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Merrymeeting Adult Education

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Barre Session I


with Heather Bowman

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 6 am, runs for 6 weeks

Classes to be held at Bath Dance Works, 72 Front Street, 3rd Floor, Bath.  Barre combines ballet inspired moves with elements of Pilates, dance, yoga and strength training. Isometric movements working specific muscles lead to feeling the "barre burn." Set to a great playlist this class will help build lean muscle and target your core.

Continued Drawing B/W & Color Pencil January AM


with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

Join esteemed instructor Kathy Boldt as you further develop your drawing skills, working in black and white and color media. Learning the perception of color relationships demands a depth of experiencein seeing tones and you will soon find yourself becoming more and more skilled in thumbnails. You will develop your knowledge of color theory and advance the building of your find color perception. Materials discussed at first class - approximately $40-$45. 

Full Course

American Sign Language


with Martin Samelson

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Do you want to enhance communication with deaf and hard of hearing family, friends, and co-workers or pre-verbal children? Join Martin Samelson, college professor and job coach for the deaf, as he demonstrates the manual alphabet, fingerspelling, vocabulary, and sentence structure. Learn how to communicate without voice by the end of your first class. No textbook required. Handouts provided. Second session repeats material from the first.

Beekeeping, Fundamentals


with Josh Botting

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

The course will cover the what, why and how of beekeeping. Topics include but not limited to bee biology, equipment requirements and setup, seasonal management techniques, diseases, pest management, etc. The goal of this course is to develop a foundation for new beekeepers to be prepared to keep bees. No class on Feb. 18.

Captain Information Night Session I


with John E. Coffin

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in obtaining a USCG Captain’s License? Do you want to learn the differences between an OUPV Captain license and a Master 100GT license, and what is required for each? This informational session will answer these questions and others you may have about the two licenses. Also discussed will be the different methods of completing the course requirements (classroom, blended, or online), and the cost structure of each will be explained.This information session is free, but please register in advance, so the instructor knows how many will be attending.

Creative Digital Photography, Session I


with Dave Mention

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 3 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.

Yoga for Men, Session I


with Dennis Kimmage

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 5:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks
The benefits of yoga for men and women are similar: more flexibility, strength, and stress relief. But men are built differently and lose flexibility faster. The practice in this class recognizes men’s upper-body strength and promotes elasticity in tight areas for men like the shoulders, hips, and back. Bring a mat and dress in loose clothing.
Full Course

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.

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