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Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Buxton, ME

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Zumba The Original Dance-Fitness Party-Monday

$80

with Barbara Kenney, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Feb 1, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

All participants in face-to-face classes must be wearing a mask upon entering our building, then sanitize hands and maintain social distancing. Thank you.

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Barbara’s classes are fun, and the steps are easy to follow. Music selections include both fast and slow rhythms to help tone and sculpt the body. Class feels more like a dance party than a workout. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! Note: We will be offering an additional night of Zumba on Thursday nights. Sign up for both classes and receive a $5 discount on each class. Price adjusted at checkout. No additional discounts. Class limit 10

About Barbara: Barbara has been a ballroom dancer and instructor for most of her adult life. She is also a licensed Zumba instructor certified to teach Zumba, Zumba Toning, and Zumba Gold. She just celebrated her 10-year Zumba anniversary. Barbara has been teaching Zumba classes at MSAD#6 since 2014.

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Book Club - via Zoom

Free

with Mary Lou Tracy, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Feb 1, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Join adult education’s long-running book club as we discuss a variety of books: contemporary and classic, fiction and non-fiction. For the first meeting on February 1, we’ll read Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. Bring three book suggestions for those early meetings so we can build a reading list for the spring. You must register with the adult ed office via our website.

About Mary Lou: In her career as a librarian, Mary Lou has worked in public, elementary, and high school settings. She always loved to read, so it seemed a natural fit to her to coordinate a book club. It’s been going strong for 23 years! Class meets every other Monday.

Power Yoga

$80

with Jillene Jones, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Feb 2, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

All participants in face-to-face classes must be wearing a mask upon entering our building, then sanitize hands and maintain social distancing. Thank you.

Blends Vinyasa & strength building yoga styles to increase functional flexibility, strengthen muscles and improve cardiovascular endurance through seated, standing & balancing poses, as well as cardio bursts & flowing sequences. All levels are welcome! Please bring a mat with you to class. Limit 10

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Tai Chi

$64

with Robert Mason, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Feb 3, 2021 at 11:15 am, runs for 8 weeks

All participants in face-to-face classes must be wearing a mask upon entering our building, then sanitize hands and maintain social distancing. Thank you.

Practice proper breathing techniques, relaxation movements and leg strengthening exercises that will improve your balance and agility and reduce stress. These relaxing, low impact meditation movements will help increase lung capacity and might even lower your blood pressure. Limit 10

About Bob: Bob began using Tai Chi 30 years ago when his doctor requested he do so for his health. It has greatly improved his high blood pressure, flexibility and breathing. He has taught Tai Chi for 12 years having learned from five different teachers, one master and four practitioners. Bob loves being able to help people to improve their health through Tai Chi.

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Healthcare & Medicare

$10

with Mark Morrison, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Feb 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
All participants in face-to-face classes must be wearing a mask upon entering our building, then sanitize hands and maintain social distancing. Thank you._x000D_ Health, wealth and a confident retirement (first half of class) offer tips and strategies to help bring retirement goals more within reach. We will go over how financial and physical health are intertwined, as well as offer ways to generate income throughout retirement. In the second half of the class, we’ll go over Medicare enrollment details and deadlines along with considerations managing health care options and costs in retirement. No discounts._x000D_ _x000D_ About Mark: As the son of two teachers, education is a priority for Mark. That is why he also volunteers as an instructor with many local adult education programs - teaching seminar courses on budgeting, personal and business finance, health care, retirement plans, social security, estate considerations, 401k's and IRAs.

Ballroom Dancing

$46

with Ben Taylor, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Feb 3, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

All participants in face-to-face classes must be wearing a mask upon entering our building, then sanitize hands and maintain social distancing. Thank you.

Do you have a special occasion coming up? Want to glide across the dance floor instead of tripping over two left feet? Learn the basic steps of the Waltz, Fox Trot, and Swing in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Studies show that this type of dancing may increase cognitive functions. So join us! Couples only. Must live in the same house. Class size limited to four couples.

About Ben: Ben has been dancing most of his adult life, either ballroom, square dancing or line dancing. He loves sharing his dance steps with dancers of all levels. One of his biggest joys is seeing the success of his students. He was a former owner of Maine Ballroom Dance in Portland. When not dancing he enjoys bowling and cars and being a DJ at parties and weddings.

Zumba The Original Dance-Fitness Party-Thursday

$80

with Barbara Kenney, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Feb 4, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

All participants in face-to-face classes must be wearing a mask upon entering our building, then sanitize hands and maintain social distancing. Thank you.

Note: This is the same class as Monday night, held on Thursday night as well. Sign up for both classes and receive a $5 discount on each class. Price adjusted at checkout. No additional discounts. Class limit 10

About Barbara: Barbara has been a ballroom dancer and instructor for most of her adult life. She is also a licensed Zumba instructor certified to teach Zumba, Zumba Toning, and Zumba Gold. She just celebrated her 10-year Zumba anniversary. Barbara has been teaching Zumba classes at MSAD#6 since 2014.

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After Dark Photos

$30

with Michael Leonard, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Feb 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

All participants in face-to-face classes must be wearing a mask upon entering our building, then sanitize hands and maintain social distancing. Thank you.

Many people put their cameras away once the sun sets, yet some amazing images can be made at night. Learn how you can make pictures after the sun sets and before the sun rises with your DSLR camera. Shooting the Milky Way, aurora and star trails will be discussed, as well as the equipment needed for nighttime photography. Please bring your camera and a tripod. Weather permitting we will demonstrate some of the techniques discussed. Each participant will receive a code for $25 toward Nations Photo Lab and also get a link to a free subscription to a photography magazine.

About Mike: Mike Leonard has been taking pictures for more than 40 years and among his favorite subjects to shoot are nighttime scenes including Lightning and Aurora, and in the daytime he likes shooting landscapes, seascapes, lighthouses and more. His work is frequently on covers of The Notes publication in Yarmouth, Maine, In the Maine Activities Guide, on the local CBS affiliate in weather casts and his work has also been featured in books, magazines, annual reports, brochures, textbooks and nationally on the Weather Channel.





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