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Grow Your Own Organic Garden! Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association

$15

with Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners

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

Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. We’ll talk about the basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. The course will also cover the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies and cultural methods for dealing with pests. The instructor will be an experienced farmer or gardener from your region. We will even send you home with free seeds! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.

 

Heartsaverâ„¢ Adult First Aid CPR AED

$49

with Ernest West

Calendar May 4, 2018 at 8:30 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. Ernie has been teaching CPR/First Aid courses for more than 20 years as well as outdoor recreation safety courses for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Makeup class (if needed) 05/11/18.

 

Hypnosis: Enjoy the Benefits of Self-Hypnosis

$15

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Apr 12, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to enter a comfortably relaxed, self-hypnotic state and be able to return to that state anytime you desire. You are able to be completely free of conscious mind interference and benefit from and interact with your subconscious mind. You can simply enjoy the deeply relaxed feelings or work with your inner mind to make changes within yourself and your life. 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: Past Life Regression with Hypnosis

$15

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar May 10, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you think or feel you might have experienced a past life? Are you curious about trying to connect with one? Hypnosis can open the door to life before this life. 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: Achieve Your Ideal Weight with Hypnosis

$25

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Feb 1, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Hypnosis can help you achieve your ideal weight. Your subconscious mind knows all the reasons, messages and experiences that caused you to become overweight. It can also help you disconnect the impact of those ‘reasons’ and replace them with new positive thoughts, feelings and perceptions that become ‘the new you’ through repetition. 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.

 

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Hypnosis: Banish Your Sugar Demons with Hypnosis

$15

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Jan 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Hypnosis can help you get to the root cause of your sugar cravings. Discover the underlying mental and emotional connections that are not available to your conscious mind. Release the old connections and replace them with new, comfortable, confident, in-control ones. 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.

 

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Hypnosis: Banish Your Sugar Demons with Hypnosis (April)

$15

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Apr 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Hypnosis can help you get to the root cause of your sugar cravings. Discover the underlying mental and emotional connections that are not available to your conscious mind. Release the old connections and replace them with new, comfortable, confident, in-control ones. 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: Mindfulness & Stress Reduction Series

$35

with Jen Harry

Calendar Feb 28, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

The word “mindfulness” is popping up in all kinds of places these days, in education, healthcare, corporate board rooms, and even in the NFL and NBA.  In this four-session series we will start with an overview of mindfulness and how it can help us reduce stress and then share information about the biology of stress and how we can consciously activate our relaxation response through simple and easy to use techniques. We will also look at the positive aspects of stress, and how we can learn to “stress better”. You’ll have the opportunity to experience and practice different relaxation techniques and you will leave with tools that can be used in your everyday life. Jen is a Mindfulness and Meditation teacher, with a B.A. in Psychology, committed to helping people manage stress and live mindfully and meaningfully. Makeup class (if needed) 03/28/18.

 





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