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Health & Fitness, Yoga, Wellness, Pilates Classes

Health and Fitness classes at UNM Continuing Education help you open the door to better health. Our well-trained instructors have experience working with people of all ages and physical ability. We offer classes in a variety of exercise and fitness topics including, yoga, Pilates, dance, swimming, weight lifting, and more. Whether you are looking to drop pounds, or work on strength training, we offer classes that will fit your needs. Like all of our classes, the schedules are convenient and the classes are affordable; and you can try something new without a long-term contract.


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Fitness Classes

Dance Fitness - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

The Nia Technique is a blend of martial arts, dance, and body integration therapies and is adaptable to any fitness level. Done in bare feet, our dance relaxes the body and increases strength, stamina, and flexibility. Simple choreography and beautiful music encourage new, expressive ways of moving while visualizations and focus on sensation create grace and greater self-awareness.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06483
$95
4/3/17 - 5/22/17
Mon 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Kathleen Fuchs
Healing Gate

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Come and enjoy aerobics - Latin style! In salsaerobics, you'll lose weight and get in shape as you exercise to the Latin beat. Learn basic Latin dance steps including: salsa, cumbia, cha cha, mambo, merengue, and more. This class starts at a beginning level and gradually increases to higher fitness levels. Note: Wear comfortable clothing and good aerobic shoes.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

10684
$95
5/8/17 - 6/28/17
Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Israela Garcia
Baila! Baila! Dance Studio

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Come and enjoy aerobics - Latin style! In salsaerobics, you'll lose weight and get in shape as you exercise to the Latin beat. Learn basic Latin dance steps including: salsa, cumbia, cha cha, mambo, merengue, and more. This class starts at a beginning level and gradually increases to higher fitness levels. Note: Wear comfortable clothing and good aerobic shoes.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPB-HF

10684
$95
5/9/17 - 6/29/17
Tue, Thu 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Israela Garcia
Baila! Baila! Dance Studio

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Pilates - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Learn the Pilates classical method in the exact way that was developed and intended by Joseph Pilates. In this course you will learn the Pilates method of body conditioning as a system. We will work on the reformer, cadillac, chairs, and barrels. The repertoire of exercises strengthens and stretches the whole body creating postural awareness, while stabilizing the spine by engaging the ''Powerhouse.'' The exercises provide a challenge on all planes of body movement and against the resistance of the springs. This class is limited to 5 students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06475
$325
3/28/17 - 5/30/17
Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mariana Shedden
Shedden Pilates

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Learn the Pilates classical method in the exact way that was developed and intended by Joseph Pilates. In this course you will learn the Pilates method of body conditioning as a system. We will work on the reformer, cadillac, chairs, and barrels. The repertoire of exercises strengthens and stretches the whole body creating postural awareness, while stabilizing the spine by engaging the ''Powerhouse.'' The exercises provide a challenge on all planes of body movement and against the resistance of the springs. This class is limited to 5 students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPB-HF

06475
$325
3/29/17 - 5/31/17
Wed 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Mariana Shedden
Shedden Pilates

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Learn the Pilates classical method in the exact way that was developed and intended by Joseph Pilates. In this course you will learn the Pilates method of body conditioning as a system. We will work on the reformer, cadillac, chairs, and barrels. The repertoire of exercises strengthens and stretches the whole body creating postural awareness, while stabilizing the spine by engaging the ''Powerhouse.'' The exercises provide a challenge on all planes of body movement and against the resistance of the springs. This class is limited to 5 students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPC-HF

06475
$325
3/31/17 - 6/2/17
Fri 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mariana Shedden
Shedden Pilates

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Learn the Pilates classical method in the exact way that was developed and intended by Joseph Pilates. In this course you will learn the Pilates method of body conditioning as a system. We will work on the reformer, cadillac, chairs, and barrels. The repertoire of exercises strengthens and stretches the whole body creating postural awareness, while stabilizing the spine by engaging the ''Powerhouse.'' The exercises provide a challenge on all planes of body movement and against the resistance of the springs. This class is limited to 5 students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPD-HF

06475
$325
4/2/17 - 6/4/17
Sun 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Mariana Shedden
Shedden Pilates

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Learn the Pilates classical method in the exact way that was developed and intended by Joseph Pilates. In this course you will learn the Pilates method of body conditioning as a system. We will work on the reformer, cadillac, chairs, and barrels. The repertoire of exercises strengthens and stretches the whole body creating postural awareness, while stabilizing the spine by engaging the ''Powerhouse.'' The exercises provide a challenge on all planes of body movement and against the resistance of the springs. This class is limited to 5 students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPB-HF

06476
$300
3/29/17 - 5/17/17
Wed 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Mariana Shedden
Shedden Pilates

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Strength and Cardio - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Learn how to kickbox and punch and get a great workout at the same time! You will develop self-confidence as you learn essential kickboxing techniques in a supportive, safe class environment. We will train with heavy bags, speed bags and kickboxing pads. This may be the most fun workout you've ever tried. Come on time to wrap your hands and warm up. Bring gym clothes and towel. You can purchase your own boxing gloves and professional hand wraps for women and men at the school.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness. This class is located in Los Lunas, NM. Address: 3753 HWY 47 - Los Lunas, 87031 Google Maps: http://goo.gl/LZ5ayM

