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Monmouth/Winthrop Adult & Community Education

Personal Enrichment

Square Dance Lessons


with Mike Dusoe

Calendar Sep 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks

If you can walk you can square dance.  It’s time to erase the old image you might have of square dancing.  Today’s dancing is done to great music from the best of modern music, including Country, Rock, and Pop.  Each week the Caller will start out with a review of the previous lesson and then add new dance calls and patterns.  You will learn three or four new calls each week and by the end of the 13th week you will have learned 51 basic calls.  Square dancing is a fun and healthy exercise.  You’ll meet new people, laugh and have fun dancing.  Grab your partner and come join us!  

Watercolor Fun with Doris Anne Holman


with Doris Anne Holman

Calendar Oct 3, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

You will paint a new subject each night such as birch trees, flowers, fog, as well as practice washes, quick sketches and learn composition. From beginner to experienced, this class is for you!  Bring watercolor pad, watercolor paints, pencils, small crayons, water container, sponges and paper towels.

Doris Anne Holman has been teaching watercolor for years, mostly running workshops around Maine.She previously ran workshops in Bermuda and Santa Fe.  She was a former Art teacher at Monmouth Middle School as well as a  Reading Specialist. When she is teaching watercolor she uses some experimental techniques to add texture and interest to her paintings. She has written, illustrated, and printed eleven children's books and one How to watercolor book. She enjoys teaching  adult ed and looks forward to the Spring season. 

Yoga for Abundant Bodies and Beginner Yogis


with Carol Branning, RYT-200

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Inclusive yoga – yoga for EVERY body.  This class will introduce students to all aspects of yoga, providing information beyond the poses.  The goal of this class is to provide an achievable, safe vinyasa flow for students with larger bodies, to promote strength, flexibility and balance both physically and mentally.   Self-acceptance is promoted.  Class will be held in the daycare room at Winthrop Grade School. Parking is available behind the school. Students enter through the Office of Adult Education, 39A Highland Avenue.

Zumba Fitness Party Session I


with Lisa Doyon

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 5:45 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Zumba combines Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout system. Since its beginning in 2001, the Zumba program has grown to become the world’s largest – and most successful – dance-fitness program with more than 12 million people of all shapes, sizes and ages taking Zumba classes! 

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