Keep Portland workouts weird… At least that’s our fave way to keep our fitness routine fresh through the year. Sign up for one of these unique indoor workouts to stay on a health streak when the rain is pouring down.
Rock and Roll at The Circuit
Multiple locations | Drop in + classes available
The original Pacific Northwest bouldering gym. Each location is home to a full range of terrain, including top-out boulders, and 250+ routes for climbers of all ages! Plus, bouldering doesn’t require a belay system, so no need to bring a buddy— but don’t worry: if you fall, The Circuit’s super safe spongy floors will catch you.
Tried and True Fitness with HONEST
4016 Northeast Fremont Street | Class times vary
At Honest, the staff believes that small, consistent lifestyle changes lead to big transformations- something that resonates with us here at Farm to Fit. That’s why they make it their priority to create a supportive, fun and friendly environment that will bring you back again and again! You’ll be able to try indoor cycling that mimics real-world conditions, small-group training and even personal training — all led by passionate and highly qualified coaches.
Sweat like a Celeb at MegaBurn
This studio offers high-intensity pilates classes on the Megaformer. That’s not a supervillain- it’s a Pilates reformer machine on steroids. Celebs are OBSESSED with the Megaformer- everyone from Kim Kardashian to Michelle Obama has given it a shot. The classes are limited to 10 machines per studio and instructors are extensively trained to make you feel successful no matter your current fitness level.
Get Sexy at Ecdysiast
316 SW 11th Ave. Suite 300, Portland, OR 97205 | Class times vary
Portlandia? More like Polelandia. The Rose City ranks #1 in exotic dance clubs, so it’s no surprise that pole dancing has exited the stage and made its way into our workouts. Ecdysiast is the premiere local studio, open since 2008.
Ecdysiast specializes in pole, a performing aerial art using techniques of dance and gymnastics that demands flexibility, muscular endurance, and grace. Ecdysiast instructors are well experienced in pole dance and encourage students to grow, while stressing safety and proper technique.
Right now, you could even get 15% off! Simply visit their site, sign up, then enter take15 at checkout.
Sword Fight like Inigo Montoya at Academy of European Arms
Milwaukie Grange #269, 12015 SE 22nd Rd, Milwaukie, Oregon | Classes Monday and Friday 6-7 p.m.
Fantasy nerds, rejoice! There’s now a medieval workout for you. Academy of European Arms is the only place in North America where you can learn European Conglomerate: the first truly new and all inclusive European self-defense technique to be created in over 200 years.
Taught by Master instructor Sir Ronald Courtain-Tharp, Knight of the Dynastic Order of the Green Cross, this new and exciting style combines his 28 years of personnel Medieval combat training with ideas from modern sword fighting masters into one ultimate style that will “put you in the forefront of any duel, fight, or reenactment battle.” Hey, at least it’s great training for the apocalypse.