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with Mia Comis, NREMT, AHA Instructor
For youth ages 12 and up. Become an informed and valuable childcare provider! This course includes the BLAST program by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Learn about developmental stages, bottle-feeding, diaper changing, safety, and age appropriate activities. Includes American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR and AED use for the adult child and infant. First aid topics include prevention, recognition and treatment for medical emergencies and injuries. Saturday, December 1, 10:30am – 4:30pm. Participants should bring a bag lunch.
with Julia Bundy
Bath and Shower Fizzies are fun to make and are great gifts. Raw materials will be provided for everyone to make a batch of their own bath fizzies to take home. Participants will learn the basics of how to scent, color, and mold. We will also learn about optional additives such as oatmeal, botanicals, embeds, oils and polysorbate. Thursday, December 6, 6-8pm.
Please bring a 2qt or larger mixing bowl, measuring cup, spoon and dish towel (meat baller OPTIONAL). Please bring disposable gloves and a dust mask if you have them.
Hand and Lip Balm
with Julia Bundy
Cold weather will be back before we know it! Prepare for that winter dryness by learning how to make lip balm and solid hand balm using oils, flavors or scents and optional color. Raw materials and balm tubes will be provided for close to a dozen lip balms and 3-5 hand balms.
Please bring an 8-16 ounce microwave-safe glass measuring cup with a pour spout (or stainless steel 1 quart saucepan), measuring cups and spoons, and 2 teaspoons for mixing.
Thursday, November 29. 6-8 pm. Space limited so register soon!
with Kerry Faria, Seniors Plus
Part A, Part B, C and D? Which one covers what? It can all be so confusing! Are you turning 65 soon? This class focuses on Medicare and will help you sort everything out in order to make informed decisions! Thursday, October 11, 6-8pm. Free, but pre-registration is required.
with Chris O'Donnell
Tai Chi is a form of exercise that combines breathing techniques and slow, deliberate movements intended to improve health and muscle tone. Practicing the gentle movements of Tai Chi can calm the mind, strengthen the body, and improve balance. Let Chris be your guide as you work alongside her toward a more peaceful and flexible self. Chris has been an active participant in Tai Chi for over 12 years. Tuesdays 3:45pm – 4:45pm. September 18 – December 11. Registration: 13-week session: $60. For ALL ages and fitness levels – but a favorite with our Seniors! Walk-ins welcome $5/class.
Using Essential Oils
with Cheryl Horton
Join us for a fun morning of healthy living as we learn about and create natural solutions for everyday products using essential oils. Cheryl, a Certified Holistic Wellness Coach, will discuss the many uses for oils, quality and safety, and what to consider when choosing them for your own use. In this session, participants will create a spray for cleaning, a ‘flu bomb’ roller and a jar of mouthwash to take home. Do you have questions about incorporating aromatherapy into your everyday life? Sleep issues? Appetite? Pain? Bring them with you for discussion! Saturday, October 20, 9:30-noon. Registration: $13, includes materials and supplies.
with Robyn Born
We've all heard about the benefits of yoga for blood pressure, flexibility, muscle tone and strength, as well as improved respiration and energy. This gentle flow class uses a sequence of poses held for longer breath cycles to refine the posture of the body, mind and heart. All levels are welcome including pre- and post-natal, seniors and those with limited mobility. Poses can be modified for different levels of fitness and experience. Please bring a mat, water and a blanket. 10 weeks, Mondays beginning September 17 through December 3, 2018 from 6:15-7:30pm. Walk-ins welcome $8/class