Section SUA-PE

06478
$110
7/11/17 - 8/29/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Anthony (Tony) Rosales
Rosales Karate and Kickboxing Academy

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Muscle conditioning exercises to provide you with the ultimate circuit workout. you can burn 400-600 calories in a variety of classes that may use jump ropes, boxing drills, free weights and even a little healthy competition.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SUA-HF

06479
$110
7/13/17 - 8/31/17
Thu 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Antoinette Rosales
Rosales Karate and Kickboxing Academy

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Get fit, lose weight, and have fun exploring new strength training techniques. In this class, for most fitness levels, you'll get into the best shape of your life using: TRX, free weights, medicine balls, sleds, ropes, body weight exercises, and Tabata protocols. In addition to two weekly boot camp classes, you'll get nutrition tips and a body fat analysis. Note: Wear workout attire; bring a water bottle, and a small towel. Sign up early as class size is limited.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06484
$125
4/10/17 - 5/18/17
Mon, Thu 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Karen Denham
Dennis Chavez Elementary School Gym

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RelaXercise is a class that improves total fitness through progressive stretching and strengthening exercises along with full-body breathing techniques. Each class ends in a relaxation period that allows the body to de-stress and process what it has experienced. These movements are designed to increase stability and strength around the joints and increase flexibility and range of motion throughout the body while decreasing stress. Learn to use your natural breathing patterns to facilitate movement without pain and extra effort. Positive outcomes include total body conditioning, improved balance and mobility, body mind integration and injury prevention. Students can work at their own pace. Become strong and stretched and renew your energy. Men and women of all ages will benefit from this class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SUA-HF

06485
$85
6/6/17 - 6/27/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Joan Gonwa
CE North Building

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RelaXercise is a class that improves total fitness through progressive stretching and strengthening exercises along with full-body breathing techniques. Each class ends in a relaxation period that allows the body to de-stress and process what it has experienced. These movements are designed to increase stability and strength around the joints and increase flexibility and range of motion throughout the body while decreasing stress. Learn to use your natural breathing patterns to facilitate movement without pain and extra effort. Positive outcomes include total body conditioning, improved balance and mobility, body mind integration and injury prevention. Students can work at their own pace. Become strong and stretched and renew your energy. Men and women of all ages will benefit from this class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SUB-HF

06485
$85
7/11/17 - 8/1/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Joan Gonwa
CE North Building

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Join the fun at Karma Cycle, their specialty is a non-intimidating, encouraging environment. These spin classes are guided by an intensity scale, so you are always working at your own level. YOU are in control of your own bike, and they encourage you take a break whenever you need it. Everyone has to start somewhere, and the instructors are here to support, encourage, and help you along the way. Exercise and fitness is for everyone, regardless of where you are when you begin.

Note: Please see information forms on ce.unm.edu

Section SPA-HF

06500
$85
4/4/17 - 4/27/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 AM - 6:50 AM
M.G. McCullough
Karma Cycle

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Join the fun at Karma Cycle, their specialty is a non-intimidating, encouraging environment. These spin classes are guided by an intensity scale, so you are always working at your own level. YOU are in control of your own bike, and they encourage you take a break whenever you need it. Everyone has to start somewhere, and the instructors are here to support, encourage, and help you along the way. Exercise and fitness is for everyone, regardless of where you are when you begin.

Note: Please see information forms on ce.unm.edu

Section SPB-HF

06500
$85
5/16/17 - 6/8/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 AM - 6:50 AM
M.G. McCullough
Karma Cycle

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Join the fun at Karma Cycle, their specialty is a non-intimidating, encouraging environment. These spin classes are guided by an intensity scale, so you are always working at your own level. YOU are in control of your own bike, and they encourage you take a break whenever you need it. Everyone has to start somewhere, and the instructors are here to support, encourage, and help you along the way. Exercise and fitness is for everyone, regardless of where you are when you begin.

Note: Please see information forms on ce.unm.edu

Section SPC-HF

06500
$85
4/18/17 - 5/11/17
Tue, Thu 6:30 PM - 7:20 PM
M.G. McCullough
Karma Cycle

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This class will assess how functional your body is moving and show you exercise strategies to fix your problem areas. You will learn how strength training with correct joint function can be great for you physically. Training in this class will use basic body weight, resistance bands and some free weights.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUA-HF

06502
$65
8/7/17 - 8/21/17
Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bob May
PT First Physical Therapy

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Swimming - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Most babies and toddlers love to be in the water with their parents. Introduce your child to swimming in this fun, informative class. This course promotes water safety knowledge, aquatic adjustment, and swimming readiness skills. You'll learn techniques for teaching your child through demonstration, repetition, and praise. Children will benefit from participation, socialization, and fun in the water. Note: Parents must provide a written clearance from the child's physician within the first two weeks of class. Parents and children should wear swimsuits to class and bring a towel. Enrollment is limited to 10 parent/child teams.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA-PE

01106
$95
4/8/17 - 5/6/17
Sat 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Jasylyn Shiparski
UNM Main Campus - Johnson Center

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Most babies and toddlers love to be in the water with their parents. Introduce your child to swimming in this fun, informative class. This course promotes water safety knowledge, aquatic adjustment, and swimming readiness skills. You'll learn techniques for teaching your child through demonstration, repetition, and praise. Children will benefit from participation, socialization, and fun in the water. Note: Parents must provide a written clearance from the child's physician within the first two weeks of class. Parents and children should wear swimsuits to class and bring a towel. Enrollment is limited to 10 parent/child teams.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPB-PE

