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SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING WORKSHOP
GNR 1727N
This course is designed to help you get started using social media such as Twitter, Facebook, blogs, LinkedIn, YouTube and more. Learn how to attract new clients, establish a brand and run a successful basic multi-levelled marketing campaign. $33.90 (tuition $30.00, HST $3.90)
WINDSOR 070 2595 Jun 17 Sat, 9:00A-12:00P
CHATHAM 570 2594 May 27 Sat, 9:00A-12:00P
THE ART OF STAND-UP COMEDY
GNR 1670N
Learn the art of stand-up comedy from Leo Dufour, professional comedian. Learn the fundamentals of stand-up comedy, the underlying psychology, how to write a joke, delivering a joke with confidence and conviction, timing, speed of delivery, rhythm, stage presence, use of a microphone, strategies for interacting with audience members, and how to handle a heckler. The course will include an opportunity to perform in front of a live audience! $248.60 (tuition $220, HST $28.60)
WINDSOR 070 2608 Jun 11-18 Sun, 1:00P-4:00P, plus practice experience Jun 17
ESSENTIALS OF PAINTING WITH ACRYLICS
GNR 1151N
Beginners are particularly welcome to explore and take risks in painting using this versatile water-based medium. Learn the fundamentals of acrylic painting using a limited palette to mix an infinite number of colours. Gain an understanding of perspective, creating good compositions, abstracts, how to build form and value. $172.89 (tuition $153.00, HST $19.89)
WINDSOR 070 1735 May 13-Jun 24 Sat, 9:30A-12:30P
ESSENTIALS OF PAINTING WITH WATERCOLOURS
GNR 1150N
This course is an introduction to painting in watercolours, starting with basic techniques and progressing through wet into wet, wet on dry and dry brush techniques to achieve various textures. You will explore techniques for skies, trees, water, buildings, hills and atmosphere. Previous students are welcome to return to refine their techniques. Click here for a list of supplies required. $172.89 (tuition $153.00, HST $19.89)
WINDSOR 070 1737 May 13-Jun 24 Sat, 1:30P-3:30P
FLOWER ARRANGING
GNR 446N
An introduction to the basic principles of floral design, the art of arranging silk, fresh & dried flowers for the home, flower displays, commercial designs for personal use and arrangement for special occasions. $316.40 ($180.00, materials $100.00, HST $36.40)
CHATHAM 550 1444 May 10-Jun 28 Wed, 7:00P-10:00P
SEWING – BASIC
CRF 110N
If you’ve never sewn before, learn sewing machine maintenance, preparation and cutting of fabric, pattern know-how, sewing and choosing the right fabric. Students will complete a basic garment during this course. You will be notified at the first class of materials required. Sewing machines are provided. $226.00 (tuition $200.00, HST $26.00)
WINDSOR 050 1419 May 11-Jun 29 Thu, 6:30P-9:30P
INTERIOR DECORATING FUNDAMENTALS
GNR 1667N
By taking the mystery, missteps or burden out of decorating, this interior design course gives participants the knowledge and skills they need to create beautiful and comfortable homes. We begin by understanding the basics of design styles and colour theory. Working with colour schemes, space planning, selecting and arranging furniture, window treatments, lighting, accessories, textiles, and other features; participants discover why certain rooms work, no matter the style, and how to combine their unique creativity with basic design principles to create inspirational rooms for themselves and others to enjoy. $270.00 (tuition $238.94, HST $31.06)
WINDSOR 070 2601 May 6-Jun 24 Sat, 9:00A-12:00P

Holistic Health and Wellness

GENTLE YOGA
GNR 1297N
Gentle yoga is ideal for those who want to learn to decrease stress levels, relax and improve their inner calm. Gentle yoga assists in improving body awareness and increasing flexibility & strength. This is an all levels class - men and women are welcome. Come for the stretch and get a lot more. (Participants will be required to fill in a Par Q- Health questionnaire to register) $107.35 (tuition $95.00, HST $12.35)
CHATHAM 551 5614 Apr 19-Jun 7 Wed, 7:30P-8:45P
CHATHAM 550 2062 Jul 5-Aug 23 Wed, 7:30P-8:45P
INTRODUCTION TO ESSENTIAL OILS
GNR 1726N
Prefer natural alternatives over synthetic treatments for ailments? Wondering why many ancient remedies used oils derived from plants? Come and learn how using natural oils can support your physical and mental health. Essential oils have applications for children through adults and even pets. This course will touch on what essential oils are, their history, proper use and the benefits from using them. $47.46 (tuition $34.00, materials $8.00, HST $5.46)
WINDSOR 050 2596 May 8, 15 Mon, 6:30P-8:30P
REIKI LEVEL I
GNR 1362N
Reiki is for you if you are interested in learning an effective method for relieving stress which promotes healing. Learn what Reiki is, how it works, its history, hand positions, focus symbol and how to use it. Explore how life force energy affects physical, mental and emotional health. Combining lectures, discussions, attunements, meditations and treatment practice in an organized, but relaxed atmosphere. The journey begins. Training manual included. $209.05 (tuition $185.00, HST $24.05))
WINDSOR 050 2507 May 11-May 25 Thu, 6:30P-9:30P
REIKI LEVEL II
GNR 1363N
Level I provided you with tools valuable in balancing energy and self-healing, but there is much more to Reiki. Level II provides you with a deepening experience of the energy and furthers self-empowerment. While offering skills that will enhance your treatment of others, whether in person or at a distance, Level 2 moves Reiki to a whole new experience. Training manual included. Pre-requisite: Reiki Level I. $209.05 (tuition $185.00, HST $24.05)
WINDSOR 050 2508 Jun 1-Jun 15 Thu, 6:30P-9:30P

