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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Personal Enrichment

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
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Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

$95

with Penny Kusum Clum

Calendar Jul 11, 2017 at 6:15 am, runs for 8 weeks

Synchronize your breath with a series of physically therapeutic and intentional poses... individualized therapy for our aching bodies and deep rest for our minds. The result is improved flexibility and circulation, a light and strong body and a calmer mind. This physical practice and its mental focus on breathing is taught as a way to simulate the process of learning how to walk through our lives with more awareness.

Registration through OOB/Saco Adult Ed.

Required: options are offered for all poses but participants need to be able get up and down from the ground easily.

Note: This discounted introductory course is open to first time students at Kusum Institute Yoga only.

Penny Kusum Clum, E-RYT 500 & founder of Kusum Institute Yoga has been teaching yoga in Saco since 2003 and uses her unique skills to offer students the experience of a deeply peaceful and transformative environment.

Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners
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Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners

$95

with Penny Kusum Clum

Calendar Jul 10, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 8 weeks

Let's get you going with this moving, flowing form of vinyasa yoga that is therapeutic for both body and mind. Step through both the poses and the specific way we sync our breathing to our movements. Leave class feeling less tension in your body, more ease in your breathing and more space in your mind.

Registration through OOB/Saco Adult Ed.

Required: Options are offered for all poses but participants must be able get up/down from the ground easily.

Note: This discounted introductory course is open to first time students at Kusum Institute Yoga only.

Penny Kusum Clum, E-RYT 500 & founder of Kusum Institute Yoga has been teaching yoga in Saco since 2003 and uses her unique skills to offer students the experience of a deeply peaceful and transformative environment.

Ballroom Dancing

$65

with Elizabeth Richards

Calendar Oct 5, 2017 at 7:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ballroom dance is always in style, easy to learn, and great fun! Learn to dance with a partner and gain the confidence you are looking for by learning the basics of Waltz, Fox trot and Swing. Come alone or bring a dance partner. Course fee is per person. Wear comfortable clothing and soft-soled shoes.

Elizabeth Richards has been teaching for many years and dancing for more than 20. She loves to share the joy of dance with her students.

Basics of Singing

$49

with Katharine Whitaker Slack, BA

Calendar Oct 3, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn to sing with the right training and practice in a fun, supportive environment! Using vocal exercises and games, proper breathing, posture, and articulation techniques; you will be amazed by your newly found vocal production. Sheet music will be provided. For practice, singers will have the option of singing a song solo or in a small group.

Kathy Slack has a MA in Theater/Speech with a Minor in Voice fro Ithaca College. She came to University of Maine Orono from NYC in 1985 to complete a Masters in Communication Studies, where she continued on as an Adjunct Instructor of Communication. She continued teaching in the UMaine system for over 25 years. She recently retired so she can devote all her time and energy to teaching Voice, and participating in the Arts as a circle singing leader, performer, healer, and poet. Her recent training has been with jazz greats, Rhiannon and Bobby McFerrin, in addition to Jeanette LoVetri of NYC's, Voice Workshop. Kathy completed her full certification (Level III) in Somatic Voicework.

Beach Running
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Beach Running

$45

with Robert E Cyr

Calendar Jul 13, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

A consistent running program needs a solid plan to keep you motivated and successful. Get the support and knowledge you need to get started in a fun, relaxed, and nonjudgmental atmosphere geared to your individual fitness level. Running on the beach cross trains leg muscles differently, easier on the joints than running on pavement and treadmills. Get healthy tips and information on nutrition, hydration, stretching to get you ready to run a 5K at a comfortable pace. Wear walking or running sneakers, appropriate exercise gear and bring water. Parking permit (for duration of class) included.

Robert Cyr is a Registered & Certified Holistic Health Coach, Wellness instructor, Organic Farmer, Food safety professional, personal Chef, former official trainer/pacesetter for the Hannaford-sponsored training runs for the Beach to Beacon and author of self-help health book Zombie Truckers. He is passionate about sharing nutrition, cooking, fitness knowledge, and creating healthy lifestyle changes to becoming –Cyriously Fit.”

Beach Walking
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Beach Walking

$45

with Robert E Cyr

Calendar Jul 11, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

This class is designed for the true beginner exerciser who doesn't know where to start. Get motivated with the fundamental skills, in a nonjudgmental environment. Get healthy tips and information on proper hydration and nutrition that will support your weight loss goals, as you stroll on one of Southern Maine's picturesque beaches. Wear walking or running sneakers, appropriate exercise gear and bring water. Parking permit (for duration of class) included.

Robert Cyr is a Registered & Certified Holistic Health Coach, Wellness instructor, Organic Farmer, Food safety professional, personal Chef, former official trainer/pacesetter for the Hannaford-sponsored training runs for the Beach to Beacon and author of self-help health book Zombie Truckers. He is passionate about sharing nutrition, cooking, fitness knowledge, and creating healthy lifestyle changes to becoming –Cyriously Fit.”

Beginner Belly Dance

$59

with Heather Lundin

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join us in a judgment-free space where the focus is on movement, positive body image, encouragement and support! Beginners will learn basic movements and combinations, while intermediate students will refine their knowledge and begin experimenting with layers. The tummy-toning results are a positive side effect for inspiration! No class October 9th.

Note: This is a fragrance free class. Please wear comfortable workout wear and bring water. Shoes and hip scarves are optional.

Heather Lundin has traveled across the US & overseas to study with internationally-recognized belly dance stars. She currently teaches Belly Dance, Yoga, Kids Yoga and also performs with the Barefoot Truth Dancers Troupe throughout New England.

Beginner Golf II
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Beginner Golf II

$105

with Cooper Nadeau

Calendar Jul 12, 2017 at 4:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the technical aspects of the long and short game including full swings, chipping and putting, and general rules. You will be capable of playing on the golf course after this class. Clubs are provided or bring your own. Register early - this class fills fast!

Note: In case of rain, there will be an indoor rules and etiquette class at Dunegrass in the Pro Shop. You will be notified of weather cancellations and make up dates, if needed, by 3 PM the day of class.

Required: A weekly ball fee of $4. Sneakers or golf shoes. No jeans or T-shirts allowed. Collared shirts required.





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