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Merrymeeting Adult Education

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster: Session VIII

with Leyza Toste


Discover five simple actions you can take before surgery to reduce anxiety, decrease pain and shorten post-surgery recovery time. Leyza will guide you in the mind-body techniques shown to enhance the healing process, developed by Peggy Huddleston. Take an active role in and enhance your healing as you prepare for, and go through, any type of minor or major surgery. These easy to learn, mind-body techniques will help you feel calmer before surgery, use less pain medication, and recover faster. This evidence-based approach to preparing for surgery is offered at a number of hospitals in the U.S., including two in Maine. Leyza trained with Peggy Huddleston and will guide you in mind-body techniques. While not necessary for the workshop, prior to surgery, you will need to get Ms. Huddleston’s relaxation CD set or MP3 (not required for class). This, as well as the Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster book or e-book (recommended reading), can be purchased at Ms. Huddleston's book and CD set are also available at a few local libraries. No discounts.  

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

  • Jun 23rd, 2021
    Wed for 1 week from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Online Class

For more info, call us at (207) 729-7323

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