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Western Maine Health Community Resources

Weight Loss & Management

Catching the Wonder of a Sunrise Hike


with Lorie Olson, Maine native,and avid hiker/kayaker who has a great love and connection to the outdoors!

Calendar Sep 29, 2018 at 5 am

Wake up early and watch the sunrise from the top of Noyes Mt. as you overlook Norway Lake’s southern end. An early morning hike is a spectacular way to start the day. Join SMH and Lorie Olson as we trek up Noyes Mountain while enjoying the early morning sounds of nature and watch the sun slowly light up the sky. Make sure to dress accordingly, wear proper footwear

Gentle Yoga Flow


with Kat Larsen, Registered Yoga Teacher, ERYT, C-IAYT (for more info. visit

Calendar Sep 12, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Registered Yoga teacher/mentor, Kat Larsen will be leading a Gentle Yoga class including calming & energizing practices to balance both body & mind. Come learn practices that are both warming and cooling through movement & breath! Warm up the body this fall with Yoga! Bring a yoga mat, an eye mask or towel to cover eyes, a cushion or blanket to sit on, a bottle of water & wear comfortable clothes. Yoga brings ease & balance both on & off the mat. All levels welcome!

Low Impact Aerobics and Functional Training


with Kristin Linindoll, SMH Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation RN

Calendar Sep 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Low Impact Aerobics and Functional Training Join SMH and Kristin Linindoll, Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation RN at SMH for this fun, energetic, introductory, 6-week, one-hour class designed specifically for YOU.  All ages. All fitness levels.  The class curriculum incorporates approximately 30 minutes of easy-to-follow low-impact cardio style aerobics followed by approximately 20-25 minutes of conditioning moves and functional training moves to strengthen and tone your whole body and core.  Oxford Hills native, Kristin Linindoll, has been a group exercise instructor for approximately 25 years having taught at Hillside Racquetball and Health Club in South Paris, Hilltop Sports Center in Lewiston, Personal Best Health Club in South Paris, as well as classes at Stephens Memorial Hospital for employees and at Oxford Hills High School for teen athletes.

Lower Your Blood Pressure


with Pat Watson, SMH Registered Dietitian

Calendar Sep 13, 2018 at 10 am

The DASH diet emphasizes portion size, eating a variety of foods and getting the right amount of nutrients. Discover how DASH can improve your health, lower your blood pressure and encourage you to reduce the sodium in your diet. Because the DASH diet is, a healthy way of eating, if offers healthy benefits besides just lowering blood pressure. The DASH diet is also in line with dietary recommendations to prevent osteoporosis, cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Join Stephens Memorial Hospital’s registered dietitian Pat Watson to learn more about this eating plan while sampling delicious, low-sodium, heart-healthy recipes.

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