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SUMMER • 2012 CATALOG

MINI COURSES

www.wisc.edu/minicourses Welcome!

Welcome to the summer Mini Course catalog. Our new format is just one of the many changes going on! The Memorial Union Reinvestment begins this summer and means our office moves to Union South and the Craftshop closes for renovations. But Mini Courses continue, the Terrace will still be open (don’t let a silly construction fence deter

Swing, Salsa, Rhumba your summer.

Mind & Body

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From Summer Evening Meditations to Astrology & Tarot

Adventure & Travel Sailing Lake Mendota to a Taliesen Tour

New Learning Master the new art of e-publishing…

Wine & Music Summer time is wine time!

Photo & Written Word Take digital to new levels.

Registration Info Register in 4 easy ways.

Outdoor Watercolor Painting

#1370.101 TUE 6-7:30pm, June 19 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

Writing Courses See page 7.

Pounded Flower Art Come hammer flower petals and leaves onto cotton linter, watercolor paper and fabric for the most beautiful and magical transfers. You can make them into note cards, book marks or framed art by using the original art or making color copies. $5 material fee for paper, fabric and paints. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Nancy Welch, has a degree in graphic design and teaches playful art classes. #1555.501 THR 5-9pm, May 31 $29.50(Students/U.Mem)$39.50(Fac/Staff)

ARTISTRY

Enjoy the warm summer evenings while painting at numerous campus locations. Whether you’re just starting out or want to refine your watercolor skills, join us as we explore various painting styles and develop our own! Choose your subject matter and incorporate various watercolor. All experience levels welcome! Additional supply cost. 4 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Luci Shirek, accomplished landscape, floral and house portrait artist with a BFA from UW-Madison.

Zentangle ® Basics Looking for a way to unwind from stress, focus your thoughts, or explore your creative side? Learn the creative and relaxing process of the Zentangle® art form. By using easy to learn repetitive patterns and deliberate pen strokes, you will create an abstract piece of art while entering into a relaxed and focused meditative state. Includes high quality supply kit containing all the necessary art. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Diane Knauff, certified Zentangle® teacher and self-taught multimedia artist. #1290.101 TUE 6:30-9pm, July 10 $44.50(Students/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

#1900.101 WED 5:15-9:15pm, June 20-Aug 1 $109.50(Students/U.Mem)$119.50(Fac/Staff)

Intro To Wheel Pottery It is as much fun as it is therapeutic! Discover the magic of wheel pottery. Create bowls, mugs, vases and more as you learn basic wheel techniques, hand pulling and glazing techniques. Add supply cost. Opportunity to use studio outside of class time (thru June 22). First class session may run 15 to 30 minutes over. 5 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: (Sec. 101)Gloria VanDixhorn, accomplished professional potter with tons of teaching experience who sells through galleries and art fairs, (Sec. 102)Ira Slatter, practicing ceramic artist with a variety of teaching experiences. #6060.101 TUE 6:30-9pm, May 22-June 19 #6060.102 WED 6:30-9pm, May 23-June 20 $99.50(Students/U.Mem)$109.50(Fac/Staff)

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Summer Knitting

Are you curious about knitting? Never tried it but always wanted to or know the basics and want to improve? Learn how simple and fun knitting can be. Knitting doesn’t have to be just woolly socks and sweaters! You can make lightweight summer items as well. All supplies and materials included in course fee. 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Emily Popp has been knitting for fun and fabulousness since the year 2000. #1570.101 THR 6:30-9pm, June 21-July 5 $54.50(Students/U.Mem)$64.50(Fac/Staff)

Intro to Lapidary Lapidary is the art of cutting, polishing or engraving stones. See how you can take a rough rock such as an agate or jasper and turn it into a work of art suitable for incorporating into jewelry. Designed for the beginner and a great

Custom Handmade Earrings Learn to create unique and stylish earrings using basic wire wrapping techniques. Each participant will have the opportunity to make several pairs of earrings using beads and sterling silver wire. No jewelry making experience is necessary. Supply list at registration. 2 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Alison Lesniak is an independent jewelry artist and experienced teacher. #6224.101 MON 6:30-9:30pm, July 9&16 $49.50(Students/U.Mem)$59.50(Fac/Staff)

The Wisconsin Union Craftshop The Craftshop, “where art is a verb,” was the first open studio arts facility ever opened in a college union. Located on the fourth floor of Memorial Union the Craftshop will close early this summer for renovations. Take advantage of the opportunity while you can! The new

Wheel Pottery Studio

Continue and advance your exploration of ceramics and the wheel with an accomplished artist as your guide. Perfect for those who have done an Intro class or want to get back into pottery. Start where you are at and grow with personalized instructions and group sharing. Opportunity to use studio outside of class time (thru June 22). 5 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Gloria VanDixhorn.

Metal Jewelry Design Basics

Drawing - Using the Right Side of the Brain

#1320.101 WED 7-10pm, June 20-July 25 $69.50(Students/U.Mem)$79.50(Fac/Staff)

complement to your jewelry making. Learn safety and the basic skill techniques to saw, grind, sand, and polish many different types of rock into cabochons. Meets at the Goodman Community Center. Presented in cooperation with the Madison Gem & Mineral Club. No class 7/4. 6 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Madison Gem & Mineral Club.

#6070.101 THR 6:30-9:00pm, May 24-June 21 $99.50(Students/U.Mem) $109.50(Fac/Staff)

#1350.101 TUE 5:30-8:30pm, July 10-31 $54.50(Students/U.Mem)$64.50(Fac/Staff)

Unleash the inner artist and release the inner critic. Learn the basics of drawing and advance your ability. Create line variations, spatial depth, volume, composition, texture, light and shadow. Learn to really see what you are looking at. Add supply cost. No class 7/45 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Jeremy Anacker, experienced Instructor with a BFA from UW-Madison and private art school training.

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Learn the fundamentals of metalsmithing and jewelry design. We will explore jewelry fabrication techniques including sawing, piercing, soldering, riveting and texturing. Starting with an extensive exploration of the various ways to texture metals, you can then design and fabricate pendants or earrings using these techniques. Opportunity for studio use outside of class (thru June 22). Additional supply costs depend on project choices. 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Alison Lesniak is an independent jewelry artist and experienced teacher. #6220.101 TUE 6:30-9:30pm, May 29-June 12 $69.50(Students/U.Mem)$79.50(Fac/Staff)

3 Silver Rings

Create your own silver rings as we explore three different types of ring design. Learn ring fabrication techniques including sawing, filing, soldering, basic forming, and more. Create your own designs using the the unlimited combinations possible around these three basic ring types. Opportunity for use of facilities outside of class (thru June 22). Additional supply costs depend on project choices. 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Alison Lesniak in an independent jewelry artist and experienced teacher. #6222.101 WED 6:30-9:30pm, May 30-June 13 $69.50(Students/U.Mem)$79.50(Fac/Staff)

open art studio space will open at Memorial Union in Fall 2014. (see page 6)

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Facepainting can liven up birthday parties, the company picnic, block party or your fundraiser. Learn simple and fun designs, safety tips to prevent allergic reactions, working with different skin types and how to deal with problem parents (and children!). Includes ideas for how to use your new talent as a fundraiser and/or entertainment enhancement. Fee includes all supplies in this hands on workshop. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Monica Wahlberg ran her own facepainting business for seven years.

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you!), and summer will still be the best time to take advantage of all the Union has to offer. Come join us!

Stenciled Enamel Pendants

Learn the ancient art of fusing glass on metal with this hands-on jewelry-making workshop! You will create a beautiful enamel pendant will learning basic enameling concepts. Includes design basics, metal preparation, preparing base coats, kiln firing and use of stencils. No experience with metalwork or enameling is necessary, those with pervious art metals experience welcome. Small materials fee due to Instructor at class. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Alison Lesniak is an independent jewelry artist and experienced teacher. #6240.101 MON 6:30-9:30pm, June 18 $29.50(Students/U.Mem)$39.50(Fac/Staff)

Glass Bead Making An excellent introduction to bead making and the related skills of working with hot glass in a flame. Learn a variety of skills beginning with a simple round bead and progressing through more advanced shapes such as cylinders and bicones, and how to apply dots and lines to create many beautiful designs. Opportunity to use studio outside of class time (thru June 22). Additional supply cost depends on projects. 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Maggs Kailhofer, makes and sells flame worked glass in stores and shows, experienced Instructor. #6280.101 THR 7-10pm, May 31-June 14 $74.50(Students/U.Mem)$84.50(Fac/Staff)

Hypertufa Garden Pottery You can make your own garden planters! And do it really inexpensively, too. If you liked mud pies as a kid, you will love making Hypertufa pottery. Hypertufa is a lightweight concrete that you can easily form into planters, birdbaths, stepping stones, even sculpted statues. We will go over the basic recipe and techniques for making pots and planters. Includes all supplies for a small to medium garden planter. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Kris Rasmussen is a UW-Madison grad and owner of the Wisconsin Artisans Gallery in Merrimac. #6300.101 SAT Noon-2pm, June 16 $34.50(Student/U.Mem) $44.50(Fac/Staff)

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Your Wedding Dance Workshop

Couples recommended, partners are not guaranteed for single registrants. NO refund of course fee if you are not able to find a partner in class. Please do not wear tennis shoes or sandals. A hard-soled shoe is best. NOTE: Course fees are per individual, not per couple.

