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Fit For The Future
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Fit For The Future

$5

with Emma Holder

Calendar May 1, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks
Participants will enjoy an effective whole body interval workout targeting muscular strength, cardiovascular stamina, core stability, flexibility, balance and coordination. Regain, maintain and improve fitness levels to be free to enjoy life and travel experiences, prevent injuries and maximize health span. Accessible and challenging for all levels and ages, beginner through athlete. Bring sneakers, mat and a water bottle. $5 drop in or $40 for 10 class card can be used for all Emma's M/T/W classes. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.
Fitness Fusion: Core, Strength And Function
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Fitness Fusion: Core, Strength And Function

$4

with Laura Lee Sawyer

Calendar Apr 23, 2018 at 5:45 pm, runs for 8 weeks
Designed to fit into a busy schedule, this class helps students to achieve a better body. Divided into multiple segments (cardio, core strengthening, functional exercise and more), this class focuses on helping students take control of their physical progress. Students can drop in or start the class anytime throughout the session, but no discounts applicable. Please bring a mat or towel. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.

Improve Self Esteem And Awareness By Connecting With Horses

$95

with Lyda Pola

Calendar May 26, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
Horses are naturally meditative in spirit, connected to nature and non-judgemental. All these qualities give rise to self discovery and personal growth. Participants will learn how to leave your comfort zone to gain new insights, learn when habits help and when they disturb balance, and learn to be more flexible in your thinking. Through interactive experiences with the horses you will have the opportunity to transfer those processes to support and adapt to changes in your life. No experience with horses is required. All activities with the horses take place on the ground (no riding).

Land Navigation Basics

$31

with Ron Welton

Calendar May 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks
Learn the basics of land navigation using a map and compass. This class covers how to read the markings on a topographic map and how to use map features to establish a path of travel. Learn how to use a compass to determine your direction of travel. Move back and forth between true and magnetic north. Necessary materials will be provided but bring your own map and compass if you wish.
Pilates, Weights, And Yoga
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Pilates, Weights, And Yoga

$4

with Jessica Lockhart

Calendar Jun 19, 2018 at 5:45 pm, runs for 9 weeks
This class will use upper body exercises using hand weights. It will also strengthen participants' core with Pilates exercises and yoga on the mat. This class is a great way to keep strong and active during the summer. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.

Recycled Key Wind Chime

$27

with Tara Finlay

Calendar May 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

‚ÄčTurn old keys and glass beads into wind chimes! Bring any old keys and beads that you have. If you would like to hang your wind chime from a piece of driftwood or something you already have, bring that as well. Instructor will have plenty of keys and beads if you don't have any as well as some branches and other items to hang from. Materials fee of $5 payable to instructor the night of class

Release Anxiety With Hypnosis

$21

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Jun 11, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Let hypnosis help you release your inner anxiety. Identify the sources of your anxiety and disconnect their influence on you. Replace them with new, positive ways of being that reflect the new, anxiety-free you.

Sea Kayaking The Maine Coast: Introduction

$98

with Zack Anchors

Calendar Jun 9, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
This course is for anyone who wants to try out sea kayaking and gain the skills and knowledge needed to paddle the Maine coast. Participants will learn the essential techniques of the sport and become familiar with the necessary gear and safety considerations. After getting comfortable in the boat along the shores of Portland harbor during the first day, you'll begin the second day with a paddle to an island, working on improving boat control along the way. Your instructor will customize the lesson to work with each students' goals, experience level and interests. Students will be contacted if weather conditions require cancellation or rescheduling. Kayak and paddles will be provided.




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