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Reiki Practice Clinic

NCC 2125

Reiki practitioners from all schools, this class is for you. Each meeting will begin with Healing Circle Meditation & Attunement, questions about healing will be addressed after circle and then the clinic begins! The class will share the healing energy on tables. Bring pillows and mats for comfort. You must be at least a reiki 1 practitioner to attend. You will practice reiki on one another with instructions and guidance when needed as requested by the Reiki Master. Instructor: L. Salluzzi

The Healing Garden

NCC 2126

Each season prepares you for the next, this is why spring is the optimum time to clean out the closets and tend to your internal Healing Garden by utilizing the detoxifying energy provided by the plants. This class will simplify “the Spring Cleanse” with practical dietary and herbal advice. In addition, you will learn how to make an herbal tea infusion and decoction and you will take a sample of the herbal tea that will jump-start your spring detoxification program. Instructor: L. Hughes

CREATE VITAL HEALTH

NCC 2127

AN EXPLORATION OF THE CHINESE FIVE-ELEMENT SYSTEM Each season has an elemental attachment, which affects you on a physical, emotional and mental levels also known as Body - Mind - Spirit. This workshop will depict how well you adapt to changes in nature and how this affects your internal nature as a human being. Nutritional guidance as well as the psycho-spiritual aspects of each season and its elemental attachment will be addressed. There will be discussion and explanation of: (1)the Chinese Five Elements (Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth) and how they affect your physical, mental and emotional state of health, (2) the basic understanding of the correlation of the energy of each season (element) along with seasonal transition and how each season (element) affects the functioning of the human body, mind and spirit, (3) the importance of making discerning dietary and lifestyle choices that are in harmony with the climatic patterns of each season, (4) and perhaps a closer healing connection to your inner nature. There will also be short demonstration of Qi Gong exercises for each Element. Instructor: L. Hughes

Italian Language & Culture

NCC 2128

Develop language skills while acquiring an appreciation of the history and culture of Italy through film, art, literature, fashion and music. Practice pronunciation, grammar and conversation while learning about the origin of common Italian words and expressions. No prior experience necessary. All levels will be fostered making this class a great review for those that have already studied the basics. Note: If you are taking the Saturday classes, please bring a bagged lunch or as a class we can order a pizza. Required text: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Learning Italian (ISBN-13: 978-1615642182) and an Italian/English dictionary. Materials fee: $10, payable in class. Instructor: G. Euvino

Italian Language Continued

NCC 2129

The focus will be on grammar, verbs, and the structure of the language using articles, film, and musica! Previous experience with the language helpful but not necessary. Instructor: G. Euvino

Guitar Ensemble

NCC 2130

SAT Quick Prep - Verbal

NCC 2131

Prepare for the March 9, May 4 or June 1 SAT Exam. Contact your HS guidance counselor for location, dates & times. Polish your academic skills in just one session. Get real SAT practice, question analysis, answering tactics, and study plans for reading, grammar and language, written expression, and essay writing - in less time. Bring pencil, paper, and a bag lunch. Required text: The Official SAT Study Guide, 2018 Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1457309281)

SAT Quick Prep - Math

NCC 2132

Prepare for the March 9, May 4 or June 1 SAT Exam. Contact your HS guidance counselor for location, dates & times. Sharpen your skills and learn effective test-taking strategies in just one session. Get real SAT practice, question analysis, answering tactics, and study plans for math, in less time. Bring pencils, paper, a scientific or graphing calculator and a bag lunch. Required text: The Official SAT Study Guide, 2018 Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1457309281)

Introduction to Acting

NCC 2133

Discover simple basics to continue your education in the study of acting. Learn physical and vocal warm-up exercises, how to develop a character, improvisation script work, partner work, basic skills and acting techniques to develop a basic understanding of how to bring a character to life. You will be asked to find monologues or scenes online or at the library and to bring copies for you and the instructor to class. Dr. Jennifer Delora, Ph.D., is Deaf. She started at SUNY Ulster in Theatre Arts and went on to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She is an accomplished sign music interpreter and performer. Dr Delora is also an award-winning Sign Language & Deaf Culture Specialty Technical Advisor for film, TV and stage having worked with AnnMargret, Kris Kristofferson, JoBeth Williams, Kelly Martin and many more on award winning projects. She has trained at HB Studios in NYC, The Groundlings (Improv) and L.A. Comedy Connection (Improv).

