Exercising with MS

Research shows that exercise helps reduce fatigue (tiredness) and improve function in people with MS. At the OHSU Multiple Sclerosis Center, your doctor and healthcare team can help develop the best exercise program for you.

Local resources

Gentle yoga for people with MS

In association with the OHSU MS Center and the National MS Society, Oregon chapter

Two classes are offered on Saturdays to meet the mobility needs and experience levels of attendees. Whether you are a beginner or have some yoga experience and are seeking more challenging poses; this program is for you. These classes practice Iyengar yoga, a range of movement that is lauded for its healing effects and consideration of gentler mobility.


  • Level I
    For individuals who need additional time or instruction (ideal for limited mobility)
    11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Level II
    For individuals with good to moderate mobility
    8:15 – 9:45 a.m.


The Lotus Seed
6 N.E. Tillamook Street, Portland


Cost per quarter (12 weeks):
$65 – $125

Drop ins welcome: $15
Scholarships may be available. Yoga mats and props provided.

More information

Susan 503 230-2074
Betsy 503 224-3211