Fitness, food preservation, weather classes offered at UW-M/WC
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD — UW-Marshfield/Wood County is offering three new fitness classes running Oct. 25 and 26 through Nov. 29 and 30.
Total Body Boot Camp runs Tuesdays from 5:30-6:15 p.m. and will include a mix of cardio and strength training.
Directly following Total Body Boot Camp on Tuesdays will be Yoga Toning from 6:30-7:15 p.m. Increase strength, balance, and flexibility using a combination of basic yoga and weight training in this class.
The UW will also offer Basic Yoga on Wednesdays, 8:30-9:15 a.m., where participants will learn basic yoga postures, proper form, and breathing techniques.
Modifications will be offered to accommodate all fitness levels. Take one class for $29 or two or more classes for $25 each.
Preserving the Harvest
Learn how to properly preserve a fall harvest from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 18 with UW-Marshfield/Wood County Continuing Education’s class Preserving the Harvest.
The two-hour class will cover safe methods of canning, freezing, and dehydrating produce and will be led by UW-Extension educators Jeremy Erickson and Sarah Siegel.
The course fee is $19 and includes samples and a small amount of produce to take home.
UW-Marshfield/Wood County is offering two classes focusing on weather and climate Oct. 24 and 27.
Bruce Kraisz will present Climate Change and Health Oct. 24 from 6-8 p.m. Take a scientific look at global warming and discuss the possible health effects of climate change. This presentation is intended to be scientific and not political or religious. The cost is $10.
On Oct. 27 “Wake Up Wisconsin” Chief Meteorologist Justin Loew will lead Whys of Wisconsin Weather: Past, Present, and Future from 6-7 p.m. The course will feature an in-depth look at Wisconsin weather and explain why there is a large variation across the state. Loew will cover geologic history, climate influences, topography, and how weather might change in the future. The cost is $19.
Preregistration is required for all classes, and early registration is recommended to ensure adequate supplies. Register online at marshfield.uwc.edu/continuing-ed or by calling the Continuing Education office at 715-389-6520.