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Student's Guide to Building Brain Power

$29

with Carole Freeman, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Give yourself an advantage with greater brainpower

School is hard. Let's face it, you will never get more out of school than you are able to put into it. Getting a good education takes your best effort, physically and mentally. This course is not about learning memory tricks, it's about changing the chemistry and physiology of your brain and its capability for learning by improving blood flow, oxygenation, and nutrient delivery. It will cover how your Autonomic Nervous System can be balanced with your Respiratory System to allow you to feel calmer and more focused under pressure with improved concentration.

You will receive a link and a code for this class after you have registered and paid.

Surviving Stress

$37

with Carole Freeman, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022
1 additional session on Jan 1, 2023

We are so excited to offer this wonderful series of courses with Carole Freeman of York.  Each class is a "stand-alone & self-paced" session that you can register for and then take at your own convenience!  Monday morning, Sunday afternoon, Friday night?  It's up to you!  Each class has a specific focus with information & exercises unique to its topic.  

Surviving Stress:

How to take your emotional system from Depletion to Renewal

It’s estimated that more than 90% of people who suffer with chronic anxiety or stress have breathing pattern disorders, also known as dysfunctional breathing.

The nervous system’s normal response to stress, anxiety, frustration fear, all involve stimulating a particular breathing pattern of shallow, upper airway, open mouth breathing, with tightened abdominals, which are designed to help us run from a burning building or fight off an attacker. If we are under chronic mental, emotional, or physical stress, this breathing pattern becomes a habit as our ‘default’ breathing which is not good because it stimulates the brain to perceive more stress and anxiety. At this point, this ‘default’ breathing pattern is working against us and is known as “dysfunctional”. 

 

Carole Freeman, B.S. RRT, Breathing Specialist

Carole’s background has been equal portions of respiratory therapy, exercise physiology, and massage therapy.  Her career as a respiratory therapist began at Loma Linda University Medical Center where she discovered that most adult patients were in the hospital because of poor lifestyle choices. That inspired her to attend graduate school at LLUMC, majoring in Health Sciences. She now focuses her work in a relatively new field of pulmonary medicine - recognizing and treating breathing disorders.  She has personally benefitted from improved breathing patterns, “I have found that each day I was mindful of my breathing pattern, I gained more energy, and my breathing became easier. It felt like I was turning the clock back as I continued to gain strength and endurance.”

Breath-Taking Online is a school that encompasses the entire field of this branch of medicine. Carole’s mission is to share this information, along with personal experience and background, to help others breathe easier and feel healthier, too.

 

Surviving Stress

$37

with Carole Freeman, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

How to take your emotional system from Depletion to Renewal

It’s estimated that more than 90% of people who suffer with chronic anxiety or stress have breathing pattern disorders. Also known as dysfunctional breathing. The nervous system’s normal response to stress, anxiety, frustration fear, all involve stimulating a particular breathing pattern of shallow, upper airway, open mouth breathing, with tightened abdominals, which are designed to help us run from a burning building or fight off an attacker. If we are under chronic mental, emotional, or physical stress, this breathing pattern becomes a habit as our ‘default’ breathing which is not good because it stimulates the brain to perceive more stress and anxiety. At this point, this ‘default’ breathing pattern is working against us and is known as “dysfunctional”.

You will receive a link and a code for this class after you have registered and paid.

Surviving Stress

$37

with Carole Freeman, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

It is estimated that more than 90% of people who suffer with chronic anxiety or stress have breathing pattern disorders. Also known as Dysfunctional Breathing.

In this class you will learn to calm your emotions, move from feelings of emotional depletion to feelings of renewal. After this class you will be able to recognize signs of stress, and shift your breathing pattern to control anxiety and prevent panic attacks.This class is loaded with fun activities and practice sessions.

Carole Freeman, B.S. RTT, Breathing Specialist has a background in equal portions of respiratory therapy, exercise physiology, and massage therapy. Her career as a respiratory therapist began at Loma Linda University Medical Center. She attended graduate school at LLUMC, majoring in Health Sciences.

The Teen Brain
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The Teen Brain

$195

with UGot Class, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

One of the most turbulent periods in brain development occurs during adolescence. The teen brain actually functions very differently from the adult brain. Certain kinds of thinking, such as decision-making, actually happen in different parts of the brain for adolescents and adults.  

Understanding these complex changes can help calm the rough seas of the teen years, but also provide your teen with critical support and understanding that will promote better decision-making, better mental health, and better outcomes at school.  

Come find out the important ways in which the teen brain is developing. Identify behaviors and attitudes that are influenced by these changes. Then learn to offer constructive strategies for establishing a better understanding of and communication with your amazing teen. 

Click here for more information about the course specifics, dates, cost and registration.

CERTIFIED MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (CNA-MT)

$1,300

with Lorna Collins, Franklin County Adult Education

State Approved Certified Medical Technician Pro-gram. Includes: 60 hours classroom, 20 hours class-room/lab, and 40 hours clinical training. This is a 120 hour course preparing CNA’s working in nurs-ing homes to administer medications under the supervision of an RN (this 40 hour piece should be scheduled at the facility, by the facility, and a schedule provided to the instructor.) PREREQUI-SITE: CNA license +2080 hours as a CNA. Call the Adult Ed Office at 778-3460 for an application and detailed registration requirements. Assessments required.





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