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Adult Fitness - Winter


with Karen Dove

Calendar Jan 3, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 24 weeks

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.


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Beekeeping for Beginners - Spring


with Peter Cowin

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This class is designed to stimulate the interest in and answer the questions of those interested in starting beekeeping as a hobby or to help pollinate their crops. It covers what is needed, where to locate bees hives, where to buy them, what it costs and how to care for bees so they survive the winter. Many join the class because they are aware of the huge importance and decline of honeybees and other pollinators and just want to help. Learn about the fascinating hobby of beekeeping, pollinate your garden and grow your own honey!

Peter Cowin (aka The Bee Whisperer) is President of the Penobscot County Beekeepers Association and is part of the Maine State beekeepers Association Swarm Team with a specialization in the removal and safe relocation of honeybee colonies which have become established in the walls of people’s homes and out buildings. Keeping honeybees on and off since the age of 11, he has grown his hobby into a cottage business known as “Hampden Honey.”


Restorative Yoga


with Karen Dove

Calendar Jan 6, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week

Prepare yourself for deep relaxation. Restorative Yoga works to heal your body emotionally and physically. In Restorative Yoga "support = release" of muscle tension & mental stress, giving your body the opportunity to restore and refresh. Class is about slowly breathing into reclining yoga postures supported by bolsters, blocks, blankets and pillows. Your instructor will provide you with most of the props and guide you into setting up for each posture, assisting as needed to get that "ahhhhhhhh" comfort & relaxation. Participants will need to wear comfortable clothing; bring 2 throw pillows & a throw/blanket; eye pillows are available and may be purchased for $5. Relax...refresh...restore.


Senior Fitness
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Senior Fitness

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with Karen Dove

Calendar Jan 4, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 24 weeks

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 aims at becoming 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. This class meets regularly, and you can start and stop any time. Drop ins welcome. Donations welcome! No classes 3/13-3/20.

1-2 lb weights are recommended; comfortable clothes that let you move; gym shoes to give your feet support. Always check with your doctor before beginning an exercise program.



with Karen Dove

Calendar Jan 6, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Need an extra boost for your Yoga practice? Is Sunday afternoon just your best time? This can be just the thing! Warm-up, open joints and lengthen muscles to prepare for some of your favorite or challenging advanced beginner-intermediate postures. Honor yourself and enjoy! Drop ins welcome @ $8/class. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes.


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