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NEW! Restorative Yoga Workshop
Boost your well-being with the powerful and simple formulas of restorative yoga. In this in-depth workshop, you'll blend safe and supported backbends, invigorating twists and restful inversions to influence wellness. Breathing techniques will be discussed and explored in conjunction
with therapeutic postures. No yoga experience needed.
Nicole Williams 10:30am-1:30 Sa 49436
10/22 Bend BEC 151 Cost $39
Restorative yoga gives you techniques to settle into a unique series of postures to reset the health and vitality of body and mind. Each week will offer a simple sequence to enable you to learn effective ways to link restorative postures with creativity and support from yoga props and
simple breathing techniques. Guided relaxation and breath practice focus on soothing and toning organs and releasing tension in muscles and joints.
Nicole Williams 10:30am-11:45 Tu 49435
10/11 to 11/15 Bend BEC 151 Cost $79
Feel revitalized and renewed with this yoga class created around functional alignment, injury prevention, strength building, and increasing flexibility. A slow moving gentle yet still challenging vinyasa practice will melt away tension incorporating breathing and relaxation
techniques. You'll be offered modifications to make poses accessible to all as well as discussion on benefits of poses and options to deepen practice. All experience and skill levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat, a firm blanket and a yoga strap.
Ericka Swenson 5:30pm-6:45 Tu 49446
9/27 to 11/15 Bend BEC 151 Cost $89
Join International Tai Chi Champion, Master JianFeng Chen from China, and learn the foundations of Tai Chi, starting with the 8 and 24 Yang styles in a relaxing space. This class is for both new and advanced students who want to know the form as well as the science and martial art
application behind each move. Master Chen has a unique way of conveying complex moves so they are memorable and understandable while assessing each student's needs in order to reach their goals. Included in your Tai Chi session, you may also attend Saturday Qigong at 8:45 am to learn more about energy flow. Qigong
on 10/22, 29, 11/5, 12 free attendance included. Meets at Oregon Tai Chi Wushu,1350 SE Reed Market Rd Suite 102.
JianFeng Chen 6:30pm-7:15 M 49441
10/17 to 11/14 Bend OTHER Cost $69
JianFeng Chen 11:00am-11:45 Tu 49442
10/18 to 11/15 Bend OTHER Cost $69
Tai Chi for Health™
This two-day per week class is appropriate for anyone who wants a slower Tai Chi class, such as seniors and those with physical challenges. Dr. Paul Lam in conjunction with his team of Tai Chi associates and medical experts created Tai Chi for Health programs so they are enjoyable and
easy for people to learn no matter what their physical condition or age, even without prior knowledge of Tai Chi. You will discover the slow, gentle, simple but powerful movements will facilitate healing, range of motion, flexibility and balance. Students may sit for all or part of the class. Included in your
Tai Chi session, you may also attend Saturday Qigong at 8:45 am to learn more about energy flow. Qigong on 10/22, 29, 11/5, 12 free attendance included. Meets at Oregon Tai Chi Wushu, 1350 SE Reed Market Rd Suite 102.
Maureen Benet 9:00am-10:00 MW 49439
10/17 to 11/16 Bend OTHER Cost $89
Chinese Martial Arts (Wushu)
Discover amazing functional fitness, conditioning and fun for all ages. Wushu is a non-combative sport from China, meant to teach martial art techniques (KungFu) through stylized forms. The basic training involved increases strength, balance, flexibility - especially in the hips - focus,
memory and overall physical conditioning. If you are an athlete looking for a way to challenge yourself physically and increase flexibility or someone who would like to learn an art rich in culture that is also fitness for all ages, this introduction to Wushu is a perfect choice. This class is for ages 16 and
up - children younger than 16 please contact Oregon Tai Chi Wushu. Master Chen is an international Wushu champion from The Fujian province of China taught by World Champions and Grandmasters in many styles of contemporary and traditional Wushu forms. Included in your Wushu session, you may also attend Qigong on
10/22, 29, 11/5, 12 free attendance included. Meets at Oregon Tai Chi Wushu, 1350 SE Reed Market Rd Suite 102.
JianFeng Chen 11:15am-noon Sa 49440
10/15 to 11/12 Bend OTHER Cost $69
NEW! The Body Knows
The Body Knows approach utilizes conscious dance and contemplative writing practices to ignite the creative process and reveal the heart's deepest truths. When we let go of preconceived ideas of what dancing and writing should be and invite the voice
of the body to inspire our writing, we liberate the creative spirit. No worries, no steps to learn and no prior dance experience needed. Your instructor earned her Master of Fine Arts Degree in Dance from Arizona State University, is listed in Who’s Who in American Nursing for innovative use of
the arts in the clinical setting, and has facilitated expressive dance internationally. Bring a journal, water bottle and dress in layers. Fitness, Health, Wellness
Joanna Cashman 1:00pm-4:00 Su 49438
11/13 Bend CCC 201 Cost $55
Practices & Benefits
Explore the practice of HeartMath meditation and how to achieve the state called heart coherence - the measurable synchronization of our physical, mental and emotional states. With 15 years of research from the Institute of HeartMath behind it, this practice and the state of heart
coherence have been proven, time and again, to have profound physical, mental, emotional and spiritual benefits. We can achieve many of these benefits by practicing for just 10 minutes per day. This workshop is for you if you are someone who wants to learn not only a new technique/practice but also the
science behind why it works and the possibilities for improving your health and life using it. Bring the following to class: a pen, journal or notebook, refillable water bottle and refillable hot beverage cup, cushion and/or blanket. Some cushions and chairs will be available. Water and tea available at
class. Meets at Sol Alchemy, 2150 NE Studio Rd. #A5.
