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Meet Alia Lux with Dancehall Fit!

We are so excited to announce that Alia Vibez Lux will be teaching Dancehall Fit on Tuesday nights from 7:55-8:50 pm for 6 weeks starting September 15th. Dancehall Fit is a class consisting of the latest Jamaican Dancehall moves, and will also have elements of Soca, Samba, Traditional Caribbean and AfroBeat dances.[…]

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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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Happy Hour PulsePDX Style!

What better way to enjoy the long, hot days of summer than at Happy Hour with friends? This summer we are making Happy Hour a little healthier, and a whole lot more fun, by offering everyone 5 FREE 5:00 pm classes during the months of July and August!  For each person who[…]

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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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Portland Tribune Article from May 5, 2015

The body electric Created on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 07:00 | Written by Ellen Spitaleri | Nightclub fitness class cues up music, lights ______________________________________________________________________________________ At first glance, the Saturday morning Zumba exercise class at PulsePDX at Northeast 36th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard looks like any other — a diverse group[…]

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Member Spotlight Featuring Evylyn Brown!

What are some highlights of your health journey? I decided it was time for me to step up and do something about my body/weight about 18 months ago. My weight had slowly crept up over 200 lbs and I was just about to bust out of my size 12/14 jeans.[…]

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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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