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COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS ALA-CARTE
with MICHAEL BURD, Franklin County Adult Education
Career Exploration, Linked-In, Financial Literacy/Home Budgeting, Technology Basics, Work Readiness, Resume Writing, Civic Awareness, E-Portfolio, Life/Soft Skills, Interest and Learning Styles inventory.
MAX enrollment 6 per class per day
MUST call our office to attend on the day of class
POUND® ROCKOUT*WORKOUT - ONLINE THURSDAYS
with Cindy Henderson, Augusta Adult and Community Education
POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! Designed for all fitness levels, any age, any stage! Release your inner Rockstar and Make Noise in a full-body cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums! Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted exercise drumsticks, you’ll sweat, sculpt and ROCK your body & mind. You won’t just listen to music - you’ll become the music, in this exhilarating workout that combines cardio, conditioning, strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements.
Offering virtual classes in the comfort of your own home via ZOOM. You can setup a FREE Zoom account, if you don't already have one, and join my Virtual POUND sessions.
Using a YOGA MAT & having water accessible is advised. Wear comfortable clothing for exercise. Students can use wooden cooking utensils in place of the Official POUND® Ripstix®. The Ripstix®may be purchased on Amazon or through Cindy for $20.
Yoga for Everybody and Every Body - Thursdays
with Susan Coady, Maranacook Adult Education
Yoga for Everybody and Every Body
In these challenging times are you stiff, stressed, tired and cranky? For thousands of years, the yogis of India studied and learned profound ways to manage stress, lower anxiety and depression and maintain youthful vigor - even reversing the effects of aging!
In this course you will learn simple ways to help your body to become flexible, become more naturally pain free, and how the mind-body practices of yoga literally change your brain.
Even if you’ve never done yoga, or are a dedicated practitioner, this is an opportunity for you to experience from your home, the power of subtle, accessible yoga from an experienced teacher.
Each week you’ll be moving and stretching in a safe way, experimenting with your breath, and accessing the benefits of meditation to benefit your body and mind. You’ll learn how new advances in neurobiology affirm that these time- honored practices are powerful for establishing lasting well-being.
Instructor: Susan Coady
6 Thursdays, 5-6:15 pm
Begins: September 24, 2020
Location: Online Live (Zoom)
Susan Coady has taught and studied yoga, meditation and Ayurveda for 40 years, and is certified through Kripalu Center in Stockbridge MA. She is currently an avid student of Raja Choudhury.
with Dianne Daniels, MSAD #40 Adult Education
Learn the correct way to strengthen your abs and back through this highly effective and popular method of exercise. Highly suitable for online training, the Pilates Mat format is easy to follow via the online method. Pilates is a full body workout that teaches you how to engage your core muscles and at the same time tone the arms and legs. Please have a mat available to use during each class as well as two light hand weights. If you are advanced, you may also strap on light ankle weights.
Migratory Birds of Woods & Water, a walkabout at Fort Foster: Identifying birds by field marks
with Dave Tucker, Kittery Adult Education
Please note: Heather Rutledge will be filling in for Dave Tucker on this walk.
We will focus on identification tips, including field marks and behavioral clues, that can help identify migrant birds. Bring to class: binoculars.
Class will meet at the entrance gate of Fort Foster. You may need a pass to enter Fort Foster which you can purchase online on the Town of Kittery website.
Saturday, Sept. 26, 7-10 a.m., *rain date 9/27
Course Fee: $20
Firearms Hunter Safety Skills and Exam Day
with Ernest West, RSU 24 Adult Education
**Updated Monday, September 14**Anyone 16 or older can now earn their firearms hunting license ALL ONLINE NOW...please go to Maine's Inland Fisheries & Wildlife website for more information.
For anyone 10-15 years old, they will have to complete the online portion of the class, receive their voucher and provide the document ID # to our office. Please call 422-4794.
Students will then attend the Skills and Exam Day Saturday (Sept. 26) for lectures, demonstrations, field experiences and a final written exam.
*Please remember to bring your survival kit along with your voucher.*
Students should bring a bag lunch and something to drink.
In the event there is a resurgence in Covid-19 and the schools transition to remote learning (no students in school buildings), we will cancel the class, inform you and refund your money.
Archery Hunter Safety Skills & Exam Day 9/27/20
with Ernie West, RSU 24 Adult Education
Before registering, students will have successfully completed the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife online portion of the class and received their voucher. Please call our office at 422-4794 to register and provide the voucher document ID number. Students must also bring the voucher to the class, along with pen/paper, a bag lunch and something to drink.
In the skills and exam session students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a bow, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%.
Anyone entering the building will need to refer to the Pre-screening Tool prior to class.
It is required that everyone wear a mask upon entering the building, while in class, and leaving the building. We will also follow social distancing protocols.
In the event there is a resurgence in Covid-19 and the schools transition to remote learning (no students in school buildings), we will contact students.