Hula Hoop Class Want to have a blast while losing inches off your waistline? What better way to have a fun workout with a smile on your face! Feeling a jiggle around the middle? Discover the secret that’s sweeping the nation! Hula Hooping! Everyone can learn this! Using oversized hula-hoops and arm hoops provided by Hulachix, you’ll receive a whole body workout. Tone up those abs, flabby arms and groove to your own beat. No childcare will be provided. Instructor: Shelley Duardi, Hula-Hooper Extraordinaire Dates and Times: Tuesdays, March 4, 11, 18, April 1, 8, 15; from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Place: Manitou Springs Elementary School Gym Registration: $75.00 includes one oversized hula-hoop provided by Hulachix for you to keep Class Size: Minimum 8, No Maximum Line Dancing – For Beginners Line Dancing is a formation dance in which a group of people dance in line, and they all execute the same movements. Line dancing has been dominated by Country Western music, but today, the line dance form and music has spread to include Swing, Pop, Cha-Cha, Waltz, etc. Line Dancing is a great form of exercise, a good social activity, and you do not need a partner. All ages and genders are welcome… Here is a list of the dances we’ll go over Macarena, Achy Breaky, Cowgirls Twist, Little Rhumba, Black Velvet (a.k.a. Ski Bumpus), and Tush Push. We will review the Electric Slide, Copperhead Road, Cat Fish, Oh Venus, Cotton Eyed Joe, Ritz’s Waltz, and Cha Cha Slide, Instructor: Hong Yu Preiss Dates/Times: Wednesdays, February 27. March 5, 12, 19, April 2, 9; 5:30-6:45 p.m. Place: Manitou Springs Elementary School Gym Registration: $30.00 (including step sheets) Class Size: Minimum 8, maximum 16 Table Tennis/Ping Pong An Olympic Sport Learn to play one of the world's fastest Olympic sports. Scott Preiss, US National Table Tennis Coach and Trainer, will teach you all the strokes of the sport. Training will be conducted on four table tennis tables at Manitou Springs Middle School. Students will learn all of the official Olympic Rules of Table Tennis, proper etiquette, and the strokes necessary to become a good player. For ages 7 to 85! Instructor: Scott Preiss Dates/Times: Start date to be determined 6:00 – 7:30 pm Place: Manitou Springs Middle School Gym Tuition: $40.00, $35.00 for second family member Class Size: Minimum 8, maximum 16 If interested call Jenny Burnell at 685-2003 with name and email. Yoga Discover how to gain vitality and enhance your life force with yoga. Various yoga postures from beginning to intermediate will be introduced and practiced during each class. Tips on stress management will also be provided. Learn to flow more effortlessly through your life with a style of yoga that focuses on inner peace. The benefits of managing stress, increasing flexibility, vitality, energy and learning how to improve your overall health makes this class a must. No childcare will be provided - Please make arrangements before registering Instructor: Jerianne Heimendinger—Yoga Practitioner for 29 years and a teacher of Kripalu-style Yoga for 14 years Dates/Times: Mondays, from 5-6:30 p.m.; January 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 3, 10, 17, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28 Place: Manitou Springs Elementary School Gym - Please bring your own mat! Registration: $108.00 Please Note: No Class February 18 and March 24 due to school closure Becoming a Love and Logic Parent This class is for parents of children ages 1-12. This class applies the Love & Logic philosophy and its’ unique approach to issues from toddler to pre-adolescent. You will receive suggestions and techniques that will help you raise responsible, fun children. Instructor: Alice Barnett, Certified Love and Logic facilitator for 4 years Dates/Times: Wednesday, 6 weeks, February 27, March 5, 12, 19, April 2, 9; 6:00 – 8:00 PM Place: Manitou Springs Shared Integrated Learning Center, 1st floor conference room Tuition: $80/person or $120/couple, (includes workbook) Everyday Visionary Workshop Once you take the time to decide what your priorities are—based on your vision—your life will begin moving in that direction. This workshop provides an easy, step-by-step process to find your passion and create your desired future. When you complete the workshop you will be on track toward a happier, more fulfilling and successful life. You are an Everyday Visionary—realize it now! Instructor: David Chorpenning, Ph.D., is a coach and consultant to individuals and organizations on the visioning process. He has been consulting to organizations in the areas of team building and vision for twenty years. His book was recently published, Everyday Visionary: A practical guide to the life you desire along with the Everyday Visionary Workbook. Dates/Times: April 12, 2008; 9:00 a.m. – Noon Place: Shared Integrated Learning Center, 1st Floor Multipurpose Room Registration: $25 Includes book and workbook. Please pick up a book from the District Office upon registration. Class Size: Minimum of 6-8, no maximum. Digital Photography This is a basic digital Photography course on how to develop your pictures with PhotoShop Elements 4. Bring your camera, fully charged batteries and download cord. Please provide your email address on the registration form for the instructor. Instructor: Deb Brewster, Artist and High School Art Instructor Dates/Times: March 14, 2008, 6:00-9:00 p.m. and March 15, 2008, 9 a.m.