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Chi Aura Integration - Level I

Chi-Aura Integration is a complementary alternative healing method using the vital life force. Chi-Aura is a set of skills used to read the health of the body and facilitate healing and balance. This method can be used by individuals for self-healing or by the practitioner in relationship with their patients. By learning how to relax into a state of mind that is able to "read" the energy field of the body and to work hands-on with the out -of-balance conditions which lead to illness, the nurse to patient relationship can be greatly enhanced by incorporating these skills.

This 2-day workshop will teach techniques that will elicit the relaxation response and help develop the "Awakened Mind State". You will learn to perform the specific Chi-Aura Integration hand positions learning specific acupoints, energy centers and parts of the body to release muscle tension and induce the relaxation response to promote healing. Chi-Aura Integration is relevant to nursing because it develops the nurse's ability to improve their effectiveness in treating clients.

This course is approved for 18 CEU's for Nurses, 14 CEU's for massage therapists, and 15 CEH's for acupuncturists. A free downloadable manual is available to registered students before class.


Sat. & Sun., May 2 & 3
9 am - 5:30 pm
Room 406

Register by Feb. 23: $145
Register after Feb. 23: $158
includes manual

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Timothy Dunphy has taught Chi-Aura Integration for over 22 years in the US and Europe, enhancing participant's personal growth and their therapeutic relationship to others.


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Backyard Astronomer

 

night sky

Learn how to identify the stars and constellations seen in our local skies in this fun hands-on workshop. Using the Cabrillo planetarium and observatory you will see the wonders of the universe and learn about astronomy history, methods, equipment, and recent discoveries. Get a sense of distances to planets, stars and galaxies. Learn about Black holes, dark matter and the expanding universe.

Participants should dress warmly for outdoor observation at the observatory. In case of rain or fog, class will assemble in the planetarium.

This class is appropriate for students aged 10 to adult.

2 Fri., April 17 & 24
6:30 - 9:30 pm
Room: 707

Register by Feb. 23: $58
Register after Feb 23: $65

 

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2 Fri., July 10 & 17
6:30 - 9:30 pm
Room: 707

Register by June 8: $58
Register after June 8: $65

 

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Karl von Ahnen has been an amateur astronomer and telescope user since age 12. He served as lab instructor-assistant in the Cabrillo Astronomy Department for many years, and is the Director of the Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College, one of the largest school planetariums in the country.

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Soul Collage: Invite the Poetry of Images into Your Life

Anyone who has a love for images and symbols and is looking for an intuitive approach to enhance personal growth and nourish the soul will find this workshop inspiring and fun. SoulCollage® is a flexible and profound expressive arts method through which you build your own unique deck of cards for personal reading. Thousands of people have found solace and inspiration practicing this creative method. SoulCollage is now in 39 countries around the world, but it originated right here in Santa Cruz County by local author Seena Frost! Join us in celebrating our 10th year of offering SoulCollage at Cabrillo College Extension.

This is a course for beginners as well as those already familiar with SoulCollage® who will enjoy having time to review the basic concepts and create new cards.

Participants will be able to immediately apply what they learn during this creative day together.

Sat., April 18
10 am - 4 pm
Room: Hort 5005

Register by Feb 23: $75
Register after Feb. 23: $88

Plus a materials fee of $20 paid in class

Please go to our Class Resources page for more information about this class .

 

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Lauren Mari-Navarro, LCSW and Mariabruna Sirabella, MFT are trained facilitators of the Soul Collage® Method encouraging creativity and self-discovery. Both teachers have private practices in the Santa Cruz community.

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SoulCollage: For the Love of Images and the Changes They Bring!

Give expression to your life story in all its beauty and complexity! SoulCollage® is a flexible and profound expressive arts method through which you make your own unique cards for personal reading. Anyone who has a love of images and is looking for an intuitive process for change and growth will find this process meaningful. Your cards give voice to all of who you are and even offer expression to the qualities you want to bring into your life!

In its 10th year offered at Cabrillo Extension, SoulCollage® originated right here in Santa Cruz County by local author Seena Frost and is now in 39 countries around the world! Come experience for yourself what has inspired thousands: a method deeply personal, incredibly fun, and perfect for the quiet individualist as well as the one who loves community. As simple as the ingredients of cut images, a pair of scissors, and some glue, this process is considered by many to be transformational and vitally expressive, even with zero art experience!

This is a course for beginners as well as those already familiar with SoulCollage® who will enjoy having time to review concepts and create several new cards in a relaxing and lovely environment. Participants will be able to immediately apply what they learn during this creative day together. Anyone can make SoulCollage® cards!

Sat., August 22
10 am - 4 pm
Room: Hort 5005

Register by June 8: $75
Register after June 8: $88

Plus a materials fee of $20 paid in class

Please go to our Class Resources page for more information about this class .

 

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Sun., August 23
10 am - 4 pm
Scotts Valley Recreation Center

Register by June 8: $75
Register after June 8: $88

Plus a materials fee of $20 paid in class

Please go to our Class Resources page for more information about this class .

