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Cruise Like a Pro! - Torrington

$20

with Connie Normandeau

Calendar Nov 7, 2019 at 7 pm

Whether it’s your first cruise or your twenty-first cruise, this course will teach you how to find the perfect cruise, get the best deal possible, and enjoy every moment of your cruise vacation. Knowledge will help you avoid common problems encountered by non-savvy travelers. 

Dowsing - An Ancient Skill - Litchfield

$40

with Matt Minor

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn about the ancient art of dowsing. Originally used to find water, the dowsing instrument (traditionally a forked stick) is simply a tool that gives a visible response to confirm that we know intuitively though not necessarily consciously. Learn to use a pendulum and L-rods, and even map dowsing to find water, information or even lost keys! 

Gentle Restorative Yoga - Litchfield

$60

with Alyssa Longhi

Calendar Sep 26, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

For beginner/intermediate students looking to deepen their yoga practice. Class uses props to help maintain balance and comfort. You will use breathing techniques, postures, and focus to peacefully unwind. Prerequisites to this course include being able to safely and comfortably get up and down off the floor with little to no assistance. Please make instructor aware of any limitations in the first class, to allow modified poses when necessary. *no class 10/31

Gentle Restorative Yoga - Litchfield

$50

with Alyssa Longhi

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 5 weeks

For beginner/intermediate students looking to deepen their yoga practice. Class uses props to help maintain balance and comfort. You will use breathing techniques, postures, and focus to peacefully unwind. Prerequisites to this course include being able to safely and comfortably get up and down off the floor with little to no assistance. Please make instructor aware of any limitations in the first class, to allow modified poses when necessary. *no class 11/28

Gentle Restorative Yoga - Torrington

$40

with Alyssa Longhi

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

For beginner/intermediate students looking to deepen their yoga practice. Class uses props to help maintain balance and comfort. You will use breathing techniques, postures, and focus to peacefully unwind. Prerequisites to this course include being able to safely and comfortably get up and down off the floor with little to no assistance. Please make instructor aware of any limitations in the first class, to allow modified poses when necessary. *no class 10/14

Introduction to Hot Air Ballooning (New) - Litchfield

$30

with Mick Murphy

Calendar Nov 5, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn about the history and mechanics of this popular activity dating back to 1783 and spanning a rebirth in the early 1960s to the present. Session one covers history of hot-air ballooning configurations; military applications in the U.S. Civil War; and much more. Demonstration equipment is shown during the second class, along with a demonstration video. Please note that this is not a pilot certification class. Also, participants can choose if they wish to learn about “chase teams” (assisting with flights) at from the instructor, who owns Aer Blarney Balloons, 92 Town Line Road, Bethlehem, CT, in order to earn credits for a free hot-air balloon ride AFTER the two classroom sessions.

Introduction to Hot Air Ballooning (New) - R1 HVRHS

$30

with Mick Murphy

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn about the history and mechanics of this popular activity dating back to 1783 and spanning a rebirth in the early 1960s to the present. Session one covers history of hot-air ballooning configurations; military applications in the U.S. Civil War; and much more. Demonstration equipment is shown during the second class, along with a demonstration video. Please note that this is not a pilot certification class. Also, participants can choose if they wish to learn about “chase teams” (assisting with flights) from the instructor, who owns Aer Blarney Balloons, 92 Town Line Road, Bethlehem, CT, in order to earn credits for a free hot-air balloon ride AFTER the two classroom sessions.

Laughter Yoga (NEW) - Southbury

$40

with Lori Monaco

Calendar Nov 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Laughter yoga is a practice involving prolonged laughter, along with stretching and rhythmic movement, to decrease stress and create a feeling of overall well-being and joyfulness. Please wear comfortable clothes and sneakers, yoga mat is optional.





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