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Indoor/Outdoor Fitness Walking (Tu/Th)


with Kathy Nyborg, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 18 weeks

Want to stay active? Get into a walking routine! Join Kathy at the Sorrento-Sullivan Recreation Center for an hour of indoor/outdoor walking depending on the weather. You can saunter, power walk or speed walk. Whatever your pace you can do it safely. Just drop in.

Tai Chi Essentials


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

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 20, 2020 at 1:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Nov 24, 2020
Relieve stress, increase flexibility and improve your balance. Develop awareness of your internal energy. Deepen and strengthen your awareness in each session you take. Class structure will be 30 minutes of seated instruction and 15 minutes of Q&A. Wear comfortable clothing. No previous Tai Chi experience required.
Beginner Tennis for Adults Messalonskee F20
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Beginner Tennis for Adults Messalonskee F20


with Caroline Mathes, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Try TENNIS as part of your fitness routine. It is a fun, social sport that you can do for a lifetime. You will learn the forehand, backhand, serve, volley, and overhead strokes in a fun and supportive environment. Great for friends or join and make new friends. Bring tennis rackets and ball/s and wear appropriate footwear. Storm dates of Oct. 6 and 8. Limit 8 students.


Compassionate Integrity Training - Series 1
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Compassionate Integrity Training - Series 1


with Sheila Adkins, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

The first step toward improving relationships is developing an increased level of personal well-being. A greater degree of inner calm, self control and emotional intelligence helps provide a firm foundation to build social skills. In CIT, we call this process of of self-consciously working to increase these types of skills "Self Cultivation".

Class will be held Tuesdays September 15th - October 6th from 6 - 8 pm.

Yoga on the Lawn
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Yoga on the Lawn


with Carin Sarzynski, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Join us for a new outdoor Yoga class series this fall right on the lawn at the back entrance to Adult Education. Classes will be gently guided and include an opportunity to connect to both nature and your breath through centering, movement in a variety of asanas that are easy for beginners or seasoned yogis to find their own flow and also time for relaxation. *Classes are held weather- permitting and a rain date is on the schedule.Please bring your own mat, water and any props that you may need. This class will not include partner or group poses and mats will be spaced in a way that encourages community but respects social distancing. If you have any questions, please reach out to Carin directly. Carin Sarzynski has been teaching Kripalu yoga with Adult Education since 2012. She is certified to teach children, teens and adults, as well as Let Your Yoga Dance.Four Tuesday sessions, September 15-October 6 with a rain date of Tuesday Oct 13. 


 Course Fee: $50

ZOOM Zumba!!
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ZOOM Zumba!!


with Becca Douin, RSU#12 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks
Stuck at home, missing the Gym ? Do you need a fun way to burn off steam and exercise at the same time? Want to see others while social distancing? Then join me for a Virtual Zumba class. Classes will be on the Zoom platform, so you can do it anywhere. We have two different sessions, Tuesday or Thursday or sign up for both. Classes might look different, but it is still Zumba. You must provide your email when registering for class so you can receive the link.
Character Through Karate
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Character Through Karate


with Kevin Webb, Maranacook Adult Education


The Martial Arts Institute would like to introduce a new class series called... 

"Character through Karate"

The first of the series will focus on GOAL SETTING.

Goal setting is not just about starting from one place to get to another.  It is about the process in between."Goal Setting in Karate" is a class designed for all ages and abilities who wish to learn karate through an intentional step by step process. Goal setting application and strategies will be taught as well as how they can be translated into real life scenarios. 

You are never too old or too young to set goals for yourself. You are never too old or too young to try something new! Come join us, invite your friends and family.  This is a new class designed for you!

This class is for beginner practitioners. All ages and abilities encouraged. Families encouraged!

The Character Education program at the Martial Arts Institute was developed in partnership with Dr. Ron Fish, psychologist and martial arts practitioner. The goal of the program is to demonstrate and articulate how traditional martial arts training can enhance and improve the quality of life of the student both inside and outside of the dojo.  Whether it is for self improvement, our daily interactions with other people or how to handle different life situations, each component of the program is specifically geared to correlate and transform the benefits of traditional martial arts training with every-day life.

This class is Zoom capable in the event large gatherings are not permitted. 

Instructor: Sensei Kevin Webb

3 Tuesdays, 6:30-7:15 pm

Begins: September 15, 2020

Location:  Martial Arts Institute, 23 Leighton Rd, Augusta

Registration: $30


Developing Intuitive Abilities to Navigate our Stressful World


with Maia Rizzi, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Class is scheduled to meet in person but if circumstances change, you will be notified and sent a link to attend virtually using Zoom meetings online. Our western culture emphasizes rationality and logic without acknowledging the existence and proven validity of INTUITION (gut feelings). Consequently, when making life decisions, we get caught up in our heads, which can cause considerable mistakes to be made. Learning to develop your intuition (a force inherent in us all) for guidance will change your world by enhancing your trust and sense of security. Maia Rizzi is a Clinical Hypnotherapist.

3 Tuesday Sessions

Sept. 15-29, 6:30-8 pm

Course Fee: $36

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