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PERD:709 "The Artist's Way" - A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity02/11-05/05  

Explore your creative desires and learn how "The Artist's Way" can help change your life! Learn and practice techniques used to access your personal creativity, move past creative blocks, and find trust and joy in your creative self. Class based on readings and exercises from Julia Cameron's book "The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity." Bring book to first class. The Artist's Way, ISBN# 978-1585421466. Supply list will be emailed. No class 3/17. Cost for adults 60 and over $65.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50205
  • Meeting Dates= 02/11-05/05
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= Deborah Weltman
  • Fees= $ 125.00
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  "The Artist's Way" - Overview01/28-01/28  

* * * CLASS WITHDRAWN * * * Explore your creative desires and discover how "The Artist's Way" can help you find trust and joy in your creative self! Learn about the techniques covered in Julia Cameron's book, "The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity," and what to expect in the full 12-week course. Book is not required. Cost for adults 60 and over $14.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50204
  • Meeting Dates= 01/28-01/28
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= Deborah Weltman
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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PERD:710 Basics of Couponing03/07-03/07  

Are you ready to save money but not sure where to start? Get the coupon basics, tips, and tricks in this 3 hour class. After learning all about how to coupon, put your new skills to the test at a nearby store where the instructor will help walk you through the entire process! Students to provide own transportation and should bring notebook/pen. Cost for adults 60 and over $22.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50730
  • Meeting Dates= 03/07-03/07
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= South Co Edu Univ Center 120
  • Instructor= Laura Duffin
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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PERD:749 Creating a Trauma-Informed St. Louis02/17-02/17  

This 2-hour session hosted by Alive and Well STL will serve to create a common framework around the definition, impact and prevalence of toxic stress and trauma. The session will pay particular attention to the importance of implementing trauma-informed principles across our community-a priority of the Ferguson Commission Report. Specific areas covered will include the effects of trauma on the developing brain and body, the environmental aspects of trauma and what we can do as individuals and a community to help St. Louis thrive. Cost for adults 60 and over $8.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 51182
  • Meeting Dates= 02/17-02/17
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Training Center 105
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 15.00
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PERD:765 CSI: Distinguishing Between Fact and Fiction03/24-03/24  

Do you have what it takes to be a detective based on what you have learned from popular crime dramas on television? Learn what is fact and what is Hollywood fiction. Coordinator of the Criminal Justice program at STLCC-Meramec discusses ten of the most prevalent mistakes in forensics-based television shows. Real crime scene photos and cases will be discussed. Participants must be 18 or older. Cost for adults 60 and over $15.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50566
  • Meeting Dates= 03/24-03/24
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Communications South 120
  • Instructor= Michael Hepner
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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  CSI: Distinguishing Between Fact and Fiction04/21-04/21  

Do you have what it takes to be a detective based on what you have learned from popular crime dramas on television? Learn what is fact and what is Hollywood fiction. Coordinator of the Criminal Justice program at STLCC-Meramec discusses ten of the most prevalent mistakes in forensics-based television shows. Real crime scene photos and cases will be discussed. Participants must be 18 or older. Cost for adults 60 and over $15.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50565
  • Meeting Dates= 04/21-04/21
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 103
  • Instructor= Michael Hepner
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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PERD:735 Developing Intuition04/12-05/03  

Awaken your intuitive abilities and feel comfortable listening to and trusting your intuition. Discover which of your "psychic senses" is naturally strongest: gut feelings, inner listening, or intuitive seeing. Learn a variety of exercises and practices to help develop your intuition; including sensing auras, psychometry (intuiting information by holding objects) and more. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50514
  • Meeting Dates= 04/12-05/03
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Communications South 120
  • Instructor= Rhonda Leifheit
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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PERD:709 Discover Your Talents04/30-04/30  

Have you ever wondered what your true strengths are? Many people find it difficult to identify their own strengths, much less know how to articulate them well. Use the highly acclaimed Strengths Finder 2.0 assessment to identify your top 5 strengths and uncover your talents! Learn what differentiates you from others and how to create your own unique recipe for success as you design new life directions. First class meets 4/30 in computer lab, BA- 216. Second class meets 5/7 in classroom, BA-203. Text required - bring to first class. Strengths Finder 2.0, ISBN: 9781595620156. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50569
  • Meeting Dates= 04/30-04/30
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 216
  • Instructor= Carol Watkins
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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PERD:712 Less Stress, More Energy!02/09-02/16  

Overcome stress and increase your energy! Recognize how eating and sleeping habits can affect your stress and energy levels. Learn the tools necessary to better manage your stress, sleep, energy, and cravings! Bring notebook and pen. Cost for adults 60 and over $15.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 51019
  • Meeting Dates= 02/09-02/16
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 111
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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PERD:735 Listening to the Voice of Intuition02/22-03/07  

Identify, explore and learn how to use your Intuition daily. Everyone has Intuition, but you may not understand how to actually listen to your gut feelings. Meditation exercises, visualization and in-class discussions will enhance your ability to communicate with the universe and listen to your "Inner Voice." Fee includes textbook. Cost for adults 60 and over $54.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 51068
  • Meeting Dates= 02/22-03/07
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 113
  • Instructor= Jean Walters
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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PERD:732 Meditation for Health and Harmony03/30-04/20  

Meditation brings relaxation, mental clarity, emotional balance and spirituality. Discover meditation techniques and find the one that's best for you. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50513
  • Meeting Dates= 03/30-04/20
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - B Tower 013
  • Instructor= Rhonda Leifheit
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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  Meditation for Health and Harmony04/28-05/19  