Ballroom Blitz Learn the dances you will find most useful in social settings - nightclub dancing, dancing at wedding receptions, holiday parties, and benefit galas. Work on basic step patterns, musicality, leading and following, and some styling for the Fox Trot, Swing, Salsa, and others. 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Tom Choudoir and Debby Morfey, dance instructors with over 30 years of experience. #2120.101 MON 6-7pm, July 9-23 $29.50(Students/U.Mem)$39.50(Fac/Staff)

Quick & Easy Salsa Get in on this spicy dance craze! Salsa is a sultry, fast and flashy Latin dance that will keep you moving. We’ll focus on the basic steps and turns of salsa dancing to get you out on the floor in style. 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Tom Choudoir and Debby Morfey. #2150.101 MON 7-8pm, July 9-23 $29.50(Students/U.Mem)$39.50(Fac/Staff)

East Coast Swing No matter what kind of music you like, from big band to rock to country, you can dance to it with the East Coast Swing. This fast-paced exuberant dance, which has roots in the 1920’s Lindy Hop, consists of many fun steps, spins and turns. No class 7/4. 5 Meetings. INSTRUCTORS: Mike and Deb Moe, dance enthusiasts with over 15 years of dancing experience.

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#2160.101 WED 6:30-7:30pm, June 27-Aug 1 $59.50(Students/U.Mem)$69.50(Fac/Staff)

Rumba

Steam up your summer with one of the most popular Latin dances - the Rumba! Rumba’s slow, sensual rhythms are ideally suited to summer’s sizzling nights. One of the most popular social dances, the rumba is widely considered to be the dance of romance. No class 7/4. 5 Meetings. INSTRUCTORS: Mike and Deb Moe, dance enthusiasts with 15 years of dancing experience. #2190.101 WED 8-9pm, June 27-Aug 1 $59.50(Students/U.Mem)$69.50(Fac/Staff)

Ballroom Basics Bootcamp A relaxed, flexible, fun introduction to partnership dancing. An easy presentation of basic steps, music and style of the most popular social dances: Foxtrot, Waltz, Salsa, and Swing. This course is designed to make you feel comfortable and confident when someone says... “Let’s Dance!” 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Christine Stickland, enthusiastic, ISTD certified dance professional. #2210.101 SUN 7-9pm, July 8 $19.50(Students/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff)

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Note to Ballroom Dancers

#2220.101 SUN 5-7pm, July 1 $19.50(Students/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff)

SAVE 25% Ballroom Workshop Package

Register for any two dance workshops, July 1 and/or July 8, and SAVE $10. Register via this course number, pick you two workshops, and SAVE! Limited to one-session workshops, July 1 & 8 only. #2205.101 SUN 3-9pm, July 1 & 8 $29(Students/U.Mem)$39(Fac/Staff)

Salsa Workshop Come and learn the basic steps and turns of salsa dancing--a spicy Latin dance that will definitely keep you moving. This class is high energy fun! 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Christine Stickland. #2330.101 SUN 5-7pm, July 8 $19.50(Students/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff)

Tango Workshop Warm up your nights with the sultry Tango! Learn the basics of this classic and fun Latin dance. We’ll work on American Style Tango and discuss how to give the dance some Argentinean flair! 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Christine Stickland.

Yoga for Bicyclists Work the areas of the body that bikers use most! Stretches for the chest and stomach backward and strengthening for the lower back. Learn breathing practices to enhance your performance and increase stamina. Balance the muscle groups that are being overlooked with the repetitive motions of biking. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Courtney Seidel. #2637.501 MON 6:30-8pm, May 14 $14.50(Students/U.Mem)$24.50(Fac/Staff)

Yoga for Gardeners Learn yoga stretches to complement continuous bending for digging, planting, and weeding. Prevent and relieve pain and create balance in your body. Doing these asanas daily will help not only the back, but also the entire body, mind, emotions, and spirit. No previous yoga experience required those with experience welcome. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Courtney Oftedahl is a certified Yoga instructor. #2635.101 MON 6:30-8pm, June 18 $14.50(Students/U.Mem)$24.50(Fac/Staff)

Sharing Yoga with Your Child (Ages 7-9)

Help your child discover the power and positive effects of yoga. Lean ways to enjoyably do yoga together. And learn how to safely introduce your child to this powerful and beneficial practice. Course fee is for one parent and one child. 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Courtney Seidel is a certified Yoga instructor. #2638.502 WED 5-6:30pm, May 23-June 6 $39.50(Students/U.Mem)$49.50(Fac/Staff)

A fun, fast paced workshop to help you try on the different styles and steps of the Swing. The class will feature several types of Swing music and dance. We will dance to the big band rhythms of the 40s, R-n-B of the 60s and try on a little Rockabilly for fun! 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Christine Stickland, enthusiastic, ISTD certified dance professional. #2370.101 SUN 3-5pm, July 8 $19.50(Students/U.Mem) $29.50(Fac/Staff)

Continuing Belly Dance For those wishing to build on basic isolation and movements started in Beginning Belly Dance or other belly dance classes. New movements added, with focus on building these into the complete dance form. 6 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Mona N’wal. #2435.101 THR 7:30-9pm, June 28-Aug 2 $59.50(Students/U.Mem)$69.50(Fac/Staff)

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Learn with and through a friend, lover or gym buddy. Improve balance, strength and flexibility while increasing the level of trust and communication between you and your partner. It’s perfect for anyone - novice or seasoned yogi - who is interested in increasing fitness, releasing tension and strengthening relationships. COURSE FEE IS FOR BOTH OF YOU. No class 7/3. 2 Sessions. INSTRUCTOR: Lisa Lawrence, certified yoga instructor with over 30 years experience teaching Kundalini Yoga nationwide. #2660.101 TUE 6-7pm, June 26 & July 10 $34.50(Students/U.Mem)$44.50(Fac/Staff)

Yoga in the Yard

The Graveyard, that is! Graveyards are one of the most peaceful places in the city and the perfect spot to remind us of the everchanging circle of life. We have arranged a lovely, calm and respectful spot, on Madison’s near west side that is perfect for practicing yoga. Why wait until after death comes to rest in peace? 5 Sessions. INSTRUCTOR: Lisa Lawrence. #2655.101 SUN 5-6pm, June 3–July 1 $44.50(Students/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

Gentle Yoga

Yoga recommended by physical therapist, doctor or your own research? Here is a low impact class with big results aimed at those who require a workout with less physical demand. Perfect if you are recovering from an injury, working around a permanent injury, dealing with back or neck pain, pregnant OR want to try yoga for the first time. No previous experience needed. No class 7/4. 5 Sessions. INSTRUCTOR: Courtney Seidel is a certified Yoga instructor. 2668.101 WED 5-6pm, June 20-July 25 $54.50(Students/U.Mem)$64.50(Fac/Staff)

#2677.101 TUE 6-7pm, June 19-July 31 $54.50(Students/U. Mem)$64.50(Fac/Staff)

Beginning Belly Dance

#2430.101 THR 6-7:30pm, June 28-Aug 2 $59.50(Students/U.Mem)$69.50(Fac/Staff)

Yoga Together – Partner Yoga

Did you know that yoga can be fat-burning? Join us for a yoga workout aimed at that belly fat. Along the way you will gain better health and vitality while learning an enjoyable routine to burn that belly fat. We will use yoga to work on the endocrine system, which in turn will help balance hormones responsible for water retention, hunger, mood swings and food cravings. No class 7/3. 6 Sessions. INSTRUCTOR: Courtney Seidel is a certified Yoga instructor.

Jump, Jive & An’ Wail

Discover for yourself this ancient, beautiful and sensuous dance. You will develop body isolations, flexibility, posture, basic walking patterns, dance movements and start your own routine. 6 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Mona N’wal, an enthusiastic Instructor who wants to bring dance into your life.

