Welcome to River Rock Mindfulness

Helping people realize their inherent wisdom and compassion through training in mindfulness and meditation. Offering classes and coaching in the Portland area.

Laura Martin is a Certified MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) instructor through the
Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School.

For mindfulness-based psychotherapy or financial therapy: lauramartinlcsw.com.

MBSR Fall 2019: Wednesdays at unfold studios

September 4th, 2019 - October 30th, 2019
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Day-long retreat: October 19th, 2019
$450 through September 1st, 2019 / $500 Late registration

Mindfulness is a way to bring health, well-being, and vibrancy to our lives. This 8-week class was originated by Jon Kabat-Zinn and is supported by 40 years of research. Laura has been teaching mindfulness for over 15 years.

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MBSR Graduates: Fall Day-Long Retreat

October 19th, 2019
9:30am to 5:00pm
FREE (donations accepted)

For GRADUATES of an 8-week MBSR (or other MB) class: Refresh or re-start your practice with a day of mindfulness. All graduates of previous MBSR / MBCT classes are welcome. SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THESE RETREATS. Please register early if you can.

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Mindful Medicine: A Retreat for Healthcare Providers

November 1st, 2019 - November 3rd, 2019

Learn practical, evidence-based mindfulness skills to address and prevent burnout. Meet other healthcare providers interested in learning ways to practice medicine sustainably.

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Self-Compassion for the Holidays

November 5th, 2019 - November 19th, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm
$150 through November 1st, 2019 / $165 Late registration

The holiday season can be very stressful, even to the point of being miserable for some. Self-compassion is practice that helps us connect with ourselves during even the busiest times. Give yourself the gift of self-compassion this year with a 3-part class. With mindfulness skills you can use in real life, this class can be a marvelous antidote to the expectations and rushing pace of this season.

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Introduction to Meditation

November 6th, 2019 - November 20th, 2019
12:30pm to 1:30pm

This is a gentle introduction to what meditation is, what it isn’t, ways to start a practice, and help it to take root! This class is a good choice for absolute beginners, for those of you who have dabbled in the past, or if you are picking up your practice again after a hiatus.

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