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Contact: Christine Payton April 12, 2012
(337) 482-6397, payton@louisiana.edu
UL Lafayette Potpourri will be offering a variety of courses in April including:

Tennis for Beginners
This tennis course is designed for adults, ages 18 and older. It will cover cover basic tennis skills to new or returning players in a group environment. While having fun, exercising and meeting new people, it will also give students the skills, confidence and knowledge to begin playing tennis. The course consists of six weeks of lessons that include basic footwork, technique, and play-based drills and games. The course is being offered on Mondays, April 16 – May 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Fee is $75.

Beginning Zydeco Dance
Want to learn moves to dance traditional Zydeco? Begin with understanding the importance of "feeling the music to fine-tune your sense of rhythm." Students will learn how to put variety into the basic 8-count shuffle with tap, brush, and heel moves. During the course, students will be taught several moves including the (1) give and take, (2) rock back, (3) toe lifts, (4) hand toss/shoulder shake, (5) individual turnout, (6) three different couple turns and (7) the couple side-step-hop. The course will be held on Tuesdays, April 17 to May 8 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Fee is $50.

Dog Obedience
Learn how to train your puppy or your adult dog with this handy course. The instructor has been working with dogs for more than 20 years. She has titled dogs in the A.K.C. obedience and breed ring. Her practical common sense approach and understanding of dog behavior will give students the tools necessary to successfully communicate with their pet using continued positive motivational techniques with the tried and true method of command - correction - praise. Families are encouraged to attend. Each dog/handler team will be assessed individually. Training will be designed accordingly. The goal of this class is to produce a happy well-adjusted team. This course will be held Wednesdays, April 18 – May 30 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Fee is $89.

For more information or to register, call UL Lafayette Continuing Education (337) 482-6386. To Register online go to www.ce.louisiana.edu.


About UL Lafayette
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is the second largest university in the state, with nearly 17,000 students. It’s a public institution that awards bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. It includes diverse offerings from the humanities to scientific research and is a national leader in areas like computer science, biology and nursing. Its student-athletes – Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns – compete in NCAA Division I, the highest level of collegiate competition.

Document last revised Thursday, April 12, 2012 9:20 AM

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