Forest Yoga Walks with Jaime Mathis
May
18
to Jun 15

Forest Yoga Walks with Jaime Mathis

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Come explore the beauty of your local wild lands while connecting with community, family, and friends. Join Jaime for lovingly curated, yoga infused romps through the exquisite woods and rivers of Oregon. Meet flora and fauna, breathe deeply and emerge rejuvenated!

Adults and children encouraged! 

June 15th, 2019 – Faraday Lake

$30.00 Adults, $15.00 kids

Lunch provided by Thrive Community member Sharon Lowe

10:00 am to 12:00pm

Pre-Registering is REQUIRED due to limited lunches

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Partner Yoga Series
May
19
to Jun 2

Partner Yoga Series

Bring a friend or make a new one as Shannon and Ami (both grads of Thrive’s Yoga School) guide you through partner yoga warm-ups, acrobatic moves and a Thai Massage cool down. All levels are welcome — all you need o bring is a spirit of trust and play!

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Discussing Death
Jun
12
7:00 PM19:00

Discussing Death

Death is grim, in this culture. Most folks don't want to talk about it, or when they do it comes with fear or even guilt. However, death doesn't need to be thought of as this ultimate end of all things. It can actually be celebrated, valued, and understood on a more personal level to allow us to let those we love pass with ease, and to find more joy in our own lives. Join Sage, death doula and Thrive yoga instructor, for this moderated & free-flowing discussion on death

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Deepen Your Practice with Kimi Marin
Jun
15
to Aug 10

Deepen Your Practice with Kimi Marin

Deepen Your Practice with Kimi Marin

Did you know that yoga poses come in “families?” Many yoga postures mimic each other and by learning the proper alignment in particular families, helps to create a deeper understanding of how to align your body in each pose.  Join Kimi Marin totake your practice deeper by slowing down and re-familiarizing yourself with some of the common poses. In each session, you will deepen your understanding of a family of postures and learn how it feels in your body in order to deepen your yoga practice.  

In every session you will explore standing postures, balancing postures, seated postures, and move to a  more advanced (and surprise!) posture. You will learn how specific postures are supposed to feel in your body as well as the different modifications. Come prepared to learn, laugh, and enjoy the journey!

Come to one session or all three!


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July Gong Bath Meditation with Wayne Marto
Jul
6
1:00 PM13:00

July Gong Bath Meditation with Wayne Marto

Join us on a transformative journey of healing and deep relaxation, as we bathe every cell of the body in therapeutic sound and vibration. The pure, penetrating sound waves of the gong will leave you feeling tuned, refreshed, and connected with your intuitive personal power.

This is a monthly event to be held on select Saturdays of the year.

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Kids Yoga Summer Camps
Jul
9
to Aug 1

Kids Yoga Summer Camps

Join us this summer for kids yoga camp! We will learn about mindfulness as a daily practice, move through various styles of yoga, move in ways that connect us to our bodies, and learn to breathe efficiently and meditate. Our instructors will lead the kiddos through games and art projects specifically designed to incorporate these ideas in age-appropriate ways. Yoga is a great tool for calming the nervous system to deal with emotions, stress and trouble focusing. Pre-registration is required for all three days, please reach out with any questions or to request financial aid for your child.

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Circle of Light Ceremony
May
9
7:00 PM19:00

Circle of Light Ceremony

The Circle of Light is a sacred gathering for the those seeking to restore self-love, self-care and their connection to the Divine. Each Circle is a Collective Ritual using traditional herbal medicine, self-care practices to heal and activate your Divine Feminine Energy. Jaguar Woman will lead you in the “calling in” and activation of the Goddess within your individual womban body + within the body of Mother Earth for the healing of Mother Africa the birthplace of these sacred practices. 

