COMMUNITY CLASSES
Tucson Open University


Winter Schedule
FEB - MARCH - APRIL 2004

838 E. Prince Rd, Tucson AZ 85719, or call 293-5557

email: [email protected]

Your Guide to Independent Classes and Quality Education

ARTS & CRAFTS | YOGA | SCUBA | MUSIC

WELLNESS | GROWTH | METAPHYSICS | REAL ESTATE | DOG OBEDIENCE


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ARTS & CRAFTS

ART INSTRUCTION

Art instruction - Individual - 3 students per class. Oil painting, watercolor, drawing, pastel. Teaching since 1960. Classes daily - Evening classes. Supplies available. Call for details and class times. (520) 733-3388. RON KEYES. (6 - 2 hour lessons - $90 + supplies).


POTTERY LESSIONS
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays,
Thursdays & Saturdays
6 Weeks Starts Feb. 16

Learn to throw on the potter's wheel, handbuilding, sculpture, or mosaics with professional artists and teachers in a relaxed studio setting. Small classes and free practice hours make this an ideal setting for all level students. MUSE Pottery School and Gallery, 5th Ave. & 6th St. 903-0918 or 327-3949. $55 and up for 6 lessons. Work-study positions available.
Instructors: Maxine Krasnow, Jim Jones, Michael Cajero and Paul Waldron


CREATE WITH CLAY: BEG. to ADV.
Mondays, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Starts Feb. 2 6 Weeks

Learn a few basics and then clay your own way to creativity and self-satisfaction. Nominal fee for firing. Student purchases own materials. Personal instruction with small class situation. Beginners and advanced students welcome. Instructor has materials to start. Home Studio near Rosemont/5thSt. Preregistration by mail or phone, 293-5557. $39.
Instructor: Ruth Cohen, freelance artist, who studied at the Cooper Union School of Art and has taught at Pima Community College and Tucson Open University.


WRITING FOR THE ACTIVE MIND

Wednesdays, 7 PM-8:30 PM.
4 Sessions Starts Feb. 25.

If you know what a Mello-Roll is, remember the Tucker, the Charlotte Russe, and if you remember the Checkers' speech and who sponsored Milton Berle on Tuesday nights, you are rich in history and experience. This workshop aims to help you get it all down on paper. We focus on the personal essay, journal, or poetry as forms to recapture reminiscences, hard times, our youth, our very lives and to share them with others. 293-5557. 838 E.Prince Rd, just east of 1st Ave. $25.
Instructor: Writer, teacher and psychologist, Mathias Freese, CSW, MSW, MSEd, is listed in A Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers, Who's Who Among American Teachers, and his short fiction has appeared in many magazines.


EXPRESSIVE WRITING:
THE ART OF SELF-DISCLOSURE

One's inner awareness can be accessed through expressive writing in a journal, short essay or memoir. If You think you can write some- thing, together we can get it to come out. Learn to freely associate, to lower one's defenses, to hear one's unconscious speak, to allow the inner self to see and to speakauthentically. Using writerly and Eastern approches participants will be encouraged to share their insight, intuition and self-growth. Self-disclosing essays and journals will be discussed. You will be encouraged to collate, bind, and give away your efforts as personal sharings. Marketing advice will also be supplied. All this is a pleasantly structured effort to help you write expressively and to self-disclose. Thursdays, 7 PM-8:30 PM Starts Feb. 26. 5 weekly sessions. 838 E. Prince Rd., east of 1st Ave. $30. 293-5557.
Instructor: Matt Freese, CSW, MSW, MSEd, writer, teacher and psychotherapist, is listed in A Directory of American Poets and Who's Who Among American Teachers. His novel about the Holocaust has met with considerable praise and is listed on Amazon.com


TUCSON WOMEN'S CHORUS

An acappella group singing chants, rounds, songs from around the world. No auditions or sight-reading. Open to all women and girls (age 10+ and accompanied by singing adult). Next open rehearsals for new members, 1/26 & 2/2. Karleena Ravenwood, Director. 275-8112 or [email protected]

