Your browser is not optimized for viewing this website.

More information »

Portland Adult Education

Filter by Category


in Personal Enrichment



with Brett Aldrich

Calendar Jan 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Have you been having difficulty sleeping or battling poor digestion? Are you constantly dealing with stress and tried everything you can think of to help with no success? Do you feel sluggish all day? This workshop may be for you! An ancient 5,000 year old practice called Ayurveda could be of service. Come and experience a very simple yet effective discussion on what Ayurveda is and how it can help you find balance and ease. You will be provided with simple, easy, lifestyle and diet advice you can practice at home. Participants will receive a small bag of goodies to bring home to use and share.

Banish Your Sugar Demons With Hypnosis


with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Mar 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Hypnosis can help you get to the root cause of your sugar cravings. Discover the underlying mental and emotional connections that are not available to your conscious mind. Release the old connections and replace them with new, comfortable, confident, in-control ones.

Brave Transitions


with Matthew Francis

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
Do you have a valued LGBTQ+ person in your life experiencing a transition? This class will provide a safe place for participants to explore your new role as well. We will implement the five stages of grief as a template. This class is split into two parts. The first part will address the basic fundamentals of transitioning for your loved one. What it is and what to expect. The second part will address the spectrum of feelings you may have. We will discuss denial, anger, bargaining, depression and, hopefully, acceptance as you support the valued one in your life while validating your experience as well.

Help Insomnia With Hypnosis


with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Enjoy restful, restorative, sleep with hypnosis. Although insomnia can radically affect your life, hypnosis can help you release its negative impact and replace it with rested, relaxed, refreshed, re-created and rejuvenated feelings and energies.

Mindfulness Meditation


with Deborah Gilmour

Calendar Jan 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Mindfulness is intentionally paying attention with non-judging awareness in the present moment. Students will learn through guided breath, body scan, mindful eating, and loving kindness meditations. Benefits are learning to relax, lessen stress, clarity of mind and increasing your awareness. Breath and awareness techniques help to change stress reactions in the present moment where positive change happens. It is easy and fun to learn.

Nutrition Nuggets


with Emma Holder

Calendar Jan 26, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
What foods are carbs, fats and proteins? (hint: foods are a mixture) What does processed mean? (hint: “don’t eat that”) What about all these diet books? (hint: money separation techniques) Demystifying jargon and myths, and learning basic science about food, metabolism and health will allow you to separate food from facts. Bring questions. Snacks provided

Partner Massage For Everybody


with Emma Holder

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
Massage is the best preventative body maintenance ever, shown to improve sleep, immunity, flexibility and recovery time from injuries. You'll learn easy massage techniques to boost circulation, relaxation and decrease stress and blood pressure, plus it's a nice way to make someone feel good. Bring computer shoulders, athletic knees, pesky lower backs, a partner, a yoga mat and a couple of sturdy pillows.

Self Hypnosis And Its Benefits


with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Learn how to enter a comfortably relaxed, self-hypnotic state and be able to return to that state anytime you desire. You are able to be completely free of conscious mind interference and benefit from and interact with your subconscious mind. You can simply enjoy the deeply relaxed feelings or work with your inner mind to make changes within yourself and in your life.

Forgot password?