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American Heart Association / Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED for Adults, Children and Infants (August)(Summer 2018)

$99

with Elle Zuckerman

Calendar Aug 8, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.

August, Art Adventure - The Traveling Sketchbook Summer Class

$105

with Mary Byrom

Calendar Aug 7, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

SUMMER CLASSES ARE READY! ARE YOU? Now is your chance to get outside and have a really great time sketching and painting! Here is what is coming up. FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE STUDENT ...ART ADVENTURE - THE TRAVELING SKETCHBOOK SUMMER CLASS! This traveling sketchbook class is for everyone. With just a pen, pencil and a sketchbook, you can begin this creative adventure. We start this class with an introduction to different types of sketchbooks and paper, pencils, pens, and paints and how you can use them for different effects in your sketchbook. We will start with an introduction to sketching and look at the foundations of good sketches, various techniques, and applications you can use in your sketchbook. Beginner to experienced artists will love this process. Sketching develops your observing and drawing skills, increases your visual vocabulary, expands your creativity and is very relaxing. Individual expression, growth, and creativity are encouraged. Every week we will meet at a different location. This class is perfect for absolute beginners to skilled artists who would like to try a new experience with a minimum of expense for supplies. Beginners are very welcome. Bring all of your supplies to the first class. We will be sketching outdoors after an introduction to materials.Sketching Supplies - Materials list: The Bare Minimum Sketchbook Kit: A sketchbook, pencil & ink pen. The Expanded Sketchbook Kit: Colored pencils, markers, ink pens, watercolor pencils, crayons, watercolors, gouache, paintbrush, water brush, paper towels, sponge, water, bulldog clips.Expanded Sketchbook Kit can be viewed on Mary’s website.

August - 7, 14 ,21, 28 ~ 4 sessions $105

 

Be Heard! – Through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership Speaking Skills for Women (Spring 2018)

$200

with Bonnie Gross

Calendar May 1, 2018

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in North America, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government, industry, and in professional firms. In “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, identified one of the major problems holding women back is the ineffective way women communicate to upper management, colleagues, and clients in business situations. Join Bonnie Gross to learn and change your speaking skills to make people recognize the true value of your ideas. (Approx. 18 hours.)

Body Language, Presence, and Power: The Conversation Starts before Your Speak (Spring 2018)

$150

with Bonnie Gross

Calendar May 1, 2018

73% of what we communicate to other people is through our body language and facial expressions. We may say one thing, but “project” a different message. Learn the art of body language and you’ll get your message across!Any Day, Any Time, Cost: $150 Online

Fearless Public Speaking: Speak, Act And Look Like a Leader (Spring 2018)

$150

with Bonnie Gross

Calendar May 1, 2018

When there are two people with the same skills entering a room, delivering a speech, or participating in a meeting– the person who looks, acts and sounds like a leader is the person most remembered. Make sure next time—it’s YOU!  This class teaches you the skills not usually taught in traditional “presentation skills” courses; you will learn the secrets of how to speak, look and act like a leader. Being a calm, confident, impactful presenter starts before you write the first line - it starts with what and how you think. Learn the speaking skills of great public figures, such as John F. Kennedy and Steve Jobs, who have used their voices and speaking style to exude power and influence. (Approx. 12 hours.)Any Day, Any Time, Cost: $150 Online

Powerful Pronunciation for the Workplace (Spring 2018)

$400

with Bonnie Gross

Calendar May 1, 2018

Accent reduction in just 12 weeks for 18 different languages! The goal of this highly interactive online course is to teach you clear and confident English pronunciation, word stress, sentence flow and intonation, so that people can understand you perfectly the first time you speak, appreciate the value of your ideas, so you can reach your full potential. Any Day, Any Time, Cost: $400 Online

Secrets of Confident Conversation:Networking (Spring 2018)

$150

with Bonnie Gross

Calendar May 1, 2018

If you feel uncomfortable and shy at networking events, in meetings, and at social functions, then this workshop is for you. Gain skills and confidence in how to act, what to say, and how to make a great impression. Learn how to project confidence in business and social situations. (Approx. 12 hours.) Any Day, Any Time, Cost: $150 Online





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