Health & Fitness

 

 

Spring 2014

ARC Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills needed to attain American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification. This will include water skills, classroom skills, CPR and AED certifications.   Students must successfully complete all course requirements and pass both written and practical exams for certification. Jamie Bintliff

Pre-Requisites:

Must be 15 years old prior to the start of the class

100 yards front crawl
100 yards breaststroke
100 yards elementary backstroke
Tread water 2 minutes – legs only
Timed retrieval of a weight from the bottom of the pool

Newtown Campus/ $255/ PHPAH 1000 C01/
C01 / Fr, 5/2/14; 6-9pm,
Sa & Su, 5/3/14 & 5/4/14; 8am-4pm,
Sa & Su, 5/10/14 & 5/11/14; 8am-4pm

Wedding Dances – Dance Like the Stars!

Slow Foxtrot and Rumba 

This is a great class for WEDDING COUPLES, or parents and guests, to get ready for that special day. Bring your music selection and the instructor will help you choreograph your first dance. Patterns from basic (holding your partner, leading and following steps) to intermediate are taught. In no time, you’ll be dancing like the Stars! Couples and singles are welcome.  Margaret Menhardt

Newtown Campus/ $65 per person, $125 per couple/
RFTNS 6043 C01/ 4 Thu, 4/24-5/15, 7-8 pm

Summer 2014

ARC Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills needed to attain American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification. This will include water skills, classroom skills, CPR and AED certifications. Students must successfully complete all course requirements and pass both written and practical exams for certification. Jamie Bintliff

Pre-Requisites:

  • Must be 15 years old prior to the start of the class
  • 100 yards front crawl
  • 100 yards breaststroke
  • 100 yards elementary backstroke
  • Tread water 2 minutes – legs only
  • Timed retrieval of a weight from the bottom of the pool
  • Newtown Campus/ $255/ PHPAH 1000 C01/

C01 / Fr, 5/2/14; 6-9pm,
Sa & Su, 5/3/14 & 5/4/14; 8am-4pm,
Sa & Su, 5/10/14 & 5/11/14; 8am-4pm
Approved Hours: 35 (Act 48)

Living a Whole Foods Lifestyle

There are so many mixed messages about what’s healthy, and what’s not. Join us for a series that goes back to the basics of nutrition. You will explore not only the benefits a diet rich in whole foods can have on our health, but also the negative effects a diet high in processed foods can have on the body. You will gather a multitude of practical tips and resources to transition to a more whole food based lifestyle without becoming overwhelmed! Come see how easy and delicious eating healthy can be! Meghan Maguire, CTRS
Newtown Campus/$49 (plus $5 materials fee pay- able to instructor)
RHEAL 1008/ C01/ 3 Wed. 5/28-6/11, 6:30-7:30pm

Personal Trainer

Do you have a passion for exercise, health and fitness? This course will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a successful Personal Trainer. After successful completion of the course, students should be well-prepared to sit for the American Council on Exercise Personal Training exam. Newly revised course based on the 4th edition of the ACE Personal Trainer Manual. Will Eagle
Newtown Campus/ $605 (plus approx. $95 for text*)/ WFTNS 1008 C01/
Next Offering Fall 2014
Approved Hours: 64 (Act 48)

*ACE Personal Trainer Manual (2 book set), American Council on Exercise, 4th edition
Sample Test for Personal Trainer Certification Exam (www.acefitness.org) Call to order & receive discount:
1-888-825-363

Introduction to Tribal Style Bellydance

Welcome to Tribal Style Bellydance! This is a fun and challenging dance form that is joyous, empowering and builds community and camaraderie. In this 4 week workshop style introductory class, you will learn some of the fundamental moves of the dance form and get a taste of improvisation. This is the perfect way to prepare for the Level I class that begins in September even if you have no dance experience. Jennifer A. Parilo, BSN, RN

Lower Bucks Campus/$59 RFTNS 6046 C50 & C51
C50 4 Wed. 7/9 – 7/30, 7-8pm
C51 4 Wed. 8/6 – 8/27, 7-8pm

Is Type 2 Diabetes in Your Future?

Are you a desk-dweller by day and a couch potato by night? Are you overweight? Do you tend to carry weight around your middle? You might be at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a disease that afflicts over 20 million people in the United States. Diabetes is our country’s chief cause of blindness, kidney failure and lower-limb amputation, and the seventh leading cause of death. You can delay or prevent this serious illness with healthy lifestyle choices that we’ll discuss. You’ll learn: How type 2 diabetes develops, what it is and how it affects the body; and its signs and symptoms. Ann Schreiber, RN, BSN

Newtown Campus/ $59/ RHEAL 1009/ C01
2 Wed. 8/6-8/13, 7-9pm
Lower Bucks Campus/ $59/RHEAL 1009/ C50
2 Thu, 8/7-8/14 7-9pm

Introduction to Ayurveda

Ayurveda is known as the “sister science” to Yoga. Ayurveda focuses on prevention of disease through living in harmony with nature. It employs a number of approaches, such as nutrition, herbs, and lifestyle to strengthen and purify the body, mind, and spirit which will help to increase harmony with the environment. The purpose of this course is to gain introductory knowledge of how to live an Ayurvedic lifestyle and will include information on Ayurvedic theory including the three constitutions, Ayurvedic diet, Ayurvedic use of herbs, and Ayurvedic self-care. Crystal Widmann, Reiki Master/Teacher

Newtown Campus/$95 (plus $10 paid to instructor for food/herbs)/RHEAL 0131 WB1/
2 Tu, 7/22 & 7/29, 6-9:30 pm

Hatha Yoga – All Levels Welcome

In this class, our mission is to provide comprehensive instruction to students of all ages and skill levels. The alignment-based approach cultivates strength, flexibility, and balance in a challenging yet responsible manner. Through this practice students are guided towards a deeper awareness of the interactions of body, mind, and spirit. With a dedication to personal attention this class will help all students to develop their own unique practice at their own pace. Please bring your yoga mat and a firm blanket to sit on. A block and strap would be good too. Lynn Hewitt

Newtown Campus/$79/RFTNS 0127/C01
6 Tu, 6/3-7/8, 5:30-7:00pm