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Member Spotlight Featuring Caroline Rouwalk!

Five years ago, I walked into my first Zumba class. Frustrated with attempts at running (I hate running) and using gym Stairmasters and gym bikes (boring), I wanted to find a way to get my cardio exercise without hating what I was doing. I had enjoyed hip-hop classes in the[…]

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30 Day Challenge Recap

For 2016 PulsePDX resolved to run our Drop and Give Me 30 group for a full year. This group consisted of monthly fitness challenges that took 5 minutes or less per day and could either be completed at home or by attending one of our strength classes. Over the course of[…]

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Member Spotlight Featuring Shrina Bivens!

Hi, my name is Shrina and I’ve been part of the Pulse family for 2.5yrs. I immediately fell in love with Pulse from my 1st Zumba & POUND classes! From the magical ambience, stage, sound & awesome lights, to the community of like minded beautiful kindred spirits dancing & pounding their[…]

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Member Spotlight Featuring John Whitted!

I am a pretty busy sales executive. A few years ago, I realized that I felt really sluggish and out of breath quite often. I think I must have purchased four or five different wardrobes over the years. Well, I knew I had gained weight. I also knew that I[…]

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Member Spotlight Featuring Sharon Weir!

What are some highlights of your health journey? In my day job as a middle school teacher, I teach my students that one way to combat procrastination is to “give yourself an audience.”  Little did I realize that such a simple thing as saying to a friend “I want to[…]

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Member Spotlight Featuring MJ Anderson!

I used to be over 200 pounds.  I took up walking and then running and then sampled a whole lot of other things as well.  The weight started coming off and the muscle started coming on.  It wasn’t until I started focusing on my nutrition that I finially lost the[…]

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Member Spotlight Featuring Julie Morehouse!

What are some highlights of your health journey? I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2008 and at this time I had been the heaviest I have ever been in my life. I was a very petite and small girl growing up, so gaining weight was no fun for[…]

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