01106
$95
4/8/17 - 5/6/17
Sat 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Jasylyn Shiparski
UNM Main Campus - Johnson Center

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If your child aged 3-7 years old is comfortable in the water but can't swim, try this class for additional exposure to basic swimming skills. Children will learn about: rhythmic breathing, gliding, beginner stroke, backstroke, and front-crawl. Parents must be in the water with their child. Note: Parents must provide a written clearance from the child's physician within the first two weeks of class. Parents and children should wear swimsuits to class and bring a towel. Enrollment is limited to eight children.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA-PE

01107
$95
4/8/17 - 5/6/17
Sat 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Jasylyn Shiparski
UNM Main Campus - Johnson Center

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If your child aged 3-7 years old is comfortable in the water but can't swim, try this class for additional exposure to basic swimming skills. Children will learn about: rhythmic breathing, gliding, beginner stroke, backstroke, and front-crawl. Parents must be in the water with their child. Note: Parents must provide a written clearance from the child's physician within the first two weeks of class. Parents and children should wear swimsuits to class and bring a towel. Enrollment is limited to eight children.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPB-PE

01107
$95
4/8/17 - 5/6/17
Sat 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Jasylyn Shiparski
UNM Main Campus - Johnson Center

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Children who know how to swim and have taken swim lessons before can take this class to advance from the beginning to intermediate level. During class strokes will be refined, students will do drills, and receive individual stroke corrections. We'll also talk about and conditioning through swimming. Parents do not have to be in the water with their children. Note: Parents must provide a written clearance from the child's physician within the first two weeks of class. Children should wear a swimsuit to class and bring a towel.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA-PE

01108
$95
4/8/17 - 5/6/17
Sat 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Jasylyn Shiparski
UNM Main Campus - Johnson Center

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Yoga Classes

Yoga - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Kick start your day with an early morning mindful flow set to energizing and inspiring music. Awaken strength, energy and flexibility in a fun atmosphere to set the tone for the week. Who needs coffee when you can have vinyasa? (Well, some of us do, so feel free to bring your caffeine with you!)

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SPA-HF

06443
$95
4/3/17 - 5/22/17
Mon 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Shana Lane
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Stressed? Try relaxing with yoga. De-stress yoga combines mindfully aligned postures and body awareness with calming breathing techniques to help you unwind and find your center of balance. You'll use props to support postures that gently stretch and strengthen your body. This slow practice focuses on your neck, shoulders, and hips. Postures in this class are suitable for all skill levels.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06448
$85
4/27/17 - 6/1/17
Thu 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Kristine Yamaki
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Wake up your body and start the day feeling energized with sunrise yoga. In this class for all skill levels, you'll: practice going inward, connect with your breath, lengthen your spine, warm up your muscles, and open your joints. You'll get an introduction to back bends and inversions, and build energy, strength, and stamina while exploring healthy alignment in standing poses.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06449
$85
4/25/17 - 5/30/17
Tue 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Nishtha Jane Kappy
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Take a deep breath. Close your eyes and take another. Try one more-in through your nose, out through your mouth. Do you feel refreshed? That energy that revitalizes us when we've done well for our bodies, and the accompanying peace it brings, is the essence of yoga. And lucky for you, if you can breathe, you can do yoga. Yoga is for every-body. If you would like to extend the pleasure you received from this simple exercise, please join us for a 60-minute honest-to-goodness ''break'' from the every day world! The class is designed to meet your needs. Whether you are new to yoga, have practiced before, or practice now-take this time for yourself to de-stress, energize, and lose weight, in this gentle relaxing yoga experience. All levels welcome. Gloria currently holds a 500-hour yoga certification with Yoga Alliance and Kripalu Yoga Center. She is known for the intuition, empathy and compassion she brings to her role as a yoga instructor, and is expecially gifted in working with beginners.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06450
$85
5/15/17 - 7/3/17
Mon 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Gloria Drayer
Los Altos Christian Church

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Come enjoy yoga with us, practicing gentle poses to benefit balance, flexibility and fitness. Go at your own pace in a comfortable, nurturing atmosphere. Please bring a mat, water and blanket.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SPA-HF

06451
$55
4/27/17 - 6/1/17
Thu 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Judith Arredondo
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Get the most out of yoga by starting with a solid foundation of primary poses. Whether you're new to yoga or need a refresher, you'll learn preparatory and primary poses that build strength, flexibility, balance, and body awareness. The class also covers yoga terminology, how to use props, and student questions. The mindful, gentle pace helps you deepen your practice.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06453
$95
4/28/17 - 6/2/17
Fri 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Kristine Yamaki
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Gentle yoga postures emphasizing alignment are combined with breath and body awareness, meditation and relaxation. Let's explore together, focusing on the present moment and developing skill in concentrating and steadying the mind so that we can be more attentive, more aware and more centered. A way of practice that can help us see our bodies, hearts and minds more clearly, while cultivating kindness and compassion within.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06454
$95
4/25/17 - 5/30/17
Tue 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Doreen Siracusano
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Want a different yoga experience? Try this class that takes a creative approach to basic yoga poses or '

