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Prevention & Healthy Living Classes

Cross-Country Skiing (Community Registration)

$28

with Wayne Paradis, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This winter, spend some time having fun outside on cross-country skis. Participants of all levels of experience are welcome to register for this class. We will talk about equipment and techniques and explore different ski trails each week. Please bring your own skis, as there is limited equipment available.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 27-March 19; 4:30-5:30 p.m. (4 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.

Cross-Country Skiing (MG Employee Registration)

Free

with Wayne Paradis, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This winter, spend some time having fun outside on cross-country skis. Participants of all levels of experience are welcome to register for this class. We will talk about equipment and techniques and explore different ski trails each week. Please bring your own skis, as there is limited equipment available.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 27-March 19; 4:30-5:30 p.m. (4 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.

Cooking for Diabetes

$20

with Keith Giles & Grace Violette, RD, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Think you're stuck eating boring food because you have diabetes? Think again! With just a few small tweaks, you can enjoy all of your favorite foods. This class will cover all of your questions, show you how to make easy substitutions in meals you already love, and teach you some delicious recipes you and your whole family will enjoy.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 13; 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.

Full Course

Memory Books: Preserving Memories through Stories

$32

with Liza Russell, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Feb 29, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 3 weeks

Preserve memories for family and loved ones through writing, journaling, illustrations and collage. Participants will be able to create a hard-copy version of their book over three weekly sessions that are structured to expand your options of narrative and scrapbooking techniques.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 29-March 14; 10 a.m.-noon (3 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.

Managing Blood Pressure - An Empowering Approach

Free

with Erin Landry, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 3, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn the ins and uts of blood pressure (BP) self-management. You will learn how to obtain an accurate BP measurement at home, ways to manage blood pressure with simple lifestyle modifications and have access to a free home monitoring device during the duration of the class. Education will be complemented with hands-on activities and constructive conversation. Class is open to all but may be best for those new to managing blood pressure and those supporting family members with (pre)hypertension.

Date: Tuesday, March 3-31; 5-6 p.m. (5 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.

Meatless Monday

$20

with Ben Ramsdell, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Interested in vegetarian cooking, but still enjoy eating meat? Swapping out a few meat-based meals per week with plant-based dishes has a bigger impact on your health than you might think. It's also great for the environment. Learn how to make some incredibly hearty, satisfying meals with no animal protein in sight.

Date: Wednesday, March 4; 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.

Full Course

Restorative Yoga

$28

with Meghan Reitchel, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 5, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Unwind from the day with an evening restorative yoga. Props will be used to allow your body to open to the poses and rest for longer periods of time. This yoga style is a much slower practice and integrates a sense of healing and meditation. Restorative yoga is for any level, but you must be able to get down to the floor on a mat.

Date: Thursday, March 5-26; 5:30-6:45 p.m. (4 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.

Full Course

Cooking for Two

$20

with Ben Ramsdell & Grace Violette, RD, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Empty nesters, young couples, living alone, those who enjoy cooking every day - all are welcome! You will learn how to prepare scaled-down delicious and healthful meals quickly, cheaply and efficiently!

Date: Tuesday, March 10; 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.

Full Course




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