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1. Basic Yoga Session 1

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 9/27/2021 to 11/8/2021

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We will explore yoga postures (asana), breathing exercises (pranayama), and relaxation techniques in a class designed for beginners and intermediates. Standing poses and floor postures will add strength and flexibility while increasing your endurance. Hannah will emphasize proper technique to reduce chance of injury. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Each session is 6 classes.

2. Zumba with Tess! Session 1

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 9/29/2021 to 11/3/2021

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You do not need to be a dancer or an aerobic fanatic to love Zumba. Anyone can do it! This Latin inspired dance-fitness program blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a fitness party that is downright addictive. Join the party! 6 classes

3. POUND! Session 1

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 10/5/2021 to 11/9/2021

Closed
POUND is a full body drumming workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates inspired moves. Using slightly weighted drumsticks, POUND keeps you in constant motion, engages your core, and not only targets large muscle groups but works muscles you may not necessarily use every day! While burning up to 900 calories an hour, you get to rock out to your favorite music! So bring a yoga mat and release your inner rockstar! 6 classes.

4. 5 Hour Pre-Licensing Course Via Zoom Virtual Classroom - Oct. 16

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 10/16/2021

This class is required for all new permit holders who hope to become licensed drivers. This DMV approved course is offered once a month virtually using the Zoom platform. Laptops and tablets are preferred devices but you can use a smartphone if needed. You MUST be in an environment that is acceptable for learning with NO distractions. You cannot be traveling in a car, shopping, or working! Your camera MUST be on at all times. Class content includes defensive driving, traffic safety, rules of the road, distracted driving, and alcohol awareness. Upon completion of this course you will be mailed a MV-278 (Pre-Licensing Course Completion Certificate) in order to sign up for the NYS DMV road test.

5. 5 Hour Pre-Licensing Course Via Zoom Virtual Classroom - Nov. 6

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 11/6/2021

Closed
This class is required for all new permit holders who hope to become licensed drivers. This DMV approved course is offered once a month virtually using the Zoom platform. Laptops and tablets are preferred devices but you can use a smartphone if needed. You MUST be in an environment that is acceptable for learning with NO distractions. You cannot be traveling in a car, shopping, or working! Your camera MUST be on at all times. Class content includes defensive driving, traffic safety, rules of the road, distracted driving, and alcohol awareness. Upon completion of this course you will be mailed a MV-278 (Pre-Licensing Course Completion Certificate) in order to sign up for the NYS DMV road test.

6. Origami

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 11/10/2021 to 12/8/2021

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Learn Japanese paper folding (origami). Fold paper into flowers, animals, and many other organic and geometric shapes. Students will learn to create and produce unique, handmade ornaments - a great gift! All necessary supplies will be provided. 4 classes.

7. Zumba with Tess! Session 2

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 11/10/2021 to 12/22/2021

Closed
You do not need to be a dancer or an aerobic fanatic to love Zumba. Anyone can do it! This Latin inspired dance-fitness program blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a fitness party that is downright addictive. Join the party! 6 classes

8. Basic Yoga Session 2

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 11/15/2021 to 12/20/2021

We will explore yoga postures (asana), breathing exercises (pranayama), and relaxation techniques in a class designed for beginners and intermediates. Standing poses and floor postures will add strength and flexibility while increasing your endurance. Hannah will emphasize proper technique to reduce chance of injury. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Each session is 6 classes.

9. POUND! Session 2

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 11/16/2021 to 12/21/2021

POUND is a full body drumming workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates inspired moves. Using slightly weighted drumsticks, POUND keeps you in constant motion, engages your core, and not only targets large muscle groups but works muscles you may not necessarily use every day! While burning up to 900 calories an hour, you get to rock out to your favorite music! So bring a yoga mat and release your inner rockstar! 6 classes.

10. A Guide to Casino Games

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 12/8/2021 to 12/22/2021

Learn what you need to know before going to the casino. Learn the basics of blackjack, poker, baccarat, craps, and roulette. Discover the best bets to make and learn about probability and money management. Card-counting in blackjack (twenty-one) and poker strategies will be discussed. Have fun while developing your skills! A textbook fee of $10 will be collected at the first class. 3 classes.

