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Southern Maine Writers' Group
with Gerard Bianco, South Portland Adult Education
Want to write fiction but don’t know how or where to begin? Want to take your writing to the next level? Fiction Writing Workshop is a hands-on writing class that is guaranteed to inspire your imagination and flame your creativity. This eight-week workshop offers a supportive environment and quality feedback for both beginners and advanced students. We’ll study the fundamentals of great fiction and learn the fictional elements that will transform good ideas into captivating stories. Get a group of friends together and enroll in this class for some fun nights out on a Tuesday night!
Instructor Gerard Bianco is an award-winning author. He holds an MFA in Writing. His short stories have appeared in numerous literary journals. His books are available on amazon.com.
with Liz Rodas, South Portland Adult Education
BRIDGE - WILTON
This class uses the duplicate format to help you find features for bidding and play that work well - and those that don’t. Those unfamiliar with duplicate play will receive instruction at the table and will feel like “pros” in minutes. This not an ACBL sanctioned game, Bring a friend for a fun card playing afternoon and make some new friends.
with ELYSE RUDNER, MSAD #37 Adult Education
The new yoga stream will be 8 weeks and each class will repeat the sequence of postures so that students have an opportunity to fine-tune each posture-flow-transition and learn the sequence to practice on one’s own, if desired. The instructor will offer modifications to make the practice accessible to a wide range of abilities. We will end each class with a blissful relaxation/savasana. Be ready to push your edge and develop confidence in your ability to move, grow, stretch and breathe to your heart’s content.
Students will need a yoga mat. Yoga blocks 3"x6"x9") suggested, but not required.
with Petra Prokopova, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
Pilates is the Western and modern mind-boby movement exercise method related to the Eastern and ancient tradition of yoga. Pilates emphasizes spinal health and teaches rolling/stacking movement of the spine. It promotes core muscle stability aiding greatly in the prevention of back injuries and each pilates workout provides full-range motion exercises to build full mobility of the joints. In a pilates workout, you get to hold a pose in the setup of an excercise for a few seconds and then you move in a flow for a few repetitions.
Please bring a thick exercise/yoga mat for adequate cushioning of the spine or other tender points.
Some individuals may need other supporting props; I will assess the need during the first class.
FIBER ARTS--Concentration on Knitting
with THEA LAMOUREUX, MSAD #37 Adult Education
This class is focused on Fiber Art techniques, with a concentration in Knitting We will be exploring different techniques for Knitting, pattern and chart reading, as well as exploration of patterns and materials. Any type of fiber art is welcome in class, and assistance will be provided. Please also use this class to help develop skills in any area you would like to explore in the fiber arts area. Let's build a our fiber community and get to making beautiful things!
with MICHAEL BURD, Franklin County Adult Education
In this very easy and gently guided class you will establish basic but essential skills that will help you feel more confident and effective at using technology to further your educational and career goals. We’ll learn how to create and manage email, basic documents, perform effective internet research and more. Bring your own computer or use ours.