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Aroma Touch Reiki

$14

with Lashell Moon

Calendar Apr 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Looking for relaxation?  Enjoy an evening of receiving Reiki healing energy, along with the application of a soothing essential oil.  You may experience a decrease in stress, anxiety, and pain and feel much more comfortable in your being.

Instructor: Lashell Moon

Wednesday, 4/25, 6:00-8:30 PM for 1 session

Location: Raymond Village Library – Library

Fee: $14

Beginner American Sign Language (ASL)

$49

with Alicia Pieper

Calendar Mar 12, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course is for individuals interested in learning American Sign Language (ASL). In addition to an introductory discussion about deaf culture, the course will cover basic principles in the use of sign vocabulary and facial grammar in conversational ASL. We will be using the following book, which students should purchase once it has been determined the class will run and bring to the second night of class: Learning American Sign Language, 2nd Edition, by Padden and Humpries. No Class 4/16.

Instructor: Alicia Pieper

Mondays, 3/12 – 5/7, 6:00 – 8:00 PM for 8 sessions

Location: Windham High School – Room 110

Fee: $49

Will run

Beginning Writers Workshop
Registration Unavailable

Beginning Writers Workshop

$85

with Ed2Go

If you've always wanted to write but have no idea where to start, this course will demystify the process for you. You'll get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and develop new ways to stretch your creative muscles. 

This exciting, hands-on course for the creative writing novice is filled with challenging exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement. As you work your way through the lessons, you'll develop your own short, creative fiction or nonfiction piece. Our emphasis in this course is on developing your skills through practice, so you'll spend more time writing than reading.

You'll master important concepts by completing enjoyable writing exercises and assignments, and you'll discover a variety of strategies and techniques the pros use to develop characters, create a compelling point of view, build interest through dialogue, and add meaning to your stories

Cardio Core and More

$44

with Jenna Chase

Calendar Jan 24, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Cardio, Core, and More!

During this class you will hit multiple muscle groups and burn calories in a workout that is designed to strengthen the cardiovascular system, tone muscles, and boost balance, flexibility and endurance.  All major muscle groups are challenged as you move from 1 muscle group to the next. This class is great for all abilities as you work to the best of your ability on each exercise.  There are regressions and progressions for each exercise. The class will use your own bodyweight, gliding disks and other fitness props.  Bringing your own exercise mat and a set of hand weights are recommended but not required.  Please bring a water bottle! With a Sports & Exercise Degree from St. Joseph’s College, Jenna Chase is a sought after fitness instructor certified in BODYSHRED, TABATA Bootcamp, and Barre Above, as well as a nutrition, weight management, and lifestyle coach. No classes 2/21.

 

Instructor: Jenna Chase

Wednesday, 1/17 – 2/28, 6:30pm – 7:15pm for 6 sessions

Location: Manchester School Café

Fee: $44

Will run

Digital Photography – Intermediate

$44

with Richard Snow

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Digital Photography – Intermediate

Do you want to take your photography to the next level?  This course will focus on applying changes in Aperture, Shutter Speed, and Lighting creatively to take your photos beyond snapshots.  Examples will be given and practical usage will be performed IN CLASS, so an advanced camera with full manual settings is required.  A Digital SLR or Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera is recommended.  This course will also have take-home assignments and optional critiques of your work.

Instructor: Richard Snow

Tuesdays, 3/6 – 3/20, 6:00-8:00 PM for 3 sessions

Location: Windham High School – Room 110

Fee: $44

BIO:

Richard Snow is an avid semi-pro photographer who calls Windham home.  He most enjoys shooting waterfalls and lighthouses, but also spends time shooting high school sports, portraits, and other landscapes in Maine and New Hampshire.  You may catch him on-site before sunrise or after midnight, depending on the scene he is trying to capture. 

Full Course
ESL Civics and Citizenship Education
Registration Unavailable

ESL Civics and Citizenship Education

Free

with Catherine Renaud

Calendar runs for 15 weeks

Improve English speaking, reading and writing skills with a civics focus while preparing for the Naturalization test. Mini lessons developed to cover topics ranging from American Government, American History, Geography, and Rights and Responsibities of U.S. Citizens. Call today to register for this FREE program: 892-1819.

Instructor: Catherine Renaud

Dates and Times: To be determined based on enrollment

Location: Windham High School – Adult Education Learning Center

Fee: Free

Catherine Renaud, ABE Coordinator, has a Master’s In Secondary Education in English. She is certified to teach English grades 6-12 and adults. Catherine also has teaching endorsements in ESOL and Literacy. She has been working in adult education since 2007 and with Windham Raymond Adult Education since 2015.

ESOL Evening
Registration Unavailable

ESOL Evening

Free

with Shelly Cook

Calendar Jan 17, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Fee: Free

This program assists students in reading, writing, speaking and listening in English. Instruction is designed to meet learners’ needs and can include preparation for the citizenship test upon request. Rolling admission. Students must meet with ABE Coordinator Catherine Renaud for registration and testing. Call 892-1819 to set up an appointment.

Instructor: Shelly Cook

Mon/Wed, 1/17 – 5/16, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Location: Windham High School – Adult Education Learning Center

Shelly Cook has been teaching Middle School in Windham for 18 years and began teaching ESOL for Windham Raymond Adult Education in 2016.

Essential Oils for Skin Care

$14

with Elissa Nauman

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Essential Oils for Skin Care

In this session, you will learn how you can incorporate essential oils into your daily beauty regimen. This will be a hands-on workshop, where we will make a “glowing skin cleanse” in class, and you will put together a roller bottle to take home. We will also discuss common skin conditions, such as acne, aging skin, sunburn, cuts and scrapes, etc., and which essential oils can help support those ailments. You will also learn which essential oils can substitute common ingredients found in popular skin care products. Please come with a clean face, if possible (instructor will have face cleaning wipes just in case), and please let the instructor know prior to the workshop if you have any allergies to particular carrier oils such as coconut, jojoba, argan, or avocado.

Instructor: Elissa Nauman

Tuesday, 3/6, 6:30 – 8:00 PM for 1 session

Location: Raymond Village Library – Library

Fee: $14, plus $10 materials fee paid to instructor

BIO Elissa Nauman

Certified Essential Oil Coach through the AADP (American Association of Drugless Practitioners), and an overall health enthusiast, with special interest in alternative health. Elissa is excited to share her enthusiasm and knowledge of essential oils with anyone who is interested in learning about them.





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