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Introduction to Alternative Medicine (WED151) 3 Credits

Definition of health; exploration of mind-body-spirit connection in health; various therapeutic modalities; identification of strengths and limitations of alternative therapies. Also includes development of ability to critically review written material in the alternative therapy area. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19306 Fall 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 09/14/2015- 11/06/2015 N/A N/A
  • H. Paslay
Closed
No Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19355 Fall 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/05/2015- 12/11/2015 N/A N/A
  • E. Rice
Open
3 of 20 Seats Available

Meditation and Wellness (WED162) 1 Credit

Physiology of meditation and its effects on physical and mental health; scholastic abilities and interpersonal relationships; differentiation between meditation and other relaxation techniques. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19352 Fall 2015 Glendale
FW 53
In Person 10/22/2015- 11/19/2015 Th 6:00PM- 8:55PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
1 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 19352 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $20
    • Additional Class Notes: Experience a variety of relaxation techniques using deep breathing, essential oils, guided imagery, and peaceful music to transition into a meditative state. Learn how to quiet the mind, release stress, and attain deeper levels of relaxation for body, mind wellness. This class is lecture and hands-on, and covers what affects one's ability to focus, relax, and achieve a desired state:brain wave patterns, studies validating the benefits of meditation, and much more. Beginning to advanced students welcomed.

      Textbook required: Aromatherapy for Life Empowerment, Using Essential Oils to Enhance Body, Mind, Spirit Well-being, by Schiller & Schiller, published by Basic Health Publications. Please bring a medium to larger size bath towel. Supply kit: $20 included in course fees.

Overview Of Herbal Remedies (WED172) 1 Credit

History and evolution of herbs for healing applications. Preparation, usage, and effects of certain herbs used for healing purposes. Basic literature review skills in the area of herbal medicine. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19283 Fall 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/19/2015- 12/09/2015 N/A N/A
  • L. Crider
Open
1 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 19283 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. In addition, students may be required to come to campus or an alternate proctored location to take examinations. For information about how to get started, go to http://www2.gccaz.edu/e-courses/getting-started and click the "Login To Canvas" link at the bottom of the page (https://learn.maricopa.edu/login/ldap).

Essential Oil Properties and Formulations (WED181) 1 Credit

Focuses on the benefits of individual plant oils, profiling past to present day uses and documented properties; experiential evaluation of the oils; how to formulate topical blends; oil substitution using less expensive oils; hands-on learning. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19351 Fall 2015 Glendale
FW 55
In Person 10/18/2015- 11/01/2015 Su 10:00AM- 5:15PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
9 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: No class on October 25.
      Class 19351 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $24
    • Additional Class Notes: Learn more in depth the documented properties and practical uses of specific essentials covered in class, how essential oils work, their function in plants, getting the most effective results, hands-on essential oil analysis to discover their benefits, clinical and university studies, safety, guidelines for preparing and formulation blends, blending formulas, and much more. Hands-on class. The special fee of $24 is applied towards the purchase of an essential oil starter kit. Please bring a medium to large size bath towel. The book is "The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia; Schiller & Schiller, published by Basic Health Publications, 2nd edition, 2012.

Health Conditions And Popular Herbs (WED182) 2 Credits

In-depth look at some of today's most popular herbs and their relationship to specific health conditions. Emphasis on research skills in relation to popular herbs. Includes the effects, uses, and application strategies of herbs. Prerequisites: None. WED172 suggested but not required.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35651 Fall 2015 Glendale
FW 51
Hybrid 09/03/2015- 10/08/2015 Th 6:00PM- 9:15PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
11 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 35651 is a Hybrid course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students must attend the first day of scheduled class and will be given information about the course at the first class meeting. Students are required to come to campus for scheduled classes. For information about hybrid courses, go to www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/.
      Class 35651 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $30
    • Additional Class Notes: Learn a variety of beneficial herbs and how they can assist in better health. Essential oils obtained from herbs will also be covered and shown how their aromatic vapors and topical application on the body can be very effective in combination with using dried herbs and spices. Students will have the opportunity to grow their own herb plants from seed, and learn how to prepare tinctures, herbal teas; adding herbs to salads, and more. Supply cost of $30 includes both the essential oil kit and an herb gardening kit.

