Health, Wellness, and Fitness Continuing Education

Beginning Golf

This course is for beginning golfers or golfers wanting a refresher. The instructor is a PGA/LPGA professional who focuses on etiquette, fitness, rules, irons, woods, chipping, and putting. Students must bring their own clubs. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.)10 hours. $113

48586 T 9/8–11/10 noon–1 p.m. HGC September 1 registration deadline

Intermediate Golf

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

48557 W 9/9–11/11 noon–1 p.m. HGC September 2 registration deadline

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. Among the many benefits of practicing qigong, you can greatly reduce physical and mental stress, strengthen your body internally and externally, and improve 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

48606 T 10/6–10/27 6–7:30 p.m. OCC 112 September 30 registration deadline

W.I.T.S. Personal Trainer Certification

trainerBecome 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. 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

Learn more at our live webinar and talk with a veteran instructor about the course and industry. Can’t make the date and time? Register anyway and we will send you a recording once it is complete.

48620 Sat 9/26–10/31 9 a.m.–4 p.m. PHIL 308 September 19 registration deadline

Beginning Yoga I

Targeted to beginners, this course focuses on a different topic each week, including alignment of the body in postures, positive thinking, breathing exercises, philosophy, basic anatomy, deep relaxation, and asana (practice of postures). The course emphasizes the principles of yoga as well as stress management, breathing techniques, and postures. Students need a yoga mat, pillow, and comfortable clothes. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $74

48603 Sat 8/22–10/17 10 a.m.–noon OCC 112 August 17 registration deadline