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Personal Health

Explore alternative options and approaches to eating healthier, mental focus, improved physicality and relaxing. The personal health and wellness courses are designed to provide one's knowledge about complimentary wellness and how to incorporate healthier practices into one's daily life. Students can select topics such as self hypnosis and meditation for relaxation, how to improve wellness or heal from injury using herbs and spices, manage illness more holistically, the basics of aromatherapy, and exploring a more natural approach to boosting your health.

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 Personal Health Classes

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For more information about pricing, dates and times, click on the following course numbers.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

HLH 504 - Herbs and Herbal Supplements
Explore the role and use of culinary and medicinal herbs. Discuss contemporary herbalism and its place in modern medicine. Examine interactions with medical conditions and medications. Evaluate trends; discover differences in quality.

HLH 372 - Introduction to Natural Health and Healing ONLINE
Learn how to improve wellness, balance and health in your daily life. Gain a basic understanding of an integrative approach to achieving natural health

HLH 320 - Massage for Couples
Learn relaxation therapy and stress reduction with a partner. Help connect with one another as you learn the importance of flexibility and proper brea5hing techniques. Experience closeness as well as a means for soothing aching muscles.
NOTE: Partner/spouse pay tuition separately. Please register at same time. Wear loose, comfortable clothing.

HLH 500 - Meditation for Relaxation
Develop the skills to release anxiety and stress with meditation and gentle movements. Practice kinetic stretches and breathing exercises and listen to guided auditory relaxation. Apply this integrated approach to everyday life.

LFS 316 - Downsizing: Moving Made Easy
Prepare yourself or a loved one for moving into a new stage of life. Learn tips for staging a home for sale, downsizing and sorting to make the move easier. Create a practical moving plan.

COA 306 - Caring for Aging Parents ONLINE
Learn compassionate ways to help older parents face the issues of aging. Acquire practical tools and techniques for coping with oncoming physical and mental limitations.

LFS 331 - Healthy Aging ONLINE
Discuss healthy aging including the impact of nutrition and physical activity, changes in the brain and the role of sexuality. CEUs awarded.

HLH 372 - Introduction to Natural Health and Healing ONLINE
Learn how to improve wellness, balance and health in your daily life. Gain a basic understanding of an integrative approach to achieving natural health.

COA 343 - End-of-Life Care ONLINE
Gain the knowledge and skills needed to effectively help individuals who are experiencing a terminal illness. Examine the latest developments, treatments and technology.


WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

HLH 310 - Weight Management:Utilizing Healthy Approaches to Diet and Physical Activity
Introduces students to the concepts of energy balance, healthful eating patterns and physical fitness for healthy living. The course examines many of the biological and environmental theories associated with weight management and reviews current research in this area. Emphasis is also placed on physical fitness compatible with the achievement and maintenance of a healthy body weight. Popular diet programs will be reviewed and evaluated with regard to weight management and overall health impact. CEUs issued. All sections also offered for credit, Bio 137 or HEA 137.

HLH 371 - Lose Weight and Keep It Off ONLINE
Establish a healthy approach to weight loss and successful lifetime maintenance. Set and achieve goals that make sense.

For more information contact AACC's Office of Continuing Education at 410-777-2325 or email Cindy Mikelonis at camikelonis@aacc.edu