WOMEN SINGING IN THE
ORAL TRADITION

Tuesdays, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Jan.20 1 session

Spend an evening learning new songs the way we did as children- the way people learned songs throughout unrecorded history. We'll use a simple call-and-response method to learn
rounds, chants, and short songs from around the world. No note-taking, no tape recorders, no stress. Just the simple pleasure of lifting our voices together in song and harmony. (Follows the same model as Tucson Women's Chorus.) Church of Tamara, 3002 E. Ft. Lowell. 275-8112. [email protected] aol.com $5.
Instructor: Karlenna Ravenwood, M.A., is founder/director of the Tucson Women's Chorus.


YOGA

Gentle Hatha Yoga
Tues.., 7:30 - 9 pm, Thurs., 6 - 7:30 pm,
and Saturdays, 9 - 10:30 am
Join Any Week 6 week sessions

Learn to relax your mind and body as well as developing flexibility and strength through yoga. Work at your own pace in the quiet and privacy of my studio. Small class size guaranteed. Studio centrally located at 4719 E. Baker near 5th St. and Swan. Fee $39 per 6 week session. Fee prorated for late starters. Registration through instructor only. Call Chris Rote at 881-5070 for further information. Instructor: Chris Rote, experienced Yoga instructor, over eight years of teaching, 19 year practice of Yoga.


SCUBA

SCUBA DIVING

Learn to scuba dive with a 20-year veteran NAUI instructor. Small, personalized classes. All equipment and materials provided. No purchases required. Weekend or weekday classes available. Large, heated pool near River/Oracle Rds. Classes begin in April.
Class cost is $59. Call or email the instructor for more information or to register early. Ask about the dive trip to San Carlos, Mexi co, which are the lowest price and best deal in town. Mike Chenevert , phone (1-520- 896-2870). Instructor lives in Oracle, Az. Email: [email protected]


MUSIC

Voice, Toning and
Piano Instruction

Enjoy the liberating feeling of a free voice. Explore the unique inner peace of toning for advanced students. Our Studio offers: vocal techniques, vocal coaching, role preparation, languages and diction, sight reading and memor- ization techniques. Improve your cardio-vascular/pulmonary circulation. Improve memory and right-left brain synapse and slow down the aging process. Feel your self-esteem and confidence grow. Sing for joy, career and health. Prof- fessional career singers in USA and Europe. Degrees: Boston Conservatory, New England Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, Westminster Choir College, University of Cincinnati, University of Wexford, American Institute of Musical Studies (Austria). Opera: Metropolitan, Chicago Lyric, New York City, Houston Wiesbaden, Leubeck, Stuttgart, Frankfurt. By appointment: 520/529-7117 or [email protected]
INSTRUCTORS: Dean Schoff, DMA (tenor), and Anna Schoff, BM (soprano).


WELLNESS

INTRODUCTION TO
ENERGY HEALING

Have you ever experienced someone in pain or discomfort and felt the desire to heal them? By effecting a change in a person's energy field, healing can take place. In this
class, you will learn about the nature of this field and through numerous exercises you will
start to develop a sensitivity to feeling and working with this energy field and how you
can be a channel for healing in an actual hands-on experience. 293-5557. $35. Tuesdays, 7:15 - 9 pm. April 13 & 20. 2 sessions. Open University, 838 E.Prince Rd., E. of 1st Ave.
INSTRUCTOR: Phyllis Winslow, a healer, is a graduate of the Barbara Brennan School of Healing, N. Y., and formerly directorof the Institute for Health and Healing.


LOSE WEIGHT FOREVER

Mondays, 6:30 PM-8 PM,
Feb. 2-16 or
Saturdays, 9 AM-10:30 AM,
Jan.31-Feb.14

Have fun freeing yourself from the tyranny of food. Lose weight by changing what happens in your mind. Learn techniques to control overeating, as seen of TV. 293-5557. 838 East Prince Rd. (east of 1st Ave.) $25. Based on instructor's book, Lose Weight Forever-Take It Off and Keep It Off! Creative Weight-Loss Techniques ($20.) optional, but highly recommended.
Instructor: Maurice Deutsch, BSc., MSc., Phi Beta Kappa, developed this system and used it to lose 40 lbs. and 7 inches off his waist.


