Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning at UNH

UNH Professional Development & Training offers a variety of non-credit, open enrollment lifelong learning programs.

Explore workshops in nutrition, music, martial arts, travel, and much more!


Reclaim your Health Through the Power of Nutrition:
from preventing disease to improving metabolism, avoiding the afternoon crash, and more!

Are you tired of that afternoon slump?
Feeling stuck, struggling to achieve your health goals and unsure why?
Think your metabolism left you and has no plans of returning?

Explore these questions and more as we delve into the foundations of good nutrition, understanding our metabolisms and how they really work, and recognizing the role of stress, hormones and inflammation in our overall health.

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Retirement Planning

How to Plan for Your Retirement:
Develop an action plan to make retirement happen as everyone should have this choice!

This hands-on workshop will have each individual leave with an action plan and budget regardless of current age, career status or financial position.  We'll also revisit the perspective of the word "retirement" as today's generation are living much longer, are much more active and are starting new careers in their 70's, 80's and beyond!  Topics include:

  • First, the non-financial side
  • And then, the financial side
  • And finally, develop your customized time line, budget and plan

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Martial Arts

 Introduction to Okinawan Martial Arts

    Welcome to your first step in becoming a martial artist. Martial arts training is a fantastic exercise for both mind and body. This workshop offers a basic introduction to traditional karate. In this six-week course, you will be introduced to the basic tenets of Uechi-Ryu Karate as well as the strikes, blocks, kicks, and exercises of this art.

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Mindfulness Through Sanchin   

Mindfulness has long been practiced in traditional Chinese and Okinawan martial arts through Sanchin. Sanchin is a kata (set of movements) of Chinese origin considered to be the core of several styles of Chinese and Okinawan martial arts. The name Sanchin, meaning "three battles/conflicts/wars," is interpreted as the battle to unify the mind, body, and spirit.

In this workshop, learn and practice Sanchin kata as a means of practicing mindfulness.

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Art Programs

UNH Professional Development & Training offers a variety of non-credit, continuing education art programs led by the UNH Art Department faculty. Explore the attributes of drawing, painting, sculpting, welding & more. You can enroll at any time with flexible class formats that include one-day & multi-day workshops.

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Music/Audio Engineering

Coming soon!

Smartphone Photography

April 25 | Portsmouth, NH

This class will teach the fundamentals of using the camera on your Android or iPhone. Whether you want better pictures of your kids, your fancy dinner out, your travels, or even your small business, this class will help you take better pictures.

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Travel & Culture

Coming soon!