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Healthy Mind and Body

in Prevention & Healthy Living Classes

Sacred Dances of Universal Peace

$20

with Maryam Mermey, PhD, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar May 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Singing and dancing simple circle and partner dances are ways to experience the truth offered by different faiths and traditions. In this class, the emphasis is on the qualities expressed in each song and dance such as the innocence expressed in the Shaker dance “Tis a Gift to be Simple” or the strength expressed in the Hindu song and dance “Sri Ram.” Some people refer to these dances as “spiritual folk dancing.”

Date: Friday, May 1; 6-8 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Mindful Art Paint Night

$25

with Bodhi Simpson, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar May 5, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This class offers a unique painting experience as participants will create a tree of life "grounding" painting while engaging in guided creative meditation. This is open to everyone; no art or meditation experience required. You will leave with some new skills and a completed painting to remind you of the skills taught. All painting supplies included.

Date: Tuesday, May 5; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Vision Board Workshop

$20

with Nicole Hudson, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar May 28, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Explore your creativity, tap into your desires, and experience the power of manifestation during this vision board workshop. Creating your vision in the physical world shifts your dreams out of the confines of your imagination and brings them into reality. All materials will be provided, but please feel free to bring additional magazines, art supplies or anything special to you that you would like to use when creating your unique vision.

Date: Thursday, May 28; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Essential Oils: Spa Night at Home

$25

with Starla Perico, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Jun 12, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to create your own affordable spa experience at home! In this class, you will learn how to give and receive the AromaTouch® Hand Technique to relax and unwind. We will also be making bath bombs, which are a perfect solution to create a calming atmosphere for your bath or foot-soaking experience.

Date: Friday, June 12; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Meditation at Botanical Gardens

$20

with Melissa Caron, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Jun 13, 2020 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

Explore meditation and mindfulness in a beautiful setting. Join us to learn how daily practice can transform your physical, mental and spiritual health and how to initiate and cultivate your own meditation practice. The meditation will be held indoors. Chairs will be available, but feel free to bring a cushion or yoga mat for more comfort. Touring the gardens on your own is included after the meditation.

Date: Saturday, June 13; 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Healthy Gut, Healthy You

$20

with John Woytowicz, MD, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Jun 16, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The health of your gut affects all body systems, from absorbing nutrients and removing toxins from the body to supporting mental health. Learn the natural ways you can support the work of your gut and improve your digestion and overall health.

Date: Tuesday, June 16 & 23; 5:30-7 p.m. (2 sessions)

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Forest Bathing

$16

with Ray Reitze, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Jun 19, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Forest bathing, a term coined in Japan for mindfully being present in nature, embraces the fact that nature has a calming, positive effect on our health. Join Registered Maine Guide Ray Reitze in exploring the concept of stillness while visiting a beautiful local treasure and learn techniques to practice at home. The terrain being walked/explored is uneven.

Date: Friday, June 19; 5-6:30 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Introduction to Meditation

$20

with Jeff Matranga, PhD & Jeri Wilson, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Jun 28, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Learn what mindfulness is, build a daily practice and discover how meditation can result in actual changes in your brain and improve your outlook. Classes will include a variety of meditation practices for you to explore.

Date: Sunday, June 28; 9 a.m.-noon

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.





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