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Healthy Living Resource Center

MaineGeneral's Healthy Living Resource Center offers an integrated mind, body, heart approach to health that focuses on supporting lifestyle changes that reduce and eliminate chronic health conditions and support healthy living and healing.
It is made possible with generous funding from the Peter Alfond Foundation.
By offering educational programs and resources that focus on healthy eating and cooking, physical movement, stress management and mind-body therapies, the Center provides tools to transform lives and create positive, lasting change for our patients, our employees and our community.

Healthy Eating and Cooking
  • Cooking Off the Cuff
  • Cooking with Your Kids
  • Eating Better on a Budget
  • Fight Inflammation with Food
  • Heart-Smart Cooking
  • Learn to Cook Paella
  • Make Your Own Spring Rolls & Dipping Sauces
Physical Movement
  • Cardio Boxing
  • Drums Alive®
  • Families in Motion
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Gentle Yoga Level 2
  • Let's Play Pickle Ball
  • Nia
  • Prenatal Yoga
  • Tai Chi for Health
  • Tighten & Tone
  • Walk with Us!
  • Zumba® for Beginners

Healthy Mind and Body
  • Balancing Your Emotional Life with Essential Oils
  • Calm the Mind & Relax the Body with Guided Imagery
  • Natural Remedies: Making Tinctures & Salves
  • Parenting Mindfully: Being Present with Our Children
  • Self-Care with Reflexology
  • Stop Smoking with Hypnosis
  • The Art of Self-Compassion


View, save or print our 2016 Spring Guide with information on specific classes, dates and locations.

Code of Conduct

The Center is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all participants. Please read our Code of Conduct.

HLRC Policies

Scholarship Assistance
If you need help paying for classes, please call 626-1279.
Discount Program
We offer a 20 percent discount per class to individuals age 65 and older; to the second member of a household who registers for the same class; to U.S. military veterans; and to YMCA members who attend HLRC classes offered at a YMCA location.
If you qualify for one of these discounts, please enter the appropriate code when you register for a class:
  • Individuals age 65 and older: SENIOR20
  • Second household member: HOUSE20
  • U.S. military veteran: VET20
  • YMCA member: YMCA20

Delays and Cancellations
We reserve the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment or unexpected events. If that occurs, we will notify you by email and your class fees will be refunded.

Weather Cancellations
If we need to cancel a class because of weather, we will put a message on our voicemail at 861-5257 at least two hours before the class start time.

We also list weather cancellations on our Facebook page and on TV and radio station cancellations.

Class fees will be returned if a class is cancelled. No refunds are given within 24 hours of a class start time or after a class has started.

Refunds will be issued to the form of payment within 14 business days after receipt of your refund request.

If you paid by debit or credit card, it may take up to seven business days for the credit card company to post the payment to your account.

To request a refund, please call the HLRC staff at 626-1275 or 626-1279.

Need an Accommodation?

The HLRC will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a HLRC class or event, please call Wendy Jorgensen at (207) 626-1279 at least 48 hours before the start of the class or event.


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Alfond Center for Health
35 Medical Center Parkway Room B2410
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 626-1620