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with Robyn Born, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 16, 2019 at 6:15 pm

We've all heard about the benefits of yoga for blood pressure, flexibility, muscle tone and strength, as well as improved respiration and energy.  This class uses a sequence of poses held for longer breath cycles to refine the posture of the body, mind and heart. All levels are welcome. Poses can be modified for different levels of fitness and experience. Please bring a mat, water and a blanket. Mondays 6:15-7:30pm. Walk-ins are welcome at $8 per class.



with Tom Ward, MSAD 53 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 16, 2019 at 7 pm

Join us every week for an exciting, fast paced game of basketball.  

Tai Chi Essentials
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Tai Chi Essentials


with Louise Poppema, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Come learn this ancient Chinese system of moving meditation. Relieve stress, increase flexibility and improve balance. Develop a greater sensitivity to your own body through cultivating awareness. Wear comfortable clothing. No previous Tai Chi experience required. 4-week sessions

Tai Chi


with Chris O'Donnell, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 3:45 pm

Tai Chi is a form of exercise that combines breathing techniques and slow, deliberate movements intended to improve health and muscle tone.  Practicing the gentle movements of Tai Chi can calm the mind, strengthen the body, and improve balance.  Let Chris be your guide as you work alongside her toward a more peaceful and flexible self.  Chris has been an active participant in Tai Chi for over 12 years. Tuesdays 3:45pm – 4:45pm.  Registration:  $60. For ALL ages and fitness levels – but a favorite with our Seniors!  Walk-ins are welcome at $5 per class.

Barre with Amanda


with Amanda Gunter, York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Nov 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
1 additional session on Jan 6, 2020

Barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements.

A's, B's, C's, and D's of Medicare


with Alan Minthorn, York Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 21, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through Feb 25, 2020

This course provides a thorough overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the “parts” of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans.

Indoor Walking Trails and Fitness Stations


with York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 30, 2019 at 4 pm

Come in from the cold and walk around the Middle School. Choose “trails” with stairs or without. Fitness stations around the building will help build muscle tone while you walk the trails.

Fall Walking Club - Hampden


with Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Too cold, dark or slippery to walk outside? If so, you can join our popular indoor walking club.

Call us (862-6422) for more information or instructions on where to start your walking program.


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