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Online: Tai Chi with Robin

Free

with Robin Brooks

Calendar Jul 6, 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.

This class is offered through video conferencing and/or pre-recorded video, or a combination of the two. 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.

Online: Zumba with Kathy, Tues & Thurs

$75

with Kathy Lamothe

Calendar Jul 7, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 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.

This class is offered through video conferencing and/or pre-recorded video, or a combination of the two. 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.

 

Online July 13: Better Health Now - Diabetes

Free

with Jen Paquet

Calendar Jul 13, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Living Well with Diabetes was designed for people with type 2 diabetes to learn a variety of day-to-day self-management skills to actively manage their diabetes and increase their activity level. Topics such as testing your blood sugar, diabetes medications, stress management, activity level, treating low blood sugar, healthy eating and so much more! 

This class is offered through Zoom. 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.

Online July 14: Better Health Now / Chronic Pain

Free

with Jen Paquet

Calendar Jul 14, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This program is ideal for people who are experiencing a wide range of persistent pain conditions, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia and existing injuries or disabilities. Participants in this class learn practical tools to develop self-management skills, communicate about the pain they experience and creating action plans to set realistic, attainable goals.

Prior to class starting we'll mail you the participant tool kit which includes a book, booklet and companion pieces. Prior to class starting we'll mail you the participant tool kit which includes a book, booklet and companion pieces.

This class is offered in part through video conferencing platforms, like Zoom or Webex. Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. 

Merrymeeting will email information about accessing the class prior to its start date.   

 

Online July 15: Ongoing Health Conditions

Free

with Jen Paquet

Calendar Jul 15, 2020 at 3:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

You can now take the Living well for Better Health class at home for free. In this class we discuss tools and techniques to manage ongoing health conditions so that we feel better and can do more of the things we want. An ongoing health condition can be anything lasting longer than 3 months, such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, persistent pain, depression, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, or just about any other physical or mental health condition. Prior to class starting we'll mail you the participant tool kit which includes a book, booklet and companion pieces.

This class is offered in part through video conferencing platforms, like Zoom or Webex. Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. 

Merrymeeting will email information about accessing the class prior to its start date.   

 

 

Online July 18: CBD - Healing Without The High

$55

with Stacy Moore

Calendar Jul 18, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

The hemp plant is full of naturally-occurring cannabinoids that can help the body bring itself back into balance again. In this class you will explore how CBD interacts with the body, discover different extraction and delivery methods, and find out how to select the right product for you.

This class is offered through video conferencing and/or pre-recorded video, or a combination of the two. 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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