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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Claiming Your Space: Confidence, Presence, and Self-Defense in a Female Body

    The #MeToo movement drew national attention to the epidemic of sexual harassment and assault in this country. Learn basic principles and exercises from ki aikido, explore possible reactions and responses to a threat, and demonstrate applications to develop bodily confidence, presence, and safety. Note: Female-identifying and non-binary people are welcome in this class. This class will meet outdoors. Bring and wear a face mask and maintain social distancing.
  • Clear Communication in Stressful Times - Online Course

    During times of great stress, families, partners, and friends can experience tremendous conflict. These challenges can create rifts in relationship or help us deepen our understanding for one another. We'll explore what your verbal and non-verbal cues communicate and practice listening for specific layers of content. Join us to hear loved ones clearly, communicate cleanly, and experience greater connection in relationship. 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.
  • DIY Memorial and Funeral Services - Online Course

    Spiritual but not religious? Want to have some fun and consider how you want to be honored, celebrated, and grieved? This course gives you the time and space to create a ceremony that reflects your values and beliefs. Be prepared for class dialog, some deep thought, and a little laughter. Co-taught with A. Murphy. 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.
  • Death: It's a Collaborative Event - Online Course

    Many of us do not have first-hand experience with death but all of us will be asked to be with friends, family and ultimately ourselves for this once in a lifetime event. Come for an evening rich with stories from “Doula Jane” Whitlock and ideas to help prepare and make this time the meaningful culmination of a life. You will also learn practical skills about how this process happens and how you can best support a loved one. Co-taught with A. Murphy. 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.
  • Excuse Me, What Did You Say? Understanding Hearing Loss, Tinnitus and Hearing Aids - Online Course

    Hearing loss and tinnitus can affect our ability to clearly hear the sounds around us and exploring the world of hearing aids can be overwhelming. Learn about the different types of hearing loss, the impact of hearing loss and tinnitus on communication, and hearing aid styles and the technology available. Information on the Telephone Equipment Distribution Program (TED) will also be provided.This course is offered in partnership with Minnesota Academy of Audiology and Minnesota Department of Human Services. 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.
  • Feeling Comfortable with the Uncomfortable: Conflict Resolution for Minnesotans - Online Course

    Peer behind the mysterious green curtain at what conflict really is. Understand the predictable nature of conflict and the conflict cycle and discover the connection between health and unresolved conflict. Plan and practice relaxing, respectful, and connecting conflict resolutions. 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.
  • Green Burials and Home Vigils - Online Course

    Learn about environmentally responsible practices such as green burials and green cremations which are becoming more commonplace. Likewise, community-directed after-death and home vigils allow you to take the time you need to honor and grieve your loved one in your own time and space. Come to understand your after-death care options through candid storytelling, humor, and straightforward information. Co-taught with A. Murphy. 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.
  • Introduction to the Alexander Technique - Online Course

    Developed in the Victorian-era, the Alexander Technique is still very relevant today. Learn about the history and principles of this 100+ year old technique for improving posture and managing pain. Participants should be in a space large enough to stand and walk around a bit as well as sit at the computer to attend the online class. 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.
  • Jo: The Art of the Japanese Staff

    Practice of the Jo, which means "stick" in Japanese, is a highly refined art with a 400 year history in Japan. At just over 4' long, the Jo balances reach with speed and agility. Practice with the Jo teaches efficient, powerful movement through balance, rhythm, momentum and centrifugal force. Because Jo techniques derive their power from relaxed movement, Jo exercises also help us cultivate relaxation and inner calm, even when we are busy. In this class, you will learn basic principles of the Jo, and practice fundamental Jo movements and forms. Participants will receive their own jo for in-class and home practice. This class will meet outdoors. Bring and wear a face mask and maintain social distancing.
  • Overcome Your Carbohydrate Cravings - Online Course

    Do you crave starches, snack foods, and sweets and find the more you eat, the more you want to eat? Is your snacking out of control? In this workshop, we will discuss a two week plan that will STOP your cravings (no kidding!), help you lose weight and help keep your insulin levels balanced. Overcoming carb cravings is not a matter of willpower but a matter of biology. Learn how you can stop the vicious cycle of food craving and weight gain. No hype – just the facts! 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.
  • Wild Wisdom: A Journey to Your Wild Interior - Online Course

    Align your mind, body, heart and spirit in this three-session transformative journey. Sessions are robust and varied yet light and playful, inviting personal reflection and intentional focus for meaningful life change. Journaling, visualizations, poetry, and exercises will inspire you to explore yourself at this intersection with life. Caution: Transformational qualities that may be evoked include living purposefully, empowerment, confidence, healing, authenticity, finding your inner leader, courage, personal growth, and connection. Bring a notebook and pen/pencil. 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.