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Age Management Skin Care
with Kate Martino
Feel you are too young for a face-lift, don't have deep wrinkles yet, but want to do something to make your skin healthier and look fresher? Learn how your skin ages, what affects the aging process (internally and externally) and the treatments and product ingredients that can actually slow down the damage and improve your skin. Registration $20. 1 night 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Tues 5/22 CHRHS Rm 235 Kate Martino is a licensed aesthetician, electrologist and reflexologist. She owned a day spa for over 20 years specializing in age management skin care. Prior to this, she spent 20 years in corporate marketing and sales. She holds an MA From New York University, and is a graduate of Catherine Hinds School of Aesthetics and the Boston Electrolysis School of Technology where she became Director of Business Education.
Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada
with David Spahr
This class will feature easy-to-understand information on finding, collecting, identifying, and preparing the safer and more common edible and medicinal mushroom species of New England and Eastern Canada. Whether you are a cook, forager, herbalist, or restaurateur you will enjoy this class. The book "Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada" will be available for purchase in class for $21. Registration $20. 1 night 6:30-8:30 p.m. Class Wed 5/2 CHRHS Rm 211 David Spahr is a naturalist, photographer and forest farmer who has collected, photographed, and eaten wild mushrooms for 35 years. He is a member of the Maine Mycological Association and maintains a web site devoted to the subject, mushroom-collecting.com. He is currently writing a book on foraging.
with David Spahr
Learn about edible and medicinal wild plants and fungi. We will be examining commonly found "spring things" including nutritious greens, their uses, and their niche in the local ecology. Class will meet near the windmill behind school. Registration $20. 1 day 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Class Sat 6/2 CHRHS Windmill David Spahr is a naturalist, photographer and forest farmer who has collected, photographed, and eaten wild mushrooms for 35 years. He is a member of the Maine Mycological Association and maintains a web site devoted to the subject, mushroom-collecting.com. He is currently writing a book on foraging.
with Trevor Mills
Love gardening? Let your body love it too! This class will teach you skills to garden (comfortably!) for a lifetime. The instructor will cover the ergonomics of gardening, stretching, strengthening as well as injury prevention. You will walk away with a program of exercises that will help you enjoy the next gardening season to the fullest. Bring an exercise mat if you have one. Registration $25. 2 weeks 6:30-8:00 p.m. Begins Mon 3/26 CHRHS Rm 218 Trevor Mills is a physical therapist and owner of Snow Sport & Spine, Inc. in Rockport. He specializes in the evaluation and management of spinal and general orthopedic issues and has studied extensively in manual therapy as well as the biomechanics of sport and life. He is passionate about helping people pursue a physical lifestyle through the prevention of and recovery from injury,
Gentle Yoga 4.25.18
with Erika Manning
An open class for all levels. Students of all abilities and ages will be invited to slow down, review the basics, breathe, rest, relax and renew. Students must be able to get down and up off the floor by themselves or with the help of a chair. Please eat lightly, layer clothing, and bring a mat and blanket to class. Registration $50. 7 wks 9:45.-11:00 a.m. Begins Wed 4/25 Midcoast Recreation Center Erika Manning is a licensed massage therapist as well as a certified Yoga therapist and has taught the practice of Yoga for over two decades. She has taught numerous weekly classes to many different populations, and was a past faculty member of Namaste Institute’s Yoga Teacher Training Program as well as their Massage Therapy Program. Her interest and training lie in the therapeutic use of Yoga as it relates to the individual. She practices massage, Yoga and energy therapies in midcoast Maine.
HOPE for tomorrow—the precious promise of stem cells
with Donna Vix
Current research into stem cells has revealed many promising uses for conditions like diabetes, cardiac repair, autism, ADD, skin problems, nerve regeneration and more.You’ll be surprised to learn that your wisdom teeth and your baby’s teeth can hold a miracle for someone in your family. You will learn the basics of stem cells including the types and origins; how stem cells differ from other cells; what stem cells can and cannot do; what role they have in our bodies; and possible benefits for present use including their promise for the future in helping to heal or treat diseases, deformities and injuries.You’ll leave with much knowledge to share and hope not only for your own family, but for friends and colleagues as well. This class may qualify for continuing education credit for medical, dental and EMS professionals. Registration $20. 1 night 6:00-7:30 p.m. Class Thurs 4/5 CHRHS Rm 225 Dr. Donna Maria Vix believes in the impossible. After learning every position in the dental office and working as a dental hygienist for eight years, she became a dentist and cared for patients in her solo practice in New Jersey for 25 years. Her passion to educate and inspire people about the beauty and promise of stem cells "stems" from professional as well as personal reasons. She lives in Camden, Maine with her husband and two of her five children, and is grandmother to two precious boys.
Journey to Health - The Gift of Sleep: Treating and Preventing Insomnia
with Journey to Health Pen Bay Medical Ctr
Can’t sleep? You might be surprised to learn that there are many different kinds of insomnia, each requiring different treatments and remedies. Join Rhonda Feiman, licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, as we explore how the time-tested techniques and treatment strategies of Asian medicine and the practice of Qi-gong movements can be used to manage this frustrating and exhausting malady. Please register for this class directly with Journey to Health at https://journeytohealth.coursestorm.com/ or call 207-921-3950. No charge. 1 night 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Thurs 4/12 CHRHS Rm 210 This class is being offered by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital’s Journey to Health program.
with Anna Moorman
Questions about Medicare? Join Anna Moorman and Jo-Ann Neal for this informational seminar. They will answer your questions including what Medicare does and does NOT cover, when to enroll, the difference between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans, and which plan is best for you. Anna and Jo-Ann will be available for a question and answer session following the presentation. The seminar is free and open to the public, but we do ask that you register by calling the Adult eEucation office at 236-7800, option 5. 1 night 4:30-6:00 p.m. Class Tues 4/3 CHRHS Rm 210 Anna Moorman and Jo-Ann Neal of Allen Insurance and Financial are licensed insurance agents specializing in Medicare.