Hatha Yoga: Strength & Stretch

Hatha Yoga: Strength & Stretch

Helen Robinson, MA, RYT (certified Yoga instructor registered with Yoga Alliance)

Yoga is an ancient holistic science that unites the body, mind, and spirit.  Hatha Yoga is a series of exercises (asanas – done barefoot) designed specifically to fortify the mind and body. Learn postures for increased strength, stamina, flexibility and bio-mechanical alignment.  Improve endurance while quieting the mind through breath control and meditation.

PEX-276    8 sessions (12 hours) / $135

Thurs., 6:30-8pm, March 1-April 26 (skip 4/5)

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Tai Chi: Basic

Tai Chi: Basic

Wenmey Ting, Queensborough staff

Treasure your life and do some proper exercise to keep you healthier and happier.

PEX-273    8 sessions (12 hours) / $95

Mon., 6:30-8pm, March 19-May 14 (skip 4/2)

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Qigong: Mindful Movement

Qigong: Mindful Movement

Meri Harmon Halem, LCSW,   LMFT,   Holistic Integrative Psychotherapist, QiGong certified.

Qigong incorporates gentle movement, breath practice, self-applied massage, and relaxation with meditation and visualization to facilitate and enhance the flow of qi energy and optimize your self -healing abilities for relaxation and tranquility, enhanced flexibility, confidence, strength, improved  range of motion, concentration and awareness, increased vitality and the activation of your own internal self-healing.

PEX-377    8 sessions (8 hours) / $95

Thurs., 2-3pm, March 1-April 26 (skip 4/5)

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Meditation: Peace & Harmony

Meditation: Peace & Harmony

Michele Mason, BA, holistic stress management

Use meditation to help manage stress, assist self-healing,   personal   growth. Experience relaxation, mindfulness, focusing and visualizations to integrate body, mind and spirit.

PSX-200    5 sessions (10 hours) / $135

Mon., 6:15-8:15pm, March 5-April 9 (skip 4/2)

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Feng Shui

Feng Shui Your Life!

Ileen Weiss, President and Feng Shui Master Teacher  at  Long Island Feng  Shui Institute, Certified Yoga Instructor,  Reiki Master healer.

Discover how the foundational principles of the Chinese art of placement can dramatically improve your life.  Learn how to enhance your home and workplace to benefit and support changes in your health, wealth, career and relationships.  We will use the 'bagua' energetic life map to shift your emotional and spiritual well-being. Feng Shui meditation will also be taught to remove negative influences and build up your inner ch'i.

Please bring a new, unused Chinese or American red envelope with $1 inside   to present to the instructor as a part of this Feng Shui time-honored tradition.

IDX-133    2 sessions (4 hours) / $55

Thurs., 7:15-9:15pm, March 8 & 15

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Accessories: for Home!

Accessories: for Home!

Rita Plush, MA, President, Rita Plush Interiors

A room without  accessories is like a face without  a smile. The right accessories liven up a room and give it your own personal style. A new paint job, a toss pillow, a picture, can make all the difference between blah and beautiful.  Learn the how's and why's of accessorizing from  a pro and give your rooms some oomph!

IDX-129        R / 4 sessions (8 hours) / $95 / Thurs., 6:15-8:15pm, March 1-22

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Ballroom Dance

Ballroom Dance

Dominick Paradise, professional dance instructor, formerly with Fred Astaire & Arthur Murray Dance Studios

The ideal course in the art of Ballroom, Latin, and Hustle Dancing! Learn to dance for a lifetime with the proper techniques to become a good social dancer. Partner not required.

PEX-261      T / 8 sessions (16 hours) / $175 / Tues., 7-9pm, Feb. 27-April 24 (skip 4/3)

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Wellness: Your Journey

Wellness: Your Journey

Stacey Estrada, B.S. Instructor, Adult Education Glen Cove School District, certified in CPR & First Aid

Classes will begin with Yoga and aerobic exercise and conclude with a full body stretch. Each session consists of a combination of kickboxing, Yoga, leg raises, arm curls, abdominals, and lower and upper body strength. These workouts will help with endurance, flexibility, strength training and losing weight.

PEX-482    4 sessions (8 hours) / $85 / Sat., 11am-1pm, March 3-24


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Tennis for Beginners / Intermediate

Tennis for Beginners / Intermediate

Ronald A. Fusco, EdD, QCC Prof, HPE&D

Basic strokes, court strategy during matchplay, televised student play for visual imagery, etiquette, rules and scoring.

Only tennis shoes with white soles permitted. Students must supply rackets & balls. In case of rain, instruction takes place indoors.

PEX-278    SP / 6 sessions  (12 hours) / $175 / Sat., 10:30am-12:30pm, March 24 - May 12 (skip 3/31, 4/7)

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Golf for Beginners

Golf for Beginners

Bill Milgrim, MA, Certified Member, U. S. Golf Teachers Federation, PGA (Professional Golfers Association)

Attain the fundamentals of the swing, grip, alignment, stance, posture, body rotation, weight transfer, and balance—and  the proper  techniques  for pitching,  chipping and putting.  

First class meets  at Queensborough, 2nd-5th  session at a local driving range, and the 6th  at an 18-hole pitch and putt golf course. Enrollment limited.

Please note: There is an approximate separate $30 additional fee to be paid at driving range ($10/ bucket of golf balls) and a $15 admission fee at golf course.

PEX-409     6 sessions (10 hours) / $345

Tues., 6-7:30pm, March 27-May 1 (skip 4/3) and; Sun., 10am-12:30pm, May 6

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ZUMBA Fitness

ZUMBA® Fitness

Amy Bienkowski, MS, Licensed in Zumba® & Zumba Atomics®, CPR/AED Certified

Designed for everyone, every shape and age. Move to upbeat music & dance to create a dynamic, exciting & effective fitness system.

