Workshops, series, retreats, and special events are an opportunity for each individual to receive personalized attention, while at the same time benefiting from the energetic connection of a small group setting. Go in-depth on a topic of interest and deepen your practice.


upcoming events

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THE FOOT & POSTURE WORKSHOP

Sunday, March 31st, 2:00-5:00pm --- Unfold

w/ Carol Grimes & Kerri Maskol

Your feet are an often-abused yet overlooked part of your body. In this workshop, we will learn ways to release and strengthen the feet, then look at how your posture, alignment, and walking pattern may be causing you pain.


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LOVE YOUR BRAIN YOGA

Mondays, 4:00-5:30pm, April 1 - May 17 --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes & Tucker Ek

We enable people who have experienced a Traumatic Brain Injury (including concussion) and those who support them to participate in a free 6-week community-based gentle yoga and meditation class tailored to their needs. This series SOLD OUT… Sign up for wait list here: http://www.loveyourbrain.com/lyb-yoga-or


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YOGA FOR JOINT RELEASE

Fridays, 11:00am-12:15pm, April 12 - May 17 --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes

This 6-week anti-rheumatic series is designed to restore the health of your joints, increase your range of motion/flexibility, and relieve joint and muscular stiffness and inflammation. Mind/body/breath coordination and massage techniques will help to clear subtle body blockages and increase blood flow and circulation.


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RESTORATIVE yogA & SOUND HEALING

Saturday, May 11, Doors: 6:00pm, Event: 6:30-8:30pm —- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes & Jenn Noble

Release, heal, and harmonize with the combined practices of restorative yoga and a sound healing bath... As you deeply relax in thoughtfully supported restorative poses, the soothing sound of harmonium and vocal sanskrit chants will create a vibrational massage to help restore body, mind, and spirit.


past events 2019

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love your brain benefit CLASS

Sunday, March 24th, 2:00-3:15pm --- Unfold

w/ Carol Grimes

This benefit class for The Love Your Brain Foundation is part of 2019 MindfulMarch to honor Brain Injury Awareness Month. Help us make yoga and meditation classes free to the TBI (traumatic brain injury) community. Can’t make this event? You can still donate! Registration closed.


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Half Day Loving-Kindness Retreat

Sunday, March 3rd, 12:30-4:30pm --- NE Portland Studio (near Concordia University)

w/ Carol Grimes

An opportunity to meditate and practice loving-kindness meditation with a group in a protected, supportive, and quiet setting for an extended period of time. Registration closed.


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RESTORATIVE yogA & SOUND HEALING

Saturday, January 26, Doors: 6:00pm, Event: 6:30-8:30pm —- Shanti Om

w/ Carol Grimes & Jenn Noble

Release, heal, and harmonize with the combined practices of restorative yoga and a sound healing bath... As you deeply relax in thoughtfully supported restorative poses, the sound of harmonium and vocal sanskrit chants will create a vibrational massage to help restore body, mind, and spirit. This workshop SOLD OUT. Registration closed.


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LOVING-KINDNESS PRACTICE

Sundays, January 6th - February 10th, 12:30-1:45pm --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes

With guided meditations and insight into the origin of practice, this 6-week series will allow you to find an inner refuge and sanctuary within which to develop the heart's strength, confidence, wisdom and compassion. A meaningful practice to share in a group setting. This series SOLD OUT. Registration closed.


past events 2018

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A DAY OF KINDNESS RETREAT

Sunday, December 2nd, 12:30-6:30pm --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes & Ashley Dahl

In this daylong retreat Carol and Ashley will be weaving together meditation, gentle yoga, and yoga nidra with compassion talks and other kindness practices. It’s an opportunity to unplug, connect within, and foster life resiliency. All levels and bodies welcome. Registration closed.


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THE FOOT & POSTURE WORKSHOP

Sunday, November 18, 12:30-3:30pm --- Yoga NW

w/ Carol Grimes & Kerri Maskol

Your feet are an often-abused yet overlooked part of your body. In this workshop, we will learn ways to release and strengthen the feet, then look at how your posture, alignment, and walking pattern may be causing you pain. Registration closed.


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CHANT, HEAL, RESTORE

Sunday, October 21st, 7:30-9:30pm --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes

Celebrate self-care, be fully present with yourself, and deepen the connection to body and soul. Class will begin with 20-minutes of kirtan (call and response chanting) and then move into a gentle/restorative yoga practice, using lots of props to facilitate deep relaxation and nourishment. This workshop SOLD OUT. Registration closed.


