Classes and Workshops


All Classes & Workshops are taught at multiple skill levels, drop-ins are welcome.

New classes are announced via the monthly newsletter.  Sign up via the contact page.





Nine to Noon in the “O” Building in SE PDX #404

$35 ~ $30 if pre-registered before November 1st*

Our FOCUS will be on:

  • Opening the Body and Standing Meditation

  • Empowering/Hieratic Stances:  learn the sequencing of these ten stances to develop specific energies in the body

  • Building Sensitivity in the Hands

  • Five Element Basics

Payment can be made via PayPal directly to – or email me for my NEW mailing address to send a check.


8:00 to 9:00 a.m.  Rose Villa Senior Living – Classes for the lively residents of this senior living center in Oak Grove. RESIDENTS ONLY

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.  Westmoreland’s Union Manor – located at 6404 SE 23rd Avenue.  Twice monthly classes – typically the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays – with a long-standing practice group that also welcomes other beginners. This class is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  $10 fee    Upcoming Dates:  October 2nd & 23rd, November 6th & 20th

Noon to 1:00 p.m.  QIGONG for HEALING  Dance with Joy Studios located in Sellwood at the Community Church for Joy at 8051 SE 16th Ave.  Visit their web site to pre-register at the “Class Sign In” yellow button.  Various class card options are available.  You can also phone: 503.236.8160

SPECIAL FIVE-WEEK SERIES in this Sellwood class – October 21st through November 20th:  BUILD VITALITY & SELF-EMPOWERMENT by STANDING.  Relax the body to turn on its natural healing ability. Build inner strength, immunity, and stability. $55 for the full series.  We will learn and practice a powerful standing meditation, along with a series of 10 flowing standing poses to empower and prepare yourself to go out into the world each day. Register directly through Dance with Joy Studios.


8:30 to 10:00 a.m.  Awakenings Wellness Center located at 1016 SE 12th Avenue (just south of Belmont)   We start with a variety of light warm-ups and stretches, then move into qigong forms, series, and Internal Alchemy in this class.  Open to all levels ~ Drop ins are welcome. ENTER thru the side of the building – up the steps to the deck.  Fee is $10.  This group also meets weekly; I teach the 2nd & 4th Thursdays.

12:30 to 1:30 pm  Portland Community College CLIMB center location near OMSI.  Eight week series starts September 26th.  The series will also be offered during the Winter session and will be held based upon registration.


9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Oak Street Studios the “O” Building, 232 SE Oak Street, Portland; 1st floor, on-street parking.  MORNING MOVING MEDITATION.  An offering for those unable to attend mid-week.  We will cover a variety of empowering grounding practices and series to balance Yin & Yang as we flow through this Yin time of year.

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  Calaroga Terrace – so wonderful to be working with these appreciative, wise seniors who realize that we can still work on healing our bodies in later life.  RESIDENTS ONLY      

Feel free to contact me with questions you might have regarding any of these classes or to learn more about private tutoring.


WORLD TAI CHI & QIGONG DAY: We had a beautiful demonstration at the Portland Farmers’ Market. In essence, we were practicing with people world-wide on this day of appreciation for these healing arts.  Many thanks to those who participated ~ especially my son and daughter!  It was very inspiring to see images of people the world over practicing ‘together’ at

Next year’s event will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020