Continuing Education Classes – Life Enrichment

Art: Mixed MediaArt: Assemblage Art-in-a-BoxCalligraphy, Introduction toCarteret Adventure: Down East Carteret Adventure: Morehead City
Carteret Adventure: Open Grounds Farm, Merrimon, South River Carteret Adventure: "Up West"Computers for Mature Users - Beginners Creative Writing Dance: Ballroom Introduction
Dance: Ballroom - Rumba - BeginnerDance: Ballroom - East Coast Swing - IntermediateDance: Ballroom - Salsa - BeginnerDance: Ballroom - Swing - BeginnerDance: Beginner - Waltz
Dance: ShagGolf for BeginnersHealth and Fitness through Diet and ExerciseHealthy Lifestyle SeriesiPhone & iPad for the Mature User
iPhone & iPad for the Mature User - IntermediateMeaningful Sound & Mindful Relaxation Concert (The Singing Bowls)Meaningful Sound & Mindful RelaxationPound FitPublish Your Own e-Book for Free
Simplicity of SewingSmoothies vs Juicing 101 Workshop: Improve Your Health with NutritionSpring Clean Your Body for HealthWaterfowl CarvingYoga and Stretching for Beginners
Yoga for BeginnersYoga – Gentle/De-StressYoga – Gentle Back HealthYoga – Intermediate Level IIZumba

 

 

Art – Mixed Media
Learn to draw, paint, or use watercolor; whatever medium you like. Open to beginners and experienced artists.
Course Fee: $45
Start Date
02-22-2018 Thursdays 9 am-12 pm, 6 sessions, Western Carteret Library, Rm. 3&4, Cape Carteret
04-12-2018 Thursdays 9 am-12 pm, 6 sessions, Western Carteret Library, Rm. 3&4, Cape Carteret

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Assemblage Art-in-a-Box
Awaken your hidden artist while learning the history and concept of creating a 3-D work of art! This class is for beginners and experienced artists alike. Bring your imagination and inspiration to class to learn how to create a small 3-D art piece using found objects and small treasures of your choice. Additional supplies may be needed.
Course Fee: $35
Start Date
02-22-2018 Thursdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm, 6 sessions, Bryant Bldg., Rm. 3109

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Calligraphy, Introduction to
Learn the art of ornamental handwriting to create modern pieces, such as, invitations, decorative signs, cards and art presentations. Explore the three styles of calligraphy (italic, copperplate, and modern), practice with common calligraphy tools, and learn introductory skills to lay a foundation for the art form. Students will prepare and complete at least one project. No experience necessary.
Course Fee: $25
Start Date
02-15-2018   Thursdays   6:30 – 7:30 pm, 6 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 102

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Carteret Adventure: Down East
Explore part of Down East, from North River to Harkers Island, in college van. Meet local historians and learn the history of the area and about boat building. Dutch treat lunch.
Course Fee: $45–Insurance Fee: $0.55

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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Carteret Adventure: Morehead City
Explore Promise Land and Crab Point. Learn about Confederate spy activity, early mayors and land grants. Dutch treat lunch.
Course Fee: $45–Insurance Fee: $0.55

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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Carteret Adventure: Open Grounds Farm, Merrimon, South River
Tour the largest farm east of the Mississippi, meet a local historian, and learn the history of the remote area north of Beaufort, weather permitting. Bring lunch.
Course Fee: $45–Insurance Fee: $0.55

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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Carteret Adventure: “Up West”
Identify historical sites on Hwy. 24 and Hwy. 58. Return through Bogue Banks. Dutch treat lunch.
Course Fee: $45–Insurance Fee: $0.55

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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Computers for Mature Users – Beginners
Introduction to the basics of using a computer. Includes parts of the computer, terminology, windows basics and programs, and creating files and folders. Students will also learn how to navigate the Internet using search engines, basic Internet safety, and emails. No experience is necessary, but access to a computer is helpful. Additional supplies may be needed.
Course Fee: $50
Start Date
02-07-2018 Wednesdays 10 am-12 pm, 4 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 319

