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Just A Taste of Hatha Yoga (Session 2)

$13

with Hannah Horecka

Calendar Sep 26, 2018 at 6:15 am, runs for 1 week

Have you wanted to try yoga, but didn’t want to commit to a full session? Want to make sure the teacher is right for you before committing? Come in for one class to get just a taste of Hatha yoga and Hannah’s teaching style. This Hatha Yoga class will focus on building strength, awareness and flexibility through postures and proper body alignment. Props are used to allow everyone to experience the benefits of a yoga asana (posture) practice. Class is appropriate for all levels of students. Hannah Horecka was trained in Hatha Vinyasa Yoga at ShivaShakti School of Yoga in Camden, Maine. She has been practicing yoga for over 13 years and owns Quiet Strength Yoga Studio in Ellsworth. Her teachings are focused on proper alignment and body mechanics to heal and strengthen every body.

 

Just A Taste of Hatha Yoga (Session 3)

$13

with Hannah Horecka

Calendar Sep 26, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you wanted to try yoga, but didn’t want to commit to a full session? Want to make sure the teacher is right for you before committing? Come in for one class to get just a taste of Hatha yoga and Hannah’s teaching style. This Hatha Yoga class will focus on building strength, awareness and flexibility through postures and proper body alignment. Props are used to allow everyone to experience the benefits of a yoga asana (posture) practice. Class is appropriate for all levels of students. Hannah Horecka was trained in Hatha Vinyasa Yoga at ShivaShakti School of Yoga in Camden, Maine. She has been practicing yoga for over 13 years and owns Quiet Strength Yoga Studio in Ellsworth. Her teachings are focused on proper alignment and body mechanics to heal and strengthen every body.

 

Learn to Read Music! (Part 1)

$50

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Revised Schedule  Are you a musician or music lover who wants to have a deeper understanding of music? Is your inability to read music holding you back from your full potential? Instructor Daniel Conte will take the mystery out of all those dots and lines, and lead you to a complete understanding of music notation and how it works. No musical ability or experience is necessary! Makeup class (if needed) 11/01/18.

Daniel Conte has been involved in music since learning to play the tuba in 4th grade. He is a singer, composer, pianist, and conductor. He believes most people have a lot more ability than they think and enjoys helping them realize it.

Part 2 will be offered in our Winter/Spring session.

 

 

Learn to Read Music! (Part 2)
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Learn to Read Music! (Part 2)

$50

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Nov 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This class will now be offered in our Winter/Spring session.

A continuation of Learn to Read Music! (Part 1). 

Prerequisite: Learn to Read Music! (Part 1) or permission of the instructor.

Main Course Salads

$34

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Oct 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Who says salads need to be just a side dish? These main course salads are made to satisfy:

*Spicy chipotle chicken taco salad

*Greens, apple, candied walnut and blue cheese salad

*Butternut, kale, and Israeli couscous salad with cherry vinaigrette

*Chicken satay noodle salad with creamy coconut-peanut dressing

Makeup class (if needed) 10/29/18.

JoAnne is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. Since moving to Maine, she has worked as a professional pastry chef and owned a dessert catering company, as well as teaching cooking classes. Her classes are designed to be hands-on but are also perfect for those who may wish to just observe. The class always makes every item listed and everyone gets to sample. JoAnne advises students not to eat dinner before coming to class because there is so much food! Each student will receive a full print-out recipe packet to take home!

 

Maine Driving Dynamics

$40

with Donald Saunders

Calendar Dec 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

A Bureau of Highway Safety course aimed at improving a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. The 5-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways. The course format engages participants with a mixture of lectures, videos, and class discussion and participation. Upon completion, students will receive a 3-point credit on their driving record. Some insurance companies give discounts after completing this course, so check with your company for details. Makeup class (if needed) 12/11/18. Note: Fee: Under age 65 - $40.00; age 65 and over - $25.00. Online registration is not available for the senior discount; please call our office at 664.7110 to register.

 

Microsoft Office 2013 Excel

$74

with Marti Dayton

Calendar Nov 9, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Students will be provided with the tools and skills needed to create, format, and use basic spreadsheets, learn the various methods of entering data, editing data, using formulas for everyday calculations, creating charts and graphics, filter and sort table data, and work with pivot tables. By the end of this course, students will be able to use Excel with confidence to meet the expectations of most employers. No class 11/23/18. Makeup class (if needed) 12/14/18.

Prerequisite: MS Word or equivalent knowledge (see description for MS Word).

Microsoft Office 2013 Word

$74

with Marti Dayton

Calendar Oct 5, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Students will be given an overview of the different features of Microsoft Word and be provided an opportunity to use the skills to produce real-life professional looking documents. Documents include developing resumes and CVs, creating merge documents, making invitations and all-occasion cards, designing flyers, printing envelopes, etc. Other skills covered are typing with efficiency, formatting, editing, document spacing, altering margins, page numbering and saving/organizing documents. By the end of this course, students will have attained the knowledge that is expected by most employers. Makeup class (if needed) 11/02/18.

 





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