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  • 6 Steps to Changing Your Habits - NEW!

    Learn how to make positive health habits that last and get you the life you desire through this 6-step method. You will discover why previous attempts at making new habits haven't stuck. This habit change method is guaranteed to bring you success. Leave with the best 3 health habits to start with for the most success and walk away never again having to be stuck in the vicious cycle of trying and failing to make a change in your life. This class is focused on making health habits easier but it also works in every area of life!
  • Awakening Your Core Wisdom (18+)- NEW!

    In these challenging times, we often look to others for guidance - but the answers really come from within each of us. You can into this world with a core wisdom, however, in the process of making your way, you may have lost some of what you've always known. Once per month over the next 3 months, you will read from contemporary spiritual leaders who will provide you with tools to tap into that core wisdom and help you recapture it and build a strong foundation that will withstand any of the pressure of daily living. Discussion will surround key teachings in cooks written by selected authors include The Secret by Rhoda Byrne and The Power of Now by Eckart Tolle and how to apply them in your own life. Each session will end with a brief meditation. 
  • Defining Your Strengths

    Defining your Strengths: Why is defining your strengths so important? Discover and define your strengths; begin to make personal and professional choices, that will enhance your current and future possibilities. Research shows that focusing on your personal strengths can improve happiness, increase productivity and help to overcome barriers. We will focus on your strengths, gifts and talents. While focusing on your strengths you become more authentic. Walk away with a personal commitment plan for realizing your authentic self.
  • Gratitude

    Why is gratitude so important to our well-being? Adjust your perspective and begin seeing a world through a thankful lens and reflect on the impact gratitude has on your mind, body and soul. You will walk away with a defined understanding of how gratitude can change your life and how to take small steps to cultivate and practice gratitude daily. You will leave with a gratitude journal and ideas to bring more gratitude into your life. 
  • Hands-on Travel Training: Riding a Bus and Light-rail (Ages 18+) - NEW!

    Are you someone that doesn't necessarily need to ride public transportation on a regular basis, but would benefit from know how to get downtown Minneapolis via the bus or light rail? Maybe you are simply not comfortable giving it a try on your own, but if you had a guide that could show you the ropes you'd be willing to give it a try. If that is the case, this is the class for your! We will take the bus from Shakopee's Marschall Road Transit Station to Mall of American, where will will transfer onto the light-rail to downtown. Each rider will pay their own bus/light-rail fare. ($5/person 18+, $2/person 65+).Meet at: Shakopee's Marschall Road Transit Station, 1615 Weston Ct, Shakopee. 
  • Healing from Loss (Ages 18+)

    Loss is inevitable, whether from death of a loved one, a cherished pet, divorce, moving, loss of job, health or life style. These events can cause different levels of grief. This seminar will define the myths about grief and outline the path to truly recover to enable a return to living whole heartedly. 
  • Knowing Your Muslim Neighbor

    What is Islam? Who are Muslims and what are their core beliefs? Since Minnesota's Muslim population has increased in recent years, it makes sense to uncover the myths from the facts. Understand Islam's 5 Pillars of Faith which include Shahadah (declarations of faith), Salat (daily prayers), Zakat (special tax given to the poor), Sawm (fasting) and Hajj (pilgrimage). Learn about the social structure of the Muslim population and information about social interaction. This class is designed to be educational and allow for open dialogue with questions and answer time. Note: the beginning of this course will be in a combined group with Knowing Your Muslim Student participants.
  • Knowing Your Muslim Neighbor Part 2

    This course is a continuation of Part I with an advanced discussion about the role of women and family, responsibility to society, social justice and impact of political matters.
  • Knowing Your Muslim Student

    Join us for an evening of discussion about students from Muslim backgrounds. Getting to know the needs and culture of the students can lead to addressing their educational needs in a better way. Who are Muslims and what is Islam? What are their core beliefs and how do they impact their social interactions? You will meet Muslim Public school teachers who will attempt to offer solutions to situations that may arise frequently. This class is designed to be educational and allow for open dialogue with questions and answer time. Note: the beginning of this course will be in a combined group with Knowing Your Muslim Neighbor participants.
  • Maximize Your Brain (Ages 10+ w/Adult) - NEW!

    You have much more to say about how your brain functions than you may think! This is great news! As we age, it often feels like skills such as memory and processing speed are slipping. Learn the latest brain science as well as strategies to strengthen these key skills. You will also learn how to optimize brain performance through movement and nutrition including strategies that can produce positive change in less than a few minutes! We will talk about new research into the gut-brain connection has truly brought more weight to the statement "you are what you eat." 
  • The Strategic College Student (Ages 12-26 w/Parent) - NEW!

    How to Get Higher Grades While Studying Less Than Most Other People (It's recommended, but not required, that students ages 12-26 and their parents attend this session together.) There's not a student alive who wouldn't love to get higher grades than anyone else while studying LESS that most other people. In this class, students age 12-26 and their parents will learn the advanced studying, test-taking, and paper-writing strategies that top students use to succeed at the most prestigious colleges in the country while still having plenty of time left over for leadership, interning and having more fun that they ever thought possible. Students will leave at the end of this class armed with a systematic review method developed at Carnegie Mellon University that can completely eliminate the need to ever cram for exams. Are you a student age 12-26? This class will help you to maximize your potential in high school and in college, give you more time to relax, and help you to become a top contender both for scholarships and for career or grad school success after college. Who should attend this class?This class is ideal for current middle and high school students, current college and graduate students and teens who will be starting dual enrollment college courses this coming fall. Parents are encouraged to attend as well. 
  • Travel Training: How to use Public Transit (Ages 15+) - NEW!

    Would your commute be less stressful on a bus? Would you like to take the bus or light-rail to an event in Minneapolis but are not exactly sure how? This class will discuss all of the public transportation methods available to residents, as well as provide tips and tricks to riding with ease.