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Openings Available for CreekSide Fall Classes

Openings are still available for several Brevard College CreekSide Fall Community Education classes.

There is still time to register for classes ranging from Easy Harmonica-A Workshop for Instant Joy to Felted Flowers and Gift Tags Galore.  Space is available in several health and recreation classes as well, including Basic Yoga; Adult Ballet-Basic Technique and Core Strength; and Yoga for Healthy Aging. 

Openings are also available for Cherokee History in the South; Rejuvenate Your Retirement; Beginning Digital Photography; Writers Workshop for All Skill Levels; and Introduction to the Argentine Tango courses.  

Each of these non-credited classes is open to the community.

Easy Harmonica-A Workshop for Instant Joy offers students the chance to experience the joy of being able to play the harmonica from almost the first instance. The course – taught by North Carolina’s only harmonica instructor, Charlie Story – meets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., November 18-21.  The cost is $50.

Felted Flowers teaches students how to make felted flowers from sheet felt and up-cycled garments.  The course, which is taught by Joy Poe, meets Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., October 19 through November 2.  The cost is $60.

Gift Tags Galore introduces students to the materials and basics of stamps, stamping techniques and embossing.  The course is also taught by Joy Poe and meets Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., December 7-14.  The cost is $45.

Basic Yoga is designed to comfortably explore basic yoga poses and lay a foundation for the ongoing practice of this form of exercise.  Taught by Katherine Taylor, the course meets Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., October 1 through November 19.  The cost is $100.

Adult Ballet-Basic Technique and Core Strength is a class designed to help students learn basic ballet technique while improving posture, coordination and flexibility.  The class, taught by Angie Wells, meets Tuesdays from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., October 15 through November 12.  The cost is $75.

Yoga for Healthy Aging is a class for those who have come to the realization that “use it or lose it” doesn’t mean it has to hurt. Whether a beginner or a more experienced practitioner, this class is designed to help students move more easily and with more confidence.  Taught by Rhae Mozley, this class meets Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., October 24 through December 5.  The cost is $85.

Cherokee History in the South explores the history of the Cherokee in the South from the colonial era to the last days of the Revolutionary War.  It also examines the importance of Cherokee culture then and now, and reveals what it was like to live – as a Cherokee or backcountry settler – in those remarkable times.  Taught by Katie Crawford, the class meets Mondays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., September 30 through October 28.  The cost is $60.

Rejuvenate Your Retirement is a comprehensive course that covers all the key issues for retirees.  Students will discover new ways to stay mentally, physically, and socially active as well as learn about important financial topics, such as tax reduction planning, investment risk management, health care planning, and estate planning.  Classes, which are taught by Larry Stringer, meet from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on October 31 and November 7.  The cost is $25.  There is an additional workbook fee.

Registration is required prior to class.  For more information on the classes or how to register, visit www.brevard.edu/CreekSide, email creekside@brevard.edu or call 884.8251.