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Fly Fishing Canoe Adventure

$200

with Colonel J.R. Mosher, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Jun 1, 2019

This four-week (two hours per week) course is designed to enable 20 students to catch Maine native fish using fly rods and flies they have tied, while negotiating the Kennebec River in their own canoe. Course includes: basic fly tying, fly casting for river fishing, preparing native fish for meals, introduction to the canoe, river canoeing practical exercise, and a team Kennebec fishing adventure. Registered Maine Guides: Colonel J.R. Mosher, M.Ed., M.S.S., MBA Catherine M. Gordon, M.Ed. June to August 2019

 Peace  through Meditation Morning class
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Peace through Meditation Morning class

$45

with Roberta Barnes, RSU#12 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 5, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

Beginning your week with a time to slip into that tranquil place beneath your thoughts, can put you in the right frame of mind for the remainder of the week. Each of the firast classes will begin with the introduction of a different way to slip into meditation so that you can choose the best way for you. The remainder of each class is a series of meditations increasing in length.   The only requirment is to wear comfortable clothing.

 

80s and '90s Dance Aerobics Session I

$50

with Tony's Dance Studio, RSU 1 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 6:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Move, groove and sing along to the hits of the 80’s and 90’s. Join us for a 45 minute fun workout that packs a punch! Dance Aerobics can improve symptoms of depression, strengthen your heart and lungs, help lower your cholesterol, improve your immune function, and lower your blood pressure. You will leave feeling the effects of a great training session with a skilled instructor.

80s and '90s Dance Aerobics Session II
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80s and '90s Dance Aerobics Session II

$50

with Tony's Dance Studio, RSU 1 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 6:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Move, groove and sing along to the hits of the 80’s and 90’s. Join us for a 45 minute fun workout that packs a punch! Dance Aerobics can improve symptoms of depression, strengthen your heart and lungs, help lower your cholesterol, improve your immune function, and lower your blood pressure. You will leave feeling the effects of a great training session with a skilled instructor.

80s and '90s Dance Aerobics Session III
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80s and '90s Dance Aerobics Session III

$50

with Tony's Dance Studio, RSU 1 Adult Education

Calendar May 9, 2019 at 6:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Move, groove and sing along to the hits of the 80’s and 90’s. Join us for a 45 minute fun workout that packs a punch! Dance Aerobics can improve symptoms of depression, strengthen your heart and lungs, help lower your cholesterol, improve your immune function, and lower your blood pressure. You will leave feeling the effects of a great training session with a skilled instructor.

A Functional Approach to Feeling your Best through Menopause and Beyond

$29

with Melissa Groves, RDN, LD, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Mar 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Menopause is a time of transition that brings challenges to many women. Functional medicine considers the root causes and addresses the whole person with food and lifestyle recommendations that treat the symptoms at its source. Melissa Groves, RDN, LD is a functional medicine registered dietitian licensed in NH & Maine and the owner of Avocado Grove Nutrition & Wellness in Portsmouth. She specializes in women's health & hormones, including PCOS, infertility, prenatal nutrition, perimenopause/menopause, thyroid health, and food sensitivities.

Monday, March 4, 6-7:30 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $29

A Matter of Balance

Free

with Jennifer Fortin, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling? Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you might fall? People who experience a fear of falling often limit their physical activities, which can result in loss of strength, reduced muscle tone and balance problems, making the risk of falling greater. In this class you will set realistic goals for staying active, learn how to stay safe at home, complete exercises to increase strength and balance, and learn how to identify and control your fear of falling. The last session of this class, on 4/17, will be held at Spectrum Generations.

Absolute Beginner Yoga 1

$60

with Emily Gaddis, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Yoga is for anybody and everybody! This class is perfect for anyone who has never tried yoga or has not practiced in awhile. Class takes place in a comfortable, relaxed environment, and Emily will guide you through basic poses, focusing on proper alignment of the body and breathing. Flexibility is not needed to join any beginner yoga class. All equipment will be provided. Information learned through a yoga class should not be considered a substitute for medical advice. Yoga classes have a drop-in fee of $12 per session, where applicable. No senior discount.

6 sessions





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