Plus 50 Lifelong Learning


Plus 50 Sites and Programs

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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:

 

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


Example offsite courses include yoga, dance, Spanish, and scrapbooking.  One must register at the specific senior center for these courses and to see the list of classes available.

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

Course
Chakra Yoga
Name
CSP-4000HE2
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in participating in a yoga class. Chakra Yoga is open and fun for everyone.
Description
Chakras are channels of communication between the brain and the body. Explore the poses associated with the chakras, which correspond to the nerve plexuses along our spine. They allow the flow of life force energy, called prana or chi. For fun, wear the color associated with each chakra.
Course Objectives
  1. learn about each chakra and the parts of the body they affect
  2. explore and practice specific poses to open each chakra
Outline of Instruction
  1. Week 1: Root plexus – muladhara chakra - red
    Yoga Focus: Grounding
    Poses: Root lock, seated poses, forward folds
  2. Week 2: Sacral plexus – svadishthana chakra - orange
    Yoga Focus: Order
    Poses: hip openers.
  3. Week 3: Solar plexus – manipura chakra - yellow
    Yoga Focus: Wisdom
    Poses: Backbends and twists, core exercises.
  4. Week 4: Cardiac (heart) plexus – anahata chakra - green
    Yoga Focus: Love
    Poses: Heart (chest) openers, breath work (pranayama).
  5. Week 5: Pharyngeal (throat) plexus – visuddha chakra - blue
    Yoga Focus: Power
    Poses: Shoulder openers and neck stretches, some exploration of sound
  6. Week 6: Carotid plexus and cerebral cortex – ajna and sahasrara chakras – indigo, violet, purple
    Yoga Focus: Imagination and understanding
    Poses: Review all and then spend a longer amount of time in beginning meditation and final relaxation
Contact Hours
6
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
None
Text and Supplies Needed
None
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 participating in a yoga class. Chakra Yoga is open and fun for everyone.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Michael Langer
919-532-5526