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Prevention & Healthy Living Classes

Celebrate Movement

Free

with MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Dec 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Join us for an evening of low-impact, gentle-movement practices and breathwork to honor and celebrate our bodies.

Date: Monday, Dec. 9; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Location: Alfond Youth & Community Center, Waterville

Class Samplers Include:

5:40-6 p.m. - Posture & Tone - Cycle Room

6:10-6:30 p.m. - Tai Chi for Health - Group Fitness Room

6:40-7 p.m. - Spin Class - Cycle Room

7-7:20 p.m. - Gentle Yoga - Group Fitness Room

  • Attend any/all classes you are interested in!
  • Registration is for the entire event itself, but you may come at any time and for any/all classes.
  • Free consultations with John McCabe, AYCC Lead Personal Trainer
  • Childcare will be available.
  • Learn about various programs including those offered with MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living, Alfond Youth & Community Center and MaineGeneral Sports Medicine.
  • Healthy snacks will be available.

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.

Perfect Pizza at Home

$20

with Benjamin Ramsdell & Rachael Pepin, RD, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Dec 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

EVERYONE loves pizza, but it can be a pain to make. It's kind of a guilty pleasure, too. Not any more! We'll show you how to make bigger batches of delicious whole-grain dough that can make weeknight dinners a breeze. You'll choose your own flavor combinations, and learn to make a few tasty salads to fill out your plate. And you'll go home with the dough you make, so you can practice at home!

Date: Monday, Dec. 9; 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

Secrets to Cooking Fish

$20

with Benjamin Ramsdell, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Dec 10, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Eating more fish can be a delicious way to add more lean protein to your diet, as well as heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. This class will expose you to a variety of cooking techniques for several different types of fish. This is not a hands-on class, but don't worry, you will still get to ask questions and taste the dishes!

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 10th; 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.

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster

$15

with Leyza Toste, BCC, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Dec 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Discover five simple actions you can take before surgery to reduce anxiety, decrease pain and shorten recovery time. Leyza will guide you in mind-body techniques shown to enhance the healing process. You will need to get the book's relaxation CD or MP3 prior to surgery. Three book/CD sets are available at the Alfond Center Library or the CD may be purchased at a discount in class. You may also purchase the MP3 at www.HealFaster.com.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 11; 5:30-7 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.

Whole Grains Every Day

$20

with Vishnu Nancoo, NP, APRN, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Dec 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Whole grains are delicious AND nutritious. Packed with fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals, they also add an incredible crunchy texture to your recipes. Learn about different types of whole grains and their benefits, how to cook them easily and quickly, and how to incorporate them into the foods you love.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 11; 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.

Family-Friendly Community Drum Circle

Free

with Carol Richards, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Dec 21, 2019 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

Bring the whole family and experience how much fun drumming can be! Beginners are welcome. Bring your own drum or borrow one. This event is free and inclusive, and all ages and abilities are welcome.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 21; 2-4 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.

Cancer Caregivers Support
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Cancer Caregivers Support

Free

with MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar

The Cancer Center is in the process of starting a support group for cancer caregivers. Call Ruth Coffey, LCSW, at 621-6120 for more information about time and dates.

General Cancer Support
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General Cancer Support

Free

with MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar at 9 am

Pre-registration is required. Call Ruth Coffey, LCSW, at 621-6120 for more information.

Dates: First and third Thursday of the month, 9-10:30am 





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