American Sign Language 1

NCC 2135

ASL is the third most popular language in the US and is not English nor a signed version of English, but is its own language with its own syntax, vocabulary and linguistic complexities. ASL is a language of Deaf Culture and you will be taught the importance of the relationship between language and Culture as well as the basics of ASL including vocabulary, Deaf Culture, hand-shapes, classifiers and ASL Level One ASL Communication methods including facial expressions as the equivalent of vocal inflections in ASL. Please bring a notebook, pen and folder for notes and handouts Recommend text: Talking with Your Hands, Listening with Your Eyes Dr. Jennifer Delora, Ph.D., is Deaf. She started at SUNY Ulster in Theatre Arts and went on to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She then went on to get her MA/Ph.D. in Psychology of Deafness: Family Systems and Deafness/Disabilities. Dr. Delora has been a professor/instructor of ASL at NYU and other colleges for over 30 years. She is an accomplished sign music interpreter and performer. Dr Delora is also an award-winning Sign Language and Deaf Culture Specialty Technical Advisor for film, TV and stage having worked with AnnMargret, Kris Kristofferson, JoBeth Williams, Kelly Martin and many more on award winning projects. She has trained at HB Studios in NYC, The Groundlings (Improv) and L.A. Comedy Connection (Improv).

American Sign Language 2

NCC 2136

Learn advanced vocabulary, conversational skills, and advanced commu¬nication skills as well as signing with more fluidity and understanding. You will have the opportunity to practice more advanced signing interaction skills as well as expressive and receptive signing. Please bring a notebook, pen and folder for notes and handouts. Prerequisite: ASL I or permission of the instructor. This will be a NO-VOICE class - all learning will be done in ASL with no voice used by teacher or student. Dr. Jennifer Delora, Ph.D., is Deaf. She started at SUNY Ulster in Theatre Arts and went on to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She then went on to get her MA/Ph.D. in Psychology of Deafness: Family Systems and Deafness/Disabilities. Dr. Delora has been a professor/instructor of ASL at NYU and other colleges for over 30 years. She is an accomplished sign music interpreter and performer. Dr Delora is also an award-winning Sign Language and Deaf Culture Specialty Technical Advisor for film, TV and stage having worked with AnnMargret, Kris Kristofferson, JoBeth Williams, Kelly Martin and many more on award winning projects. She has trained at HB Studios in NYC, The Groundlings (Improv) and L.A. Comedy Connection (Improv).

Beginning French 1

NCC 2137

Bonjour et Bienvenue! (Hello and welcome!) Whether you are preparing for a trip to a French-speaking country or just want an intro to the language, this class is for you. Basic skills of vocabulary and phrases will be practiced through interactive conversation. No previous knowledge of French is required. Instructor: N. Polack

Community Music School

NCC 2138

FREE Information Session. Chris Earley, Associate Professor of Music and Chair of the Arts Music Program will be discussing this new music program. He will cover what private lessons are available, the ensembles and how to register for them. He will also talk about the A.S. Music Degree. Registration is required.

1, 2 & 3 Point Perspective

NCC 2139

Drawing perspective is the technique for representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface. It is one of the fundamental building blocks for successful representational drawing and painting. You will explore the fundamentals of perspective by drawing simple landscapes with buildings from one, two and three vanishing points. You will study the horizon line, “bird’s eye” and “ant’s eye” views, how parallel lines converge into the distance and how objects appear smaller as they become farther away. See your email receipt for list of materials. Instructor: L. Bender

Watercolor, Pen & Ink

NCC 2140

Discover how to generate awareness and excitement through the creative art techniques of ink and watercolor by using ink washes, splattering, cross-hatching and masking. You will learn design, composition and color with still life projects or personal photographs. Each class includes a technique demonstration and individualized guidance. See your email receipt for list of materials. Instructor: L. Bender

American Sign Language

NCC 2141

Free information session Dr. Jennifer Delora will do an informal Q&A meet potential students and answer any questions regarding what to expect for ASL I & II classes, as well as do placement evaluations for students wanting to enroll in the advanced class.

Acting

NCC 2142

Free information session Dr. Jennifer Delora will do an informal Q&A to meet potential students, discuss what to expect for the Intro to Acting & the Biz of the Acting Business classes, discuss placement for those wanting to enroll in the Business of the Acting Business class.

Med Admin Asst with EHR

ONL 1004

MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT WITH ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) Approved by the National Healthcareer Association, this six month, 200 hour program is designed to prepare students to earn the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) credential. Students learn Microsoft Word and Excel, healthcare documentation and reimbursement, medical terminology, basic anatomy, and medical office management skills. Students receive e-books and a voucher to take the CMAA exam after course completion. Students have 6 months to complete this program.

Medical Coding & Billing

ONL 1101

The Professional Medical Coding and Billing program helps students prepare for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) and Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exams. Topics studied include healthcare information management, reimbursement methodologies, medical terminology, anatomy, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and current code sets. In addition to personalized instructor and support, students will receive ebooks, industry codebooks, access to an online reference library, and a voucher for one of the national certification exams. Students have 12 months to complete this program.

Medical Office Manager

ONL 1102

This program prepares students to earn the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) credentials after graduation. Students learn Microsoft Office basics, healthcare documentation and reimbursement, practice finances, patient billing, office procedures, and special considerations like ICD-10 and X12 5010. Students also gain hands-on experience with government-certified ezEMRx EHR software to minimize on-the-job training. In addition to personalized instructor and graduate support, students receive ebooks and two certification exam vouchers. Students have 12 months to complete this program.


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