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Prevention & Healthy Living Classes

Bodyweight Training

$28

with Baylee Doughty, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Feb 10, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Bodyweight training is a type of strength training exercise that uses your own weight to provide resistance. Because it requires little to no equipment, this type of exercise is perfect for on-the-go or at-home workouts. Learn the exercises you can do to increase strength, coordination and balance.

Date: Monday, Feb. 10-March 9 (no session March 2)

5-6 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 Matters for Parents (Evening Class)
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Cooking Matters for Parents (Evening Class)

Free

with Debbie Barnett & Megan Haynes, RD, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Feb 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Feeding your family healthy meals when money is tight is a challenge, but we have tips and resources that can help! Cooking Matters for Parents is a six-session, hands-on cooking class that is FREE and full of great information. Class members leave each week with a bag of groceries to make the recipes they learned in class at home. Please call 872-4102 to register.

Date: Monday, Feb. 10-March 16; 5:30-7:30 p.m. (6 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.

Chronic Pain Education

Free

with Lisa Smith, DO, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

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

It can be hard to focus on anything else when you are in pain. In this class, you will learn what you can do to better manage your pain and improve the quality of your daily life. A variety of treatment options will be discussed.

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 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.

Instant Pot Meals

$20

with Ben Ramsdell & Jenna McCarthy, RD, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Feb 11, 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: Tuesday, Feb. 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.

Full Course

Self-Compassion Meditation

$16

with Melissa Caron, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Feb 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Often times, we are the hardest on ourselves - our own worst critic. In this class you will learn techniques which help to foster a kinder, gentler perspective on yourself. Experience how breath work, combined with guided meditation, can help you navigate the emotional ups and downs of life with a greater ease and self-compassion. Please dress comfortably.

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 11; 6-7:15 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.

Cooking for Diabetes

$20

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

Calendar Feb 13, 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
National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)
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National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)

Free

with Becky Lambert, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Feb 14, 2020 at 9 am

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 Friday, Feb. 14; 9-10 a.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 Feb 15, 2020 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, Feb. 15; 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.





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