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The Starting Point Reiki
with Jennifer Moreau, Reiki II Practitioner, Biddeford Adult Education
Participants of this class will be introduced to Reiki and basic grounding techniques. We will take a stroll through each of our static filled lives, meeting human, inner child and finally spirit. Learning to balance these aspects of self and calm troubled waters.
GWRLT Hike Series: Orris Falls, South Berwick
with Great Works Regional Land Trust, Marshwood Adult & Community Education
PLEASE REGISTER ON THE GREAT WORKS REGIONAL LAND TRUST WEBSITE PRIOR TO THE HIKE: REGISTER HERE
Around 3 miles of trails, moderate difficulty with hilly terrain.
Introductory nature hike. Visit Orris Falls Conservation Area, located in the Tatnic region of South Berwick and Wells. The diverse habitat features beaver wetlands, the gorge of Orris Falls, the Littlefield Homestead, a large glacial erratic aptly named Balancing Rocky, and the Big Bump. Recommended gear: lightweight pants, layers on top, hat, bug spray and either running shoes or hiking boots, walking or hiking sticks if you are unsteady on your feet. Bring a water, light snack, and bug spray. Hikes are limited to 25 people.
US Supreme Court '21 - '22 Term
with G. Arthur Brennan, York Adult Education
The Supreme Court this term has rendered landmark decisions on gun rights, religious freedom, the climate, and abortion. This course will discuss these decisions and what they may mean for the future.
Yoga for Seniors
with Sue Boyce Cormier, Region 9 Adult Education
This 7 week course is for those over 50 who are looking to practice gentle, easy yoga. The class is a no judgement zone and all levels of experience are welcome! Students will need to bring a yoga mat.
Class runs on the following Tuesdays - Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 11, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Nov. 15
Clay Creations: Come Create!
with Denise McDonough, Firefly Pottery, York Adult Education
Clay Creations! We'll offer several clay ideas using the same basic format beginnings and then work on your own ideas! Gnomes, Animals, Angels....so many ideas! Once fired, it will be ready for you to come back and glaze!
with John Fromer, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education
Dried flowers from your garden keep the blooming alive when the garden is asleep. Which flowers dry well? How do they grow? When do you cut them and how do you dry them? What is different about arranging dry flowers versus fresh cut flowers? This is a popular topic because the flowers look so beautiful and they last. Don’t miss this one! Please note: There is a $35 materials fee payable to the instructor on the first night of class.
Essential Oils Around The House
with B LaBrie, Auburn Adult and Community Education
Let's explore essential oils uses around the house and yard. We will talk about using a diffuser in your spaces, essential oils in the garden, household uses for oils and some of the oils that are safe for pets. You will make a foaming hand soap with dispenser and a room spray to take home. Supply fee of $15 payable to instructor that night.
Transforming Stress: Relieving Worry, Fatigue, And Tension
with M Morris, Auburn Adult and Community Education
In this 2-week course, Monica Morris, Certified Heartmath Practitioner, will take you on a journey of the heart. She will share research, technology, and tools to help you engage your heart intelligence to proactively meditate the effects of stress, anxiety, and depression on your body. You will be shown: 1. The science behind the heart's intelligence; 2. How the heart and brain communicate with each other; 3. Why this is important for reducing stress, managing your emotions, improving your immune system, cognitive function, creativity and more; 4. Technology demostration to show the difference between 'negative' feelings vs. 'postitive' feelings on our hearts' "coherence" simple yet powerful tools to help you shift your emotions in the moment.