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Openings Available In Newtown Continuing Education Courses

Published: September 10, 2015

The Newtown Bee

    Newtown Continuing Education announced it has limited openings available in the following classes. Contact Newtown Continuing Education at 203-426-1787 for further information or to express interest in a program.

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    Take Better Pictures by Knowing Your Camera — A two-class course starting on September 15 for $49.

    The course will teach what the buttons on a camera do and how to use them to take better photos. Students are asked to bring a DSLR or point and shoot camera and manual to class.

    What Are You Eating? — A one-time class being offered on September 15 for $29.

    The course will teach how food impacts health, how to clean up a diet, and how to make healthier food choices. Coursegoers will also learn about what foods are good and what foods should be avoided.

    Why Am I Gaining Weight? — A one-time class being offered on September 16 for $29.

    The course will explain lifestyle modifications to help the coursegoer lose weight safely and in a healthy way.

    Cooking for Your Health — A four-class course starting on September 15 for $120.

    This interactive course will be composed of cooking demos focusing on practical applications and the integration of nutrition for a healthy lifestyle.

    Beautiful Bellies — An eight-class course starting on September 15 for $79.

    Coursegoers will strengthen their core and sculpt their trunk, arms, and legs while learning the basics of Middle-Eastern belly dance. Beautiful hip scarves will be provided, and attendees are encouraged to wear workout clothes and bring 2-3-pound weights.

    Yoga Stretch With Missy — A choice of a six-class course for $69 or a 12-class course for $120, both starting on September 16.

    Coursegoers will unwind from a stress-filled day with a relaxing evening of yoga. They will also learn to transform from tense and tight to mellow and limber. This yoga practice is designed to lengthen and stretch breath. Coursegoers should wear sweatpants and bring an exercise/yoga mat. Yoga straps and yoga blocks are optional.

    So You Want to Write a Fictional Novel? — A two-class course starting on September 16 for $59.

    Learn how to transform the idea that has been in your head for years into a work of fiction to entertain others. Diana Baxter, author of four books available on Kindle and Amazon, will teach the course.

    Excel Part 1 — A three-class course starting on September 24 for $89.

    Note this date has been changed from its original listing.

    The course will show how to work with rows and columns of information in Microsoft Excel, one of the most powerful spreadsheet programs on the market today. Basic computer skills are required.