Your browser is not optimized for viewing this website.

More information »

Merrymeeting Adult Education

Fitness & Wellness

in By Subject

Yoga for Men, Session II


with Dennis Kimmage

Calendar Apr 1, 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.

Living Well with Diabetes


with Jen Paquet

Calendar Apr 2, 2020 at 10 am, 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! No class April 23.

Absolute Beginner Yoga Session II


with Ann Kimmage

Calendar Apr 2, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

You’re tempted and would like the chance to give yoga a try but aren’t sure where to start. These gentle poses and helpful modifications are perfect for beginners and those who are new to yoga and might lack flexibility. Enliven, de-stress, and maintain a healthy body with yoga and mindfulness techniques taught by an experienced, certified yoga and stress management instructor.

Yoga with Ann, Session II


with Ann Kimmage

Calendar Apr 2, 2020 at 5:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Stretch, flex, breathe and relax for optimum well-being. Yoga is a wonderful way to re-balance and feel grounded. Join this class with an experienced instructor who brings out the joy of yoga and tailors yoga to your individual needs.

Zumba with Kathy, Thursday Session III


with Kathy Lamothe

Calendar Apr 2, 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.

Gentle Beginner Yoga, Session II


with Amanda Kibbe-Wark

Calendar Apr 3, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks
Yoga can help you feel better in your body by reducing stress, and improving strength, flexibility, and balance. This slow-flowing, gentle yoga class teaches two poses each week to explore in greater detail and offers yogic breathing and relaxation for stress reduction. Modifications are offered so you can feel your best in each pose. Wear comfortable clothing that allows movement and bring an extra layer. Bring a yoga mat, if you have one. All levels welcome, no prior experience necessary. Questions? Contact Certified Pranakriya Yoga Teacher Amanda Kibbe-Wark at

Healing Without The High: Using CBD In Your Everyday Wellness Routine


with Stacy Moore

Calendar Apr 4, 2020 at 1 pm, 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. You’ll also create a personalized blend of essential oils and CBD for a therapeutic roll-on to take home with you and enjoy CBD infused treats while you learn. No discounts.

Forest Bathing: April


with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Apr 5, 2020 at 1 pm, 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!

Forgot password?