By: Wanda Campbell
At the Center for Lifelong Learning, fall classes will begin on Tuesday, September 5. Whether you are looking for something for career growth or you want something fun, at the Center we have something for everyone. Check out our website – www.athens.edu/cll – for a complete listing of classes or call us at 256-233-8260.

YOGA – Tuesday, Thursdays, and Fridays, September 5 – December 1, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. $5/per session or buy a 5 session or 10 session punch card.
Have you always wanted to try Yoga? This is your chance to get started. This Level One Class connecting postures (asanas) with breath, flowing from one posture to the next. The class includes standing and floor postures while elevating the heart rate to a moderate level. This means you will be breathing moderately but still able to speak. Depending on how you feel about your progress, the instructor will show ways to both increase and extend the pose or keep the pose at a beginner level. Bring your own mat and wear comfortable clothing.

CompTIA Security+ (Beginner to Intermediate Course) – Tuesdays, September 5 – October 3, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. $1495/person (includes $375 voucher to take exam, ebook study guide and workbook). No class September 19.
CompTIA(c) Security+ Certification covers the essentials in understanding best practices in Network Security and Risk Management. This comprehensive course will prepare the participant to take the Security+ exam. Topics includes: Network security, compliance, threats, vulnerabilities, malware, penetration testing, application, data and host security, access control and identity management and cryptography.

Ballroom Dance: Waltz – Thursday, September 7 – September 28, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., $50/person
Ballroom dance refers to many different types of partner dances. It is a good way to meet people, a fun way to exercise, and can be very competitive. The purpose of our dance classes is to build confidence. Most importantly, it is to have fun.

The first of our ballroom dances is the waltz. The waltz began as a country folk dance in Austria and Bavaria in the 1600s. It was the first dance where a man held a woman close to his body. This class will introduce patterns, steps, and sways for the dance. Bring your favorite person and join us for waltz.

EC-Council CEH Certified Ethical Hacker, Mondays – September 11 – November 13, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., $2895 (includes $599 voucher to take the exam, ebook study guide, and workbook). No class September 18, October 2, October 16, October 30.
Advanced course requires two years’ work experience in information security. This advanced training course for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam will provide professionals the knowledge and skills that hackers use to target systems so that professionals can work legally and ethically to improve security systems. Participants will be prepared to take the EC-Council CEH exam. Topics includes: Malware operations, mobile technologies, risk assessment, firewalls, cryptography, threat modeling, vulnerabilities, testing, and professional standards.

These are just a few of the courses listed for this fall. Watch for Music Mat for babies and toddlers, 3-5 year olds and ACT Strategies and Prep for teens. And don’t forget the trip to Gaylord’s Opryland Resort December 1. Check out the website – www.athens.edu/cll – or give us a call at 256-233-8260.

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