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Challenging Negative Attitudes
with Benefits and Beyond LLC, Merrymeeting Adult Education
Take Control of Pessimistic Perspectives and Stressful Situations. Learn to adjust your own attitude, handle negative situations and people, compare pessimism and optimism, cope with negativity from change and challenge negative organizational norms. Optional Book $50. Workshop taught by Eric Schroeder, who has been in sales, real estate and masonry heat for nearly 20 years. He has partnered with Benefits & Beyond to help other professionals in our community with their personal growth and development. Eric lives with his doting wife and energetic daughter in Bowdoin, Maine. When he's not playing with fire (masonry heaters), Eric likes lifting weights and putting them back down, helping people buy and sell real estate, traveling, taking part in church life, and drinking coffee with old and new friends. Virtual option available.
Migraine & Headache Relief Workshop
with Jade Nelson, Central Lincoln County Adult Education
Build your self-care approach and add new tools to your toolbox for dealing with migraines and headaches. During our time together. We will cover prevention tips, and learn a few home remedies, and trigger points to help with relief. Discuss the benefits of heat/ice, and practice a combination of stretches and massage techniques to release tension and increase blood flow to the head and neck.
Eating with Diabetes
with Monica Moore, Kittery Adult Education
Monica Moore MS, RD, LD
Eating with diabetes can be confusing but you don't have to cut out all your favorite foods! In this session, learn how to count carbohydrates, better food choices to pick for diabetes, basic blood sugar control tips, portion control, label reading, and Q&A with the Registered Dietitian at the end.
Hampden - Yogalates Session 1
with Michelle Spencer, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership
Yogalates - Hampden Academy
Michelle Spencer, Holistic Health Provider
"This fun and dynamic class offers strength, mobility, and balance for all fitness levels. Modifications can be made as well as additional advanced H - postures for a full body workout. A Yoga-Pilates fusion class that includes a warm-up, standing and mat exercises, breathing and ends with relaxation. Please bring your own mat if you would like to get down on the floor. Props and accessories are provided by the instructor." This is a 6 week long class.
Session 1: Thursdays, October 19 - Decewmber 7 ( No Class 11/9 or 11/23
6 - 7 pm
Course fee: $65
Movement With Mary 4 Week Session
with Mary Kalel, Spruce Mountain Adult Education
This is a 4 week fitness class designed for ages 55+ adults who want to maintain and improve their balance and stability along with their flexibility and mobility.
Class starts Thursday October 19th from 6pm-7pm.
Neck and Shoulders Workshop
with NANCY COTTY, Noble Adult & Community Education
Have tension in your neck and shoulders? This workshop will offer you some poses and exercises that will help to relieve some of your tension and will teach you many techniques that can be used at home or work to reduce pain and tension. These skills and poses can be repeated daily. All levels are welcome.
Equipment will be provided for you. Information learned through yoga classes and workshops should not be considered a substitute for medical advice.
Ferment This! Kombucha
with Emma Holder, Portland Adult Education
You could buy a $4 bottle of kombucha, or you could make your own for pennies. It's simply sweetened black or green tea with a culture added and allowed to ferment. We''ll make both a primary and a secondary ferment with your favorite fruit/juice (yum! Blueberry kombucha!) Some fascinating history, some microbiology, troubleshooting, the right glassware and what the heck is a SCOBY? (It's provided). Instructor Emma Holder, Masters in Micro/Immuno, McGill '93. FMI: emmaholder.com/fermentation
FERMENT THIS! - KOMBUCHA
with Emma Holder, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
You could buy a $4 bottle of kombucha, or you could make your own for pennies. It's simply sweetened black or green tea with a culture added and allowed to ferment. We'll make both a primary and a secondary ferment with your favorite fruit/juice (yum! Blueberry kombucha!). Learn some fascinating history, some microbiology, troubleshooting, the right glassware, and what the heck a SCOBY is. Easy, economical, and delicious! Zoom link and materials list will be provided upon registration. Registration closes October 12 to ensure participants get all needed information and supplies including the scoby from the instructor. FMI, contact Emma via her site at emmaholder.com/fermentation