CHI KUNG
Saturdays, 11:00AM-Noon
Feb. 21-March 27 6 weeks

Traditional Chinese energy work to relax the body, calm and focus the mind, & restore the spirit. Meditative breathing and slow movements can be done sitting or standing.Call for location. $60. (drop-in $12.)

Instructor: Diane Perkins, BSc., MSc., Health & Fitness Certificate (Canada), Practitioner with 25+years of experience, Studied with Grand Master Raymond Chow.


REIKI TRAINING
Saturdays, 9:00AM-Noon
Jan.17, Feb.21, or March 20
1 session

Anyone can learn to use this simple healing technique. Release pain, stress, and illness
now. The possibilities for using Reiki on yourself and others are limitless. Help bring mind, body, and spirit into harmony. Class covers Reiki history, traditional
hand positions, and spiritual intuition. Level One Certification awarded upon completion. $60. Individual healing sessions. Reiki Level Two and Master Training also available. 293-5557. Healing From The Heart, 12876 W. Ft. Lowell Rd.
Instructor: Cynthia Tierra, Reiki Master Teacher, Holistic Health Practitioner.


5-MINUTE STRESS REDUCTION
TECHNIQUES!

SATURDAYS, 1 PM-3 PM
Jan.31, Feb.7, or March 6 1 Session

Learn simple relaxation and stress management techniques that anyone can do in 5- minutes. Explore the nature of stress and how it impacts the the human body. Find out how to relax amidst all the pressures of life and become healthier and happier. $20. (inc. handouts). Individual stress reduction sessions also available. Healing From the Heart, 12876 W. Ft. Lowell Rd. 293-5557.
Instructor: Cynthia Tierra, Holistic Health Practitioner, Stress Reduction Counselor, founder of Healing From The Heart.
www.healing one.net


WOMEN'S & SENIOR'S SAFETY
Saturdays, 10 AM-11 AM
Feb. 21 & 28 2 sessions

Develop skills to ward off verbal and physical aggression through awareness, avoidance, and action using the four R's of survivorship. $20. Call for location. 293-5557.
Instructor: Diane Perkins, MSc., BSc., Health & Fitness Certificate (Canada)


COUPLES MASSAGE WORKSHOP
Saturday, 4 - 6:30 pm
Feb. 21 or March 13
One session

An enjoyable way to improve wellness and communication with spouse, friends and
family. One of the most educational and fun classes I teach. Both self massage techniques and hands-on, one-to-one, upper body styles are covered. An excellent way to better relate to anyone you really care about. Bring a large towel. Wear loose, comfortable clothes. Natural Balance Wellness Center, 3150 E. Presidio Rd. Near Country Club & Ft. Lowell. $44 per couple, $30/single, includes massage oil sample. To register, call 293-5557.
Instructor: Mark Haberman, B. A., Massage Therapist, Natural Balance Wellness Center, over 20 years experience as a massage therapist and teacher.


HEALTH KINESIOLOGY

Communicating with the body at a cellular bioelectromagnetic level. Have a chat with your body (or your pet's) about what's really going on? Health Kinesiology offers the opportunity to ask what the body needs for its maximum benefit, for anything from allergies to emotional stress. Karleena Ravenwood, 275-8112. [email protected]


GROWTH

THE PURSUIT
OF HAPPINESS

What makes a person happy? In this course, we will explore together in lay person's terms what scientific studies have shown about human happiness. Book reading and discussion. Saturdays, 2 PM-4 PM, Jan. 24-Feb.14 or Fridays, 7 PM-9 PM, Feb.27-March 19 4 weekly classes. 293-5557. 838 E. Prince Rd (east of 1st Ave.) $25.
Facilitator: Stuart Thomas is Director of Tucson Open University and producer and host of the television show The American Spirit seen on Cox Cable Channel 72, Tuesdays, 6 PM-7 PM and Saturdays, Noon-1 PM.


