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  • 2-Left Feet Dance Workshop

    Convinced that you have 2-left feet and that dancing is not meant for you? Or, someone you know? Learn fun patterns and simple tips with moves you can use anywhere – even the privacy of your own home! With the expert guidance of 3-time Ballroom Dance champion Monica Mohn you’ll be dancing before you know it! Couples only please. Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.
  • 8000 Days

    This seminar will focus on how changes in aging, technology, and human longevity are affecting clients' views of long-term financial planning. The four 8,000 day time frames in a lifetime will be covered, with an emphasis on how to make the most of retirement. Ideal attendees are ages 45-65. Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.
  • A Road Trip Around Minnesota: Veteran Memorials

    Minnesota is home to a fantastic variety of Veteran Memorials. Everything from street names; to granite monuments, to statues, and other ways to honor our Veterans. Join our instructor as he guides us around the state to see some of these memorials that he has discovered through his travels. Why not make a road trip plan to go see some of these? The live class will be held online, interactive through Zoom. You can choose to enable your camera and audio, or just view the live content. More information will be sent before class.
  • ABC's of Tai Chi

    Originating in ancient China, Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for health of the mind and body. In this class we will begin learning Cheng Man Ching's 37-move form. This is a Yang style form. Yang style is the most popular style around the world and is easy to learn and has many health benefits. In this beginner class, you will learn the fundamentals of Tai Chi Chuan by utilizing Qigong, meditation, posture, walking, breath and alignment, preparing you for further study in Tai Chi. Session 1: Wednesdays, September 22 - October 27 Classes on October 13 and 20 will take place virtually on Zoom. Session 2: Wednesdays, November 3 - December 15 (no class November 24) Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.
  • Acrylic Pouring Ornaments

    Take the art of acrylic pouring to a whole new level by creating fun festive ornaments for the holiday season. Create unique one-of-a-kind seasonal décor to keep or give away as gifts. First learn different acrylic pouring techniques. Then it’s your turn to try out these techniques on 2 round bulb ornaments and 2 wooden cut out silhouettes. All supplies provided including a tray to transport your works home in. Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.
  • Acupressure Face Lift

    Acupressure is an ancient Chinese healing method that works with the energy that flows through your body. Stimulating facial acupressure points can help erase years from your face naturally, bring a healthy glow to your skin; increase muscle tone; decrease puffiness and eye bags; reduce lines and prevent new lines from forming; even decrease headaches, relieve eye strain, soothe nerves and increase relaxation. Learn how to make your skin as healthy as possible from the inside out. This class is being held online, interactive through Zoom. You can choose to enable your camera and audio, or just view the live content. More information will be sent before class.
  • Acupressure to Relieve Sinus Problems, Headaches, and More

    Acupressure is an ancient healing art and self-help tool. It can offer great relief with no side effects and help you feel your best. Along with the specific points to help relieve stress, insomnia, anxiety, irritability and even weight gain, learn the Nine Master Pressure Points which are the most helpful and most frequently prescribed to help and assist every system in your body. This class is being held online, interactive through Zoom. More information will be sent after enrollment and before class.
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements (Bring Your Own Laptop)

    Bring Your Own Laptop, power cords and make sure you have Adobe Photoshop Elements installed on your laptop. The instructor will provide a folder of photos and walk you through the steps to edit the photos. You will be able to keep the photos to repeat and review the exercises after class. You will learn to use this popular photo editing program to crop and rotate photos, add text to photos, set the best resolution, resize the photo, correct the colors, correct flaws and cover up eyesores, create a collage of photos, create a panoramic image and organize your photos. Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are required for this class.
  • Advanced Home Electrical Repair

    Continue learning about home electrical repair by attending this “hands-on” class. Prerequisite: Basic Home Electrical Repair Class I. You will install single pole & 3-way switches, outlets and light fixtures to energize a light bulb and test the circuit. We will discuss proper installation of different light fixtures & ceiling fan. Please bring the Step by Step Guidebook to Home Wiring, wire stripper, Phillips screwdriver and long-nose pliers to class if you have them. Handouts provided. Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.
  • Air Fryer Hype - Copycat KFC and Recipe Ideas (Cook-Along and Demonstration Combo)

