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DIY Health Elixir

$19

with Dalton Link

Calendar Nov 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Known as the Immortal Health Elixir by the Chinese and originating in the Far East around 2000 years ago, kombucha has tremendous health benefits extending to your heart, brain and gut. Find out about this ancient drink’s benefits and how to make it. Techniques, recipes, flavoring and bottling will be covered. Each student will be provided a starter scoby and a glass vessel to make kombucha at home.

“Dalton was encouraging, knowledgeable, and fun. Loved this class. He was great! If you want to learn, have fun, and feel better, take a class with Dalton Link.” - P. Mondor

Dalton Link is a body care and vitamin specialist at Whole Foods Market in Portland, ME; as well as a burgeoning botanist with interests in mini cacti & succulents, urban farming, terrariums and bonsai trees.

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DIY Natural Bodycare

$35

with Dalton Link

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Make your own natural body care products! Learn the secrets of how simple, minimally-processed ingredients can help your skin feel refreshed and glowing. These apothecary techniques will give you the skills to make gifts for all your friends and family. Create and take home a body/massage oil, linen spray, lip balm, foot scrub and beard oil.

“He was great! If you want to learn, have fun, and feel better, take a class with Dalton Link.” - P. Mondor

Dalton Link is a body care and vitamin specialist at Whole Foods Market in Portland, ME; as well as a burgeoning botanist with interests in mini cacti & succulents, urban farming, terrariums and bonsai trees.

Intro to Meridians & Acupressure

$59

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Acupressure is the traditional Chinese medicine technique of placing finger pressure on the body’s acupuncture points tp relieve symptoms. Shiatsu and Reflexology are the most common forms of acupressure. Learn the locations of your meridians (energy channels) and some major acupressure points and to use them to eliminate physical and emotional pain. Cover EFT tapping and Meridian Therapy as related modalities. No class 11/28.

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.

Make Health Your Hobby

$25

with Sally Ring

Calendar Dec 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Make an investment in your health and well-being!Build an IRAH (Individual Retirement Account for Health). Discover how to slow down the aging process and gain an understanding of autoimmune diseases. Start label reading to identify ingredients to avoid and put healthy meal patterns into practice. Tuition includes a healthy snack and workbook.

Sally Ring became a Certified Health Coach through the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute in 2018, after working in the fitness industry for many years. She enjoys educating, motivating and encouraging people to live a healthier lifestyle.

Managing IBS

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Nov 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Understanding the link between Stress, Microbiota Dysbiosis & Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Stress has been shown to imbalance the gut microbiota (community of bugs living in your digestive tract) and even exacerbate IBS symptoms. This presentation is meant to shed light on this complicated condition and help you walk away with a better understanding of how the body responds to stress, the six contributing factors of IBS, the role stress plays with IBS and the gut microbiota, and best of all, nutrition and lifestyle changes that may help reduce or eliminate IBS. Now that’s good news!

“So informative! Exceeds expectations! Stephanie Walsh is one of the best instructors I’ve ever been educated by. She is extraordinarily knowledgeable in all aspects of nutrition and healing the gut. She is also generous when answering questions.” - J. Roux

Stephanie Walsh is a Master Nutrition Therapist, board certified in Holistic Nutrition®, Certified Eating Psychology Coach and Personal Trainer. She uses a holistic approach,  treating each person as unique.

Move Waste from Your Waist!

$25

with Sally Ring

Calendar Dec 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Not all fat is created equal! Learn which fat are more harmful to our health and how to lose weight and keep it off through lifestyle, exercise, attitude and nutrition. Tuition includes a healthy snack and workbook.

Sally Ring became a Certified Health Coach through the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute in 2018, after working in the fitness industry for many years. She enjoys educating, motivating and encouraging people to live a healthier lifestyle.

The Art of Natural Perfumery

$29

with Jennifer Greiner

Calendar Nov 2, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

Learn the art and science of creating natural perfumes and colognes. Discover the emotional effects of dozens of essential oils and how to balance top, middle and bottom scent notes to craft alluring aromas, balancing body and mind. Make a customized perfume or cologne to take home. This class is great for any gender interested in their own personalized scent.

Jennifer Greiner, of Green Thinking, uses a unique approach of professional counseling and essential oil wellness to integrate alternative, natural methods into your own health & lifestyle.

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