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Forest Bathing

$16

with Ray Reitze, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Aug 30, 2019 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, Aug. 30; 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.

Forest Bathing

$16

with Ray Reitze, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Sep 27, 2019 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, Sept. 27; 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.

Healing Glass Mandalas

$32

with Maryam Mermey, PhD, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Sep 7, 2019 at 12:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The word Mandala comes from the ancient Sanskrit and means Sacred Circle. Create a fusing glass Mandala, which can be used as a sun catcher or placed on a stand as a reminder of what you hold Sacred. Choose from a wide range of fusing glass, embellishments and paints to create healing images to take home. Mature children 11 and up are welcome!

Date: Saturday, Sept. 7 & 14 (2 sessions)

1st session: 12:30-3:30 p.m.

2nd session: 12:30-2 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

$16

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

Calendar Sep 8, 2019 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, Sept. 8; 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.

Native Flute Meditation

$10

with Rachel Palmer, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Jun 24, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

For thousands of years, healers of various cultures have used musical instruments for healing. Relax your mind, release emotional and physical tension and create a better sense of wellbeing with the soothing sound of the Native flute.

Date: Monday, June 24; 5-6 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

Peggy Huddleston's Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster

$15

with Leyza Toste, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Jun 19, 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, June 19; 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.

Peggy Huddleston's Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster

$15

with Leyza Toste, BCC, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Aug 21, 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, Aug. 21; 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.

Peggy Huddleston's Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster

$15

with Leyza Toste, BCC, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Sep 25, 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, Sept. 25; 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.





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