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06459
$95
4/19/17 - 5/24/17
Wed 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Herb McDonald
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Join us and explore the wonders and benefits of Yoga practice. This class series is geared to the older beginner or those dealing with painful knees or feet, arthritis, osteoporosis, issues of balance or the proverbial midlife crisis. You will learn to use commonly available props and modified yoga postures to address these conditions and bring more awareness, vitality and relaxation into your life.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06461
$85
4/25/17 - 5/30/17
Tue 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Nishtha Jane Kappy
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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For active elders, this class emphasizes proper alignment of the spine. You will learn standing, strengthening and balance poses with modifications that work for your body.This practice warms up the muscles, opens the joints and builds energy, strength and stamina while inviting greater awareness of your body, mind and breath. Note: This is not a medical class-call instructor to discuss any serious condition before signing up. Free Osher membership with this class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness. This is not a medical class-call instructor to discuss any serious condition before signing up. Free Osher membership with this class.

Section SPA-HF

06463
$85
4/25/17 - 5/30/17
Tue 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Judith Arredondo
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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For active elders, this class emphasizes proper alignment of the spine. You will learn standing, strengthening and balance poses with modifications that work for your body. This practice warms up the muscles, opens the joints and builds energy, strength and stamina while inviting greater awareness of your body, mind and breath.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness. This is not a medical class-call instructor to discuss any serious condition before signing up. Free Osher membership with this class.

Section SPB-HF

06463
$125
4/27/17 - 6/1/17
Thu 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Nishtha Jane Kappy
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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This is the perfect antidote for weak, weary backs. This yoga class focuses on three movement categories to improve back health. Strengthening and extending the back muscles will enhance alignment and stability. Gentle twists and supported forward bends will lengthen shortened muscles. And mobilizing the shoulder girdle and softening around the heart will help you breath more deeply and reduce tension. Note: If you have any existing medical conditions, you must provide physician approval to take this class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06464
$105
4/3/17 - 5/22/17
Mon 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Virginia Kotler
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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This Kundalini class has Ayurvedic principals woven throughout it. Ayurveda is a five thousand year old science of life that, together with yoga, helps you reconnect to your true nature. Together, Kundalini Yoga and Ayurveda encompass a complete approach to wellness of the body, mind and spirit.

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Section SPA-PE

06466
$95
3/28/17 - 5/2/17
Tue 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Deva Khalsa
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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This Kundalini class has Ayurvedic principals woven throughout it. Ayurveda is a five thousand year old science of life that, together with yoga, helps you reconnect to your true nature. Together, Kundalini Yoga and Ayurveda encompass a complete approach to wellness of the body, mind and spirit.

Note:

Section SPB-HF

06466
$95
5/9/17 - 6/13/17
Tue 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Deva Khalsa
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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This Kundalini class has Ayurvedic principals woven throughout it. Ayurveda is a five thousand year old science of life that, together with yoga, helps you reconnect to your true nature. Together, Kundalini Yoga and Ayurveda encompass a complete approach to wellness of the body, mind and spirit.

Note:

Section SUA-HF

06466
$95
7/11/17 - 8/15/17
Tue 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Deva Khalsa
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Try something different during lunchtime: do yoga! This lunch hour class is a fun, invigorating way to restore energy, calm your mind, and eliminate those afternoon '

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06474
$85
4/3/17 - 5/22/17
Mon 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Nicole Feldman
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Try something different during lunchtime: do yoga! This lunch hour class is a fun, invigorating way to restore energy, calm your mind, and eliminate those afternoon '

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPB-HF

06474
$85
4/5/17 - 5/24/17
Wed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Nicole Feldman
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Try something different during lunchtime: do yoga! This lunch hour class is a fun, invigorating way to restore energy, calm your mind, and eliminate those afternoon '

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUA-HF

06474
$85
6/28/17 - 8/16/17
Wed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Nicole Feldman
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Take a vacation from your busy life and nurture body, mind, and spirit in this restorative yoga class. It's especially helpful if you suffer from: stress, insomnia, chronic pain, depression, recent surgery, or injury. You'll practice breath awareness in fully supported yoga poses. As tension dissolves, you'll feel refreshed. And as your body learns deep relaxation, your mind will become still.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SPA-HF

06482
$105
4/2/17 - 5/21/17
Sun 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Avery Janeczek Kalapa
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Take a vacation from your busy life and nurture body, mind, and spirit in this restorative yoga class. It's especially helpful if you suffer from: stress, insomnia, chronic pain, depression, recent surgery, or injury. You'll practice breath awareness in fully supported yoga poses. As tension dissolves, you'll feel refreshed. And as your body learns deep relaxation, your mind will become still.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SPB-HF

06482
$105
4/29/17 - 6/3/17
Sat 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Yevgeniya Novgorodskaya
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Take a vacation from your busy life and nurture body, mind, and spirit in this restorative yoga class. It's especially helpful if you suffer from: stress, insomnia, chronic pain, depression, recent surgery, or injury. You'll practice breath awareness in fully supported yoga poses. As tension dissolves, you'll feel refreshed. And as your body learns deep relaxation, your mind will become still.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SUA-HF

06482
$105
6/11/17 - 7/30/17
Sun 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Avery Janeczek Kalapa
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Take a vacation from your busy life and nurture body, mind, and spirit in this restorative yoga class. It's especially helpful if you suffer from: stress, insomnia, chronic pain, depression, recent surgery, or injury. You'll practice breath awareness in fully supported yoga poses. As tension dissolves, you'll feel refreshed. And as your body learns deep relaxation, your mind will become still.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SUA-HF

06482
$105
6/24/17 - 8/19/17
Sat 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Yevgeniya Novgorodskaya
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Do you want to learn to meditate, but don't exactly know how to start? Join us and discover S.E.E.D., Simple, Easy, Every, Day meditation. Learn the basics of successful meditation, what meditation is, what it isn't, experiences you might have, the five essentials of a successful practice, and the many benefits that will unfold for you when you practice. Note: CEU's may be available for health care practitioners. An $8 book and material fee is due to the instructor at the first class.