11. Basic Yoga Session 3

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 1/10/2022 to 2/28/2022

We will explore yoga postures (asana), breathing exercises (pranayama), and relaxation techniques in a class designed for beginners and intermediates. Standing poses and floor postures will add strength and flexibility while increasing your endurance. Hannah will emphasize proper technique to reduce chance of injury. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Each session is 6 classes.

12. POUND! Session 3

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 1/11/2022 to 2/15/2022

POUND is a full body drumming workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates inspired moves. Using slightly weighted drumsticks, POUND keeps you in constant motion, engages your core, and not only targets large muscle groups but works muscles you may not necessarily use every day! While burning up to 900 calories an hour, you get to rock out to your favorite music! So bring a yoga mat and release your inner rockstar! 6 classes.

13. Zumba with Tess! Session 3

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 1/12/2022 to 2/16/2022

You do not need to be a dancer or an aerobic fanatic to love Zumba. Anyone can do it! This Latin inspired dance-fitness program blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a fitness party that is downright addictive. Join the party! 6 classes

14. 5 Hour Pre-Licensing Course Via Zoom Virtual Classroom - Feb. 5

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 2/5/2022

This class is required for all new permit holders who hope to become licensed drivers. This DMV approved course is offered once a month virtually using the Zoom platform. Laptops and tablets are preferred devices but you can use a smartphone if needed. You MUST be in an environment that is acceptable for learning with NO distractions. You cannot be traveling in a car, shopping, or working! Your camera MUST be on at all times. Class content includes defensive driving, traffic safety, rules of the road, distracted driving, and alcohol awareness. Upon completion of this course you will be mailed a MV-278 (Pre-Licensing Course Completion Certificate) in order to sign up for the NYS DMV road test.

15. Japanese Calligraphy

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/1/2022 to 3/22/2022

Learn to write basic Japanese characters using brush and ink. Through writing, learn the character's meanings and create beautiful art. All necessary supplies will be provided. 4 classes.

16. Short Form Playwriting

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/1/2022 to 4/5/2022

Hybrid Classroom
Students will study the components of drama, analyze dialogue, character, and conflict, and create dramatic scenes based on visual art and poetry, and participate in team writing projects. Upon the completion of the course, each student will have written a short (ten-minute) play. A Gmail account is required to access course materials (Google Classroom) and to complete the weekly writing assignments. 6 classes: 1 in-person, 5 Virtual

17. POUND! Session 1

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/1/2022 to 4/5/2022

POUND is a full body drumming workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates inspired moves. Using slightly weighted drumsticks, POUND keeps you in constant motion, engages your core, and not only targets large muscle groups but works muscles you may not necessarily use every day! While burning up to 900 calories an hour, you get to rock out to your favorite music! So bring a yoga mat and release your inner rockstar! 6 classes.

18. Origami

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/2/2022 to 3/23/2022

Learn Japanese paper folding (origami). Fold paper into flowers, animals, and many other organic and geometric shapes. Students will learn to create and produce unique, handmade ornaments - a great gift! All necessary supplies will be provided. 4 classes.

19. Zumba with Tess! Session 1

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/2/2022 to 4/6/2022

You do not need to be a dancer or an aerobic fanatic to love Zumba. Anyone can do it! This Latin inspired dance-fitness program blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a fitness party that is downright addictive. Join the party! 6 classes

20. Americas Boating Course

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/2/2022 to 3/30/2022

This course, for ages 10 and up, is for interested individuals who operate, crew, or sail a power, wind or manually propelled watercraft. Each class is designed to familiarize the student with the fundamentals of safe boating. Subjects include boat handling; required and recommended equipment; and federal, state and local boating regulations and navigation rules. Successful completion of the course as evidenced by a passing grade on the exam satisfies the NYS requirements for a boating safety certificate for anyone over the age of 14 to operate a personal watercraft, and for anyone over 10 years old and born after January 1, 1988 to operate any mechanically propelled boat. By 2025 all operators of mechanically propelled boats will be required to have a boating safety certificate. Family members wishing to share a manual may do so. 5 classes: four 2-hour classes plus exam in fifth class.

