Portland Mindfulness offers classes for beginning meditators as well as those with more experience meditating. Our meditation classes are practical and applicable to everyday life. Find one that is right for you and call us at 503.222.2361 for early registration.
From DREAD to JOY! Self-Compassion in the Holiday Season
A Three-Class Series Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:00pm
November 28th – December 12th
In the pressure and busyness of the holidays, it is easy to lose sight of what is really important. Give yourself a gift this holiday season; one that will benefit everyone around you. We will learn: Skills to cultivate compassion, barriers to self-compassion, and how self-compassion is anything but selfish.
$75 earlybird registration, $90 after November 26.
Clean Slate 2013: Living Your Values in the New Year
Begin a new year in a whole new way. This class will offer participants the means for a new experience of life in the new year, using mindfulness techniques. The class will include basic instruction in mindfulness meditation, values clarification exercises, goal-setting and guided discussion. Beginning and intermediate meditation students welcome. It is facilitated by Dr Joe Rhinewine, who is a psychologist. He specializes in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and draws heavily from this and other mindfulness modalities.
Classes are Mondays January 7th, 14th, 28th. 6:30 – 8pm
$75 earlybird registration, $90 after January 4th
Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation
This four-week class is perfect for absolute beginners, or a wonderful refresher, even if you have a longstanding mindfulness meditation practice. We will explore many tools of mindfulness. Come and learn how to practice “Beginners Mind.”
Classes are Thursdays February 7th, 21st, 28th, and March 7th, 6:30 – 8pm
$100 earlybird registration, $120 after February 1st.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
The 8-week class originated by Jon Kabat-Zinn, supported by 30 years of research. This is a powerful adjunct to therapy or medical treatment, and has proven beneficial for chronic pain, various health conditions, or just simply “living the full catastrophe.”
Free (required) Orientation dates:Wednesdays January 30th OR February 6th, 6:30 – 8:30pm.
Classes are Wednesdays February 13th – April 3rd 6:30 – 8:30pm.
Day-Long Retreat Saturday March 16th, 9 – 4. Previous MBSR Graduates welcome to retreat.
$350 earlybird registration, $400 after February 8th.
By popular demand, a regular opportunity to come practice the tools of mindfulness. This is a wonderful way to support an ongoing (but maybe flagging) home practice. Of course, we are all beginners, so everyone is welcome.
Classes are Thursdays, January 17th, March 21st, 6:30-8pm