Calendar

THE CALENDAR OF WEEKLY CLASSES, CLINICS AND WORKSHOPS.

Feb
21
Wed
Therapeutic Orientation/Beginning Mindful Yoga, Wednesday Evenings – Winter
Feb 21 @ 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

Feb
22
Thu
MBSR 8-Week Program – Winter
Feb 22 @ 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: January 25th through March 15th.
  • A Saturday silent retreat (about 6 hours):  March 3rd; 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.
  • 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 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

 

 

 

 

Feb
24
Sat
Intermediate Mindful Yoga Saturday – Winter
Feb 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Beginning Mindful Yoga Saturdays – Winter
Feb 24 @ 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

 

 

Saturday MBSR 8-Week Program – Winter
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 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:

  • 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: January 27th through March 18th with these exceptions: Saturday, February 24th there is class from 2-6pm and then no class Saturday, March 3rd.
  • A Sunday silent retreat:  March 4th; Noon – 7pm.
  • Your commitment to do homework each day you are not in class during the Program: 45 minutes
  • Tuition is $290.
  • 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.

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

 

 

 

 

Feb
26
Mon
Gentle Mindful Yoga – Monday Afternoons – Winter
Feb 26 @ 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

 

Beginning Mindful Yoga Mondays – Winter
Feb 26 @ 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

 

Feb
27
Tue
Beginning Mindful Yoga Tuesday Evenings -Winter
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

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

Registration, costs, and other details

 

Gentle Mindful Yoga – Tuesdays
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

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

Registration, costs, and other details

 

Feb
28
Wed
Gentle Mindful Yoga, Wednesday Mornings – Winter
Feb 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

FEBRUARY 21ST CANCELED PER WEATHER – 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