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  • Abdominal Strengtheners: Core off the Floor - Online Course

    Abdominal muscles weaken and lose shape due to past pregnancies, surgeries, sitting at the desk all day, being sedentary, and poor posture. Learn a series of extremely effective exercises to quickly strengthen all four layers of abdominal muscle without stressing back or neck joints and without getting on the floor. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The day before your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Abstract Flowers: Acrylics, Collage and Watercolor - Kit Included - Online Course

    Get introduced to mixed media arts using acrylic paint, collage and watercolors! Mix it up and create either two 8” x 11” paintings or four smaller paintings. No experience necessary. This class comes with a customized kit containing art supplies needed for the class from local art store Wet Paint Artists' Materials and Framing. Supply kits from Wet Paint (located at 1684 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105) are included in the price of the class. Supply kits will be available for you to pick up from Wet Paint one week prior to the class. See your class confirmation email after registering, for more information. In addition to the kit you will need to have the following on hand: fine mist spray bottle, scissors, paper towels, pop-up tissues, two containers for holding water (plastic cup, mason jar, etc...), as well as newsprint and decorative napkins for collage. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Accounting/Bookkeeping: The Basics - Online Course

    Whether starting your own business or brushing up on your accounting/bookkeeping skills to bolster your résumé, you will get a basic overview of accounting and bookkeeping for use in office support and the business world. Topics include, but are not limited to: accounting terminology; source documents; debits and credits; T-Accounts; and preparing trial balances and financial statements. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Acting for Beginners - Online Course

    Explore the basic tenets of acting including voice, character analysis and scene study, and perform brief monologues from various playwrights, as we seek to apply these basics to rehearsing and performing. All beginning levels welcome to learn, whether this is your very first acting class or you've got a little bit of experience and want to learn more! This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your Class Confirmation email for your online class meeting information.
  • Acupressure Face Lift - Online Course

    Here’s a face-lift you can do at home. Acupressure is an ancient Chinese healing method that works with the energy that flows through your body. Stimulating facial acupressure points can help erase years from your face naturally, bring a healthy glow to your skin, increase muscle tone, decrease puffiness and eye bags, reduce lines and prevent new lines from forming. Learn how to make your skin as healthy as possible from the inside out. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The day before your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Adult Beginning Ballet

    For the student who enjoyed ballet as a child or has had six months or more of classical ballet classes. Ages 16 and up.
  • Adult Open Ballet

    For the adult dancer with a minimum of one year of classical ballet experience.  Ages 16 and up and all body types welcome! Wear comfortable dance or workout attire; dance shoes. 
  • Advanced MS Excel - Online Course

    Discover advanced tips and tricks that can increase your productivity and get your specific questions answered. Topics include: conditional formatting, data manipulation , custom lists, conditional formulas and functions, use of the formula/function library and more. Prerequisite: Intermediate MS Excel or equivalent skills. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • American Brunch Classics - Online Course

    When it comes to brunch, timing is everything. Gain tips and tricks to ensure every dish arrives to the table fresh and hot, while learning how to make mouthwatering omelets, flawlessly crisp hash browns, fluffy pancakes, perfect eggs Benedict, homemade sausage patties and eggs to order. Recipe handouts provided. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • American Sign Language 1 - Online Course

    Explore the world of American Sign Language. Learn basic vocabulary and sentence structure to communicate with people who have hearing loss, and enhance communication with infants, toddlers, children and adults with communication challenges. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Anti-racism Through Aikido - Online Course

    Our actions, words, and thoughts are shaped by our view of the world. Our view, in turn, is shaped by previous experiences, subconscious beliefs, and cultural patterns. In this series, you will learn mind-body exercises from aikido and somatic therapy to notice how white supremacy expresses through your own experience and understand how to develop your capacity to notice and respond differently. Note: Following guidance from somatic therapy leaders, this introductory class is intended for white-identifying bodies to avoid causing further trauma to people of color. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The day before your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Australia: The Urban and the Outback- (Online Course)

    Australia is the oldest, flattest, and driest inhabited continent. Despite these challenges it flourishes - a vast and diverse country with gorgeous beaches, harsh desert, world class cities, and lush rainforest. Climb the Sydney Bridge. Discover street art in Melbourne. Sail the Great Barrier Reef. Taste the wines in Barossa Valley. Watch sunset along Uluru. Visit Explore with me as we travel through this incredible landscape. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Barre/Pilates - Online Course

    Barre/Pilates is a mixture of pilates mat abdominal work and barre standing leg and arm work. Barre is a challenging full body workout that uses repetition and balance to engage and strengthen muscles. It is a rigorous exercise that includes plank variations, push-ups, and cardio. It is recommended for students who are looking for a more challenging exercise. Must bring a mat and 2-5 lbs hand weights are recommended. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your first class session, you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Beginning Group Vocal Lessons (Online Course)

    Whether you sing in a choir or stick to the shower, vocal lessons are a great way to work on breathing, posture, phrasing and diction. Come improve your vocal technique in a small group environment! Offered in partnership with St. Joseph's School of Music. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Beginning Ink & Pencil: Let's Get Loose - Online Course

