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H - Walking Club

$8

with Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Oct 18, 2022 at 6 pm

Walking Club - Hampden Academy

Too cold, dark, and slippery to walk outside? Join our indoor walking club. Please change out of your boots into a good pair of walking shoes. Stay on the ground level or challenge yourself by walking between the first and second floors. This is an independent program with no instruction provided.

Tues, Wed, and Thurs Oct. 18 - Jan. 31 6 - 8 pm

No Walking Nov. 10, 23, 24 & Dec. 27, 28 & 29

Pumped Up Strength

$39

with Jenna Chase, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education

Calendar Oct 28, 2022 at 6:15 am, runs for 6 weeks

Pumped Up Strength is a new approach to resistance training. Utilizing combination movement patterns in a targeted, rhythmic progression, its superpower is the dynamic integration of upper and lower body movements set to fun music. The result? A sweat-drenched, functionally efficient workout that will challenge your body in new ways, improve lean muscle mass, and rev your metabolism.

In this class you will want a set of hand weights anywhere from 5lbs - 15lbs.

This class is offered virtually through Zoom.

YOGA Session 2

$89

with Leslie Fiore, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

This intermediate class will explore the vast variety of yoga  poses based in Anusara yoga. Anusara is a modern form  of Hatha yoga that is heart-focused and alignment-based.  Hatha yoga means the yoga of force. Please bring a mat,  block, strap and blanket to class.  

Exercise for Your Life
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Exercise for Your Life

$70

with Diana Ward, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Start your day off right! Give yourself a gift this year of “Body RENEWAL.” You will look better, feel better, and your HEART will thank you. This dynamic exercise class is on-going! JOIN ANYTIME! No classes 9/5, 10/10, 11/24, and 1/2.

Social distance is maintained in this class.

Instructor: Diana Ward
Section 1: Mon - Thurs, 8/29 – 11/3, 8:30 - 9:30 AM
Section 2: Mon - Thurs, 11/7 - 1/12, 8:30 - 9:30 AM
Location: Windham Town Hall Gym
Fee: $70 per section (no senior discount)

Let's Get Fit and Stay Fit (Session 2)

$70

with Donna Abbott, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Nov 7, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 7 weeks

*Please bring a floor mat and 1-5 lb. weights. 

This low-impact workout allows you to work at your own pace and level. It is 50-60 minutes of simple moving, with options to add some light weights (or not), use stretch tubing for resistance training and incorporate an abdominal workout and flexibility stretches. Anyone can do this. Class meets two times a week. All levels welcome.  The drop-in fee is $7.00 each class.

 

Beginners Hatha Yoga - ONLINE Two

$35

with Gabrielle Hunter, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Nov 7, 2022 at 5:30 pm

This will be a ZOOM class.  An email with the link will be sent once you have registered.

This is a gentle beginners yoga class focusing on body alignment, breathing techniques, balance and strengthening in a slow paced and open environment. Class will end with relaxation/meditation techniques and allow time to experience how your yoga practice is evolving. If you have any special physical issues, chronic pain or injury, please contact the instructor before the first day of class to go over health concerns; we may need to identify strategies/supports to help you experience the best class possible.

Participants will need a yoga mat, 2 blocks if you have them, 1 yoga strap, 1 blanket.

Will run

Tai Chi for Beginners - 10 Movements 11.9.22

$59

with Mike Shunney, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 9, 2022 at 10:30 am, runs for 6 weeks
Through the movements of T’ai Chi and relaxed breathing, you will cultivate, store & circulate your internal energy. The movements are non-impact, smooth and practiced very slowly at first. Western research has shown improvements in heart, bone and muscle strength, as well as large reductions in the effects of stress, and an improvement in overall balance, with regular practice. This is the 20th continuous year of Tai Chi classes through the Five Town Adult Education program!

Will run

QIGONG - Mindful Movement with Natural Breathing 11.9.22

$59

with Mike Shunney, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 9, 2022 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks
These ancient Qigong practices have improved the health of millions of people over millennia. The air that we breathe is our most important source of nourishment. There is a mountain of research in western medicine confirming the value of a regular practice of improved breathing for many health conditions, and even more benefits in combination with these movements. Ba Duan Jin, Swimming Dragon & Wu Ming Qigongs will be introduced.




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