Leisure Activities

Take advantage of this unique program offering personal enrichment and skill acquisition courses encompassing the arts, movement, skills, training and more! Our highly qualified Leisure Instructors bring extensive experience to the diverse range of classes offered through this program. Those interested in offering a class through Center Activities are welcome to apply, as we are constantly striving to bring a wide variety of extracurricular activities to the local community. Please review the Leisure Program's Proposal Information and Application Packet for more information.

Registration deadlines for Leisure Activities will be the first day of classes for most offerings. Please call Center Activities to inquire about the possibility of registering for courses that have already begun. You may attend the first class for an opportunity to ask instructors questions prior to registering for courses that meet more than four times.

Emergency Medical Technician Certification

January 20 - May 12

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People's lives often depend on their quick reactions and competent care. EMTs and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities. This class provides entry level knowledge and skills, as well as testing strategies for the national exam and information on how to obtain and maintain national, state and local licenses and certifications.
 

Prerequisite: 
18 years of age, CPR for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent
Program Fee: 
$325 HSU Students • $365 All Others
Materials Needed: 
Current EMT book. Recommended: Workbook and Online/eBook resources.
Day and Time: 
Mondays &Tuesdays • 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Location: 
Nelson Hall East 102 • Goodwin Forum
Notes: 
Contact hsuemt@gmail.com for any additional information.

Making Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

February 7
Learn to make chocolate covered strawberries the easy way from a professional Chocolatier. Sandra Nakashima, founder and co-owner of Drakes Glen Creations will show you how to make artisan dipped strawberries. You will learn how to temper real chocolate, then dip strawberries and decorate. You will leave the class with the berries you dip and a deeper understanding of what goes into making chocolates. This is a fun class and no previous chocolate skill is needed.
Program Fee: 
$25 HSU Students • $35 All Others
Day and Time: 
Saturday • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 
Food Works Culinary Center, 100 Erikson Ct., Arcata

Beer Brewing 101

February 22

This one-day seminar will cover a variety of topics associated with all-grain brewing including some advanced techniques. The instructor will demonstrate the brewing process on a 1 barrel pub-style brew system. Some of the topics to be discussed will include sanitation/closed-system operations, an overview of brewhouse equipment, carbohydrate and protein conversion temperatures, bitterness/flavor/aroma extraction from hops, yeast management, and many others. The students will benefit from a hands-on style presentation where they will experience the brewing process first hand while discussing related topics. Visit the Humboldt Regeneration Brewery and Farm website for more information.

Program Fee: 
$45 HSU Students • $50 All Others
Day and Time: 
Sunday • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: 
Humboldt Regeneration 2320 Central Ave. Unit F, Mckinleyville, 95519 (Behind AAA Storage)
Notes: 
You must be 21 and over with a valid ID to register for this class. Parking is limited, parking available on Bates Road.

Wine Tasting 101

February 25
Ever wonder what swirling wine in the glass was about? What do the “legs” really mean? This two hour class will show you how to understand and appreciate wine. To be held at Libation on the plaza in Arcata. This is the first class of their four class wine appreciation series and can be used for that series.
Program Fee: 
$20 HSU Students • $25 All Others
Day and Time: 
Wednesday • 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: 
Libation 761 8th Street, Suite D, Arcata, CA
Notes: 
You must be 21 and over with a valid ID to register for this class.

Jazz Improvisation

February 24 - April 7

This class is geared toward the beginning or intermediate jazz improviser. Students will work together to gain the necessary skills to be effective soloists, learn fundamental chords and scales and the basics of swing rhythm. Students will also be introduced to the twelve bar blues and other essential jazz song forms. The class will learn classic jazz tunes and gain the ability to perform them in a unique and educated manner. 
 

