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Greater Portland Region

Restorative Yoga

$40

with Anne Gosling, Ph.D, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 5, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 4 weeks
2 additional sessions through Mar 4, 2020

Restorative yoga is the practice of allowing the body to relax and rest deeply, restoring the nervous system. Guided imagery, breath awareness, and the use of props supports us in our total relaxation. Restorative poses help relieve the effects of chronic stress, and unwind layers of holding and tension in the body and mind boosting the immune system and balancing the nervous system.

Low Sodium Shopping Made Easy-Portland

Free

with Andrea Paul, RD, LD, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 13, 2020 at 10 am

This class and store tour is offered to you in the best classroom of all, your grocery store! Your Hannaford Dietitian will help you find foods naturally low in sodium while also understanding food labels so that you aren’t eliminating choices unnecessarily. After all, the key is knowing which foods you can add in, not only focusing on what to cut out.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Evening Session

$250

with Molly Montgomery, LCPC, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 14, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jul 7, 2020

The eight-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program is designed to help you cope more effectively with both long and short term stressors. Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn from the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MBSR has been scientifically proven to enhance the ability to manage and reduce pain levels, and improve focus, resilience and the capacity to recover more quickly from challenging life events.

Instruction involves mindful meditation practices, discussion, gentle stretching and yoga (appropriate for all ability levels).

For more information on the class and requirements, visit www.mainehealth.org/LRC.

Please note all 8-week MBSR class participants must attend an Orientation ahead of each session as well as an All-day Saturday retreat toward the end of each session

  • Winter Orientation is Tuesday, Jan. 14, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Winter Retreat is Saturday, Feb. 29, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Spring Orientation is Tuesday, Apr. 7, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Spring Retreat is Saturday, May 16, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Summer Orientation is Tuesday, June 30, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Summer Retreat is Saturday, Aug. 15, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Morning Session

$250

with Anne Gosling, Ph.D, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 15, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jul 8, 2020

The eight-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program is designed to help you cope more effectively with both long and short term stressors. Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn from the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MBSR has been scientifically proven to enhance the ability to manage and reduce pain levels, and improve focus, resilience and the capacity to recover more quickly from challenging life events.

Instruction involves mindful meditation practices, discussion, gentle stretching and yoga (appropriate for all ability levels).

For more information on the class and requirements, visit www.mainehealth.org/LRC.

Please note all 8-week MBSR class participants must attend an orientation ahead of each session as well as an all-day Saturday retreat toward the end of each session

  • Winter Orientation is Wednesday, Jan. 15, 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Winter Retreat is Saturday, Feb. 29, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Spring Orientation is Wednesday, Apr. 8, 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Spring Retreat is Saturday, May 16, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Summer Orientation is Wednesday, July 1, 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Summer Retreat is Saturday, August 15, 9:00 am - 3:00 am

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Free

with Alzheimer's Association, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next available session starts May 13, 2020 at 3 pm

Alzheimer's is not normal aging. It's a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

Join us to learn about:

  • The impact of Alzheimer's
  • The difference between Alzheimer's and dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease stages and risk factors
  • Current research & treatments available to address some symptoms
  • Alzheimer's Association resources

Pump Up Your Pelvic Floor

$15

with Susan Ramsey, PT, MA, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Did you know that regular pelvic floor muscle exercises can help:

  • Improve bladder and bowel control
  • Decrease pain during labor and childbirth
  • Improve recovery from gynecological surgery, prostate surgery, and childbirth
  • Increase sexual sensation
  • Increase social confidence and quality of life

This class will teach participants how to find, feel, and move their pelvic floor muscles. We will learn specific exercises to strengthen and relax the muscles and how to incorporate those exercises into a daily routine. This class is open to men and women of all ages and stages of life, including pregnancy.

Advanced Pelvic Power

$15

with Susan Ramsey, PT, MA, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 6, 2020 at 4:30 pm

This class is designed for people who have already taken the 'Pump Up Your Pelvic Floor' class.

Now that you know how to find, feel, and move your pelvic floor muscles, it's time to apply that knowledge to exercise. In this class, you will learn a core exercise sequence that you can do at home. You will also learn how to use your core during other types of exercise, like yoga, weight training, and more.





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