Note: Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA-PE

06493
$45
4/26/17 - 5/24/17
Wed 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sharen Kimmet
Garfield Middle School

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Do you want to learn to meditate, but don't exactly know how to start? Join us and discover S.E.E.D., Simple, Easy, Every, Day meditation. Learn the basics of successful meditation, what meditation is, what it isn't, experiences you might have, the five essentials of a successful practice, and the many benefits that will unfold for you when you practice. Note: CEU's may be available for health care practitioners. An $8 book and material fee is due to the instructor at the first class.

Note: Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SUA-PE

06493
$45
8/16/17 - 9/13/17
Wed 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sharen Kimmet
Garfield Middle School

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Mom, Dad, Grandma and Grandpa -- even Baby -- can enjoy this yoga class designed for the whole family. The class begins with gentle hatha yoga, then progresses to partner work and games. Each class ends with guided relaxation and tea.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SPA-HF

06507
$85
4/2/17 - 5/28/17
Sun 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Julie Pacheco
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Mom, Dad, Grandma and Grandpa -- even Baby -- can enjoy this yoga class designed for the whole family. The class begins with gentle hatha yoga, then progresses to partner work and games. Each class ends with guided relaxation and tea.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SUA-PE

06507
$85
6/11/17 - 7/16/17
Sun 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Julie Pacheco
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Mom, Dad, Grandma and Grandpa -- even Baby -- can enjoy this yoga class designed for the whole family. The class begins with gentle hatha yoga, then progresses to partner work and games. Each class ends with guided relaxation and tea.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness

Section SUB-PE

06507
$85
7/23/17 - 8/27/17
Sun 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Julie Pacheco
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Ready to start yoga but don't know where to begin? This is the class for you. It covers the fundamental postures and emphasizes proper alignment and attention to the breath. The goal is to help you create stability, strength, and flexibility in your body in a safe and gentle way as you learn yoga.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPB-HF

06515
$95
4/2/17 - 5/21/17
Sun 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
William Ancker
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Ready to start yoga but don't know where to begin? This is the class for you. It covers the fundamental postures and emphasizes proper alignment and attention to the breath. The goal is to help you create stability, strength, and flexibility in your body in a safe and gentle way as you learn yoga.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPC-HF

06515
$95
4/26/17 - 5/31/17
Wed 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Julie Pacheco
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Ready to start yoga but don't know where to begin? This is the class for you. It covers the fundamental postures and emphasizes proper alignment and attention to the breath. The goal is to help you create stability, strength, and flexibility in your body in a safe and gentle way as you learn yoga.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06515
$95
4/1/17 - 5/27/17
Sat 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Nishtha Jane Kappy
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Ready to start yoga but don't know where to begin? This is the class for you. It covers the fundamental postures and emphasizes proper alignment and attention to the breath. The goal is to help you create stability, strength, and flexibility in your body in a safe and gentle way as you learn yoga.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUA-PE

06515
$95
6/11/17 - 7/30/17
Sun 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
William Ancker
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Ready to start yoga but don't know where to begin? This is the class for you. It covers the fundamental postures and emphasizes proper alignment and attention to the breath. The goal is to help you create stability, strength, and flexibility in your body in a safe and gentle way as you learn yoga.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUB-HF

06515
$95
6/17/17 - 8/5/17
Sat 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Nishtha Jane Kappy
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Ready to start yoga but don't know where to begin? This is the class for you. It covers the fundamental postures and emphasizes proper alignment and attention to the breath. The goal is to help you create stability, strength, and flexibility in your body in a safe and gentle way as you learn yoga.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUC-HF

06515
$95
6/7/17 - 7/26/17
Wed 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Julie Pacheco
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Ready to start yoga but don't know where to begin? This is the class for you. It covers the fundamental postures and emphasizes proper alignment and attention to the breath. The goal is to help you create stability, strength, and flexibility in your body in a safe and gentle way as you learn yoga.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUD-HF

06515
$95
8/2/17 - 9/20/17
Wed 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Julie Pacheco
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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You can't stop the hands of time, but you can have an effect on how gravity and life's pressures make an impression on your body. In this class, you'll learn how reversing the blood flow can reverse the chronic downward pull and foster vibrant health. You'll use props and hanging ropes to make poses safe and accessible and practice meditation.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06518
$105
4/3/17 - 5/22/17
Mon 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Zoreh Afsarz Adeh
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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You can't stop the hands of time, but you can have an effect on how gravity and life's pressures make an impression on your body. In this class, you'll learn how reversing the blood flow can reverse the chronic downward pull and foster vibrant health. You'll use props and hanging ropes to make poses safe and accessible and practice meditation.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPB-HF

