Ideal for anyone wanting to ease into yoga and those who may have physical limitations due to age, back or joint problems, or are recovering from injury or illness. Easier stretches and muscle toning combined with deep relaxation poses (restorative) to get you back in shape safely.
For students with little or no yoga experience and for continuing students who wish to refine their understanding of the basics. This class teaches basic hatha yoga postures from various tradtions. Develops strength, flexibility, balance and an understanding of healthy body alignment and movement.
For beginners and continuing students. Same focus as Level 1 with more challenging poses and sequences.
For students with prior yoga experience, a faster paced class that includes a broader range of poses in more challenging sequences and longer holds. Introduces inversions and backbends.
Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises® This is a self-help method for releasing deep tension held in the muscles and tissue due to trauma and and/or daily stress. Developed by Dr. David Berceli, PhD, this set of seven simple exercises were developed to elicit the human organism’s natural ability for recovering from trauma and preventing the build up of stress—the tremor mechanism. Anyone can learn TRE®, the exercises are simple and can be modified to suit all fitness levels and body types. In 3 classes students will learn the TRE® protocol and how to regulate their experiences with the tremor reflex for optimal benefits. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pen, journal and water bottle. Class size is limited, so register early. Class not appropriate for pregnant women. For further info on TRE® go to traumaprevention.com
*Private sessions available.
To register or schedule a private session contact Moline Whitson at email@example.com or 503-335-8851
This is an interactive workshop focusing on yoga, qigong, nutrition and natural remedies that will guide you as you mindfully work toward health, longevity and vitality; combining benefits from the foods you eat, the supplements you take, and the yoga postures you practice.
For those who attended Seasonal Survival last year, there will be a short review of some of that information.
You will go home with new knowledge, renewed intention and some simple practices to help you transform your daily living with choices and tools that will enhance your goals for a healthy lifestyle and overall well-being. Handouts included.
Taught by Maggie Bloom, PhD, B.C.I.M, C.N.C. and Moline Whitson, C.Y.T.
Monday February 11, 2019 12-2PM
Harmony Yoga 2108 NE 41st Ave
Cost is $25
Pre-registration is required. firstname.lastname@example.org
Free class to Veterans and their families. This is a gentle approach to yoga using props for support and offering options for making the poses more or less challenging as needed. Focus on breathing, relaxation and postural alignment for stress relief… as well as stretching and strengthening of muscles.
Pre-registration is required:
(503) 335-8851 (no texts) e-mail: email@example.com
Open to experienced meditators, novices and everyone in between. Come learn about and experience a gentle, open approach to meditation that focuses on being receptive rather than trying to direct your meditative experience in a particular way. By practicing with gentleness and curiosity you start to befriend your mind and naturally cultivate insight and compassion.
If you’ve struggled with trying to “quiet your mind” or still your thoughts, allowing a little more freedom into your meditation can soften the experience and possibly create a more inviting internal environment. This has been my experience with the approach. My mind is not something I’m trying to tame, it is something I am learning to appreciate and know.
We will meditate for 20 minutes, spend some time journaling about the experience and then have a chance to talk about it afterward.
Monday March 11 1-2:30PM This is a free event
Questions or more firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.367-3985
Meets the third Thursday of the month 6:30-7:30PM (excluding August). This class will combine yoga poses and TRE®. We’ll practice classic yoga poses for the first 20 minutes, move into Ex. 7 of TRE® to initiate the therapeutic tremors, have up to 15 minutes of shake time, and 10 minutes of savasana or integration then a brief time for reflecting on the experience. Pre-requisite: 3 part TRE® class or private sessions. Classes will be posted in the Special Events Box on our front page. No class in August.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
The 8 week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class is an evidence-based intervention for a broad range of chronic disorders and problems. MBSR as developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is offered through Mind Body Mindfulness. Through understanding and investigating the triggers which cause stress, and which can diminish physical and emotional health, you will gain effective tools for dealing with the challenges life brings.
This course will teach you to identify stress triggers, understand and experience how these affect your mind and body, and develop mindfulness practices to bring about the change to lead you to more ease and balance as you learn to manage stress and life in a new way. That said, MBSR it isn’t a magic wand to instantly remove the stress from your life or bring everything back into balance overnight.
Contact Nancy Boros for more information:
503-890-8965 email: email@example.com
Class meets for 8 Saturdays 2-4pm
Yoga is for every body. This class will offer the basics of yoga: being present, breathing well, and finding your body’s best beginning poses. Healthy alignment keeps us safe and dynamic in yoga practice. Come just as you are and make yoga your own.
Thursdays Feb 7 -28 6:00-7:15PM. This class will continue in the time slot give enough interest.
4 weeks = $45
This is for anyone who has learned TRE® through a class, individual sessions or some other method. Hosted by Certified TRE® Providers on a rotating basis. $15 cash or check made out to the teacher. This is a good opportunity to revisit the tremor mechanism, get assistance from the teacher and/or just enjoy shaking in a group. Registration not required. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.335-8851 (no texts). Group shakes will be held the first Sunday of the month 10:30-11:30am. No class in August.