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Mind, Body & Soul

Weight Management with Hypnosis


with Hugh Sadlier, MEd., BCH

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Whether you have a little or a lot to lose, hypnotherapy can help you achieve your ideal weight. Discuss new methods of weight reduction and practical solutions for your individual needs. Come away relaxed, empowered and equipped with tools and techniques to help you reach and maintain your ideal weight. Bring a mat and/or pillow for extra comfort.

Hugh Sadlier, practicing hypnotherapy for 28 years, has worked with over 3000 people on more than 300 separate issues, including weight management & eating disorders. He practices at Integrative Health Center of ME.

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Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation


with Susan Giarolo

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Come in, lay down, cover up and allow this guided relaxation to take you inward through the layers (koshas) of your being as you set a personal intention specific to your life. This method aids in healing, stress relief, addictions, feelings of loss and the release of long held behavioral patterns; leading to physical, mental and emotional relaxation. Bring a mat, wear comfortable clothing and minimize the use of perfumes. No class 2/17.

Sue Giarolo, a Kripalu-trained 200 hour yoga instructor, is also certified in Let Your Yoga Dance, Restorative Yoga, YSR12, Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra and Reiki I/II.

DIY Health Elixir


with Dalton Link

Calendar Jan 29, 2020 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 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.

What is EFT?


with Leah Wentworth

Calendar Jan 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Emotional Freedom Technique Tap your way to better health and joy with an introduction to your body’s energy system. Use EFT (or Tapping) to create emotional stability, reduce stress and pain, and create better health to bring more balance, peace and joy into your life. Experience the power of this simple tool and leave with the information you need to start using it!

Leah Wentworth, of Inner Wisdom Health & Wellness, is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Reiki and EFT/Tapping Practitioner. She is passionate about creating balance in the body’s energy system and providing guidance to reconnect with inner wisdom.

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Metabolism Reboot


with Mary Moskowitz, MS, CHHC

Calendar Jan 30, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Struggling to lose weight and keep it off?

Learn the three keys to lasting weight loss. Find out the diet myths that are secretly sabotaging your weight loss efforts so you can end dieting forever! Discover a safe way to drop pounds and feel fully satisfied. Begin eating the foods that will support fat burning while avoiding the top fat-storing foods typical in the standard American diet.

Mary Moskowitz, MS, CHC, is a board certified Integrative Health Coach at Mainely Health & Nutrition. She specializes in autoimmune thyroid disease and healthy weight loss.​

Live Without Pain & Inflammation


with Sally Ring

Calendar Feb 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Gain a deeper understanding of the inflammatory response and explore ways to slow down the wear and tear that occurs with age. Receive guidance about reducing inflammation, what anti-inflammatory foods to eat, how much to consume, and how to manage stress so it doesn’t effect your aging health.

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.

Meditation & Breathwork
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Meditation & Breathwork


with Heather S Edgerly

Cultivate awareness, calm stress and bring mindfulness into your daily life through gentle yoga, meditation and breathwork. Get an introduction to meditation theory and learn techniques to do at home, work or wherever you feel you could use more peace. Wear loose comfortable clothing, bring an extra layer and a yoga mat. No class 2/18.

Heather Edgerly holds degrees in Eastern Religions from the University of Hawaii and Harvard Divinity School. She has taught Buddhism and Eastern Religions at UNC and currently leads classes in the theory and practice of meditation at OLLI.

Immune Boosting Sprays


with Jennifer Greiner

Calendar Feb 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

It is a challenge to keep ourselves and our families healthy anytime of the year. Using natural, essential oil remedies to keep immune systems supported can help you prevent sickness. Discuss diffuser blends, hand sanitizers, cleaners and germ fighting essential oils to help you feel prepared for any illness! Create two sprays to take home that target your immune system and will support your health daily.

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

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