21. Find Your Psychic Self

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/2/2022 to 3/16/2022

Venture into the mysterious world of psychics and New Age practices. Discover how meditation, hypnosis and dream interpretation can help you develop your intuitive abilities. Instructor Ron Cain also discusses card reading, palmistry, numerology, astrology and pendulum dowsing. In addition to being fun and entertaining, these tools often give people insight into their personalities, relationships and goals. A textbook fee of $10 will be collected at the first class. 3 classes.

22. Fundamentals of Financial Planning

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/2/2022 to 3/9/2022

This class will cover the basic types of investment vehicles: stocks, bonds, CDs, mutual funds, REITs, and annuities. Also included will be types of investment registrations: individual, joint, different classifications of IRAs, and tax advantaged investment vehicles. Concepts such as diversification, dollar cost averaging, and other investment strategies will be discussed. 2 classes.

23. Chair Yoga Session 1

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/3/2022 to 4/7/2022

Have you wanted to try yoga, but getting up and down from the floor seems daunting? Many others have that same feeling, and this class is for you! We will work on strength, flexibility, and balance using a chair for support. No need to avoid yoga anymore! Wear comfortable clothing. 6 classes.

24. Power Yoga Session 1

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/3/2022 to 4/7/2022

This class will concentrate on warm-ups, posture flows and added strengthening exercises that will leave you refreshed but relaxed. If you feel comfortable with your basic yoga techniques and want to add more endurance as well as upper body strengthening to your yoga practice, this is the class for you. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat and 1 or 2 pound weights. 6 classes.

25. Social Ballroom Dancing

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/3/2022 to 4/7/2022

Be a hit on the dance floor at your next social event whether it's a wedding, a formal, or just for fun! Learn the basic skills of social dancing including leading and following as well as styling. Featured are the most popular dances: Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Waltz, Swing, and Rumba. 6 classes.

26. Aqua Fitness with Linda Session 1

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/3/2022 to 4/7/2022

This shallow water medium intensity workout, using water and equipment (noodles or hand buoys) includes resistance training to increase endurance and flexibility. This is an effective way for participants to experience the aerobic and muscle-strengthening benefits with low impact on their joints. All levels welcome. Water shoes are recommended. Masks will not be required once you get in the pool as we will be distanced 6 feet. 6 classes.

27. 5 Hour Pre-Licensing Course Via Zoom Virtual Classroom - March 5

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/5/2022

This class is required for all new permit holders who hope to become licensed drivers. This DMV approved course is offered once a month virtually using the Zoom platform. Laptops and tablets are preferred devices but you can use a smartphone if needed. You MUST be in an environment that is acceptable for learning with NO distractions. You cannot be traveling in a car, shopping, or working! Your camera MUST be on at all times. Class content includes defensive driving, traffic safety, rules of the road, distracted driving, and alcohol awareness. Upon completion of this course you will be mailed a MV-278 (Pre-Licensing Course Completion Certificate) in order to sign up for the NYS DMV road test.

28. Basic Yoga Session 1

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/7/2022 to 4/18/2022

We will explore yoga postures (asana), breathing exercises (pranayama), and relaxation techniques in a class designed for beginners and intermediates. Standing poses and floor postures will add strength and flexibility while increasing your endurance. Hannah will emphasize proper technique to reduce chance of injury. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. 6 classes.

29. Digital Photography

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/7/2022 to 3/21/2022

Digital cameras offer solutions to photographic problems that film cameras never could. You will learn how to maximize quality while shooting and how to optimize your results so your finished images will surprise even your toughest critics. 3 classes.

30. Social Security Retirement Benefits

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/7/2022

We will answer questions regarding Social Security Retirement Benefits. Topics will include: the types of benefits you are eligible to receive, at what age to begin collecting, and retirement, spousal and survivor benefits. Filing for benefits, and retirement planning strategies will also be discussed. 1 class.

