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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Our Classes

Self Defense & Preservation

$59

with Steve Mulloy

Calendar Jan 18, 2022 at 7 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Self defense is about being aware of your surroundings and taking positive steps to your longevity. We will expand on tactical movements for dangerous situations, as well as focus on issues that can cause us harm if we are not careful. This is more than a self defense class, it is a Self Preservation program with the goal to have everyone leave class feeling strong & confident in their abilities to live a long and fulfilling life! Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Wear loose-fitting clothing and comfortable shoes.

Proof of registration, masks & distancing required.

Sifu Steve Mulloy opened Nine Tigers Kung-Fu to bring the same quality martial arts training that he received as a kid to Biddeford. He began training at Michael Macaris Kung-Fu Academy, and for the past 20 years, Kung-Fu has become more than an art form or about self-defense; it has become a way of life. It is his passion where he can express himself and help bring out the best in others.

Tap Your Way to Fitness - Live Online

$89

with Linda Holmes

Calendar Jan 18, 2022 at 7:15 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Beginner to Advanced

This class will get the first-time tapper on the dance floor and challenge the more advanced participant. Lots of hands on instruction for a great workout with basic steps and fun combinations for everyone from jazz to Broadway styles. Learn an entire dance! Wear loose clothing, flat/low heeled tap shoes and have bring water. 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 Group Exercise, Red Cross & Mermaid swimming instructor, has been dancing & teaching for 50+ years and studied all over the US.

Intro to Kizomba!

$49

with Brian Levay

Calendar Jan 19, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

A Popular Fun Partner DanceKizomba originates from Angola and has been rapidly gaining popularity in the states. Learn basic steps, posture and how to connect with your dance partner. From there, build on the basics with the goals of having fun, providing an introduction and safe space to dance in, so mistakes are welcome! No prior experience needed. All levels welcome! Come alone or with a partner. Course fee is per person. Registration closes at noon the day of class.

Required: Proof of registration, masks & distancing. Please wear dance shoes or anything with little or no tread and bring water.

Brian Levay, dancing Kizomba since 2015, enjoys traveling to festivals around the country to dance socially and to continue learning as a dancer. He enjoys the social aspect of meeting new people from many different backgrounds.

Nicole Muise has enjoyed dancing her whole life. She started with ballet/jazz as a child and was introduced to partner dancing as an adult. In addition to Kizomba, Nicole enjoys Latin dancing and regularly travels internationally for “dancecations†to study dance.

The Mind Body Weight Loss System - Live Online

$39

with Carolann Charland-Cliche

Calendar Jan 19, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The Last Weight Loss Program You Will Ever Need!

This complete program includes a holistic nutrition food plan and teaches you to use the hottest new weight loss therapy - neural retraining or Retrain Your Brain to change unhealthy eating habits for lasting weight loss and includes the eBook The Mind-Body Weight Loss System which contains a food plan, NLP techniques and a Recordable Meditation Therapy Script that paves new neural pathways for steady weight loss to help keep the weight off. Enjoy a 30-minute NLP therapy session in-class to change eating habits and jump start your weight loss, which can be recorded for later in-home use to help you maintain your weight. Registration closes at noon the day of class.

Required: Registered students will receive a link for the purchase of The Mind-Body Weight Loss System ($10) eBook prior to class. No refunds for the book or course once the book is received.

Note: NLP retraining is not hypnosis; no trance state is required to be successful in this program.Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Carol Charland-Cliche holds a diploma in Complimentary-Alternative Medicine. She is a Certified NLP Neurolinguistics Practitioner, a recognized leading therapist in neural retraining, and published author of the Retrain Your Brain wellness series of books with 5 Star Reviews.

Yoga in Your Chair

$39

with David P Campbell

Calendar Jan 19, 2022 at 7:15 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This gentle yoga offers the benefits without the need to get up and down from the floor. Yoga postures are adapted for practicing seated and possibly standing using the chair for support. You will be guided through postures, breathing and relaxation techniques with a focus on releasing tension, improving flexibility and creating mindfulness. Wear comfortable clothing that allows movement and have an extra layer available. All levels welcome, no prior experience necessary.

Required: Proof of registraiton, masks & distancing.

David Campbell, Yoga Alliance RYT 200, holds certifications in on-chair and off-chair yoga. He believes the benefits of yoga should be available to anyone.

Early American Penny Rug

$45

with Janet Conner, BS

Calendar Jan 22, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Anyone who enjoys quilting, rug hooking or braiding will enjoy making penny rugs, also known as coin, button or money rugs. The penny uses small circular patches of wool to make geometric and pictorial scenes which will be demonstrated from start to finish along with a discussion of history, antique samples and available sources for materials. No prior experience needed. Registration closes at noon on 1/21.

Required: Proof of registration, masks & distancing.

Purchase a kit ($20-$75), payable in class, containing a unique selection of pre-washed and hand-dyed wool, pattern, design suggestions and even the embroidery needle and threads! Visit www.jconnerhookedrugs.com to view patterns and email the instructor, jconnerhookedrugs@gmail.com, specifying your choice. Please bring a bag lunch and small sharp fabric scissors to class.

Janet Conner, BS in Art Education from Moore College of Art & Design, is a member of the Saco Valley Fiber Artists and exhibits regionally and at ME Fiber Arts Center. She and her students' rugs have been featured in Rug Hooking Magazine and Finishing Hooked Rugs. Janet published Magnificent Hooked Rugs which draws on her knowledge of important collectible and antique rugs. She teaches Rug Hooking throughout the US and internationally.

Wake Up Workout - Live Online

$89

with Linda Holmes

Calendar Jan 24, 2022 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, mat and a band or towel available during class. No class 2/21.

Registration closes at noon on 1/21.

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

Linda Holmes, certified Group Exercise, Red Cross & Mermaid swimming instructor, has been dancing & teaching for 50+ years and studied all over the US.

One to One Computer Tutoring Section I

$45

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Jan 24, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Book your one hour, one-on-one appointment for your technology needs. Topics include Mac/PC information, social media, email and attachments. Perhaps you need help with photos: saving, sending, editing; iTunes, office programs, Internet and internet providers, backing up your work or virus protection. Bring your laptop or use one of our laptops.

Appointments available from 5:30-6:30 PM or 6:45-7:45 PM. Call (207) 934-7922 to register and choose your one hour appointment slot.

Masks & distancing required.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industry. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

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