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Prevention & Healthy Living Classes

Stop Smoking with Hypnosis

$53

with Heather Desjardins, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Have you tried to quit smoking but just can’t break the habit? Hypnosis can help you regain your control and help you stop smoking. In this group hypnosis setting, you will identify and overcome physical and ritualistic triggers to smoking, take charge of sabotaging behaviors, and become confident and secure in your new life as a non-smoker.

Date: Wednesday, March 11-25; 5-6:30 p.m. (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.

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Guided Deep Breathing

$21

with Michael Keighley, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Deep breathing exercises have been shown to support blood flow, increase energy levels, stimulate the lympthaic system and improve digestion. Explore various deep breathing techniques and find the one that is perfect for you. Styles reviewed include deep belly breathing, unequal ration breathing and alternate nostril breathing.

Date: Wednesday, March 11-25; 5:30-6:30 p.m. (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.

Nutrition for Cancer Survivors

Free

with Donna Walsh, RD, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to add nutrient-rich foods to your diet to strengthen your immune system and reduce the risk of cancer recurrence.

Date: Wednesday, March 11; 5:30-6:30 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.

Grounding Consciousness to Earth and Life

$16

with Ray Reitze, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 13, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Grounding meditations allow you to focus your mind on the present and feel calmer and centered in your daily life. You may also feel more balanced and aware of your surroundings as you focus more on what is happening in the moment.

Date: Friday, March 13; 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.

Living Well with Chronic Pain
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Living Well with Chronic Pain

Free

with Melissa Emmons & Liza Russell, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 17, 2020 at 12:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

When you are in pain, it can be hard to focus on anything else… it's time to stop letting pain pause the rest of your life! This class will explore how eating healthy, gentle-movement exercises and learning how to balance activity and rest can help improve your quality of life. Class is open to adults who have chronic pain as well as caregivers. Please call 872-4102 to register.

Date: Tuesday, March 17-April 21; 12:15-2:45 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.

Instant Pot Meals

$20

with Ben Ramsdell, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 18, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

It's the new cooking appliance that everyone's talking about. Learn how to make it work for you. We will talk about what it does (more than you might think) and how to use it safely. Then we'll make some deliciously quick dishes with it. Instant fun!

Date: Wednesday, Mar. 18; 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.

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National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)
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National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)

Free

with Baylee Doughty, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 18, 2020 at 6 pm

Change doesn't happen overnight… it takes time! NDPP will not only provide you with a whole YEAR of support from a trained lifestyle coach, but also peer support within a group setting. Don't miss your chance to find encouragement, advice and support from individuals who are trying to live a healthier lifestyle, just like you. This class meets weekly for 16 weeks, then twice a month for eight months, for a total of one year. Please call 872-4102 to register.

Date: Starts Wednesday, Feb. 19; 6-7 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.

Sheet Pan Dinners

$20

with Keith Giles & Sarah Perkins, RD, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Mar 19, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Four pans on the stove and three in the oven? What if you could cook an entire meal and only have one or two sheet pans to clean up? Learn how to put together simple, delicious meals that you and your family will love!

Date: Thursday, March 19; 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.

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