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Essential Oils for Pain Relief - Live Online

$9

with Dr Jonathan Emlet, DC

Calendar Sep 30, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Most people are aware of CBD (Cannabidiol) and, though it is legal, would prefer to use other effective essential oils for pain reduction. Focus will be on what high quality essential oils are and their appropriate application for pain. Informational materials on essential oil uses and properties will be made available. 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/

Dr. Jonathan Emlet, DC, of Scarborough Family Chiropractic, has BAs in Biology & Life Sciences, a Masters in Nutrition & Human Performance, and shares valuable tools on how to live healthier by focusing on what is natural for the body.

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Beautiful You: Color & Clothing - Live Online

$29

with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Oct 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn to select clothing in colors and styles that flatter your skin, hair and coloring. Email two selfies of your face to candace@radiantimage.me, so your instructor can determine if you are warmer or cooler in coloring. You will be amazed as you watch how your appearance changes as the instructor virtually “drapes” different shades of colors over your photo to find the most flattering. You will receive general recommendations for eye shadows, blush and lipsticks specific to your coloring. Get ready for a new beautiful you! 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/

Candace Sanborn, owner of Radiant Image, has 30 years of branding and marketing experience. Her mission is to apply her wealth of knowledge to people, particularly women, to increase their self-confidence by helping them feel great about their appearance and ability to connect effectively with others.

Beginner Guitar - Live Online

$69

with Travis Taylor

Calendar Oct 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Playing and learning guitar is a blast and with a seasoned teacher and musician like Travis you cannot go wrong. Focus on the names of strings, notes in the first position and build to learning chords and strumming patterns. Before you know it you will be playing music! Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Required: Nylon or steel stringed acoustic guitar, picks (plectrums), an electronic tuner and the book Hal Leonard Method Complete Set (approx. $20-$25).

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

Travis Taylor has been playing the guitar for 20 years, and with a local band for eight. He has been teaching guitar in the Saco school district for the past 10 years.

Don’t Worry, I’ve Gut This - Live Online

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Oct 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Your Road to a Healthy Gut - Session 4

Knowledge is power and now you have the power to optimize your gut health! Learn lifestyle steps you can take to support your digestive tract, improve your gut health and live a happier, healthier life! 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/

Stephanie Walsh is a Master Nutrition Therapist, Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition®, Certified Eating Psychology Coach and Personal Trainer. She uses a holistic approach, treating each person as unique.

Intro to Drawing

$105

with Russel Whitten

Calendar Oct 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Working primarily in charcoal, explore contour, depth, composition and perspective derived from the observation of natural and still life objects. We will also discuss drawing media and papers. (Day/date changed from original schedule.)

Required: Masks and physical distancing.Drawing pad, pencil-charcoal, soft or extra soft vine; Strathmore charcoal paper and a gum or kneaded rubber eraser (approx. $20).

Russel Whitten studied at The Art Students League of New York and Heartwood College of Art and is a member of The Ogunquit Art Association/Barn Gallery. He has taught for many years - a local treasure!

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Chi Kung Level I

$59

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Oct 1, 2020 at 6:15 pm, runs for 5 weeks

An ancient Chinese exercise, pronounced ‘chee gong’, relieves stress without straining joints, muscles or ligaments. Control energy flow while increasing stamina and awareness through slow graceful movements with meditation. This practice combines intentional controlled breathing to encourage the flow of chi (vital energy) in the body elevating the immune system, releasing nervous tension and eliminating stress for optimal health. Wear loose-fitting clothing and comfortable shoes.

Required: Masks and physical distancing.

Mark Gerardi, studying and teaching martial arts for 25 years and a member of the National Qigong Association. He is a powerful energy healer with formal education in Shiatsu, Herbalism, EFT, KCR and Reiki.

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FREE Falun Gong Introduction - Live Online

Free

with Marcus Gale

Calendar Oct 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Falun Gong is an ancient, traditional Chinese practice of "self cultivation" - a way to improve mental and physical wellness through five easy-to-learn exercises, meditation, and the elevation of one's mind. The practice is based on the universal values of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. This introductory demo class will provide a brief overview of the system, plus a demonstration of the exercises. Registration closes at noon the day of class.

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

Marcus Gale has been practicing Falun Gong, also called Falun Dafa, since 1998. He offers free instruction throughout Seacoast ME & NH.

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Intro to Meridians & Acupressure

$59

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Oct 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Acupressure is the traditional Chinese technique of finger pressure on the body’s acupuncture points to relieve symptoms. Shiatsu and Reflexology are the most common forms of acupressure. Learn the locations of your meridians (energy channels) and some major acupressure points and how to use them to eliminate physical and emotional pain. Cover EFT tapping and Meridian Therapy as related modalities. (Day/date changed from original schedule.)

Required: Masks and physical distancing.

Mark Gerardi, studying and teaching martial arts for 25 years and a member of the National Qigong Association. He is a powerful energy healer with formal education in Shiatsu, Herbalism, EFT, KCR and Reiki.





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