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Chakras, Reiki, Energy Work? Get Your Questions Answered


with Mary Maverick

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the basics of your energetic body by exploring popular alternative therapies. Acupuncture, acupressure, therapeutic touch, polarity, Integrated Energy Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, CranioSacral Therapy, Color Therapy, and more. Bring your questions. You will leave with a good understanding of what these modalities are and what they can and cannot do for you. We will do some fun exercises and learn how to clear and balance your own energy centers. Enjoy the positive benefits of having clear and balanced energy. No discounts.

Zumba with Barbara Session I


with Barbara Johnson

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 5:45 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Zumba can best be described as an easy to follow, Latin-inspired dance party, where you will have so much fun you won't even notice you're exercising. This class will provide you with both cardiovascular and strengthening benefits and is literally for everyone, as intensity variations are taught throughout the class to fit individual needs. No experience is necessary for this uplifting class!

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Creative Digital Photography, Session II


with Dave Mention

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Unleash your digital photo creativity. Learn how to take control of your camera settings and get the effect you want. This class covers the basic settings of your camera: Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO sensitivity. Each week we will explore an aspect of digital photography, learning what camera settings to use to get the effect you want, and practice putting it all together. There will be hands-on practice of each technique, plus a chance to view your pictures and get constructive comments. Students are encouraged to complete a fun assignment each week. Prerequisites: Digital camera basics or the ability to change shooting modes from Auto to Manual or other creative modes, ability to upload photos to a website from your computer. NOTE: You must have a DSLR (with removable lenses), your camera manual, and a tripod for this class.

Microsoft Excel, Beginning


with Sarah Jueneman

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this class students learn Excel basics, entering and modifying data, navigating, moving, copying, formatting and printing. Students also learn to use formulas and functions. Come and learn tricks to make the program easier. Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge.

POUND Fitness, Bath Session I


with Heather Bowman

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Please note the location is different from what is listed in the Winter Spring 2020 catalog.  New location:  Universe Gym, 361 High Street, Bath. Become the music and release your inner rock star in an exhilarating, full body workout that combines cardio and strength training with yoga and Pilates inspired movements. Using lightly weighted drumsticks specifically designed for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an effective and fun way of working out! Please bring a mat. No class Feb. 19.

Registered Maine Guide


with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Future Registered Maine Guides with Recreation, Hunting, Fishing, Sea Kayaking, or Tidewater Fishing specialty choices, should take this weekly course that will have 2 all day outdoor skills sessions. Training will cover those topics needed for guiding and your oral and written examinations. Alice's Awesome Adventures, LLC is partnering with Merrymeeting to offer this Registered Maine Guide training course.

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Spoon Carving, Introduction


with Ken Wise

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this 3-week hands-on workshop, you will design and carve your own spoon or spatula. We will explore local Maine hardwoods and learn to carve and shape with hand tools. No experience required. All tools and materials provided. Materials fee of $15 included in the price of the course.

Full Course

Yang Family Tai Chi Kung


with Diane Doiron

Calendar Jan 23, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks
This is an introductory course for Yang Style Taijiquan (tai chi) which is one of the most widely practiced styles in the world. Tai Chi Kung is a 10 movement form designed by the lineage holder of Yang Family Tai Chi, Master Yang Jun. The Yang style is known for its circular movements practiced in a slow even pace. We will do a variety of warm-ups to help with blood flow, flexibility, balance, and strength. You will also learn the 10 Essential Principles of Taijiquan. If you would like to wear shoes please bring a pair that you have not worn outside.

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