HEALTHY EVENTS

Sample Hundreds of Healthy Snacks at the Portland VegFest

Taste new plant-based treats—and meet “Bizarro” cartoonist Dan Piraro—at the city’s 11th annual vegan convention.

11/02/2015 By Molly Woodstock

FIT CITY

Four New Portland Gyms to Get Your Butt in Shape

From self-defense-focused training to a boot camp run by yogis, these new studios offer something for everyone.

10/26/2015 By Katelyn Best

BODY TALK

The "Perfect" Body: Fitness Inspiration or Unobtainable Deception?

From Barre3 to a new body-positive barbell gym, Portland fitness pros weigh in on body image, photoshop, and aesthetic role models in the health industry.

10/09/2015 By Katelyn Best

HEALTHY EVENTS

Healthy Events for Your Fittest, Most Mindful October

Mustache Dache 5k, meditation classes, self defense personal training, and a fast track to happiness

10/08/2015 By Katelyn Best

FIT CITY

Flex Your Local Pride with Portland Bridge and #PDXCarpet Yoga Pants

A partnership between Portland's Evolve Fit Wear and Goldsheep clothing lets you gaze down at our bridges and iconic carpet in your downward dog.

10/05/2015 By Allison Jones

TREAT YO SELF

Spa Spotlight: Zenana Spa, Portland's Pregnancy and Parenting Care Experts

SE Clinton's massage, yoga, and skin care studio is ground zero for great prenatal nurturing. Here's what sets it apart.

09/29/2015 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

Check Out Portland Rock Gym’s Impressive Remodel

Heads up, climbers! The newest rock walls in town have popped up in the country's second-oldest climbing gym, along with a new weight room, yoga studio, and eats from Prasad.

09/29/2015 By Megan Haverman

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: Me Fitness Studios

Me Fitness’s incredible array of classes, studios, and amenities make it one of the best fitness deals in town.

09/28/2015 By Molly Woodstock

FIT CITY

Editorial: Why Oregon Needs the Portland Marathon

Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) believes the city is a better place because of the annual Portland Marathon. He should know—he's run it 28 times.

09/28/2015 By Earl Blumenauer

NATURAL PATH

Cozy Up with a New Book on Preserving and Natural Housekeeping

Erica Strauss’s 'The Hands on Home' takes a deep dive into simple seasonal cooking, DIY laundry detergent, and homemade preserves.

09/25/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTHY EVENTS

Healthy Portland Events to Help You Get Fit this Fall

Win a seat at a secret salad event, do yoga with a body braid or hands-on adjustments, and help a local family fighting their 5-year-old daughter's brain tumor.

09/23/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

A Virtual Tour of Yoga Union's New Breathe Building

The neighborhood yoga studio gets a major upgrade in a new complex, complete with yoga-ready roof, child care, sauna, healthy cafe and juice bar, and a health and wellness center.

09/21/2015 By Allison Jones

NATURAL PATH

This Oregon Company Was Growing and Selling Natural Medicine Before It Was Cool

Williams, Oregon’s Herb Pharm is a giant in the world of holistic tinctures and remedies—and it all got started at Powell's Books.

09/21/2015 By Katelyn Best

LET'S GET PHYSICAL

Peek Inside the Ultimate Portland Gym Bag

These Portland-made essentials, from deodorant to dry shampoo, keep your workout looking—and smelling—fresh.

09/21/2015 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

Portland's First Indoor Rowing Studio Is Coming to the Pearl District

Firebrand, home to Pyrolates, Full Tilt Cycling, and FireBarre, looks to add a fourth workout to the family with the help of a community loan. Here's how to help make it happen.

09/16/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTH NEWS

Pacifica Beauty to Open First Portland Storefront

This October, the local skincare pros will open the doors of a new product shop at the company's Northwest warehouse. We've got the scoop.

09/15/2015 By Megan Haverman

FIT CITY

Are Under-the-Desk Bicycles the Next Standing Desk?

I tried out DeskCycle's compact exercise bike at work—here's what happened.

09/14/2015 By Allison Jones

BODY TALK

5 Skin Care Tips for Summer Sun Recovery

If your face is feeling the effects of a few months in the sun, Loyly’s holistic skincare expert Heather Wade Mills has some advice.

09/14/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTH INSPIRATION

The Balanced Library: 18 Wellness Books that Could Change Your Life

From throwback classics to new favorites, Portland health and wellness pros share the books that inspired their food and fitness transformations.

09/08/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

Find Your Ultimate Yoga Retreat—in Town or Around the World

From Costa Rica and Nepal to a cozy, heart-powered weekend right here in Portland, we've got your guide to the next season of yoga retreats.

09/08/2015 By Allison Jones