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Creative Writing
Discover your hidden writing skills with enhanced fiction and nonfiction ideas. Journey through the art of storytelling, while exploring fundamental techniques. Taught by Rick Doble, a published author with decades of experience.
Course Fee: $25
Start Date
03-07-2018 Wednesdays 6 – 8 pm, 4 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 112

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Dance: Ballroom Introduction
Dance like a star! Experience the elegance of the Waltz and the Fox Trot, the liveliness of the Swing and the drama of the Tango, Rumba, and Cha Cha. No partner or prior experience necessary. Great for couples date night!
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
02-28-2018 Wednesdays 7 – 8 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus
04-18-2018 Wednesdays 7 – 8 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus

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Dance: Ballroom – Rumba – Beginner
Experience the Rumba, considered the dance of drama and love! No partner or prior experience necessary.
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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Dance: Ballroom – East Coast Swing – Intermediate
Take the next level of East Coast Swing with Instructor Matt Lara. Must have taken beginning Swing to enter this class. No partner necessary.
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
01-22-2018 Mondays 7 – 8 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus

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Dance: Ballroom – Salsa – Beginner
This class is much like Ballroom Introduction, but will focus on the Salsa. No partner or prior experience necessary.
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
02-28-2018 Wednesdays 8 – 9 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus

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Dance: Ballroom – Swing – Beginner
Experience the liveliness of the Swing! No partner or prior experience necessary. Great for couples date night!
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
03-12-2018   Mondays   7 – 8 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus

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Dance: Beginner – Waltz
This class is much like Ballroom Introduction, but will focus on one dance, the Waltz. This smooth dance has the feeling of elegance and sophistication. No partner or prior experience necessary.
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
04-18-2018 Wednesdays 8 – 9 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus

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Dance, Shag
Beginner to intermediate shaggers welcome. Learn the popular North Carolina State Dance for social dancing at parties, weddings, beach music concerts and clubs. No partner necessary.
Course Fee: $25–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
01-25-2018 Thursdays 6 – 7 pm, 4 sessions, Bryant Bldg., Open Area
03-08-2018 Thursdays 6 – 7 pm, 4 sessions, Bryant Bldg., Open Area
04-12-2018 Thursdays 6 – 7 pm, 4 sessions, Bryant Bldg., Open Area

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Golf for Beginners
For the novice and quasi-experienced student. LPGA golf pro Nina Foust will guide students in developing proper habits for practicing the sport of golf. Students will learn posture, stance, grip, swing and follow through techniques to make golf more enjoyable. Clubs will be available if needed.
Course Fee: $75–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
02-26-2018 Mondays 10 – 11 am, 5 sessions, The Golf Farm, Newport
04-09-2018 Mondays 10 – 11 am, 5 sessions, The Golf Farm, Newport
04-09-2018 Mondays 6 – 7 pm, 5 sessions, The Golf Farm, Newport
05-21-2018 Mondays 10 – 11 am, 5 sessions, The Golf Farm, Newport
05-21-2018 Mondays 6 – 7 pm, 5 sessions, The Golf Farm, Newport

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Health and Fitness through Diet and Exercise
This course covers basic exercise and nutrition for a healthy lifestyle. Learn how your body responds to exercise; how to determine if your diet and exercise are meeting current recommendations; and what exercises will improve your health and fitness.
Course Fee: $50–Book Fee: none
Start Date
02-19-2018 Mondays 5:30-7:30 pm, 6 sessions, Western Carteret Library, Rm. 3, Cape Carteret

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Healthy Lifestyle Series
This holistic program will guide you through easy step-by-step ways to help you regain your health and transform your life! Receive the awareness you have been looking for to make healthier choices and inspire you to create a sustainable healthy lifestyle for you and your family. This series is also a great SELF-CARE resource for Cancer Recovery, Care Givers and Human Service Providers. Includes Health Workbook, Recipes, and a “Local Resource” list. Theresa Jade Morton is a Certified Holistic Health Coach/Wellness Educator.
Course Fee: $55

