Mindfulness Events + Workshops

Upcoming Offerings

As we make the transition into our new studio space, we've briefly *paused* our workshops and events. We'll be posting our winter event schedule soon.

 

Stay tuned, and thanks for your interest!

Past Offerings

Meditation in the Park

Sunday, September 22

This event is FREE

Join us for this delightful park meditation to enjoy all the PNW outdoor goodness as we make the mindful transition from summer into fall!

You'll sit or lie comfortably on your back as you soak in the sights, sounds, breeze, leaves, and perhaps a few gentle rays.

Meditation Monday Series at Pioneer Courthouse Square

Mondays from 12:30-1pm

Through July + August

Join us for this free outdoor summer series in Pioneer Courthouse Square on Mondays in July and August. We'll be guiding meditation sessions in the square under a canopy. Come on out and enjoy beautiful Portland summer mindfully!

Crystal Bowl Sound Bath with Shalom Mayberg

Thursday, September 26

$20 in advance / $25 day of

Join us for this special evening of sound healing and relaxation. Lie comfortably on your back while the powerful sounds and vibrations of the crystal bowls move through you.

Radical Relaxation with David Sudar

Thursday, August 29

7-9pm at Pause

This workshop will begin with timeless methods of self-calming, like circular breathing, muscular release and mindfulness meditation. From there, it will become very radical, deeply diving into the question, "what is the root cause of stress?"

Mindful Hiking Adventure

Sunday, July 21

9:30 to 11:30am in Forest Park

Come play with us in the great outdoors! We'll meet at Pittock mansion for a 15 minute guided sitting meditation overlooking the city, then we'll head off into Forest Park for a dose of mother nature's best medicine: A MINDFUL HIKE. 

Live Cello + Relaxation Meditation with Emily Dalsfoist

Thursday, July 18

7:30-9pm at Pause

Join us on a deeply relaxing soundscape journey with sweet cello vibrations, soothing melodies, and powerful silences. Lie down, let go, and soften into the melody of the moment.

Free Class! Unplug + Recharge with Getaway

Wednesday, July 17

12:30 to 1pm at Pause

We're partnering with Getaway to celebrate their launch in Portland! You'll enjoy a free Pause class, a Getaway themed goodie bag, and a discount for your next escape to a tiny cabin nestled in nature.

Mental Health Awareness Event with Portland Gear and WeMyndful

Tuesday, May 22 from 6:30-9pm

This event is FREE and open to all

Portland Gear hosts We Myndful, with Pause mindfulness coach Ryan Kenny leading an interactive talk about mindfulness and mental wellbeing.

BENEFIT: Yoga, Music, and Meditation for Mental Health Awareness 

Sunday, May 19 from 10am -12pm

This event is FREE and open to all

Join us for a donation based class with CorePower Yoga, live music, and a meditation lead by Pause to honor Mental Health Awareness Month. Class will start at 10am, followed by a 30 minute meditation.

Crystal Bowl Sound Bath with Shalom Mayberg

Saturday, May 4 from 7-8:30pm

Join us for this special evening of sound healing and relaxation. Lie comfortably on your back while the sounds and vibrations of the crystal bowls move through you.

Women Work PDX Event with Rena Satre Meloy

Wednesday, April 17

Honoring the Feminine: A Guided Meditation to Boost Connection & Creativity. Enjoy a short meditation, followed by an interactive discussion. You will leave feeling more present, connected to your feminine self, creative, and joyful!

Calming Sound Bath with Joshua Stoddard

Saturday, April 6

Unwind and relax in a peaceful atmosphere filled with calming sounds that resonate in harmony with your mind, body and spirit.

Full Moon Meditation + Sound Bath with  Daphne Lyon

March 21, 2019

Enjoy a beautiful, relaxing evening of light restorative movement, breath work, and yoga nidra, complete with a heart opening meditation and crystal singing bowls, all under the full moon.

