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Cosmetology Career Exploration Track
with Soni Reese
Have you ever thought about a job / career in hair styling, skin care, or professional make-up? Did you know that it takes a year or less to train for such jobs/careers? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to cosmetology; provide you with the basic reading, writing, math, presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to classes or training programs related to hair styling, barbering, skin care, and professional make-up.
with Lynn Sheehan
Tuesday is a great day for making change! A support group for people ages 13 and up committed to or considering making a change with their substance use. It’s free, confidential, and there is no sign up. Just show up at the York Public Library. Free pizza too! Making Change is not treatment or therapy. Making Change is a one hour, weekly support group that encourages honesty, promotes self-awareness, and inspires positive change. This training is sponsored by a partnership between YACE and Choose to be Healthy Coalition of York Hospital. Pizza donated by Anthony’s, York House of Pizza, and Ruby’s. Thank you for your support! Location: York Public Library
Indoor Walking Trails and Fitness Stations
Come in from the cold and walk around the Middle School. Choose “trails” with stairs or without. Fitness stations around the building will help build muscle tone while you walk the trails.
CCA225: Social Aspects of Health and Illness
with Soni Reese
What are the differences between health, illness, and disease? What are the social (rather than the clinical) causes and aspects of health and illness in the US? We will examine the social causes and consequences of health-related problems such as heart disease, cancer, AIDS, substance abuse, eating disorders, and domestic violence. (Eng. or SS -1 HS credit, college bound gain the academic, personal, social skills needed to succeed in college!)
Barre with Amanda
with Amanda Gunter
Barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements.
Cardio Sculpt for Women
with Lisa Robertson
This judgement-free zone is intended to get women of all fitness levels moving and healthy. A fun, balanced and effective workout that includes short cardio bursts and weight lifting to improve muscular fitness and boost cardiovascular efficiency. Using creative and diverse exercises and equipment, this class will keep participants moving and loving it from Sept through Feb.
A's, B's, C's, and D's of Medicare
with Alan Minthorn
This course provides a thorough overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the “parts” of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans.
Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts
with Fred Diehl