#2650.101 MON&THR Noon-1pm, June 11–July 19 #2650.102 MON&THR Noon-1pm, July 26-Aug 30 $99.50(Students/U.Mem)$109.50(Fac/Staff)

Burn, Baby, Burn Yoga

#2360.101 SUN 3-5pm, July 1 $19.50(Students/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff)

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DANCE TIME

Learn an easy, stress-free routine to get you through the reception’s first dance, whether you are getting married, a member of the wedding party, or just want to impress your friends on the dance floor! This workshop offers help in choosing your music and dance style to fit the occasion. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Christine Stickland.

& YOGA TIME...

Here is a powerful, practical technology for health, fitness and all around transformation. You can improve overall body function through emotional balance, weight loss, elimination of negative habits, and a consistent sense of well-being. Meets at Memorial Union. 12 Meetings. INSTRUCTORS: Lisa Lawrence, certified yoga instructor with over 25 years experience teaching Kundalini Yoga nationwide, assisted by Mary Hoddy.

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#2230.101 SUN 7-9pm, July 1 $19.50(Students/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff)

#2445.101 SUN 5:30-7pm, July 15 $19.50(Students/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff)

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A fun, fast-paced workshop to help you try on the different styles and steps of East Coast Swing. The class will feature several types of Swing - from triple step to jitterbug. We will dance to the big band rhythms of the 40s, R-b-B of the 60s and try on a little Rockabilly for fun! 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Christine Stickland.

Introduction to Pole Dancing

Pole dancing is no longer just for strippers! Build confidence, flexibility and strength through this unique and fun fitness activity. In this introductory class, participants will learn safe technique, basic pole moves and some spins using a portable pole. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Jackie Steinhauer, owner of Aerial Bliss pole dancing studio.

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Kundalini 2.0

Focus on Flexibility Stretch your body and elevate your outlook! We will combine deep stretching, core and abdominal strengthening, and meditation to help you gain a strong, youthful and flexible body! Some cultures measure age by the flexibility of one’s spine instead of chronologically. 6 Sessions. INSTRUCTOR: Courtney Seidel, certified Yoga instructor.

Get past that “been there, done that” feeling when doing your yoga. If you are ready to graduate from rookie yoga then come join us! We will take your yoga practice to the next level in this intermediate, 90 minute class intended for experienced students, those who have completed at least one Kundalini yoga course. 6 Sessions. INSTRUCTOR: Courtney Seidel, certified Yoga instructor. #2678.101 THR 5-6:30pm, June 21-July 26 $59.50(Students/U.Mem)$69.50(Fac/Staff)

#2675.101 MON 5-6pm, June 18-July 23 $54.50(Students/U.Mem)$64.50(Fac/Staff)

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SUMMER 2012 CATALOG

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Martial Arts

It is only a dream -- or is it? Could your dreams be trying to tell you something? Learn about the various types of dreams including psychic dreams, problem solving dreams and self improvement dreams. You will also be instructed in how to interpret your own dream symbols. 1 Meeting INSTRUCTOR: Dawn DuCharme.

Intro to Traditional Martial Arts: Doshinkan

#3180.101 TUE 6:30-8:30pm, June 26 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

Think martial arts aren’t for you? Think again! Doshinkan, a traditional non-competitive martial arts style, emphasizes personal development and improving the mind-body connection through individual and cooperative group training. Ideal for adults who want to learn basic self-defense techniques while developing a healthy body, sharp mind, and strong spirit. All fitness levels welcome! 6 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: David Patnode has trained in Doshinkan with instructors from around the world for over 10 years.

Chakra Balancing & Clearing Chakras are energy centers, touch points, in the body located at major branchings of the human nervous system, beginning with the base of the spinal column and moving upward. Chakra education is awe inspiring, especially if you take an experiential approach. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Jeremy Anacker is an energy seer, Reiki Master, and the co-founder of a non-profit specialty school.

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#3293.101 WED 7:30-9:30pm, Aug 8 $24.50(Student/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

Kung Fu for Fitness & Self Defense

Kickboxing Fundamentals Learn basic strikes and footwork while building strength and gaining confidence! PLUS -- Hitting stuff is great stress relief. Beginner friendly; no sparring. 6 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Villari’s Martial Arts Instructors. #2765.101 TUE&THR 5:30-6:15pm, July 17-Aug 2 $39.50(Students/U.Mem)$49.50(Fac/Staff)

Master Kickboxing Master kickboxing is the ultimate full body workout! Professional martial arts instructors teach the real applications of kickboxing in a fun, high energy format. Students will strike heavy bags but will not spar with opponents. This is a high intensity aerobic workout. Burn calories, reduce stress and learn something new! 6 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Villari’s Martial Arts Instructors. #2770.101 MON&WED 10-11am, July 16-Aug 1 #2770.102 MON&WED 4:30-5:30pm, July 16-Aug 1 #2770.103 MON&WED 7:30-8:30pm, July 16-Aug 1 #2770.104 TUE&THR 6:30-7:30pm, July 17-Aug 2 $39.50(Students/U.Mem)$49.50(Fac/Staff)

Register a friend! Extend your eligibility by signing up a guest. Any eligible person can enroll one additional person in the same course, as their guest, at the same course fee rate. Double your fun!

#3810.101 MON 6-7:15pm, June 25-July 23 $49.50(Students/U.Mem)$59.50(Fac/Staff)

5 Minute Daily Energy Routine Stressed? Fatigued? Constantly sick? Learn a simple routine of acupressure, applied kinesiology and chi kung exercises that will cut through what ails you. Boost your immune system, relieve stress, improve concentration, and feel more vibrant in only 5 minutes a day! 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Ali Treviño-Murphy is an experienced teacher and certified Energy Medicine practitioner. #3299.101 SAT 1:30-3pm, June 30 $19.50(Student/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff )

Tapping Away Negativity Be free of anxiety, worry, stress and more. The residue from negative thinking and emotion sits in our energetic meridians. As the natural flow of the life force energy becomes impeded we can reinvigorate these flows. Empower yourself with some basic self applied techniques. 1 Session. INSTRUCTOR: Jeremy Anacker is an energy seer, Reiki Master, and the co-founder of a non-profit specialty school. #3312.101 WED 7:30-9:30pm, Aug 1 $24.50(Student/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

Labyrinth Journeys

Explore the culture and history of labyrinths. Look at a history which finds labyrinths in all major cultures since pre-pagan times. Find where they may have a place in your own personal journey. Learn how to draw a simple, seven circuit labyrinth and use it for your own personal reflections. Also includes information on walking labyrinth options in our area. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Monica Wahlberg, creating opportunities to craft what you imagine into reality. #3795.101 THR 6-7:30pm, June 28 $19.50(Students/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff)

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#3127.101 TUE 6:30-9pm, July 17-31 $49.50(Students/U.Mem)$59.50(Fac/Staff)

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Summer evening meditations to help you find your inner peace and make yourself happier in minutes. Learn simple skills you can practice at home or at the office. Here are challenging and therapeutic teachings to awaken the healing power of breath and compassion for all beings. All levels of previous experience with meditation welcome. 5 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Lisa Lawrence has over 25 years experience teaching others how to take care of their own mind and body.

Mysteries of the Tarot

You are the storyteller -- tarot is the story! Dare to experience new avenues in spirituality and enlightenment. Expand your personal belief system and experience a more mystical and less dogmatic approach to your journey towards inner knowledge. 3 Meetings INSTRUCTOR: Dawn DuCharme Kluever, Co-Owner of Moon and Star Mystic Service.

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Intro to Intuitive Astrology

Over thousands of years, Astrology has been crafted into a tool for understanding ourselves, our relationship to each other and the world around us. We will explore the art of reading the natal chart. Using the date, time and place of your birth, we will go on an experiential journey. 2 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Melissa Simonson is a Life Coach and Professional Astrologer with over 18 years of experience. #3170.101 MON 6:30-9pm, June 25&July 2 $34.50(Students/U.Mem)$44.50(Fac/Staff)

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#2760.101 SAT 9am-Noon, July 21&28 $49.50(Students/U.Mem)$59.50(Fac/Staff)

Summer Evening Meditations & More

#3700.101 THR 6-7:30pm, July 12 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

Seeking Your Soulmate

Soulmates continue to reveal how love and spirituality merge to form a union that can transcend space, time and even death. Is there such a thing as love everlasting? Here is your chance to learn about the different types of soulmates and how to do the self work necessary to recognize and meet yours! 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Dawn DuCharme, Co-Owner of Moon and Star Mystic Service. #3140.101 TUE 6:30-8:30pm, July 10 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

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Explore what really happens in a self defense situation and simple techniques that really work. Topics include prevention, verbal/social strategies, power striking and escapes from grabs and holds. 2 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Ali Treviño-Murphy is a 3rd degree black belt instructor of Shaolin Kempo Karate and a sexual assault prevention activist.

