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"The Power of Positive Thinking" is the Subject of two CMMC Accenting Your Health Presentations

"The Power of Positive Thinking" will be the subject of two Central Maine Medical Center Accenting Your Health presentations set for March.

Marcy Covey, a wellness educator at CMMC, will discuss some simple steps that individuals can employ to make their lives more positive. The program will emphasize the fun that can accompany positive thinking.

A Vermont native, she graduated from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, and went on to create an exercise-wellness program for North Country Hospital in Newport, Vt. In the early 1990s she created the first wellness programs at CMMC, helping to design the CMMC Wellness Center, which she managed from 1995 through 2002. She continues to serve as a wellness instructor at the hospital-based facility,where she teaches yoga classes, leads Fit n' Fun exercise classes for seniors, and assists with the Wellness for Life program for cancer patients and survivors by introducing them to yoga and other wellness modalities.

Covey is certified in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Ropes Course Facilitation, lifeguarding, lifeguard instruction, water safety instruction, cross country skiing, and a variety of exercise modes.

Covey is also the owner of Dragonfly Healing Touch, a Thai Yoga Bodywork studio in Poland.

The program will be offered from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on March 12 and again from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on March 14 in the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute's first-floor conference room at 60 High Street in Lewiston.

There is no cost for attending either presentation.

Those interested in attending either of the programs are urged to register in advance by calling 795-8448, emailing prevention@cmhc.org, or registering online at www.cmmc.org

Interpreter services are available upon advance request.