Breyn Hibbs noon-4:00 Su 49481
10/9 Bend OTHER Cost $59
NEW! Unlocking Personal Barriers: Keys to
We all have something that holds us back from being heard. It could be a lack of understanding of the dynamics of communication, self-consciousness or past experiences that keeps us from fully expressing ourselves. Explore your ability to speak clearly and effectively about what matters most to you in this
Joella Long 9:00am-1:00 Sa 49414
11/12 Bend CHLAB 301 Cost $59
NEW! Looking for Help in All the Right Places
Demystify the world of mental health. Learn to identify the fundamental differences between counselors, social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and psychiatrists. Know how best to utilize the life-changing benefits the right mental healthcare can provide. Feel positive,
comfortable, and assured about your investment of time and money.
Joella Long 6:00pm-8:00 Th 49415
9/29 Bend CHLAB 301 Cost $39
NEW! Meditation for Athletes & Adventurers
This experiential workshop offers athletes and adventurers an introduction to foundational practices in meditation, specifically through the lens of training the mind and our more subtle energy bodies to be strong, powerful and effective during sports, recreation or
adventure activities. Explore timeless practices from diverse traditions with modern-day research. A few examples include: breath practices, embodiment exercises, body scanning for vitality, strength and relaxation, heart coherence, and visualization. Bring the following to class: a pen, journal or notebook,
refillable water bottle and refillable hot beverage cup, cushion and/or blanket. Water and tea available at class. Meets at Sol Alchemy, 2150 NE Studio Rd. #A5.
Breyn Hibbs 5:45pm-7:15 M 49479
11/14 to 12/12 Bend OTHER Cost $89
Sky to Dirt:
Visionary Strategic Planning
Plan now to make 2017 your best year yet! Sky to Dirt (S2D) is an innovative, strengths-based model in visionary and strategic planning and creative problem solving. S2D offers a holistic and creative alternative to traditional linear strategic planning models. S2D incorporates
guided visualization, engages both the right and left brain, and uses inner wisdom, intuition and emotions. The process is simple but deep and can be applied to any situation while empowering you to be both pragmatic and visionary. Bring the following to class: a pen, journal or notebook, refillable water
bottle and refillable hot beverage cup, cushion and/or blanket. Water and tea available at class. Meets at Sol Alchemy, 2150 NE Studio Rd. #A5.
Breyn Hibbs 11:00am-4:00 Su 49480
12/4 Bend OTHER Cost $79
Reiki: Level I
Reiki, an ancient Japanese form of hands-on healing, promotes relaxation, balance, and well-being using the life-force energy called Ki. Learn about the history of Reiki, how to use it to promote healing for yourself and others and practice giving and receiving Reiki. Receive
documentation of completion as a Reiki I practitioner (6 contact hours). Class fills quickly. Register early! Bring a journal and water.
Karen Roth 9:30am-4:30 Sa 49430
10/22 Sisters DPL-SI Cost $99
Reiki: Level II
Reiki, an ancient Japanese form of hands-on healing, promotes relaxation, balance, and well-being using the life-force energy called Ki. For students who have completed Reiki I, this class teaches techniques to promote emotional and mental healing, and to provide long distance healing.
Receive documentation of completion as a Reiki II practitioner (6 contact hours). Bring a journal and water.
Karen Roth 9:30am-4:30 Sa 49429
11/19 Sisters DPL-SI Cost $99
Explore the basics of essential oils including safe applications for wellness, varied home use, and how to choose the most effective and highest quality oils. This class offers direct, personal experience with a selection of essential oils and blends. In this interactive
and experiential class, you will have the opportunity to work with samples of high quality essential oils while learning the healing science behind them.
Cindy Maricle 9:00am-1:00 Sa 49450
10/29 Bend CHLAB 301 Cost $69
These three unique classes are full of in-depth knowledge and information about the powerful healing properties of essential oils. Your instructor Elyse Williams holds a MS in Herbal Medicine and is trained in essential oil therapeutics and aromatherapy. She will offer both cutting-edge
research and ancient healing techniques to integrate theory and practice to change the way you understand yourself and the plant world around you. As the popularity of essential oils grows, make sure you become the most educated and confident resource you can be.
Essential Oils: Physical Healing
Essential oils have a biological and physiological resonance molecularly and dynamically. Learn the most effective essential oils for physical health and healing and their safe and effective application.
Elyse Williams Bend HCC 160 49422
9/30 5:30pm-8:00 F
10/1 10:00am-04:30 Sa Cost $225
Essential Oils: Emotional Healing
Essential oils allow us to access positive and negative polarity of emotions, assisting pivotal awareness of autonomic emotional patterning by directly communicating with the limbic system of our brain. Experience the most effective oils for emotional
balancing and transitioning as well as breathing and application techniques for release.
Elyse Williams Bend HCC 230 49421
11/4 5:30pm-8:00 F
11/5 10:00am-4:30 Sa Cost $225
Essential Oils: Energetic Healing
Essential oils act as powerful psycho-spiritual informants. By engaging the subtle energy properties and vibratory frequencies of human and plant energy fields, clearer messages can emerge from healthy energy centers in body, or “body mind.” Discover the most effective essential oils for consciousness shifting
and energy field clearing and integration.
Elyse Williams Bend HCC 160 49420
12/2 5:30pm-8:00 F
12/3 10:00am-4:30 Sa Cost $225
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