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Our Classes

Forest Bathing: February

$25

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Feb 2, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Forest Bathing is also known as the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, being outdoors and discovering the beauty of nature in a mindful slow way to promote healing, reduced blood pressure and heart rate. Join a Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide once a month for these easy short walks with stops for quiet guided meditation and awareness sessions. A closing tea ceremony will be held. The forest is calling you to heal yourself!

Forest Bathing: All Five Sessions

$100

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Feb 2, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Forest Bathing is also known as the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, being outdoors and discovering the beauty of nature in a mindful slow way to promote healing, reduced blood pressure and heart rate. Join a Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide once a month for these easy short walks with stops for quiet guided meditation and awareness sessions. A closing tea ceremony will be held. The forest is calling you to heal yourself! Class dates are Feb. 2, March 1, April 5, May 3 and June 7. Febrauary 2 class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon.

Zumba with Kathy, Tuesday Session II

$60

with Kathy Lamothe

Calendar Feb 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Zumba is a Latin-inspired, dance fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements, creating a dynamic, exciting, exhilarating and effective fitness system designed for everyone. A Zumba class creates a party-like atmosphere that provides a non-intimidating opportunity for non dancers, new exercisers, or those previously hesitant to participate in group classes.

Backyard Chickens, Introduction

$15

with Tori Jackson

Calendar Feb 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

It’s time to experience the joy of going out to the coop to collect fresh eggs for your morning’s breakfast and knowing those eggs came from your own birds. Chickens are fun, chickens are comedians, and with care can give you eggs for years. University of Maine Cooperative Extension Professor Tori Lee Jackson will present some of the best practices for housing, selecting breeds, and caring for chickens in your backyard in time for a spring start with your new flock. No discounts.

Trim & Tone Session I

$75

with Pamila Justice

Calendar Feb 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks
This 60-minute, energetic, fun-filled cardio fitness class features a fusion of easy to follow dance based moves, resistance training, yoga, and kickboxing, all choreographed to popular music! The class is designed for all fitness levels with safe and effective moves to give a total body workout! Students should bring a mat and weights. No class Feb. 18.

Sourdough Bread Baking

$40

with Harold Roberts

Calendar Feb 4, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you love the smell of bread fresh from the over? Sourdough bread is simple, healthy, and easy to make. Join Harold and learn how, in one evening, you will have hands-on experience making and baking sourdough bread. You will go home with bread and sourdough starter to make your own bread. Bring a jar for your sourdough. $10 material fee included. No discounts.

Tai Chi with Robin, Session I

$62

with Robin Brooks

Calendar Feb 5, 2020 at 5:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn the Vitality Method and the fundamentals of tai chi to cultivate your energy, or Qi, and generate more well-being. We will explore the Three Treasures of posture, mind focus, and breath awareness throughout our practice. Robin's classes are fun and inclusive. All are welcome, from experienced to beginners. No class March 18.

Zumba with Kathy, Thursday Session II

$60

with Kathy Lamothe

Calendar Feb 6, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Zumba is a Latin-inspired, dance fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements, creating a dynamic, exciting, exhilarating and effective fitness system designed for everyone. A Zumba class creates a party-like atmosphere that provides a non-intimidating opportunity for non dancers, new exercisers, or those previously hesitant to participate in group classes.





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