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MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Personal Enrichment

Introduction to Tai Chi
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Introduction to Tai Chi


with Diane Doirin

Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Use movement, self-massage, meditation and breath work to turn on your body’s ability for healing, endurance and longevity. Learn a simple medical qigong routine which will be used as a warm up and then a modified tai chi form that is easy to practice. Can be performed sitting, standing and walking. We will experiment with different styles so you can develop your own practice. You will have the option of purchasing a DVD for $10 to continue your practice at home.

Class will be held Tuesday, 9/19 AND 10/3.  NO CLASS ON 9/26.

Introduction to the Completion Process


with Lashell Moon

Calendar Dec 6, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to resolve old, stuck feelings and understand how your body and emotions communicate with you.  Review the steps for a happier, healthier, more fulfilling life.  Take a journey to meet your inner child and make acquaintance.

Japanese Shibori Silk Scarves


with Sandi Cirillo

Calendar Nov 4, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Create a beautiful gift to give during the holidays.  “Shibori” is the Japanese resist method of creating designs on silk scarves using PVC pipes.  Learn how to wrap scarves around the pipes and spill color onto the pipe in layer after layer.  You will also be able to paint directly on your scarves.  Finish 2 unique scarves, just in time for Mother’s day gift giving!  Wear old clothes and bring an old tower and scissors.  

Material Fee of $10 paid to instructor at class.

Maine Driving Dynamics

Calendar Dec 2, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Improve your defensive driving awareness and abilities. Take part in discussions of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways.  Those completing the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving record.

If over 65 years of age, fee is $10. 

Maine hoMEworks


with Marjorie Baril

Calendar Nov 4, 2017 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

This ten-hour course is valuable to anyone considering a home purchase and is required by many down payment assistance and other lending programs for first-time homebuyers.  Select a home that meets your needs and matches your financial resources.  Step by step instruction from the application to the closing. Lunch is provided.

Making Goat Milk Soap at Home
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Making Goat Milk Soap at Home


with Karen Shumac

Calendar Sep 18, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Transform common kitchen ingredients into beautiful hand crafted soap. Night one learn the science of soap making, safety tips, tools and ingredients.  Using a basic recipe, you will make a simple but luxurious soap.  Night two, you will expand your repertoire by adding color, scent and/or exfoliant of your choice.  You will go home with several bars of soap.  

Material Fee of $15 paid to instructor at class.

Microsoft Basics


with Kevin Ellingwood

Calendar Nov 2, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

An introduction to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Become familiar with Word to write and edit documents, create a spreadsheet in Excel and personalize a presentation with PowerPoint.  A great class for those just learning!

No class on Thursday, November 23rd.

Mindfulness Meditation


with Robin Rockett

Calendar Oct 31, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Do you suffer from anxiety, depression, insomnia or other chronic issues? Meditation is a powerful tool for improving health and overall well-being. This six week course will provide in-depth information while allowing you the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate!

No class on November 21.

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