– 2 p.m. Place: Shared Integrated Learning Center 3rd Floor Room 310 Registration: $30 Class Size: Maximum 15 Using Technology to Make Your Job Easier How to use PowerPoint for Your Classroom How to use PowerPoint for your class- creating signs, flowcharts, sequence of events, diagrams, slideshows. Using tips, tricks, and shortcuts to make your job easier and more productive. Bring your questions. Instructor: Toni Barton, Manitou Middle School Computer Tech and Microsoft Trainer Dates/Times: Saturday, April 12, 2008; 8:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. Place: Manitou Springs Middle School Computer Lab Registration: $25 Credit: 7.5 hours of credit. How to use Excel for Your Classroom As a result of this class, the participant will create flashcards, charting, M & M project, apply formulas and functions, and learn quick tip, tricks, and shortcuts to make your projects easier. If you have questions about this class, please contact Toni Barton at 685-2122. Instructor: Toni Barton, Manitou Middle School Computer Tech and Microsoft Trainer Dates/Times: Saturday, April 26, 2008; 8:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. Place: Manitou Springs Middle School Computer Lab Registration: $25 Credit: 7.5 hours of credit. How to Collaborate More Effectively Using Google Applications Google has free programs to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations online so they can be viewed and edited by multiple people. This software is basic, but powerful in the collaboration piece. Many school employees are utilizing this, come find out why and how. All students also have access to this incredible feature through a partnership program. Ideas of how to use this with students will be discussed. Instructor: Toni Barton, Manitou Middle School Computer Tech and Microsoft Trainer Dates/Times: Saturday, March 1st, 2008; 8:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. Place: Manitou Springs Middle School Computer Lab Registration: $25 Credit: 7.5 hours of credit. Fluency Fast Spanish Classes Just think, next week you could be applying for a job or a promotion that requires a second language, or you could be conversing with customers, colleagues and coworkers in their native language. Imagine how much more effective you could be if you could communicate with more people by bridging the language barrier, whether at home or abroad, at work, at school, in church, or in the business community. Dates/Times: February 20-23 For first time Fluency Fast Students Beginning Spanish Wednesday – Friday, 4:30-7:30 p.m. & Saturday 9:00-3:00 February 20-23 Beginning Spanish RETURNEE Wednesday – Friday, 4:30-7:30 p.m. & Saturday 9:00-3:00 Place: Manitou Springs Middle School Registration: $149 for Beginners and $99 for Returnee’s ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY at www.fluencyfirst.com - DO NOT REGISTER WITH MANITOU SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT Pilates Motion Studies is offering several different classes in Pilates. Pilates on the Ball on Mondays, Intro/Beginning Pilates Mat class on Tuesdays, Beginning/Intermediate Pilates Mat Class on Wednesdays, Pilates Mat and Ball on Thursdays, and Intermediate/Advanced Pilates Mat Class on Saturdays. Classes held at Motion Studies, 4460 N. Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, CO Prices: $12 for drop in or $100 for 10 classes. For more information please contact Diane Massik at 635-7844. Manitou Springs Public Library Manitou Springs Public Library continues to hold Story Times on Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. at the library. Geared to preschoolers, Miss Grace will read stories and engage children in fingerplays, songs, and occasional crafts. Ages 0-5 welcome... so come join the fun. This is a great social network for Moms. Cool Science continues at the library with Cool Science Guy Marc Straub every other Monday after school from 3:30 – 4:30. Check with the library or your local paper for exact dates. Family Fun Nights and all Adult Programs at Manitou Springs Public Library have been temporarily canceled until further notice. Check with the library’s website http://manitousprings.colibraries.org/ or check with staff at 685-5206 for updates on these activities. HOW TO REGISTER Complete the enclosed registration form. Attach your non-refundable payment made payable to “MSSD 14” and return to: Manitou Springs School District 14 Community Education Classes Attn: Jenny Burnell 405 El Monte Place Manitou Springs, CO 80829 There will be no confirmation mailed. Your payment is your confirmation; no further contact will be made unless the class is canceled. If a class is canceled all monies will be returned. Please keep the course schedule as a reminder. All classes are subject to minimum enrollment levels. Classes with a maximum enrollment fill up quickly so register early! No childcare will be provided for any classes. Please make arrangements before registering. Go to www.mssd14.org for a class list and registration form. LATE REGISTRATIONS ARE OKAY AS LONG IS THERE IS ROOM IN THE CLASS!