Outdoor Wellness Locations
Spending time in nature is not only good for your mental and physical well being, it also provides a way to escape the stress and anxiety of every day life. OHSU Marquam Hill Campus contains some of the most beautiful and serene surroundings found in the Portland Metro areas.Wellness Locations Map
Living well lecture seriesMarch wellness & fitness center offers regular lectures on a wide variety of topics related to health and well-being. These sessions will cover a variety of topics and tap into the research of experts at Oregon Health & Science University and Portland State University.
Financial health seminarsOne of the many dimensions of wellbeing is financial health. Financial problems contribute to stress and relationship problems, and financial stability enhances peace of mind and the liberty to pursue activities that foster health. In partnership with local financial institutions, march wellness & fitness center offers regular seminars on securing and protecting your financial health.
Foreign language conversation groupsIf you're planning a vacation or just interested in learning a new language, we offer foreign language conversation groups, with the support of an instructor, a native speaker or as a self-led group.
Living simple discussion groupsOur health is directly affected by our perspectives and attitudes, as well as our daily habits. March wellness & fitness center sponsors discussion groups by such organizations as the Northwest Earth Institute, on topics such as simplifying your life, finding a real sense of place or understanding deep ecology.
Chinese Brush PaintingEver think of making art as a wellness activity? Did you know that in ancient times Japanese Zen Buddhists practiced painting and calligraphy as a form of meditation? Join instructor Cindy Lommasson to learn and explore Chinese brush painting for relaxation and stress relief. An introductory class is required prior to intermediate classes, if you have previous experience please discuss the correct class level with Cindy. If you are taking the intermediate class please bring your own paper and paint. Paper and paint can also be purchased from Cindy for $3.
Sample Class Topics include:
- Playful Cats
- Fall Color: Pumpkins & Leaves
- Landscapes: Reflections in Water
- Snowy Bamboo