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Adult Education

Winter 2014/2015 Course Offerings
Please register by filling out the form to the right. Please make checks payable to Monforton School, and bring it with you the first day.

Zumba:    $35/Month Beginning 1/5/15     Ongoing Monday/Wednesday @ 5:30pm and Tuesday/Thursday @ 6:00pm also adding Saturday mornings @ 11:00am with 15 minutes of Abdominal workout (optional).  

Zumba incorporates basic Latin dance moves such as salsa, cha cha, rumba, cumbia, samba, mambo and merengue, the form has evolved and now includes moves from country line dancing, disco, hip-hop, swing, etc…. It is a combination of Latin and international dance music combined with aerobic moves, and is changing the way many people view exercise. You spend an hour and you don’t realize that you are exercising. It is a mix of easy to follow dance steps and rhythms that provide a complete workout. It is just fun fun fun, what else can I say?? In fact you don’t need to have a dancing background, and still benefit from Zumba.

Based on interval training, it combines fast high-energy moves and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. You burn calories without knowing it. Zumba is the perfect solution for controlling stress for all ages. If you hate to exercise but love to dance, Zumba is for you. The fun atmosphere makes you forget you are working out and getting fit. Typically, even those with two left feet have fun as of the 1st song. $8/session

Align Adult Ed Yoga

Starting 11/17, 11/24, 12/1, 12/8 $10/session 6:00pm-7:00pm

Initially trained by renowned yoga masters Ana Forrest and Ganga White, Cynthia Logan received her teaching certification from the California Yoga Teachers’ Association in 1984. She continued her studies at the Iyengar Institute in San Francisco, The Yoga Room in Berkeley, and with top teachers in most of the yoga styles popular today. A founding member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, she was also a Nationally Certified Bodywork Professional for 15 years.

 Cynthia was a key figure in bringing yoga to the area in 1988, and was the first to bring 'big name' yoga teachers in for workshops. Her dynamic teaching style includes the precise alignment pioneered by BKS Iyengar, the ‘fire’ of ashtanga flow and the imagery techniques of Lulu Swiegard, Eric Franklin and the late Andre´ Bernard, with whom she studied in Berkeley. 

Expect to breathe deeply, challenge & enjoy yourself, and learn something about your body! 

Fly Tying: $75 total starting 11/17-11/21 6:00pm-8:00pm

Fly Tying is a great Winter activity. Replenish fly boxes, learn new patterns, pick up new tying skills. Along the way, learn some of the ‘bug-ology’ which relates flies to natural insects. Fun tying atmosphere, everyone is welcome. Classes start with simple patterns so everyone can get up to speed and progress to more advanced techniques. Materials are included: Please bring your own vise and tools. (Tool sets/vises available if you don’t have your own.) Classes will run 6:00pm-8:00pm. Minimum class size - 5; Max - 12. Cost - $75.00 for 5 nights. Nov. 17, 18, 19, 20, 21.

SHARP: $75, 11/15 8:30am-4:30pm


Troy Kechely will work with participants to provide effective and realistic training to counter sexual harassment and assault.  This instructor is a registered SHARP instructor through PPCT Management System.

Upon completion of the practical exam, participants will receive a one year certification and manual as well as lifesaving knowledge and skills.

The class will be held 11/15 from 8:30am to 4:30 pm and the cost would be $75 per person. 

Essential Oils:  6:30-7:30  Nov. 20th and Dec. 10th
Cost $10.00 (all proceeds will go to Monforton School District)

Nov 20th 6:30-7:30
Class # 1: Natural Solutions with Essential Oils!
Do you need safer, more effective health solutions? Come learn what essential oils are and how to use them for digestive support, uplifting your mood, muscle and joint relief.  Each participant will make a protective blend for their family that helps to kill bacteria and destroy viruses.
Dec 10th 6:30-7:30
Class #2:  Essential Oils 

 Come learn how to improve and maintain your family’s health and wellness through essential oil use. Together we will empower you to combat emergencies, deal with illness, and fight off winter-blues and create an overall awareness to alternative health.  We will learn how to use the oils in your own home for everyday use.  Each participant will make a blend for their family.

Colleen Cotterell
Silver doTERRA Wellness Advocate

Visit my website and learn how to take control of your health....naturally

 Gold Panning $10/session 

Starting 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17 6:00pm-7:00pm

Come and enjoy a time-honored tradition with friends and family by learning the art of gold panning.  Take advantage of our public lands and waterways and walk in the footsteps of local history. Gold panning is as popular as ever, with gold prices soaring well over $2000.00 per ounce.  This activity is an inexpensive way to spend quality time with friends and family in the great outdoors.  This class will show you the finer points of gold panning, and all equipment will be provided.  Come catch gold fever, and let's get prospecting!

Wholistic Running $85 12/13 9:00am-11:00am

Learn how to run better, easier and pain-free with Damian Stoy of Wholistic Running. As a renowned coach, running biomechanics specialist, accomplished runner and certified Chi Running instructor, you'll learn everything you need to love running forever.  All levels of runners are invited. 

Designed for beginner, recreational and advanced runners, this 2 hour program teaches you to run efficiently and keeps you motivated so you accomplish your individual running goals.  With easy to learn lessons, you'll find out how to run with reduced impact, greater ease and more fun.  We won't be doing extensive running so every ability of runner will greatly benefit.




Monforton School Adult & Community Education Registration Form