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with Nikky Morris, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 15, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
2 additional sessions through Nov 24, 2020

Come dance and workout from the comfort of your home with Live Stream Zoom Classes. Zumba is a perfect for anybody and everybody. Easy to follow steps and non verbal cues, plus eally great and inspiring world music. It is so much fun you wont notice you are working out. Nikky Morris has been a Zumba Instructor for 12 years and the program brings her so much joy. Her class is fun, easy to follow and gets you moving to burn those calories. Even though the class is virtual you will feel like you are dancing with her!

Yoga for Fun and YOU! (Wednesday Session 1)


with Karen Dove, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 16, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

This class will be offered online using Zoom, as well as in-person.

Learn to listen to your body for what it wants and needs. Using Kripalu Yoga techniques, learn your own version of postures with modifications as needed. Yoga helps with stress relief; better breathing; increase in strength and flexibility; improved circulation; cardiovascular conditioning; inner peace and more. (All classes will be designed to meet the needs of Beginning yogis and Advanced Beginners practicing yoga). Drop ins welcome @ $10/class. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes.

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Yoga for Your Pelvic Floor (Thursday Session 1)


with Karen Dove, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 17, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class is being offered in-person and also online using Zoom.

Karen intergrates pelvic floor exercises into a yoga practice designed to strengthen, tone and increase flexibility of muscles of the pelvis, abdomen, low back, hips and thighs. The focus is on supporting overall pelvic floor health, and it can help prevent urinary incontinence. Men and women of all ages will benefit from a preventative program of pelvic exercises. (All classes will be designed to meet the needs of Beginning yogis and Advanced Beginners practicing yoga). Drop ins welcome @ $10/class. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes.  *No class on 11/26th.

Zumba Toning  - September Session
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Zumba Toning - September Session


with Karen Dube, Maranacook Adult Education

Zumba Toning  

Join Karen’s Zumba class from the comfort of your home!

Zumba Toning combines targeted body sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba moves to create a calorie-torching, strength training dance. Everyone will need a set of 1 to 3 (max) pound weights.

 Instructor: Karen Dube

6 Thursdays, 6-7 pm

Session 1: Begins September 17, 2020

Location: Online Live (Zoom)

Registration: $60 per Session

Zoom Haltha Yoga
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Zoom Haltha Yoga


with Kathyrn Jensen, RSU#12 Adult Education

This is the same as our six week Yoga class on Tuesday, except this is four weeks and on Saturday's. Come and enjoy Yoga on Saturday morning. Stretch your body and calm your mind with this online Yoga class. Please include your email address so you can be provided the zoom link by your instructor.
 Compassionate Integrity Training - Full Program
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Compassionate Integrity Training - Full Program


with Sheila Adkins, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Compassionate Integrity Training is a multi-part training program that cultivates basic human values as skills for the purpose of increasing individual, social, and environmental flourishing. By covering a range of skills, CIT focuses on building compassionate integrity : the ability to live one's life in accordance with one's values with a recognition of common humanity and our basic orientation to kindness and reciprocity.

Skills to practice : Calming body and mind, emotional awareness, relating to others, empathic concern, compassion, appreciating interdependence.

Class will be on Wednesdays, September 23rd - November 25th from 6 - 8 pm.

Farming with Native Plants
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Farming with Native Plants


with David Spahr, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

This class is about how you can grow and harvest edible native plants. David has been farming his land (and a nearby public plot) in Washington, Maine for many years, and his PowerPoint will show the native plants he farms with - such as wild highbush blueberries, American chestnut, Viburnums and dozens more - while he provides a discussion of the ecological implications.

Changing the World from the Inside Out
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Changing the World from the Inside Out


with Marty Soule, Maranacook Adult Education

Changing the World from the Inside Out

Daily Practices to Help Us Love Ourselves, Each Other, and Our Beautiful Planet as We Ride the Storms of Life

 We will explore teachings and practices to help us create ease and happiness in our daily lives. We will learn how mindfulness and meditation can help us move towards transforming suffering. We will also explore Engaged Practice – the importance of bringing our solidity & practice out into the world to take action. We will have some musical offerings. Different forms of meditation will be introduced, mostly based on the teachings of Zen master, poet, and social activist, Thich NhatHanh. Whether you are new to meditation or have practiced it before, all are welcome.

Guide: Marty Soule

6 Wednesdays, 6:30-8 pm

Begins: September 23, 2020

Time: Settle in at 6:15, class 6:30 – 8pm

Location: Online Live (Zoom)

Registration:  $10

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