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Moline Whitson, Director
2108 NE 41st Ave
Portland, OR 97212


Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises® Scroll to bottom and see class offerings.

TRE® is a self-help method for releasing deep tension held in the muscles and tissue due to trauma and/or daily tension and stress. Developed by Dr. David Berceli, PhD, this set of seven simple exercises was developed to elicit the human organism’s natural ability for recovering from trauma and preventing the build up of stress—the tremor mechanism. Anyone can learn TRE®, the exercises are simple and can be modified to suit all fitness levels and body types. In 3 classes students will learn the TRE® protocol and how to regulate their experiences with the tremor reflex for optimal benefits. TRE® is unlike anything you’ve probably experienced before. Results include: better sleep, more resiliency, improved mood and reduction in stress/anxiety. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pen, journal and water bottle. Class size is limited, so register early. Class not appropriate for pregnant women. For further info on TRE® go to or
What people are saying about TRE®:

“I found TRE® to be deceptively simple to learn while yielding some really powerful results. I feel much more “in my body,” less physically tense or agitated after doing TRE. Shaking makes me laugh, leaves me calm, and gives me a good night’s sleep. I can’t recommend it more highly.” Nancy Henry

“I have been using TRE as a cornerstone self-care technique for 18 months. It is so easy to do and, for me, so profound in releasing long-standing physical pain issues, daily muscle tension, and emotional distress. I feel very fortunate to have it available to me as a tool.” S.D. Biofeedback and mental health therapist for 30 years, now retired.

“I love having TRE® in my “body toolbox.“ It is so easy, and helps keep my back and hips much more comfortable.” Holly B NE Portland

3 class series: Wednesdays March 21, 28, April 4 2018 7:15-9:15PM Jan 31 class ends at 8:45PM

Fridays March 30, April 6 & 13 2:30-4:30PM (March 2 class ends at 4:00) with Moline Whitson, Certified TRE® Provider. Sliding scale: $50-80 covers all 3 classes.

Registration: or 503.367-3985

First Sunday Group Shake: Sunday April 1 10:30-11:30am. For anyone who has learned TRE through a class, individual sessions or some other method. Hosted by Chelesa Mayer, Certified TRE® Provider. $15 cash or check made out to the teacher. This is a good opportunity to revisit the tremor mechanism, get assistance from the teacher and/or just enjoy shaking in a group. Registration not required. Questions can be directed to or 503.335-8851 (no texts). Group shakes will be held the first Sunday of the month 10:30-11:30am through June at Harmony Yoga.

Third Thursday Yoga Shake: April 19 6:30-7:30 For anyone who has learned TRE and wants to try combining it with yoga (no yoga experience required). We’ll do 20 minutes of yoga, 15-20 minutes of TRE and savasana/integration period at the end with a little extra time for checking in. $15