The Basics of Mindfulness Class

The next Basics of Mindfulness will start in January of 2022. Contact Douglas for more information.

If you want support in establishing a daily mindfulness meditation practice, or deepening practice this is the class for you.

During this six session journey you will learn mindfulness of breathing, the body, of emotions, thoughts, of mind and of the application of mindfulness in daily life and on retreat This class is appropriate for beginners as well as for those more experienced meditators who want to refresh the fundamentals of practice. The benefits of this practice include :

1. A healthier relationship with your thoughts.

2. More balance with your emotions.

3. Be more in touch with your body and mind.

4. Increase your capacity to be loving and kind.

5. Be more peaceful

This class will provide you with a relaxed and supportive environment for mindfulness practice to deepen.. Doug will tailor his instruction to meet your specific needs. You will be provided an at home practice guide and instructions to expand mindfulness into everyday life. Practice outside of class is an important part of the learning process

Books for the class:

Mindfulness in Plain English by Henapola Gunaratana.

The Power of Mindfulness  by Nyanaponika Thera.

Both may be downloaded online free of charge by double clicking on the red lettering above.

Recommended donation of $135.00 for the series of six classes.
No one turned away due to inability to pay.

TO REGISTER email Douglas


The 2022 schedule will be announced in early December 2021.  

This class may be offered both in person (depending on local health authority guidelines)  and online through Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link when you register.

To ask questions or get more information email Douglas at [email protected] or call (503) 293-4177.

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