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Ellsworth Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Hypnosis: Banish Your Sugar Demons with Hypnosis (April)


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.


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iPhone and iPad for the Novice


with Ann Sargent

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Did you receive an iPhone or iPad? Come and learn the basics of how to send and receive iMessages, email, set up your phone contact list, get voicemail, download apps, take a picture, search the internet, and more. Makeup class (if needed) 04/03/18.


Irish Pennywhistle:  Beyond Beginners
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Irish Pennywhistle: Beyond Beginners


with Chris Gray

Calendar Jan 31, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This class will go beyond the fundamentals of playing tunes on the Irish Pennywhistle (tin whistle). It will focus on learning tunes by ear, ornamentation, and playing with other musicians. Some experience playing simple tunes and scales is expected. Chris Gray plays with musicians in Ireland and Maine, studied at Gaelic College in Cape Breton and University College in Cork, where he received his diploma in Irish Traditional Music and M.A. Ethnomusicology. Chuck Whitney has been a science educator in Hancock County schools and adjunct college faculty member for 27 years. He has been playing Celtic music and making musical instruments for the last 17 years. No class 02/21/18; makeup class (if needed) 04/04/18.


Maine Driving Dynamics (May)


with Donald Saunders

Calendar May 1, 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) 05/08/18. 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 Word


with Alison Schwamkrug

Calendar May 4, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

This course will review the skills needed to create basic Word documents and the different ways that you can utilize the program. This course will cover navigating the ribbon and tool bar; understanding page layout, fonts, and formatting; how to copy, cut and paste information; understanding how to utilize basic shortcuts; set alignments; create tables in the document; export Word into a different format such as PDF; insert and edit text boxes, shapes, and pictures to create a flyer. Alison is a certified math instructor and brings 15 years of retail management experience to her teaching.

Basic Computer Skills

Microsoft Office 2013 Word - Advanced


with Alison Schwamkrug

Calendar May 18, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

This course is designed for people who have limited experience with Word but want to advance their knowledge and skills. We will cover advanced formatting features, inserting text boxes, photos and tables, using smart art and styles, reviewing, and working with long documents. Alison is a certified math instructor and brings 15 years of retail management experience to her teaching.

Microsoft Word or equivalent knowledge (see description for MS Word).

Yoga: Beginners Hatha Yoga Session 2 (Dates changed to March/April)


with Hannah Horecka

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Beginners Hatha Yoga builds body awareness and flexibility through slower-moving progressions of traditional postures and conscious breathing. Props are used to allow every body type to experience the benefits of a yoga asana (posture) practice. Whether you are brand new to yoga or have limitations that have kept you from trying yoga in the past, you can feel safe and supported when you explore your own practice in this class. Hannah was trained in Hatha Vinyasa Yoga at ShivaShakti School of Yoga in Camden and has been practicing yoga for over 12 years.


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