Fall 2013 Continuing Education Catalog
Educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities.
Personal Enrichment Music & Dance Piano for Adults For the adult who always wanted to learn how to play the piano but never had the opportunity or the time, this class is for you! Learn the basics of music through the piano keyboard with a patient and gifted piano instructor who will make your first musical experience fun and enjoyable. Learn about rhythm, time signatures, the basics of reading music and simple five-finger melodies. Keyboard skills such as theory, ear-training, ensemble playing and sight-reading will be emphasized. Sat 11:15am to 1:15pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE7102-F01 20 hrs. 10 sessions $299 Health and Fitness ZUMBA Fitness JOIN THE PARTY! ZUMBA Fitness creates a party like atmosphere that is incorporates NEW fun and fitness in your workout. Zumba is a fun, joyful Latin inspired fitness class that combines all the rhythms in Latin music. Zumba applies dance moves from Salsa, Cumbia, Mereneque, Rumba, Mambo, Samba, Tango, Reggeaton, and Hip Hop. It includes both cardio and resistance training components designed to tone and sculpt the entire body. Zumba is designed for adults of all ages and fitness levels, class participants at any level can start Zumba right away. Sat 11:00am to 12:30pm 11/2/13-1/11/14 CE7200-F01 13.5 hrs. 9 sessions $129 Vocal Training for Adults Do you want to sing like a professional? Learn to do it the proper way by attending our voice class. This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles of vocal production and will acquaint students with the necessary tools to develop vocally. Class instruction includes basic breathing, breath control and vocal exercises. Basic Tue 6:00pm to 8:00pm 10/22-11/19/13 CE7103-F01 10 hrs. 5 sessions $149 Advanced Tue 6:00pm to 8:00pm 11/26/13-1/7/14 CE7104-F02 10 hrs. 5 sessions $149 Belly Dancing for Adults Reap all the benefits that come along with learning Middle Eastern belly dancing. Experience weight loss and toning; improve stamina, strength and flexibility; reduce stress and physical, emotional and mental anxieties; and develop concentration. Sat 2:30pm to 3:30pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE7105-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 Swimming I - Adults (Ages 17 and up) Course is designed to help beginners learn how to swim and enjoy the water. Fundamental elements of swimming will be covered: breathing, floating and basic strokes. Swimsuits and bathing caps are required. Please bring a towel and a lock. Arrive 10 minutes before class begins. Sat 5:00pm to 6:00pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE7201-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $209 Sun 1:00pm to 2:00pm 10/27/13-1/12/14 CE7201-F02 10 hrs. 10 sessions $209 Guitar for Adults Designed to introduce the fundamentals of the guitar to the aspiring guitarist with little or no previous knowledge of the instrument. Course incorporates basic information about the guitar (such as guitarsetup, the strings, the fingerboard and frets, tuning the guitar, etc.) with an exploration of the various techniques and styles of guitar playing. Sat 9:00am to 11:00am 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE7101-F01 20 hrs. 10 sessions $299 Self Improvement Etiquette for Adults (Bilingual) Gain confidence in social settings by perfecting your manners. Class will review the basics such as correctly greeting people, conducting yourself with ease in restaurants and proper use of table settings. Wed 6:00pm to 8:00pm 10/30-11/27/13 CE7301-F01 10 hrs. 5 sessions $149 Course offers basic instruction in physical, NEW verbal and psychological self-defense techniques and their application in a variety of situations. The 10 one hour sessions provide ample opportunity for structured group activities. Sat 10:00am to 11:00am 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE7303-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 Self-Defense for Adults 718-518-6656 c e d u @ h o s t o s . c u n y. e d u w w w. h o s t o s . c u n y. e d u / c o n t e d u 45