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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Fitness

Chi Kung Level I

$59

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Mar 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Chi Kung (pronounced Chee Gong) is a gentle exercise that relieves stress without straining joints, muscles or ligaments. Slow graceful movements combined with meditation, Chi Kung controls energy flow while increasing stamina and awareness. This ancient Chinese practice combines intentional, controlled breathing with movements to encourage the flow of chi (vital energy) in the body elevating the immune system, releasing nervous tension and eliminating a buildup of stress, all important factors in maintaining optimal health. Wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes.

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

Intro to BeyondBarre

$69

with Mandy Greene

Calendar Jan 22, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

A true body sculpting, fat burning workout unlike any other! Thanks to BeyondBarre’s creative design and limitless workout variations, this program will kick up the intensity of the typical ballet barre class with its unique, one-of-a-kind cardio series. We have combined small, precise muscle movements and isometric holds to sculpt, strengthen and stretch the muscles with an EXCLUSIVE cardio glide to increase endurance, stamina and balance while melting away fat. Wear comfortable workout clothes, no shoes necessary. Register through OOB/Saco Adult Ed only. No class 2/19.

Mandy Greene, owner of Forever Fit, has been in the fitness & health industry since 2000. She received the Bill Evans Senior Exiting Award for Excellence in Dance at University of New Mexico. She is a NASM & AFAA certified personal trainer, pilates trained through the PhysicalMind Institute and willPower & grace, TRX, Beyond Barre, Zumba and Reiki I/II certified.

Latin Workout with Lazaro!

$79

with Lazaro Hernandez Pomares

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Get your sweat on with the music of salsa, bachata, merengue, afro rumba and more. Bust stress, boost energy and burn calories while using traditional and unique moves to fabulous dance music. Improvisation is encouraged. Wear sneakers, workout clothes and be prepared to have a blast! No class 1/21 & 2/18.

Lazaro Hernandez Pomares attended a Cuban school of dance, finishing with a degree in Physical Education. He is known as one of the most energetic and skilled dance instructors available.

New Attitude Workout Section I

$69

with Linda Waters

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 5:45 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This dance workout is for woman who likes a well-rounded fitness session with no floor work. ​Combine hand-held weights and resistance bands for strength, with dance combinations to​ Latin, jazz and more, keeping your ​interest and ​fitness intensity up! Weights and bands provided. It’s time for a New Attitude! Bring​ water, wear workout clothing and sneakers. No class 2/18.

Linda Waters, certified in Group Exercise, Healthways Silver Sneakers, Zumba & Zumba Gold, BTS Group Groove, and Night Club Cardio, has been dancing & teaching for 50+ years. She has studied all over the US.

New Attitude Workout Section II

$69

with Linda Waters

Calendar Jan 30, 2019 at 5:45 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This dance workout is for woman who likes a well-rounded fitness session with no floor work. ​Combine hand-held weights and resistance bands for strength, with dance combinations to​ Latin, jazz and more, keeping your ​interest and ​fitness intensity up! Weights and bands provided. It’s time for a New Attitude! Bring​ water, wear workout clothing and sneakers. No class 2/20.

Linda Waters, certified in Group Exercise, Healthways Silver Sneakers, Zumba & Zumba Gold, BTS Group Groove, and Night Club Cardio, has been dancing & teaching for 50+ years. She has studied all over the US.

Samurai Fitness

$75

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 6:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Have you ever wanted to learn to use a sword or fight with a light saber? Begin with a few exercises and stretches to prepare for moving and jumping through a series of obstacles while utilizing a wooden training sword and learning basic sword techniques. This class has been referred to as "Cross Fitness Training with Crossing Swords". Wear loose clothing and prepare to "Get Samurai Fit"! No class 2/18.

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

Spinning for Rookies

$89

with Paula Truman

Calendar Jan 6, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

Our instructors will coach and inspire you to find self-motivation through a mind-body connection and exhilarating music that will beg your legs to pedal through flats and hills. Class is geared for beginning participants, but all levels are welcome, as everyone works at their own pace. First timers, please arrive 15 minutes before your first class for bike setup instructions. Bring a water bottle and towel, and enjoy the ride! Registrations accepted through OOB/Saco Adult Education only. No class 2/17.

Paula Truman, certified spinning instructor, has been teaching for many years and works with all fitness levels, from beginners to seasoned athletes.

Tap Your Way to Fitness

$69

with Linda Waters

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 7:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Have fun, burn calories and get a great workout! Basic tap steps will be taught in fun combinations using jazz, Broadway, musical theater, rock, rhythm and blues and more. No previous experience needed. Bring water, wear cool, loose clothing and flat or low-heeled tap shoes. No class 2/18.

Linda Waters, certified in Group Exercise, Healthways Silver Sneakers, Zumba & Zumba Gold, BTS Group Groove, and Night Club Cardio, has been dancing & teaching for 50+ years. She has studied all over the US.





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