06518
$105
4/5/17 - 5/24/17
Wed 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Zoreh Afsarz Adeh
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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You can't stop the hands of time, but you can have an effect on how gravity and life's pressures make an impression on your body. In this class, you'll learn how reversing the blood flow can reverse the chronic downward pull and foster vibrant health. You'll use props and hanging ropes to make poses safe and accessible and practice meditation.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUA-HF

06518
$105
6/7/17 - 8/2/17
Wed 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Zoreh Afsarz Adeh
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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You can't stop the hands of time, but you can have an effect on how gravity and life's pressures make an impression on your body. In this class, you'll learn how reversing the blood flow can reverse the chronic downward pull and foster vibrant health. You'll use props and hanging ropes to make poses safe and accessible and practice meditation.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUB-HF

06518
$105
6/5/17 - 7/31/17
Mon 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Zoreh Afsarz Adeh
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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This yoga class for beginning and advanced students will reawaken your body and spirit in difficult times and the every day. Through gentle exploration and practicing yoga poses that regulate the nervous system you'll feel more alive, happy, content, and grounded.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06519
$95
4/28/17 - 6/2/17
Fri 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Kristine Yamaki
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Practice yoga and build community with other expectant moms in this informational, relaxing prenatal yoga class. You'll practice yoga poses to build strength, endurance, and flexibility while decreasing the aches, pains, and discomforts of pregnancy. The class also covers poses to strengthen the uterus and pelvic muscles and relaxation techniques that will provide powerful support during your pregnancy and birth. Prepare for an empowered birth through movement, sound and breath techniques.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPB-HF

06523
$95
4/27/17 - 6/1/17
Thu 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Avery Janeczek Kalapa
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Practice yoga and build community with other expectant moms in this informational, relaxing prenatal yoga class. You'll practice yoga poses to build strength, endurance, and flexibility while decreasing the aches, pains, and discomforts of pregnancy. The class also covers poses to strengthen the uterus and pelvic muscles and relaxation techniques that will provide powerful support during your pregnancy and birth. Prepare for an empowered birth through movement, sound and breath techniques.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPD-HF

06523
$95
4/29/17 - 6/3/17
Sat 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Yevgeniya Novgorodskaya
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Practice yoga and build community with other expectant moms in this informational, relaxing prenatal yoga class. You'll practice yoga poses to build strength, endurance, and flexibility while decreasing the aches, pains, and discomforts of pregnancy. The class also covers poses to strengthen the uterus and pelvic muscles and relaxation techniques that will provide powerful support during your pregnancy and birth. Prepare for an empowered birth through movement, sound and breath techniques.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06523
$95
4/25/17 - 5/30/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Lea Newman
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Practice yoga and build community with other expectant moms in this informational, relaxing prenatal yoga class. You'll practice yoga poses to build strength, endurance, and flexibility while decreasing the aches, pains, and discomforts of pregnancy. The class also covers poses to strengthen the uterus and pelvic muscles and relaxation techniques that will provide powerful support during your pregnancy and birth. Prepare for an empowered birth through movement, sound and breath techniques.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPC-HF

06523
$95
4/27/17 - 6/1/17
Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Kristine Yamaki
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Practice yoga and build community with other expectant moms in this informational, relaxing prenatal yoga class. You'll practice yoga poses to build strength, endurance, and flexibility while decreasing the aches, pains, and discomforts of pregnancy. The class also covers poses to strengthen the uterus and pelvic muscles and relaxation techniques that will provide powerful support during your pregnancy and birth. Prepare for an empowered birth through movement, sound and breath techniques.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUA-PE

06523
$95
6/24/17 - 8/12/17
Sat 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Yevgeniya Novgorodskaya
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Nurture yourself with a yoga practice designed to help you release tension and regain strength while bonding with your baby and other new moms. Tailored to moms with babies approximately 6 weeks to 18 months.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06524
$85
3/29/17 - 5/17/17
Wed 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Shana Lane
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Nurture yourself with a yoga practice designed to help you release tension and regain strength while bonding with your baby and other new moms. Tailored to moms with babies approximately 6 weeks to 18 months.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPB-HF

06524
$85
3/31/17 - 5/19/17
Fri 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Shana Lane
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Nurture yourself with a yoga practice designed to help you release tension and regain strength while bonding with your baby and other new moms. Tailored to moms with babies approximately 6 weeks to 18 months.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUA-HF

06524
$95
6/7/17 - 7/26/17
Wed 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Shana Lane
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Nurture yourself with a yoga practice designed to help you release tension and regain strength while bonding with your baby and other new moms. Tailored to moms with babies approximately 6 weeks to 18 months.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUB-HF

06524
$95
6/9/17 - 7/28/17
Fri 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Shana Lane
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Take your yoga practice to the next level with this lyengar-style-inspired yoga class. Designed for students who are ready to move beyond the basics, you'll incrrementally explore back bends, inversions, deep forward bends, arm balances, and more. The class takes you on a journey to explore stability, alignment, strength, mobility, intelligent awareness, and full breath, and includes deep relaxation at the end.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06526
$85
4/29/17 - 6/3/17
Sat 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Avery Janeczek Kalapa
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Take your yoga practice to the next level with this lyengar-style-inspired yoga class. Designed for students who are ready to move beyond the basics, you'll incrrementally explore back bends, inversions, deep forward bends, arm balances, and more. The class takes you on a journey to explore stability, alignment, strength, mobility, intelligent awareness, and full breath, and includes deep relaxation at the end.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUA-PE

06526
$95
6/10/17 - 7/29/17
Sat 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Avery Janeczek Kalapa
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Find your healthiest spine and posture in seated and supported standing poses. This extra-gentle class offers adapted poses for those who have difficulty getting down to or up from the floor. Come and explore your ability to gently revitalize and relax your body/mind with awareness and breath!

