Adult Offerings

We offer a variety of adult classes- arts and crafts, computer classes, exercise and more.  Offerings change each quarter, so be sure to check out our brochure.  Contact us if you have any questions.

Beginning/Intermediate Violin, Guitar, Piano or Ukulele Lessons
     Start playing violin, guitar, piano or ukulele, the instrument you always wanted to learn. Lessons include beginner or intermediate. Student must have their own instrument to practice on at home. Advanced lessons can also be arranged, your choice. Register by February 15.
     Winter-Spring session: Thursdays, February 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5, 12, 19 (makeup April 26).
     Lessons begin after 6 pm, time arranged with instructor.
     Music room, Winsted Elementary
     $150 for 8 lessons
     Bonnie Hallett, music teacher

Make a Fairy Garden
Adult and Child or Adult Only
     Creating wonderfully whimsical miniature gardens for the fairies is great fun for all ages. You will learn how to design and build your very own fairy garden. You will also receive instructions on how to care for your garden so you can enjoy it all year long. Accessories and artificial succulents will be provided for a maintenance free garden. Prepare to have fun! Register by March 15.
     Thursday, March 22, no school the next day for HLWW 2687 students.
     6:30-8 pm
     Art room A143, HS entrance
     $13 per adult, $26 per child adult pair, includes supplies used in class
     Donna Morang

Nurtured Heart Approach (NHA)
     Come to a relaxed and easy-going class to learn NHA. Parents, grandparents, foster parents, child care providers, educators, coaches, counselors and others who have interaction with children are encouraged to attend. Children are invited to the March 19 class. The NHA is more than just a parenting model or behavior management strategy, it is a philosophy for creating healthy relationships and recognizing that everyone has inherent greatness. You will leave the class with the skills and a method for achieving strong family relationships that foster a healthy lifestyle. Registration deadline February 26.
Mondays, March 12, 19, April 2
6-8 pm
Media Center, HS
$15/person, $20/family couple, partial scholarships available upon request
Trainers: Vawn Krzmarzick and Breanne Adickes

Mixed Levels Yoga
     This yoga class is for those who may have prior experience with yoga and its basic postures, principles. In this class, we will start with basics and continue to practice at a more fluid pace with postures, breathing and yogic principles. This class will be more physical in nature than a basic Beginner’s Class, so please be aware of this if you have any concerns with movement and coming up and down off the floor. This class is open to ANYONE! Any outside prior yoga experience is great, but beginners are very welcome to this class. Bring a mat and a large towel or blanket. There will be some available for those who do not have access to these items. Registration deadline one week prior to class start date.
     Session 2: Tuesdays, March 6, 13, 20, April 3, 10, 17
     Session 3: Tuesdays, April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
     $42 per 6 week session, $32 new participants with fitness center membership
     6:15-7:15 pm   
     Room E214, MS, Community Education entrance east side lower level parking lot take elevator to 2nd floor
     Julie Stoltman,CMT, RYT

Zumba® Fitness
     Zumba® fuses Latin and international music with easy-to-follow dance moves to create a one-of-a-kind fun fitness program. Achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exciting hour of calorie burning, body energizing, awe-inspiring movements.
Classes use music based on salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaton, samba and other international music styles and forms. No dance experience necessary, for beginners and all levels. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Join the fun. Bring water and a towel to class.
     Thursdays, January 25-May 3 (no class March 29)
     6:30-7:30 pm
     Howard Lake, MAWSECO gym, 720 9th Avenue
     Punch card $60 for 10 class dates or drop in $7 per class date, you can purchase a punch card at class. Please note punch card expiration date.
     Jen Siegersma, Zumba® certified fitness instructor

Wow Your Audience: Voice Dynamics  
Grade 9-Adults
     It’s not just what you say but how you say it that makes an impact with the people around you. Become more successful in your professional and personal life just by learning to master your voice and making it work for you. You will learn how to use your voice effectively and maintain a healthy voice while doing so. In a relaxed setting, you will develop your speaking abilities and presentation techniques. You will develop a style natural for you to make presentations before groups of any size. After practicing different vocal techniques and breathing exercises, you will increase your vocal flexibility and be able to project energy and enthusiasm that will capture your listeners’ attention and interest. Register by April 2.
     Mondays, April 9, 16, 23; 6-8 pm, Room D139, Middle School entrance, $59, youth may request a partial fee waiver; Homeward Bound Theatre Company

     REFIT® with SupaChick Fitness (a.k.a. Laura Bunker) is a life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart, and soul with powerful moves and positive music, to inspire you from the inside out. Powered by human connections, we turn boring, have-to workouts into a can’t-miss community fitness experience! No equipment needed! Bring a water to stay hydrated and wear clothing that’s easy to move in. Register one week prior to session start date.
     Thursdays    5:30-6:30 pm. **BEGINNING MARCH 15 REFIT® 6-7 pm**
     February 1, 8, 15            $18
     March 1, 8, 15, 22    $24    
     April 5, 12, 19, 26            $24
     May 3, 10, 17, 24    $24
     $5 monthly discount for fitness center members.
     Room E214, MS, Community Education entrance east side lower level parking lot take elevator to 2nd floor
     Laura Bunker
AARP Smart Driver™ Course
     AARP Driver Safety Programs are innovative classroom driver retraining programs for persons 55 and older which are designed to help improve driving skills. The eight-hour course or the four hour refresher course will be offered. Minnesota State Law requires all insurance companies to give a premium reduction to all persons 55 years of age and over who complete this course. AARP Driver Safety (ADS) offers the nation’s first and largest refresher course designed specifically for older drivers. The AARP Smart Driver Course is participant friendly and easy to follow. Learn research-based safety strategies that can reduce the likelihood of having a crash. Understand the links among the driver, vehicle and road environment, and how this awareness encourages safer behavior. Learn how aging, medications, alcohol and other health-related issues affect driving ability and ways to adjust to allow for these changes. Increase confidence. Know how to drive safely when sharing the road with other road users. Learn the newest safety and advanced features in vehicles. Class is limited to 30 students. Preregistration is required. Bring your driver’s license to class. Fee includes AARP materials and host fee. Registration deadline one week prior to class date.
     $18 AARP members, bring card to class
     $23 non-AARP members

4-hour refresher: For those who have already taken the 8-hour course

Thursday, March 15        5:30-9:30 pm
Foods room A134, HS, 8700 County Road 6 SW, HL, High School entrance

Monday, March 26        8 am-12 noon
Foods room A134, HS, 8700 County Road 6 SW, HL, High School entrance

Tuesday, June 12        8 am-12 noon
Foods room A134, HS, 8700 County Road 6 SW, HL, High School entrance

8-hour class for new students
   Monday, April 16 and Thursday, April 19
   5:30-9:30 pm
   Foods room A134, HS, 8700 County Road 6 SW, HL, High School entrance