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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Our Classes

Tired, Sluggish & Overweight?


with Mary Moskowitz, MS, CHHC

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

It could be your thyroid!

Hypothyroidism is a common and growing issue for many, especially women. Did you know the number one cause is an autoimmune condition called Hashimoto’s Disease? Patients with this condition are simply treated with meds but continue to feel tired, bloated, depressed and frustrated. Join us to learn more about Hashimoto’s and why medication may not be the only answer. Discuss simple lifestyle strategies to get you on the road to recovery and feeling more like yourself. There is hope!

Mary Moskowitz, MS, CHC, is a board certified Integrative Health Coach at Mainely Health & Nutrition. She specializes in autoimmune thyroid disease and healthy weight loss.​

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Simple Book Binding


with Wendy Johnson

Calendar Mar 1, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the age-old skill of bookbinding using a variety of materials. Create simple pamphlet sewn binding books and a more complex sewn signatures soft cover book. Student will take home 2-5 bound books. Tuition includes one beverage.

Required: A ruler, scissors, waxed dental floss and a pencil. You can also bring "fancy" thick paper suitable for covers, printed quotes, news clippings, personal pictures or images from magazines.

Wendy Johnson is a wealth of creative knowledge and is especially passionate about book binding, photography and the combination of the two.

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Hypnosis for Sugar Cravings


with Hugh Sadlier, MEd., BCH

Calendar Mar 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Hypnosis can help you get to the root cause of your sugar cravings. Repeated messages, experiences and influences in our lives cause habits to take hold in our subconscious mind. Discover the underlying mental and emotional connections that are not available to your conscious mind. Release the connections and replace them with connections to positive outcomes to support your success. Bring a mat and/or pillow for extra comfort.

Hugh Sadlier, practicing hypnotherapy for 28 years, has worked with over 3000 people on more than 300 separate issues, including weight management & eating disorders. He practices at Integrative Health Center of ME.

Intro to Financial Literacy


with Laura Willett

Calendar Mar 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn the basics of managing your financial life and making the most of your paycheck regardless of how much you make. Create a budget and long-term financial plan to prepare for those really big expenses like a house, college and retirement. Discuss your FICO score and how it impacts your life, types of loans and how much extra you’ll pay under each. Discover which documents to save and for how long, what to throw away vs. shred and what to download and why. Get all of your financial questions answered!

Laura Willett, owner of LEW Consulting Services, is a Freelance Financial Consultant and an experienced financial professional, educator, team-builder, mentor and lifelong learner.

Psychic Development Level II


with Sue Yarmey

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

Once you have the basics of psychic development (level I), it's time to go to the next level and practice, practice, practice. In level II, take a closer look at energy healing, types of meditation, mediumship and communicating with “other” worlds. Learn meditations for the integration of your energy bodies and opening your healing abilities; both physically and energetically. Take a closer look at some divination tools and work with your guides to establish your personal path.

Sue Yarmey, a practicing psychic for more than 40 years, is a graduate of the Silva Method and has had Shaktipat Initiation with Anandi Ma. She has lectured & conducted readings throughout the US, and was Portland’s first radio psychic.

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The Technology & Art of Digital Video


with Jesse Galkowski

Calendar Mar 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

We all have a story to tell. Whether filming major motion pictures or vlogging on YouTube, there are fundamental similarities in the process of making videos. Get the basics of using digital media: film theory, cameras, lenses, microphones, lighting, cinematography, editing and post production. Edit your own project in Adobe Premiere with provided footage. No prior experience necessary.

Required: Smartphone, iPad, camera or other device that has video capabilities.

Jesse Galkowski is a lifelong creator of video and music. After getting his degree in Film & TV at Boston University, he traveled to Africa to make a documentary. He runs his own digital video production company, Feels Like Media.

Kickboxing for Women - March


with Stacy Strout

Calendar Mar 2, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 18 weeks

If you haven’t tried kickboxing, it’s an awesome workout. Punching and kicking helps you lose weight, get fit, de-stress and feel STRONG. At KUMA Fit, we’ve taken it to the next level by mixing up every class using HIIT interval timers and exercises to maximize your workout in just 45 minutes. Beginners welcome! Wear workout gear and sneakers.

The KUMA Fit team believes every woman should feel powerful! KUMA Fit is a place for every shape, size, color and fitness level and we stay judgement-free, respecting your choice to sweat it out! All coaches are here to support and empower you throughout your fitness journey.

Beautiful You: Color & Clothing


with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Mar 3, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever noticed when you wear certain colors people comment on your looks? Look healthier and more attractive by dressing for your eye, hair and skin coloring as well as for your face shape. You will be draped in colors to demonstrate how choosing the right shades impacts your appearance. Determine your face shape while learning to choose flattering glasses, hairstyles and necklines for your specific features. This class is loads of fun and so informative!

Candace Sanborn of Radiant Image has 30 years of business branding experience. Believing people have brands, she transferred her expertise in 2019 to work with individuals, helping them understand what goes into developing a personal brand and how it can help them achieve greater self-esteem and the results they want in their career and life.

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