31. CPR - Adult & Child

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/10/2022

This course trains the lay responders to overcome any reluctance to act in emergency situations and to recognize and care for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults and children. Provides the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and to minimize pain and the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives. Participants who successfully complete this course will earn a CPR certification card. 1 class.

32. Tai Chi Chih®

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/15/2022 to 5/10/2022

T'ai Chi Chih is a moving meditation with 19 gentle movements and one pose, originated by Justin Stone in 1974. The movements are easy to learn and have been shown to promote balance, flexibility, stamina and inner calm. Anyone, any age, can practice T'ai Chi Chih. 8 classes.

33. iPad - Beginner - Session 1

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/21/2022 to 3/23/2022

Why is your iPad® the best device on the market? Come and learn why! Learn about your new device, how to set it up, and many more tips and tricks. You will also learn about apps you cannot live without, fun apps, and productivity apps that will make your life easier or at least more enjoyable! Be sure to bring your iPad! 2 classes.

34. A Guide to Casino Games

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/23/2022 to 4/6/2022

Learn what you need to know before going to the casino. Learn the basics of blackjack, poker, baccarat, craps, and roulette. Discover the best bets to make and learn about probability and money management. Card-counting in blackjack (twenty-one) and poker strategies will be discussed. Have fun while developing your skills! A textbook fee of $10 will be collected at the first class. 3 classes.

35. iPad® - Intermediate

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/28/2022 to 3/30/2022

If you want to learn about getting even more out of your iPad®, this is the right class for you! You will learn some more advanced skills on the iPad®. Learn how your iPad® could take over more of what your computer does for you. Participants must have taken our Beginner class. 2 classes.

36. First Aid

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 3/31/2022

This course will teach lay responders the knowledge and skills necessary to give care in an emergency, help sustain life, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until medical help arrives. 1 class.

37. 5 Hour Pre-Licensing Course Via Zoom Virtual Classroom - April 2

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 4/2/2022

This class is required for all new permit holders who hope to become licensed drivers. This DMV approved course is offered once a month virtually using the Zoom platform. Laptops and tablets are preferred devices but you can use a smartphone if needed. You MUST be in an environment that is acceptable for learning with NO distractions. You cannot be traveling in a car, shopping, or working! Your camera MUST be on at all times. Class content includes defensive driving, traffic safety, rules of the road, distracted driving, and alcohol awareness. Upon completion of this course you will be mailed a MV-278 (Pre-Licensing Course Completion Certificate) in order to sign up for the NYS DMV road test.

38. Aqua Fitness with Diana

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 4/19/2022 to 5/24/2022

A FUNtastic, challenging, tidal wave of excitement in a shallow water workout. Experience new techniques for active aging with concepts of functional ability in cardio, core strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination of body/mind. There is optional use of noodles or hand buoys for more resistance. Water shoes are recommended. Masks will not be required once you get in the pool as we will be distanced 6 feet. 6 classes.

39. Japanese Language

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 4/20/2022 to 5/25/2022

Learn basics to speak, read, and write in Japanese. We will cover useful phrases and vocabulary for daily use, travel, and conversation. Please purchase text prior to class: Japanese from Zero to 1: Proven Techniques to Learn Japanese for Students and Professionals (Japanese Edition) authors: George Trombley, Yukari Takenaka, available at Amazon. Please register by April 4. Do not order text prior to April 10 in the event that the class is cancelled due to low enrollment. 6 classes.

40. Zumba with Tess! Session 2

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 4/20/2022 to 5/25/2022

You do not need to be a dancer or an aerobic fanatic to love Zumba. Anyone can do it! This Latin inspired dance-fitness program blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a fitness party that is downright addictive. Join the party! 6 classes

41. Mat 'n Vertical Pilates with Weights

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 4/20/2022 to 5/25/2022

It is with an empathasis on core strength as an effective way for the whole body to stand, to sit, to move and to improve flexibility and functional fitness: as well as foster a mind-body connection with movement that matters. For more of a challenge, bring your own 3 or 5 pound hand weights. It is exercise with a purpose for all ages and all fitness levels to actively age strong in mind, body and spirit. 6 classes.

