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Falun Gong - FREE Online

Free

with Marcus Gale

Calendar Apr 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

You may be unfamiliar with online venues but Zoom is a very easy system to use and can be a lot of fun and a virtual social experience! We all need that in these times of isolation.

If you are on a computer, please use Chrome as your browser and just click the link that will be sent via email to all registered students. If you are using a phone, you must have the Zoom App downloaded before you click the link. For more info visit zoom.us

An Introduction

Falun Gong is the ancient traditional Chinese practice of self cultivation - a way to improve mental and physical wellness through five easy-to-learn exercises, meditation and the elevation of one's mind. It is based on the universal values of truthfulness, compassion and tolerance. A brief overview of the system is provided and includes a demonstration of the exercises.

Note: All Falun Gong instruction is free of charge.

What is Falun Gong? (6 min video)

Marcus Gale has been practicing Falun Gong, also called Falun Dafa, since 1998. He offers free instruction throughout ME & NH.

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What is EFT? Section I - Online

Free

with Leah Wentworth

Calendar Apr 15, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Get comfy with online classes. Try this one FREE! For more info visit our online class site or zoom.us!

Emotional Freedom Technique 

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

Leah Wentworth, owner of Inner Wisdom Health & Wellness, is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Reiki and EFT/Tapping Practitioner.

What is EFT? Section II - Online

Free

with Leah Wentworth

Calendar Apr 22, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Get comfy with online classes. Try this one FREE! For more info visit our online class site or zoom.us!

Emotional Freedom Technique 

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

Leah Wentworth, owner of Inner Wisdom Health & Wellness, is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Reiki and EFT/Tapping Practitioner.

Conquer Procrastination - ONLINE

$19

with Hugh Sadlier, MEd., BCH

Calendar May 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You may be unfamiliar with online venues but Zoom is a very easy system to use and can be a lot of fun and a virtual social experience! We all need that in these times of isolation.

If you are on a computer, please use Chrome (especially if you do experience any issues) as your browser and just click the link that will be sent via email to all registered students. Make sure you have given us a current/valid email when you registered. If you are using a phone, you must have the Zoom App downloaded before you click the link. For more info on using Zoom visit zoom.us

Conquer Procrastination

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. Bring a mat and/or pillow for extra comfort.

Hugh Sadlier, MEd., BCH, practicing hypnotherapy for 29 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.

Working with Your Spirit Guide - Spring

$39

with Sue Yarmey

Calendar May 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Do you know you have the ability to talk with the spirit world? You can meet and communicate with your personal spirit guides, angels, and/or teachers and talk with those who have crossed over. Learn to get in touch with your spirit guides through guided meditation, story telling and communication exercises.

Sue Yarmey, a practicing psychic for more than 40 years, is a graduate of the Silva Method and has had Shaktipat Initiation with Anandi Ma. She has lectured & conducted readings throughout the US, and was Portland’s first radio psychic.

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Practical Partner Massage

$45

with Chrystina Gastelum

Calendar May 6, 2020 at 6:15 pm, runs for 3 weeks

How to give a massage without injuring yourself!

Each session includes an interactive anatomy lesson with techniques to relieve pain and soreness using hands, forearms, elbows and knuckles. We will partner up to practice techniques, so please register with a partner or be willing to work with a another student. Consent and communication will be discussed in the first class. We recommend having a light meal before class. Leave with the ability to identify areas of restriction and to give and receive a quality massage. Handouts provided. Course fee is per person.

Required: Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing, bring a water bottle, notebook, pen and two clean flat sheets.

Chrystina Gastelum's therapeutic massage training includes various modalitites, with specialties in jaw, abdomen and fascia. She has advanced training in structural alignment and is completing her training in Cranio Sacral Therapy.

Sean Hasey practices deep tissue and is also trained in Cranio Sacral Therapy. He has studied with Taoist Master Mantak Chia, learning massage that helps to align and vitalize the visceral organs, muscles and connective tissues of the abdomen.Together they opened Hark House in 2018.

Intro to Meridians & Acupressure ONLINE

$59

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar May 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

You may be unfamiliar with online venues but Zoom is a very easy system to use and can be a lot of fun and a virtual social experience! We all need that in these times of isolation.

If you are on a computer, please use Chrome (especially if you do experience any issues) as your browser and just click the link that will be sent via email to all registered students. Make sure you have given us a current/valid email when you registered. If you are using a phone, you must have the Zoom App downloaded before you click the link. For more info on using Zoom visit zoom.us

Intro to Meridians & Acupressure

Acupressure is the traditional Chinese medicine technique of placing finger pressure on the body’s acupuncture points to 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 how to use them to eliminate physical and emotional pain. Cover EFT tapping and Meridian Therapy as related modalities.

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.

Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation - Spring

$45

with Susan Giarolo

Calendar May 7, 2020 at 6:30 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 5/28.

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. From movement to stillness, sheer bliss to deep inward exploration, her goal is to guide each person to be their own Guru.





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