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Acrylic Pour II - Swipes

$20

with Tara Finlay

Calendar Jun 8, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

In this follow up to the beginner class, students will learn how to do swipe techniques with acrylic pour painting such as the ocean wave, the feather, swipes using palette knives and other tools. You do not need to have taken the beginner class to participate in this class.

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Sea Kayaking The Maine Coast: Introduction

$104

with Zack Anchors

Calendar Jun 1, 2019 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. You'll learn the essential techniques of the sport and become familiar with the necessary gear and safety considerations. After getting comfortable in your 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.  Kayaks, paddles, PFDs (lifejackets) are provided.

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Spring Renewal- Interval Training
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Spring Renewal- Interval Training

$4

with Jessica Lockhart

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 5:45 pm, runs for 8 weeks
This interval training class offers three essential fitness components: cardio, strength training, and stretching to release tension. Participants will engage in interval training, essential for calorie burning and weight loss. Students will engage in multiple actions for short bursts. Students must register and pay the instructor at the first class, but anyone can drop in or start the class anytime throughout the session. No discounts applicable. Requirement: 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.

Stand-Up Paddleboarding: Introduction

$35

with Zack Anchors

Calendar Jun 16, 2019 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

This course will teach you the basics of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) while offering a chance to paddle on the waters of Casco Bay. We’ll cover the basic paddling strokes, board balance, safety considerations and much more. The lesson will be taught by a Registered Maine Guide with many years experience teaching paddleboarding. Paddle Boards are provided.

Summer Cardio, Weights And Yoga
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Summer Cardio, Weights And Yoga

$4

with Jessica Lockhart

Calendar Jun 18, 2019 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.

Ukulele Chord Melody Workshop

$48

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Jun 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Your strumming and finger picking skills are solid, chord transitions are smooth and you have learned some less common chords and wondering what's next. Time to step up to another level of Ukulele playing. Chord melody playing involves both strumming and finger picking skills used in combination to enable the combination of harmony and melody. This style is versatile and allows you to play country to pop and classical pieces. Mastering this style can make your music sound polished and professional.

Voice-Overs...Now Is Your Time

$37

with Rich Henkels

Calendar Jun 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
In what could be one of the most enlightening 2 hours you’ve ever spent, this class will show you how you could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos and more! Most people go about it the wrong way. In this class, you will learn about a unique, outside the box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for! For 35-plus years, Rich Henkels’ distinctive sound and enthusiasm has become familiar in TV, radio, web-based, corporate, and industrial voice-over projects as well as live presentations. An Emmy Award winner, Rich knows the industry from both sides of the camera and microphone.
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