Health, Dance and Fitness

Continuing Education at Green River College

If you learn just one dance, this is it! It's a fun and easy dance to learn and to begin partner dancing. Known world-wide as American dance, it's the most versatile dance done to the greatest variety of music including Big Band, Rock and Roll, Rhythm and Blues, Country, and Top 40. Singles and c...

This series of five classes explores the functions of the body and how they relate to the food we eat. Just as important as what you eat is understanding your body's response to these foods. Each class builds on the next incorporating activities to promote changes to your specific dietary and healt...

Learn about the different Medicare options in this seminar.  We will discuss Medicare Part A & B as well as Medicare advantage health plans, prescription drug health plans, supplemental insurance and more! ...

A growing body of research indicates that mental health workers, nurses, and caregivers caring for clients who are chronically ill and/or traumatized are at the highest risk for developing compassion fatigue and experiencing burn-out. This workshop will present several self-care strategies with the ...

Nutrition is the interaction between our body and the food we eat with digestion being the key. In this class, you will learn about vital nutrients and where they are found in the diet, understand the importance of digestion, and discover where nutrition happens in our body. Take this course on it...

Sugar...the bittersweet irony. We need it, yet we can't have too much; at the same time we crave it, but over-indulge. You will learn details about saccharides, the mechanism of regulation, how we overload our system, and what happens when imbalance occurs. Take this course on its own or as part o...

The good, the bad, and the misunderstood. Hear a different perspective on cholesterol and fatty acids: what they are, why we need them, how and why we make them, and why they are so misunderstood. We will compare various fatty acid profiles and learn about oxidized cholesterol as a risk factor. Ta...

This class will fill you up with information. Learn how to make your food more nutritious and digestible with traditional preparation techniques, how to create a balanced diet, and explore weight management. Take this course on its own or as part of the ...

The basic components involved in healing your digestive system are removing the offending factors, supporting proper function and including healing components. In this class you will learn about these topics and more, such as gut flora, healing foods, detoxification, and the relationship between the...

Inflammation is a reaction in the body caused by infection or allergies and is aggravated by lifestyle factors like smoking, poor nutrition, lack of sleep, and sun exposure. Inflammation has been linked to many things that we associate with aging including autoimmune conditions, arthritis, heart di...

Join us and learn techniques to help quiet the mind, relax and find focus in your daily life. Join yoga teacher and psychotherapist Elizabeth "Liz" Grasher and learn skills to promote calm and present moment awareness. Studies show engaging in mindfulness/relaxation techniques can improve both physi...

This graceful, smooth-flowing dance is a wonderful way to get you through weddings, parties, cruises, and other social dance occasions. The basic steps are easy to learn and suitable even for the occasional dancer. Nightclub 2-step is a great alternative for today's slow dance music. It is the mo...

Learn about the mind and body connection: how food affects our brain which affects what we THINK and then influences HOW, WHY, and WHAT we eat. In this class, we'll discuss how to address and change eating habits, addictive tendencies with food, and how what we think affects our body. ...

This non-intimidating class encourages beginners as well as experienced yoga students to work at their own level. The class has an emphasis on breath control, stress reduction, flexibility, stability, core conditioning and overall strength. Ending with moments of relaxation, you will leave feeling ...

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