Workforce Development and Community Education: Summer 2024

25 Textbook Required IN-PERSON Introduction to Boxing A great way to get into shape with individual instruction! Train in the same ring as Mohammed Ali and Rocky Marciano in the historic boxing venue at SUNY WCC—the only intercollegiate boxing program of over 40 years. Focus of training includes balance, footwork, and defensive and offensive tactics. Actual workout with instructor takes place for 1-hour within the 2-hour period. The other hour is for observation and feedback. Last workout from 7:00-8:00 pm. Please bring hand wraps and gloves (also available for purchase at class) and mouthpiece. Men and women 18 years of age and older are welcome. At SUNY Westchester Valhalla: CE-SPORT 2003, 10 Mon., June 3-Aug. 5, 6:00-8:00 pm, PEB-Boxing Studio, $250. N Delury. #3731 IN-PERSON Circuit Training for Body Conditioning Circuit training, a workout technique that involves moving through a series of exercise stations to work different muscles with minimal rest between stations, is a fun and time-efficient method to improve cardiovascular fitness, increase muscular strength, and build muscular endurance. Martial arts-themed workouts will provide an entertaining environment in which to connect with others and to learn about proper form and technique, common workout mistakes, and principles for designing productive workout routines. Students will accomplish weekly full-body workouts through use of fitness equipment, bodyweight exercises, and partnered exercises. Some classes will be held outdoors (weather permitting). All fitness levels are welcome. At SUNY Westchester Valhalla: CE-FITNS 2105, 10 Mon., June 10-Aug. 12, 7:00-8:30 pm, PEB-Fitness Center, $195. R Varian. #3013 IN-PERSON Cardio Kickboxing A multi-dimensional fitness course consisting of basic kickboxing instruction, calisthenics, stretching, and aerobic conditioning. Students learn proper skill development and practical application. At SUNY Westchester Valhalla: CE-SPORT 2001, 10 Fri., June 14-Aug. 23 (skip 7/5), 7:00-9:00 pm, PEB-Boxing Studio, $250. R Varian. #3012 IN-PERSON Self Defense for Women A multi-dimensional martial arts course consisting of basic striking/grappling techniques, rape defense, escapes, and weapons defense. Course includes fitness regimen. At SUNY Westchester Valhalla: CE-SPORT 2006, 10 Tues., June 11-Aug. 13, 6:30-8:00 pm, PEB-Mat Room, $195. R Varian. #3014 IN-PERSON Strength Training for Women An introduction to the principles of strength training with an emphasis on technique and injury prevention. Instruction in bodyweight training and equipment usage will assist in designing personalized workout routines for use at home or the gym. Wear comfortable attire and sneakers. At SUNY Westchester Valhalla: CEFITNS 2085, 10 Wed., June 12-Aug. 21 (skip 6/19), 7:00-8:30 pm, PEB-Fitness Center, $195. R Varian. #3015 IN-PERSON Strength Training for Men Geared for the beginner, this course will cover the fundamentals of equipment use; proper form; design of a workout routine; progression and variation; spotting; and gym navigation. Participants will complete a supervised full-body workout during each class and will acquire an exercise toolbox of compound and isolation exercises for use at home or in the gym. Minors ages 16 and 17 are permitted but must be accompanied by a parent. At SUNY Westchester Valhalla: CE-FITNS 2089, 8 Thurs., June 13-Aug. 8 (skip 7/4), 7:00-8:30 pm, PEB-Fitness Center, $170. R Varian. #3016 IN-PERSON Introduction to Hatha Yoga For those adults who have never tried yoga and those who don’t feel comfortable or safe in a general yoga studio/gym yoga class. In this class, participants learn some basics of yoga history and philosophy, breathing techniques and yogic postures. This class teaches how to practice the postures step by step, explaining benefits, medical contraindications, and adaptations if needed. The goal of this course is to safely and confidently practice on your own or in a general group class. Bring yoga mats and (optional) yoga blocks. At SUNY Westchester Valhalla: CE-FITNS 2107, 10 Thurs., June 13-Aug. 22 (skip 7/4), 7:00-8:30 pm, TECH Lounge, $195. M Shedletsky. #3043 IN-PERSON Yoga for Healthy Bones—Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis About half of the U.S. population over 50 is at risk of osteopathic fracture. Yoga is the only method without adverse side effects that can prevent and reverse bone density loss. Among other benefits, it also improves balance and helps in fall prevention. In this course, participants will learn the most popular of three Yoga vs. Osteoporosis series studied by Dr. Loren Fishman. This course is appropriate for people already diagnosed with osteopenia and osteoporosis and those who want to learn how to improve their bone density, which deteriorates naturally with aging. The instructor will offer variations so that postures can be accessible to people with different abilities. Everyone will also learn how to practice them safely with a chair. Please bring a yoga belt, a mat, and two yoga blocks. At SUNY Westchester Valhalla: CE-FITNS 2108, 8 Thurs., June 13-Aug. 8 (skip 7/4), 5:00-6:30 pm, TECH Lounge, $160. M Shedletsky #3044 Register by phone! The easiest way to register: call 914-606-6830 and press 1 (unless a class description indicates otherwise) Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am-6:45 pm; Friday, 9:00 am-4:30 pm