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H - Strong

$22

with Danielle Johnson, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Apr 19, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Strong - Outside at RSU 22

Combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move. In a one-hour class you will burn calories while toning arms, legs, abs and glutes. You will need to bring water and a mat and wear comfortable clothes / shoes. 8 weeks (punch card) 

Mondays, April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24 (no class on 31st) and June 7        6 - 7  pm 

Instructor: Danielle Johnson                                                                            Course fee $22

Virtual Zumba
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Virtual Zumba

$60

with Becca Douin, RSU#12 Adult Education

This is our Zumba class via Zoom. This is our 6 week April session. Get ready for Spring and take this Spring Zumba class, take it with your spouse or a few close friends that you can social distance with, yet still have fun together taking this class, each person could host it and hey! maybe weather will be nice and you can do it outside, just bring your laptop or smart phone wherever you would like to Zumba! Becca is a great instructor who has been with us for quite awhile and you will not be disappointed! make sure when you register, you give your email address so Becca can give you the link to join in, easy technology to connect.

H - PiYO Live

$22

with Danielle Johnson, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Apr 22, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

H - PiYO Live - Outside at RSU 22

Stretch and strengthen every muscle with moves inspired by the best of Pilates and Yoga. It's low impact but high intensity. You will need to bring water and a mat and wear comfortable clothes/shoes. 8 weeks (punch card) 

Thursdays, April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3 and 10      6 - 7 pm

Instructor: Danielle Johnson                                                                                   Course fee $22

Bone Builders
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Bone Builders

Free

with UM Center on Aging RSVP, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar Apr 26, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 12 weeks

Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative and The University of Maine Center on Aging Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is pleased to offer a FREE Bone Builders class at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft for adults age 50 and older. Classes are from 9 to 10:15am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The class is ongoing, and you may sign up at any time if openings are available. 10 billion Americans have osteoporosis and around 34 million have osteopenia. Bone Builders, is based upon the research exercise protocols developed by Miriam Nelson, Ph.D. of Tufts University and her books such as Strong Women, Strong Bones. Proper weight-bearing exercise stresses bones and stimulated by that stress, bone density increases. The RSVP Bone Builders program is based on this bodily response. Through the use of ankle and hand weights exercises are done seated or standing. Class participants Improve their range of motion, strength, flexibility, and balance in addition to maintaining or improving their bone density. Other benefits of a Bone Builders class include an improved sense of well-being and socializing with class participants. Bone Builder classes primarily provide exercises but also are opportunities to acquire information about aging in place, diet, medication for osteoporosis, and fall prevention. If you have been diagnosed with osteoporosis, osteopenia, or want to prevent osteoporosis, please consider registering for this class. The maximum class size is 10 participants. A medical clearance from a health care provider is required and participants must be in stable health. Class leaders will be RSVP volunteers who have received specialized training from our certified fitness instructor to administer the classes.

If you are interested in attending the PVAEC Bone Builders class in Dover Foxcroft, please contact Paula Bumett. She can be reached at UM Center on Aging RSVP by calling (207) 262-7926 or email her at paula.burnett@maine.edu. You will be mailed class registration materials.

Beekeeping - Intermediate

$55

with Peter Cowin, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Apr 26, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is designed to look in more detail at key aspects of beekeeping, particularly helpful to those who wish to run several hives and get the most out of them. The course is a good follow-on from the beginner’s course.  Building up hive strength, swarm prevention, splitting hives, making nucs, disease prevention, feral colony relocation and honey production are all covered.  This is a live online class.

Makeup class, if needed, 05/17/21.

Peter Cowin, a/k/a the Bee Whisperer, started keeping bees in the 1970s at the age of 11, and now tends to more than 130 colonies.  He is past President of Penobscot County Beekeepers Association and mentor to many local beekeepers.  Peter runs a beekeeping supply store in Hampden, Maine.  He sells packaged bees and produces queens and makes hundreds of nucleus colonies for sale each year.  His bees produce thousands of pounds of honey per year sold under the Bee Whisperer name.  Peter has been teaching beekeeping at his honey farm and for Adult Ed for more than eight years.

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Barre Bootcamp

$25

with Jenna Chase, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2021 at 6:15 am, runs for 5 weeks

Barre Bootcamp is a low impact workout that will produce a big burn! Barre combines elements of strength training, Pilates/Yoga and dance. Small movements and many reps will help sculpt and tone muscles you didn’t even know you had!

This class is offered virtually through Zoom.

Barre Bootcamp - Section 3

$25

with Jenna Chase, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2021 at 6:15 am, runs for 5 weeks

Barre Bootcamp is a low impact workout that will produce a big burn! Barre combines elements of strength training, Pilates/Yoga and dance. Small movements and many reps will help sculpt and tone muscles you didn’t even know you had!

Instructor: Jenna Chase
Section 1: Tuesdays, 1/5 - 2/23, 6:15 - 7:00 AM
Section 2: Tuesdays, 3/2 - 4/20, 6:15 - 7:00 AM
Section 3: Tuesdays, 4/27 - 5/25, 6:15 - 7:00 AM
Location: Online
Section 1 & 2 Fee: $39
Section 3 Fee: $25

Zumba Session #2

$40

with D Dube, Auburn Adult and Community Education

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 4:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness class.  A certified instructor will lead you through 1 full hour of mixed impact dance combined with toning movements for a full body workout.





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