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Advanced Yogic Meditation -Session 1 NEW!

$108

with Susan Coady

Calendar Sep 16, 2019 at 4:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Awakening your Kundalini through traditional practices from Sri Vidya Tantra.

This course is an in-depth training in how to live and work with your life force energy - the evolutionary force within you - to bring about awakening, healing, vitality and joyfulness.Kundalini is seen as the Goddess, the sacred feminine energy, acknowledged as the creative, motivating force of the universe, around us and in us.Each week we’ll be focusing to an energy center. You will be initiated into sacred mantras, mudras, bandhas, pranayama and visualization to “wake up” the potential, the prana, in each. We will be systematically moving upward from root to crown. Each week has a plan for home practice. We will draw inspiration from the ancient yogic text the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra.This series is a culmination of years of practice, initiation and study by Susan from Yogi Amrit Desai, Russill Paul, Raja Choudhury and pilgrimages to India.Everyone interested is welcome.Due to the nature of the course, no drop ins.

7 Mondays

Begins: September 16, 2019

Session 1: 4:30-5:45 pm

Session 2: 6:15-7:30 pm

Registration: $108

Advanced Yogic Meditation -Session 2 NEW!

$108

with Susan Coady

Calendar Sep 16, 2019 at 6:15 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Awakening your Kundalini through traditional practices from Sri Vidya Tantra.

This course is an in-depth training in how to live and work with your life force energy - the evolutionary force within you - to bring about awakening, healing, vitality and joyfulness.Kundalini is seen as the Goddess, the sacred feminine energy, acknowledged as the creative, motivating force of the universe, around us and in us.Each week we’ll be focusing to an energy center. You will be initiated into sacred mantras, mudras, bandhas, pranayama and visualization to “wake up” the potential, the prana, in each. We will be systematically moving upward from root to crown. Each week has a plan for home practice. We will draw inspiration from the ancient yogic text the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra.This series is a culmination of years of practice, initiation and study by Susan from Yogi Amrit Desai, Russill Paul, Raja Choudhury and pilgrimages to India.Everyone interested is welcome.Due to the nature of the course, no drop ins.

7 Mondays

Begins: September 16, 2019

Session 1: 4:30-5:45 pm

Session 2: 6:15-7:30 pm

Registration: $108

Ageless Yoga

$77

with Susan Coady

Calendar Sep 12, 2019 at 4:30 pm

“Don’t adapt yourself to yoga, adapt yoga to yourself” - Krishnamacharya

This practice looks slow to the outer eye. There’s less happening outside, but more happening inside. This class is gentle, but deep. We explore our unique edges releasing resistance; we become more tolerant and flexible. We respect our bodies as they are, and their intelligence. Learn simple, but powerful ways to increase flexibility, build strength, and reduce stress. This class is suitable for seniors, for seasoned practitioners and beginners.

7 Thursdays, 4:30-5:45 pm

Begins: September 12, 2019 (No class October 24th)

Registration: $77

Drop in, per class: $13 (Please register in front office before class.)

Alaska – The Last Frontier NEW!

$8

with Elizabeth & John Reinsborough

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The presenters have traveled to Alaska 4 summers, most recently in 2018. We will visit Denali National Park, Glacier Bay and other tourist areas but we will also get off that trail and explore the Gates of the Arctic – one of the continent’s greatest wilderness areas - as well as the huge industrial complex of the Prudhoe Bay oil fields.

Presenters: John & Elizabeth Reinsborough

Monday, November 18, 2019

Time: 6:30-8 pm

Location: MCHS Registration: $8

Basic Small Engine Repair

$79

with John Drogosek

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This course focuses on the fundamentals of what it takes to get an engine to run. With a combination of classroom and shop time, we will explore various small engine problems and the methods used to make repairs. Projects from home are always welcome!

Instructor: John Drogosek

6 Tuesdays, 6-8:00 pm

Begins: September 17, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $79

Become Your Own Travel Agent

$20

with Becky Ranks

Calendar Dec 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This class will provide resources and information for anyone who wants to find the best deals for hotels, cruises, RV travel, Airbnb, escorted tours and more. We will answer questions about RV driving to Alaska and the western US, how to get the lowest prices for escorted tours to almost anywhere, and getting great deals on hotels while traveling at home and abroad. Information will be presented on river cruises for less, as well as airfare tips. In addition, you will go home with valuable online resources.

Instructor: Becky Ranks

Tuesday, December 3 , 2019

Time: 6-8:30 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $20

Beginner/Intermediate Sewing NEW!

$39

with Carole Hicks

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

A basic level sewing class for individuals who have never used a sewing machine, or for those who want to expand on their sewing skills and take on larger projects. In the class you will learn professional sewing skills using 2 industrial machines (one for light/medium fabrics and one walking foot upholstery for heavy fabrics.) After training , there will be time for a project of choice. Beginners are encouraged to select a simple project such as a pillow cover or cover for an outdoor cushion. An advanced class may be offered later in the Fall, if there is interest.

For specific questions about this class, please email Carole Hicks at solsticeme@gmail.com

 

Only 2 spaces per class.....register early!!!

Instructor: Carole Hicks

Begins: September 17, 2019

Session I: 4 Tuesdays, 5-6:30 pm

Session II: 4 Tuesdays, 6:45-8:15

Begins: September 19, 2019

Session I: 4 Thursdays, 5-6:30 pm . (This class FULL)

Session II: 4 Thursdays, 6:45-8:15

Location: MCMS

Registration: $39

When registering, please specify which of the 4 sessions you are signing up for.

Will run

Beginning Ukulele

$49

with Mike Burd

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Over the past several years the Ukulele has made a huge comeback. From chart topping singles such as “Riptide” and “Hey Soul Sister”, to classrooms and full blown ukulele orchestras, this instrument has so much to offer. Whether you have always wanted to learn an instrument or are looking for something new, the ukulele with its unique sound and convenient portability may be for you. This course will cover chords, strumming, fingerpicking, and personalized instruction of selected songs. It is recommended that you purchase “Hal Leonard Ukulele Method Book 1” ($6.99 on Amazon) and that you bring your own soprano, concert, or tenor sized ukulele. 

Instructor: Mike Burd

4 weeks, 6:30-7:30 pm

 Begins: TBA

 Location: MCHS

Registration: $49





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