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Maine Adult Education

Portland Adult Education

Portland, ME


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3d Ink Explosion


with Tara Finlay, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 27, 2019 at 11:30 am, runs for 1 week

Search "Resin Petri" on Google and you will find numerous examples of what can be done with resin and alcohol inks. Students will learn about 2 part epoxy resin and alcohol inks and explore what happens when you combine the two in a frame. All materials provided. Materials fee of $30 paid to the instructor the day of the class.

Achieve Ideal Weight With Hypnosis


with Hugh Sadlier, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 22, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Hypnosis can help you on your journey to healthy eating and living and achieving your ideal weight. You will release the influence of experiences and messages that caused the weight gain and replace it with positive outcomes. The repetition of the new you becomes your reality. Look forward to hypnosis in each class. Bring a cushion or mat.

Acrylic Pour II - Swipes


with Tara Finlay, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jun 8, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

In this follow up to the beginner class, students will learn how to do swipe techniques with acrylic pour painting such as the ocean wave, the feather, swipes using palette knives and other tools. You do not need to have taken the beginner class to participate in this class.

After The Paycheck Stops: Retirement Income Primer


with Seth Cheikin, Portland Adult Education

Calendar May 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
This class is designed for people who are thinking about retiring or have retired recently. Students will learn ideas to help build a reasonable and sustainable strategy for managing income and expenses during retirement, utilizing the framework of Plan for the Expected, Prepare for the Unexpected and Position the Portfolio for Both.

Ballroom Dancing For Couples, Wedding Party Mix


with Patty Medina, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks
This class introduces couples to basic ballroom dance skills that will help them enjoy a night out, or prepare them for special events such as weddings, anniversaries, or social gatherings. The class also helps boost a student’s confidence by teaching them to look great while dancing to styles such as waltz, foxtrot, cha-cha, rumba, and merengue. Requirement: A dancing partner. Class payment is per person.

Comedy Writing Class


with Ian Stuart, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Does everybody tell you that you are funny? In this course, students will focus on the techniques and science of comedic writing. Taught by a professional comedian, you will learn how to write one-liner jokes, how to write comedic stories and how to write monologues. This course is for people interested in Stand Up Comedy, Late-Night writing and anyone interested in including comedy in their writing.

Cuban Salsa Beginners


with Anna Golendukhina, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
In this class, students will learn the basics of the Salsa footwork and some simple, fun moves that will get you out on the dance floor. You will learn how to connect with any partner, and build confidence dancing to different styles and tempos of music. Students will be introduced to the famous Salsa Rueda. No dance partner needed.

Expanding Your Social Circle


with Angie Bryan, Portland Adult Education

Calendar May 11, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
Do you find it harder to make friends as you get older? This workshop, taught by someone who relocated every few years for 26 years, will help both extroverts and introverts reframe how you think about connecting with strangers and will provide you with a variety of strategies to widen your group of friends. Particularly useful for people who are going through a transition such as retirement, becoming a caregiver for an elderly parent in a different city, becoming an empty nester, divorce, or significant lifestyle changes.

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