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Rock the Boat 2018

Our favorite party of the year is coming up on October 26th at 10:30 p.m. For the 8th year, we are taking over the Portland Spirit for Rock the Boat, a late night costume dance party. This party, open to everyone ages 21 and up, is a chance for us to[…]

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PulsePDX Summer Bingo

We are playing Bingo this summer for a good cause! Pick up a board (or 3!) at the front desk and win prizes while getting to enjoy a variety of fun activities and support a local charity. Cost $10 for 1 Bingo Board OR $20 for 3 Prizes Picking up[…]

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Meet Antonio!

We are excited to introduce Antonio Butler! In addition to joining us onstage at various Zumba classes over the coming weeks, Antonio will be teaching a free LaBlast® demo class on April 8th at 11:00 a.m.  LaBlast® is a dance fitness program based on all of the fun dances you see[…]

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Meet Our Newest Team Member!

We are very excited to have Meli Kirkwood, one of our fitness idols, join the PulsePDX team! For the last several years Meli has made periodic visits to Pulse from the California Bay area as a Zumba Jammer. Jammers are people chosen by Zumba to choreograph for other Zumba teachers.[…]

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Free Zumba!

Strength + Cardio is the perfect combo! During March, take any Monday – Friday 9:15 strength class and then stay for the 10:15 Zumba class for FREE! There are no limits on the number of classes you can take, so why not try them all? Monday 9:15 a.m. – Burn[…]

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Member Spotlight Featuring Pamela Shurtliff!

Hi, my name is Pamela and I’ve been a part of the Pulse community for over six years. Can’t believe it’s been that long but I can’t imagine what I’d do without the energy, the fun and the friendships I’ve made along the way! I started out taking Zumba classes[…]

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Meet Our New Pound® Team!

Alicia Cast – Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.  Hi! My name is Alicia Cast! I’m so excited to be joining the PulsePDX family as a Pound Instructor! Full-time, I am a 4th Grade Teacher at Chinook Elementary School in Vancouver, WA. I have been a teacher for 17 years. I have[…]

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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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