This course is for beginning golfers or golfers wanting a refresher. Instruction is given by a PGA/LGPA professional who focuses on etiquette, fitness, rules, irons, woods, chipping, and putting. Practice balls included. Students must bring their own clubs. (Because this class is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 10 hours. $113
A PGA/LPGA professional provides instruction to relatively new golfers in short game improvement, specialty and trouble shots, course management, fitness, and individual needs. Students must bring their own clubs. (Because this course is self- supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 10 hours. $113
Introduction to Qigong
Qigong (chi gung) is the time-honored system of cultivating health through breath, movement, and intention. This introductory course provides you with some simple forms and principles to help you increase body awareness, support healing, and create a meditative, mindful state. Some of the many benefits of practicing qigong, include greatly reducing physical and mental stress, strengthening your body internally and externally, and improving your physical balance. No particular abilities are needed for you to attend this course and practice qigong. (Because this course is self- supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 6 hours. $49
Become a certified personal trainer! W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. This challenging course is taught over a five-week period for better retention and skill competency, with the national exam given on the sixth week. It includes 15 hours of lecture and 15 hours of hands-on practical training, followed by a 30-hour internship. The course covers biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessment. Students must be CPR/AED certified. Textbook is required and not included in course fees; it can be ordered by calling 888-330-9487 or going to witseducation.com.
Students may participate in a free online orientation to ask questions and participate in a live chat with the instructor. The orientation sessions are January 21 at noon (http://bit.ly/1kI3zEK), February 11 at 4 p.m. (http://bit.ly/1gGmA9J), or March 4 at noon (http://bit.ly/1nDyQNH). The American Council on Education has issued three college credits for this course. View the frequently asked questions. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 36 hours. $660
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