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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Mind, Body & Soul

Tai Chi Level II

$59

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 25, 2021 at 6:15 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Strengthen and deepen your Tai Chi practice by expanding your basic exercises while putting moves together to create a form. Some meditation practices may be included as an aid to further relaxation, stress reduction and pain management. Wear loose-fitting clothing and comfortable shoes. Masks and distancing required.

Required: Tai Chi Level I.

Mark Gerardi, studying and teaching martial arts for 25 years and a member of the National Qigong Association. He is a powerful energy healer with formal education in Shiatsu, Herbalism, EFT, KCR and Reiki.

FREE Falun Gong: Introduction: Section II - Live Online

Free

with Marcus Gale

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 25, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Falun Gong is an 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. The practice is based on the universal values of truthfulness, compassion and tolerance. This introductory demo class will provide a brief overview of the system, plus a demonstration of the exercises. Registration closes at noon the day of class.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

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

Your Own Home Spa

$59

with Kristen Bartlett

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 7, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Indulge Yourself!Bring the spa experience into your home! Create a personalized body mist that will blow your mind and fragrant tablets that dissolve in water to give off a soothing blend of aromas that will take your showers to a whole new level. From relaxing to energizing, to romantic or sinus-clearing - create essential oil blends that are perfect for yo. Leave with a personalized body mist and several aromatherapy shower steamers to gift or indulge in yourself. Tuition includes materials.

Registration closes at noon on Thursday 3/4.  Masks and distancing required.

Required: An apron, two 2-Qt size (or larger) mixing bowls, a whisk or dinner fork, a mini or standard muffin pan and a set of measuring cups.

Kristen Bartlett was exposed to art at a very early age, inspiring her lifelong creative path. With schooling in drawing, oil painting, graphic design and photography, Kristen practices many forms of art and crafts.

Chi Kung Level II

$59

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 8, 2021 at 6:15 pm, runs for 5 weeks

As a follow-up to Chi Kung I, explore other aspects and forms and the how tos of the healing experience of this art. Experience in Chi Kung is helpful but not required. Wear loose-fitting clothing and comfortable shoes. Masks and distancing required.

Mark Gerardi, studying and teaching martial arts for 25 years and a member of the National Qigong Association. He is a powerful energy healer with formal education in Shiatsu, Herbalism, EFT, KCR and Reiki.

Therapeutic Drawing

$35

with Deborah Pouliot

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 9, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

What is Tangling?

It is an easy-to-learn, fun, relaxing way to create beautiful images. Create tangles using a combination of dots, lines, simple s-curves and orbs. It is nonrepresentational and unplanned so no need to worry about results. Tangling can help increase focus, creativity, self-confidence and aid in problem-solving, self-image and provide an increased sense of well-being. It has been shown to help with phobias, addictions, pain management, conflict resolution, stress relief and reduce blood pressure. Tuition includes all materials. Registration closes at noon on Friday 3/5. Masks and distancing required.

Deborah Pouliot was an art teacher at Noble Middle School for 28 years. She taught Tangling in her classroom as well as to 100+ teachers in her district with the goal of aiding students transitions from one activity to another.

Past Life Regression - Live Online

$39

with Hugh Sadlier, MEd., BCH

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 15, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Hypnosis can open the door to the realm of life-before-this-life. You may simply return to a past life and re-experience it in full detail. You could also change the impact of past-life karma that may have been adversely affecting you in your current life. Those energies can be changed, released, returned and replaced with positives, enabling you to heal in this life. Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Hugh Sadlier, practicing hypnotherapy for 30 years, has worked with over 3000 people on more than 300 separate issues, including weight management & eating disorders.





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