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Sewing 101

Health and Well-Being

CPR and First Aid Training*

Become CPR Certified! Learn techniques that could save someone’s life! Have a plan for an emergency and develop the skills necessary to help an adult, child, or infant who is not breathing or whose heart has stopped beating. Learn the new CAB and early warning signs of stroke and cardiac arrest. AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training will be included with this course. Instructor will also cover basic first aid, home safety, splinting, bleeding control, bandaging, and victim assessment. This course meets the requirements for foster care, adoption and child care workers. Class fee includes materials and American Red Cross Certification for two years.

DATE: Saturday, June 24th
MEETS: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Insight Park (HR Training Room)
INSTRUCTOR: Mathew Jessee — Certified CPR and First Aid Trainer
FEE: $79 (includes materials and American Red Cross Certification for two years)
NOTES: * This class is not eligible for a discount.
Due to an extended medical leave of the person in charge of the CPR Certification cards, it will be a 2 month delay before you will receive your card after the completion of class. The instructor can provide you with a letter/certificate of completion at the end of class.

Registeration Closed

The Healing Power of Herbs and Spices

This hands-on interactive class focuses on the unique techniques of blending herbs and spices to promote good health. Participants will learn pairing herbs and spices and which are used all over the world to promote good health.

DATE: Tuesday, February 21
MEETS: 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the UM Depot
INSTRUCTOR: Ann Marie Farrell, Ph.D., N.D., L.M.T.
FEE: $39


NEW! Advanced Essential Oils—Life Style Change

Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They have been used throughout history in many cultures for their medicinal and therapeutic benefits. In this advanced class, participants will try their hand at creating some oil-based blends that are perfect for bath, body, and home. Class members will learn how to use essential oils safely to replace household, personal care, and wellness products as well as how to make a warm hearty ‘healing soup’. Each participant will leave with small samples made in class and dozens of recipes and gift ideas.

DATES: Tuesdays, April 11, 18, and 25
MEETS: 5:30-7:30 p.m. at UM Depot
INSTRUCTOR: Ann Marie Farrell, Ph.D., N.D., L.M.T.
FEE: $85 plus a $9 material fee