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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iPhone & iPad for the Mature User
Discover the basic functions and features of the Apple iPhone or Apple iPad for the novice home user. Topics will include iMessaging, security, photo taking, personalization, organization, and much more. Students should bring one iPhone or iPad to class.
Course Fee: $70–Book Fee: none
Start Date
02-27-2018 Tuesdays 9 am-12 pm, 6 sessions, Smith Bldg., Rm. 314
03-14-2018 Wednesdays 5:30 – 8:30 pm, 6 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 219
04-16-2018 Mondays 9 am-12 pm, 6 sessions, Smith Bldg., Rm. 314

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iPhone & iPad for the Mature User – Intermediate
For the mature user who wants to know more and do more with their Apple iPhone or iPad product. This advanced class, for the home user, will take the students to the next level of interaction and utilization within the device. Topics will include: exploring iOS11, better quality photos, iCloud storage, word processing app, social media, control center, 3D touch, Siri, iPad docking, drag and drop, settings, and new apps and hints. Students must have taken the beginning course, or be very familiar and comfortable with an iPhone or iPad. Bring your iPhone or iPad to class.
Course Fee: $70–Book Fee: none

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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Meaningful Sound & Mindful Relaxation Concert (The Singing Bowls)
Rest, relax and renew. This concert is an introduction to the Meaningful Sound and Mindful Relaxation class designed to provide the students an opportunity to experience and practice simple and easy relaxation techniques, which encourages a renewed sense of wellbeing through the power of sound. This concert integrates unique elements by combining the beautiful sounds of the singing bowls, gongs and chimes. No experience necessary.
Course Fee: $20–Bring a yoga mat
Start Date
02-03-2018 Saturday 2 – 3:30 pm, 1 session, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus

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Meaningful Sound & Mindful Relaxation
Course provides students an opportunity to experience and practice simple and easy relaxation techniques, which encourages a renewed sense of wellbeing through the power of sound. This class integrates the beautiful sounds of the singing bowls, gongs and chimes with different techniques, such as breathing, imagery and self-created sound. Hands-on opportunity to play bowls and begin a simple practice. No experience necessary.
Course Fee: $50–Bring a yoga mat
Start Date
02-10-2018 Saturdays 3 – 4 pm, 3 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus

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Pound Fit
Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND®Fit transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. A full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with Yoga and Pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND®Fit provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! This workout is easily modified for adults of all ages and abilities. Demo is free!
Course Fee: $25–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
01-20-2018 Saturday 10 – 10:30 am, 1 session, Bryant Bldg., Open Area *Free Demonstration
02-03-2018 Saturdays 10 – 10:45 am, 5 sessions, Bryant Bldg., Open Area

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Publish Your Own e-Book for Free
A simple method for preparing your book so that it can be sold as an e-Book. This workshop also covers obtaining a free ISBN number and the e-Book conversion process, plus marketing and selling your e-Book online at Amazon and other book sellers.
Course Fee: $45
Start Date
02-21-2018 Wednesday 6 – 9 pm, 1 session, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 112

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Simplicity of Sewing
Learn the skill of sewing, and save money by making your own clothes and household goods! Become more familiar with your sewing machine, discover tools to make sewing easier, learn how to choose the correct fabrics and patterns. You will complete several projects as time allows. Bring your own sewing machine and instruction manual. No experience necessary.
Course Fee: $40

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next available class.

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Smoothies vs Juicing 101 Workshop: Improve Your Health with Nutrition
Did you know not all smoothie and juicing recipes are “Healthy”? This workshop helps guide you on which ingredients can improve your health and which ingredients will sabotage your efforts. Would you like to naturally increase your vitality, build your immune system, sustain a healthy weight, and improve your overall health? Workshop includes healthy food ideas, recipes, and a “Local Health Resources” list. Instructor Theresa Jade Morton is a Certified Holistic Health Coach/Wellness Educator with Yoga & Wellness.
Course Fee: $15

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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Spring Clean Your Body for Health
Cleansing your body can improve your health by reducing accumulated toxins from what we eat, drink and the environment. Some symptoms of toxicity are weight gain, headaches, brain fog, body aches, lack of energy, sluggish digestion, and frequent illness just to name a few. This workshop will help you be aware of hidden toxins and begin to reduce your chances of disease. Learn easy ways to cleanse your body and to regain your health. Hand out includes recipes, ingredients to avoid and a “Local Health Resources” list. Instructor Theresa Jade Morton is a Certified Holistic Health Coach/Wellness Educator.
Course Fee: $15
Start Date
05-10-2018 Thursday 5:30 – 6:45 pm, 1 session, Bryant Bldg., Rm. 3109

