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New Attitude Workout Plus - Live Online

$109

with Linda Holmes

Calendar Jan 24, 2022 at 5:45 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Be prepared to take your workout up a notch! This relaunched workout will increase your strength, endurance and flexibility in a 70-minute workout that runs continuously from one exercise to the next with a couple of fun dance moves mixed in. If you want to stay or get in shape this class will challenge you and work your entire body including core, legs and more. Wear loose clothing, sneakers, bring hand weights, a mat and water. No class 2/21.

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.

Heartsaver® CPR & First Aid for Adults & Children

$75

with Karl Finley, EMT-P

Calendar Jan 24, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Acquire the critical skills needed to respond to and manage first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest until emergency medical services arrive. Learn to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies as well as adult/child/infant CPR and automated external defibrillator use. First Aid and CPR cards are good for two years and meet the requirements for child care providers. Tuition includes $18 fee for First Aid/CPR card.

Masks & distancing required.

Karl Finley, volunteer firefighter for 20+ years with Scarborough Fire Department, is an EMT/Paramedic and worked at the Saco Fire Department for 15 years. He has been the Public Education Coordinator for six years and teaching CPR for eight.

Hooping - Live Online

$39

with Catherine Morewin

Calendar Jan 25, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Hooping is a super fun, low-impact, full-body workout that increases your core strength, energy levels and coordination. Learn foundational movements, techniques, sequences and tons of bonus tricks from a pro! In addition to its physical benefits, hooping can be meditative and restoring, induce creative self-expression and inner peace. The freeing movements will leave you and your body feeling liberated and craving more! Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Required: A hoop and wear clothing that is easy to move in.

Note re purchasing your hoop: Get a beginners MDPE hoop (for waist hooping) or Polypro hoop (for off body tricks). If you have a weighted hoop, use it for waist hooping and get a kids toy hoop for off body tricks, as a weighted may hurt your hands.

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

Cat Morewin, AKA Artemis Hoops, has many years of hoop dance experience and is a qualified teacher. She wants to share her passion for hula-hooping, showing others how it can promote body positivity, good health and mental well being.

Workshop 101 - Mouse & Keyboard

$19

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Jan 25, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

New Computer User Workshops

The following two-hour workshop is prerequisite for other introductory courses. In class laptops with MS Office 2016 provided for consistency. No personal computers please. Enjoy this small class environment for a supportive learning experience.

Mouse & Keyboard: Get comfortable using your laptop keyboard and mouse and/or touch pad to control the cursor. An introduction on navigating between websites, applications and programs will be presented.

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.

Intro to Color Theory

$39

with Victoria Gordon

Calendar Jan 25, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Having an understanding of color theory is important for any visual artist. Discuss vocabulary, color relationships and explore hands-on applications of color theory and mixing. Paint your own color wheels and charts - useful resources that you can take home and use to help with all your artistic endeavors! Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Proof of registration, masks, distancing required.

Required: Watercolor paper, watercolor palette w/ brush, pencil, round watercolor brush (if not bought with palette), cup for water (Michaels, approx. $12).

Tory Gordon is a watercolor/pen & ink artist living and working in Biddeford. She is inspired by people, places and things which lends a fluid style to her art. She believes everyone has an artist within waiting to express itself in beautiful, surprising ways.

Mermaid Tail Dry Land Workout - Live Online

$89

with Linda Holmes

Calendar Jan 26, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Mermaid swimming requires training and for those cold winter days when the ocean and pool are not an option - we have a workout for you! Join other mermaids from the comfort of your home to enjoy targeted dry land exercises for mermaids and for those who love to swim. Set to great summer music with an upbeat mermaid instructor, strengthen and tone your core, legs and mermaid gluts! And as a bonus, you don't need to dry off afterwards! Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Required: Mermaid fin & tail, weights, towel and water. If you need a tail/fin, your instructor recommends: www.finfin.com, order a Mermaidens tail and monofin.

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.

Culinary Knife Skills

$35

with Moira Rascati

Calendar Jan 26, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Become faster and more accurate with your knife work to create dishes that cook evenly and look professional. Explore proper hand placement and the four fundamental cuts: dice, mince, julienne & brunoise. Chop herbs without bruising or losing flavor and never again cry when cutting an onion. Discover the four knives every chef needs in their kitchen and finish with a lesson on honing and sharpening. Bring a sharpened paring knife, French knife and sharpening steel, if you have one.

Masks & distancing required.

Moira Rascati, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in NY, has been a sous-chef at Joseph's by the Sea for 25+ years. She has also taught the Garde Manger course at SMCC for 10+ years.

Zumba - Live Online

$89

with Linda Holmes

Calendar Jan 26, 2022 at 6:45 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 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.





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