 

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Lauren Mari-Navarro, is a trained facilitator of the Soul Collage® Method encouraging creativity and self-discovery. She has a private practice in the Santa Cruz community.

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The Basics of Selling on eBay

Learn the right way to sell on eBay with a class designed to enhance your sales success. Create and enhance listings with photo editing and attractive descriptions, open and use PayPal and set pricing to maximize profits.

Sat., May 2
2 - 5 pm
Room: 507

Register by Feb. 23: $24
Register after Feb. 23: $28


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Carol Jensen specializes in financial aspects of start-up businesses and she is a Registered Tax Preparer (CTEC). Carol has taught QuickBooks and Real Estate classes at Cabrillo for many years.

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Italic Calligraphy

This day long workshop will introduce you to the classic and elegant style of Italic Calligraphy, using the Pilot Parallel 3.8 mm calligraphy pen. Then, in afternoon, we will make what is called a " cola pen". This fun, handmade pen, dipped in black ink, makes astonishingly expressive marks! We will explore fun ways to bring together the Italic lettering, using this new tool, to explore your own creative "works of lettering art"!

No experience necessary. We welcome all skill levels. Bring a lunch and beverage.

Sat., July 25
10 am - 4 pm
Room: Hort 5010

Register by June 8: $82
Register after June 8: $90

Follow this link to our Class Resources page, which includes a materials lists for this class.

 

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Carolyn Fitz has been sharing her passion for calligraphy and ink painting for over 25 years. She has traveled to Japan and China on art study tours and has been “Artist in Residence” at Yosemite National Park for the last 13 years.

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Self Publishing Your Book - Preparation and Process

Thinking about self-publishing your first novel, book of poetry, information guide or your personal memoir? In this seminar you will learn the “ins and outs” and “ups and downs” of the self-publishing process. Will Createspace (an Amazon company) be your choice for getting your book seen by scads of readers? Find out what to expect as you embark on your quest to self-publish, what actions you can take to avoid the standard pitfalls, and how to avoid over-spending due to last minute edits. We will review how to prepare a final manuscript for submission, consider a professional editor, develop bio and book synopsis, get clarity on book genre, acquire the ISBN number, develop a book or author website, review your book proof, use Twitter and Facebook for promotion, connect with bookshops, literary events and indie options.

Sat., July 25
9 am - 12 Noon
Room: 1605

Register by June 8: $62
Register after June 8: $68

$25 materials fee payable to instructor in class.

 

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Linda S. Gunther is a self-published author of three romantic thrillers available on Amazon and for Kindle. Linda is committed to writing compelling quality fiction and enthusiastic about assisting other aspiring authors to get comfortable and familiar with the self-publishing process.

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Creative Nonfiction - Writing the Personal Essay

How do authors who have written powerful personal essays turn those essays in to memoirs on the same subject or topic? In this course, we will do just that. Come prepared to write! We will spend more than half of the course doing timed writing prompts on a variety of craft topics that will help you mine your life story for a powerful personal essay. Then, we will make a plan to expand that essay into the outline of a book-length memoir. We will look together at examples from published authors, who have expanded their own successful essays into compelling memoirs. Working individually and together, we will utilize the concrete strategies that these authors used to turn their essays in to memoirs.

You will walk out of this workshop having done three things: written and received peer feedback on a personal essay, made a detailed plan for a book-length memoir, and written several beginnings of chapters for that memoir. You do not need to have already written a personal essay in order to take this course.

Sat., July 11
11 am - 4 pm
Room: 1605

Register by June 8: $78
Register after June 8: $85

$5 materials fee payable to instructor in class.

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Dianthe Harris, M.A. in English and Creative Writing, teaches composition and literature, critical thinking, creative writing and short story writing classes at Foothill College. In addition, she has worked as an editor for numerous magazines, reviews & journals.

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Strategies for Overcoming Writers Block

This intensive one-day workshop will give you tools for overcoming writer’s block. To silence your inner critic and generate new ideas, we will begin with the techniques of webbing and automatic writing, then we’ll move on to less-familiar techniques: photography, meditation, dream recall, and improvisation. Excerpts from selected books will guide us through the process as we work alone and also in groups. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to share your writing with the class for feedback and encouragement.

By the end of the workshop, you will have generated a great deal of new material for your stories, poems, and essays; clarified your artistic vision or project; and have various antidotes for future episodes of writer’s block.

Sat., June 20
11 am - 4 pm
Scotts Valley Rec. Center

Register by June 8: $78
Register after June 8: $85

$5 materials fee payable to instructor in class.

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Sat., June 27
11 am - 4 pm
Room: 1605

Register by June 8: $78
Register after June 8: $85

$5 materials fee payable to instructor in class.

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Dianthe Harris, M.A. in English and Creative Writing, teaches composition and literature, critical thinking, creative writing and short story writing classes at Foothill College. In addition, she has worked as an editor for numerous magazines, reviews & journals.

 

 

 

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