Potomac State offering Special Interest Classes

Potomac State College of West Virginia University will once again offer a selection of Special Interest courses. Three of the most popular classes returning this fall are: Yoga for Fitness, Digital Photography and Topics in Fine Dining.

Learn the fundamentals of classical hatha yoga, including basic yoga postures and yogic breathing and relaxation. Instructor Elizebeth Lanigan offers the perfect introduction to yoga, with an emphasis on learning proper alignment, stretching, and strength building in an enjoyable and lighthearted atmosphere. Open to those of all fitness levels, ages and body types, as well as women in all stages of pregnancy. Yoga for Fitness meets Tuesdays and Thursdays August 20-September 22 in the Administration Building, Room B11 from 6 to 7:15 p.m.

Potomac State College offers a variety of special interest courses for the Fall semester

Practices associated with fine dining will be studied in the special interest class Topics in Fine Dining. Chef Thomas Vieli will teach participants about table preparation, proper presentation and preparation of gourmet foods and serving procedures. This course will meet every other Thursday including: September 13, September 27, October 11, October 25, and November 8 from 6 to 8:45 p.m. in the Agriculture Technology Building, Room 100.

In the Digital Photography class, students will learn how digital cameras work, the basics of photo composition and lighting and how to manipulate digital images using Adobe Photoshop. The course is taught by Professional Photographer Raymond Burner III in a computer laboratory where available technology gives students the opportunity to display their work for class using a large screen. The course will meet on Wednesdays from September 12 through October 10 in Academy Hall, Room 309 from 6 to 8:45 p.m.

Individuals will earn one credit-hour for the low rate of $113. Courses fill up quickly, so reserve a seat by contacting Enrollment Services at 304-788-6820, 800-262-7332 or click here.

To download an application click here. pdf