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#2750.101 MON&WED 6:30-7:30pm, July 16-Aug 1 #2750.102 TUE&THR Noon-1pm, July 17-Aug 2 #2750.103 TUE&THR 7:30-8:30pm, July 17-Aug 2 $49.50(Students/U.Mem)$59.50(Fac/Staff)

Conversations with Runes

Start a new conversation with yourself through the use of Nordic Runes. We will explore the history and mythology of these symbols. You will learn how to cast the Runes as a way of personal reflection and meditation. Create your own Runes set in class for personal use. Course fee includes all supplies. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Monica Wahlberg, creating opportunities to craft what you imagine into reality.

#2740.101 TUE&THR 7-8pm, July 17-Aug 2 $69.50(Students/U.Mem)$79.50(Fac/Staff) Always wanted to try martial arts? Covers stances, blocks, strikes and several self defense techniques including basic joint locks. No uniform necessary, but please wear comfortable clothing. 6 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Villari’s Martial Arts Instructors.

Interpreting Your Dreams

The Memorial Union is finally undergoing a comprehensive renovation and restoration after 84 years of serving as the “living room of campus.” The Memorial Union Reinvestment project will be completed in phases, with the first phase focusing on the west wing of the building where the Mini Courses office and Craftshop studio spaces are located. After the first phase of renovations are completed, a new open art studio will reopen in the lower level of the building. We are excited for you to join us in our new space in 2014!

Discover Your True Calling

A truly fulfilling career path is out there AND you can find it! Explore the meaning of vocation and develop your organic, creative view of a career. We will examine principles for aligning your life mission, engage in exercises to help you find your “calling,” and help you chart the next steps you need to take to realize your dream of meaningful work. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Dee Relyea owns Career Life Coaching, LLC and also teaches for the UW Small Business Development Center. #3850.101 MON 6-8:30pm, July 16 $29.50(Students/ U.Mem) $39.50(Fac/Staff)

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Take on a new adventure sport! Impress others and you impress yourself. Anyone can learn to windsurf - you will learn to rig and sail a board by the end of the class! Includes on-land training with a simulator plus on-thewater learning for sailing in light to moderate winds. Includes sailing handbook and $30 boat user fee which may be applied to any current year Hoofer Sailing Club membership. 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTORS: Hoofer Sailing Club Instructional Staff. #4100.101 SAT,SUN,SAT 10am-1pm, June 9-16 #4100.102 WED,THR,WED 5-8pm, June 13-20 #4100.103 MON-WED 5-8pm, June 25-27 #4100.104 MON-WED 5-8pm, July 9-11 #4100.105 WED,THR,WED 5-8pm, July 25-Aug 1 #4100.106 MON-WED 5-8pm, Aug 6-8 $89.50(Student/U.Mem) $99.50(Fac/Staff)

Sailing Dinner Cruise Pack your picnic basket and head down to the Union for a relaxing 3 hour evening sail on beautiful Lake Mendota. Make it a double date and invite some friends or neighbors along. You can make a unique night with your friends and/ or look at it as a casual sailing class. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Hoofer Sailing Club Instructor Staff. #4115.501 THR 5-8pm, May 31 #4115.101 THR 5-8pm, June 7 #4115.102 THR 5-8pm, June 21 #4115.103 THR 5-8pm, July 12 #4115.104 THR 5-8pm, Aug 2 #4115.105 THR 5-8pm, Aug 9 #4115.106 THR 5-8pm, Aug 16 $24.50(Student/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

#4325.101 MON 3-5pm, July 9-23 $74.50(Student/U.Mem)$84.50(Fac/Staff )

Rusty Stirrups – Beginning Horseback Riding It’s never too late to learn how to ride! If you’ve always dreamed of learning to work with and around horses, this is the class for you. Spend time getting to know your mount, learning the basics of English riding--control, communication, and form. Designed for beginners, all experience levels welcome. Course fee includes all supplies and horses as well as a trial Hoofer Riding Club Membership. Located at the Hoofer Equestrian Center in Belleville, WI. No class 7/4. 6 Meetings. INSTRUCTORS: Hoofer Riding Club Instructors. #4350.101 WED 8-10am, June 27-Aug 8 $199.50(Student/U.Mem)$209.50(Fac/Staff )

Trout Fishing: A Life Skill Acquire a skill that will enrich the rest of your life! And just in time to still get out there and take advantage of Wisconsin’s trout season... We will explore the what, where, why, who and when of spin fishing for trout. Hands on skills taught in class and in a last session, Saturday afternoon, field trip. Having own basic equipment - rod, reel and spinners, required. 4 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Gary Balgord has over 50 years experience successfully fishing Wisconsin trout waters. #4870.101 TUE 6:30-9pm, July 24-Aug 7&SAT, 8/11 $59.50(Students/U.Mem)$69.50(Fac/Staff)

Badger” History Weekend A lot of us know we are the Badger State not because of the animal but because the early miners in SW Wisconsin were known as “Badgers.” Join us for a weekend exploring “Badger” history, from mining to religion, railroads to war. While we will explore some traditional sources of history (like the Mineral Point Railroad Museum in the oldest existing depot in Wisconsin and the Jamison Museum in Platteville) we will also experience a real miner’s cottage and stroll the evening streets of Shullsburg, perhaps the best preserved downtown in Wisconsin, plus other surprises. Fee includes transportation, lodging (double occupancy) and all admissions. 2 Days. TRIP LEADER: Kim Tschudy, naturalist, author, itinerant hiker, experienced Instructor, has spent his life exploring the history of southern Wisconsin. #4521.502 SAT 9am, May 19-SUN, May 20 $149.50 (Students/U.Mem) $159.50(Fac/Staff)

Frank Lloyd Wright: Taliesen to Madison

Frank Lloyd Wright, Wisconsin’s most famous architect and possibly the most famous and revolutionary architect of the 20th century, had a strong connection to Madison and Wisconsin in general. Enjoy an involving discussion about his connection to Madison, followed by an exciting, informative, and unique tour of the Taliesin Estate, Wright’s archetypal home ($52.00 value) that will be custom designed to meet interests . 2 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Margaret Ingraham, has been a Taliesin tour guide for the past 14 years and enjoys sharing her expertise on Frank Lloyd Wright with others. #4527.201 THR, 6-8pm, 9/13 & SUN, 9/16 $59.50(Students/U.Mem)$69.50(Fac/Staff)

Sandhill Crane Weekend Odyssey

The staging of Sandhill Cranes at the Jasper-Pulaski National Wildlife Area in northern Indiana is one of the more imposing spectacles in all of nature. Assembled in one area can be as many as 20,000 cranes! This is the second largest stopover area for Sandhills in the US. Join our weekend odyssey to witness this impressive natural occurrence and learn about this regal and once-endangered bird. On Sunday we will visit the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. 2 Days. TRIP LEADER: Kim Tschudy, naturalist, author, itinerant hiker, experienced Instructor, 17th year leading this trip. #4190.301 SAT 7am, Oct 27&SUN, Oct 28 $169.50(Student/U.Mem)$179.50(Fac/Staff )

Travel On! Languages for Travel Our language for travel courses are designed for beginners. Make your travels more comfortable and fun! Learn words and phrases specific to traveling situations such as ordering food, asking directions, etc. Includes some discussion of the cultures encountered where this language is spoken.

French for Travel INSTRUCTOR: Mouhamadou Ndiaye is from Senegal and has taught both French and English. #3030.101 SUN 3:30-5pm, July 1-29 $49.50(Students/U.Mem)$59.50(Fac/Staff)

Spanish for Travel 4 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Marisol Bedrinana, native Spanish speaker, experienced tutor with vast travel experience in Spain and Latin America. #3060.101 MON 6-7:30pm, July 9-30 $44.50(Students/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

Italian for Travel 4 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Giosue Alagna, native of Italy, previous experience in teaching, translating and interpreting. #3050.101 MON 5-6:30pm, June 28-July 19 $44.50(Students/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

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Work Your Way Around The World

Get the experience and education that money cannot buy and get paid for it! Learn how to travel inexpensively, land a job in any country, avoid common rip-offs and how you can work without a permit or business visa. Includes real examples, resources to help and numerous tidbits to get you ready to go. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Jim Poynter has worked in over 30 countries and has been helping others for just as many years. #3091.201 FRI 6:30-9:30pm, Oct 12 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

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Campus now has a new fun way to play and work out at the same time - the climbing wall at Union South. We will start by learning the basics of climbing, safety and use of the climbing gym. Then explore climbing technique and skills for becoming a better and better climber and ways to use the climbing wall as a part of your regular (and now more varied) workout and training. Course fee includes a one-month membership at the Union South climbing wall. Designed for beginners, open to any level or previous experience. 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Casey Dahl, certified rock climbing Instructor and avid rock climber.

