Wellness

Fall 2019 Community Education Courses

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Wellness Courses and Fitness

 

AIKIDO FOR ADULTS AND TEENS
Section #1:
CRN# 90880
CFP 800-51
Thursdays, September 16 – October 28
7-8:15 p.m.

Fee: $75

Section #2:
CRN# 90881
CFP 800-52
Thursdays, October 31 – December 19
7-8:15 p.m.

Fee: $75
Instructor: Suzanne Rancourt
This course will be taught at the YWCA, located at 44 Washington Ave., Schenectady, N.Y., 12305.
Students, ages 14 and older, will practice Hombu style Aikido, which strengthens the body, mind, and spirit. Aikido uses blending and redirecting techniques, Jujutsu joint locks, and boxing elements that keep this martial art applicable for all individuals. Aikido promotes self-defense, flexibility, strength building, and coordination. Students are asked to wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Click here to register.

 

INTRO TO IAIDO
CRN# 91368
CFP 803-51
Mondays, September 17 – October 29
5:30-6:45 p.m.

Fee: $75
Instructor: Suzanne Rancourt
This course will be taught at the YWCA, located at 44 Washington Ave., Schenectady, N.Y., 12305.
Students, ages 18 and older, will learn about and practice Iaido, a modern non-combative physical and mental discipline based on the proficient use of the traditional Japanese (Samurai) sword. Students will hone their martial acuity through Zanshin (a state of awareness – of relaxed alertness). Students are asked to wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Click here to register.

 

INTRO TO HORSEBACK RIDING FOR ADULTS
CRN# 91121
CFP 813-52
Wednesdays, September 18 – October 23
4-5 p.m.

Fee: $195
This course will be taught at the New Horizons Stables, located at 586 Pearse Road, Schenectady, N.Y., 12309.
Students, ages 16 years and older, will have an opportunity to take introductory level riding lessons that allow them to bond with their horse and focus on proper technique and safety. Riders will be grouped according to riding ability with no experience necessary. Students are asked to wear boots or shoes with a heel, appropriate riding attire such as jeans or comfortable pants, and no loose clothing. Riding helmets will be provided, but students are welcome to bring their own. Students will ride in one of the Capital District’s largest indoor arenas - the New Horizons Stables. Class size is limited. Click here to register.

 

WELCOME TO YOGA – BEGINNER KRIPALU YOGA
CRN# 91370
CFP 819-51
Thursdays, October 3 – October 24
6-7:15 p.m.

Fee: $55
Instructor: Mary Clare O’Connor
This is a calming, stress-relieving beginner yoga class to stretch and strengthen the body gradually. Emphasis is on building awareness of the breath and the body. Asanas will be introduced and practiced at a slower pace with attention to alignment and detail. Click here to register.