FROM DILEMMA OF LOVE
TO ENLIGHTENED LOVE

Discover how to bring more of love's real intimacy into your life! (Discussions confidential.) 293-5557. Meets at 5024 N. Via Velazquez (near Territory Dr./N. Craycroft) $49.; discounted rate of $15, payable in class, for the book. Saturdays, 2 PM-4 PM Start Jan. 24, Feb. 20, or March 21 4 Sessions
Facilitator: Susan Ricketson, Ph.D., Pyschology and Counseling, author of the book The Dilemma of Love is a Personal LifeCoach and Counselor with 35 years of experience as practicing psychologist.


DEEPENING AWARENESS,
RELEASING PAIN

This workshop integrates information and experiences from three areas: living the principles of The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz, practicing the methods of The Power of Now, by Eckart Tolle and learning from our emotions how to release pain. 906-1768. [email protected] The Church of Tamara, 3002 Ft. Lowell Rd. (just west of Country Club). 4 evening sessions ($15/each) or 1 Sat. session ($60.) Tuesdays, Feb. 3-24, 7 PM-8:30 PM (4 sessions) or Saturday, Feb. 21, 10 AM-4 PM
(1 session)
Instructor: Dr. John Dore is a retired professor of Psychology and Literature who has published extensively in human development and given hundreds of workshops.


EBOOKS - ALEXANDRIA THOMAS, AUTHOR

FOR ONLY $8, read the wonderful story of Shewa, Queen of the Blackfeet Indians (a wonderful story about the Sacred Indians of long ago.) Go to www.atone-health.com

FOR A HARD COPY, $8: email me off the website and I will mail you a hard copy. www.atone-health.com


INNER STRENGTHS
WEDNESDAYS, 7 - 9 PM
STARTS FEB. 4 OR MARCH 3
3 WEEKLY CLASSES

Inner Strengths is a workshop and support group-- An experiential exploration of the authenticate YOU! Its purpose is to aid you in realizing your true realities and potential. We cover the areas of journal writing, meditation and the well-being of the intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical YOU! 293-5557. $90. YMCA Lighthouse, Glenn/Columbus Blvd.
Instructor: Jen Hillman is an intuitive couselor and certified life coach with many years of experience and an international clientele. An ordained minister and spiritual advisor with clairvoyance, clairaudience and clairsentience empathic gifts, she is available for personal life coaching, counseling and intuitive advisement, 490-3752 or www.angelsintuition.com


BE ALL YOU CAN BE.....WITH EFT

Recent discoveries in Energy Psychology are helping people heal & change gently & easily. Empower yourself by releasing & resolving fears, blocks, angers, guilts, self-sabotage, etc. Improve grades/test scores, school/sports performance, health & self-confidence & MORE. 4 Thursdays, 7 PM-9:30 PM Jan. 29-Feb. 19 or Saturday, Feb. 21, 9 AM-5 PM. 4 or 1 sessions. 6812 N. Oracle Rd., Ste. 130. $99. ($89, if paid one week in advance.) For information or to hear more about our guaranteed results, call 297-1995.
Instructor: John Freedom, M.C., holds a Master's Certification in NLP (Neurolingguistic Programing), with advanced training in TFT, EFT.


SPECIAL INSIGHTS IN
PARENTING YOUNG CHILDREN

Wednesdays, 7:30PM-8:30PM
8 sessions Starts Feb. 11

We will explore how early childhood experiences persist throughout one's life, uttilizing examples from literature and biography. We will also discuss points of contact with the human condition, personal growth, and societal change. Valuable for everyone; perhaps crucial for young folks 18+, those engaged, newly married and young parents - and the grandparents of their children! El Rio Neighborhood Center's Arts & Crafts Room, 1390 W. Speedway , West of I-10 at Riverview. 293-5557. FREE, $15 for photocopied reading matter. Questions? Come to first class.
Instructor: Don Kolakowski, Ph.D., M.A. has worked as a psychotherapist and was the principal investigator for a National Institutes of Health cross-cultural research project on the inheritance of mental abilities.