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06528
$85
4/27/17 - 6/1/17
Thu 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Judith Arredondo
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Eastern Practice Classes

Eastern Practice - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

To be appreciated, T'ai Chi Chih® must be experienced. T'ai Chi Chih® - Joy Thru Movement is a series of 19 movements and 1 pose originated by the T'ai Chi Master, Justin Stone. It is not a martial art. You'll learn T'ai Chi Chih quickly, then you'll experience how it helps you become more balanced, gain new perspectives, make better decisions, and establish a new relationship to life. Carmen Brocklehurst began her study of T'ai Chi Chih® in 1976. She has taught T'ai Chi Chih® at UNM since 1985.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-HF

06487
$90
3/28/17 - 5/16/17
Tue 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Dora Wiemann
Tai Chi Chih Center

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This course teaches the First Section of the traditional Yang Family Style 108 movement Long Form of T'ai Chi Ch'uan: the most widely practiced form of T'ai Chi in the world. Special emphasis is placed on methods of improving balance skills, identification and release of areas of body tension, and eliminating habits which can cause stress to the knee and lower back. Documented health benefits of regular Form practice include stress reduction, enhanced body awareness and improved lower body strength. Virginia Huettig began her study of T'ai Chi in 1996. She has taught T'ai Chi Ch'uan at UNM since 2002.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section WIB-HF

06497
$90
3/28/17 - 5/2/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virginia Huettig
CE North Building

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This course teaches the First Section of the traditional Yang Family Style 108 movement Long Form of T'ai Chi Ch'uan: the most widely practiced form of T'ai Chi in the world. Special emphasis is placed on methods of improving balance skills, identification and release of areas of body tension, and eliminating habits which can cause stress to the knee and lower back. Documented health benefits of regular Form practice include stress reduction, enhanced body awareness and improved lower body strength. Virginia Huettig began her study of T'ai Chi in 1996. She has taught T'ai Chi Ch'uan at UNM since 2002.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUA-HF

06497
$90
6/6/17 - 7/11/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virginia Huettig
CE North Building

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This course continues the study of the traditional Yang Style Long Form, building on the knowledge and skills gained in the Beginner's class. Students receive detailed instruction and practice before progressing to study of the second section of the form. There will also be special focus on the walking movements that include Repulse Monkey (backward stepping), Wave Hands Like clouds (sideways stepping) and an introduction to kicking techniques. Emphasis will be placed on attaining the quality of groundedness, through improvement of balance skills and further deepening one's state of relaxation. Students will learn and experiment with new methods aimed at removing stress-related blockages, thus enhancing the health benefits of their T'ai Chi practice. Virginia Huettig began her study of T'ai Chi in 1996. She has taught T'ai Chi Ch'uan at UNM since 2002.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIB-HF

06498
$90
5/9/17 - 5/30/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virginia Huettig
CE North Building

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Natural Healing Classes

Meditation - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Find a new level of inner peace through the practice of centering prayer, a profound, simple, and easy form of meditation focused on contemplation and surrender. Through this class, you'll realize that meditation can be an integral part of your life. In each class, you'll practice 20 minutes of centering prayer and have time for discussion and questions.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA-PE

06494
$75
4/5/17 - 5/10/17
Wed 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Phoenix Forrester
Forrester Home - NW Area

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Find a new level of inner peace through the practice of centering prayer, a profound, simple, and easy form of meditation focused on contemplation and surrender. Through this class, you'll realize that meditation can be an integral part of your life. In each class, you'll practice 20 minutes of centering prayer and have time for discussion and questions.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

06494
$75
6/21/17 - 7/26/17
Wed 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Phoenix Forrester
Forrester Home - NW Area

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Natural Healing - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

The road to health is paved with good intestines! What would happen to your home's pipes didn't flow, your toilets didn't flush, and your garbage didn't get picked up? You would be living in a toxic waste dump! This can happen to your digestive system. Every day we are assaulted by seven physical insults to our bodies, all of which deleteriously affect our large intestine. Learn the anatomy of your colon, as well as what you can do to improve your digestion. Health and vitality have their roots in the colon. Note: A $5 a materials fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class.

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Section SPA-HF

02241
$55
6/3/17
Sat 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Pamela Cornish
CE South Building

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You can learn to reduce pain, reduce stress, and to heal. These methods can be used alone and in conjunction with medical doctors to help the healing process. You can use them for yourself and to help alleviate pain and stress in others. Methods include simple energy approaches and self-hypnosis. These methods help heal physical, emotional and spiritual pain. You will also learn how to improve your brain function. There are no supplements involved. The methods are mind power and energy manipulation.

