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Massage Therapist, Jennifer will discuss the benefits of massage therapy and how it can ease aches and pains that sometimes come with aging. Jennifer will also be teaching some different movements that can be done from home to help facilitate healing.  

23818

Start date: 12/05/17

Room :  130

1 session

Weekly - Tue 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (12/5/2017-12/5/2017)

Class Cost: $0.00

Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : FL Classroom - Florence Campus Location : 
  FL Classroom - Florence Campus.



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This class will discuss dietary fat and why fat is an essential part of our diet.  Common misconceptions regarding saturated vs. non-saturated fat will be explored.  Scientific research and studies will be presented in everyday language.  Specific sources for healthy dietary fat will be examined.  

23817

Start date: 11/14/17

Room :  130

1 session

Weekly - Tue 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (11/14/2017-11/14/2017)

Class Cost: $0.00

Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : FL Classroom - Florence Campus Location : 
  FL Classroom - Florence Campus.



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An introduction to the benefits of exercise and how they can ease the aging process. Jim from Coastal Fitness will be there to discuss a variety of different exercises that can be done at home as well as classes offered that will help with strengthening and balance. This class is for all activity levels and will provide benefits for everyone.  

23816

Start date: 10/10/17

Room :  130

1 session

Weekly - Tue 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (10/10/2017-10/10/2017)

Class Cost: $0.00

Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : FL Classroom - Florence Campus Location : 
  FL Classroom - Florence Campus.



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Specific foods deplete endorphins and others help the body produce more. Come to this class to learn how to turn back on your own body's endorphins so that you feel joy once more! Taught by Mary Ruddick, Certififed Nutrtional Counsellor. Email mary@enableyourhealing.com with questions.

23714

Start date: 10/06/17

Room :  Mary Spilde Center Room 303

1 session

Weekly - Fri 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (10/6/2017-10/6/2017)

Class Cost: $29.00

Instructor : Mary Ruddick 

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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This course includes warm-up stretches, yoga postures, breathing exercises and relaxation. Learn standing poses to develop correct alignment, strength and endurance. Relaxation poses will help students to release tension and stress while achieving calmness and renewal.

20596

Start date: 09/25/17

Room :  Dance Studio

22 sessions.

Weekly - Mon, Wed 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (9/25/2017-12/6/2017)

Class Cost: $148.50

Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : FL Classroom - Florence Campus Location : 
  FL Classroom - Florence Campus.



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This course includes warm-up stretches, yoga postures, breathing exercises and relaxation. Learn standing poses to develop correct alignment, strength and endurance. Relaxation poses will help students to release tension and stress while achieving calmness and renewal.

21862

Start date: 09/25/17

Room :  Dance Studio

11 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (9/25/2017-12/4/2017)

Class Cost: $74.25

Instructor : Elizabeth Purtell 

Location : FL Classroom - Florence Campus Location : 
  FL Classroom - Florence Campus.



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This course focuses on the role of energy healing in the modern healthcare system. The biophysics of energy medicine, systems within the body that transfer energy and information in ways that are different from the nervous and biochemical systems, will be explored. Each class will include lecture, discussion, exercises, demonstrations, and handouts to read. The goal is for participants to understand that there is scientific research that supports energy medicine, that energy healing modalities are varied, interesting, and effective, and that simple techniques can be learned and practiced to reduce stress and aid self-healing.

23814

Start date: 10/03/17

Room :  130

8 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (10/3/2017-11/21/2017)

Class Cost: $75.00

Instructor : Myrna Klupenger 

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Location : FL Classroom - Florence Campus Location : 
  FL Classroom - Florence Campus.



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You either laugh your way through midlife or you sweat yourself to death while mood swinging from one moment to the next. This class will teach some of the basic tools of looking at “the change” through the lens of comedy, from humorous memoir to sketch comedy to musical comedy and improv.

23514

Start date: 10/11/17

Room :  classroom

6 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (10/11/2017-11/15/2017)

Class Cost: $69.00

Instructor : Leigh Jasheway 

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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Does a health condition, chronic pain, or diabetes affect your daily life? If so, these free 6-week programs may be just for you. Gain skills to help you manage symptoms, sleep, eat, exercise and work well with your health care providers. Co-sponsored by Senior & Disability Services, Trillium Community Health Plan and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Pre-registration required. For dates, times and locations, call 541.682.4103 or email livingwell@lcog.org. - Scott (SAI Course)

Start date: 09/25/17

Room :  various sites

11 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (9/25/2017-12/4/2017)

Class Cost: $0.00

Instructor : TBD TBD 

Location : SRS Classroom - Senior and Disabled Services Location : 
  SRS Classroom - Senior and Disabled Services.

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Mobility and Stability for Seniors This course, designed for those looking for a gentle exercise program, will introduce the student to creative ways to build functional strength and flexibility, stabilizing strength and cardiorespiratory endurance and train mental functions. Face the fear of falling with gait training and learn various ways of getting up and down, ultimately making your daily movements easier to do.

22321

Start date: 09/26/17

Room :  Dance Studio

21 sessions.

Weekly - Tue, Thu 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (9/26/2017-12/7/2017)

Class Cost: $94.50

Instructor : Julie Ellingson 

Location : FL Classroom - Florence Campus Location : 
  FL Classroom - Florence Campus.



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Qigong is a 5,000-year-old practice used to strengthen the entire body and calm the mind. "Qi" means life-force energy, which flows naturally throughout the universe; "Gong" means cultivation through steady practice. By cultivating this outer magnetic energy, we draw the energy inward simply by using slow, specific movements and focused breath. Experience a deep sense of peace as you become absorbed in this easy-to-follow practice. No experience needed.

22320

Start date: 09/27/17

Room :  Dance Studio

11 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (9/27/2017-12/6/2017)

Class Cost: $49.50

Instructor : Julie Ellingson 

Location : FL Classroom - Florence Campus Location : 
  FL Classroom - Florence Campus.



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Learn how to use nutrition to build up the strength of the body and help heal from Fibromyalgia, CFS, and Lyme disease. You don't have to feel helpless or discouraged. Taught by Mary Ruddick, Certified Nutritional Counselor. Email mary@enableyourhealing.com with questions.

23718

Start date: 10/27/17

Room :  Mary Spilde Center Room 105

1 session

Weekly - Fri 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (10/27/2017-10/27/2017)

Class Cost: $29.00

Instructor : Mary Ruddick 

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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