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Effective Communication Strategies

$7

with Anne Romney

Calendar Apr 5, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Communication is more than talking and listening. Communication is a way to express who we are and how we relate to each other. This workshop will explore: communication changes throughout the course of the disease, understanding and decoding verbal and behavioral messages, identifying ways to connect and communicate through the stages of dementia.

 

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Essential Oil “Make & Take: Getting Ready for Summer

$19

with Holly Aguilo

Calendar Apr 12, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Easy-to-make natural products using pure therapeutic grade essential oils and simple common ingredients contribute to a safe, happy summer. We’ll be making deet-free insect repellent spray, sunburn spray, after-bug-bite roller and chemical free hand/ body wipes. The supply fee makes all four items and also includes the recipes so you can make them again at home. $20 supply fee to instructor. 

Other fees (paid later)

  • Material Fee - $20.00

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Essential Oils 101

$12

with Holly Aguilo

Calendar Mar 29, 2018 , runs for 1 week

Learn the basics of what essential oils are, where they come from and what they can do to naturally support your health and mood. Using pure therapeutic grade essential oils, we will make a roller bottle remedy of your choice to take home. The roller bottle remedy choices support either breathing concerns, digestive issues, body soreness, sleep support or wakefulness support. $5 supply fee to instructor.

 

Other fees (paid later)

  • Material Fee - $5.00

Everyday Medicinal Herbs & Plants

$35

with Cindy Simmon

Calendar May 15, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn all about everyday herbs – about their medicinal uses and how to dry, store them, and ideas for cooking (including recipes). Discuss healing properties of herbs to use in teas and herbal plants to grow and cook with and where to purchase them. Learn how to make elderberry and aronia berry (chokeberry) – a huge immune system booster) syrup/tea/shrub from scratch. Discover plant and herbal remedies that can help reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, viruses and bacterial infections, fatigue, pain and how they can be anti-aging. Herb seeds for planting and herbs for tea and cooking will be available for purchase.

 

Other fees (paid later)

  • Material Fee - $3.00

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Falun Gong
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Falun Gong

$9

with Marcus Gale

Calendar Apr 12, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Falun Gong is an ancient, traditional Chinese practice of “selfcultivation”– a way to improve mental and physical wellness through meditation and five easy-to-learn exercises. Practice is based on the universal values of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. This introductory class will provide a brief overview of the system, plus a demonstration of the exercises. All Falun Gong instruction is free of charge; the class fee supports RSU21 Adult Education.

 

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

$7

with Anne Romney

Calendar May 3, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

 

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Herbal Tea Making

$35

with Cindy Simmon

Calendar Mar 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about the ancient and modern day healing and medicinal properties of teas. Teas have been used to assist in treating depression, anxiety, insomnia, arthritis, digestive problems, boost immunity, alleviate headaches and for calming and energizing. Create and make your own teas and take home a sample. Make three teas to enjoy at home, 1 = uplifting, 1=relaxing, 1=healing (for pain and digestive issues).

 

Other fees (paid later)

  • Material Fee - $3.00

Holistic Approach to Treating & Managing Depression

$35

with Cindy Simmon

Calendar Apr 24, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

You’ll learn how foods, essential oils, meditation, acupressure, teas and plants/herbs (and more) all assist in healing depression. Discover how shifts in lifestyle and practicing techniques that change and release old negative thinking patterns can treat and manage depression.

 

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