Fitness and Coaching

PILATES TEACHER TRAINING – MAT LEVEL I
TTC 119N
This course is designed for the individual aspiring to become a Pilates instructor, or the Pilates enthusiast wanting to deepen his or her knowledge and practice. This twenty four hour course will include brief history, basic anatomy and terms, over twenty mat exercises including preparations and modifications, teaching skills such as cueing and correcting, postural analysis and programming for postural needs. Students will leave with a better understanding of proper alignment, the ability to safely conduct a Pilates class, and a more extensive appreciation and joy for movement! $1220.40 (tuition $1,000, materials $80.00, HST $140.40
WINDSOR 050 May 2-Jun 20 Tue, 6:00P-9:00P
YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
GNR 222N
In partnership with the Yoga Loft, St. Clair College is offering a yoga teacher training program, created and taught by Romano Formicuccia, E-RYT. This 200-hour teacher training is a comprehensive program that will transform your practice and deepen your understanding of yoga. Perfect for both aspiring teachers and curious practitioners, the 200-hour program provides the essential knowledge for any dedicated yoga enthusiasts. This program draws from the rich lineage of Vinyasa yoga, and the methodology combines the flow and power of Ashtanga. You will receive a thorough grounding in asana, alignment, anatomy, sequencing and philosophy, as well as an introduction in Yin yoga, meditation, pranayama, and Thai yoga massage. Upon completion, successful students will be certified and ready to begin their career as yoga teachers. The Yoga Loft is a registered Yoga school, and this course meets all the requirements of the Yoga Alliance. All classes will take place at the Yoga Loft, 1603 University Ave. W. in Windsor $3599.00 (tuition $3,184.96, HST $414.04)
WINDSOR 050 2628 May 23-Jun 23 Mon-Fri, 9:30A-2:00P Location: Yoga Loft, Windsor
NFLA PREP EXERCISE THEORY
FHT 104N
This course is designed to fully prepare the student for a successful completion of the NFLA Exercise Theory exam. As the exam covers all aspects of fitness from leadership skills through nutrition, anatomy and movement mechanics, this course will cover a wide range of topics to better prepare each candidate. Practice quizzes will be included at the end of each section to examine where each student may need to focus their study time. $80.00
WINDSOR 050 2600 May 9 Tue, 1:00P-6:00P
NFLA FITNESS THEORY EXAM
FHT 105N
This Fitness Theory Exam is based on the Fitness Theory Performance Standards for the Basic Fitness Leader, as recommended by the National Fitness Leadership Alliance. Prerequisites: minimum 1 year St. Clair College FHT Certificate, two year college diploma in the Health, Fitness, Recreation field or BHK degree. Candidate must hold a valid CPR certification and must successfully attain 80% pass on theory exam $80.00
WINDSOR 050 2528 May 19 Fri, 9:00A-10:00A
NFLA FITNESS GROUP PRACTICAL EXAM
FHT 106N
This practical exam will require a candidate to be evaluated while teaching a group fitness class that is based on the NFLA Group Fitness Performance Standards. Evaluation will be based on Leadership skills, communication, basic knowledge of human anatomy, basic knowledge of the biomechanics involved in human movement, the ability to demonstrate an understanding of methods that ensure safe and effective exercise execution, demonstrate an understanding of music tempo, and be able to offer a variety of different class formats. Prerequisites: Successfully attain 80% pass on the NFLA National Fitness Theory Exam, and hold a valid CPR certification. $80.00
WINDSOR 050 2529 May 26 Fri, 8:00A-12:00P
WINDSOR 051 2530 May 26 Fri, 1:00P-5:00P
WINDSOR 052 2531 May 30 Tue, 8:00A-12:00P
WINDSOR 053 2532 May 30 Tue, 1:00P-5:00P
NFLA FITNESS RESISTANCE THEORY EXAM
FHT 107N
This exam will confirm the candidates overall knowledge of the major muscles of the body and their functions. This exam is based on the NFLA Resistance Theory Performance Standards. Prerequisites: National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA) Fitness Theory Exam pass, and holds a valid CPR certification. $80.00
CHATHAM 550 2538 May 19 Fri, 10:30A-11:30A
NFLA FITNESS RESISTANCE PRACTICAL EXAM
FHT 108N
This practical exam will confirm the candidate’s ability to turn theory into action. Each candidate will be evaluated on the execution of exercises chosen by the course conductor and their spotting technique. This exam is based on the NFLA Resistance Practical Performance Standards. Prerequisites include the National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA) Fitness Resistance Theory Exam Pass and holds a valid CPR certification. $80.00 Note: Each participant will be assigned a 30 minute time slot to have their practical exam between these hours.
WINDSOR 050 2536 May 25 Thu, 8:00A-5:00P
WINDSOR 051 2537 May 29 Mon, 9:00A-5:00P
NFLA PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINER EXAM
FHT 109N
This exam is based on the NFLA Personal Fitness Trainer Performance Standards. Areas covered under this exam include anatomy and exercise physiology, program design and implementation, health screening and assessment, nutrition and weight loss, professional responsibility, exercise safety and injury prevention, counseling skills and motivation techniques and case studies. Prerequisites: National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA) Fitness Theory Exam pass FHT 105N, National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA) Fitness Resistance Theory Exam FHT 107N. Minimum two year college diploma in the Health, Fitness, Recreation field or BHK degree. Candidate must hold a valid CPR certification. $80.00
WINDSOR 050 2535 Jun 2 Fri, 9:00A-12:00P
NFLA FITNESS RESISTANCE THEORY RETEST
FHT 112N
This retest will confirm the candidate’s overall knowledge of the major muscles of the body and their functions. The exam is based on the NFLA Resistance Theory Performance Standards. Prerequisites: National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA) Fitness Theory Exam pass, and holds a valid CPR level C. $80.00
WINDSOR 050 2539 May 31 Wed, 10:30A-11:30A
NFLA PERSONAL FITNESS THEORY TEST EXAM
FHT 122N
This retest will confirm the candidate’s overall knowledge of fitness theory. The exam is based on the NFLA Fitness Theory Performance Standards for the Basic Fitness Leader as recommended by the National Fitness Leadership Alliance. Prerequisite: Previous National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA) Fitness Theory Exam pass, minimum 1 year St. Clair College FHT Certificate, two year College diploma in the Health, Fitness, Recreation Field or BHK degree. Candidate must hold a valid CPR certificate. $80.00
WINDSOR 050 May 31 Wed, 9:00A-10:00A

