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Released: 06/19/2000

<p> Louisiana State University at Alexandra&acute;s Division of Continuing Education and Technology is offering 5 water exercise classes during the summer. In addition, a course on body sculpting will be taught during the month of July and a course reviewing insurance pre-licensing information is scheduled. All classes meet on the LSUA campus and pre-registration is required. </p><p> Aquacise-This program offers a routine of specifically 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. The course is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. until 9:55 a.m. on a monthly basis for a fee of $31. Ms. Faye Reynolds is the instructor. </p><p>

Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program Plus, Deep Water-This is a NO IMPACT program which is performed in deep water with all activities within the capabilities of most people with arthritis. Participants must provide Aqua Jogger or instructor-approved buoyancy apparatus. This class is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. until 4:25 p.m. on a monthly basis for a fee of $31. The instructor for the class is Ms. Bobbie Berlin. Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program Plus, Shallow Water-All activities are performed in shallow water and are within the capabilities of most people with arthritis. It is a great way to have fun and get some exercise, too. There are two sections offered which are taught by Bobbie Berlin for a fee of $31 per month. </p><p> Section 1 meets on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. until 3:25 p.m. Section 2 meets on the same days, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, from 4:30 p.m. until 5:25 p.m. </p><p> Noon Water Fun/Exercise-This is a new course that will provide total body conditioning. The emphasis will be place on cardiovascular conditioning along with strength, endurance, flexibility and improvement of body composition. The class will meet from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning July 3 and continuing through July 28. The fee for the month is $30. Ms. Melissa Parks will be the instructor. </p><p> Body Sculpting-Ms. Julie Gill will offer females the ability to strength train without entering a "smelly" weight room. She will lead the activities that utilize hand weights, proper techniques and one&acute;s body for resistance. A physicians referral may be required and participants are required to have hand weights of 3, 5, 8, and 10 pounds. The class will meet for one hour on Mondays and Thursdays from July 3 through July 27 at 5:30 p.m. The fee is $35. </p><p> Alexandria Insurance Pre-Licensing Course for Property and Casualty-Participants will learn basic terminology, concepts, sales, the fundamentals of insurance law and the agent&acute;s responsibility. Experts in each area will present segments of the course. The class material is designed to prepare students for the state insurance exam which generally consists of questions which cover insurance topics and state insurance laws and regulations. This thirty-two hour class is offered by live interactive television. The class will be held Saturdays and Sundays, July 8 & 9 and 15 & 16 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The fee is $135.00 plus textbook purchase. </p><p> To register or receive more information, contact the Division of Continuing Education and Technology at 473-6495. </p>