PEX-241     TP / 7 sessions (7 hours) / $85 / Tues., 5:15-6:15pm, Feb. 27-April 17 (skip 4/3)

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Community Swimming

Community Swimming

A supervised recreational swimming program. Adults must register and accompany child(ren) under 18 years of age for safety.

REFUND POLICY: after first week, No Refunds will be granted. Original Confirmation Letter must be returned to the Continuing Education office for refund to be considered.

Note: No make-up dates for unanticipated facilities and/or weather condition closings

Up to 101 sessions / 247 hours

PEX-287    Sun., Feb. 4-Wed. May 16 (skip 2/12, 19, 20; 3/31-4/8, and; 4/11)

E     $255, adults

E1     $145, young people under 18 years (must be accompanied by parent)

E1-A    $145, adult accompanying in pool a child (under 12 years) in current instructional  swim

E2    $115, adult or child (under 12 years) in current instructional  swim


COMMUNITY SWIM POOL HOURS

Afternoons, Evenings, Weekends

Monday thru Thursday: 6-7:45pm

Wednesday: 1-2:45pm

Friday: 6-9:45pm

Saturday & Sunday: 1-4:45pm

Registration Invoice for Community Swim

(PEX-287) required for entrance to pool.

Pool hours are subject to change to meet class scheduling requirements, life guard availability, and pool maintenance requirements.

Swimming Instruction

Swimming Instruction

Joshua Bernstein, MS, Aqua Therapy License

BEGINNER

PEX-246    10 sessions (7.5 hours) / $135

Mon., 9-9:45pm, March 5-May 14 (skip 4/2)

PEX-246    10 sessions (10 hours)/ $165

Sun., noon-1pm, Feb. 25-May 13 (skip 4/1, 8)

INTERMEDIATE

PEX-247    10 sessions (7.5 hours) / $135

Tues., 9-9:45pm, March 6-May 15 (skip 4/3)

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Aqua Aerobics

Aqua Aerobics

Joshua Bernstein, MS, Aqua Therapy License; Logan Cramer, BA, Physical Education

Improve posture, muscle tone and coordination while increasing strength, flexibility and endurance — without stress! For swimmers & non-swimmers at all levels.

PEX-248    10 sessions (10 hours) / $165

Sat., noon-1pm, Feb. 24-May 12 (skip 3/31, 4/7) (Cramer)

Sun., 9-10am, Feb. 25-May 13 (skip 4/1, 8) (Bernstein)

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Aqua ZUMBA

Aqua ZUMBA®

Amy Bienkowski, MS, licensed to teach Zumba® Fitness, Aqua Zumba®, Zumbatomic®, and Zumba® Toning, CPR/AED certified

The Aqua Zumba® pool party gives a new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. Combine Zumba® and aqua fitness foundations to provide a safe, challenging, water-based workout that's cardio-conditioning, body toning, and most of all, exhilarating! Participants should bring bathing suit, water, towel, and water shoes.

PEX-240    7 sessions (7 hours) / $125

Mon., 8-9pm, Feb. 26 - April 16 (skip 4/2)

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Understanding Your Medicare Options

Understanding Your Medicare Options

Dennis Fitzpatrick, BA. 12 years Medicare classroom trainer. KASET and ALESYS training Certificate

Designed for Medicare beneficiaries, their family members or soon-to-be beneficiaries to understand how Medicare works. Learn how to make the best choices in options and utilizing benefits. Topics include: Medicare options/benefits, enrollment and switching  plans, and financial  assistance programs available.

FIX-158      W / 2 sessions (4 hours) / $35 / Wed. 6-8pm, March 21 & 28


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Protect Your Assets 2018

Protect Your Assets 2018

Ann Margaret Carrozza, JD, Esq., Trust & Elder Law Section of the NYS Bar Association

Learn about long term care and Medicaid eligibility rules. Review of the current estate tax laws and discussion of strategies to transfer assets to the next generation while maintaining control.

Recommended Textbook: Love and Money by Ann Margaret Carozza, Esq., available at the QCC Bookstore.

FIX-152 W / 1 session (2 hours) / FREE plus $20 registration Fee / Wed., 6-8pm, March 14


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Auto Insurance/Point Reduction

Auto Insurance/Point Reduction

Bell Auto School

Completion of this certified course for eligibility of a 10% reduction in auto liability and collision insurance rates each year for 3 years, and a reduction of 4 points in penalties (if any) on driver's license. Bring photocopy of driver's license to class.

GSX-050    S / 1 session (6 hours) / $42 / Sat., 9:30am-3:30pm, April 14

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Basic Rider Motorcycle Course

Basic Rider Motorcycle Course

This Basic   Rider Course   (BRC) was   developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) as a complete riding program for the beginner rider.

Learn about the different types of motorcycles and how they operate, what to wear for comfort and protection, how to develop a riding strategy for dealing with traffic and road hazards, and the effect of alcohol and other drugs on your ability to ride safely. The BRC's riding exercises cover straight-line riding, shifting, braking, cornering and swerving techniques and motorcycle dynamics.

Trama's Auto School Inc. provides motorcycles, helmets, eye protection and course materials. You need to provide your own riding gear: sturdy, low-heeled over-the-ankle footwear, jacket, long pants, full-fingered gloves, and, if necessary, raingear.

Prerequisite: You must be at least 16 years of age to participate. Participants under the age of 18 will be required to have their parent or guardian's notarized signature on their application. The ability to ride a bicycle is a requirement for admission to the BRC.

Schedule:   Sat. & Sun. Class & Riding at 7:45am-5/6pm, March through May/June / $350.

For further program details, schedule and to register, please contact TRAMAs directly @ 718.847.2015.

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Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.