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Strong Bones

$66

with Mary Schwoerer

Calendar Current session started Apr 2, 2024 at 9 am
1 additional session on May 2, 2024

Are YOU ready to build bone density, improve strength, balance & agility? This class is your answer to a total-body/ mind workout for osteoporosis and osteopenia. Includes: weekly tips on Nutritional needs for Strong Bones, recipes that include delicious ways to get & absorb nutrients, exercises that include weight training, balance & agility and bone breathing exercises. Suggested items for class: 1, 2 OR 3 lb. weights (or any combination), resistance bands, bootie bands, chair & water bottle. Mary holds a M.Ed. and is Bone Builders Certified. This is a virtual class over Zoom.

Tuesday & Thursday, 9-9:40 am

Registration Fee: $66, for 1 month

Somatic Breathwork Journey

$40

with Hannah Schwoerer

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 23, 2024 at 5:30 pm

SomatIQ Breathwork™ is an embodiment experience. It takes you out of your thinking mind and into your body’s electrical network. It lets you release unneeded energy within this network caused by repeating thoughts, feelings, and old narratives by discharging it out through your body. Somatic Breathwork™, employs circular connected breathing coupled with rhythmic music to produce a cathartic emotional release. Hannah is a holistic life coach, certified SomatIQ Breathwork & reiki practitioner who specializes in nervous system regulation and cycle alignment. Empowering souls on their journey to rediscovering their power within. If you have, please bring Yoga mats/blankets / bolsters.

Understanding the Maine Death with Dignity Act

Free

with Valerie Lovelace

Calendar Next session starts May 2, 2024 at 6:30 pm

Valerie Lovelace, Executive Director, Maine Death with Dignity

There is still a lot of misunderstanding and misinformation about Maine’s compassionate end-of-life care option. Many providers and patients in Maine are still not familiar with Maine’s Death with Dignity Act. In effect since September 2019, the law permits physicians to practice medical aid-in-dying under specific circumstances. Join this class to get fact-based information and all the details you need to know about Maine’s law, how to have the conversation with your physician, and how to qualify for the law or support your loved one who maybe qualifying. This class is offered virtual over ZOOM, you will be sent a link prior to class.

Class size limited to 15.

Thursday, May 2, 6:30pm

Registration Fee: Free

Full Course

What is Your Plan for Long Term Care?

$16

with Kerry Peabody

Calendar Next available session starts May 16, 2024 at 6 pm

Learn what LTC services are, how they work and how much they cost. We will also discuss Medicare & Medicaid, and how they will, or won't, pay for care versus several different ways you can pay privately, with a close look at how long term care insurance works.

Thursday, March 28 or May 16, 6-8 p.m.

 

Behavior Health Professional Training

Free

with Woodfords Family Services

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR CLASS ANYTIME DURING THE SEMESTER!

REGISTER ANYTIME!

Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families. The need in our area is great!

We are excited to connect our adult education community with this wonderful ONLINE training program. This online training is Free. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies and the school districts.  

The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace. You will complete 12 online modules then 3, 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training. 

Once the modules are completed, participants that do not already possess CPR certification will be required to complete either in-person or blended Child & Adult CPR/FA training. You can take CPR through Adult Education or Woodfords Services. 

The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours. Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalency upon completion of the course may register.

 

Certificate in Meditation
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Certificate in Meditation

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with ed 2go

To register for this class or for more details visit: https://www.ed2go.com/kae/online-courses/meditation-certificate-program/

Although there are many ways to meditate and many different forms of meditation, they all share the characteristic of intentionally training a person's attention and concentration. Meditation practices are used by diverse cultures, are rooted in the traditions of the great religions, and have been practiced for thousands of years to promote healing. Evidence of meditation's health effects has been well documented: the practice offers improvement in the symptoms of various disease conditions in addition to the experience of a deeper spiritual connection.

The outcome of this certificate is for the learner to describe the types and practices of meditation, specific health effects, and the practice of mindfulness meditation. (8 contact hours)





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