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Fly Free, Sleep Free, Travel Free

Tired of paying high prices for airline tickets, hotels, car rentals, or cruises? Come learn the secrets of cheap travel from a 35-year veteran of the travel industry. You will leave with facts, figures, addresses, web sites, and other tools that will start you on your way to getting totally free airline tickets and lodging. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Jim Poynter has worked in over 30 countries and had been helping others for just as many years. #3092.201 SAT 9-11am, Oct 13 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

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Beginning Windsurfing

The Rock Gym

Spend a unique afternoon and evening exploring some regional Wisconsin history and sharing the words of our favorite conservationists, environmentalists and old sages. Wander the streets of historic New Glarus with the author of “The Swiss of New Glarus” and enjoy a group dinner in downtown New Glarus before we head out to experience the (almost) full moon night sitting around a campfire, sharing words from our favs, on one of the highest hills in Green County . Must provide own transportation to meeting location, directions at registration. Course fee does not include cost of dinner. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Kim Tschudy, has been active in historic preservation for years. He his fifth historical book was published last year, his sixth coming soon.

Cheap Cruises

Save 80% or more on your next cruise and still have lots of fun! Learn tips on how to save more than enough to take another cruise – possibly two more. Best of all, you do not have to cut back on your fun. In fact, you will probably have more fun and less hassle than the average cruiser. Get first sitting dining at no cost, often even weeks after it has been fully booked. Find hidden sailing dates that can save you as much as 45% each on your cruise price. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Jim Poynter has worked in over 30 countries and had been helping others for just as many years. #3093.201 SAT 11:30am-2:30pm, Oct 13 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

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#4080.502 SAT,SUN,SAT Noon-3pm, May 19-26 #4080.101 MON-WED 5:30-8:30pm, June 4-6 #4080.102 MON-WED 5:30-8:30pm, June 18-20 #4080.103 SAT,SUN,SAT 10am-1pm, June 30-July 7 #4080.104 MON,TUE,MON 5:30-8:30pm, July 2-9 #4080.105 MON,TUE,MON 5:30-8:30pm, July 23-30 #4080.106 FRI-SUN 5:30-8:30pm, July 27-29 #4080.107 MON-WED 5-8pm, Aug 13-15 #4080.108 MON-WED 5-8pm, Aug 20-22 $99.50(Student/U.Mem)$109.50(Fac/Staff)

#4310.501 SAT 7am-5pm, May 19 $74.50(Students/U.Mem)$84.50(Fac/Staff)

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Become a Travel Writer

Good money, almost unlimited free travel, and your name in print! What else could anyone want? Travel writing can offer good income, travel to just about anywhere in the world, and the chance to build a recognizable name as an author. Learn how to: get started in this lucrative career. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Jim Poynter, authored a weekly travel column for a major international newspaper for three years. He has written travel articles for many travel trade publications and is the author of five published travel books. #3094.201 SAT 3-6pm, Oct 13 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

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Join the fun on Lake Mendota and learn to sail! Weather permitting; we will get you out on a mid-sized boat your very first day where the instructor will coach you on the basic maneuvers! The second and third classes will consist of significant on-water instruction on your very own Tech dinghy. Course Fee includes sailing handbook and $30 boat user fee which may be applied towards a Sailing Club Membership (allows for unlimited instruction and use of all sailing crafts, once certified). 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTORS: Hoofers Sailing Club Instructional Staff. INSTRUCTORS: Hoofers Sailing Club Instructional Staff.

Learn the great sport of rock climbing! Discover the joys and challenges of climbing real rock in the out-of-doors. Spend a great day at Devils Lake learning the basics or honing your skills. Emphasis on top-rope climbing, knots, safety techniques, and getting comfortable on the rock. Course fee includes all necessary equipment. Car pooling arranged. Rain date: next day (Sunday following). NO REFUNDS or rain checks for inability to attend rain date. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Scott Nelson, experienced climber and Instructor who got his start by taking a Mini Course.

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Tour Management

Find out how to get a job as a tour guide or a tour manager for a company escorting others in the U.S. or throughout the world. There are hundreds of tour guide specializations to choose from - aerobics to winery tours. You will learn the four income sources available to professionals in the guiding field and much, much more. Optional booklet available (approximately $10). 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Jim Poynter has led tours to exotic locations throughout the world. He started the country’s second tour director training program over two decades ago and has been helping others get positions from local guide to tour manager ever since. #3095.201 SUN 9-11am, Oct 14 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

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#3115.101 TUE 6-9pm, July 17 $39.50(Students/U.Mem)$49.50(Fac/Staff)

Intro to Web Development – HTML & CSS

Learn to build a website from scratch! Explore HTML and CSS, what they are and how they work, as you learn basic concepts of web development. Build a simple website and push it to the web. Get the skills and confidence to start building websites on your own, to experiment, play and develop more advanced presentations. No software purchase necessary, bring a wi-fi capable laptop with Firefox installed to class. 4 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Nicholas Klick, professional programmer with 7 years experience in web development and design.

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#3102.101 MON 5:30-8pm, July 9-30 $109.50(Students/U.Mem)$119.50(Fac/Staff)

The Mechanics of Indie E-Publishing

Everyone is talking about e-publishing, but how do you start? Once you start, how do you get noticed? Move from wannabe to published author in five lessons. Will you get a big New York contract? Well, no, but you might make enough to quit your day job! We will cover everything from the business side of being an author. Additional fee (Approx. $40) for formatting software. 5 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Lisette Carrithers, successful author and entrepreneur.

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#3125.101 THR 6-9pm, July 5-Aug 2 $64.50(Students/U.Mem)$74.50(Fac/Staff)

Publish Your Book w/ Kindle

Kindle is the most rapidly growing publisher of books in the world. You, too can be among the Kindle book authors. Before your book can appear on Kindle, you will need to meet their publishing guidelines. Get an understanding of what Kindle wants and the various ways of meeting their publishing standards. 1 Session. INSTRUCTOR: Jim Poynter has a growing number of his books on Kindle and has used several approaches to get them there. #3122.201 MON 5-7:30pm, Oct 15 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

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#3123.201 MON 5-10:15pm, Oct 15 $39(Students/U.Mem)$49(Fac/Staff)

Placing Your Book on Kindle

Once you have your book prepared according to Kindle’s specs, you will need to place your manuscript and the front cover onto the placement form for uploading to Kindle. Everything must meet Kindle’s guidelines. You will leave with your own Kindle Information Form Data Sheet totally completed. 1 Session. INSTRUCTOR: Jim Poynter has a growing number of his books on Kindle and has used several approaches to get them there. #3124.201 MON 7:45-10:15pm, Oct 15 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

#3065.101 TUE 6-7:30pm, July 10-31 $44.50(Students/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

Basic Medical Spanish

Develop your basic Spanish language skills in health care scenarios. Enhance your ability to provide quality care and build relationships with Spanish-speaking patients. Spanish grammar and medical vocabulary for concrete health care situations covered, including things like admissions, health history and physical exams. All levels of Spanish welcome, learning materials included in course fee. 4 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Marisol Bedrinana is a native Spanish speaker and experienced tutor. #3070.101 WED 6-7:30pm, July 11-Aug 1 $54.50(Students/U.Mem)$64.50(Fac/Staff)

Speed Reading Aerobics (Ages 15+) Are you spending more time than you would like reading that textbook or novel? You can learn to read faster than you ever thought possible while maintaining the same level of comprehension. Learn to see and recognize word clusters faster than you can say or think them, potentially double or triple your reading speed! No class 7/4. 6 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Ed Lucas, retired social worker and teacher with an interest in vision and reading skills and who has experienced the struggles of dyslexia first hand. #3224.101 MON&WED, 7-9pm, June 25-July 16 $49.50(Student/U.Mem) $59.50(Fac/Staff)

Speed Reading Aerobics (Parent & Child, Ages 10+)

Discover Your True Calling A truly fulfilling career path is out there AND you can find it! Explore the meaning of vocation and develop your organic, creative view of a career. We will examine principles for aligning your life mission, engage in exercises to help you find your “calling,” and help you chart the next steps you need to take to realize your dream of meaningful work. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Dee Relyea owns Career Life Coaching, LLC and also teaches for the UW Small Business Development Center. #3850.101 MON 6-8:30pm, July 16 $29.50(Students/U.Mem)$39.50(Fac/Staff)

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Social media is a fun, necessary and free way to market your business or cause while getting real (and measurable) results. Stay in touch with your customers, clients, volunteers, or fans, whether you are freelance graphic artist, restaurant owner, retailer, band, or helping promote any organization you volunteer for. We will break down the basics of social networking sites and develop a personalized social media. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Aubre Andrus is a social media consultant, technology blogger, freelance writer and author.

