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Decoding the Teenage Brain
with Emily DaSilva, Windham/Raymond Adult Education
Understanding the science on positive brain development and the experiences that put young people at risk.
Instructor: Emily DaSilva, Substance Use Prevention Specialist/The Opportunity Alliance
Wednesday, January 22nd, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Windham High School - Room 129
Mindful Eating Series
with Jennifer Harry, Ellsworth Adult Education
Note: Change in Schedule Explore the intersection of mindfulness, eating behaviors and our relationship to food. Learn about the physical, emotional, and environmental factors that can influence food decisions and eating patterns by exploring the seven types of hunger with the goal of increasing our awareness and learning how we can use mindfulness to help us establish a new, more balanced relationship with food. In addition, learn the science behind willpower and learn strategies for increasing self-regulation and resisting temptation. Finally, we will focus on how food impacts our body and how to make tiny, yet powerful, tweaks to our diet that can increase our overall well-being. Makeup class, if needed, 02/26/20.
Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts
with Fred Diehl, York Adult Education
Body Blast 1/22
with Darcy Kent, Sanford Community Adult Education
Did you make a resolution to get healthier or fitter this year?? Here’s a great way to kick it off! Body Blast is a fun, energetic mix of hi-lo aerobics and floor work to burn fat and tone your body. Bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water to stay hydrated! Be prepared to s-w-e-a-t!! No class 2/19.
Nature Yoga for Kids NEW!
with Nicole Danielson, Maranacook Adult Education
While focusing on a different winter nature theme each week, we will incorporate children’s yoga poses, fun songs, and centering breath work, to bring a sense of peace, serenity, and calmness to our winter bodies. We will supplement our yoga practice with a short nature lesson and activity, story, and/or craft . Yoga mats are provided.
For kids ages 3 - 5, with a participating adult.
Instructor: Nicole Danielson
6 Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 pm
Begins: January 23, 2020
Location: Maple Tree School, 12 Church Rd, Readfield
Piloxing 1 "B"
with Sarah Cummings, Lewiston Adult Education
Piloxing is a mix between pilates and boxing but no prior boxing, pilates experience is required. Come dressed in workout clothes or loose clothing. Workouts can be done in bare feet, socks, or shoes if preferred. Please bring a yoga mat, towel, and water. The class will take place at Montello Elementary School on 407 East Avenue Lewiston.
with Jenna Chase, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education
Start the morning with some movement! Sunrise Circuit is great for all levels of fitness. This circuit style class will work your total body. Get your heart pumping, increase your strength and work on your core during this 45 minute class. All exercises will have a modification and a progression so you can make the most of your morning!
* No class 2/21, 4/17, 4/24*
Please bring a mat and hand weights