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Self-Hypnosis for Weight Loss-ZOOM


with Carolann Cliche

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 12, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for -1 weeks

This class is ONLINE- ZOOM. 

Learning self-hypnosis to lose weight is easier than you think!  We’ve all heard the saying “Change your mind, change your life” Most people don’t realize how true that saying actually is.  You'll learn the basics of guided self-hypnosis; two different types of techniques anyone can use to be hypnotized, a professionally written hypnosis audio recording script for weight loss you can customize to fit your needs, how to correctly word powerful hypnotic suggestions to get quick results, to eliminate unhealthy eating habits and stay on a healthy diet plan. 

"This weight loss program is a proven success used in my private practice to help people lose weight since 1998.  Once you learn the skill of self-hypnosis you can use it to achieve many other goals in life.

INCLUDES; 45 pg Ebook step-by-step guide to hypnosis techniques, professional hypnosis script for weight loss, and a daily action plan.

BONUS: Includes a 30-minute hypnosis session (in-class) with Carol Cliche to jumpstart your weight loss goals, (you can record for home use).


"I am writing to say that by following your hypnosis method I have finally lost 10 pounds of weight!  I used the fixed-gaze method every morning for just 5 minutes.... just 5 minutes a day with your hypnosis recording and positive visualizations.  I am truly amazed - this method worked!  Thank You".  KG


Women's Health Series


with Carole Freeman

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 16, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

There are five classes in this session.   This class is an online ZOOM.

You will learn how breathing is different for women and why it matters, how to manage pain and stress through breathing techniques, how female sex hormones influence your breathing and health, how to prevent and treat pelvic floor dysfunction, and how to cope with menopause symptoms.  This class will empower you to take charge of your health and well-being by understanding and improving your breathing habits.

10/16/23 - Yes, Breathing is different for women

The field of science and research has predominantly focused on male subjects. However, gender differences do affect breathing control and vulnerability to illness.  Women recover faster from hypoxia and respond differently to sleep apnea and heart rate variability.  The time for investigating respiratory health in 2,000 men and only 29 women has passed.

Topics:  What is dysfunctional breathing?  Sleep-disordered breathing.  Anxiety Disorders.  Women's Hormones and sports, Asthma.

10/18/23 - Conditions and Breathing in Women.

This perception differs depending on the concentration of sex hormones in the body, and dysfunctional how to build Respiratory muscle strength.  How to breathe for optimal endurance.  Reduce shortness of breath when active; What most people do wrong when exercising.  Why are you fatigued?

Topics:  Fibromyalgia, Back pain, TMJ, Migraines.

10/23/23 - Female sex hormones

Women with PMS have a higher-than-normal sensitivity to CO2 perhaps caused by progesterone, resulting in "pronounced hyperventilation" and that the hyperventilation is responsible for PMS symptoms.  That same over-breathing contributes to anxiety and can derail our stress management strategies.

Topics:  PMS and hyperventilation.  How female hormones complicate stress management strategies.  How to have deeper sexual orgasms.  Anxiety during and after pregnancy.  Infertility and breathing.

10/25/23 - Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

The pelvic floor muscles and respiratory diaphragm are structurally and functionally connected by fascia and muscles that control urine flow.

Topics:  The connection between the breath, pelvic floor function, and sacroiliac joint stability.  Why do I pee when I sneeze or cough?  How to strengthen pelvic floor muscles with Kegal exercises and stop urinary leakage.  How back pain and breathing difficulties related to pelvic floor dysfunction.  How breathing coordinates with the pelvic floor to stabilize posture and improve core strength.

10/30/23 - Managing Menopause

Women who smoke enter menopause about a year and a half earlier than those who don't.  This already points to an obvious link between menopause and overall well-being and more specifically, respiratory health.

Topics:  Impact of Hormone replacement therapies on the breath.  Onset of Asthma.  Osteoporosis.  Slow deep breathing and menopause symptoms.


