UW-Waukesha Continuing Education Classes for the week of April 15-21, 2012

March 28, 2012

The following April 15-21, 2012 courses are offered through University of Wisconsin–Waukesha Continuing Education, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha, WI. 53188.

UW-Waukesha Continuing Education also offers NEW classes this spring that are sure to please and expand your horizons! To view our classes visit the Web site, www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce. To register call 262-521-5460.

Tai Chi: Build Your Physical and Mental Body Relationship
Instructor, Jeff Ponasik
Say goodbye to sweat! Say hello to feeling cool, calm, and refreshed with the flowing move¬ments of Tai Chi. Direct energy flow and help gain mastery of body, breath and mind while giving your whole body a gentle and relaxing workout. All ages and fitness levels welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing. Class will be held at Badger Health Center, S31 W24757 Sunset Drive, Waukesha, WI 53189.
T, Apr 17-June 5, 7:00pm-8:00pm, $79

Beyond Death…What Do We Know?
Instructor, Jacquelyn Oliveria
Examine death, dying and the evidence of the after-life while gaining a clear focus and better understanding of the meaning of life and its journey. This non-scientific approach examines deathbed visions, life review, near-death experiences, the second body, and after-death communication.
T, Apr 17, 6:30pm-9:00pm, $29

How to Get Published
Instructor, Andrea Lochen
Do you want to submit your stories to contests and magazines or find reputable agents or create a book proposal? This class is for you! Learn about the various writers’ markets and the ins and outs of the publishing industry and how to accomplish all your goals as a beginner or advanced writer.
W, Apr 18, 5:30pm-7:30pm, $19

Amish: Fiction and Fact
Instructor, Richard Lee Dawley
Ever wonder what it would be like to be Amish? Notable author and authority on Amish culture Richard Lee Dawley shares over two decades of experience in the United States and Europe on the Amish people. Join us for a fascinating socio-logical study and discover the myths and truth about the lives of the Amish in Wisconsin and how more often than not we are more alike than different.
W, Apr 18-May 2, 6:00pm-7:45pm, $59

Austria: In the Footsteps of the Habsburgs (Information Session)
With Laura Beenen
Trip includes airfare and accommodations, 6 meals, tours and admission. The Habsburg Dynasty lasted more than 700 years in Central Europe. What remains of their empire are majestic buildings,
incredible landscapes, and a rich heritage of art, architecture and music. Continuing Education’s trip to Austria will trace the empire beginning in Munich and ending in Budapest. Included are tours that enrich the group’s knowledge of classical music and classical art and architecture. For those who study German, this trip is guaranteed to provide opportunities to use their developing language skills in a real-life setting; for all participants, the trip provides opportunities to enjoy the sites of countries in the East of Europe, less often visited by American tourists.
May 10–22, 2013, approx. $4368
W, April 18th, 2012, 6:30pm

NEW! Eclectic Dance
Instructor, Lori Upson
Time to shape up and let out your inner star! Why struggle with lifting weights and boring floor exercises when you can get a full body workout while having fun! Eclectic dance consists of hip hop, pop, salsa, jazz and even a little disco. Enrich your life by learning a mixture of dance moves while enhancing flexibility, strength and endurance.
Th, Apr 19-May 24, 5:30pm-6:30pm, $79

NEW! Bar Harbor Photography EXTRAVAGANZA (Information Session)
With Vic Passante- Instructor, Chris Jourdan
Travel with customer favorite instructor, Chris Jourdan, as he takes you to explore the wonders of Maine. Trip includes airfare, 5 nights accommodations, 8 meals, pontoon boat-ride, and photo opportunities with 9 destinations including Acadia National Park. Take photos from sunrise to sunset and hone your skills with a pro! Mon, Oct 8-13, 2012 $1590 per person based on double occupancy $1820 per person based on single occupancy
Th, Apr 19, 2012, 6:30pm

Better Employees: Why Companies are Using Handwriting Analysis
Instructor, Lisa Schuetz
Hire the right person for the job–from the start- save time and money for your business! With the job market flooded with applicants, more and more indus-tries including insurance companies, car dealerships, medical practices and others are using handwriting analysis in their hiring process. Obtain important clues from handwriting analysis, which after all is body language – on paper!
Learn:
• The truth about the “expressive gesture” of handwriting
• The top 3 reasons companies are using this tool
• Various applications such as screening for possible risk fraud/embezzlement If you are in a position of hiring, management, or team-building, this class is for you!
F, Apr 20, 9:00am-12:00pm, $79

Little Engineers (Ages 7-8)
Instructor, Tom Staude
Learn the latest in engineering from LEGO! Prep your little engineer to become part of this exciting program! Redefine classroom robotics, by building and programming their own machine. Work with simple motors, tilt and motion sensors then work with computer software to make them come alive. Bridge the physical and virtual worlds through hands-on learning that promotes creative thinking, teamwork and problem solving skills, which are essential in today’s workplace. Please bring a lunch.
Apr 21, 10:00am-2:00pm, $59

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