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21-Day Renewal Cleanse
May
4
4:00 PM16:00

21-Day Renewal Cleanse

Join Pickled Beet's 21 Day Renewal Cleanse to get ready for summer!
We will meet Saturday, May 4, at 4pm where you will receive informational materials to aid in your success. The rest of your journey will continue in "The Pickled Beet 21-Day Renewal Cleanse" Facebook Group, a special group created just for this event! We will discuss meal planning, meal prepping, share recipes, shopping tips, and keep each other accountable, all in the privacy of a closed Facebook group led by a certified nutritionist.
You’ll be amazed at what 21 days can do for you:
Eliminate sugar cravings
Balance blood sugar levels
Boost metabolism
Improve sleep
Reduce inflammation
Improve digestion
Jump start weight loss
The challenge is only 21 days - three weeks - give it a try!
Registration includes 20% off a one-month yoga membership or multi-class pass. Weekly drawings for prizes. Additional wellness discounts from our community.

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May Gong Bath Meditation with Wayne Marto
May
4
1:00 PM13:00

May Gong Bath Meditation with Wayne Marto

Join us on a transformative journey of healing and deep relaxation, as we bathe every cell of the body in therapeutic sound and vibration. The pure, penetrating sound waves of the gong will leave you feeling tuned, refreshed, and connected with your intuitive personal power.

This is a monthly event to be held on select Saturdays of the year.

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Harmonic Sound Spa
Apr
27
2:00 PM14:00

Harmonic Sound Spa

Enjoy the luxury of a Harmonic Sound Spa! Come relax, release any feelings of stress and regenerate your body, mind and senses with beautifully played Tibetan & Crystal Singing Bowls and Sound Pipes. These exquisitely blended frequencies will be woven throughout your body creating balance in your chakras and a deep sense of contentment and well-being.

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Despacho Prayer Ceremony
Apr
13
5:00 PM17:00

Despacho Prayer Ceremony

A Despacho is an interactive ceremony from the Qero traditions of Peru. This is a very mystical way of bringing our prayers and manifestations into being, passed down from the high Andes of South America. This is a festive but sacred ceremony with powerful intentions of honor to all beings.

Holly has studied these traditions for over 10 years. She is a certified shamanic practitioner and works with people in Oregon City and remotely across the US and Canada. Along with her private healing practice, she also teaches others the way of the shaman. She has spoken at events, has been interviewed on radio shows and has just been included in a documentary about healing. Check out more at www.earthsonghealings.com

This event will be held at THRIVE YOGA AND WELLNESS IN OREGON CITY. $25 in advance. $30 at door.

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Yoga for Runners Workshop
Apr
13
2:30 PM14:30

Yoga for Runners Workshop

Those piles of miles on the body can greatly benefit from a focused yoga practice. 
This workshop is focused for all kinds of active populations from the casual walker to marathon runner (cyclists will benefit as well). There will be emphasis on hip flexors, IT bands, chest openers, breath work, and post race recovery. 
Workshop led by 200 hr YTT & ACSM Personal Trainer Sandy Branch. Sandy has been a runner for over 10 years with lots of racing experience including 2 marathons, several halves, 10ks, and 5ks. She is currently in training for a marathon in June.

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Power Vinyasa Flow
Apr
1
to May 1

Power Vinyasa Flow

Power Vinyasa Flow M/W 4:00-5:15pm


Moderately Heated.  Familiarity with sun salutations recommended, but all-levels welcome. 


Vinyasa (to place in a special way) Flow (movement with breath)

75 minutes of Baptiste inspired power vinyasa yoga, focusing on the balance of strength and flexibility to cultivate total body wellness. Get balanced, de-stressed, strong and fluid. If not now, when?

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Unplug, Recharge, Reconnect: A Costa Rica Yoga Retreat with Marci Jory
Mar
31
to Apr 6

Unplug, Recharge, Reconnect: A Costa Rica Yoga Retreat with Marci Jory

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Recharge and Renew your spirit with a week in paradise with your tribe. Lush jungles and sandy beaches await you in incomparable Costa Rica. We are staying at the gorgeous Vida Asana retreat center and Eco-Resort. Vida Asana was one of the first retreat centers on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Sustainable and mindful adventure are top priorities of Vida Asana.

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Self Embodiment Workshop
Mar
16
2:00 PM14:00

Self Embodiment Workshop

You take care of everyone else, but who takes care of you? Join Mackenzie and Sage as they guide you through meditation and practices to honor your higher Self. Expect to deep dive into journaling prompts and curate a practice of self-love. This is a continuation of our New Years Intentions workshop, but all are welcome to join in.

