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Reiki First Degree is the introductory course in the art of hands-on healing.  Reiki is a multi-cellular technique for stress reduction and pain management involving the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies.  Discover how to use this energy of unconditional love on yourself, others, plants, animals and the world.  Course fulfills training requirements for First Degree Reiki.

4700011

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 9/12/2017, ending 9/14/2017

Tuition: $125.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  HUM 107

Instructor : Maureen Amen 



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Learn to enhance your ability to focus, be a better listener and become a happier, calmer person.  Explore the scientific benefits of practicing this meditative technique to achieve mindful living.  Home meditation will be assigned, and each class builds upon the previous class.  The orientation of the class is practical, not religious.

4700020

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 9/6/2017, ending 9/27/2017

Tuition: $75.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : One Academy Place Location : 
  One Academy Place.

Room :  Room 108

Instructor : Gary Liming 

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Course is designed to help individuals with a variety of disabilities regain range of motion, increase flexability, improve balance, help reduce swelling from lymph-edema, improve emotional well-being, promote positive self-image, and stabilize weight.  Groove to your favorite songs, party with props, and laugh with new friends; all while performing therapeutic exercises turned into dance moves.  All movements can be done seated or standing without being aerobic.  

4700039

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM; 8 sessions; starting 9/28/2017, ending 11/16/2017

Tuition: $98.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : One Academy Place Location : 
  One Academy Place.

Room :  Gym

Instructor : Shannon Caldwell 

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Let your food be your medicine and medicine be your food.  Did you know you can often heal your body by the food you eat?  Learn what healthy foods to incorporate in your diet, including herbs, spices, and oils.  Discover the best food preparation and cooking techniques including storing and preserving leftovers.  Find out what products should be avoided, how to substitute them and understanding those complicated food labels and misconceptions. Hands-on food demonstrations and samples including simple recipes.

4700038

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/27/2017, ending 11/1/2017

Tuition: $125.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : One Academy Place Location : 
  One Academy Place.

Room :  Room 221

Instructor : Salma St. John 

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Is it time to recharge your entire body? Ayurveda translates as "Life Wisdom" and is the 5,000-year-old healing system from ancient India. Ayurveda looks at the whole person – mind, body and spirit and is a wellness based model for establishing and maintaining health and vitality. Chair yoga and meditation are also an integral part of this class.

4700029

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 5:00 PM - 6:50 PM; 5 sessions; starting 10/23/2017, ending 11/20/2017

Tuition: $98.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  CC 206

Instructor : Tami Meyer-Stahl 



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In this series, learn the ancient art of making cultured foods.  Participants will get hands-on experience with different types of fermented foods - kombucha, sauerkraut, and ginger brew.  Grab a friend and discover how fast and easy it is to completely change your health from the inside out.

Start date: 09/26/2017

Tuition:: $125.00

Supply Fee:: $0.00

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Did you know that sauerkraut has large amounts of vitamin C, has cancer fighting properties and is loaded with probiotics? This hands-on class will show you step-by-step how to create fresh delicious sauerkraut in your home. Participate in creating living foods that are lacto-fermented. Everyone will take home one quart of raw lacto-fermented sauerkraut made in class along with numerous kraut recipes.

4700026

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 9/26/2017, ending 9/26/2017

Tuition: $35.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : One Academy Place Location : 
  One Academy Place.

Room :  Room 223

Instructor : Katie Belakhoua 

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Extend your knowledge of home brewing Kombucha. Topics include secondary fermenting, vessels, continuous brew vs. batch methods and more. Bring your questions and your experience! Samples of Katie's kombucha creations will be served. Prior class or kombucha brewing experience is preferred.

4700025

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 12/5/2017, ending 12/5/2017

Tuition: $35.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : One Academy Place Location : 
  One Academy Place.

Room :  Room 223

Instructor : Katie Belakhoua 

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Kombucha is a living health drink created by Symbiotic Culture of Yeast and Bacterias (SCOBY) tea and sugar.  This class will give you all the basic supplies (culture and starter) and knowledge needed to create your own probiotic drink at home with items you already have in your kitchen.

4700012

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 11/14/2017, ending 11/14/2017

Tuition: $35.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : One Academy Place Location : 
  One Academy Place.

Room :  Room 223

Instructor : Katie Belakhoua 

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Water kefir is an effervescent probiotic that is similar to Kombucha but with a sweeter taste and slightly different fermenting and flavoring process.  This class will give you all the basic necessary supplies to get you started in creating your own water kefir.

4700014

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 11/28/2017, ending 11/28/2017

Tuition: $35.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : One Academy Place Location : 
  One Academy Place.

Room :  Room 223

Instructor : Katie Belakhoua 

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Second degree Reiki requires further attunements and instruction to the keys and symbols that bring the Reiki practioner to a higher vibration in their healing work.  The student is trained to use the appropriate symbols and techniques to increase the power of the Reiki ray to do mental and emotional healing as well as absente and distance healing.

4700032

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 9/26/2017, ending 9/28/2017

Tuition: $125.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  HUM 112

Instructor : Maureen Amen 



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Fascinated with the power of the mind?  Join Andy Gay as he teaches you how to tap into the full potential of your mind using self-hypnosis.  Discover proven ways to reprogram your subconscious mind for success, change unwanted habits and improve memory and concentration.

4700036

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 10/3/2017, ending 10/5/2017

Tuition: $85.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  HUM 114

Instructor : Andy Gay 



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