Special Topic in Wellness Education (WED195AB) 1 Credit

Introduction to current topics and contemporary issues related to developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Focuses on a variety of techniques and strategies to promote wellness. Prerequisites: None. Note: WED195AB may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35425 Fall 2015 Glendale
FW 52
In Person 10/15/2015- 11/05/2015 Th 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
13 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ORGANIC GARDENING: MICROGREENS
      In this experiential class you will plant different varieties of microgreens in containers for your own personal use .Microgreens are certain vegetables and herbs harvested young that can be grown in containers either indoors or out. It is so convenient and easy to do that anyone can grow and abundant supply of microgreens in small spaces - all year round. Excellent food source for survival. Learn about the value of each microgreen and what you need to know to harvest and enjoy these fast growing, highly-nutritious foods in as little as 10 days. Hand-outs will be provided along with a resource list.
      Class 35425 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $10
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19347 Fall 2015 Glendale
FW 51
In Person 09/19/2015- 10/03/2015 Sat 9:00AM- 10:00AM
  • L. Lev
Open
13 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 19347 meets at FW 51 on Saturday Sep 19, 2015 from 9:00AM - 10:00AM
      Class 19347 also meets at Field Trip on Saturday Oct 03, 2015 from 6:00AM - 9:00PM
      This is a one-day hiking trip at the Grand Canyon's South Rim. Students must be physically conditioned to hike over uneven paths for significant distances. Trails can present challenging terrain with varying inclines and declines. All participants will be expected to hike along the South Kaibab Trail in order to receive credit for the course. Students are required to attend a mandatory orientation for the trip on Saturday September 19, 2015 at 9am in FW-51. Each participant will be required to complete a health history form in advance of the trip. Students unable to attend the orientation should contact the instructor to make alternative arrangements. Questions can be directed to Leonard Lev at 602.295.4671, or at leonard,lev@gccaz,edu.Trip date is October 3, 2015.
      Class 19347 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $14
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19350 Fall 2015 Glendale
FW 51
In Person 11/22/2015- 12/13/2015 Su 10:00AM- 2:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
11 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ORGANIC GARDENING - FRUIT TREES:
      Fruit trees not only make landscape more beautiful, but provide delicious and nutritious food during the year and shade during hot summers days. In today's economy, fruit trees are very necessary whether growing in containers (indoors/outdoors), or in the ground. Class will cover soil preparation, choosing varieties for desert climate, space, optimal planting location, nutritional needs, fertilizing times, watering, and more. For class information contact instructor at jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu. No class on December 6.
      Class 19350 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19287 Fall 2015 Glendale
FW 51
In Person 10/04/2015- 10/18/2015 Su 10:00AM- 2:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
14 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ORGANIC GARDENING:
      Learn everything you need to know to start an organic vegetable garden. Topics include: Choosing seeds, vegetable planting times, making and using compost, soil amendments, fertilizers and more. We will cover how to change our soil condition and successfully grow a garden in Arizona using organic materials. No previous growing experience needed. For class information contact instructor jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu.
      Class 19287 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19316 Fall 2015 Glendale
FW 51
In Person 10/25/2015- 11/15/2015 Su 10:00AM- 2:45PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
14 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: GARDENING IN SMALL SPACES "Container Gardening":
      This hands on course will cover how to be successful growing organic fruits and vegetables in containers and/or raised beds. Topics will include choosing containers, potting mixes/soil, selecting and germinating seeds, using soil amendments and fertilizers, introducing beneficial insects, and more. No previous gardening experience needed. For questions contact instructor: jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu. No class on November 8th.
      Class 19316 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5

Aromatherapy (WED218) 1 Credit

Physiology of aromatherapy; methods of use; preparation of oils; uses in sports, beauty care, massage, child care, health care, at work, and in the home. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19298 Fall 2015 Glendale
FW 55
In Person 09/20/2015- 10/04/2015 Su 10:00AM- 5:15PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
7 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: No class on Sunday, September 27. The special fee of $33.00 is applied towards the purchase of an essential oil starter kit. Please bring a large towel and the required textbook to the first class meeting. The book is "The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia; Schiller & Schiller, published by Basic Health Publications, 2nd edition, 2012.

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