ARE YOU READY?

ARE YOU READY for a change in your life? ALLOW ME to help you discover who you are and can be. Through a spiritual healing and psychic reading, changes are possible. EBBIT (520) 584-8439


HYPNOSIS FOR POSITIVE CHANGE

Fast Results throgh hypnosis for Stress Management, Weight Loss, Stop Smoking, Anxiety Relief, Past Life Therapy, Angels and Guidework. UFO Abductee Therapy also provided. Free Consultation. Cherry Kilgore, Cht. (520) 571-7070 www.cherrykilgore.com


MEDICAL INTUITIVE -- HEALER

For over 20 years I have been diagnosisng illnesses and problems in the body and energy system. I am a REIKI MASTER Teacher and a TOUCH FOR HEALTH Practictioner. I am also a Clear Spiritual Intuitive. LET ME HELP YOU into a new dimension for life & health. ALEXANDRIA THOMAS (520) 591-1511 www.atone-health.com


METAPHYSICS

SCIENTIFIC FRONTIERS

WWW.HeavenEarthLightPuzzle.com Discover the Rainbow's Treasures. Living Vortex Energy propels Earth into Aquarian Age. Space Symmetry Mandala Simply Converges the Forces of Nature into Applied Consciousness. Base Universal Archetypes play Hologram showing Matrix of Life.


REAL ESTATE

HOW TO BUY
INCOME PROPERTY

Learn how to look for, purchase, finance, close, rent and or fix-up to sell income producing real estate. Learn why owning rental property is a viable option whether doing it for extra income/tax benefits or as a full-time occupation. In this class,
we'll cover everthing from various cost approaches to determining what to buy. Learn about remodeling and fix-ups. Field trip. Bring a calculator. Tuesdays, 7 - 9 pm. Starts March 30. 8 weeks. Meets at Stewart Title Co, 8001 N. Oracle Rd. (at Magee). 293-5557. $75, plus $15 in class for syllabus.
Instructor: BRIAN SCHEID, M.S., Realtor, has over 25 years of experience, owning and selling real estate, and is an experienced instructor for Pima Community College and Open University.


REALTOR -- ALEXANDRIA THOMAS

YOU CAN OWN A HOME, too! Call me at HELP-U-SELL, 591-1511 SELLING? We charge a flat fee -- Not a huge percent of your price. Save money today; pick up the phone and be surprised! ALEXANDRIA THOMAS -- (520) 591-1511


MAKE MONEY WITH
FIX-UP HOUSES

Saturday, March 6 or 20, 9 AM-Noon
One session

Students will learn how to find, buy, and rent out a fix-up house. Other concepts covered include: why fix-ups are the best investment, how to find your first fix-up property and how to analyze the profit potential of houses. Students will learn the best way to pay for houses, how to maximize revenues with appreciation and depreciation, why to rent instead of selling properties and how to use tax deductions. Class held in house that instructor is fixing-up. Call for directions. $30.
Instructor: Terry Sprouse, author, buys, repairs and rents out fix-up houses in his spare time. He is presesntly writing a book on this topic.


DOG OBEDIENCE

MODERN DOG
OBEDIENCE

Super train your dog with kindness and 100% positive reward. Learn the latest, fastest, and most humane methods of basic obedience to open channels of positive communication between owner and pet. Behavior problems addressed: barking, chewing, digging, house soiling, etc. (Evening classes forming for Jan., Feb., and March. Classes in Northwest area (1st Ave/River Rd.) and also at a central location. 10 weeks. Call Alpha Dog Training, George Seaver, 325-4064. Private, in home lessons also available or in-kennel training. (We train the dog for you.). 325-4064.


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