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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.
Bee Keeping For Beginners
with Mark Reifschneider
This beginner bee class will educate those interested in getting involved with BEES. Some of the discussion will be about assembling bee equipment, installing a nuc, controlling swarming, and dealing with varro mites. Other topics will be how and when to harvest honey, split hives and winterize the bees.
$45, the cost of book and donation to local bee keeper’s association, given to the instructor on the first night of class.
Kevin Fabian will be co-teaching with Mark Reifschneider during this workshop.
Beginner Pilates I
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. We are offering two sessions.
Come and try the first session and if you want to continue, sign up for the second session.
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.
Beginners Hatha Yoga
with Gabrielle Hunter
A gentle beginners’ yoga class focusing on body alignment, breathing techniques, balance and strengthening in a slow paced and open environment. Class will end with introduction and exploration of relaxation and meditation techniques with time to experience how your yoga practice is evolving. If you have any special physical issues, chronic pain or injury, please contact the instructor before the first day of class to go over health concerns, safety and any props you may need to help you experience the best class possible.
Please bring a yoga mat, 2 blocks if you have them, 1 yoga strap, 1 blanket.
with Sherrie Brann
Self-confidence is important in almost every aspect of our lives, yet many of us struggle to find it. The good news is that self-confidence can be learned enhanced. Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, attend this class to assess your confidence level and learn concrete tools to help you build your confidence and sustain it.
Offered by New Ventures Maine.