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60's Night Yoga
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

60's Night Yoga

The 60’s was a decade that shaped a generation. The music ranged from the Mommas and the Poppas to Elvis. Join Amanda and Denyse for another fun-filled music themed yoga practice to the sounds of the 60’s. Wear your yoga clothes or bring your groovy 60’s attire. Light refreshments and prizes for your best looks! All levels welcome — bring friends and family! Kid-friendly!

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March Gong Bath Meditation with Wayne Marto
Mar
2
2:00 PM14:00

March Gong Bath Meditation with Wayne Marto

Join us on a transformative journey of healing and deep relaxation, as we bathe every cell of the body in therapeutic sound and vibration. The pure, penetrating sound waves of the gong will leave you feeling tuned, refreshed, and connected with your intuitive personal power.

This is a monthly event to be held on select Saturdays of the year.

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Winter Renewal
Feb
24
12:00 PM12:00

Winter Renewal

PARDON- Renewals happen every season. As we gather together you'll be encouraged, inspired and motivated to unlock your potential as you come to your mat. The proceeds from the renewals help those struggling with addiction into recovery. We always have room to grow and we always can extend a helping hand to help someone else grow as well. To learn more about benefit go to mseedoutreach.com

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Conquering Chaturanga with Kimi Marin
Jan
19
2:00 PM14:00

Conquering Chaturanga with Kimi Marin

Conquering the Challenging Chaturanga:  101 Basics of How-To Do this Pose Correctly

Chaturanga Dandasana translates to “four-limbed staff pose” and is also known as “low plank.” In yoga classes chaturanga dandasana is often cued as “take a vinyasa” or “high to low plank.”  Despite how often chaturanga is done in a class, rarely do teachers spend a lot of time going over how to do this difficult posture correctly. As a result, many people spend years struggling through the posture. Poor form in chaturanga translates to extra stress, and possible injury, to wrists, elbows, and shoulders.  Poor form in chaturanga also translates to poor form in most arm balances and inversions. With proper alignment, chaturanga helps to strengthen the arms, legs, and shoulders; tone the abdominals; and prepares you for arm balances, inversions and backbends.

Many people think a good chaturanga means upper body strength – this is a misperception. Chaturanga dandasana is doable for anybody but proper alignment is a must. In this workshop, we will work to identify and strengthen the muscles involved in chaturanga and find alignment in your body. As we learn proper alignment of this challenging pose, we will also learn how to transition from Chaturanga to cobra and upward facing dog to Downward facing dog – allowing you to find ease, grace, and an overall increase in body awareness as you “take a vinyasa.”


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Introduction to Belly Dance with Jana Daisy-Ensign
Jan
13
to Jan 27

Introduction to Belly Dance with Jana Daisy-Ensign

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Explore the ancient art of belly dance in this three-part series of 75-minute sessions. Each class will begin with centering breath work and an invigorating yoga warm-up targeting core, arm, and spine strengthening , as well as hip and heart opening movement. An introduction to the isolations and foundational movements of belly dance will follow, building to integrated dance sequencing and interactive improvisational dance.

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Warm Up to Yoga 2
Jan
12
2:00 PM14:00

Warm Up to Yoga 2

Warm-up to Yoga 2: how to put more fun and comfort in your yoga practice
A follow-up to the Spring 2018 workshop. You do NOT have to have attended Warm-up to Yoga 1 as these are stand-alone courses.
Come and join Denyse McGriff 200hr RYT, in a gentle practice where we will be working on increasing our flexibility and stability. You may recognize Denyse as she is an active part of the Thrive community. Denyse can be found tidying up the studio, or otherwise offering a hand. She has been taking quite a bit of continuing education in her yoga training and is excited to share her practice with us.
In this workshop you will:
* Learn how to warm-up to get ready to practice
* Work with props to make poses more accessible
*May include partner work to help improve stability and
to have fun……..
$10 Donation for class is suggested.

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Naked Yogi Party + Potluck
Jan
5
4:00 PM16:00

Naked Yogi Party + Potluck

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Like a naked lady party but inclusive-yogi-style! Bring your gently used yoga clothes and any other clothing item/accessories that you have been wanting to get out of your closet! Trade with other yogis in our community!