    Have you ever wondered what the air fryer hype is about? Do you have one and want ideas about what to make in it besides fries or crisping up frozen processed foods? Are you thinking about purchasing one but would like to know more about it first? Well...this class may just answer all those questions for you! Have some fun participating in this virtual Air Fryer Demonstration and Partial Cook-Along class as we dive into the world of air frying! The instructor will demonstrate some family favorite recipes and invite participants to join in for one of them. The recipes that will be demonstrated include: homemade eggrolls wraps, pizza bites, seasoned potato wedges, and burgers! The cook-along recipe will be Copycat KFC Chicken! All healthy, delicious recipes that will have your family coming back for more! Leftovers may just become a thing of the past! Make lasting memories in your kitchen if you decide to have your children, your spouse or your partner join you! Have your questions answered by the instructor, interact with other participants, and increase your confidence in using your air fryer. While cooking-along is loads of fun, and highly recommended, it is optional. Participants will receive a list of ingredients for the cook-along recipe, at least a week in advance of the class to allow time for shopping and prep. If the instructor’s personal recipes are used for this class, they will be shared as a PDF. If recipes used are on-line, links to these recipes will be shared. This class will take place on Zoom; a free on-line software. Participants will receive instructions on how to access the class prior to it starting. As an added bonus, the instructor has created a private group on Facebook for participants of her cooking classes. Everyone will receive an invite to the group although joining is optional. The group will provide an opportunity for members to ask questions, share their own creations, interact with other participants and support each other on their cooking journey. Come join the fun! Note: One registration fee for this on-line Virtual class can include participants from the same household only. If children are participating, adult supervision is required.
  • Autumn and Holiday "Dessert" Soaps

    Make 4 batches of fun and easy super moisturizing sulfate-free melt 'n pour soaps with nutrient rich natural oils and butters. In charming holiday shapes: gingerbread boys, trees, candy canes, snowmen, snowflakes, etc. Luscious phthalate-free "dessert" fragrance oils you'll fall in love with for the holidays: vanilla spice, sugar plum, caramel cinnamon, mulberry, almond, buttercream, citrus ginger, and more. Grab friends, family and neighbors and come to a nite out soap making party! Beautiful handmade soaps make amazing holiday gifts and add luxury to your home this holiday season! Take home lots of soaps, DIY recipes, tips, and sources list. A $20 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.
  • Back to School Survival - 30-40 Minute Meals

    Thirty to forty minute meals can seem impossible during a busy weeknight after the day has ended, you are tired, and there are hungry people all around. Newsflash! These wonderful meals are definitely possible! No need to resort to frozen processed food or fast food when you are in a pinch for time. Learn the foundations, and tips and tricks to be successful in mastering the skills to prepare quick 30-40 minute home-cooked nourishing meals in your kitchen by registering and participating in all, or some of the cook-along classes outlined below. You will feel like a pro as your confidence grows, and will realize that you can create your own quick meal ideas by adapting your favorite recipes and using the skills learned during these amazingly fun-filled classes. Participants will receive an ingredient list / station prep handout a week before class. Participants will also receive a PDF of the instructor’s recipes used for each of the classes. Classes will run for no more than an hour to allow time for questions. Week 1: Chicken Fried Rice Cook-Along on Wednesday, September 22 - Chicken thighs or breast, cooked with vegetables and rice, with an added boost of protein in the form of eggs, seasoned with oriental seasonings / homemade prepared sauce. Week 2: Chicken Parmesan Cook-Along on Wednesday, September 29 - Fresh chicken breasts, seasoned and breaded with Italian flavors, pan-seared and oven-baked. Served over spaghetti or any other pasta, with sauce and sprinkling of cheese. Week 3: Homemade Chicken Tenders. Baked-Oven-Fried. Dressed-Up or Down! Cook-Along on Wednesday, October 6 - Fresh chicken tenders, seasoned and breaded with a wonderful blend of flavors, oven-baked (mock-fried), and homemade creamy kid-friendly slaw. The tenders will also be “dressed-up” for adults and turned into Buffalo Chicken Wraps with a homemade Ranch Dressing! Week 4: Soothing, Savory, Chicken Sweet Potato Stew Cook-Along on Wednesday, October 13 - Soothing, savory, full-flavored, nutrition packed stew, made with chicken, sweet potatoes, and a wonderful array of wholesome vegetables. Week 5: Burgers and Loaded Baked-Chili-Seasoned Fries Cook-Along on Wednesday, October 27 - All American homemade burgers, served with a side of Baked Chili-Seasoned Fries made from scratch! The heat level can be controlled so do not fear! Fries will also be “loaded” with optional toppings once they have been cooked. These classes will take place on Zoom; a free on-line software. Participants will receive instructions on how to access the classes prior to the start dates. As an added bonus, the instructor has created a private group on Facebook exclusively for participants of her cooking classes. Everyone will receive an invite to the group although joining is optional. The group will provide an opportunity for members to ask questions, share their own creations, interact with other participants and support each other on their Instant Pot® journey. Note: One registration fee for these on-line virtual class can include participants from the same household only. If children are participating, adult supervision is required.
  • Back to School Survival - Meal Prep Bootcamps