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Social Media Marketing Bootcamp

Learn beginning Spanish through short films, popular stories and current issues. Designed for those with no previous knowledge of Spanish who want to give it a try in a fun and relaxed environment. 4 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Marisol Bedrinana, native Spanish speaker and experienced instructor with vast travel experience in Spain and Latin America.

Growing Blueberries in Dane County

Anyone who has tried to grow blueberries in Dane County knows it isn’t easy - but it can be done! Learn the tips and tricks to make your blueberry plants a success. Topics include soil type, soil and water pH, methods for testing pH, how to transplant shrubs, blueberry varieties that thrive in our climate, pruning, growing new plants from cuttings, and dealing with garden pests and other issues. 2 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Eric Johnson, a local gardener who grows blueberries, raspberries and prairie plants on Madison’s east side. In 2010, he harvested three gallons of fruit from his blueberry shrubs. #4532.101 MON 6-8pm, July 16&23 $34.50(Students/U.Mem)$44.50(Fac/Staff)

Reading Fluency Strategies (Ages 15+) Improve your reading skills while improving comprehension. Understand and address your strengths and struggles using visual skill assessments, video reading-eye observations, and a set of expanding reading aerobic exercises. Learn to expand basic phonic, sight-words, multi sensory text spans and visual text recognition skills. No class 7/4. 6 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Ed Lucas, retired social worker and teacher with an interest in vision and reading skills and who has experienced the struggles of dyslexia first hand.

Reading Fluency Strategies (Parent & Child, Ages 10+) Same as course #3226.101. Course fee is for one parent and one child. #3227.101 MON&WED, 5-7pm, June 25-July 16 $69.50(Student/U.Mem)$79.50(Fac/Staff)

Intro Architecture for The DIYer

Be it more light, great new views, or that extra counter space, learn how you can design you own beautiful addition, remodeling project or even new home. Discover how to optimize your design for what is important to you. With the hands on help of an experienced architect you will start by developing your own design concept. Class structured to include one-on-one work with Instructor. 4 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Chris Chambliss is a local architect and with 10 years of experience. #3340.101 MON 7-9pm, July 2-23 $69.50(Student/U.Mem)$79.50(Fac/Staff)

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Whether you are an aspiring actor wanting to nail that audition, a business professional making presentations in the office or just interested in taking the mystery out of acting, this course is for you! Through focusing on improvisation, personality exercises, theater games and character building you will learn to lose your inhibitions and improve your presentation in only five weeks. No class 7/3. 5 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Croak, a casting director, has been teaching acting for over 20 years. He has appeared in over 300 films and 100 plays. #1820.101 TUE 5:30-8pm, June 26-July 31 $49.50(Students/U.Mem)$59.50(Fac/Staff) Covers the technical basics of operating Canon MiniDV cameras focusing on how to avoid the most common errors made by amateur videographers. You will learn how to get good color, clarity, and sound, as well as an idea of what is actually happening inside the camera. Class size small and “hands on.” Meets at WYOU studios. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Eric Allin, Technical Director of WYOU and local videographer.

#3225.101 MON&WED, 7-9pm, June 25-July 16 $69.50(Student/U.Mem) $79.50(Fac/Staff)

#3226.101 MON&WED, 5-7pm, June 25-July 16 $44.50(Student/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

Acting Techniques: For Your Life or On Stage!

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Same as course #3225.401. Course fee is for one parent and one child.

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#1840.503 THR 5:30-8:30pm, May 24 $69.50(Students/U.Mem) $79.50(Fac/Staff)

Intro to Video Editing Learn to use Apple’s Final Cut Pro video editing software. Covers the basics of the software and provides the resources for learning the program in more depth after the class. Class sizes are small for more personal instruction. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Rick Richards or Robert Lughai, WYOU Community TV.

Bocce – A Real Introduction Bocce is an ancient game and is the third most popular sport in the world. Learn how to play this highly social game and experience the joy of Bocce. We will cover some of the history of the game, how the game is played (on professional courts), and game strategy. Learn as you play. All equipment provided. 2 Meetings. INSTRUCTORS: Four Lakes Bocce Association, instrumental in bringing league Bocce to Dane County. #4600.101 SUN 3-4:30pm, July 15&22 $29.50(Student/U.Mem)$39.50(Fac/Staff)

You Can Juggle! Anyone can learn how to juggle, even you! Learn the “three ball cascade” before working your way up to a number of trick variations including three and four ball tricks, rings, and clubs. For beginners and experienced jugglers alike. Learn to juggle – it is fun, it is therapeutic, and you will amaze your friends! No class 7/3. 5 meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Melonhead, a member of the International Jugglers Association. #4700.101 TUE 7:30-9pm, June 26-July 31 $39.50(Student/U.Mem)$49.50(Fac/Staff)

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#5545.501 WED 6:30-8:30pm, May 16 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

Wine Journey Workshop: Summer Wines

Just in time for the 4th of July comes this evening of summer wines! Learn how to read wine reviews, determine price-value relationships, and how to see through advertising to select the best wine for your palate. No wine tasting experience is necessary! 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Paul Camponeschi, wine lover with a degree in Hospitality/Tourism and specialized culinary training. #5530.101 THR, 7-9pm, June 28 $19.50(Students/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff)

Wine Appreciation Join us, exploring how to evaluate, taste and describe wine. Learn how to read and understand wine reviews, detect biases and hype. Learn to read a wine label and tell if you will like the wine, how to understand advertising and discover values. 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Robert Abendroth, Sales Representative of Purple Feet Wines & an experienced wine tasting instructor. #5550.101 TUE 6-8pm, July 24-Aug 7 $59.50(Students/U.Mem)$69.50(Fac/Staff)

The Wednesday Wines Series

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Join us in the Prairie Fire Winebar at Union South as we sample and learn the stories of a variety of wines. We will tour the wine landscape, sample a variety of wines and your course fee also includes a sampling of complementary light appetizers. 1 Session each. Presented in cooperation with Wisconsin Union Dining Services and the new Prairie Fire Winebar.

Botham Winery

We welcome one of Wisconsin’s premier wine brands to the series - Botham Vineyards & Winery. We will tour the wine landscape of this Wisconsin vineyard, sample its internationally acclaimed wines, and hear firsthand the story of its humble beginnings, its allegiance to the vine-to-bottle process and the building of its brand in an increasingly competitive marketplace. INSTRUCTOR: Sarah or Peter Botham (maybe both), owners of Botham Vineyards & Winery.

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#5540.101 WED 6:30-8:30pm, June 20 $19.50(Students/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff)

Great Wines for Grilling

We go backyard in the summer time, or that picnic in the park, with wines perfect for the summer barbeque dinner. INSTRUCTOR: Greg Huber is a Certified Specialist of Wine by the Society of Wine Educators. He is known for offering informative and fun wine tastings. #5540.102 WED 6:30-8:30pm, July 18 $19.50(Students/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff)

Sailing Dinner Cruise Pack your picnic basket and head down to the Union for a relaxing 3 hour evening sail on beautiful Lake Mendota. Make it a double date and invite some friends or neighbors along. You can make a unique night with your friends and/ or look at it as a casual sailing class. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Hoofer Sailing Club Instructor Staff. #4115.501 THR 5-8pm, May 31 #4115.101 THR 5-8pm, June 7 #4115.102 THR 5-8pm, June 21 #4115.103 THR 5-8pm, July 12 #4115.104 THR 5-8pm, Aug 2 #4115.105 THR 5-8pm, Aug 9 #4115.106 THR 5-8pm, Aug 16 $24.50(Student/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

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Basic Bartending Covers everything from Screwdrivers and Bloody Marys to Martinis and Old Fashioneds. Learn how to handle a very simple bar and/or cater any party. 2 Meetings. #5590.101 TUE 7-9pm, June 26&July 10 $44.50(Student/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

Fancy Drinks Enjoy a fun-filled night of the coolest hot drinks and the hottest frozen concoctions. From Irish Coffees and Pina Coladas to Frozen Daiquiris and Ice Cream Drinks, including the wildly popular O-BOMB-A, you’ll unlock the secrets for a lifetime of great parties. 1 Meeting. #5590.102 TUE 6:30-9pm, July 17 $44.50(Student/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

Advanced Bartending A guided tour through the world of liqueurs and brandies. From Black Russians and Brandy Alexanders to Margaritas and Cosmopolitans, you’ll gain the knowledge and street smarts to handle any bar situation. 2 Meetings. #5590.103 TUE 7-9pm, July 24&31 $44.50(Student/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

SAVE 15% The Complete Bartender Learn the ins and outs of bartending--Basic Bartending, Fancy Drinks, and Advanced Bartending--all three courses at a reduced price! Perfect for the aspiring bartender, drink mixer, or frequent party host. 5 Meetings.

