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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Our Classes

Move Waste from Your Waist!

$25

with Sally Ring

Calendar Dec 11, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Not all fat is created equal! Learn which fat are more harmful to our health and how to lose weight and keep it off through lifestyle, exercise, attitude and nutrition. Tuition includes a healthy snack and workbook.

Sally Ring became a Certified Health Coach through the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute in 2018, after working in the fitness industry for many years. She enjoys educating, motivating and encouraging people to live a healthier lifestyle.

Teacup Mini Succulent Garden

$35

with Dalton Link

Calendar Dec 11, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Discover the tiny world of teacup gardens as a fanciful way to add a sprig of botanical cuteness to your home! Get the how to’s of miniature planting and maintaining a small cup of horticultural joy. Feel free to bring your own teacups to match your décor or choose from the selection available. They make fantastic gifts for any occasion!

Note: Date change - was 11/13.

"If you want to learn, have fun and feel better, take a class with Dalton Link!" - Paul Mondor, Student 2018

Dalton Link is a body care and vitamin specialist at Whole Foods Market in Portland, ME; as well as a burgeoning botanist with interests in mini cacti & succulents, urban farming, terrariums and bonsai trees.

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12 Sprays of Christmas

$45

with Jennifer Greiner

Calendar Dec 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Ah the holiday aromas of spiced apple cider, peppermint and pine trees! Scented candles, plug-ins and other odor-masking sprays can be harmful to your health. Save money, reduce your home’s chemical load and have fun making your own natural air fresheners with essential oils. They will provide the perfect vibe while keeping your home smelling lovely for the holidays and are chemical-free! Explore essential oils and other nontoxic options while making two sprays to take home just in time for the holidays - all while sipping a delicious Time & Tide beverage included in the course fee!

Jennifer Greiner of Green Thinking uses a unique approach of professional counseling and essential oil wellness to integrate alternative, natural methods into your health & lifestyle.

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Make Health Your Hobby

$25

with Sally Ring

Calendar Dec 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Make an investment in your health and well-being!Build an IRAH (Individual Retirement Account for Health). Discover how to slow down the aging process and gain an understanding of autoimmune diseases. Start label reading to identify ingredients to avoid and put healthy meal patterns into practice. Tuition includes a healthy snack and workbook.

Sally Ring became a Certified Health Coach through the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute in 2018, after working in the fitness industry for many years. She enjoys educating, motivating and encouraging people to live a healthier lifestyle.

Spinning for Rookies

$89

with Paula Truman

Calendar Jan 5, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

Our instructors will coach and inspire you to find self-motivation through a mind/body connection and exhilarating music that will beg your legs to pedal through flats and hills. Class is geared for beginning participants, although all levels are welcome as everyone works at their own pace. Registration through OOB/Saco Adult Ed only. Bring water, a towel and enjoy the ride!

Note: First timers, please arrive 15 minutes before your first class for bike setup instructions.

Paula Truman, is a NE Ladies Racquetball Champion 1993-2008, ME Racquetball Hall of Famer and certified Spinning instructor. She has been teaching for many years and works with beginners to seasoned athletes.

New Attitude Workout Section I

$89

with Linda Waters

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 5:45 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This weight resistance dance workout is for the mature woman who likes a well-rounded fitness session with no floor work. ​Combine hand-held weights and resistance bands, for strength, with dance combinations for cardio to​ Latin, jazz and more, keeping your ​interest and ​fitness intensity up! Boost your confidence to be your best with an upbeat instructor. It’s time for a New Attitude! Weights and bands provided. Bring​ water, wear loose comfortable clothing and sneakers. No class 1/20 or 2/17.

Linda Waters, a certified instructor in Group Exercise, Healthways Silver Sneakers, Zumba & Zumba Gold, BTS Group Groove and Night Club Cardio, has been dancing & teaching for 50+ years. She has studied all over the USA.

Moving Meditation

$57

with Sara Leonard

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

T'ai Chi Chih Moving Meditation (TCCMM) is a powerful but gently-executed series of 20 movements that encourage a meditative state of well-being (not a martial arts form). Attention is paid to proper form, posture, alignment and moving with softness and continuity. Build muscle tone, balance, support chronic pain management and sleep issues. Enjoy a sense of calm and increased ability to come back to yourself when feeling stressed. The many benefits can vary and are often unique to each individual. Handouts provided to support your home practice. No class 1/20 & 2/17.

Sara Leonard has been practicing and receiving consistent instruction in TCCMM since 2012. She is an accredited teacher and remains in contact with her colleagues, her TCCMM community and keeps current with medical updates, teacher trainings and retreats.

Tap Your Way to Fitness Level II

$89

with Linda Waters

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 7:15 pm, runs for 8 weeks

A more intense workout for the tap enthusiast who has participated in Tap 1 or has previous experience. Music from Broadway to jazz with new steps and combinations to challenge and keep you moving! Bring water, wear loose clothing and flat/low-heeled tap shoes. No class 1/20 or 2/17.

Linda Waters, a certified instructor in Group Exercise, Healthways Silver Sneakers, Zumba & Zumba Gold, BTS Group Groove and Night Club Cardio, has been dancing & teaching for 50+ years. She has studied all over the USA.





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