Program Fee: 
$30 HSU Students • $38 All Others
Day and Time: 
Tuesdays • 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Room 124
Notes: 
Each participant must have their own instrument

Hypnotherapy & Neuro-Linguistic Programing Workshop Part 2: Inner Mind Sourcing

April 16 - 30
Part 2 takes you deeper into the rabbit hole to amplify and expand your fullest potential. Second-level self-hypnosis skills provided for deepening trance to boost results. Tap into your highest creative self and amplify performance levels. Control pain, nausea, addictions, anxiety/panic and other autonomic and psychological responses. Learn how to cellularly release the past, including relationships/trauma that no longer serve you. This workshop integrates the most cutting-edge approaches to human enhancement and life fulfillment. The Inner Mind Sourcing facilitator, Kyle Wannigman is one of only six people worldwide to have this high level of certification and the only person teaching this technology in a workshop. Come experience the most advanced processes the field has to offer.
 
Program Fee: 
$135 HSU Students • $245 All Others
Day and Time: 
Tuesdays • 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Room TBA
Notes: 
Contact the facilitator Kyle Wannigman for questions at PositiVibesHypnotherapy.com or (707) 840-4640

Introduction to Archery

May 22

This course is designed to introduce beginning archers to the basic fundamentals of the sport in accordance with the National Training System; this includes: proper posture and alignment, aiming, the release and follow through. This class will utilize the hands-on application of using a bow and arrow in conjunction with demonstrations and lectures. This course will also discuss the proper care and use of archery equipment.
 

Program Fee: 
$30 HSU Students • $35 All Others
Day and Time: 
Friday• 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 124
Notes: 
Participants will need to bring $5 on the day of the class to pay for equipment rental
Registration Deadline: 
Thursday • May 21

Hypnotize Yourself for Success

May 25 & 27
Learn self-hypnosis training to revolutionize the way you perceive, create, and attract your reality for amplified success and life fulfillment. Each day will involve a one hour informational lecture - blending sciences of psychology, neuroscience, physics, and spirituality - followed by a half hour hypnotic experience and fifteen additional minutes for questions. Learn how to create positive change using simple and enjoyable skills that will work for a lifetime. If you are interested and would like more information about what is offered at these workshops, please contact the facilitator Kyle Wannigman, CMSCHt at (707) 840-4640 or visit his website at PositiVibesHypnotherapy.com.
Program Fee: 
$75 HSU Students • $100 All Others
Day and Time: 
Monday & Wednesday • 5:00 - 6:45 PM
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Room 124
Registration Deadline: 
Friday • May 22

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Tools to Use on Yourself

June 2 & June 4
Learn the tips and tricks behind NLP and how its use can create rapid shifts in mood, cognition, and behavior. This class blends science-based lectures with experiential practice to get you using these skills immediately on yourself to change the way you feel about the world, yourself, your past, and your future to create a more positive outlook and attract what you want out of life. Techniques include: Color Anchoring, Instant Motivation, re-framing negative experiences, boosting positive experiences, mapping across, swish pattern, and more. Come learn how you can control and en- hance your mind - naturally and easily - for a happier, healthier life! If you are interested and would like more information about what is offered at these workshops, please contact the facilitator Kyle Wannigman, CMSCHt at (707) 840-4640 or visit his website at PositiVibesHypnotherapy.com.
Program Fee: 
$85 HSU Students • $115 All Others
Day and Time: 
Tuesday & Thursday • 5:00 - 6:45 PM
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Room 124
Registration Deadline: 
Friday • May 29

Hypnotize Yourself for Success

June 8 & June 10
Learn self-hypnosis training to revolutionize the way you perceive, create, and attract your reality for amplified success and life fulfillment. Each day will involve a one hour informational lecture - blending sciences of psychology, neuroscience, physics, and spirituality - followed by a half hour hypnotic experience and fifteen additional minutes for questions. Learn how to create positive change using simple and enjoyable skills that will work for a lifetime. If you are interested and would like more information about what is offered at these workshops, please contact the facilitator Kyle Wannigman, CMSCHt at (707) 840-4640 or visit his website at PositiVibesHypnotherapy.com.
Program Fee: 
$75 HSU Students • $100 All Others
Day and Time: 
Monday & Wednesday • 5:00 - 6:45 PM
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Room 124
Registration Deadline: 
Friday • June 5

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