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
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.
MBSR Graduates: Fall Day-Long Retreat
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.
Mindful Medicine: A Retreat for Healthcare Providers
Self-Compassion for the Holidays
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.
Introduction to Meditation
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.