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Waterfowl Carving
Learn to cut, carve, and finish the wooden waterfowl of your choice. **The new night class will meet for 24 hours with a total cost of $50.55, instead of the 32 hour day classes with a total cost of $65.55.
Course Fee: $65–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
03-19-2018 Mondays 8 am-12 pm, 8 sessions, McGee Bldg., Rm. S3
03-19-2018 Mondays 1 – 5 pm, 8 sessions, McGee Bldg., Rm. S3

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Yoga and Stretching for Beginners
Hatha yoga class guides the student through a series of gentle stretches including seated, standing & balancing poses. This practice explores different breathing exercises to compliment the postures, and each session ends with a time to relax and restore. Class is led by Lauren Hewton and is suitable for most levels, beginners are welcome.
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Bring your own mat
Start Date
02-07-2018 W/F 9 – 10 am, 8 sessions, The Bridge Down East, Harkers Island
03-14-2018 W/F 9 – 10 am, 8 sessions, The Bridge Down East, Harkers Island
04-25-2018 W/F 9 – 10 am, 8 sessions, The Bridge Down East, Harkers Island

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Yoga for Beginners
This introductory practice will combine breath and movement to gently challenge you in poses that stretch, strengthen, promote balance and calm the nervous system. The practice is therapeutic in nature and adaptable to individual levels and needs. We will practice postures, movement, breathing techniques and relaxation for overall well-being and attention to mindfulness. The teaching style is down to earth and invites the practitioner to investigate breath and movement in order to achieve greater understanding of body and self with the emphasis that every BODY can do yoga. No prior yoga experience needed.
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Bring your own mat
Start Date
02-13-2018 Tuesdays 10 – 11 am, 4 sessions, Western Carteret Library, Rm. 3&4, Cape Carteret

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Yoga – Gentle/De-Stress
Instructor Theresa Jade Morton gently guides students through therapeutic style yoga stretches, deep breathing, and relaxation techniques to relieve stress from the body and mind as it calms your nervous system. This class can safely improve flexibility, strength, balance, and reduce pain while aiding with anxiety, grieving, and PTSD. Appropriate for all adults. No prior yoga experience needed.
Course Fee: $40–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Bring your own mat
Start Date
02-20-2018 Tuesdays 5:15 – 6:15 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus
04-10-2018 Tuesdays 5:15 – 6:15 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus

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Yoga – Gentle Back Health
Instructor Theresa Jade Morton guides students through therapeutic style yoga stretches, deep breathing and relaxation techniques to allow the body to heal. This course can safely improve bone density, reduce chronic pain, restore joint mobility, help with arthritis and support healthy body alignment. Appropriate for all adults. No prior yoga experience needed. Chair modifications are available.
Course Fee: $40–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Bring your own mat
Start Date
02-22-2018 Thursdays 12:10 – 1 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus
04-12-2018 Thursdays 12:10 – 1 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus

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Yoga – Intermediate Level II
Join advanced yoga instructor, Sasha McClure, RYT 500, as she guides students through an alignment-based Vinyasa Flow in this Yoga Intermediate II class. Understanding of basic posturing will be helpful, but is not required. All are welcome!
Course Fee: $50–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Bring your own mat
Start Date
02-02-2018 Fridays 8:30 – 10 am, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus
03-23-2018 Fridays 8:30 – 10 am, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on Campus

 

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Zumba
Zumba® is a Latin-inspired dance fitness program designed for all ages with easy to follow steps that take you on a trip around the world visiting many genres like salsa, merengue, cumbia, bhangra, soca, dancehall, reggaeton, swing, hip-hop, just to name a few! Come get lost in the music and DANCE, DANCE, DANCE!! Demo is free!
Course Fee: $25–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
01-24-2018 Wednesday 5:15 – 5:45 pm, 1 session, Bryant Bldg., Open Area *Free Demonstration
02-07-2018 Wednesdays 5:15 – 6:15 pm, 5 sessions, Bryant Bldg., Open Area

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