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Merrymeeting Adult Education

Our Classes

Tai Chi for Balance


with Diane Doiron

Calendar Jan 23, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Looking for better balance and coordination while walking? The first part of each class will be dedicated to using tai chi movements in a specific way to improve your balance, functional walking, coordination, range of motion, and leg strength. Then we will practice the 9 Phases of Chi, which is a powerful approach to strengthening your body while enhancing your nervous system, releasing unhealthy thought patterns and emotional blockages and discovering the true essence of your spirit. Experience the pure joy and freedom of stress relief, increased energy and vitality, inner peace and pain relief. The 9 Phases of Chi can be practiced while seated if need be. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring some water to drink.

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Absolute Beginner Yoga Session I


with Ann Kimmage

Calendar Jan 23, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

You’re tempted and would like the chance to give yoga a try but aren’t sure where to start. These gentle poses and helpful modifications are perfect for beginners and those who are new to yoga and might lack flexibility. Enliven, de-stress, and maintain a healthy body with yoga and mindfulness techniques taught by an experienced, certified yoga and stress management instructor.

Yoga with Ann, Session I


with Ann Kimmage

Calendar Jan 23, 2020 at 5:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Stretch, flex, breathe and relax for optimum well-being. Yoga is a wonderful way to re-balance and feel grounded. Join this class with an experienced instructor who brings out the joy of yoga and tailors yoga to your individual needs. No Class Feb. 6.

DeGoogle your Life


with Harold Roberts

Calendar Jan 23, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you really want to give up all your data and privacy to Google? Can you when you rely so much on all their apps and services? In this class we will discuss the many privacy respecting apps that are as good or better than Googles's. Find out all about them.

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Euro-Leather Bracelet


with Art Night Out

Make an ultra-hip Euro Leather bracelet with a huge selection in colors, textures, finishes and clasps. Learn how to incorporate different colors and symbols into your bracelet for a personalized piece of stunning jewelry. Materials to make one basic bracelet with one charm included. No discounts.

In the Dough, In the Know


with Deb Arter

Calendar Jan 23, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Who can resist the smell of fresh bread baking? We will learn how to mix, knead, proof and shape basic yeast dough. Participants will learn how to create cloverleaf rolls, butter crescents, cinnamon swirls, tea rings and whole-wheat rolls as well as an economical savory braid that comes together quickly. Various yeast bread recipes will be shared and discussed. Each student will go home with a basket of yummy warm samples. Bring an apron, rolling pin, cutting board and a plastic tub to fill and take home. Winter in Maine is made for an activity like this! $10 material fee included in price of class. No discounts.

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Calendar Jan 24, 2020


Gentle Beginner Yoga, Session I


with Amanda Kibbe-Wark

Calendar Jan 24, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Yoga can help you feel better in your body by reducing stress, and improving strength, flexibility, and balance. This slow-flowing, gentle yoga class teaches two poses each week to explore in greater detail and offers yogic breathing and relaxation for stress reduction. Modifications are offered so you can feel your best in each pose. Wear comfortable clothing that allows movement and bring an extra layer. Bring a yoga mat, if you have one. All levels welcome, no prior experience necessary. Questions? Contact Certified Pranakriya Yoga Teacher Amanda Kibbe-Wark at No class Feb. 21.

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