Personal Interest

Welcome!

Whether you are beginning or continuing your personal or professional education, we strive to improve the quality of life for all learners. Take a peek at classes for your own personal interest and growth. Classes such as: Zumba, Pilates, Cardio Fusion, Belly Dancing, Yoga and cooking are a few of the classes offered to promote health awareness and fitness. Community Education believes that learning as a lifelong journey and we are committed to helping our community members down this path.

Upcoming Classes:

(Coming Soon for Spring 2019)

BEGINNING CERAMICS I: Jan 23-May 15, 2019, MW (3:30pm-6:15pm) $325+ [CLICK HERE]

PLEASE NOTE: This Community Education offering is not-for-credit, however community students will experience classroom instruction that is fully integrated with The Colleges degree seeking students.

BEGINNING CERAMICS I
Instructor: D. Kersey
Tuition: $325.00 (plus supplies are extra cost)

This is a beginning ceramics class designed to introduce the student to basic clay handbuilding and pottery wheel techniques.

Students will learn how to form and trim cups and bowls using the electric potter’s wheel. In addition, demonstrations and assignments that develop wet clay hand forming techniques using pinch, coil, and slab methods will be taught.

This class will introduce a wide variety of finishing techniques including: Stoneware Reduction, Earthenware Oxidation, and Soda Firing.

Students should expect to purchase a 50 lb. box of clay and a basic ceramic tool kit. The instructor will discuss and explain the supplies you will need for this course on the first day of class.

The tool kit and stoneware clay (recommended is Armadillo Balcones White or Regular) and can be purchased from Road Runner Ceramics here in San Antonio, TX at the following website:

https://www.roadrunnerceramics.com

Regular attendance and participation are essential to success in this experiential class, and excessive absences may prevent your progress.

PAINTING I: Jan 23-May 15, 2019, MW (9:30am-12:15pm) $325+ [CLICK HERE]

PLEASE NOTE: This Community Education offering is not-for-credit, however community students will experience classroom instruction that is fully integrated with The Colleges degree seeking students.

PAINTING I
Instructor: W. Keith
Tuition: $325 (plus supplies are extra cost)

This is an Acrylic Painting class for students of all abilities. We teach to your individual ability so you will fit in and learn a lot from this course if you have never painted before or if you have been painting for years.

During this interactive class students will learn to paint realistically by controlling light and color and the lessons are structured to progressively teach skills that produce self-expression. We also encourage students to help each other through opinions and demonstrations. 

During classes we listen to music, we eat, we drink, we converse, we paint and we learn!

Regular attendance and participation are essential to success in this experiential class, and excessive absences may prevent your progress.

Supplies will be discussed during the first day of class. We try to very flexible if you have your own, however, if you choose to purchase supplies, the bookstore on campus sells an art kit to get you started. The cost is about $80 which is a separate cost from the tuition and contains the following:

  • 2 – 16x20 canvases
  • 12 brush set
  • 1 sable sound brush
  • 1 color wheel
  • 1 pack of disposable pallets
  • titanium white tube liquitex basics paint
  • mars black tube liquitex basics paint
  • 250ml cad medium red liquitex basics paint
  • 250ml phthcy blue liquitex basics paint
  • 250ml deep yellow liquitex basics paint
  • 250ml ultamrn blue liquitex basics paint
  • 1 kit bag to hold the contents
MODERN DANCE: Jan 23-May 15, 2019, MW (9:30am-10:45am) $000 [CLICK HERE]

PLEASE NOTE: This Community Education offering is not-for-credit, however community students will experience classroom instruction that is fully integrated with The Colleges degree seeking students.

MODERN DANCE
Instructor: TBA
Tuition: $000

Please wear clothes in which you can move freely, and which show the lines of your movements. Avoid skirts, jeans, pants that drag on the floor, shorts that are too short or too loose, shirts that are too loose/long. Remove your jewelry and tie back long hair

  • Be prepared to dance barefoot No shoes…no socks!
  • Students participating in the end-of-class recital should be prepared to purchase costume items( up to $20)

Regular attendance and participation are essential to success in this experiential class, and excessive absences may prevent your progress.

MODERN DANCE: Jan 22-May 16, 2019, TR (5:30pm-6:45pm) $000 [CLICK HERE]

PLEASE NOTE: This Community Education offering is not-for-credit, however community students will experience classroom instruction that is fully integrated with The Colleges degree seeking students.

MODERN DANCE
Instructor: TBA
Tuition: $000

Please wear clothes in which you can move freely, and which show the lines of your movements. Avoid skirts, jeans, pants that drag on the floor, shorts that are too short or too loose, shirts that are too loose/long. Remove your jewelry and tie back long hair

  • Be prepared to dance barefoot No shoes…no socks!
  • Students participating in the end-of-class recital should be prepared to purchase costume items( up to $20)

Regular attendance and participation are essential to success in this experiential class, and excessive absences may prevent your progress.

