Calendar

THE CALENDAR OF WEEKLY CLASSES, CLINICS AND WORKSHOPS.

Sep
27
Wed
Therapeutic Orientation/Beginning Mindful Yoga, Wednesday Evenings – Fall
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

The general form of poses, simple flow, introduction to yoga breathing and the practices of mindfulness.  We will gently introduce Inversions, backbends, more rigorous flow.  Mindfulness during practice emphasized.  This class will emphacize a therapeutic orientation so that folks might explore ways to care for themselves more directly and effectively.  This is of course no substitute for medical care of therapy.  The intention is to enhance a kind discipline for caring for ourselves in the way we move an respond to our bodies.

Registration, costs, and other details

Mindful Bellydance – Beyond Beginning
Sep 27 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

This series is designed for those moving beyond the beginning class.

To learn more and register please visit:

http://malkiera.wixsite.com/mindful-bellydance

or email malkiera@gmail.com

Taught by Malkiera

Sep
28
Thu
Consulting and Coaching Thursday Hours for Brant: Fall
Sep 28 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Weekly consultation and coaching hours for appointments in-person,  via phone or Skype.  He will work with you or your group to support you with attentive ear to support your journey toward health and well-being or specific advice about therapeutic applications he will be glad to work with you. Check Brant’s profile and contact form on our website or call for specifics.

 

MBSR 8-Week Program – Fall
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 8-Week Program 

The 8-Week MBSR Program is an experiential learning course developed 30 years ago as a complement to self-care, medical care and therapy.  Here are the details to this training:

Program Structure:

  • Attend an optional, free 1.5-hour Orientation Session (dates below).  These are open for anyone with interest in the training
  • Complete a brief interview with the instructor
  • Provide the instructor with a completed MBSR application
  • 22 hours of class time (2.5 hours one day per week for 8 weeks).  Meeting each Thursday, 6-8:30pm: September 28th through November 16th.
  • A Saturday silent retreat (about 6 hours):  November 4th; 2 – 8:30pm.
  • Your commitment to do homework each day you are not in class during the Program: 45 minutes
  • Tuition is $290 for applications processed until one week prior the first day of MBSR class at the Orientation and then tuition increases to $360.
  • Payment plans and partial scholarships might be arranged for those with limited means.  Contact the instructor for details.
  • Classroom learning and practice of:
    • Gentle, adaptive mindful movement
    • Body scan meditation
    • Sitting meditation
    • Walking meditation
    • Mindful breathing practice
    • Group dialogue
    • Interpersonal learning
  • If you are currently in active treatment with an acute condition consult with your doctor, therapist or psychotherapist to provide the MBSR instructor their written or emailed recommendation/referral for MBSR prior to the beginning of the course.   You may be asked to give your doctor or psychotherapist permission to talk with your MBSR instructor in order to support you appropriately.  Participants often do this to better include their healthcare providers as partners in the learning process.

The MBSR training is held in the instructor’s well-equipped, safe and comfortable classrooms.

To register for the program you must  1) complete a brief interview with the instructor and 2) complete and submit the application.

Questions about MBSR? Learn more or contact the instructor.  MBSR Orientations are helpful though not required.

Free Orientation Dates:

Contact Brant to Register

 

FYI – THERE ARE SOME LOVELY RESTAURANTS AND VENUES IN DOWNTOWN HILLSBORO A SHORT WALK FROM MY CLASSROOMS.  You may want to arrive early to miss traffic or stay late for a nice meal before going home:

  •  Aybla Grill, 180 E. Main Street #105, Hillsboro OR 503-372-9628. Outstanding Mediterranean fusion
  • Insomnia Coffee Company.  Open early and late in downtown Hillsboro.  Good beverages, pastries, and wifi.  Good place to informally hang out
  • Syun, 209 NE Lincoln (503 640-3131) superb Japanese
  • Pissario, 337 East Main (503 693-7953) Italian
  • Primrose and Tumbleweeds, 248 East Main (503 703-8525) good food, large wine selection and nice atmosphere
  • McNally’s Taproom, 370 East Main (503 268-1429) food and brews

 

 

 

 

Sep
30
Sat
Intermediate Mindful Yoga Saturday, Fall
Sep 30 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Beginning Mindful Yoga Saturdays – Fall
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

The general form of poses, simple flow, introduction to yoga breathing and the practices of mindfulness.

 Or you can register anytime through Yoga Hillsboro: Registration, costs, and other details

 

 

Consulting and Coaching Hours for Brant: Saturdays – Fall
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Weekly consultation and coaching hours for appointments in-person,  via phone or Skype.  He will work with you or your group to support you with attentive ear to support your journey toward health and well-being or specific advice about therapeutic applications he will be glad to work with you. Check Brant’s profile and contact form on our website or call for specifics.

 

Oct
1
Sun
Nia Sunday, Fall
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Nia ~ a fitness/dance/healing movement practice that draws on the martial, dance and meditative arts. It blends inspiring, soulful music with moves that make your body flexible & strong, your mind focused & relaxed.

Contact Laurie at this link to register:  HERE

Yoga with Laurie, Fall
Oct 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

A bright, dynamic approach to a this art.  For those between beginning and intermediate levels of experience.

Contact Laurie at this link to register:  HERE

Oct
2
Mon
Gentle Mindful Yoga – Monday Afternoons Fall
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

A safe and friendly introduction to yoga, appropriate for those wanting to try an accessible form of yoga or for those who have had injuries in the past. We will practice movements that teach yoga alignment in ways that are available to most everyone. We will practice relaxation as well as develop strength and flexibility. Easy and modified yoga poses will be explored. Your physician should release you for general physical activity.

Registration, costs, and other details

 

You may be able preregister on-line for this course through Tuality Healthcare: registration