Registration is now open for our next wellness retreat on June 25, 2017 at the Yoshida’s Garden View Estate in Troutdale, Oregon. Join us for a day of exercise, nutrition, and emotional health workshops and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Sandy River. We have a limited number of scholarships available for the day. For more information, email

We’re delighted to have the following experts lead the workshops for the day:

Laurie Mischley, ND, PhD, MPH is an associate clinical investigator at Bastyr University Research Institute in Seattle, Washington and a medical advisory board member at BGF. Her clinical specialties include Neurology, Nutritional Medicine and Prevention.

Kristine Hanna, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist, is an expert in treating depression and anxiety related disorders, particularly when they occur with other medical conditions. As an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at OHSU she developed a curriculum to enhance resiliency in individuals with Parkinson’s.

Christopher Boyer founded the Academy of Modern Martial Arts in 2005, with the express purpose of assisting clients in developing greater self-possession and personal refinement utilizing the medium of martial arts and self defense training. The Tai Chi for PD program was developed in 2008 and continues to develop and deliver training optimized for those with Parkinson’s disease.


Thank you to our sponsors:


Bobs Red Mill

Fred Meyer