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LSUA CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES FOR MAY

Released: 04/26/2002

<p> The Louisiana State University at Alexandria Division of Continuing Education is offering the following non-credit continuing education courses in May. All classes meet on the LSUA campus unless otherwise noted and require pre-registration by contacting the division at (318) 473-6495. </p><p> All of the water exercise classes meet in the LSUA pool located in the Physical Education Building for a fee of $31 per month per class. Continuing students pay a discounted rate of $25 per month. </p><p>

Aquacise is a routine of specially designed exercises which use the water&acute;s natural buoyancy and resistance and may improve physical fitness, mental alertness, and emotional health. Exercises are conducted in shallow and/or deep water and are suitable for all levels of physical ability and water orientation. Faye Reynolds instructs the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 until 9:55 a.m.a </p><p> Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program plus Deep Water is a NO IMPACT program. All exercises are performed in deep water and all activities are within the capabilities of most people with arthritis. It is not necessary to know how to swim. Although it is a nonclinical program, it may result in some physical benefits such as decreased pain and increased flexibility and endurance. Participants should have functional and relatively comfortable shoulder and elbow motion and be able to tolerate a 10 to 20 minute aquatic endurance component without excessive pain, fatigue, or shortness of breath. Participants must provide Aqua Jogger or instructor-approved buoyancy apparatus. Bobbie Berlin leads the session Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 until 4:25 p.m. </p><p> Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program Plus Shallow Water includes activities performed in shallow water which are within the capabilities of most people with arthritis. It is not necessary to know how to swim. Although it is a nonclinical program, it may result in some physical benefits such as decreased pain and increased flexibility and endurance. Participants should have functional and relatively comfortable shoulder and elbow motion and be able to tolerate a 10 to 20 minute aquatic endurance component or 15 minutes standing or walking on land without excessive pain, fatigue, or shortness of breath. </p><p> SECTION 1 is held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 until 3:25 p.m. SECTION 2 in held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 until 5:25 p.m. </p><p> Collecting Bad Debt is a course which will cover strategies and legal guidelines for collecting debt. The class will be held on Friday, May 17 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. The fee is $30 and the instructor is Ronnie Beard, Attorney at Law. The class will meet at the University Center on England Air Park and will apply towards the required four hours of continuing education for contractors and builders. </p><p> Personal Computer Introduction to Microsoft Word 2000-Participants will be introduced to basic features of Microsoft Word 2000. Basic computer and keyboarding skills are prerequisites. Topics include setting up a page, entering and formatting text and printing a final document. The class will meet on Tuesdays, May 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. The fee is $90 plus text and the instructor is Johanna F. M. Tassin. </p><p> Contact the division at (318) 473-6495 for more information or to register for any of the courses mentioned. </p>