CRYSTAL LAKE – Improve body and mind and become healthier at the same time with personal enrichment classes offered by McHenry County College’s Continuing Education Department.
• Beginner’s Yoga: Asanas (postures) will be explored as they relate to everyday movements and activities. Class takes place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays through Nov. 2 at the Kalitrea Yoga Studio in Crystal Lake. The cost is $70 per person for six weeks of classes. To register, use course ID: NHE S13 011.
• Women’s Self-defense: This class will cover the myths of self-defense, verbalization, the body as a self-defense tool, pressure points and sexual assault awareness/resistance measures. An hour lecture is followed by an hour of hands-on technique lessons. The class takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 22 in Room E217 at the college, 8900 Route 14. The cost is $15 per person. To register, use course ID: NPL S14 010.
• Preventative Health Organic Living Seminar: Learn methods for a healthy and balanced life, including weight loss, breathing, cooking in a safe environment and effective exercises. Discussion topics include organic farming, the effects of supplements and herbal remedies, holistic therapies in a clinical setting, meditation and visualization, staying physically active and nutrition information. The class takes place from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Room A117 at the college. The cost is $39 per person. To register, use course ID: NHE S88 010.
To register, call the MCC Registration Office at 815-455-8588. For information, call Tracy Berry at 815-455-8758 or Claudia Terrones at 815-455-8782.