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Mind, Body & Soul

Working with Your Spirit Guide

$39

with Sue Yarmey

Calendar Mar 30, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

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. Through guided meditation, story telling and communication exercises you can learn to get in touch with your spirit guides.

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.

Full Course

Moving Meditation - Spring

$59

with Sara Leonard

Calendar Apr 8, 2020 at 6:45 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Expanded class!

Tai Chi Chih Moving Meditation (TCCMM) is a powerful but gently executed series of 20 movements that encourage a meditative state of well-being. Attention is paid to proper form, posture, alignment and moving with softness and continuity in standing or seated position. Enjoy a sense of calm and increased ability to come back to yourself when stressed. Benefits, including building muscle tone and balance, supporting chronic pain management and sleep issues, can vary and are often unique to each individual.No class 4/22.

Sara Leonard has been receiving consistent instruction in TCCMM since 2012. She is an accredited teacher and remains in contact with colleagues, her TCCMM community and keeps current with medical updates, teacher trainings and retreats.

Falun Gong

$10

with Marcus Gale

Calendar Apr 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

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. Class fee is an AE administrative cost.

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

Conquer Procrastination

$19

with Hugh Sadlier, MEd., BCH

Calendar May 4, 2020 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, 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.

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

$59

with Mark Gerardi

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