BALLET: Jan 23-May 15, 2019, MW (11:00am-12:15Pm) $000 [CLICK HERE]

PLEASE NOTE: This Community Education offering is not-for-credit, however community students will experience classroom instruction that is fully integrated with The Colleges degree seeking students.

BALLET
Instructor: TBA
Tuition: $000

This class requires specialized shoes and clothing (see below). Students will be expected to purchase these. In addition, students participating in ExtravaDanza should be prepared to purchase costume items( up to $20)

  • Women: Leotard (any color) and tights (must be pink only). May wear a tight camisole over the leotard and a ballet wrap skirt. No baggy T-shirts, sweatshirts, or pants (of any kind). Ballet slippers required (canvas or leather) with split soles.
  • Men: Fitted plain t-shirts, ballet leggings, jazz/yoga style pant. Black ballet slippers required (canvas or leather) with split soles.
  • General cost of attire: leotard - $25.00+, tights $10.00+, ballet slippers – canvas $18.00 / leather $28.00.

Regular attendance and participation are essential to success in this experiential class, and excessive absences may prevent your progress.

JAZZ DANCE: Jan 23-May15, 2019, MW (12:30pm-1:45Pm) $000 [CLICK HERE]

PLEASE NOTE: This Community Education offering is not-for-credit, however community students will experience classroom instruction that is fully integrated with The Colleges degree seeking students.

JAZZ DANCE
Instructor: TBA
Tuition: $000

This class requires specialized shoes and clothing and students will be expected to purchase these items.

  • Dance attire: Leotards, tights, jazz/yoga pants, or dance shorts. Pants are to be capri length so ankles can be seen. Most workout fabrics are very versatile and will not fray when cut. No baggy T-shirts or sweatshirts!!
  • Shoe requirements will be discussed in class
  • Cost of Attire: jazz shoes 45.00 +/- 
  • Also, students participating in the end-of-class recital should be prepared to purchase costume items (up to $20).

Regular attendance and participation are essential to success in this experiential class, and excessive absences may prevent your progress.

JAZZ DANCE: Jan 22-May 16, 2019, MW (11:00am-12:15Pm) $000 [CLICK HERE]

PLEASE NOTE: This Community Education offering is not-for-credit, however community students will experience classroom instruction that is fully integrated with The Colleges degree seeking students.

JAZZ DANCE
Instructor: TBA
Tuition: $000

This class requires specialized shoes and clothing and students will be expected to purchase these items.

  • Dance attire: Leotards, tights, jazz/yoga pants, or dance shorts. Pants are to be capri length so ankles can be seen. Most workout fabrics are very versatile and will not fray when cut. No baggy T-shirts or sweatshirts!!
  • Shoe requirements will be discussed in class
  • Cost of Attire: jazz shoes 45.00 +/- 
  • Also, students participating in the end-of-class recital should be prepared to purchase costume items (up to $20).

Regular attendance and participation are essential to success in this experiential class, and excessive absences may prevent your progress.

BALLROOM AND SOCIAL DANCE: Jan 23-May 15, 2019, MW (12:30pm-1:45Pm) $000 [CLICK HERE]

PLEASE NOTE: This Community Education offering is not-for-credit, however community students will experience classroom instruction that is fully integrated with The Colleges degree seeking students.

BALLROOM AND SOCIAL DANCE
Instructor: TBA
Tuition: $000

This class requires specialized shoes and clothing (see below). Students will be expected to purchase these (cost: approx. $45.00).

Women: Clothes that are easy to move around in. NO short skirts or high heeled street shoes. Soft-soled shoes, such as Pedini’s or Ked's, are required (Does not have to be this exact brand but should resemble this type of shoes). 

Men: Clothes that are easy to move around in. Dress shoes or soft-soled shoes (such as a Converse sneaker).

Also, students participating in the end-of-class recital will purchase costume items ( up to $20).

Regular attendance and participation are essential to success in this experiential class, and excessive absences may prevent your progress.

BALLROOM AND SOCIAL DANCE (SWING): Jan 22-May 16, 2019, TR (12:30pm-1:45Pm) $000 [CLICK HERE]

PLEASE NOTE: This Community Education offering is not-for-credit, however community students will experience classroom instruction that is fully integrated with The Colleges degree seeking students.

BALLROOM AND SOCIAL DANCE (SWING)
Instructor: TBA
Tuition: $000

Be aware that this course involves moderately strenuous physical activity.

If you have any injuries or conditions, or are taking any medications which may affect your participation please let the instructor know in writing. The same is true if you should become incapacitated during the semester.

This class requires specialized shoes and clothing (see below). Students will be expected to purchase these (cost: approx. $45.00).

Women: Clothes that are easy to move around in. NO short skirts or high heeled street shoes. Soft-soled shoes, such as Pedini’s or Ked's, are required (Does not have to be this exact brand but should resemble this type of shoes). 

Men: Clothes that are easy to move around in. Dress shoes or soft-soled shoes (such as a Converse sneaker).

Also, students participating in the end-of-class recital will purchase costume items ( up to $20).

Regular attendance and participation are essential to success in this experiential class, and excessive absences may prevent your progress.