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  • Acupressure and Other Tools for Women 35 and Older - Online Course

    Acupressure is an ancient healing art that can offer great relief, with no side effects, from symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings, bloating, headaches, irritability, nausea, insomnia and anxiety. Learn which points balance hormone levels naturally, including thyroid hormones. Discuss breathing techniques, nutritional musts, and more.
  • Acupressure to Relieve Stress and Anxiety Insomnia and More!

    The ancient healing art of acupressure can offer great relief with no side effects and help you feel your best. Along with the specific points to help relieve stress, anxiety, insomnia, irritability and even weight gain, learn the Nine Master Pressure Points, which are the most helpful to your body.
  • American Red Cross First Aid

    First Aid covers any emergency that does not require the use of CPR. Topics covered in this American Red Cross course include recognition and treatment of heart attacks, strokes, diabetic emergencies and allergic reactions, as well as first aid treatments for wounds, fractures, burns and other common injuries. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • American Red Cross Lay Responder Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED with First Aid

    Get certified in CPR/AED for adults, children and infants, and first aid from the American Red Cross. Learn the skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for cardiac and allergic emergencies, and manage treatment for wounds, fractures, burns, and other common injuries. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • American Red Cross Lay Responder CPR/AED

    Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies until advanced medical personnel arrive. This nationally recognized American Red Cross course certifies individuals in CPR/AED for adults, children and infants, and is valid for two years. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Boundaries for Health Care and Service Providers- Online Course

    Keeping boundaries while caring for others can be a significant challenge. Maintaining good energetic boundaries will help prevent exhaustion, burnout and resentment. Ideal for Body Workers, Nurses, Death and Birth Doulas and anyone that is caring for another. No class Feb. 20.
  • Chakras and Auras - Online Course

    Chakras are energy centers in the body. Learn how these energy centers can influence your personal aura and your life. Discover how you can make personal changes by influencing your chakras and aura. This relationship is in constant flow. When we get to know these elements, we can make adjustments, which allow us to make changes in our lives.
  • Clear Communication in Challenging Times

    In times of great stress, our relationships with work colleagues, friends, and family can experience greater levels of conflict. These challenges can create rifts in relationships, or help us deepen our understanding for one another. In this class, we will review how our posture, our internal state, and the verbal content of our communication impact our ability to hear and be heard. You'll leave with skills to hear others more clearly, communicate cleanly, and experience greater ease in relationships. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
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  • Developing Intuition - Online Course

    Everyone is born with the natural ability to access intuition. Reconnect with your inner voice, and learn how to tell the difference between intuition and wishful thinking and how to read your body’s intuitive signals. Discover easy, practical steps that can be used in making everyday decisions. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Eating Intuitively: A New Approach to Food and Movement-Online Course

    Have you tried every diet out there with no success? Are you feeling like there's just no way you'll ever love movement or figure out the "right" way to eat? This class will explore an anti-diet approach that will help you trust your body's messages again so you can eat food with confidence and find new ways to love moving your body. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Excuse Me, What Did You Say? Understanding Hearing Loss, Tinnitus and Hearing Aids

    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. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
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    Health & Nutrition for Families

    The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), helps families develop skills, attitudes, and behaviors necessary to maintain a healthy diet and stay physically active. Join fellow caregivers for hands-on lessons led by a trained peer educator tailored to the needs of your class. Weekly attendance incentives provided. EFNEP is a USDA funded program administered through the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development (z.umn.edu/efnep). All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Improve Your Health at Any Age - Online Course

    Studies show you can be 50 and have the physiology of a 30-year-old (and vice versa), depending on how well you take care of yourself. What you do now greatly affects your health and well-being in the future. Discover steps you can take to help make every system in your body as healthy as possible. Every day, your body makes about 330 billion new cells which means 3.8 million cells are replaced every SECOND! This means every second is an opportunity to make every system in your body healthier. The quality of cell your body can produce this second is very dependent on what raw materials you have floating around your bloodstream. Studies show you can be 50 and have the physiology of a 30-year-old (and vice versa), depending on how well you take care of yourself. What you do now greatly affects your health and well-being now and in the future. Nothing beats good health! We’ll discuss simple steps you can take now to help make every system in your body as healthy as possible. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Intro to Meditation - Online Course

