Jim Dalton, Mindfulness Mentor

Mindfulness Training and Practice

What's New?  QiGong Demo

West Side 2015

 Two Hour Retreat

March 7th

NEW  Location!

Sage Center

for Wholeness and Health


10 AM til NOON

Cost: $20.00



12555 SW 1st St.
Beaverton

Register by phone
503.292-6951


Meditation Practice

QiGong - Mindful Movement

Closing Q & A and Discussion

2015  Half-Day Retreats

April 11th

10:00 AM until 2:00 PM SATURDAYS

Later in the Year

April 25, 2015

Bring a treat to share

during the tea break

Cost:  Sliding Scale $12 - $45

No one turned away for lack of funds


Call Jim at 503.292-6951

jwdalto@comcast.net

Mindfulness Practice
Tues Eve. 7:30 pm

 Slow down and just sit mindfully

9240 SW Wilshire St.

Portland 97225


Neighborhood House

near Multnomah Village

Meets each week

Tues & Thurs at 2 pm

Ongoing

Tai Chi Schedules

New Location
Sage Center

Thursdays 10 am
$12 Drop in

10 Class Series $100


Nature Park
Beaverton


Wednesdays at 6:00
Tai Chi
8 Step Intro
Already Started


Wednesdays at 7:30
Meditation / QiGong

Classes begin
Jan. 14TH

Already Started








Garden Home

Beaverton

Tues Eves.   @    6 pm

Classes Begin

Jan. 6th

Already Started


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                                 2015 Schedule for Retreats


 
Next date:
March 7th - West Side
April 11th - PIMC
 

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Embodied Mindfulness Practice


     What does it mean to to be a Mindfulness Mentor?  To me it means cultivating a warm inner awareness that enriches all aspects of life.  It means linking meditation practice with mindfulness in daily life.  It means embracing a balanced and harmonic movement practice.  My overall goal is to share what I have learned about embodying physical awareness, calming the emotions, and resting in the mind.

     The science of mindfulness can be taught.  It includes several key points:

Establishing a training methodology

Learning to bring an insightful point of view into the workings of the mind and the body

Sustaining a practice with consistency of intention and rhythm

Examining our assumptions about the realms of the brain, the body and the mind

To what degree are they, indeed, integrated realms?

How might their apparent separateness be integrated?

How do we rest in the body? In the mind?

How do we cultivate a plastic, flexible brain? 

How do we tease apart the elements of thinking and feeling and sensation in our awareness?

What sort of momentum (regular practice) is needed in our spiritual practice to learn to enjoy the peace that passes all understanding?

     Some of us have been working with these questions for a long time, and we can point the way for others who are drawn in the same directions. As current brain research opens new horizons and new fields of inquiry, the practice of mindfulness can support an integrated approach to all these questions.

Contact Information

 
Jim Dalton
9240 SW Wilshire St.
Portland, OR 97225
 
503.292-6951
 
 jwdalto@comcast.net 

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