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Hiking for Beginners, Section B Class is at capacity.  Please add your name to the wait list.

4/24/2019 - 5/15/2019 Instructor: Bobbi Powers, Dennis Bass
Sessions: 4 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
W, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM Check with Instructor for Site Location , NC
   
Prerequisite: You must be able to walk three miles on uneven terrain before classes begin.
 

Hiking for Wise Wanderers 

4/25/2019 - 5/16/2019 Instructor: Meridith Miller, Marcia Markowitz
Sessions: 4 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
Th, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Check with Instructor for Site Location , NC
Prerequisite: Must be able to walk four miles and over roots and rocks, with moderate elevation. See olliasheville.com/courses for a list of tentative trails.
 

Restaurant Eating a la Healthy 

4/25/2019 - 5/16/2019 Instructor: Hope Warshaw
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 120
Th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Section B: Second four weeks
Participant fee: Cost of meal at a local restaurant.
 

5Rhythms: Movement Exploration for Baby Boomers 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Barbara Marlowe
Sessions:  8 Location: Sherrill Center 306
Meets: Tu, 2:00 PM 3:30 PM  
 

Alexander Technique: Exploring Habit and Choice 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Michele Drivon
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 120
Meets: M, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: Body Learning: An Introduction to the Alexander Technique by Michael Gelb, ISBN-13 978-1854109590. Course fee: $30
 

Beginner Line Dance 
Dates: 3/28/2019 5/16/2019  Instructor Denna Yockey
Sessions:  8 Location: Sherrill Center 306
Meets: Th, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
 

Chair Yoga 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/21/2019  Instructor Darleen Benson
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 102B
Meets: Tu, 2:00 PM 3:45 PM  
Note: No class on April 23; Make-up session on May 21
Course fee: $30
 

Happy Feet 
Dates: 3/26/2019 4/30/2019  Instructor Jacquie Wollins
Sessions:  6 Location: Reuter Center 102B
Meets: Tu, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Prerequisite: Must be able to get down and up from the floor without assistance.
 

Healing the Back with Yoga 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Tanya Neplioueva
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: Tu, 2:00 PM 3:00 PM  
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Location: Woodfin YMCA, 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Hiking for Beginners, Section A 
Dates: 4/1/2019 4/22/2019  Instructor Lori Postal, Lee Orowitz
Sessions:  4 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
Meets: M, 2:00 PM 5:00 PM  
Note: Last four weeks
 

Intermediate Hiking in Western North Carolina, Level 2 
Dates: 3/29/2019 4/19/2019  Instructor Rebecca Banner, Howard Waxman
Sessions:  4 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
Meets: F, 9:00 AM 2:30 PM  
 

Introduction to Barre Series  
Dates: 3/28/2019 5/16/2019  Instructor Stacie Jayne Uria
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: Th, 3:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Location: Woodfin YMCA, 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Lawn Bowling 
Dates: 3/29/2019 5/10/2019  Instructor Stan Glickman
Sessions:  6 Location: Carrier Park Bowling Green
Meets: F, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Note: The first class session will be at the Reuter Center, with subsequent classes at Carrier Park.
Location: Carrier Park, Amboy Rd. and Michigan Ave. in West Asheville.
 

Personal Safety and Awareness  
Dates: 4/2/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Philip Jones
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 102B
Meets: Tu, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
 

Pilates at RISE 
Dates: 3/26/2019 4/30/2019  Instructor Elise Beckstett
Sessions:  6 Location: RISE Studio Yoga Room
Meets: Tu, 2:00 PM 3:15 PM  
Course fee: $30, payable to the studio at the first class session.
 

Plant-Based Living Test-Drive 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/6/2019  Instructor Bonnie Wheeler
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 230
Meets: M, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
 

Prescription Drug Market in the United States 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/1/2019  Instructor Michael Dickson
Sessions:  6 Location: Reuter Center 120
Meets: W, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
 

Soft Shoe Tap Dancing  
Dates: 3/29/2019 5/17/2019  Instructor Mary Walker
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 230
Meets: F, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Note: No class on April 12
 

Spring Wildflower Hikes 
Dates: 4/6/2019 4/27/2019  Instructor Marilyn Kolton, Louis Dwarshuis
Sessions:  4 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
Meets: Sa, 9:30 AM 12:30 PM  
Note: The first class session on April 6 will be on UNCA campus at 118 W.T. Weaver, and conclude at the Asheville Botanical Garden.
Recommended text: Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians by D. Horn & T. Cathcart, ISBN: 13: 978-1551054285. Prerequisite: Participants must wear hiking boots, use a hiking stick and be able to walk three miles.
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 1 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Mary Heard
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: M, 2:00 PM 3:00 PM  
Section A
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Location: Woodfin YMCA, 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 1 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Mary Heard
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: W, 2:00 PM 3:00 PM  
Section B
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Location: Woodfin YMCA. 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 1 
Dates: 3/29/2019 5/17/2019  Instructor Jessica Medlin
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: F, 12:45 PM 1:45 PM  
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Location: Woodfin YMCA, 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 2 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Mary Heard
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: W, 3:15 PM 4:15 PM  
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Prerequisite: Completion of Level 1 (see other course description). Participants may be shifted to the other time slot, based on experience and readiness for Level 2. Location: Woodfin YMCA, 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Tai Chi Single Fan Form 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/22/2019  Instructor Liz Ridley
Sessions:  8 Location: Sherrill Center 306A
Meets: W, 2:00 PM 3:30 PM  
No class on April 3; Make-up session on May 22.
Prerequisite: Tai chi skills will be helpful but are not required.
 

Yoga for Your Health 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/22/2019  Instructor Jenne Sluder
Sessions:  8 Location: Sherrill Center 306B
Meets: W, 2:00 PM 3:30 PM  
Note: No class on April 10; Make-up session on May 22.
Course fee: $30
 

 
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