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University of Miami Community Classes Course Catalog Fall 2013 –Session I & II


Updated 7/17/2013

Community Classes Catalog Key: Multipurpose A= (A) Multipurpose B = (B) Multipuprose C = (C) Multipurpose D= (D) Cycling Studio (CS) Pool = (P) Neil Schiff Tennis Center = (TC) Weight Room (WR) Course Description Key

Course Title (Location)

Student Price Member Price Non-Member Price Min/Max: 2nd Session Prices

Brief Course Description. (Course Number) Start Date- End Date Day and Time

*The UM Student price requires a Herbert Wellness Center Membership. UM students who have chosen not to purchase a Herbert Wellness Center Membership will be assessed the nonmember rate.

SESSION I REGISTRATION DATES: Tues. September 3rd – Fri. September 13th SESSION II REGISTRATION DATES: Mon. October 21st – Fri. Nov 1st

Register In Person or Online

Wellness Enrichment Suite M-F 7:30am-8:00pm 1241 Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables Fl 33146 For questions you can contact the Wellness Suite at 305-284-5433 *No class will be held Nov 28th – Dec 1st due to the holiday!*

Adult Aquatics (100) Adult Beginner Swim Lessons (P)

UM Student Member: $89 Member: $115 Non-Member: $145

Min/Max: 3/6

This is for those water lovers who may have taught themselves how to swim or have never had the chance to swim. The focus is on the front crawl but will depend on the individuals in the class. Drills are used to enhance body position in the water and to swim more effectively.

(CC1001) Sept. 9th – Oct 14th M/W 7 pm - 8 pm

Adult Int/Adv Swim Lessons (P)

(CC1002) Oct 28th – Dec 2nd M/W 7 pm - 8 pm UM Student Member: $89 Member: $115 Non-Member: $145

Min/Max: 3/6

Intermediate- you have mastered the front crawl and maybe even the backstroke and want to refine them and learn another stroke or two. Advanced- You are able to swim two to three strokes proficiently and want to learn the rest of the strokes and flip turns. You will leave this course knowing more drills, with a better stroke and the ability to swim for exercise.

(CC1003) Sept. 9th – Oct 14th M/W 8 pm - 9 pm

(CC1004) Oct 28th – Dec 2nd M/W 8 pm - 9 pm


Master Swim Drills (P)

UM Student Member: $79 Member: $99 Non-Member: $125 Min/Max: 6/8

A structured swim workout for the swimmer who wants to build endurance and improve skills. The workouts vary each class consisting of sprints, distance swimming, and stroke drills. The instructor will adapt the workout to your goals, while providing a fun, yet challenging group swimming workout. This class is perfect for those that want to cross-train for fitness, improve their swimming ability, or train for a triathlon or other swimming competition. Swimmers should be able to swim multiple laps without stopping and be comfortable swimming a minimum of 1 mile per class (CC1005) Sept 8th – Oct 17th

T/R 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Sun 11:00am – 12:30pm

Water Exercise Class (P)

(CC1006) Oct 27th – Dec 12th T/R 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Sun 11:00am – 12:30pm

UM Student Member: $119 Member: $155 Non-Member: $189 Min/Max: 6/30 (2nd Session) UM Student: $65 Member: $79 Non-Member: $99

Enjoy a low-impact workout in the water without feeling stress on your joints. This class offers an overall fitness workout that challenges you aerobically and uses the water as resistance for strengthening and toning. Excellent for those with bone or joint problems.

(CC1007) Sept 9th – Dec 6th M/W/F 4 pm - 5 pm

(CC1008) Oct 28th – Dec 6th M/W/F 4 pm - 5 pm


Youth Aquatics (200) Preschool Non-swimmers (P)

Flat Rate: $165 Min/Max: 2/4

3 -5 years old who require aide while swimming. These beginning level swimmers will cover the basic safety topics while pursuing confidence in their swimming abilities. This course will include work on breathing, front crawl, swimming on their back, and floating.

(CC2001) Sept 8th – Nov 24th Sun 2:15 pm – 3 pm

Preschool Swimmers (P)

(CC2002) Sept 8th – Nov 24th (CC2003) Sept 10th – Oct 17th Sun 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm T/R 4 pm - 4:45 pm Flat Rate: $165 Min/Max: 2/4

3 -5 years old who are comfortable with the basics of front crawl, breathing, swimming on their back, floating, and are able to swim on their own. Children will work on stroke technique and refinement of swimming skills as well as safety skills.

(CC2004) Sept 8th – Nov 24th Sun 3 pm – 3:45 pm

Marlins (P)

(CC2005) Sept 8th – Nov 24th (CC2006) Oct 29th – Dec 10th Sun 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm T/R 4 pm - 4:45 pm

Flat Rate: $165 Min/Max: 2/6

6-12 years old who feel comfortable in the water and have had prior swim instruction. These swimmers should be able to swim on their own and with instruction will work on distance, breathing, freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.

