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Movement    Yoga  &  MBSR

  • As a yoga and meditation teacher since 2002, I’ve been learning, listening, teaching and growing toward wellbeing and health for all.

  • Community means everything, welcome. I'm glad you're here. Scroll down to view class offerings.

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Upcoming Events - Foot Care and Bead Events are Free. MBSR cost is flexible to accommodate everyone who wants to participate. The free MBSR orientation is 12p PST, January 11th, 2023 -scroll down to sign up

  • MBSR Spring '23 - Free Orientation April 19th (continues Wednesdays until June 14th)
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Apr 19
    Online Course-Mindfulness Stress Reduction
    Apr 19, 12:00 PM PDT – Jun 14, 2:30 PM PDT
    Online Course-Mindfulness Stress Reduction
    An 8-week evidence-based program that offers an experiential approach designed to provide participants with intensive mindfulness training. Through meditation, movement and home practices, participants will learn to observe and develop their own ways of addressing and decreasing stress.
  • Stringing Beads and Mindful Movement  (1)
    Tue, Feb 22
    Yoga and Bead Necklace Making
    Feb 22, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:25 PM PST
    Yoga and Bead Necklace Making
    We'll move ourselves and we'll string some beads, we'll drink some tea and end with a restorative pose and a new string of meditation beads or just a new band of baubles!
  • Mani Pedi Together - we'll share tips and moves to access our best feet  (1)
    Sep 25, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
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    A bit of warming up to increase some flexibility so that we may reach our feet and scrub with home made blends. A few very kind and healthy moves for optimal foot health will be shared..Break out rooms for chat options too!
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Class Offerings

Anyone can practice mindfulness! Sometimes starting is the hardest part, but I am here to walk with you on your journey. Scroll around to learn more about the services available.

Some options involve a commitment, (8week for MBSR) some honor the restorative benefits of play, being in community & taking good care of ourselves.


You'll find yoga and chair movement classes, free community events and the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course with testimonials from some who have participated in the 8 weeks course. See what resonates with you and please let me know if you have ideas, suggestions or comments to share!

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Meditation Class

Yoga Classes are online 
Pacific Time

Hatha yoga 60min by appointment

Traditional Hot 90min - Saturday am & 

 by appointment


30 minute Mindful Chair movement & meditation (standing movement is welcome)

Fridays at 10:30 am for everyone

Movement delivered respecting the wise awareness of the body.

Every day is different - modifications are offered, welcome and encouraged.

Donations welcome -to use PayPal, click on logo at top of page

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Since 1979 more than 25,000 people have completed this evidence-based training.

  • Approach your life with more composure, energy, understanding and enthusiasm

  • Develop the ability to cope more effectively with both short-term and long-term stressful situations, gaining insight into response rather than reaction

  • Enhance your ability to manage and reduce pain levels

  • Improve your focus, resilience, and capacity to recover more quickly from challenging events

  • Learn how to access and cultivate a natural capacity to actively engage in caring for yourself and find greater balance, ease, and peace of mind

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Comments after the 8 Weeks Course from recent Participants

I am now more able to see my options and what choices make sense for me in the moment

~ Carole

Yoga at Home

Group Meditation Course

Live a life filled with passion, meaning, and fulfillment by taking part in a comprehensive Group Meditation Course that promotes a healthy mind, body, and soul. Discover what meditation can do for you.

“We are all just walking each other home”

Ram Dass

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My Background

My path to mindfulness began in Duluth at the University of Minnesota. Finding healthier ways to peace, while completing a BA in Communication and Art. Movement and nature were key tools & teachers. I feel so lucky to have discovered how yoga and meditation connect, challenge and help us grow. 

MEDITATION 

I am a qualified MBSR teacher, Level 2. Grateful for teachers over the recent years, Eve Ekman and Matthew Brensilver. I have Jack Kornfield to thank for getting over my resistance to sitting (somewhat still). I appreciate the lessons learned from Mushim at East Bay Meditation Center. I am thankful for continued learning from the teachings and teachers of MBSR & Jon Kabat-Zinn.

YOGA

I have received certification at Piedmont advanced studies program & Yoga for Healthy Aging, Trauma Informed Yoga, Yoga Therapeutics & youth yoga dharma continues. Thankful for influence from Baxter Bell, Bessel van der Kolk Debbie Gilman, Rajashree Choudhury & Patricia Nolan. 

ACTIVISM

Appreciation to the students, survivors and staff of non profits whose teachings continue to connect leaders in advocacy and social justice, Malia Everette at Altruvistas, Nola Brantley and Saraí T S-Mazariegos and all who have been connected with misssey.org . 

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