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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
20989 Fall 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 09/11/2017- 11/03/2017 N/A N/A
  • E. Rice
Open
13 of 20 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21025 Fall 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/02/2017- 11/22/2017 N/A N/A
  • E. Rice
Open
17 of 18 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
21022 Fall 2017 Glendale
FW 55
In Person 10/26/2017- 11/16/2017 Th 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
11 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Late Start Class
      Class 21022 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $24
    • 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. Studies validating the benefits of meditation are covered. Hands-on class. Beginning to advanced students welcomed. Textbook required: Aromatherapy for Life Empowerment, Using Essential Oils to Enhance Body, Mind, Spirit Well-being, by Schiller, Essential oil supply kit: $24 included in course fees. Class can be repeated for credit.

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
20974 Fall 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/16/2017- 12/06/2017 N/A N/A
  • L. Crider
Open
11 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20974 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://www.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).
      Late Start Class

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
21033 Fall 2017 Glendale
FW 52
Hybrid 10/03/2017- 10/31/2017 Tu 6:00PM- 9:15PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 21033 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/.
      Late Start Class
      Class 21033 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 herbs and spices. Students will have the opportunity to grow their own herb plants, and learn how to prepare herbal teas, salves, compresses, and more. Supply cost of $30 includes both the essential oil kit and an herb gardening kit.

Special Topics in Wellness Education A (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
21021 Fall 2017 Glendale
FW 55
In Person 10/10/2017- 10/31/2017 Tu 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
4 of 14 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ORGANIC GARDENING: FRUIT TREES
      Class Notes: Fruit trees not only make landscape more beautiful, but provide delicious and healthy 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: choosing varieties for desert climate, soil preparation, how to plant, optimal planting location, space required, nutritional needs, fertilizing times, watering, and more. For questions on the class contact instructor at jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu.
      Late Start Class
      Class 21021 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21031 Fall 2017 Glendale
FW 52
In Person 11/14/2017- 12/05/2017 Tu 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
7 of 14 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ORGANIC GARDENING: MICROGREENS
      This is a hands-on class where students will be growing microgreens. 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 produce an abundant supply in small spaces all year round. Also, students will learn about the nutrient value of each microgreen and what is needed to know to be harvesting and enjoying these fast-growing, highly nutritious foods in as little as 7 days. A booklet will be provided with a resource list for seeds and supplies. For questions on the class contact instructor at jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu.
      Late Start Class
      Class 21031 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $10
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21059 Fall 2017 Glendale
FW 55
In Person 08/31/2017- 09/16/2017 Th 7:30PM- 8:30PM
  • L. Lev
Open
6 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Grand Canyon’s South Rim
      This is a one-day trip to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. Students can expect to hike along the Rim Trail and learn about this local treasure’s unique characteristics. Contact Leonard Lev at leonard.lev@gccaz.edu or 602.295.4671 if you have any questions.
      Class fee is $20 towards park fee. Class fee is non-refundable after Friday September 1st. Trip date is September 15th, 2017

Special Topics in Wellness Education A (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
21053 Fall 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/16/2017- 12/15/2017 N/A N/A
  • A. Ramani
Open
16 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 21053 is an Online course. There has been a significant increase in the number of individuals following a plant based, vegetarian or vegan diet. Individuals are interested in improving their health and nutrition, helping the environment, and losing weight. The course examines the health advantages of adding more plant-based meals to the one’s lifestyle as well as modifying a person’s current diet towards a plant based or vegetarian diet.
      Late Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21056 Fall 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 09/18/2017- 12/15/2017 N/A N/A
  • A. Ramani
Open
18 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Food Allergies- 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.
      Class 21056 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 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).

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
20983 Fall 2017 Glendale
FW 55
In Person 11/07/2017- 11/28/2017 Tu 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
16 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Late Start Class
      Class 20983 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, making skin and body care products, and more. Hands-on class. Essential oil supply kit: $33 included in course fees. Bring a bath towel. Textbook required: Aromatherapy Encyclopedia: A Concise Guide to Over 395 Plant Oils, by Schiller.

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