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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Fitness

Tai Chi Level I

$59

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Jan 10, 2022 at 6:15 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn the basic movements while keeping your focus on breathing and relaxation in this gentle exercise program. Tai Chi benefits people of all ages and has been proven to reduce the risk of falling by enhancing balance and body awareness. Increased coordination and flexibility can lead to stress reduction and pain management. Wear loose-fitting clothing and comfortable shoes. No class 1/17.

Proof of registration, masks & distancing required.

Mark Gerardi has been 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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Chi Kung Level I

$59

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Jan 13, 2022 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, or vital energy, in the body while elevating the immune system, releasing nervous tension and eliminating stress for optimal health.

Wear loose-fitting clothing and comfortable shoes. Proof of registration, masks & distancing required.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.





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