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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education FALL 2021 Classes

Recreation & Leisure

Pound (Online)


with Marlene Deyo

Calendar Sep 27, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Channel your inner Rockstar with this full-body cardio jam session inspired by the infectious,

sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Instead of listening to music, you BECOME the music in this exhilarating, full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements.  No prior experience required. Marlene is an AFAA-certified group fitness instructor and certified Pound Pro. Online and from the comfort of your own home, all you need is a pair of Rip Stix to become a part of this exciting community.  See for more details and  https://shop.poundfit. com/shop/ripstix/ for purchasing information or you can rent a pair for $25 from the instructor. 

Boating & Personal Watercraft Safety (Certificate Class) (Online) **New date Oct 5, 6 Tues/Wed**


with Glenn Dean

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

This all-inclusive course allows you to operate a boat/personal watercraft and tow water skiers/inflatables. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will have learned about state and federal boating laws and earned a CT Safe Boating Certificate (Boater's License). Once completed, the State Certified instructor will guide you through the certificate download process which includes a one-time additional payment to the State of Connecticut of $50.00 per license -- then you are certified for life. NEW DATE *Class meets ON TUES OCT 5 & WED OCT 6** (2 sessions).

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Reiki I Certification (in person) Litchfield


with Carmen Byram

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Reiki is a gentle hands-on healing technique that balances the life energy system; strengthens the immune system; reduces stress; and accelerates the healing process. Students perform hand positions and symbols for healing themselves and others in the certification class. 

Full Course

Introduction to GO, The Ancient Strategy Game – Beginner (Online)


with Milan Mladenovic

Calendar Oct 7, 2021 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn basic rules and strategies of one of the oldest games in the world. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to play and understand the game of Go on a small 9X9 board. Topics include critical thinking, evaluation, decision making, and practical application of game theory.

No Bones About It (Online)


with Nikki Moore

Calendar Oct 7, 2021 at 4:15 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Has your doctor told you that you have osteopenia or osteoporosis? Are you worried about your bone health?Join this small group strength training session that utilizes exercises to improve your strength, balance, and agility. We will be standing and lying down in this class. A strength class is primarily an anaerobic activity that uses weights, resistance tools, and one’s own body weight to induce muscular contraction, which builds the strength and endurance of muscles. 

Pilates Mat – All Levels (Online)


with Simone Pyne

Calendar Oct 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Pilates works to increase muscular strength, body awareness, and facilitates a mind-body connection.  Participants will notice improvements in their posture and breath control. Pilates exercises also help to bring the body into alignment while simultaneously stretching and strengthening the body.

AARP Smart Driver Course (in person) Litchfield
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AARP Smart Driver Course (in person) Litchfield


with Malcolm Forbes

In this refresher course for drivers 50+ years old, participants review of the challenges faced by aging drivers and receive guidance on how to continue driving safely. Students must bring their AARP card to class if you have one.  There will be a fee payable to “AARP” at the time of class, $20 fee for members and $25 for non-members. There will a short break.  Please arrive 15 minutes before class start time.

Coin Collecting 101 (Online )


with Justin Meunier

Calendar Oct 18, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn the basics of "the hobby of kings" in this introduction to numismatics, the study of coins. Students learn coin terminology and how to acquire and handle genuine coins. Bring to the Zoom session your own personal collection to show if you have one (not required).

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