    In this free Introduction to Meditation class, you will focus on two easy meditation techniques to help you manage stress: mindfulness and walking. In these difficult times, most of us are being faced with challenges that we never expected. We cannot control outside forces. What we can do, is do our best to not let the stress overwhelm us. In this completely free Intro to Meditation class, I’ll show you two easy techniques to help you manage stress. We’ll focus on two types of meditation: Mindfulness and Walking. The walking meditation is designed for all ages and after practicing it yourself, is great for sharing with children age 3+. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Admittance will be closed once the class begins so instructor and participants can focus.
  • Intro to Meditation - Online Course

    In this completely free Intro to Meditation class, discover two easy techniques to help you manage stress: Mindfulness and Walking. In these difficult times, most of us are being faced with challenges that we never expected. We cannot control outside forces. What we can do, is do our best to not let the stress overwhelm us. Please arrive 10 minutes early. The walking meditation is designed for all ages and after practicing it yourself, is great for sharing with children age 3+. Admittance will be closed once the class begins so the instructor and participants can focus. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Just Breathe: Techniques to Calm, Center, and Balance - Online Course

    Breath work is the single most powerful thing you can practice for improving energy levels, health, and wellbeing. Explore ancient breathing exercises to neutralize stress, increase energy and vitality, increase brain function, improve immune response, decrease depression and anxiety, and strengthen your back and abs from the inside out.
  • Ki Exercises for Health

    Our mental and physical habits often contribute to stress and dis-ease. Discover mind-body exercises from the peaceful Japanese martial art of ki aikido that contribute to greater ease and health. Walk away with an embodied experience of greater relaxation, focus, and connection, and a clear understanding of how to practice for continued benefit. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
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  • Posture & Osteoporosis: Building Better Bones - Online Course

    Discover simple techniques to improve posture and stand straighter instantly. Learn core exercises to help flatten your upper back, un-round your shoulders, and flatten your midsection. Discuss the risk of osteoporosis and related injuries and how to regain bone mass as well as foods that help and harm your bones. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. 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.
  • Seated Abdominal Strengtheners That Won’t Stress Your Back or Neck - 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.
  • Seated Abdominal Strengtheners That Won’t Stress Your Back or Neck - 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.
  • Soothe Those Achy Joints - Online Course

    Do you have joints that ache? Whether you have arthritis, bursitis or just creaky joints, this workshop is for you. Joint lubrication exercises are quite simple and easy to do yet produce rather remarkable results by helping to free your joints of pain. We’ll also discuss which nutrients are needed to help keep your joints healthy. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. 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.
  • Understanding Spirituality- Online Course

    Explore the definition of spirituality, the compatibility of religion and spirituality, and how to cultivate your relationship with Spirit. The instructor has been a medium since birth, sharing information from those on the other side with those on this side. Consider questions like: What is the definition of spirituality? Are spirituality and religion compatible? How do I cultivate my own relationship with Spirit? The instructor's friends on the other side will be available to respond to questions. Whether participating in organized religion, studying spirituality on your own, or on the fence about the existence of an afterlife; each person is on their own individual path. Bring your questions to class. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
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  • Walking With The Woods: Guided Forest Bathing

    Awaken your senses and connect deeply to nature around and within you. Experience a guided, meditative walk based on the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or "forest bathing" in one of St. Paul's lovely urban parks. Walks will occur rain or shine; dress for the weather. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Women's Heart Health - Online Course

    Heart disease is the number one killer of women yet many symptoms may go unrecognized. You have the power to control, prevent, and in some cases, reverse heart disease. Discuss signs, symptoms, and risk factors of a heart attack and discover helpful foods, nutrients, exercises, and the four numbers you need to know that could save your life. 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.