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Fitness on the Rooftop: Strength & Sweat

Free

with Reve Studio, Patient Care Support Services

Calendar Oct 4, 2022 at 5:30 pm
3 additional sessions through Oct 25, 2022

Hosted by Jennifer from Reve Cycling Studio, Strength and Sweat is a 50 minute class that delivers a full body workout through a combination of cardio, core, and large movements. Using dynamic movements--and set to a driving beat--you will target each of the major muscle groups building both strength and endurance. This class serves as an incredible way to cross-train, the perfect complement to spinning.

Participants should bring a yoga mat, towel and water.

This weekly class is open to all Care Team members, from all campuses.  Staff can access the St. John's St garage regardless of usual parking assignment.  During inclement weather, classes will be held on the 7th level of the parking garage.

Take a Break with Guided Meditation

Free

with Jean Ashland, Journey to Health

Calendar Oct 5, 2022 at 12 pm
2 additional sessions through Oct 26, 2022

Making time in your day to recharge and offer yourself the gift of presence is important for your well-being and can be as simple as tuning in for this virtual class. Find a quiet spot and sign in for as much of this short meditation break as you can. The class will begin with a 15-20 minute guided meditation, followed by 5 minutes of silent meditation and a brief time for reflections/questions.

Happy Wanderers Guided Hike

Free

with Coastal Mountain Land Trust Partners, Journey to Health

Calendar Oct 6, 2022 at 10 am

Coastal Mountains Land Trust is partnering with the Community Health & Wellness team to offer monthly guided hikes, free and open to all ability levels!

This hike is 2.3 miles and the level is easy. 

The group will meet at trailheads throughout Knox and Waldo Counties on the first Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. For more information and the full schedule, visit the Coastal Mountains Land Trust website

All hikes will be led by CMLT staff members and a PBMC Community Health & Wellness team member. 

 

Fitness on the Rooftop: Yoga Sculpt

Free

with Reve Studio, Patient Care Support Services

Calendar Oct 6, 2022 at 5:30 pm
3 additional sessions through Oct 27, 2022

Hosted by Lily from Reve Cycling Studio, Yoga Sculpt blends your strength training with a power yoga flow in this 50 minute class. Weights, cardio exercises, and compound movements are added on top of a vigorous yoga practice to accelerate change, build strength, and increase core stability. Yoga Sculpt is a fun class taught to high-energy music and designed to provide balance and build confidence.

Participants should bring a yoga mat, towel and water.

This weekly class is open to all Care Team members, from all campuses.  Staff can access the St. John's St garage regardless of usual parking assignment.  During inclement weather, classes will be held on the 7th level of the parking garage.

Infant Sleep 101: Surviving the Sleep Regression (3-6 mos)

Free

with Jenna Marion, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Oct 15, 2022 at 9 am
2 additional sessions through Dec 17, 2022

This 3-6 month infant sleep class is designed for parents who are struggling with getting through the 4-month sleep regression, which is a time of permanent change to baby's brain and sleep patterns.  Topics discussed will include how and when to drop night feeds to get longer stretches of sleep while maintaining breastmilk supply, step-by step strategies to implement independent sleep skills, and how to work through the 4 to 3 nap transition.  We will also discuss planning for going back to work and transitioning to daycare.

Non-birthing partners are encouraged to attend.

This class is currently offered virtually via Zoom.  After you are regsitered, shortly before the class starts, you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in class.

If you have any questions, please contact Jenna Marion directly at jenna.marion@mainehealth.org.

 

Diabetes Prevention Program Online

Free

with MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Oct 18, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 52 weeks
3 additional sessions through Nov 16, 2022

The National Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • Learn how to eat better and be active
  • Develop skills to make healthier choices
  • Get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes

The National Diabetes Prevention Program meets weekly for 6 months, then 1-2 times a month for the rest of the year. A trained instructor will provide guidance and encouragement throughout the program. Classes are one-hour, and will be held at the same time each week. 

To qualify for this program, you must:

  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Be carrying extra weight
  • Have prediabetes or be "at risk" for developing type 2 diabetes
  • Not have type 2 diabetes
  • Not be pregnant
  • Live in Maine or New Hampshire

Click here to see if you may be at risk for type 2 diabetes.

For more information, please contact prevention@mainehealth.org or call (207) 661-7294.

The Diabetes Prevention Program at MaineHealth is supported by the TD Charitable Foundation.

Newborn Sleep (0-3 mos): Setting the Foundations

Free

with Jenna Marion, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Oct 4, 2022 at 12 pm
5 additional sessions through Dec 15, 2022

This newborn sleep shaping class is for pregnant persons at any gestation and new parents with babies up to 12 weeks. During this class parents will learn how to set the foundations in the newborn period for healthy infant sleep. Topics discussed will include what to expect in the fourth trimester, newborn soothing strategies, the science behind sleep, developmental milestones, how to create a sleep conducive environment, how to encourage independent sleep, how and when to stop swaddling and realistic expectations regarding night wakings and feedings.  We will also discuss planning for going back to work and transitioning to daycare.

Non-birthing partners are encouraged to attend.

This class is currently offered virtually via Zoom.  After you are regisitered, shortly before class starts, you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in class.

If you have any questions please contact Jenna Marion directly at jenna.marion@mainehealth.org.

Infant Sleep 102: Sleeping Through the Night (6-12 mos)

Free

with Jenna Marion, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Oct 23, 2022 at 9 am
2 additional sessions through Dec 18, 2022

This 6-12 month infant sleep class is designed for parents who are still struggling with short naps and/or frequent night wakings. Topics discussed will include age appropriate, step-by-step sleep improvement methods for both naps and nighttime, how and when to drop down to two naps per day, as well as a phased approach to dropping down to one nap at 12+ months.

Non-birthing partners are encouraged to attend.

This class is currently offered virtually via Zoom. After you are regisitered, shortly before the class starts, you will receive an email with the information as to how to participate in the class.

If you have any questions please contact Jenna Marion directly at jenna.marion@mainehealth.org.  





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