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ZOOM 101 - Ongoing

Free
Calendar Current session started Nov 1, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Now that we've caught your eye, there is no need to register here, but please follow the links below to feast on the wonderfully easy to use Zoom program. 

Get started online with screen shots and videos - so you can Zoom your way to a great learning experience, an online party, chat with friends, take an excercise class or anything one can imagine!

Getting Started with Zoom 

Joining A Meeting

Visit our ONLINE CLASSES page - get ready for a whole new world! Try other FREE classes and get comfy with your Zoom chops!

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Certified Residential Medication Aid Certificate Program

$300

with Jennifer Courtois, RN

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 23, 2021 at 8:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

CRMAs are in higher demand than ever!

This course provides standardized training for professionals working in state-certified residential care homes. State of Maine regulations, standard residential facility policies and basic anatomy and physiology are covered. Discuss medications, safe administration procedures, practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders and documenting procedures on the Medication Administration Record in accordance with Maine’s regulations governing residential facilities. Students are required to complete a Clinical Medication Administration of three medication passes for three different residents with 100% accuracy. Full certification and medication pass awarded on successful completion with 40 hours attendance, no exceptions. Course fee is nonrefundable. Masks and distancing required.

Registration closes at noon on Friday 1/22.

Participants must be 18 or older. No high school credential or background check required. Payment plans available for qualified applicants.

Note: CASAS assessment testing is highly recommended. Please contact our Saco Learning Center at 207-282-3846 or learningcenter@rsu23.org to set up a testing appointment.

Required: The PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Pills Book ISBN# 9780553593563 (approx. $10, Amazon), a yellow highlighter, a 1.5 inch 3-ring binder. $100 fee for medication pass payable to the instructor at the time of your scheduled test.

Jennifer Courtois, RN, has 40 years of nursing experience, from hospital, home health, diabetes & community education and 10+ years teaching CNA, PSS & CRMA in both the classroom & clinical areas. She currently works as a consultant for an assisted living facility in Saco and full-time as a nurse educator at Group Main Stream in Westbrook.

Wake Up Workout Section I - Live Online

$89

with Linda Holmes

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 25, 2021 at 8 am, runs for 8 weeks

Start your day on a positive note with a complete body workout with a warmup, strength training, core work, stretching and even some rhythmic movement to upbeat music in a “work at your own pace” format.

Get comfortable being online with lots of virtual hands on instruction and feel great! Wear loose clothing, sneakers and have water, hand weights and a band, belt or towel available during class. No class 2/15. Registration closes at noon on 1/22.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Linda Holmes, 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 and studied all over the US.

Yin Yoga

$49

with Chani Cochrane, LMT

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 25, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This slow-paced, meditative practice holds poses for 3 to 5 minutes, with the focus on relaxing the muscles and stretching parts of the body rich in connective tissues. Postures may be held in seated or lying down positions. This calming and balancing practice supports joint flexibility, reduces stress and increases energy. No experience necessary. No class 2/15. Masks and distancing required. 

Required: Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Chani Cochrane, Yoga Alliances certified with 200 hours, began exploring her own yoga practice after a long career in massage therapy and kids yoga. She believes in the healing powers of breath and movement and the community connection that a yoga family provides.

Piano 101 - Live Online

$95

with Malena Rachelle

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 25, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Students love this online class! It’s personal, interactive, informative and fun! Start reading music and playing basic songs before you know it! Optional performance opportunities will be discussed in class, for those interested. No class 2/15. Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Required: A touch-sensitive keyboard with sustain pedal. Alfred’s Basic Adult All-in-One Course, Book 1 by Alfred Publishing ISBN: 9780882848181. Midtown Music in Biddeford can help you find the right keyboard and book if needed.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Malena Rachelle has been teaching music privately since 1989. She previously taught music theory, chorus, musical dramas and more at Living Waters Christian School and Excellence Academy. Malena is an exceptional teacher and excellent at teaching piano online.

Zumba - Live Online

$89

with Linda Holmes

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 25, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Join the party with one of Maine's first Zumba instructors! Salsa, shake and groove to the best Zumba routines using easy-to-do Latin dance moves that make for a high calorie burning workout. Stick to your exercise program with an instructor that is focused on you! Wear loose, comfortable clothing, sport or dance shoes and have water available. No class 2/15. Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Linda Holmes, 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 and studied all over the US.

Mindfulness for Gratitude & Joy - Live Online

$19

with Carolann Cliche

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 25, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Experience more Joy in 2021!

Learning mindfulness meditation skills is easy and offers numerous health benefits: boosts your immune system, brings peace of mind, lessens stress and increases joyful living. This in-class mindfulness session along with guided imagery can bring you into a state of natural relaxation. Tools learned in class, used in conjunction with your workbook will have your 2021 feeling great! Registration closes at noon on 1/22.

Required: Download PDF workbook with meditation scripts to record and listen to on your mobile phone. Cost is $15 online (not included in tuition). Workbook and Zoom links sent 1/22.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Carolann Cliche, author of eight eBooks, holds a diploma and is a practitioner in CAM Complimentary Alternative Medicine, a master medical hypnotherapist and NLP Practitioner. She has helped 100s achieve their wellness goals. As a pain patient herself, she developed the 4R’s Neuroplastic-healing System based on the new NLP neuroscience discoveries of how the brain can unlearn old habits, behaviors and even pain!

Weight Management with Hypnosis - Live Online

$39

with Hugh Sadlier, MEd., BCH

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 25, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Whether you have a little or a lot to lose, hypnotherapy can help you achieve your ideal weight. Discuss new methods of weight reduction and practical solutions for your individual needs. Come away relaxed, empowered and equipped with tools and techniques to help you reach and maintain your ideal weight.

Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Hugh Sadlier, practicing hypnotherapy for 30 years, has worked with over 3000 people on more than 300 separate issues, including weight management & eating disorders.





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