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MCC to offer self-defense class for women; meditation course

CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Continuing Education Department is offering students two classes next month to teach individuals self-defense and how to reduce stress.

In the Women’s Self Defense class, participants will be taught awareness and how to protect themselves. The course is designed for beginners. Participants are asked to wear comfortable pants and a T-shirt.

The self-defense class costs $29, and will be from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. July 13 in the MCC Gym, Room A107. When registering, use course code NHE S09 002.

MCC also is offering a class called Meditation for Stress Reduction and Concentration to teach participants methods for stress reduction. The instructor will teach participants daily meditation practices such as mantra meditation and loving kindness meditation.

The meditation class costs $25, and will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 13 at Yoga Seva, 407C E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. When registering, use course code: NHE S68 003.

To register for either course, call the MCC Registration Office at 815-455-8588. For information, call Renee Erling at 815-455-8759.

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