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Ear Acupressure Point: An Introduction 10/12

$5

with Jean Guyette

Calendar Oct 12, 2017 at 6 pm

Locating this area of the ear, the Shen Men acupressure point, can result in a feeling of relief and a lessening of tension and anxiety. It may also help relieve physical symptoms, such as headaches and sleep problems. Ear acupressure is one tool you can keep in your self care tool bag. Ear acupressure (also called "auricular therapy" or simply "ear treatments") is virtually free and can help you stay healthy. Class members will have the opportunity to view a demonstration of the 5-point NADA Protocol by Ashleigh Hart, a Licensed Maine Acupuncturist. Jean volunteers her time for the non-profit organization, The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, www.acudetox.com.

 

Ear Acupressure Point: An Introduction 11/1

$5

with Jean Guyette

Calendar Nov 1, 2017 at 6 pm

Locating this area of the ear, the Shen Men acupressure point, can result in a feeling of relief and a lessening of tension and anxiety. It may also help relieve physical symptoms, such as headaches and sleep problems. Ear acupressure is one tool you can keep in your self care tool bag. Ear acupressure (also called "auricular therapy" or simply "ear treatments") is virtually free and can help you stay healthy. Class members will have the opportunity to view a demonstration of the 5-point NADA Protocol by Ashleigh Hart, a Licensed Maine Acupuncturist. Jean volunteers her time for the non-profit organization, The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, www.acudetox.com.

 

Ear Acupressure Point: An Introduction 12/5

$5

with Jean Guyette

Calendar Dec 5, 2017 at 6 pm

Locating this area of the ear, the Shen Men acupressure point, can result in a feeling of relief and a lessening of tension and anxiety. It may also help relieve physical symptoms, such as headaches and sleep problems. Ear acupressure is one tool you can keep in your self care tool bag. Ear acupressure (also called "auricular therapy" or simply "ear treatments") is virtually free and can help you stay healthy. Class members will have the opportunity to view a demonstration of the 5-point NADA Protocol by Ashleigh Hart, a Licensed Maine Acupuncturist. Jean volunteers her time for the non-profit organization, The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, www.acudetox.com.

 

Infant Massage

$10

with Karen Dove

Calendar Oct 14, 2017 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Parents/caregivers will learn massage techniques to enhance their baby’s development and promote well-being. For babies, research shows measurable improvements in weight gain, decreased fussiness, improved sleep patterns, decreased anxiety and improved motor behavior/muscle tone. The benefits for parents/caregivers include improved relaxation, reduced stress, increased confidence by enhancing baby’s health and development, quality bonding time, and increased awareness of baby’s physical condition. A calmer, happier baby = a calmer, happier family! Instruction is modeled on a life-sized baby doll and parents will practice on their baby. Class is limited to 4 infants and 8 parents/caregivers.

Infants brought to class must be 2 weeks to 6 months of age.

Partner Massage

$49

with Karen Dove

Calendar Oct 10, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn the basic massage strokes and techniques to help soothe muscles and reduce stress with your spouse or partner. The class is presented by a licensed massage therapist who will introduce and guide you through some of the easier basics. Please wear work-out clothes (shorts, sports bra) that allow access to the body while maintaining modesty in a class setting. Students should bring a bath towel, small blanket or throw.

This class is $49/couple, so please provide us with the name of your partner by e-mailing their name to adultedinfo@rsu24.org.

Senior Fitness
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Senior Fitness

Free

with Karen Dove

Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 10 am, runs for 13 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!

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.

Senior Fitness Early Riser
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Senior Fitness Early Riser

Free

with Karen Dove

Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 8 am, runs for 13 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!

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.

Yoga for Fun and YOU! Beginners (Wednesday AM) Session 1

$39

with Karen Dove

Calendar Sep 20, 2017 at 8 am, runs for 6 weeks

Yoga for anyone who thought they couldn't .....you CAN! Warm-up joints and lengthen muscles to prepare the body to open, stretch and strengthen. Honor yourself and take this time for a stronger you. Recommended for moderate arthritis and osteoporosis, beginners yoga with modifications can relax and strengthen. Continue your personal growth at your pace and with your versions of postures. Drop ins welcome @ $8.00/class. Mats are available or bring your own. Wear comfortable clothes.

 





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