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Heartsaver™ First Aid CPR AED (Daytime Session)

$49

with Ernest West

Calendar Dec 8, 2017 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.  Makeup class (if needed) 12/15/17.

Ernie West has been teaching CPR/First Aid courses for 20 years, as well as outdoor recreation and safety courses for the State of Maine. 

 

Heartsaver™ First Aid CPR AED (Evening Session)

$49

with Ernest West

Calendar Nov 7, 2017 at 6 pm, 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) 11/14/17.

Ernie West has been teaching CPR/First Aid courses for 20 years, as well as outdoor recreation and safety courses for the State of Maine.  

Mindfulness: Mindfulness Practice and Planning

$10

with Jen Harry

Calendar Nov 1, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Additional Q & A, practice, and a chance to integrate what you’ve learned from the prior Mindfulness and Stress Reduction Workshops by creating a plan to use these tools and techniques in your everyday life.

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.

 

Mindfulness: Stress Reduction for the Holidays

$10

with Jen Harry

Calendar Oct 25, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you find the holidays stressful? For many, the holiday season is a time of rushing around with too much to do, overeating, family tension and stress. Take a break from the hectic holiday pace and learn how the practice of mindfulness, gratitude and simple relaxation techniques can reduce stress and put the joy back in the holiday season. Learn and practice simple relaxation techniques, explore how the practice of mindfulness can change your experience, participate in a guided gratitude practice and learn additional helpful tips to keep stress at bay and create new traditions for a more meaningful holiday.

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.

 

Yoga:  Kripalu Yoga (Session 2)
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Yoga: Kripalu Yoga (Session 2)

$65

with Molly Shields

Calendar Oct 23, 2017 at 4:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Yoga is for everyone, no one is too old or too stiff. Learn yoga poses with a focus on individual ability and work toward body alignment. The teacher’s goal is to help others realize and enjoy the physical, mental, and soul benefits of a regular yoga practice.

Molly has been a yoga student, practicing Kripalu and Iyengar yoga, for over 30 years, becoming a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher in 2010.

 

Yoga: Mixed Levels Hatha Yoga (Session 2)

$52

with Hannah Horecka

Calendar Oct 25, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Mixed Levels Hatha Yoga uses active poses and conscious breathing to relieve stress from a busy life. Flexibility and proper alignment are the focus of this class designed to build body awareness and strength. Put your well-being first in this all-level Hatha yoga class that allows each individual to adapt the practice to their needs.

Hannah Horecka was trained in Hatha Vinyasa Yoga at ShivaShakti School of Yoga in Camden, Maine. She has been practicing yoga for over 12 years and owns Quiet Strength Yoga Studio in Ellsworth. Her teachings are focused on proper alignment and body mechanics to heal and strengthen to heal and strengthen every body.

 

Yoga: Morning Hatha Yoga (Session 2)

$52

with Hannah Horecka

Calendar Oct 25, 2017 at 6:15 am, runs for 4 weeks

Morning Hatha Yoga will allow you to begin your day energized. Active postures, conscious breathing, and relaxation practices are used in this invigorating class to improve strength, balance, flexibility, and focus. Modifications are given to allow students to adapt their practice according to their personal needs in this all-levels Hatha yoga class.

Hannah Horecka was trained in Hatha Vinyasa Yoga at ShivaShakti School of Yoga in Camden, Maine. She has been practicing yoga for over 12 years and owns Quiet Strength Yoga Studio in Ellsworth. Her teachings are focused on proper alignment and body mechanics to heal and strengthen to heal and strengthen every body.

 





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