Men's Wellness

Menstuff® has compiled the following information on Men's Wellenss.

Three non-profit organizations in Portland, OR (Q-LAND, LoveTribe, & Spirit Hawk) have teamed up with some of the most talented artists, healers, and leaders in the Portland, OR area to kick off summer 2007 with an array of creative and fun men's wellness programs.

Special Events Summary

6/1 Fridays-After-Work: Diverse Men, Amazing Coming Out Stories, 6-8 pm, June Story-telling Theme: How did you "come out" (i.e., tell the truth about your emotional/sexual desire & identity) and how do you continue to come out?

6/5 - Tuesday, Men's Community Visioning Meeting, 7:00-8:00; Q-LAND Board Meeting 8:00-9:00 pm

6/7 - Thursday, 7-9 pm, Men's Dating Lab: Beyond Bars, Bathhouses, & Online Hookups - How to meet men who share your interests & values; Co-Facilitators: Alejandro Cantu & Bart Church.

6/10 - Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm, Q-LAND Packing/Moving Party

6/12 - Tuesday, 7:30-9;30 pm, Men's Meditation Group: Special Instruction in Walking Meditation; Co-Facilitators: Rob Downer, M.Div., & Jeff Kerr.

6/14 - Thursday, Men's Create a Job You'll Love Workshop: the Art of Networking to Discover Your Ideal Job; Co-Facilitators: Ed Gagnon & Peter Glenn.

6/16 & 6/17 - Saturday and Sunday, 12-6 pm, Free 10 min Neck/Shoulder Massages at Q-LAND/LoveTribe Pride Festival Booth W7 & W8, as well as drumming, snuggling, & simply relaxing in a safe, quiet space.

6/19 - Tuesday, Men Touching with Heart: Healing Touch, Breathwork, & Energetic Techniques to Open Your Heart Chakra (so you can love & be loved more fully); summer solstice is time for love & joy. Facilitated by Ken Reader, LMT.

6/23 - Saturday, Q-LAND/MenSpirit Moving Party (10am-5pm) & Celebration Feast (6-9pm). As Q-LAND moves to its new studio, we take time to honor all the powerful transformations thousands of men experienced in our old studio on the hill in the last 3 years.

6/24 - Sunday, 10 am, Men's Eco-Hike: Monte Cristo Ridge, a secret place full of rare gorge wildflowers, old growth forest, & spectacular views of Mt. Adams. Moderately challenging (about 1200 feet of gradual elevation change). Facilitated by Dr. Jeff Richard, a remarkable naturalist and Northwest native plant/tree specialist.

6/25 - Monday, 6:30-7:45 pm, FREE Intro to Men's Core Strength Yoga

6/27 - Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 pm, FREE Intro to Men's Therapeutic Yoga (for losing weight, coping with stress/tension, dealing with back/neck pain, allergies, HIV, & other chronic illness)

All events are open to adult men of all ages, sizes, shapes, colors, orientations, experience levels, and backgrounds (including trans guys). Thanks for helping us increase the diversity of men who get invited to these events by forwarding this calendar to friends & colleagues who might be interested.

Co-Sponsors: MenSpirit, a joint project of three non-profit organizations, Q-LAND, LoveTribe, & Spirit Hawk, empowers diverse men in the Portland, OR area to discover and manifest their individual & collective potential for wellness, community, friendship/intimacy, spirituality, & play.

For more information: John at 503.223.8822 or events@qland.org or website: qland.org To RSVP go to lovetribe.org/menspirit

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