Your browser is not optimized for viewing this website.

More information »

Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Filter by Category

Health & Wellness

in Personal Enrichment

Women's Health and Fitness 101: Gain Lost Energy and Stamina Through Breathing


with Carole Freeman

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 17, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This course is for all women of all fitness levels and ages who want to regain their energy and stamina through Breath Work! Participants will benefit from learning about optimal breathing, building respiratory muscle strength, rules for cardio exercise and building stamina, and core strength training. 

The Healing Power of Anti-Inflammatory Foods


with Bethany Mitchell-Legro

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 18, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Inflammation is the body's natural response to injury and infection. However, when inflammation becomes chronic, it can contribute to a variety of health conditions like arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and autoimmune disease. This class will give participants an understanding of the impact of dietary choices on inflammation, and how to bring anti-inflammatory foods into your diet. We will use evidence-based knowledge and practical tips to empower students to make informed food choices that nourish their bodies, reduce inflammation, and promote overall wellbeing. 

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Techniques


with Jenna Chase

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 13, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this course, Jenna will give a brief overview of how stress affects the body and brain.  We will go over what mindfulness is and how it can help improve stress.  We will then practice a few mindfulness techniques that can be easily added into your daily routine.  

Soothing Lavender Heart Pillow


with Amy Witt, Horticulturist

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 5, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Looking for a holistic and easy way to destress after a busy day? If you like to sew, making a small lavender-filled heart might be the perfect stress buster for you. Lavender is one of the most soothing herbs to have in your garden: it can calm anxiety, contribute to restful sleep, and relieve headaches. These little pillows also make great gifts! No sewing experience needed. Bring fabric scissors if you have them. Class fee includes materials. 

Forgot password?
Staff Log In