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Stability Ball, Session IV

$30

with Liz Ostergaard

Calendar Apr 8, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Merrymeeting will not hold classes at its facility and all sites through April 27, due to COVID 19. This class has been postponed until we can choose a new start date. If you would like to sign up, we will be in touch with you about when the class will meet.

A strong body starts at the core. You’ve heard about it, you've seen it, now try it! This innovative workout uses a stability ball to help you burn calories, strengthen your core muscles, improve your balance, and tone your entire body. Class focuses on proper technique, all you need is a stability ball. Strudents bring their own, inflated ball to class. Make sure you use the proper size ball for your height.: 4’8”-5’3” use 55 cm, 5’4”-6’ use 65 cm, over 6’ use 75 cm. Bring an inflated ball to class.

Essential Oils: Magic in a Bottle

$32

with Cheri Murray

Calendar Apr 8, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Merrymeeting will not hold classes at its facility and all sites through April 27, due to COVID 19. This class has been postponed until we can choose a new start date. If you would like to sign up, we will be in touch with you about when the class will meet.

Essential oils can be used for a wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications and used as single essential oils or in a complex essential oil blend. Come and learn all about these magical liquids in a bottle. They do more than just smell good! No discounts.

Civilian Safety Awareness

$20

with Mike Mercer

Calendar Apr 14, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Merrymeeting will not hold classes at its facility and all sites through April 27, due to COVID 19. This class has been postponed until we can choose a new start date. If you would like to sign up, we will be in touch with you about when the class will meet.

Being violently attacked is 52 times more likely than experiencing a car accident, 229 times more likely than having your house catch fire and 1,000 times more likely than being in a plane crash. Numbers like these can be frightening, but the good news is that there are opportunities throughout your day to minimize threats to your safety. The Civilian Safety Awareness Program teaches you these precautions and helps you build habits that enhance your safety. Michael Mercer, founder/CEO of Michael Mercer Consulting LLC, is a retired police officer who spent nearly 30 years in law enforcement and crime prevention. You will be trained in verbal Judo, de-escalation techniques, and in the proper use of pepper spray. No discounts.

Kinesiology - The Art of Muscle Testing

$32

with Cheri Murray

Calendar Apr 15, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Kinesiology taps into the body to find, heal, or shift the root cause of the imbalance. Since emotions are held in the body, Kinesiology is a powerful modality to experience. Did you ever wish you had the answers? What if you knew for sure your intuition was right? Each of us has the ability; we just need to learn how to use it. Come and enjoy a fun and interactive evening of learning how to access your body's knowledge. No discounts.

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Trim & Tone Session II

$75

with Pamila Justice

Calendar Apr 28, 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 April 21 and 23.

Zumba with Barbara Session III

$60

with Barbara Johnson

Calendar Apr 29, 2020 at 5:45 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Zumba can best be described as an easy to follow Latin inspired, super fun dance party, where you will have so much fun you won't even notice you're getting exersice. This class will provide you with both cardiovascular and strengthening benefits and is literally for everyone, as intensity variations are taught throughout the class to fit individual needs. No experience is necessary for this uplitfting class!

Forest Bathing: May

$25

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar May 3, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE

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!

Nordic Walking

$30

with Barbara McGranahan

Calendar May 5, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Nordic Walking burns 20-40 percent more calories than regular walking, develops upper body strength, increases safety by adding upright stability, while reducing the impact on lower body weight-bearing joints. It improves mobility, enhances mood, and is a fun and social way to enjoy the outdoors year round. Nordic Walking is suitable for everyone from beginner to the active athlete. Please wear comfortable footwear and dress for outdoor weather. You may bring your own set of poles or rent a pair for 3 weeks for $9 from the instructor.





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