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Our Classes

Indoor/Outdoor Fitness Walking

Free

with Kathy Nyborg

Want to stay active? Get into a walking routine! Join Kathy Nyborg and Jean Guyette at the Sorrento-Sullivan Recreation Center for an hour of indoor/outdoor walking depending on the weather. You can saunter, power walk or speed walk. Whatever your pace you can do it safely. Just drop in.

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Essentials of College Planning - Multiple sessions
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Essentials of College Planning - Multiple sessions

Free

with Shelbie Ross

To register, please call 1-800-281-3703 or go to www.meoc.maine.edu. You need only to attend one date listed at the end of the description.

In this workshop we will survey the basic steps for successful college enrollment. The session will discuss college & trade school options in our region, entrance requirements, readiness & transitional issues of adult students, admissions procedures and financial aid. You will review a typical admissions application, request admissions materials and financial aid information from prospective colleges, and complete the FAFSA. This session is designed to set the stage for future enhanced workshops and individual counseling sessions. Participants should bring their most current tax income information (or good estimates and available W2s) & any high school/GED/HiSET and college transcripts they have available. This better allows Shelbie Ross, Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) Advisor, to customize workshop details to participant needs and will aid in the MEOC enrollment and financial aid process. Meets 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/16/2020, 2/13, 3/12, 4/9, 5/14, 6/11, 7/9 & 8/20.

Tutoring at Dorcas Library

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Are you interested in improving your basic reading and writing skills? Looking to update your resume and/or learn about the latest interviewing tips and techniques? Join certified teacher Phil Wormuth on Thursday evenings at Dorcas Library in Prospect Harbor for academic tutoring, HiSET (high school equivalency test) preparation, high school diploma classes, and more. Please call our office for additional information. Does not meet: 12/27, 2/21, and 4/18.

Adult Fitness

Free

with Karen Dove

Here's everything to get YOU ready for your next phase of personal growth. Step aerobics using 4 or 6 inch steps or "step mats" (keeps you at ground level)...low impact to set your own intensity. Strength training with weights: meet your own needs for bone density and isolated muscle work to maintain a stronger you. Some weights available at class along with steps, step mats and floor mats.

Full Course

Senior Fitness

Free

with Karen Dove

Designed with the mature person in mind, this class will address the components of over-all fitness at each person's ability level. The class helps you become stronger through cardiovascular activities (strengthening the heart and lungs), muscular strength and endurance (using weights) and flexibility through warm-up and cool-down stretching and yoga. Class meets regularly, and you can start and stop any time, drop-ins welcome. Donations welcome! 1-2 lb weights; comfortable clothes that let you move; and gym shoes to give your feet support, are recommended. Always check with your doctor before beginning an exercise program. No classes 3/13-3/20.

Full Course

Welding (Wednesday)

$240

with Daniel Daigle-Ferden

This welding class covers the basics and is for the do-it-yourself welder. Students learn about the different welding processes (oxy-acetylene, stick, M.I.G. and T.I.G.) and get hands-on experience with those techniques. See how the characteristics of metal change as we weld them, i.e. heat treating. Safety is a priority and students are instructed in safety procedures. This course does not offer a certification in welding; however, it may be valuable in deciding a welding operation you like best or in purchasing a welder that works for you. All welding equipment and supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 5.

Full Course

Let's Get Fit and Stay Fit (Session 2)

$59

with Donna Abbott

This low-impact workout allows you to work at your own pace and level. It is 50-60 minutes of simple moving, with options to add some light weights (or not), use stretch tubing for resistance training and incorporate an abdominal workout and flexibility stretches. Anyone can do this. Class meets two times a week and includes holidays and school vacations. All levels welcome. Please bring a floor mat and 1-5 lb. weights. Drop-ins welcome @ $5/class.

Yoga for Fun and YOU! (Monday Session 2)

$48

with Karen Dove

Learn to listen to your body for what it wants and needs. Using Kripalu Yoga techniques, learning your own version of postures with modifications as needed. Yoga helps with stress relief; better breathing; increase in strength and flexibility; improved circulation; cardiovascular conditioning; inner peace and more. (All classes will be designed to meet the needs of Beginning yogis and Advanced Beginners practicing yoga).  Drop-ins welcome @ $10/class.  Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes

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