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LOVE YOUR BRAIN YOGA

Mondays, 2:15-3:45pm, October 1 - November 5 --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes & Tony Roberts

We enable people who have experienced a Traumatic Brain Injury (including concussion) and those who support them to participate in a free 6-week community-based gentle yoga and meditation class tailored to their needs. This series SOLD OUT. Registration closed. Get updates on when the next series opens here: http://www.loveyourbrain.com/lyb-yoga-or


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YOGA FOR JOINT RELEASE

Fridays, 11:00am-12:15pm, September 7 - October 12 --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes

This 6-week series is an effective way to increase your range of motion, restore the health and mobility of your joints, release muscular stiffness, and practice self-care. Yoga for Joint Release can also help to reduce joint pain and inflammation and prevent or relieve arthritis. Registration closed.


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fais summer school - Yoga & dance

M-F, 9:00am-3:30pm, July 16-20 --- French American International School

w/ Carol Grimes & Micheline Duchêne

For this grades PS-K summer school class at the French American International School, we will be focusing on developing the foundations of dance technique and practicing yoga sessions, as well as arts and crafts related to yoga and dance. Registration closed.


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FREE YOUR SHOULDErs!

4 Fridays in JULY, 1:00-2:15pm, July 6 - 27 --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes

Release and relax shoulder tension, improve shoulder strength and stability, and move with more freedom and ease. Practice therapeutic movement techniques and fall in love with your shoulders all over again! Space is limited to 8 students per offering. Registration closed.


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LOVE YOUR BRAIN YOGA

Fridays, 4:00-5:30pm, July 6 - August 10 --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes & Tucker Ek

We enable people who have experienced a Traumatic Brain Injury, (including concussion) and those who support them to participate in a free 6-week community-based gentle yoga and meditation class tailored to their needs. This series SOLD OUT. Registration closed. Information on future offerings are available on LYB website:   http://www.loveyourbrain.com/lyb-yoga-or


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FREE YOUR SHOULDErs!

4 Sundays in JUNE, 11:00am-12:15pm, June 4 - 23 --- Yoga NW

w/ Carol Grimes

Release and relax shoulder tension, improve shoulder strength and stability, and move with more freedom and ease. Practice therapeutic movement techniques and fall in love with your shoulders all over again! Space is limited to 8 students per offering. Registration closed.


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GEntle YOGA & POSTURE

Fridays, 10:30-11:30am, May 4 - June 8 --- Northeast Community Center

w/ Carol Grimes

Explore gentle yoga and simple posture assessment and poses to encourage the body to align, allowing for better energetic flow and helping to alleviate the tensions and imbalances we hold in our bodies. Registration closed.


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YOGA FOR JOINT RELEASE

Sundays, 11:00am-12:15pm, April 15 - May 20 --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes

This 6-week series is an effective way to increase your range of motion, restore the health and mobility of your joints, release muscular stiffness, and practice self-care. Yoga for Joint Release can also help to reduce joint pain and inflammation and prevent or relieve arthritis. Registration closed.


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CHANT, HEAL, RESTORE

Sunday, March 25th, 7:30-9:30pm --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes

Celebrate self-care, be fully present with yourself, and deepen the connection to body and soul. Class will begin with 20-minutes of kirtan (call and response chanting) and then move into a gentle/restorative yoga practice, using lots of props to facilitate deep relaxation and nourishment. This workshop SOLD OUT. Registration closed.


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YOGA FOR JOINT RELEASE

Fridays 11:00am-12:15pm, January 19 - February 23rd --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes

If you experience joint pain or immobility, muscular stiffness, or general fatigue of the body, this 6-week series is a perfect way to increase your range of motion and leave you feeling healthy and mobile. Yoga for Joint Release can help prevent or relieve arthritis or other joint issues. This series SOLD OUT. Registration closed


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LOVE YOUR BRAIN YOGA

Sundays 2:00-3:30pm, January 7th - February 11th --- Unfold Portland

w/ Jill McBurney & Carol Grimes

We enable people who have experienced a TBI (traumatic brain injury) and those who support them to participate in a free 6-week community-based gentle yoga and meditation class tailored to their needs. This series SOLD OUT. Registration closed. Information on future offerings are available on LYB website: http://www.loveyourbrain.com/lyb-yoga-or


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LOVING-KINDNESS PRACTICE

Sundays 12:15-1:30pm, January 7th - February 11th --- Unfold Portland

w/ Carol Grimes

With guided meditations and insight into the origin of practice, this 6-week series will allow you to find an inner refuge and sanctuary within which to develop the heart's strength, confidence, wisdom and compassion. A meaningful practice to share in a group setting. This series SOLD OUT. Registration closed.