FREE Wellness Event Series

Wellness Event Series tai Chi, Meditation, Yoga, Therapeutic Horticulture, Meditative Art

All events are outside and free to the public! Please be sure to register to guarantee your spot at the events of your choosing. To comply with COVID-19 CDC and OHA guidelines and offer the safest in-person events possible event size will be limited to 50 people for all event sessions with the exception of Therapeutic Horticulture which is limited to 30 people each session. 

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Meditative Art

paint pallet, brush, and smudges

Saturday, May 1, 2021
10 am - 11 am
Greenway Park

Rain or shine

Join us for a socially distanced, outdoor, meditative art class in the park. This class will show you how to use art as a conduit for meditation and mindfulness. We will start with breathing exercises to relax our minds and bodies. Then we will work with your choice of available art materials to learn accessible ways to utilize art and creativity to become more mindful and relaxed. You will leave the experience with the skills to make meditative art a part of your daily practice. Let your creativity flow!

All ages and skill levels are welcome. Materials will be provided including markers, paint, canvases, colored pencils, and paper.
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Tai Chi and Meditationman practicing Tai Chi in park

Saturday, May  8 & 22
11 am - 12 pm
Evelyn M. Schiffler Memorial Park 

Weather permitting


An instructor from Body & Brain of Beaverton will be leading a Tai Chi and Meditation experience.
Body & Brain centers offer a form of Tai Chi called DahnMuDo, which means "The Way of Limitless Energy." In this class you'll learn a series of slow, flowing, energy-balancing movements derived from Qigong and the martial arts, based on Tai Chi principles. Tai Chi exercises can also serve as a form of meditation.

Tai Chi energy balancing exercises are great for people of all ages and can be adapted for your own abilities. Click to register
Tai Chi & Meditation May 8
Tai Chi & Meditation May 22


Yoga

woman in meditative yoga pose in park

Saturday, May 15, 2021
Active Yoga
10am - 11am 
 Adaptive Yoga 
11:30am - 12:30am
Spanish Yoga 
1pm - 2pm 
Evelyn M. Schiffler 

Memorial Park
Weather permitting

10am-11am  Active Yoga: Join us for 60 minutes of active yoga to shake off the mental and physical cobwebs of the week! This class will allow you to breathe and move and maybe event break a sweat! You can expect an empowering and dynamic sequence of postures set to an upbeat music playlist. Bring your mat and join us for an hour of fun! Click to register Active Yoga

11:30am - 12:30pm  Adaptive Yoga for Individuals with Special Needs: Join us for 60 minutes of accessible yoga for individuals with special needs. This class will be mostly seated (chairs provided) and will include breathwork, movement, and meditation catered to all abilities. Grab a friend and join us - all levels welcome! Click to register Adaptive Yoga

1pm - 2pm Yoga para Hispanohablantes Esta clase se enfoca en energizar a todo el cuerpo y te conecta con tu yo resiliente. Nos moveremos con atención, y con mucha conciencia y curiosidad. Todes son bienvenidos. ¡Les espero! Clic para registrarse Yoga para Hispanohablantes


Therapeutic Horticulture

therapeutic horticulture

Saturday, May 29, 2021
session 1
10 am - 11 am
session 2
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Greenway Park
Rain or shine

Therapeutic Horticulture is the purposeful use of plants and plant materials by a registered horticultural therapist (HTR), to improve the well-being of the participants. Therapeutic horticulture programs are utilized in a variety of public and private settings such as hospitals, schools, rehabilitation facilities, prisons, wellness centers, and botanical gardens. The activities of therapeutic horticulture are nature-rich, seasonally inspired, and designed to be accessible to a wide range of ages and abilities.

Benefits include: Improved mood, increased social integration and interaction, improved cognition, reduced stress, engaging sensory experience, increased physical activity, and inspired creativity and joyfulness.

*Each hour long Therapeutic Horticulture session will be limited to 30 people. The class material will be the same for each session.
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Therapeutic Horticulture Session 1
Therapeutic Horticulture Session 2



Minors 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all events above.  

* Event size will be limited to 50 people unless otherwise noted.  Register to guarantee your spot at the event(s) of your choice. 

Events will follow all OHA and CDC COVID-19 Safety Guidelines. Social distancing and face coverings or medical grade masks are required.