Calendar

THE CALENDAR OF WEEKLY CLASSES, CLINICS AND WORKSHOPS.

Jun
18
Sun
Summer Term
Jun 18 – Aug 26 all-day
Aug
16
Wed
Gentle Mindful Yoga, Wednesday Mornings – Summer; continuing
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

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.

NOTE:  No class on July 26th.

Registration, costs, and other details

 

 

Beginning Mindful Yoga Noon, Wednesdays – Summer; continuing
Aug 16 @ 12:05 pm – 12:55 pm

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

NOTE:  No Class July 26th.

Register anytime through Yoga Hillsboro: Registration, costs, and other details

 

Introduction to Bellydance for Mindfulness Series
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

In this ongoing series you will begin learning the postures, shapes and isolations that make up the foundation of strong bellydance technique.  Throughout this series we will also be exploring bellydance as a tool to increase mindfulness as we build new pathways for communication between the mind and body.  Bellydance is an empowering and healing form of movement that will help you connect deeply with your body in a loving and healthy way.

This series is designed for the absolute beginner or anyone wanting to explore the restorative and meditative side of bellydance.

To learn more and register please visit:

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

or email malkiera@gmail.com

Taught by Malkiera

Therapeutic/Restorative Beginning Yoga, Wednesday Evenings Summer
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

A therapeutic orientation toward beginning=level practice.  Honoring your limitations and inviting you to learn more about how to care for yourself.  The general form of poses, simple flow, introduction to yoga breathing and the practices of mindfulness.  Upstairs.

Registration, costs, and other details

Aug
17
Thu
Consulting and Coaching Thursday Hours for Brant: Summer
Aug 17 @ 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.

 

DaCappo Suzuki Early Childhood Music Education; Thursday Mornings – Summer
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join teachers Karen Huffman & Christine Goodner (two experienced & highly trained Suzuki Teachers) for this one of a kind Suzuki Early Childhood Music Class in the Portland Area! Birth to age 4 children develop: Rhythm & Singing Skills, Listening & 
Concentration, Fine & Gross Motor Skills, Self Confidence & Self Expression, Language, Melodic Awareness, and much more. Details or to register: DaCappo, (971) 678-5562 or dacaposece@gmail.com.

 

MBSR 8-Week Program – Summer, continuing
Aug 17 @ 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: July 6th to August 24th except July 27th.  Instead of July 27 we will meet on Saturday afternoon July 29th 4-6:30pm.
  • A Saturday silent retreat (about 6 hours):  August 12th; 3 – 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

 

 

 

 

Aug
19
Sat
Intermediate Mindful Yoga, Saturday Mornings – Summer, continuing
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am

We introduce a physically more lively practice including Inversions, backbends, rigorous flow.  Mindfulness during practice emphasized.

NOTE:  No class on July 29th.

Registration, costs, and other details

Beginning Mindful Yoga, Saturdays – Summer; continuing
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

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

Note:  No class on July 29th.

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