Wills & Estate Planning for Everyone Learn the basics of estate planning and whether you can use the Wisconsin Basic Will. Discussion of wills, trusts, probate and non-probate property, marital property and other subjects related to estate planning. Includes this session on campus plus one individual, personalized, 30 minute meeting with the instructor at her office (to be scheduled at the first session). 1 Meeting plus individual session. INSTRUCTOR: Juscha Robinson, a partner at Herrick & Kasdorf, LLP, focusing on estate planning. #3560.101 SUN 5:30-7:30pm, July 29 $34.50(Students/U.Mem)$44.50(Fac/Staff)

Take Control: Planning for Illness, Death & Taxes Estate planning is not just for the famous and wealthy, it is for everyone! Regardless of your age, net worth, or health, you will benefit from this class if you need to create your own documents, update an existing estate plan, or advise aging parents. Learn basic terminology and how to complete wills and other important documents on your own. Option of a 15% discount when using the Instructor to complete your estate plan. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Melinda Gustafson Gervasi, a college lecturer and attorney who focuses on estate planning and probate issues. #3565.201 TUE 6:30-8:30pm, Oct 9 $34.50(Students/U.Mem)$44.50(Fac/Staff)

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Grab your choko and join us for an evening of Sake appreciation! A wide variety of Nihonshus (Japanese for Sakes), from semi-sweet and fruity to refreshingly dry sampled as we learn more about this great drink. Fee includes a selection of appetizers to compliment our sampling. 1 Session. INSTRUCTOR: Greg Huber is a Certified Specialist of Wine by the Society of Wine Educators. He is known for offering informative and fun tastings.

Dollars & Sense Get Really Rich Fast

Ever dream of becoming a millionaire? Now you can get millions -- fast! The secrets to getting really rich fast will be explained in detail. With a menu of simple, practical steps you can learn, investigate and earn your way to the top. More than double your money in three years! 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Jim Poynter, who, by following an investment program, had accumulated enough wealth 26 years ago that he could have retired. His two oldest sons have enjoyed similar success and become millionaires. #3290.201 SUN 11:30am-2:30pm, Oct 14 $24.50(Student/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

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Bartending & Mixology

This series only comes once a year...now is your chance to learn from an experienced New York bartender. Discover how easy it is to concoct a delightful cocktail, from easy to extravagant! (Note: Not a licensing class.) INSTRUCTOR: Sheldon Sunness, has tended bar and taught bartending from New York to New Orleans!

Raising Millionaires

Raise your son or daughter to be a millionaire by the age of thirty. You can start when your child is born or at any time after that. By steadfastly applying key fun training, your child will become more able to do the things that really make a difference and at the same time (s)he will grow closer to your family. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Jim Poynter’s youngest son followed the success process and makes more than $10,000 a month, his middle son dropped out in his second year but was worth more than two million dollars when he turned thirty. #3292.201 SUN 3-6pm, Oct 14 $24.50(Student/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

#5590.104 TUE 7-9pm, June 26-July 31 $113.50(Student/U.Mem)$123.50(Fac/Staff)

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Beginning Ukulele Group Lessons

If you have never played a four-string ukulele before, get ready for a world of fun. A ukulele is an easy instrument to learn. It’s addicting and you can take it with you everywhere. We will be learning some chord progressions and strums. Participant must provide own ukulele. Five (5) 60 minute group lessons. No class 7/4. INSTRUCTOR: Richard Gordon, performer and private music instructor. #7450.101 WED 7-8pm, June 27-Aug 1 $69.50(Students/U.Mem)$79.50(Fac/Staff)

Guitar Private Lessons Interested in learning or improving your playing? Explore chords, scales, techniques, theory, whatever you like. Material covered will be determined by your ability, experience, and interests. Guitarists of all skill levels welcomeyes, even beginners! Access to guitar required. Five (5) 30 minute private lessons choose from available time slots, lessons start on the hour and half hour. No class 7/3. INSTRUCTOR: Richard Gordon, performer and private music instructor.

We’re Moving! The Memorial Union Renovation Project starts July 1st . This means that: • The Mini Course Office will be moving to Union South. Starting JUNE 11TH, our new location is Rm. 233 Union South, 1308 W Dayton St. Our phone number remains the same • The Craftshop will be closing for two years on June 22nd. See Page 1 to catch some Craftshop-based Mini Courses before we close. Watch for new locations around town for some Craftshop classes in our fall catalog – until we re-open in the fall of 2014! Questions – Call us at 262-3156.

#7460.101 TUE 6-9pm, June 26-July 31 $79.50(Students/U.Mem)$89.50(Fac/Staff

Highlights of the new Craftshop include:

Harmonica Private Lessons

• A new, highly visible location in the lower level of the West Wing

The harmonica is a popular, easy-to-learn, and expressive musical instrument. Single notes, melodies, blues, bent notes and improvisation are covered in these one-on-one lessons. Beginners and advanced players welcome. Music reading unnecessary. Participants must provide their own harmonica. Choose from available 30-minute time slots starting on the hour and half hour during the dates and times listed below. No classes 7/4 & 7/5. 5 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: DeWayne Keyes has taught over 1500 people to play harmonica!

• Climate controlled spaces that allow Craftshop users to stay comfortable

#7400.101 MON 11am-3pm, June 25-July 23 #7400.102 WED Noon-4pm, June 27-Aug 1 #7400.103 THR 4-9pm, June 28-Aug 2 $69.50(Students/U.Mem)$79.50(Fac/Staff)

in any season • Functional lobby space on the lower level that will provide greater flexibility for Craftshop programming • New multi-use studios will provide flexible programming options and opportunities for new art media in the Craftshop • Safety improvements that bring the Craftshop space up to building codes • State of the art power and technology • Improvements that make the Craftshop universally accessible to all users

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A recent study shows that 75% of us do nothing with the digital photos we take. You can be one of the 25% who learns easy and fun ways to use your photos to tell a story and preserve the memories. We will explore simple photo editing, how to organize and save your digital photos and a variety of ways to create fast and fun digital scrapbooks and gifts. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Barbara Perkins has her Masters Degree in Social Work and works as an Independent Creative Memories Consultant. #6580.101 THR 6-9pm, July 12 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

Photo Composition: Better Photos by Design Every picture tells a story. And it tells a better story when it’s a well designed composition. Explore the concepts and techniques for creating great photo compositions. Designed for those comfortable with basic camera handling who want to create great images. Applicable to both traditional and digital photography. 2 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Gene Staver, experienced instructor and photographer with over 40 years experience. #6600.101 MON 6-9pm, July 23&30 $44.50(Students/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

Digital Photography 101 & 102 Your digital camera works fine as a “point and shoot” but you want to make even better pictures. Designed for the new or intermediate digital photographer. Covers all those confusing technical issues and menu settings. Understand your camera better as the nifty tool it is and then get beyond the basics to get the picture your mind’s eye sees. Includes basic printing techniques so you can showcase your great new photos. Bring camera to first class. 3 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Gene Staver, over 40 years experience as a professional photographer. #6740.101 TUE 6-9pm, July 10-24 $49.50(Students/U.Mem)$59.50(Fac/Staff)

Digital Photography Field Session A special session designed for participants who have taken Digital Photography 101 & 102 or other digital photo Mini Courses. A field session of guided hands on experience and feedback. We will cover anything and everything, whatever it is you want or feel the need to work on. Meets at the Instructor’s home, approximately 40 miles north of Madison. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Gene Staver.