Meditation brings relaxation, mental clarity, emotional balance and spirituality. Discover meditation techniques and find the one that's best for you. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50515
  • Meeting Dates= 04/28-05/19
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation 136
  • Instructor= Rhonda Leifheit
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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  Meditation: How and Why04/07-04/21  

Learn how to quiet your conscious mind (inner chatter), move inward and attune to your Higher Mind. As you shift your attention/awareness within, align with the Subconscious, and then the Super-conscious Mind, you have access to the vast storehouse of Inner Wisdom. In this class you will explore various exercises and methods to deepen your meditation experience. Meditation will be practiced in each class and a meditation CD will be provided. Fee includes CD. Bring a blanket or pillow. Cost for adults 60 and over $54.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 51067
  • Meeting Dates= 04/07-04/21
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Ladue Horton Watkins Sr. H.S 131
  • Instructor= Jean Walters
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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PERD:709 Practicing Happiness02/10-03/09  

Would you like to feel happier? Positive psychology research is revealing simple but powerful techniques for increasing one's happiness. Explore a new happiness boosting theme each week and learn several related happiness practices from a licensed psychologist. Between classes, you will apply the new techniques in real life then share your experiences at the next class. Happiness themes include gratitude, mindfulness, kindness, compassion, social connections, and more. Know how to effectively influence your own happiness and which practices work best for you. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 51135
  • Meeting Dates= 02/10-03/09
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 115
  • Instructor= Tawni Hoeglund
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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  Practicing Happiness04/05-05/03  

Would you like to feel happier? Positive psychology research is revealing simple but powerful techniques for increasing one's happiness. Explore a new happiness boosting theme each week and learn several related happiness practices from a licensed psychologist. Between classes, you will apply the new techniques in real life then share your experiences at the next class. Happiness themes include gratitude, mindfulness, kindness, compassion, social connections, and more. Know how to effectively influence your own happiness and which practices work best for you. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 51179
  • Meeting Dates= 04/05-05/03
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Communications South 104
  • Instructor= Tawni Hoeglund
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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PERD:711 Simplify Life: Spring Cleaning Edition04/02-04/02  

It's that time of year again! As the world outside begins to transform, so can you! Learn how to simplify your life with great tips from a Professional Organizing Consultant! Improve your time management and learn how to make a big difference in your home with small changes. Cost for adults 60 and over $14.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50831
  • Meeting Dates= 04/02-04/02
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Communications South 206
  • Instructor= Kimberly Meredith
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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PERD:734 The Intersection of Business and Spirituality04/05-04/19  

Enjoy a spirited and respectful conversation with other students who may hold differing opinions. Class dialog will be open-minded discussions, not debates, on various topics including consciously matching your workplace values to your personal values, economic systems, non-traditional business models and cross-cultural concepts. Bring notebook and pen. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 51174
  • Meeting Dates= 04/05-04/19
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= Deborah Weltman
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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PERD:709 The Magic of Coincidence04/02-04/02  

Discover how to trust intuition and receive the power of synchronicities. Explore the interconnectedness of all things and build to a greater awareness of "meaningful coincidences" in life! Cost for adults 60 and over $13.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50135
  • Meeting Dates= 04/02-04/02
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 109
  • Instructor= Roselyn Mathews
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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  Treasure Journaling02/06-02/06  

Uncover your personal treasure: your areas of giftedness and genius! Create a 'treasure journal' in class to record everyday life experiences, reflect the positive qualities others see in you and become aware of those qualities in yourself. Collage, guided meditation, journaling, and class interaction exercises provide new insights into the amazing person you really are! Supply list will be emailed. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50203
  • Meeting Dates= 02/06-02/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= Deborah Weltman
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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PERD:765 Voiceovers II: Making Money With Your Voice04/02-04/02  

If you enjoyed our introductory course, Voiceovers - Get Paid to Talk, this is your next step! Go through real-life voice training exercises and techniques with a voiceover professional. Arrive with a basic understanding of the voiceover business, because you will dive right into the mechanics of reading copy. At the end of the class, you'll have a basic grasp of capturing your performance using recording software and be able to take home a copy of your personal session's voiceover! Pre-requisite: Voiceovers - Get Paid to Talk. Bring 1Gb flashdrive. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50578
  • Meeting Dates= 04/02-04/02
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 102
  • Instructor= Michael Doran
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Voiceovers II: Making Money With Your Voice04/23-04/23  

If you enjoyed our introductory course, Voiceovers - Get Paid to Talk, this is your next step! Go through real-life voice training exercises and techniques with a voiceover professional. Arrive with a basic understanding of the voiceover business, because you will dive right into the mechanics of reading copy. At the end of the class, you'll have a basic grasp of capturing your performance using recording software and be able to take home a copy of your personal session's voiceover! Pre-requisite: Voiceovers - Get Paid to Talk. Bring 1Gb flashdrive. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50577
  • Meeting Dates= 04/23-04/23
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 111
  • Instructor= Michael Doran
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Voiceovers: Get Paid to Talk04/23-04/23  

Have you been told that you have a great voice? Learn how to get started in the voiceover industry! This introductory course will include a real-world overview of the industry, including the good, the bad and the ugly parts, from one of St. Louis' own voice artists. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50575
  • Meeting Dates= 04/23-04/23
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 111
  • Instructor= Michael Doran
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Voiceovers: Get Paid to Talk04/02-04/02  

Have you been told that you have a great voice? Learn how to get started in the voiceover industry! This introductory course will include a real-world overview of the industry, including the good, the bad and the ugly parts, from one of St. Louis' own voice artists. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50576
  • Meeting Dates= 04/02-04/02
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Communications 102
  • Instructor= Michael Doran
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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