Calendar

THE CALENDAR OF WEEKLY CLASSES, CLINICS AND WORKSHOPS.

Jun
23
Sun
Summer Term
Jun 23 – Aug 31 all-day
Aug
17
Sat
Intermediate Mindful Yoga Saturday – Summer
Aug 17 @ 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

 

Beginning Mindful Yoga – Saturdays – Summer
Aug 17 @ 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

 

 

Saturday MBSR 8-Week Program – Summer
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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

This Saturday training is a good choice for those who commute from greater Portalnd or who ride the Max with two stations within blocks of the downtown Hillsboro classroom.

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 of this training:

Program Structure:

  • Complete a brief interview.
  • 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 Saturday, 2-4:30pm starting July 13th through August 31st with these exceptions: Saturday, August 10th there is an extended class from 2-6pm.  No class on August 17th but the all-afternoon/evening Silent Retreat will be on that Sunday August 18th from noon to 6:30pm.  The last day of class is August 31st.
  • Your commitment to do homework each day you are not in class during the Program: 45 minutes
  • Tuition is $290 until one week prior to the first class for those who have completed the application and interview process.  Thereafter the late tuition is $360.
  • You will be Brant’s guest in his mindful yoga classes during the term as part of your home practice.
  • 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.  These MBSR Orientations are helpful though not required.

Free Orientation Dates;

 

CONTACT ME TO PREREGISTER FOR AN ORIENTATION OR MBSR 

 

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:

  •  Virundhu, 180 E. Main Street #105, Hillsboro OR 503-372-9628. Outstanding Southern Indian food.
  • 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
  • Pizzario, 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
  • Starbucks at First and Main right near the courthouse a couple of blocks away

 

Saturday MBSR 8-Week Program – Summer Retreat Day
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This is the retreat day for this 8-Week training.

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:

  • 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
  • HIllsboro Saturday Market 8am until 1:30pm

 

 

 

 

Aug
18
Sun
Mindful Family Practice: Move, Share, Create 
& Be Still Together this Summer
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

 

Come and share playful exploration and elements of mindfulness practice with your family; movement, laughter, stillness, affirmation.  Home practice assignment for the whole family with encourage long-term shared practice.  This is for parents and relatives with children 8 and up. There will be four sessions on Sunday afternoons, one every two weeks from June 23rd through August 18th; 6/23, 7/7, 7/21, 8/4; 4-5:15pm.  

You must apply for and commit to the full 6-session series.  Tuition for the series is $80 for each adult and $40 for each child.  Here is a link to the Family Mindful Practice (FMP) course:  FMP Application

We’ll have some home practice activities for you to share with family between classes in order to enhance learning for the long-term.

Reach out to Brant with questions about the series.

Aug
19
Mon
Gentle Mindful Yoga, Monday Mornings – Summer
Aug 19 @ 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

 

 

 

Beginning Mindful Yoga Mondays – Summer
Aug 19 @ 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

 

Gentle Mindful Yoga – Monday Evenings – Summer
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

The gentle forms of poses.  Much of the class reclined with gentle movement.  If you need to work in a chair that will be fine.   introduction to yoga breathing and the practices of mindfulness.

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

 

 

Aug
20
Tue
Coaching & Consulting Hours for Brant: Tuesdays
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Weekly coaching and consulting hours for appointments in-person,  via phone or Skype.  Brant will work with you or your group to define and move toward your intentions and accomplish your goals.  

For a complementary clarity session or to schedule an appointment:  Contact Brant.