoid asking your users to provide, or at least the safest way to collect data. .4 CEU. Th, Feb 3-10, 6:30-8:30pm, $59. For more information visit our Web site www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce or call 262-521-5460.

 

COMPUTER SOFTWARE & TECHNOLOGY

 

Discovering Mobile Technology

Curious about the Apple iPhone and iPad? Heard about Android Phones, but not sure why a robot needs a phone? Look at the various options in mobile computing, from the 'smartphone' through to tablets, netbooks, notebooks, and laptops. .2 CEU. M, Jan 31, 6:30-8:30pm, $19. For more information visit our Web site www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce or call 262-521-5460.

 

FOOD

 

Creative Cuisine: Unusual Dishes to Surprise Even the Most Experienced Diner

Learn the Ying and Yang of your taste buds! Try fantastic carrot pie, Japanese Zucchini and Eggplant Tempura and Mexican Creamy Avocado dessert. Recipes will include these other delicatessen we don't have time to make: Green Tomato Pie, Rhubarb cake, British Turnip Cakes and Thai Water Chestnut Mock Pomegranate. W, Feb 2, 6:30-9:00pm, $39. For more information visit our Web site www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce or call 262-521-5460.

 

FINANCE

 

Financial Strategies for a Successful Retirement

Learn how to make informed decisions about your future, set realistic goals, properly allocate assets, and minimize the impact of taxes and inflation, control health care costs and plan for the transfer of your estate. Included in this very low price is a 235-page illustrated textbook and a comprehensive retirement plan. Couples may attend together for this price. T, Jan 25-Feb 15, 6:00-8:00pm, $119. For more information visit our Web site www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce or call 262-521-5460.

 

WORLD LANGUAGES

 

Beginning American Sign Language

Understand the world of silence. Learn the beautiful and effective American Sign Language, which is the third-most used language in the U.S. Lessons focus on practical use such as introductions, basic vocabulary, and language used in daily routines. Hands-on lessons include games and interactive activities to provide immediate application of newly acquired skills. Learn about deaf culture and history. This is easy to teach your young learners to help them communicate at an early age! 2.0 CEU. W, Feb 2-Mar 23, 6:00-8:00pm, $159. For more information visit our Web site www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce or call 262-521-5460.

 

YOUTH CONNECTION

 

Singing Sensations (Grades 1-4)

This is a unique opportunity for children who love to sing! This class focuses on unison and harmonies. Children will learn several treasured classics, popular movie and show tunes and contemporary pop songs. This class ends with a grand performance that for family and friends! TH, Jan 27-Mar17, 4:00-5:00pm, OR S, Jan 29-Mar19, 9:30-10:30am, $89. For more information visit our Web site www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce or call 262-521-5460.

 

Sign Language for Kids (Grades 1-3)

Learn signs for items such as food, animals and family, in addition to alphabet and numbers. No previous knowledge of sign language is required. S, Feb 5 - Mar 26, 8:30- 9:30AM, Early bird registration $80 ends by 1/22, Registration $89. For more information visit our Web site www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce or call 262-521-5460.

 

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