    Ensure you and your family have access to quick and healthy breakfasts and dinners ready in no time on a busy day. Have fun participating in these virtual Instant Pot® demonstration style classes with the OPTION to Prep-Along one of the meals as well. Sign up for one or both of the following Meal Prep Bootcamps: Instant Pot® Freezer Meals on Saturday, September 18: Learn the foundations of preparing homemade nourishing make-ahead freezer meals that can go straight from your freezer to your Instant Pot®. Meals will include a variety of protein, vegetable, and starch ingredients. The instructor will demonstrate how to prepare four or five make-ahead meals for the freezer during this class, and participants will be invited to prepare ONE of the meals along with the instructor! Two of the meals that will be demonstrated are Sweet and Zesty Meatballs (to be served over rice or noodles), and Greek Lemon Garlic and Herbed Chicken. Participants will be given the option to prepare some Cheesy Stuffed Shells for their freezers as well! Participants will receive a list of ingredients and supplies needed to prepare the Cheesy Stuffed Shells a week ahead of the class to allow time for shopping and prep. Participants will also receive a detailed, professionally made handout of the instructor’s personal recipes shared during the class, along with the bootcamp tips and information shared during class. The handout will also include labels that can be printed out for cooking instructions. Make-Ahead Grab-and-Go Breakfasts on Saturday, September 25: Learn the foundations of how to make, store, and reheat, homemade breakfast sandwiches, wraps, waffles, cinnamon French toast sticks and more for the freezer. During the class, the instructor will be demonstrating all of the items listed here and more. Participants will be invited to Prep-Along some wonderful Homemade Breakfast Sandwiches, better than the ones purchased at the store and learn the foundations of how to freeze them as well. Participants will receive a list of ingredients and supplies needed to prepare the Homemade Breakfast Sandwiches a week ahead of the class to allow time for shopping and prep. Participants will also receive a detailed, professionally made handout of the instructor’s personal recipes and instructions for the breakfasts, along with the bootcamp tips and information shared during the class. These classes will take place on Zoom; a free on-line software. Participants will receive instructions on how to access the classes prior to the start dates. As an added bonus, the instructor has created a private group on Facebook exclusively for participants of her cooking classes. Everyone will receive an invite to the group although joining is optional. The group will provide an opportunity for members to ask questions, share their own creations, interact with other participants and support each other on their Instant Pot® journey. Note: One registration fee for these on-line virtual class can include participants from the same household only. If children are participating, adult supervision is required.
  • Bake and Build Gingerbread House

    Have some fun participating in this live virtual Family Fun BAKE-ALONG class, as you BAKE & BUILD your own GINGERBREAD HOUSE together! Start a new holiday family tradition and create lifelong memories as you bring your family together to create a show-stopping edible work of art! Together, we will combine the wonderful flavors of gingerbread and use the dough to create the pieces that will be used to “build” breathtaking houses, and make the stiff Royal Icing that will hold everything together and be used as the “glue” to decorate your houses with candies and delicious treats. Participants will receive a list of ingredients at least a week in advance of the class to allow time for shopping and preparation. Participants will also receive a template that will need to be printed and cut out before class to be used as a “pattern” to cut out the gingerbread before it is baked. The Gingerbread recipe will also be provided in PDF Format. This class will take place on Zoom, a free on-line software. Participants will receive instructions on how to access the class prior to it starting. As an added bonus, the instructor has created a private group on Facebook for participants of her cooking classes. Everyone will receive an invite to the group although joining is optional. The group will provide an opportunity for members to ask questions, share their own creations, interact with other participants and support one another in your cooking journey! Note: One registration fee for this online virtual class can include participants from the same household only. If children are participating, adult supervision is required. Equipment needs: Large sheet pan, parchment paper / non-stick baking mat, rolling pin, and mixer will be needed. Other items will be listed in the handout you will receive at least a week before class.
  • Barn Storming: A Tour of Minnesota Barns and Barn Quilts

    Minnesota is filled with countless numbers of Barns, most from a bygone era. However, there are still a bunch in operation as well. Professional Photographer and Amateur Historian, Jay Grammond has travelled the state capturing images of barns of all shapes, sizes, and conditions. There is just something about a barn! There are some areas of the State where the barns are adorned with something called a Barn Quilt. Barn Quilts are pieces of art on the side of a barn, shed, or house that usually tell some sort of story. These places are all visible from the roadways, so once you know about them, you can go check them out! This class is being held online, interactive through Zoom. You can choose to enable your camera and audio, or just view the live content. More information will be sent after enrollment and before class.
  • Barre Fusion

    An online full body workout using movement inspired by yoga, ballet, drumming and traditional exercises. All levels. You will receive an email with instructions from ZYF at least 24 hours before class begins. If you do not, please 612-210-6981.
  • Basic Home Electrical Repair