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#6745.501 SAT 10am-4pm, May 19 #6745.101 SAT 10am-4pm, July 28 $19.50(Students/U.Mem)$29.50(Fac/Staff)

The Digital Darkroom

OK, you have gotten your image into your computer, now what? Make your good digital photos great efficient workflow and minimal manipulation. Enhance your images by learning to use the basic enhancement tools in your computer. Starting with monitor calibration and working through to printing, printers and inks, gain a more complete understanding of the potential of digital photography. 1 Session. INSTRUCTOR: Gene Staver. #6747.101 WED 6-9pm, July 25 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

Flower Pictures – The Complete Course Everything you will ever need to know about taking great pictures of flowers, all in one course. We will explore exposure, composition, perspective, focus, bokeh and backgrounds. Designed for those comfortable with basic camera handling who want to create great images. Applicable to both traditional and digital photography. Start taking great flower photos, enroll today. 2 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Gene Staver. #6650.101 TUE 6-9pm, July 9&16 $44.50(Students/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

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#3340.101 MON 7-9pm, July 2-23 $69.50(Student/U.Mem)$79.50(Fac/Staff)

Abstract/Macro Photography Create abstract, fine art prints, with your pointand-shoot digital camera! Learn how to use the macro function on your camera to compose beautiful and interesting abstract or macro photos. An introductory course that will also give tips and pointers on inexpensive ways to alter your photographs and make fine art prints. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Patricia LaPointe, Master of Fine Arts Photography graduate from UW-Madison. #6700.101 MON 5:30-8:30pm, July 16 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

Macro Photography Plus! Take great pictures of little things: wildflowers, insects, jewelry, and more! An introduction to the basics of macro photography from equipment needed to fundamental techniques and methods. Applicable to both digital and traditional photography. Saturday session is photo field trip to Instructor’s property near Portage, WI. 1 Meeting plus weekend field session. INSTRUCTOR: Gene Staver, professional photographer who loves taking big pictures of little things. #6680.101 WED 6-9pm, July 18 & SAT, July 21 $44.50(Students/U.Mem)$54.50(Fac/Staff)

High Def Digital Photography You have seen high definition or high dynamic range (HDR) imagery popping up in popular magazines, artwork and advertising. Teaches you how to do it yourself. Learn the basic method of HDR photography and how to put the images together in various softwares. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Patricia LaPointe, Master of Fine Arts Photography graduate from UW-Madison. #6645.101 TUE 5:30-8:30pm, July 10 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

Selling Your Photography Ready to start marketing your photography? An introduction to all that is involved in selling your photographs to others for use in their publications/productions. Learn how to look professional, talk the talk, and walk the walk from the beginning so that publishers will consider using your work. Applicable to both traditional and digital photography. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Gene Staver, professional photographer with over 40 years experience #6670.101 WED 6-9pm, July 11 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

House & Garden

Growing Blueberries in Dane County

Anyone who has tried to grow blueberries in Dane County knows it isn’t easy - but it can be done! Learn the tips and tricks to make your blueberry plants a success. Topics include soil type, soil and water pH, methods for testing pH, how to transplant shrubs, blueberry varieties that thrive in our climate, pruning, growing new plants from cuttings, and dealing with garden pests and other issues. 2 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Eric Johnson, a local gardener who grows blueberries, raspberries and prairie plants on Madison’s east side. In 2010, he harvested three gallons of fruit from his blueberry shrubs. #4532.101 MON 6-8pm, July 16&23 $34.50(Students/U.Mem)$44.50(Fac/Staff)

Hypertufa Garden Pottery You can make your own garden planters! And do it really inexpensively, too. If you liked mud pies as a kid, you will love making Hypertufa pottery. Hypertufa is a lightweight concrete that you can easily form into planters, birdbaths, stepping stones, even sculpted statues. We will go over the basic recipe and techniques for making pots and planters. Includes all supplies for a small to medium garden planter. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Kris Rasmussen is a UW-Madison grad and owner of the Wisconsin Artisans Gallery in Merrimac. #6300.101 SAT Noon-2pm, June 16 $34.50(Student/U.Mem) $44.50(Fac/Staff)

The Written Word The Mechanics of Indie E-Publishing

Everyone is talking about e-publishing, but how do you start? Once you start, how do you get noticed? Move from wannabe to published author in five lessons. Will you get a big New York contract? Well, no, but you might make enough to quit your day job! We will cover everything from the business side of being an author. Additional fee (Approx. $40) for formatting software. 5 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Lisette Carrithers, successful author and entrepreneur.

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Nature Journaling – Putting Pen to Paper

Whether you are an aspiring writer or an avid journaler, keeping a nature journal can help you get in touch with yourself and the world around you. Learn to articulate your reflections on the natural world by exploring in writing what you may have taken for granted during an ordinary walk. You will learn how to delve beneath the surface of the mundane, to discover the extraordinary in the ordinary! Learn techniques to help you begin a practice that can grow into a positive and satisfying lifelong habit. 2 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Debra Pierce has been journaling for 15 years. #1420.101 WED 6-8pm, July 11&18 $34.50(Students/U.Mem)$44.50(Fac/Staff)

Fiction Writing Take your writing to the next level! We will learn the tools and techniques of fiction writing, including the art of dialogue, character development, and how to bring your reader’s imagination to life. Ideal for those looking for new ways to defeat writer’s block. 4 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: John Fons, professional writer. #1430.101 TUE 6:30-9:30pm, July 10-31 $59.50(Students/U.Mem)$69.50(Fac/Staff)

Start Writing Your Memoir For every life there’s a unique story. Start writing yours. Whether you want to share your own life experiences or pass on your family’s stories, this class will help you get started and stay motivated. In this three-hour workshop we’ll do exercises to increase memory recall, practice writing, and discuss issues unique to autobiographical writing. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Sarah White, author, personal historian, and writing coach. #1450.101 TUE 6-9pm, July 10 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

Put a Little Life in Your Obituary How will you be remembered? Every life story deserves a polished telling, but that seldom happens in the stressful time following a death. With a little help, you can write a lively, accurate picture of your life suitable for publication when the time comes. Make the task enjoyable by working on it in a group. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Sarah White, author, personal historian, and writing coach. #1455.101 WED 6-9pm, Aug 1 $24.50(Students/U.Mem) $34.50(Fac/Staff)

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Intro Architecture for The DIYer

Be it more light, great new views, or that extra counter space, learn how you can design you own beautiful addition, remodeling project or even new home. Discover how to optimize your design for what is important to you. With the hands on help of an experienced architect you will start by developing your own design concept. Class structured to include one-on-one work with Instructor. 4 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Chris Chambliss is a local architect and with 10 years of experience.

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Become a Travel Writer

Good money, almost unlimited free travel, and your name in print! What else could anyone want? Travel writing can offer good income, travel to just about anywhere in the world, and the chance to build a recognizable name as an author. Learn how to: get started in this lucrative career. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Jim Poynter, authored a weekly travel column for a major international newspaper for three years. He has written travel articles for many travel trade publications and is the author of five published travel books. #3094.201 SAT 3-6pm, Oct 13 $24.50(Students/U.Mem)$34.50(Fac/Staff)

#3125.101 THR 6-9pm, July 5-Aug 2 $64.50(Students/U.Mem) $74.50(Fac/Staff)

Yoga for Gardeners Learn yoga stretches to complement continuous bending for digging, planting, and weeding. Prevent and relieve pain and create balance in your body. Doing these asanas daily will help not only the back, but also the entire body, mind, emotions, and spirit. No previous yoga experience required those with experience welcome. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Courtney Oftedahl is a certified Yoga instructor. #2635.101 MON 6:30-8pm, June 18 $14.50(Students/U.Mem)$24.50(Fac/Staff)

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PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Instructors do NOT take registrations or registration monies. Registrations accepted until the day of course provided class has made minimum enrollment and space is available. Register early to ensure your space in class! Enrollment/Signing Up To Enroll You Must Be a: • UW-Madison Student (Student) • UW-Madison Faculty/Staff (Fac/Staff) • WI Union Member (U.Mem) Students enrolled in spring semester OR who will be enrolled in the fall are eligible for summer Mini Courses. Union membership is open to anyone. See Membership information on this page!

Guest Policy Any eligible person from the above list may register one additional person in the same course, as their guest, at the same course fee level.

Children Mini Courses is a lifelong education program designed for adult learners. Participants must be 18 years old to enroll in a Mini Course. Enrollees who are 16 or 17 years old may participate with concurrent paid registration and attendance by a parent/legal guardian. Children under 16 years of age are only allowed to enroll in courses specifically designated for their age group and/

or in courses that state “parent and child” in the course description. For liability reasons, there are no exceptions to this policy.

Specific Accommodations If you need accommodations, please let us know at time of registration or call 265-6788 (TTY). We cannot guarantee accessibility unless we receive prior notification of need.

Wisconsin’s Concealed Carry Law Weapons are banned from all Union facilities, programs, and field trips, including those weapons as allowed under the State of Wisconsin concealed carry laws, to the extent the law allows.

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OR Become an Annual/ Lifetime Member NOW The Annual fee is only $50, with fees credited towards your life membership. See information and application form on Page 39, OR call 262-2263 with MC/Visa, OR stop by the Essentials Desk, 1st floor, Memorial Union. OR sign up on line at www.union. wisc.edu/membership

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Ask us! For most classes we can provide you with information on parking within two blocks of your meeting place. See our website. We also have a PARKING INFO FLYER which can be provided with your confirmation notice. Campus parking information is also available at: http:// transportation.wisc.edu/resources/maps.aspx

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Mini Course Catalog Tabloid Summer 2012  

Mini Course Catalog Tabloid Summer 2012