Personal Development

GENEALOGY AND FAMILY HISTORY PART I
GNR 1091N
Have you been wondering how to start your family tree? This is an introductory course in researching your family history. You will learn to collect, record and compile information about your family history. You will discover research tools, sources of information and how to prove your findings. Lessons include: Where are my Records… Libraries and Archives and Genealogical Societies. Many handouts and record forms are provided. $67.80 (tuition $55.00, material $5.00, HST $7.80)
CHATHAM 550 1613 May 9-Jun 6 Thu, 7:00P-8:30P
GENEALOGY AND FAMILY HISTORY PART II
GNR 1092N
The advanced course will take place in the computer lab with hands-on experience with genealogical program, internet research, effective web sites and how to write your family history book. Pre-requisite: Genealogy & Family History - Part I. $67.80 (tuition $55.00, material $5.00, HST $7.80)
CHATHAM 550 1612 Jun 13-Jul 11 Thu, 7:00P-8:30P

Photography

Equipment Recommendations:
A camera with the ability to independently set aperture and shutter speeds, or a digital camera of at least 4 megapixels with the same abilities as above. A tripod is also required for section 050. The ability to trigger external flash is also recommended. If you do not own a camera currently, you may want to wait and speak with one of the instructors during the first class, prior to purchasing a camera.

FUNDAMENTALS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
JRN 113
Basic principles of photography will be discussed, including a study of cameras, lenses, light and the controllers of exposure, and the proper use of the camera’s light meter. Introduction to White Balance, histograms and other digital controls. Composition techniques will also be explored, resulting in the improvement of creativity in your photographs. Use of a digital or film 35 mm SLR camera is required. Please note: Passport/Nexus/EDL required for field trips for all sections. Field trips may be scheduled on weekends. 3 units of credit. $269.22
WINDSOR 050 1223 May 10-Jul 26 Wed, 6:30P-10:00P
WINDSOR 075 1224 May 11-Jul 27 Thu, 6:30P-10:00P – DOWNTOWN CAMPUS-SCCA
INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY
JRN 213
A continuation of Fundamentals of Photography, employing 35 mm film and digital SLR cameras. This hands-on program explores lighting techniques, studio portraiture, still life photography, white balance and composition. Various class trips will be taken to locations of visual interest. Please note: a passport is required for field trips. Field trips may be scheduled on weekends. Pre-Requisite: JRN 113. 3 units of credit. $269.22
WINDSOR 050 1225 May 8-Jul 31 Mon, 6:30P-10:00P
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY
GNR 142N
The thrust of this workshop is to introduce you to wedding photography from a non-professional standpoint. You will be taught the legalities involved and learn how to take memorable images of those wonderful events. You will explore the differences between a journalistic and non-journalistic approach and how to produce great shots with not too much effort. Pre-Requisite: JRN 113 or Digital Camera I. $84.75 (tuition $75.00, HST $9.75)
WINDSOR 050 1397 May 23-Jun 6 Tue, 6:30P-9:30P
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