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Calendula Salve from Medicinal Plants

$20

with Jacinda Martinez

Mar 9, 2017 at 5:30 pm

This class will focus on medicinal and edible flowers that you can plant and what you can do with them at harvesting. We will also make calendula salve and calendula lip balm. The calming and anti-inflammatory properties of calendula make this salve excellent for healing skin. Participants will leave with two 2 oz tins of salve, 2 tubes of lip balm and some calendula seeds to get started for next season. Registration $20, plus $15 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. 1 night 5:30-7:30 p.m. Class Thurs 3/9 CHRHS Rm 231 Jacinda Martinez has been growing food and flowers for the last decade. She savours the sweetness of summer as long as possible by adding value to items like salve. Every winter her family and friends receive her newest batch of salve.

 

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Healthy Home

$25

with Marcie Howard

Apr 4, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Have you ever wondered what's in your typical household cleaners and why they come with warning labels or make your eyes burn and your skin itch? Are you interested in making your own cleaners with easy to source and safe ingredients? In this class you will learn how to make your own products for a healthy home including laundry detergent, tub scrub and a general household cleaner. Registration $25, plus $15 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. 2 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Tues 4/4 CHRHS Rm 225 Marcie Howard has taught many subjects from skiing in Switzerland, to outdoor education in Canada to second grade in Maine. She is now teaching people how live a more healthy life and is currently working on a certification in French Aromatics.

 

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Pain Explained

$25

with Trevor Mills

May 1, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Pain is a normal human experience, but what happens when the nervous system goes astray? A “sensitive” nervous system can radically change how you experience life. We will discuss in depth how pain, especially chronic pain (lasting longer than 3 months) works and look at proven strategies to change, reduce and eliminate pain. The instructor will explain recent research in practical, jargon-free language to help you understand what causes chronic pain and how you can influence and shift your nervous system to getting back on track. Registration $25. 2 weeks 6:30-7:30 p.m. Begins Mon 5/1 CHRHS Rm 235 Trevor Mills is a physical therapist and co-owner of Snow Sport & Spine in Rockport. He has 13 years of experience working with chronic pain clients and is Board Certified in Orthopedics. He specializes in the interplay of the nervous system, pain and human movement.

 

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Scoliosis - Effective, Non-surgical Treatment with the Schroth Method

$30

with Trevor Mills

Mar 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this class you will learn effective strategies for managing scoliosis without spinal fusion surgery. For the adolescent or adult, the prospect of significant surgery and its consequences, or the effects of living with a moderate to severe lateral curve of the spine can be life altering. The Schroth method is a rigorously researched exercise and posture progression that can limit the progression of a curve, and often reverse the curve significantly depending on the patient. The instructor will teach you how to change posture, use targeted breath techniques and exercises to increase postural awareness, lengthen muscles and decrease pain. Registration $30. 4 weeks 6:30-8:00 p.m. Begins Mon 3/20 CHRHS Rm 235 Trevor Mills is a physical therapist and co-owner of Snow Sport & Spine in Rockport. He has 13 years of experience in orthopedic physical therapy and is Board Certified in Orthopedics. He has recently achieved Schroth Barcelona Institute Certification after recognizing the need for scoliosis care in our local communities.

 

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Skin Care

$20

with Marcie Howard

Mar 6, 2017 at 6 pm

You do not need to use unhealthy products or pay exorbitant prices to keep your skin glowing. It's easy and inexpensive to make your own. The instructor will teach you how to make skin care products like face wash and a facial serum plus more in this do-it-yourself class. Registration $20, plus $15 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. 1 night 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Mon 3/6 CHRHS Rm 225 Marcie Howard has taught many subjects from skiing in Switzerland, to outdoor education in Canada to second grade in Maine. She is now teaching people how live a more healthy life and is currently working on a certification in French Aromatics.

 

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Taijiquan (T'ai Chi Ch'uan) Level 3 and Taiji Dao

$80

with Michael Shunney

Jan 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course is a continuation of the playing of this ancient art of cultivating and storing internal energy through slow, non-impact movements and relaxed deep breathing. Western research has shown improvements in heart, bone and muscle strength, as well as marked reduction in the effects of stress and an improvement in overall confidence in balance, through the regular practice of Taijiquan. We will explore the 108 movements of the complete Traditional Yang Family Taijiquan long form and some related Qigong health exercises. Taijiquan Level 2 or equivalent experience recommended as a prerequisite. Registration $80. 15 weeks 6:30-7:30 p.m. Begins Thurs 1/26 CHRHS Dance/Wrestling Rm Mike Shunney is the Director of Inner Works Taijiquan and Qigong in Rockland - http://www.InnerWorksCenter.com . Mike is privileged to be recognized by the First family of Taijiquan in China, the Yang Family, as qualified to teach their system of Traditional Yang Family Taijiquan, which includes Qigong, Taijiquan, Taiji Jian (sword), Taiji Dao (broadsword), Taiji Qiang (spear/staff), and two-person play. He is the first person in Maine to hold that honor.

 

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Taijiquan (Tai Chi) - Level 1 Daytime

$120

with Michael Shunney

Jan 24, 2017 at 10:30 am, runs for 15 weeks

This course offers an introduction to playing the ancient art of cultivating and storing internal energy through slow, non-impact movements and relaxed deep breathing. Western research has shown improvements in heart, bone and muscle strength, as well as marked reduction in the effects of stress and an improvement in overall balance, through the regular practice of Taijiquan. We will explore the movements of the first section of the Traditional Yang style long form and some related Qigong health exercises. Registration $120. 15 weeks 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Begins Tues 1/24 Midcoast Recreation Center Mike Shunney is the Director of Inner Works Taijiquan and Qigong in Rockland - http://www.InnerWorksCenter.com . Mike is privileged to be recognized by the First family of Taijiquan in China, the Yang Family, as qualified to teach their system of Traditional Yang Family Taijiquan, which includes Qigong, Taijiquan, Taiji Jian (sword), Taiji Dao (broadsword), Taiji Qiang (spear/staff), and two-person play. He is the first person in Maine to hold that honor.

 

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Taijiquan (Tai Chi) - Level 1 Evening

$120

with Michael Shunney

Jan 31, 2017 at 7 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Now starting January 31

This course offers an introduction to playing the ancient art of cultivating and storing internal energy through slow, non-impact movements and relaxed deep breathing. Western research has shown improvements in heart, bone and muscle strength, as well as marked reduction in the effects of stress and an improvement in overall balance, through the regular practice of Taijiquan. We will explore the movements of the first section of the Traditional Yang style long form and some related Qigong health exercises. Registration $120. 15 weeks 7:00-8:30 p.m. Begins Tues 1/24 CHRHS Dance/Wrestling Rm Mike Shunney is the Director of Inner Works Taijiquan and Qigong in Rockland - http://www.InnerWorksCenter.com . Mike is privileged to be recognized by the First family of Taijiquan in China, the Yang Family, as qualified to teach their system of Traditional Yang Family Taijiquan, which includes Qigong, Taijiquan, Taiji Jian (sword), Taiji Dao (broadsword), Taiji Qiang (spear/staff), and two-person play. He is the first person in Maine to hold that honor.

 





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