Courses

Spring 2015 Courses        


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Evening Class   OPEN WELL 665SH - 42982 - Intro to Flower Essences
WELL 665SH INTRODUCTION TO FLOWER ESSENCES This course will explore the world of flower essences as a viable healing modality used to address emotional issues and body-mind health. Emphasis on the history of flower essences, methods of preparation, conditions and methods for selecting a particular essence, and flower essence usage. Students will prepare a personalized emergency formula. May be repeated twice for credit. NOTE: This course has a non-refundable materials charge of $15.
S 9:00am-5:00pm Leary,M
Evening Class   OPEN WELL 665SJ - 42984 - Intro to Gem Elixirs
WELL 665SJ INTRODUCTION TO GEM ELIXIRS This course will explore the world of gem elixirs and how to use them as a viable healing modality to address emotional issues and body-mind health. Students will learn which gem elixirs are needed for certain conditions and how to choose them appropriately. There will be discussion about the variety of uses available for gem elixirs (oral preparations, environmental sprays, bath stones, or adding to lotions, creams or carrier oils). Students will prepare a gem and elixir formula for themselves that specifically addresses how they respond to stresses and life challenges. May be repeated twice for credit. NOTE: This course has a non-refundable materials charge of $15.
S 9:00am-5:00pm Leary,M
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WELL 680SD - 44471 - Tai Chi for Health
WELL 680SD TAI CHI FOR HEALTH (3)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester.

Simple short form (24) movement techniques and breath work to improve health & well-being will be presented, demonstrated, and practiced. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 4:00pm-5:25pm Wimmer,R
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WELL 702 - 43359 - Massage Therapy II


WELL 702 MASSAGE THERAPY II (12)
Minimum of 152 lecture hours and 120 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: WELL 701 or equivalent.
Develop additional skills and knowledge in massage therapy techniques and various wellness modalities. Topics include massage theory, practical experience, anatomy, physiology, with emphasis upon business practices, and ethics. Students will work in the massage clinic to gain mastery of the skills learned in the classroom. Upon completion of WELL 701 and WELL 702, students will be eligible for a Certificate of Achievement from Skyline College and will also be eligible to apply for a 500-hour certification in the state of California as a Massage Therapist.

M T W Th 6:00pm-8:05pm Wimmer,R
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WELL 702 - 43359 - Massage Therapy II


WELL 702 MASSAGE THERAPY II (12)
Minimum of 152 lecture hours and 120 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: WELL 701 or equivalent.
Develop additional skills and knowledge in massage therapy techniques and various wellness modalities. Topics include massage theory, practical experience, anatomy, physiology, with emphasis upon business practices, and ethics. Students will work in the massage clinic to gain mastery of the skills learned in the classroom. Upon completion of WELL 701 and WELL 702, students will be eligible for a Certificate of Achievement from Skyline College and will also be eligible to apply for a 500-hour certification in the state of California as a Massage Therapist.

M T W Th 8:15pm-10:00pm Wimmer,R
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WELL 760 - 43480 - Intro to "Wholistic" Health
WELL 760 INTRODUCTION TO “WHOLISTIC” HEALTH (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Introduction to a variety of “wholistic” health modalities, including massage therapy, yoga, breath work, herbology, aromatherapy, flower essences, gem elixirs, Ayurvedic and Chinese health care systems. Structured to benefit students who wish to take the course for personal or professional purposes. Students will learn to evaluate personal lifestyle habits and be introduced to various natural healing modalities they can incorporate into their daily lives. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Leary,M
Evening Class  Online Class IN
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WELL 765 - 43792 - Everyday Uses of Herbs
TBA Leary,M
Evening Class  Online Class IN
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WELL 770 - 44998 - Aromatherapy for Wellness
TBA Leary,M
Evening Class   OPEN for Waitlist WELL 880SF - 44475 - Facilitated Stretching
WELL 880SF THEORY AND PRACTICE OF FACILITIATED STRETCHING (1.5)

(Pass/No Pass.)

Minimum of 24 lecture hours and 8 lab hours/semester.

The use of facilitated stretching for lengthening muscle tissue and fascia will be presented in theory and practive. Applicable anatomy and physiology will be presented, although the primary focus of the course will be practical application of technique. (Units do not count toward the Associate Degree.)

S Su 8:00am-1:50pm Wimmer,R
Evening Class   OPEN for Waitlist WELL 880SF - 44475 - Facilitated Stretching
WELL 880SF THEORY AND PRACTICE OF FACILITIATED STRETCHING (1.5)

(Pass/No Pass.)

Minimum of 24 lecture hours and 8 lab hours/semester.

The use of facilitated stretching for lengthening muscle tissue and fascia will be presented in theory and practive. Applicable anatomy and physiology will be presented, although the primary focus of the course will be practical application of technique. (Units do not count toward the Associate Degree.)

S Su 2:00pm-4:00pm Wimmer,R
Evening Class   OPEN WELL 880SG - 44476 - Working With Trigger Points
WELL 880SG WORKING WITH TRIGGER POINTS (2)

(Pass/No Pass.)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours/semester.Recommended: Graduation from a professional massage therapy training program or experience working as a professional massage therapist.

Etiology, physiology and characteristics of trigger points will be presented. Effective techniques to identify and deactivate trigger points will be demonstrated and practiced in this hands-on course.(Units do not count toward the Associate Degree.)

S Su 8:00am-4:00pm Wimmer,R

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