NEW: Introduction to Mindfulness 4 week series!

NEW: Introduction to Mindfulness 4 week series!

Step into Mindfulness… Are you sometimes feeling ‘out of control’, running from task to task, from distraction to distraction, without the feeling of having accomplished anything meaningful? Are you curious to learn about the mind-body connection and learn what role mindfulness can play in dealing with: Stress such as work, finances, illness, grief, uncertainty about […]

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) NEW Series Starts April 6th

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) NEW Series Starts April 6th

Center your life with Meditation… Is this something for me? MBSR is an intensive eight-week course designed to transform you relationship with stress and increase your well-being. Working with your own natural capacity to care for yourself, you will learn to deal more effectively with stress, pain, illness and the challenges of everyday life, leading […]

May 14th:  Compassion Cultivation Training Starts

May 14th: Compassion Cultivation Training Starts

Developed at Stanford University Medical School’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.  CCT is designed to develop the qualities of compassion, empathy, and kindness for oneself and others. This class is perfect for anyone who works […]

Solstice Candlelight Meditation Sunday 12/21 4:00-5:30

Solstice Candlelight Meditation Sunday 12/21 4:00-5:30

Free. Join clinic owner Dawn-Starr Crowther, for a candle-lit meditation designed to pause–and refresh–during the darkest day of the year. Suitable for anyone, and no previous meditation experience required. We’ll have opportunity to deeply connect with our wishes for the New Year, and reflect on the year just past. We’ll join together in the spirit of looking […]

Compassion Cultivation Training Starting October 9th, 2014 at Jade River

Compassion Cultivation Training Starting October 9th, 2014 at Jade River

Developed at Stanford University, Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) is a nine week course developed by the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), and now offered in Portland.  The course, starting October 9th, will meet for nine weeks, from 6:00-8:00 pm, at Jade River.  The course is taught by Dawn-Starr Crowther, L.Ac., certified […]

Meditation at Jade River

Meditation at Jade River

Our movement studio is now ready for meditation classes and practice.  Join us for meditation on the second Sunday of each month, at 11:00 am.  Meditation at these sessions is focused on the cultivation of compassion and loving-kindness for self and others.  Dawn-Starr is a Meditation Teacher with the Foundation for Active Compassion, and leads […]

Making Headway to the End!

Making Headway to the End!

Hard to believe, but we’re now less than two weeks to moving day.  This week, our large sunny movement studio was finally freed from all the Ikea boxes, the appliances lurking in their big boxes, and other assorted what-nots, and the floor refinishing began! Here’s a view of the (empty) room, and a reminder of […]

Help with New Year’s Resolutions from Jade River

Help with New Year’s Resolutions from Jade River

Well…it’s that time of year, when many of us sit down, take stock of last year, and plot our hopes and dreams for the coming one.  For many of us, these hopes and dreams include more time with loved ones, more time for ourselves, a sense of renewal, or even perhaps determination to do “that […]