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Anatomy and Physiology


with Marti Dayton

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 11 weeks

This course provides students with an opportunity to develop an understanding of the relationships between the structures and functions of the body. Students will be introduced to mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis within the human body and the problems that can ensue when the mechanisms do not function properly. This course will involves participating in lectures, lab activities, projects, dissections, making of models and diagrams, journal writing and evaluating clinical studies. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn high school diploma credit. No class 02/21/19 or 04/18/19. Makeup class (if needed) 05/02/19.


Heartsaver Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR AED (Session 2)


with Ernest West

Calendar Dec 7, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

A classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Makeup class (if needed) 12/14/18.


Hypnosis: Anxiety


with Hugh Sadlier

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

Let hypnosis help you release your inner anxiety. Identify the sources of your anxiety and disconnect their influence on you. Replace them with new, positive ways of being that reflect the new, anxiety-free you. Hugh is a Board Certified Hypnotherapist who has been practicing in Maine since 1991. He has worked with over 3000 people on more than 300 different issues.


Hypnosis: Procrastination
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Hypnosis: Procrastination


with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Dec 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Hypnosis can help you do now what you used to put off until later. Release the potentially paralyzing stress, anxiety and tension associated with procrastination and create a more comfortable, confident, motivated you! Hugh is a Board Certified Hypnotherapist who has been practicing in Maine since 1991. He has worked with over 3000 people on more than 300 different issues.


Mindfulness: Mindful Eating Series


with Jennifer Harry

Calendar Jan 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Explore the intersection of mindfulness, eating behaviors and our relationship to food. Learn about the physical, emotional, and environmental factors that can influence food decisions and eating patterns by exploring the seven types of hunger with the goal of increasing our awareness and learning how we can use mindfulness to help us establish a new, more balanced relationship with food. In addition, learn the science behind willpower and learn strategies for increasing self-regulation and resisting temptation. Finally, we will focus on how food impacts our body and how to make tiny, yet powerful, tweaks to our diet that can increase our overall well-being. No class 02/20/19. Makeup class (if needed) 03/06/19.

Jen Harry is a mindfulness and meditation teacher committed to helping people manage stress and live mindfully and meaningfully. She has a BA in Psychology and has worked in the mental health field for over 15 years. She is certified in methods Japanese Psychology, Applied Positive Psychology, and has attended trainings for facilitating Mind-Body Skills Groups. Jen is the founder/owner of Infusion Mindfulness.


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