In 2005 Shawn and Minga created Metta River Integrated Wellness to coalesce their diverse expertise and years of personal and professional practice. Facilitating regeneration joyfully, with nutrition, movement, touch and self care, their work addresses the whole person.

Are you ready to take the steps you need to heal?

if you are looking for the answers to these questions and actionable insights into your well being:

  • What is the best diet for my body type and health concerns?

  • Which movement practices will benefit my particular body and life style most?

  • What supplements are best for me?

  • How can I reduce stress and anxiety?

You have come to the right place!

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Self Care Essentials:

Roll & Release Classes this Autumn

Saturdays: August 24

12n-1:30p $30

Have a foam roll and don’t know the best ways to use it? Need to feel released, open and deeply relaxed? this class helps you to enjoy your foam roll! Foam rolling helps increase circulation, detoxes the body, removes adhesions that stretching cannot address, and it's fun. You will feel transformed!

@ YogaNW 1901 NW 26th Ave. Portland, OR 9721


Autumn Class Series

Autumn Self Care Essentials is beginning Oct 20th for a 8 week run.

A playful class to help you feel good all over, no matter what your week has been. Give yourself a new sense of body awareness and self understanding and presence.

All bodies welcome!

We will be out of town Nov 3 so that day is not included.


October 20th -December 14

Healthy Living Family Medicine

3605 SE 26th Ave Portland OR 97202


or text her to register


Yoga Nidra with minga

Sunday November 10


Saturday December 14 2:30-3:30

Based on the ancient teachings of meditation, iRest is an evidence based transformative practice that leads to psychological, physical, and spiritual healing and well being.

iRest nourishes noble qualities such as joy, peacefulness, empathy, forgiveness, patience and loving-kindness toward yourself and others. Come practice with us!

At YogaNWpdx: register here!

Acupuncture with Shawn

Shawn is a practicing intern at OCOM and has clinic shifts this Autumn

Mondays 8am-12n

Tuesdays 2:30-6-3:30pm

Wednesdays 8:30am-12:30pm

To schedule an appointment call 503 445 0950 and as to be scheduled on one of Shawn's shifts.

75 NW Couch Street 97209 on the fourth floor

Finally, you are invited to experience Shawn's excellent work with needles and herbal formulas.

Schedule your appointment soon as they fill up quickly!


Gems of the Sea

There is a new recipe on our site.

My sister Mira (of Sweetskins fame) and I have been obsessed with fish roe since we can remember. This simple little recipe is an ode to our childhood and to sisterhood!

Click here for a great article on bone broth!


Autumn Bolsters Are Almost Ready!

Stay tuned for the new gorgeous bolsters, fun playful self-massagers and lush silk eye pillows.

Pictured are the self massages made with hemp in the SweetSkins workshop!

Sign up on the minga lily site to be informed of new designs as they are made.



This fall minga has some openings in her practice! Her most available days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. there is some flexibility in her schedule so feel free to ask, if you are interested in seeing her. Just send her an email at

Look forward to hearing from you!

Looking for ways to use your bolster? Watch these videos!