MiraCosta College Offers Community Education Enrichment Courses in Fitness
MiraCosta College Community Education is offering the following fitness, not-for-credit, courses this fall:
T’ai Chi by the Sea—Del Mar Powerhouse. Inhale a deep ocean-fresh breath and RELAX! Join our practice of t'ai chi ch'uan, the ancient, world-renowned Chinese fitness and martial arts exercise that stimulates and circulates your vital internal chi energy and conditions your whole body. Practicing a fluid set of yin/yang easy-to-learn movements promotes balance, harmony and coordination, while improving strength, flexibility and posture. Learn five elements and other t'ai chi forms. Fee: $79. Early Bird Special $69. (Register BEFORE 9/1 for this rate.) Supplies: Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Location: Del Mar Powerhouse, Community Room. Time: 7 Mondays, 9/10–10/22, 9:15–10:15 AM.
Dancing at Social Events or Weddings. No partner necessary. Learn the basics to be able to dance to any music, anywhere! This is a great starter-course if you have never danced or taken a dance class. When the music begins playing, you will be ready. Whether you have a wedding or anniversary coming up, are going on a cruise, or any other social function—this class will get you dancing. Fee: $60. Supplies: Wear soft, smooth-soled shoes (no flip flops). Location: San Elijo Campus, Room 204. Time: 3 Saturdays, 9/8–9/22, 9–10:30 AM.
Swing Dance Workshop. No experience required. East Coast swing is a great dance to get you moving and having fun on the dance floor! The “classic” swing is a versatile dance popular with bands of all kinds, yet suited for weddings and events. Grab a partner and sign up or please contact the instructor if you would like to join solo. Great exercise for men and women alike, and so much FUN! Stop being a wallflower and get up and dance. Note: Both partners must enroll. Fee: $105. Supplies: Wear comfortable clothes and shoes with little or no traction. Location: Fletcher Cove, Community Room. Time: 7 Wednesdays, 9/12–10/24, 7–8 PM.
Waltz Dance Workshop. No experience required. The American waltz is alive and well and every couple should be able to do a waltz together! American waltz is a great place to begin working with a new partner, get your bearing on developing dance posture, connection and frame. This class is suitable for beginners through more intermediate dancers. Focus will be on technique and how to bring out the elegant, romantic look of a slow waltz. Very detailed instruction by a World Champion ballroom dancer will have you impressing yourself and others on the dance floor in no time at all. Great exercise and great fun to do. Note: Both partners must enroll. Fee: $110. Early Bird Special $105. (Register BEFORE 9/7 for this rate.) Supplies: Wear comfortable clothes and shoes with little or no traction. Location: La Costa Canyon High School, Dance Room. Time: 7 Thursdays, 9/13–10/25, 6:45–7:45 PM.
Pilates Mat Class. Pilates Mat Class is a total-body workout done on a mat with resistance exercises that do not impact to the joints. The exercises challenge your core, as well as stretching and strengthening your entire body. This class is taught in a focused and fun environment for all to benefit and enjoy. You will leave this class feeling stronger, energized and ready to start your day! Fee: $69. Supplies: Please bring exercise mat to class. Location: Fletcher Cove, Community Room. Time Options: 7 Thursdays, 9/6–10/25, 9:15–10:15 AM. No class on 10/4. OR 7 Mondays, 9/10–10/22, 9:15–10:15 AM.
There are four ways to register for a course at MiraCosta College’s TCI site:
• Internet Registration—Go to miracosta.augusoft.net to register online.
• By Phone: 760.795.6820—Please have your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card in hand and your registration information ready when you call.
• In Person—Community Education & Workforce Development Office, MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011. Hours: 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday.
• By Mail—Complete the registration form using a separate form for each person (forms may be duplicated.) Visa, MasterCard, Discover card or check payable to MiraCosta College) can be used to pay registration fees. If you would like a confirmation, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Mail checks and completed registration form(s) to: Community Education & Workforce Development, MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011.
About the Technology Career Institute
Situated in beautiful Carlsbad, CA, just minutes from the Pacific Ocean, MiraCosta’s Technology Career Institute (TCI) offers unsurpassed opportunities for students to gain real-world work experience through hands-on, accelerated and cooperative education offerings. With its vast network of partner employers, program graduates are sought after for employment into some of the world’s most renowned corporations.
About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District has served the coastal North San Diego County area for over 80 years. More than 17,000 credit students per semester in over 70 disciplines enroll in associate degrees, university transfer and workforce readiness certificate programs. The college also serves a wide spectrum of educational needs in the region ranging from programs for adult education, basic skills, and ESL to a California Community College pilot program offering the nation’s first baccalaureate degree in biomanufacturing. MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.