Plus 50 Lifelong Learning

Wake Tech's Plus 50 program offers courses such as yoga, dance, Spanish, and scrapbooking. If you take a course at a location other than a Wake Tech campus such as a senior center, then you must register for a course at that specific senior center. 

Classes offered by Wake Tech are listed below.

Wake Tech Plus 50 students

In addition to courses offered at various Wake Tech campuses and sites, we offer programs at senior centers, community and recreation sites throughout Wake County. 

Partner sites and senior centers

Apex Community Center

919-249-3402 53 Hunter St, Apex, NC 27502
Cary Senior Center 919-469-4061 120 Maury Odell Pl, Cary, NC 27513
Eastern Wake Senior Center 919-365-4248 323 Lake Drive Wendell, NC 27591 
Garner Senior Center 919-779-0122 205 E Garner Rd, Garner, NC 27529
Northern Wake Senior Center 919-554-4111 235 E Holding Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Become an Entrepreneur

You may have dreamed of starting a business or turning hobbies or volunteer work into a money-making operation. Wake Tech's Small Business Center and Entrepreneurship Initiatives programs have resources to help get you started. Talk with an SBC advisor (live and in person!) in a free, confidential session, any time questions arise.

Launch Your Business

Retired to Re-hired!

Going back into the workforce can be daunting: You may wonder about your tech skills or generation gaps in the workplace - or you may be seeing a challenge you haven't identified yet. Wake Tech's Career Transitions Forum is a great place to start. This unique, weekly series of lectures and networking activities brings professionals together to share ideas and experience in a supportive environment. 

Career Transitions Forum

Course Details & Registration Information

Gentle Yoga Utilizing Props
Overall Quality of This Course
Based on 8 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price
230518 Face-to-Face Online Instruction 06/02/2020 07/07/2020 L. Wilson $15.00
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in practicing yoga. The course is open to all adults.
Yoga is a whole-body exercise program for people of all ages. Yoga focuses on uniting the body, mind and spirit through movement, breathing and relaxation. With the help of props like chairs and towels, students can learn poses to achieve proper alignment and fit their own bodies more comfortably.
Course Objectives
  1. learn ways to make yoga poses more accommodating to their bodies.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Week 1: Introduction
    We will explore some of the props used in yoga and the various ways to use them
    Props: all of them
  2. Week 2: Grounding
    Seated poses and forward folds
    Props: towels/blankets, blocks and balls
  3. Week 3: Gratitude
    Heart openers and breath work
    Props: towels, belts, balls, blocks
  4. Week 4: Renew
    Twists and backbends
    Props: towels/blankets, blocks
  5. Week 5: Awakening
    Hip and shoulder openers
    Props: towels, belts, balls
  6. Week 6: Release & Remove Stress
    Tension and release exercises, extended breath work, savasana
    Props: towel/blanket, pillows
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
A towel or blanket and a pillow, a belt and ball are optional.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in practicing yoga. The course is open to all adults.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Michael Langer