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Ashtanga Yoga

$99

with Perry Kusum Clum

Calendar Jan 8, 2018 at 6:15 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Flexibility and Stress Reduction

We synchronize our breath with a series of physically therapeutic and intentional poses to improve flexibility and strength, decrease stress, develop mental focus and cultivate a calmer mind. Options are offered for all poses. Suitable for beginners or experienced people who can easily get up/down from the floor. Bring a mat, wear comfortable clothing, and minimize perfumes. No class January 15th.

NOTE: This discounted introductory course is open to first time students at Kusum Institute Yoga only.

Penny Kusum Clum, E-RYT 500 & founder of Kusum Institute Yoga, has been teaching yoga since 2003 and uses her unique skills to offer students the experience of a deeply peaceful and transformative environment.

Chi Kung Level I

$59

with Mark Girardi

Calendar Jan 18, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Chi Kung (pronounced Chee Gong) is a gentle exercise that relieves stress without straining joints, muscles or ligaments. Using 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; elevate the immune system, release nervous tension and eliminate buildup of stress -- all important factors in maintaining optimal health. No class February 22nd.

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.

Chi Kung Level II

$59

with Mark Girardi

Calendar Mar 8, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This follow-up to Chi Kung I will teach the participants other forms, as well as getting into the how-toís of the healing aspects of this art that is a part of traditional Chinese medicine. Some experience in Chi Kung is helpful but not required. Wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes.

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.

Latin Workout with Lazaro!

$75

with Lazaro Herdandez Pomares

Calendar Jan 22, 2018 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 and comfortable workout clothes and be prepared to have a blast! No class February 19th.

Lazaro Hernandez Pomares grew up in Cuba, where he began dancing at a very young age and attended a Cuban school of dance, finishing with a degree in Physical Education. He was invited to teach in Russia, later moving to Portland, ME, where he is known as one of the most energetic and skilled dance instructors available.

New Attitude Gold Workout

$105

with Linda Waters

Calendar Jan 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Looking to build strength, agility and balance, and have fun? This class combines light weights, bands and easy dance moves for a great workout geared towards the 65+ group. A fun and complete workout with no floor work or jumping, with music that will get you moving and keep you inspired. Weights and bands provided. Bring water, and wear loose comfortable clothing and sneakers. No class February 21st. Linda Waters is a certified instructor in group exercise and has been dancing & teaching for 50+ years. She has studied all over the United States.

New Attitude Workout Section I

$105

with Linda Waters

Calendar Jan 22, 2018 at 5:45 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This weight resistance dance workout is for the mature 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, to keep your interest and fitness intensity up! Weights and bands provided. Its time for a New Attitude! Bring water, wear loose comfortable clothing and sneakers. No class February 19th.

Linda Waters is a certified instructor in group exercise and has been dancing & teaching for 50+ years. She has studied all over the United States.

New Attitude Workout Section II

$105

with Linda Waters

Calendar Jan 24, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This weight resistance dance workout is for the mature 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, to keep your interest and fitness intensity up! Weights and bands provided. Its time for a New Attitude! Bring water, wear loose comfortable clothing and sneakers. No class February 21st.

Linda Waters is a certified instructor in group exercise and has been dancing & teaching for 50+ years. She has studied all over the United States.

Spinning for Rookies

$89

with Paula Truman

Calendar Jan 21, 2018 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, although 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 February 18th.

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





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