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    Education ... Inspiration ...Celebration


    The Maine Holistic Center is a welcoming community center conveniently located in downtown Bangor.


    Many of the activities are open to the community.



    There are meditation classes, discussion groups, dance/movement, films, yoga, book groups, and more.


    For a small membership fee, you can support the community, attend events and get other benefits such as discounted space rental for your own classes or events.


    Whether you are new in town or have been here forever, we welcome you.
























    "There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."


    - Nelson Mandela





    81 Main Street

    Bangor, ME 04401




  • Calendar - Check often for updates

  • We are here all year long. You are welcome at our events and activities.

    Soul Movement

    Suzanne Kelly leads the group in gentle stretches and dance moves. The music is jazz, Rhythm & Blues and soul-stirring. This is a joyful class and you will feel much better for having done it.


    1st Thursday of each month at 6pm


    Members: free


    $10 non-members

    The Way of Mastery


    Tuesdays at 5:30pm facilitated by

    Dr. Stellos Tavantzis


    Members:  free

    Non-members:  donation

    Meditation 101

    Mondays at 7:00 PM

    The basics of meditation will be taught with a variety of techniques presented. Guidance on integrating meditation into daily life will be provided. Each class will include a guided or silent group meditation.

    Bob has had a serious meditation practice for over thirty years and has trained with many teachers.


    Members: free

    Non-members:  donation

    Wisdom Circle

    with Annaliese Jakimides


    Meditation, poetry and discussion monthly on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 10:00am.




    All are welcome.


    Members: free

    Non-members: donation

    Sacred Dance

    1st Sunday of each month at 10:00 am


    Connect with source energy through movement and music. Your own movement, your own journey. A silent meditation period will follow.


    Annaliese Jakimides and

    Susan Ortiz will host.


    Members: free

    Non-members: donation

     Film with Alex Kagan

    The 4th Friday of the month at 7pm. Art-type film viewing and discussion of film and director


    All are welcome.


    Members: free

    Non-members: $5

    Connect to Soul with Robert Coyne

    This class meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm. Each class covers a specific topic, but all will relate to strengthening our connection with our higher self.


    Members:  free

    Non-members:  donation

    Inspirational Films

    Themes include spirituality, personal growth, and cultural explorations


    2nd Friday of each month at 7pm


    Members: free

    Non-members: $5



    Energy in Motion

    Heart-opening Sunday morning music and movement to activate your energy flow.  We start with an energy medicine routine and then spontaneous energy movement.  No dance experienced required.


    Most Sundays at 10:00 am.  Check the schedule.


    Members: free

    Non-members: donation

    Glad Helpers Group​

    The Glad Helpers group began in 1931 as the meditation and healing prayer arm at the Edgar Cayce Center. The purpose is to send healing to people who request healing prayers.
    Building group intention through meditation techniques, applying Cayce's holistic principles, and being of service are integral aspects of this dynamic group that meets each Monday from 4:30pm to 6:15pm

    Rosie Deer Heart will facilitate.

    No charge to participate.

    Send your prayer requests to: MaineGladHelpers@gmail.com

    More information: www.mainegladhelpers.com

    Death Cafe

    Monthly meeting with Rev. Susan Richardson and special guests. The last Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm

    Contact Rev. Susan Richardson for more information at 207-944-5825 or Susan@mainesacredpractices.com

    Yoga & Twelve Steps of Recovery

    2nd & 4th Thursdays at 5:00pm

    Y12SR combines the practical tools of the 12-step program with the ancient wisdom of yoga. This is an open and inclusive group.
    Contact: seekingprogressnotperfection@gmail.com



    Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction with

    Mary Eyerer, MD

    Fireside Course in Miracles with Rev. Susan Richardson

    A Course in Miracles is defined as "an unique, universal, self-study spiritual thought system that teaches that the way to Love and Inner Peace is through Forgiveness". This monthly gathering is not intended to replace the recommended workbook for daily lessons but allows us a forum to process this amazing information.


    Your individual workbooks can be accessed online and through an app. Log into ACIM.org.


    Please let me know of your interest or any questions; 207-944-5825 or susan@mainesacredpractices.com

    Starts 10/29/17 at 4:30 pm and then meets monthly on the last Sunday of the month.

  • Our Members and Supporters




    Susan Ortiz, MD - Founding Member




    Alexander Kagan, PT - General Manager


    Annaliese Jakimides - Artistic Director


    Robert Coyne, Event Coordinator & Group Leader





    Meredith Allbright, PT



    Rosalie Deer Heart



    Jean M. Deighan, CFP




    Mary Eyerer, MD




    Mary Ford, RN

    Sarabel Hieronymus

    Suzanne Kelly - Soul Movement

    Mona Lothian




    Mai-Huong Nguyen, LCSW





    Thomas Porta



    Susan Richardson, Rev, LMT, NCBTM, BSW





    Nancy Roberts, PhD - Group Leader





    Alexander Seviciu, MD
    Claudia Seviciu, LCSW



    Penny Shar, MD




    Ursula Shufelt

    Otto Snow

    Stellos Tavantzis, PhD - Group Leader

    Sue Thomas, RN









    You can support MHC by attending or sponsoring events. Membership is a great value and enables you to be part of a vital community.





    "Be the change that you want to see." Gandhi

  • Membership Benefits




    Meditation groups and classes


    Group Movement classes


    Discussion groups and circles


    Monthly social and networking meeting




    Priority registration for all events


    Special members-only events


    Discounted space rentals for your business or social events



    PROFESSIONAL : Above benefits plus a website link to your business and priority space rental.




    BUSINESS: Your logo/photo and business link on our website.

    A wonderful way for local businesses to support Maine Holistic Center and the community.





    START YOUR MEMBERSHIP TODAY. Use your credit card or PayPal account.


    Personal membership only $30/month

    Professional membership only $50/month

    Business supporters: $100/month



    Gift memberships and certificates are available.




    You can also make a donation to MHC at anytime and in any denomination. Thank you.





    You can also send a check payable to

    "MAINE HOLISTIC CENTER" for your membership or donation.



    PO BOX 2835

    BANGOR, ME 04402-2835



  • We welcome new members. Join today and enjoy the many benefits of membership while helping MHC to grow and thrive.

    No time to come in often? Support us anyway to ensure that we will be here to serve the community.

    We will send blessings and gratitude your way often.

  • Questions? Want to be notified of events? Contact Us.


    81 Main Street, Bangor, ME 04401