Courses

Fall 2014 Courses


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Evening Class   OPEN for Waitlist WELL 665SB - 92907 - Intro to Stress Reduction
WELL 665SB - SELF-HELP STRESS REDUCTION TECHNIQUES (0.5) Students will explore self-help healing tools that will support the practitioner when working with clients. These tools are beneficial for anyone working with the public, particularly work that requires sensitive awareness and communication. Students will learn simple practices that help to center and ground ourselves as we open our hearts compassionately. Each participant will leave the class knowing straightforward processes they can follow to achieve balance and clarity as they work with people who are in need of thoughtful attention. NOTE: This course has a non-refundable materials charge of $15. Students are required to bring a yoga mat or large towel to class.
S 9:00am-5:00pm Wimmer,R
Evening Class   CLASS OVER WELL 665SH - 93194 - 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 Wimmer,R
Evening Class   OPEN WELL 665SJ - 93204 - Intro to Gem Elixers
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 Wimmer,R
Evening Class   OPEN WELL 665SO - 94591 - Qigong for Health
S 9:00am-5:00pm Brown,R
Evening Class   OPEN WELL 665SP - 94595 - Qigong for Longevity
S 9:00am-5:00pm Wimmer,R
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WELL 701 - 93206 - Massage Therapy I


WELL 701 MASSAGE THERAPY I (12)
Minimum of 152 lecture hours and 120 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Massage Therapy Program. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Development of skills and knowledge in massage therapy techniques. Topics include massage theory, practical experience, anatomy and physiology. 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 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 701 - 93206 - Massage Therapy I


WELL 701 MASSAGE THERAPY I (12)
Minimum of 152 lecture hours and 120 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Massage Therapy Program. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Development of skills and knowledge in massage therapy techniques. Topics include massage theory, practical experience, anatomy and physiology. 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 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 - 93517 - 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
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WELL 765 - 94603 - Everyday Uses of Herbs
TBA Leary,M
Evening Class  Online Class IN
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WELL 770 - 94602 - Aromatherapy for Wellness
TBA Leary,M
Evening Class   OPEN WELL 880SH - 94600 - Deep Tissue Techniques:Seated
WELL 880SH DEEP TISSUE TECHNIQUES: SEATED POSITION (1)

(Pass/No Pass.)

Minimum of 16 lecture hours/semester.

Use of the seated position for the application of deep tissue technique is presented. Advantages of this position are discussed and hands-on application is demonstrated and practiced. Use of deep tissue technique during chair massage sessions will be described as well.

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

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