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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Health

DIY Health Elixir

$19

with Dalton Link

Calendar Nov 1, 2018 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 health 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. Tuition includes materials.

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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Don't Worry, I've Gut This!

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Oct 4, 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.

Your Road to a Healthy Gut

Knowledge is power, and now you have the power to optimize your gut health! Learn lifestyle steps you can take to support your digestive tract, improve your gut health and live a happier, healthier life!

Stephanie Walsh is a Certified Nutrition Therapy Practitioner, Eating Psychology Coach and Personal Trainer. She loves having the opportunity to change people's lives for the better and uses a holistic approach, treating each person as unique and creating programs specific to you.

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Eat Your Greens & Gasoline

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Sep 20, 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 Don't Know You're 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 car's 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 change people's lives for the better and uses a holistic approach, treating each person as unique and creating programs specific to you.

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Essential Oils for Pain Relief

$9

with Dr Jonathan Emlet, DC

Calendar Oct 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Essential oils are a topic of interest to those seeking more holistic approaches to pain management. Most people are aware of CBD (Cannabidiol) and, though it is legal, would prefer not to use it and are looking for effective essential oils for pain reduction. Focus will be on pain reducing essential oils, what high quality essential oils are and their appropriate application. Handouts with more information on essential oil uses and properties will be provided.

Dr. Jonathan Emlet, DC, of Scarborough Family Chiropractic, has BAs in Biology & Life Sciences, a Masters in Nutrition & Human Performance and a Doctorate of Chiropractic. He shares tools on living healthier by focusing on what is natural for the body.

Crystal Roberts, LMT, owner of Harmonic Energy Massage & Wellness, is certified in Therapeutic Massage Therapy, Reiki 2 and Aromatherapy. She shares her knowledge with a natural approach on living a healthier lifestyle, personalizing your path to natural healing & wellness.

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Fatigue, Fogginess, Fear & Food

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Sep 27, 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 change people's lives for the better and uses a holistic approach, treating each person as unique and creating programs specific to you.

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Move Waste from Your Waist!

$19

with Sally Ring

Calendar Nov 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Not all fat is created equal! Learn which types of fat are more harmful to our health and how to lose weight and keep it off through lifestyle, exercise, attitude and nutrition. A healthy snack and a workbook will be provided in class.

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 Anytime, Anywhere Workout

$39

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Sep 24, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Getting Fit Without a Gym!

The gym can be time-consuming, expensive and even intimidating for some, yet you may feel lost on how to create an effective home workout. Learn safe effective workouts you can do any time and anywhere while gaining the knowledge of how to set up your own low-tech at-home gym. This fitness workshop also teaches the correct form of exercises that are within your abilities, including modifications where needed, so the workouts are for any fitness level. Wear your workout clothes and bring water.

Stephanie Walsh is a Certified Nutrition Therapy Practitioner, Eating Psychology Coach and Personal Trainer. She loves having the opportunity to change people's lives for the better and uses a holistic approach, treating each person as unique and creating programs specific to you.

Trauma Sensitive Yoga

$19

with Kelcy McNamara

Calendar Oct 10, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

An Introduction How can a specifically designed yoga program support your healing? Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TSY), a SAMSHA-approved clinical treatment, is for complex trauma or chronic treatment-resistant PTSD. Through discussion, shared information and experiential practices, develop an awareness of what interoception is and participate in a full TSY class. Yoga students, teachers, clinicians, yes, anyone can benefit from TSY! This session is not intended as an intervention for those who have experienced trauma. Talking about trauma, even in the context of an informational, can be triggering. No experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Kelcy McNamara is a registered yoga teacher and certified through the Boston Trauma Center to facilitate yoga for trauma treatment. She teaches group and private sessions and offers workshops for yoga teachers and clinicians.





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