SLEEP + Deep Relaxation with Daphne Lyon

February 7, 2019

Enjoy 75 minutes of deep rest, relaxation and tranquility. Learn three easy breathing practices to calm the nervous system, followed by a forty minute guided yoga nidra meditation session.

The Art and Science of Mindful Living

January 13, 2019

at Jasmine Pearl Tea Co.

Discover the art of mindfulness and meditation through ancient wisdom and modern science. Enjoy delicious Jasmine Pearl tea and begin the new year on an intentional note by laying the foundation for mindful living in your year ahead!

Mindful Eating Workshop with Ryan Kenny

November 19, 2018

Join us for this special mindful eating experience and learn how mindfulness can renew your sense of pleasure, appreciation and satisfaction with eating.

Holiday Mindfulness Workshop with

Ryan Kenny

November 10, 2018

Join us for a FREE mindfulness workshop to learn tools and strategies that will help you create balance, focus and calm as you head into the holiday season.

Self-Compassion + Mindfulness Workshop

with KnixWear

June 1, 2018

Pause is partnering with Knixwear, an inspiring and women-empowered intimates company, for a guided exploration of mindfulness and self-compassion.

Bringing Mindfulness to Work with WeMyndful

June 27, 2018

Cofounders Ryan and Rena will share the science behind stress on the mind and body and offer mindful tools to help you find more balance and ease in your daily work routine.

Mindful Movie Night at Pause

May 26, 2018

Join us the first two Saturdays in August for a Kick back, relax, and enjoy a movie that ignites the neurons. There will be popcorn. There will be community. There will be mindfulness.

WOMAN UP: Portland Monthly's Wellness Event for Women

May 12, 2018

Join Pause Meditation co-founder Rena Satre Meloy and other Portland wellness leaders for a day of hands-on workshops, demos, and presentations!

Mindfulness: The Science Behind Stress, the Body and the Mind

April 11, 2018

Please join Women in Environment for the first event in the 2018 Krista Koehl Professional Development Series, an interactive and informative workshop.

Beginner's Mind: A Mindful Tea Experience

February 24, 2018

with Jasmine Pearl Tea Co.

Join Pause co-founder Ryan Kenny on a journey through the senses to explore the foundations of mindful awareness with this simple tea savoring practice.

Holiday Resilience Workshop

December, 2017

With a little mindfulness, we can experience the holidays this year with more harmony and flow, and a lot less stress. Join us to learn new tools to help you stay grounded as you move throughout the holidays.

Talk and Book Signing with Ethan Nichtern

October, 2017

Join Shambhala teacher Ethan Nichtern for an exploration of his latest book: "The Dharma of The Princess Bride."

Mindful Coloring Event at Pause

September, 2017

Join us for an evening of tea, music, and an exploration of the comfort and simple joy of coloring. Leave your to-do list at home. Your inner child is most welcome.

Pause in the Park! Meditation + Yoga

August, 2017

Nourish the start of your weekend with a refreshing yoga session led by Emily Taylor (one of our very favorite people) followed by a grounding meditation with Ryan Kenny.

Mindful Hiking Adventure with Pause

May, 2017

Join us on a journey through Oregon's majestic landscapes and experiment with weaving formal and informal mindfulness practices into your hiking experience.

City Silence Community Sit

April, 2017

City Silence is an international network of community mindfulness events. Pause will be hosting pockets of silence throughout the city of Portland. Join us!

Introduction to Meditation with Vitalize Acupuncture

March, 2017

Pause and Vitalize Acupuncture welcome you to come slow down, experientially learn tools to cultivate well-being, and appreciate the value of community. Join us!

Pause News + Events
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Level 1: Focus + Calm

4 WEEK MINDFULNESS COURSE

Details + Register

Check out Portland Monthly's article featuring Pause in the January Fitness and Wellness issue

Watch NBC's Portland Today Show

interview with Pause co-founder

Ryan Kenny

Mindful Tools for Modern Life

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