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Yoga
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Yoga

$26

with Michelle Moschkau, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Exact Dates and cost for this class are TBA in August. Come take time for yourself and your health! All levels of experience are welcome. This class introduces basic principles of breathing techniques and poses, and will expand upon them as time goes on. The yoga will be moderate, with posture options for a gentler practice, if desired. Each week we’ll explore a theme, and support will be offered for continuing a home practice. Some yoga mats will be available. Please bring a blanket. Minimum of 5 for class to run.

American Red Cross Adult First Aid & CPR/AED Online Certification
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American Red Cross Adult First Aid & CPR/AED Online Certification

$35

with Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 6, 2021

While MDI Adult Ed is unable to offer in person First Aid & CPR courses during the pandemic, we are committed to sharing courses offered by our partners and other organizations.   If you need any help connecting or preparing for this workshop, we are happy to support you!

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of emergencies.  If you're taking this course to meet OSHA requirements, please check with your workplace to determine if this online-only course is acceptable.  The course features award-winning simulation learning, an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting to help prepare you to recognize and respond to first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults.

This course requires a PC or tablet with a high speed internet connection, does not work with Internet Explorer, and is not supported on smartphones.  Allow approximately 2 hours 10 minutes to complete the course.

Certification: Red Cross courses offer Digital Certification - an online version of a Red Cross certificate, which provides anytime, anywhere access to student training history and course certificates. Digital certificates can be viewed, printed or shared online and can be accessed anytime through your Red Cross Account.  Each certificate includes a unique ID and a QR code which meets employment requirements and allows employers to easily confirm your certificate is valid.  There is no need to carry your printed certificate around anymore!

Continuing Education: Nurses, social workers, teachers and daycare providers and other professionals who need continuing education units to maintain licensure or certification can obtain CEUs through American Red Cross Training Services.

To learn more or to register for this workshop, go to the Red Cross Website.

College Prep Reading and Writing

Free

with Beth Knight, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2021
2 additional sessions through Apr 4, 2022

Want to increase your understanding of the news, improve your communication skills for everyday use in the community, or prepare for college or the workplace? This class focuses on basic reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to help you succeed in life and the workplace.

These classes are in person at the York Adult Education, or livestreamed on your computer.

Ten Steps to a Healthier You Online Messalonskee F21

Free

with Deborah Barnett, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2021 , runs for 10 weeks

Are you or someone you know interested in improving you and your family's health, saving money at the grocery store, and learning helpful nutrition tips? This class is ten sessions about 15-20 minutes long with interactive videos, print lessons, worksheets, and Zoom or call in weekly sessions.

Once you have registered at midmaine.maineadulted.org you will be contacted by the instructor with further information.

Open start date, open end-date, and flexible online times at your convenience (10 sessions)

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Reading and Writing Basics

Free

with Beth Knight, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2021 at 6 pm
2 additional sessions through Mar 7, 2022

Want to increase your understanding of the news, improve your communication skills for everyday use in the community, or prepare for college or the workplace? This class focuses on basic reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to help you succeed in life and the workplace.

These classes are in person at the York Adult Education, or livestreamed on your computer.

Essential Oils - Free Intro (Virtual)

Free

with Elissa Nauman, Westbrook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 13, 2021

You've heard about essential oils, maybe even picked up a bottle at the discount store and used it a couple of times. Maybe you think they're a fad? Perhaps you've heard that they are not worth the cost...whatever the reason, how about giving them another shot, or maybe learn about them for the first time? Before committing to several classes, why not try one for free? In this free pre-recorded video class, you will be given an overview of what essential oils are, how they are used, and why you may want to consider using them. You will also learn about the 5-part class that is being offered and what we will cover, as well as a bonus class at the very end! So what do you have to lose? Try it out for free and then decide if learning more is right for you! Elissa Nauman is a health educator/coach and owner of Restoring Through Nature, LLC, where she guides clients to achieve their physical, emotional, and spiritual health goals with the support of essential oils. She has a Master of Science in Counseling and Psychological Services, is a Certified Essential Oils Coach, and is currently enrolled in a Chakra Therapist Certification program. virtual, free introduction to Elissa’s Essential Oils for Well-Being class

Essential Oils for Well-Being (Virtual)

$35

with Elissa Nauman, Westbrook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 13, 2021

Do you have the desire to learn about essential oils, or perhaps increase your knowledge about them if you already use them? This self-paced course will introduce you to everything you need to know to use essential oils for your personal enrichment, from the history of them to making your own ("DIY") roller blend and room spray. Classes will be posted to Google Classroom (or PDFs) every 2-3 weeks for the entire session, for 6 parts. Elissa Nauman is a health educator/coach and owner of Restoring Through Nature, LLC, where she guides clients to achieve their physical, emotional, and spiritual health goals with the support of essential oils. She has a Master of Science in Counseling and Psychological Services, is a Certified Essential Oils Coach, and is currently enrolled in a Chakra Therapist Certification program. Self-paced virtual class (Google Classroom or PDF’s), $35

Evening Indoor Walking Program

$14

with Tom Nash, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Sep 13, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Are you looking for a dry, safe, and well-lit place to walk? Join us for a healthy way to keep fit. A walking clinic will kick off the program providing information on techniques, proper stretching, goal setting, and record-keeping. Info night for new participants is Monday, 9/13 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM in the high school cafeteria. No need to attend if you have previously participated in the walking program. Families are welcome to walk from 3:00 - 8:00 PM after the intro night. The nominal fee covers the entire semester! Kids are free. No access 10/11, 11/2, 11/11, 11/24, & 11/25.

Instructor: Tom Nash
Info Night: Monday, 9/13, 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Mon - Thurs, 9/13 – 12/16, 3:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Windham High School - Hallways
Fee: $14 per adult

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