Calendar

THE CALENDAR OF WEEKLY CLASSES, CLINICS AND WORKSHOPS.

Jun
21
Sun
Summer Term
Jun 21 – Aug 29 all-day
Jul
14
Tue
Beginning Mindful Yoga Tuesday Evenings Online this Summer
Jul 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

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

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

 

 

 

Jul
15
Wed
Gentle Mindful Yoga, Wednesday Mornings Online this Summer
Jul 15 @ 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.

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

 

 

 

Intermediate Mindful Yoga, Wednesday Evenings Online this Summer
Jul 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

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

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

 

 

Shared Meditation Evenings Online this Summer
Jul 15 @ 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Sharing stillness, embodied and attentive presence,  openness, poetry and readings with one another during this contemplative practice each evening, seven days a week.  Designed each evening to work with who arrives and how we might best encourage, nourish and support ourselves and one another.  No special prerequisites. Show up as you are and we’ll support one another and ourselves as we practice meeting this difficult era.  About 30 minutes each evening on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings.

If you are ready.  Book Now

Jul
16
Thu
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Staying-at-Home (MBSR-SH) Summer Course Online
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Stay-at-Home (MBSR-SH) Course Online

My traditional MBSR course, the one I have taught here for the past 12 years, has been adapted to the unique challenges and advantages of this era.  It was devised for ease of access and relevance, availability and diversity of class-learning with me beyond the weekly MBSR sessions, and support of long-term learning.  Please know that this course as far less of the drudgery of online interaction in typical classes and more attentive guided personal mindfulness practices which are far less stressful than most online learning.

Below are the details of this training, MBSR-SH.  Use the Contact Form to advise Brant of your interests and ask questions or if you want to register for the course complete the MBSR Online Registration Form:

Program Structure:

  • After reviewing the details of the course below complete the online  MBSR Application.  With the advice of your instructor complete the written application if you are unable to completed online.  Then. . . 
  • Complete a brief interview with Brant at some prearranged time. Reach out to him to arrange this.
  • This course will be many hours of class time (1-1.5 hours one day per week for 8 weeks. Plus. . . 
  • As part of your learning you are welcome to attend one of Brant’s relevant-level yoga classes each week, the Shared Meditation Evenings, and some of  Brant’s workshops.  These all come with your registration and are an additional, optional way of practicing and learning.  Details will be available after your registration.
  • There will be an MBSR Orientation on Thursday, June 25th; 6 until about 7pm for those interested in the course.
  • For the course we will be meeting each Thursday, 6 until about 8pm: July 9th through August 27th.
  • The Thursday, August 13th class will be and extended nearly 3 hour mini-retreat class; 6 until about 9pm
  • Please make a commitment to do home practice each day you are not in class during the Program; up to 45 minutes.  Home practice is at the heart of learning in this course
  • Tuition is $250 for those who have applied by the July 2nd.  After that tuition is $320.
  • Also, you will be Brant’s guest at a subsequent All-Day MBSR Retreat once we are able to resume in-person classes.
  • Payment plans and partial scholarships can be arranged for those with limited means.  Especially during this difficult time of corona virus, layoffs, and society change I will always find a way to admit you to class if you know this is, without-a-doubt, the right time. Contact Brant for details.
  • There will be 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 online this term.  You will be provided a Zoom link once you have registered.
  • There is a free online Orientation on Thursday June 25th.

To enter the MBSR program you must  1) complete a brief interview with the instructor 2) Complete an online or written  MBSR Application 3) after these then arrange with the instructor for booking your reservation and payment of tuition.

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

 

 

Jul
17
Fri
Mindfulness-Based Yoga in Nature: Friday July 17th at 9am
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Let’s meet outdoors and practice meeting the open air, outdoor sounds, open sky, and perhaps let our feet feel the earth’s surface for a change.

This is a class with no tuition offered to those who can bring a yoga mat and necessary props to be safe and well aligned on the lawn in an open setting. You may contribute something via the booking system if you wish; class pass or membership. Nothing required. Just show up and share!

All levels of practice are welcome though you must, you must modify your movements to be safe for your physical situation.

There is a limit of ten and I ask that everyone stay 10 feet from their neighbor, use a mask, and practice social distancing in any way you can according to state health rules. as you travel and arrive for our informal class.

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Shared Meditation Evenings Online this Summer
Jul 17 @ 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Sharing stillness, embodied and attentive presence,  openness, poetry and readings with one another during this contemplative practice each evening, seven days a week.  Designed each evening to work with who arrives and how we might best encourage, nourish and support ourselves and one another.  No special prerequisites. Show up as you are and we’ll support one another and ourselves as we practice meeting this difficult era.  About 30 minutes each evening on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings.

If you are ready.  Book Now

Jul
18
Sat
Intermediate Mindful Yoga Saturday Online this Summer
Jul 18 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am

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

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

 

Beginning Mindful Yoga – Saturdays – Online this Summer
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

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

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