Mike Veilleux, left, and Marty Szydlowski were happy to unroll their yoga mats in Dennis Kimmage's Yoga for Men class to help Merrymeeting learn how to livestream classes. In fact, three of Dennis and Ann Kimmage's yoga classes are running this October, both in person and online.
Students attending class in person arrive wearing masks, sign in at the front entrance and head to Room 3, Merrymeeting's largest classroom. The floor is marked with tape for the appropriate 6-foot social distancing of yoga mats. Once there, students may remove their face covering. Under these Covid 19 safety protocols, up to 6 people can attend in person yoga.
The big black flat screen behind Mike and Marty is called a Promethean Board. A Cisco camera installed on top runs a Webex meeting that students can join from home.
Merrymeeting thanks Ann and Dennis Kimmage and all the students attending both in person and online for allowing Merrymeeting to experiment with new ways to deliver classes.