42. Chair Yoga Session 2

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 4/21/2022 to 6/2/2022

Have you wanted to try yoga, but getting up and down from the floor seems daunting? Many others have that same feeling, and this class is for you! We will work on strength, flexibility, and balance using a chair for support. No need to avoid yoga anymore! Wear comfortable clothing. 6 classes.

43. Power Yoga Session 2

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 4/21/2022 to 6/2/2022

This class will concentrate on warm-ups, posture flows and added strengthening exercises that will leave you refreshed but relaxed. If you feel comfortable with your basic yoga techniques and want to add more endurance as well as upper body strengthening to your yoga practice, this is the class for you. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat and 1 or 2 pound weights. 6 classes.

44. Aqua Fitness with Linda Session 2

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 4/21/2022 to 5/26/2022

This shallow water medium intensity workout, using water and equipment (noodles or hand buoys) includes resistance training to increase endurance and flexibility. This is an effective way for participants to experience the aerobic and muscle-strengthening benefits with low impact on their joints. All levels welcome. Water shoes are recommended. Masks will not be required once you get in the pool as we will be distanced 6 feet. 6 classes.

45. Basic Yoga Session 2

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 4/25/2022 to 6/6/2022

We will explore yoga postures (asana), breathing exercises (pranayama), and relaxation techniques in a class designed for beginners and intermediates. Standing poses and floor postures will add strength and flexibility while increasing your endurance. Hannah will emphasize proper technique to reduce chance of injury. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. 6 classes.

46. POUND! Session 2

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 4/26/2022 to 5/31/2022

POUND is a full body drumming workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates inspired moves. Using slightly weighted drumsticks, POUND keeps you in constant motion, engages your core, and not only targets large muscle groups but works muscles you may not necessarily use every day! While burning up to 900 calories an hour, you get to rock out to your favorite music! So bring a yoga mat and release your inner rockstar! 6 classes.

47. Swing Dancing

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 4/28/2022 to 5/26/2022

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that Swing! Get in the groove on the dance floor with the exciting East Coast Swing. Learn many basic and some intermediate steps in both single and triple rhythms as well as partnering skills. 4 classes.

48. Cloud Computing - Get It All For Free

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 5/2/2022

You can "Cloud" it too! The following courses introduce participants to no-cost or inexpensive web tools that will be there for you from any device connected to the Internet. Sick of paying for expensive software suites? Google® has a wonderful suite of apps that will take place of that expensive software. Better yet, they are completely free! Apps include word processor, presentation, spreadsheet, and much more!

49. Tarot: An Introduction

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 5/11/2022 to 5/25/2022

Have you wanted to unlock the mysteries of the Tarot, but do not know where to start? Learn to study the Tarot one card at a time. Develop an understanding of the suits, numbers, and symbols. Learn to read for yourself and others using some of the most popular layouts. The origin of the Tarot and how to use the cards for meditation will be discussed. Bring your own Rider-Waite Tarot Deck if possible. A textbook fee of $10 will be collected at the first class. 3 classes.

50. 5 Hour Pre-Licensing Course Via Zoom Virtual Classroom - May 14

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 5/14/2022

This class is required for all new permit holders who hope to become licensed drivers. This DMV approved course is offered once a month virtually using the Zoom platform. Laptops and tablets are preferred devices but you can use a smartphone if needed. You MUST be in an environment that is acceptable for learning with NO distractions. You cannot be traveling in a car, shopping, or working! Your camera MUST be on at all times. Class content includes defensive driving, traffic safety, rules of the road, distracted driving, and alcohol awareness. Upon completion of this course you will be mailed a MV-278 (Pre-Licensing Course Completion Certificate) in order to sign up for the NYS DMV road test.

51. Cloud Computing - File Storage

Program: West Genesee Adult Ed

Dates: 5/16/2022

You can "Cloud" it too! The following courses introduce participants to no-cost or inexpensive web tools that will be there for you from any device connected to the Internet. Learn about free sites where you can keep all of your files in one place and access them from any Internet ready device. These sites will help keep you organized and ready, even when your computer crashes.