Healthy Events for Your Fittest, Most Mindful October

Mustache Dache 5k, meditation classes, self defense personal training, and a fast track to happiness

By Katelyn Best October 8, 2015

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Portland's Mustache Dache 5k

Buy a Bra, Save a Breast with Handful's October Sale

What: In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Portland-based bra maker Handful will donate 10 percent of sales of their Battle Cry Pink bra to Consano, a nonprofit crowdfunding platform focused on supporting medical research campaigns. Donations will assist breast-cancer focused researchers Daniel Aires and Laird Forrest in funding Targeted Therapy for Triple Negative Breast Cancer. 
When: Through the end of October
Where: Online or at any of 25 area retailers 

Yoga Jam at Yoga Pearl

What: Come shake what your momma gave you in these fun Friday night vinyasa classes at Yoga Pearl featuring epic artists who inspire to get in your body and in your soul. In October, Michael Jackson won’t stop till you get enough. In November, bring your raspberry beret and get delirious with Prince. And, finally, close it out, drunk in love style, with Beyonce!
When: November 13 and December 11, 7-8:30 pm
Where: Yoga Pearl, 925 NW Davis St. More details

The People’s Yoga Meditation Series

What: The People’s Yoga offers a Monday series on using meditation as an antitode to stress. Learn to use meditation to work through anxiety, insomnia, depression, PTSD, chronic pain, and fatigue. Sessions are designed for beginners and more advanced participants alike, and will focus on integrating formal meditation techniques into daily life.
When: Mondays from October 19-November 9, 6:30-7:30 am
Where: The People’s Yoga, 4940 NE 16th Ave. More details
How much: $48, with a 10% discount available to The People’s Yoga members

Mustache Dache 5k

What: A mustache-themed 5k “raising funds and awareness for men’s health.” The Mustache Dache supports a variety of nonprofits, including groups focused on prostate and testicular cancer and mental health.
When: November 14, 10 am
Where: Big Al’s, 14950 SW Barrows Rd, Beaverton. More details 

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