Note: Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA-PE

04334
$75
4/5/17 - 4/19/17
Wed 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Rita Herther
CE South Building

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We hear about manifesting whatever we want, but what works? What doesn't? Is there a missing element? These questions and more will be answered in this experimental, enjoyable class. You'll learn how you can sabotage your success, discover ways to fix that sabotage, and hear how to correct two missing elements. Come with an open mind and a desire to learn.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA-PE

04342
$65
5/3/17 - 5/17/17
Wed 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Rita Herther
CE South Building

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This two-week course will provide information on the history of Curanderismo (the art of Mexican Folk Healing) in the Southwest and Mexico. Exploring an integrative approach to medicine and featuring demonstrations that incorporate Curanderismo with various traditional and holistic health techniques, such as: the creation of a sacred space; herbs and rituals; ceremonial use of the sweat lodge (temazcal); energetic cleansings (limpias); herbal smoke; medicine of the drum; Mayan abdominal massage; fire cupping (ventosas); juice therapy (jugo terapia); death and healing; intestinal blockage (empacho); laugh therapy (risa terapia); shawl alignments (manteadas); and Mayan acupuncture. This course will use instructors who are researchers in the field, healers, and health practitioners, from UNM, Mexico, the Southwest, and the Albuquerque community. A materials fee of $50 will be collected at the time of registration. For more information, please visit http://curanderismo.unm.edu/. CEUs are available for an additional fee.

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Section SUA-PE

04351
$300
7/10/17 - 7/21/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:10 AM - 12:40 PM
Dr. Eliseo Torres
UNM Main Campus

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Reiki is a simple Japanese folk art. Anyone can use Reiki for self and others. It can relieve stress, insomnia, fatigue and pain and accelerate healing of body, mind and spirit. In this introductory class you learn about Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki, its history, levels of training and practical applications. You can experience the Reiki touch, have your questions answered, and develop a basis for deciding whether or not to pursue Reiki treatment or training.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SPA-PE

06469
$40
5/20/17
Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Elizabeth Valsala
CE South Building

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Reiki is a simple Japanese folk art. Anyone can use Reiki for self and others. It can relieve stress, insomnia, fatigue and pain and accelerate healing of body, mind and spirit. In this introductory class you learn about Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki, its history, levels of training and practical applications. You can experience the Reiki touch, have your questions answered, and develop a basis for deciding whether or not to pursue Reiki treatment or training.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUA-PE

06469
$40
7/22/17
Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Elizabeth Valsala
CE South Building

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90% of Americans suffer from back pain at least once. What causes it? How can we heal it? Dr. Pamela Cornish, NP, DOM, struggled with rheumatoid arthritis for 15 years, sciatica for 5 months, and a herniated disc for 3 years. Dr. Cornish is her name and backs are her game! By applying the techniques taught in this class, she has been free of the above since 1986, 1989 and 1994, respectively. Learn helpful tips for sitting, standing, working and sleeping to prevent developing back pain. If you already have back pain, and would like to explore ideas and tools in natural medicine before resorting to drugs and/or surgery, please join us for a morning of learning. Note: A $5 Materials Fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA-PE

06491
$55
4/29/17
Sat 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Pamela Cornish
CE South Building

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Do you experience physical discomfort or have a repetitive stress injury pain? Learning the Alexander Technique can help. With gentle, hands on guidance you will re-learn how to move, sit, stand and perform any activity the way your body was originally meant to work. You will work on unlearning postural and movement habits that prevent you from being your best. Living can be much easier! There will be a one hour private session scheduled after the end of this class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA

06505
$59
5/21/17
Sun 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Suzanne Powell
CE South Building

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Do you experience physical discomfort or have a repetitive stress injury pain? Learning the Alexander Technique can help. With gentle, hands on guidance you will re-learn how to move, sit, stand and perform any activity the way your body was originally meant to work. You will work on unlearning postural and movement habits that prevent you from being your best. Living can be much easier! There will be a one hour private session scheduled after the end of this class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

06505
$59
8/6/17
Sun 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Suzanne Powell
CE South Building

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Medical science has proven that smell influences our mental faculties. The fragrance of essential oils directly enters the emotional centers in your brain. These are natural remedies to alleviate discomfort and depression, and in this class, you will discover how to maintain healthy emotional balance using them. Learn about the exquisite essential oil blends, which can communicate directly with your brain, for the purpose of soothing your emotions, releasing negative thought patterns and assisting you in enthusiastically cultivating greater vitality and wellness. Note: A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA-PE

06514
$59
5/27/17
Sat 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Pamela Cornish
CE South Building

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Take a look at your medicine cabinet. What do you use for toiletries, cleansers, headaches, colds, allergies, nausea, cuts, blisters or insomnia? Are you aware of the ingredients of the products you use for first aid, and the possible deleterious side effects? Learn to use natural remedies including: Chinese herbs, pharmaceutical grade essential oils, and miscellaneous ''Dr. Mom'' items to administer first aid safely. Learn how to handle small emergencies, speed healing, avoid negative side effects, and save money. Dr. Pamellina Cornish is a doctor of Oriental Medicine in private practice in Albuquerque since 1987. She empowers her patients to take care of all aspects of their health with natural remedies. Note: A $5 material fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA-PE

06538
$55
5/13/17
Sat 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Pamela Cornish
CE South Building

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UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty & Retirees: You may use your Personal Enrichment Tuition Remission for Health & Fitness, Yoga, Wellness, Pilates Classes.

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