Sedalia, Missouri – State Fair Community College’s The LearningForce will offer these wellness and dance courses beginning in August.
Yoga classes will meet from 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students should wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or rug. Irene Renauld is the instructor.
Yogalates, a fusion of yoga and Pilates, will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. This class offers stretching and strengthening of all major muscles and calms the mind and spirit. Students should wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Sue Guffin is the instructor.
A 15 percent discount is applied if enrolling in three or more yoga or Yogalates sessions at the same time prior to the start of class. Prime Time Learners, anyone over 60 years old, get 10 percent off and PrimeMulti, anyone over 60 who registers for three classes, gets 24 percent discount.
Dentokan Martial Arts classes meet on Mondays and Wednesdays at various times depending on age group. This class improves and maintains your health by regular exercise and learning new skills and techniques in Martial Arts. Classes are for all ages and skill levels and offer an opportunity to earn stripes, rank and belt degrees. Dan Brigman, a third degree Black Belt, is the instructor.
New classes start monthly. Visit www.sfccmo.edu/thelearningforce for the most up-to-date schedule and to register.
Beginning Country Line Dance will meet at 7-9 p.m. on Thursdays from Aug. 29 to Oct. 10. If you like to dance but don’t have a partner, this class is for you. Instructor Mary Donnell-Brown makes learning fun and easy. You will learn dances such as Electric Slide, Little Susie, Gleeful Waltz, Moves like Jagger, and several more current line dances. Cost is $59 for seven sessions; smooth-soled shoes are recommended.
Beginning Country/Western Dance will meet from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 3 to Oct. 15. This course, for beginners and people who want to brush up on their skills, teaches basic steps and simple variations of some of the most popular country and western dances: Two-step, Cotton-Eye Joe, Waltz, Ten Step, and Swing. You may attend alone or with a partner. Smooth-soled shoes are recommended. Mary Donnell-Brown and Travis Goosen are the instructors; cost is $49 for seven sessions.
Intermediate Country/Western Dance will meet 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays for seven weeks from Oct. 22 to Dec. 3. This course is a continuation of Beginning Country/Western Dance and is for students who are familiar with the basic steps and turns. The class will teach more intermediate turns and twirls in Two-Step and Waltz, Night Club Two-Step, and couple side-by-side dances. You may attend solo or, as recommended, with a partner to practice turns and twirls. Mary Donnell-Brown and Travis Goosen are the instructors; cost is $49 per person for seven sessions.
Intermediate Country Line Dance will meet from 7-9 p.m. on Thursdays from Oct. 24 to Dec. 12. Previous line dance experience or instructor’s consent is required. Dances taught include Slappin Leather, Watermelon Crawl, Boot Scootin’ Boogie, West Coast Shuffle, Waltz Across Texas, Cowboy Cha Cha, and other current dances. Cost is $59 for seven sessions; Mary Donnell-Brown is the instructor is Mary Donnell-Brown.
For more information and to register, go to www.sfccmo.edu/thelearningforce, call (660) 530-5822 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Gift certificates are available for any course. Early enrollment helps to ensure classes will be held.