TAI CHI-Fall Prevention-Extension Movements


with Dennis Fallo

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 17, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Continue with the next six lessons using Sun style Tai Chi designed for folks who have completed the Basic Core Movements.  These contain a natural progression by Dr. Paul Lam and will help increase focus, balance, flexibility, and fall prevention.  Please wear loose clothing and flat-bottom footwear suitable for exercise.  Prerequisite:  Basic Core Movements.  Instructor Dennis Fallo is a certified instructor through the Tai Chi for Health Institute founded by Dr. Paul Lam, M.D.

Phlebotomy (CPT certification)
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Phlebotomy (CPT certification)


with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Next session starts Oct 17, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This class is distinctly online.

Become nationally Certified in 10 weeks as a Phlebotomy Technician.  Our course is all-inclusive and prepares you for National Certification with live classes via Zoom (Tuesdays) and in-person skills labs (Thursdays starting after week 4).  You will be able to perform basic phlebotomy venipuncture procedures, answer patient questions, perform basic point-of-care testing, such as blood glucose levels on patients, and prepare blood, urine, and other body fluid specimens for testing according to established standards. 

$3,200 included Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) National Certification through NHA, books, resumes, and job assistance. 

Payment plans are available.

Contact SCAE at about registering for this class. SCAE will forward your contact info to the Academy of Medical Professions and they will reach out to complete your registration!

Women's Health and Fitness 101


with Carole Freeman

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 17, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

There are four classes in this session.   This class is an online ZOOM.

or women of ALL fitness levels and ages who want to regain their energy and stamina, be more active, and enjoy life. Because women are different hormonally and anatomically, they benefit from different strategies and training.  For example, women's lungs and airways are smaller than men's of the same size.  Smaller airways create air turbulence which can make it harder to breathe during exercise.  After the 4 Zoom classes, the students are invited to join a Facebook community if they wish to for continued resources and group support.  Carole will continue to be available to encourage, interact with and answer questions until the end of the year.  

10/17/23 - The Ins & Outs of Optimal Breathing

What if you're breathing all wrong?  Establishing a starting point.  How to calm your breathing when you feel short of breath.  How to increase oxygenation to the body and brain.  The impact of hormones on your training;  What most people do wrong when exercising.  How to tell if your diaphragm is working for you, or against you.

10/19/23 - Respiratory Muscle Strength Determines Endurance

How to build Respiratory muscle strength.  How to breathe for optimal endurance.  Reduce shortness of breath when active; What most people do wrong when exercising.  Why are you fatigued?

10/24/23 - New Rules For Cardio and Stamina

 Reduce the risk of injury. Improve oxygenation to muscles and brain.  Reduce load on the heart.  Improve the body's ability to burn fat.  What happens when people "Hit the Wall."  How important is stretching?  Reversibility, use it or lose it.

10/26/23 - Core Strength Training

The Concept of "Core Strength" (doing more sit=ups) misses the true foundation of Core Stability: the breath.

How optimal breathing will improve balance?  How your posture affects your core strength and stability.  The importance of core strength.  How to build core strength without hurting your back.  How your breathing pattern determines spinal and pelvic stability.  Tracking your 10-week journey.

Developing Your Self-Care Priorities-Guided Journaling Course


with Ann Sirois

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is an online class.

Guided Journaling Course Summary:  Get a bird's eye view and a worm's eye view of your career, business, relationships, philanthropy, finances, self-care, etc., to experience more joy, and less stress in your daily life, in packed, highly interactive guided journaling courses.  No experience is necessary.



CPR Heartsaver & First Aid


with Thomas Miskell, Jr.

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 4, 2023 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Acquire the critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking, or sudden cardiac arrest until emergency medical services arrive. Learn to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, and other first-aid emergencies. CPR and AED for Adults, Children, and infants.  Certification is good for 2 years and meets most requirements for advisors, camp counselors, and basic care providers.  The course fee includes American Heart Association CPR card. (This instructor is AHA and ASHI Certified).

There is a $40 materials fee for supplies, and books.



Barre with Jazmin


with Jazmin Jade

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 6, 2023 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Barre is inspired by ballet, Pilates, and yoga.  This class will get your heart pumping to help build long lean muscle tone, sculpting the whole body.  Yoga stretching will be inserted between peak working sessions allowing you to lengthen muscles right after reaching the shaking point, so come sculpt your body in this sweat and shake barre class!

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