Have a Healthy, Happy March with These Local Wellness Events

Hop into spring with a clear head and healthy body by signing up for a wildflower & wine hike, a mini yoga retreat, or a lecture on how to get better sleep.

By Sarah Hopwood February 25, 2016

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This March, explore emotional healing through yoga with yogi Reema Datta.

 How to Get The Best Possible Sleep

What: Whether you're trying to lose weight, decrease anxiety, or foster flawless skin, experts tell us that we need more sleep. But with so many factors (like caffeine, alcohol, technology, and kids), how are we supposed to get down to the nitty gritty of knowing how to get the best sleep possible? Dr. Bill Bowerfind of the Oregon Clinic tackles these questions in a 45 minute lecture, followed by a Q&A and social hour.
Where: Hyatt Training Studio, 1622 NW 15th Ave.
When: March 2, 6pm
How Much: $15 for Hyatt Training Members, $20 for nonmembers, register here

Yoga for Emotional Healing

What: If the winter blues has you down and you’re experiencing “kleshas” (a Sanskrit word meaning "thoughts and emotions that disturb the mind"), this yoga workshop will help you work through your troubles. Loosen physical knots in your body and clear your mind with asana and meditation sequences by yogi Reema Datta.
Where: Yoga Pearl, 925 NW Davis St.
When: March 5 & 6, 1:45-4:15pm
How Much: $70, register here 

Free Acupuncture Pop-Up with To The Point PDX

What: If you’re an acupuncture skeptic, this is the perfect event for you: free and skeptic-friendly. The pop-up is hosted by Zoom+ and Sarah Hammer of To The Point PDX. Acupuncture has been shown to have physical benefits, as well as reducing anxiety and clarifying the mind. As To The Point PDX puts it, “Acupuncture + Work = #win.”
Where: Zoom+ Performance, 945 NW Lovejoy St
When: March 10, 11am
How Much: FREE, Register Here

Pain: An Introduction to Non-Invasive and Natural Solutions with Adam Burrill
What: Learn how to manage pain with alternative medicine like acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and other self-care strategies. Adam Burrill is a licensed acupuncturist who specializes in pain conditions and sports medicine.
Where: New Seasons Market, Cedar Hills, 3495 SW Cedar Hills Blvd
When: March 10, 7-8:30pm
How Much: FREE, register here

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Don't forget to wear green to the annual Shamrock Run.

Shamrock Run Portland
What: You’ve been running in the cold, wet, and dark for months now. Celebrate the coming of spring and an early St. Patty’s day with a half marathon, 15K, 8K, or 5K through Waterfront Park. Join the sea of green and run through downtown before enjoying live entertainment in the Widmer Brothers Beergarden.
Where: Waterfront Park, Downtown Portland
When: March 13
How Much: $44-$95 for individual adults, $40-$90 for adult teams, $15 for kids, register here 

Hoppy Hour Adventure Hour: A Triple Crown Journey
What: Erin “Wired” Saver is a Tripler Crowner. She has hiked The Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail and the Appalachian Trail, totaling just under 8,000 miles in under three and half years. Join Erin for a beer as she shares her experiences, stories, highlights from the trails and life lessons she learned along the way.
Where: Lucky Lab, 1945 NW Quimby St.
When: March 14, 6-8pm
How Much: FREE, register here

Ayurvedic Health Fair

What: Vendors from all over Oregon will make their way to Southeast’s Taborspace to showcase their health promoting products and services. Make your way through the vendors and enjoy Indian food and beverages, guest speakers, as well as live music by Taking Care Sound Tribe. All proceeds go to Taking Care Portland, a nonprofit that cares for cancer survivors.
Where: Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont St
When: March 19, 10am-4pm
How Much: FREE, more info here

Wildflowers & Wine Hikes in the Columbia Gorge

What: Head out to the Gorge with Maegan Jossy, Outreach Manager for Friends of Columbia Gorge, and gather tons of tips for pairing wildflower hikes with local wineries. This free event will provide a sampling of the Gorge’s 800 wildflowers and a path to the closest Oregon wineries.
Where: Portland REI
When: March 23, 6:30-8pm
How Much: FREE, register here

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