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Healthy Habits #1 Stress


with Kate McMorrow

Calendar Sep 23, 2021 at 6 pm

Understand why STRESS is detrimental to your health, and what you can do about it.

Healthy Habits, Five to Thrive (Package)
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Healthy Habits, Five to Thrive (Package)


with Kate McMorrow

Sometimes change is really hard, especially around health and well-being. This series takes us through 5 areas of health where you can make significant changes to optimize your well-being. We will discover why the following 5 areas are important to you: 1) Stress, 2) Rest, 3) Movement, 4) Eating, and 5) Relationships.

Tai Chi for Beginners - 10 Movements 9.29.21


with Mike Shunney

Calendar Sep 29, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks


Through the movements of T’ai Chi and relaxed breathing, you will cultivate, store & circulate your internal energy. The movements are non-impact, smooth and practiced very slowly at first. Western research has shown improvements in heart, bone and muscle strength, as well as large reductions in the effects of stress, and an improvement in overall balance, with regular practice.

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QIGONG - Mindful Movement with Natural Breathing 9.29.21


with Mike Shunney

Calendar Sep 29, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks


These ancient Qigong practices have improved the health of millions of people over millennia. The air that we breathe is our most important source of nourishment. There is a mountain of research in western medicine confirming the value of a regular practice of improved breathing for many health conditions, and even more benefits in combination with these movements. Ba Duan Jin, Swimming Dragon & Wu Ming Qigongs wil be introduced.

Mindful Yoga


with Karen Tripolitis

Calendar Sep 29, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Mindfully pause and reconnect. Learn yoga breathing techniques, yoga poses and sequences that build flexibility and strength, time for relaxation and reflection for Mindful Yoga Class with Karen Tripolitis.

Healthy Habits #2 Rest


with Kate McMorrow

Calendar Sep 30, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the latest research on how sleep benefits brain health.

Pickleball Learn to Play 10.6.21
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Pickleball Learn to Play 10.6.21


with Craig Wilson

Calendar Oct 6, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Come try your hand at one of the fastest growing sports in the country - Pickleball. Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. This weekly clinic will be held on the tennis courts at MRC and will consist of general instruction and open play. This class must be paid by check or cash.

Women's Only NRA Basics of Pistol Handling


with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Oct 6, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This Women's Only NRA Basics of Pistol Handling will cover safety at home and the range, principal parts and types of actions, how to handle a pistol in a safe manner, fundamentals of pistol shooting, pistol shooting positions, common malfunctions and cleaning, selecting a pistol, and qualifying on a range. The course meets the Maine minimum for a Concealed Carry Permit if you pass the 50-question written exam and qualify by putting 5 rounds in 4 target circles (20 rounds total) at 10-feet. Students will receive the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting textbook. You do not need to own a pistol for this class, but if you do, you are encouraged to bring it to class with no ammunition. Range time will be scheduled separately from the classroom sessions at a cost of $50. If you wish to shoot at the range to qualify and do not own a pistol, one will be provided with 50 rounds of ammunition for $25. If bringing your own pistol to the range, bring 50 rounds of ammunition. The range day will be held at the Lincoln County Rifle Club in Damariscotta, day/date TBD.

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