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21st Century Workforce Initiative - Paid Work Experience Program - Classes (Session Two)
21st Century Workforce Initiative - Paid Work Experience Program - Work Experience (Session Two)
Aerobics ~ Low Impact
with Lois Davis
Come to a fun and exciting low impact aerobics class where you work out at your own pace. Relieve stress, improve cardio, tone, and make new friends.
Aromatherapy Diffuser Jewelry
with Jenny Spencer
Diffuser jewelry is a creative and fun way to use essential oils on the go. I will guide you in designing your own diffuser bracelet and necklace made with lava beads, as well as other stones. All supplies/tools are provided. Participants take home a free sample of essential oil to use with your new bracelet! *A $25.00 material fee is payable to the instructor first night of class. Limit 10 students.
with Richard Tessier
The class will provide students with an opportunity to watch demonstartions of specific blacksmithing techniques, and tool use. Practice time will follow. This is a two day introductory course to explore the basics of the blacksmithing trade. Learn everything from wearing safety clothes to building and managing a coal fire. Learn what tools are needed to bend, twist, punch, drift, shouldering and forge welding.
The class will be held one evening at the Skowhegan High School and one Saturday. The Saturday class will involve travel to a Malbons Mills Blacksmith Shop.
There is a $5.00 fee for materials and fuel which will be paid to the instructor on the first night.
Beginner Pilates II
with Petra Prokopova
Come, try basic Pilates exercises, and see how this core-based movement will benefit your whole body. Each exercise increases strength and flexibility. Gentle muscle activation improves posture, decompresses and elongates the spine. All of these movements can be modified to each individual’s needs and/or goals. If you have any questions, please contact the office.
Please bring a thick exercise mat.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
with Cornelia Pleasants
This class assists students who are not native English speakers develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Instruction is designed to meet learners’ needs and can include helping participants with such important tasks as exploring how to talk with their child’s teacher, scheduling healthcare appointments, completing grocery shopping, obtaining a driver’s license, finding employment or learning about other valuable community resources.
Students can enter the class at any time and there is no charge for instruction.
Learners at all levels of English proficiency are welcome.
How to Cast A Fly Rod: the most important step to fly fishing
with Mary Ostrowski
Learn how to cast a fly rod - beginners to advanced welcome. Whether new or self-taught, and want to improve, you will finish this course with an excellent foundation of fly- casting knowledge with one on one instruction. Learn the fundamentals of the cast: basic, and roll. Learn the loops and line management, accuracy, aerial & non-aerial mends, and how to cast in the wind. Have more experience in fly-fishing already?
Let the instructor assist you with identifying faults and introducing adjustments to make you a better fly fisher.
Equipment needed: 4-6 wt. Fly Rod, no longer than 9', with a floating line. Instructor will supply leader and fluff (practice fly).
Class will be inside so bring sneakers, hat & glasses for safety.