    Getting and staying loose is a challenge for all artists, aspiring or accomplished. Develop skills in hatching, crosshatching, line drawing and stippling, through exercises meant to keep you relaxed and your hands leading the way. Please come to class with the following supplies: one number 3 Pigma Micron pen, one number 5 Pigma Micron pen, one number 8 Pigma Micron pen, one number 2b drawing pencil, one eraser, one 11x14 Strathmore Bristol drawing pad. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your Class Confirmation email for your class meeting information.
  • Beginning Pilates-Based Mat Exercise -Online Course

    Condition and tone your body with Pilates! Controlled mat exercises create strength, stability and suppleness in the spine while improving abdominal and back strength, posture and balance. Pilates provides stress reduction while enhancing injury prevention. Bring a blanket and mat. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your first class session, you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Beginning Watercolor Painting - Kit Included (Online Course)

    Discover how to compose and paint floral watercolors. From a photograph or your favorite garden, we will sketch, compose and create a watercolor flower painting from light tones to dark. We will also review watercolor supplies, what paper to use, the properties of paint, color mixing, and how to compose a painting. This class comes with a customized kit containing high quality artist grade watercolor paper, paints, and everything else you need for the class from local art store Wet Paint Artists' Materials and Framing. Supply kits from Wet Paint (located at 1684 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105) are included in the price of the class. Supply kits will be available for you to pick up from Wet Paint one week prior to the class. See your class confirmation email after registering, for more information. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Beginning and Intermediate Banjo or Guitar Lessons - Online Course

    Ages 12 and up. Bring your own banjo, or acoustic, electric or bass guitar. These are individual half-hour lessons. When registering please select which instrument you are interested in. Before your first online lesson your instructor will contact you to discuss your current skill level and goals, as well as compositions or curriculum books you may need. This class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Beginning/Advanced Beginning Hatha Yoga - Online Course

    Recognize your physical and mental potential through yoga! This introductory class focuses on the basic principles of Iyengar yoga. Bring two blankets and a yoga mat. Wear loose clothing and please keep perfume/scented lotion usage to a minimum. Canceled classes will not be rescheduled. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your first class session, you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
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  • Beyond Beijing: Exploring China and Tibet (Online Course)

    Our virtual trip starts with some of China's must-sees including Beijing, Shanghai and The Great Wall. From there we'll head to lesser known western China, exploring markets in Yining, mummies in Turpan and the Mogao Caves and sand dunes in Dunhuan. We'll cross the harsh and breathtaking landscape of the Tibetan plateau before concluding with the Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace and Norbulingka, all located in Lhasa, a city located at one of the highest altitudes in the world! This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Blacksmith Fundamentals: Bottle Openers

    Ages 18 and up. Begin building your blacksmith skills by forging your own bottle opener! Bottle Openers are quick to make and can incorporate all basic blacksmithing processes in one compact project. End class with a celebratory bottle-opening to try out your new tool (that means a beer or soda is included!). Open to all experience levels. Class is limited to 8 participants. Please note the following before registering: *Wear closed toe shoes and dress in layers. Wear clothes you can get dirty. *Bring and wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth the entire time you are at the Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center *It is recommended that you bring your own work gloves and safety glasses. If you can't, there will be some to use; you will be asked to help sanitize them after use. *You may have your temperature taken when arriving. If you have a fever or other signs of illness, please do not come to class. *The Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center is located near the George Floyd Memorial and the street with access to the parking lot may be closed to traffic. Please give yourself a little extra time to find street parking a block or two from the studio.
  • Building Your Stress Relief Toolkit - Online Course

    Explore simple, yet impactful techniques proven to ease stress and enhance wellbeing. By the end of this series you will have a useful toolkit of techniques to use anywhere and anytime you need them. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The day before your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Camping 101 - Online Course

    Want to camp but don't know where to begin? Get back to the basics in this super approachable class geared for first time campers. Night one of class will cover basic concepts and night two will focus on some essential skills. Topics covered include: where to camp and what kind of camping is available in Minnesota; the pros and cons of camping during each season; identify existing organizations that do group camping trips for beginners; essential gear supply lists and how to budget for your trip, including where to rent or find used equipment; how to plan, prepare and pack for different weather conditions; where and how to set up a tent; how to start a campfire and safety considerations; basic map and orientation skills; and how to plan and prepare for emergencies and the unexpected. Sections 6040FEA and 6040FEB are an online/in-person combo. The first night of class is online using the Zoom platform. The second night of class is in-person at Hidden Falls Regional Park. Because it might not be possible to fully socially distance and hear the instructor, face masks that cover your nose and mouth must be worn by all participants. There are two date options for night 2 with a limit of 8 participants each night. Section 6040FEC is online only. The first night of class is online using the Zoom platform. The second night of class is be a recorded version of night 2 will be emailed to you. More information, and your Zoom meeting access info is provided in your Class Confirmation email after registration.
  • Chair Yoga - Online Course

    Explore how to maintain flexibility, strength, and balance using a chair. Learn a variety of seated postures and some standing while using the chair in different ways. Have an armless chair ready for class; use of a yoga mat and block are optional. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The evening prior to your first class session, you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.