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MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education (adulted@msad11.org) 207-582-3774



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Yoga for Fun
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Yoga for Fun

$49

with Nancy Kelley

Anyone can learn yoga! This is a yoga class for those new to yoga or those wanting a basic flow class. This class introduces foundational yoga postures, teaches you how to breathe, introduces stretching techniques, and helps you feel more comfortable in the yoga practice. This class will move at a slower pace to help the individual feel the benefits of the yoga poses. Expect to be challenged both mentally and physically. Dress in comfy clothes and get out your yoga mat. This class will also be offered in person and/or virtually. Virtual classes require an internet connection and a computer device that has a microphone and camera. In person classes may require COVID 19 screening, mask & distancing.

Beginning Conversational Spanish
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Beginning Conversational Spanish

$290

with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

Calendar Current session started Sep 7, 2021 , runs for 8 weeks

Designed for beginners, we will have you speaking and reading Spanish in no time. You will practice the basic building blocks of the language and common idiomatic expressions. You will know enough vocabulary and grammar for simple conversations, and you will learn how to ask and answer questions.  Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills to communicate in Spanish.

CEUs/ILUs: 3.2Length (in hours): 32

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP CERTIFICATE
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP CERTIFICATE

$495

with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

Calendar Current session started Sep 7, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks.  Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a checklist for going into business.  Then learn how to create a business plan, including assessing business feasibility and prepare the management and financial plans.  Then take home a step by step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand.At the end of this certificate, you will be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish your business, develop an outline for your plan, and take home techniques to successfully manage and market your new business.

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Tai Chi Fall Prevention Part 1

$39

with Lisa St. Hilaire

Calendar Current session started Sep 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This easy-to-learn, safe, and effective program uses fluid, gentle movements to improve balance, mobility, flexibility, and strength. These movements also decreases arthritis pain, and reduces falls, especially in older adults. In this four week session, students will learn the six basic core movements. Great for beginners of all levels of mobility and skill levels. Students should dress comfortably. Please note there will be no class on 9/20 and 10/11.

Longevity Tree Qigong Part 1
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Longevity Tree Qigong Part 1

$39

with Lisa St. Hilaire

Longevity Tree Qigong (say "chee gong") is a moving qigong form that introduces us to the practive of internal energy work. It is a gift from an ancient tradition to the present. The easy movements improve balance, tone muscles, increase flexibility, and promote relaxation in our physical body and can open energy blockages to revitalize and enhance our state of well being. This practice also stimulates mindfulness and concentration which helps us remain focused and aware. Though practice one can discover the calm at the center of the storm in our sometimes chaotic lives. Great for students of all skill levels and mobility levels. Students should dress comfortably. Please note there will be no class on 9/20 and 10/11.

Simple Wills

$12

with Susan Farnsworth

Calendar Next session starts Sep 22, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Review the basics of making a simple will. A will can protect your assets and help minimize the chances of a contest over your estate. If you die without one, your estate may not be distributed as you would choose. Use a will to: provide for your family, specify to whom you would like to receive your property, state your funeral and burial instructions, create a trust for minor children, disinherit a person(s), or name a guardian for minor children. Join local attorney Susan Farnsworth for this one-evening class as she explains the process of creating a will and discusses how to determine whether a simple will is sufficient or if a more complex document is in order to protect your assets.

Full Course

Wild Mushroom Walk

$35

with David Spahr

Calendar Next session starts Sep 25, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This three-hour course will include walking the woods to find edible mushrooms along with detailed descriptions of habitat and structure of mushrooms. The majority of the mushrooms found in nature are often not edible, but learning this element is even more important than knowing which ones to eat. Every mushroom walk bears a different bounty depending on the weather as much as location. The instructor, David Spahr, has collected edible mushrooms for 45 years. He is a member of the Maine Mycological Society and the North American Mycological Assoc. He is on the Maine Mushroom Task Force developing rules for the foraging and sale of wild mushrooms. Minimum age 12 with adult. Location: Jamies Pond, Hallowell.

 

Full Course

French Braid Quilt

$29

with Barbara Acord

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 28, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Create an absolutely stunning quilt for your bed. You will have the choice of making a 67" x 73" or 98" x 109" finished project. You will need to purchase the book "French Braid Quilts" by Jane Hardy Miller (ISBN 1-57120-326-5). A 10% discount will be given for the book and fabric if purchased at Mystic Maine Quilts. Your skill should be at an intermediate level to take this class. If you would like assistance in selecting the material, Barbara can be contacted at 522-9912. Class is held at Mystic Maine Quilts, 5 River Road, Chelsea. Supply list available upon registration.





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