We need yogis of ALL sizes to participate and come join the fun! Whether you are a petite or a voluptuous god(dess) bring your stuff!

We will be playing music to set the mood. Please bring your favorite snack to share!. Come ready to laugh, socialize, and spend time with your community!

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January Gong Bath Meditation with Wayne Marto
Jan
5
2:00 PM14:00

January Gong Bath Meditation with Wayne Marto

Join us on a transformative journey of healing and deep relaxation, as we bathe every cell of the body in therapeutic sound and vibration. The pure, penetrating sound waves of the gong will leave you feeling tuned, refreshed, and connected with your intuitive personal power.

This is a monthly event to be held on select Saturdays of the year.

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Yoga Nidra
Jan
4
7:15 PM19:15

Yoga Nidra

Beginning in November 2018 - First Friday Night of every Month. A proven antidote to anxiety, Yoga Nidra has been adopted by veterans, recovering addicts and the average stressed-out people. Although Yoga Nidra can help with stress reduction and a better nights sleep, it also helps promote a better sense of well-being. It is not actually ‘sleep’ yoga at all. Unlike other forms of meditation, in which you focus on mantra or on your breath, Yoga Nidra asks you simply to let go. It encourages you to engage in the process of surrender. Yoga Nidra is a systematic form of guided relaxation that allows the body to restore our senses and reset the mind to their natural function. A typical class starts by setting an intention for your life and for your practice. Then you learn to focus your awareness on your breath, bodily sensations, emotions and thoughts. Throughout the practice, you are encouraged to tap into an underlying sense of peace that is always present and to cultivate “witness consciousness,” observing and welcoming whatever is present “without getting caught up in it.”

You don’t have to do yoga or meditate to do Yoga Nidra. It’s an appealing practice to people who might feel intimidated by yoga postures or traditional seated meditation. You will be lying on the floor for the majority of the class so please come prepared with your own comfy pillow (we do have bolsters), a blanket (the studio does have a some available), and any additional props you feel you may need. USE THE RESTROOM PRIOR TO CLASS BEGINNING. This is very important as it is VERY distracting during the practice if suddenly you need to rush to the restroom. Thank you and look forward to sharing this practice with you.

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New Year Intentions
Jan
1
2:00 PM14:00

New Year Intentions

Join Mackenzie and Sage for a new year intentions workshop that will focus on creating and sustaining self-improvement and self-care throughout the year. You can expect a grounding yoga practice, tools and time for mapping out your year and a guided meditation to validate who you are and the journey you are on. Mackenzie is a thrive teacher and nutrition & wellness coach focused on helping people achieve a healthy body and mind. Sage is a trauma-informed yoga teacher focused on building body awareness and balancing stress and anxiety.

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Winter Solstice Meditation with Hamsa Meditation Center
Dec
16
4:00 PM16:00

Winter Solstice Meditation with Hamsa Meditation Center

Each year during the Winter Solstice, nature pauses in the stillness and darkness of winter and beckons us to do the same. It's almost as if she's conspiring to help us go deep into our own place of silence so we can reflect, meditate, and plant the seeds that will bring our hopes and aspirations into manifestation during the coming year.

This is, for many of you, the favorite meditation of the year! This year is extra special because we will be in our new location, our new home.

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Boosting Your Immunity Workshop
Dec
9
1:00 PM13:00

Boosting Your Immunity Workshop

Did you know the average adult catches 2-3 colds a year, while a child catches 6-12 colds each year? Don’t let those nasty bugs bring you down! Be prepared and learn how to protect yourself and loved ones. Alleviate your symptoms and prevent infection. Receive the information needed to boost your immune system naturally with food. Learn about health tonics, fermented foods and bone broth.

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December Gong Bath Meditation with Wayne Marto
Dec
8
2:00 PM14:00

December Gong Bath Meditation with Wayne Marto

Join us on a transformative journey of healing and deep relaxation, as we bathe every cell of the body in therapeutic sound and vibration. The pure, penetrating sound waves of the gong will leave you feeling tuned, refreshed, and connected with your intuitive personal power.

This is a monthly event to be held on the first Saturday of each month! 

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