State Fair Community College’s The LearningForce will offer the following continuing education classes that start between May 2 and May 19.
- Yoga classes will meet from 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks beginning May 2 in Hopkins Center, Room 714. Students should wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or rug. Cost is $39 for eight sessions; instructor is Irene Renauld.
- Yogalates, a fusion of yoga and Pilates, will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks beginning Maya 2 in Hopkins Center, Room 714. It offers stretching and strengthening of all major muscles and can calm the mind and spirit. Students should wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Cost is $39 for eight sessions; instructor is Sue Guffin.
A 15 percent discount is applied if enrolling in three or more yoga or Yogalates sessions at the same time.
- Wagon Wheel Weaving class will meet from 6-9 p.m. on May 3 in Fielding Technical Center, Room 253. Students will learn to make rugs and placemats using techniques developed by pioneer women. The class will work on a group project and then transition to a smaller, personal project. All materials provided, but bring scissors to cut fabric. Cost is $29 per person; instructor is DeAnna Amos of Misty Woods Products.
- Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class A Truck Driving Academy is a four-week program designed to train new truck drivers how to drive, the rules and regulations of the road and how to keep driving logs. It includes about 40 hours of classroom time and 160 hours of driving time. Students must have a CDL permit and pass drug and health screenings before starting. Programs begin monthly; the next one begins May 8 in Fielding Technical Center, Room 245. Upon completion, students will be prepared to earn a Class A CDL. Go to www.sfccmo.edu/cdl for details and application. Instructor is Gary Willis.
- Customer Service will meet from noon to 4 p.m. May 10 in Fielding Technical Center 253. Participants will discover the different types of internal and external customers and learn skills that will provide effective face-to-face or over the phone customer service. Techniques on how to deal with difficult customers and generate repeat business also will be provided. Cost is $99.
- Motorcycle Basic Rider Course will meet May 12-14 and May 19-21 on the Sedalia campus. The class meets from 6-10 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The course is geared toward beginning or re-entry riders and has a list of requirements. Cost is $199; instructor is Chuck Buck, certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and the Missouri Motorcycle Safety Program.