Want to bust a move? Pump iron? Hang in a hot tub? Kick someone (safely, with consent)? Portland's eclectic, innovative exercise and wellness options can deliver a new year of fitness and fun.

In This Feature:

7 Portland Dance Classes to Take Right Now

From hoop dance to Afro-contemporary, our city serves up a seriously sweaty slate of options.

12/28/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Welcome to Portland's Feminist, Queer-Centric Barbell Gym

Liberation Barbell will lift you up.

12/28/2017 By Amy Martin

Is Downtown Portland the Best Place to Achieve Nirvana?

Give your busy brain a break at Pause Meditation.

12/28/2017 By Marty Patail

9 Portland Gyms & Fitness Studios to Know

Squats and burpees? Spin bikes and club vibes? Old-school kettlebell swings and snatches? No matter your style, this city has something for you.

12/28/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Molly Woodstock, Kelly Clarke, and Fiona McCann

Which Martial Art Is Right for You?

Navigating Portland's hurly-burly world of options just got a whole lot easier.

12/28/2017 By Ramona DeNies

11 Yoga Classes You Didn't Know Existed

From goats to doom metal, Portland yoga ventures far beyond standard styles.

12/28/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Soak, Scrub, and Sauna Options for Clothing-Averse Portlanders

Here's where to get naked, even in the darkest of winter.

12/28/2017 By Margaret Seiler

This Group Aims to Get More Women of Color on Bikes

Molly Sugar, founder of Friends on Bikes, talks bike camping, spandex, and doughnuts.

12/28/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Why Surfing the Oregon Coast Is So Addictive

Alex Morris, a longtime surfer and owner of Portland's Cosube surf shop, breaks it down.

12/28/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson