Course Descriptions

Spring Term 2014 Course Offerings

Health Occupations

Personal Care Aide

Personal Care Aide Free Preview
Do you want to learn more about Lane's Personal Care Aide training? Come to a FREE informational presentation!

5:30-6:30 p.m., Th, Apr 17, DCA Rm TBA (1 hr No charge) – Susman

Personal Care Aide Training
Ready for a rewarding career as a professional caregiver? Demand is great and growing statewide for caregivers in residential communities and in-home settings. This 40-hour, hands-on training is well-respected by area employers, many of whom offer special hiring consideration to those who pass the course. Textbook included. (Note: Employers will conduct comprehensive criminal history checks before hiring.)

5:30-8:30 p.m., Tu/Th, Apr 29-June 12, DCA Rm TBA (40 hrs $359)- Gilad & Little

Volunteer Training

Become a Medicare Expert
There is no one more appreciated than a Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance volunteer, SHIBA volunteers provide unbiased information about Medicare and fight Medicare fraud. If you are interested in becoming a SHIBA volunteer, call (541) 736-4421. Co-sponsored by Willamalane Adult Activity Center and the Successful Aging Institute of Lane Community College.

9-4 p.m., Tu, Apr 24 & 9-12 p.m., F, Apr 25, Willamalane Ctr., 250 S 32nd (10 hrs No Charge) - Sutton

Become a Senior Companion!
Are you a people person? Have time on your hands? Want to earn a bit of extra cash while helping others? The national Senior Companion Program trains and supports low-income adult volunteers, age 55+ who make weekly visits to frail elders and those with disabilities. They help their clients maintain quality of life and independence, and earn a tax-free stipend of $2.65/hour. In Lane County, the Program has been sponsored by Lane Community College for almost 40 years. To register, call the sites listed below. (Note: If you are interested in becoming a client of the Program, please call the Aging & Disability Resource Connection at (541) 682-4038.)

1:00-2:30 p.m., M, Jun 2, Campbell Center, 155 High St (to register call (541) 683-5318) (1.5 hrs No Charge)- Brooks

School Garden Project Volunteer Training
Dig in! Kindle the delight of gardening in children. This dirt-under-the-fingernails training is your ticket to volunteering for the Project's educational programs. Learn how to confidently share your knowledge with eager elementary students in small and larger groups. Pick up tips on tools and cooking safety. Wear your garden duds as the 2nd meeting will take place in a local school garden. This class is co-sponsored by the School Garden Project and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register, contact the School Garden Project at Jenny@schoolgardenproject.org or (541) 284-1001. Participants must attend all 4 hours of class.

6-8 p.m., Tu, Apr 1, School Garden Project, 454 Willamette St, Rm. 205 and
10-12 p.m., Sa, Apr 5, Location TBA (4 hrs No charge) - Laxton

You Owe It To Yourself: Volunteer!
Do volunteers really have more fun? Discover the bounty of opportunities Lane County organizations provide, so that YOU can make a difference. Co-sponsored by RSVP of Lane County (at United Way) and the Senior Companion Program (at Lane Community College), this breezy overview will provide hands-on tools to take the next step and get involved.

2:00-3:00 p.m., Tu, May 6, Amazon Community Ctr., 2700 Hilyard St., to register call (541) 682-5373 or visit www.eugene-or.gov/recenroll. (2 hrs No Charge) - Bresler & Susman
5:30-7:30 p.m., Th, May 29, Eugene Public Library, no pre-registration (2 hrs No Charge) - Bresler & Susman

10:30-12:00 p.m., M, Jun 2, Campbell Center, 155 High St., to register call (541) 682-5318 (2 hrs No Charge) - Bresler & Susman
9:00-10:30 a.m., Tu, Jun 3, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St, to register call (541) 736-4444 (2 hrs No Charge) - Bresler & Susman

Arts

Painting

Plein Air Painting
Watercolor, acrylic, oils! What will YOU choose to express yourself outdoors? Enjoy demonstration of these 3 media choices, then experiment with one or all three with gentle guidance and instruction. Composition, color identification, color mixing, and more will be included. All levels welcome; all materials supplied. This class is co-sponsored by Willamette Oaks Retirement Living and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment contact Willamette Oaks Retirement Living at (541) 343-2688.

1-3 pm, F, May 9-30, Willamette Oaks Retirement, 455 Alexander Lp. (8 hrs $39) - Jamieson

Teach Others to Draw
Anyone can draw! Cultivate confidence as well as creativity in the older adults you serve. All paints and papers provided. This session will preview a Plein Air Painting class co-sponsored by Willamette Oaks Retirement Living and LCC Successful Aging Institute. No pre-registration necessary.
5:30-7:30 pm, W, May 7, Eugene Public Library (2 hrs No Charge) - Jamieson

Photography

Nature Photography
The outdoors are full of wonderful photo 'opps.' How do you capture them, and then share what you see? Grab your camera and learn tips for composition and principles for stunning & memorable photography. Resources galore and simple step by step principles will be included. This class is co-sponsored by Willamette Oaks Retirement Living and LCC Successful Aging Institute.. For registration and payment contact Willamette Oaks Retirement Living at (541) 343-2688.
1-4 p.m., Tues, June 3-10, Willamette Oaks Retirement Living, 455 Alexander Lp (6 hrs - $35) - Lennox

Projects

Greeting Cards
Create several lovely greeting cards each session using different techniques such as stamping, embossing, iris folding, using punches etc. Cost includes supplies. For registration, cost, and payment contact River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

1-3 p.m., Tu, Apr 8-May 13, River Park & Rec, 1400 Lake Dr (6 hrs $50) - Wen
6:30-8:30 p.m., Tu, Apr 8-May 13, River Park & Rec, 1400 Lake Dr (6 hrs $50) - Wen

Home & Family

Culinary

Italian Pizzas
Learn how to prepare a variety of delicious Italian pizzas from scratch, in just two classes. Please bring an empty container to take home your squisiti (scrumptious) leftovers. Food, supplies, and recipes included. There are no special allocations for food allergies or restrictions. This class is co-sponsored by Pepperberries Ultimate Kitchen Store and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact Pepperberries at (541) 485-6922.

11-2 p.m, Sa, Apr 5-12, Pepperberries, 2538 Willakenzie Rd. (6 hrs $55) - Mariotti

Italian Sauces
Learn how to prepare a variety of delicious Italian sauces from scratch, in just two classes. Please bring an empty container to take home your squisiti (scrumptious) leftovers. Food, supplies, and recipes included. There are no special allocations for food allergies or restrictions. This class is co-sponsored by Pepperberries Ultimate Kitchen Store and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact Pepperberries at (541) 485-6922.

5:30-8:30 p.m., F, May 2-9, Pepperberries, 2538 Willakenzie Rd. (6 hrs $55) - Mariotti

Driver Training

AARP Safe Driver Course
Since its inception in 1979, AARP Driver Safety has covered defensive driving techniques, rules of the road, normal changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time - including ways to compensate for these changes. Open to all ages and to non- AARP members. Participants age 55+ may qualify for insurance discounts. The cost is $20, with a $5 discount to AARP members. There are no tests. To register, call one of the following locations.

3/24 & 31 Willamalane Activity Ctr, Spfld (541) 736-4444
4/12 Kendall Ford, Eugene (541) 515-8896
4/21 & 23 Petersen Barn (541) 682-5521
4/21 & 28 Willamalane Activity Ctr, Spfld (541) 736-4444
4/25 Campbell Senior Ctr. (541) 682-5318
5/10 Kendall Ford, Eugene (541) 515-8896
5/12 & 19 Willamalane Activity Ctr, Spfld. (541) 736-4444
5/16 Campbell Senior Ctr. (5841) 682-5318
5/19 & 21 Petersen Barn (541) 682-5521
6/5 Junction City Community Service Ctr. (541) 998-4767
6/13 River Road Park & Recreation, Eugene (541) 688-4052
6/14 Kendall Ford, Eugene (541) 515-8896

Family Health

Across the Generations: Communication Tips
Each generation has its own perspectives on "wicked problems." Learn and practice techniques that can help you bridge the intergenerational divide as you discuss them. This class is co-sponsored by HealerToday.com, Lifestyle Changes Counseling Services, and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact HealerToday.com or call (541) 510-2548.

6-8 p.m., M/W/F, May 12-16, Garden Way Retirement, 175 S. Garden Way (6 hrs $39)

Aging With Autism
The first age group diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome is today's Boomer generation. If you or someone you love has reached the mid-50's with this "Autism Spectrum Disorder," join us to discuss what it means to have reached this benchmark and how we can help ensure good health for the next 50. This class is co-sponsored by HealerToday.com, Lifestyle Changes Counseling Services, and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact HealerToday.com or call (541) 510-2548.

9-12 p.m., Sa, May 3-10, Garden Way Retirement, 175 S. Garden Way (6 hrs $15) - Alexander

Codependent After All These Years
Does this ring true for you or someone you love? In a supportive setting, let's enjoy an interactive opportunity to better understand ourselves and to practice new healthy responses to others. This class is co-sponsored by HealerToday.com, Spark of Life, and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact HealerToday.com or call (541) 510-2548.

5:30 -7:30 p.m., Tu, Jun 3-17, Garden Way Retirement, 175 S. Garden Way (6 hrs $39) - van der Horst

Legal Decisions: Our Parents, Ourselves
Help your parents - and yourselves - understand more about legal issues they may be facing. Explore long-term care options, payment strategies, elder abuse and how to prevent it, end of life issues, and surrogate decision-making including power of attorney, trustees, and guardians. Mark Williams is a seasoned elder law attorney, and welcomes all questions. This class is co-sponsored by Solvang Retirement Living and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Please park off-site. To register and pay, contact Solvang Retirement Living at (541) 461-0490.

6-8 p.m., Tu, Apr 22-May 6, Olive Plaza, 1133 Olive St (6 hrs $5) - Williams

Living Well with Chronic Conditions
Does a health condition affects your daily life? If so, this free 6-week program may be just for you. Gain skills to help you manage pain and depression, relax, sleep, exercise, eat well, and work well with your health care providers. The training is co-sponsored by Senior & Disabled Services and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Pre-registration required. Contact Gary at (541) 682-4103.

5-7:30 p.m., Tu, Apr8-May 13, Trillium Healthcare, 1800 Millrace Dr. (15 hrs No charge) - Phinney
5:30-8 p.m., Th, May 1-Jun 5, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St. (15 hrs No Charge) - Phinney
2-4:30 p.m., Tu, Jun 3-Jul 8, YMCA, 2055 Patterson St, (15 hrs No Charge) - Phinney

Living with Memory Loss
Experience this unique opportunity, created especially for those affected by early memory loss AND their care partners. Each week a local professional will present information about memory loss and community support services. Discussion and sharing with experienced facilitators will follow. This class is co-sponsored by ElderHealth and Living and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment contact Diana Jacoby at ElderHealth and Living at (541) 726-4484. Scholarships are available.

10-12 p.m., Tu, Apr 1-Jun 3, Central Lutheran Church, 1857 Potter St (20 hrs $100 suggested donation per family) - Jacoby

Nutritional Secrets for Successful Aging
Want better health, but feeling stuck? How about more energy, stamina, and clearer thinking? Enjoy this interactive opportunity to easily unlock some of the secrets to good health: diet, digestion, and detoxification. This class is co-sponsored by HealerToday.com, Pathways to Health, and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact HealerToday.com or call (541) 510-2548.

9-12 p.m., Sa, May 3-10, Garden Way Retirement, 175 S. Garden Way (6 hrs $29) -Syverson

Retired! Now What?!
Sleeping in every day? Fishing? A new career? A newly retired college professor, a soon-to-retire healthcare professional, and a counselor/educator who chose "rewiring" over retirement will help you determine how YOU will transition into YOUR best retirement. This class is co-sponsored by HealerToday.com, Lifestyle Changes Counseling Services, and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact HealerToday.com or call (541) 510-2548.

10-4 p.m., Sa, Apr 26, Garden Way Retirement, 175 S. Garden Way (6 hrs $39) - Davies, Hecht, & Fabry

What's "Retirement" These Days?
Do you work with folks nervous about their upcoming retirement? Let's talk about the "best of times, and the worst of times" pertaining to life after full time work. What tools and resources most easily ease this important life transition? Learn the steps to adjust and fully enjoy the experience. This session will preview several courses co-sponsored by HealerToday.com and LCC Successful Aging Institute. No pre-registration necessary.

2-4 pm, Sa, Apr 12, Eugene Public Library (2 hrs No Charge) - Fabry

Gardening & Landscaping

Flower Power 1
Love flowers? This hands-on design class will teach you basic styles and techniques of flower arranging. You will be creating a new fresh arrangement to take home each week. This fun class also serves as an introduction to those who may want to pursue a career in floristry through Lane Continuing Education. Cost includes supplies and flowers. For registration and payment contact our co-sponsor, River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

6-8 p.m., Tu, Apr 1-29, Flower Market, Santa Clara Square, 45 H Division Ave. (10 hrs $90) - Sondag

Flower Power 2
Love flowers? This hands-on design class will build upon the techniques of flower arranging learned in Flower Power 1. You will be creating a new fresh arrangement to take home each week. Cost includes supplies and flowers. Co-sponsored by Successful Aging Institute at LCC. Class is held at the Flower Market located in the Santa Clara Square, 45 H Division Ave. For registration and payment, contact our co-sponsor, River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road district may qualify for a discount.

6-8 pm, Tu, May 6-Jun 3, Flower Market located in the Santa Clara Square (10 hrs $90) - Sondag

Home Buying/Home Improvement

Design Concepts for Independent Living
Embrace the "Universal Design" features that can help you enjoy your home for years to come. This step-by-step presentation can help you eliminate potential hazards and accommodate your home to changing needs and abilities, with attention to both practicality and style. To register, contact instructor Teo Wences at (541) 556-1845.

9-11 a.m., M/W/F, June 9-13, LCC Downtown Campus, Room TBA (6 hrs No Charge) - Wences

Threshold Intensive Home Ownership
Still renting? You can own your own home - let us show you how! Since 1994 NEDCO has been working with families and individuals to help them become successful homeowners through this intensive two-part program. Over eight weekly classes, taught by qualified professionals, you will learn about financial preparation, the how purchase process, and protecting your investment. In addition to the classes, you will meet regularly 1:1 with a homeownership counselor to develop and implement your own action plan to help you reach your goal. These classes are sponsored by NEDCO (Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation) and LCC's Successful Aging Institute. Call NEDCO at (541) 345-7106 or visit www.nedcocdc.org to register & pay.

6-8 p.m., W, Apr 2-May 21, NEDCO (16 hrs $75) –Legorreta

Urban Homesteading 101
Preserve fruits & veggies; create your own breads, soaps, and cheeses; ferment your own sauerkraut; plan, prune, and graft in your garden. Save money and have a great time doing it! Class involves a new topic "workshop" each week. For registration and payment, contact River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road district may qualify for a discount.

7-9 p.m., W, Apr 9 –June 4, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr. (6-20 hrs – 3 classes: $63 or all 10 classes $189) - Prier

Money

Financial Aspects of Estate Planning
Even if you're not a legal professional, you may be called on to help explain the financial aspects of estate planning for your clients. Learn what you can share, and what you should refer, from a seasoned attorney/educator. No pre-registration required.

5:30-7:30 pm, T, Apr 8, Eugene Public Library (2 hrs No Charge) - Williams

Financial Foundations
Expand your financial knowledge! This course will cover credit, savings, budgeting, tracking expenses and "spending leaks." You will also receive a free tri-merge credit report with credit scores and unlimited one-to-one counseling. These classes are co-sponsored by NEDCO (Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation) and Lane Community College Successful Aging Institute. New classes begin the first week of every month and continue for 4 weeks. Call NEDCO at (541) 345-7106 to register.

6-8 p.m., W, Apr 2-23, NEDCO (8 hrs $40) - Legorreta
6-8 p.m., W, Jun 4-25, NEDCO, (8 hrs $40) - Legorreta

Lifeline Financial Education
LifeLine provides you with the tools you need to get your finances under control - regardless of your circumstances. Whether you are looking to save some money, pay off debt or improve your credit, this is the class for you! The class includes an optional one-time consultation with a Financial Counselor. These classes are co-sponsored by NEDCO (Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation) and Lane Community College Successful Aging Institute. New classes begin the first week of every month and continue for 4 weeks. Call NEDCO at (541) 345-7106 to register.

1 -3 p.m., Th, Apr 3-24, 1376 Olive St (8 hrs No Charge) - Legoretta
6 -8 p.m., M, Arp 7-28, NEDCO (8 hrs No Charge) - Legoretta
6 -8 p.m., M, Apr 28-May 19, NEDCO (8 hrs No Charge) In Spanish- Legoretta
1-3 p.m., Th, May 1-22, 1376 Olive St (8 hrs No Charge) - Legoretta
6 -8 p.m., M, May 5-June 4, NEDCO (8 hrs No Charge) - Legoretta
6-8 p.m., M, June 1-30, (8 hrs No Charge) - Legoretta
1 -3 p.m., Th, Jun 5-26,1376 Olive St (8 hrs No Charge) - Legoretta

Personal

Fitness

Ai Chi/Warm Water Aquatics
Somewhat like Tai Chi in the water, Ai Chi can help you manage pain and increase flexibility, balance, and core strength while respecting your abilities and choices. Step-by-step instruction. Non-swimmers welcome. Bring your swimsuit or shorts/tank top, towel, and locker lock. This course is co-sponsored by Tamarack Aquatic Center and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Scholarships may be available for OHP and SNAP recipients. To register and pay, call Tamarack Pool, (541) 686-9290.

1-2 p.m., Th, Apr 3-Jun 12, Tamarack Aquatic Center, 3575 Donald St, (11 hrs $66) - Henry-Schneider
1-2 p.m., Th, Jan 9-Mar 20, Tamarack Aquatic Center, 3575 Donald St, (11 hrs $66) - Henry-Schneider

Arthritis Exercise Program
The ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION EXERCISE PROGRAM uses gentle activities to help people with arthritis increase joint flexibility and range of motion, maintain muscle strength and decrease pain. Classes are specially designed for people of all ages with arthritis and other related diseases and limited movement. Let's Move together by taking control of your arthritis. Exercise from the comfort of your chair. River Road Park & Recreation District is an Arthritis Foundation sponsored agency. This course is co-sponsored by LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration, cost, and payment contact River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

1:15-2 p.m., Tu/Th, Apr 1-Jun 5, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr. (15 hrs $40) - Martinez

Be Fit for Life
Join a local personal trainer and Ironman to learn about aging successfully, maintaining mobility, eating for optimal nutrition, exercising for your body type, and why your breakfast is making you fat. You may be able to keep weight off through the holidays and beyond! Free full-body exercise routine included. This course is co-sponsored by LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration, cost, and payment contact our co-sponsor, River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

6:30-7:30 p.m., M, Apr 21, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr. (1 hr No Charge) - Hardisty
6:30-7:30 p.m., M, Apr 28-Jun 9, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr. (6 hrs $50) - Hardisty

Better Balance/Tai Chi Plus
This friendly interactive class combines the best of both well-known practices with music and the balance & strength exercises developed by the OSU Bone Research Lab. Research has found that Tai Chi can help lower your fall risk and maintain bone strength. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. This course is co-sponsored by Olive Plaza and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Please park off-site. To register and pay, contact Solvang Retirement Living, at (541) 461-0490. If class cost is prohibitive, see Mike Bennett at Solvang. No class May 6

2-3 p.m., Tu, April 1-Jun 10, Solvang Retirement Living, 1202 Jacobs Dr. (10 hrs $45) - O'Shea

Body Blast
Blast your cardio fitness to the next level! We'll combine fun heart fitness routines with specific muscle conditioning, for a wide variety of formats. Challenge those muscles to reap the rewards of interval conditioning & cross training. For registration, cost, and payment contact our co-sponsor, River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who register for both sessions may receive a discount. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

6-7 p.m., Tu/Th, Apr 1-Jun 5, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr. (18 hrs $60) -Barry

Deep Water Exercise
Aerobic intensity level. Designed for the active adult. Provides a 20-25 minute aerobic fitness segment. A progression of exercises maximize cardiovascular conditioning and enhance flexibility,range of motion, muscle strength and toning. Priority registration given to adults capable of an aerobic pace. This course is co-sponsored by LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

8-9 p.m., Tu/Th, Apr 1-May 1, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (10 hrs $46) - TBA
8-9 p.m., Tu/Th, May 5-Jun 6, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (10 hrs $46) - TBA

El Nuevo Sistema Revolucionario
Latin Jam Workout
Latin Jam es el programa revolucionario de ejercicio combinado con la mejor musica latina y la energia de la musica moderna, creando un programa de cardio dinamico, divertido y efectivo mientras nos ejercitamos.
Latin Jam is a fusion of the seductive flavors of Latin America with the powerful beats of hip hop, the hypnotic sound of techno and the exotic attitude of tribal movements. These workouts build on a foundation of traditional aerobic moves. This class is instructed in Spanish; all languages and abilities are welcome. This class is co-sponsored by Willamalane Adult Activity Center and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration, and payment contact Willamalane Adult Activity Center at (541) 736-4444. Participants who live within the Willamalane district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

7-8 p.m., Tu, Mar 4-Apr 22, Willamalane Center, 250 S 32nd St (8 hr $41) - Ramirez
7-8 p.m., Th, Mar 6-Apr 24, Willamalane Center, 250 S 32nd St (8 hr $41) - Ramirez
7-8 p.m., Tu, May 6-Jun 24, Willamalane Center, 250 S 32nd St (8 hrs $41) - Ramirez
7-8 p.m., Th, May 8-Jun 26, Willamalane Center, 250 S 32nd St (8 hrs $41) - Ramirez

Exerstart
Here's a great way to start an exercise program. This exercise program provides activities that can be done seated as well as standing. We'll have fun while improving balance, flexibility and muscle strength. Please wear comfortable clothes, good supportive shoes and bring a water bottle. This course is co-sponsored by LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

9:45-10:45 a.m., M/W/F, Mar 31-Jun 6, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr. (30 hrs - Call for cost) - Barry

Feldenkrais
Explore a sequence of gentle, simple movements to increase your awareness through sense, movement, and imagination. Experience a quiet power as the seemingly impossible becomes possible. Based on the work of Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais. All levels welcome. This class is co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and the LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact Eugene Yoga at (541)520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us.

4:15-5:15 p.m., Th, Apr 3-May 8, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6 hrs $36) - Skell

Fitness Hula
Enjoy the benefits of a low-impact workout as you tell a story through movement. Focus on core muscle conditioning, posture alignment and the healing principles of mind-body connection. No experience necessary. This course is co-sponsored by LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

6:30-7:30 p.m., Tu, Apr 1-May 6, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (6 hrs $72) - Iwalani
6:30-7:30 p.m., Tu, May 13-Jun 17, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (6 hrs $72) - Iwalani

From Fat to Fit: Teaching Basic Fitness & Nutrition
Join a local personal trainer and Ironman to learn how to help the older adults you serve eat for optimal nutrition, exercise for their body types, and stay independent as long as possible. This session will preview "Be Fit for Life" classes, co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation District and LCC Successful Aging Institute. No pre-registration necessary.

5:30-7:30, W, Apr 16, Eugene Public Library (2 hrs No Charge) - Hardisty

Island Heat DanceFit
Get toned and have a blast! We'll strengthen core muscle groups with South Pacific Island move, reggae and hip-hop. This course is co-sponsored by LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

6:30-7:15 p.m., W, Apr 2-Jun 4, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (6 hrs $60) - Iwalani

Nia Technique Mind-Body Fitness
Nia is non-impact, aerobic exercise to music. It combines dance, yoga, tai chi and self-healing. Enjoy new moves enhancing balance and bone density improvements. For registration, and payment contact our co-sponsor, Willamalane Adult Activity Center at (541) 736-4444. Participants who live within the Willamalane district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

5:30-6:30 p.m., Tu, Mar 4-Apr 22, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St (8 hrs $41) - Hollander
5:30-6:30 p.m., Th, Mar 6-Apr 24, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St (8 hr $41) - Hollander
5:30-6:30 p.m., Tu, May 6-Jun 24, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St (7 hrs $37) - Hollander
5:30-6:30 p.m., Th, May 8-Jun 26, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St (8 hr $41) - Hollander

Pilates for Mature Adults
The benefits of the mind/body practice of Pilates include better joint mobility, flexibility, balance and body awareness, improved posture and grace. Each session will include warm-ups; exercises focusing on strength, body alignment, and balance; and cool down stretching. Bring yoga mat, towel, and water. This course is co-sponsored by LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration, cost, and payment contact River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

8:30-9:30 a.m., M/W, Mar 31-Jun 4, River Road Annex, 1055 River Rd. (20 hrs $70) – Barry

Securing Mobility to Sit, Stand, & Kneel
How do we organize our muscles and skeletons to sit and stand safely? Learn how to apply the Feldenkrais Method® of Somatic Education to better support the physically challenged clients you serve. This class will preview the "Up, Down, & All Around" class co-sponsored by LCC Successful Aging Institute and River Road Park & Recreation. No pre-registration necessary.

5:30-7:30 pm, W, April 9, Eugene Public Library (2 hrs No Charge) – Cable

Up, Down, & All Around
Do you ever struggle to bend and tie your shoes? Worry that you won't be able to get down and up from the floor without falling? These hands-on lessons can help you bend, kneel, and walk more safely -- while stimulating your brain. Based on the work of Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais, you can practice from seated or standing positions. Class is co-sponsored by LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration, cost, and payment contact River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

11-12 p.m., M, Apr 14-Jun 16, River Road Park & Recreation, 1055 River Rd. (7 hrs $43) - Cable

Water Exercise Orientation/Review
In just 30 minutes, your 1:1 instructor will demonstrate proper equipment use, correct posture, and standard exercise for shallow and/or deep water. Then she will recommend the class that seems best suited for you. Please arrive a bit early -- with your swimsuit, towel, the medication/medical history information you'll need to complete a mandatory participation form. Cost may be applied towards water exercise classes this term. Class is co-sponsored by LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay contact River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052.

Ongoing by appointment. $15. Note: Appointments can be scheduled beginning 3/31. TBA

Growth/Self Improvement

Look At Me!
Sometimes we set goals, but lose the vision and excitement that propels us to achieve them. Get back on track to follow your dreams! Especially created for those of us in transition. This class is co-sponsored by HealerToday.com, A Coach for All Seasons, and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact HealerToday.com or call (541) 510-2548.

10-4 p.m., Su, Apr 13, Garden Way Retirement, 175 S. Garden Way (6 hrs $39) - Conrad

Moving On: Grief & Transition
Loss isn't just about death. We notice new age lines, say good-bye to old friends, struggle at work as comfortable practices are replaced by new technologies. Inexplicably, loss can sometimes even paralyze us. Join us as we explore tools and practices that can help appropriately express grief and move on in a healthy way. Everyone needs to learn to grieve—start your journey of moving on in this class. This class is co-sponsored by HealerToday.com, Lifestyle Changes Counseling Services, and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact HealerToday.com or call (541) 510-2548.

9-1 p.m., W/Th/F, Jun 4-6, Garden Way Retirement Community, 175 S. Garden Way, Eugene, OR, (12 hrs $49—Lunch included) - Fabry

Transitions for Women
Sometimes change is chosen. Other times it is imposed upon us. Always it involves letting go of something in order to move on to what is next. Through class discussion, journaling, art activities, and visualization, we will learn about models and stages of life transitions and skills and strategies for coping with changing times. This class is co-sponsored by the Center for Community Counseling and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register, call the Center at (541) 344-0620. All supplies included. Partial scholarship may be available.

3:30-5 p.m., W, Apr 30-June 4 (9 hrs $36) - LaFrance

Recreation

Spain's Costa del Sol & the Portuguese Riviera
Arrriba! 13 days touring through Spain and Portugal, it doesn't get much better than this! This is going to be an amazing trip. Highlights include: Madrid, Prado Museum, AVE High Speed Train, Cordoba, Costa del Sol, Granada, Alhambra, Ronda, Seville, Cascais, Lisbon, Mafra Palace & Monastery, Ericeira, Sintra, Obidos and Fatima. Come learn about this amazing trip and get more information. This presentation is co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation, Solvang Retirement Community, and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment contact one of the co-sponsors: River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052 or Solvang Retirement Center at (541) 461-0490. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

1-2 pm, M, June 9, Solvang Retirement Community, 1202 Jacobs Dr (1 hr No Charge) - Setzer
11-12 pm, T, June 10, River Road Park & Recreation, 1055 River Rd (1 hr No Charge) - Setzer

Technology

iPad Basics
Now you have this tablet thingy. But how does it work, really! Can it replace a 'real' computer? Learn basic connections, tips for readability, and how to teach it to 'listen.' Bring your questions and your iPad, if you have one. This class is co-sponsored by Willamette Oaks Retirement Living and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment contact Willamette Oaks Retirement Living at (541) 343-2688.

1-4 p.m., Tues, April 1-8, Willamette Oaks Retirement Living, 455 Alexander Lp (6 hrs - $35) - Lennox

Skype It
In 1876 the first telephone rang, someone answered and distace communicatiob began. Who knew that just 125 years later we would talk, listen, and see each other across the miles. Learn how to SKYPE in this hands-on (and face-on) class, which will include a live call to someone of your choice -- perhaps that new grandchild! This class is co-sponsored by HealerToday.com, Lifestyle Changes Counseling Services, and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact HealerToday.com or call (541) 510-2548.

10-12 p.m., Th, Apr 3-17 Garden Way Retirement, 175 S. Garden Way, (6 hrs $29) - Fabry

Yoga

Beginning Yoga
Learn commonly practiced yoga poses and how to practice them safely, honoring your own level of strength and flexibility. Emphasis on yoga taught the gentle and sustainable way. Discover how yoga promotes wellness, reduces stress and heals. This class is co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and the LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. No Class May 26

7:15-8:30 p.m., M, Mar 31-Apr 28, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6.25 hrs $38) -Huling
7:15-8:30 p.m., M, May 5-Jun 9, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6.25 hrs $38) - Gieger
12-1:30 p.m., Th, Apr 3-24, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6 hrs $36) - Butera

Chair Yoga at Eugene Yoga
Practice twists, hip stretches, forward bends, and more while seated or standing with a chair as a support. Yoga can help you reduce stress and improve muscle tone, as you breathe & sleep better. This class is co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and the LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. No class on May 26.

12:15-1:30 p.m., M, May 5-Jun 9, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St. (6.25 hours $38) Huling

Chair Yoga
Chair Yoga is a great option for those who find it hard to get up and down from the floor. Yoga helps reduce pain, stretches and relaxes the body, and calms the mind. The poses will be adapted as much as possible for specific individual challenges. The main goal in this class is to stretch and relax the whole body and to have fun doing it. For registration and payment contact one of the co-sponsors: River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052, or Solvang Retirement Center at (541) 461-0490. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

10:45-11:45 a.m., Tu/Th, Apr 1-Jun 5, River Road Park & Rec,1400 Lake Dr. (20 hrs $65) - MacDonald
9-10 a.m., W, Apr 2-Jun 11, Solvang Retirement Living, 1202 Jacobs Dr. (11 hrs $55) - MacDonald

Guys Love Yoga Too!
Although open to all, this introductory class was created to make yoga enjoyable and accessible for guys. Bring those tight hips, hamstrings and shoulders to the mat. Feel stronger, calmer and more flexible. This class is co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and the LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us.

10:30-11:45 a.m. Sa, Apr 5-26, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6.25 hrs $38) - Bertolone

Mommy/Baby Yoga
Unique yoga poses can improve sleep, promote bonding, relieve fussiness and encourage neuromuscular development - as crawlers & walkers enjoy yoga standing, sitting up and jumping. Enjoy a little yoga yourself as well! No yoga experience needed. This class is co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and the LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us.

11:30-12:45 p.m., Tu, May 6-Jun 3, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6 hrs $36) - Greenleaf

Plus Size Yoga
Gentle, yet dynamic, flowing yoga for those with larger bodies who want to increase flexibility, strength, balance and deep relaxation in a supportive environment. Anyone, of any size, can benefit from yoga movement, beginning right where you are and moving forward, step by step. For registration, cost, and payment contact our co-sponsor, River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park & Recreation district may qualify for a discount on the class price.

7-8:30 p.m., Tu, Apr1-Jun 5, Emerald Park (30 hrs call for cost) - Lutz
10-11:30 a.m., Sa, Apr 5-Jun 7, 1055 River Rd. (15 hrs call for cost) - Lutz

Yoga for Full Figures
People of all sizes can benefit from yoga. If you have an ample-sized body, and haven't yet discovered the benefits and joy of yoga, this class is especially for you. Increase flexibility, strength, balance and deep relaxation in a supportive environment. This class is co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and the LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us.

10:30-11:45 am, May 3-Jun 7, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (7.5 hours $45) - Link

Yoga for Spring Training
Calling all cyclists, runners, tennis players and golfers. Use this class to ready yourself for peak performance, and to help avoid common athletic injuries. This class is co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and the LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us.

7-8:15 p.m., Th, Apr 3-May 1, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6.25 hours $38) – Geiger

Yoga for Students
Is college or high school getting you down? Yoga can help alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety while cultivating strength, flexibility and concentration. Specifically designed for those age 16+ by a certified yoga instructor who is also a recent college grad. All levels welcome. This class is co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and the LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyuoga.us.

3-4:15 p.m., Su, Apr 6-May 11, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (7.5 hours $29) Bellissimo

Yoga for the Pelvic Floor
Discover how to build strength & flexibility, reduce pain, and stay continent. Practice basic core building yoga poses to help build important but much neglected muscles. Your instructor is a licensed physical therapist. No yoga experience necessary. This class is co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and the LCC Successful Aging Institute. For registration and payment, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us.

12:30-2 p.m., M, Apr 7-28, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6 hrs $45) - Abel