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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
14105 Spring 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 03/02/2015- 05/01/2015 N/A N/A
  • H. Paslay
Open
8 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14105 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 www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14116 Spring 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 03/23/2015- 05/14/2015 N/A N/A
  • E. Rice
Open
10 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14116 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 www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.

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
14169 Spring 2015 Glendale
FW 51
In Person 04/16/2015- 05/07/2015 Th 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
10 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class 14169 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
14068 Spring 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/19/2015- 03/13/2015 N/A N/A
  • L. Crider
Open
8 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14068 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 www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.
  • 0 Books

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
14094 Spring 2015 Glendale
FW 55
In Person 02/22/2015- 03/08/2015 Su 10:00AM- 5:15PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
20 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14094 does not meet on March 1st.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class 14094 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $24
    • Additional Class Notes: The special fee of $24.00 is applied towards the purchase of an essential oil starter kit. Bring a large towel and the required textbook to the first class meeting. The book is "The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia; 2nd edition, Schiller & Schiller, published by Basic Health Publications.

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
37538 Spring 2015 Glendale
Field Trip
Field Based 03/07/2015- 03/28/2015 Sat 6:00AM- 10:00PM
  • S. Kimball
Open
5 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 37538 meets at FC 114 Wellness Education Lab on Saturday Mar 07, 2015 from 9:00AM - 10:00AM
      Class 37538 also meets at Field Trip on Saturday Mar 28, 2015 from 6:00AM - 10:00PM
      Class 37538 is a one day field trip to the Grand Canyon. Students will walk/hike the A Grand Canyon Trail. Students must be physically conditioned to walk/hike uneven terrain for significant distances. Trails are paved and dirt, with varying inclines and declines. INSTRUCTOR SIGNATURE IS REQUIRED to enroll in this course. Contact Susie Kimball at 623-845-3801 to set up appointment for a signature. susie.kimball@gccaz.edu, office location #FC-114A. First class meeting is Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 9:00am in room FC-114A. Trip date is March 28, 2015 6am-10pm.
      Class 37538 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $10
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14157 Spring 2015 Glendale
FW 51
In Person 04/12/2015- 04/26/2015 Su 10:00AM- 2:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
21 of 25 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, spacing, optimal planting location, nutrition, fertilizing times, watering, and more. For additional class information contact instructor at
      jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu.
      Class 14157 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34923 Spring 2015 Glendale
FW 51
In Person 01/25/2015- 02/08/2015 Su 10:00AM- 2:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
17 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ORGANIC GARDENING: This is a hands-on course, you will 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 additional class information contact instructor jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu.
      Class 34923 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14126 Spring 2015 Glendale
FW 51
In Person 03/01/2015- 03/29/2015 Su 10:00AM- 2:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
20 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ORGANIC GARDENING IN SMALL SPACES: In this hands-on course we 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 additional class information contact instructor at jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu. No class on March 8th and March 22nd.
      Class 14126 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5
  • 0 Books

Special Topics in Wellness Education (WED195AD) 3 Credits

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: WED195AD may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14154 Spring 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 02/07/2015- 05/09/2015 N/A N/A
  • A. Ramani
Open
4 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14154 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 www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.
    • Additional Class Notes: Introduction to Food Allergies is a class that focuses on foods that cause allergic reactions. The top ten food allergies and food intolerances will be reviewed in detail. The course covers diagnosis, symptoms, immune response, diet management and optimal nutrition for individuals with food allergies, intolerance or sensitivities.

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
14115 Spring 2015 Glendale
FW 55
In Person 01/25/2015- 02/08/2015 Su 10:00AM- 5:15PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
24 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14115 does not meet Sunday, February 1st.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class 14115 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $33
    • Additional Class Notes: Learn and experience the use of essential oils for stress reduction, relaxation, deeper breathing, mental clarity, increased sports endurance, energy, muscle loosening, and much more. Topics also include ancient use of aromatics, extraction methods, safety and handling of essential oils, purity and selection of raw materials, numerous ways to use essential oils at home and work, their holistic benefits and more. Hands-on class.

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