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  • A Conversation on Death and Dying - Online Course

    What happens when we die? Are our loved ones at peace? What do they want us to know? Bring your questions and experiences you would like to share and we’ll talk! Instructor, Victoria Juster, has communicated with Spirits since childhood and has lived through three near-death experiences. As a medium, she uses her gift to help people deal with the grief of losing a loved one. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Admittance will be closed once the class begins so instructor and participants can focus. 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.
  • 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 for Sinus and Headache Relief - Online Course

    Do you suffer from repeated sinus infections and discomforts that antibiotics don’t seem to help? Acupressure is an ancient Eastern healing technique that involves pressing or kneading key points on the body to release energy blockages and energy flow through the body. Learn acupressure points to help relieve sinus blockages and headaches and discover natural remedies to help break the sinus pain cycle. 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 for Weight Loss - Online Course

    Acupressure is a Chinese healing technique that involves pressing or massaging key points on the body to stimulate energy flow. When the points that regulate metabolism, digestion and thyroid function are blocked or out of balance, losing weight will seem impossible. Learn the pressure points that help strengthen thyroid function, boost metabolism, control appetite, decrease food cravings, reduce stress eating and strengthen the entire digestive system. 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 to Relieve Stress and Anxiety - Online Course

    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, you will learn the Nine Master Pressure Points, which are the most helpful to your body. 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.
  • Alexander Technique: Move Better, Feel Better

    Learn skills to be more comfortable in your body as you explore the history, principles, and practices of this 100-year old technique. Some work will be done on the floor; bring a 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. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • Avoiding the Pitfalls (and Weight Gain) of Perimenopause/Menopause - Online Course

    Perimenopause starts around the age of 35 for most women and can last 10-15 years. Common symptoms include fatigue, migraines, weight gain, depression, sleep disturbances, hot flashes, anger flashes, exaggerated PMS and more. Once you understand exactly what is causing all the troublesome symptoms, they are much easier to correct. We'll discuss how to get hormone levels measured and what to do with the results, acupressure points to assist in symptom relief, and nutritional musts. You'll leave with multiple tools and techniques for restoring health and well-being. 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

    How can I keep myself safe in a challenging, dynamic world? Learn basic principles and exercises from ki aikido, explore a range of reactions and responses to a perceived threat, and apply these principles through exercises to experience bodily presence, confidence, and safety. All are welcome. Class session at South St. Anthony Park will meet outdoors; please 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. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • 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. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • Improve Your Health at Any Age - Online Course

    You can’t change your chronological age but you CAN shave years off your biological age. Your BioAge is measured by how well all your body systems work. There are many things you can do to affect your BioAge. 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 and nothing beats good health! Discuss simple steps you can take now to shave years off your BioAge and help make every system in your body as healthy as possible. Also, learn Janice's famous 'One Minute To Better Posture' technique that will have you standing straighter. 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.
  • Intro to Meditation - Online Course

    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. 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.
  • Just Breathe: Techniques to Calm, Center, and Balance - Online Course

    Breathing in specific ways can have amazing and powerful healing benefits on mind and body. Breath work is the single most powerful thing you can practice for improving energy levels, health, and wellbeing. In this workshop, you will learn ancient breathing exercises that will neutralize stress, increase energy and vitality, increase brain function, improve immune response, decrease depression and anxiety, and actually help strengthen your back and abs from the inside out. A simple and powerful technique for optimum health of mind and body is right under your nose. 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.
  • Metabolism Boosters & Busters- Online Course

    Just by revving up your metabolism, you can burn more calories every day, lose fat, boost energy, feel stronger and more fit. Learn 20 simple things you can do every day to boost your metabolism and burn as much as 30% more calories every day. 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.
  • 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.
  • Posture, Get It Straight - Online Course

    Ever caught your own reflection to see that your head hangs too far forward or your shoulders are too rounded or you slump too much? In this workshop, we’ll do exercises that correct common posture problems and you will learn an ‘Instant Alignment Technique’ that will have you standing straighter immediately. Discuss easy to implement tips when at a computer, driving or working out. There are many benefits to improving posture -your clothes will fit and look better too!
  • The Ancient Art of Hand Yoga - Online Course

    Mudras, or “yoga of the hands”, has been recognized for centuries as a simple yet effective healing tool. In ancient India, mudras were believed to be the key to spiritual, mental, and physical wellbeing and could rejuvenate body and mind. Mudras are quick and easy to do and can be done almost anywhere. Mudras can also be used to help relieve conditions such as stress, digestive issues, weight loss, bloating, insomnia, and so many 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. 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.
  • The Art of De-Aging: Peel Years Off Your Biological Age - Online Course

    Your chronological age is the number of years you have been alive. It is a fixed number and cannot be changed. Your biological or body age, however, is measured by how well all of your organs and body systems work. There are many things you can do to affect your biological age and you have more control over how your body ages than you may think. Research has shown us that you can peel years off your bio age. Learn simple, scientifically proven things you can do right now to decrease your body age including facial acupressure points to help erase years from your face naturally by increasing muscle tone, decreasing puffiness and eye bags, and reducing lines and preventing new lines from forming. Help yourself look better, feel younger, and age with health and vigor. 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.
  • Vitamins and Herbs: Facts and Fallacies - Online Course

    Confusion abounds about vitamin supplements. Do you need them? Which ones are best? How do you choose? Learn seven guidelines to determine if a supplement is well balanced or a waste of money. Discuss what current research says about antioxidants, phytochemicals, anti-aging nutrients, colloidal minerals, chelated minerals, sustained release formulas, and herbal preparations such as Melatonin, St. John's Wort, Echinacea, and others. (The instructor does not sell any supplements.) 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.
  • 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?... In accordance with the state mask guidelines (https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/facecover.html) and SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan) regarding programming taking place fully outside, we strongly recommend that you (and/or your child) bring a mask and wear it in all outdoor instances where physical distancing cannot be maintained. If you are feeling ill on the day of class, please do not attend.
  • Win the Battle of a Bulging Belly - Online Course

    Have you ever noticed that in the morning your pants fit fine but by mid-afternoon the waistband squeezes too tight? Or that no matter how many crunches you do your stomach still hags out? Getting rid of a belly is much more than just doing abdominal exercises. Learn the main causes and 6 strategies for getting rid of belly bloat. We will do a few exercises designed to strengthen the deepest layer of abdominal muscle - the layer that is responsible for flattening your stomach, shaping your waistline, and supporting your lower back, all 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.
  • Women, Weight & Hormones - Online Course

    Is fat collecting around your mid-section no matter how well you eat or how much you exercise? Your inability to lose weight probably has more to do with your hormone levels. Discover key strategies for fighting fat and losing weight. Learn concrete solutions for controlling appetite and cravings, boosting your metabolism, and how to tell if your thyroid is creating weight problems. Break the vicious cycle of hormone related weight gain to help your body begin to lose weight again. 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.