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Merrymeeting Adult Education



Our Classes

The Vision of Spring Forest QiGong: “A Healer in Every Home and a World Without Pain and Suffering" Master Chunyi Lin (founder of SF Qigong)

$120

with Diane Doiron

Calendar Sep 24, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 12 weeks
Spring Forest Qigong includes slow gentle movements, qigong breathing and focused concentration. With consistent practice you will discover your natural ability to heal and protect yourself. We will be practicing the Level 1 active exercises. All of the movements of this form are designed to help you remove energy blockages, which are the root cause of illness, in multiple ways. These movements can be done sitting or standing. Relax, unwind, and reconnect all while improving your balance. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

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Water Media Directed Study

$100

with Linda Murray

Calendar Sep 25, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

Have you worked in either watercolor or acrylics and would like direction or help with a subject or technique? This class is not for beginners. Students will work on their own projects in either medium. Each class will begin with an open critique discussion about issues each artist is having with their work. There will be an emphasis on composition, color theory and other design considerations. In addition, there will be demonstrations of various watercolor and acrylic techniques such as Decalcomania and blending using acrylic paints. Students are responsible for their own materials. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

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Creating a New World with Abstract Art
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Creating a New World with Abstract Art

$75

with Matt Tanzi

Have you ever dreamed of making art that goes beyond the lighthouse or bowl of fruit? Unleash the power of your imagination! Let's take the idea of reality and transform it into new and compelling ways… resulting in the creation of unique abstract art. Materials are open for participants to choose. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

The Art of Writing Horror

$76

with Laurie Notch

Calendar Sep 26, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

Poe, King, Shelley, Jackson... just a few names of successful writers who made their mark in horror. In this course will aspire to build our own monster stories by learning the tricks and treats of horror writing. A harrowing creative writing experiment for the Halloween season. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

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Artists' Open Studio with Matt
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Artists' Open Studio with Matt

$150

with Matt Tanzi

Missing the social gatherings that came with the art studio? Come on in! In this group we will come together as artists in an open studio format. Everybody is welcome, from beginners to professionals. Will you bring your favorite set of paints? Or perhaps a new medium you’d like to learn? Maybe you even have some artwork you’d like critiqued? It’s all fair game! Let’s see what we can teach each other (safely from home, of course!) This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Photos App for iPhone/iPad

$32

with Jill Spencer

Calendar Sep 28, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

The photos app on iPhones and iPads is extremely versatile. iOS13 has added additional editing options that are fun to explore. Also, the Photos app allows you to create albums and special projects, such as slide shows and photo books. No discounts. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Meditation/Stress Relief Session I
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Meditation/Stress Relief Session I

$45

with Ann Kimmage

Have you wondered what meditation is all about? This beginning class will explain meditation and its benefits and teach you how to establish your own practice. In addition to meditation and breathing techniques, you will be introduced to practical skills for managing and reducing stress. Please have a cushion on hand for the meditation. Ann Kimmage is a certified, experienced yoga and stress management instructor. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Yoga with Dennis Session I

$45

with Dennis Kimmage

Calendar Sep 28, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Yoga helps make you more flexible, stronger, and relaxed. Dennis’ classes are for women and men who enjoy simple, safe, and doable yoga postures for a healthier body and positive outlook on life. Give yoga a chance, and discover how good it makes the body and soul feel. Have a mat handy and dress in loose clothing. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

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