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Accent Reduction for Spanish Speakers

Correct pronunciation is a valuable asset for success in professional and social life. This class assists students to correctly pronounce the forty-four sounds of Standard American English. Students in this class should have completed ESL or the equivalent.

Instructor: Edward Rockey, Ph.D., earned a Master’s degree in Speech and has taught Speech Correction at the college level.

5 Fridays
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
March 10 - April 7, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5A
Cost: $85 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8605.102


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The Anatomy
of Movement


Instructor Katlen Ebert
This workshop will provide students with an understanding of the anatomy of the spine, hips, knees and feet, their related weaknesses and injuries and solutions to deal with pain. Students will learn self-care techniques and tools to strengthen the weakened or injured parts of their body and understand the significance of a well-functioning body for health, happiness and longevity.

Katlen Ebert is a Physical Therapist from Germany. She is also a graduate of the LMU Yoga Therapy program.

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017
9:00am – 12:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $45 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8821.101
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Introduction to Meditation
There are many kinds of meditation and many benefits to meditation such as lowering blood pressure, reducing stress, feeling more emotional balance, increasing creative thinking and awakening our inner spirituality. Meditation is an individual journey that is unique to each person. This class will offer several different kinds of meditation and provide suggestions and tools for creating one’s own meditation practice.

Instructor: Carmen Joy has been devoted to the practice of yoga and meditation for many years. As a student in India, she immersed herself in the inner science of yoga and meditation, experiencing a variety of practices. Check out her website www.carmenjoy.com.

10 Thursdays
7:30 – 8:30 pm
March 2 – May 11, 2017
(no class April 13)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Auditorium
Cost: $95
#8830.305
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Essential Oils at Home for Health & Skin Care

Learn how to incorporate essential oils and natural products into your life to promote health, healing and take care of your facial skin. Essential oils are ancient healers that work with your body’s own natural abilities without harmful side effects. We will also discuss the body’s largest organ, the skin, and anti-aging secrets that estheticians use to enhance and brighten your skin. Sampling, testing, smelling and sharing is all part of this class on natural healing and skincare!

Instructor Lisa Ianiro
Instructor: Lisa Ianiro teaches others how to heal their body naturally through various healing modalities, including nutrition and aromatherapy, and is a professionally licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician.

2 Mondays
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb 27 – March 6, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5A
Cost: $55 plus optional $25 (cash) for introductory oil kit
#8810.101
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Reflexology and Essential Oils
Ever wondered how Reflexology or Essential Oils work? After this two day session, you will leave with the knowledge of how both techniques can be used for specific health benefits. We will be practicing how to perform full Reflexology sessions on yourself - both hand and foot Reflexology will be covered. You will also learn how to integrate essential oils to maximize your healing benefits. We will be sampling and smelling over 60 different essential oils and learn about their specific benefits to your health.

Instructor: Lisa Ianiro teaches others how to heal their body naturally through various healing modalities, including nutrition and aromatherapy, and is a professionally licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician.

2 Mondays
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jan 23 - 30, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $55 plus optional $25 (cash) for introductory oil kit
#8800.102

2 Thursdays
12:30 – 2:30 pm
March 30 – April 6, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $55 plus optional $25 (cash) for introductory oil kit
#8800.203
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What's Your Communication Behavior?

Want to learn the secrets of how to communicate better with others? Ever wonder why other people just don’t ‘get it’? Why can’t other people just listen to what I’m saying? Behavioral analysis has been around for a very long time, we just need to understand ourselves first, then we can learn how to communicate more effectively with others in the present environment.

Instructor: Raymond McCarthy has an MBA and 20+ years of experience in corporate and small business. He’s also certified as a DISC instructor and Master Behaviorist.

3 Mondays
5:45 – 7:15 pm
Feb 27 - March 13, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5A
Cost: $55
#8866.302
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Mindful Living
Series One
In this 4-week introductory course on healthy mindful living learn how to reduce stress and live a calmer and happier life by leading a life in the present moment. Mindful living is the ability to use knowledge, personal understanding and simple meditative techniques to foster peace and balance. These classes will teach you how to reduce worry and anxiety, handle anger and physical pain, improve self-awareness, enhance your peace of mind and more.

Instructor: Lindsay Leimbach has 25 years of teaching and speaking experience. She currently teaches and lectures on Mindful Living and is Mindful Living Coach working with all ages.

4 Thursdays
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb 16 – March 9, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $75 plus $8 material fee to instructor
#8851.102
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Mindful Living
Series Two
This is the second series taught by this popular instructor. You will enjoy and learn from Series Two even if you have not yet experienced Series One. These classes will teach you meditative techniques and insight to increase happiness in yourself and with others, reduce stress, understand forgiveness, sleep better, improve self-awareness, and more.

Instructor: Lindsay Leimbach has 25 years of teaching and speaking experience. She currently teaches and lectures on Mindful Living and is Mindful Living Coach working with all ages.

4 Thursdays
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
March 16 – April 6, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $75 plus $8 material fee to instructor
#8853.102
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Mindful LIving
Series 3

You will enjoy and learn from Series Three even if you have not yet experienced Series One or Two. These classes will teach you mindful acceptance and awareness, mindful eating, gratitude and compassion, and facing everyday mindfully. Simple meditative techniques and insight to foster peace and balance will be practiced.

Instructor: Lindsay Leimbach has 25 years of teaching and speaking experience. She currently teaches and lectures on Mindful Living and is Mindful Living Coach working with all ages.

4 Mondays
5:45 – 7:15 pm
March 13 – April 3, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $65 plus $8 material fee to instructor
#8854.301
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Creative Genius

There’s something about working in a creative field that leaves many people feeling wistful. They want to pursue a creative endeavor, but daily responsibilities and fear of failure get in the way. Learn tools to self-motivate, banish detrimental phrases such as “I can’t” and “what if” while on the path toward launching a creative business and moving purposefully toward a more fulfilling and balanced life. Even individuals who don’t currently work in artistic fields will find their creative spark and develop the self-belief and tools to make their business and personal life flourish.

Instructor: Margery Walshaw founded Evatopia, a multi-media company with divisions supporting literary management, publishing and digital media. Her clients have sold scripts to Hollywood and books worldwide as well as launched successful businesses in the creative arts.

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5A
Cost: $45 plus $10 book fee to instructor
#8822.101
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For more information, call 805-497-2761 ext. 1201, 1202 or 1203, or e-mail Anne Bartholomew at AnneB@ConejoAdultEd.org
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