(CC2007) Sept 8th – Nov 24th (CC2008) Sept 10th – Oct 17th (CC2009) Oct 29th – Dec 10th Sun 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm T/R 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm T/R 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Dolphins (P)

Flat Rate: $165 Min/Max: 2/6

6-12 years old who have had prior swim instruction and can swim well on their own. Students in this class should be comfortable with breathing, freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. These more advanced swimmers will focus on refining the basic strokes and emphasize more technique in their swimming capabilities.

(CC2010) Sept 8th – Nov 24th Sun 6:15 pm – 7 pm

(CC2011) Sept 10th – Oct 17th (CC2012) Oct 29th – Dec 10th T/R 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm T/R 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm


Dance (300) LA Style Salsa (C/D)

UM Student Member:$55 Member:$65 Non-Member:$85 Min/Max: 5/20

This Salsa group dance class features LA style Salsa. The LA style is different from Rueda in that the turn patterns of LA Style are “in line” as opposed to circular. Emphasis is on one-on-one partner work, styling, and spinning. You do not need a partner to join. *Salsa Performance: For int/adv participants who want to learn how to combine moves into a pattern or routine. This class offers the opportunity to learn new techniques and moves that can be done in social dancing. With enough interest, there is opportunity to perform at local events!

(CC3001) Beginner Sept 10th – Oct 17th T/R 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm (Multi-D)

(Multi-D)

(CC3003) Salsa Performance* Sept 9th – Oct 16th M/W 6:40 pm – 8:10 pm (Multi-C)

Belly Dance 101 (C)

(CC3004) Salsa Performance* Oct 28th – Dec 4th M/W 6:40 pm – 8:10 pm (Multi-C)

(CC3005) Intermediate/Adv Sept 9th – Oct 16th M/W 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm (Multi-C)

(CC3002) Beginner Oct 29th – Dec 10th T/R 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

CC3006) Intermediate/Adv Oct 28th – Dec 4th M/W 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm (Multi-C)

UM Student Member: $98 Member: $150 Non-Member: $198 Min/Max: 7/30

Express your feminine side while getting a work out! Learn some new moves while peeking into an ancient art form... welcome to Belly dance! Belly dance provides a great, low-impact cardio workout that strengthens more than just the core. In Belly dance 101 students will be introduced to the wide range of foundation movements; from the smooth and snaky to pops and locks. Emphasis will be placed on proper posture, execution of muscle isolations, and having fun! Basic Zill (finger cymbal) and veil work will also be introduced in this course. Belly dance 101 is designed for the student who is completely new to Belly dance.

(CC3007) Sept 14th – Nov 23rd Th 8:00 - 9:00 pm Sat 11:00 – 12:00pm


Belly Dance Int./Adv. (C)

UM Student Member: $98 Member: $150 Non-Member: $198 Min/Max: 7/30

This course is a multi-level class that takes the foundation from Belly dance 101 and builds on it! Students will learn combinations and be introduced to layering and traveling with movements. Beyond technique, students will learn to play different zill rhythms and dance with props. The course will also touch on different performance and cultural components of the art form. Students may enroll in int. /adv belly dance after completing Belly dance 101 or with permission from the instructor.

(CC3008) Sept 14th – Nov 23rd Th 6:45 – 7:45 pm Sat 10:00 – 11:00 am

Tribal Style Belly Dance (C)

UM Student Member: $50 Member: $70 Non-Member: $100 Min/Max: 6/30

Celebrate your body through movement as we explore the creativity, artistry, and beauty that is Tribal Belly Dance. This modern approach to belly dance has a unique way of fusing core belly dance movements with elements of Spanish Flamenco, Hip Hop, Modern, Indian, and Club dance. This creates a challenging style of belly dance that has been described as funky, earthy, sleek, and snake-like. Participants should wear comfortable clothing that allows freedom of movement. This class is open to individuals with all levels of experience.

(CC3009) Sept 9th – Nov 25th M 5:30 – 6:30 pm


Martial Arts (400) Tai Chi (C)

UM Student Member: $59 Member: $79 Non-Member: $99 Min/Max: 8/20 (2nd Session) UM Student Member: $35 Member: $45 Non-Member: $59

Learn the martial art from China that has been practiced for centuries and is famous worldwide for its profound benefits in physical and mental health and longevity. The Taiji principles and theory that will be covered over the course include breathing methods, still standing meditation and stationary postures to build strength, endurance, improve balance and stimulate Chi circulation. Tai Chi also includes movement to loosen all major joints of the body for healing and to prevent joint problems.

(CC4001) Sept 8th – Nov 24th Sun 4 pm - 5 pm

Capoeira (C)

(CC4001B) Oct 27th – Nov 24th Sun 4 pm - 5 pm

UM Student Member: $55 Member: $65 Non-Member: $85 Min/Max: 7/40

Learn the basics of this Brazilian form of self-defense. Capoiera is martial art that blends elements of ritualistic fighting, music, cunning attacks and defenses, dance, floor movements and stunning acrobatics. An excellent workout from head to toe that is so much fun you won’t realize how hard you are working out.

