Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy November with These Local Wellness Events

Shake off holiday stress, stock your herbal pharmacy, join an epic plant-based potluck, and sign up for a turkey (or Tofurky) trot.

10/26/2016 By Molly Woodstock

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Have a Healthy, Happy October with These Local Wellness Events

Taste 60 varieties of apples, dozens of fermented foods, and hundreds of vegan treats this month—or ride handmade bikes and run across town in full Halloween garb.

10/05/2016 By Molly Woodstock

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Have a Healthy, Happy September with These Local Wellness Events

Run with an Olympic marathoner, celebrate the harvest at People’s Co-op, and practice downward dog with an actual dog.

08/25/2016 By Kailla Coomes


Have a Healthy, Happy July with These Local Wellness Events

Float down the Willamette, run through wine country, learn to pickle those summer veggies, and ride up to Rocky Butte.

06/30/2016 By Kailla Coomes


Aerial Yoga Will Turn You Upside Down

Fear of heights? Fear not.

06/24/2016 By Molly Woodstock


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.

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


How a Portlander Launched a New Style of Yoga

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

06/24/2016 By Molly Woodstock


Teen Witch Rapper Has Amazing Second Career as a Celebrity Yoga Instructor. Top That!

Yogalosophy author Mandy Ingber, a familiar face from her child acting career, visits Yoga Pearl this month.

06/16/2016 By Margaret Seiler


Move Over, Bikram! There’s a New Hot Yoga Style in Town

Hot Yoga for Life’s Kelly Suttell chats about inventing KinetiK yoga and replacing Bikram with her own hatha sequence.

12/16/2015 Photography by Molly Woodstock


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


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


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


8 Yoga (and Fitness) Apps to Bring Your Practice With You at Home and On the Go

Get your downward-facing dog fix without the crowds or studio prices with these eight yoga and fitness apps. Finding balance has never been easier.

08/26/2015 By Megan Haverman and Allison Jones


What to Expect (From Yoga) When You're Expecting

A local yoga pro reveals the benefits of prenatal yoga

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones


One Crafty Portlander is Taking Instagram Yoga Selfies to Another Level

Natasha Yeracaris, aka @mindfulfolks on Instagram, shakes up the yoga selfie genre with hand-drawn whimsy and a sense of peace.

06/23/2015 By Allison Jones


Yoga Bhoga's Yogic Lore Mixes Storytelling with Movement

The studio manager of Southeast Portland's popular Yoga Bhoga uses stories of mythic deities, sages, and animals to guide her students deeper into their bodies and minds.

04/02/2015 By Allison Jones


A New Wave of Innovative Yoga Pants

These days, hard-training yogis are demanding more of their pants than stretchy fabrics and un-see-through-ness. We take a look at 8 new developments in the rapidly growing market.

03/25/2015 By Allison Jones


10 Powerful Yoga Poses for Healthy Digestion

Yoga pro Jessica Baker of Twist Yoga shares an easy but effective home practice to get your gut back on your team.

02/17/2015 By Jessica Baker


4 Yoga Poses to Soothe Sore Muscles Post-Workout

Two local Bikram yoga experts share a simple routine for easing those tight calves and hamstrings after a killer circuit.

01/28/2015 By Allison Jones