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Bangor Adult & Community Education



Personal Enrichment

Beginner Level Yoga

$35

with Wendy McLoon-Waterman

Calendar Mar 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Yoga has been shown to have vast health benefits for people of all body types and fitness levels. If you can stretch your muscles, you can do yoga! This six week series will introduce basic yoga postures (along with modifications) and healthy alignment with some breath work and relaxation/meditation sprinkled in. We will play with linking postures together into a gentle ‘flow’ sequence that will stretch your muscles and relax your mind. Bring a yoga mat and wear clothes that allow for unrestricted movement. Some props will be available, but you are welcome to bring your own. Participants should have the ability to get up and down from the floor fairly easily, and be cleared by a medical professional if there are chronic health issues such as high blood pressure.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

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Beginner Level Yoga

$35

with Wendy McLoon-Waterman

Calendar Apr 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Yoga has been shown to have vast health benefits for people of all body types and fitness levels. If you can stretch your muscles, you can do yoga! This six week series will introduce basic yoga postures (along with modifications) and healthy alignment with some breath work and relaxation/meditation sprinkled in. We will play with linking postures together into a gentle ‘flow’ sequence that will stretch your muscles and relax your mind. Bring a yoga mat and wear clothes that allow for unrestricted movement. Some props will be available, but you are welcome to bring your own. Participants should have the ability to get up and down from the floor fairly easily, and be cleared by a medical professional if there are chronic health issues such as high blood pressure.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Beginning Guitar I

$55

with Tom Hudgins

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Pleasea note this class has been moved to Thursdays.

You’ll be strumming chords in no time with this fun, friendly method for learning guitar. Learn the basics of six-string guitar, tuning, strumming and the 18 basic chords. Course topics include learning to read music, fretting chords, and finger stretching exercises. Prior knowledge of music reading is not required. Open to beginners and intermediate guitar pickers. Tom Hudgins, is an artist/musician and adult educator who works with both art and guitar in his creative work. He has a Bachelors in Studio Art from the University of Maine and a Masters in Adult Education from the University of Southern Maine.

To enroll in enrichment classes, participants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Beginning Guitar II

$55

with Tom Hudgins

Calendar Apr 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Please note this class has been moved to Thursdays.

A continuation of Beginning Guitar I utilizing techniques from the textbook and additional instructor material. Topics covered will include learning the basics of reading tablature, 12 bar blues and exercises from the second half of the textbook. Prerequisite: Completion of Beginning Guitar I or instructor permission. Tom Hudgins, is an artist/musician and adult educator who works with both art and guitar in his creative work. He has a Bachelors in Studio Art from the University of Maine and a Masters in Adult Education from the University of Southern Maine.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Classic Cakes

$75

with Cathy Speronis

Calendar May 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this course we will be making delicious, beautiful cakes including Sacher Torte, Black Forest Cake and a Strawberry Dream Cake. We will also make some simple decorations which will make your cakes look like they came from a professional bakery. Wednesdays, 5/8 - 5/22 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. William S. Cohen School Cost: $75 (materials included)

Country Burn Dance Fitness

$35

with Sue McKay

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 6 pm
Finally, a workout you’ll LOVE to do! Dance routines consist of simple, line-dance inspired moves, repeated in a format that encourages movement and FUN! Move your body, work up a sweat, and get fit, all while grooving to the great country music you love! No prior dance experience required; class appropriate for all ages. Bring water and a towel, as we are going to burn up the country dance floor! Participants must be at least 18 years old and out of high school.

Country Burn Dance Fitness

$35

with Sue McKay

Calendar Apr 4, 2019 at 6 pm
Finally, a workout you’ll LOVE to do! Dance routines consist of simple, line-dance inspired moves, repeated in a format that encourages movement and FUN! Move your body, work up a sweat, and get fit, all while grooving to the great country music you love! No prior dance experience required; class appropriate for all ages. Bring water and a towel, as we are going to burn up the country dance floor! Participants must be at least 18 years old and out of high school.

Country Line Dance

$35

with Sue McKay

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 6 pm
No partner required - This fun line dance class will offer a variety of line dance steps and routines--done to all your favorite country songs and disco songs--that can go from classroom to dance floor in a flash! Clear instruction, step and combination breakdowns, and plenty of time to practice makes this class perfect for dancers who are brand new to line dancing as well as for those just hoping to learn a few more routines. This class is recommended for beginner through intermediate level dancers.




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