(CC4002) Sept 10th – Oct 17th T/R 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Krav Maga (A)

(CC4002B) Oct 29th – Dec 10th T/R 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm UM Student Member: $35 Member: $45 Non-Member: $59 Min/Max: 6/20

Krav Maga is a self-defense system that anyone can use, regardless of size, strength, gender, or fitness level. Krav Maga techniques are simple and effective, building on your body’s natural instincts and reflexes to defend against any type of assault or attack. Krav Maga literally means “close combat" and was originally created for use by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Krav Maga teaches fundamental defense principles that can be adjusted for modern, real-life scenarios. Training in Krav Maga increases muscle definition, coordination, and flexibility, as well self-confidence and awareness.

(CC4003) Sept 9th – Oct 14th Mon 4:50-5:50pm

(CC4003B) Oct 28th – Dec 2nd Mon 4:50-5:50pm


Kung Fu Fan (A)

UM Student Member: $35 Member: $45 Non-Member: $59 Min/Max: 5/20

A beginner, Kung Fu style class that incorporates both Tai Chi and dance! This class is fun for all participants as it includes elegant movements, beautiful Chinese music, physical activity, and a great experience to learn Chinese martial arts and culture. The Kun Fu Fan movements include a fan, which is provided for the class.

(CC4004) Sept 13th – Oct 18th Fri 4:15-5:15pm

(CC4004B) Nov 1st – Dec 12th Fri 4:15-5:15pm


Exercise (500) ACE Group Fitness Instructor (SC/D)

UM Student Member: $220 Member: $230 Non-Member: $245

Min/Max: 3/30

This is a 2-part, weekend course designed to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills in preparation for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Group Fitness Instructor certification. Topics include guidelines for instructing safe, effective, and purposeful group fitness classes and effective instructor-participant relationship, encouragement, and communication. Also provides methods for enhancing group leadership and the group fitness instructor’s professional role. This is a preparatory course and the cost of the certification and textbook are not included.

(CC5001) Oct 12th & 13th Sat & Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nov 2nd & 3rd Sat & Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Canes CrossCircuit (B)

UM Student Member: $108 Member: $162 Non-Member: $216 Min/Max: 5/10

Have you wondered what the recent high intensity workout craze is all about? Are you looking to train hard and improve your fitness level? We have just the class for you! This twelve week course is based on the principle of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). Using athletic conditioning, resistance, and body weight, this class will push your body to its limits to achieve the results you want. This class trains 3 times per week and is a great way to jump start your new fitness routine!

(CC5005) Sept 9th – Dec 6th M/W 6:40pm – 7:40pm F 5:30pm – 6:30pm


Sports (600) Tennis Lessons-Beginner 1 (TC)

UM Student Member: $55 Member: $75 Non-Member: $89

Min/Max: 4/8

No previous tennis experience. Includes basic instruction in ground strokes, serves and return of serve, volley and rules, scoring and playing procedures.

(CC6001)Sept12th– Oct17th (CC6002)Oct31st–Dec12th(CC6003)Sept8th–Oct13th(CC6004)Oct27th–Dec8th R 6 pm -7 pm R 6 pm – 7 pm Sun 9 am -10 am Sun 9 am -10 am

Tennis Lessons-Beginner 2 (TC)

UM Student Member: $55 Member: $75 Non-Member: $89

Min/Max: 4/8

Previous tennis experience or lessons. Players must know rules, scoring and playing procedures. Emphasis is on refining the strokes, making corrections and improvements where necessary and beginning singles and doubles tactics. 1-2.5 on USTA rating scale.

(CC6005) Sept 8th – Oct 13th Sun 10 am – 11 am

Tennis Lessons-Intermediate (TC)

(CC6006) Oct 27th – Dec 8th Sun 10 am – 11 am

UM Student Member: $55 Member: $75 Non-Member: $89

Min/Max: 4/8

Players must be able to rally and know the basic serve, return-of-serve and volley. Includes instruction in groundstroke placement, how to approach the net, lobs, overheads and volley drills and strategy tactics. 3-3.5 on USTA rating scale.

(CC6007)Sept12th– Oct17th (CC6008)Oct31st–Dec12th (CC6009) Sept8th–Oct13th (CC6010) Oct27th–Dec8th R 7 pm – 8pm R 7 pm – 8 pm Sun 11 – 12 pm Sun 11 – 12 pm

Tennis Lessons- Advanced (TC)

UM Student Member: $140 Member: $ 180 Non-Member: $216 (2nd Session) UM Student: $70 Member: $ 90 Non-Member: $108 Min/Max: 4/8

Players must be able to rally and know the basic serve, return-of-serve and volley. Includes instruction in groundstroke placement, how to approach the net, lobs, overheads and volley drills and strategy tactics. 3.5-4.5 on USTA rating scale.

(CC6011)Sept12th–Dec12th(CC6012)Oct31st-Dec12th(CC6013)Sept8th–Nov24th (CC6014)Oct27th–Nov24th R 8 pm – 9 pm R 8 pm – 9 pm Sun 12 - 1:30 pm Sun 12 - 1:30 pm

Fall 2013  

Community Classes are open to the outside community. No need to have a membership to the Herbert Wellness Center.

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