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Acupressure for Stress & Anxiety

$19

with Meret Bainbridge

Calendar Mar 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Acupressure -- finger pressure on acupuncture points -- is a simple, safe, easy to learn, on-the-go tool for self care. Acupressure can help calm the busy monkey mind, increase mental focus and relaxation, and help you get a good nightís sleep. Learn effective pressure points for relaxation and stress relief and the common acupressure points by giving yourself a mini treatment. Wear comfortable clothing.

Meret Bainbridge, LAc, MAcOM, owner of Acupuncture by Meret in Portland and Saco, has been practicing acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine since 1997. She is a licensed acupuncturist and a registered practitioner of Jin Shin Do Bodymind Acupressure.

All About Balance

$19

with Jason Ardour

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Tune up your balance and improve your confidence on your feet. There are 17 evidence-based items that contribute to difficulty with balance and fall risk; we will tackle the top six factors. We will have a weekly theme to discuss the balance system we will be working on, then complete exercises to address this system, and provide handouts with tips to further tune up these contributing systems. All levels are welcome. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and sneakers.

Jason Adour, PT, DPT, received his doctorate in physical therapy from the Institute of Health Professions in Boston. He is the owner of the Maine Strong Balance Center in Scarborough, an outpatient physical therapy practice where he specializes in balance and walking rehabilitation.

Comprehensive Skin Care

$19

with Hanna Jalbert

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how dermatological skin care is addressing our biggest skin concerns. Want to know how to slow down the aging process? Looking to reverse fine lines and wrinkles? Achieve a younger, brighter, more even complexion, reverse sun damage and pigmentation, calm redness or rosacea, banish teenage or adult acne, and resurface the texture of your skin from scarring. Find out what skin care regimen is right for you. Bring your questions for an informative and interactive night.

Hanna Jalbert, medical aesthetician and professional makeup artist, studied medical aesthetics at Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics. She currently owns and operates Beauty Couture, a skin care and cosmetic studio in Saco.

Conquer Procrastination with Hypnosis

$19

with Hugh Sadlier, M. Ed., BCH

Calendar Mar 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Hypnosis can help you do now what you used to put off until later. You can release the potentially paralyzing stress, anxiety and tension connected with procrastination and create a comfortable, confident, new you.

Hugh Sadlier, practicing hypnotherapy for 26 years, has worked with more than 2700 people on more than 280 separate issues, including weight management & eating disorders. He practices at the IHCM in Portland.

Dont Worry, Ive Gut This!

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Mar 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Digestive complaints are not the only sign of compromised gut health. Brain fog, fatigue, depression, weight gain, acne, joint pain, allergies, chronic infections, thyroid problems and more all relate to the health of your gut! Attending at least one of the sessions in this four week series will be beneficial, but why not register for the entire series! Each week builds your knowledge of the digestive tract and provides you information on how to optimize your gut health.

The Whats of the Guts - Session 1

Get to know the soups-to-nuts, from tongue to bum, anatomy digestive tract. Learn how your gut processes the food you eat, why those little bugs-called your microbiome-are so important and the steps you can take to get back on track to a healthier, happier you!

Stephanie Walsh is a certified nutrition therapy practitioner, eating psychology coach and personal trainer. She loves having the opportunity to use her expertise to change people's lives for the better. Her focus is a holistic approach -- treating each person as unique, and considering many aspects of their lives to create a program catered specifically to each client.

Eat Your Greens & Gasoline

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Mar 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Digestive complaints are not the only sign of compromised gut health. Brain fog, fatigue, depression, weight gain, acne, joint pain, allergies, chronic infections, thyroid problems and more all relate to the health of your gut! Attending at least one of the sessions in this four week series will be beneficial, but why not register for the entire series! Each week builds your knowledge of the digestive tract and provides you information on how to optimize your gut health.

What You Dont Know Youre Eating - Session 2

Ever wonder what those unpronounceable ingredients are in your food? There are a lot of hidden toxins in our food supply. Learn where those artificial foods are coming from (hint: think of your cars gas tank), how pesticides and other toxins effect your overall health and why gut health is important in protecting you from these insults.

Stephanie Walsh is a certified nutrition therapy practitioner, eating psychology coach and personal trainer. She loves having the opportunity to use her expertise to change people's lives for the better. Her focus is a holistic approach -- treating each person as unique, and considering many aspects of their lives to create a program catered specifically to each client.

Fatigue, Fogginess, Fear & Food

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Mar 15, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Digestive complaints are not the only sign of compromised gut health. Brain fog, fatigue, depression, weight gain, acne, joint pain, allergies, chronic infections, thyroid problems and more all relate to the health of your gut! Attending at least one of the sessions in this four week series will be beneficial, but why not register for the entire series! Each week builds your knowledge of the digestive tract and provides you information on how to optimize your gut health.

What Your Brain May be Telling You - Session 3

Gut health is key to brain health! What you eat can either support or compromise your brain activity. Learn about the gut-brain connection, how stress and depression or anxiety effect your gut health, and what foods or supplements are vital for optimal brain and gut health.

Stephanie Walsh is a certified nutrition therapy practitioner, eating psychology coach and personal trainer. She loves having the opportunity to use her expertise to change people's lives for the better. Her focus is a holistic approach -- treating each person as unique, and considering many aspects of their lives to create a program catered specifically to each client.

In One End & Out the Other!

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Mar 1, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Digestive complaints are not the only sign of compromised gut health. Brain fog, fatigue, depression, weight gain, acne, joint pain, allergies, chronic infections, thyroid problems and more all relate to the health of your gut! Attending at least one of the sessions in this four week series will be beneficial, but why not register for the entire series! Each week builds your knowledge of the digestive tract and provides you information on how to optimize your gut health. The Whats of the Guts - Session 1 Get to know the soups-to-nuts, from tongue to bum, anatomy digestive tract. Learn how your gut processes the food you eat, why those little bugs-called your microbiome-are so important and the steps you can take to get back on track to a healthier, happier you!

Stephanie Walsh is a certified nutrition therapy practitioner, eating psychology coach and personal trainer. She loves having the opportunity to use her expertise to change people's lives for the better. Her focus is a holistic approach -- treating each person as unique, and considering many aspects of their lives to create a program catered specifically to each client.





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