Calendar

THE CALENDAR OF WEEKLY CLASSES, CLINICS AND WORKSHOPS.

Jan
5
Sun
Winter Term – Note — Winter’s Full Class Schedule Will Be Posted on December 28th. (Most weekly classes will be as they were in fall term.
Jan 5 – Mar 14 all-day
Feb
25
Tue
Beginning Mindful Yoga Tuesday Evenings – Winter
Feb 25 @ 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

 

 

 

Happy, Healthy Gut
Feb 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

You are what you eat … and HOW you eat!

Both what you eat and how you eat can affect your digestion and absorption of food. And, healthy digestion is vital to your overall health and wellbeing. This course will cover how digestion works in the body, why it’s important, and how to optimize digestion and absorption of food. We’ll also talk about how gut imbalances can lead to common digestive symptoms and complaints. This course is great for those who have digestive issues as well as those who are looking to improve their health through a happy, healthy, gut.

Tuition is $30.  For more information and to register:  contact Kristin Kinnie MScN, MSW at Fully Alive Nutrition,  fullyalivenutrition.kk@gmail.com, or 971 770-3400.

Feb
26
Wed
Gentle Mindful Yoga, Wednesday Mornings – Winter
Feb 26 @ 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

 

 

 

Intermediate Mindful Yoga, Wednesday Evenings – Winter
Feb 26 @ 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

 

 

Mindful Restorative & Therapeutic All-Levels Yoga, Wednesday Evenings – Winter
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Appropriate for folks in gentle, beginning or intermediate levels of practice.  The general form of postures, simple flows of movement, attention to breath and the practices attentive, quiet moments of stillness, mindful presence during physical movement stillness is emphasized.

This class will emphacize a restorative, therapeutic, and adaptive orientation so that folks of all physical levels might explore ways to care for themselves more directly and effectively.  This is of course no substitute for medical care or therapy.  The intention is to enhance a kind discipline for caring for ourselves in the way we move an respond to our bodies.  Caring for ourselves from the inside out.

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

 

Feb
27
Thu
Thursday MBSR 8-Week Program – Winter
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

Here are the details of this training.  Use the Preregistration Form at the bottom of the page to advise Brant of your interests:

Program Structure:

  • Attend an optional, free 90 minute Orientation Session (dates below).  These are open for anyone with interest in the training
  • Complete a brief interview with the instructor before or after the Orientation or at some prearranged time.
  • 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: January 23rd through March 12th.
  • A Sunday silent retreat:  March 1st ; Noon – 6:30pm.
  • 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.
  • 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.  MBSR Orientations are helpful though not required.

Free MBSR Orientation Dates (Come as my guest, no tuition):

 

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

 

Feb
29
Sat
Intermediate Mindful Yoga Saturday – Winter
Feb 29 @ 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 – Winter
Feb 29 @ 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

 

 

Mar
1
Sun
Nia Sunday – Winter
Mar 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