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First aid and CPR, massage and hypnosis classes for your health.

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Manipulation, abusiveness, pressure, criticism, rage, and other such tactics do not have to get to you.  Learn to handle people who make you feel guilty, crazy, weak, or inadequate.  This class will provide participants with tools to master the games people play, diffuse out-of-control situations, and understand confusing behavior.  Won't it feel good to know how to get more support and less hassle from the boss, co-workers, your family, and everyone else you deal with?

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 3/4/2017, ending 3/4/2017

Instructor : Roberta Lachman 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $35.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 03/04/17

End date: 03/04/17



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Feeling stressed, scattered, or strained? Apply the basics of Chinese healing to acupressure massage on yourself or others. Dr. Martin will introduce you to Chinese and holistic medicine, discussing concepts like chi, acupressure meridians, yin and yang, and Chinese tongue diagnosis. You’ll learn approximately 16 acupressure points to use for common problems like low energy, mental clarity, and body aches – as well as a basic head and neck massage technique that works wonders for sore shoulders and even migraine headaches. No partner necessary for this class, but you will be practicing the neck release points on classmates.  *Bring a small hand mirror and a water soluble-marker to class.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM; starting 4/19/2017, ending 4/19/2017

Instructor : Randy Martin 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 04/19/17

End date: 04/19/17



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Save a life! Learn first aid, CPR, and AED for adults as well as infants and children. Find out how to identify and manage heart attack and stroke, perform the Heimlich maneuver, and treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. Get critical skills needed to manage a first aid, choking, or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the minutes before professional help arrives. You will receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course completion card (allow two weeks). This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM; starting 3/25/2017, ending 3/25/2017

Instructor : Bianca Goldstein 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $85.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 03/25/17

End date: 03/25/17



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New laws effective this past year require all California school children to be fully vaccinated, so find out how to make important, informed decisions about vaccines.  Avghi will discuss the various childhood diseases, possible adverse reactions to vaccines, and alternatives to the schedule of vaccines. In addition, she will explain homeopathic ways to help mitigate side effects.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 3/4/2017, ending 3/4/2017

Instructor : Avghi Constantinides 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $25.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 03/04/17

End date: 03/04/17



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Ready to reach into your medicine cabinet? Stop! First, learn the ins and outs of treating common ailments safely and effectively the non-toxic way. Find out how you can replace conventional medications with homeopathic alternatives. Learn remedies for bumps, bruises, and burns, as well as scrapes, strains and sprains. In addition, Avghi will explain why homeopathy works so well, and discuss some common homeopathic remedies now widely sold in drugstores. Come see what it can do for you!

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM; starting 3/1/2017, ending 3/1/2017

Instructor : Avghi Constantinides 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 03/01/17

End date: 03/01/17



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Enjoy a higher standard of living, in an exotic locale! Explore living, working and retirement options around the world. Bob will share his library of resources, along with personal stories he’s collected from expats of all ages and backgrounds. Find out how to stretch a fixed retirement income, or how to find work overseas that pays your room and board. Get tips on evaluating your finances and figuring out how far your dollar will go—plus information about housing, transportation, discount programs, healthcare, job opportunities, climate, and culture. Discover the top ten places Americans can live better than they can here. This workshop makes it easy to determine whether the expat life is right for you, and shows you how to do it. 

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 3/28/2017, ending 3/28/2017

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 03/28/17

End date: 03/28/17



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Find the bold, genuine, confident person inside you! Improv training is a wonderful way to overcome social anxiety and your inner critic. Get comfortable expressing yourself—plus enhance your memory, focus, courage, creativity and spontaneity. We'll use games, exercises, and other activities designed to help you express yourself freely, all in a supportive environment. Learn to think on your feet in any situation. Skills gained are great life skills for leadership, business, social, and family settings. If you're feeling apprehensive or have questions about this class, you can email Matthew at matt@electricimprov.com.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 3/1/2017, ending 3/22/2017

Instructor : Matthew Gaffney 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 03/01/17

End date: 03/22/17



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If you knew sushi . . . you’d make your own! You’d have fun and do it for about one-fifth of what it costs to eat at a sushi bar. Kenji will explain how to make sushi rice and talk about the principal ingredients (where and what to buy) and food safety. Next he’ll demonstrate, and then you’ll make, three types of rolls:  hossomaki, a thin, spicy tuna roll; chumaki, a medium-sized roll with shrimp or salmon skin; and uramaki, with the rice outside as in a California roll. Nigiri sushi will be discussed, but not prepared. Bring a towel, a sharp, non-serrated, thin-bladed kitchen knife, two mixing bowls, a cutting board and your appetite!  *$20 materials fee payable with registration for fresh fish and other necessary ingredients for sushi you'll make and eat there or take home!

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM; starting 3/13/2017, ending 3/13/2017

Instructor : Kenji Ishida 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $20.00

Start date: 03/13/17

End date: 03/13/17



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Medicare 101 

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Medicare doesn't provide coverage for all health needs. Because of that, the typical retiree with Medicare currently spends about $4600 a year on health care expenses, according to an AARP study. And what happens if you don’t enroll? Get in-depth information about all parts of Medicare -- Part A-for hospitalization coverage, Part B-for physicians' coverage, Part C-Medicare Advantage, and Part D-the prescription drug program. Find out  what they will and won’t cover, and how and when to enroll. Sam will also discuss 2016 updates and changes to the program.  

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 4/8/2017, ending 4/8/2017

Instructor : Samuel Rad 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $25.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 04/08/17

End date: 04/08/17



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For students taking our Stick With It! for Health and Longevity class. Rental is for the duration of the five week class.  The stick is for use in class only, and must be left with the instructor at the end of the class.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 2/23/2017, ending 3/23/2017

Instructor : Alison Deliman 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $10.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 02/23/17

End date: 03/23/17



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For students taking our Stick With It! for Health and Longevity class. Rental is for the duration of the five week class.  The stick is for use in class only, and must be left with the instructor at the end of the class.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 4/13/2017, ending 5/11/2017

Instructor : Alison Deliman 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $10.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 04/13/17

End date: 05/11/17



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The advantage of cyberspace dating is access to a LOT of people, along with the ability to narrow in on particular characteristics and good matches. It can also be overwhelming and wacky. Karyn will share some unbelievable stories, along with tips regarding different sites and how to avoid getting scammed. Learn to write a terrific profile, choose the best photos, and make the right intros. You will work on your personal dating profile during class, so please bring possible profile photos and note-taking materials. Designed for men and women age 25 and over.  $10 material fee due at registration for workbook and resources. 

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 3/25/2017, ending 3/25/2017

Instructor : Karyn Klein 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $10.00

Start date: 03/25/17

End date: 03/25/17



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