Mind & Body

Fencing

Discover the art of fencing.  Open to beginners and ongoing students. Bring your own equipment or attend first lesson and the instructor will suggest equipment options (starter sets range $100-$150).  Includes six lessons and six free practice sessions. Must be enrolled to attend free practice sessions. 

Fee: $59
Tues,  6:30-8:30pm,   Sept. 16-Dec. 2
Course: F504
Lesson Dates: Sept. 16 & 30, Oct. 14 & 28, Nov. 11 & 25
Free Practices: Sept. 23, Oct. 7 & 21, Nov. 4 & 18, Dec. 2
Rm. Commons
Instructor: Matt Carter
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9 Lessons for Living Longer and Better

There are individuals in select areas of the world, including the US who are ten times more likely to reach age 100—living a quality life.  What’s their secret?  Learn the 9 Lessons for Living Longer and Better that has been implemented in Midwest states as Iowa and Minnesota to improve the health quality of their residents.  Come prepared to participate in hands-on activities to assess your health and learn how to implement the nine lessons.  *Please come with your login and password to an e-mail account.

Fee: $19
Thur,   Nov. 6,   6:30-8:30pm
Course: B516
Rm. 131

Instructor: Virginia Jorstad
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Ballroom Dance

David and Karen Goggin teach these popular dance classes. There’s a class for every ability level. All classes are held in the UW-Marshfield/Wood Campus - Commons.    During the winter months, we ask participants to bring a clean pair of shoes. 
Fee: $59 pp
Classes: Mons, Sept. 29-Nov. 3
Lesson and Dance for all:  Fri, Oct. 24, 7:30-10pm

  • Level I - Beginning Ballroom Dance, 5:50-6:40pm
    Designed for the beginning student, in this course you will develop timing, as well as, leading and following skills.  Learn a variety of patterns in the Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz, and Rumba. Course: F509
  • Level II - Ballroom Dance, 6:45-7:35pm
    Designed for the student who has completed at least one Level I course.  In this course you will continue to work on developing timing, as well as, leading and following skills.  Dances covered will be Rumba and ChaCha. Course: F510
  • Level III - Ballroom Dance, 7:40-8:30pm
    This course is for students that have completed at least three Level II courses.  Students will learn techniques unique to each dance.  In addition, a greater variety of patterns will be introduced. Dances that will be covered include the Tango and ChaCha. Course: F511

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Anti-Aging Yoga

Practice basic yoga, while incorporating the anti-aging techniques of facial yoga.  Increase strength, balance and flexibility—all things that tend to diminish as we age—with flowing exercises and held poses.  Discover basic facial exercises and stretches that can fight wrinkles, sagging, and signs of aging.  Please bring a yoga mat. 

Fee: $29
Mons,   Nov. 10-Dec. 1,   5:30-6:15pm
Course: F512
Upper Commons

Instructor: Rebecca Rucker
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