September 2015

Do you feel slightly intimidated by the thought of stepping into a yoga, barre or reformer class because of not knowing what to expect? Has your doctor or physical therapist recommended either of these fitness types to you and you are not quite sure which style would be right for you? Or do you already practice and feel like you need a tune up? Then a private session is the perfect thing for YOU! A private session can help a newcomer to feel more confident and relaxed when it’s time to step into the group class setting.   If you are recovering from an injury or...

“FINALLY!  A Proven Plan To Lose Weight Easily, Get Healthier Than Ever, Feel Amazing, and Eliminate Cravings Once and For All!” Dear BarSculpt Client, Have you been off track with your fitness goals lately? Want to get healthier and finally lose that excess weight? Well, what’s holding you back? Do you have sugar and carb cravings that just drive you nuts? Do you suffer from fatigue, lethargy, depression or anxiety? Do you feel like total crap (brain fog, cloudy thinking, no concentration) when you go on a “diet.” If you answered “YES!” to any of those questions, well my friend, you’re not alone.  I’m right there with you.  So...

Time certainly does fly by. Nine years ago I opened Pure Movement with my BFF from college Luca I. Richards. We spent six months planning. Luca was in charge of design and it turned out he was much better at raising funds. I scouted locations and spent hours with a coach at Portland City hall whom helped me plan everything from how to do a business plan to how to set prices. Fast forward nine years and Luca, after selling me the business four years ago, is now living in Miami and is the director of teachers at Green Monkey Yoga. He has...

In light of our upcoming 9th Birthday celebration today I'd like to celebrate Lacey! Lacey started at Pure Movement Portland as a client 7 years ago. About a year into being a client (forgive me Lacey my time line may be off) she was planning on changing her job and casually mentioned that she would be soon looking for a new one. Lacey being a dream to have in class, she listens to cues, takes direction without ego, always super friendly and clearly excited to be taking care of herself.. seemed perfect to me so I immediately asked her to consider working...