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  • 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 breathing and cardiac emergencies as well as the recognition and treatment of stroke, diabetic emergencies, and allergic reactions as well as treatments for wounds, fractures, burns, and other common injuries. CPR/AED Training takes place on Monday night. First Aid takes place on Thursday night. If you would like to take both please be sure to enroll in 5510SuA and 5510SuB. 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.
  • Claiming Your Space: Confidence, Presence, and Self-Defense

    How can I keep myself safe in a challenging, dynamic world? Join us to learn basic principles and exercises from ki aikido, explore possible reactions and responses to a threat, and apply these principles to develop bodily confidence, presence, and safety. All are welcome. This class will meet outdoors; please dress for the weather. Bring and wear a face mask and maintain social distancing.
  • Foundations of Ki Aikido and Ki Development

    Experience the power of relaxation, focus, and connection. Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art that emphasizes peaceful resolution of conflict. Ki Development trains unity of mind and body through relaxation, breathing, and movement exercises that promote your natural ability to respond to stress and conflict positively and creatively. Anyone can learn and immediately apply these principles. Students should bring a yoga mat 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.
  • More Than Sad: For Educators - Online Course

    This suicide prevention education for teachers and other school personnel teaches educators to recognize signs of mental health distress in students and refer them for help. This suicide prevention program complies with the requirements for teacher education training in many states. This program focuses on high school teachers and other school personnel. 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.
  • Walking With The Woods: Guided Forest Therapy

    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; please dress for the weather. For classes held at Fort Snelling State Park, a vehicle permit is required to enter the park. Get more information and fees at https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/park.html?... 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.
  • Wildlife Track and Sign

    Learn to read the stories written by animals on the landscape. Through the ancient science of tracking, we can identify the footprints (tracks) and other signs left by animals, and come to understand the intimate details of their lives. Discover how to identify common local species, as well as ways to practice and connect with other trackers to improve your skills. 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.