Molly Woodstock wrangles content for Sagacity’s many custom clients, most notably Travel Portland, for whom she crafts local guides on topics from haunted hotels to pup-friendly breweries. In her spare time, she edits Portland Monthly’s health blog, The Balance, where she writes about body positivity, probiotics, mental health, and macro bowls, among other nice things. Since August 2013, she’s doggedly ramped up PoMo’s vegan coverage, mostly as an excuse to eat endless vegan pizza.

A native Oregonian, Molly spent three years at Chapman University in Orange County, earning a degree in documentary film production and vowing to never leave the Pacific Northwest again. She’d really like to meet your dog.

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GET FIT

The Portland Fitness Revolution

Parkour fitness. Twerking-inspired workouts. A locally hatched yoga style. Body-positive trainers. In Portland, there’s always a new way to work out.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz, Katelyn Best, Molly Woodstock, Benjamin Tepler, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/24/2016

PROFILE

Meet the Portland Personal Trainer Who Promises Body Positivity and Zero Bro Vibes

Lacy Davis once battled anorexia and bulimia. Now she’s flipped the switch on a new kind of workout culture.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/24/2016

OM BASE

How a Portlander Launched a New Style of Yoga

Kinetik Yoga creator Kelly Suttell breaks down her alternative to Bikram.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/24/2016

RINGTONE ACTIVISM

This Ringtone of Michelle Obama Telling Men to “Be Better” Is Going Viral

My pal made me a thing as a joke. Huffington Post called him a genius.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/24/2016

BODY TALK

“Soothe” Lets You Order a Professional Massage Without Leaving Your Bedroom

Using this on-demand mobile massage app is awkward, of course—but also sort of great.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/22/2016

THE GRAPEVINE

'Shut Up and Eat Your Vegetables' at Tesóaria

The N Williams tasting room now offers vegan wine dinners every Thursday.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/20/2016

GOOD EATS

Summer Eats We’re Crushing On Right Now

Stay cool, nourished, and hydrated with these healthful local treats.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/14/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: Celebrating Portland’s Greatest People, Places, and Things

Essential outdoor escapes. Favorite eats. Killer skyline views. Top cultural picks. Here are some of the things that make Portland awesome.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Molly Woodstock, Marty Patail, Ramona DeNies, Benjamin Tepler, Eden Dawn, Karen Brooks, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/13/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: Portland’s Top Workouts and Most Nourishing Eats

Small-batch fitness—check! Body-positive waxing salons—check! Vegan happy hours—check!

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/13/2016

BREAKING NEWS

Verde Cocina Announces New N Mississippi Outpost

The farm-fresh Mexican café will take over the North Light space in late June.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/03/2016

HEALTHY EVENTS

Have a Healthy, Happy June with These Local Wellness Events

Practice yoga in Pioneer Courthouse Square, learn the secrets to a great night's sleep, brew your own kombucha, and show off your birthday suit on the World Naked Bike Ride.

  • By Kailla Coomes
  • Published 06/02/2016

HEALTH NEWS

Oregon Quietly Increases Protections for Transgender Students

While other states battle Obama over bathroom rights, our department of education is fostering safe learning environments for everyone.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/27/2016

GOOD EATS

“Kids Cook at the Market” Teaches Youngsters to Eat Their Veggies

Turn your child into a budding chef with this farm-fresh program at the Saturday PSU Market.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/26/2016

GOOD EATS

Five Reasons to Celebrate Portland’s Biggest Plant-Based Booze Fest

60 beer vouchers, seven brands of cold brew, and one meatless butcher shop—find it all at the Vegan Beer & Food Festival on June 11.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/25/2016

GOOD EATS

Score a Free Acai Bowl at Moberi’s New PSU Outpost

The pedal-powered smoothie spot opens its first brick-and-mortar location Friday, May 20.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/18/2016

FREE STUFF

20 Totally FREE Ways to Make This Your Best Portland Summer Ever

Leaving town this summer? Well, OK. But you're gonna miss all this free stuff—from a Nu Shooz show to JAW's three new plays to an actual screening of Jaws (plus so much more).

  • By Rebecca Jacobson, Molly Woodstock, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/17/2016

GOOD EATS

Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore Takes the Stress out of Modern Dinner Parties

Anna Thomas of 1972 classic The Vegetarian Epicure dishes on her crowd-pleasing new cookbook and shares a recipe for carrot and walnut cake.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/12/2016

GOOD EATS

Maximize Your Workouts by Eating like a Pro

The secret to better athletic performance might be stepping up your snack game.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/09/2016

FIT CITY

A Beginner’s Guide to Biking in Portland (or Anywhere)

Our city's cycle culture can be intimidating. Here’s how to stay safe and avoid ticking people off.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/05/2016

Summer Race Guide

Bike, Run, Stumble, and Jump: Our Guide to 30 Great Summer Races

UFO-themed dashes, ultra-awesome ultras, and scavenger hunts inspired by The Amazing Race—we pick our 30 favorite summer challenges. Mark your calendars—and go!

  • By Caitlin Collins, Molly Woodstock, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/03/2016
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