    Learn about basic electrical home repair in this introductory class. We will review the home electrical system, different types and gauge of wire, application and safety. Proper techniques discussed for stripping wire, attaching to outlets, switches and light fixtures, as well as test equipment. We will compare different light bulbs and proper selection of LED light bulbs. There will be a demonstration how to rewire a lamp and repair extension cords. Bring straight and Phillips screwdrivers, long nose pliers and wire stripping pliers to class if you have them. Handouts and Step by Step Guidebook to Home Wiring is included with the class. Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.
  • Basic Home Plumbing Repair

    Gain confidence by learning to repair minor plumbing problems or replace fixtures yourself. We will review the plumbing system, discuss all types of plastic and metal pipe and where used. You will take apart different types of faucets, replace pop-up drain assembly, and discuss the internal working parts of a toilet. You will be able to cut and glue plastic pipe and solder copper pipe and fittings. Supply fee of $5 for Step by Step home plumbing guidebook will be collected by the instructor at the class. Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.
  • Beautiful Glass Mosaic Sign or Picture Frame

    Create a beautiful photo frame to highlight your special photos. Sign ideas include welcome, house numbers, state of MN, flowers. All the cutting is already done, we just need you and your creativity (or you can use one of our patterns). Both projects are wonderful for home decorations or to give as gifts. The first night is dedicated to working on your project, having fun, and discovering your creative side. The second night is using grout. After your project is finished, you will learn about glass cutting, mosaic resources, other types of mosaics. Materials fees are payable to the instructor the first night. Each frame is $10 and you can make as many as you want. A variety of signs will be available in different sizes and prices, starting at $14. Youth ages 10-17 may register with a registered adult. Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.
  • Beginner Stained Glass Window

    Come ready to create a beautiful stained glass window approximately 8” x 10” in size. This class is for both beginner and experienced stained glass participants! The copper foil technique will be taught, from cutting to assembly. The first night focuses on choosing a pattern and discussing colors of glass, equipment and layout. There are numerous beginner patterns to choose from like the calla lily or sailboat. Glass is purchased directly from the instructor at class (approx. $25-$50). Tool kits are provided. This class includes one free Saturday morning Open Studio visit. Instructor: Cindy Bergstrom Youth ages 14-17 may register with a registered adult. Instructor Cindy Bergstrom. NOTE LOCATION: Orono Discovery Center, 5050 Independence St., Maple Plain, MN 55359 Rm 201 Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.
  • Beginner's Guide to Selling on Amazon

    This introductory course is for those who are preparing to begin their journey of becoming a seller on the Amazon marketplace and are seeking a broad overview. You will learn how to separate hype from reality regarding what it takes to succeed on Amazon. An introduction to the key concepts and terms in the Amazon marketplace and an overview of Amazon Seller Central, the place where you will manage your store will be presented. You will gain an understanding of the product life cycle and all the stages of launching your first Amazon product including: product research, keyword analysis, product sourcing, brand registry, listing creation and launch strategy. With plenty of time for Q&A and valuable handouts, this course will be a solid first step on your Amazon.com seller journey. Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.
  • Beginning Conversational Spanish - Let's Socialize and Celebrate

    This course will present how to introduce yourself and get acquainted with others. You will learn to express your likes and pastimes and enter into basic conversation. Finally, you will learn the customs for ordering food, expressing your preferences and needs, and celebrating in a social context. Each lesson contains verbal interaction, basic vocabulary and supportive grammar instruction. No previous Spanish is required. Class includes extensive handouts.
  • Beginning Mah Jongg

    Learn to play the fun and exciting game of Mah Jongg, a tile based game originating in China. Mah Jongg is played by 4 or 5 people per table. Official rules and game card is used for players to follow to create a complete hand. The instructor has been playing Mah Jongg for over 50 years and is a teacher by profession. An official rule card and Mah Jongg set will be provided. It is recommended to bring a notebook and writing utensil to class to take notes. Masks are required for this class.
  • Bicycle Repair and Rebuilding

    Learn all aspects of repairing and rebuilding bikes including gears, brakes, wheel truing and re-greasing at this hands-on class. Demonstrations will be done on bikes supplied by the instructor. Basic physics will be explained in the demonstration, including simple machines, gears, levers, and mechanical advantage. Bring your own bike to work on during class or practice on the instructor's bikes. The instructor will provide all tools and cleaning materials. Some spare parts will be available for student use and class handouts will be provided. Don't miss this opportunity to learn an important life-long skill! Wayzata Community Ed is committed to offering safe, fun, and educational classes and activities. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and students during the coronavirus pandemic, we will follow the Wayzata Public Schools' health and safety guidelines. Face masks are recommended, but not required for this class.